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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 219 211
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Median salary £35,000 £26,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £37,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +21.95%

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
2239 2287 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.86% 43.82% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1685 1892 2065
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,507 £26,000 £25,000
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 18 January 2017. 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 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 5 £35,000 +33.33%
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) SonicWALL
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) VLAN
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (60.00%) Sophos
6 5 (50.00%) Acronis
6 5 (50.00%) Cyberoam
6 5 (50.00%) Mimecast
6 5 (50.00%) Server Building
6 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (50.00%) Site Server
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) arcserve
6 5 (50.00%) Symantec
6 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
6 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (50.00%) MS Excel

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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (50.00%) Site Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Mimecast
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Server Building
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) MCSA
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SonicWALL
3 6 (60.00%) Sophos
4 5 (50.00%) Acronis
4 5 (50.00%) arcserve
4 5 (50.00%) Cyberoam
4 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 5 (50.00%) Kaspersky
4 5 (50.00%) Proofpoint
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) Webroot
5 4 (40.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) NetApp
8 1 (10.00%) Veeam