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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 246 245 235
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1339 1358 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.18% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 2.53% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1117 1022
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
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
49938 53691 50337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 46.79% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40830 42546 41180
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 £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 28 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 28 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 +12 1281 £51,500 +8.42% 130
London +26 514 £55,000 +4.76% 60
South East -7 292 £48,045 +6.76% 27
Yorkshire -25 143 £45,000 +5.88% 7
City of London +22 141 £57,500 +4.54% 15
West Midlands +20 137 £51,500 +14.44% 10
West Yorkshire -23 117 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Birmingham +21 112 £54,750 +15.26% 5
Berkshire -1 104 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Leeds -27 97 £50,000 +21.21% 2
East of England 0 80 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Reading -12 64 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Surrey +7 60 £45,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +24 50 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North West +8 45 £44,750 -5.78% 7
South West -11 45 £37,500 -7.97% 7
Manchester +18 40 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Hertfordshire -9 32 £50,250 -12.60% 5
Hampshire -9 30 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Midlands +18 29 £38,082 -10.39% 4
Scotland +18 26 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Bedfordshire +12 24 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Milton Keynes +5 23 £52,500 +9.94% 3
Watford -5 23 £50,250 -11.06%
Bedford +6 17 £52,500 +22.09%
Kent -41 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Staines - 17 £36,000 - 2
Middlesex +16 15 £50,000 -16.66%
Halifax +18 14 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Warwickshire +15 14 £35,000 +9.37% 1

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 2358 (82.62%) Cisco
2 2171 (76.07%) Firewall
3 1517 (53.15%) Cisco Certification
4 1041 (36.48%) Juniper
5 1007 (35.28%) CCNP
6 960 (33.64%) LAN
7 957 (33.53%) WAN
8 945 (33.11%) F5
9 852 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
10 822 (28.80%) Network Security
11 701 (24.56%) CCNA
12 626 (21.93%) VPN
13 589 (20.64%) Data Centre
14 580 (20.32%) Windows
15 518 (18.15%) Finance
16 489 (17.13%) BGP
17 487 (17.06%) CCSE
18 478 (16.75%) Wireless
19 474 (16.61%) TCP/IP
20 472 (16.54%) HP
21 463 (16.22%) CCSA
22 453 (15.87%) ITIL
23 446 (15.63%) OSPF
24 440 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
25 430 (15.07%) VMware
26 414 (14.51%) Microsoft
27 413 (14.47%) MPLS
28 400 (14.02%) Load Balancing
29 396 (13.88%) CCIE
30 379 (13.28%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 178 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 84 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 53 (1.86%) Lync
5 45 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 41 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 38 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (1.19%) IIS
9 29 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 24 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 23 (0.81%) Apache
13 10 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.18%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.18%) Confluence
17 3 (0.11%) CMS
17 3 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 170 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 97 (3.40%) MS Office
3 59 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.67%) MS Project
5 11 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.46%) Summit
4 12 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.070%) SAP CCM
6 2 (0.070%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.070%) Line 500
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 31 (1.09%) Office 365
2 27 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (0.91%) IaaS
4 24 (0.84%) IBM PureFlex
4 24 (0.84%) PaaS
5 22 (0.77%) Mimecast
6 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.46%) SaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.035%) Nimbula
10 1 (0.035%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2171 (76.07%) Firewall
2 960 (33.64%) LAN
3 957 (33.53%) WAN
4 852 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
5 822 (28.80%) Network Security
6 626 (21.93%) VPN
7 489 (17.13%) BGP
8 478 (16.75%) Wireless
9 474 (16.61%) TCP/IP
10 446 (15.63%) OSPF
11 440 (15.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 413 (14.47%) MPLS
13 379 (13.28%) DNS
14 272 (9.53%) VoIP
15 250 (8.76%) EIGRP
16 226 (7.92%) SSL
17 224 (7.85%) DHCP
18 203 (7.11%) SAN
19 196 (6.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 193 (6.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 29 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (0.91%) DB2
5 24 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 24 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
5 24 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 18 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.28%) Big Data
9 7 (0.25%) MySQL
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.11%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.11%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.070%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.28%) JIRA
4 7 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
6 5 (0.18%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.11%) Subversion
7 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.035%) GCC
8 1 (0.035%) ERwin
8 1 (0.035%) MSI
General
1 518 (18.15%) Finance
2 238 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 188 (6.59%) Banking
4 110 (3.85%) Retail
5 61 (2.14%) Marketing
6 42 (1.47%) Law
7 39 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 36 (1.26%) Advertising
9 34 (1.19%) Legal
10 32 (1.12%) Games
11 27 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 19 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.63%) Back Office
15 13 (0.46%) Electronics
16 12 (0.42%) Publishing
17 9 (0.32%) German Language
18 8 (0.28%) French Language
18 8 (0.28%) Local Government
19 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1132 (39.66%) Network Engineer
2 338 (11.84%) Security Engineer
3 318 (11.14%) Consultant
4 309 (10.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 289 (10.13%) Analyst
6 258 (9.04%) Architect
7 216 (7.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 162 (5.68%) Security Consultant
9 159 (5.57%) Network Analyst
10 154 (5.40%) Network Architect
11 149 (5.22%) Network Consultant
12 134 (4.70%) Network Support
13 110 (3.85%) Support Engineer
13 110 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
14 100 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 90 (3.15%) Security Analyst
16 86 (3.01%) Administrator
16 86 (3.01%) Senior Consultant
17 82 (2.87%) Network Support Engineer
18 71 (2.49%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 38 (1.33%) Middleware
3 36 (1.26%) Web Services
4 35 (1.23%) .NET
5 32 (1.12%) CSS
6 24 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 18 (0.63%) XML
8 12 (0.42%) RESTful
9 11 (0.39%) XMPP
10 10 (0.35%) HTML
11 9 (0.32%) SOAP
11 9 (0.32%) Regular Expression
12 8 (0.28%) jQuery
12 8 (0.28%) WCF
13 6 (0.21%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.21%) ODBC
14 5 (0.18%) J2EE
14 5 (0.18%) JSP
15 4 (0.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 589 (20.64%) Data Centre
2 239 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 72 (2.52%) Online Banking
5 52 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 46 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 41 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 38 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
9 35 (1.23%) Blackberry
10 33 (1.16%) PKI
10 33 (1.16%) Statistics
11 32 (1.12%) Fat Client
11 32 (1.12%) Thin Client
12 31 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
13 29 (1.02%) FlexPod
14 28 (0.98%) Clustering
15 24 (0.84%) IVR
16 20 (0.70%) PMI
17 19 (0.67%) e-Health
18 13 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 580 (20.32%) Windows
2 373 (13.07%) Linux
3 194 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 171 (5.99%) UNIX
5 161 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 123 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 87 (3.05%) Solaris
9 55 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 41 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 30 (1.05%) SUSE
12 28 (0.98%) HPUX
13 27 (0.95%) AIX
14 26 (0.91%) Windows 2000
15 24 (0.84%) OS/400
15 24 (0.84%) zOS
16 20 (0.70%) CentOS
17 17 (0.60%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.46%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (15.87%) ITIL
2 400 (14.02%) Load Balancing
3 270 (9.46%) Network Design
4 215 (7.53%) Information Security
5 194 (6.80%) Mentoring
6 168 (5.89%) Project Management
7 148 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 147 (5.15%) Change Management
9 136 (4.77%) SIEM
10 132 (4.63%) Network Management
11 117 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
12 113 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 103 (3.61%) Incident Management
15 99 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
16 82 (2.87%) Change Control
17 79 (2.77%) Migration
18 78 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
19 76 (2.66%) PRINCE2
20 75 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 139 (4.87%) SQL
2 50 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 49 (1.72%) Perl
4 45 (1.58%) Python
5 31 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 23 (0.81%) C#
7 16 (0.56%) Ruby
8 15 (0.53%) PHP
9 14 (0.49%) C
10 13 (0.46%) Java
11 8 (0.28%) VB
12 7 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.18%) Tcl
13 5 (0.18%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.18%) C++
14 3 (0.11%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.11%) VBScript
15 2 (0.070%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.035%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1517 (53.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1007 (35.28%) CCNP
3 701 (24.56%) CCNA
4 487 (17.06%) CCSE
5 463 (16.22%) CCSA
6 396 (13.88%) CCIE
7 276 (9.67%) Security Cleared
8 201 (7.04%) SC Cleared
9 164 (5.75%) Degree
10 141 (4.94%) CCDP
11 118 (4.13%) CISSP
12 109 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 103 (3.61%) Check Point Certification
14 86 (3.01%) MCSE
14 86 (3.01%) HP ASE
15 83 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
16 63 (2.21%) CCSP
17 58 (2.03%) JNCIP
18 56 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 50 (1.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (6.97%) SLA
2 92 (3.22%) PCI DSS
3 90 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.74%) COBIT
5 15 (0.53%) QA
6 14 (0.49%) GPG13
7 11 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.25%) BS25999
9 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 311 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 260 (9.11%) Active Directory
3 105 (3.68%) vSphere
4 96 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 69 (2.42%) XenApp
6 36 (1.26%) ProxySG
7 31 (1.09%) Terminal Services
8 28 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 25 (0.88%) KVM
10 23 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
10 23 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (0.77%) Snort
12 14 (0.49%) ISA Server
12 14 (0.49%) vCloud
13 12 (0.42%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.32%) Firmware
15 8 (0.28%) VirtualBox
16 6 (0.21%) Squid
17 5 (0.18%) Xen
17 5 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (3.12%) FortiGate
2 71 (2.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 62 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 42 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 41 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
5 41 (1.44%) SCCM
6 36 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 36 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
7 35 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 27 (0.95%) SCOM
9 25 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
10 24 (0.84%) Tivoli
11 23 (0.81%) Nagios
12 22 (0.77%) Nessus
13 21 (0.74%) Puppet
14 20 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (0.67%) OpenView
16 18 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
17 13 (0.46%) Cacti
18 12 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2358 (82.62%) Cisco
2 1041 (36.48%) Juniper
3 945 (33.11%) F5
4 472 (16.54%) HP
5 430 (15.07%) VMware
6 414 (14.51%) Microsoft
7 375 (13.14%) Blue Coat
8 316 (11.07%) Fortinet
9 249 (8.72%) Citrix
10 192 (6.73%) McAfee
11 140 (4.91%) SolarWinds
12 124 (4.34%) Riverbed
13 115 (4.03%) Nokia
14 109 (3.82%) Symantec
15 105 (3.68%) Avaya
16 97 (3.40%) Brocade
17 95 (3.33%) SonicWALL
18 91 (3.19%) Dell
19 89 (3.12%) Red Hat
19 89 (3.12%) NetApp
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago