The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Kent 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 99 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.090% - 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% - 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
599 512 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.87% 47.50% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 528 434 357
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WatchGuard
South East

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Kent

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Kent

WatchGuard
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Stansted - 1 - -
WatchGuard
South East

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) GFI Software
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix