The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Birmingham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 112 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
956 1127 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.82% 56.15% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 822 985 753
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WatchGuard
West Midlands

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Birmingham

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Server
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) XenServer
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Draytek
3 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR