Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 385 271
Rank change year-on-year +51 -114 +27
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,383 1,404 2,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 1.89% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,090 1,812
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 62,652 74,380 76,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.64% 44.25% 43.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48,726 58,125 62,251
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
London +29 528 £62,500 +4.17% 49
East of England +47 227 £35,000 -33.33% 14
South East -54 224 £55,000 +10.00% 40
Midlands +63 184 £55,000 +29.41% 29
West Midlands +86 167 £55,000 +33.33% 22
North of England +48 156 £50,000 +5.26% 25
North West +36 84 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Yorkshire +50 71 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West +25 63 £47,500 +18.75% 15
East Midlands +2 17 £55,000 +29.41% 7
North East -1 1 £47,500 +21.79% 3
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 1,208 (87.35%) Cisco
2 1,032 (74.62%) Firewall
3 766 (55.39%) Cisco Certification
4 636 (45.99%) WAN
5 596 (43.09%) CCNP
6 526 (38.03%) LAN
7 476 (34.42%) Network Security
8 464 (33.55%) F5
9 431 (31.16%) Palo Alto
10 404 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
11 402 (29.07%) Juniper
12 373 (26.97%) CCNA
13 368 (26.61%) OSPF
14 364 (26.32%) Data Centre
15 331 (23.93%) BGP
16 301 (21.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 287 (20.75%) Wireless
18 284 (20.54%) Finance
19 282 (20.39%) VPN
20 242 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
21 237 (17.14%) Windows
22 234 (16.92%) CCIE
23 228 (16.49%) MPLS
23 228 (16.49%) Fortinet
24 222 (16.05%) Microsoft
25 219 (15.84%) VMware
26 218 (15.76%) ITIL
27 207 (14.97%) TCP/IP
28 198 (14.32%) Wi-Fi
29 187 (13.52%) Self-Motivation

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 31 (2.24%) Apache
2 26 (1.88%) IIS
3 24 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.01%) nginx
7 13 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.72%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.43%) CMS
10 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.14%) JBoss
14 1 (0.072%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (1.81%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Elite 3E
1 3 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 132 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.40%) Office 365
4 43 (3.11%) PaaS
5 39 (2.82%) IaaS
6 17 (1.23%) SaaS
7 16 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (1.08%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.29%) G Suite
11 4 (0.29%) OpenDNS
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.22%) GitHub
12 3 (0.22%) Serverless
13 2 (0.14%) Akamai
14 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.072%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,032 (74.62%) Firewall
2 636 (45.99%) WAN
3 526 (38.03%) LAN
4 476 (34.42%) Network Security
5 404 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
6 368 (26.61%) OSPF
7 331 (23.93%) BGP
8 301 (21.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 287 (20.75%) Wireless
10 282 (20.39%) VPN
11 228 (16.49%) MPLS
12 207 (14.97%) TCP/IP
13 198 (14.32%) Wi-Fi
14 157 (11.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 153 (11.06%) VoIP
16 133 (9.62%) Wireshark
17 131 (9.47%) Ethernet
18 126 (9.11%) Cisco Firepower
19 124 (8.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 112 (8.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (1.23%) MySQL
4 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.80%) Big Data
6 8 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.22%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.87%) Metasploit
4 8 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.29%) Hudson
6 1 (0.072%) Ant
6 1 (0.072%) JIRA
General
1 284 (20.54%) Finance
2 151 (10.92%) Retail
3 103 (7.45%) Banking
4 89 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.40%) Law
6 41 (2.96%) Legal
7 39 (2.82%) Marketing
8 34 (2.46%) Advertising
9 18 (1.30%) Front Office
10 13 (0.94%) Electronics
10 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.94%) Publishing
11 12 (0.87%) Billing
12 11 (0.80%) Back Office
13 10 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.51%) Local Government
16 3 (0.22%) Military
17 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.072%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 619 (44.76%) Network Engineer
2 227 (16.41%) Analyst
3 196 (14.17%) Security Engineer
4 149 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 145 (10.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 144 (10.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 133 (9.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 112 (8.10%) Network Analyst
9 109 (7.88%) Security Analyst
10 105 (7.59%) Consultant
11 97 (7.01%) Architect
12 78 (5.64%) Security Consultant
13 64 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 62 (4.48%) Network Security Analyst
15 58 (4.19%) Support Engineer
16 47 (3.40%) Cisco Consultant
16 47 (3.40%) Network Architect
17 44 (3.18%) IT Analyst
17 44 (3.18%) Network Support
18 42 (3.04%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 24 (1.74%) XMPP
3 23 (1.66%) Web Services
4 16 (1.16%) LAMP
5 14 (1.01%) JSON
5 14 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
6 12 (0.87%) SailPoint
7 8 (0.58%) XML
8 5 (0.36%) REST
9 4 (0.29%) HTML
10 3 (0.22%) CGI
10 3 (0.22%) LDAP
10 3 (0.22%) Protocol Buffers
10 3 (0.22%) RESTful
11 2 (0.14%) .NET
11 2 (0.14%) Ajax
11 2 (0.14%) Middleware
12 1 (0.072%) CSS
12 1 (0.072%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.072%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 364 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 187 (13.52%) Self-Motivation
3 178 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
5 46 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 34 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
8 29 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 28 (2.02%) PKI
10 24 (1.74%) Cyber Defence
10 24 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 21 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
13 17 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.01%) Marketing Technology
16 13 (0.94%) CMDB
16 13 (0.94%) Private Cloud
17 10 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
18 9 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 237 (17.14%) Windows
2 151 (10.92%) Linux
3 123 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 72 (5.21%) Unix
5 53 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (2.24%) CentOS
7 30 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.94%) Solaris
10 12 (0.87%) Debian
10 12 (0.87%) Kali Linux
11 10 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.29%) Android
15 1 (0.072%) SUSE
15 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.072%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
2 218 (15.76%) ITIL
3 170 (12.29%) Network Management
4 147 (10.63%) Information Security
5 144 (10.41%) Load Balancing
6 121 (8.75%) SIEM
7 106 (7.66%) Computer Science
8 104 (7.52%) Project Management
9 103 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 103 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
10 101 (7.30%) Network Monitoring
11 99 (7.16%) Presales
12 93 (6.72%) Service Delivery
13 90 (6.51%) Change Control
14 88 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
15 86 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
15 86 (6.22%) Mentoring
16 84 (6.07%) Network Design
17 81 (5.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 112 (8.10%) Python
2 75 (5.42%) PowerShell
3 72 (5.21%) SQL
4 60 (4.34%) Bash Shell
5 52 (3.76%) Perl
6 27 (1.95%) VB
7 25 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 23 (1.66%) Ruby
9 19 (1.37%) Tcl
10 15 (1.08%) PHP
11 14 (1.01%) Bourne shell
11 14 (1.01%) Korn
12 13 (0.94%) C
12 13 (0.94%) C#
13 10 (0.72%) R
14 9 (0.65%) C++
15 4 (0.29%) VBA
15 4 (0.29%) VBScript
16 3 (0.22%) Go
17 1 (0.072%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 766 (55.39%) Cisco Certification
2 596 (43.09%) CCNP
3 373 (26.97%) CCNA
4 234 (16.92%) CCIE
5 154 (11.14%) Degree
6 110 (7.95%) CCSA
7 92 (6.65%) Security Cleared
8 86 (6.22%) SC Cleared
9 80 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 79 (5.71%) CEH
11 78 (5.64%) CISSP
12 65 (4.70%) CCDP
13 51 (3.69%) GSEC
14 50 (3.62%) CCSE
15 41 (2.96%) GIAC
16 39 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
17 33 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (2.10%) GCIA
19 28 (2.02%) MCSE
20 26 (1.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.58%) SLA
2 57 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (3.54%) PCI DSS
4 37 (2.68%) GDPR
5 34 (2.46%) PMO
6 29 (2.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 18 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 13 (0.94%) GPG13
10 7 (0.51%) FISMA
11 4 (0.29%) QA
12 3 (0.22%) BS7799
12 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.072%) COBIT
System Software
1 147 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 125 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.25%) VMware NSX
4 36 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.24%) ProxySG
6 28 (2.02%) XenApp
7 26 (1.88%) Snort
8 21 (1.52%) Firmware
8 21 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 17 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 14 (1.01%) vSphere
11 8 (0.58%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.36%) Docker
12 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.29%) NFS
13 4 (0.29%) pfSense
13 4 (0.29%) XenServer
14 3 (0.22%) Corosync
15 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 90 (6.51%) Stealthwatch
2 52 (3.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 49 (3.54%) FortiGate
4 38 (2.75%) Cisco Prime
5 30 (2.17%) Ansible
5 30 (2.17%) Nessus
6 29 (2.10%) SCCM
7 27 (1.95%) Nagios
7 27 (1.95%) RSA Security Analytics
8 23 (1.66%) QRadar
9 22 (1.59%) Puppet
10 19 (1.37%) ArcSight ESM
11 18 (1.30%) Kubernetes
11 18 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (1.30%) Terraform
12 13 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
12 13 (0.94%) Netcool
12 13 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.87%) Cacti
13 12 (0.87%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 1,208 (87.35%) Cisco
2 464 (33.55%) F5
3 431 (31.16%) Palo Alto
4 402 (29.07%) Juniper
5 228 (16.49%) Fortinet
6 222 (16.05%) Microsoft
7 219 (15.84%) VMware
8 181 (13.09%) SolarWinds
9 169 (12.22%) HP
10 132 (9.54%) Blue Coat
11 127 (9.18%) Symantec
12 117 (8.46%) Meraki
13 112 (8.10%) Riverbed
14 99 (7.16%) Citrix
15 80 (5.78%) McAfee
16 70 (5.06%) Avaya
17 68 (4.92%) Splunk
18 55 (3.98%) IronPort
19 54 (3.90%) NetApp
20 53 (3.83%) Qualys