Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 192 207
Rank change year-on-year -65 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 337 535 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.71% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 3.59% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 217 412 551
South East median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £34,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 14,089 14,899 20,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.10% 47.60% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,152 11,989 17,101
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.95% +3.86%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -30 204 £50,000 -13.04% 9
Berkshire -2 177 £57,500 - 7
Kent -9 48 £49,000 +13.95% 3
Surrey -32 39 £49,000 -4.85% 2
Hampshire -34 28 £49,500 +8.79% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 22 £50,000 -16.67% 2
East Sussex -64 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxfordshire -19 5 £42,500 -45.16%
West Sussex 0 3 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex +2 1 £47,500 -5.00%
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 288 (85.46%) Cisco
2 214 (63.50%) Firewall
3 152 (45.10%) F5
4 149 (44.21%) Palo Alto
5 143 (42.43%) Cisco Certification
6 134 (39.76%) WAN
7 128 (37.98%) Juniper
8 125 (37.09%) Cisco ASA
9 117 (34.72%) VPN
10 110 (32.64%) CCNP
11 92 (27.30%) ITIL
12 90 (26.71%) MPLS
13 87 (25.82%) Network Security
14 84 (24.93%) LAN
15 81 (24.04%) Blue Coat
16 74 (21.96%) CCNA
17 70 (20.77%) Data Centre
18 65 (19.29%) Load Balancing
18 65 (19.29%) Wireless
19 64 (18.99%) TCP/IP
20 62 (18.40%) OSPF
21 60 (17.80%) Cisco Nexus
22 57 (16.91%) Change Management
22 57 (16.91%) CCIE
23 53 (15.73%) BGP
24 52 (15.43%) Windows
24 52 (15.43%) Fortinet
25 47 (13.95%) DNS
26 45 (13.35%) VLAN
26 45 (13.35%) CCSE

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 13 (3.86%) IIS
2 12 (3.56%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.37%) Apache
4 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.67%) IaaS
3 9 (2.67%) SaaS
4 5 (1.48%) Office 365
5 4 (1.19%) Akamai
6 2 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 214 (63.50%) Firewall
2 134 (39.76%) WAN
3 125 (37.09%) Cisco ASA
4 117 (34.72%) VPN
5 90 (26.71%) MPLS
6 87 (25.82%) Network Security
7 84 (24.93%) LAN
8 65 (19.29%) Wireless
9 64 (18.99%) TCP/IP
10 62 (18.40%) OSPF
11 60 (17.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 53 (15.73%) BGP
13 47 (13.95%) DNS
14 45 (13.35%) VLAN
15 42 (12.46%) DHCP
16 36 (10.68%) WLAN
17 34 (10.09%) IPsec
17 34 (10.09%) Wireshark
18 31 (9.20%) SSL
19 28 (8.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.37%) MySQL
2 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (5.64%) French Language
1 19 (5.64%) German Language
2 16 (4.75%) Retail
3 13 (3.86%) Advertising
3 13 (3.86%) Digital Economy
4 10 (2.97%) Finance
5 6 (1.78%) Billing
6 5 (1.48%) Banking
6 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (37.69%) Network Engineer
2 49 (14.54%) Analyst
3 46 (13.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 41 (12.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 39 (11.57%) Security Engineer
6 36 (10.68%) Architect
7 33 (9.79%) Security Analyst
8 28 (8.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 28 (8.31%) Support Engineer
9 25 (7.42%) Firewall Analyst
10 23 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
11 22 (6.53%) Network Security Engineer
11 22 (6.53%) Network Support
12 21 (6.23%) Network Deployment Engineer
13 20 (5.93%) WAN Engineer
14 19 (5.64%) Lead Network Engineer
15 18 (5.34%) Blue Coat Analyst
15 18 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (4.75%) Network Support Engineer
16 16 (4.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.78%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.48%) Web Services
3 4 (1.19%) CSS
3 4 (1.19%) SAP CAF
4 2 (0.59%) Java EE
4 2 (0.59%) JSON
4 2 (0.59%) Middleware
4 2 (0.59%) REST
4 2 (0.59%) SOAP
4 2 (0.59%) WSDL
4 2 (0.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.77%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.56%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (3.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (3.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.26%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.67%) FlexPod
5 8 (2.37%) CMDB
5 8 (2.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 7 (2.08%) User Experience
7 5 (1.48%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.59%) Replication
10 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.43%) Windows
2 45 (13.35%) Linux
3 33 (9.79%) Unix
4 22 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (5.34%) Solaris
5 18 (5.34%) Windows 2000
5 18 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.86%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.37%) FreeBSD
8 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.59%) AIX
11 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.30%) ITIL
2 65 (19.29%) Load Balancing
3 57 (16.91%) Change Management
4 45 (13.35%) SIEM
5 36 (10.68%) Mentoring
6 34 (10.09%) Network Monitoring
6 34 (10.09%) Presales
7 32 (9.50%) Information Security
8 31 (9.20%) Network Design
9 28 (8.31%) ITIL V3
9 28 (8.31%) Service Delivery
10 27 (8.01%) Time Management
11 25 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (6.53%) Analytics
12 22 (6.53%) Security Operations
13 21 (6.23%) Incident Management
13 21 (6.23%) Network Architecture
14 20 (5.93%) Project Management
15 19 (5.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.56%) C
2 6 (1.78%) Python
3 5 (1.48%) Java
4 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.89%) C++
5 3 (0.89%) Perl
5 3 (0.89%) Ruby
6 2 (0.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (42.43%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (32.64%) CCNP
3 74 (21.96%) CCNA
4 57 (16.91%) CCIE
5 45 (13.35%) CCSE
6 38 (11.28%) CCSA
7 34 (10.09%) CISSP
8 32 (9.50%) CCDP
9 25 (7.42%) JNCIP
10 23 (6.82%) Security Cleared
11 20 (5.93%) Degree
12 17 (5.04%) SC Cleared
13 15 (4.45%) CCDA
13 15 (4.45%) JNCIE
14 14 (4.15%) CISM
15 13 (3.86%) CISA
16 12 (3.56%) IISP
16 12 (3.56%) ISSAP
17 9 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (2.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) SLA
2 17 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.97%) QA
4 7 (2.08%) COBIT
5 6 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.19%) FIPS 140-2
7 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.89%) PMO
8 1 (0.30%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.97%) VMware NSX
4 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (1.78%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.48%) vSphere
6 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.59%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) Docker
8 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.93%) QRadar
2 15 (4.45%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (2.37%) Juniper STRM
3 8 (2.37%) RSA enVision
3 8 (2.37%) RSA Security Analytics
4 4 (1.19%) Cisco CME
5 3 (0.89%) Ansible
5 3 (0.89%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.59%) Nagios
6 2 (0.59%) Puppet
6 2 (0.59%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.30%) vMotion
Vendors
1 288 (85.46%) Cisco
2 152 (45.10%) F5
3 149 (44.21%) Palo Alto
4 128 (37.98%) Juniper
5 81 (24.04%) Blue Coat
6 52 (15.43%) Fortinet
7 45 (13.35%) SolarWinds
8 42 (12.46%) VMware
9 41 (12.17%) HP
10 36 (10.68%) Aruba
11 34 (10.09%) Microsoft
12 31 (9.20%) Sourcefire
13 27 (8.01%) Crossbeam
14 22 (6.53%) IBM
14 22 (6.53%) LogRhythm
15 20 (5.93%) Riverbed
16 18 (5.34%) Forcepoint
17 13 (3.86%) Avaya
17 13 (3.86%) Citrix
17 13 (3.86%) NetScout