The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WatchGuard
Rank - - 95
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +6.71%
WatchGuard
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
519 588 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.35% 43.52% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 470 527 515
Average salary £35,275 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.01% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,275 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Wales

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Wales

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Email Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VRRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Email Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec