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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 105 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% - 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% - 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £46,250 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
590 509 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.52% 40.24% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 391 313 357
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) EMC
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) WLAN
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) XenServer
4 8 (57.14%) F5
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
5 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
5 5 (35.71%) Fund Management
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WLAN
3 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) SSH
7 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (35.71%) Fund Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SSCP
4 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) XenServer
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) EMC
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk