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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 854 860
Rank change year-on-year +99 +6  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 100 53 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.057% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 97 50 90
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.92% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £27,605
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £23,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +35.86% -37.83%  

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 37284 40849 48726
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 44.67% 44.08% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29718 33683 39770
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,001
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +68 45 £42,500 - 3
East of England +15 16 £35,000 +25.00%
South West -2 15 £18,500 -19.56% 1
South East +45 13 £32,500 -18.75% 3
North West -38 6 £23,000 -11.53%
Yorkshire +6 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands +17 1 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
WatchGuard
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 190 (88.79%) Firewall
2 149 (69.63%) Cisco
3 101 (47.20%) CheckPoint
4 91 (42.52%) SonicWALL
5 88 (41.12%) Windows
6 82 (38.32%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (37.85%) VMware
8 80 (37.38%) Wireless
9 78 (36.45%) Cisco ASA
10 74 (34.58%) Juniper
11 69 (32.24%) Network Security
12 67 (31.31%) Active Directory
13 65 (30.37%) Fortinet
13 65 (30.37%) F5
14 64 (29.91%) Aruba
14 64 (29.91%) Microsoft
15 62 (28.97%) VPN
15 62 (28.97%) Palo Alto
16 61 (28.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (28.04%) FortiGate
18 56 (26.17%) Cisco Wireless
18 56 (26.17%) Extreme Networks
19 52 (24.30%) Windows Server
20 42 (19.63%) MS Exchange
21 41 (19.16%) VoIP
21 41 (19.16%) CCNA
22 40 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
23 39 (18.22%) Office 365
24 38 (17.76%) VLAN
25 37 (17.29%) Hyper-V

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 42 (19.63%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (7.01%) IIS
5 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.67%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.22%) Office 365
2 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 190 (88.79%) Firewall
2 80 (37.38%) Wireless
3 78 (36.45%) Cisco ASA
4 69 (32.24%) Network Security
5 62 (28.97%) VPN
6 56 (26.17%) Cisco Wireless
7 41 (19.16%) VoIP
8 38 (17.76%) VLAN
9 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
10 29 (13.55%) SSL
11 27 (12.62%) MPLS
12 25 (11.68%) DNS
13 24 (11.21%) SAN
14 19 (8.88%) BGP
14 19 (8.88%) HTTP
15 18 (8.41%) IPsec
15 18 (8.41%) Spanning Tree
15 18 (8.41%) WAN
16 15 (7.01%) PBX
17 14 (6.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (4.67%) Finance
2 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (33.18%) Network Engineer
2 58 (27.10%) Support Engineer
3 43 (20.09%) Security Engineer
4 40 (18.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 35 (16.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 32 (14.95%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (14.49%) Analyst
8 26 (12.15%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (8.88%) Exchange Engineer
9 19 (8.88%) Exchange Support
9 19 (8.88%) Server Engineer
9 19 (8.88%) Server Support
10 18 (8.41%) Windows Server Support
11 17 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (7.94%) Windows Server Engineer
11 17 (7.94%) Windows Support Engineer
12 16 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (7.48%) IT Engineer
13 15 (7.01%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.80%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.34%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.68%) Driving Licence
3 21 (9.81%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.48%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.21%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.27%) PKI
7 5 (2.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.87%) iPad
8 4 (1.87%) Replication
9 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.93%) iPhone
11 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (41.12%) Windows
2 52 (24.30%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.88%) Linux
7 17 (7.94%) Ubuntu
8 14 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.67%) CentOS
10 9 (4.21%) Mac OS
11 8 (3.74%) Debian
12 6 (2.80%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.34%) Kali Linux
13 5 (2.34%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.81%) Migration
2 15 (7.01%) Presales
2 15 (7.01%) Server Building
3 14 (6.54%) Incident Management
3 14 (6.54%) Project Management
4 13 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (5.61%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (5.61%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (4.67%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (4.67%) Data Privacy
7 9 (4.21%) E-Commerce
7 9 (4.21%) Network Design
7 9 (4.21%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (3.74%) Business Development
8 8 (3.74%) Market Making
8 8 (3.74%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (3.27%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.01%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.67%) SQL
3 7 (3.27%) Python
4 6 (2.80%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.34%) C-shell
5 5 (2.34%) Java
5 5 (2.34%) Korn
5 5 (2.34%) Ruby
6 2 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (38.32%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.16%) CCNA
3 34 (15.89%) CCNP
4 18 (8.41%) JNCIS
5 17 (7.94%) MCP
6 16 (7.48%) CISSP
7 11 (5.14%) A+ Certification
7 11 (5.14%) CISA
7 11 (5.14%) CISM
7 11 (5.14%) JNCIA
7 11 (5.14%) Linux+ Certification
7 11 (5.14%) LPIC
7 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.14%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (5.14%) RHCA
7 11 (5.14%) RHCE
7 11 (5.14%) RHCSA
8 9 (4.21%) MCITP
9 8 (3.74%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.41%) SLA
2 13 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (31.31%) Active Directory
2 61 (28.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.54%) vSphere
5 11 (5.14%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.27%) pfSense
7 5 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.93%) NFS
9 2 (0.93%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.47%) XenApp
10 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (28.04%) FortiGate
2 23 (10.75%) Backup Exec
3 14 (6.54%) SCCM
4 11 (5.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (3.74%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.34%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.40%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.93%) Nessus
8 2 (0.93%) Puppet
8 2 (0.93%) WSUS
9 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (69.63%) Cisco
2 101 (47.20%) CheckPoint
3 91 (42.52%) SonicWALL
4 81 (37.85%) VMware
5 74 (34.58%) Juniper
6 65 (30.37%) F5
6 65 (30.37%) Fortinet
7 64 (29.91%) Aruba
7 64 (29.91%) Microsoft
8 62 (28.97%) Palo Alto
9 56 (26.17%) Extreme Networks
10 36 (16.82%) Veeam
11 31 (14.49%) HP
12 24 (11.21%) Dell
13 23 (10.75%) Kaspersky
14 22 (10.28%) Citrix
15 17 (7.94%) Red Hat
16 16 (7.48%) McAfee
17 15 (7.01%) Symantec
18 12 (5.61%) SolarWinds
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