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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 90 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.091% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £21,500 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
525 476 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.68% 42.31% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 487 421 394
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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
Bridgend - 1 £21,500 -
WatchGuard
Wales

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) SonicWALL
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (75.00%) Lync
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Email Migration
4 5 (62.50%) HSRP
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) VRRP
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (62.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (75.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) VRRP
3 5 (62.50%) HSRP
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Email Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Dell
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) SonicWALL
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec