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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 893 879 866
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 4 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.053% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 19
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +79.10%
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +84.61%

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
7580 6787 6583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.77% 6.20% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6132 5342 5441
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 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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
Top 5 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 19 December 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 -5 4 £47,500 -20.83%
London - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (95.45%) MS Exchange
3 20 (90.91%) vSphere
4 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (68.18%) Linux
6 14 (63.64%) Cisco
6 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
7 13 (59.09%) VMware
7 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (54.55%) Backup Exec
9 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (50.00%) Dell
9 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (45.45%) Oracle
10 10 (45.45%) EMC
10 10 (45.45%) Citrix
10 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
10 10 (45.45%) ITIL
10 10 (45.45%) Capacity Management
10 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (45.45%) XenApp
10 10 (45.45%) CLARiiON
10 10 (45.45%) EMC NetWorker
11 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
11 9 (40.91%) Finance
11 9 (40.91%) Lync
11 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (95.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (40.91%) Lync
2 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) SNMP
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (31.82%) NetScaler
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Operations Team Leader
3 7 (31.82%) Data Centre Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Storage Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 7 (31.82%) CentOS
5 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
1 10 (45.45%) Capacity Management
2 8 (36.36%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) vSphere
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (45.45%) XenApp
4 7 (31.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) Firmware
4 7 (31.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Backup Exec
2 10 (45.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (36.36%) SCCM
3 8 (36.36%) WSUS
3 8 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (36.36%) HP SIM
4 3 (13.64%) ZABBIX
4 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 13 (59.09%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) Dell
5 10 (45.45%) EMC
5 10 (45.45%) Citrix
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) Symantec
6 8 (36.36%) Sophos
6 8 (36.36%) HP
7 7 (31.82%) Infoblox
8 3 (13.64%) Spiceworks
8 3 (13.64%) SevOne
8 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.55%) Adobe
9 1 (4.55%) Apple