The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Forefront TMG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Forefront TMG over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 235 214
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 5 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.048% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.44% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 15
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  

Forefront TMG 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 564 681 567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.05% 11.01% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 465 563 493
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Forefront TMG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Forefront TMG in the West Midlands

Forefront TMG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forefront TMG in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Forefront TMG in the West Midlands

Forefront TMG
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forefront TMG in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Forefront TMG in the West Midlands

Forefront TMG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront TMG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham +11 4 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,000 -
Forefront TMG
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Forefront TMG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Forefront TMG.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) HP
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) vSphere
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) SonicWALL
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 12 (85.71%) HP StoreVirtual
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
2 12 (85.71%) IPv4
2 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

Forefront TMG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
2 12 (85.71%) IPv4
2 12 (85.71%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) DMZ
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) DNA
2 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) vSphere
2 12 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Dell
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
2 12 (85.71%) SonicWALL
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Intel
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix