The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 254 - 233
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Average salary £21,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
Forefront TMG
England

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

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
712 581 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.59% 8.16% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 574 502 605
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Forefront TMG Salary Trend in the North West

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Sage
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) MOM
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Assistant
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) UAG
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) MOM
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Epicor
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel