The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 832 722 814
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +92
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 83 147 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.37% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 71 110 65
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12396 10765 11248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.53% 9.89% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10303 9175 9655
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 24 July 2014 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 24 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
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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 -87 81 £50,000 +33.33% 7
South East -45 48 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Surrey +20 19 £65,000 +109.67%
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £41,250 +4.43%
London -52 10 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Berkshire -9 9 £47,500 +58.33%
East of England -13 9 £38,000 -15.55% 2
High Wycombe - 7 - -
Reading 0 6 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire -10 6 £35,250 -25.78% 2
Hampshire -18 6 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West -23 6 £30,000 +9.09%
Bedford -7 5 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -2 4 £35,000 - 1
Newbury +3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Birmingham -3 3 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Bristol -5 3 £30,000 +8.10%
North West -5 3 £21,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £40,500 -1.21%
Milton Keynes -19 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Swindon - 2 £27,250 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £27,250 -
Shropshire 0 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Telford -3 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Cambridge -11 1 £41,000 -
City of London -13 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Hertfordshire -22 1 £60,000 +50.00%

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 161 (82.99%) Windows
2 146 (75.26%) Microsoft
3 132 (68.04%) Active Directory
4 113 (58.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (50.52%) MS Exchange
6 94 (48.45%) DNS
7 91 (46.91%) VMware
7 91 (46.91%) UAG
8 89 (45.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 86 (44.33%) MS Excel
10 84 (43.30%) Cisco
11 82 (42.27%) Firewall
12 78 (40.21%) IIS
13 76 (39.18%) Hyper-V
14 74 (38.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 73 (37.63%) SharePoint
15 73 (37.63%) ISA Server
16 71 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 65 (33.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 65 (33.51%) SAN
18 63 (32.47%) ITIL
19 61 (31.44%) SQL Server
20 60 (30.93%) SQL
21 58 (29.90%) MCSE
22 53 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2007
23 51 (26.29%) DHCP
24 50 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
25 49 (25.26%) Lync
25 49 (25.26%) Load Balancing
26 48 (24.74%) HTTP

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 98 (50.52%) MS Exchange
2 78 (40.21%) IIS
3 74 (38.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (37.63%) SharePoint
5 53 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 49 (25.26%) Lync
7 48 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (14.95%) SharePoint Server
9 26 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (9.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (6.19%) Moodle
12 12 (6.19%) Apache
13 11 (5.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (4.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (2.58%) WordPress
16 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
17 3 (1.55%) WorkSite
18 2 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
18 2 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 86 (44.33%) MS Excel
2 46 (23.71%) MS Office
3 14 (7.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.06%) MS Project
5 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.89%) Office 365
2 15 (7.73%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.61%) IaaS
4 3 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (48.45%) DNS
2 82 (42.27%) Firewall
3 65 (33.51%) SAN
4 51 (26.29%) DHCP
5 48 (24.74%) HTTP
6 43 (22.16%) WAN
7 38 (19.59%) TCP/IP
7 38 (19.59%) SSL
7 38 (19.59%) VLAN
8 31 (15.98%) Internet
8 31 (15.98%) VPN
9 30 (15.46%) LAN
10 29 (14.95%) HTTPS
11 22 (11.34%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (10.82%) Network Security
13 20 (10.31%) IPv6
14 16 (8.25%) VoIP
15 15 (7.73%) SSH
16 14 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (7.22%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (31.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.19%) MySQL
