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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 420 397 431
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 29 42 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.19% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.40% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
11224 10599 10771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.40% 48.94% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8621 8548 9037
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -9 12 £40,000 +15.94%
Berkshire 0 10 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Hampshire -7 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire -16 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 46 (67.65%) Firewall
2 26 (38.24%) VMware
3 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
4 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 24 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 22 (32.35%) DNS
5 22 (32.35%) CheckPoint
6 21 (30.88%) Windows
6 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (30.88%) Kaspersky
7 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (27.94%) Cisco
8 19 (27.94%) Citrix
9 18 (26.47%) SQL
10 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 16 (23.53%) CCSE
12 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
13 14 (20.59%) SSL
14 13 (19.12%) SNMP
14 13 (19.12%) Linux
14 13 (19.12%) CCSA
14 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (17.65%) SonicWALL
16 11 (16.18%) Websense
16 11 (16.18%) Clearswift
16 11 (16.18%) HTTP
16 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
16 11 (16.18%) Blue Coat
16 11 (16.18%) Wireshark

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (67.65%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 22 (32.35%) DNS
4 14 (20.59%) SSL
5 13 (19.12%) SNMP
6 11 (16.18%) tcpdump
6 11 (16.18%) Ethereal
6 11 (16.18%) Wireshark
6 11 (16.18%) HTTP
7 9 (13.24%) DHCP
7 9 (13.24%) Wireless
7 9 (13.24%) VLAN
8 5 (7.35%) ADSL
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.94%) WAN
10 2 (2.94%) SMTP
10 2 (2.94%) Internet
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Support Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Support Specialist
4 12 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Network Support
5 11 (16.18%) Consultant
6 10 (14.71%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Field Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) IT Support
9 5 (7.35%) Senior IT Support
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Products Support Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Linux Support
10 4 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) EPoS
1 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.88%) Android
6 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (4.41%) ITIL
1 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) CCSE
2 13 (19.12%) CCSA
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) MCSA
4 2 (2.94%) CCNP
4 2 (2.94%) CCNA
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
4 13 (19.12%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (13.24%) XenApp
5 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.41%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) VMware
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.35%) CheckPoint
4 21 (30.88%) Kaspersky
5 19 (27.94%) Cisco
5 19 (27.94%) Citrix
6 12 (17.65%) SonicWALL
7 11 (16.18%) Blue Coat
7 11 (16.18%) F5
7 11 (16.18%) Websense
7 11 (16.18%) Clearswift
8 9 (13.24%) Veeam
9 5 (7.35%) Symantec
9 5 (7.35%) HP
10 4 (5.88%) Cognos
10 4 (5.88%) Spiceworks
11 3 (4.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.47%) GFI Software
12 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
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