The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank - 92 74
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.19% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.48% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
WatchGuard
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
514 415 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.55% 38.75% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 423 358 346
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,800 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) GFI Software
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) GFI Software
2 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago