The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 238 217 204
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs citing UAG 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 1.74% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 13
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -44.70%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -10.52%
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
691 460 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.62% 8.74% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 588 393 450
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UAG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

UAG Salary Trend in the South West

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (62.50%) SCSM
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 5 (62.50%) SCSM
3 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec