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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank - 89 86
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.083% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.15% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
520 651 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 43.26% 53.80% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 381 566 493
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) Sophos
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
2 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Server Support
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
1 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Network
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESX
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Sophos
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
2 2 (28.57%) BT