4 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 23 (11.86%) Publishing
2 10 (5.15%) Finance
3 4 (2.06%) Electronics
4 3 (1.55%) Marketing
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.03%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (18.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (16.49%) Support Engineer
3 30 (15.46%) Consultant
4 26 (13.40%) Architect
5 21 (10.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Consultant
6 20 (10.31%) Analyst
7 14 (7.22%) Network Engineer
8 13 (6.70%) Technical Architect
8 13 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 10 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.64%) Designer
11 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (4.12%) Security Designer
12 6 (3.09%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.70%) COM
1 13 (6.70%) LAMP
2 8 (4.12%) SAML
3 4 (2.06%) XML
4 3 (1.55%) XMPP
5 2 (1.03%) Web Services
5 2 (1.03%) .NET
6 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Open Source
2 10 (5.15%) Clustering
3 9 (4.64%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.64%) Replication
4 8 (4.12%) PKI
4 8 (4.12%) Firmware
5 7 (3.61%) VLE
6 5 (2.58%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.55%) DTV
7 3 (1.55%) Wiki
7 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 161 (82.99%) Windows
2 113 (58.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (33.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (17.01%) Linux
6 29 (14.95%) Windows 7
7 23 (11.86%) Windows XP
7 23 (11.86%) Windows Vista
8 12 (6.19%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.64%) Solaris
10 8 (4.12%) UNIX
11 3 (1.55%) CentOS
11 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.47%) ITIL
2 49 (25.26%) Load Balancing
3 25 (12.89%) Change Control
4 21 (10.82%) PRINCE2
4 21 (10.82%) Data Protection
5 17 (8.76%) Migration
6 15 (7.73%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.67%) Time Management
8 10 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (5.15%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (5.15%) MOF
8 10 (5.15%) CRM
9 8 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.09%) Validation
10 6 (3.09%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.58%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.58%) Content Management
11 5 (2.58%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.93%) SQL
2 37 (19.07%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.79%) Perl
3 19 (9.79%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.19%) PHP
5 4 (2.06%) VBScript
6 3 (1.55%) VB
6 3 (1.55%) C
7 2 (1.03%) Korn
7 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (45.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (29.90%) MCSE
3 45 (23.20%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (19.07%) CCNP
5 32 (16.49%) MCTS
6 27 (13.92%) MCITP
7 26 (13.40%) Degree
8 25 (12.89%) CCNA
8 25 (12.89%) MCSA
9 23 (11.86%) CCSP
10 21 (10.82%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (10.82%) Security Cleared
10 21 (10.82%) SC Cleared
11 20 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (9.79%) MCP
13 15 (7.73%) CCIE
14 14 (7.22%) CCIP
15 13 (6.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (5.67%) CISSP
17 10 (5.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.34%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (68.04%) Active Directory
2 91 (46.91%) UAG
3 76 (39.18%) Hyper-V
4 73 (37.63%) ISA Server
5 71 (36.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (13.40%) Terminal Services
7 25 (12.89%) XenDesktop
7 25 (12.89%) vSphere
8 22 (11.34%) XenApp
9 14 (7.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (5.15%) IAG
12 8 (4.12%) Shibboleth
12 8 (4.12%) Snort
13 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.55%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
14 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (22.68%) SCCM
2 42 (21.65%) SCOM
3 31 (15.98%) WSUS
4 23 (11.86%) Backup Exec
5 15 (7.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (5.15%) Cacti
7 9 (4.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (3.61%) MOM
9 5 (2.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (1.55%) SCDPM
10 3 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.03%) Opsview
11 2 (1.03%) Nagios
11 2 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
12 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 146 (75.26%) Microsoft
2 91 (46.91%) VMware
3 84 (43.30%) Cisco
4 46 (23.71%) HP
5 35 (18.04%) Citrix
6 28 (14.43%) Dell
7 26 (13.40%) Symantec
8 25 (12.89%) NetApp
9 24 (12.37%) Juniper
10 23 (11.86%) SolarWinds
11 21 (10.82%) CheckPoint
12 18 (9.28%) Altiris
13 17 (8.76%) Websense
14 13 (6.70%) McAfee
14 13 (6.70%) EMC
15 10 (5.15%) Remedy
16 8 (4.12%) SonicWALL
16 8 (4.12%) F5
16 8 (4.12%) Sourcefire
17 6 (3.09%) SAP
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