Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory Federation Services over the 6 months to 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 900 626 678
Rank change year-on-year -274 +52 -110
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 218 241 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 1.77% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 177 184 181
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,972 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £69,645 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,050
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.10% -9.00%

Active Directory Federation Services is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 24,424 13,586 12,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.11% 17.10% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12,483 10,490 9,889
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

Active Directory Federation Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Active Directory Federation Services as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Federation Services in England

Active Directory Federation Services
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services in England.

Salary trend for Active Directory Federation Services in England

Active Directory Federation Services
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Active Directory Federation Services in England

Active Directory Federation Services
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services within the England region over the 6 months to 16 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -261 93 £60,000 +17.95% 10
South East -92 37 £49,000 -2.00% 7
North of England -90 29 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England -79 28 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Midlands -91 22 £50,000 +17.65% 2
West Midlands -66 19 £50,000 +17.65%
North West -96 16 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Yorkshire -38 11 £43,500 +2.35% 2
South West -27 8 £70,500 -2.76% 2
East Midlands -44 3 £46,500 +12.05% 2
North East -13 2 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Active Directory Federation Services
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, IT jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services.

1 198 (90.83%) Active Directory
2 168 (77.06%) Windows
3 158 (72.48%) Microsoft
4 143 (65.60%) Azure
5 129 (59.17%) Microsoft 365
6 125 (57.34%) Windows Server
7 107 (49.08%) DNS
8 94 (43.12%) DHCP
9 87 (39.91%) PowerShell
10 78 (35.78%) VMware
11 77 (35.32%) Firewall
12 68 (31.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 63 (28.90%) Cisco
14 62 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 59 (27.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 59 (27.06%) SAN
16 58 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 57 (26.15%) ITIL
18 56 (25.69%) AWS
19 51 (23.39%) Windows Server 2016
20 50 (22.94%) Single Sign-On
21 48 (22.02%) SharePoint
22 47 (21.56%) SCCM
23 45 (20.64%) Migration
23 45 (20.64%) TCP/IP
24 43 (19.72%) Clustering
25 42 (19.27%) Citrix
26 40 (18.35%) SQL
27 39 (17.89%) Linux
27 39 (17.89%) IaaS

