Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 258 293
Rank change year-on-year -119 +35 -57
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1,416 2,255 2,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.30% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 2.97% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,074 1,660 1,958
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £74,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 78,359 75,945 96,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.63% 43.79% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62,088 61,043 78,626
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 £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Top 15 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 19 February 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
England -127 1,290 £55,000 +10.00% 150
UK excluding London -93 877 £50,000 +11.11% 94
London -127 485 £57,500 +4.55% 63
South East -69 341 £49,000 -6.67% 24
East of England -11 188 £60,000 +26.32% 16
Midlands -73 144 £42,500 - 13
West Midlands -36 117 £40,000 - 8
North of England -41 105 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire +40 70 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Scotland -62 61 £43,500 +4.82% 6
South West -36 45 £53,750 +22.16% 6
North West -60 35 £47,500 +29.25% 12
East Midlands -59 27 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Wales -17 16 £39,250 -19.49% 1
Northern Ireland -24 2 £30,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 1,214 (85.73%) Cisco
2 999 (70.55%) Firewall
3 637 (44.99%) Cisco Certification
4 580 (40.96%) WAN
5 577 (40.75%) F5
6 518 (36.58%) Juniper
7 476 (33.62%) Network Security
8 467 (32.98%) LAN
9 463 (32.70%) Cisco ASA
10 460 (32.49%) CCNP
11 445 (31.43%) VPN
12 442 (31.21%) Palo Alto
13 406 (28.67%) Data Centre
14 326 (23.02%) MPLS
15 322 (22.74%) ITIL
16 316 (22.32%) VMware
17 309 (21.82%) CCNA
18 280 (19.77%) Windows
19 266 (18.79%) Finance
20 262 (18.50%) OSPF
21 258 (18.22%) DNS
21 258 (18.22%) Fortinet
22 255 (18.01%) BGP
22 255 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
23 249 (17.58%) Blue Coat
24 246 (17.37%) TCP/IP
25 228 (16.10%) Wireless
26 222 (15.68%) Microsoft
27 210 (14.83%) HP
28 203 (14.34%) 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 53 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 35 (2.47%) IIS
2 35 (2.47%) Skype for Business
3 32 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.78%) Apache
7 10 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.28%) Confluence
10 4 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.14%) nginx
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.071%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.071%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 139 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.59%) Office 365
4 45 (3.18%) IaaS
5 32 (2.26%) PaaS
6 28 (1.98%) Akamai
7 24 (1.69%) SaaS
8 23 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.06%) Mimecast
10 12 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.56%) OneDrive
14 7 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
15 5 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
16 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 999 (70.55%) Firewall
2 580 (40.96%) WAN
3 476 (33.62%) Network Security
4 467 (32.98%) LAN
5 463 (32.70%) Cisco ASA
6 445 (31.43%) VPN
7 326 (23.02%) MPLS
8 262 (18.50%) OSPF
9 258 (18.22%) DNS
10 255 (18.01%) BGP
10 255 (18.01%) Cisco Nexus
11 246 (17.37%) TCP/IP
12 228 (16.10%) Wireless
13 193 (13.63%) DHCP
14 160 (11.30%) Cisco IOS
15 154 (10.88%) IPsec
16 125 (8.83%) EIGRP
17 122 (8.62%) VLAN
18 109 (7.70%) NetScaler
19 101 (7.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (1.27%) Big Data
4 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.78%) MySQL
6 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.14%) DB2
11 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.071%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.071%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.071%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.071%) OLTP
12 1 (0.071%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.28%) JIRA
6 4 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.28%) Selenium
7 3 (0.21%) Toad
8 1 (0.071%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.071%) Metasploit
General
1 266 (18.79%) Finance
2 60 (4.24%) Banking
3 42 (2.97%) Advertising
4 30 (2.12%) Law
5 27 (1.91%) Retail
6 26 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.69%) French Language
8 23 (1.62%) German Language
9 22 (1.55%) Games
10 20 (1.41%) Legal
11 14 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.92%) Digital Economy
13 12 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.64%) Marketing
15 8 (0.56%) Publishing
16 7 (0.49%) Local Government
17 6 (0.42%) Billing
17 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.35%) Back Office
19 4 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 518 (36.58%) Network Engineer
2 187 (13.21%) Analyst
3 177 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 151 (10.66%) Consultant
5 150 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 130 (9.18%) Cisco Engineer
7 129 (9.11%) Security Analyst
8 120 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
9 113 (7.98%) Security Consultant
10 105 (7.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 102 (7.20%) Architect
12 90 (6.36%) Network Consultant
13 75 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 74 (5.23%) Network Analyst
15 69 (4.87%) Network Security Consultant
16 68 (4.80%) Cisco Consultant
17 64 (4.52%) Firewall Engineer
18 63 (4.45%) Network Specialist
18 63 (4.45%) Security Specialist
19 61 (4.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.24%) HTML
2 53 (3.74%) XML
3 52 (3.67%) 802.1X
4 20 (1.41%) LDAP
5 16 (1.13%) .NET
6 13 (0.92%) Web Services
7 9 (0.64%) Middleware
8 7 (0.49%) JSON
9 5 (0.35%) CSS
10 4 (0.28%) REST
10 4 (0.28%) SAP CAF
10 4 (0.28%) XMPP
11 3 (0.21%) Java EE
11 3 (0.21%) SOAP
11 3 (0.21%) WSDL
11 3 (0.21%) XSD
11 3 (0.21%) XSL
12 2 (0.14%) SailPoint
12 2 (0.14%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 406 (28.67%) Data Centre
2 139 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 33 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.69%) PKI
7 23 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 17 (1.20%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.20%) Replication
10 15 (1.06%) CMDB
11 14 (0.99%) Fintech
12 12 (0.85%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.78%) FlexPod
13 11 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (0.78%) Online Banking
13 11 (0.78%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.71%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 280 (19.77%) Windows
2 178 (12.57%) Linux
3 135 (9.53%) Windows Server
4 117 (8.26%) Unix
5 81 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (2.26%) Solaris
9 26 (1.84%) Ubuntu
10 22 (1.55%) Windows 2000
11 18 (1.27%) CentOS
11 18 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.71%) Debian
14 9 (0.64%) FreeBSD
14 9 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.49%) AIX
15 7 (0.49%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.42%) Check Point GAiA
16 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (22.74%) ITIL
2 203 (14.34%) Load Balancing
3 145 (10.24%) SIEM
4 127 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
5 114 (8.05%) Change Management
5 114 (8.05%) Service Delivery
6 112 (7.91%) Presales
7 111 (7.84%) Information Security
8 110 (7.77%) Network Design
9 109 (7.70%) Network Management
10 104 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 91 (6.43%) Project Management
12 84 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
13 72 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 71 (5.01%) Vulnerability Management
15 69 (4.87%) E-Commerce
16 67 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
17 66 (4.66%) ITIL V3
17 66 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
18 61 (4.31%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 74 (5.23%) Python
2 70 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.32%) SQL
4 28 (1.98%) Perl
5 16 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 14 (0.99%) Java
7 13 (0.92%) C
8 8 (0.56%) C#
8 8 (0.56%) Ruby
9 7 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.42%) VBScript
11 4 (0.28%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.21%) C++
12 3 (0.21%) Tcl
13 2 (0.14%) Groovy
13 2 (0.14%) PHP
14 1 (0.071%) AWK
14 1 (0.071%) sed
Qualifications
1 637 (44.99%) Cisco Certification
2 460 (32.49%) CCNP
3 309 (21.82%) CCNA
4 182 (12.85%) CCIE
5 143 (10.10%) CCSE
6 126 (8.90%) CCSA
7 111 (7.84%) CISSP
8 107 (7.56%) Degree
9 72 (5.08%) Security Cleared
10 62 (4.38%) SC Cleared
11 58 (4.10%) CCDP
12 46 (3.25%) GIAC
13 44 (3.11%) JNCIP
14 37 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (2.40%) Check Point Certification
15 34 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
16 33 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (2.33%) SANS
17 30 (2.12%) CCDA
18 27 (1.91%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (4.52%) SLA
3 58 (4.10%) PCI DSS
4 46 (3.25%) PMO
5 22 (1.55%) QA
6 17 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.64%) NIST 800
11 7 (0.49%) COBIT
12 6 (0.42%) GDPR
13 5 (0.35%) GPG13
14 4 (0.28%) FIPS 140-2
15 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
17 1 (0.071%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 184 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (10.73%) Active Directory
3 60 (4.24%) vSphere
4 37 (2.61%) XenApp
5 33 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (2.19%) VMware NSX
7 25 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.62%) Snort
9 21 (1.48%) ProxySG
10 20 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.99%) Docker
12 12 (0.85%) XenServer
13 7 (0.49%) Firmware
13 7 (0.49%) NFS
13 7 (0.49%) Xen
14 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.42%) pfSense
14 6 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.21%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 55 (3.88%) Puppet
2 51 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
3 50 (3.53%) FortiGate
4 38 (2.68%) SCCM
5 37 (2.61%) Ansible
6 32 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.26%) vCenter Server
7 27 (1.91%) Nessus
8 23 (1.62%) Nagios
8 23 (1.62%) QRadar
9 19 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 17 (1.20%) Backup Exec
10 17 (1.20%) vRealize
11 16 (1.13%) SCOM
12 15 (1.06%) Terraform
13 12 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
14 11 (0.78%) OpenVAS
15 10 (0.71%) RSA enVision
15 10 (0.71%) RSA Security Analytics
16 9 (0.64%) Juniper STRM
Vendors
1 1,214 (85.73%) Cisco
2 577 (40.75%) F5
3 518 (36.58%) Juniper
4 442 (31.21%) Palo Alto
5 316 (22.32%) VMware
6 258 (18.22%) Fortinet
7 249 (17.58%) Blue Coat
8 222 (15.68%) Microsoft
9 210 (14.83%) HP
10 193 (13.63%) Citrix
11 143 (10.10%) SolarWinds
12 88 (6.21%) Aruba
13 71 (5.01%) Meraki
14 69 (4.87%) Sourcefire
15 63 (4.45%) McAfee
16 60 (4.24%) Brocade
17 59 (4.17%) Riverbed
18 57 (4.03%) Arista
19 48 (3.39%) IBM
20 47 (3.32%) Dell