Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 338 308
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30 +9
Permanent jobs citing WatchGuard 5 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.035% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.076% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £27,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -5.26% -0.78%
10th Percentile £21,650 £18,275 £18,263
90th Percentile £49,500 £33,600 £31,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.71% -2.86% -6.67%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4659 5260 5100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.48% 45.94% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3615 3860 4235
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

WatchGuard
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WatchGuard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WatchGuard in the West Midlands

WatchGuard
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WatchGuard in the West Midlands

WatchGuard
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WatchGuard in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WatchGuard in the West Midlands

WatchGuard
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WatchGuard within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Worcestershire -10 2 £40,000 +23.08%
Walsall +4 1 £18,000 -20.00%
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
WatchGuard
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WatchGuard.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (20.00%) Quality Management

WatchGuard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) QAD
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Tandberg