The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 421 400 429
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 30 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.33% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 6
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -15.15%
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11587 11621 11911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.19% 51.77% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9109 9399 10122
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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England

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 18 April 2014.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in the South East

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +18 21 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £47,500 +26.66%
Berkshire +5 12 £47,500 -13.63%
Middlesex - 12 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £27,500 -
Kent -18 2 £36,000 -26.53%
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England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (87.72%) Firewall
2 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
3 35 (61.40%) VMware
3 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (47.37%) Windows
5 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
6 24 (42.11%) DNS
7 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (36.84%) VLAN
9 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 19 (33.33%) Wireless
10 18 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (29.82%) DHCP
11 17 (29.82%) Citrix
12 16 (28.07%) Veeam
12 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (28.07%) XenApp
12 16 (28.07%) Kaspersky
13 15 (26.32%) XenDesktop
13 15 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 13 (22.81%) HP
15 12 (21.05%) Cisco
15 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
16 9 (15.79%) Network Security
17 8 (14.04%) Apple
18 7 (12.28%) Juniper
18 7 (12.28%) Dell
18 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
18 7 (12.28%) Linux

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) Firewall
2 24 (42.11%) DNS
3 21 (36.84%) VLAN
4 19 (33.33%) Wireless
5 17 (29.82%) DHCP
6 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (15.79%) Network Security
8 6 (10.53%) SAN
9 5 (8.77%) VPN
9 5 (8.77%) IP Telephony
10 4 (7.02%) LAN
11 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
11 3 (5.26%) RSVP
11 3 (5.26%) BGP
11 3 (5.26%) OSPF
11 3 (5.26%) WLAN
11 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.75%) MPLS
12 1 (1.75%) WAN
12 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Support Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) IT Sales Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Support
6 4 (7.02%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) ADSI
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.75%) iPhone
2 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (3.51%) Network Design
1 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
1 2 (3.51%) Migration
2 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.77%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) MCSE
1 6 (10.53%) MCSA
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (8.77%) JNCIS
2 5 (8.77%) MCDST
2 5 (8.77%) VCP5
3 4 (7.02%) CCSE
4 3 (5.26%) CCSA
4 3 (5.26%) CCNP
4 3 (5.26%) CCNA
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.07%) XenApp
4 15 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 15 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (61.40%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Citrix
4 16 (28.07%) Veeam
4 16 (28.07%) Kaspersky
5 13 (22.81%) HP
6 12 (21.05%) Cisco
7 8 (14.04%) Apple
8 7 (12.28%) Juniper
8 7 (12.28%) Dell
9 6 (10.53%) SonicWALL
9 6 (10.53%) Mitel
9 6 (10.53%) NetApp
9 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.26%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.51%) Symantec
12 1 (1.75%) McAfee
12 1 (1.75%) NETGEAR
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