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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 240 235 239
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1359 1261 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 2.48% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1019 1137
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
54319 50888 56959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43084 41649 47782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 1261 £47,500 - 128
London -41 461 £52,500 -1.86% 63
South East -18 319 £45,000 - 29
Yorkshire +52 213 £42,500 +13.33% 6
West Yorkshire +27 162 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Leeds +44 157 £41,250 +3.12% 4
City of London +1 138 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Berkshire +8 116 £50,000 +11.11% 11
West Midlands +13 99 £45,000 - 11
Birmingham +26 80 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Reading +30 79 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +10 79 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Kent +48 65 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Surrey -30 57 £45,000 -5.26% 9
South Wales +42 52 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Wales +40 52 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Hampshire -17 45 £50,000 +28.20% 5
North West -58 40 £47,500 +14.45% 3
North Yorkshire +19 39 £40,000 -20.00% 1
York +29 35 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -33 34 £40,750 +1.87% 10
Hertfordshire +8 32 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Cardiff +11 25 £42,500 -15.00%
Bedfordshire +12 23 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Manchester -26 23 £47,500 +26.66%
Watford +11 19 £56,500 +13.00% 1
Suffolk +20 17 £45,000 +20.80% 1
Southampton +14 17 £35,000 -10.25%
Maidstone +5 17 £28,500 -36.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -34 15 £50,000 -9.09% 2

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2027 (79.30%) Cisco
2 1900 (74.33%) Firewall
3 1224 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
4 945 (36.97%) Juniper
5 908 (35.52%) CCNP
6 893 (34.94%) WAN
7 861 (33.69%) Network Security
8 806 (31.53%) LAN
9 779 (30.48%) Windows
10 704 (27.54%) F5
11 596 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
12 594 (23.24%) CCNA
13 574 (22.46%) VPN
14 534 (20.89%) TCP/IP
15 466 (18.23%) Linux
16 461 (18.04%) VMware
17 442 (17.29%) MPLS
18 439 (17.18%) CCSE
19 436 (17.06%) Blue Coat
20 435 (17.02%) Microsoft
21 431 (16.86%) ITIL
22 417 (16.31%) Finance
23 387 (15.14%) BGP
24 375 (14.67%) OSPF
25 358 (14.01%) Active Directory
26 338 (13.22%) CCSA
27 330 (12.91%) HP
28 318 (12.44%) DNS
29 304 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
30 301 (11.78%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 209 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 103 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 98 (3.83%) Lync
4 91 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 82 (3.21%) IIS
6 49 (1.92%) Apache
7 42 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.23%) SAS
16 6 (0.23%) Moodle
16 6 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 216 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 120 (4.69%) MS Office
3 48 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) FastStats
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
7 2 (0.078%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 17 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.16%) RMDS
5 2 (0.078%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.49%) Office 365
2 23 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (0.90%) PaaS
3 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.51%) SaaS
5 12 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1900 (74.33%) Firewall
2 893 (34.94%) WAN
3 861 (33.69%) Network Security
4 806 (31.53%) LAN
5 596 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
6 574 (22.46%) VPN
7 534 (20.89%) TCP/IP
8 442 (17.29%) MPLS
9 387 (15.14%) BGP
10 375 (14.67%) OSPF
11 318 (12.44%) DNS
12 263 (10.29%) SSL
13 258 (10.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 257 (10.05%) VoIP
15 246 (9.62%) Internet
16 224 (8.76%) Wireless
17 218 (8.53%) DHCP
18 204 (7.98%) EIGRP
19 190 (7.43%) IPsec
20 179 (7.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.17%) MySQL
3 24 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (0.59%) DB2
5 13 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 11 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.16%) Big Data
11 3 (0.12%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.078%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.078%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.039%) KDB
13 1 (0.039%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (0.63%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.16%) Subversion
4 4 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.078%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.039%) JIRA
6 1 (0.039%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.039%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.039%) Redmine
6 1 (0.039%) NUnit
General
1 417 (16.31%) Finance
2 212 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 111 (4.34%) Law
4 95 (3.72%) Retail
5 56 (2.19%) Banking
6 41 (1.60%) Legal
7 21 (0.82%) German Language
7 21 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 15 (0.59%) Games
9 13 (0.51%) Advertising
10 12 (0.47%) French Language
11 9 (0.35%) Marketing
11 9 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.27%) Publishing
14 2 (0.078%) Automotive
14 2 (0.078%) Electronics
14 2 (0.078%) Back Office
14 2 (0.078%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 874 (34.19%) Network Engineer
2 448 (17.53%) Security Engineer
3 360 (14.08%) Analyst
4 314 (12.28%) Consultant
5 269 (10.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 229 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 196 (7.67%) Network Analyst
8 159 (6.22%) Security Analyst
9 158 (6.18%) Security Consultant
10 147 (5.75%) Support Engineer
11 141 (5.52%) Network Consultant
12 126 (4.93%) Architect
13 92 (3.60%) Senior Security Engineer
14 88 (3.44%) Network Support
15 84 (3.29%) Firewall Engineer
16 82 (3.21%) Network Security Analyst
