Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1063 1066 1107
Rank change year-on-year +3 +41 +19
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 109 124 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.069% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 98 112 145
England median annual salary £39,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,025 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,125 £52,500
UK median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -6.67%

WatchGuard is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 75092 78408 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.37% 43.68% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 58583 63916 76188
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WatchGuard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +54 34 £40,000 +33.33%
London +5 30 £42,500 +21.43% 5
East of England +19 16 £32,500 +8.33%
North of England -20 14 £42,500 +21.43% 2
South West -10 9 £22,500 -43.75%
North West -27 8 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Midlands +28 6 £37,500 +19.05% 3
Yorkshire +14 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +5 5 £37,500 +38.89% 1
East Midlands +35 1 - - 2
WatchGuard
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 97 (88.99%) Firewall
2 70 (64.22%) Windows
3 65 (59.63%) Cisco
4 61 (55.96%) VMware
5 58 (53.21%) Windows Server
6 52 (47.71%) VPN
7 49 (44.95%) Microsoft
8 47 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (41.28%) Active Directory
10 38 (34.86%) MS Exchange
10 38 (34.86%) Juniper
11 34 (31.19%) SonicWALL
12 32 (29.36%) SSL
13 31 (28.44%) HP
13 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (27.52%) WAN
15 29 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (26.61%) Veeam
16 28 (25.69%) CheckPoint
17 26 (23.85%) VoIP
17 26 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (22.94%) Dell
19 23 (21.10%) TCP/IP
19 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
20 22 (20.18%) Network Security
20 22 (20.18%) Wireless
21 21 (19.27%) IIS
21 21 (19.27%) 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 38 (34.86%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (19.27%) IIS
4 20 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Office 365
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.92%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 97 (88.99%) Firewall
2 52 (47.71%) VPN
3 32 (29.36%) SSL
4 30 (27.52%) WAN
5 26 (23.85%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (23.85%) VoIP
6 23 (21.10%) TCP/IP
7 22 (20.18%) Network Security
7 22 (20.18%) Wireless
8 21 (19.27%) MPLS
9 20 (18.35%) Ethernet
10 16 (14.68%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (13.76%) IPsec
11 15 (13.76%) LAN
12 14 (12.84%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (12.84%) DNS
12 14 (12.84%) DSL
13 13 (11.93%) SAN
14 10 (9.17%) VLAN
15 9 (8.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) Power BI
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.35%) Network Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) Consultant
3 15 (13.76%) IT Engineer
3 15 (13.76%) IT Support
4 14 (12.84%) IT Consultant
4 14 (12.84%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (11.93%) VMware Consultant
5 13 (11.93%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) IT Manager
9 7 (6.42%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (5.50%) Network Support
10 6 (5.50%) Office 365 Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) XML
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.92%) CSS
2 1 (0.92%) HTML
2 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Clustering
1 14 (12.84%) Replication
2 6 (5.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.59%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.67%) iPad
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) iPhone
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) Blog
7 1 (0.92%) CCTV
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) Equities
7 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.92%) Podcast
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (64.22%) Windows
2 58 (53.21%) Windows Server
3 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.93%) Linux
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.59%) CentOS
8 5 (4.59%) Debian
8 5 (4.59%) Kali Linux
8 5 (4.59%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.83%) Android
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) Load Balancing
1 17 (15.60%) Migration
2 16 (14.68%) Problem Management
3 14 (12.84%) High Availability
3 14 (12.84%) Integration Testing
3 14 (12.84%) Server Building
3 14 (12.84%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.93%) Presales
5 11 (10.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (5.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (5.50%) Project Management
6 6 (5.50%) SIEM
6 6 (5.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (4.59%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.59%) ITIL
7 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.59%) Security Operations
7 5 (4.59%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.26%) SQL
3 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.59%) C
3 5 (4.59%) C-shell
3 5 (4.59%) Java
3 5 (4.59%) Korn
3 5 (4.59%) Python
3 5 (4.59%) Ruby
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) PHP
4 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (19.27%) CCNA
3 17 (15.60%) CCIE
3 17 (15.60%) MCP
3 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (13.76%) MCITP
4 15 (13.76%) MCSE
4 15 (13.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (12.84%) CISSP
5 14 (12.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (9.17%) CCNP
7 9 (8.26%) CCSE
7 9 (8.26%) CISA
7 9 (8.26%) CISM
8 8 (7.34%) Degree
9 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
10 6 (5.50%) CCSA
10 6 (5.50%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (41.28%) Active Directory
3 20 (18.35%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.76%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.59%) pfSense
7 2 (1.83%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.92%) Xen
8 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) Backup Exec
2 14 (12.84%) vCenter Server
3 11 (10.09%) FortiGate
4 7 (6.42%) SCCM
5 3 (2.75%) SCOM
5 3 (2.75%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.75%) SCSM
5 3 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.75%) vMotion
6 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (59.63%) Cisco
2 61 (55.96%) VMware
3 49 (44.95%) Microsoft
4 38 (34.86%) Juniper
5 34 (31.19%) SonicWALL
6 31 (28.44%) HP
7 29 (26.61%) Veeam
8 28 (25.69%) CheckPoint
9 25 (22.94%) Dell
10 17 (15.60%) Draytek
11 16 (14.68%) ProCurve
12 15 (13.76%) Symantec
13 14 (12.84%) Palo Alto
13 14 (12.84%) Veritas
13 14 (12.84%) ZyXEL
14 13 (11.93%) Citrix
14 13 (11.93%) Kaspersky
15 11 (10.09%) Fortinet
16 9 (8.26%) Aruba
16 9 (8.26%) F5