Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 +19
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 115 161 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.82% 4.62% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 9.04% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 97 167
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.05% -9.52%
10th Percentile £36,025 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -4.76%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1199 1781 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 50.23% 51.06% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1259 1884
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.29% -0.54%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01% +10.00%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 106 (92.17%) Cisco
2 87 (75.65%) Juniper
3 80 (69.57%) F5
4 79 (68.70%) Firewall
5 69 (60.00%) Palo Alto
6 55 (47.83%) Blue Coat
7 46 (40.00%) Windows
8 43 (37.39%) Unix
9 42 (36.52%) TCP/IP
9 42 (36.52%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (33.91%) Crossbeam
10 39 (33.91%) Linux
11 38 (33.04%) Risk Management
11 38 (33.04%) Digital Economy
12 36 (31.30%) Sourcefire
13 34 (29.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (28.70%) German Language
15 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (26.09%) Windows 2000
16 30 (26.09%) Solaris
17 27 (23.48%) ITIL
18 25 (21.74%) CCNP
18 25 (21.74%) French Language
19 23 (20.00%) MPLS
19 23 (20.00%) OSPF
20 22 (19.13%) WAN
21 20 (17.39%) BGP
22 19 (16.52%) SLA
22 19 (16.52%) Network Monitoring

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 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) Office 365
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (68.70%) Firewall
2 42 (36.52%) Cisco ASA
2 42 (36.52%) TCP/IP
3 23 (20.00%) MPLS
3 23 (20.00%) OSPF
4 22 (19.13%) WAN
5 20 (17.39%) BGP
6 17 (14.78%) tcpdump
6 17 (14.78%) Wireshark
7 16 (13.91%) Network Security
8 11 (9.57%) BIG-IP
9 7 (6.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (6.09%) DNS
9 7 (6.09%) IPsec
10 6 (5.22%) Wireless
11 5 (4.35%) VPN
12 4 (3.48%) HTTP
12 4 (3.48%) SAN
12 4 (3.48%) SMTP
12 4 (3.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) MySQL
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 38 (33.04%) Digital Economy
2 33 (28.70%) German Language
3 25 (21.74%) French Language
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Finance
4 1 (0.87%) Front Office
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Security Engineer
2 30 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 23 (20.00%) Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 22 (19.13%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 22 (19.13%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (19.13%) Firewall Analyst
5 18 (15.65%) Network Support
5 18 (15.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Security Support Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Security Manager
8 8 (6.96%) SOC Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Network Support
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (3.48%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.00%) Windows
2 43 (37.39%) Unix
3 39 (33.91%) Linux
4 34 (29.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (27.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (26.09%) Solaris
6 30 (26.09%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.87%) CentOS
10 1 (0.87%) Fedora
10 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) Risk Management
2 27 (23.48%) ITIL
3 19 (16.52%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (14.78%) Incident Management
5 14 (12.17%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.43%) Coaching
6 12 (10.43%) GAP Analysis
6 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.43%) Service Delivery Management
6 12 (10.43%) Statistics
6 12 (10.43%) Time Management
7 9 (7.83%) Analytics
8 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.96%) Case Management
8 8 (6.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.35%) Information Security
9 5 (4.35%) Project Management
9 5 (4.35%) Security Operations
10 4 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.74%) CCNP
3 8 (6.96%) CCIE
3 8 (6.96%) JNCIE
4 6 (5.22%) CCSA
4 6 (5.22%) CISSP
5 5 (4.35%) CCNA
5 5 (4.35%) CCSE
5 5 (4.35%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.61%) CCDA
6 3 (2.61%) CCDP
6 3 (2.61%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.87%) CISA
7 1 (0.87%) CISM
7 1 (0.87%) GIAC
7 1 (0.87%) HND
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) MCSE
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) COBIT
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.87%) Juniper STRM
1 1 (0.87%) QRadar
1 1 (0.87%) RSA enVision
1 1 (0.87%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.87%) vMotion
1 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (92.17%) Cisco
2 87 (75.65%) Juniper
3 80 (69.57%) F5
4 69 (60.00%) Palo Alto
5 55 (47.83%) Blue Coat
6 39 (33.91%) Crossbeam
7 36 (31.30%) Sourcefire
8 17 (14.78%) NetScout
9 10 (8.70%) VMware
10 7 (6.09%) McAfee
11 6 (5.22%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.61%) Avaya
12 3 (2.61%) EMC
12 3 (2.61%) Kaspersky
12 3 (2.61%) Veeam
13 2 (1.74%) Dell
13 2 (1.74%) HP
13 2 (1.74%) NetApp
13 2 (1.74%) Symantec