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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 253 - 239
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% - 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £30,750 - £32,450
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -7.50%
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
728 560 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.72% 8.29% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 595 456 518
Average salary £34,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 1 £30,750 -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Epicor
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Epicor
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware