The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 752 802 838
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +36
Permanent jobs citing UAG 153 77 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.071% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 0.71% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 124 59 51
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £81,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +46.15%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12372 10770 11249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.56% 9.90% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 9173 9654
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

UAG Salary Histogram in the UK

UAG
Top 29 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 25 July 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 +54 153 £52,500 -4.54% 4
London -24 64 £55,000 -21.42% 1
South East +35 57 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Surrey +27 34 £55,000 +10.00%
City of London -6 21 £50,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -24 15 £31,500 -33.68%
West Yorkshire -21 11 £60,000 +26.31%
Berkshire +13 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading - 9 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +2 8 £42,500 -33.07%
North West +2 7 £60,000 -
Manchester -2 7 £60,000 -
Leeds - 7 £60,000 -
East of England -3 5 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Bedford -5 5 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Bedfordshire -8 5 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Gatwick - 5 £42,500 -
York - 4 £26,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £26,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £45,000 -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire 0 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Dorset - 1 £55,000 -
Woking - 1 £60,000 -
Poole - 1 £55,000 -
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -
Croydon - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 217 (72.82%) Windows
2 198 (66.44%) MS Exchange
3 197 (66.11%) Microsoft
4 147 (49.33%) VMware
5 146 (48.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (47.32%) Active Directory
7 136 (45.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 130 (43.62%) Cisco
8 130 (43.62%) DNS
9 122 (40.94%) Firewall
10 117 (39.26%) DHCP
11 116 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 115 (38.59%) ITIL
13 112 (37.58%) Lync
14 111 (37.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 110 (36.91%) SharePoint
16 102 (34.23%) SQL Server
17 101 (33.89%) MS Excel
18 92 (30.87%) Citrix
18 92 (30.87%) Forefront TMG
19 88 (29.53%) VPN
20 87 (29.19%) Cisco ASA
21 80 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
22 77 (25.84%) SCCM
23 74 (24.83%) Hyper-V
23 74 (24.83%) SAN
24 72 (24.16%) MCSE
25 71 (23.83%) XenApp
26 65 (21.81%) TCP/IP
27 61 (20.47%) Symantec

