The table below looks at the statistics for UAG 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 UAG over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG)
Rank - 184 183
Permanent jobs citing UAG 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.048% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category - 0.49% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
UAG
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
553 405 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.07% 9.77% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 479 330 473
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

UAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

UAG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UAG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

UAG Salary Trend in the West Midlands

UAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

UAG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds