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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 239 234 228
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.034% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.074% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £22,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.45% -30.15%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -9.67%
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
2841 2688 2545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.90% 45.37% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2400 2236 2173
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Dorset - 1 £37,500 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Veeam
3 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) ARCserve
3 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) ARCserve
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Veeam
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL