The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 162 157 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.095% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.20% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +13.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1366 1479 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.03% 47.00% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 809 951 1028
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Scotland

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Stirling - 1 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (31.25%) F5
7 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) WLAN
8 3 (18.75%) EMC
8 3 (18.75%) Juniper
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) Nokia
8 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Information Security
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
8 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
8 3 (18.75%) XenServer

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) WLAN
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) SSH
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Fund Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) People Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
1 3 (18.75%) XenServer
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (6.25%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk