Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1127 1162
Rank change year-on-year -18 +35 -116
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 32 95 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.050% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 89 122
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,550 £35,800 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year -17.50% +5.82% +5.00%

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 23122 23553 24845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.40% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19358 19787 20746
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISA Server in the UK

ISA Server
Top 11 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 18 November 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 -32 27 £47,500 -5.00%
London -16 17 £52,500 -4.55%
UK excluding London +16 15 £41,250 -17.50%
Scotland -11 5 £47,500 +20.25%
East of England +11 3 £36,500 -1.35%
South East +1 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands - 2 £31,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £31,000 -
North East +10 1 £52,500 -
North of England +1 1 £52,500 +23.53%
South West -13 1 £38,500 -11.49%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 29 (90.63%) Active Directory
1 29 (90.63%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
4 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 21 (65.63%) Citrix
5 18 (56.25%) Cisco
5 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
6 16 (50.00%) SCOM
6 16 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 15 (46.88%) Firewall
8 14 (43.75%) DNS
8 14 (43.75%) DHCP
8 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
9 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
10 12 (37.50%) SQL
10 12 (37.50%) LAN
10 12 (37.50%) Back Office
10 12 (37.50%) XenDesktop
11 11 (34.38%) HP
11 11 (34.38%) IIS
11 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
12 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
12 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (31.25%) Clustering
13 9 (28.13%) SCCM
13 9 (28.13%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (28.13%) XenApp
14 8 (25.00%) Skype for Business
14 8 (25.00%) CCA

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 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) IIS
3 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) DHCP
3 14 (43.75%) DNS
4 12 (37.50%) LAN
5 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 7 (21.88%) NAS
6 7 (21.88%) SAN
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (12.50%) Skype
9 2 (6.25%) DMZ
9 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
9 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.25%) WLAN
10 1 (3.13%) Extranet
10 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 12 (37.50%) Back Office
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Designer
8 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (6.25%) Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Designer
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) EMC VNX
2 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.63%) Reinsurance
2 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
3 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.50%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Business Development
4 4 (12.50%) Data Management
4 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Design
6 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CCA
1 8 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (90.63%) Active Directory
2 27 (84.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 9 (28.13%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (28.13%) XenApp
6 8 (25.00%) Terminal Server
7 6 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (12.50%) Firmware
9 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
9 4 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (12.50%) XenServer
10 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) SCOM
2 9 (28.13%) SCCM
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (12.50%) HP SIM
5 4 (12.50%) MOM
5 4 (12.50%) OpenView
5 4 (12.50%) WSUS
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
7 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) VMware
2 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) Citrix
4 18 (56.25%) Cisco
5 11 (34.38%) HP
6 7 (21.88%) EMC
7 6 (18.75%) McAfee
8 5 (15.63%) Dell
9 4 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (12.50%) Veritas
10 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
10 2 (6.25%) Intel
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
11 1 (3.13%) IBM