Period
to 18 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 October 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
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 257 272
Rank change year-on-year -73 +15 +6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1692 2511 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.31% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 2.99% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 2050 2093
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +10.47%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77546 84020 100311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.40% 43.83% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59993 67844 81556
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England -68 1601 £55,000 +10.00% 72
UK excluding London -35 1039 £49,000 +8.89% 43
London -106 631 £60,000 +9.09% 34
South East -43 343 £55,000 +10.00% 19
East of England +31 228 £52,500 +21.53% 2
North of England +21 192 £45,000 - 7
Midlands -49 153 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Midlands -24 109 £45,000 - 8
North West +9 101 £47,500 +10.47% 4
Yorkshire +29 90 £42,500 -19.05% 3
South West -47 63 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Scotland -48 47 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East Midlands -2 44 £42,500 -
Wales +15 33 £39,250 -19.49% 3
Northern Ireland -29 2 £30,000 -21.05%
North East +1 1 £39,000 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 1446 (85.46%) Cisco
2 1273 (75.24%) Firewall
3 795 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
4 679 (40.13%) Juniper
5 677 (40.01%) WAN
6 609 (35.99%) Network Security
7 606 (35.82%) F5
8 601 (35.52%) CCNP
9 595 (35.17%) LAN
10 542 (32.03%) Palo Alto
11 528 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
12 461 (27.25%) Data Centre
13 450 (26.60%) VPN
14 378 (22.34%) CCNA
15 374 (22.10%) ITIL
16 369 (21.81%) BGP
17 359 (21.22%) Windows
18 354 (20.92%) TCP/IP
19 347 (20.51%) OSPF
20 345 (20.39%) MPLS
21 339 (20.04%) Finance
22 320 (18.91%) Cisco Nexus
23 300 (17.73%) VMware
24 284 (16.78%) DNS
25 275 (16.25%) Wireless
26 269 (15.90%) SIEM
27 249 (14.72%) Blue Coat
28 247 (14.60%) Linux
29 233 (13.77%) Microsoft
30 232 (13.71%) Fortinet

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 83 (4.91%) MS Exchange
2 44 (2.60%) IIS
3 33 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 17 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (0.77%) CMS
8 10 (0.59%) Apache
9 8 (0.47%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.18%) Confluence
13 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.059%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 155 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.66%) Office 365
4 39 (2.30%) IaaS
5 31 (1.83%) PaaS
6 24 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 20 (1.18%) SaaS
8 19 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.77%) Akamai
12 12 (0.71%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
13 8 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.30%) Bluemix
14 5 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1273 (75.24%) Firewall
2 677 (40.01%) WAN
3 609 (35.99%) Network Security
4 595 (35.17%) LAN
5 528 (31.21%) Cisco ASA
6 450 (26.60%) VPN
7 369 (21.81%) BGP
8 354 (20.92%) TCP/IP
9 347 (20.51%) OSPF
10 345 (20.39%) MPLS
11 320 (18.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 284 (16.78%) DNS
13 275 (16.25%) Wireless
14 204 (12.06%) EIGRP
15 180 (10.64%) DHCP
15 180 (10.64%) IPsec
16 162 (9.57%) VLAN
17 131 (7.74%) Cisco IOS
18 125 (7.39%) Internet
19 114 (6.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.59%) Redis
4 9 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 8 (0.47%) DB2
6 7 (0.41%) MySQL
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.30%) GIS
8 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.059%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.059%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.059%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.18%) JIRA
5 3 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 339 (20.04%) Finance
2 105 (6.21%) Banking
3 66 (3.90%) Law
4 53 (3.13%) Legal
5 43 (2.54%) Digital Economy
6 31 (1.83%) German Language
6 31 (1.83%) Retail
7 28 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.48%) Advertising
9 23 (1.36%) French Language
10 20 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.71%) Publishing
13 10 (0.59%) Automotive
14 9 (0.53%) Back Office
14 9 (0.53%) Billing
15 7 (0.41%) Games
16 4 (0.24%) Military
17 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 678 (40.07%) Network Engineer
2 283 (16.73%) Security Engineer
3 246 (14.54%) Analyst
4 226 (13.36%) Cisco Engineer
5 196 (11.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 191 (11.29%) Security Analyst
7 190 (11.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 187 (11.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 128 (7.57%) Architect
10 122 (7.21%) Consultant
10 122 (7.21%) Network Analyst
11 103 (6.09%) Support Engineer
12 99 (5.85%) Network Security Analyst
13 90 (5.32%) Network Support
14 89 (5.26%) Security Consultant
15 86 (5.08%) Firewall Engineer
16 76 (4.49%) Network Architect
17 71 (4.20%) Network Consultant
18 67 (3.96%) Network Support Engineer
19 66 (3.90%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 41 (2.42%) Web Services
3 37 (2.19%) HTML
4 32 (1.89%) XML
5 16 (0.95%) Middleware
6 11 (0.65%) .NET
7 10 (0.59%) REST
8 9 (0.53%) XMPP
9 8 (0.47%) JSON
10 6 (0.35%) Java EE
10 6 (0.35%) SOAP
10 6 (0.35%) WSDL
10 6 (0.35%) XSD
11 4 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
13 1 (0.059%) LAMP
13 1 (0.059%) LAPP Stack
13 1 (0.059%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 461 (27.25%) Data Centre
2 105 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.48%) PKI
5 42 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 35 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 27 (1.60%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.36%) Clustering
10 20 (1.18%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.12%) CMDB
11 19 (1.12%) iPad
12 16 (0.95%) FlexPod
13 15 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 14 (0.83%) Fat Client
14 14 (0.83%) Reinsurance
14 14 (0.83%) Thin Client
15 13 (0.77%) Fintech
16 12 (0.71%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 359 (21.22%) Windows
2 247 (14.60%) Linux
3 161 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 125 (7.39%) Unix
5 70 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 27 (1.60%) Solaris
11 25 (1.48%) Windows 2000
12 24 (1.42%) CentOS
13 20 (1.18%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.71%) AIX
15 11 (0.65%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.59%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.35%) Android
17 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.35%) Debian
18 5 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (22.10%) ITIL
2 269 (15.90%) SIEM
3 219 (12.94%) Load Balancing
4 179 (10.58%) Network Design
5 149 (8.81%) Change Management
6 145 (8.57%) Network Management
7 136 (8.04%) Network Monitoring
8 128 (7.57%) Information Security
9 127 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
10 110 (6.50%) Service Delivery
11 107 (6.32%) Presales
12 104 (6.15%) Project Management
13 96 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
14 95 (5.61%) Risk Management
14 95 (5.61%) Security Operations
15 86 (5.08%) Incident Management
16 83 (4.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 77 (4.55%) Mentoring
18 73 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 69 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 73 (4.31%) Python
2 61 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 54 (3.19%) SQL
4 37 (2.19%) Java
5 30 (1.77%) Perl
6 19 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 16 (0.95%) C
8 15 (0.89%) C#
9 14 (0.83%) Ruby
10 7 (0.41%) C++
11 5 (0.30%) C-shell
11 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.30%) Korn
11 5 (0.30%) PHP
11 5 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.30%) Tcl
11 5 (0.30%) VB
12 3 (0.18%) VBScript
13 1 (0.059%) Jython
Qualifications
1 795 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
2 601 (35.52%) CCNP
3 378 (22.34%) CCNA
4 220 (13.00%) CCIE
5 175 (10.34%) CCSE
6 153 (9.04%) CISSP
7 148 (8.75%) CCSA
8 102 (6.03%) Degree
9 83 (4.91%) Check Point Certification
10 79 (4.67%) Security Cleared
11 69 (4.08%) SC Cleared
12 63 (3.72%) CISM
13 59 (3.49%) CCDP
14 52 (3.07%) JNCIS
15 49 (2.90%) JNCIP
16 48 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (2.66%) CEH
18 43 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
19 41 (2.42%) MCSE
20 39 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (5.32%) SLA
3 50 (2.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 40 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.54%) QA
6 25 (1.48%) PMO
7 16 (0.95%) COBIT
8 15 (0.89%) NIST 800
9 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.41%) GDPR
11 6 (0.35%) GPG13
12 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
System Software
1 184 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 178 (10.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (3.90%) ProxySG
4 58 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 53 (3.13%) vSphere
6 43 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
7 35 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.71%) XenApp
9 21 (1.24%) Docker
9 21 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.65%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.47%) vCloud
12 8 (0.47%) Xen
13 7 (0.41%) Firmware
13 7 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.30%) pfSense
15 4 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 111 (6.56%) FortiGate
2 41 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 38 (2.25%) Puppet
5 37 (2.19%) Ansible
6 35 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
7 32 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
8 29 (1.71%) SCCM
9 26 (1.54%) Backup Exec
9 26 (1.54%) Cacti
9 26 (1.54%) SCOM
10 24 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
10 24 (1.42%) Nagios
11 15 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 13 (0.77%) Nessus
12 13 (0.77%) SmokePing
13 12 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
14 11 (0.65%) TrustSec
15 10 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
15 10 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1446 (85.46%) Cisco
2 679 (40.13%) Juniper
3 606 (35.82%) F5
4 542 (32.03%) Palo Alto
5 300 (17.73%) VMware
6 249 (14.72%) Blue Coat
7 233 (13.77%) Microsoft
8 232 (13.71%) Fortinet
9 228 (13.48%) HP
10 174 (10.28%) Citrix
11 136 (8.04%) SolarWinds
12 94 (5.56%) Aruba
13 85 (5.02%) Meraki
14 78 (4.61%) McAfee
15 66 (3.90%) Riverbed
16 65 (3.84%) Dell
17 60 (3.55%) NetApp
18 55 (3.25%) Red Hat
18 55 (3.25%) Sourcefire
19 52 (3.07%) IBM