The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 216 256 237
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1450 1176 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.09% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 2.28% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 914 1086
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in the UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 1363 £47,500 +5.55% 108
London +43 530 £50,000 - 45
South East +16 352 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Yorkshire -10 159 £50,000 +11.11% 12
City of London +45 157 £55,000 +19.56% 19
Berkshire +13 120 £53,000 +6.00% 5
West Yorkshire +7 112 £48,000 +6.66% 11
Leeds -2 98 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Midlands -4 93 £42,500 - 9
East of England +2 79 £37,500 -9.63% 8
South West +33 78 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Kent +14 56 £47,500 +41.79% 3
Birmingham +9 56 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +7 52 £40,000 -6.43% 3
Hampshire -10 51 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 47 £52,500 -27.58% 1
Surrey -17 45 £41,250 -8.33% 6
Wales +34 44 £42,500 - 2
Reading -14 43 £52,500 +2.43% 2
North Yorkshire +1 39 £50,000 +20.48%
Hertfordshire -4 39 £40,000 - 2
York +18 33 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester +1 31 £39,000 -13.33%
South Wales +16 30 £42,500 - 2
Slough +21 28 £60,000 +84.61% 2
Maidstone +26 25 £45,000 +100.00%
East Sussex +14 25 £48,750 +30.00%
Wiltshire +8 21 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Gloucestershire +3 20 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Essex -19 19 £32,500 -21.68% 1

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 2413 (83.26%) Cisco
2 2140 (73.84%) Firewall
3 1464 (50.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1240 (42.79%) Juniper
5 1096 (37.82%) CCNP
6 1013 (34.96%) Network Security
7 959 (33.09%) WAN
8 841 (29.02%) LAN
9 802 (27.67%) F5
10 784 (27.05%) Cisco ASA
11 773 (26.67%) Windows
12 677 (23.36%) VPN
13 657 (22.67%) CCNA
14 564 (19.46%) TCP/IP
15 527 (18.18%) BGP
16 516 (17.81%) MPLS
17 514 (17.74%) VMware
18 506 (17.46%) OSPF
19 503 (17.36%) Linux
20 485 (16.74%) Microsoft
21 465 (16.05%) ITIL
22 443 (15.29%) Finance
23 431 (14.87%) Cisco Nexus
24 418 (14.42%) VoIP
25 413 (14.25%) Wireless
26 412 (14.22%) CCSE
27 408 (14.08%) Blue Coat
28 383 (13.22%) HP
29 370 (12.77%) DNS
30 363 (12.53%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 250 (8.63%) MS Exchange
2 102 (3.52%) Lync
3 74 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 51 (1.76%) IIS
6 40 (1.38%) Apache
7 37 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.52%) Moodle
12 15 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.21%) nginx
15 6 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 246 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 154 (5.31%) MS Office
3 67 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.14%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 2 (0.069%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.24%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.10%) RMDS
5 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 34 (1.17%) Office 365
3 21 (0.72%) IaaS
4 12 (0.41%) PaaS
5 9 (0.31%) SaaS
5 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.069%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2140 (73.84%) Firewall
2 1013 (34.96%) Network Security
3 959 (33.09%) WAN
4 841 (29.02%) LAN
5 784 (27.05%) Cisco ASA
6 677 (23.36%) VPN
7 564 (19.46%) TCP/IP
8 527 (18.18%) BGP
9 516 (17.81%) MPLS
10 506 (17.46%) OSPF
11 431 (14.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 418 (14.42%) VoIP
13 413 (14.25%) Wireless
14 370 (12.77%) DNS
15 262 (9.04%) DHCP
16 248 (8.56%) SAN
17 245 (8.45%) EIGRP
18 217 (7.49%) SSL
19 210 (7.25%) Internet
20 206 (7.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 48 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.17%) DB2
3 34 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 32 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 29 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 25 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (0.52%) MySQL
8 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.10%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.10%) Big Data
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.069%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.069%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.069%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.035%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (0.17%) JIRA
4 4 (0.14%) Subversion
4 4 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.035%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.035%) Visual Studio
General
1 443 (15.29%) Finance
2 200 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 114 (3.93%) Law
4 92 (3.17%) Banking
4 92 (3.17%) Retail
5 45 (1.55%) Legal
6 26 (0.90%) Marketing
7 25 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 24 (0.83%) Games
9 23 (0.79%) Advertising
10 22 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.48%) German Language
13 9 (0.31%) French Language
13 9 (0.31%) Back Office
14 6 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.17%) Electronics
16 4 (0.14%) Welsh Language
17 3 (0.10%) Local Government
18 2 (0.069%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1158 (39.96%) Network Engineer
2 404 (13.94%) Analyst
3 388 (13.39%) Security Engineer
4 327 (11.28%) Consultant
5 272 (9.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 270 (9.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 215 (7.42%) Security Analyst
8 207 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 175 (6.04%) Security Consultant
10 166 (5.73%) Support Engineer
11 163 (5.62%) Architect
12 152 (5.24%) Network Consultant
13 120 (4.14%) Network Security Analyst
14 98 (3.38%) Firewall Engineer
15 92 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
16 84 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
17 80 (2.76%) Network Security Consultant
18 79 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
19 76 (2.62%) Team Leader
20 70 (2.42%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.24%) Middleware
2 29 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (0.79%) CSS
4 15 (0.52%) Web Services
5 14 (0.48%) LAMP
6 10 (0.35%) SOAP
6 10 (0.35%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.14%) .NET
7 4 (0.14%) J2EE
8 3 (0.10%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.10%) SAML
9 2 (0.069%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.069%) COM
9 2 (0.069%) CGI
10 1 (0.035%) HTML
10 1 (0.035%) ODBC
10 1 (0.035%) WSH
10 1 (0.035%) XMPP
10 1 (0.035%) ZK
10 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 108 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 67 (2.31%) Clustering
4 47 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 46 (1.59%) FlexPod
5 46 (1.59%) Hedge funds
6 32 (1.10%) Replication
7 24 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 24 (0.83%) PKI
8 23 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 22 (0.76%) SecurID
9 22 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 19 (0.66%) CMDB
11 15 (0.52%) e-Health
11 15 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 15 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
12 14 (0.48%) CESG
13 12 (0.41%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 773 (26.67%) Windows
2 503 (17.36%) Linux
3 259 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 210 (7.25%) UNIX
5 193 (6.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 139 (4.80%) Solaris
7 130 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 127 (4.38%) Windows 7
9 79 (2.73%) Windows XP
10 64 (2.21%) AIX
11 52 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 50 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 32 (1.10%) SUSE
14 29 (1.00%) OS/400
14 29 (1.00%) HPUX
14 29 (1.00%) zOS
15 25 (0.86%) Windows 2000
16 16 (0.55%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.31%) Debian
18 8 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (16.05%) ITIL
2 341 (11.77%) Load Balancing
3 295 (10.18%) Information Security
4 179 (6.18%) Network Management
5 162 (5.59%) Project Management
6 154 (5.31%) Network Design
7 153 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
8 150 (5.18%) Incident Management
9 149 (5.14%) E-Commerce
10 147 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 143 (4.93%) Network Monitoring
12 133 (4.59%) Change Management
13 116 (4.00%) Change Control
14 109 (3.76%) SIEM
15 108 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
16 107 (3.69%) Business Continuity
17 96 (3.31%) Service Delivery
17 96 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
18 94 (3.24%) Network Architecture
19 90 (3.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 188 (6.49%) SQL
2 71 (2.45%) Perl
3 35 (1.21%) PowerShell
4 30 (1.04%) Tcl
5 24 (0.83%) C
6 19 (0.66%) Java
7 18 (0.62%) Python
8 16 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.24%) VBScript
10 7 (0.24%) VB
11 4 (0.14%) C#
12 3 (0.10%) PHP
13 2 (0.069%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.069%) Ruby
14 1 (0.035%) AWK
14 1 (0.035%) Lisp
14 1 (0.035%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1464 (50.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1096 (37.82%) CCNP
3 657 (22.67%) CCNA
4 412 (14.22%) CCSE
5 363 (12.53%) CCIE
6 300 (10.35%) CCSA
7 279 (9.63%) Security Cleared
8 223 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 192 (6.63%) Degree
10 169 (5.83%) CISSP
11 161 (5.56%) CCDP
12 124 (4.28%) CCSP
13 121 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 93 (3.21%) MCSE
15 63 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
16 59 (2.04%) JNCIA
16 59 (2.04%) JNCIS
17 55 (1.90%) CISM
18 48 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
19 47 (1.62%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (7.59%) SLA
2 141 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 113 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.62%) COBIT
6 14 (0.48%) QA
6 14 (0.48%) GPG13
7 10 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 326 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 305 (10.52%) Active Directory
3 144 (4.97%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.14%) vSphere
5 59 (2.04%) XenApp
6 50 (1.73%) VMware ESX
7 42 (1.45%) XenServer
8 38 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 36 (1.24%) ProxySG
11 33 (1.14%) Firmware
12 29 (1.00%) KVM
13 22 (0.76%) Snort
14 18 (0.62%) XenDesktop
15 14 (0.48%) Squid
15 14 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 11 (0.38%) Samba
17 10 (0.35%) UAG
18 7 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (0.24%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 71 (2.45%) CiscoWorks
2 62 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 54 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 52 (1.79%) OpenView
5 51 (1.76%) Backup Exec
6 50 (1.73%) SCCM
6 50 (1.73%) FortiGate
7 31 (1.07%) Tivoli
8 29 (1.00%) SCOM
9 28 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
10 27 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
11 20 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
12 19 (0.66%) WSUS
13 18 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
14 16 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
15 15 (0.52%) MOM
16 12 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
17 11 (0.38%) Cacti
18 10 (0.35%) NetBackup
19 9 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2413 (83.26%) Cisco
2 1240 (42.79%) Juniper
3 802 (27.67%) F5
4 514 (17.74%) VMware
5 485 (16.74%) Microsoft
6 408 (14.08%) Blue Coat
7 383 (13.22%) HP
8 303 (10.46%) Citrix
9 190 (6.56%) Fortinet
10 188 (6.49%) SolarWinds
11 174 (6.00%) Websense
12 167 (5.76%) Nokia
13 166 (5.73%) McAfee
14 144 (4.97%) Symantec
15 128 (4.42%) Aruba
16 124 (4.28%) Avaya
17 120 (4.14%) NetApp
18 105 (3.62%) Brocade
19 100 (3.45%) EMC
20 99 (3.42%) Riverbed
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 25000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago