The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 83 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.60% 0.85% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £47,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-25.26% +69.64%
WatchGuard
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
542 525 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.32% 49.72% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 456 452 474
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in South Wales

WatchGuard
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cardiff +3 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Newport - 1 - -
WatchGuard
Wales

WatchGuard
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CCNP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 14 (93.33%) CCNA
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) Dell
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) VRRP
3 10 (66.67%) VLAN
3 10 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (66.67%) HSRP
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Back Office
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
1 10 (66.67%) VRRP
1 10 (66.67%) VLAN
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (66.67%) HSRP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Project Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CCNP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Dell
2 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) SonicWALL
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft