The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 413 394 407
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 29 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 35
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11419 10600 11213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.61% 49.88% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8799 8490 9413
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,703 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in the South East

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in the South East

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Surrey +1 18 £40,000 -15.78%
Berkshire -10 6 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -15 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Middlesex -3 4 £46,250 -2.63%
Kent -5 1 - -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 60 (88.24%) Firewall
2 32 (47.06%) VMware
3 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
4 30 (44.12%) Windows
4 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
5 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
6 27 (39.71%) CheckPoint
7 26 (38.24%) Kaspersky
8 25 (36.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (36.76%) Citrix
8 25 (36.76%) DNS
9 24 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (30.88%) Veeam
10 21 (30.88%) VLAN
10 21 (30.88%) CCSE
11 20 (29.41%) XenApp
11 20 (29.41%) XenDesktop
11 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
11 20 (29.41%) DHCP
11 20 (29.41%) Wireless
12 17 (25.00%) CCSA
13 14 (20.59%) Cisco
14 11 (16.18%) SQL
15 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
16 7 (10.29%) Linux
17 6 (8.82%) MCSE

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 25 (36.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (88.24%) Firewall
2 25 (36.76%) DNS
3 21 (30.88%) VLAN
4 20 (29.41%) DHCP
4 20 (29.41%) Wireless
4 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.35%) ADSL
5 5 (7.35%) SNMP
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 3 (4.41%) HTTP
7 3 (4.41%) SSL
7 3 (4.41%) SAN
7 3 (4.41%) tcpdump
7 3 (4.41%) Ethereal
7 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) WAN
8 2 (2.94%) SMTP
8 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Field Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support
6 5 (7.35%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Network Support
7 4 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Products Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) EPoS
1 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.94%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.29%) Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.88%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.88%) ITIL
2 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) VB
2 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) CCSE
2 17 (25.00%) CCSA
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.82%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) MCSA
5 3 (4.41%) CCNA
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.94%) MCDST
6 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 2 (2.94%) VCP5
7 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (29.41%) XenApp
4 20 (29.41%) XenDesktop
5 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.41%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) VMware
2 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (39.71%) CheckPoint
4 26 (38.24%) Kaspersky
5 25 (36.76%) Citrix
6 21 (30.88%) Veeam
7 14 (20.59%) Cisco
8 6 (8.82%) Symantec
9 5 (7.35%) HP
9 5 (7.35%) Dell
10 4 (5.88%) Cognos
10 4 (5.88%) SonicWALL
10 4 (5.88%) Spiceworks
11 3 (4.41%) F5
11 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.41%) Websense
11 3 (4.41%) Clearswift
12 2 (2.94%) Mitel
12 2 (2.94%) ProCurve
12 2 (2.94%) Juniper
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago