The table below looks at the statistics for ISA Server 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 ISA Server over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
Rank - 199 185
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 0 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category - 2.09% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 13
Average salary - £24,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.86%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
ISA Server
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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
549 575 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.92% 10.34% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 471 520 399
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

ISA Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISA Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISA Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISA Server Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ISA Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISA Server 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 ISA Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (71.43%) IAG
3 5 (71.43%) UAG
3 5 (71.43%) Lync
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Cacti
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (71.43%) WSUS
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) COM

ISA Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISA Server 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 ISA Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Lync
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Exchequer
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (71.43%) IAG
3 5 (71.43%) UAG
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Cacti
2 5 (71.43%) WSUS
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Altiris
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Draytek