The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 93 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 1.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £36,895 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.96% -22.32%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +2.40%
CheckPoint
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
547 549 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.39% 34.81% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 365 383 316
Average salary £44,375 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.93% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Edinburgh region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) CCSA
3 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (50.00%) CCSE
3 11 (50.00%) Online Banking
4 10 (45.45%) Retail
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) vSphere
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
8 5 (22.73%) MRTG
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (22.73%) MPLS
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Wireless
8 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
9 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (18.18%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (9.09%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) MPLS
3 5 (22.73%) MRTG
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) WAAS
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 10 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Administrator
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall Administrator
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Kindle
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
2 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCSA
1 11 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (4.55%) CEH
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCDP
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SSCP
2 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Websense
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Spiceworks
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago