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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 153 154 134
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 2 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.34% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.77% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Average salary £65,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.74% +10.71%
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
1240 1432 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.49% 43.74% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 814 930 1064
Average salary £40,000 £42,105 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.99% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 -7 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) F5
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Nokia
7 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
8 2 (18.18%) CEH
8 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) XenServer
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) CISSP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) SMTP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) IGRP
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SSCP
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) Splunk