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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 161 - 156
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £58,750
90% offered a salary of more than £39,697 - £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1679 1555 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.88% 49.63% 49.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1034 1049
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
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 22 August 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 - 5 £45,000 -
Stirling - 4 £47,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 - 1
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) LAN
5 12 (44.44%) Citrix
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (37.04%) CCNP
7 10 (37.04%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) F5
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) EMC
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
9 8 (29.63%) VPN
9 8 (29.63%) WLAN
9 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 8 (29.63%) XenServer
10 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
10 7 (25.93%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) Internet
11 6 (22.22%) SSL
11 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
12 5 (18.52%) Fund Management
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
12 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
12 5 (18.52%) Information Security
13 4 (14.81%) Windows

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) LAN
4 8 (29.63%) SAN
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) WLAN
5 6 (22.22%) Internet
5 6 (22.22%) SSL
5 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (7.41%) OSPF
8 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Fund Management
3 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CCIE
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) CCSA
4 2 (7.41%) CCSE
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) XenServer
2 3 (11.11%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) HP NNM
1 1 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) HP
3 10 (37.04%) F5
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) EMC
6 7 (25.93%) Juniper
7 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.11%) Nokia
9 2 (7.41%) BMC
10 1 (3.70%) Qualys
10 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.70%) Splunk
10 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.70%) Symantec