The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 232 245
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.032% 0.052% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,700 £41,000
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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2667 2441 2965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.34% 42.34% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2189 2007 2373
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in the North West

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the North West 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
Manchester -23 2 £38,750 +34.78% 4
WatchGuard
England

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 North West region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) WLAN
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) CCNP
5 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (40.00%) NX-OS
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) Presales
6 3 (30.00%) MikroTik
6 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) Mitel
6 3 (30.00%) HP ASE

WatchGuard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) NX-OS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) 802.11
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Coaching
1 3 (30.00%) Presales
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCDP
2 3 (30.00%) HP ASE
2 3 (30.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) AirMagnet
3 3 (30.00%) Aruba
3 3 (30.00%) BroadSoft
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) MikroTik
3 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 3 (30.00%) NEC
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
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