Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 231 214
Rank change year-on-year -61 -17 -10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 288 418 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 1.40% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 3.00% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 218 296 527
South East median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 13,555 13,923 18,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.49% 46.53% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,821 11,328 15,384
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.68%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,446
England median annual salary £49,270 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.73% +3.26% +2.22%

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 July 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 July 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 -54 164 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Berkshire -17 153 £66,000 +20.00% 8
Hampshire -16 56 £65,000 +48.57% 11
Surrey -20 32 £48,250 -17.87%
Kent -26 20 £49,000 +3.16% 2
West Sussex +14 12 £57,000 +20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Oxfordshire -39 4 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Middlesex +15 2 £47,500 +72.73%
East Sussex -44 2 £45,000 -18.18%
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 258 (89.58%) Cisco
2 187 (64.93%) Firewall
3 126 (43.75%) WAN
4 121 (42.01%) Cisco ASA
5 112 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (37.85%) LAN
7 107 (37.15%) Palo Alto
8 104 (36.11%) Network Security
8 104 (36.11%) Juniper
9 101 (35.07%) Data Centre
10 98 (34.03%) VPN
11 94 (32.64%) CCNP
12 91 (31.60%) F5
13 87 (30.21%) ITIL
14 73 (25.35%) WLAN
15 67 (23.26%) Load Balancing
16 66 (22.92%) DNS
17 65 (22.57%) Cisco Nexus
18 63 (21.88%) Fortinet
19 62 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
20 61 (21.18%) VMware
21 59 (20.49%) HP
22 56 (19.44%) Wireless
23 54 (18.75%) Windows
23 54 (18.75%) SIEM
24 53 (18.40%) DHCP
25 52 (18.06%) Aruba
26 49 (17.01%) MPLS
26 49 (17.01%) Network Design
27 48 (16.67%) CCIE

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 18 (6.25%) IIS
2 10 (3.47%) JBoss
2 10 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (7.64%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.82%) Akamai
3 11 (3.82%) IaaS
4 8 (2.78%) Office 365
5 3 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.04%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (64.93%) Firewall
2 126 (43.75%) WAN
3 121 (42.01%) Cisco ASA
4 109 (37.85%) LAN
5 104 (36.11%) Network Security
6 98 (34.03%) VPN
7 73 (25.35%) WLAN
8 66 (22.92%) DNS
9 65 (22.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 56 (19.44%) Wireless
11 53 (18.40%) DHCP
12 49 (17.01%) MPLS
13 43 (14.93%) OSPF
14 40 (13.89%) BGP
15 34 (11.81%) NetScaler
16 31 (10.76%) Ethernet
16 31 (10.76%) VLAN
17 30 (10.42%) TCP/IP
18 29 (10.07%) Cisco IOS
18 29 (10.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (1.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (12.15%) Retail
2 24 (8.33%) Finance
3 8 (2.78%) Back Office
4 7 (2.43%) Banking
5 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (35.07%) Network Engineer
2 41 (14.24%) Architect
3 39 (13.54%) Security Architect
4 34 (11.81%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (11.46%) Security Solutions Architect
6 32 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 26 (9.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 25 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 24 (8.33%) Security Engineer
10 20 (6.94%) Consultant
11 19 (6.60%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
12 18 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
12 18 (6.25%) Security Consultant
13 17 (5.90%) Network Architect
14 16 (5.56%) Analyst
14 16 (5.56%) Network Consultant
14 16 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
14 16 (5.56%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.82%) CSS
1 11 (3.82%) Middleware
2 2 (0.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 101 (35.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 16 (5.56%) PMI
4 15 (5.21%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.43%) NHS
7 6 (2.08%) BBC
7 6 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.74%) SCADA
8 5 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.69%) Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.75%) Windows
2 47 (16.32%) Linux
3 30 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.51%) Solaris
5 11 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.82%) Unix
6 6 (2.08%) CentOS
7 5 (1.74%) DC/OS
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (30.21%) ITIL
2 67 (23.26%) Load Balancing
3 54 (18.75%) SIEM
4 49 (17.01%) Network Design
5 47 (16.32%) ITIL V3
6 40 (13.89%) Presales
7 27 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (8.68%) Project Management
10 24 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 24 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (7.99%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (7.29%) Logistics
12 21 (7.29%) Value Proposition
13 20 (6.94%) Migration
14 19 (6.60%) Capacity Management
15 18 (6.25%) Incident Management
16 17 (5.90%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.90%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.82%) PowerShell
1 11 (3.82%) SQL
2 5 (1.74%) C
3 3 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.35%) C++
4 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (32.64%) CCNP
3 48 (16.67%) CCIE
4 43 (14.93%) CCDP
5 39 (13.54%) CCNA
6 29 (10.07%) CCSE
6 29 (10.07%) Degree
7 25 (8.68%) JNCIP
8 23 (7.99%) CISSP
9 19 (6.60%) Security Cleared
10 16 (5.56%) PMI Certification
11 15 (5.21%) IISP
11 15 (5.21%) ISSAP
11 15 (5.21%) SC Cleared
12 14 (4.86%) CCSA
13 11 (3.82%) CCIE Security
14 8 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (2.78%) JNCIS
15 7 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.43%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.90%) Cyber Essentials
2 15 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.13%) PMO
4 8 (2.78%) SLA
5 6 (2.08%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.74%) GDPR
7 4 (1.39%) COBIT
8 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.69%) FISMA
9 2 (0.69%) GPG13
10 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.38%) VMware NSX
3 19 (6.60%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.86%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.74%) Docker
5 5 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (10.07%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (8.33%) CASB
3 16 (5.56%) QRadar
4 11 (3.82%) Cisco CME
5 9 (3.13%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.74%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.39%) Puppet
8 3 (1.04%) SCCM
9 2 (0.69%) Ansible
9 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 258 (89.58%) Cisco
2 107 (37.15%) Palo Alto
3 104 (36.11%) Juniper
4 91 (31.60%) F5
5 63 (21.88%) Fortinet
6 61 (21.18%) VMware
7 59 (20.49%) HP
8 52 (18.06%) Aruba
9 46 (15.97%) SolarWinds
10 42 (14.58%) Blue Coat
11 41 (14.24%) Riverbed
12 31 (10.76%) McAfee
13 30 (10.42%) Microsoft
14 29 (10.07%) Zscaler
15 22 (7.64%) Citrix
16 21 (7.29%) Meraki
17 20 (6.94%) Forcepoint
17 20 (6.94%) Infoblox
18 18 (6.25%) Tufin
19 17 (5.90%) Sophos