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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 106 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.092% 0.090% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.22% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -6.66%
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
532 456 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.90% 41.04% 49.72%
Number of salaries quoted 474 403 293
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds