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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 134 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 1.92% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £43,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% -5.43%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -12.35%
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
255 260 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.67% 12.74% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 209 233 180
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) IPv4
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft