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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 109 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.070% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.16% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
546 611 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.40% 42.94% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 345 384 333
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Fund Management
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk