The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 103 85 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £20,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.92% -12.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
818 539 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 58.01% 55.68% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 651 479 629
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WatchGuard
East of England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) ARCserve
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) NAS
3 7 (70.00%) Veeam
3 7 (70.00%) vSphere
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 1 (10.00%) IIS
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) NAS
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Network Support
1 6 (60.00%) Communications Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (70.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Veeam
3 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Apple