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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 806 801 817
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 94 132 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 111 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%

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
51844 56153 51738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.76% 46.65% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41845 45499 42388
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +24 93 £40,000 -4.19% 10
London +47 49 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South East -29 19 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Surrey -6 17 £55,000 +15.78%
North West +8 6 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £37,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +6 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Wakefield -4 5 £37,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -9 4 £28,550 -4.83% 1
South West -12 4 £29,500 - 1
Redruth - 4 £29,500 - 1
Cornwall - 4 £29,500 - 1
Bromley +12 3 £22,500 -40.00%
East of England -1 3 £37,250 - 2
Dagenham -7 3 £29,750 -15.00%
City of London +42 2 £57,500 +55.40%
Woking +19 2 £51,250 +7.89%
Manchester +3 2 £24,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 2 £42,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -13 2 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire -23 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Warrington - 2 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
North East - 2 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £27,500 -
Preston - 2 £42,500 -
Reading - 2 £42,500 -
Croydon - 2 £35,000 -
Godalming - 2 £35,000 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 146 (78.07%) Firewall
2 117 (62.57%) Windows
3 111 (59.36%) VMware
4 107 (57.22%) Cisco
5 92 (49.20%) Active Directory
6 89 (47.59%) MS Exchange
7 84 (44.92%) Microsoft
8 80 (42.78%) HP
9 76 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (36.90%) TCP/IP
12 62 (33.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 52 (27.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (25.67%) VLAN
15 46 (24.60%) DNS
15 46 (24.60%) CheckPoint
16 45 (24.06%) VPN
17 44 (23.53%) LAN
17 44 (23.53%) Windows 7
18 42 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2013
19 40 (21.39%) WAN
20 39 (20.86%) Cisco Certification
20 39 (20.86%) Citrix
20 39 (20.86%) SQL
21 38 (20.32%) Cisco ASA
22 35 (18.72%) Hyper-V
22 35 (18.72%) CCNA
22 35 (18.72%) SonicWALL
23 34 (18.18%) CCNP
23 34 (18.18%) DHCP

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 89 (47.59%) MS Exchange
2 62 (33.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (13.37%) IIS
6 16 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (2.67%) Apache
8 5 (2.67%) Lync
9 2 (1.07%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.07%) Drupal
9 2 (1.07%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 27 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) Office 365
2 9 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.67%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.60%) SaaS
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (78.07%) Firewall
2 69 (36.90%) TCP/IP
3 48 (25.67%) VLAN
4 46 (24.60%) DNS
5 45 (24.06%) VPN
6 44 (23.53%) LAN
7 40 (21.39%) WAN
8 38 (20.32%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (18.18%) DHCP
10 29 (15.51%) SAN
11 28 (14.97%) Wireless
11 28 (14.97%) VoIP
12 24 (12.83%) SSL
13 18 (9.63%) Network Security
14 15 (8.02%) NAS
15 14 (7.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (7.49%) Ethernet
16 13 (6.95%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (6.42%) MPLS
18 11 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) MySQL
3 9 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (8.56%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.21%) Front Office
3 6 (3.21%) Back Office
3 6 (3.21%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (21.39%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (12.30%) Administrator
4 18 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Network Support
6 16 (8.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (8.02%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.42%) Field Engineer
9 11 (5.88%) Consultant
10 10 (5.35%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.81%) Project Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Support Specialist
12 8 (4.28%) Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (3.74%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.74%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.81%) Web Services
2 6 (3.21%) HTML
3 2 (1.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Replication
2 19 (10.16%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.21%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.07%) PKI
6 2 (1.07%) CCTV
6 2 (1.07%) FMCG
6 2 (1.07%) Social Network
6 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) DTV
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 117 (62.57%) Windows
2 76 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (27.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 34 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 28 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (10.70%) Linux
8 15 (8.02%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.74%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.74%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.14%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.07%) UNIX
12 2 (1.07%) Solaris
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.83%) ITIL
1 24 (12.83%) Project Management
2 14 (7.49%) Migration
3 11 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (4.81%) Mentoring
5 8 (4.28%) CRM
6 7 (3.74%) Network Design
6 7 (3.74%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (3.74%) Information Security
7 6 (3.21%) Performance Management
7 6 (3.21%) Network Architecture
7 6 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.21%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (2.67%) Software Licensing
8 5 (2.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.67%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.67%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.86%) SQL
2 11 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.14%) C#
4 2 (1.07%) Java
4 2 (1.07%) PHP
5 1 (0.53%) C
5 1 (0.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) VBScript
5 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (20.86%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (18.72%) CCNA
3 34 (18.18%) CCNP
4 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (8.02%) MCSE
6 14 (7.49%) CCSA
7 13 (6.95%) CCSE
8 11 (5.88%) MCSA
9 7 (3.74%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.60%) CISA
11 3 (1.60%) CISM
11 3 (1.60%) MCITP
11 3 (1.60%) Degree
11 3 (1.60%) CISSP
12 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.53%) CCEA
13 1 (0.53%) CCA
13 1 (0.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) SLA
2 9 (4.81%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 92 (49.20%) Active Directory
2 74 (39.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (18.72%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (5.88%) vSphere
6 7 (3.74%) Firmware
6 7 (3.74%) ISA Server
6 7 (3.74%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.14%) XenApp
8 3 (1.60%) XenServer
9 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.07%) UAG
9 2 (1.07%) KVM
10 1 (0.53%) iptables
10 1 (0.53%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Nagios
2 10 (5.35%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.74%) WSUS
4 6 (3.21%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.60%) SCCM
7 2 (1.07%) SCOM
7 2 (1.07%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.53%) Puppet
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.53%) Cacti
8 1 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 111 (59.36%) VMware
2 107 (57.22%) Cisco
3 84 (44.92%) Microsoft
4 80 (42.78%) HP
5 46 (24.60%) CheckPoint
6 39 (20.86%) Citrix
7 35 (18.72%) SonicWALL
8 28 (14.97%) Sophos
9 21 (11.23%) Avaya
9 21 (11.23%) Kaspersky
10 20 (10.70%) NetApp
11 19 (10.16%) Fortinet
11 19 (10.16%) Veeam
12 18 (9.63%) Dell
13 17 (9.09%) Juniper
13 17 (9.09%) SolarWinds
14 16 (8.56%) ProCurve
15 15 (8.02%) F5
16 9 (4.81%) Apple
17 8 (4.28%) 3PAR
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