The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 42 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 +41  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 68 104 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.18% 5.84% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 10.03% 11.58% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 77 39
Median salary £46,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -4.25%  

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 Reading.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 678 898 1225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 51.60% 50.45% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 534 681 872
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Reading

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Reading

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 124 (90.51%) Cisco
2 116 (84.67%) Firewall
3 107 (78.10%) Juniper
4 98 (71.53%) F5
5 90 (65.69%) Palo Alto
6 80 (58.39%) Windows
7 74 (54.01%) Blue Coat
8 65 (47.45%) TCP/IP
9 61 (44.53%) Unix
10 57 (41.61%) Linux
11 55 (40.15%) SLA
11 55 (40.15%) Risk Management
11 55 (40.15%) Digital Economy
12 52 (37.96%) Sourcefire
13 45 (32.85%) ITIL
14 44 (32.12%) Kalman Filter
15 39 (28.47%) VPN
16 38 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
17 37 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
18 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
19 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (24.82%) German Language
21 33 (24.09%) Crossbeam
22 32 (23.36%) Network Security
23 31 (22.63%) Windows 2000
23 31 (22.63%) Solaris
24 30 (21.90%) Fortinet
25 27 (19.71%) HP
26 26 (18.98%) McAfee

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.19%) IIS
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
1 21 (15.33%) MS Visio
2 20 (14.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (84.67%) Firewall
2 65 (47.45%) TCP/IP
3 39 (28.47%) VPN
4 32 (23.36%) Network Security
5 22 (16.06%) Internet
6 16 (11.68%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (6.57%) WAN
8 8 (5.84%) SAN
9 7 (5.11%) DNS
10 6 (4.38%) BGP
10 6 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.38%) LAN
10 6 (4.38%) OSPF
11 5 (3.65%) HTTP
11 5 (3.65%) MPLS
11 5 (3.65%) SMTP
11 5 (3.65%) Wireless
12 4 (2.92%) DHCP
12 4 (2.92%) WLAN
13 3 (2.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 55 (40.15%) Digital Economy
2 34 (24.82%) German Language
3 21 (15.33%) French Language
4 6 (4.38%) Finance
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (60.58%) Security Engineer
2 62 (45.26%) Senior Security Engineer
3 54 (39.42%) Juniper Engineer
4 27 (19.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (14.60%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 20 (14.60%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 20 (14.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 16 (11.68%) Network Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) Team Leader
8 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) Architect
12 6 (4.38%) SOC Engineer
13 5 (3.65%) Network Support
13 5 (3.65%) Network Support Engineer
13 5 (3.65%) Technical Engineer
13 5 (3.65%) Technical Support
13 5 (3.65%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.84%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (58.39%) Windows
2 61 (44.53%) Unix
3 57 (41.61%) Linux
4 38 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (22.63%) Solaris
6 31 (22.63%) Windows 2000
7 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.38%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.73%) CentOS
10 1 (0.73%) Fedora
10 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.15%) Risk Management
2 45 (32.85%) ITIL
3 44 (32.12%) Kalman Filter
4 37 (27.01%) Mentoring
5 23 (16.79%) Information Security
5 23 (16.79%) Security Operations
6 20 (14.60%) Coaching
6 20 (14.60%) Content Management
6 20 (14.60%) Identity Management
6 20 (14.60%) Security Management
7 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.84%) Presales
9 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.92%) Change Management
11 4 (2.92%) Patch Management
11 4 (2.92%) Project Management
12 3 (2.19%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.19%) Security Architecture
12 3 (2.19%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (27.01%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (16.79%) CCIE
3 21 (15.33%) CCIE Service Provider
3 21 (15.33%) CCSP
4 20 (14.60%) CCSE
4 20 (14.60%) JNCIS
5 12 (8.76%) CCNP
6 6 (4.38%) CCNA
7 3 (2.19%) Degree
8 2 (1.46%) CISA
8 2 (1.46%) CISM
8 2 (1.46%) CISSP
8 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.46%) MCSE
8 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.73%) CCSA
9 1 (0.73%) HND
9 1 (0.73%) MCP
9 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) COBIT
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) ProxySG
2 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.65%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.65%) WSUS
3 3 (2.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.73%) Nagios
5 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 124 (90.51%) Cisco
2 107 (78.10%) Juniper
3 98 (71.53%) F5
4 90 (65.69%) Palo Alto
5 74 (54.01%) Blue Coat
6 52 (37.96%) Sourcefire
7 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
8 33 (24.09%) Crossbeam
9 30 (21.90%) Fortinet
10 27 (19.71%) HP
11 26 (18.98%) McAfee
12 23 (16.79%) Imperva
13 20 (14.60%) Proofpoint
13 20 (14.60%) TippingPoint
14 19 (13.87%) VMware
15 6 (4.38%) Symantec
16 5 (3.65%) Dell
16 5 (3.65%) EMC
16 5 (3.65%) Veeam
17 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds
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