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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank 767 809 818
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +9
Permanent jobs citing UAG 137 52 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.049% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 1.11% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 106 42 63
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £32,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,750 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%

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
12333 10473 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.96% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10231 8901 10144
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

UAG Salary Histogram in the UK

UAG
Top 30 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 18 September 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 +44 137 £50,000 +17.64% 7
London +18 68 £47,500 -7.31% 3
South East +17 42 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Surrey +12 25 £75,000 +130.76%
City of London +17 21 £47,500 -32.14% 2
South West - 11 £23,500 - 3
Yorkshire -29 8 £29,000 -42.00%
Wiltshire - 7 £23,500 -
West Sussex -7 6 £35,000 -44.88%
Reading - 6 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Crawley - 5 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £26,500 -
Bedford -6 4 £35,750 +10.00%
Bedfordshire -7 4 £35,750 +10.00%
East of England -18 4 £35,750 +10.00%
Dorset - 4 £28,750 - 3
Poole - 4 £28,750 - 1
York - 4 £26,500 -
West Yorkshire -36 3 £60,000 +26.31%
Hampshire -20 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Basingstoke - 2 £55,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £35,000 -
Leeds - 2 £60,000 -
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
Manchester - 2 £60,000 -
North West - 2 £60,000 -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 221 (72.46%) Windows
2 201 (65.90%) MS Exchange
3 198 (64.92%) Microsoft
4 156 (51.15%) Active Directory
5 144 (47.21%) VMware
6 140 (45.90%) DHCP
7 139 (45.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 137 (44.92%) Cisco
9 136 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 135 (44.26%) ITIL
11 131 (42.95%) DNS
12 122 (40.00%) Lync
13 112 (36.72%) MS Excel
14 110 (36.07%) SQL Server
15 108 (35.41%) Citrix
15 108 (35.41%) Firewall
16 104 (34.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 96 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 95 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 92 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
20 89 (29.18%) SharePoint
21 83 (27.21%) MCSE
21 83 (27.21%) VPN
21 83 (27.21%) Forefront TMG
22 81 (26.56%) SCCM
23 77 (25.25%) Load Balancing
24 76 (24.92%) XenApp
25 75 (24.59%) Hyper-V
25 75 (24.59%) SAN
26 68 (22.30%) Linux

UAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 201 (65.90%) MS Exchange
2 139 (45.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (40.00%) Lync
4 89 (29.18%) SharePoint
5 36 (11.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 36 (11.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 33 (10.82%) IIS
7 28 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (7.54%) SharePoint Server
9 22 (7.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (6.56%) Lotus Domino
11 18 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (4.26%) CMS
14 10 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 112 (36.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.11%) Office 365
2 18 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.57%) IaaS
4 14 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (45.90%) DHCP
2 131 (42.95%) DNS
3 108 (35.41%) Firewall
4 92 (30.16%) Cisco ASA
5 83 (27.21%) VPN
6 75 (24.59%) SAN
7 64 (20.98%) TCP/IP
8 57 (18.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 49 (16.07%) NetScaler
10 43 (14.10%) Unified Communications
11 38 (12.46%) SSL
12 36 (11.80%) LAN
13 28 (9.18%) WAN
14 27 (8.85%) Internet
14 27 (8.85%) Ethernet
15 25 (8.20%) SMTP
16 24 (7.87%) MPLS
17 22 (7.21%) NetScreen
18 17 (5.57%) IPv6
19 14 (4.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (16.07%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Law
3 12 (3.93%) Publishing
4 8 (2.62%) Legal
5 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.31%) Banking
6 3 (0.98%) Marketing
6 3 (0.98%) Electronics
6 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (10.49%) Architect
2 30 (9.84%) Administrator
2 30 (9.84%) Support Engineer
3 27 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (8.52%) Team Leader
5 25 (8.20%) Analyst
6 24 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (7.54%) Technical Architect
8 22 (7.21%) Consultant
9 21 (6.89%) Network Engineer
10 20 (6.56%) Messaging Engineer
11 15 (4.92%) Messaging Administrator
11 15 (4.92%) Service Analyst
11 15 (4.92%) Service Manager
12 14 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (3.93%) Data Centre Team Leader
13 12 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (3.93%) Technical Manager
13 12 (3.93%) IT Services Manager
14 11 (3.61%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.28%) COM
2 9 (2.95%) SAML
3 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.64%) .NET
4 2 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.69%) Blackberry
2 49 (16.07%) CLARiiON
3 31 (10.16%) PKI
4 30 (9.84%) Management Information System
5 24 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.93%) CMDB
7 10 (3.28%) Fat Client
7 10 (3.28%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.95%) Clustering
8 9 (2.95%) iPhone
9 5 (1.64%) Statistics
10 3 (0.98%) PDA
10 3 (0.98%) Replication
10 3 (0.98%) DTV
10 3 (0.98%) iPad
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) Firmware
11 2 (0.66%) CCTV
12 1 (0.33%) IVR
12 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 221 (72.46%) Windows
2 136 (44.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (22.30%) Linux
5 57 (18.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 31 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.56%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.90%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (3.93%) Windows Vista
11 11 (3.61%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.33%) UNIX
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (44.26%) ITIL
2 77 (25.25%) Load Balancing
3 46 (15.08%) Performance Tuning
4 38 (12.46%) Incident Management
5 35 (11.48%) ITIL V3
6 32 (10.49%) Problem Management
7 28 (9.18%) PRINCE2
7 28 (9.18%) Configuration Management
8 26 (8.52%) Capacity Management
9 24 (7.87%) Release Management
10 21 (6.89%) Mobile Device Management
11 19 (6.23%) Change Management
12 17 (5.57%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (4.59%) Business Continuity
13 14 (4.59%) Logistics
14 13 (4.26%) Asset Management
14 13 (4.26%) Network Management
15 12 (3.93%) Service Delivery
16 11 (3.61%) Line Management
17 10 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.39%) SQL
2 22 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.33%) VB
4 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (34.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (27.21%) MCSE
3 47 (15.41%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (11.80%) MCSA
5 28 (9.18%) MCP
5 28 (9.18%) CCNP
6 26 (8.52%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (8.20%) Degree
8 20 (6.56%) CCNA
9 19 (6.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 19 (6.23%) MCITP
9 19 (6.23%) MCTS
10 16 (5.25%) CCIE
11 15 (4.92%) CCSP
11 15 (4.92%) SC Cleared
11 15 (4.92%) Security Cleared
12 10 (3.28%) CCEE
12 10 (3.28%) CCA
12 10 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (3.28%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.48%) SLA
2 5 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 156 (51.15%) Active Directory
2 95 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (27.21%) Forefront TMG
4 76 (24.92%) XenApp
5 75 (24.59%) Hyper-V
6 53 (17.38%) vSphere
7 52 (17.05%) ISA Server
8 49 (16.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 26 (8.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (8.52%) IAG
9 26 (8.52%) XenDesktop
10 19 (6.23%) Terminal Services
11 13 (4.26%) VMware ESX
12 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (2.62%) Snort
14 7 (2.30%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.66%) XenServer
16 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.33%) VMware GSX
16 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 81 (26.56%) SCCM
2 51 (16.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 43 (14.10%) SCOM
4 30 (9.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 14 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (3.93%) WhatsUp Gold
7 11 (3.61%) WSUS
8 10 (3.28%) Cacti
9 7 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (1.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (1.31%) SCSM
11 4 (1.31%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.66%) Legato
13 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.33%) MOM
13 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
13 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 198 (64.92%) Microsoft
2 144 (47.21%) VMware
3 137 (44.92%) Cisco
4 108 (35.41%) Citrix
5 67 (21.97%) Red Hat
6 65 (21.31%) EMC
7 50 (16.39%) Symantec
8 49 (16.07%) Oracle
8 49 (16.07%) Infoblox
9 46 (15.08%) HP
10 40 (13.11%) Juniper
11 34 (11.15%) Dell
12 31 (10.16%) F5
13 25 (8.20%) SolarWinds
13 25 (8.20%) CommVault
14 17 (5.57%) CheckPoint
15 14 (4.59%) Avaya
16 13 (4.26%) NetApp
16 13 (4.26%) Lotus
17 12 (3.93%) MobileIron
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