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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / South West
Rank 225 237 242
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.081% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.25% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +26.98%

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
2131 2418 2649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.95% 43.85% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2052 2293
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £45,500 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 23 (92.00%) VMware
3 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (84.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (80.00%) Firewall
5 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (60.00%) ADSL
7 15 (60.00%) LAN
7 15 (60.00%) Linux
7 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
7 15 (60.00%) Unix
8 13 (52.00%) VoIP
8 13 (52.00%) Driving Licence
9 10 (40.00%) Windows 10
9 10 (40.00%) Windows 8
9 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
9 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2
9 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification

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 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 20 (80.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) ADSL
3 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (52.00%) VoIP
5 10 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 10 (40.00%) MPLS
5 10 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (32.00%) DSL
6 8 (32.00%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (32.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.00%) Junos
7 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) RIP
7 2 (8.00%) VRRP
7 2 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Brocade Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (32.00%) Clustering
2 8 (32.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (60.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Unix
5 10 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) High Availability
2 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (32.00%) Server Building
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (32.00%) A+ Certification
3 8 (32.00%) CCIE
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) MCITP
3 8 (32.00%) MCP
3 8 (32.00%) MCSA
3 8 (32.00%) MCSE
3 8 (32.00%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (32.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (28.00%) CCNP
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) Dell
4 8 (32.00%) Draytek
4 8 (32.00%) HP
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) ProCurve
4 8 (32.00%) SonicWALL
4 8 (32.00%) Symantec
4 8 (32.00%) Veeam
4 8 (32.00%) Veritas
4 8 (32.00%) ZyXEL
5 2 (8.00%) Brocade
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Intel Security