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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 139 162 163
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 24 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.32% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 0.76% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 1
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1311 1579 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.53% 42.56% 47.81%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1027 1060
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram 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 30 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +21 8 £52,000 +22.35% 2
Stirling 0 6 £55,000 +15.78%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh -1 3 £50,000 +35.52% 2
Aberdeen - 2 £50,000 -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 56 (93.33%) Firewall
3 33 (55.00%) VPN
3 33 (55.00%) WAN
4 32 (53.33%) LAN
5 31 (51.67%) CCNA
5 31 (51.67%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (38.33%) DHCP
7 22 (36.67%) Network Security
8 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (31.67%) Windows
9 19 (31.67%) Wireless
10 18 (30.00%) Finance
10 18 (30.00%) VMware
10 18 (30.00%) SAN
10 18 (30.00%) vSphere
11 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (28.33%) SSL
12 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (26.67%) SolarWinds
12 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (25.00%) CCNP
13 15 (25.00%) ITIL
14 14 (23.33%) HP
14 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 14 (23.33%) MPLS
14 14 (23.33%) McAfee
14 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (23.33%) F5
15 13 (21.67%) Mentoring

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (93.33%) Firewall
2 33 (55.00%) WAN
2 33 (55.00%) VPN
3 32 (53.33%) LAN
4 23 (38.33%) DHCP
5 22 (36.67%) Network Security
6 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (31.67%) Wireless
8 18 (30.00%) SAN
9 17 (28.33%) SSL
10 14 (23.33%) MPLS
11 12 (20.00%) DNS
11 12 (20.00%) HSRP
12 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
13 10 (16.67%) TACACS
13 10 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 10 (16.67%) WLAN
14 9 (15.00%) IP Telephony
15 8 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Back Office
3 11 (18.33%) Banking
4 10 (16.67%) Retail
5 5 (8.33%) Multimedia
6 4 (6.67%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Administrator
3 10 (16.67%) Firewall Administrator
4 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 9 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Operations Team Leader
6 7 (11.67%) Network Support
7 5 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Network Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 11 (18.33%) Online Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
3 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.00%) Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design
6 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.00%) Time Management
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Line Management
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.00%) People Management
8 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) Python
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) CCNA
1 31 (51.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.00%) CCNP
3 12 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (18.33%) CCSA
4 11 (18.33%) CCSE
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) CCDA
7 1 (1.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.67%) CISSP
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.67%) SSCP
7 1 (1.67%) GIAC
7 1 (1.67%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) CEH
7 1 (1.67%) HND
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) vSphere
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) XenApp
3 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) SCCM
1 12 (20.00%) SCOM
1 12 (20.00%) SCVMM
2 11 (18.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.67%) OPNET
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (30.00%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) SolarWinds
4 14 (23.33%) F5
4 14 (23.33%) McAfee
4 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.33%) HP
5 12 (20.00%) Citrix
6 11 (18.33%) Riverbed
7 10 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 9 (15.00%) Mitel
8 9 (15.00%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.67%) Avaya
9 4 (6.67%) Juniper
10 3 (5.00%) Nokia
11 2 (3.33%) Nortel
11 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.33%) Draytek
12 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + FE Car + Training & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago