Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1083 1185 1114
Rank change year-on-year +102 -71 +107
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 15 21 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.063% 0.087% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 42
UK median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £30,675 £29,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% -22.50% -11.11%

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

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23,736 24,135 20,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.46% 14.05% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19,354 19,584 17,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Forefront TMG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forefront TMG over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +87 14 £37,500 -25.00% 1
UK excluding London +71 10 £32,500 +4.84% 1
Midlands +27 6 £32,500 +4.84% 1
West Midlands +27 6 £32,500 +4.84% 1
London +89 5 £50,000 -
South East +28 2 £48,750 -
North West - 1 £45,500 -
North of England - 1 £45,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) SAN
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) SOA
7 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (33.33%) OOP
7 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) XSD

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
5 2 (13.33%) IPv6
5 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) ADSL
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) Ajax
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) XSD
1 5 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Signage
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) OOP
1 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Microservices
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (33.33%) XPath
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (26.67%) ISA Server
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (6.67%) pfSense
7 1 (6.67%) UAG
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) MOM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Veeam
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (13.33%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
8 1 (6.67%) 3Com
8 1 (6.67%) Draytek
8 1 (6.67%) EMC