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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 780 792 785
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 94 57 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.057% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 78
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,400 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
50556 47310 53282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.15% 47.60% 48.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40542 39190 45146
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 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London +16 33 £38,500 -9.41% 3
South East -26 29 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West -15 7 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £26,500 - 1
West Midlands +2 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Midlands -9 5 £37,500 +47.05%
East of England -16 4 - - 2
North West -25 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 182 (79.82%) VMware
2 170 (74.56%) Firewall
3 153 (67.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 135 (59.21%) Cisco
6 119 (52.19%) MS Exchange
7 116 (50.88%) Windows
8 111 (48.68%) Active Directory
9 87 (38.16%) HP
10 80 (35.09%) SAN
11 78 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 77 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 74 (32.46%) Citrix
14 68 (29.82%) Veeam
15 62 (27.19%) NetApp
16 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 57 (25.00%) Wireless
18 56 (24.56%) SonicWALL
19 54 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
20 53 (23.25%) Hyper-V
21 52 (22.81%) vSphere
22 48 (21.05%) VLAN
22 48 (21.05%) VPN
23 47 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2013
24 46 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
24 46 (20.18%) Kaspersky
25 45 (19.74%) iSCSI
26 42 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
26 42 (18.42%) SQL
27 41 (17.98%) Linux

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 119 (52.19%) MS Exchange
2 78 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (20.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 31 (13.60%) SharePoint
7 17 (7.46%) IIS
8 9 (3.95%) Lync
9 8 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.63%) SAS
11 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.32%) Apache
13 2 (0.88%) Confluence
13 2 (0.88%) nginx
14 1 (0.44%) Drupal
14 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 41 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.95%) SaaS
2 7 (3.07%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 170 (74.56%) Firewall
2 80 (35.09%) SAN
3 57 (25.00%) Wireless
4 48 (21.05%) VLAN
4 48 (21.05%) VPN
5 45 (19.74%) iSCSI
6 37 (16.23%) DNS
7 32 (14.04%) TCP/IP
7 32 (14.04%) DHCP
8 30 (13.16%) NAS
9 22 (9.65%) Fibre Channel
10 18 (7.89%) Internet
10 18 (7.89%) WAN
11 12 (5.26%) LAN
11 12 (5.26%) SSL
12 10 (4.39%) VoIP
12 10 (4.39%) ADSL
13 8 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (3.51%) MPLS
14 7 (3.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 2 (0.88%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (4.82%) Finance
2 4 (1.75%) Legal
2 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Local Government
4 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 33 (14.47%) 3rd Line Support
3 32 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (13.60%) Consultant
5 29 (12.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (9.21%) Technical Consultant
7 20 (8.77%) Network Engineer
8 18 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (7.46%) Support Specialist
10 16 (7.02%) IT Support
11 15 (6.58%) Field Engineer
11 15 (6.58%) Development Manager
11 15 (6.58%) Business Development Manager
11 15 (6.58%) Business Manager
12 12 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (5.26%) Analyst
13 11 (4.82%) Administrator
14 9 (3.95%) Business Development Executive
15 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
15 8 (3.51%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) HTML
2 2 (0.88%) XML
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.95%) Replication
3 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.75%) EPoS
4 3 (1.32%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.88%) Open Source
5 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.44%) AS400
6 1 (0.44%) iSeries
6 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.44%) Celerra
6 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (50.88%) Windows
2 77 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (17.98%) Linux
6 17 (7.46%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.58%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.14%) UNIX
9 13 (5.70%) Windows 7
10 12 (5.26%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.07%) AIX
12 5 (2.19%) SUSE
13 4 (1.75%) Android
14 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.88%) CentOS
15 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.54%) Migration
2 24 (10.53%) Business Development
3 16 (7.02%) ITIL
4 12 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.39%) E-Commerce
6 7 (3.07%) Business Continuity
7 6 (2.63%) Network Design
7 6 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.19%) Data Protection
9 4 (1.75%) Incident Management
9 4 (1.75%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.75%) CRM
9 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2
9 4 (1.75%) DevOps
10 3 (1.32%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.32%) Software Deployment
10 3 (1.32%) Project Management
10 3 (1.32%) Process Management
10 3 (1.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.42%) SQL
2 12 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.95%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.95%) Perl
3 9 (3.95%) VB
4 2 (0.88%) Ruby
4 2 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.44%) C
5 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (11.84%) MCSE
3 25 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (10.09%) CCNA
5 21 (9.21%) CCSE
6 18 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (7.46%) CCSA
8 13 (5.70%) MCSA
8 13 (5.70%) MCITP
9 10 (4.39%) CCNP
10 6 (2.63%) VCAP
10 6 (2.63%) NCDA
10 6 (2.63%) NCIE
11 2 (0.88%) MCDST
11 2 (0.88%) MCTS
11 2 (0.88%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.88%) MCP
11 2 (0.88%) VCP5
12 1 (0.44%) CCIE
12 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.65%) SLA
2 6 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (67.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (48.68%) Active Directory
3 53 (23.25%) Hyper-V
4 52 (22.81%) vSphere
5 38 (16.67%) XenApp
6 32 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (13.60%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.63%) XenServer
10 5 (2.19%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.75%) KVM
12 3 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.32%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (17.98%) Backup Exec
2 21 (9.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (7.02%) ARCserve
4 13 (5.70%) SCOM
5 10 (4.39%) SCCM
6 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.88%) logstash
7 1 (0.44%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 182 (79.82%) VMware
2 144 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 135 (59.21%) Cisco
4 87 (38.16%) HP
5 74 (32.46%) Citrix
6 68 (29.82%) Veeam
7 62 (27.19%) NetApp
8 56 (24.56%) SonicWALL
9 46 (20.18%) Kaspersky
10 32 (14.04%) Juniper
11 31 (13.60%) Dell
11 31 (13.60%) CheckPoint
11 31 (13.60%) Symantec
12 26 (11.40%) EMC
13 25 (10.96%) IBM
14 23 (10.09%) McAfee
15 15 (6.58%) 3PAR
15 15 (6.58%) Sophos
16 10 (4.39%) F5
17 7 (3.07%) Avaya
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