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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 916 914
Rank change year-on-year +85 -2  
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 27 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 41
Median salary £46,250 £43,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.93% +12.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £29,950 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,250 £37,250
% change year-on-year +15.15% +10.73%  

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 10269 12728 13559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.05% 12.24% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8571 10737 11240
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +96 27 £46,250 +5.11% 4
South East +42 11 £50,000 +12.35% 3
London +81 7 £35,000 -34.88% 1
Berkshire +40 7 £47,500 - 2
Slough - 7 £47,500 - 2
South West +28 6 £33,000 -4.34%
Surrey +49 3 £60,000 -14.28%
Wiltshire +22 2 £45,000 +30.43%
Swindon +15 2 £45,000 +30.43%
Devon -1 2 £23,500 -16.07%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £18,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Blackburn - 2 £18,000 -
Guildford - 2 £60,000 -
North West - 2 £18,000 -
West Midlands +39 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 53 (85.48%) Microsoft
1 53 (85.48%) Active Directory
2 46 (74.19%) Windows
3 40 (64.52%) Firewall
4 38 (61.29%) VMware
4 38 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (59.68%) HP
5 37 (59.68%) Windows Server
6 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (54.84%) Forefront TMG
8 33 (53.23%) Cisco
9 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
10 31 (50.00%) MS Exchange
11 27 (43.55%) SQL
11 27 (43.55%) Hyper-V
12 26 (41.94%) DHCP
12 26 (41.94%) DNS
13 25 (40.32%) PowerShell
14 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
14 24 (38.71%) ITIL
15 23 (37.10%) SAN
15 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (35.48%) Linux
16 22 (35.48%) Desktop Virtualisation
17 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (33.87%) Dell
17 21 (33.87%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (32.26%) vSphere
18 20 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (32.26%) Citrix

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 31 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (33.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.13%) Skype for Business
4 9 (14.52%) IIS
5 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.61%) Apache
10 1 (1.61%) CMS
10 1 (1.61%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.68%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) Firewall
2 26 (41.94%) DHCP
2 26 (41.94%) DNS
3 23 (37.10%) SAN
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (19.35%) iSCSI
6 11 (17.74%) Network Security
6 11 (17.74%) VPN
7 10 (16.13%) SMTP
7 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.90%) NAS
8 8 (12.90%) SNMP
8 8 (12.90%) VoIP
9 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.06%) Internet
10 5 (8.06%) WAN
11 4 (6.45%) LAN
11 4 (6.45%) WAAS
11 4 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (20.97%) Back Office
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (12.90%) VMware Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) IT Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Project Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) PKI
2 8 (12.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (9.68%) Clustering
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.45%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 37 (59.68%) Windows Server
3 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (35.48%) Linux
6 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (14.52%) Windows 2000
8 8 (12.90%) VMS
8 8 (12.90%) Windows NT
9 3 (4.84%) Solaris
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.61%) Unix
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 22 (35.48%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 19 (30.65%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (19.35%) Migration
5 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.52%) Network Load Balancing
7 8 (12.90%) High Availability
7 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (3.23%) Threat Analysis
12 2 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) PowerShell
3 15 (24.19%) VBScript
4 13 (20.97%) VB
5 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.23%) VBA
6 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.03%) MCSE
2 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (25.81%) Degree
4 12 (19.35%) CCNA
5 8 (12.90%) CCNP
5 8 (12.90%) CCVP
5 8 (12.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) CCSP
7 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (85.48%) Active Directory
2 38 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (54.84%) Forefront TMG
4 27 (43.55%) Hyper-V
5 20 (32.26%) vSphere
6 18 (29.03%) UAG
7 11 (17.74%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (14.52%) VMware ESX
8 9 (14.52%) XenDesktop
9 8 (12.90%) NFS
9 8 (12.90%) vCloud
9 8 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (6.45%) XenApp
11 3 (4.84%) XenServer
12 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
12 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
12 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (16.13%) SCOM
2 8 (12.90%) vMotion
2 8 (12.90%) WMI
3 6 (9.68%) SCCM
4 5 (8.06%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (3.23%) MOM
6 2 (3.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.61%) Netcool
7 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.61%) OpenView
7 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.61%) PaperCut
7 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 53 (85.48%) Microsoft
2 38 (61.29%) VMware
3 37 (59.68%) HP
4 33 (53.23%) Cisco
5 21 (33.87%) Dell
6 20 (32.26%) Citrix
7 10 (16.13%) F5
8 9 (14.52%) Veritas
9 8 (12.90%) Intel Security
10 5 (8.06%) Sophos
11 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
11 4 (6.45%) Forcepoint
11 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
12 2 (3.23%) 3Com
12 2 (3.23%) arcserve
12 2 (3.23%) Lotus
12 2 (3.23%) Mitel
12 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
12 2 (3.23%) Webroot
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Ciber UK
Posted: 22 days ago