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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 413 387 404
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 32 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 32
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
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 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
11238 10489 11353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.14% 49.92% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8614 8440 9557
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -2 9 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -15 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Middlesex -3 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 59 (78.67%) Firewall
2 35 (46.67%) VMware
3 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
4 33 (44.00%) MS Exchange
5 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (38.67%) Windows
7 28 (37.33%) Citrix
7 28 (37.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (36.00%) DNS
8 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
9 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
9 26 (34.67%) Kaspersky
10 23 (30.67%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
11 21 (28.00%) CCSE
12 20 (26.67%) VLAN
12 20 (26.67%) Veeam
12 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (25.33%) XenApp
13 19 (25.33%) XenDesktop
13 19 (25.33%) Cisco
13 19 (25.33%) DHCP
13 19 (25.33%) Wireless
14 17 (22.67%) CCSA
15 15 (20.00%) SQL
16 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
17 10 (13.33%) Linux
17 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (10.67%) SNMP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 33 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 28 (37.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (30.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (78.67%) Firewall
2 27 (36.00%) DNS
3 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
4 20 (26.67%) VLAN
5 19 (25.33%) DHCP
5 19 (25.33%) Wireless
6 8 (10.67%) SNMP
7 6 (8.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (8.00%) Ethereal
7 6 (8.00%) tcpdump
7 6 (8.00%) SSL
7 6 (8.00%) HTTP
8 5 (6.67%) ADSL
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (4.00%) SAN
10 3 (4.00%) VPN
11 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.67%) WAN
11 2 (2.67%) SMTP
11 2 (2.67%) Internet
General
1 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Support Specialist
3 11 (14.67%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Network Support
5 8 (10.67%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Field Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) IT Support
8 5 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Products Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Security Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.00%) Administrator
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.33%) EPoS
2 2 (2.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) Linux
4 8 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) Android
6 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.33%) ITIL
2 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) CCSE
2 17 (22.67%) CCSA
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) MCSA
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.67%) VCP5
6 2 (2.67%) MCDST
6 2 (2.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
3 23 (30.67%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (25.33%) XenApp
4 19 (25.33%) XenDesktop
5 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) VMware
2 34 (45.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.33%) Citrix
4 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 26 (34.67%) Kaspersky
6 20 (26.67%) Veeam
7 19 (25.33%) Cisco
8 7 (9.33%) SonicWALL
9 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
9 6 (8.00%) F5
9 6 (8.00%) Symantec
9 6 (8.00%) Websense
9 6 (8.00%) Clearswift
9 6 (8.00%) HP
10 5 (6.67%) Dell
11 4 (5.33%) Spiceworks
11 4 (5.33%) Cognos
12 3 (4.00%) ProCurve
13 2 (2.67%) Mitel
13 2 (2.67%) Juniper
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