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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 130 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.096% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 0.84% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £48,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.27% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
229 238 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.99% 13.37% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 189 214 151
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Forefront TMG Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 11 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 6 (54.55%) XenDesktop
3 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) ProCurve
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 6 (54.55%) VMware

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) IPsec
3 5 (45.45%) IPv4
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) IT Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Solutions Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Installations Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
2 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
2 6 (54.55%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) SonicWALL
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) ProCurve
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Dell