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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank 798 819 798
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 95 58 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.055% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 53 81
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,400 £25,000
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
54319 50888 56959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.92% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43084 41649 47782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
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 28 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 28 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
(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 +12 94 £37,500 -6.25% 13
London +16 33 £38,500 -9.41% 3
South East -26 29 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +4 18 £40,000 -15.78%
Bromley -5 13 £37,500 -
South West -15 7 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £26,500 - 2
West Midlands +2 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Berkshire -4 6 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 6 £47,500 +35.71%
West Yorkshire - 6 £32,000 -
East Midlands -9 5 £37,500 +47.05%
Northamptonshire - 5 £37,500 -
Kettering - 5 £37,500 -
Bristol -1 4 £24,000 -43.52%
Middlesex -3 4 £46,250 -2.63%
Hertfordshire -10 4 - -
East of England -16 4 - - 3
North West -25 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Birmingham - 3 £30,000 -
Chertsey - 3 £40,000 -
Watford - 3 - -
Woking - 3 £45,000 -
City of London -3 2 £38,500 -4.34%
Manchester -11 2 £27,250 -31.87% 1
Ossett - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 190 (80.17%) VMware
2 178 (75.11%) Firewall
3 161 (67.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 145 (61.18%) Microsoft
5 143 (60.34%) Cisco
6 120 (50.63%) Active Directory
7 119 (50.21%) Windows
7 119 (50.21%) MS Exchange
8 95 (40.08%) HP
9 87 (36.71%) SAN
10 79 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 78 (32.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 74 (31.22%) Citrix
13 68 (28.69%) Veeam
14 64 (27.00%) SonicWALL
15 62 (26.16%) NetApp
15 62 (26.16%) Hyper-V
16 59 (24.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 57 (24.05%) Wireless
18 54 (22.78%) VLAN
18 54 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2007
19 52 (21.94%) vSphere
20 48 (20.25%) VPN
21 47 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (19.83%) Exchange Server 2013
22 46 (19.41%) Kaspersky
23 45 (18.99%) iSCSI
24 43 (18.14%) MS Excel
25 42 (17.72%) Linux
25 42 (17.72%) SQL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 119 (50.21%) MS Exchange
2 78 (32.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (22.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (19.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (16.03%) SharePoint
7 17 (7.17%) IIS
8 16 (6.75%) Lync
9 8 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.53%) SAS
11 4 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.27%) Apache
13 2 (0.84%) Confluence
13 2 (0.84%) nginx
14 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.42%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.42%) Drupal
14 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 43 (18.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.91%) Office 365
2 9 (3.80%) SaaS
3 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 178 (75.11%) Firewall
2 87 (36.71%) SAN
3 57 (24.05%) Wireless
4 54 (22.78%) VLAN
5 48 (20.25%) VPN
6 45 (18.99%) iSCSI
7 37 (15.61%) DNS
8 34 (14.35%) TCP/IP
9 32 (13.50%) DHCP
10 30 (12.66%) NAS
11 22 (9.28%) Fibre Channel
12 20 (8.44%) WAN
13 18 (7.59%) Internet
14 14 (5.91%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (5.91%) LAN
15 12 (5.06%) SSL
16 11 (4.64%) ADSL
17 10 (4.22%) VoIP
18 8 (3.38%) MPLS
18 8 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 11 (4.64%) Finance
2 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.69%) Legal
3 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.42%) Local Government
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (24.05%) Support Engineer
2 38 (16.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (13.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 31 (13.08%) Consultant
5 29 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (8.86%) Network Engineer
6 21 (8.86%) Technical Consultant
7 18 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (7.17%) Support Specialist
9 16 (6.75%) IT Support
10 15 (6.33%) Development Manager
10 15 (6.33%) Field Engineer
10 15 (6.33%) Business Development Manager
10 15 (6.33%) Business Manager
11 12 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (5.06%) Analyst
12 11 (4.64%) Administrator
13 9 (3.80%) Project Engineer
13 9 (3.80%) Business Development Executive
14 8 (3.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (0.84%) HTML
2 2 (0.84%) XML
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.80%) Replication
3 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.69%) EPoS
4 3 (1.27%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) Open Source
5 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.42%) iSeries
6 1 (0.42%) Celerra
6 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.42%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 119 (50.21%) Windows
2 79 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (24.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (17.72%) Linux
6 17 (7.17%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.33%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.91%) UNIX
9 13 (5.49%) Windows 7
10 12 (5.06%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.95%) AIX
12 5 (2.11%) SUSE
13 4 (1.69%) Android
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.84%) CentOS
15 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.88%) Migration
2 24 (10.13%) Business Development
3 17 (7.17%) ITIL
4 12 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.22%) E-Commerce
6 9 (3.80%) Project Management
7 8 (3.38%) Email Migration
8 7 (2.95%) Business Continuity
9 6 (2.53%) Network Design
9 6 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.11%) Data Protection
11 4 (1.69%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.69%) CRM
11 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.69%) Service Delivery
11 4 (1.69%) DevOps
12 3 (1.27%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (1.27%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (1.27%) Software Deployment
12 3 (1.27%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.72%) SQL
2 12 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.80%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.80%) Perl
3 9 (3.80%) VB
4 2 (0.84%) Ruby
4 2 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) C
5 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (12.24%) CCNA
3 28 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (11.39%) MCSE
5 24 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (8.86%) CCSE
7 17 (7.17%) CCSA
8 16 (6.75%) CCNP
9 13 (5.49%) MCSA
9 13 (5.49%) MCITP
10 6 (2.53%) NCDA
10 6 (2.53%) NCIE
10 6 (2.53%) VCAP
11 2 (0.84%) Degree
11 2 (0.84%) MCDST
11 2 (0.84%) MCTS
11 2 (0.84%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.84%) MCP
11 2 (0.84%) VCP5
12 1 (0.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) SLA
2 6 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 161 (67.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (50.63%) Active Directory
3 62 (26.16%) Hyper-V
4 52 (21.94%) vSphere
5 38 (16.03%) XenApp
6 32 (13.50%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (13.08%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.53%) XenServer
10 5 (2.11%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.69%) KVM
12 3 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.42%) UAG
13 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (17.30%) Backup Exec
2 21 (8.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (6.75%) ARCserve
4 13 (5.49%) SCOM
5 10 (4.22%) SCCM
6 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.84%) logstash
7 1 (0.42%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 190 (80.17%) VMware
2 145 (61.18%) Microsoft
3 143 (60.34%) Cisco
4 95 (40.08%) HP
5 74 (31.22%) Citrix
6 68 (28.69%) Veeam
7 64 (27.00%) SonicWALL
8 62 (26.16%) NetApp
9 46 (19.41%) Kaspersky
10 39 (16.46%) Dell
10 39 (16.46%) CheckPoint
11 32 (13.50%) Symantec
11 32 (13.50%) Juniper
12 26 (10.97%) EMC
13 25 (10.55%) IBM
14 23 (9.70%) McAfee
15 15 (6.33%) 3PAR
15 15 (6.33%) Sophos
16 10 (4.22%) F5
17 7 (2.95%) Avaya
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