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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 231 268 226
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -42
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1406 1257 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.07% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 2.30% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1014 1080
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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
50421 54699 51746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.12% 46.75% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40908 43827 42271
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +30 1346 £50,000 +5.26% 123
London +57 543 £55,000 +4.76% 53
South East +6 311 £50,000 +17.64% 30
Yorkshire -18 146 £45,000 +5.88% 11
City of London +39 145 £57,500 +0.87% 8
West Midlands +28 143 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Yorkshire +3 121 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Berkshire +22 120 £55,000 +13.40% 10
Birmingham +15 119 £52,500 +16.66% 7
East of England +44 113 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Leeds -7 100 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Surrey +22 68 £45,000 - 7
Reading -1 66 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +30 46 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Hertfordshire -5 42 £50,000 -13.04% 2
North West +7 40 £42,500 +21.42% 6
South West +3 38 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Manchester +21 33 £43,500 +58.18% 3
Bedfordshire +19 29 £52,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +21 28 £39,083 -13.62% 3
Scotland +23 26 £52,500 +20.00% 6
Hampshire -4 26 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Milton Keynes +6 25 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Watford -7 25 £50,000 -12.28% 1
Suffolk +10 24 £41,250 -8.33%
Bedford +16 20 £52,500 +50.00%
Maidenhead +20 17 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Staines -7 16 £33,500 -48.46%
Halifax +8 15 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Sussex +31 14 £50,000 +17.64%

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2510 (83.86%) Cisco
2 2249 (75.14%) Firewall
3 1580 (52.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1107 (36.99%) Juniper
5 1027 (34.31%) CCNP
6 995 (33.24%) WAN
7 981 (32.78%) LAN
8 960 (32.07%) F5
9 922 (30.81%) Cisco ASA
10 854 (28.53%) Network Security
11 720 (24.06%) CCNA
12 610 (20.38%) Windows
13 600 (20.05%) Data Centre
14 599 (20.01%) VPN
15 543 (18.14%) Finance
16 533 (17.81%) BGP
17 524 (17.51%) CCSE
18 504 (16.84%) TCP/IP
19 497 (16.61%) Wireless
20 492 (16.44%) ITIL
21 488 (16.30%) HP
21 488 (16.30%) CCSA
22 478 (15.97%) OSPF
23 471 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
24 443 (14.80%) CCIE
25 441 (14.73%) Microsoft
26 438 (14.63%) MPLS
27 437 (14.60%) VMware
28 423 (14.13%) Blue Coat
29 422 (14.10%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 185 (6.18%) MS Exchange
2 77 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 60 (2.00%) Lync
5 49 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 41 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (1.34%) IIS
8 38 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 24 (0.80%) Apache
10 24 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 20 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.20%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.20%) Confluence
15 6 (0.20%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 183 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 104 (3.47%) MS Office
3 71 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.40%) MS Project
5 8 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.033%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 24 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.33%) Summit
5 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.067%) SAP CCM
7 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.067%) Line 500
8 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.10%) Office 365
2 32 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (0.84%) PaaS
3 25 (0.84%) IaaS
4 24 (0.80%) IBM PureFlex
5 23 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (0.70%) Mimecast
7 13 (0.43%) SaaS
8 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.033%) Nimbula
10 1 (0.033%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2249 (75.14%) Firewall
2 995 (33.24%) WAN
3 981 (32.78%) LAN
4 922 (30.81%) Cisco ASA
5 854 (28.53%) Network Security
6 599 (20.01%) VPN
7 533 (17.81%) BGP
8 504 (16.84%) TCP/IP
9 497 (16.61%) Wireless
10 478 (15.97%) OSPF
11 471 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 438 (14.63%) MPLS
13 363 (12.13%) DNS
14 300 (10.02%) EIGRP
15 266 (8.89%) VoIP
16 230 (7.68%) Cisco PIX
17 226 (7.55%) SSL
18 217 (7.25%) DHCP
19 200 (6.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 198 (6.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 25 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 25 (0.84%) DB2
5 24 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 24 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.33%) Big Data
9 8 (0.27%) MySQL
9 8 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.10%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.10%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.067%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.30%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.30%) JIRA
4 7 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.20%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (0.17%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.10%) Subversion
7 3 (0.10%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.033%) ERwin
8 1 (0.033%) GCC
General
1 543 (18.14%) Finance
2 221 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 183 (6.11%) Banking
4 98 (3.27%) Retail
5 62 (2.07%) Marketing
6 47 (1.57%) Law
7 38 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 38 (1.27%) Advertising
8 36 (1.20%) Legal
9 30 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.00%) Games
10 18 (0.60%) Back Office
10 18 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.43%) Electronics
12 12 (0.40%) Publishing
13 9 (0.30%) German Language
14 8 (0.27%) French Language
15 7 (0.23%) Local Government
16 4 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1178 (39.36%) Network Engineer
2 377 (12.60%) Security Engineer
3 363 (12.13%) Consultant
4 309 (10.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 280 (9.36%) Analyst
6 264 (8.82%) Architect
7 233 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 203 (6.78%) Security Consultant
9 164 (5.48%) Network Consultant
10 160 (5.35%) Network Architect
11 151 (5.05%) Network Analyst
12 141 (4.71%) Network Support
13 124 (4.14%) Support Engineer
14 112 (3.74%) Firewall Engineer
15 95 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
16 90 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 89 (2.97%) Security Analyst
17 89 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
18 86 (2.87%) Administrator
19 77 (2.57%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (3.78%) 802.1X
2 38 (1.27%) Middleware
3 35 (1.17%) .NET
3 35 (1.17%) Web Services
4 29 (0.97%) CSS
5 24 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 24 (0.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 18 (0.60%) XML
7 17 (0.57%) RESTful
8 14 (0.47%) HTML
9 12 (0.40%) XMPP
10 11 (0.37%) Regular Expression
11 9 (0.30%) SOAP
12 8 (0.27%) ODBC
12 8 (0.27%) jQuery
12 8 (0.27%) WCF
13 6 (0.20%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.17%) J2EE
15 4 (0.13%) Silverlight
15 4 (0.13%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 600 (20.05%) Data Centre
2 206 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 67 (2.24%) Online Banking
5 51 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 43 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 42 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 41 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 39 (1.30%) Statistics
9 39 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 35 (1.17%) Fat Client
10 35 (1.17%) Thin Client
11 32 (1.07%) FlexPod
12 30 (1.00%) PKI
13 27 (0.90%) HP StoreVirtual
14 25 (0.84%) Clustering
15 24 (0.80%) e-Health
16 20 (0.67%) PMI
17 18 (0.60%) Public Cloud
18 16 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 610 (20.38%) Windows
2 402 (13.43%) Linux
3 207 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 177 (5.91%) UNIX
6 113 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 101 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 90 (3.01%) Solaris
9 54 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 49 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 29 (0.97%) SUSE
12 28 (0.94%) Windows 2000
12 28 (0.94%) HPUX
13 26 (0.87%) AIX
14 24 (0.80%) zOS
14 24 (0.80%) OS/400
15 22 (0.74%) CentOS
16 18 (0.60%) Windows Vista
17 15 (0.50%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (16.44%) ITIL
2 422 (14.10%) Load Balancing
3 276 (9.22%) Network Design
4 219 (7.32%) Information Security
5 190 (6.35%) Project Management
6 180 (6.01%) Mentoring
7 178 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 144 (4.81%) Change Management
9 137 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
10 134 (4.48%) SIEM
11 126 (4.21%) Network Management
12 119 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
13 106 (3.54%) Incident Management
14 105 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 104 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
16 90 (3.01%) Migration
17 81 (2.71%) PRINCE2
18 79 (2.64%) E-Commerce
19 75 (2.51%) Kalman Filter
20 69 (2.31%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 149 (4.98%) SQL
2 46 (1.54%) Python
3 43 (1.44%) Perl
3 43 (1.44%) PowerShell
4 33 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 22 (0.74%) C#
6 16 (0.53%) Ruby
7 15 (0.50%) C
7 15 (0.50%) PHP
8 11 (0.37%) Java
9 10 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.23%) VB
11 5 (0.17%) Tcl
11 5 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.13%) C++
12 4 (0.13%) VBScript
13 3 (0.10%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.067%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.033%) Korn
15 1 (0.033%) R
Qualifications
1 1580 (52.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1027 (34.31%) CCNP
3 720 (24.06%) CCNA
4 524 (17.51%) CCSE
5 488 (16.30%) CCSA
6 443 (14.80%) CCIE
7 301 (10.06%) Security Cleared
8 211 (7.05%) SC Cleared
9 158 (5.28%) Degree
10 137 (4.58%) CCDP
11 121 (4.04%) CISSP
12 120 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 99 (3.31%) Check Point Certification
14 92 (3.07%) MCSE
15 91 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
16 79 (2.64%) HP ASE
17 76 (2.54%) JNCIP
18 70 (2.34%) JNCIS
19 67 (2.24%) CCSP
20 47 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (7.08%) SLA
2 107 (3.58%) PCI DSS
3 98 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.80%) GPG13
5 20 (0.67%) COBIT
5 20 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.50%) QA
7 6 (0.20%) BS25999
8 3 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 318 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 260 (8.69%) Active Directory
3 112 (3.74%) vSphere
4 104 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 72 (2.41%) XenApp
6 38 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 33 (1.10%) ProxySG
8 32 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 26 (0.87%) KVM
11 19 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (0.60%) Snort
13 15 (0.50%) Squid
13 15 (0.50%) XenServer
14 14 (0.47%) vCloud
15 11 (0.37%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.33%) XenDesktop
17 9 (0.30%) VirtualBox
18 7 (0.23%) Firmware
19 6 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 86 (2.87%) FortiGate
2 72 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 59 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 47 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 47 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
5 44 (1.47%) SCCM
6 42 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
7 41 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
8 38 (1.27%) Backup Exec
9 30 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
10 29 (0.97%) SCOM
11 28 (0.94%) Nagios
12 25 (0.84%) OpenView
13 24 (0.80%) Tivoli
14 21 (0.70%) Puppet
15 20 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (0.60%) Nessus
17 14 (0.47%) MOM
17 14 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
18 13 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2510 (83.86%) Cisco
2 1107 (36.99%) Juniper
3 960 (32.07%) F5
4 488 (16.30%) HP
5 441 (14.73%) Microsoft
6 437 (14.60%) VMware
7 423 (14.13%) Blue Coat
8 355 (11.86%) Fortinet
9 273 (9.12%) Citrix
10 185 (6.18%) McAfee
11 148 (4.94%) SolarWinds
12 141 (4.71%) Riverbed
13 120 (4.01%) Nokia
14 111 (3.71%) Symantec
15 110 (3.68%) IronPort
16 97 (3.24%) Red Hat
17 94 (3.14%) Dell
18 92 (3.07%) Avaya
19 91 (3.04%) Tufin
20 90 (3.01%) NetApp
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