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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 219 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.052% 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £25,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +58.33%
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
2773 2544 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.67% 47.08% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 2125 2208
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WatchGuard Salary Histogram 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 3 July 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
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Dell

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Network Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CCAA
3 1 (12.50%) VCP5
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCEA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
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