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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 812 783 797
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 92 78 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.074% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 84 70 78
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
54231 50236 56405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.46% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43003 41177 47170
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -32 90 £37,500 -3.84% 18
London -18 33 £38,500 -9.41% 6
South East -19 30 £45,000 +27.65% 7
Surrey -9 15 £40,000 -11.11%
Bromley -2 10 £37,500 -
Berkshire -8 9 £47,500 +35.71% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £27,500 -18.51%
South West -7 6 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 5 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £26,500 - 1
Chertsey - 5 £40,000 -
Bristol -10 4 £24,000 -43.52%
North West -17 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £32,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
City of London +3 3 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Middlesex -9 3 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England -22 3 £32,000 -24.70% 1
East Midlands -12 2 £37,500 +47.05% 1
Manchester -12 2 £27,250 -31.87%
Hertfordshire -18 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 -
Watford - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £30,000 -
Coventry - 2 £30,000 -
Kettering - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 2 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £52,500 - 1

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 174 (76.65%) VMware
2 169 (74.45%) Firewall
3 142 (62.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (57.71%) Microsoft
5 125 (55.07%) Cisco
6 115 (50.66%) Active Directory
6 115 (50.66%) Windows
6 115 (50.66%) MS Exchange
7 81 (35.68%) HP
8 79 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 78 (34.36%) Citrix
10 76 (33.48%) SAN
11 72 (31.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 65 (28.63%) Veeam
13 56 (24.67%) SonicWALL
14 53 (23.35%) VLAN
14 53 (23.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 53 (23.35%) Hyper-V
15 52 (22.91%) Exchange Server 2007
16 51 (22.47%) NetApp
17 50 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (20.70%) Exchange Server 2013
18 47 (20.70%) VPN
19 46 (20.26%) SQL
19 46 (20.26%) Wireless
19 46 (20.26%) vSphere
20 45 (19.82%) Kaspersky
21 43 (18.94%) DNS
22 42 (18.50%) Linux
22 42 (18.50%) iSCSI

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 115 (50.66%) MS Exchange
2 72 (31.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (22.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (20.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (17.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 31 (13.66%) SharePoint
7 18 (7.93%) IIS
8 9 (3.96%) Lync
9 8 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.76%) SAS
10 4 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.32%) Apache
12 2 (0.88%) Confluence
12 2 (0.88%) nginx
13 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.44%) Drupal
13 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 32 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.85%) SaaS
2 10 (4.41%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 169 (74.45%) Firewall
2 76 (33.48%) SAN
3 53 (23.35%) VLAN
4 47 (20.70%) VPN
5 46 (20.26%) Wireless
6 43 (18.94%) DNS
7 42 (18.50%) iSCSI
8 38 (16.74%) TCP/IP
9 34 (14.98%) DHCP
10 25 (11.01%) NAS
11 22 (9.69%) Fibre Channel
12 21 (9.25%) WAN
13 18 (7.93%) SSL
14 15 (6.61%) LAN
14 15 (6.61%) Internet
15 11 (4.85%) ADSL
15 11 (4.85%) SNMP
16 10 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (4.41%) VoIP
17 9 (3.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.32%) MySQL
6 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 13 (5.73%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.76%) Legal
4 2 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (27.31%) Support Engineer
2 31 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (13.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (12.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 28 (12.33%) Consultant
6 20 (8.81%) Network Engineer
7 19 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (7.93%) Technical Consultant
9 17 (7.49%) Support Specialist
9 17 (7.49%) IT Support
10 15 (6.61%) Development Manager
10 15 (6.61%) Field Engineer
10 15 (6.61%) Business Development Manager
10 15 (6.61%) Business Manager
11 13 (5.73%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (4.85%) Analyst
12 11 (4.85%) Administrator
12 11 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) XML
2 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.52%) Replication
3 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.20%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.76%) EPoS
6 2 (0.88%) Open Source
6 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.44%) AS400
7 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 115 (50.66%) Windows
2 79 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (23.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (18.50%) Linux
6 16 (7.05%) Windows XP
7 14 (6.17%) UNIX
7 14 (6.17%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.85%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.96%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.08%) AIX
11 5 (2.20%) SUSE
12 4 (1.76%) Android
13 3 (1.32%) VMS
14 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.88%) CentOS
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.30%) Migration
2 19 (8.37%) Business Development
3 17 (7.49%) ITIL
4 11 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (3.52%) E-Commerce
6 7 (3.08%) Business Continuity
7 6 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (2.64%) Project Management
8 5 (2.20%) Data Protection
9 4 (1.76%) Email Migration
9 4 (1.76%) DevOps
9 4 (1.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (1.76%) Network Design
9 4 (1.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (1.76%) CRM
9 4 (1.76%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.32%) Process Management
10 3 (1.32%) Asset Management
10 3 (1.32%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.26%) SQL
2 11 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.96%) Perl
3 9 (3.96%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.52%) VB
5 2 (0.88%) Ruby
5 2 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (11.89%) CCNA
2 27 (11.89%) MCSE
3 21 (9.25%) CCSE
4 18 (7.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (7.49%) CCSA
6 12 (5.29%) MCSA
7 11 (4.85%) MCITP
8 10 (4.41%) CCNP
9 4 (1.76%) NCDA
9 4 (1.76%) NCIE
9 4 (1.76%) VCAP
10 3 (1.32%) MCP
10 3 (1.32%) CCA
10 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.88%) Degree
11 2 (0.88%) MCTS
12 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.13%) SLA
2 8 (3.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 142 (62.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (50.66%) Active Directory
3 53 (23.35%) Hyper-V
4 46 (20.26%) vSphere
5 36 (15.86%) XenApp
6 31 (13.66%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (11.89%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.08%) XenServer
10 4 (1.76%) KVM
10 4 (1.76%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.76%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.32%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.32%) vCloud
11 3 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (17.18%) Backup Exec
2 20 (8.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (5.73%) ARCserve
4 11 (4.85%) SCOM
5 8 (3.52%) SCCM
6 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.88%) logstash
7 1 (0.44%) WSUS
7 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.44%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 174 (76.65%) VMware
2 131 (57.71%) Microsoft
3 125 (55.07%) Cisco
4 81 (35.68%) HP
5 78 (34.36%) Citrix
6 65 (28.63%) Veeam
7 56 (24.67%) SonicWALL
8 51 (22.47%) NetApp
9 45 (19.82%) Kaspersky
10 35 (15.42%) Dell
10 35 (15.42%) CheckPoint
11 33 (14.54%) Symantec
12 26 (11.45%) Juniper
13 23 (10.13%) EMC
13 23 (10.13%) IBM
14 21 (9.25%) McAfee
15 16 (7.05%) F5
15 16 (7.05%) 3PAR
16 10 (4.41%) Sophos
17 7 (3.08%) Websense
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Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Negotiable
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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