Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WhatsUp Gold over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1172 1204 1278
Rank change year-on-year +32 +74 +17
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 17 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 17
UK median annual salary £60,000 £44,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +12.82% -32.17%
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £34,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +54.41% -12.82% +32.20%

WhatsUp Gold is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15824 16442 16739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12972 13273 13598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WhatsUp Gold as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WhatsUp Gold 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.

Salary trend for WhatsUp Gold in the UK

WhatsUp Gold
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +20 14 £60,000 +36.36%
London +5 10 £60,000 +33.33%
UK excluding London +31 7 £52,500 +54.41%
Midlands +22 4 £52,500 +54.41%
West Midlands +13 4 £52,500 +54.41%
Wales +17 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold.

1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 10 (58.82%) SCOM
3 9 (52.94%) CCNA
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
5 7 (41.18%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) Network Management
6 6 (35.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) MPLS
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Service Management
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) AppSense
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (23.53%) Tripwire
8 4 (23.53%) MCP
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Linux

WhatsUp Gold
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) VLAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) MPLS
2 5 (29.41%) OSPF
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (23.53%) TACACS
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) ICMP
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) RIP
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Romanian Language
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Assistant IT Manager
1 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Manager
1 10 (58.82%) Infrastructure Services Manager
1 10 (58.82%) IT Assistant
1 10 (58.82%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 10 (58.82%) IT Manager
1 10 (58.82%) IT Services Manager
1 10 (58.82%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Presales
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) RUP
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNA
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) MCP
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
1 10 (58.82%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) QRadar
3 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) AppSense
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) Meraki
3 4 (23.53%) Snow
3 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
3 4 (23.53%) Tripwire
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) BMC
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) Progress