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 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 215 248
Rank change year-on-year 0 +33  
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 16 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.50% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 1.08% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 2
Median salary £18,500 £23,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.56% -22.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,900
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £23,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% -37.83%  

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 2263 2413 2681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 42.72% 46.07% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1867 1995 2153
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South 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 June 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 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
Cornwall -24 10 £18,500 -19.56%
Bristol - 4 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £30,000 -
WatchGuard
England

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

1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) VPN
3 18 (69.23%) Office 365
3 18 (69.23%) Driving Licence
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 16 (61.54%) PBX
4 16 (61.54%) VoIP
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (53.85%) VMware
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (46.15%) Network+ Certification
6 12 (46.15%) MCP
6 12 (46.15%) A+ Certification
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 8 (30.77%) VLAN
9 7 (26.92%) Network Security
9 7 (26.92%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) DNS
10 6 (23.08%) SSL
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) SMTP
10 6 (23.08%) HTTP
10 6 (23.08%) Project Management
10 6 (23.08%) IPsec
10 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
11 4 (15.38%) LAN
11 4 (15.38%) WAN

WatchGuard
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Office 365
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) VPN
3 16 (61.54%) PBX
3 16 (61.54%) VoIP
4 8 (30.77%) VLAN
5 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) HTTP
6 6 (23.08%) IPsec
6 6 (23.08%) SMTP
6 6 (23.08%) SSL
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (7.69%) ADSL
8 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) RIP
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Network Support
4 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Communications Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Communications Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Network Management
2 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) A+ Certification
1 12 (46.15%) MCP
1 12 (46.15%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCENT
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) NFS
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Brocade
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 2 (7.69%) NETGEAR