Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 264 290
Rank change year-on-year -132 +26 -44
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,282 2,161 2,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 1.29% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 2.95% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,664 1,784
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 72,077 73,220 87,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.44% 43.60% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56,963 59,402 72,580
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 January 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 January 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 -113 489 £60,000 +9.09% 68
South East -70 342 £49,500 -1.00% 19
East of England -14 178 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Midlands -80 141 £42,500 - 16
West Midlands -34 108 £41,250 - 13
North of England -29 102 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Yorkshire +25 56 £45,000 - 17
North West -35 46 £50,000 +42.86% 7
South West -42 44 £40,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands -56 33 £43,750 +2.94% 2
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 1,112 (86.74%) Cisco
2 910 (70.98%) Firewall
3 577 (45.01%) Cisco Certification
4 536 (41.81%) WAN
5 509 (39.70%) F5
6 477 (37.21%) Juniper
7 440 (34.32%) LAN
8 422 (32.92%) Cisco ASA
9 421 (32.84%) Palo Alto
10 419 (32.68%) CCNP
11 413 (32.22%) Network Security
12 355 (27.69%) VPN
13 328 (25.59%) Data Centre
14 311 (24.26%) CCNA
15 306 (23.87%) ITIL
16 298 (23.24%) MPLS
17 250 (19.50%) Windows
18 247 (19.27%) Finance
19 240 (18.72%) TCP/IP
20 233 (18.17%) VMware
21 229 (17.86%) OSPF
22 221 (17.24%) BGP
23 210 (16.38%) DNS
24 209 (16.30%) Fortinet
25 208 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
26 203 (15.83%) Blue Coat
27 194 (15.13%) Wireless
27 194 (15.13%) Microsoft
28 186 (14.51%) HP
29 173 (13.49%) SIEM

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 43 (3.35%) MS Exchange
2 34 (2.65%) IIS
3 32 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 31 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.09%) Apache
7 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.47%) CMS
9 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.31%) Confluence
10 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.23%) nginx
12 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.078%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.078%) Primavera
2 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.078%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 104 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (4.37%) Office 365
4 34 (2.65%) IaaS
5 20 (1.56%) Akamai
5 20 (1.56%) PaaS
6 18 (1.40%) SaaS
7 16 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.94%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.55%) Amazon Glacier
11 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.55%) AWS CloudTrail
12 6 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 910 (70.98%) Firewall
2 536 (41.81%) WAN
3 440 (34.32%) LAN
4 422 (32.92%) Cisco ASA
5 413 (32.22%) Network Security
6 355 (27.69%) VPN
7 298 (23.24%) MPLS
8 240 (18.72%) TCP/IP
9 229 (17.86%) OSPF
10 221 (17.24%) BGP
11 210 (16.38%) DNS
12 208 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 194 (15.13%) Wireless
14 151 (11.78%) DHCP
15 133 (10.37%) IPsec
16 125 (9.75%) Cisco IOS
17 113 (8.81%) VLAN
18 111 (8.66%) EIGRP
19 84 (6.55%) Internet
20 79 (6.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.86%) Big Data
5 10 (0.78%) MySQL
6 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.47%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) Redis
12 1 (0.078%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.078%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.078%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.31%) JIRA
5 4 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.078%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.078%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.078%) Selenium
8 1 (0.078%) Toad
General
1 247 (19.27%) Finance
2 49 (3.82%) Banking
3 48 (3.74%) Law
4 39 (3.04%) Advertising
5 30 (2.34%) German Language
6 28 (2.18%) French Language
7 25 (1.95%) Digital Economy
8 22 (1.72%) Legal
9 19 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.33%) Retail
11 15 (1.17%) Games
12 13 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.70%) Publishing
15 8 (0.62%) Billing
16 6 (0.47%) Local Government
16 6 (0.47%) Marketing
17 5 (0.39%) Automotive
18 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
19 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 466 (36.35%) Network Engineer
2 199 (15.52%) Analyst
3 180 (14.04%) Security Engineer
4 152 (11.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 149 (11.62%) Security Analyst
6 131 (10.22%) Senior Network Engineer
7 122 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 116 (9.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 115 (8.97%) Consultant
10 89 (6.94%) Network Analyst
11 85 (6.63%) Security Consultant
12 84 (6.55%) Architect
13 72 (5.62%) Network Consultant
14 71 (5.54%) Network Security Analyst
15 64 (4.99%) Support Engineer
16 60 (4.68%) Firewall Engineer
17 59 (4.60%) Network Security Consultant
18 57 (4.45%) Network Support
19 52 (4.06%) Firewall Analyst
19 52 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.90%) 802.1X
2 45 (3.51%) HTML
3 40 (3.12%) XML
4 19 (1.48%) Web Services
5 15 (1.17%) .NET
6 11 (0.86%) Middleware
7 10 (0.78%) XMPP
8 9 (0.70%) JSON
9 8 (0.62%) REST
10 6 (0.47%) Java EE
10 6 (0.47%) SOAP
10 6 (0.47%) WSDL
10 6 (0.47%) XSD
11 4 (0.31%) SAP CAF
12 3 (0.23%) CSS
13 2 (0.16%) VXML
14 1 (0.078%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 328 (25.59%) Data Centre
2 106 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.12%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.73%) PKI
5 28 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 24 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 16 (1.25%) CMDB
10 14 (1.09%) Reinsurance
11 13 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (0.94%) FlexPod
13 11 (0.86%) Replication
13 11 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.78%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.78%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.70%) CESG
15 9 (0.70%) Fintech
15 9 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 250 (19.50%) Windows
2 163 (12.71%) Linux
3 113 (8.81%) Unix
4 106 (8.27%) Windows Server
5 73 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (2.50%) Solaris
9 26 (2.03%) Windows 2000
10 21 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 18 (1.40%) CentOS
13 10 (0.78%) AIX
13 10 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.70%) Debian
15 8 (0.62%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.55%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.39%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (23.87%) ITIL
2 173 (13.49%) SIEM
3 172 (13.42%) Load Balancing
4 121 (9.44%) Change Management
5 112 (8.74%) Network Monitoring
6 111 (8.66%) Network Design
7 104 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 101 (7.88%) Information Security
9 100 (7.80%) Network Management
10 97 (7.57%) Presales
11 89 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 87 (6.79%) Cybersecurity
13 83 (6.47%) Project Management
14 69 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 69 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
15 63 (4.91%) Incident Management
16 62 (4.84%) E-Commerce
17 60 (4.68%) Penetration Testing
17 60 (4.68%) Risk Management
18 58 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (4.68%) Python
2 41 (3.20%) SQL
3 38 (2.96%) PowerShell
4 30 (2.34%) Perl
5 22 (1.72%) Java
6 16 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 10 (0.78%) Ruby
8 9 (0.70%) C
9 8 (0.62%) C#
9 8 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.47%) VBScript
11 4 (0.31%) C++
11 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.31%) Tcl
12 3 (0.23%) VB
13 2 (0.16%) Groovy
14 1 (0.078%) AWK
14 1 (0.078%) Jython
14 1 (0.078%) PHP
14 1 (0.078%) sed
Qualifications
1 577 (45.01%) Cisco Certification
2 419 (32.68%) CCNP
3 311 (24.26%) CCNA
4 148 (11.54%) CCIE
5 126 (9.83%) CCSE
6 118 (9.20%) CISSP
7 116 (9.05%) CCSA
8 101 (7.88%) Degree
9 67 (5.23%) Security Cleared
10 59 (4.60%) SC Cleared
11 53 (4.13%) GIAC
12 49 (3.82%) CCDP
13 46 (3.59%) Check Point Certification
14 45 (3.51%) JNCIP
15 42 (3.28%) CISM
16 39 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
17 36 (2.81%) SANS
18 35 (2.73%) CEH
18 35 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 30 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (4.21%) SLA
3 45 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 40 (3.12%) PMO
5 25 (1.95%) QA
6 23 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (1.01%) NIST 800
8 12 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (0.70%) COBIT
11 6 (0.47%) GPG13
12 4 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
13 3 (0.23%) GDPR
14 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.078%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (9.98%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.06%) vSphere
4 36 (2.81%) ProxySG
5 29 (2.26%) XenApp
6 28 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (1.56%) Snort
9 18 (1.40%) XenDesktop
10 15 (1.17%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.70%) Docker
13 7 (0.55%) NFS
13 7 (0.55%) Xen
14 6 (0.47%) pfSense
15 5 (0.39%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.39%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (4.60%) FortiGate
2 37 (2.89%) SCCM
3 27 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
4 26 (2.03%) Puppet
5 23 (1.79%) Ansible
5 23 (1.79%) Nagios
6 21 (1.64%) vCenter Server
7 19 (1.48%) Nessus
7 19 (1.48%) QRadar
8 18 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (1.25%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 13 (1.01%) SCOM
12 12 (0.94%) Cacti
12 12 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.78%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.78%) OpenVAS
14 9 (0.70%) RSA enVision
14 9 (0.70%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 1,112 (86.74%) Cisco
2 509 (39.70%) F5
3 477 (37.21%) Juniper
4 421 (32.84%) Palo Alto
5 233 (18.17%) VMware
6 209 (16.30%) Fortinet
7 203 (15.83%) Blue Coat
8 194 (15.13%) Microsoft
9 186 (14.51%) HP
10 155 (12.09%) Citrix
11 105 (8.19%) SolarWinds
12 81 (6.32%) Aruba
13 66 (5.15%) Sourcefire
14 62 (4.84%) Meraki
15 56 (4.37%) McAfee
16 55 (4.29%) Riverbed
17 51 (3.98%) Brocade
18 44 (3.43%) Arista
19 42 (3.28%) IBM
20 39 (3.04%) Dell