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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 844 803 746
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -57
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 43 91 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.085% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.84% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 81 102
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,400 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,800 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%

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
13004 10882 10560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.17% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10851 8989 8833
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -25 41 £45,000 +5.88% 4
London +8 18 £55,000 +2.32% 1
South East -30 14 £42,500 +3.03%
City of London +4 8 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Milton Keynes 0 5 £40,000 -8.04%
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £40,000 -8.04%
Surrey +2 3 £70,000 +27.27%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Crawley - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands +25 2 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £48,750 +39.28% 1
South West - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £48,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £48,750 -
North Yorkshire +8 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £42,500 +3.65%
Berkshire +1 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Cambridge -1 1 £42,500 +3.65%
Reading -2 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Leeds -8 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Hampshire -12 1 £62,500 +66.66%
North West -13 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Birmingham -13 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -14 1 £55,000 +57.14%
East of England -18 1 £42,500 +21.42%
West Midlands -31 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Brighton - 1 £42,500 -

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 120 (90.91%) Windows
2 104 (78.79%) Active Directory
3 98 (74.24%) Hyper-V
4 96 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 81 (61.36%) VMware
6 76 (57.58%) MS Exchange
7 75 (56.82%) SCCM
8 73 (55.30%) SCOM
9 72 (54.55%) UAG
10 68 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (47.73%) MS Excel
12 62 (46.97%) ISA Server
13 61 (46.21%) SAN
14 58 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 55 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 51 (38.64%) Office 365
17 50 (37.88%) Windows Server 2012
18 49 (37.12%) SQL Server
19 48 (36.36%) SQL
19 48 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
20 43 (32.58%) Exchange Server 2013
21 40 (30.30%) Lync
22 37 (28.03%) MCSE
23 36 (27.27%) Cisco
24 33 (25.00%) Firewall
25 32 (24.24%) Load Balancing
26 31 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
26 31 (23.48%) IIS
27 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
27 30 (22.73%) Security Cleared

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 76 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 55 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (32.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (30.30%) Lync
5 31 (23.48%) IIS
6 27 (20.45%) SharePoint
7 16 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 63 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.64%) MS Office
3 5 (3.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (38.64%) Office 365
2 31 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.58%) IaaS
4 8 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (46.21%) SAN
2 33 (25.00%) Firewall
3 25 (18.94%) DNS
4 23 (17.42%) WAN
5 22 (16.67%) DHCP
6 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
7 13 (9.85%) LAN
8 10 (7.58%) VPN
9 9 (6.82%) VLAN
10 8 (6.06%) Internet
11 7 (5.30%) Wireless
12 5 (3.79%) NAS
12 5 (3.79%) VoIP
13 4 (3.03%) Unified Communications
13 4 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (3.03%) IP Telephony
13 4 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (2.27%) IPX
14 3 (2.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (37.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.30%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Electronics
3 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (24.24%) Architect
3 21 (15.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 20 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.85%) Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.82%) Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (5.30%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
11 5 (3.79%) Storage Architect
11 5 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 3 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) SAML
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
2 3 (2.27%) XML
2 3 (2.27%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) COM
3 1 (0.76%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Clustering
2 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.30%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.79%) Replication
5 4 (3.03%) DTV
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.52%) DataPower
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 120 (90.91%) Windows
2 68 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (37.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.30%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.03%) Windows Phone
7 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.52%) Android
8 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.52%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.76%) Linux
9 1 (0.76%) UNIX
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 30 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (20.45%) ITIL
4 13 (9.85%) Migration
5 11 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 7 (5.30%) Business Development
6 7 (5.30%) Data Protection
6 7 (5.30%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.55%) CRM
7 6 (4.55%) MOF
8 5 (3.79%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.79%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.03%) Change Control
9 4 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.36%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (28.03%) MCSE
3 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 30 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 16 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.58%) CCNP
6 9 (6.82%) MCP
7 8 (6.06%) MCTS
8 7 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.30%) MCSA
8 7 (5.30%) CCNA
9 6 (4.55%) Degree
10 5 (3.79%) MCITP
11 4 (3.03%) CCSP
12 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.52%) ISEB
13 2 (1.52%) CCIE
14 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 98 (74.24%) Hyper-V
3 72 (54.55%) UAG
4 62 (46.97%) ISA Server
5 58 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (13.64%) XenDesktop
7 16 (12.12%) XenApp
8 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (6.06%) vSphere
11 7 (5.30%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.27%) XenServer
13 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.76%) IAG
Systems Management
1 75 (56.82%) SCCM
2 73 (55.30%) SCOM
3 21 (15.91%) SCVMM
4 20 (15.15%) SCDPM
5 19 (14.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (3.79%) SCSM
7 4 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.03%) WSUS
8 3 (2.27%) Nagios
8 3 (2.27%) Opsview
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Intune
9 2 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.52%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.76%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 96 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 81 (61.36%) VMware
3 36 (27.27%) Cisco
4 29 (21.97%) Citrix
5 25 (18.94%) F5
6 19 (14.39%) HP
7 11 (8.33%) Juniper
8 10 (7.58%) Websense
9 9 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.06%) Symantec
11 7 (5.30%) Veeam
12 6 (4.55%) Dell
12 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.79%) Riverbed
14 4 (3.03%) SAP
14 4 (3.03%) CommVault
14 4 (3.03%) NetApp
15 3 (2.27%) Remedy
15 3 (2.27%) Sonus
15 3 (2.27%) Huawei
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