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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 803 773 759
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 77 106 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.94% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 92 131
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,875 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%

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
13219 11265 11513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11198 9313 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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 -22 71 £47,500 +18.75% 10
South East +12 40 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Surrey - 28 £50,000 -
London -25 16 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £40,000 -
Scotland - 6 £46,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £46,000 -
City of London +8 4 £65,000 +20.93% 1
West Yorkshire -3 4 £51,250 +41.37%
Leeds -8 4 £51,250 +41.37%
Yorkshire -25 4 £51,250 +36.66% 1
East Midlands - 4 £49,250 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £45,000 -
South West -9 3 £42,500 -3.40% 3
Woking - 3 £38,500 -
Birmingham -14 2 £55,000 +26.43%
North West -15 2 £42,875 -1.43%
West Midlands -23 2 £55,000 +48.64% 1
Bristol - 2 £48,750 -
Chesterfield - 2 £34,500 -
Manchester - 2 £42,875 -
Derbyshire - 2 £34,500 -
High Wycombe +1 1 - -
Poole -3 1 £27,500 -37.50%
Dorset -16 1 £27,500 -37.50%
Hampshire -29 1 £67,500 +80.00% 2
Leicestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 147 (93.04%) Windows
2 118 (74.68%) Active Directory
3 106 (67.09%) Microsoft
4 104 (65.82%) Hyper-V
5 94 (59.49%) VMware
6 88 (55.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (55.06%) MS Exchange
8 82 (51.90%) SCCM
9 75 (47.47%) SAN
9 75 (47.47%) UAG
10 74 (46.84%) SCOM
11 71 (44.94%) MS Excel
12 65 (41.14%) SQL Server
12 65 (41.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 65 (41.14%) ISA Server
13 64 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 62 (39.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 55 (34.81%) SQL
16 51 (32.28%) MCSE
17 45 (28.48%) Lync
17 45 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (26.58%) Office 365
18 42 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2013
19 39 (24.68%) Cisco
20 38 (24.05%) Performance Tuning
21 37 (23.42%) DNS
22 36 (22.78%) Windows Server 2003
22 36 (22.78%) Firewall
22 36 (22.78%) Load Balancing
23 34 (21.52%) Citrix

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (55.06%) MS Exchange
2 62 (39.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (28.48%) Lync
4 42 (26.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (20.89%) IIS
6 32 (20.25%) SharePoint
7 30 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (6.96%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 71 (44.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.58%) Office 365
2 23 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.70%) IaaS
4 7 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (47.47%) SAN
2 37 (23.42%) DNS
3 36 (22.78%) Firewall
4 29 (18.35%) DHCP
5 20 (12.66%) TCP/IP
6 17 (10.76%) Internet
7 16 (10.13%) VPN
7 16 (10.13%) WAN
8 15 (9.49%) HTTP
9 14 (8.86%) HTTPS
10 13 (8.23%) LAN
11 9 (5.70%) VLAN
12 8 (5.06%) Wireless
12 8 (5.06%) Network Security
12 8 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.06%) VoIP
13 7 (4.43%) IP Telephony
13 7 (4.43%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (2.53%) NAS
14 4 (2.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (41.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.16%) Finance
1 5 (3.16%) Law
2 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Back Office
3 1 (0.63%) Advertising
3 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (28.48%) Architect
2 40 (25.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (18.35%) Technical Architect
4 14 (8.86%) Analyst
5 13 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (8.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (5.70%) Consultant
7 9 (5.70%) Security Designer
7 9 (5.70%) Designer
8 8 (5.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) Web Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Web Designer
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.16%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) SAML
2 3 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.27%) COM
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Blackberry
1 14 (8.86%) Clustering
2 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) Replication
4 4 (2.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.53%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) DataPower
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 147 (93.04%) Windows
2 88 (55.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (22.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.86%) Windows XP
6 13 (8.23%) Linux
6 13 (8.23%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.23%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.06%) UNIX
8 7 (4.43%) Windows Vista
8 7 (4.43%) Solaris
8 7 (4.43%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.90%) CentOS
9 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.27%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (22.78%) Load Balancing
3 28 (17.72%) ITIL
4 12 (7.59%) Migration
5 10 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (5.70%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.06%) TOGAF
8 7 (4.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.43%) Validation
8 7 (4.43%) Coaching
9 6 (3.80%) Data Protection
9 6 (3.80%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.16%) Project Management
10 5 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.16%) Change Control
11 4 (2.53%) Business Development
11 4 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.53%) Service Management
11 4 (2.53%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.81%) SQL
2 19 (12.03%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.53%) VB
4 2 (1.27%) VBScript
5 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (41.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (32.28%) MCSE
3 33 (20.89%) SC Cleared
3 33 (20.89%) Security Cleared
4 15 (9.49%) MCP
5 14 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (8.86%) MCTS
5 14 (8.86%) MCITP
6 11 (6.96%) DV Cleared
6 11 (6.96%) MCSA
7 10 (6.33%) CCNP
8 9 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (5.06%) Degree
9 8 (5.06%) CCNA
10 5 (3.16%) CCSP
11 3 (1.90%) CCIP
12 2 (1.27%) ISEB
13 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 118 (74.68%) Active Directory
2 104 (65.82%) Hyper-V
3 75 (47.47%) UAG
4 65 (41.14%) ISA Server
5 64 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (13.92%) XenApp
7 21 (13.29%) XenDesktop
8 12 (7.59%) vSphere
8 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (6.96%) Terminal Services
9 11 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.90%) XenServer
11 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.63%) Firmware
11 1 (0.63%) IAG
Systems Management
1 82 (51.90%) SCCM
2 74 (46.84%) SCOM
3 15 (9.49%) SCVMM
4 14 (8.86%) SCDPM
5 13 (8.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (6.96%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.16%) SCSM
8 3 (1.90%) WSUS
8 3 (1.90%) Nagios
8 3 (1.90%) Opsview
9 2 (1.27%) MOM
9 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.63%) Cacti
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 106 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 94 (59.49%) VMware
3 39 (24.68%) Cisco
4 34 (21.52%) Citrix
5 32 (20.25%) F5
6 17 (10.76%) HP
7 15 (9.49%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.23%) Dell
9 10 (6.33%) Symantec
9 10 (6.33%) McAfee
10 8 (5.06%) Websense
10 8 (5.06%) Juniper
11 7 (4.43%) Veeam
11 7 (4.43%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.80%) CommVault
12 6 (3.80%) NetApp
13 4 (2.53%) Remedy
14 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.90%) Huawei
14 3 (1.90%) SonicWALL
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Gloucestershire
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