The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 878 905 924
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 36 77 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.070% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.62% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 56
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -17.00%

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
12019 12361 13337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.30% 11.26% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10193 10274 10957
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Forefront TMG Salary Histogram in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 35 £50,000 +17.64%
London +78 20 £56,250 +18.42%
West Sussex +6 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Crawley -3 10 £50,000 +17.64%
South East -9 10 £50,000 -20.00%
North West +19 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Manchester -3 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Croydon - 5 £34,000 -
Scotland +15 1 £28,500 -12.30%
Edinburgh +8 1 £28,500 -12.30%

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 66 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 58 (76.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (75.00%) VMware
4 53 (69.74%) Cisco
5 49 (64.47%) Firewall
6 48 (63.16%) Windows
7 42 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (51.32%) DHCP
8 39 (51.32%) DNS
8 39 (51.32%) SAN
9 38 (50.00%) ISA Server
9 38 (50.00%) HP
10 35 (46.05%) Hyper-V
11 34 (44.74%) Citrix
11 34 (44.74%) MS Exchange
12 31 (40.79%) TCP/IP
13 30 (39.47%) SCOM
14 29 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (36.84%) CCNA
16 26 (34.21%) SQL
16 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (34.21%) Windows Server
17 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
17 24 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (28.95%) WAN
19 21 (27.63%) XenApp
20 20 (26.32%) vSphere
20 20 (26.32%) Skype for Business
20 20 (26.32%) Dell
20 20 (26.32%) Terminal Services

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 24 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (26.32%) Skype for Business
4 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (17.11%) IIS
7 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 6 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (64.47%) Firewall
2 39 (51.32%) DHCP
2 39 (51.32%) DNS
2 39 (51.32%) SAN
3 31 (40.79%) TCP/IP
4 22 (28.95%) WAN
5 19 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (18.42%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (18.42%) VLAN
7 9 (11.84%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (11.84%) Wireless
8 8 (10.53%) NAS
8 8 (10.53%) VPN
9 7 (9.21%) Network Security
10 6 (7.89%) iSCSI
11 5 (6.58%) IPsec
11 5 (6.58%) LAN
12 4 (5.26%) IPv4
12 4 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.42%) Back Office
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Network Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) IT Support
6 8 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Clustering
2 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) EqualLogic
4 5 (6.58%) iPad
4 5 (6.58%) iPhone
4 5 (6.58%) NHS
5 4 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) SCADA
8 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.32%) PKI
8 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows Server
2 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.05%) Linux
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.11%) Solaris
6 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.63%) Debian
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.32%) NetWare
11 1 (1.32%) Unix
11 1 (1.32%) VMS
11 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Business Development
2 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (17.11%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (14.47%) Project Management
4 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (9.21%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (9.21%) Information Security
5 7 (9.21%) Network Architecture
5 7 (9.21%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.89%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (6.58%) Workflow
8 4 (5.26%) Change Management
8 4 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (36.84%) CCNA
3 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) DV Cleared
5 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.89%) CCNP
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.58%) CCENT
7 5 (6.58%) Dell Certification
7 5 (6.58%) MCITP
8 2 (2.63%) VCP4
8 2 (2.63%) VCP5
8 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.89%) SLA
3 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (76.32%) Active Directory
2 42 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 35 (46.05%) Hyper-V
5 21 (27.63%) XenApp
6 20 (26.32%) Terminal Services
6 20 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
6 20 (26.32%) vSphere
7 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
8 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
9 6 (7.89%) UAG
10 4 (5.26%) vCloud
11 1 (1.32%) NFS
11 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (39.47%) SCOM
2 16 (21.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 15 (19.74%) MOM
4 14 (18.42%) WSUS
5 8 (10.53%) SCCM
6 5 (6.58%) HP SIM
6 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.63%) Nagios
8 2 (2.63%) Opsview
8 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.32%) vMotion
9 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 57 (75.00%) VMware
3 53 (69.74%) Cisco
4 38 (50.00%) HP
5 34 (44.74%) Citrix
6 20 (26.32%) Dell
7 16 (21.05%) Intel Security
8 14 (18.42%) F5
9 13 (17.11%) 3Com
9 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
9 13 (17.11%) Riverbed
10 8 (10.53%) NetApp
10 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
11 7 (9.21%) Sophos
11 7 (9.21%) Veeam
12 6 (7.89%) Aruba
12 6 (7.89%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (6.58%) Apple
13 5 (6.58%) LANDesk
13 5 (6.58%) MobileIron