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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 160 151 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 18 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.87% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 22
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1863 1617 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.00% 51.89% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 959 1222
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 13 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Glasgow -21 3 £42,500 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Juniper
3 15 (46.88%) Firewall
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (34.38%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) Network Security
6 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 10 (31.25%) CCNP
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
7 9 (28.13%) LAN
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) F5
8 8 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) SAN
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) Windows
10 6 (18.75%) Citrix
11 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
11 5 (15.63%) IBM
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) WLAN
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (12.50%) XenServer
12 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) WAN
2 11 (34.38%) Network Security
3 10 (31.25%) VPN
4 9 (28.13%) LAN
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (21.88%) SAN
6 5 (15.63%) WLAN
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (9.38%) OSPF
8 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) HSRP
9 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
9 2 (6.25%) VoIP
9 2 (6.25%) SSL
9 2 (6.25%) BGP
10 1 (3.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Security Engineer
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.13%) CESG
1 1 (3.13%) Statistics
1 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.50%) Information Security
2 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNP
3 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (9.38%) CCIE
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
7 2 (6.25%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCDA
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) GIAC
8 1 (3.13%) CCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCSE
8 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) XenServer
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.13%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Juniper
3 8 (25.00%) F5
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) IBM
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) BMC
7 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) Websense
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) 3Com
9 1 (3.13%) Qualys
9 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
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