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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
UK
Rank 854 942 955
Rank change year-on-year +88 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.043% 0.072% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% -5.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £44,750 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +15.64%  

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7003 8307 7868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5686 6690 6249
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WhatsUp Gold as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 1 £65,000 +92.59%
Derby - 1 £65,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £65,000 -
Bridgend - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Wales - 1 - -

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) MPLS
3 7 (36.84%) Zenoss
3 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (31.58%) Intel Security
4 6 (31.58%) Avaya
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) SNMP
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) WSUS
5 5 (26.32%) RIP
5 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
5 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) Nagios
5 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (26.32%) F5
5 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
6 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
3 7 (36.84%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) SNMP
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) RIP
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) ADSL
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.79%) IPsec
7 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) IT Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Monitoring Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
2 2 (10.53%) CGI
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Debian
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Feasibility Study
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCENT
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Zenoss
2 5 (26.32%) Nagios
2 5 (26.32%) WSUS
3 4 (21.05%) AirWatch
3 4 (21.05%) Malwarebytes
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (15.79%) Icinga
4 3 (15.79%) OpenNMS
5 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
5 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
5 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (10.53%) WMI
6 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
6 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Avaya
2 6 (31.58%) Intel Security
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
4 4 (21.05%) CommVault
4 4 (21.05%) Forcepoint
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.79%) Aruba
6 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) Veeam