Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 198 233
Rank change year-on-year -69 +35 -17
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 330 587 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.68% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 3.57% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 217 463 484
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £71,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 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 14003 16440 21333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.46% 47.01% 50.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 13232 17398
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -35 189 £57,500 - 10
Berkshire -5 161 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Kent -24 54 £49,000 +22.50%
Surrey -24 54 £56,250 +12.50%
Hampshire +5 28 £49,500 +10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -44 16 £46,500 -22.50% 4
Oxfordshire +4 12 £50,000 - 2
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
CheckPoint
England

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 South East region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 288 (87.27%) Cisco
2 227 (68.79%) Firewall
3 179 (54.24%) F5
4 145 (43.94%) Juniper
5 140 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
6 139 (42.12%) Palo Alto
7 127 (38.48%) Cisco Certification
8 116 (35.15%) WAN
9 104 (31.52%) ITIL
10 102 (30.91%) CCNP
11 100 (30.30%) MPLS
12 98 (29.70%) TCP/IP
13 83 (25.15%) Blue Coat
14 74 (22.42%) VPN
15 73 (22.12%) Data Centre
16 71 (21.52%) Network Security
17 70 (21.21%) Windows
18 65 (19.70%) Linux
19 64 (19.39%) BGP
20 63 (19.09%) Load Balancing
21 61 (18.48%) OSPF
22 57 (17.27%) LAN
23 56 (16.97%) Wireless
24 54 (16.36%) VMware
25 53 (16.06%) Change Management
26 52 (15.76%) SolarWinds
27 51 (15.45%) IPsec
28 49 (14.85%) Sourcefire
28 49 (14.85%) Microsoft
28 49 (14.85%) Unix

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 8 (2.42%) IIS
2 7 (2.12%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.03%) SaaS
4 9 (2.73%) IaaS
5 4 (1.21%) Office 365
6 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (68.79%) Firewall
2 140 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
3 116 (35.15%) WAN
4 100 (30.30%) MPLS
5 98 (29.70%) TCP/IP
6 74 (22.42%) VPN
7 71 (21.52%) Network Security
8 64 (19.39%) BGP
9 61 (18.48%) OSPF
10 57 (17.27%) LAN
11 56 (16.97%) Wireless
12 51 (15.45%) IPsec
13 47 (14.24%) VLAN
14 44 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 32 (9.70%) DNS
16 30 (9.09%) SNMP
17 27 (8.18%) Cisco PIX
18 26 (7.88%) Internet
19 23 (6.97%) Ethernet
20 22 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.12%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.12%) Redis
3 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) MySQL
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 38 (11.52%) Digital Economy
2 33 (10.00%) German Language
3 32 (9.70%) Finance
4 25 (7.58%) French Language
5 13 (3.94%) Billing
6 9 (2.73%) Advertising
6 9 (2.73%) Banking
7 7 (2.12%) Retail
8 6 (1.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (37.27%) Network Engineer
2 66 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 61 (18.48%) Security Engineer
4 48 (14.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 42 (12.73%) Analyst
6 35 (10.61%) Support Engineer
7 34 (10.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 33 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 29 (8.79%) Architect
10 28 (8.48%) Security Analyst
11 27 (8.18%) Firewall Analyst
11 27 (8.18%) Network Support
12 25 (7.58%) WAN Engineer
13 24 (7.27%) Deployment Engineer
13 24 (7.27%) Network Deployment Engineer
13 24 (7.27%) Network Support Engineer
14 22 (6.67%) Blue Coat Analyst
15 16 (4.85%) Security Support Engineer
16 14 (4.24%) Network Architect
17 12 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 12 (3.64%) Web Services
3 4 (1.21%) Java EE
3 4 (1.21%) JSON
3 4 (1.21%) Middleware
3 4 (1.21%) REST
3 4 (1.21%) SOAP
3 4 (1.21%) WSDL
3 4 (1.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.12%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.24%) Virtual Team
3 13 (3.94%) FlexPod
4 10 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.42%) CMDB
5 8 (2.42%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.12%) User Experience
6 7 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.21%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.61%) Handset
10 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.21%) Windows
2 65 (19.70%) Linux
3 49 (14.85%) Unix
4 41 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (9.39%) Solaris
7 30 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 12 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.03%) Windows Server
10 8 (2.42%) CentOS
10 8 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.82%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.21%) AIX
12 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Fedora
13 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) VMS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (31.52%) ITIL
2 63 (19.09%) Load Balancing
3 53 (16.06%) Change Management
4 46 (13.94%) Network Monitoring
5 39 (11.82%) Presales
5 39 (11.82%) Risk Management
6 36 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 35 (10.61%) Time Management
8 31 (9.39%) Service Delivery
9 27 (8.18%) ITIL V3
10 26 (7.88%) SIEM
11 25 (7.58%) Project Management
12 23 (6.97%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (6.67%) Network Architecture
14 20 (6.06%) Coaching
14 20 (6.06%) Incident Management
14 20 (6.06%) Information Security
14 20 (6.06%) Migration
14 20 (6.06%) Network Design
15 17 (5.15%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.94%) SQL
2 11 (3.33%) Java
3 8 (2.42%) C
3 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.42%) Python
4 7 (2.12%) C++
4 7 (2.12%) Perl
4 7 (2.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (38.48%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (30.91%) CCNP
3 49 (14.85%) CCIE
4 42 (12.73%) CCNA
5 25 (7.58%) CCSE
6 22 (6.67%) CCSA
6 22 (6.67%) Degree
7 18 (5.45%) Security Cleared
8 15 (4.55%) CISSP
9 14 (4.24%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.64%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (3.33%) JNCIE
12 10 (3.03%) CISA
12 10 (3.03%) CISM
13 9 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (2.73%) MCSE
13 9 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (2.12%) CCDA
14 7 (2.12%) JNCIP
15 6 (1.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.39%) SLA
2 19 (5.76%) QA
3 11 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.03%) COBIT
5 8 (2.42%) PCI DSS
6 7 (2.12%) ISO 9001
6 7 (2.12%) PMO
7 3 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 38 (11.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.64%) vSphere
4 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (3.03%) ProxySG
4 10 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.12%) Docker
6 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.76%) FortiGate
2 13 (3.94%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.12%) Nagios
3 7 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.12%) Pingdom
3 7 (2.12%) SCOM
4 2 (0.61%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) TrustSec
4 2 (0.61%) vMotion
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) Juniper STRM
5 1 (0.30%) QRadar
5 1 (0.30%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 288 (87.27%) Cisco
2 179 (54.24%) F5
3 145 (43.94%) Juniper
4 139 (42.12%) Palo Alto
5 83 (25.15%) Blue Coat
6 54 (16.36%) VMware
7 52 (15.76%) SolarWinds
8 49 (14.85%) HP
8 49 (14.85%) Microsoft
8 49 (14.85%) Sourcefire
9 40 (12.12%) Crossbeam
10 37 (11.21%) Fortinet
11 33 (10.00%) Aruba
12 18 (5.45%) Brocade
13 17 (5.15%) Meraki
13 17 (5.15%) NetScout
14 15 (4.55%) Riverbed
15 13 (3.94%) Dell
15 13 (3.94%) Kaspersky
16 12 (3.64%) IBM