The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank - - 117
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
WatchGuard
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
733 776 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.62% 43.06% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 570 604 653
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Cheshire

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM