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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 435 390 411
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +21
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 6 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 26
Average salary £34,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.91%
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
10412 10111 10888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.40% 48.13% 50.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8276 7857 8922
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
West Sussex -1 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Surrey -10 2 £40,750 +91.76%
Kent +16 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire -5 1 - -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 14 (42.42%) Firewall
1 14 (42.42%) SSL
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
3 12 (36.36%) SonicWALL
3 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 12 (36.36%) SNMP
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) HTTP
4 11 (33.33%) Websense
4 11 (33.33%) Clearswift
4 11 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 11 (33.33%) Ethereal
4 11 (33.33%) F5
4 11 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco
6 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) Citrix
8 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) Jetty
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) SSL
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 12 (36.36%) SNMP
4 11 (33.33%) HTTP
4 11 (33.33%) Ethereal
4 11 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 11 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.06%) ADSL
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) PBX
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Network Support
4 8 (24.24%) Consultant
5 7 (21.21%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (15.15%) Administrator
8 4 (12.12%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Customer Support Engineer
9 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (9.09%) Linux Support
9 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
9 3 (9.09%) IP Engineer
9 3 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Server Support
10 2 (6.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
1 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.03%) Network Design
2 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL
2 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) R
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCSA
3 1 (3.03%) CCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Hyper-V
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) pfSense
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Cacti
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.03%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) SonicWALL
3 11 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 11 (33.33%) F5
3 11 (33.33%) Websense
3 11 (33.33%) Clearswift
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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