The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 805 788 806
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 92 91 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.085% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 80 72
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -7.89%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54148 51039 53510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.59% 47.42% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43330 41821 44645
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,673
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WatchGuard
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the UK.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in the UK

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 within the UK.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram in the UK

WatchGuard
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
England -8 91 £37,500 +2.04% 6
London +15 33 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South East -20 30 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Surrey -20 12 £40,000 +24.03%
Berkshire +9 10 £47,500 +35.71% 2
North West -4 9 £25,250 -27.85% 1
Bromley - 9 £37,500 -
West Midlands -9 7 £25,000 -28.57%
Manchester - 7 £25,250 - 1
East of England -16 5 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Wigan - 5 £24,500 - 1
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Hampshire -7 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire -26 3 £21,000 -2.32%
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £21,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £21,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £52,500 -
City of London +15 2 £29,500 -13.23%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -29 2 £24,750 -41.76% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £27,000 -
King's Lynn - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
North East -27 1 £26,000 -30.66%
Northamptonshire - 1 £24,000 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 165 (78.95%) Firewall
2 149 (71.29%) VMware
3 125 (59.81%) Windows
4 113 (54.07%) Active Directory
5 110 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 106 (50.72%) Microsoft
7 105 (50.24%) Cisco
8 102 (48.80%) MS Exchange
9 75 (35.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (33.01%) Citrix
11 64 (30.62%) SAN
12 61 (29.19%) HP
12 61 (29.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 58 (27.75%) Veeam
14 55 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 46 (22.01%) VPN
17 45 (21.53%) SonicWALL
18 44 (21.05%) VLAN
18 44 (21.05%) Hyper-V
18 44 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
19 43 (20.57%) vSphere
19 43 (20.57%) DNS
20 42 (20.10%) TCP/IP
20 42 (20.10%) SQL
21 41 (19.62%) Backup Exec
22 40 (19.14%) Kaspersky
23 39 (18.66%) Symantec
24 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
24 37 (17.70%) iSCSI

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 102 (48.80%) MS Exchange
2 61 (29.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (11.96%) SharePoint
7 22 (10.53%) IIS
8 3 (1.44%) Apache
8 3 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.44%) Lync
9 2 (0.96%) nginx
9 2 (0.96%) Confluence
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) Office 365
2 11 (5.26%) SaaS
3 4 (1.91%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 165 (78.95%) Firewall
2 64 (30.62%) SAN
3 46 (22.01%) VPN
4 44 (21.05%) VLAN
5 43 (20.57%) DNS
6 42 (20.10%) TCP/IP
7 37 (17.70%) iSCSI
8 30 (14.35%) DHCP
9 26 (12.44%) SSL
9 26 (12.44%) Wireless
10 25 (11.96%) WAN
11 19 (9.09%) LAN
12 16 (7.66%) SNMP
12 16 (7.66%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (7.18%) NAS
14 14 (6.70%) HTTP
15 12 (5.74%) Ethereal
15 12 (5.74%) Wireshark
15 12 (5.74%) tcpdump
16 11 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.91%) FileMaker
4 4 (1.91%) MySQL
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (7.66%) Manufacturing
2 14 (6.70%) Finance
3 4 (1.91%) Legal
3 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (35.89%) Support Engineer
2 32 (15.31%) 3rd Line Support
3 31 (14.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 28 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (12.44%) Network Engineer
6 21 (10.05%) IT Support
7 19 (9.09%) Consultant
8 18 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (7.66%) Analyst
10 15 (7.18%) Administrator
10 15 (7.18%) Field Engineer
10 15 (7.18%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (7.18%) Network Support
11 14 (6.70%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (6.22%) Support Specialist
12 13 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (5.74%) Development Manager
13 12 (5.74%) Business Development Manager
13 12 (5.74%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) HTML
1 2 (0.96%) XML
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.87%) EqualLogic
3 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.91%) Replication
3 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.91%) EPoS
4 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (59.81%) Windows
2 75 (35.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (16.75%) Linux
6 19 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 17 (8.13%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.18%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.31%) UNIX
10 7 (3.35%) AIX
11 5 (2.39%) VMS
12 4 (1.91%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.91%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (1.91%) Android
13 3 (1.44%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.96%) SUSE
14 2 (0.96%) CentOS
15 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.83%) Migration
2 12 (5.74%) Business Development
3 9 (4.31%) ITIL
4 8 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (2.39%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (2.39%) Asset Management
6 4 (1.91%) PRINCE2
6 4 (1.91%) E-Commerce
6 4 (1.91%) Business Continuity
6 4 (1.91%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.44%) Software Deployment
7 3 (1.44%) Programme Management
7 3 (1.44%) ERP
7 3 (1.44%) CRM
7 3 (1.44%) Project Management
7 3 (1.44%) Process Management
7 3 (1.44%) Data Protection
7 3 (1.44%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (0.96%) Service Delivery
8 2 (0.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.10%) SQL
2 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.91%) Perl
4 2 (0.96%) VB
4 2 (0.96%) Ruby
4 2 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (10.05%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.57%) CCNA
3 19 (9.09%) MCSE
4 16 (7.66%) CCSE
5 13 (6.22%) CCSA
6 9 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.35%) MCSA
8 6 (2.87%) MCITP
9 5 (2.39%) CCNP
9 5 (2.39%) CCA
9 5 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.91%) MCP
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.48%) CCIE
12 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.44%) SLA
2 8 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (54.07%) Active Directory
2 110 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 43 (20.57%) vSphere
5 27 (12.92%) XenApp
6 21 (10.05%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (6.70%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.35%) XenServer
8 7 (3.35%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.39%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.39%) vCloud
10 4 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.96%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (19.62%) Backup Exec
2 21 (10.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (5.74%) ARCserve
4 7 (3.35%) SCOM
5 6 (2.87%) SCCM
6 2 (0.96%) logstash
6 2 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.96%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.48%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 149 (71.29%) VMware
2 106 (50.72%) Microsoft
3 105 (50.24%) Cisco
4 69 (33.01%) Citrix
5 61 (29.19%) HP
6 58 (27.75%) Veeam
7 45 (21.53%) SonicWALL
8 40 (19.14%) Kaspersky
9 39 (18.66%) Symantec
10 30 (14.35%) NetApp
11 27 (12.92%) Dell
12 26 (12.44%) CheckPoint
13 22 (10.53%) Juniper
13 22 (10.53%) F5
14 20 (9.57%) McAfee
15 19 (9.09%) EMC
16 16 (7.66%) 3PAR
17 15 (7.18%) IBM
18 12 (5.74%) Websense
18 12 (5.74%) Clearswift
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £2750 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Fusion4IT.com
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Kings Langley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago