Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1048 1140 1201
Rank change year-on-year +92 +61 -19
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 29 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.13% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 15
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,250 £37,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% -5.26%

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 24,254 24,342 22,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.72% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,861 19,892 19,121
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 23 September 2019.

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 6 months to 23 September 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 +70 28 £47,500 -5.00% 1
London +96 22 £50,000 - 1
UK excluding London +27 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Midlands +25 5 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands +21 5 £32,500 -18.75%
North West +24 1 £45,500 -
North of England +14 1 £45,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 22 (75.86%) T-SQL
3 22 (75.86%) .NET
3 22 (75.86%) Oracle
3 22 (75.86%) C#
3 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 22 (75.86%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (75.86%) CSS
3 22 (75.86%) XML
3 22 (75.86%) XSD
3 22 (75.86%) XSLT
3 22 (75.86%) IIS
3 22 (75.86%) OOP
3 22 (75.86%) Tomcat
3 22 (75.86%) SOA
3 22 (75.86%) Middleware
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (75.86%) XPath
3 22 (75.86%) Ajax
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (75.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (65.52%) Process Improvement
4 19 (65.52%) Change Control
5 18 (62.07%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (62.07%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (41.38%) SLA
7 10 (34.48%) Finance

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 22 (75.86%) IIS
1 22 (75.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 22 (75.86%) Tomcat
2 18 (62.07%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) ADSL
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Applications Support
2 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 17 (58.62%) Applications Support Analyst
2 17 (58.62%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Server Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
1 22 (75.86%) Ajax
1 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
1 22 (75.86%) CSS
1 22 (75.86%) HTML
1 22 (75.86%) Middleware
1 22 (75.86%) XML
1 22 (75.86%) XSD
1 22 (75.86%) XSLT
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) WCF
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) OOP
1 22 (75.86%) SOA
2 19 (65.52%) Change Control
2 19 (65.52%) Process Improvement
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Microservices
6 1 (3.45%) Strategic Roadmap
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) T-SQL
2 22 (75.86%) XPath
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCA
1 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MCP
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) XenApp
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
2 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Symantec
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) 3Com
5 1 (3.45%) arcserve
5 1 (3.45%) Becrypt
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Clearswift
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Draytek
5 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos