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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 752 792 788
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -4
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 120 132 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 104 123 82
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%

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
51605 55174 52656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.91% 46.60% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41405 44387 43008
Average salary £45,000 £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 6 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 6 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 +8 109 £35,500 -5.33% 10
London +44 52 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South East -2 17 £43,750 -7.89% 1
East of England +13 13 £30,000 -40.00%
Surrey +11 12 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Yorkshire +6 12 £36,500 +21.66%
Wales -1 11 £36,000 +2.85%
South Wales -3 11 £36,000 +2.85%
Cardiff +7 10 £36,000 +2.85%
Dagenham +2 10 £29,750 -15.00%
West Yorkshire +6 9 £37,500 +25.00%
Wakefield -7 9 £37,500 +25.00%
Essex +7 7 £30,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -24 6 £28,550 -15.40%
Welwyn Garden City -13 5 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -20 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Woking +13 4 £40,750 -14.21% 1
North West +3 4 £35,000 +45.83% 4
Tyne and Wear - 4 £27,500 -
North East - 4 £27,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £27,500 -
City of London +33 3 £69,000 +86.48% 1
Staffordshire 0 3 £28,550 -12.15%
Berkshire -15 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Tamworth - 3 £28,550 -
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,500 -
Reading - 3 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £35,500 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 148 (75.90%) Firewall
2 126 (64.62%) VMware
3 125 (64.10%) Windows
4 120 (61.54%) Cisco
5 106 (54.36%) Microsoft
6 102 (52.31%) MS Exchange
7 98 (50.26%) Active Directory
8 91 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 74 (37.95%) HP
10 70 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 58 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (29.23%) TCP/IP
14 54 (27.69%) LAN
15 53 (27.18%) DNS
15 53 (27.18%) SQL
16 52 (26.67%) WAN
16 52 (26.67%) VLAN
17 45 (23.08%) SQL Server
18 42 (21.54%) SonicWALL
19 41 (21.03%) Citrix
19 41 (21.03%) Hyper-V
20 40 (20.51%) VPN
21 39 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
22 36 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
22 36 (18.46%) CheckPoint
22 36 (18.46%) Sophos
23 35 (17.95%) DHCP
23 35 (17.95%) Windows 7
24 33 (16.92%) Cisco ASA

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 102 (52.31%) MS Exchange
2 66 (33.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (15.90%) IIS
5 26 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 26 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.05%) Lync
10 3 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.54%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.03%) Apache
12 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.51%) Drupal
12 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 28 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.79%) Office 365
2 10 (5.13%) Mimecast
3 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.54%) SaaS
5 2 (1.03%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 148 (75.90%) Firewall
2 57 (29.23%) TCP/IP
3 54 (27.69%) LAN
4 53 (27.18%) DNS
5 52 (26.67%) WAN
5 52 (26.67%) VLAN
6 40 (20.51%) VPN
7 35 (17.95%) DHCP
8 33 (16.92%) VoIP
8 33 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (14.36%) SAN
10 26 (13.33%) Wireless
11 25 (12.82%) SSL
12 19 (9.74%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (9.23%) MPLS
14 16 (8.21%) ADSL
15 15 (7.69%) Network Security
16 13 (6.67%) Ethernet
17 12 (6.15%) VRRP
17 12 (6.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.64%) MySQL
2 11 (5.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.03%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (9.74%) Finance
2 10 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.08%) Front Office
3 6 (3.08%) Back Office
3 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.56%) Games
4 5 (2.56%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.97%) Network Engineer
2 31 (15.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.85%) Administrator
4 25 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 22 (11.28%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (9.74%) Field Engineer
7 18 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (7.69%) Network Support
9 14 (7.18%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (7.18%) Analyst
10 11 (5.64%) Consultant
10 11 (5.64%) Project Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.62%) IT Administrator
12 9 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
15 6 (3.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) Web Services
2 6 (3.08%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.77%) Replication
2 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.08%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.03%) PKI
6 2 (1.03%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.03%) Social Network
6 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.03%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 125 (64.10%) Windows
2 70 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (17.95%) Windows 7
5 32 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (14.87%) Windows 8
7 18 (9.23%) Linux
8 16 (8.21%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.31%) Project Management
2 16 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (8.21%) ITIL
3 8 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (3.59%) Migration
4 7 (3.59%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (3.08%) Performance Management
5 6 (3.08%) Network Architecture
5 6 (3.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (3.08%) Validation
5 6 (3.08%) Information Security
5 6 (3.08%) Asset Management
5 6 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (3.08%) Mentoring
6 5 (2.56%) Line Management
6 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 5 (2.56%) ERP
6 5 (2.56%) Time Management
6 5 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.18%) SQL
2 16 (8.21%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.15%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.59%) C
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) Perl
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.51%) VBScript
5 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (16.41%) CCNA
3 31 (15.90%) CCNP
4 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.15%) MCSE
6 11 (5.64%) MCSA
7 9 (4.62%) CCSE
8 8 (4.10%) CCSA
9 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.05%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.03%) Degree
12 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.03%) MCP
13 1 (0.51%) CCIE
13 1 (0.51%) CCA
13 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.51%) CISSP
13 1 (0.51%) CISA
13 1 (0.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.23%) SLA
2 9 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 98 (50.26%) Active Directory
2 91 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (21.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.77%) vSphere
5 13 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.59%) ISA Server
7 7 (3.59%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.08%) Firmware
9 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.56%) XenApp
10 2 (1.03%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.03%) UAG
10 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.51%) pfSense
11 1 (0.51%) KVM
11 1 (0.51%) iptables
11 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (8.21%) Nagios
2 13 (6.67%) WSUS
3 12 (6.15%) WMI
4 11 (5.64%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.10%) SCCM
6 6 (3.08%) SCOM
6 6 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.51%) Opsview
8 1 (0.51%) Cacti
8 1 (0.51%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.51%) Puppet
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 126 (64.62%) VMware
2 120 (61.54%) Cisco
3 106 (54.36%) Microsoft
4 74 (37.95%) HP
5 42 (21.54%) SonicWALL
6 41 (21.03%) Citrix
7 36 (18.46%) CheckPoint
7 36 (18.46%) Sophos
8 24 (12.31%) NetApp
9 21 (10.77%) Dell
10 18 (9.23%) Avaya
11 17 (8.72%) F5
12 16 (8.21%) Veeam
13 15 (7.69%) Fortinet
14 13 (6.67%) SolarWinds
15 12 (6.15%) Kaspersky
16 11 (5.64%) Mitel
16 11 (5.64%) Juniper
17 10 (5.13%) ProCurve
18 8 (4.10%) 3PAR
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FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: upto 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 + excellent benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
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deeserve Limited
Salary: negotiable based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £6000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
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