Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 July 2021 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 338 242 288
Rank change year-on-year -96 +46 +28
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 93 107 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 2.18% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 63 85 201
10th Percentile £34,800 £41,450 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £66,375 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,250 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.58% +9.09% -4.35%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,142 4,900 10,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.43% 39.98% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,331 3,814 8,689
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the South East

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in the South East.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the South East

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CheckPoint in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the South East

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -67 31 £55,250 -7.92% 6
Hampshire -87 21 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Berkshire -56 19 £60,000 - 3
Surrey -20 17 £65,000 +44.44% 3
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Buckinghamshire -28 8 £52,500 -19.23% 2
West Sussex -6 7 £52,500 -25.00%
Kent -21 6 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 - 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 70 (75.27%) Cisco
2 60 (64.52%) Firewall
3 48 (51.61%) Palo Alto
4 46 (49.46%) VPN
5 37 (39.78%) LAN
6 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (33.33%) WAN
8 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 30 (32.26%) Data Centre
9 29 (31.18%) F5
10 26 (27.96%) CCNP
10 26 (27.96%) Wireless
11 23 (24.73%) Azure
11 23 (24.73%) Fortinet
12 21 (22.58%) Network Security
13 20 (21.51%) CCNA
13 20 (21.51%) Internet
13 20 (21.51%) MPLS
13 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
14 19 (20.43%) OSPF
14 19 (20.43%) McAfee
14 19 (20.43%) Meraki
15 18 (19.35%) Juniper
15 18 (19.35%) VMware
16 17 (18.28%) BGP
17 16 (17.20%) AWS
17 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (16.13%) Network Management
18 15 (16.13%) Microsoft

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.30%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.73%) Azure
2 16 (17.20%) AWS
3 7 (7.53%) IaaS
4 6 (6.45%) Cloudflare
5 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.38%) PaaS
5 5 (5.38%) SaaS
6 4 (4.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (3.23%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (64.52%) Firewall
2 46 (49.46%) VPN
3 37 (39.78%) LAN
4 31 (33.33%) WAN
5 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
6 26 (27.96%) Wireless
7 21 (22.58%) Network Security
8 20 (21.51%) Internet
8 20 (21.51%) MPLS
9 19 (20.43%) OSPF
10 17 (18.28%) BGP
11 15 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (13.98%) SAN
13 12 (12.90%) WLAN
14 11 (11.83%) DNS
15 10 (10.75%) DHCP
15 10 (10.75%) IPsec
16 9 (9.68%) EIGRP
17 7 (7.53%) SD-WAN
17 7 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 20 (21.51%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Presentation Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Finance
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) French Language
4 3 (3.23%) German Language
5 2 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Military
5 2 (2.15%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (6.45%) Architect
4 5 (5.38%) Consultant
4 5 (5.38%) Network Operations Engineer
4 5 (5.38%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) IP Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Project Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Leader
5 4 (4.30%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.23%) IP Design Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (3.23%) Security Architect
6 3 (3.23%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Senior IP Design Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.45%) Clustering
4 5 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.08%) IVR
7 1 (1.08%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Check Point GAiA
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.15%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Network Management
2 13 (13.98%) Presales
3 11 (11.83%) ITIL
4 10 (10.75%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (9.68%) Information Security
6 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.53%) Migration
7 7 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (7.53%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.45%) DNA
8 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (6.45%) Network Design
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
8 6 (6.45%) SIEM
8 6 (6.45%) Technology Roadmap
9 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) Python
2 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.96%) CCNP
3 20 (21.51%) CCNA
4 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.53%) CCIE
6 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) Degree
8 4 (4.30%) CISSP
9 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.15%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.15%) CISM
10 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.08%) CCMSE
11 1 (1.08%) CCSE
11 1 (1.08%) CCSM
11 1 (1.08%) GCFA
11 1 (1.08%) GCIA
11 1 (1.08%) GCIH
11 1 (1.08%) OSCP
11 1 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.60%) VMware NSX
3 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.38%) Firmware
4 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) NFS
5 3 (3.23%) pfSense
5 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) FortiGate
2 11 (11.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (10.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (6.45%) Ansible
5 5 (5.38%) SCCM
6 3 (3.23%) SCOM
7 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) OPNET
8 1 (1.08%) Puppet
8 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (75.27%) Cisco
2 48 (51.61%) Palo Alto
3 29 (31.18%) F5
4 23 (24.73%) Fortinet
5 19 (20.43%) McAfee
5 19 (20.43%) Meraki
6 18 (19.35%) Juniper
6 18 (19.35%) VMware
7 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.90%) Symantec
9 10 (10.75%) Blue Coat
10 6 (6.45%) Darktrace
10 6 (6.45%) Forcepoint
10 6 (6.45%) Proofpoint
10 6 (6.45%) ServiceNow
11 5 (5.38%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (5.38%) HP
12 4 (4.30%) Brocade
12 4 (4.30%) Citrix
13 3 (3.23%) Riverbed