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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 848 884 824
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -60
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 82 71 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 65 66 128
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £37,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%

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
45891 49971 49902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.77% 47.61% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37569 41029 39479
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +24 69 £35,750 +10.00% 14
London +36 28 £35,000 +27.27% 2
South East +13 15 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Glasgow - 13 £43,500 - 1
Scotland - 13 £43,500 - 1
South West +5 12 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Cornwall - 11 £40,000 - 2
Redruth - 9 £40,000 - 2
Enfield +7 8 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Wakefield +13 7 £42,500 +41.66%
West Yorkshire +10 7 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Yorkshire +8 7 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Kent +11 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £31,250 - 1
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +67 3 - - 1
North West +17 2 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Surrey +11 2 £31,250 -19.87%
Manchester +9 2 £32,500 -
East of England +2 2 - -
West Midlands -25 2 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £26,250 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £31,000 - 2
Winchester - 2 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £30,250 -
Witney - 2 £31,000 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £26,250 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (80.92%) Firewall
2 109 (63.01%) Windows
3 98 (56.65%) Cisco
4 88 (50.87%) Microsoft
5 86 (49.71%) HP
6 76 (43.93%) Active Directory
7 68 (39.31%) VMware
8 66 (38.15%) WAN
9 65 (37.57%) MS Exchange
10 62 (35.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 60 (34.68%) VPN
12 59 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
12 59 (34.10%) VMware Infrastructure
13 55 (31.79%) DNS
14 53 (30.64%) Windows Server
15 50 (28.90%) MS Excel
16 49 (28.32%) LAN
16 49 (28.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 46 (26.59%) Hyper-V
17 46 (26.59%) CCNA
18 43 (24.86%) Wireless
18 43 (24.86%) Windows 7
19 41 (23.70%) Dell
20 40 (23.12%) DHCP
20 40 (23.12%) SQL Server
21 38 (21.97%) SAN
21 38 (21.97%) SonicWALL
22 37 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (20.23%) Office 365
24 33 (19.08%) NetApp

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 65 (37.57%) MS Exchange
2 37 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (14.45%) SharePoint
5 14 (8.09%) IIS
6 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.78%) Skype for Business
7 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (28.90%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.23%) Office 365
2 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.47%) Mimecast
4 5 (2.89%) SaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 140 (80.92%) Firewall
2 66 (38.15%) WAN
3 60 (34.68%) VPN
4 55 (31.79%) DNS
5 49 (28.32%) LAN
6 43 (24.86%) Wireless
7 40 (23.12%) DHCP
8 38 (21.97%) SAN
9 32 (18.50%) VoIP
10 28 (16.18%) Internet
11 26 (15.03%) VLAN
12 22 (12.72%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (10.40%) TCP/IP
14 17 (9.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (9.25%) MPLS
15 16 (9.25%) NetScreen
16 12 (6.94%) HTTP
17 11 (6.36%) VPLS
18 8 (4.62%) BGP
18 8 (4.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.40%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Retail
3 7 (4.05%) Marketing
3 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.31%) Banking
4 4 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (24.86%) Network Engineer
2 31 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (17.92%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.72%) Support Technician
4 20 (11.56%) Server Support
5 18 (10.40%) IT Engineer
6 15 (8.67%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (8.09%) Administrator
7 14 (8.09%) Senior IT Engineer
8 13 (7.51%) Consultant
9 12 (6.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.94%) IT Support
9 12 (6.94%) Server Support Technician
9 12 (6.94%) Server Technician
10 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 11 (6.36%) Analyst
10 11 (6.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.78%) Senior IT Support
11 10 (5.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) .NET
1 3 (1.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.94%) EqualLogic
3 8 (4.62%) Clustering
3 8 (4.62%) EPoS
4 7 (4.05%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.89%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.89%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.89%) iPhone
5 5 (2.89%) Replication
6 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.31%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.58%) CCTV
7 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.58%) iPad
7 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 109 (63.01%) Windows
2 62 (35.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (30.64%) Windows Server
4 49 (28.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (24.86%) Windows 7
6 27 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (12.72%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.62%) Linux
9 6 (3.47%) Debian
9 6 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.47%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.89%) Android
11 3 (1.73%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.45%) ITIL
2 23 (13.29%) Network Design
3 21 (12.14%) Project Management
4 17 (9.83%) Business Continuity
5 16 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (8.67%) Presales
7 14 (8.09%) Time Management
8 12 (6.94%) ERP
8 12 (6.94%) Matrix Management
9 8 (4.62%) Database Tuning
10 5 (2.89%) High Availability
10 5 (2.89%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.31%) ISMS
11 4 (2.31%) Migration
11 4 (2.31%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.31%) Software Licensing
11 4 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.73%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (1.73%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.08%) SQL
2 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.73%) C
3 2 (1.16%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) VB
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (26.59%) CCNA
3 31 (17.92%) CCNP
4 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.36%) MCSA
6 7 (4.05%) Degree
6 7 (4.05%) MCSE
7 6 (3.47%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (2.89%) MCITP
9 4 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.73%) MCP
10 3 (1.73%) MCTS
10 3 (1.73%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (1.16%) HND
11 2 (1.16%) HP AIS
11 2 (1.16%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.16%) NCDA
12 1 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.83%) SLA
3 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 59 (34.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (26.59%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.67%) vSphere
5 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.31%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.31%) XenApp
7 3 (1.73%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.73%) XenServer
8 2 (1.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.58%) NFS
9 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (10.98%) Backup Exec
2 13 (7.51%) SCOM
3 12 (6.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (5.78%) Foglight
5 7 (4.05%) SCCM
6 4 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.73%) Nagios
7 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.16%) Simpana
8 2 (1.16%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.16%) SnapVault
8 2 (1.16%) WMI
8 2 (1.16%) WSUS
9 1 (0.58%) Cacti
9 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.58%) Nessus
9 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 98 (56.65%) Cisco
2 88 (50.87%) Microsoft
3 86 (49.71%) HP
4 68 (39.31%) VMware
5 41 (23.70%) Dell
6 38 (21.97%) SonicWALL
7 33 (19.08%) NetApp
8 29 (16.76%) Fortinet
9 27 (15.61%) Kaspersky
10 22 (12.72%) Veeam
11 20 (11.56%) CheckPoint
11 20 (11.56%) Sophos
12 19 (10.98%) Symantec
13 18 (10.40%) Siemens
14 17 (9.83%) Citrix
15 16 (9.25%) Avaya
16 14 (8.09%) SolarWinds
17 13 (7.51%) Brocade
17 13 (7.51%) EMC
18 10 (5.78%) Intel Security
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