Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 986 1119 1163
Rank change year-on-year +133 +44 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 18 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.085% 0.030% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 19
UK median annual salary £36,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,050 £33,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £60,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -40.00% +93.55% -38.00%

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 21,299 23,203 22,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.06% 15.49% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17,367 18,916 18,889
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 8 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 27 January 2020. 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 +90 17 £36,500 -39.17% 5
UK excluding London +80 17 £36,000 -40.00% 9
South East +52 10 £52,500 -17.65% 1
Midlands +30 5 £36,000 -15.29% 3
East Midlands +24 5 £36,000 -15.29% 2
South West +24 1 £32,500 - 1
London - 1 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) Patch Management
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (38.89%) Software Deployment
4 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Forcepoint
4 7 (38.89%) SCCM
5 6 (33.33%) Software Packaging
5 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 6 (33.33%) NAS
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) EMC
5 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Web Filtering
5 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS

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 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.56%) JCAPS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) NAS
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 6 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.56%) IPv4
7 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.56%) Skype
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) TKPROF
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IP Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Server Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
2 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Patch Management
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (38.89%) Software Deployment
3 6 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) CRUD
4 5 (27.78%) Kanban
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) ITSM
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) MCSE
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (11.11%) Docker
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) NFS
6 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.56%) UAG
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) AppManager
2 3 (16.67%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Forcepoint
4 6 (33.33%) EMC
5 5 (27.78%) Avaya
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) arcserve
7 1 (5.56%) Becrypt
7 1 (5.56%) CA
7 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) McAfee
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec