The first table below looks at the demand for UAG 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 UAG over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 238 240 239
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing UAG 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.069% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 0.88% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
705 571 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.91% 7.87% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 589 472 673
Average salary £33,264 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,800 £23,000
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%
UAG
England

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UAG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

UAG Salary Trend in the North West

UAG
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UAG across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

UAG Salary Histogram in the North West

UAG
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 UAG within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -2 7 £60,000 -
UAG
England

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (66.67%) Lync
2 8 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) PKI
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) MCTS
3 5 (41.67%) MCITP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) SCOM
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (66.67%) Lync
3 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
1 8 (66.67%) MPLS
1 8 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) PSTN
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) H.323
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (41.67%) MCTS
1 5 (41.67%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) MOM
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) Polycom
3 1 (8.33%) Siemens