The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun OpenSSO
Rank 885 859 851
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Permanent jobs citing OpenSSO 20 20 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.30% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 32
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £80,000 £111,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £115,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -61.95%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7158 6765 6055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.11% 6.22% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5747 5404 4934
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

OpenSSO Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenSSO
Top 7 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 25 July 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
England -29 20 £75,000 +66.66% 2
London -37 17 £75,000 -6.25% 2
City of London -6 6 £77,500 - 1
East of England -3 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 - -
Cambridge -5 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -

OpenSSO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (84.09%) Oracle
2 30 (68.18%) Apache
3 26 (59.09%) XML
3 26 (59.09%) Java
4 25 (56.82%) XSLT
5 20 (45.45%) Web Services
5 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 19 (43.18%) Tomcat
7 18 (40.91%) SOA
7 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 17 (38.64%) Sun
9 16 (36.36%) JSP
9 16 (36.36%) SOAP
9 16 (36.36%) GlassFish
10 15 (34.09%) REST
10 15 (34.09%) Mainframe
10 15 (34.09%) Solaris
10 15 (34.09%) IIS
11 14 (31.82%) VB
11 14 (31.82%) PHP
11 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
11 14 (31.82%) HTML
11 14 (31.82%) EJB
11 14 (31.82%) Tcl
11 14 (31.82%) Content Management
11 14 (31.82%) JSF
11 14 (31.82%) OAuth
11 14 (31.82%) OpenID
12 13 (29.55%) Document Management

OpenSSO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (68.18%) Apache
2 19 (43.18%) Tomcat
3 16 (36.36%) GlassFish
4 15 (34.09%) IIS
5 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 10 (22.73%) Commerce Server
6 10 (22.73%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (22.73%) CMS
6 10 (22.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
8 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
8 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.27%) Lync
9 1 (2.27%) Node.js
9 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
9 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) LDAP
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.55%) X.509
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) FTP
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
4 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (29.55%) BODI
3 12 (27.27%) MySQL
4 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.55%) DB2
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Ant
1 2 (4.55%) JUnit
1 2 (4.55%) JBuilder
1 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.55%) JMeter
1 2 (4.55%) NetBeans
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Maven
1 2 (4.55%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (25.00%) Marketing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Architect
2 16 (36.36%) Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Technical Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Security Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Web Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Director
6 5 (11.36%) Creative Technologist
7 4 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) XML
2 25 (56.82%) XSLT
3 20 (45.45%) Web Services
4 16 (36.36%) JSP
4 16 (36.36%) SOAP
5 15 (34.09%) REST
6 14 (31.82%) OpenID
6 14 (31.82%) JSF
6 14 (31.82%) OAuth
6 14 (31.82%) HTML
6 14 (31.82%) EJB
7 13 (29.55%) XSL
8 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 12 (27.27%) XML Schema
8 12 (27.27%) JAXB
8 12 (27.27%) JMX
8 12 (27.27%) jQuery
8 12 (27.27%) JAX-WS
9 10 (22.73%) JSR 170
9 10 (22.73%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Mainframe
2 12 (27.27%) PKI
3 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Solaris
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) SOA
2 14 (31.82%) Content Management
3 13 (29.55%) Document Management
3 13 (29.55%) ETL
3 13 (29.55%) OOA/OOD
3 13 (29.55%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (27.27%) B2B
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.45%) UML
6 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (15.91%) Information Security
7 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
7 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.55%) DevOps
10 1 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) VB
3 14 (31.82%) Tcl
3 14 (31.82%) PHP
3 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Sun
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) Informatica
3 13 (29.55%) Business Objects
3 13 (29.55%) Cognos
4 12 (27.27%) IBM
5 10 (22.73%) Adobe
5 10 (22.73%) ATG
5 10 (22.73%) Endeca
5 10 (22.73%) EPiServer
5 10 (22.73%) Sitecore
5 10 (22.73%) hybris
5 10 (22.73%) BEA
6 5 (11.36%) Pega
7 4 (9.09%) JBoss
8 3 (6.82%) HP
8 3 (6.82%) VMware
9 2 (4.55%) F5
9 2 (4.55%) ForgeRock