Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 599 331 387
Rank change year-on-year -268 +56 +10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 411 394 1,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 2.21% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 330 331 876
10th Percentile £38,300 £41,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%

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 42,028 17,841 54,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.93% 39.51% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28,336 14,278 42,567
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in England

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in England.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in England

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CheckPoint in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -295 124 £65,000 -10.34% 29
South East -127 104 £52,500 -12.50% 17
North of England -107 72 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Yorkshire -61 52 £55,000 +7.84% 3
Midlands -103 52 £50,000 +11.11% 12
East of England -68 35 £57,500 +15.00% 7
East Midlands -57 28 £45,500 -1.62% 3
West Midlands -105 24 £55,000 +22.22% 9
South West -99 20 £50,000 - 9
North West -101 18 £42,500 -29.17% 7
North East -38 2 £26,250 -52.27%
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 343 (83.45%) Cisco
2 321 (78.10%) Firewall
3 144 (35.04%) F5
3 144 (35.04%) Palo Alto
4 143 (34.79%) Network Security
5 141 (34.31%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (30.90%) Azure
7 124 (30.17%) LAN
8 122 (29.68%) Microsoft
9 117 (28.47%) WAN
10 101 (24.57%) CCNP
11 93 (22.63%) VPN
12 90 (21.90%) CCNA
13 89 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (20.19%) AWS
15 80 (19.46%) ITIL
16 71 (17.27%) Social Skills
17 66 (16.06%) Data Centre
18 64 (15.57%) Windows
18 64 (15.57%) BGP
18 64 (15.57%) Finance
19 60 (14.60%) MPLS
20 59 (14.36%) VMware
21 58 (14.11%) Wireless
21 58 (14.11%) Security Cleared
22 57 (13.87%) Fortinet
22 57 (13.87%) Active Directory
23 55 (13.38%) McAfee
24 54 (13.14%) Juniper
24 54 (13.14%) Meraki

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 11 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.46%) IIS
3 5 (1.22%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (7.79%) MS Visio
2 22 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 127 (30.90%) Azure
2 83 (20.19%) AWS
3 38 (9.25%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (2.92%) SaaS
5 11 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (2.68%) GCP
6 10 (2.43%) IaaS
7 9 (2.19%) Azure Sentinel
8 7 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.46%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.46%) OpenDNS
9 6 (1.46%) PaaS
9 6 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.22%) Cloudflare
11 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.49%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.49%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 321 (78.10%) Firewall
2 143 (34.79%) Network Security
3 124 (30.17%) LAN
4 117 (28.47%) WAN
5 93 (22.63%) VPN
6 89 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (15.57%) BGP
8 60 (14.60%) MPLS
9 58 (14.11%) Wireless
10 53 (12.90%) OSPF
11 43 (10.46%) SD-WAN
11 43 (10.46%) TCP/IP
12 41 (9.98%) DNS
13 40 (9.73%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (9.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 31 (7.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 28 (6.81%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (6.33%) DHCP
17 26 (6.33%) SAN
18 25 (6.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.46%) GIS
2 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.22%) Data Lake
3 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.73%) Big Data
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (3.65%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.49%) kappa
4 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.24%) GoCD
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 71 (17.27%) Social Skills
2 64 (15.57%) Finance
3 23 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.11%) Documentation Skills
6 19 (4.62%) Public Sector
7 16 (3.89%) Banking
8 14 (3.41%) Law
9 11 (2.68%) Legal
10 7 (1.70%) Electronics
10 7 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (1.70%) Marketing
10 7 (1.70%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.22%) French Language
13 3 (0.73%) Military
13 3 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 144 (35.04%) Network Engineer
2 63 (15.33%) Security Engineer
3 48 (11.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 45 (10.95%) Cisco Engineer
5 39 (9.49%) Analyst
6 37 (9.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 30 (7.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 30 (7.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 26 (6.33%) Architect
9 21 (5.11%) Security Specialist
10 19 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (4.14%) Information Security Specialist
11 17 (4.14%) Information Specialist
11 17 (4.14%) Network Manager
11 17 (4.14%) Security Operations Specialist
12 15 (3.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 15 (3.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 13 (3.16%) Network Specialist
13 13 (3.16%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.35%) Middleware
2 9 (2.19%) JSON
2 9 (2.19%) Regular Expression
3 7 (1.70%) Web Services
4 5 (1.22%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.22%) Kafka
4 5 (1.22%) Spark Streaming
5 4 (0.97%) ARM Templates
5 4 (0.97%) ISPF
5 4 (0.97%) SAML
5 4 (0.97%) YAML
6 2 (0.49%) LDAP
6 2 (0.49%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.49%) XMPP
7 1 (0.24%) .NET
7 1 (0.24%) COM+
7 1 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.24%) React
7 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.06%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.03%) Private Cloud
3 29 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.84%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (5.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (3.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.43%) PKI
8 8 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.70%) Clustering
9 7 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.46%) Digital Signage
11 4 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.97%) Replication
12 3 (0.73%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.73%) IVR
12 3 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.49%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.57%) Windows
2 48 (11.68%) Linux
3 31 (7.54%) Unix
4 27 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 21 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (4.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (3.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (3.65%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.46%) Check Point GAiA
10 6 (1.46%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.49%) CentOS
12 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.46%) ITIL
2 51 (12.41%) Service Delivery
3 50 (12.17%) Load Balancing
4 47 (11.44%) Information Security
5 46 (11.19%) Project Delivery
6 43 (10.46%) Service Management
7 42 (10.22%) Change Management
7 42 (10.22%) Security Operations
8 39 (9.49%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (8.52%) Patch Management
11 30 (7.30%) Presales
11 30 (7.30%) Risk Management
12 29 (7.06%) DevOps
12 29 (7.06%) Project Management
13 26 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (6.33%) Technical Leadership
14 25 (6.08%) Change Control
14 25 (6.08%) ITSM
14 25 (6.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.98%) PowerShell
2 30 (7.30%) Python
3 26 (6.33%) SQL
4 11 (2.68%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.19%) C
6 6 (1.46%) C#
6 6 (1.46%) C++
6 6 (1.46%) Perl
6 6 (1.46%) VB
7 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 141 (34.31%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (24.57%) CCNP
3 90 (21.90%) CCNA
4 58 (14.11%) Security Cleared
5 50 (12.17%) SC Cleared
6 21 (5.11%) CCIE
7 17 (4.14%) Degree
8 16 (3.89%) Check Point Certification
8 16 (3.89%) CISSP
9 12 (2.92%) CCSA
9 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.68%) MCSE
11 9 (2.19%) CCSE
12 6 (1.46%) CCENT
12 6 (1.46%) CISM
12 6 (1.46%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.22%) CISA
13 5 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.22%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.84%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.62%) COBIT
3 19 (4.62%) SLA
4 10 (2.43%) NIST
5 8 (1.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.97%) PMO
6 4 (0.97%) SOC 2
7 2 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.49%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.49%) NCSC
8 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.87%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.92%) VMware NSX
5 9 (2.19%) XenApp
6 8 (1.95%) Snort
6 8 (1.95%) vSphere
7 6 (1.46%) Squid
7 6 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.22%) NFS
8 5 (1.22%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.73%) Firmware
11 1 (0.24%) pfSense
11 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (6.57%) FortiGate
2 16 (3.89%) Terraform
3 15 (3.65%) Nessus
3 15 (3.65%) SCCM
4 12 (2.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (2.68%) Ansible
5 11 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (2.68%) QRadar
6 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.46%) Nexpose
8 6 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.46%) Puppet
8 6 (1.46%) Suricata
8 6 (1.46%) WSUS
9 5 (1.22%) Cisco CME
9 5 (1.22%) SCOM
10 4 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.97%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 343 (83.45%) Cisco
2 144 (35.04%) F5
2 144 (35.04%) Palo Alto
3 122 (29.68%) Microsoft
4 59 (14.36%) VMware
5 57 (13.87%) Fortinet
6 55 (13.38%) McAfee
7 54 (13.14%) Juniper
7 54 (13.14%) Meraki
8 44 (10.71%) Zscaler
9 38 (9.25%) Citrix
10 28 (6.81%) SolarWinds
11 26 (6.33%) ServiceNow
12 22 (5.35%) Apple
13 21 (5.11%) Blue Coat
14 17 (4.14%) NetApp
15 16 (3.89%) Extreme Networks
15 16 (3.89%) Forcepoint
16 15 (3.65%) HP
16 15 (3.65%) Veeam