Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 274 279
Rank change year-on-year -47 +5 -21
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 45 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 1.50% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 26
North West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -46.15% +37.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £26,050 £34,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 6,025 5,412 5,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.64% 43.89% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,711 4,357 4,162
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,500 £57,225
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 January 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 January 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 -24 36 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Cheshire -40 8 £50,000 +28.21% 2
Merseyside +25 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 40 (88.89%) Cisco
2 34 (75.56%) Juniper
3 32 (71.11%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) Network Security
5 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (37.78%) WAN
7 16 (35.56%) Palo Alto
8 15 (33.33%) MPLS
9 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 14 (31.11%) LAN
10 12 (26.67%) Change Management
10 12 (26.67%) SIEM
11 11 (24.44%) Network Design
11 11 (24.44%) VPN
12 10 (22.22%) DNS
12 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 10 (22.22%) DHCP
12 10 (22.22%) Windows
12 10 (22.22%) CCNP
12 10 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (20.00%) F5
13 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (17.78%) VLAN
14 8 (17.78%) Junos
14 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
14 8 (17.78%) ProxySG
14 8 (17.78%) ITIL
14 8 (17.78%) CCIE

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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) Network Security
3 17 (37.78%) WAN
4 15 (33.33%) MPLS
5 14 (31.11%) LAN
5 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
6 11 (24.44%) VPN
7 10 (22.22%) DHCP
7 10 (22.22%) DNS
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (17.78%) Junos
9 8 (17.78%) VLAN
10 7 (15.56%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.11%) Wireless
12 4 (8.89%) 3G
12 4 (8.89%) 802.11
12 4 (8.89%) DSL
12 4 (8.89%) Internet
12 4 (8.89%) IPsec
12 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (13.33%) Legal
2 4 (8.89%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Network Engineer
2 18 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Juniper Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Network Architect
10 3 (6.67%) Head of Engineering
10 3 (6.67%) Head of IP Transport
11 2 (4.44%) Active Directory Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) IT Security Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Change Management
1 12 (26.67%) SIEM
2 11 (24.44%) Network Design
3 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Security Management
8 2 (4.44%) Security Operations
8 2 (4.44%) Server Hardening
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.44%) Perl
1 2 (4.44%) Python
1 2 (4.44%) Ruby
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.22%) CCNP
3 8 (17.78%) CCIE
4 5 (11.11%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) CCDP
5 3 (6.67%) CISSP
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.44%) CISM
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) Corosync
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) Pacemaker
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) RSA enVision
3 1 (2.22%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Cisco
2 34 (75.56%) Juniper
3 16 (35.56%) Palo Alto
4 9 (20.00%) F5
5 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.33%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.67%) Nortel
7 3 (6.67%) VMware
7 3 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) Splunk
9 1 (2.22%) Aruba
9 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
9 1 (2.22%) Imperva
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Wyse