The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 255 233 251
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.044% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.097% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3361 3107 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.21% 45.09% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 2634 3269
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 2 September 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
(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
Manchester -7 2 £27,250 -31.87% 1
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Draytek
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
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