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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 52 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 14 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.73% 3.17% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 5.84% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
311 291 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 60.62% 54.29% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 223 215 186
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Watford

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 22 (73.33%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) WAN
4 16 (53.33%) LAN
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) VPN
5 15 (50.00%) Citrix
6 12 (40.00%) MPLS
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (33.33%) Juniper
7 10 (33.33%) Service Management
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL
9 8 (26.67%) Apache
9 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
9 8 (26.67%) Java
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) MS Office
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
10 7 (23.33%) Performance Management
10 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
10 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity
10 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (23.33%) ITSM
10 7 (23.33%) BCP
10 7 (23.33%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (26.67%) Apache
1 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) WAN
3 16 (53.33%) LAN
3 16 (53.33%) VPN
4 12 (40.00%) MPLS
5 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 8 (26.67%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) OSPF
7 6 (20.00%) BGP
7 6 (20.00%) DSL
7 6 (20.00%) FTP
8 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) VLAN
9 4 (13.33%) SAN
9 4 (13.33%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) ADSL
10 3 (10.00%) RIP
10 3 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 6 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Security Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Service Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) BCP
3 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (23.33%) ITSM
3 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity
3 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (23.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) WFM
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Facility Management
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCIE
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 6 (20.00%) Samba
3 6 (20.00%) Xen
3 6 (20.00%) NLBS
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WSUS
2 3 (10.00%) Cacti
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) F5
6 5 (16.67%) McAfee
6 5 (16.67%) Crossbeam
7 4 (13.33%) Sourcefire
8 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
9 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.67%) HP
9 2 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) NetApp
10 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
10 1 (3.33%) Websense
10 1 (3.33%) Wyse