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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 100
Rank change year-on-year +2 +58  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 67 121 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.37% 6.16% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 9.96% 11.39% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 100 40
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +12.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -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 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 673 1062 1191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 53.97% 54.05% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 477 876 827
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 143 (89.94%) Cisco
2 113 (71.07%) Firewall
3 107 (67.30%) Juniper
4 103 (64.78%) Palo Alto
5 99 (62.26%) F5
6 84 (52.83%) Blue Coat
7 83 (52.20%) Windows
8 70 (44.03%) Linux
9 68 (42.77%) Unix
9 68 (42.77%) Risk Management
10 65 (40.88%) Sourcefire
11 61 (38.36%) TCP/IP
12 52 (32.70%) Cisco Certification
13 51 (32.08%) VPN
14 50 (31.45%) Kalman Filter
15 49 (30.82%) Network Security
16 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 46 (28.93%) CCIE
17 43 (27.04%) CCSP
17 43 (27.04%) ITIL
17 43 (27.04%) SLA
17 43 (27.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 42 (26.42%) Crossbeam
19 41 (25.79%) Solaris
19 41 (25.79%) Windows 2000
20 40 (25.16%) Fortinet
21 38 (23.90%) Microsoft
22 34 (21.38%) Information Security
23 32 (20.13%) Mentoring
23 32 (20.13%) Security Operations

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 4 (2.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.47%) MS Office
3 22 (13.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (13.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (71.07%) Firewall
2 61 (38.36%) TCP/IP
3 51 (32.08%) VPN
4 49 (30.82%) Network Security
5 27 (16.98%) Internet
6 24 (15.09%) Wireless
7 16 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (8.81%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (6.92%) SAN
11 8 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (5.03%) WAN
12 7 (4.40%) LAN
12 7 (4.40%) SSL
13 3 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (1.89%) MPLS
14 2 (1.26%) BGP
14 2 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 2 (1.26%) VLAN
14 2 (1.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 29 (18.24%) German Language
2 20 (12.58%) French Language
3 16 (10.06%) Finance
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (54.09%) Security Engineer
2 64 (40.25%) Juniper Engineer
3 61 (38.36%) Senior Security Engineer
4 34 (21.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (19.50%) Network Engineer
6 26 (16.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 22 (13.84%) Blue Coat Engineer
7 22 (13.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 19 (11.95%) Support Engineer
9 18 (11.32%) Lead Network Engineer
10 16 (10.06%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 12 (7.55%) Data Centre Engineer
12 12 (7.55%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
12 12 (7.55%) Data Network Engineer
12 12 (7.55%) Network Operations Engineer
13 11 (6.92%) Network Support
13 11 (6.92%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (6.92%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.87%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (16.98%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.55%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (52.20%) Windows
2 70 (44.03%) Linux
3 68 (42.77%) Unix
4 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (27.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (25.79%) Solaris
6 41 (25.79%) Windows 2000
7 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.77%) Risk Management
2 50 (31.45%) Kalman Filter
3 43 (27.04%) ITIL
4 34 (21.38%) Information Security
5 32 (20.13%) Mentoring
5 32 (20.13%) Security Operations
6 23 (14.47%) Identity Management
7 22 (13.84%) Coaching
7 22 (13.84%) Content Management
7 22 (13.84%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (13.84%) Security Management
8 21 (13.21%) Network Architecture
8 21 (13.21%) Network Design
8 21 (13.21%) Network Planning
9 13 (8.18%) Network Management
10 10 (6.29%) Presales
11 8 (5.03%) Change Management
11 8 (5.03%) Security Architecture
11 8 (5.03%) Security Patching
11 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) Perl
2 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (32.70%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (28.93%) CCIE
3 43 (27.04%) CCSP
4 27 (16.98%) CCNP
5 23 (14.47%) CCNA
5 23 (14.47%) CCSE
6 22 (13.84%) JNCIS
7 21 (13.21%) CCIP
8 10 (6.29%) CCSA
9 4 (2.52%) CISA
9 4 (2.52%) CISM
9 4 (2.52%) CISSP
9 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.26%) MCTS
10 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.63%) Degree
11 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.63%) MCP
11 1 (0.63%) MCSE
11 1 (0.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (27.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) ProxySG
2 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.03%) VMware ESX
3 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.52%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.89%) WSUS
4 2 (1.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 143 (89.94%) Cisco
2 107 (67.30%) Juniper
3 103 (64.78%) Palo Alto
4 99 (62.26%) F5
5 84 (52.83%) Blue Coat
6 65 (40.88%) Sourcefire
7 42 (26.42%) Crossbeam
8 40 (25.16%) Fortinet
9 38 (23.90%) Microsoft
10 27 (16.98%) Imperva
10 27 (16.98%) Intel Security
11 26 (16.35%) HP
12 22 (13.84%) Proofpoint
12 22 (13.84%) TippingPoint
13 20 (12.58%) VMware
14 13 (8.18%) Citrix
15 5 (3.14%) LogLogic
15 5 (3.14%) Symantec
16 4 (2.52%) EMC
17 3 (1.89%) Dell
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