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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 204 177 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.91%
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
2356 2035 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.11% 49.49% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 1598 1936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015. 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
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) VLAN
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) VMware
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (64.29%) WAN
7 8 (57.14%) DHCP
7 8 (57.14%) LAN
7 8 (57.14%) HP
7 8 (57.14%) Citrix
8 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (42.86%) VPN
9 6 (42.86%) CCNA
9 6 (42.86%) SAN
9 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (35.71%) NetApp
10 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
10 5 (35.71%) Internet
10 5 (35.71%) Nagios
10 5 (35.71%) Symantec
10 5 (35.71%) CCA
10 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (35.71%) Dell
10 5 (35.71%) VMS

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) VLAN
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (35.71%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) SMTP
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) VPLS
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Network Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
1 5 (35.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCA
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) vCloud
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) SonicWALL
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
Stoke-on- Trent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago