Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 390 290
Rank change year-on-year +72 -100 -14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,389 1,292 1,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 0.78% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 1.76% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 952 1,423
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £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 58,110 73,332 71,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.26% 44.18% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44,913 58,135 57,753
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +51 544 £60,000 +4.35% 22
South East +1 247 £57,250 +14.50% 4
North of England +123 192 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands +15 169 £52,500 +23.53% 14
East of England +72 159 £35,000 -41.67% 4
West Midlands +16 149 £52,500 +10.53% 13
Yorkshire +85 127 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West +48 68 £51,500 -6.36% 1
North West +54 51 £52,500 +10.53% 1
East Midlands +29 15 £54,000 +29.34% 1
North East +32 14 £42,500 -
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 1,237 (89.06%) Cisco
2 1,034 (74.44%) Firewall
3 809 (58.24%) Cisco Certification
4 675 (48.60%) WAN
5 652 (46.94%) CCNP
6 536 (38.59%) LAN
7 481 (34.63%) Network Security
8 466 (33.55%) Cisco ASA
9 438 (31.53%) Palo Alto
10 436 (31.39%) Juniper
11 409 (29.45%) F5
12 401 (28.87%) CCNA
13 368 (26.49%) OSPF
14 358 (25.77%) BGP
15 342 (24.62%) VPN
16 321 (23.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 320 (23.04%) Data Centre
18 286 (20.59%) Wireless
19 276 (19.87%) Finance
20 264 (19.01%) CCIE
21 260 (18.72%) MPLS
22 250 (18.00%) Windows
23 227 (16.34%) ITIL
23 227 (16.34%) Fortinet
24 221 (15.91%) Microsoft
25 213 (15.33%) TCP/IP
26 208 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
27 207 (14.90%) VMware
28 198 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
29 188 (13.53%) Linux

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 29 (2.09%) Apache
2 24 (1.73%) IIS
3 21 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.94%) nginx
7 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.29%) CMS
10 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.22%) JBoss
11 3 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 208 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (5.33%) PaaS
4 63 (4.54%) IaaS
5 59 (4.25%) Office 365
6 27 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (1.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 20 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
8 20 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (1.44%) SaaS
9 8 (0.58%) Azure Functions
9 8 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
9 8 (0.58%) GitHub
9 8 (0.58%) Serverless
10 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.22%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.072%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1,034 (74.44%) Firewall
2 675 (48.60%) WAN
3 536 (38.59%) LAN
4 481 (34.63%) Network Security
5 466 (33.55%) Cisco ASA
6 368 (26.49%) OSPF
7 358 (25.77%) BGP
8 342 (24.62%) VPN
9 321 (23.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 286 (20.59%) Wireless
11 260 (18.72%) MPLS
12 213 (15.33%) TCP/IP
13 152 (10.94%) VoIP
14 142 (10.22%) IPsec
15 141 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
16 125 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
17 124 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 123 (8.86%) EIGRP
19 121 (8.71%) DNS
20 107 (7.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.59%) MySQL
2 31 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 27 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.14%) Big Data
8 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.14%) Redis
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.072%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.072%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (0.50%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.29%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.22%) Hudson
9 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.072%) Ant
General
1 276 (19.87%) Finance
2 88 (6.34%) Banking
3 72 (5.18%) Retail
4 62 (4.46%) Law
5 53 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 52 (3.74%) Legal
7 29 (2.09%) Marketing
8 24 (1.73%) Advertising
8 24 (1.73%) Back Office
9 18 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.30%) Front Office
10 15 (1.08%) Publishing
11 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.79%) Electronics
13 10 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.72%) Billing
13 10 (0.72%) Local Government
14 6 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
16 1 (0.072%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 643 (46.29%) Network Engineer
2 191 (13.75%) Analyst
3 186 (13.39%) Security Engineer
4 172 (12.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 170 (12.24%) Cisco Engineer
6 157 (11.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 142 (10.22%) Network Security Engineer
8 123 (8.86%) Network Analyst
9 111 (7.99%) Architect
10 102 (7.34%) Security Analyst
11 94 (6.77%) Consultant
12 75 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 70 (5.04%) Network Security Analyst
14 67 (4.82%) Support Engineer
15 64 (4.61%) Network Support
16 62 (4.46%) Cisco Analyst
17 56 (4.03%) Network Architect
18 55 (3.96%) Network Consultant
19 54 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
20 51 (3.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 29 (2.09%) JSON
3 27 (1.94%) XMPP
4 26 (1.87%) SailPoint
5 18 (1.30%) Web Services
6 16 (1.15%) SAML
7 15 (1.08%) LAMP
8 13 (0.94%) LDAP
8 13 (0.94%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.43%) WCF
11 5 (0.36%) XML
12 4 (0.29%) Protocol Buffers
12 4 (0.29%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.29%) REST
12 4 (0.29%) RESTful
13 3 (0.22%) YAML
14 2 (0.14%) Ajax
15 1 (0.072%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 320 (23.04%) Data Centre
2 148 (10.66%) Self-Motivation
3 145 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.38%) Video Conferencing
6 23 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (1.08%) CMDB
7 15 (1.08%) Fintech
7 15 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 13 (0.94%) Marketing Technology
8 13 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 12 (0.86%) PKI
10 11 (0.79%) e-Learning
10 11 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
11 10 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (0.65%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.65%) Replication
13 7 (0.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 250 (18.00%) Windows
2 188 (13.53%) Linux
3 120 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 45 (3.24%) Unix
4 45 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (2.38%) CentOS
7 20 (1.44%) Windows 10
8 19 (1.37%) Debian
9 15 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.50%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.36%) Solaris
13 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.29%) Check Point GAiA
15 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (16.34%) ITIL
2 198 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
3 168 (12.10%) Load Balancing
4 149 (10.73%) Network Management
5 139 (10.01%) Information Security
6 122 (8.78%) SIEM
7 115 (8.28%) Project Management
8 112 (8.06%) Presales
9 108 (7.78%) Network Monitoring
10 107 (7.70%) Change Management
11 106 (7.63%) Service Delivery
12 102 (7.34%) Network Design
13 101 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 100 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 99 (7.13%) Cybersecurity
16 93 (6.70%) Change Control
17 91 (6.55%) Computer Science
18 78 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
19 75 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
19 75 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 108 (7.78%) Python
2 86 (6.19%) SQL
3 76 (5.47%) PowerShell
4 60 (4.32%) Perl
5 59 (4.25%) Bash Shell
6 22 (1.58%) Ruby
7 20 (1.44%) VB
8 19 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.22%) PHP
10 15 (1.08%) Tcl
11 13 (0.94%) Bourne shell
11 13 (0.94%) Korn
12 11 (0.79%) C
13 8 (0.58%) C#
13 8 (0.58%) C++
14 7 (0.50%) R
15 4 (0.29%) Go
15 4 (0.29%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.29%) VBScript
16 3 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 809 (58.24%) Cisco Certification
2 652 (46.94%) CCNP
3 401 (28.87%) CCNA
4 264 (19.01%) CCIE
5 143 (10.30%) Degree
6 120 (8.64%) CCSA
7 101 (7.27%) CCSE
8 95 (6.84%) Security Cleared
9 85 (6.12%) SC Cleared
10 74 (5.33%) CEH
11 73 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
12 71 (5.11%) CISSP
13 63 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (4.03%) CCDP
15 54 (3.89%) GIAC
16 41 (2.95%) CISM
17 39 (2.81%) MCSE
18 37 (2.66%) CISA
19 31 (2.23%) CCIE Security
19 31 (2.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.63%) SLA
2 66 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.95%) GDPR
4 22 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (1.44%) GPG13
6 15 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.08%) QA
7 14 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.65%) PMO
10 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.36%) COBIT
12 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 155 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 112 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.94%) XenApp
5 24 (1.73%) VMware NSX
6 23 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 20 (1.44%) Docker
8 19 (1.37%) ProxySG
9 16 (1.15%) Firmware
10 12 (0.86%) Snort
11 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.65%) vSphere
13 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.29%) NLBS
14 4 (0.29%) Xen
14 4 (0.29%) XenServer
15 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 69 (4.97%) FortiGate
2 56 (4.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 49 (3.53%) SCCM
4 45 (3.24%) Stealthwatch
5 42 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
6 40 (2.88%) Ansible
7 39 (2.81%) Nessus
8 34 (2.45%) Puppet
9 32 (2.30%) Nagios
10 31 (2.23%) Kubernetes
11 27 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
12 22 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (1.51%) Terraform
14 15 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
15 14 (1.01%) QRadar
16 10 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
16 10 (0.72%) Netcool
16 10 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
16 10 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 9 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1,237 (89.06%) Cisco
2 438 (31.53%) Palo Alto
3 436 (31.39%) Juniper
4 409 (29.45%) F5
5 227 (16.34%) Fortinet
6 221 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 207 (14.90%) VMware
8 167 (12.02%) SolarWinds
9 140 (10.08%) HP
10 128 (9.22%) Citrix
11 124 (8.93%) Meraki
12 115 (8.28%) Blue Coat
13 95 (6.84%) Symantec
14 85 (6.12%) McAfee
15 78 (5.62%) Riverbed
16 69 (4.97%) NetApp
17 65 (4.68%) Aruba
18 55 (3.96%) Splunk
19 49 (3.53%) LogRhythm
20 45 (3.24%) Brocade