The table below looks at the statistics for UAG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UAG over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 846 791 744
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -47
Permanent jobs citing UAG 32 102 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.96% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 87 118
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%

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
12763 10604 10845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 10.34% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10807 8762 9204
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
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 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UAG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UAG within the UK.

UAG Salary Trend in the UK

UAG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UAG over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

UAG Salary Histogram in the UK

UAG
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UAG within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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 -65 31 £60,000 +29.72% 2
London -24 19 £65,000 +18.18%
South East -21 8 £42,500 +13.33%
City of London -8 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes -2 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire -7 1 £45,000 +3.44%
North West -13 1 £45,000 +3.44%
Chelmsford -14 1 £37,000 -22.10%
Hampshire -18 1 £62,500 +92.30%
South West -21 1 £25,000 -43.18% 1
Essex -23 1 £37,000 -22.10% 1
East of England -27 1 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Staines - 1 £35,000 -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing UAG 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 UAG.

1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 119 (74.84%) Microsoft
3 92 (57.86%) VMware
4 90 (56.60%) Active Directory
5 80 (50.31%) MS Exchange
6 72 (45.28%) SQL Server
7 70 (44.03%) Forefront TMG
8 67 (42.14%) Hyper-V
9 66 (41.51%) SCCM
9 66 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 65 (40.88%) ITIL
11 64 (40.25%) MS Excel
12 59 (37.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 56 (35.22%) SAN
13 56 (35.22%) Citrix
14 53 (33.33%) SharePoint
14 53 (33.33%) SCOM
15 52 (32.70%) Cisco
16 50 (31.45%) ISA Server
17 49 (30.82%) DHCP
17 49 (30.82%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (29.56%) Lync
19 44 (27.67%) Performance Tuning
19 44 (27.67%) SQL
20 43 (27.04%) MCSE
21 42 (26.42%) DNS
22 40 (25.16%) Load Balancing
23 39 (24.53%) Firewall
24 38 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2010
24 38 (23.90%) F5

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing UAG 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 UAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (50.31%) MS Exchange
2 53 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 47 (29.56%) Lync
4 38 (23.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (17.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (10.06%) IIS
8 15 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (8.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (8.18%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (7.55%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (2.52%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (2.52%) CMS
13 4 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 64 (40.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.87%) Office 365
2 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.40%) IaaS
4 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (35.22%) SAN
2 49 (30.82%) DHCP
3 42 (26.42%) DNS
4 39 (24.53%) Firewall
5 25 (15.72%) VPN
5 25 (15.72%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (14.47%) TCP/IP
7 22 (13.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (12.58%) NetScaler
9 17 (10.69%) WAN
10 16 (10.06%) Internet
10 16 (10.06%) LAN
11 13 (8.18%) Ethernet
12 9 (5.66%) Wireless
13 6 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (3.14%) BGP
14 5 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (3.14%) SSL
14 5 (3.14%) NAS
15 4 (2.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (14.47%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Publishing
3 8 (5.03%) Banking
4 7 (4.40%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Marketing
6 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (20.13%) Architect
2 25 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (14.47%) Technical Architect
4 16 (10.06%) Administrator
5 15 (9.43%) Analyst
6 13 (8.18%) Network Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Messaging Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) SharePoint Administrator
8 10 (6.29%) Consultant
9 8 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (4.40%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) IT Services Manager
12 5 (3.14%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (3.14%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (3.14%) Technical Manager
12 5 (3.14%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET
1 6 (3.77%) .NET
2 5 (3.14%) SAML
3 2 (1.26%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) COM
4 1 (0.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Blackberry
2 20 (12.58%) CLARiiON
3 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.40%) CMDB
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.52%) iPhone
5 4 (2.52%) PKI
6 3 (1.89%) PDA
6 3 (1.89%) iPad
7 2 (1.26%) Clustering
7 2 (1.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.63%) CCTV
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 49 (30.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (15.09%) Linux
5 19 (11.95%) Windows 7
6 17 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.92%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.92%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (5.03%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.52%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.26%) UNIX
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.88%) ITIL
2 44 (27.67%) Performance Tuning
3 40 (25.16%) Load Balancing
4 19 (11.95%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.43%) ITIL V3
6 13 (8.18%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.92%) Migration
8 9 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.03%) Release Management
9 8 (5.03%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (5.03%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.40%) CAD
10 7 (4.40%) Change Management
10 7 (4.40%) Network Design
10 7 (4.40%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.40%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (3.77%) Time Management
11 6 (3.77%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.67%) SQL
2 18 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.26%) C
4 2 (1.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (37.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (27.04%) MCSE
3 20 (12.58%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (10.06%) CCNP
4 16 (10.06%) MCP
5 14 (8.81%) CCNA
6 9 (5.66%) MCSA
6 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.14%) MCTS
8 5 (3.14%) MCITP
9 3 (1.89%) CCSP
9 3 (1.89%) ISEB
10 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.63%) CCIP
11 1 (0.63%) PMP
11 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.58%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) QA
4 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 70 (44.03%) Forefront TMG
3 67 (42.14%) Hyper-V
4 66 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (31.45%) ISA Server
6 37 (23.27%) XenApp
7 24 (15.09%) vSphere
8 20 (12.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 18 (11.32%) XenDesktop
10 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (6.29%) Terminal Services
11 7 (4.40%) MetaFrame
12 6 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (2.52%) IAG
14 3 (1.89%) XenServer
14 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (41.51%) SCCM
2 53 (33.33%) SCOM
3 24 (15.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (6.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (5.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (3.14%) SCSM
7 4 (2.52%) Legato
8 3 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.26%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.26%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.26%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.26%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (1.26%) MOM
10 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.63%) OpenView
10 1 (0.63%) OVSD
10 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (74.84%) Microsoft
2 92 (57.86%) VMware
3 56 (35.22%) Citrix
4 52 (32.70%) Cisco
5 38 (23.90%) F5
6 27 (16.98%) EMC
7 24 (15.09%) Red Hat
8 20 (12.58%) Infoblox
8 20 (12.58%) Oracle
9 17 (10.69%) Dell
9 17 (10.69%) Symantec
10 14 (8.81%) HP
11 11 (6.92%) CheckPoint
11 11 (6.92%) SolarWinds
12 9 (5.66%) Avaya
13 8 (5.03%) Apple
14 7 (4.40%) Brocade
14 7 (4.40%) SonicWALL
15 6 (3.77%) Websense
15 6 (3.77%) Remedy
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Salary: Competitive
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