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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 244 238 252
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.14% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.31% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3180 3251 3815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.51% 44.85% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2759 3308
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WatchGuard
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (16.67%) iSeries
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Draytek
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
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