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 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
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 896 912 869
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -43
Permanent jobs citing OpenSSO 6 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.077% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 10
Average salary £52,500 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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%

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
Salary Histogram

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

OpenSSO Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenSSO
Top 3 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 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
(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 +8 6 £52,500 -30.00%
England +4 6 £52,500 -30.00%
Croydon - 3 - -

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) SAML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) XACML
2 3 (50.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Joomla!
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) BODI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) SAML
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) XACML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) JMX
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) JAXB
4 1 (16.67%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) Tandberg
3 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos