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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
UK
Rank 756 846 858
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +12
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 95 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.073% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 62 80
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,750 £37,600
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +26.98%

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
37067 45073 50361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.96% 45.57% 47.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29921 36870 41360
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 90 £35,000 -6.66% 5
London +68 48 £40,000 +11.88% 2
City of London - 17 £29,000 - 1
South East +68 12 £30,750 -12.14% 1
East Midlands +12 9 £20,500 -48.75%
Derbyshire - 9 £20,500 -
Chesterfield - 9 £20,500 -
West Midlands +4 6 £35,000 +33.33%
East of England +24 5 £33,000 - 1
Staffordshire +1 5 £35,000 +33.33%
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £35,000 -
Essex - 5 £33,000 -
Scotland +18 4 £27,500 -38.88%
South West +12 4 £45,500 +13.75%
North West -10 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Banbury - 4 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 -
Kent +7 3 £30,000 -33.33%
Surrey +47 2 - -
Hampshire +17 2 £30,750 -18.00% 1
Croydon +5 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Manchester -20 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Bristol - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £45,500 -
Chippenham - 2 £45,500 -
Alton - 2 £30,750 -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire +15 1 £35,000 -17.64%

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 145 (84.80%) Firewall
2 127 (74.27%) Cisco
3 98 (57.31%) Windows
4 96 (56.14%) VMware
5 84 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 71 (41.52%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (40.35%) Active Directory
8 62 (36.26%) Windows Server
9 57 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (32.16%) MS Exchange
10 55 (32.16%) CheckPoint
11 54 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
12 52 (30.41%) HP
13 51 (29.82%) VPN
14 50 (29.24%) Microsoft
15 49 (28.65%) Juniper
15 49 (28.65%) WAN
15 49 (28.65%) SonicWALL
16 48 (28.07%) TCP/IP
16 48 (28.07%) Wireless
17 45 (26.32%) SQL Server
18 43 (25.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (25.15%) Hyper-V
19 41 (23.98%) LAN
20 39 (22.81%) Linux
21 37 (21.64%) VoIP
22 35 (20.47%) CCNA
23 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (19.88%) Fortinet
24 33 (19.30%) Aruba

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (32.16%) MS Exchange
2 31 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (11.11%) IIS
6 17 (9.94%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.09%) Apache
7 7 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.92%) Site Server
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.62%) Office 365
2 11 (6.43%) Mimecast
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.51%) IaaS
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.51%) PaaS
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (84.80%) Firewall
2 54 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
3 51 (29.82%) VPN
4 49 (28.65%) WAN
5 48 (28.07%) TCP/IP
5 48 (28.07%) Wireless
6 41 (23.98%) LAN
7 37 (21.64%) VoIP
8 32 (18.71%) Network Security
9 31 (18.13%) DNS
9 31 (18.13%) MPLS
9 31 (18.13%) SAN
9 31 (18.13%) VLAN
10 30 (17.54%) Cisco Wireless
11 24 (14.04%) BGP
12 23 (13.45%) OSPF
13 20 (11.70%) ADSL
13 20 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (11.70%) DHCP
14 18 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.60%) MySQL
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.85%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 34 (19.88%) Network Engineer
3 24 (14.04%) Security Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.94%) IT Support
6 14 (8.19%) Consultant
6 14 (8.19%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (7.60%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Business Manager
9 11 (6.43%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) Web Services
2 5 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.92%) EDI
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.58%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.19%) Driving Licence
3 13 (7.60%) Clustering
4 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.02%) PKI
4 12 (7.02%) Replication
5 9 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.92%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.92%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (2.92%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.34%) CMDB
7 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (57.31%) Windows
2 62 (36.26%) Windows Server
3 57 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (25.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (22.81%) Linux
6 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (14.62%) Windows 8
8 17 (9.94%) Windows 7
9 15 (8.77%) Ubuntu
9 15 (8.77%) Unix
10 11 (6.43%) Windows 10
11 9 (5.26%) Debian
11 9 (5.26%) Windows Vista
12 6 (3.51%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.28%) Server Building
2 19 (11.11%) Migration
3 17 (9.94%) Project Management
4 14 (8.19%) High Availability
4 14 (8.19%) PRINCE2
5 12 (7.02%) Network Design
6 11 (6.43%) ITIL
7 10 (5.85%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.26%) Business Development
8 9 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (5.26%) Presales
9 8 (4.68%) Change Control
9 8 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.68%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (3.51%) Operations Management
10 6 (3.51%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (3.51%) Time Management
11 5 (2.92%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.77%) SQL
3 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.17%) C
4 1 (0.58%) Lua
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (41.52%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (20.47%) CCNA
3 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (15.79%) CCNP
5 21 (12.28%) MCSE
6 19 (11.11%) MCSA
7 15 (8.77%) MCITP
8 12 (7.02%) CISSP
8 12 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (6.43%) CISM
10 10 (5.85%) JNCIS
10 10 (5.85%) Security Cleared
11 9 (5.26%) CCDA
11 9 (5.26%) MCP
12 8 (4.68%) A+ Certification
12 8 (4.68%) CCIE
12 8 (4.68%) JNCIP
12 8 (4.68%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (4.68%) SC Cleared
12 8 (4.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.68%) SLA
3 6 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 84 (49.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (40.35%) Active Directory
3 43 (25.15%) Hyper-V
4 21 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (8.77%) Terminal Services
6 13 (7.60%) VMware ESX
7 12 (7.02%) vSphere
8 7 (4.09%) XenServer
9 4 (2.34%) Firmware
10 3 (1.75%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.75%) Xen
11 2 (1.17%) NFS
11 2 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.58%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (13.45%) FortiGate
2 18 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 13 (7.60%) Nagios
4 10 (5.85%) SCCM
5 9 (5.26%) HAProxy
5 9 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (4.68%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.92%) Ansible
7 5 (2.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (2.92%) Icinga
7 5 (2.92%) Nessus
7 5 (2.92%) WSUS
8 4 (2.34%) SCOM
8 4 (2.34%) SmoothWall
9 2 (1.17%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.58%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.58%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.58%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 127 (74.27%) Cisco
2 96 (56.14%) VMware
3 55 (32.16%) CheckPoint
4 52 (30.41%) HP
5 50 (29.24%) Microsoft
6 49 (28.65%) Juniper
6 49 (28.65%) SonicWALL
7 34 (19.88%) Fortinet
8 33 (19.30%) Aruba
9 30 (17.54%) F5
10 23 (13.45%) Veeam
11 22 (12.87%) Palo Alto
12 21 (12.28%) Extreme Networks
13 19 (11.11%) Intel Security
14 18 (10.53%) Citrix
15 17 (9.94%) ProCurve
15 17 (9.94%) Symantec
16 16 (9.36%) SolarWinds
17 15 (8.77%) Kaspersky
17 15 (8.77%) Sophos
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