The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 875 886 867
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 15 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 22
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £49,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-34.44% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7652 6518 6600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.80% 6.00% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6080 5261 5366
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK.

WhatsUp Gold Salary Trend in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

WhatsUp Gold Salary Histogram in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 15 £32,500 -27.77% 1
North West - 8 £29,500 -
London +18 7 £75,000 +87.50%
Cheshire - 7 £29,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £31,000 -
Manchester - 1 £29,500 -

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WhatsUp Gold also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WhatsUp Gold.

1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (76.67%) vSphere
4 22 (73.33%) Linux
5 19 (63.33%) Red Hat
6 17 (56.67%) VMware
6 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco
6 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (53.33%) Citrix
7 16 (53.33%) ITIL
7 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 16 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (50.00%) Capacity Management
8 15 (50.00%) XenApp
8 15 (50.00%) CLARiiON
8 15 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 15 (50.00%) Oracle
8 15 (50.00%) EMC
9 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
9 14 (46.67%) DHCP
10 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
10 13 (43.33%) Finance
10 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
11 12 (40.00%) UAG
11 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WhatsUp Gold also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WhatsUp Gold. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Lync
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (46.67%) DHCP
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
4 8 (26.67%) SNMP
5 3 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) Modbus
6 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) DNS
6 2 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.33%) FTP
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) MPLS
7 1 (3.33%) OSPF
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Team Leader
2 12 (40.00%) Data Centre Team Leader
2 12 (40.00%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Django
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (73.33%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (26.67%) UNIX
7 7 (23.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 8 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) vSphere
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (50.00%) XenApp
4 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (40.00%) UAG
5 12 (40.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (23.33%) Firmware
7 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 9 (30.00%) Backup Exec
3 8 (26.67%) WSUS
3 8 (26.67%) HP SIM
3 8 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (13.33%) Zenoss
5 2 (6.67%) Nagios
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Red Hat
3 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 16 (53.33%) Citrix
5 15 (50.00%) Oracle
5 15 (50.00%) EMC
6 12 (40.00%) Infoblox
7 10 (33.33%) Dell
8 8 (26.67%) HP
8 8 (26.67%) Symantec
8 8 (26.67%) Sophos
9 1 (3.33%) Juniper
9 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.33%) Spiceworks
9 1 (3.33%) SevOne