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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 787 739 788
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +49
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 64 132 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 61 130 51
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.91%
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
47168 46909 48268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.28% 47.10% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 37583 40283
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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
London -20 17 £29,750 -20.66% 3
North West -6 12 £32,500 -
Yorkshire 0 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +1 10 £33,500 -10.66% 2
South East -45 6 £34,000 -6.20% 1
West Midlands -35 4 £35,000 -6.66% 2
East Midlands +21 2 £32,500 -2.25%
South West - 2 £37,500 -
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 119 (73.46%) Firewall
2 110 (67.90%) Windows
2 110 (67.90%) VMware
3 91 (56.17%) MS Exchange
4 90 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 88 (54.32%) Microsoft
6 78 (48.15%) Cisco
7 75 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (34.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 52 (32.10%) DNS
11 51 (31.48%) Citrix
12 49 (30.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (28.40%) WAN
13 46 (28.40%) SQL
14 45 (27.78%) LAN
15 43 (26.54%) VPN
15 43 (26.54%) HP
16 42 (25.93%) VLAN
17 39 (24.07%) SQL Server
18 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
19 33 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2013
20 32 (19.75%) DHCP
21 31 (19.14%) Hyper-V
21 31 (19.14%) vSphere
22 30 (18.52%) SonicWALL
22 30 (18.52%) SAN
23 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
23 29 (17.90%) VoIP
24 26 (16.05%) IIS

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (56.17%) MS Exchange
2 56 (34.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (16.05%) IIS
5 24 (14.81%) SharePoint
6 19 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.09%) MS Project Server
10 3 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.23%) Lync
12 1 (0.62%) Jetty
12 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.62%) Apache
12 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (3.09%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.58%) Office 365
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.47%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (73.46%) Firewall
2 52 (32.10%) DNS
3 46 (28.40%) WAN
4 45 (27.78%) LAN
5 43 (26.54%) VPN
6 42 (25.93%) VLAN
7 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 32 (19.75%) DHCP
9 30 (18.52%) SAN
10 29 (17.90%) VoIP
11 23 (14.20%) SSL
12 16 (9.88%) SNMP
12 16 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (9.88%) MPLS
13 14 (8.64%) ADSL
14 13 (8.02%) Ethernet
15 12 (7.41%) HTTP
16 11 (6.79%) Ethereal
16 11 (6.79%) Wireshark
16 11 (6.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.09%) MySQL
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.47%) FileMaker
4 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (9.88%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.17%) Finance
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Legal
4 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (30.86%) Support Engineer
2 27 (16.67%) Administrator
3 24 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (11.73%) Network Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Analyst
7 15 (9.26%) Field Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (8.64%) Network Support
8 14 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (8.02%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.41%) IT Administrator
11 11 (6.79%) IT Support
12 9 (5.56%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.56%) Technical Support
13 8 (4.94%) Consultant
13 8 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Replication
2 8 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.70%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.23%) FMCG
4 2 (1.23%) Chemistry
4 2 (1.23%) Social Network
5 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.62%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (67.90%) Windows
2 57 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (30.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.49%) Windows 7
5 17 (10.49%) Windows 8
6 15 (9.26%) Linux
7 12 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.09%) VMS
9 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (6.17%) Migration
3 8 (4.94%) ITIL
3 8 (4.94%) ERP
4 7 (4.32%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (3.70%) Validation
6 5 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (3.09%) Line Management
6 5 (3.09%) Business Development
6 5 (3.09%) Time Management
7 4 (2.47%) Performance Management
7 4 (2.47%) Network Architecture
7 4 (2.47%) Project Management
7 4 (2.47%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (2.47%) Information Security
8 3 (1.85%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.85%) Data Protection
8 3 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.40%) SQL
2 12 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.32%) C
4 1 (0.62%) Perl
4 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.62%) R
4 1 (0.62%) VBScript
4 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.64%) CCNA
4 9 (5.56%) MCSE
5 8 (4.94%) MCSA
5 8 (4.94%) CCNP
6 6 (3.70%) MCP
7 5 (3.09%) CCA
7 5 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) CCSA
9 1 (0.62%) CCSE
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) VCP4
9 1 (0.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.49%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 90 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 75 (46.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (19.14%) Hyper-V
3 31 (19.14%) vSphere
4 12 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 11 (6.79%) XenApp
6 7 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.09%) vCloud
7 5 (3.09%) Firmware
7 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.85%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.62%) UAG
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.62%) pfSense
9 1 (0.62%) KVM
9 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (12.96%) Backup Exec
2 15 (9.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (9.26%) WSUS
3 12 (7.41%) WMI
4 9 (5.56%) SCCM
5 8 (4.94%) Nagios
6 6 (3.70%) SCOM
7 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.62%) Opsview
8 1 (0.62%) Cacti
8 1 (0.62%) Puppet
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 110 (67.90%) VMware
2 88 (54.32%) Microsoft
3 78 (48.15%) Cisco
4 51 (31.48%) Citrix
5 43 (26.54%) HP
6 30 (18.52%) SonicWALL
7 25 (15.43%) Symantec
8 21 (12.96%) Veeam
9 16 (9.88%) Sophos
10 15 (9.26%) NetApp
10 15 (9.26%) F5
11 13 (8.02%) Dell
11 13 (8.02%) Mitel
12 12 (7.41%) Avaya
12 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
13 11 (6.79%) Blue Coat
13 11 (6.79%) Websense
13 11 (6.79%) Clearswift
13 11 (6.79%) Fortinet
13 11 (6.79%) Kaspersky
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: DOE + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £78000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Krooter
Salary: £30,000 - 39,999 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke-on- Trent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago