CheckPoint
UK

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 29 May 2024 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.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 694 611 745
Rank change year-on-year -83 +134 -203
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 220 383 561
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 167 193 402
10th Percentile £41,050 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,350 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £59,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -7.56% +3.48%
75th Percentile £68,750 £69,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,548 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,300 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.29% - -4.55%

All Vendors
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 36,805 40,671 64,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.64% 41.86% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24,888 23,505 33,070
10th Percentile £26,705 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,828 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.34% +5.26% +3.26%

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 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the UK

CheckPoint
Top 14 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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England -53 194 £55,000 -2.65% 51
UK excluding London -112 142 £51,300 -2.29% 37
Work from Home -43 95 £57,500 +4.55% 21
West Midlands +47 70 £52,500 -17.97% 10
Midlands +15 70 £52,500 -19.23% 12
London +62 67 £70,000 +18.64% 19
East of England +9 24 £47,500 -20.83% 3
North of England -10 20 £42,500 -19.05% 5
Wales +8 15 - - 1
Yorkshire +60 10 £62,500 +4.17% 2
South West -23 9 £45,000 - 4
North East +1 6 £40,250 -19.50%
South East -81 6 £58,750 +20.51% 7
North West -27 4 £41,500 -12.63% 3

CheckPoint
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.00%) IIS
2 8 (3.64%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 73 (33.18%) Azure
2 59 (26.82%) AWS
3 18 (8.18%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (5.00%) IaaS
5 10 (4.55%) PaaS
5 10 (4.55%) SaaS
6 9 (4.09%) GCP
7 8 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.18%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (2.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 5 (2.27%) AWS Direct Connect
10 5 (2.27%) Google Workspace
11 4 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.36%) Apigee
12 3 (1.36%) Azure API Management
12 3 (1.36%) Azure Service Fabric
12 3 (1.36%) Entra ID
12 3 (1.36%) Rubrik
13 1 (0.45%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 177 (80.45%) Firewall
2 93 (42.27%) WAN
3 71 (32.27%) LAN
4 69 (31.36%) Network Security
5 57 (25.91%) Wireless
6 51 (23.18%) VPN
7 46 (20.91%) SD-WAN
8 43 (19.55%) MPLS
9 36 (16.36%) BGP
10 35 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (14.09%) OSPF
11 31 (14.09%) VLAN
12 30 (13.64%) DNS
12 30 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (13.18%) TCP/IP
14 28 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (11.36%) Cisco Firepower
16 23 (10.45%) VoIP
17 22 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
18 20 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.36%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) JIRA
2 3 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 60 (27.27%) Finance
2 34 (15.45%) Social Skills
3 19 (8.64%) Law
4 17 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.82%) Documentation Skills
6 13 (5.91%) Aerospace
6 13 (5.91%) Retail
7 9 (4.09%) Legal
8 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.73%) Banking
10 5 (2.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.82%) Publishing
12 3 (1.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.91%) Games
13 2 (0.91%) Military
13 2 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.91%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 97 (44.09%) Network Engineer
2 90 (40.91%) Senior
3 52 (23.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (12.73%) Analyst
5 22 (10.00%) Consultant
6 20 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Senior Consultant
7 16 (7.27%) Senior Network Consultant
8 15 (6.82%) Network Analyst
8 15 (6.82%) Network Specialist
8 15 (6.82%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (5.45%) Lead
10 12 (5.45%) Network Security Specialist
10 12 (5.45%) Security Specialist
11 11 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) Project Consultant
11 11 (5.00%) Senior Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) 802.1X
2 10 (4.55%) REST
2 10 (4.55%) WebRTC
3 8 (3.64%) SAML
4 5 (2.27%) XMPP
5 3 (1.36%) ARM Templates
5 3 (1.36%) JSON
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (4.55%) Clustering
3 10 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.36%) Wiki
8 2 (0.91%) IoT
8 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) Handset
9 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.45%) Security Posture
9 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.82%) Windows
2 22 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.45%) Linux
4 5 (2.27%) Android
4 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.36%) CatOS
5 3 (1.36%) CentOS
5 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) Unix
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.45%) ITIL
2 37 (16.82%) Load Balancing
3 31 (14.09%) Change Control
3 31 (14.09%) Project Management
4 30 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (11.82%) Migration
7 25 (11.36%) Information Security
8 23 (10.45%) Customer Service
9 22 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (10.00%) Project Delivery
10 21 (9.55%) Roadmaps
11 20 (9.09%) Network Design
12 18 (8.18%) Cryptography
13 17 (7.73%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (7.27%) Cloud Security
14 16 (7.27%) Service Management
15 14 (6.36%) PRINCE2
15 14 (6.36%) Resource Management
15 14 (6.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.36%) SQL
2 6 (2.73%) Python
3 4 (1.82%) Bash
3 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (29.55%) CCNP
3 61 (27.73%) Security Cleared
4 49 (22.27%) CCNA
5 46 (20.91%) SC Cleared
6 22 (10.00%) CCIE
7 18 (8.18%) Degree
8 16 (7.27%) DV Cleared
9 14 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (5.91%) CCSA
11 10 (4.55%) CISSP
12 8 (3.64%) AWS Certification
13 6 (2.73%) Azure Certification
13 6 (2.73%) CCSP
13 6 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (2.27%) CCIE Security
14 5 (2.27%) CCSE
15 4 (1.82%) CEH
15 4 (1.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.27%) SLA
2 9 (4.09%) GDPR
2 9 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.09%) PMO
3 8 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.18%) QA
5 6 (2.73%) NCSC
6 5 (2.27%) NIST
7 4 (1.82%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 30 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.55%) vSphere
4 5 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.91%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) Docker
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
6 1 (0.45%) pfSense
6 1 (0.45%) Samba
6 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (10.45%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.00%) Nagios
3 8 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (3.18%) Terraform
5 6 (2.73%) Ansible
5 6 (2.73%) WSUS
6 5 (2.27%) Nessus
6 5 (2.27%) OfficeScan
7 4 (1.82%) CASB
7 4 (1.82%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.45%) SCCM
9 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 148 (67.27%) Cisco
2 98 (44.55%) Palo Alto
3 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 37 (16.82%) Fortinet
5 36 (16.36%) VMware
6 32 (14.55%) F5
6 32 (14.55%) Juniper
7 29 (13.18%) Meraki
8 21 (9.55%) SolarWinds
9 20 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 15 (6.82%) Aruba
11 14 (6.36%) Citrix
11 14 (6.36%) Infoblox
11 14 (6.36%) Riverbed
12 12 (5.45%) McAfee
13 11 (5.00%) Oracle
14 10 (4.55%) IBM
15 8 (3.64%) Ribbon
15 8 (3.64%) Zscaler
16 7 (3.18%) Veeam