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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 826 781 766
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -15
Permanent jobs citing UAG 71 151 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 1.20% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 132 92
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £49,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-28.14% +4.73%

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
12430 12601 10754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.50% 10.39% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10265 10654 9103
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

UAG Salary Histogram in the UK

UAG
Top 20 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 28 May 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 -35 71 £53,500 +7.00% 4
London +45 42 £58,000 +16.00%
South East -31 21 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Milton Keynes -16 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
City of London +42 6 £57,000 +14.00%
Yorkshire +7 6 £32,500 -43.47% 1
Surrey +2 6 £42,000 -30.00%
West Yorkshire +14 5 £36,500 -36.52% 1
Leeds +8 5 £36,500 -36.52% 1
Staines - 3 £32,500 -
East of England +13 2 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Middlesex - 2 £34,000 -
North Yorkshire +11 1 £28,500 -
Essex +1 1 £35,000 -39.13%
Skipton 0 1 £28,500 -
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Reading -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 90 (86.54%) Windows
2 71 (68.27%) Microsoft
3 69 (66.35%) VMware
4 66 (63.46%) MS Exchange
4 66 (63.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (60.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (53.85%) ITIL
7 53 (50.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (49.04%) Active Directory
9 50 (48.08%) Cisco
10 46 (44.23%) Citrix
11 45 (43.27%) SQL Server
12 38 (36.54%) DNS
13 36 (34.62%) XenApp
14 35 (33.65%) vSphere
15 34 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (31.73%) NetScaler
17 31 (29.81%) Forefront TMG
18 30 (28.85%) DHCP
18 30 (28.85%) Symantec
19 29 (27.88%) Lync
20 28 (26.92%) Hyper-V
20 28 (26.92%) ISA Server
21 27 (25.96%) IIS
21 27 (25.96%) Data Centre
22 26 (25.00%) Firewall
23 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
23 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
24 24 (23.08%) Finance
25 23 (22.12%) Configuration Management

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 66 (63.46%) MS Exchange
2 34 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (27.88%) Lync
4 27 (25.96%) IIS
5 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (14.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (4.81%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) Office 365
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.65%) Mimecast
4 8 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.54%) DNS
2 33 (31.73%) NetScaler
3 30 (28.85%) DHCP
4 26 (25.00%) Firewall
5 23 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (18.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (13.46%) SAN
8 8 (7.69%) VPN
9 6 (5.77%) Broadband
9 6 (5.77%) LAN
9 6 (5.77%) WAN
9 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.81%) Internet
11 4 (3.85%) Wireless
12 3 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.88%) NAS
12 3 (2.88%) MPLS
12 3 (2.88%) BGP
12 3 (2.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (43.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Banking
3 13 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.65%) Law
5 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.85%) Electronics
6 4 (3.85%) Marketing
7 3 (2.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) Release Manager
3 12 (11.54%) Consultant
3 12 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Service Manager
4 10 (9.62%) Deployment Manager
4 10 (9.62%) IT Services Manager
4 10 (9.62%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Exchange Specialist
8 5 (4.81%) Change and Release Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Wintel Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Change Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) WCF
1 5 (4.81%) .NET
1 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.81%) Web Services
1 5 (4.81%) XML
2 4 (3.85%) SAML
2 4 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Data Centre
2 23 (22.12%) Private Cloud
3 20 (19.23%) Clustering
4 19 (18.27%) CLARiiON
5 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
8 6 (5.77%) PKI
9 4 (3.85%) DTV
10 3 (2.88%) BYOD
11 2 (1.92%) iPhone
11 2 (1.92%) CMDB
12 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 90 (86.54%) Windows
2 63 (60.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (50.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.27%) Linux
5 19 (18.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.92%) UNIX
7 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) ITIL
2 23 (22.12%) Configuration Management
3 19 (18.27%) ITIL V3
4 16 (15.38%) Change Management
4 16 (15.38%) Wealth Management
5 11 (10.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (10.58%) Line Management
5 11 (10.58%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (8.65%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.65%) Migration
7 8 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.81%) Business Development
10 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.85%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.85%) High Availability
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.85%) Server Patching
10 4 (3.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.77%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) VBScript
4 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (10.58%) MCSA
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (7.69%) MCSE
6 8 (7.69%) Degree
7 7 (6.73%) CCNP
8 5 (4.81%) MCTS
8 5 (4.81%) MCP
8 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.88%) CCNA
9 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.92%) CCIE
10 2 (1.92%) CCSP
10 2 (1.92%) HND
10 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) SLA
2 6 (5.77%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (63.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (49.04%) Active Directory
3 36 (34.62%) XenApp
4 35 (33.65%) vSphere
5 31 (29.81%) Forefront TMG
6 28 (26.92%) Hyper-V
6 28 (26.92%) ISA Server
7 21 (20.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (18.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.92%) IAG
12 2 (1.92%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (21.15%) SCCM
2 19 (18.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 18 (17.31%) SCOM
4 14 (13.46%) AirWatch
5 13 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (4.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Intune
7 4 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.88%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (2.88%) MOM
8 3 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.96%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 69 (66.35%) VMware
3 50 (48.08%) Cisco
4 46 (44.23%) Citrix
5 30 (28.85%) Symantec
6 20 (19.23%) EMC
7 19 (18.27%) Red Hat
7 19 (18.27%) Oracle
7 19 (18.27%) Infoblox
8 17 (16.35%) Websense
9 15 (14.42%) HP
10 14 (13.46%) AppSense
11 8 (7.69%) Computacenter
12 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.81%) Remedy
14 4 (3.85%) Dell
14 4 (3.85%) SAP
14 4 (3.85%) MobileIron
15 3 (2.88%) F5
15 3 (2.88%) Sonus
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Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
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