The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 25 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.82% 1.57% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.08% 2.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £26,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
WatchGuard
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Vendors Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49 119 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 44.55% 62.30% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 42 69 51
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Wakefield region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Wakefield

WatchGuard
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 8 (61.54%) SonicWALL
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
2 8 (61.54%) Sophos
2 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) WSUS
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) MCSA
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) VPN

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region 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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 5 (38.46%) IT Administrator
3 5 (38.46%) Administrator
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSA
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) SonicWALL
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
2 8 (61.54%) Sophos
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix