The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 207 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 3 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.060% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 1.13% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 9
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
Forefront TMG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
634 793 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.70% 14.28% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 457 531 624
Average salary £39,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Berkshire region.

Forefront TMG Salary Trend in Berkshire

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Forefront TMG 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 Forefront TMG.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) ISA Server
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) MS Project
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) MOF
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) UAG

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Forefront TMG 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 Forefront TMG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) MOF
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) ISA Server
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) UAG
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Sonus
4 1 (16.67%) SAP