The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 251 199 296
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +97
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1350 1528 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.38% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 2.82% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1128 832
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57077 54257 60185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.05% 48.86% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45694 44157 50746
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 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 1268 £45,000 - 89
London -66 513 £50,000 - 36
South East -53 311 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Yorkshire -2 146 £45,000 +38.46% 8
City of London -14 137 £54,000 +1.88% 11
East of England +29 121 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Berkshire -45 100 £50,000 +17.64% 9
West Yorkshire -14 94 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Kent +17 93 £28,000 -34.11% 8
Leeds -8 70 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +13 69 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Reading -17 64 £50,000 +17.64% 4
West Midlands -6 51 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +53 47 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North Yorkshire -12 45 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Surrey -32 40 £42,500 -1.16% 3
Manchester +5 38 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Wales -5 35 £36,000 -24.21% 3
Bedfordshire +9 34 £42,500 -5.55% 4
York -8 34 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Cheshire +21 32 £47,000 - 1
South Wales -4 31 £36,000 -24.21% 3
South West -34 27 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Birmingham -1 25 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Hampshire -11 25 £50,000 - 2
Cardiff -2 23 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Warrington -2 22 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands -28 21 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex -26 20 £38,500 -23.00%
West Sussex -10 19 £57,500 +32.18%

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2086 (84.05%) Cisco
2 1849 (74.50%) Firewall
3 1288 (51.89%) Cisco Certification
4 885 (35.66%) Juniper
5 878 (35.37%) WAN
6 859 (34.61%) CCNP
7 806 (32.47%) Network Security
8 741 (29.85%) LAN
9 736 (29.65%) F5
10 714 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
11 688 (27.72%) CCNA
12 673 (27.12%) Windows
13 661 (26.63%) VPN
14 525 (21.15%) VMware
15 511 (20.59%) MPLS
16 508 (20.47%) Blue Coat
17 455 (18.33%) TCP/IP
18 454 (18.29%) BGP
19 447 (18.01%) Microsoft
20 413 (16.64%) OSPF
21 383 (15.43%) Active Directory
22 375 (15.11%) DNS
23 371 (14.95%) ITIL
24 359 (14.46%) Linux
25 344 (13.86%) Finance
26 322 (12.97%) CCSE
27 320 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
28 313 (12.61%) HP
29 295 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
30 283 (11.40%) Wireless

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 244 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 126 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 117 (4.71%) IIS
5 90 (3.63%) Apache
6 86 (3.46%) Lync
7 51 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 44 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 34 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.36%) SAS
16 8 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
16 8 (0.32%) Moodle
17 7 (0.28%) IBM Notes
18 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
19 3 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 229 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.86%) MS Office
3 18 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.32%) FastStats
5 6 (0.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.28%) RMDS
3 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.69%) SaaS
2 32 (1.29%) Office 365
3 22 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.040%) IaaS
6 1 (0.040%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1849 (74.50%) Firewall
2 878 (35.37%) WAN
3 806 (32.47%) Network Security
4 741 (29.85%) LAN
5 714 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
6 661 (26.63%) VPN
7 511 (20.59%) MPLS
8 455 (18.33%) TCP/IP
9 454 (18.29%) BGP
10 413 (16.64%) OSPF
11 375 (15.11%) DNS
12 283 (11.40%) Wireless
13 269 (10.84%) VoIP
14 263 (10.60%) Cisco Nexus
15 256 (10.31%) DHCP
16 247 (9.95%) SSL
17 238 (9.59%) Cisco PIX
18 226 (9.11%) SAN
19 218 (8.78%) IPsec
20 208 (8.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.53%) MySQL
3 36 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.28%) Cognos Impromptu
9 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.20%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.20%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.16%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.16%) Big Data
12 3 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.12%) DB2
12 3 (0.12%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.081%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.081%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (0.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.12%) Subversion
3 3 (0.12%) MSI
3 3 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.081%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.040%) NUnit
5 1 (0.040%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.040%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.040%) JIRA
5 1 (0.040%) ReSharper
General
1 344 (13.86%) Finance
2 162 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 103 (4.15%) Law
4 56 (2.26%) Retail
5 47 (1.89%) Banking
6 44 (1.77%) Legal
7 34 (1.37%) Advertising
8 28 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.09%) Back Office
10 21 (0.85%) Publishing
11 13 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.44%) Billing
12 11 (0.44%) Marketing
13 9 (0.36%) Games
14 7 (0.28%) Electronics
14 7 (0.28%) French Language
15 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.081%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.081%) German Language
17 1 (0.040%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 840 (33.84%) Network Engineer
2 384 (15.47%) Security Engineer
3 344 (13.86%) Analyst
4 236 (9.51%) Consultant
5 225 (9.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 209 (8.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 165 (6.65%) Architect
8 153 (6.16%) Network Support