16 82 (3.21%) Team Leader
17 79 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
18 71 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 70 (2.74%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.64%) SOAP
2 23 (0.90%) Middleware
3 17 (0.67%) CSS
4 16 (0.63%) Web Services
5 15 (0.59%) WCF
6 14 (0.55%) XML
7 13 (0.51%) .NET
8 11 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (0.43%) COM
9 6 (0.23%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (0.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (0.23%) Silverlight
10 4 (0.16%) Rendezvous
10 4 (0.16%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.078%) XMPP
11 2 (0.078%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.039%) JSON
12 1 (0.039%) WPF
12 1 (0.039%) SailPoint
12 1 (0.039%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 79 (3.09%) Clustering
3 63 (2.46%) SecurID
4 50 (1.96%) Hedge funds
5 49 (1.92%) Firmware
6 41 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 23 (0.90%) PKI
8 23 (0.90%) Replication
9 21 (0.82%) Statistics
10 18 (0.70%) Blackberry
11 17 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 15 (0.59%) FlexPod
13 13 (0.51%) Fat Client
13 13 (0.51%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.43%) CESG
15 10 (0.39%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.31%) Mathematics
16 8 (0.31%) CMDB
17 7 (0.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 779 (30.48%) Windows
2 466 (18.23%) Linux
3 304 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 187 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 159 (6.22%) UNIX
6 102 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 101 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (3.79%) Solaris
9 58 (2.27%) Windows 7
10 51 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.29%) AIX
12 14 (0.55%) SUSE
13 13 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 12 (0.47%) Debian
15 11 (0.43%) zOS
15 11 (0.43%) HPUX
15 11 (0.43%) OS/400
16 10 (0.39%) FreeBSD
16 10 (0.39%) CentOS
16 10 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (16.86%) ITIL
2 301 (11.78%) Load Balancing
3 225 (8.80%) Information Security
4 200 (7.82%) Network Management
5 183 (7.16%) Project Management
6 158 (6.18%) Network Design
6 158 (6.18%) Incident Management
7 154 (6.03%) E-Commerce
8 153 (5.99%) SIEM
9 129 (5.05%) Change Management
10 119 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
11 114 (4.46%) PRINCE2
12 96 (3.76%) Change Control
13 94 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
14 77 (3.01%) Service Delivery
15 63 (2.46%) Network Monitoring
15 63 (2.46%) Service Management
16 56 (2.19%) Business Continuity
16 56 (2.19%) WAN Optimisation
17 55 (2.15%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 201 (7.86%) SQL
2 58 (2.27%) Perl
3 54 (2.11%) PowerShell
4 28 (1.10%) C
4 28 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 21 (0.82%) C#
6 15 (0.59%) Tcl
7 13 (0.51%) Ruby
7 13 (0.51%) Java
8 12 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.43%) Python
10 8 (0.31%) VB
11 6 (0.23%) VBScript
12 3 (0.12%) PHP
13 2 (0.078%) AWK
14 1 (0.039%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1224 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
2 908 (35.52%) CCNP
3 594 (23.24%) CCNA
4 439 (17.18%) CCSE
5 338 (13.22%) CCSA
6 212 (8.29%) Security Cleared
7 207 (8.10%) CCIE
8 171 (6.69%) CISSP
9 154 (6.03%) Degree
10 150 (5.87%) SC Cleared
11 126 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 97 (3.79%) MCSE
13 94 (3.68%) CCDP
13 94 (3.68%) CCSP
14 70 (2.74%) JNCIA
15 68 (2.66%) Check Point Certification
16 66 (2.58%) JNCIS
17 62 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 49 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
18 49 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.89%) SLA
2 105 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 92 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.98%) QA
5 22 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.82%) COBIT
7 14 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.55%) GPG13
8 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.039%) EMIR
9 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 358 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 275 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 69 (2.70%) ProxySG
5 66 (2.58%) vSphere
6 62 (2.43%) XenApp
7 50 (1.96%) Snort
8 43 (1.68%) XenServer
9 33 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 31 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 28 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
12 23 (0.90%) ISA Server
13 19 (0.74%) DFS Replication
13 19 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
14 18 (0.70%) Nmap
15 16 (0.63%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.63%) Squid
16 15 (0.59%) UAG
17 13 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
18 12 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
2 57 (2.23%) Backup Exec
3 49 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 45 (1.76%) Cacti
5 42 (1.64%) SCCM
6 32 (1.25%) Nessus
7 31 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 31 (1.21%) OpenView
8 30 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 27 (1.06%) HP NNM
10 26 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
11 25 (0.98%) Nagios
12 22 (0.86%) MOM
12 22 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
12 22 (0.86%) SCOM
13 21 (0.82%) NetBackup
14 19 (0.74%) Puppet
15 18 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 18 (0.70%) WSUS
16 15 (0.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2027 (79.30%) Cisco
2 945 (36.97%) Juniper
3 704 (27.54%) F5
4 461 (18.04%) VMware
5 436 (17.06%) Blue Coat
6 435 (17.02%) Microsoft
7 330 (12.91%) HP
8 260 (10.17%) Citrix
9 182 (7.12%) McAfee
10 181 (7.08%) Websense
11 169 (6.61%) SolarWinds
12 166 (6.49%) Nokia
13 142 (5.56%) Fortinet
14 111 (4.34%) Symantec
15 109 (4.26%) Red Hat
16 108 (4.23%) NetApp
17 97 (3.79%) Oracle
18 95 (3.72%) Aruba
19 94 (3.68%) Riverbed
20 79 (3.09%) Sourcefire
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
NST Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays Plc - London Metropolitan University
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £64,000 to £68,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday