Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 254 190
Rank change year-on-year -40 -64 +22
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 248 343 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 1.09% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.45% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 210 219 416
South East median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -6.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,600 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 11,222 14,023 14,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.74% 44.45% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8,851 11,076 12,066
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -47 101 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Berkshire -82 62 £57,500 -0.86% 10
West Sussex +41 55 £50,000 -20.00% 6
Surrey +32 39 £42,500 -13.27% 10
Hampshire +25 35 £55,000 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +34 27 £70,000 +40.00% 5
East Sussex +15 13 £58,500 +30.00%
Oxfordshire +31 12 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Kent -18 7 £42,500 -13.27% 5
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 216 (87.10%) Cisco
2 170 (68.55%) Firewall
3 123 (49.60%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (43.95%) Cisco ASA
5 107 (43.15%) WAN
6 102 (41.13%) CCNP
7 94 (37.90%) Palo Alto
8 91 (36.69%) LAN
9 83 (33.47%) Juniper
10 76 (30.65%) Data Centre
11 73 (29.44%) Wireless
12 68 (27.42%) VPN
13 62 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 55 (22.18%) F5
15 54 (21.77%) BGP
16 53 (21.37%) OSPF
17 51 (20.56%) TCP/IP
18 49 (19.76%) Cisco Firepower
19 48 (19.35%) Network Security
20 44 (17.74%) Linux
21 43 (17.34%) CCNA
21 43 (17.34%) Network Monitoring
22 42 (16.94%) VoIP
23 41 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
24 40 (16.13%) ITIL
24 40 (16.13%) Load Balancing
25 35 (14.11%) IPsec
25 35 (14.11%) SolarWinds
26 34 (13.71%) SIEM
26 34 (13.71%) NAS

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 9 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.02%) IIS
3 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.44%) Office 365
4 5 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (68.55%) Firewall
2 109 (43.95%) Cisco ASA
3 107 (43.15%) WAN
4 91 (36.69%) LAN
5 73 (29.44%) Wireless
6 68 (27.42%) VPN
7 62 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 54 (21.77%) BGP
9 53 (21.37%) OSPF
10 51 (20.56%) TCP/IP
11 49 (19.76%) Cisco Firepower
12 48 (19.35%) Network Security
13 42 (16.94%) VoIP
14 35 (14.11%) IPsec
15 34 (13.71%) MPLS
15 34 (13.71%) NAS
15 34 (13.71%) SAN
16 28 (11.29%) HSRP
16 28 (11.29%) VRRP
17 27 (10.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.21%) Big Data
2 3 (1.21%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.21%) MySQL
2 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (5.24%) Advertising
2 12 (4.84%) Aerospace
3 11 (4.44%) Back Office
3 11 (4.44%) Finance
4 10 (4.03%) Marketing
5 8 (3.23%) Retail
6 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.61%) Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (41.53%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.71%) Security Engineer
3 28 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (11.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (10.48%) Consultant
5 22 (8.87%) Analyst
6 20 (8.06%) Security Consultant
7 16 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (6.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (4.84%) Network Manager
10 11 (4.44%) Architect
11 10 (4.03%) Implementation Manager
11 10 (4.03%) Network Consultant
11 10 (4.03%) Network Security Consultant
11 10 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.63%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.23%) Network Architect
13 8 (3.23%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.82%) Security Architect
14 7 (2.82%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) WCF
2 1 (0.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.40%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.44%) Wiki
5 8 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.82%) e-Learning
6 7 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.61%) NHS
7 4 (1.61%) PKI
7 4 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.81%) AS400
8 2 (0.81%) BBC
8 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.74%) Linux
2 32 (12.90%) Windows
3 17 (6.85%) CentOS
4 14 (5.65%) Debian
5 11 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.42%) Solaris
7 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.34%) Network Monitoring
2 41 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (16.13%) ITIL
3 40 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 34 (13.71%) SIEM
5 31 (12.50%) Change Control
6 30 (12.10%) Change Management
7 23 (9.27%) Mentoring
7 23 (9.27%) Time Management
8 22 (8.87%) Network Design
9 21 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.47%) Project Management
10 20 (8.06%) Security Operations
11 16 (6.45%) Information Security
11 16 (6.45%) Network Optimisation
12 14 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.24%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (4.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.84%) Python
2 6 (2.42%) SQL
3 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (49.60%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (41.13%) CCNP
3 43 (17.34%) CCNA
4 22 (8.87%) CCDP
5 20 (8.06%) Degree
6 18 (7.26%) CCIE
7 15 (6.05%) JNCIS
8 12 (4.84%) CCSA
8 12 (4.84%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 8 (3.23%) CCSE
9 8 (3.23%) CISSP
9 8 (3.23%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.61%) GIAC
10 4 (1.61%) IISP
10 4 (1.61%) ISEB
10 4 (1.61%) ISSAP
10 4 (1.61%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.61%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.85%) SLA
2 10 (4.03%) PMO
3 2 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.81%) FISMA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.82%) Snort
3 3 (1.21%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.21%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.81%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.05%) Nagios
2 8 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.23%) QRadar
3 5 (2.02%) Proventia
4 4 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.21%) Grafana
5 3 (1.21%) Kibana
6 2 (0.81%) Ansible
6 2 (0.81%) CASB
6 2 (0.81%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 216 (87.10%) Cisco
2 94 (37.90%) Palo Alto
3 83 (33.47%) Juniper
4 55 (22.18%) F5
5 35 (14.11%) SolarWinds
6 34 (13.71%) Citrix
7 32 (12.90%) Riverbed
8 31 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 30 (12.10%) Fortinet
10 29 (11.69%) Blue Coat
11 28 (11.29%) NetApp
12 26 (10.48%) VMware
13 24 (9.68%) McAfee
14 20 (8.06%) Meraki
15 17 (6.85%) HP
16 15 (6.05%) Avaya
17 14 (5.65%) Aruba
17 14 (5.65%) Brocade
18 13 (5.24%) IBM
19 11 (4.44%) Arista