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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG)
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 243 214
Rank change year-on-year +37 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Forefront TMG 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.049% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 1.99% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 453 644 550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.59% 10.46% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 378 506 466
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 27 March 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 27 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
Birmingham +23 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Wolverhampton - 1 £31,000 -
Forefront TMG
England

Forefront TMG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) HP
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (89.47%) IPv4
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) Dell
3 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) SonicWALL
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (89.47%) vSphere
4 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
4 16 (84.21%) SAN
4 16 (84.21%) NetApp
5 11 (57.89%) IPsec
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (52.63%) HP StoreVirtual
7 9 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (47.37%) Terminal Services
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
8 6 (31.58%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (15.79%) XenApp
9 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop

Forefront TMG
Top Related 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 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) IPv4
3 16 (84.21%) SAN
4 11 (57.89%) IPsec
5 9 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (10.53%) IPv6
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) DMZ
7 1 (5.26%) HTTP
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) S/MIME
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) WAN
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (31.58%) Driving Licence
3 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) SCADA
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
2 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.26%) Security Management
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO27002
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (89.47%) vSphere
3 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (47.37%) Terminal Services
6 3 (15.79%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 18 (94.74%) HP
3 17 (89.47%) Dell
3 17 (89.47%) SonicWALL
4 16 (84.21%) NetApp
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
7 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.26%) Intel
7 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Qualys
7 1 (5.26%) Rapid7
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (5.26%) Tripwire