Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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 > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 204 200
Rank change year-on-year -65 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 328 462 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.59% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 3.33% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 228 328 588
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,175
90th Percentile £72,150 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 13,538 13,857 18,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.58% 47.71% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10,724 11,296 15,652
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,557
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.99% +3.62%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,125 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,875
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the South East

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Thames Valley -24 222 £62,500 +13.64% 12
Berkshire -3 201 £67,000 +24.65% 7
Surrey -23 34 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Hampshire -43 34 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Kent -38 20 £49,000 +8.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £50,000 -9.09% 3
West Sussex +10 6 £59,000 +24.21% 1
East Sussex -61 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -26 4 £46,250 -26.59% 2
Middlesex +12 2 £47,500 +22.58%
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 289 (88.11%) Cisco
2 219 (66.77%) Firewall
3 154 (46.95%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (42.68%) Cisco ASA
5 136 (41.46%) WAN
6 130 (39.63%) VPN
7 129 (39.33%) Juniper
7 129 (39.33%) Palo Alto
8 123 (37.50%) CCNP
9 119 (36.28%) Network Security
10 106 (32.32%) LAN
11 104 (31.71%) ITIL
12 102 (31.10%) Data Centre
13 99 (30.18%) F5
14 77 (23.48%) DNS
15 76 (23.17%) SIEM
16 74 (22.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 70 (21.34%) WLAN
18 69 (21.04%) Fortinet
19 67 (20.43%) VMware
19 67 (20.43%) DHCP
20 65 (19.82%) Load Balancing
21 63 (19.21%) Microsoft Azure
21 63 (19.21%) CCNA
22 62 (18.90%) MPLS
23 61 (18.60%) OSPF
23 61 (18.60%) CCIE
24 57 (17.38%) Wireless
25 56 (17.07%) Windows
25 56 (17.07%) BGP

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 26 (7.93%) IIS
2 7 (2.13%) Apache
3 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.83%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.52%) JBoss
4 5 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (19.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.35%) Akamai
4 10 (3.05%) Office 365
5 5 (1.52%) IaaS
6 4 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (1.22%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (66.77%) Firewall
2 140 (42.68%) Cisco ASA
3 136 (41.46%) WAN
4 130 (39.63%) VPN
5 119 (36.28%) Network Security
6 106 (32.32%) LAN
7 77 (23.48%) DNS
8 74 (22.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 70 (21.34%) WLAN
10 67 (20.43%) DHCP
11 62 (18.90%) MPLS
12 61 (18.60%) OSPF
13 57 (17.38%) Wireless
14 56 (17.07%) BGP
15 50 (15.24%) TCP/IP
16 42 (12.80%) Wireshark
17 41 (12.50%) VLAN
18 40 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
19 35 (10.67%) SSL
20 33 (10.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.13%) MySQL
2 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (8.84%) Retail
2 16 (4.88%) Finance
3 7 (2.13%) French Language
3 7 (2.13%) German Language
4 6 (1.83%) Advertising
4 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.91%) Back Office
5 3 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 129 (39.33%) Network Engineer
2 51 (15.55%) Architect
3 48 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (14.02%) Security Architect
5 41 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 40 (12.20%) Security Solutions Architect
7 38 (11.59%) Security Engineer
8 29 (8.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 28 (8.54%) Analyst
10 22 (6.71%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (6.40%) Lead Network Engineer
12 20 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (6.10%) Support Engineer
13 19 (5.79%) Network Architect
13 19 (5.79%) Security Analyst
14 17 (5.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 17 (5.18%) LAN Engineer
14 17 (5.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (4.57%) Network Security Architect
15 15 (4.57%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.35%) CSS
2 5 (1.52%) Middleware
3 4 (1.22%) SAP CAF
4 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 102 (31.10%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (7.01%) Cyberthreat
4 16 (4.88%) FlexPod
5 12 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 8 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.13%) PMI
8 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.52%) SCADA
9 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.61%) Clustering
10 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.61%) Replication
10 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.07%) Windows
2 49 (14.94%) Linux
3 31 (9.45%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.27%) Unix
5 12 (3.66%) Solaris
6 8 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.13%) FreeBSD
7 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.83%) CentOS
8 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.83%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.52%) DC/OS
9 5 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (31.71%) ITIL
2 76 (23.17%) SIEM
3 65 (19.82%) Load Balancing
4 48 (14.63%) Presales
5 44 (13.41%) ITIL V3
6 40 (12.20%) Network Design
7 34 (10.37%) Vulnerability Management
8 32 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (9.45%) Change Management
10 29 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (7.93%) E-Commerce
12 25 (7.62%) Incident Management
12 25 (7.62%) Migration
13 23 (7.01%) Information Security
13 23 (7.01%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 23 (7.01%) Security Operations
13 23 (7.01%) Software Optimisation
14 20 (6.10%) Value Proposition
15 19 (5.79%) Network Management
15 19 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.27%) PowerShell
2 10 (3.05%) C
3 5 (1.52%) Python
3 5 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.30%) C++
4 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 154 (46.95%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (37.50%) CCNP
3 63 (19.21%) CCNA
4 61 (18.60%) CCIE
5 52 (15.85%) CCDP
6 46 (14.02%) CCSE
7 40 (12.20%) CISSP
8 34 (10.37%) JNCIP
9 29 (8.84%) CCSA
10 25 (7.62%) Security Cleared
11 23 (7.01%) IISP
11 23 (7.01%) ISSAP
12 22 (6.71%) Degree
13 21 (6.40%) SC Cleared
14 13 (3.96%) CISM
15 11 (3.35%) CCIE Security
15 11 (3.35%) CISA
16 8 (2.44%) CCDA
16 8 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
16 8 (2.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (3.05%) SLA
4 6 (1.83%) PMO
5 5 (1.52%) GDPR
5 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.22%) COBIT
6 4 (1.22%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.61%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.30%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.30%) QA
9 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.84%) VMware NSX
3 18 (5.49%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.83%) vSphere
5 5 (1.52%) Docker
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.91%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (9.45%) QRadar
2 29 (8.84%) Cisco Prime
3 23 (7.01%) CASB
4 11 (3.35%) Cisco CME
5 7 (2.13%) Juniper STRM
5 7 (2.13%) RSA enVision
5 7 (2.13%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (1.83%) Puppet
7 5 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.52%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.22%) Ansible
8 4 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.61%) SCCM
9 2 (0.61%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 289 (88.11%) Cisco
2 129 (39.33%) Juniper
2 129 (39.33%) Palo Alto
3 99 (30.18%) F5
4 69 (21.04%) Fortinet
5 67 (20.43%) VMware
6 52 (15.85%) Aruba
6 52 (15.85%) HP
7 49 (14.94%) SolarWinds
8 48 (14.63%) Blue Coat
9 35 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 31 (9.45%) IBM
10 31 (9.45%) LogRhythm
11 30 (9.15%) Zscaler
12 29 (8.84%) Riverbed
13 25 (7.62%) Forcepoint
14 23 (7.01%) Meraki
14 23 (7.01%) Splunk
14 23 (7.01%) Tufin
15 22 (6.71%) Infoblox