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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 43 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 31 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.75% 4.52% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 9.20% 6.89% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £47,500 £56,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.92% +13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +2.40%
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
337 392 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.52% 65.55% 61.84%
Number of salaries quoted 230 278 136
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 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 (82.61%) Firewall
2 33 (71.74%) Cisco
3 31 (67.39%) Information Security
4 29 (63.04%) ITIL
5 28 (60.87%) Windows
6 27 (58.70%) VMware
6 27 (58.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 23 (50.00%) Linux
9 15 (32.61%) LAN
9 15 (32.61%) WAN
10 14 (30.43%) Websense
10 14 (30.43%) Change Management
10 14 (30.43%) HP
11 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
11 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
11 13 (28.26%) PaaS
11 13 (28.26%) Office 365
11 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
12 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
12 12 (26.09%) MS Office
12 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
14 10 (21.74%) vSphere
14 10 (21.74%) QA
14 10 (21.74%) Problem Management
14 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (21.74%) Nessus
14 10 (21.74%) Risk Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) PaaS
1 13 (28.26%) Office 365
2 5 (10.87%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) WAN
2 15 (32.61%) LAN
3 8 (17.39%) MPLS
4 7 (15.22%) BIG-IP
5 4 (8.70%) OSPF
5 4 (8.70%) BGP
5 4 (8.70%) DSL
6 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (6.52%) Wireless
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security
7 2 (4.35%) NetScreen
7 2 (4.35%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) DNS
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Security Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) IT Security Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Security Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Operations Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Architect
7 5 (10.87%) IT Operations Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Linux Support
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
11 1 (2.17%) Network Security Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Security Consultant
11 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
5 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 29 (63.04%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) Change Management
4 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 10 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (21.74%) Security Management
5 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
5 10 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (21.74%) Patch Management
5 10 (21.74%) Security Patching
5 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (17.39%) Coaching
6 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.39%) IT Governance
7 6 (13.04%) Service Management
8 5 (10.87%) BCP
8 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity
8 5 (10.87%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNA
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
2 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (21.74%) vSphere
4 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
5 8 (17.39%) VirtualBox
6 4 (8.70%) Xen
6 4 (8.70%) NLBS
6 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Nagios
1 10 (21.74%) Nessus
2 8 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.70%) WSUS
4 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.17%) Cacti
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Cisco
2 27 (58.70%) VMware
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) HP
4 14 (30.43%) Websense
5 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
6 10 (21.74%) Sophos
7 8 (17.39%) McAfee
7 8 (17.39%) ProCurve
7 8 (17.39%) Tripwire
8 7 (15.22%) Citrix
8 7 (15.22%) Juniper
9 6 (13.04%) F5
10 3 (6.52%) Crossbeam
11 2 (4.35%) IronPort
11 2 (4.35%) Symantec
11 2 (4.35%) Trend Micro
12 1 (2.17%) NetApp
12 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.17%) Wyse
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