The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank - 249 253
Permanent jobs citing UAG 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category - 0.64% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
UAG
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
664 628 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.05% 9.08% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 496 424
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds