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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 840 855 786
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -69
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 69 74 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 129
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
42938 47211 46200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.46% 47.56% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35636 39136 37034
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +19 28 £35,000 +27.27%
South East +23 15 £37,500 +5.63% 2
South West -1 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire +5 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
North West +8 2 £32,500 +18.18%
East of England -4 2 - -
West Midlands -18 2 £26,250 -25.00% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £42,500 +77.08% 2
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (79.11%) Firewall
2 99 (62.66%) Cisco
3 91 (57.59%) Windows
4 71 (44.94%) Microsoft
5 70 (44.30%) HP
6 65 (41.14%) VMware
7 64 (40.51%) VPN
8 62 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (36.71%) Active Directory
11 57 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (33.54%) WAN
13 48 (30.38%) CCNA
13 48 (30.38%) MS Exchange
14 47 (29.75%) MS Excel
15 46 (29.11%) Hyper-V
16 45 (28.48%) Wireless
17 41 (25.95%) Windows 7
18 39 (24.68%) SonicWALL
19 38 (24.05%) DNS
20 37 (23.42%) SAN
21 36 (22.78%) LAN
21 36 (22.78%) Windows Server
22 34 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2010
22 34 (21.52%) VoIP
22 34 (21.52%) CCNP
23 33 (20.89%) NetApp
23 33 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (19.62%) Exchange Server 2013
24 31 (19.62%) Fortinet

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 48 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 34 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (19.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (15.19%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.23%) IIS
6 9 (5.70%) Skype for Business
7 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 47 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.92%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.03%) Office 365
2 5 (3.16%) Mimecast
2 5 (3.16%) SaaS
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.27%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 125 (79.11%) Firewall
2 64 (40.51%) VPN
3 53 (33.54%) WAN
4 45 (28.48%) Wireless
5 38 (24.05%) DNS
6 37 (23.42%) SAN
7 36 (22.78%) LAN
8 34 (21.52%) VoIP
9 29 (18.35%) Internet
10 27 (17.09%) VLAN
11 24 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (14.56%) DHCP
13 18 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (11.39%) NetScreen
14 17 (10.76%) MPLS
15 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
16 13 (8.23%) HTTP
17 11 (6.96%) VPLS
18 9 (5.70%) BGP
18 9 (5.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.39%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Retail
3 7 (4.43%) Marketing
3 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) Banking
4 4 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (29.11%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.35%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) Support Technician
4 20 (12.66%) Server Support
5 17 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.49%) Administrator
6 15 (9.49%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Consultant
8 12 (7.59%) Analyst
8 12 (7.59%) Server Support Technician
8 12 (7.59%) Server Technician
9 11 (6.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) IT Support
10 10 (6.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Senior IT Support
10 10 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.70%) Network Administrator
11 9 (5.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.59%) EqualLogic
3 8 (5.06%) Clustering
3 8 (5.06%) EPoS
4 7 (4.43%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.53%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.53%) iPhone
6 4 (2.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) CCTV
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (57.59%) Windows
2 60 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (25.95%) Windows 7
4 36 (22.78%) Windows Server
5 33 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (12.66%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.06%) Linux
9 6 (3.80%) Debian
9 6 (3.80%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.80%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.53%) Android
11 3 (1.90%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.82%) Network Design
2 24 (15.19%) ITIL
3 15 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.49%) Presales
4 13 (8.23%) Time Management
5 12 (7.59%) ERP
6 8 (5.06%) Database Tuning
6 8 (5.06%) Project Management
7 5 (3.16%) High Availability
7 5 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.53%) ISMS
8 4 (2.53%) Migration
8 4 (2.53%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.53%) Software Licensing
8 4 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.90%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.90%) Information Security
9 3 (1.90%) Resource Management
9 3 (1.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.03%) SQL
2 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.27%) C
3 2 (1.27%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (39.24%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.38%) CCNA
3 34 (21.52%) CCNP
4 21 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.96%) MCSA
6 7 (4.43%) Degree
6 7 (4.43%) MCSE
7 6 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (3.16%) MCITP
9 4 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.90%) MCP
10 3 (1.90%) MCTS
11 2 (1.27%) HND
11 2 (1.27%) HP AIS
11 2 (1.27%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.27%) NCDA
11 2 (1.27%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.63%) CISA
12 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (36.71%) Active Directory
2 57 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (29.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.49%) vSphere
5 5 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.53%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.90%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.90%) XenApp
7 3 (1.90%) XenServer
8 2 (1.27%) vCloud
8 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.63%) NFS
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.23%) SCOM
3 12 (7.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (6.33%) Foglight
5 7 (4.43%) SCCM
6 4 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.90%) Nagios
7 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.27%) Simpana
8 2 (1.27%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.27%) SnapVault
8 2 (1.27%) WMI
8 2 (1.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.63%) Cacti
9 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.63%) Nessus
9 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 99 (62.66%) Cisco
2 71 (44.94%) Microsoft
3 70 (44.30%) HP
4 65 (41.14%) VMware
5 39 (24.68%) SonicWALL
6 33 (20.89%) NetApp
7 31 (19.62%) Fortinet
8 26 (16.46%) Dell
9 22 (13.92%) CheckPoint
10 21 (13.29%) Veeam
11 19 (12.03%) Sophos
12 18 (11.39%) Avaya
12 18 (11.39%) Symantec
13 17 (10.76%) Citrix
14 15 (9.49%) SolarWinds
15 13 (8.23%) Brocade
15 13 (8.23%) EMC
16 12 (7.59%) Kaspersky
17 10 (6.33%) Intel Security
17 10 (6.33%) Kaseya
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