The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WatchGuard
England / South West
Rank 219 223 244
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 10 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.50% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 1.10% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 1
Median salary £18,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.31% -2.66%  
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 South West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2035 2626 2597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.59% 45.01% 43.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 2159 2191
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in the South West

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WatchGuard in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WatchGuard in the South West

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cornwall -17 6 £17,750 -51.03%
Bristol +7 4 £42,500 +16.43%
WatchGuard
England

WatchGuard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) VPN
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) VoIP
4 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (57.89%) Driving Licence
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) ADSL
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (31.58%) Office 365
7 6 (31.58%) Juniper
7 6 (31.58%) MPLS
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
7 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
7 6 (31.58%) PBX
7 6 (31.58%) MCP
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) SSL

WatchGuard
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) VPN
3 12 (63.16%) VoIP
4 11 (57.89%) WAN
5 8 (42.11%) ADSL
5 8 (42.11%) LAN
5 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
6 6 (31.58%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) PBX
7 5 (26.32%) SSL
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
9 3 (15.79%) Junos
9 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (15.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Adaptive Security
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) Server Building
3 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
2 6 (31.58%) MCP
3 5 (26.32%) A+ Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCENT
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) NFS
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Brocade
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) Draytek
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
6 3 (15.79%) ProCurve
6 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
6 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) Veeam
6 3 (15.79%) Veritas
6 3 (15.79%) ZyXEL