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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 770 762 798
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 113 145 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 131 80
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,405 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £47,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-25.26% +69.64%

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
50163 54730 52239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.95% 46.61% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40329 44354 42629
Average salary £45,001 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 106 £37,500 -10.71% 6
London +67 56 £40,000 +6.66%
South East -18 18 £46,250 -2.63%
Surrey +3 15 £52,500 +10.52%
Yorkshire +6 10 £37,500 +25.00%
East of England +6 9 £30,000 -40.00% 1
West Yorkshire +15 7 £37,500 +25.00%
South Wales +5 7 £37,000 +5.71%
Wales +2 7 £37,000 +5.71%
Dagenham +1 7 £29,750 -15.00%
Wakefield -4 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Cardiff +3 6 £37,000 +5.71%
West Midlands -10 6 £28,550 -18.42%
Hertfordshire -12 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -14 5 £42,500 - 1
Essex +5 4 £30,000 -25.00%
North East - 4 £27,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £27,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £27,500 -
City of London +41 3 £69,000 +86.48%
Woking +15 3 £47,500 -
Staffordshire +8 3 £28,550 -12.15%
North West -1 3 £35,000 +45.83% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,500 -
Tamworth - 3 £28,550 -
Sheffield - 3 £35,500 -
Bromley +4 2 - -
Berkshire -17 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 - 1

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 141 (77.47%) Firewall
2 116 (63.74%) Windows
3 114 (62.64%) Cisco
4 112 (61.54%) VMware
5 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
6 90 (49.45%) MS Exchange
7 88 (48.35%) Active Directory
8 79 (43.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (42.31%) HP
10 70 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 58 (31.87%) TCP/IP
12 57 (31.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 54 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (26.37%) VLAN
15 46 (25.27%) LAN
16 45 (24.73%) WAN
17 42 (23.08%) DNS
17 42 (23.08%) CheckPoint
18 41 (22.53%) VPN
18 41 (22.53%) SQL
18 41 (22.53%) SonicWALL
19 40 (21.98%) Citrix
19 40 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
20 38 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
21 37 (20.33%) Windows 7
21 37 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2013
22 36 (19.78%) CCNA
22 36 (19.78%) SQL Server
23 35 (19.23%) CCNP
24 31 (17.03%) VoIP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (49.45%) MS Exchange
2 57 (31.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (12.64%) IIS
6 18 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (8.79%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (2.75%) Lync
9 3 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.65%) Apache
9 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.10%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.10%) Drupal
10 2 (1.10%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.10%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.55%) Jetty
Applications
1 24 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Office 365
2 9 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.85%) Mimecast
3 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.65%) SaaS
5 2 (1.10%) IaaS
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 141 (77.47%) Firewall
2 58 (31.87%) TCP/IP
3 48 (26.37%) VLAN
4 46 (25.27%) LAN
5 45 (24.73%) WAN
6 42 (23.08%) DNS
7 41 (22.53%) VPN
8 38 (20.88%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (17.03%) VoIP
10 29 (15.93%) DHCP
11 28 (15.38%) Wireless
12 24 (13.19%) SAN
13 22 (12.09%) SSL
14 17 (9.34%) ADSL
15 16 (8.79%) MPLS
16 15 (8.24%) Ethernet
17 14 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (7.69%) Network Security
18 12 (6.59%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.49%) MySQL
3 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (10.44%) Finance
2 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.30%) Front Office
3 6 (3.30%) Back Office
4 5 (2.75%) Banking
4 5 (2.75%) Games
5 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (20.33%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (12.09%) Administrator
4 18 (9.89%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (9.34%) Field Engineer
5 17 (9.34%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) Network Support
8 11 (6.04%) Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Project Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Consultant
10 9 (4.95%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
13 6 (3.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 6 (3.30%) IT Administrator
13 6 (3.30%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) Web Services
2 6 (3.30%) HTML
3 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Replication
2 6 (3.30%) Hedge funds
2 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.10%) PKI
4 2 (1.10%) CCTV
4 2 (1.10%) FMCG
4 2 (1.10%) Social Network
4 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.55%) DTV
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.74%) Windows
2 70 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (29.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (20.33%) Windows 7
5 30 (16.48%) Windows 8
6 29 (15.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.24%) Linux
8 13 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.85%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.19%) Project Management
2 16 (8.79%) ITIL
3 13 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (4.40%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (3.85%) Business Development
5 7 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 7 (3.85%) Migration
5 7 (3.85%) Information Security
5 7 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 6 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (3.30%) Mentoring
6 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (3.30%) Network Design
7 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2
7 5 (2.75%) CRM
7 5 (2.75%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.20%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.53%) SQL
2 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.20%) C
3 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (21.98%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (19.78%) CCNA
3 35 (19.23%) CCNP
4 25 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.69%) MCSE
6 11 (6.04%) MCSA
6 11 (6.04%) CCSE
7 10 (5.49%) CCSA
8 6 (3.30%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.10%) MCITP
10 2 (1.10%) Degree
10 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) CISA
11 1 (0.55%) CISM
11 1 (0.55%) CCIE
11 1 (0.55%) CCA
11 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.55%) CISSP
11 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.99%) SLA
2 9 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 88 (48.35%) Active Directory
2 79 (43.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (17.03%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.59%) vSphere
6 8 (4.40%) Firmware
7 7 (3.85%) ISA Server
7 7 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.20%) XenApp
8 4 (2.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.10%) UAG
9 2 (1.10%) XenServer
9 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.55%) pfSense
10 1 (0.55%) KVM
10 1 (0.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (7.69%) Nagios
2 10 (5.49%) Backup Exec
2 10 (5.49%) WSUS
3 6 (3.30%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.20%) WMI
5 4 (2.20%) SCCM
6 3 (1.65%) SCOM
7 2 (1.10%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.55%) Opsview
8 1 (0.55%) Cacti
8 1 (0.55%) Puppet
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 114 (62.64%) Cisco
2 112 (61.54%) VMware
3 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
4 77 (42.31%) HP
5 42 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 41 (22.53%) SonicWALL
7 40 (21.98%) Citrix
8 29 (15.93%) Sophos
9 21 (11.54%) NetApp
10 20 (10.99%) Avaya
11 19 (10.44%) Fortinet
12 18 (9.89%) Dell
13 17 (9.34%) SolarWinds
14 16 (8.79%) Veeam
15 15 (8.24%) F5
16 14 (7.69%) Kaspersky
17 13 (7.14%) Juniper
17 13 (7.14%) ProCurve
18 8 (4.40%) 3PAR
18 8 (4.40%) Apple
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