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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 794 796 802
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 81 94 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.088% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 75 84 53
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
47143 50064 46789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.61% 46.68% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39012 40093 38735
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +4 33 £40,000 +3.89% 4
South East +1 16 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North West +16 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South West -5 8 £29,500 +22.91% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire +1 5 £23,500 -11.32%
East of England +7 2 £32,000 -
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 147 (80.77%) Firewall
2 107 (58.79%) VMware
3 104 (57.14%) Windows
3 104 (57.14%) Cisco
4 88 (48.35%) Active Directory
5 81 (44.51%) HP
6 78 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 78 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 74 (40.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (35.71%) TCP/IP
10 63 (34.62%) DNS
11 61 (33.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (29.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 52 (28.57%) VPN
14 51 (28.02%) Hyper-V
15 49 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
15 49 (26.92%) WAN
16 48 (26.37%) LAN
17 45 (24.73%) Windows 7
18 44 (24.18%) DHCP
19 42 (23.08%) Wireless
20 41 (22.53%) VLAN
21 38 (20.88%) CheckPoint
21 38 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
22 36 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
23 35 (19.23%) Citrix
23 35 (19.23%) CCNA
23 35 (19.23%) ITIL
24 34 (18.68%) SonicWALL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 78 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 53 (29.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.99%) IIS
6 15 (8.24%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (4.40%) Lync
9 4 (2.20%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.20%) Apache
10 3 (1.65%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.10%) Drupal
11 2 (1.10%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.10%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.55%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Office 365
2 7 (3.85%) Mimecast
2 7 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.20%) SaaS
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.10%) IaaS
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 147 (80.77%) Firewall
2 65 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 63 (34.62%) DNS
4 52 (28.57%) VPN
5 49 (26.92%) WAN
6 48 (26.37%) LAN
7 44 (24.18%) DHCP
8 42 (23.08%) Wireless
9 41 (22.53%) VLAN
10 31 (17.03%) SAN
11 28 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (13.74%) VoIP
13 22 (12.09%) SSL
14 19 (10.44%) Internet
15 17 (9.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (8.79%) NAS
16 16 (8.79%) NetScreen
17 15 (8.24%) Network Security
17 15 (8.24%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) MySQL
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
1 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (10.44%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Banking
2 6 (3.30%) Front Office
3 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.20%) Electronics
4 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 3 (1.65%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (19.78%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.09%) Support Engineer
4 21 (11.54%) Administrator
5 20 (10.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (9.89%) Network Support
7 16 (8.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 15 (8.24%) Consultant
8 15 (8.24%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (6.04%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.49%) Senior Support Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Field Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Team Leader
13 8 (4.40%) Support Team Leader
13 8 (4.40%) Network Team Leader
14 7 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (3.85%) Technical Manager
14 7 (3.85%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.30%) Web Services
2 3 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 21 (11.54%) Replication
3 20 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.20%) Clustering
5 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.10%) CCTV
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) Wiki
8 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 104 (57.14%) Windows
2 74 (40.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (33.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (24.73%) Windows 7
5 34 (18.68%) Windows 8
6 26 (14.29%) Linux
7 23 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.59%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.30%) Debian
10 6 (3.30%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.75%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.65%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.10%) Solaris
13 2 (1.10%) UNIX
14 1 (0.55%) CentOS
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.23%) ITIL
2 18 (9.89%) Network Design
3 17 (9.34%) Migration
4 13 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.04%) CRM
6 9 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (4.95%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.40%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.30%) Project Management
8 6 (3.30%) Software Licensing
9 5 (2.75%) DevOps
9 5 (2.75%) Line Management
9 5 (2.75%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.20%) Information Security
10 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.20%) Computer Security
10 4 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.20%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.13%) SQL
2 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.20%) C#
4 2 (1.10%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (20.88%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (19.23%) CCNA
3 29 (15.93%) CCNP
4 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.14%) CCSA
6 12 (6.59%) CCSE
7 7 (3.85%) MCITP
7 7 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (3.85%) MCSE
8 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.30%) MCTS
9 5 (2.75%) MCP
10 4 (2.20%) HNC
10 4 (2.20%) Degree
11 3 (1.65%) MCSA
11 3 (1.65%) CISA
11 3 (1.65%) CISM
11 3 (1.65%) CISSP
12 2 (1.10%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.74%) SLA
2 11 (6.04%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 88 (48.35%) Active Directory
2 73 (40.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (28.02%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.24%) vSphere
5 11 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.85%) XenApp
7 5 (2.75%) XenServer
7 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.20%) pfSense
8 4 (2.20%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.65%) Firmware
10 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.55%) Xen
11 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.55%) UAG
11 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.55%) qmail
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) Nagios
2 7 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.75%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.75%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.20%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.20%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.65%) SCCM
6 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.10%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.55%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.55%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) SCOM
7 1 (0.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 107 (58.79%) VMware
2 104 (57.14%) Cisco
3 81 (44.51%) HP
4 78 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 38 (20.88%) CheckPoint
6 35 (19.23%) Citrix
7 34 (18.68%) SonicWALL
8 31 (17.03%) Sophos
9 27 (14.84%) Avaya
10 26 (14.29%) NetApp
11 22 (12.09%) Fortinet
12 21 (11.54%) ProCurve
12 21 (11.54%) Veeam
12 21 (11.54%) SolarWinds
13 20 (10.99%) Kaspersky
14 18 (9.89%) Juniper
15 16 (8.79%) F5
16 14 (7.69%) Apple
17 10 (5.49%) Dell
17 10 (5.49%) NETGEAR
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