The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 834 854 743
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -111
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 81 78 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 0.62% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 111
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12018 12651 10990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.97% 10.80% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9990 10481 9373
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the UK.

Forefront TMG Salary Trend in the UK

Forefront TMG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Forefront TMG Salary Histogram in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
England +32 73 £42,500 -15.00% 5
South East 0 40 £52,500 -4.54%
Buckinghamshire +7 17 £37,500 -9.09%
West Midlands +10 11 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Birmingham +5 11 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Milton Keynes -1 11 £37,500 -9.09%
London +32 10 £51,250 -10.86% 2
Surrey +7 10 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £42,500 -
Crawley - 10 £42,500 -
East of England +5 8 £35,000 -7.89%
Bedfordshire +4 6 £35,000 -0.70%
Guildford - 6 £65,000 -
City of London +40 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Marlow +17 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £55,000 -
Scotland +13 3 £32,500 +1.56%
Berkshire +5 3 £60,000 +26.31%
Edinburgh +4 3 £32,500 +1.56%
Hampshire +2 2 £58,750 +17.50%
North West -1 2 £50,000 +132.55%
Coventry - 2 £33,500 -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £38,000 -6.17%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £50,000 -16.66%
High Wycombe -9 1 - -
Bristol -13 1 £70,000 +133.33%
South West -17 1 £70,000 +133.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 124 (89.86%) Windows
2 109 (78.99%) Active Directory
3 99 (71.74%) VMware
4 96 (69.57%) Microsoft
5 84 (60.87%) MS Exchange
6 81 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (58.70%) Hyper-V
7 77 (55.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (55.07%) ISA Server
9 74 (53.62%) Cisco
10 60 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 56 (40.58%) HP
13 55 (39.86%) SAN
14 53 (38.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 51 (36.96%) Firewall
15 51 (36.96%) MS Excel
16 48 (34.78%) Citrix
17 46 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
18 43 (31.16%) UAG
19 42 (30.43%) ITIL
20 41 (29.71%) IIS
21 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
22 39 (28.26%) SQL
23 37 (26.81%) Dell
24 36 (26.09%) MCSE
25 34 (24.64%) TCP/IP
25 34 (24.64%) Lync
26 32 (23.19%) Office 365
27 30 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 84 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 46 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (29.71%) IIS
4 34 (24.64%) Lync
5 30 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (19.57%) SharePoint
8 22 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (9.42%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (2.17%) WorkSite
11 3 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.29%) MS Office
3 7 (5.07%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.19%) Office 365
2 12 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.62%) IaaS
5 4 (2.90%) Symantec.cloud
6 3 (2.17%) Yammer
6 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (39.86%) SAN
2 51 (36.96%) Firewall
3 34 (24.64%) TCP/IP
4 28 (20.29%) WAN
5 18 (13.04%) DNS
6 17 (12.32%) IPv4
6 17 (12.32%) DHCP
7 15 (10.87%) IPsec
8 12 (8.70%) VLAN
9 9 (6.52%) Unified Communications
10 8 (5.80%) Wireless
11 7 (5.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.35%) LAN
13 5 (3.62%) NAS
14 4 (2.90%) DEFINITY
14 4 (2.90%) Network Security
15 3 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
15 3 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.45%) Informix
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Back Office
2 3 (2.17%) Banking
2 3 (2.17%) Retail
2 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.45%) Marketing
3 2 (1.45%) Electronics
3 2 (1.45%) Legal
3 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) Consultant
4 14 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Support Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Support Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.07%) Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) Application Packaging
2 7 (5.07%) .NET
3 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.90%) COM
4 4 (2.90%) SAML
5 3 (2.17%) Web Services
5 3 (2.17%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.12%) Clustering
2 15 (10.87%) HP StoreVirtual
3 13 (9.42%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.52%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.07%) Fat Client
6 7 (5.07%) Thin Client
7 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.45%) DTV
8 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.45%) Replication
8 2 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) SystemC
9 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 124 (89.86%) Windows
2 81 (58.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (38.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.07%) Linux
6 7 (5.07%) UNIX
7 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.90%) NetWare
7 4 (2.90%) AIX
8 2 (1.45%) Solaris
8 2 (1.45%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) ITIL
2 20 (14.49%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.59%) Migration
4 14 (10.14%) Coaching
5 13 (9.42%) Change Management
6 12 (8.70%) CRM
6 12 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 12 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
6 12 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 12 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (7.97%) Project Management
8 10 (7.25%) MOF
9 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.80%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (5.80%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) SQL
2 16 (11.59%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.25%) C
4 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VBScript
5 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (26.09%) MCSE
3 23 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 20 (14.49%) CCNA
5 18 (13.04%) MCSA
6 16 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (10.14%) MCTS
7 14 (10.14%) MCITP
8 9 (6.52%) Degree
9 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.35%) CCNP
10 5 (3.62%) MCP
11 4 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.90%) EMC Certification
11 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.45%) HND
13 2 (1.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) SLA
2 7 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.07%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 109 (78.99%) Active Directory
2 81 (58.70%) Hyper-V
3 77 (55.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (55.07%) ISA Server
5 43 (31.16%) UAG
6 21 (15.22%) vSphere
7 12 (8.70%) XenApp
7 12 (8.70%) Terminal Services
8 9 (6.52%) VMware ESX
9 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
10 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.45%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (19.57%) SCOM
2 22 (15.94%) SCCM
3 14 (10.14%) WSUS
4 11 (7.97%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (5.80%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.07%) MOM
7 6 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (2.17%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.72%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 99 (71.74%) VMware
2 96 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 74 (53.62%) Cisco
4 56 (40.58%) HP
5 48 (34.78%) Citrix
6 37 (26.81%) Dell
7 29 (21.01%) Symantec
8 21 (15.22%) Websense
9 19 (13.77%) CheckPoint
10 17 (12.32%) NetApp
10 17 (12.32%) SonicWALL
11 14 (10.14%) McAfee
12 12 (8.70%) Riverbed
13 8 (5.80%) 3Com
13 8 (5.80%) Computacenter
13 8 (5.80%) EMC
14 5 (3.62%) SAP
14 5 (3.62%) Dell Compellent
15 4 (2.90%) Meraki
15 4 (2.90%) Sun
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