The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 772 758 797
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 94 106 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 65
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -9.67%
WatchGuard
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in England

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in England

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in England

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in England

WatchGuard
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +16 23 £27,500 -33.73% 1
London -14 21 £28,000 -25.33% 1
South East +1 20 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands +35 8 £24,000 -17.24%
West Midlands -3 8 £31,225 -3.92% 1
Yorkshire -24 6 £21,000 -2.32% 1
East of England -20 5 £27,500 +48.64% 1
North East - 2 £26,000 -
South West -5 1 £37,500 +70.45%
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 138 (75.82%) Firewall
2 131 (71.98%) VMware
3 118 (64.84%) Windows
4 104 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 98 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 94 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 90 (49.45%) Cisco
9 62 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (33.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 58 (31.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 57 (31.32%) DNS
12 57 (31.32%) Citrix
13 53 (29.12%) SQL
14 51 (28.02%) HP
15 43 (23.63%) vSphere
16 42 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 42 (23.08%) SAN
16 42 (23.08%) VLAN
17 41 (22.53%) SQL Server
17 41 (22.53%) Exchange Server 2013
18 39 (21.43%) Hyper-V
18 39 (21.43%) VPN
19 37 (20.33%) DHCP
19 37 (20.33%) Veeam
20 36 (19.78%) SonicWALL
20 36 (19.78%) WAN
21 35 (19.23%) TCP/IP
22 34 (18.68%) Symantec
23 32 (17.58%) LAN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 91 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 58 (31.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (22.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (17.58%) IIS
5 26 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (13.74%) SharePoint
7 24 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.20%) MS Project Server
10 3 (1.65%) Apache
11 2 (1.10%) nginx
11 2 (1.10%) Confluence
12 1 (0.55%) Lync
12 1 (0.55%) Drupal
12 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.49%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.09%) Office 365
2 9 (4.95%) SaaS
3 6 (3.30%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 138 (75.82%) Firewall
2 57 (31.32%) DNS
3 42 (23.08%) VLAN
3 42 (23.08%) SAN
4 39 (21.43%) VPN
5 37 (20.33%) DHCP
6 36 (19.78%) WAN
7 35 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 32 (17.58%) LAN
9 27 (14.84%) SSL
10 21 (11.54%) iSCSI
11 18 (9.89%) SNMP
11 18 (9.89%) VoIP
12 16 (8.79%) HTTP
13 15 (8.24%) MPLS
13 15 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (8.24%) Wireless
14 14 (7.69%) Ethereal
14 14 (7.69%) Wireshark
14 14 (7.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.30%) FileMaker
4 5 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.75%) MySQL
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (10.99%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (40.11%) Support Engineer
2 29 (15.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 20 (10.99%) IT Support
5 19 (10.44%) Network Engineer
6 18 (9.89%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (9.89%) Administrator
6 18 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) Network Support
8 15 (8.24%) Consultant
9 14 (7.69%) Analyst
10 13 (7.14%) Field Engineer
11 12 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (6.59%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
14 6 (3.30%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) HTML
1 2 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.85%) Replication
3 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.75%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.20%) EPoS
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (64.84%) Windows
2 62 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (33.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (13.19%) Linux
6 18 (9.89%) Windows 8
7 16 (8.79%) Windows XP
8 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.30%) Mac OS X Server
10 5 (2.75%) VMS
11 4 (2.20%) AIX
11 4 (2.20%) UNIX
11 4 (2.20%) Android
12 3 (1.65%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.10%) CentOS
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (10.44%) Migration
2 13 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (5.49%) Business Development
4 8 (4.40%) ERP
4 8 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 6 (3.30%) Validation
7 5 (2.75%) Line Management
8 4 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (2.20%) Time Management
8 4 (2.20%) ITIL
9 3 (1.65%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.10%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.10%) DevOps
10 2 (1.10%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.10%) CRM
11 1 (0.55%) E-Commerce
11 1 (0.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.12%) SQL
2 13 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.59%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.30%) C
5 2 (1.10%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) Perl
5 2 (1.10%) Ruby
5 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) R
6 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) CCNA
1 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.95%) MCSE
3 8 (4.40%) CCSE
4 6 (3.30%) CCSA
4 6 (3.30%) MCP
5 5 (2.75%) CCA
5 5 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.65%) CCNP
7 2 (1.10%) MCSA
7 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) SLA
2 8 (4.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 94 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (23.63%) vSphere
4 39 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 19 (10.44%) XenApp
6 11 (6.04%) Terminal Services
7 10 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.75%) vCloud
9 4 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.20%) VMware Server
9 4 (2.20%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.10%) XenServer
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 18 (9.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (6.59%) WMI
3 12 (6.59%) SCCM
4 9 (4.95%) SCOM
5 8 (4.40%) WSUS
6 4 (2.20%) Nagios
6 4 (2.20%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.10%) logstash
7 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.55%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 131 (71.98%) VMware
2 104 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 90 (49.45%) Cisco
4 57 (31.32%) Citrix
5 51 (28.02%) HP
6 37 (20.33%) Veeam
7 36 (19.78%) SonicWALL
8 34 (18.68%) Symantec
9 24 (13.19%) Kaspersky
9 24 (13.19%) F5
10 23 (12.64%) NetApp
11 16 (8.79%) McAfee
11 16 (8.79%) Sophos
12 14 (7.69%) Websense
12 14 (7.69%) Clearswift
12 14 (7.69%) Blue Coat
13 13 (7.14%) EMC
14 11 (6.04%) Dell
14 11 (6.04%) Avaya
15 10 (5.49%) Juniper
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Atech Support
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago