Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 257 287
Rank change year-on-year -99 +30 -31
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1603 2508 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.33% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 3.02% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1980 2024
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -5.26% +5.56%

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 80267 82960 99905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.84% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62100 66927 81427
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 £42,253 £41,000
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.06% +2.50%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -92 1488 £55,000 +10.00% 51
UK excluding London -71 973 £49,000 +8.89% 36
London -98 598 £60,000 +9.09% 21
South East -68 327 £50,000 - 7
East of England +3 206 £52,500 +10.53% 4
North of England +19 159 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Midlands -57 156 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Midlands -21 117 £45,750 +7.65% 3
North West -4 87 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Yorkshire +24 71 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Scotland -55 59 £60,000 +50.00% 6
South West -38 54 £40,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands -46 39 £42,500 - 2
Wales +14 35 £39,250 -21.50%
Northern Ireland -31 2 £30,000 -21.05%
North East -5 1 £39,000 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1389 (86.65%) Cisco
2 1193 (74.42%) Firewall
3 752 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
4 648 (40.42%) WAN
5 620 (38.68%) F5
6 596 (37.18%) Juniper
7 577 (36.00%) Network Security
8 569 (35.50%) CCNP
9 565 (35.25%) LAN
10 521 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
11 503 (31.38%) Palo Alto
12 440 (27.45%) Data Centre
13 425 (26.51%) VPN
14 372 (23.21%) CCNA
15 359 (22.40%) ITIL
16 348 (21.71%) MPLS
17 333 (20.77%) BGP
17 333 (20.77%) Finance
18 331 (20.65%) Windows
19 321 (20.02%) OSPF
20 317 (19.78%) TCP/IP
21 291 (18.15%) Cisco Nexus
22 281 (17.53%) VMware
23 267 (16.66%) DNS
24 253 (15.78%) Wireless
25 249 (15.53%) Fortinet
26 239 (14.91%) Linux
27 238 (14.85%) SIEM
28 234 (14.60%) Blue Coat
29 230 (14.35%) Load Balancing

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 72 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 46 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 44 (2.74%) IIS
4 30 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 20 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (0.81%) CMS
8 12 (0.75%) Apache
9 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.25%) Confluence
13 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.19%) nginx
14 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 24 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.69%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.062%) Primavera
4 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.74%) Office 365
4 36 (2.25%) IaaS
5 27 (1.68%) PaaS
6 19 (1.19%) SaaS
7 17 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (0.94%) Akamai
9 10 (0.62%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.31%) Bluemix
12 5 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1193 (74.42%) Firewall
2 648 (40.42%) WAN
3 577 (36.00%) Network Security
4 565 (35.25%) LAN
5 521 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
6 425 (26.51%) VPN
7 348 (21.71%) MPLS
8 333 (20.77%) BGP
9 321 (20.02%) OSPF
10 317 (19.78%) TCP/IP
11 291 (18.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 267 (16.66%) DNS
13 253 (15.78%) Wireless
14 181 (11.29%) DHCP
15 172 (10.73%) EIGRP
16 168 (10.48%) IPsec
17 138 (8.61%) VLAN
18 130 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
19 111 (6.92%) Internet
20 92 (5.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.62%) Redis
4 9 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.31%) MySQL
7 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.25%) DB2
8 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.19%) GIS
10 2 (0.12%) Big Data
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.062%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.25%) JIRA
4 4 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 333 (20.77%) Finance
2 89 (5.55%) Banking
3 55 (3.43%) Law
4 41 (2.56%) Legal
5 38 (2.37%) Digital Economy
6 36 (2.25%) German Language
7 29 (1.81%) French Language
7 29 (1.81%) Retail
8 25 (1.56%) Advertising
9 24 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.87%) Billing
11 14 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.75%) Back Office
13 10 (0.62%) Games
14 9 (0.56%) Publishing
15 8 (0.50%) Automotive
16 5 (0.31%) Marketing
16 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 613 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 241 (15.03%) Analyst
3 236 (14.72%) Security Engineer
4 208 (12.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 182 (11.35%) Security Analyst
6 176 (10.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 175 (10.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 154 (9.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 129 (8.05%) Consultant
10 118 (7.36%) Architect
11 111 (6.92%) Network Analyst
12 97 (6.05%) Security Consultant
13 94 (5.86%) Support Engineer
14 92 (5.74%) Network Security Analyst
15 88 (5.49%) Firewall Engineer
16 83 (5.18%) Network Support
17 82 (5.12%) Network Consultant
18 75 (4.68%) Network Architect
19 62 (3.87%) Network Security Consultant
20 59 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.12%) 802.1X
2 41 (2.56%) HTML
3 35 (2.18%) XML
4 29 (1.81%) Web Services
5 15 (0.94%) Middleware
6 14 (0.87%) .NET
7 10 (0.62%) XMPP
8 8 (0.50%) JSON
8 8 (0.50%) REST
9 6 (0.37%) Java EE
9 6 (0.37%) SOAP
9 6 (0.37%) WSDL
9 6 (0.37%) XSD
10 4 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.062%) LAMP
12 1 (0.062%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 440 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 106 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (2.18%) PKI
7 33 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 29 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.37%) Clustering
11 20 (1.25%) Blackberry
11 20 (1.25%) FlexPod
12 16 (1.00%) CMDB
13 15 (0.94%) Reinsurance
14 13 (0.81%) iPad
14 13 (0.81%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.75%) CESG
16 11 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (0.69%) Fintech
17 10 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 331 (20.65%) Windows
2 239 (14.91%) Linux
3 143 (8.92%) Windows Server
4 127 (7.92%) Unix
5 72 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (2.37%) Ubuntu
9 31 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (1.93%) Solaris
10 30 (1.87%) Windows 2000
11 29 (1.81%) CentOS
12 15 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.75%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.50%) AIX
14 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.44%) Debian
16 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.31%) Kali Linux
18 4 (0.25%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (22.40%) ITIL
2 238 (14.85%) SIEM
3 230 (14.35%) Load Balancing
4 169 (10.54%) Network Design
5 143 (8.92%) Network Management
6 137 (8.55%) Change Management
7 136 (8.48%) Network Monitoring
8 119 (7.42%) Service Delivery
9 114 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
10 107 (6.67%) Presales
11 99 (6.18%) Information Security
12 87 (5.43%) Project Management
13 85 (5.30%) Mentoring
14 78 (4.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 77 (4.80%) Penetration Testing
16 76 (4.74%) Incident Management
16 76 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 75 (4.68%) Security Operations
18 71 (4.43%) E-Commerce
18 71 (4.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (4.74%) Python
2 64 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 53 (3.31%) SQL
4 38 (2.37%) Java
5 34 (2.12%) Perl
6 20 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 17 (1.06%) C
8 15 (0.94%) C#
8 15 (0.94%) Ruby
9 7 (0.44%) C++
10 5 (0.31%) C-shell
10 5 (0.31%) Korn
10 5 (0.31%) PHP
10 5 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.31%) VB
11 4 (0.25%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.25%) Tcl
12 3 (0.19%) VBScript
13 1 (0.062%) Jython
Qualifications
1 752 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
2 569 (35.50%) CCNP
3 372 (23.21%) CCNA
4 194 (12.10%) CCIE
5 160 (9.98%) CCSE
6 156 (9.73%) CCSA
7 125 (7.80%) CISSP
8 106 (6.61%) Degree
9 76 (4.74%) Check Point Certification
10 75 (4.68%) Security Cleared
11 64 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 63 (3.93%) CCDP
13 53 (3.31%) JNCIP
14 51 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (2.81%) CISM
15 45 (2.81%) GIAC
15 45 (2.81%) MCSE
16 44 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
17 36 (2.25%) CEH
17 36 (2.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (4.93%) SLA
3 39 (2.43%) PMO
4 38 (2.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 33 (2.06%) QA
6 28 (1.75%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.94%) NIST 800
8 12 (0.75%) COBIT
9 8 (0.50%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.37%) GDPR
10 6 (0.37%) GPG13
11 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 177 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (10.79%) Active Directory
3 53 (3.31%) ProxySG
4 50 (3.12%) vSphere
5 41 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 40 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.75%) XenApp
9 23 (1.43%) Docker
10 20 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.87%) Xen
12 12 (0.75%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.69%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.50%) vCloud
16 7 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.44%) Snort
17 6 (0.37%) NFS
18 5 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 102 (6.36%) FortiGate
2 44 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.62%) Puppet
4 37 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
4 37 (2.31%) SCCM
5 36 (2.25%) Ansible
6 35 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 26 (1.62%) Backup Exec
7 26 (1.62%) SolarWinds Orion
8 24 (1.50%) Cacti
9 23 (1.43%) Nagios
10 22 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
11 17 (1.06%) SCOM
12 16 (1.00%) vCenter Server
13 15 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 11 (0.69%) SmokePing
14 11 (0.69%) TrustSec
15 10 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
16 8 (0.50%) Pingdom
16 8 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1389 (86.65%) Cisco
2 620 (38.68%) F5
3 596 (37.18%) Juniper
4 503 (31.38%) Palo Alto
5 281 (17.53%) VMware
6 249 (15.53%) Fortinet
7 234 (14.60%) Blue Coat
8 214 (13.35%) Microsoft
9 201 (12.54%) HP
10 164 (10.23%) Citrix
11 135 (8.42%) SolarWinds
12 94 (5.86%) Aruba
13 75 (4.68%) Meraki
14 68 (4.24%) Riverbed
14 68 (4.24%) Sourcefire
15 67 (4.18%) McAfee
16 57 (3.56%) Dell
17 55 (3.43%) Brocade
18 50 (3.12%) IBM
19 46 (2.87%) Red Hat