The table below looks at the statistics for Forefront Identity Manager skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Forefront Identity Manager over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 853 880 824
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -56
Permanent jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 49 58 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 47
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7744 7437 6986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.00% 6.30% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6141 5994 5612
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

Forefront Identity Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Forefront Identity Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK.

Forefront Identity Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Forefront Identity Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 48 £46,000 -1.07%
South East +33 23 £37,500 -19.35%
West Midlands 0 13 £57,500 +23.65%
Surrey - 11 £34,000 -
Staines - 10 £33,250 -
London +7 9 £47,500 -13.63%
Birmingham -2 8 £51,750 +11.29%
Berkshire - 6 £75,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
City of London +36 3 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +11 3 £45,000 -3.22%
Oxford +5 3 £45,000 -3.22%
East Midlands +4 3 £45,000 -3.22%
Yorkshire +2 3 £34,000 -26.88%
Manchester 0 3 £57,500 +23.65%
North West -4 3 £57,500 +23.65%
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Derby - 3 £45,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £45,000 -3.22%
Nottingham -7 2 £45,000 -3.22%
South West -14 2 £46,000 -5.64%
Devon - 2 £46,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £46,000 -
Plymouth - 2 £46,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £46,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 1 £34,000 -26.88%
Wales - 1 £30,500 -
South Wales - 1 £30,500 -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Forefront Identity Manager also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Forefront Identity Manager.

1 70 (76.92%) SCOM
2 68 (74.73%) Active Directory
3 67 (73.63%) Windows
4 62 (68.13%) Microsoft
4 62 (68.13%) SCCM
5 45 (49.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (43.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (40.66%) DNS
8 34 (37.36%) MS Exchange
9 30 (32.97%) SharePoint
9 30 (32.97%) SCVMM
9 30 (32.97%) Security Cleared
9 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
10 28 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (29.67%) SC Cleared
12 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (27.47%) VMware
13 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
13 23 (25.27%) Lync
14 21 (23.08%) VBScript
15 20 (21.98%) Office 365
15 20 (21.98%) Data Centre
16 19 (20.88%) HP
17 18 (19.78%) Windows Intune
18 17 (18.68%) Azure Active Directory
18 17 (18.68%) Private Cloud
18 17 (18.68%) SCSM
19 16 (17.58%) Server Building
19 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Forefront Identity Manager also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Forefront Identity Manager. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (37.36%) MS Exchange
2 30 (32.97%) SharePoint
3 28 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (25.27%) Lync
5 15 (16.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.40%) IIS
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.98%) Office 365
3 17 (18.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (13.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (40.66%) DNS
2 12 (13.19%) DHCP
3 8 (8.79%) SAN
4 7 (7.69%) IPsec
4 7 (7.69%) VPN
5 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.59%) LAN
6 5 (5.49%) Firewall
7 4 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.30%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (3.30%) PABX
9 2 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (2.20%) LDAP
9 2 (2.20%) SMTP
9 2 (2.20%) HTTP
9 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Consultant
2 25 (27.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 20 (21.98%) Cloud Consultant
3 20 (21.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (6.59%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Security Project Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Project Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.68%) Private Cloud
3 11 (12.09%) PKI
4 10 (10.99%) Clustering
5 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.20%) BYOD
8 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.10%) CMDB
9 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (73.63%) Windows
2 45 (49.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (7.69%) UNIX
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.40%) Solaris
6 4 (4.40%) Linux
7 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Server Building
2 12 (13.19%) ITIL
3 11 (12.09%) Information Security
4 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.99%) Server Patching
4 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (10.99%) High Availability
5 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (8.79%) Identity Management
5 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.59%) Logistics
7 4 (4.40%) MOF
7 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.30%) ERP
8 3 (3.30%) Project Management
8 3 (3.30%) Data Security
8 3 (3.30%) Business Development
8 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
2 21 (23.08%) VBScript
3 15 (16.48%) SQL
4 4 (4.40%) Java
5 3 (3.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) Perl
6 2 (2.20%) C
6 2 (2.20%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.59%) MCDST
5 5 (5.49%) MCSE
5 5 (5.49%) Degree
6 4 (4.40%) MCITP
7 3 (3.30%) CCNA
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.20%) MCSA
8 2 (2.20%) MCTS
8 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) SLA
2 10 (10.99%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (74.73%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (10.99%) UAG
6 8 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.79%) vSphere
7 7 (7.69%) BitLocker
8 6 (6.59%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.30%) XenApp
9 3 (3.30%) RACF
9 3 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (76.92%) SCOM
2 62 (68.13%) SCCM
3 30 (32.97%) SCVMM
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Intune
5 17 (18.68%) SCSM
6 8 (8.79%) SCOrch
7 7 (7.69%) SCDPM
8 6 (6.59%) NetBackup
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
10 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (3.30%) MOM
11 2 (2.20%) Nagios
11 2 (2.20%) Cacti
11 2 (2.20%) HP SIM
11 2 (2.20%) Puppet
11 2 (2.20%) WSUS
11 2 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (68.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.47%) VMware
3 19 (20.88%) HP
4 13 (14.29%) Cisco
5 11 (12.09%) Splunk
6 8 (8.79%) IBM
7 7 (7.69%) Dell
8 6 (6.59%) Oracle
8 6 (6.59%) Sun
9 4 (4.40%) Symantec
10 3 (3.30%) McAfee
10 3 (3.30%) SAP
10 3 (3.30%) Citrix
10 3 (3.30%) CA
10 3 (3.30%) Polycom
10 3 (3.30%) Veeam
10 3 (3.30%) F5
10 3 (3.30%) NEC
11 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.20%) Autodesk