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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 215 280 215
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -65
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1500 1184 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.01% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.16% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 931 1053
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +69 1401 £50,000 +7.52% 129
London +74 568 £55,000 +10.00% 51
South East +24 362 £50,000 +11.11% 33
City of London +84 168 £57,500 +4.54% 21
Yorkshire +36 159 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +47 158 £57,500 +15.00% 13
East of England +61 154 £45,000 -5.26% 14
West Yorkshire +53 131 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Leeds +50 123 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Reading +9 74 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +6 61 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Hertfordshire +15 55 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Surrey +28 52 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Suffolk +43 43 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North West -15 42 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Scotland +46 41 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Birmingham +1 40 £41,250 +3.12% 11
South West +2 39 £37,250 -3.99% 3
Hampshire +6 37 £48,750 +4.83% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 36 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Kent -33 29 £47,500 +58.33% 2
East Midlands +17 27 £53,750 +38.70% 1
Bedfordshire +8 26 £55,000 +0.91% 1
Milton Keynes -8 23 £47,500 - 2
Glasgow +25 22 £55,000 +29.41%
Greenwich - 22 £55,000 -
Watford +14 21 £42,500 -1.73% 3
West Sussex +9 21 £47,000 -18.26%
Manchester +4 21 £47,500 +46.15% 5
South Wales +1 21 £40,000 +6.66% 2

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2463 (84.09%) Cisco
2 2170 (74.09%) Firewall
3 1552 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1165 (39.77%) Juniper
5 1059 (36.16%) CCNP
6 980 (33.46%) Cisco ASA
7 926 (31.61%) WAN
8 889 (30.35%) Network Security
9 885 (30.22%) F5
10 866 (29.57%) LAN
11 748 (25.54%) CCNA
12 623 (21.27%) Windows
13 552 (18.85%) VPN
14 524 (17.89%) CCSE
15 510 (17.41%) BGP
16 509 (17.38%) TCP/IP
17 507 (17.31%) ITIL
18 503 (17.17%) Microsoft
19 502 (17.14%) Finance
20 480 (16.39%) Wireless
21 477 (16.29%) OSPF
22 463 (15.81%) HP
22 463 (15.81%) CCSA
23 459 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
24 456 (15.57%) Blue Coat
25 455 (15.53%) VMware
26 437 (14.92%) MPLS
27 433 (14.78%) Linux
28 432 (14.75%) CCIE
29 394 (13.45%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 189 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 97 (3.31%) Lync
3 76 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 64 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (1.33%) IIS
6 37 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 36 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (0.96%) WebLogic
8 28 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 27 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (0.58%) Apache
10 17 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.38%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.24%) CMS
15 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.24%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 219 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 132 (4.51%) MS Office
3 75 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.38%) MS Project
5 10 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.068%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 20 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.068%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.068%) RMDS
7 1 (0.034%) Summit
7 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.034%) Line 500
7 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.30%) Office 365
2 32 (1.09%) IaaS
3 28 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.61%) PaaS
5 15 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 12 (0.41%) SaaS
7 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.034%) Route 53
8 1 (0.034%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 2170 (74.09%) Firewall
2 980 (33.46%) Cisco ASA
3 926 (31.61%) WAN
4 889 (30.35%) Network Security
5 866 (29.57%) LAN
6 552 (18.85%) VPN
7 510 (17.41%) BGP
8 509 (17.38%) TCP/IP
9 480 (16.39%) Wireless
10 477 (16.29%) OSPF
11 459 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 437 (14.92%) MPLS
13 394 (13.45%) DNS
14 339 (11.57%) EIGRP
15 292 (9.97%) DHCP
16 250 (8.54%) VoIP
17 231 (7.89%) SSL
18 227 (7.75%) Cisco PIX
19 215 (7.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 202 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 51 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 30 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 28 (0.96%) DB2
6 28 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 28 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.27%) MySQL
9 7 (0.24%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.20%) Big Data
11 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.14%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.068%) dBASE
13 1 (0.034%) MS Access
13 1 (0.034%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.034%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.034%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.24%) JIRA
5 5 (0.17%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.10%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.10%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.034%) ERwin
General
1 502 (17.14%) Finance
2 178 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 135 (4.61%) Banking
4 87 (2.97%) Retail
5 55 (1.88%) Law
6 35 (1.19%) Marketing
6 35 (1.19%) Legal
7 28 (0.96%) Games
8 22 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.72%) Advertising
10 20 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 12 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.41%) Back Office
13 11 (0.38%) Electronics
14 10 (0.34%) French Language
15 7 (0.24%) German Language
16 5 (0.17%) Publishing
16 5 (0.17%) Local Government
17 4 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1081 (36.91%) Network Engineer
2 403 (13.76%) Consultant
3 397 (13.55%) Security Engineer
4 256 (8.74%) Senior Network Engineer
5 245 (8.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 242 (8.26%) Analyst
7 234 (7.99%) Architect
8 208 (7.10%) Security Consultant
9 189 (6.45%) Network Consultant
10 125 (4.27%) Support Engineer
11 124 (4.23%) Firewall Engineer
12 123 (4.20%) Network Architect
13 116 (3.96%) Network Support
14 113 (3.86%) Network Analyst
