Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 307 299
Rank change year-on-year +42 -8 -14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 84 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 77 61 48
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +28.21% -27.10%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £27,850
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £53,750
England 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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,019 6,058 5,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.54% 46.38% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,983 4,709 4,417
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £59,500
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 December 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 December 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 +11 63 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Cheshire +28 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Lancashire +8 4 £42,750 +22.14%
Merseyside +10 3 £37,500 -21.05% 3
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (72.62%) Cisco
2 52 (61.90%) Firewall
3 45 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (48.81%) CCNP
5 39 (46.43%) WAN
6 34 (40.48%) Meraki
7 32 (38.10%) F5
8 31 (36.90%) Wireless
9 30 (35.71%) Network Security
10 29 (34.52%) LAN
10 29 (34.52%) CCNA
11 28 (33.33%) Juniper
12 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (29.76%) Palo Alto
13 24 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
14 23 (27.38%) Data Centre
14 23 (27.38%) VPN
15 20 (23.81%) OSPF
15 20 (23.81%) BGP
16 19 (22.62%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (20.24%) NX-OS
17 17 (20.24%) Cisco ISE
17 17 (20.24%) DNS
17 17 (20.24%) VLAN
18 16 (19.05%) IronPort
18 16 (19.05%) Stealthwatch
18 16 (19.05%) PMO
19 15 (17.86%) Load Balancing
19 15 (17.86%) Change Management
20 14 (16.67%) Windows

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 11 (13.10%) IIS
2 10 (11.90%) Apache
3 9 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (61.90%) Firewall
2 39 (46.43%) WAN
3 31 (36.90%) Wireless
4 30 (35.71%) Network Security
5 29 (34.52%) LAN
6 25 (29.76%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (28.57%) Cisco Firepower
8 23 (27.38%) VPN
9 20 (23.81%) BGP
9 20 (23.81%) OSPF
10 19 (22.62%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (20.24%) Cisco ISE
11 17 (20.24%) DNS
11 17 (20.24%) NX-OS
11 17 (20.24%) VLAN
12 13 (15.48%) MPLS
13 12 (14.29%) Internet
13 12 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 12 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (13.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) MySQL
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Ant
1 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
1 5 (5.95%) Retail
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Law
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.24%) Consultant
2 17 (20.24%) Security Consultant
2 17 (20.24%) Security Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Cisco Consultant
3 16 (19.05%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 14 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Robotics
6 3 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.57%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (10.71%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) CentOS
4 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Change Management
1 15 (17.86%) Load Balancing
2 13 (15.48%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
3 11 (13.10%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (13.10%) OWASP
3 11 (13.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (9.52%) Information Security
5 7 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 6 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 6 (7.14%) SIEM
6 6 (7.14%) Time Management
7 5 (5.95%) Change Control
7 5 (5.95%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 4 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) C#
1 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
1 4 (4.76%) VB
1 4 (4.76%) VBA
2 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.57%) Perl
2 3 (3.57%) Python
2 3 (3.57%) Ruby
3 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (48.81%) CCNP
3 29 (34.52%) CCNA
4 10 (11.90%) Degree
5 8 (9.52%) CCIE
5 8 (9.52%) CISSP
6 3 (3.57%) CCDP
6 3 (3.57%) CISM
6 3 (3.57%) GCIA
7 2 (2.38%) CISA
7 2 (2.38%) CLAS
7 2 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.38%) SANS
7 2 (2.38%) SSCP
8 1 (1.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.19%) CCSE
8 1 (1.19%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) PMO
2 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.57%) FISMA
5 3 (3.57%) SLA
6 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Corosync
2 3 (3.57%) pfSense
2 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) Stealthwatch
2 4 (4.76%) Nagios
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.57%) HAProxy
3 3 (3.57%) Icinga
3 3 (3.57%) Opsview
3 3 (3.57%) Pacemaker
4 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.19%) Ansible
5 1 (1.19%) CASB
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.19%) Nessus
5 1 (1.19%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.19%) QRadar
5 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (72.62%) Cisco
2 34 (40.48%) Meraki
3 32 (38.10%) F5
4 28 (33.33%) Juniper
5 25 (29.76%) Palo Alto
6 16 (19.05%) IronPort
7 12 (14.29%) Splunk
8 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.52%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.95%) VMware
12 4 (4.76%) ArcSight
12 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.57%) Darktrace
13 3 (3.57%) LogRhythm
13 3 (3.57%) McAfee
13 3 (3.57%) Nortel
13 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.57%) Sophos
13 3 (3.57%) Symantec