The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 767 820 812
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -8
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 114 50 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.046% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 98 47 69
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54998 52169 56830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.23% 48.12% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44076 42630 47908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 +4 113 £37,500 +7.14% 16
South East +1 37 £47,500 +35.71% 2
London -3 33 £37,500 -6.83% 6
Surrey +17 27 £45,000 -5.26%
Bromley +4 13 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire -2 10 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East Midlands -9 10 £37,500 +33.92% 1
South West - 10 £24,000 - 1
Middlesex +9 9 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Kettering - 8 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £32,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £32,000 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £30,000 - 2
East of England -12 7 - - 2
Hertfordshire -13 7 - -
Woking - 7 £47,500 -
Bristol - 7 £24,000 -
Watford - 6 - -
Dagenham - 5 £35,000 -
Ossett - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £30,000 - 1
Newbury -7 2 £27,000 -10.00%
Leeds - 2 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £30,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 198 (78.88%) VMware
2 192 (76.49%) Firewall
3 173 (68.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (63.75%) Cisco
5 153 (60.96%) Microsoft
6 132 (52.59%) Active Directory
7 128 (51.00%) MS Exchange
8 125 (49.80%) Windows
9 106 (42.23%) HP
10 98 (39.04%) SAN
11 86 (34.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 84 (33.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 78 (31.08%) Citrix
14 72 (28.69%) SonicWALL
14 72 (28.69%) Veeam
15 69 (27.49%) NetApp
16 66 (26.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 63 (25.10%) VLAN
18 62 (24.70%) Hyper-V
18 62 (24.70%) Wireless
19 59 (23.51%) vSphere
20 58 (23.11%) Exchange Server 2007
21 52 (20.72%) VPN
22 51 (20.32%) Exchange Server 2013
23 50 (19.92%) MS Excel
23 50 (19.92%) iSCSI
24 48 (19.12%) Kaspersky
25 47 (18.73%) Exchange Server 2003
25 47 (18.73%) Backup Exec
25 47 (18.73%) Dell

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 128 (51.00%) MS Exchange
2 86 (34.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (23.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 51 (20.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 47 (18.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 45 (17.93%) SharePoint
7 19 (7.57%) Lync
8 13 (5.18%) IIS
9 8 (3.19%) SAS
9 8 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.40%) Drupal
11 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.40%) Apache
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (19.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Office 365
2 7 (2.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 192 (76.49%) Firewall
2 98 (39.04%) SAN
3 63 (25.10%) VLAN
4 62 (24.70%) Wireless
5 52 (20.72%) VPN
6 50 (19.92%) iSCSI
7 36 (14.34%) NAS
8 33 (13.15%) DNS
9 32 (12.75%) DHCP
10 31 (12.35%) TCP/IP
11 22 (8.76%) Internet
11 22 (8.76%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (7.57%) WAN
13 15 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (5.58%) LAN
15 11 (4.38%) ADSL
16 9 (3.59%) SSL
16 9 (3.59%) NetScaler
17 8 (3.19%) HSRP
17 8 (3.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 8 (3.19%) Finance
2 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.20%) Retail
3 3 (1.20%) Legal
4 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (23.90%) Support Engineer
2 40 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (15.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 35 (13.94%) Consultant
5 31 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (9.96%) Network Engineer
7 20 (7.97%) Analyst
7 20 (7.97%) Technical Consultant
7 20 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.37%) Support Specialist
9 14 (5.58%) Development Manager
9 14 (5.58%) Business Development Manager
9 14 (5.58%) Business Manager
10 13 (5.18%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.18%) Field Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Project Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) IT Support
12 11 (4.38%) Administrator
13 10 (3.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Business Development Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.59%) Replication
3 6 (2.39%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.20%) EPoS
6 2 (0.80%) Open Source
6 2 (0.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.40%) iSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Celerra
7 1 (0.40%) AS400
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 125 (49.80%) Windows
2 84 (33.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (26.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (17.93%) Linux
4 45 (17.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.17%) Mac OS
6 15 (5.98%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.58%) UNIX
8 13 (5.18%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.38%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.79%) AIX
11 5 (1.99%) SUSE
12 3 (1.20%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.73%) Migration
2 24 (9.56%) Business Development
3 17 (6.77%) ITIL
4 14 (5.58%) E-Commerce
5 12 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (3.98%) Project Management
7 9 (3.59%) Network Design
7 9 (3.59%) Email Migration
8 7 (2.79%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.39%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.39%) Time Management
10 5 (1.99%) Data Protection
11 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.59%) CRM
11 4 (1.59%) Service Delivery
11 4 (1.59%) Incident Management
12 3 (1.20%) Asset Management
12 3 (1.20%) Programme Management
12 3 (1.20%) Project Planning
12 3 (1.20%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.33%) SQL
2 16 (6.37%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.78%) VB
4 7 (2.79%) Perl
4 7 (2.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (12.75%) CCNA
3 31 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (12.35%) MCSE
4 30 (11.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (9.16%) CCNP
6 20 (7.97%) CCSE
7 16 (6.37%) MCSA
7 16 (6.37%) CCSA
8 15 (5.98%) MCITP
9 8 (3.19%) VCAP
9 8 (3.19%) NCDA
9 8 (3.19%) NCIE
10 5 (1.99%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.99%) MCDST
10 5 (1.99%) VCP5
11 2 (0.80%) MCP
11 2 (0.80%) Degree
11 2 (0.80%) MCTS
12 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (68.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (52.59%) Active Directory
3 62 (24.70%) Hyper-V
4 59 (23.51%) vSphere
5 39 (15.54%) XenApp
6 35 (13.94%) XenDesktop
7 32 (12.75%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.79%) XenServer
10 5 (1.99%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.99%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.59%) KVM
12 3 (1.20%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.40%) UAG
13 1 (0.40%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 47 (18.73%) Backup Exec
2 23 (9.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (7.97%) ARCserve
4 14 (5.58%) SCCM
4 14 (5.58%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 198 (78.88%) VMware
2 160 (63.75%) Cisco
3 153 (60.96%) Microsoft
4 106 (42.23%) HP
5 78 (31.08%) Citrix
6 72 (28.69%) SonicWALL
6 72 (28.69%) Veeam
7 69 (27.49%) NetApp
8 48 (19.12%) Kaspersky
9 47 (18.73%) Dell
10 42 (16.73%) CheckPoint
11 40 (15.94%) Juniper
12 31 (12.35%) Symantec
13 28 (11.16%) EMC
14 27 (10.76%) IBM
15 25 (9.96%) McAfee
16 16 (6.37%) Sophos
17 14 (5.58%) 3PAR
18 9 (3.59%) ProCurve
19 7 (2.79%) CommVault
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: £55,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + OTE of £60-£80k
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £3500 on call + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago