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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 830 889 894
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +5
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 82 86 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.079% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 71 78 87
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -24.00%

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
41523 49766 54178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.58% 45.63% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33440 40824 42856
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +50 74 £32,500 -7.14% 7
South West +17 23 £25,000 +6.38% 3
South East +38 14 £37,500 +40.18% 1
Cornwall -10 13 £24,500 +4.25% 2
Yorkshire +35 12 £35,000 +40.00%
West Yorkshire +32 11 £35,000 +48.93%
Redruth -4 11 £24,500 -18.33% 2
North West +6 10 £36,000 -7.09%
Wiltshire - 10 £43,500 -
Chippenham - 10 £43,500 -
Manchester -1 9 £37,000 -4.51%
Leeds +46 7 £30,000 +27.65%
East of England +27 7 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +27 4 £37,500 -21.05%
Hertfordshire +20 4 - -
London +17 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hampshire +12 4 £26,750 +7.00%
Welwyn Garden City +3 4 - -
West Midlands -10 4 £27,000 -5.26% 1
Rochdale - 4 £35,000 -
Walsall - 3 £22,500 - 1
Essex - 3 £30,000 -
Woking - 2 - -
Guildford +15 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Salford +5 1 - -
Petersfield -12 1 £28,500 +14.00%
Wakefield -17 1 £35,000 -
Ossett - 1 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 121 (88.97%) Firewall
2 104 (76.47%) Windows
3 101 (74.26%) VMware
4 94 (69.12%) Cisco
5 86 (63.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 76 (55.88%) Microsoft
7 63 (46.32%) MS Exchange
7 63 (46.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (44.85%) Windows Server
9 60 (44.12%) Active Directory
10 57 (41.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (39.71%) HP
12 51 (37.50%) WAN
13 49 (36.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (33.09%) VPN
15 43 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 43 (31.62%) Windows 7
16 42 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2013
16 42 (30.88%) VoIP
16 42 (30.88%) Linux
17 38 (27.94%) SQL Server
17 38 (27.94%) Microsoft Certification
17 38 (27.94%) Hyper-V
18 36 (26.47%) TCP/IP
19 35 (25.74%) MS Excel
20 34 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
20 34 (25.00%) Windows 8
20 34 (25.00%) Office 365
21 33 (24.26%) Windows 10
22 32 (23.53%) VMware ESXi

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills 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 63 (46.32%) MS Exchange
2 49 (36.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (15.44%) IIS
6 17 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.47%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (25.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.00%) Office 365
2 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.35%) IaaS
3 10 (7.35%) PaaS
4 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.94%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 121 (88.97%) Firewall
2 51 (37.50%) WAN
3 45 (33.09%) VPN
4 42 (30.88%) VoIP
5 36 (26.47%) TCP/IP
6 29 (21.32%) DNS
6 29 (21.32%) LAN
6 29 (21.32%) SAN
7 27 (19.85%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (18.38%) VLAN
9 23 (16.91%) MPLS
9 23 (16.91%) SSL
10 21 (15.44%) ADSL
10 21 (15.44%) Wireless
11 18 (13.24%) OSPF
12 17 (12.50%) DHCP
13 16 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (11.03%) Ethernet
15 14 (10.29%) BGP
15 14 (10.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) MySQL
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.41%) Marketing
3 5 (3.68%) Games
3 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Finance
5 3 (2.21%) Electronics
6 2 (1.47%) Law
6 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Support Engineer
2 21 (15.44%) Network Engineer
3 20 (14.71%) IT Support
4 19 (13.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (13.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (13.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) IT Engineer
8 13 (9.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (9.56%) Consultant
8 13 (9.56%) IT Consultant
9 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (8.09%) Analyst
10 11 (8.09%) Security Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (7.35%) Support Analyst
11 10 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) 802.1X
1 5 (3.68%) Web Services
2 3 (2.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) ADSI
3 1 (0.74%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Replication
2 20 (14.71%) Clustering
3 19 (13.97%) Driving Licence
4 12 (8.82%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.41%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (3.68%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.68%) EPoS
7 5 (3.68%) iPhone
7 5 (3.68%) PKI
7 5 (3.68%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.94%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.94%) CMDB
8 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.21%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 104 (76.47%) Windows
2 63 (46.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (44.85%) Windows Server
4 57 (41.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (31.62%) Windows 7
5 43 (31.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (30.88%) Linux
7 34 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 33 (24.26%) Windows 10
9 22 (16.18%) Unix
10 14 (10.29%) Windows Vista
11 12 (8.82%) Ubuntu
12 7 (5.15%) Debian
12 7 (5.15%) Mac OS X
13 5 (3.68%) Android
13 5 (3.68%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.74%) AIX
15 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.38%) Project Management
2 21 (15.44%) PRINCE2
3 19 (13.97%) Server Building
4 16 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (11.76%) ITIL
4 16 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 15 (11.03%) High Availability
5 15 (11.03%) Migration
5 15 (11.03%) Problem Management
6 12 (8.82%) Integration Testing
6 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.09%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.62%) Time Management
9 8 (5.88%) ERP
9 8 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.15%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.15%) Network Design
11 5 (3.68%) Operations Management
11 5 (3.68%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.38%) SQL
2 22 (16.18%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (19.85%) CCNA
4 21 (15.44%) MCSA
5 20 (14.71%) MCSE
6 19 (13.97%) MCITP
7 18 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
9 16 (11.76%) MCP
10 15 (11.03%) A+ Certification
11 14 (10.29%) CCIE
11 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
11 14 (10.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (8.09%) CCNP
12 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.21%) CCA
13 3 (2.21%) CISA
13 3 (2.21%) CISM
13 3 (2.21%) CISSP
13 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.68%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (63.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 38 (27.94%) Hyper-V
4 32 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (10.29%) Terminal Services
6 10 (7.35%) vSphere
7 5 (3.68%) Terminal Server
7 5 (3.68%) VMFS
7 5 (3.68%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.94%) Firmware
9 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.21%) Xen
10 2 (1.47%) XenApp
10 2 (1.47%) XenServer
11 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.35%) Nagios
2 10 (7.35%) SCOM
3 6 (4.41%) Foglight
3 6 (4.41%) SnapMirror
3 6 (4.41%) SnapVault
4 5 (3.68%) Ansible
4 5 (3.68%) Icinga
4 5 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.68%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.68%) SCCM
4 5 (3.68%) vMotion
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (74.26%) VMware
2 94 (69.12%) Cisco
3 76 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 54 (39.71%) HP
5 30 (22.06%) Juniper
5 30 (22.06%) Veeam
6 29 (21.32%) Dell
7 24 (17.65%) SonicWALL
8 22 (16.18%) NetApp
9 19 (13.97%) Citrix
10 17 (12.50%) Draytek
11 16 (11.76%) ProCurve
11 16 (11.76%) Symantec
12 14 (10.29%) CheckPoint
12 14 (10.29%) Veritas
12 14 (10.29%) ZyXEL
13 13 (9.56%) Kaspersky
13 13 (9.56%) Meraki
14 11 (8.09%) Fortinet
15 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
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