The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank 214 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.071% 0.019% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £39,750 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £29,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+33.05% -9.23%
WhatsUp Gold
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
321 312 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.70% 5.81% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 272 263 391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WhatsUp Gold
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WhatsUp Gold Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WhatsUp Gold
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry -9 4 £39,750 +59.00% 1
WhatsUp Gold
England

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Zenoss
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Meraki
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) ADSL
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support
4 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Network Support
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Zenoss
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (40.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp