Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

CheckPoint
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 115 108
Rank change year-on-year -54 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 91 154 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.46% 2.53% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 5.50% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 91 82 161
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +2.17% +13.86%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,036 2,802 4,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.62% 46.02% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,325 2,151 3,280
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,975
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Berkshire.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -65 29 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Bracknell -12 15 £80,000 +23.08%
Maidenhead -23 14 £67,500 - 1
Newbury +10 3 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Wokingham - 2 £53,750 -
Slough -7 1 £60,000 +2.13% 1
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 86 (94.51%) Cisco
2 72 (79.12%) Firewall
3 43 (47.25%) Network Security
4 39 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 38 (41.76%) Palo Alto
6 34 (37.36%) VPN
7 33 (36.26%) WAN
8 31 (34.07%) LAN
8 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (34.07%) Data Centre
9 30 (32.97%) WLAN
10 29 (31.87%) DNS
10 29 (31.87%) Fortinet
10 29 (31.87%) F5
11 26 (28.57%) CCNP
11 26 (28.57%) Juniper
12 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
12 22 (24.18%) VMware
12 22 (24.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (23.08%) Load Balancing
14 20 (21.98%) DHCP
15 19 (20.88%) Presales
16 18 (19.78%) SIEM
16 18 (19.78%) Aruba
17 17 (18.68%) Windows
17 17 (18.68%) HP
18 16 (17.58%) OSPF
18 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
18 16 (17.58%) NetScaler
18 16 (17.58%) Cisco Firepower

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Akamai
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (79.12%) Firewall
2 43 (47.25%) Network Security
3 39 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (37.36%) VPN
5 33 (36.26%) WAN
6 31 (34.07%) LAN
7 30 (32.97%) WLAN
8 29 (31.87%) DNS
9 22 (24.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (21.98%) DHCP
11 16 (17.58%) Cisco Firepower
11 16 (17.58%) NetScaler
11 16 (17.58%) OSPF
12 14 (15.38%) BGP
13 13 (14.29%) Internet
13 13 (14.29%) SNMP
13 13 (14.29%) Wireless
14 12 (13.19%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (12.09%) Cisco ISE
15 11 (12.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (10.99%) Retail
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Network Engineer
2 22 (24.18%) Security Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Architect
4 13 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 13 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
4 13 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Network Security Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Network Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) IT Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) IT Support
8 7 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (9.89%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (6.59%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.40%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) CentOS
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Solaris
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 19 (20.88%) Presales
3 18 (19.78%) SIEM
4 14 (15.38%) ITIL
5 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 12 (13.19%) Network Design
7 10 (10.99%) Security Operations
7 10 (10.99%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
8 9 (9.89%) Tech Ops
9 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (8.79%) Logistics
9 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.79%) Value Proposition
10 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 7 (7.69%) Migration
10 7 (7.69%) Network Management
10 7 (7.69%) Software Optimisation
11 6 (6.59%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (28.57%) CCNP
3 14 (15.38%) CCDP
4 11 (12.09%) CCSE
4 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.99%) CCIE
6 8 (8.79%) CISSP
7 7 (7.69%) CCNA
7 7 (7.69%) IISP
7 7 (7.69%) ISSAP
7 7 (7.69%) JNCIP
8 6 (6.59%) CCSA
9 4 (4.40%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (4.40%) CCIE Security
10 3 (3.30%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (2.20%) Degree
12 1 (1.10%) CISA
12 1 (1.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) FISMA
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.99%) VMware NSX
3 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) vSphere
4 3 (3.30%) Snort
5 2 (2.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (7.69%) QRadar
3 6 (6.59%) CASB
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco CME
5 4 (4.40%) Puppet
6 2 (2.20%) Grafana
6 2 (2.20%) Kibana
7 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (94.51%) Cisco
2 38 (41.76%) Palo Alto
3 29 (31.87%) F5
3 29 (31.87%) Fortinet
4 26 (28.57%) Juniper
5 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
5 22 (24.18%) VMware
6 18 (19.78%) Aruba
7 17 (18.68%) HP
8 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
8 16 (17.58%) Zscaler
9 13 (14.29%) Meraki
10 11 (12.09%) Blue Coat
11 10 (10.99%) Infoblox
12 9 (9.89%) LogRhythm
13 7 (7.69%) IBM
13 7 (7.69%) Splunk
13 7 (7.69%) Tufin
14 6 (6.59%) Sophos
14 6 (6.59%) Symantec