Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 352 257 290
Rank change year-on-year -95 +33 +40
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 91 56 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.63% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.65% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 78 47 174
10th Percentile £36,025 £40,950 £36,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £51,875 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,250 £60,000 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.92% +5.26% +3.64%
75th Percentile £65,563 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,750 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

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 7,093 3,397 10,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.54% 38.50% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,787 2,672 8,010
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,188 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -94 26 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Hampshire -100 25 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Surrey -55 18 £49,250 +26.28% 3
Kent -33 13 £42,500 -19.05%
Berkshire -80 11 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Oxfordshire -22 9 £36,750 -37.45%
Buckinghamshire -58 6 £60,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,500 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 74 (81.32%) Firewall
2 66 (72.53%) Cisco
3 51 (56.04%) Palo Alto
4 48 (52.75%) Network Security
5 43 (47.25%) F5
6 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (38.46%) Juniper
7 33 (36.26%) McAfee
8 31 (34.07%) Fortinet
8 31 (34.07%) Security Cleared
9 26 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 23 (25.27%) LAN
11 22 (24.18%) CCNP
11 22 (24.18%) CCNA
12 21 (23.08%) VPN
13 19 (20.88%) Azure
14 18 (19.78%) WAN
15 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
15 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
16 13 (14.29%) Presales
16 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (13.19%) Windows
17 12 (13.19%) AWS
17 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (13.19%) NIST
18 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 10 (10.99%) Wireless
19 10 (10.99%) VMware
19 10 (10.99%) MPLS
19 10 (10.99%) Proactive Monitoring

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 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Azure
2 12 (13.19%) AWS
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (7.69%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.30%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (2.20%) IaaS
7 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.10%) GCP
7 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 74 (81.32%) Firewall
2 48 (52.75%) Network Security
3 23 (25.27%) LAN
4 21 (23.08%) VPN
5 18 (19.78%) WAN
6 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (10.99%) MPLS
7 10 (10.99%) Wireless
8 9 (9.89%) WLAN
9 8 (8.79%) BGP
9 8 (8.79%) OSPF
10 6 (6.59%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (6.59%) Internet
10 6 (6.59%) VLAN
11 5 (5.49%) IPsec
11 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (5.49%) Wireshark
12 4 (4.40%) SSL
12 4 (4.40%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (9.89%) Social Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Military
4 2 (2.20%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Network Engineer
2 35 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 22 (24.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (21.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 20 (21.98%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Architect
8 5 (5.49%) IP Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Check Point Support
9 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Junior
9 4 (4.40%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Senior IP Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.40%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.49%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) CESG
5 1 (1.10%) CMDB
5 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Presales
2 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (10.99%) Proactive Monitoring
4 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
4 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.69%) Service Management
6 6 (6.59%) ITIL
6 6 (6.59%) Network Management
6 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.49%) Availability Management
7 5 (5.49%) Data-Flow Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Network Design
7 5 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.40%) ITSM
9 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.30%) Migration
9 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) Python
2 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
2 5 (5.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (34.07%) Security Cleared
3 26 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 22 (24.18%) CCNA
4 22 (24.18%) CCNP
5 8 (8.79%) CCIE
6 7 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (6.59%) CISSP
8 5 (5.49%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (3.30%) CCSA
9 3 (3.30%) CCSE
9 3 (3.30%) CCSP
9 3 (3.30%) CISA
9 3 (3.30%) CISM
9 3 (3.30%) CRISC
9 3 (3.30%) GIAC
10 2 (2.20%) CCSM
10 2 (2.20%) Degree
11 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) NIST
2 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.59%) SOC 2
4 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.30%) GRC
6 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Firmware
1 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) VMware NSX
4 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.10%) NFS
6 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.59%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.30%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) SCOM
5 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (72.53%) Cisco
2 51 (56.04%) Palo Alto
3 43 (47.25%) F5
4 35 (38.46%) Juniper
5 33 (36.26%) McAfee
6 31 (34.07%) Fortinet
7 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.99%) VMware
9 9 (9.89%) Blue Coat
10 8 (8.79%) SolarWinds
11 7 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (6.59%) NetApp
13 5 (5.49%) FireEye
13 5 (5.49%) Symantec
14 4 (4.40%) Broadcom
14 4 (4.40%) Brocade
14 4 (4.40%) HP
15 3 (3.30%) AlienVault
16 2 (2.20%) Arista
16 2 (2.20%) Zscaler