Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 263 248
Rank change year-on-year -44 -15 +25
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 49 113 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.86% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 1.86% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46 102 81
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -25.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +3.50%

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 5,575 6,072 4,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.01% 46.31% 42.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4,471 4,766 4,014
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,783 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 August 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 20 August 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 -43 22 £47,500 - 8
Cheshire -3 17 £77,500 +72.22% 1
Merseyside - 10 £45,000 -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (85.71%) Cisco
2 33 (67.35%) Juniper
3 30 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (61.22%) WAN
4 27 (55.10%) CCNP
5 26 (53.06%) LAN
5 26 (53.06%) Firewall
6 25 (51.02%) Network Security
7 23 (46.94%) VPN
8 22 (44.90%) Information Security
8 22 (44.90%) Data Centre
9 17 (34.69%) CCNA
9 17 (34.69%) WLAN
10 16 (32.65%) SIEM
11 15 (30.61%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (28.57%) Forcepoint
13 13 (26.53%) BGP
13 13 (26.53%) OSPF
13 13 (26.53%) Load Balancing
14 12 (24.49%) Tufin
14 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
14 12 (24.49%) Fortinet
14 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
14 12 (24.49%) CCDP
14 12 (24.49%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 12 (24.49%) Cyberthreat
14 12 (24.49%) Presales
14 12 (24.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 12 (24.49%) Software Optimisation
15 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto

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 (4.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) WAN
2 26 (53.06%) Firewall
2 26 (53.06%) LAN
3 25 (51.02%) Network Security
4 23 (46.94%) VPN
5 17 (34.69%) WLAN
6 13 (26.53%) BGP
6 13 (26.53%) OSPF
7 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (20.41%) Wireless
10 7 (14.29%) DNS
10 7 (14.29%) MPLS
11 6 (12.24%) Cisco Firepower
11 6 (12.24%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (12.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (12.24%) Junos
12 5 (10.20%) RIP
13 4 (8.16%) VLAN
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Network Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Information Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Information Security Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Security Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Security Solutions Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Security Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Field Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Field Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.49%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (24.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Information Security
2 16 (32.65%) SIEM
3 15 (30.61%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (26.53%) Load Balancing
5 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
5 12 (24.49%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 12 (24.49%) Presales
5 12 (24.49%) Software Optimisation
6 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL
6 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Perl
1 8 (16.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (55.10%) CCNP
3 17 (34.69%) CCNA
4 12 (24.49%) CCDP
5 6 (12.24%) Degree
6 4 (8.16%) CISM
6 4 (8.16%) CISSP
7 3 (6.12%) CISA
8 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.04%) GCIA
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.04%) SANS
8 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) PMO
2 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.08%) FISMA
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
4 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) pfSense
3 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Stealthwatch
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Cisco
2 33 (67.35%) Juniper
3 14 (28.57%) Forcepoint
4 12 (24.49%) Fortinet
4 12 (24.49%) Tufin
5 11 (22.45%) Meraki
5 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
6 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (12.24%) IronPort
8 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.16%) F5
10 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.12%) Darktrace
10 3 (6.12%) Nortel
10 3 (6.12%) Splunk
10 3 (6.12%) Symantec
11 2 (4.08%) Dell KACE
11 2 (4.08%) LogRhythm
11 2 (4.08%) Trend Micro
12 1 (2.04%) VMware