Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISA Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISA Server over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1053 1152 1178
Rank change year-on-year +99 +26 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 24 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.099% 0.078% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 34
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,700 £38,625 £35,825
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% -12.50%

ISA Server 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%

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISA Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISA Server.

Salary trend for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISA Server over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISA Server 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 +74 18 £52,500 +23.53% 1
UK excluding London +46 16 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South East +42 9 £85,000 - 1
London +83 5 £53,750 -2.27%
North of England - 3 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 -
South West +13 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £45,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT jobs citing ISA Server 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 ISA Server.

1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Information Security
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (45.83%) CCSP
5 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (41.67%) DHCP
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 9 (37.50%) ITIL V3
7 9 (37.50%) Firewall
7 9 (37.50%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) SLA
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
9 7 (29.17%) McAfee
9 7 (29.17%) VBScript
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) MCSE
9 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (29.17%) Degree
9 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (29.17%) Azure
10 6 (25.00%) AWS

ISA Server
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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Azure
2 6 (25.00%) AWS
2 6 (25.00%) GCP
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DHCP
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) SAN
4 6 (25.00%) NAS
5 5 (20.83%) Broadband
5 5 (20.83%) SMTP
5 5 (20.83%) SNMP
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.17%) IPv4
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (4.17%) Skype
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.17%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) WinDbg
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Back Office
3 5 (20.83%) Legal
4 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) Automotive
6 2 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Banking
7 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Payments Architect
1 6 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Backend Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.33%) Vue.js
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (20.83%) Handset
4 3 (12.50%) SCADA
5 2 (8.33%) Clustering
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Solaris
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 6 (25.00%) Business Development
4 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 6 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Security Management
4 6 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
1 7 (29.17%) VBScript
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCSP
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (25.00%) CISA
4 6 (25.00%) CISM
4 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 6 (25.00%) CLAS
4 6 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 6 (25.00%) IISP
5 5 (20.83%) CCNP
5 5 (20.83%) CCVP
5 5 (20.83%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (33.33%) SLA
3 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (25.00%) GDPR
4 6 (25.00%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (25.00%) ISO 22301
4 6 (25.00%) ISO 31000
4 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (25.00%) NIST
4 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) IBM Guardium
1 6 (25.00%) Nessus
1 6 (25.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) AppManager
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) McAfee
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (25.00%) Centrify
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
4 6 (25.00%) Google
4 6 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (25.00%) Imperva
4 6 (25.00%) Okta
4 6 (25.00%) Qualys
4 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 6 (25.00%) Trend Micro
4 6 (25.00%) Tripwire
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Sonus
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix