The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 229 237 234
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 24 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 4
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +14.58%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -24.00%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2437 2567 2638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.01% 42.95% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2028 2150 2154
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in the South West

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in the South West

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cornwall -10 12 £24,500 -10.90% 2
Wiltshire - 12 £43,500 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (93.75%) Firewall
4 41 (85.42%) Cisco
5 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (77.08%) WAN
7 36 (75.00%) MS Exchange
7 36 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
9 31 (64.58%) Windows 7
9 31 (64.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 30 (62.50%) Windows Server
10 30 (62.50%) VoIP
11 29 (60.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
13 24 (50.00%) Windows 10
13 24 (50.00%) Windows 8
14 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
15 21 (43.75%) HP
15 21 (43.75%) Dell
15 21 (43.75%) VPN
15 21 (43.75%) Veeam
16 20 (41.67%) Linux
16 20 (41.67%) Unix
17 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
18 17 (35.42%) MS Excel

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 36 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 36 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 31 (64.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (29.17%) IIS
4 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (93.75%) Firewall
2 37 (77.08%) WAN
3 30 (62.50%) VoIP
4 21 (43.75%) VPN
5 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 16 (33.33%) ADSL
6 16 (33.33%) LAN
7 14 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (29.17%) DSL
7 14 (29.17%) Ethernet
7 14 (29.17%) MPLS
7 14 (29.17%) Remote Desktop
7 14 (29.17%) SSL
8 7 (14.58%) PBX
8 7 (14.58%) SAN
8 7 (14.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Consultant
3 12 (25.00%) IT Consultant
3 12 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (20.83%) IT Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) IT Support
4 10 (20.83%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) IT Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 14 (29.17%) Clustering
2 14 (29.17%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (10.42%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (64.58%) Windows 7
4 30 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 24 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 24 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 20 (41.67%) Linux
6 20 (41.67%) Unix
7 13 (27.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
1 15 (31.25%) Project Management
2 14 (29.17%) High Availability
2 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 14 (29.17%) Migration
2 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
2 14 (29.17%) Server Building
3 12 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Database Tuning
6 5 (10.42%) ERP
6 5 (10.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (31.25%) A+ Certification
2 15 (31.25%) MCSA
2 15 (31.25%) Network+ Certification
3 14 (29.17%) CCIE
3 14 (29.17%) CCNA
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (29.17%) MCITP
3 14 (29.17%) MCP
3 14 (29.17%) MCSE
3 14 (29.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) CCNP
System Software
1 46 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (35.42%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (29.17%) Terminal Services
5 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Backup Exec
2 7 (14.58%) Foglight
2 7 (14.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (85.42%) Cisco
3 34 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (43.75%) Dell
4 21 (43.75%) HP
4 21 (43.75%) Veeam
5 14 (29.17%) Draytek
5 14 (29.17%) Juniper
5 14 (29.17%) ProCurve
5 14 (29.17%) SonicWALL
5 14 (29.17%) Symantec
5 14 (29.17%) Veritas
5 14 (29.17%) ZyXEL
6 7 (14.58%) EMC
6 7 (14.58%) EqualLogic
6 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.58%) Kaseya
6 7 (14.58%) Kaspersky
6 7 (14.58%) NetApp
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