The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 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 / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 145 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 1 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% 0.55% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 1.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £27,500 £43,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.78% -  
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 Scotland.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 941 1293 1234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.51% 44.08% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 580 789 773
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,575
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in Scotland

WatchGuard
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh - 1 £27,500 -
WatchGuard
UK

WatchGuard
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) HP

WatchGuard
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) HP