The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 25 July 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 for the Watford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 50 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 27 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.61% 2.19% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 3.55% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
389 197 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 66.38% 61.56% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 268 138 135
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Watford region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Watford

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Watford

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 36 (87.80%) Firewall
2 34 (82.93%) Cisco
3 31 (75.61%) LAN
3 31 (75.61%) WAN
4 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
6 26 (63.41%) ITIL
6 26 (63.41%) VMware
7 24 (58.54%) Finance
7 24 (58.54%) Retail
8 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (56.10%) Linux
9 21 (51.22%) Lync
10 20 (48.78%) CCNA
10 20 (48.78%) Change Management
10 20 (48.78%) PaaS
11 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
12 16 (39.02%) HP
12 16 (39.02%) Visualisation
12 16 (39.02%) ProCurve
12 16 (39.02%) Management Information System
12 16 (39.02%) Information Security
13 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
13 12 (29.27%) Juniper
13 12 (29.27%) MPLS
13 12 (29.27%) Project Management
13 12 (29.27%) IaaS
14 11 (26.83%) Windows
14 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
15 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 21 (51.22%) Lync
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) PaaS
2 12 (29.27%) IaaS
3 6 (14.63%) Office 365
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) Firewall
2 31 (75.61%) LAN
2 31 (75.61%) WAN
3 12 (29.27%) MPLS
4 9 (21.95%) OSPF
4 9 (21.95%) BGP
4 9 (21.95%) DNS
5 8 (19.51%) DHCP
6 7 (17.07%) VPN
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (14.63%) VLAN
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (12.20%) Network Security
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
8 5 (12.20%) VoIP
9 4 (9.76%) WLAN
9 4 (9.76%) PBX
9 4 (9.76%) ISDN
9 4 (9.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
1 24 (58.54%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Architect
2 16 (39.02%) IT Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Server Support
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Head of IT
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Head of Infrastructure
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Management Information System
1 16 (39.02%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.88%) Online Games
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) ITIL
2 20 (48.78%) Change Management
3 16 (39.02%) Information Security
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
6 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
7 4 (9.76%) Kanban
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) Network Design
9 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) CCNA
3 8 (19.51%) Degree
4 7 (17.07%) CCIE
5 4 (9.76%) CCNP
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) Squid
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 26 (63.41%) VMware
4 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
5 16 (39.02%) HP
5 16 (39.02%) ProCurve
6 12 (29.27%) Juniper
7 10 (24.39%) F5
8 6 (14.63%) Crossbeam
9 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
9 4 (9.76%) Rackspace
10 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.88%) Citrix
11 1 (2.44%) JBoss
11 1 (2.44%) Clearswift