The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 100 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% - 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £36,895 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
595 469 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.31% 38.86% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 402 313 335
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Scotland

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 31 July 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) LAN
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) SAN
5 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) EMC
6 8 (42.11%) WLAN
6 8 (42.11%) XenServer
6 8 (42.11%) F5
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) Information Security
8 6 (31.58%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) Fund Management
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) CCNP
11 3 (15.79%) UNIX
11 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (15.79%) Change Management
11 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (15.79%) Internet
11 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) WLAN
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
7 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.26%) Wireless
9 1 (5.26%) MPLS
9 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
9 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 5 (26.32%) Fund Management
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) XenServer
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) EMC
4 8 (42.11%) F5
5 6 (31.58%) Juniper
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow