The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 727 797 824
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +27
Permanent jobs citing UAG 156 62 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.062% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123 53 57
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,250 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +25.18%
UAG
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11720 9982 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.71% 9.95% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9723 8592 9562
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

UAG
Salary Trend in England

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

UAG Salary Trend in England

UAG
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UAG across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

UAG Salary Histogram in England

UAG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 80 £55,000 -7.56% 7
South East +11 44 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire -40 14 £31,500 -37.00% 1
East of England -16 5 £38,000 -20.00% 1
North West - 5 £60,000 -
South West - 4 £23,500 -
UAG
UK

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing UAG 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 UAG.

1 220 (74.07%) Windows
2 206 (69.36%) MS Exchange
3 195 (65.66%) Microsoft
4 149 (50.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 145 (48.82%) VMware
6 142 (47.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 139 (46.80%) Active Directory
8 136 (45.79%) Cisco
9 133 (44.78%) DNS
10 132 (44.44%) DHCP
11 125 (42.09%) ITIL
12 115 (38.72%) Firewall
12 115 (38.72%) Lync
13 108 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 107 (36.03%) MS Excel
15 104 (35.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 100 (33.67%) Citrix
17 98 (33.00%) SharePoint
18 97 (32.66%) SQL Server
19 96 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
20 93 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
21 87 (29.29%) VPN
22 77 (25.93%) Forefront TMG
23 75 (25.25%) SCCM
24 74 (24.92%) MCSE
25 73 (24.58%) XenApp
26 70 (23.57%) SAN
27 66 (22.22%) Load Balancing
28 64 (21.55%) Linux
28 64 (21.55%) TCP/IP

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing UAG 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 UAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 206 (69.36%) MS Exchange
2 142 (47.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 115 (38.72%) Lync
4 98 (33.00%) SharePoint
5 39 (13.13%) IIS
5 39 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 32 (10.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (8.08%) SharePoint Server
7 24 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (5.05%) Lotus Domino
12 13 (4.38%) CMS
13 9 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 107 (36.03%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.11%) Office 365
2 18 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.05%) IaaS
4 12 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (44.78%) DNS
2 132 (44.44%) DHCP
3 115 (38.72%) Firewall
4 93 (31.31%) Cisco ASA
5 87 (29.29%) VPN
6 70 (23.57%) SAN
7 64 (21.55%) TCP/IP
8 53 (17.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (15.82%) SSL
10 45 (15.15%) NetScaler
10 45 (15.15%) Unified Communications
11 36 (12.12%) Internet
11 36 (12.12%) LAN
12 27 (9.09%) MPLS
13 26 (8.75%) SMTP
14 25 (8.42%) NetScreen
15 24 (8.08%) WAN
16 21 (7.07%) Ethernet
17 19 (6.40%) IPv6
18 17 (5.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (15.15%) Finance
2 20 (6.73%) Law
3 11 (3.70%) Legal
3 11 (3.70%) Publishing
4 4 (1.35%) Banking
4 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.01%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Electronics
5 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (11.45%) Support Engineer
2 32 (10.77%) Consultant
3 30 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.42%) Team Leader
4 25 (8.42%) Administrator
5 24 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (7.07%) Architect
6 21 (7.07%) Analyst
7 18 (6.06%) Network Engineer
8 16 (5.39%) Technical Architect
9 15 (5.05%) Service Manager
9 15 (5.05%) Messaging Administrator
9 15 (5.05%) Messaging Engineer
10 14 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Consultant
11 12 (4.04%) IT Services Manager
12 11 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 11 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
12 11 (3.70%) Data Centre Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.37%) COM
2 7 (2.36%) SAML
3 3 (1.01%) .NET
4 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 2 (0.67%) XMPP
4 2 (0.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 45 (15.15%) CLARiiON
3 34 (11.45%) PKI
4 27 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.70%) Clustering
6 10 (3.37%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.37%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.03%) CMDB
8 8 (2.69%) iPhone
9 7 (2.36%) Statistics
10 5 (1.68%) Replication
11 4 (1.35%) CCTV
12 3 (1.01%) Firmware
12 3 (1.01%) DTV
13 2 (0.67%) PDA
13 2 (0.67%) iPad
13 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
14 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
14 1 (0.34%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 220 (74.07%) Windows
2 149 (50.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (32.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (21.55%) Linux
5 53 (17.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (14.48%) Windows 7
7 42 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (8.75%) Windows XP
9 21 (7.07%) Windows Vista
10 13 (4.38%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (3.37%) SUSE
12 6 (2.02%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.34%) UNIX
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (42.09%) ITIL
2 66 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 36 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 33 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 32 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 31 (10.44%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 28 (9.43%) Configuration Management
9 22 (7.41%) Change Management
9 22 (7.41%) Release Management
9 22 (7.41%) Capacity Management
10 21 (7.07%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (4.71%) Logistics
12 13 (4.38%) Business Continuity
12 13 (4.38%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (4.38%) Network Management
13 12 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (3.70%) Service Delivery
15 10 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.78%) SQL
2 17 (5.72%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.35%) C
4 3 (1.01%) VB
5 2 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 104 (35.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (24.92%) MCSE
3 50 (16.84%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (12.79%) MCSA
5 30 (10.10%) CCNP
6 29 (9.76%) MCP
7 26 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (8.75%) Degree
8 23 (7.74%) MCTS
9 22 (7.41%) CCNA
10 21 (7.07%) CCSP
10 21 (7.07%) MCITP
11 20 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 18 (6.06%) CCIE
13 12 (4.04%) CCIP
13 12 (4.04%) SC Cleared
13 12 (4.04%) Security Cleared
14 10 (3.37%) Linux+ Certification
14 10 (3.37%) CCEE
14 10 (3.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 139 (46.80%) Active Directory
2 108 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (25.93%) Forefront TMG
4 73 (24.58%) XenApp
5 61 (20.54%) Hyper-V
6 54 (18.18%) vSphere
7 45 (15.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 45 (15.15%) ISA Server
8 33 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (9.43%) IAG
10 25 (8.42%) XenDesktop
11 23 (7.74%) Terminal Services
12 16 (5.39%) VMware ESX
13 8 (2.69%) Snort
13 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (1.35%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.34%) VMware GSX
16 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 75 (25.25%) SCCM
2 45 (15.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 33 (11.11%) SCOM
4 32 (10.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (4.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (3.70%) WSUS
6 11 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
7 10 (3.37%) Cacti
8 8 (2.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.68%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.01%) MOM
12 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.67%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 195 (65.66%) Microsoft
2 145 (48.82%) VMware
3 136 (45.79%) Cisco
4 100 (33.67%) Citrix
5 63 (21.21%) Red Hat
6 60 (20.20%) EMC
7 51 (17.17%) Symantec
8 46 (15.49%) HP
8 46 (15.49%) Juniper
9 45 (15.15%) Oracle
9 45 (15.15%) Infoblox
10 29 (9.76%) Dell
11 25 (8.42%) CommVault
12 24 (8.08%) SolarWinds
13 15 (5.05%) F5
14 13 (4.38%) CheckPoint
15 12 (4.04%) NetApp
15 12 (4.04%) MobileIron
16 11 (3.70%) Avaya
17 10 (3.37%) Lotus
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