The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront TMG skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 238 217 174
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -43
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 6 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.096% 0.15% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.58% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 32
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,750 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,700 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Forefront TMG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
648 506 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.38% 9.36% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 512 413 444
Median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Forefront TMG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 3 £45,000 +24.13%
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (81.82%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Terminal Services
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) NetApp
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 5 (45.45%) IPv4
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) IPsec
6 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) IPsec
3 5 (45.45%) IPv4
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Installations Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) IT Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Presales Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
2 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Presales
2 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCDA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (81.82%) Terminal Services
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) SonicWALL
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
6 4 (36.36%) ProCurve