The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 20 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 WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 219 203 216
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.087% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 6
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
WatchGuard
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2968 2925 2883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.39% 51.72% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2044 2163 2410
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,575 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Berkshire region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Berkshire

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WatchGuard 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 WatchGuard.

1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
4 25 (89.29%) Citrix
4 25 (89.29%) MS Exchange
4 25 (89.29%) Firewall
4 25 (89.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
5 24 (85.71%) Windows
5 24 (85.71%) DNS
6 22 (78.57%) DHCP
6 22 (78.57%) Wireless
6 22 (78.57%) VLAN
6 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (78.57%) XenApp
6 22 (78.57%) XenDesktop
6 22 (78.57%) Veeam
6 22 (78.57%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (10.71%) SCOM
8 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) HP
8 3 (10.71%) Dell
8 3 (10.71%) ISA Server

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WatchGuard 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 WatchGuard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (89.29%) MS Exchange
1 25 (89.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 22 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 24 (85.71%) DNS
3 22 (78.57%) Wireless
3 22 (78.57%) VLAN
3 22 (78.57%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) SNMP
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) SMTP
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) MCSA
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 22 (78.57%) XenApp
3 22 (78.57%) XenDesktop
3 22 (78.57%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
5 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (89.29%) Citrix
4 22 (78.57%) Veeam
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago