The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 226 203 223
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 2 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 9
Median salary £32,500 £27,400 £27,450
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.61% -0.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,275 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £28,275 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+16.71% +0.08%
WatchGuard
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2504 2320 2761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.99% 45.64% 48.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 1946 2419
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WatchGuard Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire -7 2 £32,500 +23.80%
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Sophos
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) CCA
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Site Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCA
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Acronis
4 2 (33.33%) arcserve
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Cyberoam
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) Kaspersky
4 2 (33.33%) Proofpoint
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Webroot
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix