The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 136 126 165
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +39
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.20% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1264 1094 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.47% 53.84% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 828 1132
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WatchGuard
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Watford - 3 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
WatchGuard
East of England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) HP
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco
4 13 (72.22%) IBM
4 13 (72.22%) Dell
4 13 (72.22%) EMC
4 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 13 (72.22%) Migration
4 13 (72.22%) vSphere
5 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 11 (61.11%) SAN
6 11 (61.11%) NetApp
6 11 (61.11%) NAS
6 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (44.44%) MCSE
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (44.44%) MCITP
7 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (38.89%) SAS
8 7 (38.89%) CCNP
8 7 (38.89%) CCNA
8 7 (38.89%) Citrix
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (38.89%) Network Design

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 12 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (38.89%) Lync
4 7 (38.89%) SAS
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) SAN
2 11 (61.11%) NAS
3 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
3 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
4 6 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) ADSL
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Network Design
3 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) VB
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
1 8 (44.44%) MCITP
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (38.89%) NCDA
2 7 (38.89%) NCIE
2 7 (38.89%) VCAP
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
2 7 (38.89%) CCNA
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 13 (72.22%) vSphere
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (38.89%) XenApp
4 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
1 7 (38.89%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) HP
3 13 (72.22%) Dell
3 13 (72.22%) EMC
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) IBM
3 13 (72.22%) Juniper
4 11 (61.11%) NetApp
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Sun
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) GFI Software