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 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 429 450
Rank change year-on-year +49 +21  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 14 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.096% 0.054% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 18
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £26,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.20% -29.33%  

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 6866 8813 10813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 47.03% 47.85% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5599 7317 8588
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 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
Hampshire +23 11 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Surrey +31 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
WatchGuard
England

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

1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (88.89%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) VMware
4 27 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
6 22 (61.11%) Cisco
7 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
8 17 (47.22%) VPN
8 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
8 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (44.44%) IIS
10 15 (41.67%) Backup Exec
10 15 (41.67%) Migration
11 14 (38.89%) Wireless
11 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (38.89%) Veeam
11 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (38.89%) Symantec
11 14 (38.89%) Server Building
12 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
12 13 (36.11%) Kaspersky
13 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
14 11 (30.56%) vSphere
14 11 (30.56%) SonicWALL
14 11 (30.56%) VLAN
14 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
14 11 (30.56%) SAN
15 10 (27.78%) McAfee
15 10 (27.78%) Citrix

WatchGuard
Co-occurring 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 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (44.44%) IIS
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) VPN
3 14 (38.89%) Wireless
4 11 (30.56%) SAN
4 11 (30.56%) VLAN
5 10 (27.78%) iSCSI
5 10 (27.78%) SSL
6 9 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.67%) VoIP
8 6 (16.67%) WAN
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (13.89%) DSL
9 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
9 5 (13.89%) MPLS
10 2 (5.56%) DHCP
10 2 (5.56%) DNS
11 1 (2.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory Support
4 10 (27.78%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Exchange Support
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) Server Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) Server Support
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) IT Support
7 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (16.67%) Clustering
4 5 (13.89%) Replication
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 14 (38.89%) Server Building
3 9 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) High Availability
5 5 (13.89%) Hardware Maintenance
5 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Presales
5 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.78%) Change Management
9 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) MCP
2 6 (16.67%) CCNA
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (13.89%) CCIE
3 5 (13.89%) MCITP
3 5 (13.89%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.33%) CISA
4 3 (8.33%) CISM
4 3 (8.33%) CISSP
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (30.56%) vSphere
5 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 9 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (16.67%) vCenter Server
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM
5 2 (5.56%) SmoothWall
6 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) Symantec
3 14 (38.89%) Veeam
4 13 (36.11%) Kaspersky
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) SonicWALL
6 10 (27.78%) Citrix
6 10 (27.78%) McAfee
7 6 (16.67%) Dell
7 6 (16.67%) Draytek
7 6 (16.67%) HP
8 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
8 5 (13.89%) Juniper
8 5 (13.89%) ProCurve
8 5 (13.89%) Sophos
8 5 (13.89%) Veritas
8 5 (13.89%) ZyXEL
9 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.78%) GFI Software
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