Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1160 1135 1196
Rank change year-on-year -25 +61 +4
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 23 50 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.093% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 64
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.11% - +12.50%

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 24,690 21,506 25,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.33% 12.48% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20,033 18,089 21,237
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +2.74%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 -36 23 £50,000 +11.11% 2
UK excluding London -31 13 £31,000 -31.11%
South East -1 11 - -
London -16 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands +8 2 £31,000 -31.11%
Midlands -10 2 £31,000 -31.11%

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (78.26%) Hyper-V
4 15 (65.22%) Skype for Business
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco
5 12 (52.17%) Firewall
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (47.83%) MCSE
6 11 (47.83%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
7 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (39.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (39.13%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (39.13%) DHCP
8 9 (39.13%) DNS
8 9 (39.13%) McAfee
8 9 (39.13%) SCOM
9 8 (34.78%) MCTS
9 8 (34.78%) MCITP
9 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (34.78%) Migration
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) ISO 9000
9 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013

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 15 (65.22%) Skype for Business
2 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) DNS
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) DMZ
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
4 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
5 1 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
1 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Business Development
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) MCSE
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (34.78%) MCITP
2 8 (34.78%) MCTS
3 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO 9000
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
1 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (78.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (30.43%) Terminal Services
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (30.43%) XenApp
4 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
4 5 (21.74%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (13.04%) UAG
6 2 (8.70%) BitLocker
6 2 (8.70%) vSphere
7 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 9 (39.13%) SCOM
2 7 (30.43%) MOM
2 7 (30.43%) WSUS
3 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) McAfee
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) F5
5 6 (26.09%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Altiris
7 2 (8.70%) Intel
8 1 (4.35%) 3PAR