The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Scotland 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 158 161 142
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.031% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.063% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,895 £55,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1648 1600 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.42% 49.06% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1085 1051
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
UK

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 28 July 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 - 6 £36,895 -
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) LAN
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
5 11 (36.67%) Juniper
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) F5
7 9 (30.00%) VPN
7 9 (30.00%) CCNP
7 9 (30.00%) HP
7 9 (30.00%) SAN
8 8 (26.67%) EMC
8 8 (26.67%) WLAN
8 8 (26.67%) XenServer
9 7 (23.33%) Information Security
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (20.00%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) Fund Management
11 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
11 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
11 5 (16.67%) Internet
11 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (13.33%) SSL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) LAN
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 8 (26.67%) WLAN
6 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 5 (16.67%) Internet
8 4 (13.33%) SSL
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (6.67%) OSPF
10 2 (6.67%) BGP
10 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security
3 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.67%) Fund Management
4 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.33%) SIEM
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
7 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) CCDA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) XenServer
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
2 11 (36.67%) Juniper
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) F5
4 9 (30.00%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) EMC
6 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.67%) BMC
8 2 (6.67%) Nokia
9 1 (3.33%) Qualys
9 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow