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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 92 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.45% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.20% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
510 512 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.32% 49.52% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 431 457 396
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
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 5 February 2016. 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
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
Chatham - 1 - -
WatchGuard
South East

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Lync
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Server Support
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (80.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Google