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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 235 234 240
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.049% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -40.00%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2746 2986 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.07% 44.20% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2385 2755
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 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
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +15 1 £27,500 +14.58% 1
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 15 (88.24%) Windows
4 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
4 14 (82.35%) Firewall
5 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (52.94%) ADSL
7 9 (52.94%) Citrix
8 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
9 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
9 7 (41.18%) DNS
9 7 (41.18%) LAN
9 7 (41.18%) WAN
10 6 (35.29%) DHCP
10 6 (35.29%) SQL
11 5 (29.41%) Wireless
11 5 (29.41%) Finance
11 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (29.41%) vSphere
12 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
12 4 (23.53%) Office 365
12 4 (23.53%) WMI
12 4 (23.53%) MPLS
12 4 (23.53%) Sophos
12 4 (23.53%) T-SQL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) ADSL
3 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
4 7 (41.18%) DNS
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) VLAN
9 2 (11.76%) SSL
10 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (5.88%) VPN
10 1 (5.88%) VoIP
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Field Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development Executive
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) NOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) ERP
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCA
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) WMI
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Sophos
5 4 (23.53%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) Mitel
7 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
8 1 (5.88%) Nortel
8 1 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
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