Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1081 1189 1124
Rank change year-on-year +108 -65 +116
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 17 17 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.072% 0.070% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 35
UK median annual salary £68,750 £41,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,200 £29,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £61,250 £58,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £35,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +97.18% -25.26% +7.95%

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 23,736 24,135 20,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.46% 14.05% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19,354 19,584 17,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -

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 May 2019.

Salary histogram for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 7 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 May 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 +90 13 £70,000 +69.70% 1
UK excluding London +73 13 £70,000 +97.18% 1
South East +44 11 £85,000 -
London +90 1 £47,500 -15.56%
North West +38 1 £45,500 +13.75%
North of England +32 1 £45,500 +13.75%
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (58.82%) ITIL V3
5 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
5 10 (58.82%) Information Security
5 10 (58.82%) Degree
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) IIS
6 9 (52.94%) IBM
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (52.94%) McAfee
7 8 (47.06%) CCSP
7 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (47.06%) Public Cloud
8 7 (41.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (41.18%) IISP
8 7 (41.18%) CLAS
8 7 (41.18%) CREST Certified
8 7 (41.18%) Driving Licence
8 7 (41.18%) ISO 22301
8 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (41.18%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (41.18%) Fuzz Testing

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 9 (52.94%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) IBM Domino
4 2 (11.76%) Site Server
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (41.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) PABX
3 2 (11.76%) PBX
3 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) ADSL
4 1 (5.88%) Broadband
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) NFC
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (11.76%) MS Access
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
1 7 (41.18%) SonarQube
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (41.18%) Back Office
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Payments Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Security Architect
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Technical Services
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (47.06%) Public Cloud
4 7 (41.18%) Driving Licence
5 3 (17.65%) SCADA
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Signage
7 1 (5.88%) Handset
7 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL V3
2 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Business Development
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (41.18%) Data Privacy
3 7 (41.18%) Data Protection
3 7 (41.18%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Dynamic Code Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Fuzz Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
3 7 (41.18%) Quality Management
3 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 7 (41.18%) Security Management
3 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Static Code Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 6 (35.29%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) CCSP
4 7 (41.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (41.18%) CISA
4 7 (41.18%) CISM
4 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 7 (41.18%) CLAS
4 7 (41.18%) CREST Certified
4 7 (41.18%) IISP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MCSE
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCVP
6 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) GDPR
2 7 (41.18%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (41.18%) ISO 22301
2 7 (41.18%) ISO 31000
2 7 (41.18%) ISO 9001
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) pfSense
4 1 (5.88%) UAG
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) IBM Guardium
1 7 (41.18%) Nessus
1 7 (41.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.88%) MOM
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) IBM
3 9 (52.94%) McAfee
4 7 (41.18%) ArcSight
4 7 (41.18%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (41.18%) Centrify
4 7 (41.18%) Google
4 7 (41.18%) Imperva
4 7 (41.18%) Okta
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Qualys
4 7 (41.18%) Splunk
4 7 (41.18%) Trend Micro
4 7 (41.18%) Tripwire
5 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Lotus