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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WatchGuard
Rank 239 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Median salary - £28,550 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £35,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-26.76% -25.26%
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
2812 2514 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.20% 47.63% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2100 2090 2004
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,900 £62,500
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 25 May 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
Worcestershire - 3 - -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Kaspersky
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
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