The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Lancashire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
182 215 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.18% 44.89% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 149 193 236
Average salary £31,500 £28,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WatchGuard
North West

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Lancashire

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Veeam
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Draytek
3 1 (16.67%) AS400
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) ADSL
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Veeam
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Draytek
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) IBM