Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1060 1088 1145
Rank change year-on-year +28 +57 -26
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 117 134 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.071% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 107 122 155
UK median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,250 £48,750 £53,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +11.86% -19.73%

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 79646 83241 100156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.51% 43.84% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61613 67223 81581
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +19 116 £38,250 +12.50% 6
UK excluding London +43 85 £35,000 +6.06% 2
South East +48 36 £40,000 +33.33%
London +9 31 £42,500 +21.43% 4
East of England +18 18 £31,250 +4.17%
North of England -7 14 £42,500 +21.43% 1
South West -29 11 £22,500 -43.75%
North West -27 8 £42,500 +14.86%
Yorkshire +27 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Midlands +25 6 £37,500 +38.89% 1
West Midlands +18 5 £37,500 +38.89%
East Midlands +38 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 105 (89.74%) Firewall
2 75 (64.10%) Windows
3 70 (59.83%) Cisco
4 67 (57.26%) VMware
5 62 (52.99%) Windows Server
6 56 (47.86%) VPN
7 53 (45.30%) Microsoft
8 51 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (42.74%) Active Directory
10 42 (35.90%) MS Exchange
11 39 (33.33%) Juniper
12 37 (31.62%) SSL
13 35 (29.91%) SonicWALL
14 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (27.35%) Veeam
16 31 (26.50%) HP
16 31 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (26.50%) WAN
17 30 (25.64%) VoIP
17 30 (25.64%) CheckPoint
18 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
20 25 (21.37%) Dell
21 24 (20.51%) Network Security
22 23 (19.66%) CCNA
22 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
22 23 (19.66%) IIS
22 23 (19.66%) Wireless

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 42 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 28 (23.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (19.66%) IIS
4 21 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Office 365
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 105 (89.74%) Firewall
2 56 (47.86%) VPN
3 37 (31.62%) SSL
4 31 (26.50%) WAN
5 30 (25.64%) VoIP
6 27 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (20.51%) Network Security
8 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
8 23 (19.66%) Wireless
9 21 (17.95%) Ethernet
9 21 (17.95%) MPLS
10 16 (13.68%) IPsec
10 16 (13.68%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (12.82%) DNS
11 15 (12.82%) LAN
12 14 (11.97%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (11.97%) DSL
13 13 (11.11%) SAN
14 12 (10.26%) VLAN
15 10 (8.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) Power BI
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Consultant
3 15 (12.82%) IT Support
4 14 (11.97%) Analyst
4 14 (11.97%) IT Consultant
4 14 (11.97%) IT Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
5 13 (11.11%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Support Technician
9 8 (6.84%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.98%) Network Support
11 6 (5.13%) IT Technician
11 6 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Clustering
1 14 (11.97%) Replication
2 7 (5.98%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.27%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.27%) PKI
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.42%) iPad
4 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.85%) Blog
7 1 (0.85%) CCTV
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Equities
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Podcast
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (64.10%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Windows Server
3 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.11%) Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.27%) CentOS
7 5 (4.27%) Debian
7 5 (4.27%) Kali Linux
7 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.71%) Android
10 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) Load Balancing
1 17 (14.53%) Migration
1 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
2 14 (11.97%) High Availability
2 14 (11.97%) Integration Testing
2 14 (11.97%) Server Building
2 14 (11.97%) Service Delivery
3 13 (11.11%) Presales
4 11 (9.40%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.98%) Project Management
6 6 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.13%) SIEM
6 6 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (4.27%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.27%) ERP
7 5 (4.27%) Security Operations
7 5 (4.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.26%) SQL
3 6 (5.13%) C
4 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.27%) C-shell
4 5 (4.27%) Java
4 5 (4.27%) Korn
4 5 (4.27%) Python
4 5 (4.27%) Ruby
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.66%) CCNA
3 18 (15.38%) MCP
4 17 (14.53%) CCIE
4 17 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (12.82%) MCITP
5 15 (12.82%) MCSE
5 15 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (11.97%) CISSP
6 14 (11.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (9.40%) CCNP
8 10 (8.55%) CCSE
9 9 (7.69%) CISA
9 9 (7.69%) CISM
9 9 (7.69%) Degree
10 7 (5.98%) CCSA
10 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
11 6 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
12 5 (4.27%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (43.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (42.74%) Active Directory
3 21 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.82%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.27%) pfSense
7 3 (2.56%) Terminal Server
7 3 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.85%) vSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Xen
9 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) Backup Exec
2 14 (11.97%) vCenter Server
3 12 (10.26%) FortiGate
4 7 (5.98%) SCCM
5 3 (2.56%) SCOM
5 3 (2.56%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.56%) SCSM
5 3 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.56%) vMotion
6 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 70 (59.83%) Cisco
2 67 (57.26%) VMware
3 53 (45.30%) Microsoft
4 39 (33.33%) Juniper
5 35 (29.91%) SonicWALL
6 32 (27.35%) Veeam
7 31 (26.50%) HP
8 30 (25.64%) CheckPoint
9 25 (21.37%) Dell
10 17 (14.53%) Draytek
11 16 (13.68%) ProCurve
12 15 (12.82%) Symantec
13 14 (11.97%) Citrix
13 14 (11.97%) Palo Alto
13 14 (11.97%) Veritas
13 14 (11.97%) ZyXEL
14 13 (11.11%) Kaspersky
15 11 (9.40%) Fortinet
16 10 (8.55%) F5
17 9 (7.69%) Aruba