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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 888 896
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 12 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.037% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.29% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 56
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11339 12341 13042
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.71% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9621 10508 10784
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Forefront TMG in the UK

Forefront TMG
Top 8 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 12 £47,500 +5.55%
London +20 6 £55,000 -12.00%
West Midlands +14 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Birmingham +10 4 £45,000 -
South East +44 1 £40,000 +9.58%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 45 (91.84%) Cisco
2 42 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 33 (67.35%) Windows
3 33 (67.35%) Firewall
3 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
4 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
5 29 (59.18%) Hyper-V
6 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
7 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (51.02%) vSphere
7 25 (51.02%) VMware
8 24 (48.98%) HP
9 22 (44.90%) Citrix
9 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (44.90%) ISA Server
10 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (34.69%) Dell
11 17 (34.69%) DHCP
11 17 (34.69%) DNS
11 17 (34.69%) SQL
11 17 (34.69%) ITIL
12 15 (30.61%) SAN
12 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
13 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (28.57%) VB
14 13 (26.53%) XenApp
14 13 (26.53%) F5

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 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (24.49%) Skype for Business
4 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (10.20%) IIS
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (67.35%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (34.69%) DHCP
2 17 (34.69%) DNS
3 15 (30.61%) SAN
4 12 (24.49%) IPsec
4 12 (24.49%) IPv4
4 12 (24.49%) VPN
5 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.29%) BGP
6 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (14.29%) OSPF
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (12.24%) Skype
8 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.08%) DMZ
10 2 (4.08%) Internet
10 2 (4.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (12.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (10.20%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.08%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) IT Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
4 5 (10.20%) PKI
4 5 (10.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.12%) Clustering
7 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Windows
1 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
2 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 6 (12.24%) Solaris
8 5 (10.20%) VMS
8 5 (10.20%) Windows NT
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (12.24%) Business Development
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (6.12%) Change Management
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.08%) Data Privacy
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Statistics
7 1 (2.04%) DNA
7 1 (2.04%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.57%) VB
3 8 (16.33%) VBScript
4 2 (4.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) CCNA
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 2 (4.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 29 (59.18%) Hyper-V
3 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (51.02%) vSphere
4 22 (44.90%) ISA Server
5 13 (26.53%) XenApp
6 12 (24.49%) XenDesktop
7 11 (22.45%) UAG
8 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
9 6 (12.24%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (12.24%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (10.20%) NFS
10 5 (10.20%) vCloud
10 5 (10.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (4.08%) XenServer
12 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 6 (12.24%) MOM
1 6 (12.24%) SCOM
1 6 (12.24%) WSUS
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) vCenter Server
2 5 (10.20%) vMotion
2 5 (10.20%) WMI
3 2 (4.08%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) Cisco
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) VMware
4 24 (48.98%) HP
5 22 (44.90%) Citrix
6 17 (34.69%) Dell
7 13 (26.53%) F5
8 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
8 12 (24.49%) NetApp
8 12 (24.49%) SonicWALL
9 8 (16.33%) McAfee
10 5 (10.20%) Veritas
11 3 (6.12%) Forcepoint
12 2 (4.08%) arcserve
12 2 (4.08%) Intel
12 2 (4.08%) Sophos
12 2 (4.08%) Webroot
13 1 (2.04%) Symantec