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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
Rank 165 188 190
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 32 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.28% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 6.52% 2.22% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
491 630 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.93% 12.58% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 430 529 298
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,275 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forefront TMG across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Forefront TMG Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +19 17 £37,500 +25.00%
Coventry +19 10 £31,250 -58.33% 1
Birmingham +4 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £24,000 -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
4 24 (61.54%) DNS
5 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
5 22 (56.41%) WSUS
6 21 (53.85%) SQL
7 20 (51.28%) IIS
8 19 (48.72%) Cisco
8 19 (48.72%) SAN
8 19 (48.72%) NetApp
8 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
9 18 (46.15%) Linux
9 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
10 17 (43.59%) SSL
10 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
10 17 (43.59%) HTTP
10 17 (43.59%) Perl
10 17 (43.59%) Load Balancing
10 17 (43.59%) VLAN
10 17 (43.59%) Backup Exec
10 17 (43.59%) Altiris
11 16 (41.03%) Publishing
12 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
12 15 (38.46%) Change Control
13 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
14 13 (33.33%) Open Source
14 13 (33.33%) vSphere
14 13 (33.33%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (51.28%) IIS
2 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
3 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 12 (30.77%) Apache
5 11 (28.21%) Moodle
5 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (25.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (15.38%) Lync
9 4 (10.26%) WordPress
9 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 13 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (61.54%) DNS
2 19 (48.72%) SAN
3 17 (43.59%) SSL
3 17 (43.59%) HTTP
3 17 (43.59%) VLAN
4 13 (33.33%) SSH
5 9 (23.08%) VoIP
5 9 (23.08%) Firewall
6 7 (17.95%) DHCP
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.69%) IPsec
10 2 (5.13%) WAN
10 2 (5.13%) Intranet
10 2 (5.13%) Internet
11 1 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (2.56%) IPv4
11 1 (2.56%) IPv6
11 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (41.03%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Network Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Principle Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) LAMP
2 8 (20.51%) COM
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) VLE
3 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.26%) Clustering
4 3 (7.69%) Wiki
5 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 2 (5.13%) CCTV
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Load Balancing
2 15 (38.46%) Change Control
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Time Management
5 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.26%) Content Management
6 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
3 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
3 17 (43.59%) Perl
4 11 (28.21%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.51%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCTS
3 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
3 13 (33.33%) vSphere
3 13 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 12 (30.77%) UAG
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (17.95%) XenApp
6 7 (17.95%) XenDesktop
6 7 (17.95%) Shibboleth
7 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.38%) IAG
8 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) WSUS
2 17 (43.59%) Backup Exec
3 12 (30.77%) SCCM
4 10 (25.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (15.38%) SCOM
5 6 (15.38%) Cacti
6 4 (10.26%) MOM
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (10.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) NetApp
3 17 (43.59%) Altiris
4 13 (33.33%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) Symantec
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) Citrix
6 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 8 (20.51%) EMC
8 6 (15.38%) Dell
8 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle
10 2 (5.13%) Juniper
10 2 (5.13%) Websense
10 2 (5.13%) Clearswift
11 1 (2.56%) M86 Security
11 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
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