The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 900 859 881
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +22
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 15 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.15% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 21
Average salary £72,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.75% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-38.65% +1.87%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7178 6758 6056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.10% 6.21% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5766 5403 4934
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

WhatsUp Gold Salary Histogram in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Top 10 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 24 July 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 -19 15 £72,500 +70.58%
London -28 10 £73,750 +78.78%
South East - 3 £41,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Coventry - 2 £25,000 -
Slough - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
City of London -6 1 £67,500 +58.82%
Surrey - 1 £41,250 -
Leatherhead - 1 £41,250 -

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (70.83%) DHCP
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (54.17%) Linux
6 12 (50.00%) Firewall
6 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (41.67%) NetScaler
8 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
8 10 (41.67%) Citrix
8 10 (41.67%) ITIL
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (37.50%) XenApp
9 9 (37.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 9 (37.50%) Infoblox
9 9 (37.50%) vSphere
9 9 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (37.50%) CLARiiON
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
9 9 (37.50%) EMC
9 9 (37.50%) UAG

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) DHCP
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (41.67%) NetScaler
5 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 8 (33.33%) LAN
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) MPLS
6 7 (29.17%) OSPF
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) RIP
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
8 5 (20.83%) HSRP
9 4 (16.67%) IGRP
9 4 (16.67%) MGCP
9 4 (16.67%) H.323
9 4 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Django
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) CLARiiON
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) i5/OS
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
2 9 (37.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
2 9 (37.50%) UAG
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (29.17%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Zenoss
4 2 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.17%) OpenView
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Citrix
5 9 (37.50%) Infoblox
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (37.50%) EMC
6 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Trapeze
8 3 (12.50%) Avaya
9 2 (8.33%) Intel
9 2 (8.33%) BMC
9 2 (8.33%) Juniper
9 2 (8.33%) Remedy
10 1 (4.17%) JBoss
10 1 (4.17%) Nokia
10 1 (4.17%) Siemens
10 1 (4.17%) Nortel
10 1 (4.17%) Dell