Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1040 1046 1107
Rank change year-on-year +6 +61 +42
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 108 135 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.077% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 101 127 121
UK median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% +16.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,375 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -15.71% +12.90% +3.33%

WatchGuard is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 70,423 77,636 84,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.81% 44.40% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,591 60,065 68,043
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WatchGuard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WatchGuard in the UK

WatchGuard
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in the UK

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WatchGuard over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WatchGuard in the UK

WatchGuard
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 107 £32,500 -14.47% 27
UK excluding London -8 70 £29,500 -15.71% 21
London +34 37 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South East -8 20 £27,750 -30.63% 4
Midlands +30 18 £30,000 -25.00% 5
East of England +17 18 £28,500 -14.93% 2
West Midlands +41 12 £30,000 -25.00% 4
North of England +13 7 £27,500 -15.38% 9
South West -14 7 £34,736 +54.38% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £32,000 - 1
North West +6 4 £28,000 -34.12% 7
Yorkshire +30 3 £26,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing WatchGuard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 84 (77.78%) Windows
1 84 (77.78%) Firewall
2 72 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 72 (66.67%) VMware
3 69 (63.89%) Office 365
4 67 (62.04%) Active Directory
5 50 (46.30%) DNS
5 50 (46.30%) Windows Server
6 47 (43.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (40.74%) Hyper-V
7 44 (40.74%) HP
8 42 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (31.48%) DHCP
11 33 (30.56%) Cisco
12 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 30 (27.78%) MS Exchange
14 29 (26.85%) TCP/IP
15 27 (25.00%) VPN
15 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (22.22%) LAN
16 24 (22.22%) VLAN
16 24 (22.22%) Veeam
17 22 (20.37%) Linux
17 22 (20.37%) Windows 10
17 22 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (19.44%) SQL
18 21 (19.44%) PowerShell
19 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

WatchGuard
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 30 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.26%) Skype for Business
6 8 (7.41%) Apache
6 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (6.48%) IIS
8 5 (4.63%) Site Server
9 4 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.85%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 69 (63.89%) Office 365
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (10.19%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.78%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.93%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 84 (77.78%) Firewall
2 50 (46.30%) DNS
3 34 (31.48%) DHCP
4 29 (26.85%) TCP/IP
5 27 (25.00%) VPN
6 24 (22.22%) LAN
6 24 (22.22%) VLAN
7 17 (15.74%) SAN
8 14 (12.96%) WAN
9 13 (12.04%) VoIP
10 12 (11.11%) Network Security
11 10 (9.26%) IP Telephony
11 10 (9.26%) iSCSI
11 10 (9.26%) Skype
11 10 (9.26%) Wireshark
12 9 (8.33%) ADSL
12 9 (8.33%) Wireless
13 8 (7.41%) Ethernet
14 7 (6.48%) IPv4
14 7 (6.48%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MySQL
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.63%) Marketing
3 5 (4.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) IT Support
3 16 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 15 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (12.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Network Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Analyst
8 10 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 9 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (7.41%) Consultant
10 8 (7.41%) Field Engineer
10 8 (7.41%) Server Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) Web Services
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.63%) LAMP
2 5 (4.63%) LDAP
3 2 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.41%) Clustering
4 6 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (4.63%) Replication
6 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.78%) Derivative
8 2 (1.85%) Handset
8 2 (1.85%) PKI
8 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.93%) EPoS
9 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 84 (77.78%) Windows
2 50 (46.30%) Windows Server
3 47 (43.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (20.37%) Linux
5 22 (20.37%) Windows 10
6 12 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 11 (10.19%) Windows 8
7 11 (10.19%) Windows XP
8 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.63%) Unix
10 4 (3.70%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.78%) CentOS
11 3 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (10.19%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (8.33%) PDM
5 9 (8.33%) Service Management
6 8 (7.41%) Hardware Maintenance
6 8 (7.41%) ITIL
6 8 (7.41%) Project Management
7 7 (6.48%) Network Management
7 7 (6.48%) Server Building
7 7 (6.48%) Time Management
8 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.56%) Line Management
8 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.56%) Web Filtering
9 5 (4.63%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.63%) Migration
9 5 (4.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) PowerShell
1 21 (19.44%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.63%) PHP
2 5 (4.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) CCNA
1 11 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (10.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.33%) MCSA
3 9 (8.33%) MCSE
4 7 (6.48%) VCP5
5 6 (5.56%) CCNP
5 6 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 6 (5.56%) VTSP
6 5 (4.63%) Degree
6 5 (4.63%) MCT
7 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.85%) CCIE
9 2 (1.85%) CCSA
9 2 (1.85%) CCSE
9 2 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (1.85%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) SLA
2 8 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (4.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (62.04%) Active Directory
2 44 (40.74%) Hyper-V
3 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.19%) vSphere
5 8 (7.41%) NFS
5 8 (7.41%) pfSense
6 6 (5.56%) KVM
6 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.56%) Xen
7 4 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.78%) VMFS
8 3 (2.78%) XenApp
8 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.85%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) SCCM
2 9 (8.33%) Nagios
3 6 (5.56%) Icinga
4 5 (4.63%) Nessus
4 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.63%) WSUS
5 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.78%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 72 (66.67%) VMware
2 44 (40.74%) HP
3 33 (30.56%) Cisco
4 24 (22.22%) Veeam
5 18 (16.67%) Mitel
6 16 (14.81%) Sophos
7 15 (13.89%) SolarWinds
8 12 (11.11%) McAfee
9 10 (9.26%) SonicWALL
10 9 (8.33%) Avaya
11 8 (7.41%) Brocade
11 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
11 8 (7.41%) Kaspersky
11 8 (7.41%) Meraki
11 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 8 (7.41%) Symantec
12 7 (6.48%) Juniper
12 7 (6.48%) Oracle
13 6 (5.56%) Citrix