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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 217 248 211
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1520 1299 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.16% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.47% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1075 1073
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
50801 52655 52912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 47.03% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41076 41889 43249
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 £71,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +35 1453 £50,000 +11.11% 175
London +60 644 £55,000 +13.40% 54
South East +21 315 £47,500 +11.76% 36
City of London +59 213 £57,500 +14.42% 18
Yorkshire +30 208 £50,000 +25.00% 24
West Yorkshire +33 168 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Leeds +48 148 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Berkshire +41 126 £52,000 +9.47% 19
East of England -17 90 £45,500 +7.05% 17
North West +28 68 £42,500 -9.57% 9
West Midlands -13 59 £50,000 +22.69% 13
South West -4 54 £38,500 -4.34% 18
Reading +2 50 £51,000 +2.00% 5
Surrey +16 48 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Kent -15 46 £47,500 +79.24% 1
Greenwich - 45 £47,500 -
Hampshire +17 41 £42,000 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire -12 34 £43,250 -8.94% 4
Manchester +17 33 £40,000 -12.56% 6
South Wales -6 33 £40,000 +8.84% 5
Wales -12 33 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cheshire +9 30 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 28 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Birmingham +2 28 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North Yorkshire -3 26 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Essex +2 24 £47,250 +9.88% 2
Bristol +16 23 £40,000 +2.17% 8
Bedfordshire +11 22 £53,500 +25.88% 1
York +10 22 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cardiff -2 21 £42,500 +18.05% 3

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2561 (86.55%) Cisco
2 2101 (71.00%) Firewall
3 1606 (54.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1205 (40.72%) Juniper
5 1135 (38.36%) CCNP
6 975 (32.95%) Cisco ASA
7 964 (32.58%) Network Security
8 963 (32.54%) WAN
9 865 (29.23%) LAN
10 812 (27.44%) F5
11 759 (25.65%) CCNA
12 674 (22.78%) Windows
13 588 (19.87%) VPN
14 543 (18.35%) Microsoft
15 533 (18.01%) TCP/IP
15 533 (18.01%) BGP
16 524 (17.71%) Finance
17 519 (17.54%) OSPF
18 517 (17.47%) Wireless
19 514 (17.37%) VMware
20 509 (17.20%) CCSE
21 496 (16.76%) ITIL
22 479 (16.19%) MPLS
23 469 (15.85%) Linux
24 467 (15.78%) Cisco Nexus
25 464 (15.68%) HP
26 462 (15.61%) Blue Coat
27 437 (14.77%) CCIE
28 419 (14.16%) DNS
29 377 (12.74%) CCSA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 231 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 103 (3.48%) Lync
3 70 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.39%) IIS
6 36 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 32 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 28 (0.95%) Apache
10 16 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.37%) Moodle
13 10 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.24%) CMS
16 6 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 266 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 164 (5.54%) MS Office
3 73 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) MS Project
6 3 (0.10%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.14%) RMDS
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.068%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.32%) Office 365
2 30 (1.01%) IaaS
3 26 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.37%) PaaS
6 8 (0.27%) SaaS
7 7 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2101 (71.00%) Firewall
2 975 (32.95%) Cisco ASA
3 964 (32.58%) Network Security
4 963 (32.54%) WAN
5 865 (29.23%) LAN
6 588 (19.87%) VPN
7 533 (18.01%) TCP/IP
7 533 (18.01%) BGP
8 519 (17.54%) OSPF
9 517 (17.47%) Wireless
10 479 (16.19%) MPLS
11 467 (15.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 419 (14.16%) DNS
13 333 (11.25%) EIGRP
14 328 (11.08%) VoIP
15 313 (10.58%) DHCP
16 246 (8.31%) SAN
17 238 (8.04%) SSL
18 223 (7.54%) Cisco PIX
19 220 (7.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 61 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 35 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 33 (1.12%) DB2
7 32 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 32 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
8 14 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.30%) MySQL
10 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.14%) Big Data
11 4 (0.14%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.10%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.034%) MS Access
13 1 (0.034%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.034%) dBASE
13 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.034%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.034%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (0.17%) JIRA
5 3 (0.10%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.10%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.034%) Git (software)
General
1 524 (17.71%) Finance
2 153 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 109 (3.68%) Banking
4 81 (2.74%) Retail
5 70 (2.37%) Law
6 44 (1.49%) Legal
7 26 (0.88%) Marketing
7 26 (0.88%) Games
8 25 (0.84%) Advertising
9 22 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.37%) Back Office
14 9 (0.30%) Electronics
15 8 (0.27%) French Language
16 5 (0.17%) German Language
17 4 (0.14%) Local Government
18 3 (0.10%) Russian Language
18 3 (0.10%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1194 (40.35%) Network Engineer
2 412 (13.92%) Security Engineer
3 389 (13.15%) Consultant
4 288 (9.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 285 (9.63%) Analyst
6 267 (9.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 227 (7.67%) Architect
8 202 (6.83%) Network Consultant
9 190 (6.42%) Security Consultant
10 142 (4.80%) Support Engineer
11 136 (4.60%) Network Analyst
12 120 (4.06%) Security Analyst
13 103 (3.48%) Cisco Engineer
14 99 (3.35%) Network Architect
15 97 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
16 90 (3.04%) Network Security Consultant
17 89 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 86 (2.91%) Network Support
19 80 (2.70%) Network Specialist
20 79 (2.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.18%) Middleware
2 32 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (0.74%) Web Services
4 17 (0.57%) Regular Expression
5 15 (0.51%) LAMP
6 12 (0.41%) CSS
7 11 (0.37%) RESTful
8 9 (0.30%) HTML
9 7 (0.24%) SOAP
10 6 (0.20%) ODBC
11 4 (0.14%) SAML
11 4 (0.14%) .NET
11 4 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (0.14%) Rendezvous
12 3 (0.10%) X-Windows
12 3 (0.10%) J2EE
13 2 (0.068%) CGI
13 2 (0.068%) XMPP
14 1 (0.034%) ZK
14 1 (0.034%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 131 (4.43%) Management Information System
2 112 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (1.96%) Clustering
4 48 (1.62%) Computer Science
4 48 (1.62%) FlexPod
5 46 (1.55%) Hedge funds
6 38 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 29 (0.98%) e-Health
8 27 (0.91%) Fat Client
8 27 (0.91%) Thin Client
8 27 (0.91%) Open Source
9 23 (0.78%) Replication
10 22 (0.74%) PKI
11 19 (0.64%) CMDB
12 18 (0.61%) Statistics
12 18 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.57%) Derivative
14 16 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (0.37%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 674 (22.78%) Windows
2 469 (15.85%) Linux
3 231 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 196 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (6.52%) UNIX
6 116 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 99 (3.35%) Solaris
8 86 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 70 (2.37%) Windows XP
11 63 (2.13%) Windows 8
12 51 (1.72%) AIX
13 33 (1.12%) SUSE
14 32 (1.08%) OS/400
14 32 (1.08%) zOS
14 32 (1.08%) HPUX
15 25 (0.84%) Windows 2000
16 20 (0.68%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (16.76%) ITIL
2 372 (12.57%) Load Balancing
3 232 (7.84%) Information Security
4 199 (6.73%) Project Management
5 192 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
6 174 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 173 (5.85%) Network Design
8 154 (5.20%) Service Delivery
9 153 (5.17%) SIEM
10 147 (4.97%) Network Management
11 128 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
12 120 (4.06%) Migration
13 118 (3.99%) Change Management
14 113 (3.82%) Incident Management
14 113 (3.82%) Network Architecture
15 111 (3.75%) Business Continuity
16 109 (3.68%) PRINCE2
17 106 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
18 96 (3.24%) E-Commerce
19 92 (3.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 201 (6.79%) SQL
2 50 (1.69%) Perl
3 46 (1.55%) PowerShell
4 29 (0.98%) Python
5 22 (0.74%) Shell Script
5 22 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 18 (0.61%) C
7 12 (0.41%) Java
8 6 (0.20%) Tcl
9 4 (0.14%) Ruby
9 4 (0.14%) PHP
9 4 (0.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.034%) VB
10 1 (0.034%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.034%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.034%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.034%) JCL
10 1 (0.034%) REXX
10 1 (0.034%) R
Qualifications
1 1606 (54.28%) Cisco Certification
2 1135 (38.36%) CCNP
3 759 (25.65%) CCNA
4 509 (17.20%) CCSE
5 437 (14.77%) CCIE
6 377 (12.74%) CCSA
7 353 (11.93%) Security Cleared
8 254 (8.58%) SC Cleared
9 172 (5.81%) CISSP
10 170 (5.75%) Degree
11 152 (5.14%) CCDP
12 123 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 92 (3.11%) MCSE
14 87 (2.94%) JNCIP
15 78 (2.64%) CCSP
16 77 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
17 74 (2.50%) JNCIS
18 60 (2.03%) Check Point Certification
19 59 (1.99%) JNCIA
20 46 (1.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (7.74%) SLA
2 133 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 112 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 37 (1.25%) GPG13
6 8 (0.27%) COBIT
7 6 (0.20%) QA
7 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 334 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 262 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 143 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 73 (2.47%) vSphere
5 52 (1.76%) XenApp
6 49 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 37 (1.25%) XenServer
8 35 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 35 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (1.12%) KVM
10 32 (1.08%) Squid
11 30 (1.01%) ProxySG
12 27 (0.91%) Snort
12 27 (0.91%) Firmware
13 11 (0.37%) vCloud
14 10 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.30%) Samba
16 8 (0.27%) UAG
16 8 (0.27%) iptables
17 6 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 84 (2.84%) CiscoWorks
2 79 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 72 (2.43%) FortiGate
4 66 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
5 62 (2.10%) OpenView
6 60 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 52 (1.76%) Backup Exec
8 45 (1.52%) SCCM
8 45 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
9 39 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 36 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
11 35 (1.18%) Tivoli
12 33 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
13 25 (0.84%) WSUS
13 25 (0.84%) SCOM
14 18 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
14 18 (0.61%) Nagios
14 18 (0.61%) Opsview
15 16 (0.54%) MOM
16 11 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2561 (86.55%) Cisco
2 1205 (40.72%) Juniper
3 812 (27.44%) F5
4 543 (18.35%) Microsoft
5 514 (17.37%) VMware
6 464 (15.68%) HP
7 462 (15.61%) Blue Coat
8 302 (10.21%) Fortinet
9 292 (9.87%) Citrix
10 222 (7.50%) SolarWinds
11 193 (6.52%) McAfee
12 168 (5.68%) Symantec
13 151 (5.10%) Nokia
14 136 (4.60%) Websense
15 128 (4.33%) Avaya
16 127 (4.29%) Riverbed
17 113 (3.82%) Brocade
18 108 (3.65%) Aruba
19 107 (3.62%) NetApp
20 104 (3.51%) EMC
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (Inc Bonus, Pension, Health)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + OTE + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 8 hours ago
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + + Car and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 13 hours ago