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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 54 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.72% 2.15% 5.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 3.65% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 14
Average salary £72,500 £42,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.61% +19.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
273 301 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.92% 58.90% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 229 199 154
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Juniper
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) VRRP
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (35.29%) F5
4 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 6 (35.29%) HSRP
4 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) SAN
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) ADSL
6 4 (23.53%) Finance

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (35.29%) HSRP
2 6 (35.29%) VRRP
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) MPLS
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) 3G
4 4 (23.53%) ADSL
4 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (23.53%) GLBP
4 4 (23.53%) Multicast
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Agile Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Cybercrime
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) CISMP
4 1 (5.88%) CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cacti
2 2 (11.76%) HP NNM
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Crossbeam
4 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Forcepoint
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Planview
7 1 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (5.88%) Tripwire