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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 56 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.22% 0.79% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 1.46% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £57,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.62% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
329 206 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 60.81% 54.21% 66.49%
Number of salaries quoted 221 148 147
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
3 28 (75.68%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) ITIL
3 28 (75.68%) LAN
3 28 (75.68%) WAN
3 28 (75.68%) VMware
4 26 (70.27%) Retail
5 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (67.57%) Finance
5 25 (67.57%) Linux
6 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (62.16%) Lync
7 22 (59.46%) PaaS
8 20 (54.05%) CCNA
8 20 (54.05%) Change Management
9 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
10 16 (43.24%) Management Information System
10 16 (43.24%) Information Security
10 16 (43.24%) HP
10 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
10 16 (43.24%) ProCurve
10 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (37.84%) Coaching
12 13 (35.14%) Windows
12 13 (35.14%) MPLS
13 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (32.43%) IaaS
13 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
14 11 (29.73%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (62.16%) Lync
2 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) PaaS
2 12 (32.43%) IaaS
3 6 (16.22%) Office 365
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) Firewall
2 28 (75.68%) LAN
2 28 (75.68%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) MPLS
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
5 10 (27.03%) DHCP
6 8 (21.62%) VPN
6 8 (21.62%) VLAN
7 6 (16.22%) ISDN
7 6 (16.22%) PBX
7 6 (16.22%) VoIP
8 5 (13.51%) OSPF
8 5 (13.51%) BGP
8 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (13.51%) Network Security
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.11%) NetScreen
10 2 (5.41%) SAN
10 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (70.27%) Retail
2 25 (67.57%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Architect
1 16 (43.24%) IT Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Server Support
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Support
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (10.81%) Head of Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Head of IT
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Management Information System
1 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
1 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Online Games
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 20 (54.05%) Change Management
3 16 (43.24%) Information Security
4 14 (37.84%) Coaching
5 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
6 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.62%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.81%) People Management
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.41%) Network Design
10 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
11 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (54.05%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (8.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.11%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
3 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) VMware ESX
5 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
6 4 (10.81%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.70%) Squid
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
4 16 (43.24%) HP
4 16 (43.24%) ProCurve
5 8 (21.62%) Juniper
6 6 (16.22%) Crossbeam
6 6 (16.22%) F5
7 4 (10.81%) Rackspace
8 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix