Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 339 266
Rank change year-on-year -32 -73 +10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,299 1,599 2,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.98% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 2.20% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 1,301 1,962
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,371 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% +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 65,703 72,596 79,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.78% 44.27% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51,445 56,552 64,498
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 October 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 19 October 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 -57 443 £61,000 +1.67% 44
Midlands +78 254 £57,500 +27.78% 33
South East -54 247 £57,500 +4.55% 36
West Midlands +115 227 £57,500 +27.78% 27
East of England -12 167 £36,000 -31.43% 18
North of England -21 143 £50,000 +11.11% 47
North West -18 75 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Yorkshire -2 60 £50,000 +17.65% 11
South West -11 54 £45,000 +12.50% 10
East Midlands -21 27 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North East -1 8 £55,000 +41.03% 6
CheckPoint
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,133 (87.22%) Cisco
2 966 (74.36%) Firewall
3 659 (50.73%) Cisco Certification
4 570 (43.88%) WAN
5 535 (41.19%) CCNP
6 483 (37.18%) LAN
7 424 (32.64%) F5
8 421 (32.41%) Network Security
9 418 (32.18%) Data Centre
9 418 (32.18%) Juniper
10 383 (29.48%) Cisco ASA
11 352 (27.10%) OSPF
12 331 (25.48%) Palo Alto
13 317 (24.40%) VPN
14 294 (22.63%) BGP
15 276 (21.25%) Cisco Nexus
16 274 (21.09%) CCNA
17 269 (20.71%) Fortinet
18 267 (20.55%) Finance
19 249 (19.17%) VMware
20 244 (18.78%) ITIL
21 231 (17.78%) Windows
22 227 (17.47%) Microsoft
23 217 (16.71%) Wireless
24 213 (16.40%) HP
25 208 (16.01%) MPLS
26 207 (15.94%) CCIE
27 196 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
28 184 (14.16%) TCP/IP
29 174 (13.39%) WLAN

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 30 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
1 30 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 18 (1.39%) IIS
3 17 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 13 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (0.77%) JBoss
8 9 (0.69%) Apache
8 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.23%) nginx
12 2 (0.15%) CMS
12 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.077%) Confluence
13 1 (0.077%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 35 (2.69%) MS Visio
2 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.077%) assyst
3 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 122 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (3.54%) Office 365
4 44 (3.39%) IaaS
5 37 (2.85%) PaaS
6 20 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.23%) Mimecast
8 13 (1.00%) SaaS
9 8 (0.62%) Akamai
10 6 (0.46%) G Suite
11 5 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.38%) Serverless
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.15%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.077%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 966 (74.36%) Firewall
2 570 (43.88%) WAN
3 483 (37.18%) LAN
4 421 (32.41%) Network Security
5 383 (29.48%) Cisco ASA
6 352 (27.10%) OSPF
7 317 (24.40%) VPN
8 294 (22.63%) BGP
9 276 (21.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 217 (16.71%) Wireless
11 208 (16.01%) MPLS
12 184 (14.16%) TCP/IP
13 174 (13.39%) WLAN
14 173 (13.32%) Wi-Fi
15 139 (10.70%) DNS
16 124 (9.55%) VoIP
17 120 (9.24%) Ethernet
17 120 (9.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 112 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
19 105 (8.08%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (0.92%) Big Data
5 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.38%) MySQL
7 4 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.15%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.077%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.077%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.077%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.077%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.077%) DB2
10 1 (0.077%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.077%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.077%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.077%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (0.46%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.077%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.077%) JIRA
7 1 (0.077%) Toad
General
1 267 (20.55%) Finance
2 152 (11.70%) Retail
3 83 (6.39%) Banking
4 78 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.23%) Law
6 36 (2.77%) Legal
7 32 (2.46%) Advertising
8 19 (1.46%) Marketing
9 18 (1.39%) Publishing
10 14 (1.08%) Back Office
11 13 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.69%) Front Office
14 7 (0.54%) Billing
14 7 (0.54%) Electronics
15 5 (0.38%) Local Government
16 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Military
18 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 523 (40.26%) Network Engineer
2 172 (13.24%) Analyst
3 162 (12.47%) Security Engineer
4 139 (10.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 128 (9.85%) Architect
6 121 (9.31%) Network Security Engineer
7 107 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
8 98 (7.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 87 (6.70%) Consultant
10 80 (6.16%) Security Analyst
11 77 (5.93%) Network Analyst
12 67 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
13 63 (4.85%) Security Consultant
14 58 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 57 (4.39%) Security Architect
