The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WatchGuard
Rank 236 245 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.074% 0.097% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £23,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2975 3399 2511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.30% 47.34% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 2522 1960
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WatchGuard
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

WatchGuard Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WatchGuard across the Yorkshire region.

WatchGuard Salary Trend in Yorkshire

WatchGuard
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Yorkshire +3 5 £23,500 -26.56%
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (78.57%) HP
4 10 (71.43%) NetApp
4 10 (71.43%) Sophos
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 10 (71.43%) Wireless
4 10 (71.43%) SonicWALL
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
6 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Websense
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
1 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
1 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (7.14%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) HP
4 10 (71.43%) NetApp
4 10 (71.43%) Sophos
4 10 (71.43%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.14%) Draytek
5 1 (7.14%) Websense
5 1 (7.14%) BT