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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 218 262 229
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -33
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1416 1137 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.11% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 2.33% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 886 1034
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 £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%

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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 +36 1348 £48,500 +7.77% 138
London +60 552 £52,500 +10.52% 52
South East +16 331 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Yorkshire +5 174 £50,000 +25.00% 17
City of London +63 173 £57,500 +21.05% 15
West Yorkshire +6 122 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Berkshire +15 114 £53,050 +11.68% 11
Leeds -4 103 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East of England +5 81 £40,000 - 10
North West +34 67 £40,000 -8.57% 7
South West +12 62 £40,000 -0.62% 9
West Midlands -16 61 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Kent -1 50 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Hampshire -4 45 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Surrey -14 45 £45,000 - 10
Reading +1 43 £51,000 +4.61% 5
Wales +7 40 £42,500 +8.28% 6
North Yorkshire +4 40 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Manchester +20 39 £39,000 -10.85% 4
York +26 36 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -4 35 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +5 34 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Buckinghamshire +27 32 £45,000 -37.93%
South Wales -1 31 £42,500 +8.28% 5
Greenwich - 27 £47,500 -
Slough +17 25 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Essex -13 23 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Maidstone +25 22 £45,000 +95.65%
Cheshire +9 20 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Southampton +8 19 £40,000 -28.88% 2

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2496 (84.73%) Cisco
2 2158 (73.25%) Firewall
3 1542 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
4 1272 (43.18%) Juniper
5 1158 (39.31%) CCNP
6 1023 (34.73%) Network Security
7 969 (32.89%) WAN
8 874 (29.67%) Cisco ASA
9 849 (28.82%) LAN
10 814 (27.63%) F5
11 725 (24.61%) Windows
12 711 (24.13%) CCNA
13 686 (23.29%) VPN
14 548 (18.60%) TCP/IP
15 547 (18.57%) BGP
16 546 (18.53%) OSPF
17 521 (17.68%) VMware
18 514 (17.45%) Microsoft
19 506 (17.18%) MPLS
20 491 (16.67%) Linux
21 483 (16.40%) ITIL
22 463 (15.72%) Wireless
23 456 (15.48%) Finance
24 453 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
25 439 (14.90%) Blue Coat
26 433 (14.70%) CCSE
27 400 (13.58%) HP
27 400 (13.58%) DNS
28 393 (13.34%) VoIP
29 388 (13.17%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 258 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 117 (3.97%) Lync
3 83 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 39 (1.32%) IIS
6 36 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (1.12%) Apache
8 32 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.51%) Moodle
12 15 (0.51%) IBM Notes
13 13 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.17%) CMS
19 4 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 256 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 161 (5.47%) MS Office
3 68 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.17%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 2 (0.068%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.24%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) RMDS
4 2 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.034%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.39%) Office 365
2 28 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (0.81%) IaaS
4 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.41%) PaaS
6 9 (0.31%) SaaS
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2158 (73.25%) Firewall
2 1023 (34.73%) Network Security
3 969 (32.89%) WAN
4 874 (29.67%) Cisco ASA
5 849 (28.82%) LAN
6 686 (23.29%) VPN
7 548 (18.60%) TCP/IP
8 547 (18.57%) BGP
9 546 (18.53%) OSPF
10 506 (17.18%) MPLS
11 463 (15.72%) Wireless
12 453 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 400 (13.58%) DNS
14 393 (13.34%) VoIP
15 300 (10.18%) DHCP
16 296 (10.05%) EIGRP
17 256 (8.69%) SAN
18 232 (7.88%) SSL
19 222 (7.54%) Cisco IOS
20 189 (6.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 56 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 34 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 32 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (1.05%) DB2
6 30 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
6 30 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.37%) MySQL
9 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.10%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.068%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.068%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.034%) Big Data
12 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.034%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.034%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.034%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
3 6 (0.20%) JIRA
4 2 (0.068%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.068%) Subversion
4 2 (0.068%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.068%) Git (software)
General
1 456 (15.48%) Finance
2 190 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 101 (3.43%) Law
4 96 (3.26%) Banking
5 94 (3.19%) Retail
6 45 (1.53%) Legal
7 27 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 27 (0.92%) Games
7 27 (0.92%) Marketing
8 23 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 21 (0.71%) Advertising
10 18 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.34%) German Language
12 9 (0.31%) Back Office
13 8 (0.27%) French Language
14 5 (0.17%) Local Government
14 5 (0.17%) Electronics
15 4 (0.14%) Welsh Language
16 1 (0.034%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1199 (40.70%) Network Engineer
2 402 (13.65%) Security Engineer
3 360 (12.22%) Analyst
4 344 (11.68%) Consultant
5 278 (9.44%) Network Security Engineer
6 267 (9.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 184 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 180 (6.11%) Security Consultant
9 177 (6.01%) Architect
10 176 (5.97%) Network Analyst
11 169 (5.74%) Network Consultant
12 163 (5.53%) Support Engineer
13 103 (3.50%) Firewall Engineer
14 102 (3.46%) Network Security Analyst
15 91 (3.09%) Cisco Engineer
16 88 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
17 84 (2.85%) Network Security Consultant
18 83 (2.82%) Network Support
18 83 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 77 (2.61%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.22%) Middleware
2 30 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (0.71%) CSS
4 20 (0.68%) Web Services
5 14 (0.48%) LAMP
6 12 (0.41%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.24%) SOAP
8 4 (0.14%) J2EE
8 4 (0.14%) Rendezvous
8 4 (0.14%) SAML
9 3 (0.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (0.068%) CGI
10 2 (0.068%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.034%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.034%) RESTful
11 1 (0.034%) XACML
11 1 (0.034%) ZK
11 1 (0.034%) XMPP
11 1 (0.034%) .NET
11 1 (0.034%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 68 (2.31%) Clustering
4 51 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 48 (1.63%) FlexPod
6 46 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 30 (1.02%) Replication
8 28 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 28 (0.95%) Thin Client
9 24 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 21 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (0.68%) PKI
12 17 (0.58%) CMDB
13 16 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.54%) SecurID
14 15 (0.51%) Derivative
14 15 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
15 14 (0.48%) CESG
15 14 (0.48%) e-Health
15 14 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 725 (24.61%) Windows
2 491 (16.67%) Linux
3 240 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 207 (7.03%) UNIX
5 178 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 129 (4.38%) Solaris
7 122 (4.14%) Windows 7
8 119 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 73 (2.48%) Windows XP
10 57 (1.93%) Windows 8
11 54 (1.83%) AIX
12 46 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (1.05%) SUSE
14 30 (1.02%) zOS
14 30 (1.02%) HPUX
14 30 (1.02%) OS/400
15 24 (0.81%) Windows 2000
16 19 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (16.40%) ITIL
2 340 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 296 (10.05%) Information Security
4 175 (5.94%) Project Management
5 165 (5.60%) Network Monitoring
6 163 (5.53%) Network Management
7 162 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 156 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
9 155 (5.26%) Network Design
10 148 (5.02%) Incident Management
11 136 (4.62%) Change Management
12 135 (4.58%) E-Commerce
13 124 (4.21%) SIEM
14 117 (3.97%) Change Control
15 112 (3.80%) Service Delivery
16 109 (3.70%) Network Architecture
17 106 (3.60%) Business Continuity
17 106 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
18 96 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
19 93 (3.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 183 (6.21%) SQL
2 70 (2.38%) Perl
3 40 (1.36%) PowerShell
4 25 (0.85%) Tcl
5 24 (0.81%) C
6 22 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 21 (0.71%) Python
8 18 (0.61%) Java
9 15 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.10%) VBScript
12 2 (0.068%) VB
12 2 (0.068%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.034%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.034%) Ruby
13 1 (0.034%) JCL
13 1 (0.034%) Lisp
13 1 (0.034%) REXX
13 1 (0.034%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.034%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1542 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
2 1158 (39.31%) CCNP
3 711 (24.13%) CCNA
4 433 (14.70%) CCSE
5 388 (13.17%) CCIE
6 315 (10.69%) CCSA
7 306 (10.39%) Security Cleared
8 236 (8.01%) SC Cleared
9 194 (6.59%) Degree
10 181 (6.14%) CISSP
11 176 (5.97%) CCDP
12 122 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 110 (3.73%) CCSP
14 92 (3.12%) MCSE
15 63 (2.14%) Check Point Certification
16 60 (2.04%) CISM
17 58 (1.97%) JNCIS
18 56 (1.90%) CCDA
18 56 (1.90%) JNCIA
19 53 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (7.40%) SLA
2 131 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 122 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 33 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (0.68%) GPG13
6 14 (0.48%) QA
7 10 (0.34%) COBIT
8 9 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 333 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 301 (10.22%) Active Directory
3 153 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.38%) vSphere
5 63 (2.14%) XenApp
6 49 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.36%) Terminal Services
8 39 (1.32%) XenServer
9 38 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (1.05%) Firmware
11 30 (1.02%) KVM
11 30 (1.02%) ProxySG
12 23 (0.78%) Snort
13 20 (0.68%) Squid
14 18 (0.61%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.37%) UAG
16 10 (0.34%) Samba
17 8 (0.27%) vCloud
18 7 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
19 6 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 87 (2.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 81 (2.75%) CiscoWorks
3 61 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 57 (1.93%) Backup Exec
4 57 (1.93%) OpenView
5 48 (1.63%) SCCM
6 45 (1.53%) FortiGate
7 42 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
8 33 (1.12%) Tivoli
8 33 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
9 32 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
10 31 (1.05%) Cisco UCCE
11 28 (0.95%) SCOM
12 23 (0.78%) WSUS
13 16 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
14 15 (0.51%) Opsview
15 14 (0.48%) MOM
16 13 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
16 13 (0.44%) NetBackup
17 12 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2496 (84.73%) Cisco
2 1272 (43.18%) Juniper
3 814 (27.63%) F5
4 521 (17.68%) VMware
5 514 (17.45%) Microsoft
6 439 (14.90%) Blue Coat
7 400 (13.58%) HP
8 310 (10.52%) Citrix
9 228 (7.74%) Fortinet
10 212 (7.20%) SolarWinds
11 197 (6.69%) McAfee
12 178 (6.04%) Symantec
13 176 (5.97%) Websense
14 159 (5.40%) Nokia
15 148 (5.02%) Avaya
16 120 (4.07%) NetApp
17 115 (3.90%) Aruba
18 114 (3.87%) Riverbed
19 111 (3.77%) Brocade
20 103 (3.50%) EMC
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 12% shift + overtime + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7,200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600 Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago