The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Forefront TMG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 135 121
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.43% 0.084% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 5.23% 0.75% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

Forefront TMG is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 153 267 187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 8.30% 11.26% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 118 209 153
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £67,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Forefront TMG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in Birmingham

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Forefront TMG in Birmingham

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) HP
2 17 (94.44%) Dell
2 17 (94.44%) IPv4
2 17 (94.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (94.44%) SonicWALL
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 16 (88.89%) vSphere
3 16 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 16 (88.89%) SAN
3 16 (88.89%) NetApp
4 11 (61.11%) IPsec
5 10 (55.56%) HP StoreVirtual
6 9 (50.00%) Terminal Services
6 9 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (16.67%) XenApp
8 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 17 (94.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) IPv4
3 16 (88.89%) SAN
4 11 (61.11%) IPsec
5 9 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (11.11%) IPv6
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) HTTP
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) S/MIME
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) SCADA
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.56%) Security Management
2 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 16 (88.89%) vSphere
3 9 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Dell
2 17 (94.44%) HP
2 17 (94.44%) SonicWALL
3 16 (88.89%) NetApp
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.56%) Qualys
6 1 (5.56%) Rapid7
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Tripwire