The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / South East
Rank 373 440 448
Rank change year-on-year +67 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 23 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.083% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.17% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 5
Median salary £30,000 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -22.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,600 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -7.69% -3.70%  

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 South East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7030 9685 10225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 47.06% 50.41% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 8108 8061
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in the South East

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WatchGuard in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WatchGuard in the South East

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Kent +26 9 £30,000 -31.42%
Oxfordshire +2 9 £25,250 -6.48%
Hampshire +27 2 £31,250 -16.66%
Surrey - 2 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £35,000 +55.55%
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
3 30 (83.33%) Windows
4 19 (52.78%) Wireless
4 19 (52.78%) VMware
5 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (47.22%) VPN
7 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 14 (38.89%) Kaspersky
9 14 (38.89%) VLAN
9 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (36.11%) SAN
10 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
11 12 (33.33%) Citrix
12 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
12 11 (30.56%) Cisco
13 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
13 10 (27.78%) iSCSI
13 10 (27.78%) Migration
13 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
13 10 (27.78%) vSphere
13 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (25.00%) Server Building
14 9 (25.00%) Mac OS
14 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (25.00%) Veeam

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (16.67%) IIS
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) Wireless
3 17 (47.22%) VPN
4 14 (38.89%) VLAN
5 13 (36.11%) SAN
5 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.78%) iSCSI
7 9 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (13.89%) LAN
8 5 (13.89%) VoIP
8 5 (13.89%) WAN
9 4 (11.11%) DHCP
9 4 (11.11%) DNS
10 3 (8.33%) Broadband
11 2 (5.56%) IPsec
11 2 (5.56%) MPLS
11 2 (5.56%) MRTG
11 2 (5.56%) PBX
11 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (36.11%) Exchange Support
5 12 (33.33%) Server Support
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Support Engineer
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory Support
7 10 (27.78%) Exchange Engineer
7 10 (27.78%) IT Support
8 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 9 (25.00%) Server Engineer
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 6 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.00%) Server Building
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.78%) Presales
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) CISA
1 5 (13.89%) CISM
1 5 (13.89%) CISSP
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) MCSA
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) CCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.78%) MCDST
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (27.78%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 9 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (16.67%) SCCM
4 4 (11.11%) SmoothWall
5 3 (8.33%) WSUS
6 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) Kaspersky
4 12 (33.33%) Citrix
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco
6 9 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 9 (25.00%) Symantec
6 9 (25.00%) Veeam
7 8 (22.22%) Sophos
8 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 6 (16.67%) SonicWALL
9 4 (11.11%) HP
9 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.56%) Dell
10 2 (5.56%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.78%) Avaya
11 1 (2.78%) Draytek
11 1 (2.78%) EMC
11 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.78%) Mitel