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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 241 244 244
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.047% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 9
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +33.92%
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
2879 3134 3488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.98% 44.63% 46.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 2481 2855
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 1 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 - 3 £35,000 - 2
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco
4 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 15 (62.50%) LAN
5 15 (62.50%) DNS
6 14 (58.33%) WAN
6 14 (58.33%) DHCP
6 14 (58.33%) SQL
6 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (50.00%) vSphere
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 12 (50.00%) WMI
8 11 (45.83%) Sophos
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
9 10 (41.67%) Office 365
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (33.33%) ADSL
11 8 (33.33%) HP
11 8 (33.33%) Citrix
12 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 6 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) LAN
2 15 (62.50%) DNS
3 14 (58.33%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) DHCP
4 8 (33.33%) ADSL
5 7 (29.17%) IP Telephony
5 7 (29.17%) MPLS
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) SSL
8 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Development Executive
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) NOC Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
2 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (20.83%) Line Management
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Development
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) C
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) WMI
2 5 (20.83%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Sophos
5 8 (33.33%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) Avaya
6 6 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) Mitel
8 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
9 1 (4.17%) Nortel
9 1 (4.17%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
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Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago