WatchGuard
UK

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 20 February 2024 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.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 788 944 1046
Rank change year-on-year +156 +102 -255
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 38 78 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.071% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 75
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £54,063 £55,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year +8.11% +3.50% +13.49%

All Vendors
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 29,901 47,347 53,202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 38.38% 42.97% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22,409 27,272 32,441
10th Percentile £26,700 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +5.26% +5.56%

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WatchGuard in the UK

WatchGuard
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WatchGuard.

Salary trend for WatchGuard in the UK

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WatchGuard over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

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 20 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +156 38 £40,000 -13.51% 24
UK excluding London +72 35 £40,000 +8.11% 24
South East +78 17 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Work from Home +127 15 £48,750 +2.63% 7
West Midlands +77 7 £33,500 -25.56% 3
Midlands +43 7 £33,500 -21.18% 5
North of England +76 4 £50,000 +57.48% 5
East of England - 4 £46,250 - 2
London +191 3 £57,500 +4.55% 2
South West +13 3 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Yorkshire +93 2 £50,000 +61.29%
North West +42 2 - - 5

WatchGuard
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 27 (71.05%) Azure
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (39.47%) Entra ID
3 5 (13.16%) Google Workspace
3 5 (13.16%) Mimecast
3 5 (13.16%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.26%) AWS
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) DHCP
2 16 (42.11%) DNS
3 10 (26.32%) LAN
3 10 (26.32%) VPN
4 8 (21.05%) VLAN
4 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (18.42%) WAN
6 6 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.79%) Wireless
7 4 (10.53%) Internet
7 4 (10.53%) Network Security
7 4 (10.53%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) SAN
8 3 (7.89%) SSL
9 2 (5.26%) BGP
9 2 (5.26%) IPsec
9 2 (5.26%) OSPF
9 2 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Games
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) IT Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Senior
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior IT Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Project Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.89%) CCTV
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Onboarding
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) IoT
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Customer Service
2 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (23.68%) Data Security
3 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) Project Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.26%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (5.26%) Contract Management
7 2 (5.26%) Email Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Security Management
7 2 (5.26%) Ticket Management
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Bash
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) CCNA
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCP
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (44.74%) Hyper-V
3 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.89%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (5.26%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) PaperCut
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) VMware
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco
4 11 (28.95%) Sophos
5 9 (23.68%) Datto
6 8 (21.05%) Meraki
6 8 (21.05%) Veeam
7 6 (15.79%) Citrix
7 6 (15.79%) HP
8 5 (13.16%) Apple
8 5 (13.16%) Google
8 5 (13.16%) Ubiquiti
9 4 (10.53%) Aruba
10 3 (7.89%) Dell
10 3 (7.89%) Forcepoint
10 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.89%) Juniper
10 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
11 2 (5.26%) ConnectWise
11 2 (5.26%) MikroTik