Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1171 1138
Rank change year-on-year +41 -33 -54
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 39 81 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.042% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 76 150
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,850 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,375 £67,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.75%

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 22802 24250 25054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.47% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19176 20516 20848
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 12 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 21 September 2017. 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 +15 34 £47,500 -5.00% 3
UK excluding London +29 24 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London -5 15 £51,250 -6.82% 2
South East +52 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland -6 5 £47,500 +11.76%
East of England 0 3 £36,500 -1.35%
Midlands - 3 £31,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £31,000 -
South West +6 2 £38,500 -18.95%
North of England -26 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1
North East +16 1 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing ISA Server 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 ISA Server.

1 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 28 (71.79%) VMware
4 26 (66.67%) DNS
4 26 (66.67%) DHCP
5 25 (64.10%) Windows
5 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (56.41%) Firewall
7 21 (53.85%) Citrix
7 21 (53.85%) Hyper-V
8 20 (51.28%) Cisco
9 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
9 19 (48.72%) SCOM
9 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
10 17 (43.59%) HP
11 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
11 15 (38.46%) Back Office
12 13 (33.33%) Linux
12 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (33.33%) SAN
13 12 (30.77%) SQL
13 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
13 12 (30.77%) LAN
13 12 (30.77%) NAS
13 12 (30.77%) Skype for Business
14 11 (28.21%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (28.21%) MCSE
14 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (28.21%) Dell

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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (30.77%) Skype for Business
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (17.95%) IIS
5 5 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (5.13%) Apache
7 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) DHCP
1 26 (66.67%) DNS
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
4 13 (33.33%) SAN
5 12 (30.77%) LAN
5 12 (30.77%) NAS
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (20.51%) WAN
8 6 (15.38%) Internet
8 6 (15.38%) Network Security
8 6 (15.38%) VoIP
9 5 (12.82%) SMTP
9 5 (12.82%) SNMP
10 4 (10.26%) Skype
10 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications
10 4 (10.26%) VPN
11 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
12 2 (5.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (38.46%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Military
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Support
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) HP Storage
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) CCTV
5 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.56%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.51%) Solaris
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) Business Development
3 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.82%) High Availability
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (10.26%) Data Management
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.69%) Network Management
6 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 3 (7.69%) Web Filtering
7 2 (5.13%) Data Privacy
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (5.13%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.13%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.51%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.21%) MCSE
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) CCNA
5 5 (12.82%) CCNP
5 5 (12.82%) CCSP
5 5 (12.82%) CCVP
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.13%) CCA
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (53.85%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.21%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (25.64%) Terminal Services
5 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (25.64%) XenApp
6 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
7 8 (20.51%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (10.26%) Firmware
8 4 (10.26%) XenServer
9 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (7.69%) vSphere
10 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) SCOM
2 9 (23.08%) SCCM
3 8 (20.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (20.51%) MOM
3 8 (20.51%) WSUS
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (10.26%) HP SIM
5 4 (10.26%) OpenView
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (5.13%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 28 (71.79%) VMware
3 21 (53.85%) Citrix
4 20 (51.28%) Cisco
5 17 (43.59%) HP
6 11 (28.21%) Dell
7 10 (25.64%) McAfee
8 8 (20.51%) F5
9 4 (10.26%) EMC
9 4 (10.26%) Veritas
10 3 (7.69%) Forcepoint
10 3 (7.69%) Intel
10 3 (7.69%) Sophos
11 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
11 2 (5.13%) Oracle
11 2 (5.13%) Remedy
12 1 (2.56%) Adobe
12 1 (2.56%) Apple
12 1 (2.56%) IBM
12 1 (2.56%) NetApp