The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 245 242 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 2 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.055% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.71% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £21,500 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +14.50%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
707 566 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.91% 7.81% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 589 471 667
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,040
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Forefront TMG
England

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 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) SCOM
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) MOM
5 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (40.00%) UAG
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
5 4 (40.00%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCTS
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) UAG
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
1 7 (70.00%) SCOM
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (40.00%) MOM
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Sage
6 1 (10.00%) Mitel
6 1 (10.00%) Epicor
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp