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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 799 770 799
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +29
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 91 135 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 132 72
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,930 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%

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
51059 53070 52621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.20% 47.02% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41278 42242 43022
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 £71,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -34 79 £33,500 -10.66% 19
London -5 28 £37,500 - 10
East of England +18 16 £30,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire -2 12 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Wales -5 12 £36,000 +1.40% 1
South Wales -8 12 £36,000 +1.40% 1
Cardiff 0 11 £36,000 +1.40%
South East -12 11 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Wakefield -11 8 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire -12 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Essex +1 7 £30,000 -20.00%
Dagenham - 7 £29,750 - 1
Surrey -9 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridge - 5 £33,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £33,500 -
North West +3 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 4 - -
Hertfordshire -6 4 - -
West Midlands -38 4 £30,525 -12.78% 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,500 - 1
Brentwood - 4 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £35,500 - 1
Manchester +5 3 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Bromley -3 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Woking - 3 £34,000 -
City of London +5 2 £57,000 +52.00% 1
Staffordshire -6 2 £28,550 -12.15% 1
Reading -7 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Berkshire -13 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Rochdale - 2 £32,500 -

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 135 (74.59%) Firewall
2 117 (64.64%) VMware
3 116 (64.09%) Windows
4 101 (55.80%) Cisco
5 94 (51.93%) Microsoft
6 92 (50.83%) Active Directory
6 92 (50.83%) MS Exchange
7 82 (45.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 56 (30.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (28.73%) HP
11 51 (28.18%) SQL
11 51 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (25.97%) VLAN
13 46 (25.41%) LAN
14 45 (24.86%) WAN
15 44 (24.31%) DNS
15 44 (24.31%) SQL Server
16 43 (23.76%) Citrix
17 41 (22.65%) TCP/IP
18 38 (20.99%) VPN
19 37 (20.44%) SonicWALL
20 36 (19.89%) Hyper-V
21 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
21 33 (18.23%) VoIP
22 30 (16.57%) SAN
23 29 (16.02%) SharePoint
24 28 (15.47%) Cisco Certification
25 27 (14.92%) IIS
25 27 (14.92%) CheckPoint

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 92 (50.83%) MS Exchange
2 56 (30.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.02%) SharePoint
4 27 (14.92%) IIS
4 27 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.76%) MS Project Server
9 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.10%) Lync
12 1 (0.55%) Jetty
12 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.55%) Apache
12 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) MS Office
3 5 (2.76%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.26%) Office 365
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.66%) SaaS
4 3 (1.66%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (74.59%) Firewall
2 47 (25.97%) VLAN
3 46 (25.41%) LAN
4 45 (24.86%) WAN
5 44 (24.31%) DNS
6 41 (22.65%) TCP/IP
7 38 (20.99%) VPN
8 33 (18.23%) VoIP
9 30 (16.57%) SAN
10 27 (14.92%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (12.71%) SSL
12 22 (12.15%) DHCP
13 18 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (9.39%) Wireless
15 16 (8.84%) MPLS
16 15 (8.29%) SNMP
17 14 (7.73%) ADSL
18 13 (7.18%) Ethernet
18 13 (7.18%) Network Security
19 11 (6.08%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.42%) MySQL
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.66%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.18%) Finance
1 13 (7.18%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.76%) Back Office
3 5 (2.76%) Games
3 5 (2.76%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) Front Office
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.89%) Support Engineer
2 35 (19.34%) Network Engineer
3 32 (17.68%) Administrator
4 27 (14.92%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (9.94%) Field Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.84%) Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Network Support
9 11 (6.08%) Project Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (5.52%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.52%) IT Administrator
10 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (3.87%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.87%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (3.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) Web Services
2 6 (3.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) Replication
2 7 (3.87%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
3 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.10%) Social Network
4 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.10%) FMCG
4 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.10%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) PKI
5 1 (0.55%) DTV
5 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (64.09%) Windows
2 55 (30.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (13.26%) Windows 7
6 22 (12.15%) Windows 8
7 18 (9.94%) Linux
8 15 (8.29%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.76%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.60%) Project Management
2 18 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (7.73%) ITIL
4 8 (4.42%) Asset Management
4 8 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (3.87%) ERP
6 6 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.31%) Validation
6 6 (3.31%) Migration
6 6 (3.31%) Information Security
6 6 (3.31%) Performance Management
6 6 (3.31%) Network Architecture
6 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (2.76%) Line Management
7 5 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (2.76%) Time Management
7 5 (2.76%) Business Development
7 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.21%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.18%) SQL
2 12 (6.63%) T-SQL
2 12 (6.63%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.87%) C
4 1 (0.55%) Perl
4 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.55%) VBScript
4 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.36%) CCNP
3 25 (13.81%) CCNA
4 22 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.63%) MCSE
5 12 (6.63%) MCSA
6 5 (2.76%) MCP
7 4 (2.21%) CCSA
7 4 (2.21%) CCSE
8 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.55%) Degree
10 1 (0.55%) CCIE
10 1 (0.55%) CISSP
10 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.55%) CISA
10 1 (0.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.94%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (50.83%) Active Directory
2 82 (45.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (19.89%) Hyper-V
4 23 (12.71%) vSphere
5 13 (7.18%) Terminal Services
6 11 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.87%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.31%) XenApp
9 5 (2.76%) ISA Server
9 5 (2.76%) Firmware
9 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.10%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.55%) UAG
12 1 (0.55%) pfSense
12 1 (0.55%) KVM
12 1 (0.55%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (9.94%) Backup Exec
2 15 (8.29%) WSUS
3 13 (7.18%) Nagios
4 12 (6.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (6.63%) WMI
5 9 (4.97%) SCCM
6 7 (3.87%) SCOM
7 3 (1.66%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.55%) Opsview
8 1 (0.55%) Cacti
8 1 (0.55%) Puppet
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 117 (64.64%) VMware
2 101 (55.80%) Cisco
3 94 (51.93%) Microsoft
4 52 (28.73%) HP
5 43 (23.76%) Citrix
6 37 (20.44%) SonicWALL
7 27 (14.92%) CheckPoint
8 23 (12.71%) Sophos
9 20 (11.05%) Dell
10 19 (10.50%) Veeam
11 17 (9.39%) F5
11 17 (9.39%) Symantec
11 17 (9.39%) NetApp
12 12 (6.63%) Avaya
12 12 (6.63%) Mitel
12 12 (6.63%) Fortinet
12 12 (6.63%) Kaspersky
13 9 (4.97%) Websense
14 8 (4.42%) Clearswift
14 8 (4.42%) Blue Coat
Dagenham, Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Global Markets Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Teach First
Salary: Up to £31,000 (London Weighting Allowance is included)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on exp + good bens
Posted: 14 days ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Our IT Department
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
Fusion4IT.com
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum salary dependant on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 26 days ago
South East London
John Robertson Architects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum commensurate with experience.
Posted: 26 days ago