Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 309 309
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -
Permanent jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.058% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.87% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 5
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.41% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £32,000 £36,650
90th Percentile £53,750 £36,750 £45,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +51.90% -1.25% -15.79%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 778 686 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.03% 6.58% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 506 437 486
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £41,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.42% -0.60% +7.05%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

WhatsUp Gold
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WhatsUp Gold as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WhatsUp Gold 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WhatsUp Gold 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsUp Gold within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +15 2 £52,500 +54.41% 1
WhatsUp Gold
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WhatsUp Gold.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Meraki

WhatsUp Gold
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TACACS
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Meraki
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (100.00%) VMware