15 108 (3.69%) Security Analyst
16 95 (3.24%) Security Specialist
17 85 (2.90%) Network Specialist
18 84 (2.87%) Network Support Engineer
19 80 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
20 78 (2.66%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.13%) Middleware
2 32 (1.09%) Web Services
3 28 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (0.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 24 (0.82%) .NET
5 18 (0.61%) RESTful
6 17 (0.58%) Regular Expression
7 15 (0.51%) CSS
7 15 (0.51%) SOAP
8 13 (0.44%) HTML
9 11 (0.38%) XML
10 10 (0.34%) LAMP
11 8 (0.27%) WCF
12 7 (0.24%) ODBC
12 7 (0.24%) jQuery
13 5 (0.17%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.14%) Silverlight
14 4 (0.14%) Reactive Extensions
14 4 (0.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 3 (0.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 54 (1.84%) Computer Science
4 46 (1.57%) Online Banking
5 45 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 45 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 43 (1.47%) FlexPod
7 39 (1.33%) Clustering
8 34 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 32 (1.09%) Statistics
10 30 (1.02%) Thin Client
10 30 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 28 (0.96%) PKI
12 27 (0.92%) Open Source
13 25 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 22 (0.75%) e-Health
15 18 (0.61%) Public Cloud
16 15 (0.51%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.48%) CMDB
18 13 (0.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 623 (21.27%) Windows
2 433 (14.78%) Linux
3 218 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 188 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 169 (5.77%) UNIX
6 97 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (2.73%) Solaris
9 77 (2.63%) Windows 7
10 51 (1.74%) Windows XP
11 37 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 32 (1.09%) AIX
13 31 (1.06%) HPUX
14 28 (0.96%) zOS
14 28 (0.96%) OS/400
14 28 (0.96%) SUSE
15 27 (0.92%) Windows 2000
16 19 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.65%) CentOS
17 10 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (17.31%) ITIL
2 390 (13.32%) Load Balancing
3 225 (7.68%) Information Security
4 192 (6.56%) Network Design
5 189 (6.45%) Project Management
6 169 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
7 168 (5.74%) Mentoring
8 153 (5.22%) Service Delivery
9 147 (5.02%) SIEM
10 136 (4.64%) Change Management
11 125 (4.27%) Network Management
12 116 (3.96%) Migration
13 109 (3.72%) Incident Management
14 107 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
15 104 (3.55%) PRINCE2
16 103 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
17 100 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
18 91 (3.11%) Network Architecture
18 91 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
18 91 (3.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 182 (6.21%) SQL
2 41 (1.40%) Perl
3 38 (1.30%) Python
3 38 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 29 (0.99%) Bash Shell
5 19 (0.65%) C#
6 18 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 16 (0.55%) C
8 12 (0.41%) Ruby
9 11 (0.38%) PHP
10 5 (0.17%) Java
10 5 (0.17%) Tcl
11 3 (0.10%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.10%) VBScript
11 3 (0.10%) VB
12 1 (0.034%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.034%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.034%) REXX
12 1 (0.034%) JCL
12 1 (0.034%) R
Qualifications
1 1552 (52.99%) Cisco Certification
2 1059 (36.16%) CCNP
3 748 (25.54%) CCNA
4 524 (17.89%) CCSE
5 463 (15.81%) CCSA
6 432 (14.75%) CCIE
7 344 (11.74%) Security Cleared
8 234 (7.99%) SC Cleared
9 166 (5.67%) CISSP
10 162 (5.53%) Degree
11 129 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 112 (3.82%) CCDP
13 99 (3.38%) JNCIP
13 99 (3.38%) MCSE
14 97 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
15 71 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
16 67 (2.29%) JNCIS
17 57 (1.95%) CCSP
18 47 (1.60%) JNCIA
19 43 (1.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (7.27%) SLA
2 121 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 108 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.19%) GPG13
5 32 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.38%) COBIT
7 6 (0.20%) QA
8 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.068%) BS25999
9 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 333 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 266 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 126 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 89 (3.04%) vSphere
5 60 (2.05%) XenApp
6 49 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 33 (1.13%) XenServer
8 32 (1.09%) ProxySG
8 32 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 29 (0.99%) KVM
10 28 (0.96%) Squid
11 25 (0.85%) Snort
12 16 (0.55%) Firmware
13 11 (0.38%) vCloud
14 10 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.27%) iptables
16 7 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
16 7 (0.24%) Xen
17 6 (0.20%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 76 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 75 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 69 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
4 59 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
5 46 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 46 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 44 (1.50%) SCCM
7 40 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
8 36 (1.23%) OpenView
9 35 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
10 31 (1.06%) Tivoli
11 27 (0.92%) SCOM
12 26 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
13 25 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
14 22 (0.75%) Nagios
15 19 (0.65%) WSUS
16 18 (0.61%) MOM
17 16 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (0.55%) Puppet
17 16 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2463 (84.09%) Cisco
2 1165 (39.77%) Juniper
3 885 (30.22%) F5
4 503 (17.17%) Microsoft
5 463 (15.81%) HP
6 456 (15.57%) Blue Coat
7 455 (15.53%) VMware
8 358 (12.22%) Fortinet
9 282 (9.63%) Citrix
10 200 (6.83%) SolarWinds
11 189 (6.45%) McAfee
12 148 (5.05%) Symantec
13 126 (4.30%) Nokia
14 124 (4.23%) Riverbed
15 106 (3.62%) Websense
16 105 (3.58%) Avaya
17 101 (3.45%) Brocade
18 99 (3.38%) NetApp
19 96 (3.28%) IronPort
20 93 (3.18%) Red Hat
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + significant on site allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 9 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Car Bonus Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum 25% bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 travel allowance (£77,200 base) + 15% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago