Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 458 446 319
Rank change year-on-year -12 -127 +78
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 364 683 1,443
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.61% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.48% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 325 630 1,262
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £76,375 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 25,514 46,019 57,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.65% 41.08% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19,576 35,997 45,074
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +53 116 £72,500 +16.00% 24
South East +32 82 £57,500 - 7
North of England +43 78 £47,500 -5.00% 12
North West +64 60 £46,250 -12.74% 4
Midlands -14 37 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East of England +64 31 £75,000 +66.67% 2
South West +49 25 £42,500 -29.17% 6
West Midlands -14 24 £75,000 +42.86% 7
East Midlands +30 16 £75,000 +71.43% 1
Yorkshire +4 13 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North East +3 5 £43,750 -0.57%
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 285 (78.30%) Firewall
2 278 (76.37%) Cisco
3 134 (36.81%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (34.62%) WAN
5 113 (31.04%) Azure
6 111 (30.49%) F5
7 100 (27.47%) LAN
8 98 (26.92%) Palo Alto
9 90 (24.73%) Network Security
10 86 (23.63%) Microsoft
11 84 (23.08%) Fortinet
12 83 (22.80%) VPN
13 82 (22.53%) CCNA
14 69 (18.96%) Information Security
15 68 (18.68%) ITIL
15 68 (18.68%) Windows
16 67 (18.41%) DNS
16 67 (18.41%) Cisco ASA
17 66 (18.13%) BGP
18 65 (17.86%) CCNP
19 64 (17.58%) TCP/IP
19 64 (17.58%) OSPF
20 62 (17.03%) Finance
21 60 (16.48%) Wireless
22 59 (16.21%) AWS
22 59 (16.21%) Data Centre
23 58 (15.93%) Meraki
24 52 (14.29%) VMware
25 48 (13.19%) Juniper
25 48 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus

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 10 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.65%) IIS
3 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.55%) Relativity
3 1 (0.27%) Primavera
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 113 (31.04%) Azure
2 59 (16.21%) AWS
3 47 (12.91%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (3.85%) IaaS
5 13 (3.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 11 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (2.75%) Mimecast
7 10 (2.75%) SaaS
8 5 (1.37%) GCP
9 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.10%) PaaS
10 3 (0.82%) Cloudflare
10 3 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.82%) OpenDNS
10 3 (0.82%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.55%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.55%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.27%) Cloud9 IDE
Communications & Networking
1 285 (78.30%) Firewall
2 126 (34.62%) WAN
3 100 (27.47%) LAN
4 90 (24.73%) Network Security
5 83 (22.80%) VPN
6 67 (18.41%) Cisco ASA
6 67 (18.41%) DNS
7 66 (18.13%) BGP
8 64 (17.58%) OSPF
8 64 (17.58%) TCP/IP
9 60 (16.48%) Wireless
10 48 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 44 (12.09%) MPLS
12 28 (7.69%) DHCP
12 28 (7.69%) SAN
12 28 (7.69%) VLAN
13 25 (6.87%) Cisco ISE
14 24 (6.59%) EIGRP
14 24 (6.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 24 (6.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.55%) Big Data
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.27%) Power BI
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (5.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.10%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 62 (17.03%) Finance
2 21 (5.77%) Banking
3 12 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.02%) Law
5 9 (2.47%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.92%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.92%) Legal
7 6 (1.65%) Electronics
8 4 (1.10%) German Language
8 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.10%) Military
8 4 (1.10%) Retail
9 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 3 (0.82%) French Language
10 2 (0.55%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.55%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (36.54%) Network Engineer
2 40 (10.99%) Security Engineer
3 36 (9.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (8.24%) Analyst
6 27 (7.42%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (6.04%) Architect
8 21 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (4.95%) IT Engineer
10 18 (4.95%) Security Specialist
11 17 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 14 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (3.85%) Consultant
13 14 (3.85%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
14 13 (3.57%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.30%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.57%) LDAP
2 12 (3.30%) JSON
3 11 (3.02%) YAML
4 6 (1.65%) Middleware
5 4 (1.10%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.10%) Web Services
6 2 (0.55%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.27%) .NET
7 1 (0.27%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.21%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.16%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.49%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (4.40%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 12 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 10 (2.75%) Analytical Mindset
8 10 (2.75%) Cyberattack
8 10 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.37%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.37%) Replication
11 4 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.82%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.55%) SCADA
13 2 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.68%) Windows
2 37 (10.16%) Windows Server
3 29 (7.97%) Linux
3 29 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.75%) Unix
5 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.65%) Check Point GAiA
9 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.82%) Android
10 3 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.82%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (18.96%) Information Security
2 68 (18.68%) ITIL
3 43 (11.81%) Cybersecurity
4 39 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 32 (8.79%) Security Operations
6 31 (8.52%) DevOps
7 30 (8.24%) SIEM
8 29 (7.97%) Security Architecture
9 26 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 23 (6.32%) Change Management
10 23 (6.32%) Load Balancing
10 23 (6.32%) Project Delivery
10 23 (6.32%) Project Management
11 21 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 21 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
11 21 (5.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 20 (5.49%) Presales
12 20 (5.49%) Service Delivery
13 19 (5.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.59%) PowerShell
1 24 (6.59%) Python
2 21 (5.77%) SQL
3 10 (2.75%) C
4 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.82%) C#
4 3 (0.82%) C++
4 3 (0.82%) VB
5 1 (0.27%) Korn
5 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 134 (36.81%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (22.53%) CCNA
3 65 (17.86%) CCNP
4 38 (10.44%) CCSA
5 35 (9.62%) CISSP
6 29 (7.97%) CISM
7 27 (7.42%) Degree
8 19 (5.22%) CISA
9 18 (4.95%) Security Cleared
10 17 (4.67%) SC Cleared
11 16 (4.40%) CCIE
12 15 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
14 10 (2.75%) CCSE
14 10 (2.75%) DBS Check
14 10 (2.75%) JNCIP
15 9 (2.47%) MCSA
16 8 (2.20%) MCSE
17 7 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 6 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.89%) PCI DSS
2 35 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (7.42%) SLA
4 7 (1.92%) COBIT
5 6 (1.65%) RMADS
6 4 (1.10%) NIST
6 4 (1.10%) QA
7 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.27%) GDPR
8 1 (0.27%) P3O
8 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.85%) vSphere
3 14 (3.85%) XenApp
4 11 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.02%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.75%) Firmware
6 9 (2.47%) Docker
7 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.10%) pfSense
9 3 (0.82%) Snort
9 3 (0.82%) Squid
9 3 (0.82%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) NLBS
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (9.07%) Ansible
2 23 (6.32%) FortiGate
3 16 (4.40%) Nessus
4 12 (3.30%) Terraform
5 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.92%) SCCM
7 6 (1.65%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.10%) Puppet
10 3 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.82%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.82%) SCOM
10 3 (0.82%) Suricata
11 2 (0.55%) CASB
11 2 (0.55%) QRadar
11 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 278 (76.37%) Cisco
2 111 (30.49%) F5
3 98 (26.92%) Palo Alto
4 86 (23.63%) Microsoft
5 84 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 58 (15.93%) Meraki
7 52 (14.29%) VMware
8 48 (13.19%) Juniper
9 46 (12.64%) McAfee
10 42 (11.54%) Blue Coat
11 33 (9.07%) Symantec
12 28 (7.69%) Citrix
13 27 (7.42%) Splunk
14 23 (6.32%) HP
15 20 (5.49%) SolarWinds
15 20 (5.49%) Zscaler
16 19 (5.22%) NetApp
17 17 (4.67%) Darktrace
18 16 (4.40%) Arista
18 16 (4.40%) Veeam