The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 52 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 27 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.89% 4.55% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 7.99% 6.87% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 7
Average salary £47,500 £57,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 393 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.23% 66.16% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 239 271 134
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 38 (80.85%) Firewall
2 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 33 (70.21%) Information Security
3 30 (63.83%) ITIL
3 30 (63.83%) Windows
4 28 (59.57%) VMware
4 28 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
6 24 (51.06%) Linux
7 15 (31.91%) Websense
7 15 (31.91%) LAN
7 15 (31.91%) WAN
8 14 (29.79%) HP
8 14 (29.79%) Change Management
9 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
9 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
9 13 (27.66%) PaaS
9 13 (27.66%) Office 365
9 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
9 13 (27.66%) Incident Management
10 12 (25.53%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (25.53%) MS Office
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (23.40%) Nagios
11 11 (23.40%) Sophos
11 11 (23.40%) Security Architecture
11 11 (23.40%) vSphere
11 11 (23.40%) QA
11 11 (23.40%) Nessus
11 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Assessment

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) PaaS
1 13 (27.66%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) LAN
2 15 (31.91%) WAN
3 7 (14.89%) MPLS
3 7 (14.89%) BIG-IP
4 4 (8.51%) DSL
5 3 (6.38%) OSPF
5 3 (6.38%) BGP
5 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.26%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) IT Security Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Security Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Security Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Operations Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
3 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
4 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Information Security
2 30 (63.83%) ITIL
3 14 (29.79%) Change Management
4 13 (27.66%) Incident Management
5 11 (23.40%) Security Architecture
5 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (23.40%) Security Management
5 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.40%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (23.40%) Patch Management
5 11 (23.40%) Security Patching
6 10 (21.28%) Problem Management
6 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (19.15%) IT Governance
8 8 (17.02%) Coaching
8 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.77%) Service Management
10 5 (10.64%) ITSM
10 5 (10.64%) BCP
10 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.28%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 2 (4.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (23.40%) vSphere
4 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.02%) VirtualBox
6 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.51%) NLBS
6 4 (8.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Nagios
1 11 (23.40%) Nessus
2 9 (19.15%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.51%) WSUS
4 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) Cacti
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 28 (59.57%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.91%) Websense
5 14 (29.79%) HP
6 13 (27.66%) Red Hat
7 11 (23.40%) Sophos
8 9 (19.15%) McAfee
8 9 (19.15%) Tripwire
9 8 (17.02%) ProCurve
10 7 (14.89%) Citrix
11 6 (12.77%) Juniper
12 5 (10.64%) F5
13 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro
13 2 (4.26%) Crossbeam
13 2 (4.26%) IronPort
13 2 (4.26%) Symantec
14 1 (2.13%) NetApp
14 1 (2.13%) Wyse
14 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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