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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 910 893
Rank change year-on-year +64 -17  
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 22 29 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.030% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.23% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 66
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,750 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75%  

ISA Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10857 12359 13001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.69% 12.59% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9202 10471 10743
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

ISA Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ISA Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 19 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +64 11 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +26 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Slough +18 6 £47,500 -5.00%
London +54 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Surrey +46 4 £53,750 -23.21% 1
West Midlands - 3 £31,000 -
West Sussex +10 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire +9 2 £42,500 +14.86%
South West -3 2 £42,500 +0.59%
Wolverhampton - 2 £31,000 -
Kent +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +17 1 - -
Swindon +3 1 £42,500 +14.86%
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 45 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (78.00%) Windows
4 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
5 30 (60.00%) HP
6 29 (58.00%) DHCP
6 29 (58.00%) DNS
6 29 (58.00%) MS Exchange
6 29 (58.00%) Firewall
7 27 (54.00%) VMware
7 27 (54.00%) Linux
7 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (46.00%) PowerShell
9 23 (46.00%) Forefront TMG
9 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
9 23 (46.00%) Cisco
10 22 (44.00%) SQL
10 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
13 19 (38.00%) Citrix
14 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (36.00%) Dell
14 18 (36.00%) SAN
15 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (32.00%) MCSE
16 15 (30.00%) VBScript
16 15 (30.00%) Back Office
16 15 (30.00%) Performance Tuning

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 29 (58.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (10.00%) IIS
7 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (6.00%) Apache
8 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.00%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (58.00%) DHCP
1 29 (58.00%) DNS
1 29 (58.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) SAN
3 14 (28.00%) Network Security
3 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (26.00%) NAS
4 13 (26.00%) SMTP
5 12 (24.00%) VoIP
6 11 (22.00%) SNMP
7 10 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (16.00%) VPN
9 7 (14.00%) Internet
9 7 (14.00%) WAN
10 6 (12.00%) LAN
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (30.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) PKI
2 8 (16.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
3 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.00%) CCTV
6 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (54.00%) Linux
3 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 2000
7 8 (16.00%) VMS
7 8 (16.00%) Windows NT
8 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.00%) Solaris
10 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 11 (22.00%) High Availability
4 9 (18.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.00%) Business Development
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.00%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) PowerShell
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) VBScript
4 10 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.00%) MCSE
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (22.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) CCVP
4 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (14.00%) CCNA
7 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (10.00%) CCSP
9 4 (8.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (46.00%) Forefront TMG
4 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 14 (28.00%) vSphere
6 11 (22.00%) UAG
6 11 (22.00%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (16.00%) NFS
8 8 (16.00%) vCloud
8 8 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (12.00%) Terminal Services
9 6 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (10.00%) XenApp
11 4 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (6.00%) XenServer
13 2 (4.00%) Sendmail
14 1 (2.00%) Firmware
14 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (16.00%) SCOM
2 8 (16.00%) vCenter Server
2 8 (16.00%) vMotion
2 8 (16.00%) WMI
3 6 (12.00%) SCCM
4 4 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (8.00%) MOM
4 4 (8.00%) WSUS
5 2 (4.00%) Malwarebytes
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.00%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.00%) Netcool
6 1 (2.00%) OpenView
6 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) Unicenter
6 1 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (60.00%) HP
3 27 (54.00%) VMware
4 23 (46.00%) Cisco
5 19 (38.00%) Citrix
6 18 (36.00%) Dell
7 9 (18.00%) Veritas
8 6 (12.00%) McAfee
9 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.00%) F5
10 3 (6.00%) EMC
10 3 (6.00%) Intel
10 3 (6.00%) Sophos
11 2 (4.00%) arcserve
11 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
11 2 (4.00%) Lotus
11 2 (4.00%) Remedy
11 2 (4.00%) Webroot
12 1 (2.00%) Apple
12 1 (2.00%) NetApp
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + 10,000 benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + free gym, parking, insurances & fruit
Posted: 3 days ago