Active Directory Federation Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (22.02%) SharePoint
2 37 (16.97%) IIS
3 35 (16.06%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.96%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.21%) IBM Domino
5 7 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 143 (65.60%) Azure
2 129 (59.17%) Microsoft 365
3 68 (31.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 56 (25.69%) AWS
5 39 (17.89%) IaaS
6 24 (11.01%) SaaS
7 18 (8.26%) PaaS
8 15 (6.88%) OneDrive
9 13 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (5.96%) Amazon S3
9 13 (5.96%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (5.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (5.50%) Serverless
11 11 (5.05%) Mimecast
12 9 (4.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 9 (4.13%) ShareGate
13 8 (3.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (3.67%) Azure Service Bus
13 8 (3.67%) Route 53
14 7 (3.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 107 (49.08%) DNS
2 94 (43.12%) DHCP
3 77 (35.32%) Firewall
4 59 (27.06%) SAN
5 45 (20.64%) TCP/IP
6 29 (13.30%) WAN
7 28 (12.84%) LAN
8 17 (7.80%) Kerberos
9 16 (7.34%) Remote Desktop
9 16 (7.34%) SNMP
10 14 (6.42%) Skype
10 14 (6.42%) VPN
11 13 (5.96%) VLAN
11 13 (5.96%) VoIP
12 12 (5.50%) Network Security
13 11 (5.05%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (4.13%) FTP
14 9 (4.13%) NetScaler
15 8 (3.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.38%) GIS
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (3.21%) JIRA
1 7 (3.21%) NUnit
1 7 (3.21%) ReSharper
1 7 (3.21%) StyleCop
1 7 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.46%) GitLab
General
1 38 (17.43%) Social Skills
2 27 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (11.01%) Documentation Skills
4 21 (9.63%) Finance
5 16 (7.34%) Law
6 12 (5.50%) Legal
6 12 (5.50%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (4.13%) Public Sector
8 8 (3.67%) Advertising
9 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.75%) Marketing
11 4 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (1.38%) Back Office
12 3 (1.38%) Banking
12 3 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (1.38%) Retail
13 2 (0.92%) Automotive
13 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.46%) Aviation
14 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (23.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (11.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 24 (11.01%) Architect
3 23 (10.55%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (8.26%) IT Engineer
5 17 (7.80%) Consultant
6 16 (7.34%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (6.42%) Administrator
8 14 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.96%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.96%) Developer
9 13 (5.96%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.96%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (5.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 11 (5.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.51%) SAML
2 29 (13.30%) LDAP
3 14 (6.42%) OAuth
3 14 (6.42%) Web Services
4 12 (5.50%) HTML
5 8 (3.67%) OpenID
6 7 (3.21%) .NET
6 7 (3.21%) .NET Core
6 7 (3.21%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.21%) Caliburn.Micro
6 7 (3.21%) FHIR
6 7 (3.21%) HTML5
6 7 (3.21%) jQuery
6 7 (3.21%) MSMQ
6 7 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (3.21%) WCF
6 7 (3.21%) WPF
7 6 (2.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.72%) Clustering
2 25 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.47%) Replication
3 24 (11.01%) PKI
4 21 (9.63%) Management Information System
5 17 (7.80%) EMC VNX
6 11 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.67%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.21%) NHS
8 7 (3.21%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.83%) CMDB
10 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.46%) Legacy Systems
12 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.46%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 168 (77.06%) Windows
2 125 (57.34%) Windows Server
3 62 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (23.39%) Windows Server 2016
5 39 (17.89%) Linux
6 37 (16.97%) Windows 10
7 35 (16.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.96%) Unix
10 9 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.67%) SUSE
12 7 (3.21%) Mac OS X
12 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.29%) Solaris
14 3 (1.38%) Android
14 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.92%) CentOS
15 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (26.15%) ITIL
3 45 (20.64%) Migration
4 34 (15.60%) Load Balancing
5 32 (14.68%) Agile
6 31 (14.22%) Identity Management
7 24 (11.01%) Change Management
8 21 (9.63%) DevOps
8 21 (9.63%) Patch Management
9 20 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.72%) Problem Management
10 19 (8.72%) Project Delivery
10 19 (8.72%) Server Management
11 18 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 18 (8.26%) Service Management
12 17 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (7.80%) Service Delivery
13 16 (7.34%) Change Control
14 14 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 87 (39.91%) PowerShell
2 40 (18.35%) SQL
3 7 (3.21%) C#
4 6 (2.75%) Bash
4 6 (2.75%) Java
4 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.29%) VB
6 4 (1.83%) Python
7 3 (1.38%) VBScript
8 1 (0.46%) C
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (8.72%) Degree
4 16 (7.34%) MCSE
5 14 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (5.50%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.50%) MCSA
8 10 (4.59%) SC Cleared
9 9 (4.13%) CCNA
10 8 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (3.21%) MCAD
12 6 (2.75%) CCNP
12 6 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.29%) AWS Certification
13 5 (2.29%) CCA
13 5 (2.29%) CISSP
14 3 (1.38%) CCSP
14 3 (1.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.80%) SLA
3 7 (3.21%) HL7
4 5 (2.29%) NIST
4 5 (2.29%) PMO
5 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.83%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.92%) GRC
7 2 (0.92%) NCSC
System Software
1 198 (90.83%) Active Directory
2 58 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 29 (13.30%) vSphere
5 24 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (5.05%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.59%) DFS Replication
8 9 (4.13%) Docker
9 8 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.67%) XenApp
10 6 (2.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (2.75%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.38%) Snort
13 3 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.92%) Firmware
14 2 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.46%) NDS
Systems Management
1 50 (22.94%) Single Sign-On
2 47 (21.56%) SCCM
3 29 (13.30%) WSUS
4 28 (12.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 26 (11.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 26 (11.93%) SCOM
6 21 (9.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (7.34%) vCenter Server
8 12 (5.50%) PingFederate
9 11 (5.05%) Ansible
9 11 (5.05%) SCOrch
10 9 (4.13%) Puppet
11 8 (3.67%) Terraform
12 7 (3.21%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (2.75%) FortiGate
13 6 (2.75%) XenMobile
14 5 (2.29%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (2.29%) SCVMM
15 4 (1.83%) AirWatch
15 4 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 158 (72.48%) Microsoft
2 78 (35.78%) VMware
3 63 (28.90%) Cisco
4 42 (19.27%) Citrix
5 32 (14.68%) Veeam
6 30 (13.76%) EMC
7 29 (13.30%) Dell
7 29 (13.30%) HP
8 21 (9.63%) Symantec
9 14 (6.42%) 3PAR
10 12 (5.50%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.05%) Brocade
11 11 (5.05%) Fortinet
11 11 (5.05%) jetNEXUS
11 11 (5.05%) Rackspace
12 10 (4.59%) Aruba
12 10 (4.59%) IBM
12 10 (4.59%) Okta
12 10 (4.59%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.13%) Oracle