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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 825 789 748
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -41
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 55 100 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.93% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 87 132
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
12682 10711 11015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.03% 10.31% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10767 8873 9378
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 52 £50,000 +25.00% 8
London +1 22 £55,000 - 2
South East -38 15 £45,000 +20.00% 4
City of London -7 7 £63,750 +15.90% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Milton Keynes +2 4 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands - 4 £49,250 -
Surrey - 4 £65,750 -
South West -7 3 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Yorkshire -20 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Leeds -1 2 £55,000 +57.14%
North West -8 2 £48,750 +12.06%
West Yorkshire -13 2 £55,000 +57.14%
West Midlands -13 2 £55,000 +36.64%
Birmingham -14 2 £55,000 +26.43%
Hampshire -30 2 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Leicestershire - 2 £48,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Leicester - 2 £48,750 -
Bristol - 2 £48,750 -
North Yorkshire +2 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridge 0 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England -22 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Hook - 1 £67,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 133 (93.01%) Windows
2 114 (79.72%) Active Directory
3 107 (74.83%) Hyper-V
4 100 (69.93%) Microsoft
5 89 (62.24%) VMware
6 84 (58.74%) MS Exchange
7 83 (58.04%) SCCM
8 80 (55.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (53.85%) SCOM
10 71 (49.65%) UAG
11 68 (47.55%) SAN
12 67 (46.85%) MS Excel
13 64 (44.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 64 (44.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 61 (42.66%) ISA Server
15 57 (39.86%) SQL Server
16 54 (37.76%) SQL
17 52 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (35.66%) Office 365
19 50 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
20 46 (32.17%) Lync
21 44 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
22 39 (27.27%) MCSE
23 36 (25.17%) Firewall
24 35 (24.48%) Performance Tuning
25 34 (23.78%) Citrix
25 34 (23.78%) Cisco
25 34 (23.78%) Load Balancing
26 33 (23.08%) IIS
27 31 (21.68%) SC Cleared

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 84 (58.74%) MS Exchange
2 64 (44.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (32.17%) Lync
4 44 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (23.08%) IIS
6 28 (19.58%) SharePoint
7 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (4.20%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (3.50%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 67 (46.85%) MS Excel
2 22 (15.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.66%) Office 365
2 28 (19.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.59%) IaaS
3 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (47.55%) SAN
2 36 (25.17%) Firewall
3 29 (20.28%) DNS
4 24 (16.78%) DHCP
5 20 (13.99%) WAN
6 14 (9.79%) VPN
7 13 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.39%) LAN
8 12 (8.39%) Internet
9 8 (5.59%) Wireless
9 8 (5.59%) VLAN
10 7 (4.90%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (4.90%) IP Telephony
10 7 (4.90%) VoIP
11 6 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.50%) NAS
12 5 (3.50%) HTTP
12 5 (3.50%) HTTPS
13 4 (2.80%) SMS
13 4 (2.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.50%) Finance
1 5 (3.50%) Law
2 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Electronics
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (25.17%) Architect
3 24 (16.78%) Technical Architect
4 21 (14.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 12 (8.39%) Analyst
5 12 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.59%) Consultant
6 8 (5.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.90%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Storage Architect
10 4 (2.80%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 4 (2.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) SAML
2 3 (2.10%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) XML
2 3 (2.10%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.70%) COM
3 1 (0.70%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Clustering
2 10 (6.99%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.10%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.10%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.40%) DTV
7 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) DataPower
7 2 (1.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 133 (93.01%) Windows
2 80 (55.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.59%) Windows XP
5 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
5 8 (5.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Phone
7 4 (2.80%) UNIX
7 4 (2.80%) Linux
8 3 (2.10%) Solaris
9 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.40%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.40%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (23.78%) Load Balancing
3 29 (20.28%) ITIL
4 11 (7.69%) Migration
5 9 (6.29%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.59%) TOGAF
7 7 (4.90%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.90%) Project Management
8 6 (4.20%) CRM
8 6 (4.20%) MOF
8 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.20%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.50%) Business Development
9 5 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.50%) Coaching
10 4 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.80%) Time Management
10 4 (2.80%) Change Control
11 3 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.76%) SQL
2 17 (11.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (27.27%) MCSE
3 31 (21.68%) SC Cleared
3 31 (21.68%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.29%) MCP
6 8 (5.59%) MCSA
6 8 (5.59%) CCNP
6 8 (5.59%) MCTS
7 7 (4.90%) Degree
8 6 (4.20%) MCITP
8 6 (4.20%) CCNA
9 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.10%) CCSP
11 2 (1.40%) ISEB
12 1 (0.70%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 114 (79.72%) Active Directory
2 107 (74.83%) Hyper-V
3 71 (49.65%) UAG
4 64 (44.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 61 (42.66%) ISA Server
6 22 (15.38%) XenApp
7 21 (14.69%) XenDesktop
8 12 (8.39%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (6.99%) Terminal Services
11 8 (5.59%) vSphere
12 3 (2.10%) XenServer
13 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.70%) IAG
Systems Management
1 83 (58.04%) SCCM
2 77 (53.85%) SCOM
3 21 (14.69%) SCVMM
4 20 (13.99%) SCDPM
5 19 (13.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (5.59%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.50%) SCSM
8 4 (2.80%) WSUS
9 3 (2.10%) Nagios
9 3 (2.10%) Opsview
10 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.40%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.40%) Windows Intune
10 2 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 100 (69.93%) Microsoft
2 89 (62.24%) VMware
3 34 (23.78%) Cisco
3 34 (23.78%) Citrix
4 29 (20.28%) F5
5 14 (9.79%) HP
6 12 (8.39%) SolarWinds
7 10 (6.99%) Symantec
8 8 (5.59%) Juniper
8 8 (5.59%) Websense
9 7 (4.90%) Veeam
9 7 (4.90%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.90%) Dell
10 6 (4.20%) NetApp
11 5 (3.50%) CommVault
12 4 (2.80%) Remedy
13 3 (2.10%) McAfee
13 3 (2.10%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.10%) Huawei
13 3 (2.10%) SonicWALL
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