The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 141 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 3.70% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Forefront TMG
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
284 162 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.52% 8.90% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 211 132 181
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Forefront TMG Salary Trend in Birmingham

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (87.50%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (87.50%) Terminal Services
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (50.00%) Presales
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) IPsec
3 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Presales Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Terminal Services
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) SonicWALL
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
5 3 (37.50%) Dell