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 198 (66.44%) MS Exchange
2 136 (45.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (37.58%) Lync
4 110 (36.91%) SharePoint
5 48 (16.11%) IIS
6 41 (13.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 37 (12.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (10.74%) SharePoint Server
9 29 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 22 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (6.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (3.02%) CMS
14 9 (3.02%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
16 3 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 101 (33.89%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.08%) Office 365
2 23 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.03%) IaaS
4 12 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (43.62%) DNS
2 122 (40.94%) Firewall
3 117 (39.26%) DHCP
4 88 (29.53%) VPN
5 87 (29.19%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (24.83%) SAN
7 65 (21.81%) TCP/IP
8 52 (17.45%) SSL
9 45 (15.10%) Unified Communications
10 42 (14.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (12.42%) Internet
11 37 (12.42%) LAN
12 34 (11.41%) NetScaler
13 27 (9.06%) MPLS
14 26 (8.72%) NetScreen
14 26 (8.72%) WAN
14 26 (8.72%) SMTP
15 24 (8.05%) VLAN
16 20 (6.71%) Network Security
16 20 (6.71%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 33 (11.07%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Law
3 11 (3.69%) Legal
4 8 (2.68%) Publishing
5 3 (1.01%) Electronics
5 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (14.77%) Consultant
2 35 (11.74%) Support Engineer
3 27 (9.06%) 3rd Line Support
3 27 (9.06%) Administrator
4 25 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (7.72%) Team Leader
5 23 (7.72%) Architect
5 23 (7.72%) Analyst
6 17 (5.70%) Microsoft Consultant
7 15 (5.03%) Technical Architect
7 15 (5.03%) Messaging Administrator
7 15 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (4.70%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 11 (3.69%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (3.69%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (3.36%) Service Manager
10 10 (3.36%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.36%) COM
2 9 (3.02%) .NET
3 8 (2.68%) SAML
4 5 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.01%) Web Services
5 3 (1.01%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.67%) XMPP
7 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.44%) Blackberry
2 36 (12.08%) PKI
3 34 (11.41%) CLARiiON
4 17 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.70%) Clustering
6 11 (3.69%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.69%) Fat Client
7 10 (3.36%) Replication
8 8 (2.68%) Firmware
9 7 (2.35%) Statistics
10 6 (2.01%) CMDB
10 6 (2.01%) iPhone
11 3 (1.01%) DTV
12 2 (0.67%) PDA
12 2 (0.67%) CCTV
12 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.34%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 217 (72.82%) Windows
2 146 (48.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (18.12%) Windows 7
5 51 (17.11%) Linux
6 50 (16.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (11.41%) Windows XP
9 31 (10.40%) Windows Vista
10 10 (3.36%) SUSE
11 8 (2.68%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.35%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.34%) UNIX
13 4 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.59%) ITIL
2 61 (20.47%) Load Balancing
3 34 (11.41%) Incident Management
4 33 (11.07%) PRINCE2
5 27 (9.06%) ITIL V3
5 27 (9.06%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (8.05%) Problem Management
7 21 (7.05%) Mobile Device Management
8 19 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 18 (6.04%) Change Management
10 17 (5.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (5.70%) Capacity Management
11 15 (5.03%) Release Management
11 15 (5.03%) Migration
12 12 (4.03%) Business Continuity
13 11 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.69%) Asset Management
14 10 (3.36%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (3.02%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.76%) SQL
2 26 (8.72%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.01%) VB
3 3 (1.01%) C#
4 2 (0.67%) C
4 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (37.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (24.16%) MCSE
3 52 (17.45%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (13.09%) MCSA
5 35 (11.74%) CCNP
6 27 (9.06%) MCP
7 26 (8.72%) MCTS
8 25 (8.39%) Degree
8 25 (8.39%) CCNA
9 24 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (7.72%) CCSP
10 23 (7.72%) MCITP
11 20 (6.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (6.38%) CCIE
13 17 (5.70%) SC Cleared
13 17 (5.70%) Security Cleared
14 14 (4.70%) CCIP
15 11 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (3.36%) Linux+ Certification
16 10 (3.36%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.40%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 141 (47.32%) Active Directory
2 116 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (30.87%) Forefront TMG
4 74 (24.83%) Hyper-V
5 71 (23.83%) XenApp
6 52 (17.45%) ISA Server
7 41 (13.76%) vSphere
8 39 (13.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (11.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 33 (11.07%) XenDesktop
11 32 (10.74%) IAG
12 27 (9.06%) Terminal Services
13 17 (5.70%) VMware ESX
14 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (2.68%) Snort
16 6 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (1.01%) MetaFrame
18 2 (0.67%) XenServer
19 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (25.84%) SCCM
2 35 (11.74%) SCOM
3 34 (11.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 34 (11.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 19 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (5.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (5.03%) WSUS
7 13 (4.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (4.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (3.36%) Cacti
10 9 (3.02%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (1.68%) MOM
11 5 (1.68%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
12 2 (0.67%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 197 (66.11%) Microsoft
2 147 (49.33%) VMware
3 130 (43.62%) Cisco
4 92 (30.87%) Citrix
5 61 (20.47%) Symantec
6 49 (16.44%) Juniper
6 49 (16.44%) EMC
7 48 (16.11%) Red Hat
8 46 (15.44%) HP
9 34 (11.41%) Oracle
9 34 (11.41%) Infoblox
10 25 (8.39%) Dell
11 24 (8.05%) CommVault
12 23 (7.72%) SolarWinds
13 17 (5.70%) Websense
14 16 (5.37%) CheckPoint
15 13 (4.36%) NetApp
15 13 (4.36%) MobileIron
16 12 (4.03%) AppSense
17 11 (3.69%) F5
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