The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.93%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
Forefront TMG
North West

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 52 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.02% 8.41% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 96
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Forefront TMG Salary Trend in Merseyside

Forefront TMG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp