The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 82 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.091% 0.18% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.36% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
WatchGuard
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
550 561 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.18% 51.42% 51.81%
Number of salaries quoted 447 480 461
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Essex

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Essex

WatchGuard
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Epping - 1 - -
WatchGuard
East of England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Support
2 3 (75.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Communications Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) GFI Software