Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1124 1183
Rank change year-on-year -28 +59 -146
Permanent jobs citing ISA Server 22 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.041% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.097% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 72
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 22,659 21,664 23,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.06% 12.28% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18,890 17,988 20,190
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -36 19 £40,000 -20.00% 6
UK excluding London -14 12 £37,500 -25.00% 2
London -2 10 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Midlands - 4 £31,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £31,000 - 1
Scotland -34 3 £47,500 +21.79%
East of England - 2 £38,250 -
South West +15 1 £38,500 -18.95%
North of England +7 1 £40,000 +122.22% 1
North West -6 1 £40,000 +122.22%
South East -17 1 £37,500 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 17 (77.27%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 13 (59.09%) Cisco
5 13 (59.09%) Citrix
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (50.00%) IIS
7 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (50.00%) Firewall
8 10 (45.45%) HP
8 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
9 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
9 9 (40.91%) SCOM
9 9 (40.91%) LAN
10 8 (36.36%) CCA
10 8 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) Back Office
10 8 (36.36%) Terminal Server
10 8 (36.36%) Internet
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 6 (27.27%) Office 365
11 6 (27.27%) SCCM
11 6 (27.27%) Clustering
11 6 (27.27%) DNS

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 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 3 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Firewall
1 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Internet
4 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) DMZ
6 4 (18.18%) NAS
6 4 (18.18%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) Skype
7 1 (4.55%) ADSL
7 1 (4.55%) Broadband
7 1 (4.55%) Extranet
7 1 (4.55%) Intranet
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (36.36%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Administrator
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 5 (22.73%) EMC VNX
2 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
2 5 (22.73%) Reinsurance
2 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) HP Storage
5 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCA
1 8 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
4 8 (36.36%) Terminal Server
5 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (22.73%) XenApp
6 4 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (9.09%) Firmware
7 2 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCOM
2 6 (27.27%) SCCM
3 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
4 2 (9.09%) OpenView
5 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix
3 10 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) Intel
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
5 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) IBM