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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 814 820 839
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 81 96 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.083% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 86 52
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,600 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%

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
49019 54405 51213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 46.77% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40019 43125 41914
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 £72,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 78 £37,750 +0.66% 12
London +33 33 £40,000 +3.89% 5
South East -8 16 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey +7 12 £48,750 +21.87% 2
North West +4 10 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Manchester +15 9 £37,500 +36.36% 2
South West -2 8 £29,500 +22.91% 1
Cornwall - 8 £29,500 -
Redruth - 7 £30,000 -
City of London +33 6 £40,000 +3.89% 1
West Yorkshire +10 5 £23,500 -26.56%
Yorkshire +6 5 £23,500 -11.32%
Wakefield +10 4 - -
West Midlands -7 4 £23,250 -22.50% 1
Bromley +16 3 £22,750 -39.33% 1
Crawley - 3 £26,000 -
Mitcham - 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £26,000 -
East of England +16 2 £32,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £28,500 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £28,500 - 1
Croydon - 2 £50,000 -
Salford - 2 £20,500 -
Leeds +12 1 £23,500 -37.33%
Birmingham +12 1 £16,500 -45.00%
Berkshire +6 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Woking +1 1 £55,000 +18.91%
Hertfordshire -6 1 - -
Wales -7 1 £35,000 +62.79%
South Wales -10 1 £35,000 +62.79%

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 155 (79.08%) Firewall
2 117 (59.69%) VMware
3 113 (57.65%) Windows
3 113 (57.65%) Cisco
4 96 (48.98%) Active Directory
5 89 (45.41%) Microsoft
6 86 (43.88%) MS Exchange
7 83 (42.35%) HP
8 81 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (35.20%) TCP/IP
11 65 (33.16%) DNS
12 63 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (29.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 54 (27.55%) VPN
15 53 (27.04%) WAN
15 53 (27.04%) Hyper-V
16 52 (26.53%) LAN
17 50 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2013
18 45 (22.96%) Windows 7
18 45 (22.96%) DHCP
19 43 (21.94%) Cisco Certification
19 43 (21.94%) VLAN
20 41 (20.92%) Wireless
20 41 (20.92%) CheckPoint
21 39 (19.90%) Citrix
21 39 (19.90%) CCNA
21 39 (19.90%) Exchange Server 2007
22 38 (19.39%) ITIL
23 37 (18.88%) SonicWALL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 86 (43.88%) MS Exchange
2 57 (29.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (19.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.20%) IIS
6 18 (9.18%) SharePoint
7 15 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.59%) Lync
9 4 (2.04%) Apache
9 4 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.53%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.02%) Drupal
11 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.02%) Joomla!
11 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.51%) Confluence
12 1 (0.51%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 33 (16.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.16%) Office 365
2 9 (4.59%) Mimecast
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.04%) SaaS
6 3 (1.53%) IaaS
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 155 (79.08%) Firewall
2 69 (35.20%) TCP/IP
3 65 (33.16%) DNS
4 54 (27.55%) VPN
5 53 (27.04%) WAN
6 52 (26.53%) LAN
7 45 (22.96%) DHCP
8 43 (21.94%) VLAN
9 41 (20.92%) Wireless
10 33 (16.84%) SAN
10 33 (16.84%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (13.27%) VoIP
12 22 (11.22%) SSL
13 19 (9.69%) Internet
14 18 (9.18%) NAS
15 17 (8.67%) Network Security
15 17 (8.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (8.16%) NetScreen
17 14 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (6.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.59%) MySQL
3 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (10.20%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Front Office
2 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.06%) Banking
3 5 (2.55%) Marketing
3 5 (2.55%) Electronics
4 4 (2.04%) Back Office
4 4 (2.04%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (20.92%) Network Engineer
2 24 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (11.73%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.71%) Administrator
5 20 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (9.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (9.18%) Network Support
7 16 (8.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 15 (7.65%) Technical Support
8 15 (7.65%) Consultant
8 15 (7.65%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.10%) Field Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Analyst
10 9 (4.59%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (4.59%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.08%) Support Team Leader
11 8 (4.08%) Network Team Leader
12 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) Web Services
2 3 (1.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.73%) Replication
3 21 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.04%) Clustering
5 4 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.53%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.53%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.02%) PKI
7 2 (1.02%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Wiki
8 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (57.65%) Windows
2 76 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (22.96%) Windows 7
5 36 (18.37%) Windows 8
6 27 (13.78%) Linux
6 27 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.65%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.63%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.06%) Debian
11 5 (2.55%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.53%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.02%) Solaris
13 2 (1.02%) UNIX
14 1 (0.51%) CentOS
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.39%) ITIL
2 19 (9.69%) Network Design
3 17 (8.67%) Migration
4 15 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.63%) Project Management
6 11 (5.61%) CRM
6 11 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (4.59%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.06%) Information Security
10 6 (3.06%) Software Licensing
11 5 (2.55%) DevOps
11 5 (2.55%) Line Management
11 5 (2.55%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.55%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.04%) Computer Security
12 4 (2.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.37%) SQL
2 14 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.04%) C#
4 2 (1.02%) Java
4 2 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (21.94%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (19.90%) CCNA
3 34 (17.35%) CCNP
4 22 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.63%) CCSA
6 12 (6.12%) CCSE
6 12 (6.12%) MCSE
7 7 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (3.57%) MCITP
8 6 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.06%) MCTS
9 5 (2.55%) MCSA
9 5 (2.55%) MCP
10 4 (2.04%) HNC
10 4 (2.04%) Degree
11 3 (1.53%) CISA
11 3 (1.53%) CISM
11 3 (1.53%) CISSP
12 2 (1.02%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.76%) SLA
2 11 (5.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 96 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 81 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (27.04%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.65%) vSphere
5 12 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.57%) XenApp
7 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.55%) XenServer
8 5 (2.55%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.04%) pfSense
10 3 (1.53%) Firmware
11 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.02%) UAG
12 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.51%) Xen
12 1 (0.51%) qmail
Systems Management
1 10 (5.10%) Nagios
2 8 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.55%) ZABBIX
3 5 (2.55%) HAProxy
4 4 (2.04%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.53%) SCCM
6 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.02%) WSUS
6 2 (1.02%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.51%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.51%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.51%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
7 1 (0.51%) Cacti
Vendors
1 117 (59.69%) VMware
2 113 (57.65%) Cisco
3 89 (45.41%) Microsoft
4 83 (42.35%) HP
5 41 (20.92%) CheckPoint
6 39 (19.90%) Citrix
7 37 (18.88%) SonicWALL
8 32 (16.33%) Sophos
9 27 (13.78%) Avaya
9 27 (13.78%) NetApp
10 22 (11.22%) Fortinet
11 21 (10.71%) ProCurve
11 21 (10.71%) Veeam
11 21 (10.71%) SolarWinds
12 20 (10.20%) Kaspersky
13 18 (9.18%) Juniper
14 16 (8.16%) F5
15 14 (7.14%) Apple
16 12 (6.12%) Dell
17 10 (5.10%) NETGEAR
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