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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 911 910 829
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -81
Permanent jobs citing UAG 24 27 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.20% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 90
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £35,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -10.24%

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
12155 13246 11013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.00% 12.44% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10323 11182 9088
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

UAG Salary Histogram in the UK

UAG
Top 14 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 10 February 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
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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 +17 24 £47,500 -24.00% 2
London +2 11 £67,500 +3.84%
South East +20 9 £43,750 +12.90% 2
Milton Keynes +6 8 £40,000 +3.22%
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £40,000 +3.22%
Manchester - 2 £31,000 -
North West - 2 £31,000 -
City of London +48 1 £49,500 -23.84%
Surrey +11 1 £47,500 +35.71%
East of England -1 1 £27,500 -25.67%
South West -12 1 £60,000 +140.00%
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
Norwich - 1 £27,500 -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (77.33%) Windows
1 58 (77.33%) VMware
2 53 (70.67%) Active Directory
3 52 (69.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (64.00%) Windows Server
5 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
6 44 (58.67%) SQL Server
7 39 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (42.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (40.00%) MS Exchange
10 30 (40.00%) Data Centre
11 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
11 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
11 29 (38.67%) DNS
11 29 (38.67%) Citrix
12 28 (37.33%) Forefront TMG
13 27 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (32.00%) SQL
15 23 (30.67%) Change Management
15 23 (30.67%) ITIL
16 21 (28.00%) ISA Server
16 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (26.67%) XenApp
17 20 (26.67%) vSphere
17 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (26.67%) MCSE
18 19 (25.33%) AppSense
18 19 (25.33%) AirWatch
18 19 (25.33%) NetScaler

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 15 (20.00%) IIS
5 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.00%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.67%) DNS
2 19 (25.33%) NetScaler
3 17 (22.67%) SAN
4 11 (14.67%) Firewall
5 6 (8.00%) DHCP
6 5 (6.67%) VPN
7 4 (5.33%) LAN
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security
7 4 (5.33%) WAN
8 3 (4.00%) Broadband
8 3 (4.00%) Internet
8 3 (4.00%) SSL
9 2 (2.67%) Extranet
9 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.33%) FTP
10 1 (1.33%) IPsec
10 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (58.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
2 9 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.67%) Local Government
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Consultant
3 11 (14.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.00%) Data Centre Consultant
8 6 (8.00%) Data Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (24.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (12.00%) Clustering
5 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.33%) CESG
5 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) FMCG
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 39 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (49.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.33%) Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Change Management
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.00%) Line Management
3 9 (12.00%) Wealth Management
4 8 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.67%) Data Management
4 8 (10.67%) Time Management
5 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.00%) Change Control
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Presales
10 2 (2.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) PHP
3 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (26.67%) MCSE
3 15 (20.00%) Degree
3 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (12.00%) MCSA
6 8 (10.67%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.00%) MCP
9 5 (6.67%) CISSP
10 4 (5.33%) CISM
10 4 (5.33%) MCITP
11 3 (4.00%) CCNA
11 3 (4.00%) CCNP
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.67%) VCP4
12 2 (2.67%) VCP5
13 1 (1.33%) CCA
13 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (70.67%) Active Directory
2 52 (69.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (38.67%) Hyper-V
4 28 (37.33%) Forefront TMG
5 21 (28.00%) ISA Server
6 20 (26.67%) vSphere
6 20 (26.67%) XenApp
7 18 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (6.67%) Shibboleth
9 2 (2.67%) vCloud
9 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.33%) NDS
10 1 (1.33%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (1.33%) pfSense
10 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) AirWatch
2 9 (12.00%) SCOM
3 7 (9.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (9.33%) SCCM
4 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 58 (77.33%) VMware
2 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.67%) Citrix
4 19 (25.33%) AppSense
5 17 (22.67%) Dell
6 16 (21.33%) HP
7 12 (16.00%) Cisco
8 9 (12.00%) Forcepoint
8 9 (12.00%) Symantec
9 5 (6.67%) NetIQ
10 3 (4.00%) Lotus
11 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.67%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.67%) EMC
11 2 (2.67%) IBM
11 2 (2.67%) Kaspersky
11 2 (2.67%) NetApp
11 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.67%) Sophos
12 1 (1.33%) 3PAR