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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 825 770 767
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -3
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 80 103 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.97% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 76 108
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -7.50%

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
12350 10646 11981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.83% 10.00% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10263 9053 10277
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -40 76 £50,000 +33.33% 8
South East +1 45 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Surrey +9 22 £75,000 +130.76%
Hampshire -6 10 £50,000 +33.33% 2
East of England -11 10 £35,750 +10.00%
South West -32 9 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £55,000 +60.58%
Farnborough - 8 £50,000 -
London -6 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Bedfordshire -13 5 £33,500 +3.07%
High Wycombe -2 4 - -
Bedford -11 4 £35,750 +10.00%
Hertfordshire -15 4 - -
Glasgow -19 4 - -
Scotland -20 4 - - 2
West Midlands -30 4 £35,000 +4.47%
Dorset - 4 £28,750 - 3
Poole - 4 £28,750 - 1
Hitchin - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - - 2
Reading -9 3 £47,500 -
Bristol -11 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Berkshire -16 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Birmingham -18 3 £35,000 +4.47%
Basingstoke - 2 £55,000 -
Swindon - 2 £27,250 -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £27,250 -
North West - 2 £21,500 - 2
Milton Keynes -12 1 - -

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 148 (87.57%) Windows
2 123 (72.78%) Active Directory
3 111 (65.68%) Microsoft
4 97 (57.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (52.07%) Hyper-V
6 85 (50.30%) VMware
7 82 (48.52%) MS Exchange
8 78 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 78 (46.15%) UAG
9 76 (44.97%) SAN
10 72 (42.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 66 (39.05%) DNS
11 66 (39.05%) Cisco
12 64 (37.87%) Firewall
12 64 (37.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 62 (36.69%) ISA Server
14 59 (34.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 58 (34.32%) SQL
15 58 (34.32%) SQL Server
16 57 (33.73%) MCSE
17 56 (33.14%) Lync
18 55 (32.54%) ITIL
19 52 (30.77%) SCCM
20 50 (29.59%) Exchange Server 2013
21 48 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (28.40%) DHCP
22 47 (27.81%) SCOM
22 47 (27.81%) Load Balancing
23 42 (24.85%) IIS
23 42 (24.85%) Windows Server 2003

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 82 (48.52%) MS Exchange
2 64 (37.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (33.14%) Lync
4 50 (29.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (24.85%) IIS
6 40 (23.67%) SharePoint
6 40 (23.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (9.47%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (8.28%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (8.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.96%) Moodle
11 5 (2.96%) WordPress
11 5 (2.96%) Apache
12 3 (1.78%) WorkSite
13 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 78 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 35 (20.71%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.37%) MS Project
5 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.98%) Office 365
2 15 (8.88%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.33%) IaaS
5 4 (2.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (44.97%) SAN
2 66 (39.05%) DNS
3 64 (37.87%) Firewall
4 48 (28.40%) DHCP
5 31 (18.34%) WAN
6 29 (17.16%) HTTP
7 24 (14.20%) TCP/IP
8 23 (13.61%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (12.43%) HTTPS
10 20 (11.83%) LAN
11 18 (10.65%) VPN
11 18 (10.65%) Internet
12 15 (8.88%) IPv6
12 15 (8.88%) VoIP
13 14 (8.28%) SSL
14 13 (7.69%) VLAN
15 12 (7.10%) IP Telephony
15 12 (7.10%) IPX
15 12 (7.10%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (5.92%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.33%) Finance
1 9 (5.33%) Publishing
2 4 (2.37%) Law
3 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.78%) Electronics
3 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.59%) Military
4 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (21.89%) Architect
2 27 (15.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (13.02%) Consultant
4 21 (12.43%) Technical Architect
5 19 (11.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (10.06%) Support Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) Network Engineer
7 16 (9.47%) Analyst
8 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
9 12 (7.10%) Designer
10 11 (6.51%) Security Designer
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 9 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.73%) Security Architect
13 8 (4.73%) Web Designer
13 8 (4.73%) Web Architect
13 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
14 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) COM
2 9 (5.33%) SAML
3 6 (3.55%) LAMP
4 3 (1.78%) XML
5 2 (1.18%) .NET
5 2 (1.18%) Web Services
6 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.14%) Clustering
2 7 (4.14%) Open Source
2 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.96%) EqualLogic
4 4 (2.37%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.78%) PKI
5 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.78%) DTV
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) Replication
6 2 (1.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 148 (87.57%) Windows
2 97 (57.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (24.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.20%) Linux
6 18 (10.65%) Windows 7
7 16 (9.47%) Windows 8
8 13 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 12 (7.10%) Solaris
10 10 (5.92%) UNIX
11 9 (5.33%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.37%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.78%) CentOS
13 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.54%) ITIL
2 47 (27.81%) Load Balancing
3 27 (15.98%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (9.47%) PRINCE2
5 14 (8.28%) Migration
5 14 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (6.51%) Mentoring
6 11 (6.51%) Coaching
6 11 (6.51%) Data Protection
7 10 (5.92%) Change Control
7 10 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (5.33%) Validation
8 9 (5.33%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.73%) CRM
9 8 (4.73%) MOF
9 8 (4.73%) Time Management
10 5 (2.96%) Project Management
10 5 (2.96%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.32%) SQL
2 23 (13.61%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.73%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.73%) Perl
4 5 (2.96%) PHP
5 3 (1.78%) C
6 2 (1.18%) VBScript
6 2 (1.18%) VB
6 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (42.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (33.73%) MCSE
3 26 (15.38%) MCTS
3 26 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (13.61%) Degree
5 22 (13.02%) SC Cleared
5 22 (13.02%) Security Cleared
5 22 (13.02%) CCNP
6 21 (12.43%) MCITP
7 19 (11.24%) MCSA
8 15 (8.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (8.88%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (8.28%) CCSP
10 13 (7.69%) MCP
10 13 (7.69%) DV Cleared
11 12 (7.10%) CCIE
11 12 (7.10%) CCNA
12 9 (5.33%) CISSP
13 8 (4.73%) CISM
13 8 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.02%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 123 (72.78%) Active Directory
2 88 (52.07%) Hyper-V
3 78 (46.15%) UAG
4 62 (36.69%) ISA Server
5 59 (34.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (14.79%) XenApp
6 25 (14.79%) XenDesktop
7 16 (9.47%) vSphere
8 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (5.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (5.92%) Terminal Services
9 10 (5.92%) IAG
10 8 (4.73%) Snort
11 5 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.37%) Shibboleth
13 3 (1.78%) XenServer
14 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
14 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 52 (30.77%) SCCM
2 47 (27.81%) SCOM
3 17 (10.06%) WSUS
4 15 (8.88%) Backup Exec
5 11 (6.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (5.92%) Cacti
7 4 (2.37%) SCSM
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.18%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.18%) MOM
8 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.59%) Nagios
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.59%) Opsview
Vendors
1 111 (65.68%) Microsoft
2 85 (50.30%) VMware
3 66 (39.05%) Cisco
4 39 (23.08%) Citrix
5 34 (20.12%) HP
6 26 (15.38%) Dell
6 26 (15.38%) NetApp
7 23 (13.61%) SolarWinds
8 22 (13.02%) F5
9 20 (11.83%) Symantec
10 17 (10.06%) CheckPoint
11 16 (9.47%) Juniper
12 14 (8.28%) McAfee
13 12 (7.10%) EMC
14 8 (4.73%) Websense
14 8 (4.73%) Sourcefire
15 7 (4.14%) Altiris
15 7 (4.14%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.96%) Remedy
17 4 (2.37%) SAP
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