The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of WatchGuard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WatchGuard over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

WatchGuard
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 846 863
Rank change year-on-year +96 +17  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 109 89 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.091% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 104 77 72
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,000 £28,645
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.98%  

WatchGuard is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 35008 44924 47458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.60% 45.81% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 28371 37137 38745
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.39% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WatchGuard as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for WatchGuard in England

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in England

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WatchGuard in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WatchGuard in England

WatchGuard
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
London +102 63 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South East +67 22 £30,000 +11.11%
South West +9 10 £18,500 -43.07% 1
Yorkshire +27 5 £22,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +37 4 £40,000 -
North West -16 2 £38,750 +19.23% 4
East Midlands - 2 £20,500 -
West Midlands +28 1 £32,500 - 1
WatchGuard
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 161 (86.56%) Firewall
2 133 (71.51%) Cisco
3 89 (47.85%) CheckPoint
4 84 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (43.55%) SonicWALL
6 79 (42.47%) Windows
7 78 (41.94%) Active Directory
8 76 (40.86%) Wireless
9 74 (39.78%) Cisco ASA
10 72 (38.71%) VMware
11 69 (37.10%) Juniper
12 62 (33.33%) Network Security
13 60 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (31.18%) Fortinet
14 58 (31.18%) Aruba
14 58 (31.18%) F5
15 56 (30.11%) VPN
16 50 (26.88%) FortiGate
17 49 (26.34%) Cisco Wireless
18 48 (25.81%) Windows Server
18 48 (25.81%) Microsoft
19 47 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
20 46 (24.73%) Palo Alto
21 45 (24.19%) Extreme Networks
21 45 (24.19%) MS Exchange
22 42 (22.58%) Hyper-V
23 41 (22.04%) VLAN
24 39 (20.97%) VoIP
25 37 (19.89%) CCNP
25 37 (19.89%) CCNA

WatchGuard
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 45 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (10.22%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.60%) IIS
5 15 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.76%) Apache
7 7 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.76%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.69%) Site Server
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.59%) Office 365
2 8 (4.30%) Mimecast
3 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (86.56%) Firewall
2 76 (40.86%) Wireless
3 74 (39.78%) Cisco ASA
4 62 (33.33%) Network Security
5 56 (30.11%) VPN
6 49 (26.34%) Cisco Wireless
7 41 (22.04%) VLAN
8 39 (20.97%) VoIP
9 35 (18.82%) TCP/IP
10 34 (18.28%) MPLS
11 29 (15.59%) WAN
12 28 (15.05%) DNS
12 28 (15.05%) LAN
12 28 (15.05%) SAN
13 24 (12.90%) BGP
13 24 (12.90%) OSPF
14 18 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (8.60%) iSCSI
15 16 (8.60%) Spanning Tree
16 15 (8.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) MySQL
3 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (6.45%) Finance
2 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (31.72%) Network Engineer
2 50 (26.88%) Support Engineer
3 36 (19.35%) Security Engineer
4 34 (18.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 31 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
6 29 (15.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (10.75%) Analyst
9 19 (10.22%) Exchange Support
9 19 (10.22%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (9.68%) Exchange Engineer
10 18 (9.68%) Server Support
10 18 (9.68%) Windows Server Support
10 18 (9.68%) Windows Support Engineer
11 17 (9.14%) IT Support
11 17 (9.14%) Server Engineer
12 16 (8.60%) Windows Server Engineer
13 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (7.53%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.69%) EDI
2 5 (2.69%) Web Services
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (13.98%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.99%) Blackberry
4 12 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.76%) PKI
6 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.15%) Clustering
7 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) iPhone
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (42.47%) Windows
2 48 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 47 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (14.52%) Linux
5 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (11.83%) Ubuntu
7 20 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (8.60%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.38%) Mac OS
10 9 (4.84%) Windows 7
11 8 (4.30%) Debian
12 7 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (3.23%) Windows Vista
14 5 (2.69%) Mac OS X
15 4 (2.15%) Windows 10
16 3 (1.61%) CentOS
17 2 (1.08%) Unix
18 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.90%) Migration
2 19 (10.22%) Server Building
3 14 (7.53%) Network Design
4 13 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.45%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (5.91%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (5.38%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.38%) Presales
8 8 (4.30%) High Availability
8 8 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (3.76%) ITIL
9 7 (3.76%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.23%) Business Development
10 6 (3.23%) Project Management
11 5 (2.69%) Change Control
11 5 (2.69%) Information Security
11 5 (2.69%) Operations Management
11 5 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.91%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.54%) Lua
Qualifications
1 84 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (19.89%) CCNA
2 37 (19.89%) CCNP
3 22 (11.83%) JNCIS
4 14 (7.53%) CISSP
4 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.99%) CISM
6 12 (6.45%) JNCIA
7 11 (5.91%) JNCIP
8 9 (4.84%) CCDA
8 9 (4.84%) MCSE
9 8 (4.30%) CISA
9 8 (4.30%) MCSA
10 7 (3.76%) MCITP
10 7 (3.76%) MCP
11 6 (3.23%) CCDP
11 6 (3.23%) CCSE
12 5 (2.69%) CCSA
13 4 (2.15%) Linux+ Certification
13 4 (2.15%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) SLA
2 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 60 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.60%) Terminal Services
4 16 (8.60%) vSphere
5 12 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 8 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.76%) XenServer
8 3 (1.61%) NFS
8 3 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.08%) Xen
10 1 (0.54%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.54%) XenApp
10 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (26.88%) FortiGate
2 20 (10.75%) Backup Exec
3 16 (8.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (6.99%) SCCM
5 12 (6.45%) HAProxy
6 7 (3.76%) Nagios
7 5 (2.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (2.69%) Nessus
7 5 (2.69%) WSUS
8 4 (2.15%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.54%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 133 (71.51%) Cisco
2 89 (47.85%) CheckPoint
3 81 (43.55%) SonicWALL
4 72 (38.71%) VMware
5 69 (37.10%) Juniper
6 58 (31.18%) Aruba
6 58 (31.18%) F5
6 58 (31.18%) Fortinet
7 48 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 46 (24.73%) Palo Alto
9 45 (24.19%) Extreme Networks
10 33 (17.74%) HP
11 26 (13.98%) Citrix
12 24 (12.90%) Kaspersky
13 23 (12.37%) Veeam
14 19 (10.22%) Intel Security
14 19 (10.22%) SolarWinds
14 19 (10.22%) Symantec
15 17 (9.14%) Sophos
16 14 (7.53%) Riverbed
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