The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenSSO over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 896 875 873
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs citing OpenSSO 1 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.013% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 11
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +68.42%
UK excluding London average salary - £37,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -20.43%

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
7580 6787 6583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.77% 6.20% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6132 5342 5441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

OpenSSO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OpenSSO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Salary Trend

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

OpenSSO Salary Trend in the UK

OpenSSO
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSO within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +16 1 £65,000 -18.75%
England -16 1 £65,000 -18.75%

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenSSO 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 OpenSSO.

1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Swing
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Windows

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenSSO 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 OpenSSO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) JBuilder
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
3 1 (20.00%) Portal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) JSP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ICEfaces
3 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) BEA
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft