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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 43 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 21 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% 2.78% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 4.46% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -13.50%
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
290 381 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 58.82% 62.25% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 209 276 135
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Watford

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 26 (78.79%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) ITIL
4 19 (57.58%) VMware
4 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
5 17 (51.52%) Windows
6 16 (48.48%) Information Security
7 15 (45.45%) LAN
8 14 (42.42%) WAN
9 13 (39.39%) MS Office
10 12 (36.36%) Linux
11 11 (33.33%) MPLS
11 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (27.27%) CCNA
12 9 (27.27%) HP
12 9 (27.27%) Citrix
12 9 (27.27%) Service Management
12 9 (27.27%) Change Management
13 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
13 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
13 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
13 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
13 8 (24.24%) Websense
13 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
13 8 (24.24%) PaaS
13 8 (24.24%) Office 365
14 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity Planning
14 7 (21.21%) ProCurve

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) PaaS
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) LAN
3 14 (42.42%) WAN
4 11 (33.33%) MPLS
5 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
6 6 (18.18%) DSL
7 5 (15.15%) BGP
7 5 (15.15%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (12.12%) Network Security
8 4 (12.12%) EIGRP
8 4 (12.12%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) SAN
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) VLAN
10 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
10 2 (6.06%) NAS
10 2 (6.06%) Wireless
10 2 (6.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 6 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
4 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.06%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) FMCG
6 1 (3.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Information Security
3 9 (27.27%) Service Management
3 9 (27.27%) Change Management
4 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
5 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (21.21%) Coaching
5 7 (21.21%) BCP
5 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
5 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
5 7 (21.21%) ITSM
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.12%) Security Management
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
6 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) CCIE
3 4 (12.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) NLBS
3 6 (18.18%) Xen
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) WSUS
2 4 (12.12%) Nessus
2 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.06%) Cacti
3 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
5 8 (24.24%) Websense
6 7 (21.21%) ProCurve
7 6 (18.18%) Juniper
8 5 (15.15%) F5
9 4 (12.12%) Tripwire
9 4 (12.12%) Crossbeam
9 4 (12.12%) McAfee
9 4 (12.12%) Sophos
10 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.06%) Trend Micro
10 2 (6.06%) IronPort
10 2 (6.06%) Symantec
11 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (3.03%) SAP
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