Period
to 19 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 September 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 386 339
Rank change year-on-year +20 -47 -68
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,081 1,303 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.83% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 1.93% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1,033 1,347
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +6.48% +8.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +6.48% +8.00%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 56,113 67,396 74,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.98% 43.15% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42,971 52,639 57,958
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in England

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in England

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in England

CheckPoint
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the England region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
London +7 332 £60,000 - 35
South East +34 258 £57,500 -2.54% 35
Midlands -28 158 £52,500 -8.70% 16
North of England +36 152 £50,000 - 14
East of England +57 150 £37,500 -19.35% 15
West Midlands -35 143 £52,500 -8.70% 14
Yorkshire +52 93 £50,000 - 6
North West +29 54 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South West -22 19 £47,500 -13.64% 13
East Midlands -2 13 £55,000 - 2
North East +18 5 £32,236 -41.39% 2
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 926 (85.66%) Cisco
2 793 (73.36%) Firewall
3 626 (57.91%) Cisco Certification
4 491 (45.42%) CCNP
5 484 (44.77%) WAN
6 476 (44.03%) Network Security
7 422 (39.04%) LAN
8 353 (32.65%) Palo Alto
9 343 (31.73%) CCNA
10 315 (29.14%) Cisco ASA
11 292 (27.01%) Juniper
12 272 (25.16%) F5
13 250 (23.13%) VPN
14 249 (23.03%) OSPF
15 239 (22.11%) Cisco Nexus
16 231 (21.37%) Fortinet
17 226 (20.91%) BGP
18 213 (19.70%) Azure
19 207 (19.15%) Data Centre
20 197 (18.22%) MPLS
21 185 (17.11%) Microsoft
22 178 (16.47%) ITIL
23 174 (16.10%) Wireless
24 173 (16.00%) VMware
25 166 (15.36%) CCSA
25 166 (15.36%) Finance
26 163 (15.08%) Windows
27 161 (14.89%) DNS
28 156 (14.43%) Linux
29 149 (13.78%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 40 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 39 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (1.30%) IIS
6 13 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.65%) Apache
8 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.37%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.28%) JBoss
10 3 (0.28%) WildFly
11 1 (0.093%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.093%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 20 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.65%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (0.65%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 213 (19.70%) Azure
2 128 (11.84%) AWS
3 91 (8.42%) Office 365
4 18 (1.67%) PaaS
5 17 (1.57%) IaaS
6 15 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (1.39%) SaaS
7 14 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.74%) Azure Functions
8 8 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
8 8 (0.74%) GCP
8 8 (0.74%) Serverless
9 6 (0.56%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.093%) Akamai
11 1 (0.093%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.093%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 793 (73.36%) Firewall
2 484 (44.77%) WAN
3 476 (44.03%) Network Security
4 422 (39.04%) LAN
5 315 (29.14%) Cisco ASA
6 250 (23.13%) VPN
7 249 (23.03%) OSPF
8 239 (22.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 226 (20.91%) BGP
10 197 (18.22%) MPLS
11 174 (16.10%) Wireless
12 161 (14.89%) DNS
13 143 (13.23%) TCP/IP
14 96 (8.88%) IPsec
15 86 (7.96%) DHCP
16 75 (6.94%) VoIP
17 74 (6.85%) Cisco Firepower
18 69 (6.38%) SAN
19 67 (6.20%) Internet
20 65 (6.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
2 14 (1.30%) MySQL
3 8 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2017
5 5 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.093%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.093%) Big Data
7 1 (0.093%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.093%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.46%) JIRA
5 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.093%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.093%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.093%) Hudson
General
1 166 (15.36%) Finance
2 59 (5.46%) Public Sector
3 50 (4.63%) Banking
4 44 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.59%) Retail
6 18 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.67%) Law
6 18 (1.67%) Legal
7 14 (1.30%) Local Government
8 13 (1.20%) Back Office
9 11 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.65%) Marketing
11 6 (0.56%) Electronics
12 5 (0.46%) Games
13 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 1 (0.093%) International Banking
14 1 (0.093%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.093%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 562 (51.99%) Network Engineer
2 216 (19.98%) Security Engineer
3 188 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 167 (15.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 158 (14.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 105 (9.71%) Consultant
7 104 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 87 (8.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 79 (7.31%) Firewall Engineer
10 78 (7.22%) Analyst
11 68 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 65 (6.01%) Network Consultant
13 59 (5.46%) Architect
14 53 (4.90%) Security Consultant
15 50 (4.63%) Network Specialist
16 41 (3.79%) Network Security Consultant
17 38 (3.52%) Security Analyst
18 37 (3.42%) Network Analyst
19 36 (3.33%) Network Support
20 34 (3.15%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.57%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.48%) .NET
3 15 (1.39%) JSON
4 13 (1.20%) SAML
5 10 (0.93%) Web Services
6 9 (0.83%) LDAP
7 5 (0.46%) XMPP
8 3 (0.28%) COM
8 3 (0.28%) Node.js
8 3 (0.28%) WCF
9 2 (0.19%) XML
10 1 (0.093%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.093%) HTML
10 1 (0.093%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (0.093%) Middleware
10 1 (0.093%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.093%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (0.093%) SOAP
10 1 (0.093%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 207 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (1.39%) Replication
6 12 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (0.93%) BBC
9 9 (0.83%) Driving Licence
9 9 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (0.83%) User Experience
10 8 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.65%) iPad
11 7 (0.65%) iPhone
11 7 (0.65%) LIMS
11 7 (0.65%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.65%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.56%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 163 (15.08%) Windows
2 156 (14.43%) Linux
3 87 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 55 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (4.53%) Unix
6 31 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 24 (2.22%) CentOS
9 22 (2.04%) Debian
9 22 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 18 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.11%) Android
12 4 (0.37%) Check Point GAiA
13 3 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.093%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.093%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.093%) VMS
15 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (16.47%) ITIL
2 143 (13.23%) Network Design
3 137 (12.67%) Network Management
4 119 (11.01%) Load Balancing
5 114 (10.55%) Presales
6 104 (9.62%) Project Delivery
7 90 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 87 (8.05%) Change Management
9 86 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 86 (7.96%) Mentoring
10 77 (7.12%) Network Monitoring
11 74 (6.85%) Change Control
12 66 (6.11%) Information Security
12 66 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
14 58 (5.37%) SIEM
15 56 (5.18%) Incident Management
16 47 (4.35%) Project Management
17 45 (4.16%) Root Cause Analysis
18 40 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.74%) SQL
2 54 (5.00%) Python
3 50 (4.63%) Bash Shell
4 46 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 35 (3.24%) Perl
6 10 (0.93%) C
7 9 (0.83%) C#
8 3 (0.28%) Java
9 2 (0.19%) PHP
9 2 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.093%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 626 (57.91%) Cisco Certification
2 491 (45.42%) CCNP
3 343 (31.73%) CCNA
4 166 (15.36%) CCSA
5 149 (13.78%) CCSE
6 119 (11.01%) CCIE
7 91 (8.42%) Security Cleared
8 87 (8.05%) CCDP
9 85 (7.86%) SC Cleared
10 70 (6.48%) Check Point Certification
11 50 (4.63%) JNCIP
12 47 (4.35%) Degree
13 46 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (4.07%) JNCIS
15 35 (3.24%) CCDA
16 26 (2.41%) CISSP
17 24 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (2.04%) JNCIE
18 22 (2.04%) MCSE
19 14 (1.30%) CCMSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (8.70%) SLA
2 86 (7.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (3.52%) PCI DSS
4 34 (3.15%) ISO 9001
5 19 (1.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 18 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 18 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.02%) COBIT
8 10 (0.93%) NIST
9 9 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.56%) QA
11 5 (0.46%) GDPR
12 3 (0.28%) RMADS
13 2 (0.19%) SEPA
14 1 (0.093%) GPG13
14 1 (0.093%) NCSC
14 1 (0.093%) PMO
System Software
1 133 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 83 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.87%) XenApp
5 22 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.20%) Docker
6 13 (1.20%) vSphere
7 11 (1.02%) Firmware
8 9 (0.83%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.74%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.65%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.28%) NLBS
11 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.28%) Xen
12 1 (0.093%) iptables
12 1 (0.093%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 108 (9.99%) FortiGate
2 61 (5.64%) Nagios
3 51 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 42 (3.89%) Cisco Prime
5 31 (2.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 23 (2.13%) Stealthwatch
7 22 (2.04%) Nessus
8 19 (1.76%) Puppet
9 18 (1.67%) SCCM
9 18 (1.67%) WSUS
10 16 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (1.48%) Terraform
11 14 (1.30%) Kubernetes
12 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (0.93%) Ansible
15 9 (0.83%) vCenter Server
16 8 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
16 8 (0.74%) NetBackup
17 7 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 926 (85.66%) Cisco
2 353 (32.65%) Palo Alto
3 292 (27.01%) Juniper
4 272 (25.16%) F5
5 231 (21.37%) Fortinet
6 185 (17.11%) Microsoft
7 173 (16.00%) VMware
8 110 (10.18%) HP
9 108 (9.99%) SolarWinds
10 94 (8.70%) Citrix
11 83 (7.68%) Blue Coat
12 77 (7.12%) Meraki
13 62 (5.74%) Aruba
14 41 (3.79%) Avaya
15 35 (3.24%) Symantec
16 34 (3.15%) Brocade
17 32 (2.96%) Riverbed
17 32 (2.96%) Zscaler
18 31 (2.87%) McAfee
19 30 (2.78%) NetApp