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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
Rank 836 853 827
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Permanent jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 37 66 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.056% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.91% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 65 49
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,300 £40,995
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.86%

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
7249 7283 6712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.86% 6.16% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5792 5861 5278
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +15 33 £45,000 -5.26%
South East +22 14 £53,000 +13.97%
Berkshire +13 6 £75,000 +42.85%
West Midlands 0 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Yorkshire +13 5 £36,000 -22.58%
Birmingham -19 4 £51,750 +8.94%
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
Surrey - 4 £33,250 -
London +22 3 £38,436 -14.58%
West Yorkshire +11 3 £36,000 -22.58%
Staines - 3 £32,500 -
Manchester +20 2 £62,500 +32.97%
North West +13 2 £62,500 +32.97%
Southampton +2 2 £46,000 +5.14%
Hampshire +2 2 £46,000 +5.14%
Reading -4 2 - -
South West -18 2 £46,000 -16.36%
Devon - 2 £46,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £52,500 -
Plymouth - 2 £46,000 -
Derbyshire +9 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Derby +4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
East Midlands -1 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £45,000 -4.25%
Nottingham -7 1 £45,000 -4.25%
Oxford - 1 £45,000 -
Newport - 1 £30,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £30,500 -
Wales - 1 £30,500 -

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 78 (84.78%) Windows
2 71 (77.17%) Active Directory
2 71 (77.17%) SCOM
3 67 (72.83%) Microsoft
4 66 (71.74%) SCCM
5 56 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (55.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 43 (46.74%) MS Exchange
8 40 (43.48%) SCVMM
9 39 (42.39%) Hyper-V
10 38 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 37 (40.22%) Security Cleared
12 35 (38.04%) Office 365
13 34 (36.96%) DNS
13 34 (36.96%) SC Cleared
14 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 30 (32.61%) MS Excel
15 30 (32.61%) SharePoint
16 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (22.83%) VMware
17 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
18 19 (20.65%) Lync
19 18 (19.57%) Azure Active Directory
20 17 (18.48%) IaaS
20 17 (18.48%) Windows Intune
21 16 (17.39%) SCDPM
21 16 (17.39%) Private Cloud
21 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
22 15 (16.30%) VBScript

Forefront Identity Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (46.74%) MS Exchange
2 38 (41.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (32.61%) SharePoint
4 19 (20.65%) Lync
5 11 (11.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.26%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (55.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (38.04%) Office 365
3 18 (19.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (18.48%) IaaS
5 5 (5.43%) PaaS
6 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.96%) DNS
2 13 (14.13%) DHCP
3 10 (10.87%) SAN
4 8 (8.70%) VPN
5 7 (7.61%) LAN
6 5 (5.43%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.35%) IPsec
7 4 (4.35%) Firewall
8 3 (3.26%) IMAP
8 3 (3.26%) PABX
8 3 (3.26%) POP3
8 3 (3.26%) SSL
8 3 (3.26%) Internet
9 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.17%) HTTP
9 2 (2.17%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.17%) LDAP
9 2 (2.17%) SMTP
9 2 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Consultant
2 22 (23.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 18 (19.57%) Cloud Consultant
4 17 (18.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (7.61%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Active Directory Specialist
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Specialist
11 3 (3.26%) Office 365 Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Implementation Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) IT Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Private Cloud
2 12 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.70%) Clustering
4 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.52%) PKI
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.26%) DTV
7 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.17%) CMDB
7 2 (2.17%) BYOD
8 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (84.78%) Windows
2 56 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.13%) UNIX
6 6 (6.52%) Linux
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.17%) Solaris
8 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Identity Management
2 11 (11.96%) Server Building
2 11 (11.96%) ITIL
3 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.52%) Logistics
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.43%) MOF
6 4 (4.35%) Information Security
6 4 (4.35%) Migration
6 4 (4.35%) Change Control
6 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.35%) High Availability
6 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (4.35%) Server Patching
7 3 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.30%) VBScript
3 5 (5.43%) SQL
4 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.35%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
6 2 (2.17%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) C
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (40.22%) Security Cleared
2 34 (36.96%) SC Cleared
3 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.04%) MCSE
5 7 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.61%) MCDST
6 6 (6.52%) Degree
7 5 (5.43%) MCITP
8 3 (3.26%) MCTS
9 2 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (77.17%) Active Directory
2 39 (42.39%) Hyper-V
3 14 (15.22%) vSphere
4 12 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (9.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (7.61%) VMware Server
9 5 (5.43%) UAG
10 4 (4.35%) NDS
10 4 (4.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 71 (77.17%) SCOM
2 66 (71.74%) SCCM
3 40 (43.48%) SCVMM
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Intune
5 16 (17.39%) SCDPM
6 15 (16.30%) SCSM
7 9 (9.78%) SCOrch
8 7 (7.61%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.17%) Nagios
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Puppet
9 2 (2.17%) Cacti
9 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 67 (72.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) VMware
3 12 (13.04%) HP
4 11 (11.96%) Splunk
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco
6 7 (7.61%) IBM
6 7 (7.61%) Sun
6 7 (7.61%) Dell
7 6 (6.52%) SAP
8 4 (4.35%) Symantec
9 3 (3.26%) Polycom
9 3 (3.26%) Veeam
9 3 (3.26%) NEC
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle
9 3 (3.26%) Lotus
10 2 (2.17%) Remedy
10 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.09%) ForgeRock
11 1 (1.09%) BT
11 1 (1.09%) Computacenter