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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1208 998 743
Rank change year-on-year -210 -255 +365
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 8 11 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.028% 0.052% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 25
10th Percentile £41,500 £50,500 £48,200
25th Percentile £41,875 £51,250 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% -25.00% +47.37%
75th Percentile £51,750 £53,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £54,300 £54,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 - £37,000
% change year-on-year - - +13.85%

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 28,791 21,324 11,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.18% 18.44% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,051 15,021 9,425
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £39,837 £38,750 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,100 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.18% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Forefront TMG.

Salary trend for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Forefront TMG over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 7 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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -171 8 £45,000 -14.29%
Work from Home -212 5 £50,500 -
UK excluding London - 3 £45,000 -
London -188 2 £49,250 -6.19%
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) Information Management
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (62.50%) IoT
3 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) Public Sector
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
5 3 (37.50%) WSUS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (37.50%) Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Response
6 2 (25.00%) Feasibility Study

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 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) IoT
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Information Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Response
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam