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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 220 278 217
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -61
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1497 1213 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.01% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 2.17% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 947 1087
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +2.40%

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
50951 55958 52231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.66% 46.68% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41128 45237 42890
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +66 1403 £50,000 +5.26% 138
London +77 553 £55,000 +5.76% 55
South East +15 360 £50,000 +11.11% 33
East of England +78 163 £45,875 -1.34% 9
City of London +77 149 £57,500 - 14
Berkshire +22 143 £55,000 +10.00% 9
West Midlands +39 123 £48,000 +12.94% 13
Yorkshire -10 121 £45,000 - 8
Birmingham +22 101 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Yorkshire +15 100 £45,000 +5.26% 6
Leeds +13 89 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Reading +7 76 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Hertfordshire +16 65 £47,500 -14.79% 2
Surrey +16 63 £52,500 +33.75% 12
Suffolk +30 44 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Hampshire -6 43 £45,000 -8.16% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 42 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Scotland +37 41 £52,500 +23.52% 1
North West -10 34 £42,500 +21.42% 8
South West -8 32 £37,500 -1.31% 6
Watford +5 30 £47,500 -4.04% 1
Bedfordshire +8 24 £52,500 -9.87% 1
Milton Keynes +1 24 £47,500 +7.95% 2
East Midlands +13 23 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Glasgow +23 22 £53,750 +26.47%
Southampton +7 21 £45,000 +12.50%
West Sussex +16 20 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Manchester +10 20 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Guildford - 20 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 18 £62,500 - 2

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2581 (83.88%) Cisco
2 2306 (74.94%) Firewall
3 1611 (52.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1181 (38.38%) Juniper
5 1071 (34.81%) CCNP
6 1013 (32.92%) WAN
7 993 (32.27%) Cisco ASA
8 961 (31.23%) LAN
9 951 (30.91%) F5
10 917 (29.80%) Network Security
11 764 (24.83%) CCNA
12 643 (20.90%) Windows
13 594 (19.30%) VPN
14 557 (18.10%) Data Centre
15 551 (17.91%) BGP
16 543 (17.65%) CCSE
17 532 (17.29%) TCP/IP
18 530 (17.22%) Finance
19 516 (16.77%) ITIL
20 512 (16.64%) OSPF
21 505 (16.41%) CCSA
22 498 (16.18%) Wireless
23 484 (15.73%) Microsoft
24 475 (15.44%) CCIE
25 474 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
26 468 (15.21%) HP
27 461 (14.98%) MPLS
28 460 (14.95%) VMware
29 456 (14.82%) Blue Coat
30 442 (14.36%) Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 196 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 80 (2.60%) Lync
3 76 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 70 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 41 (1.33%) IIS
7 40 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 37 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 22 (0.71%) Apache
11 13 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.26%) Confluence
14 8 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.23%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 205 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.03%) MS Office
3 73 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.39%) MS Project
5 11 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.065%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.19%) Summit
5 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.097%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.097%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.065%) Line 500
8 1 (0.032%) RMDS
8 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.17%) Office 365
2 35 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (0.84%) IaaS
4 25 (0.81%) PaaS
5 24 (0.78%) IBM PureFlex
6 21 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (0.62%) Mimecast
8 11 (0.36%) SaaS
8 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.032%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.032%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2306 (74.94%) Firewall
2 1013 (32.92%) WAN
3 993 (32.27%) Cisco ASA
4 961 (31.23%) LAN
5 917 (29.80%) Network Security
6 594 (19.30%) VPN
7 551 (17.91%) BGP
8 532 (17.29%) TCP/IP
9 512 (16.64%) OSPF
10 498 (16.18%) Wireless
11 474 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 461 (14.98%) MPLS
13 400 (13.00%) DNS
14 345 (11.21%) EIGRP
15 265 (8.61%) DHCP
16 260 (8.45%) VoIP
17 236 (7.67%) Cisco PIX
18 227 (7.38%) SSL
19 215 (6.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 196 (6.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 27 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 24 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
6 24 (0.78%) DB2
6 24 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 18 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.32%) MySQL
9 8 (0.26%) Big Data
10 7 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.097%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.097%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.097%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.065%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.065%) dBASE
13 2 (0.065%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (0.36%) JIRA
4 9 (0.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.23%) Metasploit
5 7 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.19%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (0.097%) Subversion
7 3 (0.097%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.097%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.032%) GCC
8 1 (0.032%) ERwin
General
1 530 (17.22%) Finance
2 206 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 159 (5.17%) Banking
4 97 (3.15%) Retail
5 57 (1.85%) Law
6 53 (1.72%) Marketing
7 38 (1.23%) Advertising
8 35 (1.14%) Legal
9 28 (0.91%) Games
10 25 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 18 (0.58%) Back Office
12 18 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.39%) Electronics
15 11 (0.36%) Publishing
16 9 (0.29%) French Language
17 7 (0.23%) German Language
18 5 (0.16%) Local Government
19 4 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1167 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 406 (13.19%) Security Engineer
3 391 (12.71%) Consultant
4 297 (9.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 268 (8.71%) Analyst
6 250 (8.12%) Architect
6 250 (8.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 211 (6.86%) Security Consultant
8 174 (5.65%) Network Consultant
9 146 (4.74%) Network Support
10 145 (4.71%) Network Architect
11 135 (4.39%) Network Analyst
12 132 (4.29%) Support Engineer
13 123 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
14 101 (3.28%) Security Analyst
15 93 (3.02%) Security Specialist
16 92 (2.99%) Network Support Engineer
17 90 (2.92%) Network Specialist
18 87 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 87 (2.83%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.23%) Middleware
2 36 (1.17%) Web Services
3 30 (0.97%) .NET
4 26 (0.84%) CSS
5 24 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 24 (0.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 18 (0.58%) RESTful
7 15 (0.49%) Regular Expression
7 15 (0.49%) XML
7 15 (0.49%) HTML
8 10 (0.32%) XMPP
9 8 (0.26%) jQuery
9 8 (0.26%) WCF
9 8 (0.26%) SOAP
9 8 (0.26%) ODBC
10 6 (0.19%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.13%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.13%) Reactive Extensions
11 4 (0.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 557 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 186 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 56 (1.82%) Online Banking
4 56 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 50 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 44 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 41 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 39 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
9 38 (1.23%) Fat Client
9 38 (1.23%) Thin Client
10 37 (1.20%) Statistics
11 34 (1.10%) FlexPod
12 33 (1.07%) PKI
12 33 (1.07%) Clustering
13 25 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
14 23 (0.75%) e-Health
15 19 (0.62%) PMI
16 18 (0.58%) Public Cloud
17 13 (0.42%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 643 (20.90%) Windows
2 442 (14.36%) Linux
3 225 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 187 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 179 (5.82%) UNIX
6 104 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 84 (2.73%) Solaris
9 63 (2.05%) Windows 7
10 44 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 28 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 27 (0.88%) HPUX
13 26 (0.84%) AIX
13 26 (0.84%) SUSE
14 24 (0.78%) OS/400
14 24 (0.78%) zOS
15 22 (0.71%) CentOS
16 21 (0.68%) Windows 8
17 19 (0.62%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (16.77%) ITIL
2 415 (13.49%) Load Balancing
3 236 (7.67%) Network Design
4 233 (7.57%) Information Security
5 196 (6.37%) Project Management
6 179 (5.82%) Mentoring
7 175 (5.69%) Service Delivery
8 150 (4.87%) SIEM
9 147 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
10 146 (4.74%) Change Management
11 127 (4.13%) Network Management
12 116 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
13 115 (3.74%) Incident Management
14 112 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 104 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
16 102 (3.31%) Migration
17 92 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
18 90 (2.92%) PRINCE2
19 87 (2.83%) E-Commerce
20 79 (2.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 169 (5.49%) SQL
2 46 (1.49%) Perl
2 46 (1.49%) Python
3 42 (1.36%) PowerShell
4 31 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 22 (0.71%) C#
6 19 (0.62%) C
7 18 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 15 (0.49%) PHP
8 15 (0.49%) Ruby
9 9 (0.29%) Java
10 5 (0.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.16%) Tcl
10 5 (0.16%) VB
11 4 (0.13%) VBScript
12 3 (0.097%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.097%) C++
13 1 (0.032%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.032%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.032%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1611 (52.36%) Cisco Certification
2 1071 (34.81%) CCNP
3 764 (24.83%) CCNA
4 543 (17.65%) CCSE
5 505 (16.41%) CCSA
6 475 (15.44%) CCIE
7 331 (10.76%) Security Cleared
8 229 (7.44%) SC Cleared
9 171 (5.56%) Degree
10 154 (5.00%) CISSP
11 141 (4.58%) CCDP
12 125 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 96 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
13 96 (3.12%) MCSE
14 93 (3.02%) JNCIP
15 89 (2.89%) Check Point Certification
16 74 (2.40%) JNCIS
17 64 (2.08%) CCSP
18 47 (1.53%) JNCIA
19 43 (1.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (7.18%) SLA
2 126 (4.09%) PCI DSS
3 103 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.14%) GPG13
5 31 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.52%) COBIT
7 12 (0.39%) QA
8 5 (0.16%) BS25999
9 3 (0.097%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 339 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 276 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 114 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 113 (3.67%) vSphere
5 75 (2.44%) XenApp
6 48 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 34 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 34 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (1.07%) ProxySG
9 26 (0.84%) Squid
10 25 (0.81%) XenServer
10 25 (0.81%) KVM
11 23 (0.75%) Snort
12 15 (0.49%) vCloud
13 14 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (0.36%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.36%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.29%) Firmware
16 8 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (2.70%) FortiGate
2 71 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 66 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 59 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
5 57 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
6 56 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
7 44 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 43 (1.40%) SCCM
8 43 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
9 35 (1.14%) OpenView
10 29 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
11 28 (0.91%) Nagios
12 26 (0.84%) SCOM
13 25 (0.81%) Tivoli
14 20 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
14 20 (0.65%) Puppet
15 19 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (0.58%) WSUS
16 18 (0.58%) MOM
17 17 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2581 (83.88%) Cisco
2 1181 (38.38%) Juniper
3 951 (30.91%) F5
4 484 (15.73%) Microsoft
5 468 (15.21%) HP
6 460 (14.95%) VMware
7 456 (14.82%) Blue Coat
8 366 (11.89%) Fortinet
9 303 (9.85%) Citrix
10 210 (6.82%) McAfee
11 179 (5.82%) SolarWinds
12 149 (4.84%) Riverbed
13 139 (4.52%) Symantec
14 129 (4.19%) Nokia
15 110 (3.57%) IronPort
16 101 (3.28%) NetApp
16 101 (3.28%) Avaya
16 101 (3.28%) Websense
17 99 (3.22%) Red Hat
18 93 (3.02%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and exellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum, Benefits £4,000 on call, Overtime, Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday