Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 306 277
Rank change year-on-year -75 -29 -32
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,364 1,798 2,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 2.43% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,452 2,134
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 72,343 74,115 85,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.05% 44.35% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 56,820 58,974 70,880
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -99 490 £57,500 - 54
South East -55 289 £60,000 +14.29% 31
Midlands +96 279 £57,500 +43.75% 16
West Midlands +94 251 £57,500 +43.75% 14
East of England -33 153 £57,500 +15.00% 22
North of England -84 117 £47,500 +5.56% 16
South West +31 63 £53,750 +26.47% 5
Yorkshire -25 57 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North West -59 45 £47,500 +5.56% 10
East Midlands +6 27 £52,000 +30.00% 2
North East -7 15 £55,000 +59.42% 2
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,195 (87.61%) Cisco
2 953 (69.87%) Firewall
3 610 (44.72%) Cisco Certification
4 606 (44.43%) WAN
5 525 (38.49%) Data Centre
6 516 (37.83%) CCNP
7 480 (35.19%) F5
8 478 (35.04%) LAN
9 459 (33.65%) Juniper
10 450 (32.99%) Cisco ASA
11 443 (32.48%) Network Security
12 390 (28.59%) VPN
13 348 (25.51%) ITIL
14 341 (25.00%) VMware
15 327 (23.97%) OSPF
16 316 (23.17%) Palo Alto
17 309 (22.65%) Fortinet
18 302 (22.14%) Cisco Nexus
19 278 (20.38%) BGP
20 271 (19.87%) Finance
21 252 (18.48%) HP
22 234 (17.16%) DNS
22 234 (17.16%) Windows
23 231 (16.94%) Microsoft
24 225 (16.50%) MPLS
25 214 (15.69%) CCIE
26 208 (15.25%) CCNA
27 200 (14.66%) Wireless
28 195 (14.30%) Citrix
29 191 (14.00%) Load Balancing

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 33 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 32 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.83%) IIS
4 17 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 15 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (0.81%) JBoss
7 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.15%) Apache
10 2 (0.15%) nginx
10 2 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.073%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.073%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (2.57%) MS Visio
2 24 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.073%) assyst
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.073%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 178 (13.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (4.62%) IaaS
4 56 (4.11%) PaaS
5 54 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (3.96%) Office 365
6 33 (2.42%) SaaS
7 25 (1.83%) Akamai
8 19 (1.39%) Serverless
9 17 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.17%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.22%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.15%) G Suite
14 1 (0.073%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 953 (69.87%) Firewall
2 606 (44.43%) WAN
3 478 (35.04%) LAN
4 450 (32.99%) Cisco ASA
5 443 (32.48%) Network Security
6 390 (28.59%) VPN
7 327 (23.97%) OSPF
8 302 (22.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 278 (20.38%) BGP
10 234 (17.16%) DNS
11 225 (16.50%) MPLS
12 200 (14.66%) Wireless
13 190 (13.93%) WLAN
14 170 (12.46%) Cisco IOS
14 170 (12.46%) TCP/IP
15 159 (11.66%) DHCP
16 150 (11.00%) Wi-Fi
17 144 (10.56%) NetScaler
18 130 (9.53%) IPsec
19 116 (8.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.17%) Big Data
3 16 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.37%) Blockchain
5 5 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.22%) DB2
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.15%) OLTP
8 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.073%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.073%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.073%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (2.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 35 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 28 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.22%) Selenium
5 3 (0.22%) Toad
5 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.073%) Metasploit
General
1 271 (19.87%) Finance
2 114 (8.36%) Retail
3 72 (5.28%) Banking
4 42 (3.08%) Advertising
5 33 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.83%) Law
7 23 (1.69%) Legal
8 18 (1.32%) Publishing
9 15 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.66%) Games
11 9 (0.66%) Local Government
11 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.59%) Back Office
12 8 (0.59%) Marketing
12 8 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.37%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 498 (36.51%) Network Engineer
2 173 (12.68%) Architect
3 155 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 137 (10.04%) Security Engineer
5 121 (8.87%) Analyst
6 97 (7.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 97 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
7 95 (6.96%) Network Security Engineer
7 95 (6.96%) Security Architect
8 92 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 90 (6.60%) Network Specialist
10 82 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 81 (5.94%) Consultant
12 78 (5.72%) Security Solutions Architect
13 71 (5.21%) Security Specialist
14 68 (4.99%) Network Architect
15 66 (4.84%) Team Leader
16 65 (4.77%) Network Security Specialist
17 62 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
18 61 (4.47%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.59%) 802.1X
2 36 (2.64%) HTML
3 29 (2.13%) XML
4 20 (1.47%) LDAP
5 18 (1.32%) Middleware
6 15 (1.10%) CSS
7 11 (0.81%) Web Services
8 6 (0.44%) .NET
9 5 (0.37%) JSON
10 4 (0.29%) SailPoint
11 3 (0.22%) XSL
12 2 (0.15%) COM
12 2 (0.15%) SAML
13 1 (0.073%) CGI
13 1 (0.073%) Regular Expression
13 1 (0.073%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 525 (38.49%) Data Centre
2 154 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
3 148 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 83 (6.09%) Management Information System
6 68 (4.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 51 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
8 45 (3.30%) PKI
9 29 (2.13%) Driving Licence
10 28 (2.05%) NHS
11 20 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 19 (1.39%) CMDB
13 16 (1.17%) FlexPod
13 16 (1.17%) PMI
14 11 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.73%) Clustering
15 10 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
15 10 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 234 (17.16%) Windows
2 144 (10.56%) Linux
3 106 (7.77%) Windows Server
4 73 (5.35%) Unix
5 59 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.91%) Solaris
8 16 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.51%) CentOS
12 5 (0.37%) Check Point GAiA
12 5 (0.37%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.29%) Android
13 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.22%) Debian
14 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (25.51%) ITIL
2 191 (14.00%) Load Balancing
3 171 (12.54%) Presales
4 155 (11.36%) SIEM
5 152 (11.14%) Service Delivery
6 149 (10.92%) Project Management
7 148 (10.85%) Network Management
8 145 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
9 138 (10.12%) Network Monitoring
10 137 (10.04%) Information Security
11 126 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 102 (7.48%) ITIL V3
13 101 (7.40%) PRINCE2
14 94 (6.89%) Network Design
15 85 (6.23%) Vulnerability Management
16 83 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
17 80 (5.87%) Line Management
18 75 (5.50%) Incident Management
19 73 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
20 68 (4.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (7.04%) PowerShell
2 91 (6.67%) Python
3 69 (5.06%) SQL
4 17 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.03%) Perl
6 12 (0.88%) Java
7 8 (0.59%) C
8 7 (0.51%) Ruby
9 5 (0.37%) Groovy
10 4 (0.29%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.22%) C#
11 3 (0.22%) PHP
11 3 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.15%) AWK
12 2 (0.15%) C++
12 2 (0.15%) sed
13 1 (0.073%) Go
13 1 (0.073%) VB
Qualifications
1 610 (44.72%) Cisco Certification
2 516 (37.83%) CCNP
3 214 (15.69%) CCIE
4 208 (15.25%) CCNA
5 180 (13.20%) Degree
6 107 (7.84%) CISSP
7 106 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
8 92 (6.74%) CCDP
9 89 (6.52%) CCSE
10 74 (5.43%) Security Cleared
11 73 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 63 (4.62%) SC Cleared
13 56 (4.11%) PMI Certification
14 55 (4.03%) CCSA
15 42 (3.08%) CEH
16 40 (2.93%) PMP
17 36 (2.64%) CISM
18 32 (2.35%) JNCIP
19 28 (2.05%) CISA
20 27 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (5.13%) SLA
3 69 (5.06%) PCI DSS
4 34 (2.49%) GDPR
5 28 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 28 (2.05%) PMO
6 20 (1.47%) GPG13
7 15 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.59%) COBIT
8 8 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.29%) FISMA
10 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.29%) QA
11 3 (0.22%) BS7799
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.073%) GCP
13 1 (0.073%) NIST 800
System Software
1 185 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (10.48%) Active Directory
3 46 (3.37%) XenDesktop
4 45 (3.30%) Firmware
4 45 (3.30%) VMware NSX
5 43 (3.15%) XenApp
6 37 (2.71%) Hyper-V
7 31 (2.27%) vSphere
8 30 (2.20%) ProxySG
9 19 (1.39%) XenServer
10 16 (1.17%) Snort
10 16 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.81%) Docker
12 10 (0.73%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.29%) pfSense
16 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 66 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
2 48 (3.52%) FortiGate
2 48 (3.52%) Puppet
3 31 (2.27%) Terraform
4 26 (1.91%) CASB
5 20 (1.47%) QRadar
6 18 (1.32%) Nessus
7 16 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.17%) vCenter Server
8 15 (1.10%) Ansible
9 13 (0.95%) SCCM
10 12 (0.88%) SCVMM
11 11 (0.81%) Cisco CME
11 11 (0.81%) Nagios
12 9 (0.66%) OSSEC
12 9 (0.66%) vRealize
13 8 (0.59%) Kubernetes
13 8 (0.59%) SCOM
13 8 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,195 (87.61%) Cisco
2 480 (35.19%) F5
3 459 (33.65%) Juniper
4 341 (25.00%) VMware
5 316 (23.17%) Palo Alto
6 309 (22.65%) Fortinet
7 252 (18.48%) HP
8 231 (16.94%) Microsoft
9 195 (14.30%) Citrix
10 165 (12.10%) Blue Coat
10 165 (12.10%) SolarWinds
11 103 (7.55%) Riverbed
12 78 (5.72%) Zscaler
13 76 (5.57%) Infoblox
14 74 (5.43%) Aruba
15 65 (4.77%) Forcepoint
15 65 (4.77%) Tufin
16 62 (4.55%) Avaya
17 61 (4.47%) McAfee
17 61 (4.47%) Meraki