The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 571 626 589
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -37
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 56 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.069% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.15% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £47,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-25.26% +69.64%
WatchGuard
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20302 22654 20365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.26% 46.25% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17012 18812 16773
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in London

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in London

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in London

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in London

WatchGuard
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Dagenham +1 7 £29,750 -15.00%
City of London +49 3 £69,000 +86.48%
Bromley +8 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £35,000 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 64 (90.14%) Firewall
2 58 (81.69%) Windows
3 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
4 45 (63.38%) Cisco
5 43 (60.56%) VMware
6 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
7 36 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (47.89%) HP
8 34 (47.89%) MS Exchange
9 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
10 30 (42.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (33.80%) Windows 7
14 23 (32.39%) DNS
15 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2013
16 21 (29.58%) DHCP
17 20 (28.17%) SQL
17 20 (28.17%) Windows 8
18 18 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2007
18 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
19 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (22.54%) VLAN
20 15 (21.13%) Veeam
20 15 (21.13%) SolarWinds
20 15 (21.13%) F5
20 15 (21.13%) Avaya
20 15 (21.13%) CCNA
20 15 (21.13%) VPN
21 14 (19.72%) Finance

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 34 (47.89%) MS Exchange
2 30 (42.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (18.31%) IIS
6 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.63%) Lync
8 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.82%) Apache
9 2 (2.82%) Joomla!
9 2 (2.82%) Drupal
9 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (90.14%) Firewall
2 31 (43.66%) TCP/IP
3 23 (32.39%) DNS
4 21 (29.58%) DHCP
5 16 (22.54%) VLAN
6 15 (21.13%) VPN
7 14 (19.72%) VoIP
8 12 (16.90%) SSL
8 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (15.49%) WAN
9 11 (15.49%) LAN
10 9 (12.68%) Wireless
11 7 (9.86%) NAS
11 7 (9.86%) Network Security
11 7 (9.86%) PBX
11 7 (9.86%) SAN
12 6 (8.45%) ADSL
12 6 (8.45%) Ethernet
12 6 (8.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) FileMaker
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Front Office
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.31%) Network Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (15.49%) Administrator
4 11 (15.49%) Network Support
5 9 (12.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Field Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Support Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Support
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Replication
2 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.45%) Hedge funds
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) CCTV
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) DTV
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (33.80%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.17%) Windows 8
6 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.86%) Linux
8 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (7.04%) Migration
3 4 (5.63%) CRM
3 4 (5.63%) Network Design
3 4 (5.63%) Business Development
3 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (5.63%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (5.63%) DevOps
4 3 (4.23%) Patch Management
4 3 (4.23%) ITIL
4 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
5 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.82%) Software Licensing
5 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.13%) CCNA
3 11 (15.49%) CCNP
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.23%) MCSE
6 2 (2.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) SLA
2 9 (12.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 48 (67.61%) Active Directory
2 29 (40.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.45%) Firmware
5 3 (4.23%) vSphere
6 2 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.82%) UAG
6 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
1 5 (7.04%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.63%) Nagios
2 4 (5.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Cisco
2 43 (60.56%) VMware
3 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
4 34 (47.89%) HP
5 15 (21.13%) Avaya
5 15 (21.13%) Veeam
5 15 (21.13%) SolarWinds
5 15 (21.13%) F5
6 14 (19.72%) Fortinet
6 14 (19.72%) CheckPoint
7 13 (18.31%) Sophos
7 13 (18.31%) SonicWALL
7 13 (18.31%) ProCurve
8 8 (11.27%) Apple
9 5 (7.04%) Juniper
9 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 5 (7.04%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.04%) Symantec
10 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (5.63%) Citrix