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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 800 762 825
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +63
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 78 131 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 129 54
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,700 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -

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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 January 2015 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 January 2015. 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 -61 74 £30,000 -20.00% 12
North West +6 22 £27,500 -15.38%
Manchester +4 17 £29,000 -30.12%
London -57 16 £27,500 -26.66% 3
South East -42 9 £37,000 -1.33%
Yorkshire -12 8 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Wigan - 8 £27,500 -
West Midlands -14 7 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Rochdale - 7 £32,500 -
East Midlands +21 6 £24,000 -17.24%
Bromley -2 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Birmingham - 6 £35,000 - 3
Lancashire -4 5 £27,500 -15.38%
Surrey -11 4 £38,750 +93.75%
Northamptonshire - 4 £24,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,500 - 1
Cardiff - 4 - - 1
Northampton - 4 £24,000 -
Wales - 4 - - 1
South Wales - 4 - - 1
East of England -7 3 £33,500 +81.08% 3
West Yorkshire -12 3 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Crawley - 3 £37,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £37,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £35,500 - 1
City of London +2 2 £21,500 -52.22%
Wakefield -12 2 £30,000 -7.69% 2
South West -12 2 £37,500 +70.45%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £34,000 - 2
Dorset - 2 £37,500 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (74.40%) Firewall
2 113 (67.26%) VMware
3 106 (63.10%) Windows
4 93 (55.36%) Microsoft
5 87 (51.79%) MS Exchange
6 86 (51.19%) Cisco
7 85 (50.60%) Active Directory
8 79 (47.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (33.93%) DNS
11 55 (32.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (32.14%) Citrix
13 52 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 48 (28.57%) HP
15 47 (27.98%) SQL
16 45 (26.79%) VLAN
17 42 (25.00%) WAN
18 40 (23.81%) LAN
18 40 (23.81%) SQL Server
19 38 (22.62%) VPN
20 37 (22.02%) SonicWALL
20 37 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2013
21 36 (21.43%) TCP/IP
22 35 (20.83%) DHCP
23 34 (20.24%) vSphere
24 32 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
24 32 (19.05%) Hyper-V
25 31 (18.45%) IIS
26 30 (17.86%) Symantec
27 29 (17.26%) SAN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 87 (51.79%) MS Exchange
2 52 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (18.45%) IIS
5 22 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 20 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.98%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.19%) Confluence
10 2 (1.19%) nginx
10 2 (1.19%) Apache
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.98%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (3.57%) Google Apps
2 6 (3.57%) SaaS
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 125 (74.40%) Firewall
2 57 (33.93%) DNS
3 45 (26.79%) VLAN
4 42 (25.00%) WAN
5 40 (23.81%) LAN
6 38 (22.62%) VPN
7 36 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 35 (20.83%) DHCP
9 29 (17.26%) SAN
10 27 (16.07%) SSL
11 24 (14.29%) VoIP
12 18 (10.71%) SNMP
13 16 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (9.52%) HTTP
14 15 (8.93%) ADSL
14 15 (8.93%) MPLS
15 14 (8.33%) Ethereal
15 14 (8.33%) Wireshark
15 14 (8.33%) tcpdump
16 12 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.57%) FileMaker
4 5 (2.98%) MySQL
4 5 (2.98%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (11.31%) Manufacturing
2 15 (8.93%) Finance
3 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (34.52%) Support Engineer
2 25 (14.88%) Network Engineer
3 22 (13.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (11.90%) Administrator
6 18 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (10.12%) IT Support
7 17 (10.12%) Field Engineer
7 17 (10.12%) Network Support
7 17 (10.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
8 16 (9.52%) Analyst
9 15 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.14%) Consultant
11 11 (6.55%) Technical Consultant
12 10 (5.95%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (4.76%) IT Administrator
13 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.38%) HTML
2 2 (1.19%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.76%) Replication
3 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.98%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.19%) User Experience
5 2 (1.19%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.19%) EPoS
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (63.10%) Windows
2 58 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (32.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.71%) Linux
5 18 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 16 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
9 5 (2.98%) VMS
10 3 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.19%) CentOS
11 2 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (6.55%) Migration
3 8 (4.76%) ERP
4 7 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (3.57%) Validation
6 5 (2.98%) Project Management
6 5 (2.98%) Business Development
6 5 (2.98%) Time Management
6 5 (2.98%) Line Management
7 3 (1.79%) ITIL
7 3 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (1.79%) Information Security
7 3 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.79%) Performance Management
7 3 (1.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (1.79%) Network Architecture
7 3 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.98%) SQL
2 12 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 12 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.57%) C
4 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.19%) Ruby
4 2 (1.19%) Java
4 2 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (10.12%) CCNA
3 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.55%) CCNP
5 8 (4.76%) MCSE
6 6 (3.57%) MCP
7 5 (2.98%) CCA
7 5 (2.98%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.79%) MCSA
9 2 (1.19%) CCSA
9 2 (1.19%) CCSE
9 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CCIE
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.12%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 79 (47.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (20.24%) vSphere
4 32 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 15 (8.93%) XenApp
6 12 (7.14%) Terminal Services
7 8 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.98%) vCloud
9 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.38%) Firmware
10 3 (1.79%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.79%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) Backup Exec
2 16 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (7.14%) WMI
4 10 (5.95%) SCCM
4 10 (5.95%) WSUS
5 7 (4.17%) SCOM
6 5 (2.98%) Nagios
7 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.19%) logstash
7 2 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 113 (67.26%) VMware
2 93 (55.36%) Microsoft
3 86 (51.19%) Cisco
4 54 (32.14%) Citrix
5 48 (28.57%) HP
6 37 (22.02%) SonicWALL
7 30 (17.86%) Symantec
8 26 (15.48%) Veeam
9 21 (12.50%) F5
10 15 (8.93%) Dell
11 14 (8.33%) Blue Coat
11 14 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 14 (8.33%) Sophos
11 14 (8.33%) NetApp
11 14 (8.33%) Websense
11 14 (8.33%) Clearswift
12 13 (7.74%) Avaya
13 12 (7.14%) Kaspersky
14 11 (6.55%) Mitel
14 11 (6.55%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 21 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Company Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago