Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 267 249
Rank change year-on-year -59 -18 +45
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1783 2505 2920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.26% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.84% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 2142 2303
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78718 88241 101112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.55% 44.55% 46.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61341 71759 81606
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -50 1715 £52,500 - 56
UK excluding London -38 1056 £47,500 +5.56% 41
London -70 710 £57,500 +4.55% 17
South East -36 387 £55,000 +10.00% 14
East of England +40 212 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North of England 0 210 £45,000 - 8
Midlands +1 156 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Midlands +11 127 £40,000 -15.79% 2
North West -18 112 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire +13 96 £42,800 -14.40% 4
South West -84 47 £41,750 +11.33% 6
Scotland -30 33 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East Midlands -15 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Wales +7 26 £40,000 -5.88%
North East +15 2 £34,500 +2.99%
Northern Ireland -14 2 £30,000 -21.05%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 1519 (85.19%) Cisco
2 1385 (77.68%) Firewall
3 818 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
4 730 (40.94%) Juniper
5 650 (36.46%) WAN
6 642 (36.01%) Palo Alto
7 640 (35.89%) F5
8 635 (35.61%) CCNP
9 619 (34.72%) Network Security
10 582 (32.64%) LAN
11 552 (30.96%) Cisco ASA
12 499 (27.99%) VPN
13 468 (26.25%) Windows
14 441 (24.73%) Data Centre
15 404 (22.66%) TCP/IP
16 396 (22.21%) ITIL
17 380 (21.31%) BGP
18 367 (20.58%) CCNA
19 362 (20.30%) OSPF
20 353 (19.80%) Finance
21 330 (18.51%) VMware
22 324 (18.17%) MPLS
23 323 (18.12%) Blue Coat
24 320 (17.95%) Linux
25 315 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
26 311 (17.44%) DNS
27 304 (17.05%) Wireless
28 280 (15.70%) Microsoft
29 263 (14.75%) Fortinet
30 255 (14.30%) SIEM

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
1 118 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 51 (2.86%) IIS
3 48 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 33 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 28 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.18%) Apache
8 20 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 16 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.73%) CMS
11 11 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.39%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.22%) JBoss
17 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
18 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 49 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.056%) Primavera
3 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 138 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.47%) Office 365
4 31 (1.74%) PaaS
5 30 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (1.57%) IaaS
7 27 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 23 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.01%) SaaS
10 17 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.73%) Mimecast
12 11 (0.62%) Akamai
12 11 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
12 11 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1385 (77.68%) Firewall
2 650 (36.46%) WAN
3 619 (34.72%) Network Security
4 582 (32.64%) LAN
5 552 (30.96%) Cisco ASA
6 499 (27.99%) VPN
7 404 (22.66%) TCP/IP
8 380 (21.31%) BGP
9 362 (20.30%) OSPF
10 324 (18.17%) MPLS
11 315 (17.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 311 (17.44%) DNS
13 304 (17.05%) Wireless
14 230 (12.90%) EIGRP
15 210 (11.78%) VLAN
16 193 (10.82%) IPsec
17 189 (10.60%) DHCP
18 151 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
19 146 (8.19%) VoIP
20 142 (7.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (5.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (0.79%) MySQL
4 13 (0.73%) DB2
5 12 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (0.56%) Redis
7 9 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.28%) GIS
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.17%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.17%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.056%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.056%) MS Access
14 1 (0.056%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.056%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.056%) Jenkins
General
1 353 (19.80%) Finance
2 115 (6.45%) Banking
3 63 (3.53%) Law
4 55 (3.08%) Digital Economy
5 53 (2.97%) Legal
6 51 (2.86%) Retail
7 46 (2.58%) German Language
8 42 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 30 (1.68%) French Language
10 26 (1.46%) Advertising
11 21 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.67%) Games
14 11 (0.62%) Publishing
15 8 (0.45%) Back Office
15 8 (0.45%) Billing
15 8 (0.45%) Marketing
16 6 (0.34%) Automotive
17 4 (0.22%) Local Government
17 4 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 729 (40.89%) Network Engineer
2 342 (19.18%) Security Engineer
3 260 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 252 (14.13%) Analyst
5 223 (12.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 220 (12.34%) Network Security Engineer
7 215 (12.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 184 (10.32%) Security Analyst
9 126 (7.07%) Architect
10 121 (6.79%) Network Analyst
11 118 (6.62%) Consultant
12 112 (6.28%) Support Engineer
13 94 (5.27%) Network Support
13 94 (5.27%) Senior Security Engineer
14 93 (5.22%) Firewall Engineer
15 88 (4.94%) Network Security Analyst
16 85 (4.77%) Security Consultant
17 83 (4.66%) Network Architect
18 72 (4.04%) Juniper Engineer
19 71 (3.98%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 36 (2.02%) Web Services
3 25 (1.40%) HTML
4 21 (1.18%) XML
5 20 (1.12%) Middleware
6 16 (0.90%) REST
7 6 (0.34%) XMPP
8 4 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.22%) JSON
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.17%) .NET
9 3 (0.17%) Java EE
9 3 (0.17%) SOAP
9 3 (0.17%) WSDL
9 3 (0.17%) XSD
10 2 (0.11%) CSS
10 2 (0.11%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.056%) LAMP
11 1 (0.056%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.056%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 441 (24.73%) Data Centre
2 110 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 69 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.42%) Security Operations Centre
6 38 (2.13%) PKI
7 30 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 30 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 26 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 26 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 26 (1.46%) iPad
8 26 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 25 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.35%) Clustering
11 17 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 17 (0.95%) Public Cloud
12 15 (0.84%) FlexPod
13 14 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (0.67%) CMDB
15 11 (0.62%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 468 (26.25%) Windows
2 320 (17.95%) Linux
3 208 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 156 (8.75%) Unix
5 100 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (2.80%) Solaris
9 42 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 40 (2.24%) CentOS
12 36 (2.02%) Windows 2000
13 28 (1.57%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.84%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.79%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.73%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.56%) AIX
18 8 (0.45%) Debian
19 7 (0.39%) Android
19 7 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (22.21%) ITIL
2 255 (14.30%) SIEM
3 208 (11.67%) Load Balancing
4 188 (10.54%) Network Design
5 166 (9.31%) Change Management
6 141 (7.91%) Presales
7 140 (7.85%) Information Security
7 140 (7.85%) Network Management
8 130 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
9 129 (7.23%) Mentoring
10 119 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
11 117 (6.56%) Security Operations
12 113 (6.34%) Penetration Testing
13 104 (5.83%) Risk Management
14 101 (5.66%) Project Management
14 101 (5.66%) Service Delivery
15 86 (4.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 80 (4.49%) Kalman Filter
17 76 (4.26%) Incident Management
18 65 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (4.09%) SQL
2 63 (3.53%) Python
3 54 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 35 (1.96%) Perl
5 30 (1.68%) Java
6 16 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 16 (0.90%) C
7 11 (0.62%) C#
7 11 (0.62%) Ruby
8 5 (0.28%) C-shell
8 5 (0.28%) Korn
8 5 (0.28%) VB
9 4 (0.22%) C++
9 4 (0.22%) PHP
10 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.11%) Tcl
12 1 (0.056%) AWK
12 1 (0.056%) Jython
12 1 (0.056%) sed
Qualifications
1 818 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
2 635 (35.61%) CCNP
3 367 (20.58%) CCNA
4 222 (12.45%) CCIE
5 190 (10.66%) CCSE
6 139 (7.80%) CCSA
7 138 (7.74%) CISSP
8 108 (6.06%) Degree
9 83 (4.66%) Check Point Certification
10 71 (3.98%) CCDP
10 71 (3.98%) Security Cleared
11 63 (3.53%) CISM
12 62 (3.48%) JNCIS
13 59 (3.31%) SC Cleared
14 55 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 52 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
16 40 (2.24%) JNCIP
17 39 (2.19%) CEH
18 36 (2.02%) CISA
18 36 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.18%) SLA
2 111 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (3.42%) PCI DSS
4 46 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (1.18%) QA
6 16 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.67%) COBIT
9 10 (0.56%) PMO
10 9 (0.50%) NIST 800
11 8 (0.45%) GDPR
11 8 (0.45%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.28%) GPG13
13 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 221 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 182 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (4.77%) ProxySG
4 82 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 43 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 43 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (2.36%) XenApp
7 39 (2.19%) vSphere
8 25 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 21 (1.18%) VMware NSX
10 11 (0.62%) Docker
11 10 (0.56%) Terminal Services
11 10 (0.56%) vCloud
12 9 (0.50%) Firmware
12 9 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.45%) Xen
14 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.39%) pfSense
14 7 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 121 (6.79%) FortiGate
2 53 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 32 (1.79%) SCCM
4 30 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
5 28 (1.57%) Ansible
5 28 (1.57%) Puppet
5 28 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 26 (1.46%) Backup Exec
6 26 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.46%) SCOM
7 24 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
7 24 (1.35%) Nagios
8 23 (1.29%) Cacti
9 21 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
10 19 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
11 18 (1.01%) Nessus
12 16 (0.90%) WSUS
13 14 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (0.62%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.62%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1519 (85.19%) Cisco
2 730 (40.94%) Juniper
3 642 (36.01%) Palo Alto
4 640 (35.89%) F5
5 330 (18.51%) VMware
6 323 (18.12%) Blue Coat
7 280 (15.70%) Microsoft
8 263 (14.75%) Fortinet
9 231 (12.96%) HP
10 176 (9.87%) Citrix
11 143 (8.02%) SolarWinds
12 120 (6.73%) Aruba
13 96 (5.38%) McAfee
14 78 (4.37%) Sourcefire
15 77 (4.32%) Meraki
16 75 (4.21%) NetApp
17 74 (4.15%) Riverbed
18 66 (3.70%) Forcepoint
19 61 (3.42%) WatchGuard
20 60 (3.37%) Red Hat