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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 131 - 113
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.088% - 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1258 1182 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.18% 55.03% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1074 767
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
System Software
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
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
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%) NETGEAR
3 1 (25.00%) Draytek