The first table below looks at the demand for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 28 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 217 193 163
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 4 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.31% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 2.95% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
495 577 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.19% 10.41% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 435 518 423
Average salary £36,479 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Forefront TMG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the West Midlands region.

Forefront TMG Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Forefront TMG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -6 3 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Forefront TMG 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 Forefront TMG.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
1 36 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (69.44%) DNS
4 23 (63.89%) WSUS
5 20 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 20 (55.56%) IIS
5 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 20 (55.56%) SAN
5 20 (55.56%) NetApp
6 18 (50.00%) Perl
6 18 (50.00%) HTTP
6 18 (50.00%) Cisco
6 18 (50.00%) SSL
6 18 (50.00%) Linux
6 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 18 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 18 (50.00%) VLAN
6 18 (50.00%) Backup Exec
6 18 (50.00%) Altiris
7 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
7 17 (47.22%) Publishing
8 16 (44.44%) Change Control
9 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
10 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
10 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
10 14 (38.89%) MS Office
10 14 (38.89%) Open Source

Forefront TMG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Forefront TMG 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 Forefront TMG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (55.56%) IIS
2 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 12 (33.33%) Apache
4 12 (33.33%) Moodle
5 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (16.67%) Lync
9 5 (13.89%) WordPress
10 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
11 2 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (38.89%) MS Visio
2 14 (38.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) DNS
2 20 (55.56%) SAN
3 18 (50.00%) HTTP
3 18 (50.00%) SSL
3 18 (50.00%) VLAN
4 14 (38.89%) SSH
5 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 7 (19.44%) VoIP
6 7 (19.44%) DHCP
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (13.89%) IPsec
9 2 (5.56%) Intranet
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (47.22%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Principle Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) LAMP
2 8 (22.22%) COM
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Open Source
2 7 (19.44%) VLE
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.11%) Clustering
4 3 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 16 (44.44%) Change Control
3 10 (27.78%) Time Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) Content Management
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Perl
2 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 4 (11.11%) MCTS
2 4 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 14 (38.89%) vSphere
4 10 (27.78%) UAG
4 10 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (25.00%) ISA Server
6 8 (22.22%) Shibboleth
7 6 (16.67%) XenApp
7 6 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 6 (16.67%) IAG
8 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
8 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) WSUS
2 18 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 10 (27.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (27.78%) SCCM
4 6 (16.67%) Cacti
5 4 (11.11%) MOM
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (11.11%) SCOM
5 4 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (55.56%) NetApp
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) Altiris
4 13 (36.11%) HP
5 11 (30.56%) CheckPoint
6 10 (27.78%) Symantec
6 10 (27.78%) VMware
7 8 (22.22%) EMC
7 8 (22.22%) Citrix
8 7 (19.44%) Dell
9 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 5 (13.89%) SonicWALL
11 2 (5.56%) Clearswift
11 2 (5.56%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 6 days ago