The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 303 333 317
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.057% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £21,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -9.67%
WatchGuard
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5241 5405 5604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.06% 45.62% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4599 4680 5058
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in the City of London

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (33.33%) Lumension