Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1027 1130 1205
Rank change year-on-year +103 +75 -69
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 19 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.084% 0.10% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 9
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +38.89% -28.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £45,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -17.78% +45.16% -34.74%

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 22,613 24,396 23,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.14% 15.32% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18,574 19,880 19,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 5 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 14 December 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 +88 18 £47,500 -5.00% 1
London +82 16 £47,500 -5.00% 1
UK excluding London +70 3 £37,000 -17.78% 4
South East +39 2 £37,000 -26.00%
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) C#
4 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) Java
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
4 13 (68.42%) IIS
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) XML
4 13 (68.42%) XSD
4 13 (68.42%) XSLT
4 13 (68.42%) SOA
4 13 (68.42%) .NET
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle
4 13 (68.42%) OOP
4 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
4 13 (68.42%) Middleware
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (68.42%) Ajax
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (68.42%) XPath
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (52.63%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
5 10 (52.63%) Change Control
6 8 (42.11%) SLA
7 6 (31.58%) WSUS

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 13 (68.42%) IIS
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
2 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (15.79%) Back Office
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Applications Support
2 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Applications Support Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
1 13 (68.42%) Ajax
1 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) Middleware
1 13 (68.42%) XML
1 13 (68.42%) XSD
1 13 (68.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Solaris
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) OOP
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 10 (52.63%) Change Control
2 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) C#
3 13 (68.42%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
3 13 (68.42%) XPath
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.26%) UAG
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 3 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (15.79%) MOM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) arcserve
5 1 (5.26%) Becrypt
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec