Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 July 2017 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 249 261
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 117 91 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 0.79% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.84% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 100 79 106
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £32,725 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 5995 4941 5845
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.74% 42.71% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4794 4030 4597
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the North West.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the North West over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Manchester -14 90 £45,000 - 4
Cheshire -34 13 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Lancashire +4 9 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Cumbria +9 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 91 (77.78%) Firewall
2 73 (62.39%) Network Security
3 72 (61.54%) Juniper
4 69 (58.97%) Cisco
5 50 (42.74%) SIEM
6 49 (41.88%) Palo Alto
7 48 (41.03%) Windows
7 48 (41.03%) TCP/IP
8 43 (36.75%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (35.90%) CCNP
10 41 (35.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 38 (32.48%) MPLS
12 37 (31.62%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (30.77%) Windows Server
13 36 (30.77%) Active Directory
14 35 (29.91%) Blue Coat
15 33 (28.21%) DNS
15 33 (28.21%) DHCP
15 33 (28.21%) WAN
16 30 (25.64%) ProxySG
16 30 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
16 30 (25.64%) Junos
17 29 (24.79%) VLAN
17 29 (24.79%) Network Design
18 28 (23.93%) LAN
18 28 (23.93%) ITIL
19 27 (23.08%) FortiGate
20 26 (22.22%) Change Management
21 24 (20.51%) Finance
22 23 (19.66%) Wireless

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Liferay
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (77.78%) Firewall
2 73 (62.39%) Network Security
3 48 (41.03%) TCP/IP
4 38 (32.48%) MPLS
5 33 (28.21%) DHCP
5 33 (28.21%) DNS
5 33 (28.21%) WAN
6 30 (25.64%) Junos
7 29 (24.79%) VLAN
8 28 (23.93%) LAN
9 23 (19.66%) Wireless
10 18 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (15.38%) VPN
11 13 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (10.26%) IP Telephony
13 11 (9.40%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (5.98%) IPsec
15 7 (5.98%) SAN
16 6 (5.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) GIS
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Legal
3 6 (5.13%) Law
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Games
5 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (58.97%) Network Engineer
2 38 (32.48%) Security Engineer
3 28 (23.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (17.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (14.53%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Juniper Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) IT Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) IT Security Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Network Security Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Service Manager
10 5 (4.27%) SOC Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.85%) LAMP
3 1 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.55%) iPad
4 6 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.03%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.55%) Linux
4 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) CentOS
6 2 (1.71%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.74%) SIEM
2 41 (35.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 37 (31.62%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
5 29 (24.79%) Network Design
6 28 (23.93%) ITIL
7 26 (22.22%) Change Management
8 12 (10.26%) Information Security
9 11 (9.40%) Security Operations
9 11 (9.40%) Server Hardening
10 9 (7.69%) IT Strategy
11 8 (6.84%) Identity Management
11 8 (6.84%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
12 7 (5.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (5.13%) Data Protection
14 5 (4.27%) Patch Management
14 5 (4.27%) Threat Intelligence
14 5 (4.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
1 6 (5.13%) Python
2 5 (4.27%) Perl
2 5 (4.27%) PHP
2 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (35.90%) CCNP
3 21 (17.95%) CCNA
4 19 (16.24%) CCIE
5 13 (11.11%) CCSE
5 13 (11.11%) Degree
6 11 (9.40%) CISSP
7 7 (5.98%) CCSA
8 6 (5.13%) CISA
8 6 (5.13%) CISM
9 5 (4.27%) CCIE Security
9 5 (4.27%) CCSM
9 5 (4.27%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (4.27%) SANS
10 4 (3.42%) MCSE
10 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (2.56%) CCSP
12 2 (1.71%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (5.98%) SLA
3 6 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.64%) ProxySG
3 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.27%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.56%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 9 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.71%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 72 (61.54%) Juniper
2 69 (58.97%) Cisco
3 49 (41.88%) Palo Alto
4 35 (29.91%) Blue Coat
5 16 (13.68%) Fortinet
6 14 (11.97%) SolarWinds
7 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.55%) F5
9 9 (7.69%) Splunk
10 8 (6.84%) HP
11 5 (4.27%) Wyse
12 3 (2.56%) Lotus
12 3 (2.56%) VMware
13 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.71%) Trend Micro
14 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
14 1 (0.85%) Avaya
14 1 (0.85%) EMC
14 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
14 1 (0.85%) SonicWALL
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