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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 51 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 23 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.96% 3.55% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 6.42% 5.74% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 2
Average salary £50,250 £56,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.06% +36.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,100 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,250
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
358 331 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.62% 61.87% 56.63%
Number of salaries quoted 277 225 144
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 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 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 34 (75.56%) Information Security
3 31 (68.89%) Cisco
4 27 (60.00%) Windows
5 25 (55.56%) ITIL
6 24 (53.33%) Linux
6 24 (53.33%) VMware
6 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
8 16 (35.56%) Websense
9 15 (33.33%) HP
10 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (31.11%) Change Management
10 14 (31.11%) Retail
10 14 (31.11%) Incident Management
11 13 (28.89%) PaaS
11 13 (28.89%) Office 365
11 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
11 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
11 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
11 13 (28.89%) LAN
12 11 (24.44%) Sophos
12 11 (24.44%) Security Management
12 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
12 11 (24.44%) Nagios
12 11 (24.44%) CCNA
12 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (24.44%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (24.44%) Patch Management
12 11 (24.44%) Security Patching

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) PaaS
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) LAN
3 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 7 (15.56%) Wireless
5 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 5 (11.11%) VRRP
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.11%) HSRP
5 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (6.67%) Multicast
6 3 (6.67%) GLBP
6 3 (6.67%) ADSL
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (6.67%) DNS
6 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (6.67%) DHCP
6 3 (6.67%) SAN
6 3 (6.67%) 3G
General
1 14 (31.11%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Security Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) IT Security Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 5 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Information Security
2 25 (55.56%) ITIL
3 14 (31.11%) Change Management
3 14 (31.11%) Incident Management
4 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (24.44%) Security Architecture
4 11 (24.44%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (24.44%) Security Management
4 11 (24.44%) Risk Management
4 11 (24.44%) Patch Management
4 11 (24.44%) Security Patching
5 10 (22.22%) IT Governance
6 8 (17.78%) Coaching
6 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) Network Design
7 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 7 (15.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 9 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (24.44%) vSphere
2 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (17.78%) VirtualBox
4 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Nagios
1 11 (24.44%) Nessus
2 10 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.67%) Cacti
4 2 (4.44%) HP NNM
4 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Websense
5 15 (33.33%) HP
6 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
7 11 (24.44%) Sophos
8 10 (22.22%) Tripwire
8 10 (22.22%) McAfee
9 8 (17.78%) Juniper
9 8 (17.78%) ProCurve
10 7 (15.56%) F5
11 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.67%) Crossbeam
12 2 (4.44%) IronPort
12 2 (4.44%) Trend Micro
12 2 (4.44%) Symantec
12 2 (4.44%) Citrix
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