9 150 (6.04%) Network Analyst
10 128 (5.16%) Security Analyst
11 120 (4.83%) Support Engineer
12 117 (4.71%) Security Consultant
13 103 (4.15%) Team Leader
14 102 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 95 (3.83%) Support Analyst
15 95 (3.83%) Network Consultant
16 91 (3.67%) Security Specialist
17 84 (3.38%) Network Architect
18 81 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
19 70 (2.82%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (0.93%) CSS
2 22 (0.89%) .NET
3 21 (0.85%) XML
4 17 (0.68%) SOAP
5 12 (0.48%) XSLT
6 10 (0.40%) COM
7 9 (0.36%) Middleware
8 7 (0.28%) Rendezvous
9 4 (0.16%) XMPP
9 4 (0.16%) Web Services
10 3 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.12%) J2EE
11 2 (0.081%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.081%) LAMP
12 1 (0.040%) HTML
12 1 (0.040%) EDI
12 1 (0.040%) Reactive Extensions
12 1 (0.040%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 1 (0.040%) MDX
12 1 (0.040%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (3.18%) Clustering
2 73 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 55 (2.22%) Hedge funds
4 43 (1.73%) SecurID
5 39 (1.57%) PKI
6 37 (1.49%) Firmware
7 30 (1.21%) Fat Client
7 30 (1.21%) Thin Client
8 27 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (0.89%) Blackberry
10 18 (0.73%) iPad
10 18 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 16 (0.64%) Statistics
12 14 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.40%) Replication
14 8 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.32%) CLARiiON
15 7 (0.28%) CESG
15 7 (0.28%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 673 (27.12%) Windows
2 359 (14.46%) Linux
3 295 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 151 (6.08%) UNIX
5 97 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (2.50%) Solaris
8 56 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 29 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 27 (1.09%) AIX
11 21 (0.85%) CentOS
12 18 (0.73%) Debian
13 17 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.56%) Android
15 13 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.52%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.48%) SUSE
17 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (14.95%) ITIL
2 269 (10.84%) Load Balancing
3 209 (8.42%) Network Management
4 190 (7.66%) Project Management
5 187 (7.53%) Information Security
6 134 (5.40%) Service Delivery
7 133 (5.36%) SIEM
8 131 (5.28%) Network Design
9 128 (5.16%) Incident Management
10 97 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 95 (3.83%) Change Management
12 87 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
13 86 (3.46%) Migration
14 83 (3.34%) Service Management
15 76 (3.06%) Change Control
16 67 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
16 67 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
17 66 (2.66%) Network Architecture
18 63 (2.54%) Problem Management
19 60 (2.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (7.29%) SQL
2 40 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 39 (1.57%) Perl
4 36 (1.45%) Java
5 25 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 21 (0.85%) C
7 16 (0.64%) C#
8 13 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.28%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.16%) Ruby
10 4 (0.16%) Python
10 4 (0.16%) VBScript
11 2 (0.081%) PHP
12 1 (0.040%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.040%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1288 (51.89%) Cisco Certification
2 859 (34.61%) CCNP
3 688 (27.72%) CCNA
4 322 (12.97%) CCSE
5 278 (11.20%) CCSA
6 258 (10.39%) Security Cleared
7 229 (9.23%) CCIE
8 146 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 145 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 140 (5.64%) CISSP
11 117 (4.71%) MCSE
12 106 (4.27%) Degree
13 101 (4.07%) CCSP
14 87 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
15 79 (3.18%) MCSA
16 78 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 67 (2.70%) CCDP
18 55 (2.22%) JNCIA
19 40 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
20 30 (1.21%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (8.34%) SLA
2 87 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 73 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.52%) QA
5 8 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) GPG13
7 2 (0.081%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.040%) BS7799
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 383 (15.43%) Active Directory
2 320 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 88 (3.55%) vSphere
5 72 (2.90%) XenApp
6 69 (2.78%) ProxySG
7 51 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (1.97%) VMware ESX
9 48 (1.93%) XenDesktop
10 34 (1.37%) Snort
11 32 (1.29%) ISA Server
12 29 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
13 28 (1.13%) XenServer
14 20 (0.81%) UAG
15 18 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 18 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
16 17 (0.68%) Squid
17 13 (0.52%) Terminal Server
18 10 (0.40%) IAG
19 9 (0.36%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 86 (3.46%) CiscoWorks
2 83 (3.34%) SCCM
3 60 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 52 (2.10%) OpenView
5 49 (1.97%) Nessus
5 49 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
6 47 (1.89%) SCOM
7 46 (1.85%) Nagios
8 44 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
9 39 (1.57%) WSUS
10 38 (1.53%) Cacti
11 37 (1.49%) NetBackup
12 35 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
13 29 (1.17%) FortiGate
14 22 (0.89%) Puppet
14 22 (0.89%) Tivoli
15 21 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
16 16 (0.64%) HP NNM
17 14 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2086 (84.05%) Cisco
2 885 (35.66%) Juniper
3 736 (29.65%) F5
4 525 (21.15%) VMware
5 508 (20.47%) Blue Coat
6 447 (18.01%) Microsoft
7 313 (12.61%) HP
8 281 (11.32%) Citrix
9 255 (10.27%) McAfee
10 224 (9.02%) Websense
11 174 (7.01%) SolarWinds
12 166 (6.69%) Nokia
13 156 (6.29%) Fortinet
14 127 (5.12%) Riverbed
15 119 (4.79%) Symantec
16 116 (4.67%) Red Hat
17 104 (4.19%) NetApp
18 89 (3.59%) Dell
19 87 (3.51%) IBM
20 85 (3.42%) Sourcefire
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Esum
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £36000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £48k - 53k per year + On-Call + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Holiday, Healthcare options
Posted: 3 days ago