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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 214 196 215
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.020% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 13
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +50.00%
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
2588 2695 2875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.81% 49.34% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1854 1895 2237
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Reading - 1 £42,500 -
WatchGuard
South East

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR