The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £34,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -10.32%
WatchGuard
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1038 1113 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.12% 58.83% 56.83%
Number of salaries quoted 937 971 816
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Nagios
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp