Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 379 392
Rank change year-on-year +40 +13 -48
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 416 1,135 1,344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.81% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.90% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 392 1,006 1,116
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,875 £36,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,875 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%

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 19,328 59,647 71,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.25% 42.79% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15,137 45,299 55,491
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CheckPoint over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 2020. 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 +36 388 £60,000 +9.09% 59
UK excluding London +13 219 £52,500 - 47
London +136 184 £72,500 +20.83% 18
South East +71 74 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Midlands +52 51 £46,500 -11.43% 12
Work from Home +20 51 £50,000 -5.66% 10
North of England +82 48 £58,750 +17.50% 11
West Midlands +10 33 £50,000 -4.76% 9
North West +110 32 £60,000 +14.29% 9
East Midlands +108 18 £41,250 -25.00% 2
South West +137 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +18 12 £53,750 +43.33% 4
Yorkshire +68 11 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Wales +36 10 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Scotland +94 7 £47,500 -24.00% 2
North East +26 5 £55,000 +70.62% 1

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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.

1 360 (86.54%) Cisco
2 310 (74.52%) Firewall
3 193 (46.39%) WAN
4 176 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
5 159 (38.22%) Microsoft
6 136 (32.69%) LAN
7 134 (32.21%) Finance
8 133 (31.97%) Palo Alto
9 130 (31.25%) Azure
10 122 (29.33%) VPN
11 121 (29.09%) Network Security
12 108 (25.96%) BGP
13 106 (25.48%) CCNP
14 105 (25.24%) OSPF
15 104 (25.00%) F5
16 98 (23.56%) Data Centre
16 98 (23.56%) CCNA
17 91 (21.88%) Office 365
18 87 (20.91%) DNS
19 82 (19.71%) ITIL
19 82 (19.71%) Wireless
19 82 (19.71%) Cisco ASA
20 81 (19.47%) Fortinet
21 76 (18.27%) VMware
22 74 (17.79%) Meraki
23 69 (16.59%) Windows
23 69 (16.59%) Active Directory
23 69 (16.59%) Project Delivery
24 67 (16.11%) MPLS
24 67 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus

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 9 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.92%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.20%) IIS
4 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 130 (31.25%) Azure
2 91 (21.88%) Office 365
3 47 (11.30%) AWS
4 22 (5.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 12 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.88%) IaaS
6 9 (2.16%) SaaS
7 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.96%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.96%) PaaS
8 3 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.48%) Cloud9 IDE
9 2 (0.48%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 310 (74.52%) Firewall
2 193 (46.39%) WAN
3 136 (32.69%) LAN
4 122 (29.33%) VPN
5 121 (29.09%) Network Security
6 108 (25.96%) BGP
7 105 (25.24%) OSPF
8 87 (20.91%) DNS
9 82 (19.71%) Cisco ASA
9 82 (19.71%) Wireless
10 67 (16.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 67 (16.11%) MPLS
11 65 (15.63%) DHCP
12 56 (13.46%) Cisco IOS
13 54 (12.98%) SAN
14 53 (12.74%) TCP/IP
14 53 (12.74%) VLAN
14 53 (12.74%) VoIP
15 50 (12.02%) Wi-Fi
16 45 (10.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (1.44%) Selenium
5 3 (0.72%) JIRA
6 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 134 (32.21%) Finance
2 39 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.97%) Banking
4 28 (6.73%) Financial Institution
5 27 (6.49%) Manufacturing
6 25 (6.01%) Electronics
6 25 (6.01%) Marketing
6 25 (6.01%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.92%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.68%) Law
9 6 (1.44%) Advertising
9 6 (1.44%) Retail
10 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.20%) Legal
11 4 (0.96%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) International Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 200 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 110 (26.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 81 (19.47%) Security Engineer
4 47 (11.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 36 (8.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 35 (8.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 33 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 26 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
9 25 (6.01%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 25 (6.01%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 24 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
11 23 (5.53%) Azure Engineer
12 22 (5.29%) Consultant
13 20 (4.81%) IT Engineer
14 19 (4.57%) Analyst
15 18 (4.33%) Network Manager
16 16 (3.85%) Network Specialist
16 16 (3.85%) Security Specialist
16 16 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.81%) 802.1X
2 17 (4.09%) Web Services
3 13 (3.13%) .NET
3 13 (3.13%) WCF
4 12 (2.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 12 (2.88%) Reactive Extensions
4 12 (2.88%) SOAP
4 12 (2.88%) XML
5 11 (2.64%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.92%) YAML
7 7 (1.68%) XMPP
8 5 (1.20%) JSON
8 5 (1.20%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.56%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 10 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.68%) Replication
7 6 (1.44%) RSA SecurID
8 5 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.96%) User Experience
9 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.96%) Wiki
10 3 (0.72%) BYOD
10 3 (0.72%) CESG
10 3 (0.72%) CMDB
11 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.24%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.59%) Windows
2 39 (9.38%) Linux
3 38 (9.13%) Windows Server
4 34 (8.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.92%) Unix
8 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (1.44%) VyOS
10 5 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.71%) ITIL
2 69 (16.59%) Project Delivery
3 49 (11.78%) DevOps
4 48 (11.54%) Change Management
5 46 (11.06%) Network Monitoring
6 43 (10.34%) Load Balancing
7 42 (10.10%) SIEM
8 41 (9.86%) Cybersecurity
9 37 (8.89%) Network Virtualisation
10 34 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 32 (7.69%) Information Security
12 30 (7.21%) Programme Management
12 30 (7.21%) Security Operations
13 29 (6.97%) Service Delivery
14 27 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (6.25%) Problem Management
16 25 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
16 25 (6.01%) Identity Management
16 25 (6.01%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 19 (4.57%) Python
3 16 (3.85%) SQL
4 13 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.48%) VBScript
7 1 (0.24%) C
7 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 176 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (25.48%) CCNP
3 98 (23.56%) CCNA
4 36 (8.65%) Degree
5 33 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (6.01%) SANS
7 20 (4.81%) CCSA
8 19 (4.57%) CCIE
8 19 (4.57%) Check Point Certification
9 15 (3.61%) MCITP
10 13 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (2.64%) CISSP
11 11 (2.64%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.92%) CCDP
12 8 (1.92%) CISM
12 8 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.68%) CCDA
13 7 (1.68%) DBS Check
13 7 (1.68%) MCP
13 7 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.49%) SLA
2 15 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.44%) RMADS
5 5 (1.20%) COBIT
6 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.48%) PMO
8 1 (0.24%) GDPR
8 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 69 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.01%) Docker
4 11 (2.64%) VMware NSX
4 11 (2.64%) vSphere
5 10 (2.40%) Firmware
6 9 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.72%) XenApp
8 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.24%) Snort
9 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (8.65%) Ansible
2 33 (7.93%) FortiGate
3 26 (6.25%) QRadar
4 19 (4.57%) Terraform
5 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (2.64%) SCCM
7 11 (2.64%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.44%) Puppet
11 5 (1.20%) CASB
12 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.72%) Nagios
13 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.72%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.72%) WSUS
14 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 360 (86.54%) Cisco
2 159 (38.22%) Microsoft
3 133 (31.97%) Palo Alto
4 104 (25.00%) F5
5 81 (19.47%) Fortinet
6 76 (18.27%) VMware
7 74 (17.79%) Meraki
8 59 (14.18%) Juniper
9 40 (9.62%) SolarWinds
9 40 (9.62%) Splunk
10 35 (8.41%) HP
11 32 (7.69%) Zscaler
12 31 (7.45%) Blue Coat
13 29 (6.97%) Citrix
14 28 (6.73%) Infoblox
15 27 (6.49%) LogRhythm
16 26 (6.25%) CyberArk
16 26 (6.25%) NetWitness
17 25 (6.01%) BeyondTrust
17 25 (6.01%) Thycotic