The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 23 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 248 248 242
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% 0.095% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.20% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3232 3510 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.66% 47.44% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2561 2878 2846
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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England

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in the North West

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in the North West

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 4 £24,000 -40.00%
Lancashire - 1 £22,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Veeam
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) ADSL
6 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Fedora
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Veeam
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Draytek
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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