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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 249 244 244
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 16 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.014% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.032% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.04%
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-19.28% -10.25%
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
3291 3140 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.37% 45.41% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2671 2894
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 - 11 £27,000 - 3
Lancashire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £27,000 - 2
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
6 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (50.00%) LAN
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 8 (44.44%) WAN
8 8 (44.44%) DHCP
8 8 (44.44%) DNS
8 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 8 (44.44%) WMI
8 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
8 8 (44.44%) vSphere
9 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (38.89%) HP
9 7 (38.89%) Sophos
10 6 (33.33%) Office 365
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (22.22%) EMC
11 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 3 (16.67%) C
12 3 (16.67%) Avaya
12 3 (16.67%) MPLS
12 3 (16.67%) Validation
12 3 (16.67%) Replication

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (16.67%) Validation
1 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Development
2 2 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) vSphere
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) WMI
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) Sophos
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) Avaya
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
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