Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 769 487 648
Rank change year-on-year -282 +161 +21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 222 192 434
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 2.61% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135 173 320
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,800 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,000 £40,990
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £74,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 18,861 7,356 16,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 16.71% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12,044 6,157 12,941
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.76% +5.45%
75th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
North of England -113 52 £52,500 -8.70% 7
South East -153 41 £47,500 -5.00% 10
London -318 41 £70,000 +16.67% 19
Midlands -84 39 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -82 32 £52,500 +25.00% 1
North West -82 32 £52,500 -8.70% 6
East of England -89 26 £56,250 +40.63% 4
South West -64 19 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire -83 18 £41,250 +3.13% 1
East Midlands -74 7 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North East -36 2 £68,000 +60.00%
Active Directory Federation Services
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 206 (92.79%) Active Directory
2 203 (91.44%) Azure
3 191 (86.04%) Microsoft
4 169 (76.13%) Microsoft 365
5 136 (61.26%) Windows
6 112 (50.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 107 (48.20%) Windows Server
8 87 (39.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 86 (38.74%) Single Sign-On
10 82 (36.94%) VMware
11 79 (35.59%) DNS
12 67 (30.18%) DHCP
13 66 (29.73%) PowerShell
14 58 (26.13%) Finance
15 56 (25.23%) Presales
16 54 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
17 52 (23.42%) Data Centre
18 48 (21.62%) Public Cloud
18 48 (21.62%) Hyper-V
18 48 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (20.72%) Apple
20 45 (20.27%) Self-Motivation
21 44 (19.82%) Requirements Gathering
21 44 (19.82%) Software Licensing
21 44 (19.82%) Adobe
21 44 (19.82%) SQL
22 43 (19.37%) SharePoint
22 43 (19.37%) MS Exchange
23 41 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
24 40 (18.02%) DevOps

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 43 (19.37%) MS Exchange
1 43 (19.37%) SharePoint
2 24 (10.81%) IIS
3 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 203 (91.44%) Azure
2 169 (76.13%) Microsoft 365
3 112 (50.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (16.22%) IaaS
4 36 (16.22%) PaaS
5 28 (12.61%) Mimecast
6 22 (9.91%) OneDrive
7 17 (7.66%) SaaS
8 16 (7.21%) AWS
9 6 (2.70%) Serverless
10 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.35%) Azure Functions
11 3 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.35%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.90%) Azure Key Vault
12 2 (0.90%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 79 (35.59%) DNS
2 67 (30.18%) DHCP
3 36 (16.22%) Firewall
3 36 (16.22%) WAN
4 32 (14.41%) LAN
5 27 (12.16%) VPN
6 24 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 22 (9.91%) VLAN
8 15 (6.76%) SAN
9 14 (6.31%) Kerberos
10 13 (5.86%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.60%) Skype
13 6 (2.70%) BGP
13 6 (2.70%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.70%) VoIP
13 6 (2.70%) Wireless
14 5 (2.25%) MPLS
14 5 (2.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.90%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) Power BI
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.15%) JIRA
2 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.90%) GitLab
4 2 (0.90%) kappa
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) NUnit
General
1 58 (26.13%) Finance
2 26 (11.71%) Social Skills
3 9 (4.05%) Back Office
4 8 (3.60%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.15%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (1.80%) Automotive
6 4 (1.80%) Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 67 (30.18%) Consultant
2 60 (27.03%) Cloud Consultant
3 44 (19.82%) Technical Consultant
4 29 (13.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.66%) Architect
6 14 (6.31%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (5.86%) Azure Consultant
7 13 (5.86%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
8 12 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) Developer
10 9 (4.05%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.15%) Active Directory Architect
12 7 (3.15%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 6 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.01%) LDAP
2 18 (8.11%) SAML
3 9 (4.05%) HTML
4 8 (3.60%) .NET
5 7 (3.15%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (3.15%) CSS
5 7 (3.15%) Entity Framework
5 7 (3.15%) jQuery
5 7 (3.15%) JSF
5 7 (3.15%) OAuth
5 7 (3.15%) React
6 6 (2.70%) ATL
7 4 (1.80%) ARM Templates
8 3 (1.35%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.90%) JDBC
9 2 (0.90%) Kafka
9 2 (0.90%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (0.45%) JSON
10 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.42%) Data Centre
2 48 (21.62%) Public Cloud
3 45 (20.27%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (13.06%) PKI
5 16 (7.21%) Clustering
6 9 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (4.05%) User Experience
7 7 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.15%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.35%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.90%) CMDB
10 2 (0.90%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.90%) EPoS
10 2 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.45%) Blog
11 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 136 (61.26%) Windows
2 107 (48.20%) Windows Server
3 41 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.51%) Windows 10
5 28 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.36%) Linux
6 23 (10.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 23 (10.36%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.70%) VMS
10 4 (1.80%) Android
10 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.80%) Unix
11 3 (1.35%) CentOS
11 3 (1.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.45%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.23%) Presales
2 54 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (19.82%) Requirements Gathering
3 44 (19.82%) Software Licensing
4 40 (18.02%) DevOps
5 31 (13.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (9.91%) Migration
7 22 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (9.01%) ITIL
10 19 (8.56%) Identity Management
11 18 (8.11%) Project Delivery
12 17 (7.66%) CRM
12 17 (7.66%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.66%) Service Delivery
13 16 (7.21%) Project Management
14 14 (6.31%) Identity Access Management
14 14 (6.31%) Patch Management
14 14 (6.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 44 (19.82%) SQL
3 10 (4.50%) C#
4 8 (3.60%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.15%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.15%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.70%) Python
7 5 (2.25%) VB
7 5 (2.25%) VBScript
8 4 (1.80%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.80%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.35%) C
9 3 (1.35%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) Go
11 1 (0.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.91%) Degree
3 15 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.76%) MCSE
4 13 (5.86%) CCNA
5 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.60%) MCSA
7 8 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.25%) CCNP
9 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.25%) VCP6
10 4 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (1.80%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.80%) MCP
11 3 (1.35%) CCIE
11 3 (1.35%) CISSP
11 3 (1.35%) ISACA
11 3 (1.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) PMO
1 12 (5.41%) SLA
2 6 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 206 (92.79%) Active Directory
2 48 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 48 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.01%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.05%) XenApp
5 7 (3.15%) vSphere
6 6 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.25%) Shibboleth
8 3 (1.35%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.35%) Firmware
8 3 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.45%) Docker
10 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.45%) KVM
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 87 (39.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 86 (38.74%) Single Sign-On
3 28 (12.61%) WSUS
4 26 (11.71%) SCCM
5 17 (7.66%) Terraform
6 8 (3.60%) Ansible
6 8 (3.60%) Puppet
6 8 (3.60%) SCOM
7 7 (3.15%) Kubernetes
8 6 (2.70%) SCOrch
9 5 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.35%) MobiControl
11 3 (1.35%) Nessus
12 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.90%) Packer
12 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 191 (86.04%) Microsoft
2 82 (36.94%) VMware
3 46 (20.72%) Apple
4 44 (19.82%) Adobe
5 27 (12.16%) Cisco
6 26 (11.71%) Citrix
7 22 (9.91%) Sophos
7 22 (9.91%) Veeam
8 16 (7.21%) HP
9 14 (6.31%) Aruba
10 13 (5.86%) Dell
10 13 (5.86%) NetApp
11 10 (4.50%) Oracle
12 9 (4.05%) Okta
13 8 (3.60%) CyberArk
13 8 (3.60%) ForgeRock
14 7 (3.15%) Avaya
15 6 (2.70%) Juniper
16 5 (2.25%) Nimble Storage
16 5 (2.25%) SOTI