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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 852 800 695
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -105
Permanent jobs citing UAG 51 140 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 1.14% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 122 125
Average salary £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.73% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £61,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
13161 12243 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.88% 10.14% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10829 10254 9257
Average salary £41,250 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

UAG Salary Histogram in the UK

UAG
Top 19 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 17 April 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 -44 51 £54,500 +14.73% 8
London +3 22 £58,500 +20.00% 5
South East -34 17 £50,000 +1.01% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Milton Keynes -7 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
City of London +26 8 £58,500 +17.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 6 £32,500 -40.90% 1
West Yorkshire +3 5 £36,500 -30.47% 1
Leeds +1 5 £36,500 -30.47% 1
Surrey -5 5 £67,500 +22.72%
East of England +17 3 £37,000 +5.71%
Essex +3 3 £37,000 -35.65%
North Yorkshire +22 1 £28,500 -
Hampshire 0 1 £62,500 +26.26%
Skipton -3 1 £28,500 -
Berkshire -8 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Reading -11 1 £70,000 +33.33%
South West -14 1 £25,000 +6.38%
Chelmsford - 1 £37,000 -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 58 (63.74%) Microsoft
2 58 (63.74%) VMware
3 54 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (52.75%) Active Directory
5 43 (47.25%) MS Exchange
6 41 (45.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
7 39 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 38 (41.76%) ITIL
8 38 (41.76%) Cisco
9 37 (40.66%) Hyper-V
10 36 (39.56%) ISA Server
11 34 (37.36%) Citrix
12 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (29.67%) SCCM
15 26 (28.57%) Lync
16 25 (27.47%) Firewall
17 24 (26.37%) DHCP
17 24 (26.37%) MS Excel
17 24 (26.37%) XenApp
17 24 (26.37%) SCOM
18 22 (24.18%) IIS
19 21 (23.08%) DNS
19 21 (23.08%) SAN
20 20 (21.98%) Symantec
21 19 (20.88%) vSphere
22 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
22 17 (18.68%) SharePoint

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (47.25%) MS Exchange
2 26 (28.57%) Lync
3 22 (24.18%) IIS
4 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
5 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (9.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (4.40%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (26.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.89%) IaaS
4 4 (4.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) Firewall
2 24 (26.37%) DHCP
3 21 (23.08%) DNS
3 21 (23.08%) SAN
4 16 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (17.58%) NetScaler
5 12 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (10.99%) WAN
6 10 (10.99%) LAN
7 9 (9.89%) VPN
8 6 (6.59%) Unified Communications
8 6 (6.59%) Broadband
8 6 (6.59%) Internet
9 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.40%) BGP
10 3 (3.30%) IPv6
10 3 (3.30%) Wireless
10 3 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.30%) IPX
10 3 (3.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Electronics
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Law
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) Consultant
3 9 (9.89%) Architect
4 8 (8.79%) Administrator
4 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Messaging Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Release Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (4.40%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
1 5 (5.49%) Web Services
1 5 (5.49%) XML
1 5 (5.49%) WCF
2 4 (4.40%) SAML
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Private Cloud
2 12 (13.19%) CLARiiON
2 12 (13.19%) Clustering
3 9 (9.89%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) DTV
5 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) BYOD
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 41 (45.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.19%) Linux
5 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) Configuration Management
2 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.09%) ITIL V3
3 11 (12.09%) Migration
4 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.79%) Change Management
6 7 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.69%) Business Development
7 6 (6.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.40%) Wealth Management
9 4 (4.40%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.40%) Line Management
10 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.58%) MCSE
3 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (9.89%) MCSA
6 9 (9.89%) CCNP
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.69%) MCP
8 6 (6.59%) MCTS
9 5 (5.49%) Degree
10 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.20%) MCITP
11 2 (2.20%) CCNA
11 2 (2.20%) CCIE
11 2 (2.20%) CCSP
12 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.10%) PMP
12 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (59.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (52.75%) Active Directory
3 39 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
4 37 (40.66%) Hyper-V
5 36 (39.56%) ISA Server
6 24 (26.37%) XenApp
7 19 (20.88%) vSphere
8 12 (13.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (8.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (8.79%) XenDesktop
10 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
12 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (2.20%) BitLocker
13 2 (2.20%) IAG
13 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
14 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) SCCM
2 24 (26.37%) SCOM
3 14 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Intune
5 4 (4.40%) AirWatch
6 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.20%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (2.20%) Legato
7 2 (2.20%) MOM
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.10%) OpenView
8 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.10%) OVSD
Vendors
1 58 (63.74%) Microsoft
1 58 (63.74%) VMware
2 38 (41.76%) Cisco
3 34 (37.36%) Citrix
4 20 (21.98%) Symantec
5 15 (16.48%) EMC
6 13 (14.29%) HP
6 13 (14.29%) Websense
7 12 (13.19%) Infoblox
7 12 (13.19%) Oracle
7 12 (13.19%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.69%) F5
9 6 (6.59%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.49%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.49%) Sophos
10 5 (5.49%) Computacenter
11 4 (4.40%) AppSense
11 4 (4.40%) Remedy
11 4 (4.40%) NetApp
11 4 (4.40%) SAP
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