Period
to 19 October 2018

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 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 264 271
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 75 100 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.78% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.69% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 73 90 77
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -34.62%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £30,300
90th Percentile £78,750 £61,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,249 5,916 5,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.62% 46.25% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4,161 4,572 4,278
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 October 2018.

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 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
Manchester -36 36 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Cheshire +22 26 £75,000 +53.85% 4
Merseyside - 10 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire +3 3 £42,000 +20.00% 7
CheckPoint
England

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 North West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 55 (73.33%) Cisco
2 42 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (53.33%) Juniper
4 39 (52.00%) CCNP
4 39 (52.00%) Firewall
5 35 (46.67%) WAN
6 32 (42.67%) VPN
7 31 (41.33%) Network Security
8 28 (37.33%) LAN
9 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
10 25 (33.33%) Information Security
11 23 (30.67%) CCNA
11 23 (30.67%) Meraki
12 22 (29.33%) OSPF
12 22 (29.33%) BGP
13 19 (25.33%) WLAN
13 19 (25.33%) Wireless
13 19 (25.33%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (24.00%) Palo Alto
14 18 (24.00%) Load Balancing
15 17 (22.67%) SIEM
16 15 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (20.00%) MPLS
17 14 (18.67%) Forcepoint
17 14 (18.67%) CCDP
17 14 (18.67%) Fortinet
17 14 (18.67%) Presales
18 13 (17.33%) Cyberthreat
18 13 (17.33%) Software Optimisation

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 2 (2.67%) nginx
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.00%) Firewall
2 35 (46.67%) WAN
3 32 (42.67%) VPN
4 31 (41.33%) Network Security
5 28 (37.33%) LAN
6 22 (29.33%) BGP
6 22 (29.33%) OSPF
7 19 (25.33%) Wireless
7 19 (25.33%) WLAN
8 18 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (20.00%) MPLS
10 13 (17.33%) Cisco Firepower
10 13 (17.33%) Cisco ISE
11 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (12.00%) RIP
13 8 (10.67%) DNS
13 8 (10.67%) VLAN
14 6 (8.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Big Data
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Security Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 14 (18.67%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (17.33%) Security Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (16.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 12 (16.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 12 (16.00%) Consultant
5 12 (16.00%) Information Architect
5 12 (16.00%) Information Security Architect
5 12 (16.00%) Security Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Information Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.33%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (17.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.33%) Robotics
6 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.00%) PKI
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) CentOS
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Information Security
2 19 (25.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 18 (24.00%) Load Balancing
4 17 (22.67%) SIEM
5 14 (18.67%) Presales
6 13 (17.33%) Incident Management
6 13 (17.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 13 (17.33%) Software Optimisation
7 8 (10.67%) ITIL
7 8 (10.67%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (9.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (8.00%) Network Architecture
9 6 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.33%) Biometrics
11 4 (5.33%) Change Management
11 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Perl
1 11 (14.67%) Python
2 4 (5.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) VB
2 4 (5.33%) VBA
3 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.00%) Ruby
3 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (52.00%) CCNP
3 23 (30.67%) CCNA
4 14 (18.67%) CCDP
5 9 (12.00%) CISSP
5 9 (12.00%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) CISM
7 4 (5.33%) CISA
8 3 (4.00%) GCIA
9 2 (2.67%) CLAS
9 2 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.67%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.67%) SANS
9 2 (2.67%) SSCP
10 1 (1.33%) CCIE
10 1 (1.33%) CCSE
10 1 (1.33%) IISP
10 1 (1.33%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) PMO
2 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) FISMA
3 3 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) pfSense
2 4 (5.33%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) Corosync
3 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (5.33%) Nagios
5 3 (4.00%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.00%) Icinga
5 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.00%) Opsview
5 3 (4.00%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.33%) CASB
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 55 (73.33%) Cisco
2 40 (53.33%) Juniper
3 23 (30.67%) Meraki
4 18 (24.00%) Palo Alto
5 14 (18.67%) Forcepoint
5 14 (18.67%) Fortinet
6 13 (17.33%) F5
6 13 (17.33%) Tufin
7 12 (16.00%) IronPort
8 9 (12.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.33%) Splunk
11 5 (6.67%) Darktrace
12 4 (5.33%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.33%) Symantec
12 4 (5.33%) VMware
13 3 (4.00%) ArcSight
13 3 (4.00%) LogRhythm
13 3 (4.00%) Nortel
13 3 (4.00%) Red Hat