Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1165 1178 1155
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 16 71 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.037% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.070% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 64 119
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -15.79%

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 22845 24158 25085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.89% 12.46% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19213 20444 20870
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

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 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 6 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 19 September 2017. 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 +6 16 £47,500 -5.00%
UK excluding London +15 8 £45,000 -7.69%
London +5 8 £55,000 -4.35%
Midlands +35 7 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands +22 7 £45,000 -5.26%
South East +45 1 £40,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) Hyper-V
4 11 (68.75%) ISA Server
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (62.50%) McAfee
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) Citrix
6 9 (56.25%) Terminal Services
6 9 (56.25%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) XenApp
6 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
7 8 (50.00%) F5
7 8 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) Business Development
7 8 (50.00%) WSUS
7 8 (50.00%) SCOM
7 8 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (50.00%) Back Office
7 8 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (50.00%) Solaris
7 8 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (50.00%) DHCP

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 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 8 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) IPsec
4 5 (31.25%) IPv4
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) DMZ
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
General
1 8 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Solaris
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) DNA
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (68.75%) ISA Server
3 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) Terminal Services
4 9 (56.25%) XenApp
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (43.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (6.25%) UAG
8 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 8 (50.00%) MOM
1 8 (50.00%) SCOM
1 8 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) McAfee
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (43.75%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) Dell
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) SonicWALL
7 2 (12.50%) Intel
7 2 (12.50%) Sophos
8 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec