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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 236 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.048% 0.094% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.20% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £28,550 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -8.00%
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
2865 2512 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.91% 46.98% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2178 2072 1905
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Worcestershire - 3 - -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware