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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 82 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 11 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.59% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.57% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £47,500 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.01% -1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
511 510 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.65% 37.47% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 335 318 342
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £26,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 13 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) CCSE
5 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (43.75%) CCSA
5 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) CCIE
5 7 (43.75%) Network Security
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
6 6 (37.50%) VLAN
7 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) BGP
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
8 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
8 4 (25.00%) F5
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Retail
9 3 (18.75%) Network Design
9 3 (18.75%) VoIP
9 3 (18.75%) ATM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) BGP
4 5 (31.25%) Wireless
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) ATM
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (18.75%) DMVPN
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) HSRP
6 3 (18.75%) ISDN
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) X.25
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Data Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Security Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCSE
4 7 (43.75%) CCIE
4 7 (43.75%) CCNA
4 7 (43.75%) CCSA
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) LPIC
5 2 (12.50%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Facebook
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter
6 1 (6.25%) VMware