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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 244 246 265
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 10 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.15% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 4
Median salary £36,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -24.00%
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
2749 2929 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.50% 43.89% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2154 2316 2632
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 9 £37,000 -4.51%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 5 (38.46%) OSPF
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) DHCP
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (38.46%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) NX-OS
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) WLAN
7 4 (30.77%) CCNP
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) ADSL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) NX-OS
2 5 (38.46%) OSPF
2 5 (38.46%) VLAN
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) ADSL
3 4 (30.77%) WLAN
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
1 2 (15.38%) Business Development
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) Veeam