16 55 (4.23%) Network Specialist
17 52 (4.00%) Security Solutions Architect
17 52 (4.00%) Support Engineer
18 49 (3.77%) Network Architect
19 48 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.00%) Web Services
3 11 (0.85%) HTML
3 11 (0.85%) Middleware
3 11 (0.85%) XML
3 11 (0.85%) XMPP
4 9 (0.69%) LDAP
5 7 (0.54%) CSS
6 6 (0.46%) JSON
7 3 (0.23%) CGI
8 2 (0.15%) .NET
8 2 (0.15%) COM
8 2 (0.15%) REST
8 2 (0.15%) SAML
9 1 (0.077%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.077%) LAMP
9 1 (0.077%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.077%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 418 (32.18%) Data Centre
2 168 (12.93%) Self-Motivation
3 157 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (8.78%) Computer Science
5 57 (4.39%) Cyberthreat
5 57 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 51 (3.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 42 (3.23%) PKI
8 38 (2.93%) Driving Licence
9 27 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 25 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (1.62%) HP StoreVirtual
12 20 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.46%) CMDB
14 18 (1.39%) NHS
15 17 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
15 17 (1.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 16 (1.23%) PMI
17 15 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
18 11 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 231 (17.78%) Windows
2 140 (10.78%) Linux
3 114 (8.78%) Windows Server
4 71 (5.47%) Unix
5 56 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.46%) Solaris
10 12 (0.92%) CentOS
11 9 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.54%) Debian
13 6 (0.46%) Android
13 6 (0.46%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.077%) SUSE
17 1 (0.077%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (18.78%) ITIL
2 196 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
3 164 (12.63%) Load Balancing
4 149 (11.47%) Information Security
5 145 (11.16%) Network Management
6 134 (10.32%) Presales
7 133 (10.24%) Service Delivery
8 131 (10.08%) SIEM
9 118 (9.08%) Project Management
10 116 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 109 (8.39%) Network Monitoring
12 101 (7.78%) Network Design
13 90 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
14 87 (6.70%) Kalman Filter
15 81 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
16 76 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 72 (5.54%) Vulnerability Management
18 70 (5.39%) ITIL V3
18 70 (5.39%) PRINCE2
19 67 (5.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (5.85%) SQL
2 69 (5.31%) PowerShell
3 66 (5.08%) Python
4 32 (2.46%) Bash Shell
5 23 (1.77%) Perl
6 9 (0.69%) Ruby
7 7 (0.54%) VB
8 6 (0.46%) C
8 6 (0.46%) C#
8 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.38%) Tcl
10 4 (0.31%) Java
10 4 (0.31%) VBA
11 3 (0.23%) PHP
11 3 (0.23%) R
11 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.15%) AWK
12 2 (0.15%) C++
12 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 659 (50.73%) Cisco Certification
2 535 (41.19%) CCNP
3 274 (21.09%) CCNA
4 207 (15.94%) CCIE
5 165 (12.70%) Degree
6 96 (7.39%) CCDP
7 86 (6.62%) Security Cleared
8 85 (6.54%) CCSA
9 80 (6.16%) CISSP
9 80 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 79 (6.08%) SC Cleared
11 64 (4.93%) CEH
12 63 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
13 55 (4.23%) CCSE
14 46 (3.54%) PMI Certification
15 42 (3.23%) GSEC
16 33 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (2.46%) MCSE
18 30 (2.31%) PMP
19 29 (2.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.31%) SLA
2 65 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (4.31%) PCI DSS
4 35 (2.69%) GDPR
5 33 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (2.46%) PMO
7 18 (1.39%) GPG13
8 11 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.54%) FISMA
10 3 (0.23%) BS7799
10 3 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.23%) QA
11 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.077%) COBIT
12 1 (0.077%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 142 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.93%) VMware NSX
4 36 (2.77%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.46%) ProxySG
6 31 (2.39%) Firmware
7 28 (2.16%) XenApp
7 28 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.77%) vSphere
9 18 (1.39%) Snort
10 17 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
11 16 (1.23%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.00%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.62%) XenServer
14 6 (0.46%) pfSense
14 6 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.38%) NFS
16 4 (0.31%) Docker
16 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 65 (5.00%) Stealthwatch
2 48 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 40 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 28 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 25 (1.92%) Nagios
6 24 (1.85%) Puppet
7 20 (1.54%) RSA Security Analytics
8 18 (1.39%) Ansible
9 15 (1.15%) Nessus
9 15 (1.15%) Terraform
10 13 (1.00%) Cacti
10 13 (1.00%) QRadar
11 11 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
11 11 (0.85%) SCCM
11 11 (0.85%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
13 8 (0.62%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.54%) CASB
14 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (0.46%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,133 (87.22%) Cisco
2 424 (32.64%) F5
3 418 (32.18%) Juniper
4 331 (25.48%) Palo Alto
5 269 (20.71%) Fortinet
6 249 (19.17%) VMware
7 227 (17.47%) Microsoft
8 213 (16.40%) HP
9 172 (13.24%) SolarWinds
10 116 (8.93%) Blue Coat
11 109 (8.39%) Riverbed
12 104 (8.01%) Citrix
13 89 (6.85%) Meraki
14 73 (5.62%) Symantec
15 71 (5.47%) Avaya
16 59 (4.54%) Aruba
17 56 (4.31%) McAfee
18 55 (4.23%) Zscaler
19 54 (4.16%) NetApp
20 52 (4.00%) Forcepoint