Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Single Sign-On skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Single Sign-On over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 667 607 817
Rank change year-on-year -60 +210 +30
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 289 171 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.63% 1.77% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 231 132 184
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,125 £36,325
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.84% -0.83% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £88,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +4.35%

Single Sign-On 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 17,747 9,679 17,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.76% 15.24% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11,817 7,954 13,602
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £32,952
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,627
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.34% +6.59%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Single Sign-On in England.

Salary trend for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Single Sign-On in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in England

Single Sign-On
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On within the England region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
London -85 149 £60,000 +3.90% 22
North of England -31 42 £70,000 +40.00% 12
South East -86 41 £70,000 -3.45% 12
Midlands -66 27 £52,500 -11.76% 4
North West -32 25 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands -55 20 £52,500 -11.76%
South West -73 15 £58,750 +14.63% 10
Yorkshire -62 11 £70,000 - 5
East of England -31 7 £49,000 +34.25% 4
East Midlands -41 7 £45,000 -40.00% 4
North East -17 6 £77,500 +40.91% 3
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Single Sign-On 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 Single Sign-On.

1 185 (64.01%) Active Directory
2 174 (60.21%) Azure
3 157 (54.33%) Microsoft
4 125 (43.25%) Windows
5 107 (37.02%) Microsoft 365
6 99 (34.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 80 (27.68%) Social Skills
8 75 (25.95%) Windows Server
8 75 (25.95%) PowerShell
9 70 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (23.53%) SAML
11 60 (20.76%) AWS
12 55 (19.03%) DevOps
13 52 (17.99%) ITIL
14 51 (17.65%) DNS
15 50 (17.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 49 (16.96%) Identity Access Management
16 49 (16.96%) SharePoint
16 49 (16.96%) SQL
17 47 (16.26%) VMware
17 47 (16.26%) Cybersecurity
17 47 (16.26%) Microsoft Intune
18 45 (15.57%) Finance
18 45 (15.57%) Linux
19 42 (14.53%) IaaS
20 39 (13.49%) Windows 10
21 38 (13.15%) Information Security
21 38 (13.15%) Management Information System
22 37 (12.80%) Citrix
23 36 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification

Single Sign-On
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 49 (16.96%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.30%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.54%) IIS
4 10 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.08%) Confluence
7 5 (1.73%) Apache
7 5 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.38%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.38%) Figma
2 4 (1.38%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 174 (60.21%) Azure
2 107 (37.02%) Microsoft 365
3 99 (34.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 60 (20.76%) AWS
5 42 (14.53%) IaaS
6 35 (12.11%) SaaS
7 32 (11.07%) PaaS
8 22 (7.61%) OneDrive
9 20 (6.92%) Power Platform
10 19 (6.57%) GCP
11 12 (4.15%) Mimecast
12 10 (3.46%) Serverless
13 9 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (2.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 7 (2.42%) GitHub
15 7 (2.42%) Google Workspace
15 7 (2.42%) PowerApps
16 6 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
16 6 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.65%) DNS
2 36 (12.46%) WAN
3 34 (11.76%) LAN
4 31 (10.73%) DHCP
5 30 (10.38%) Firewall
6 26 (9.00%) TCP/IP
7 25 (8.65%) VPN
8 15 (5.19%) Wireless
9 14 (4.84%) Network Security
10 11 (3.81%) Intranet
11 10 (3.46%) IP Telephony
11 10 (3.46%) MPLS
11 10 (3.46%) VLAN
12 8 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.42%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (2.42%) SSL
14 6 (2.08%) Unified Communications
15 5 (1.73%) HTTP
15 5 (1.73%) SAN
16 4 (1.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.42%) Power BI
3 6 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.38%) OLAP
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) GIS
6 2 (0.69%) Redis
7 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.54%) JIRA
3 13 (4.50%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.81%) GitLab
5 7 (2.42%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.69%) Ant
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.35%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.35%) git-flow
8 1 (0.35%) MSI
8 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.35%) Snyk
8 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (27.68%) Social Skills
2 45 (15.57%) Finance
3 28 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.23%) Legal
5 13 (4.50%) Law
6 10 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (3.46%) Public Sector
7 9 (3.11%) Marketing
7 9 (3.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.42%) Banking
9 6 (2.08%) Retail
10 5 (1.73%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.04%) Back Office
12 3 (1.04%) Electronics
13 2 (0.69%) Advertising
13 2 (0.69%) Automotive
13 2 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (11.76%) Architect
2 31 (10.73%) Consultant
3 22 (7.61%) Analyst
4 19 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 17 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.54%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (5.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (5.54%) Developer
7 15 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.50%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 12 (4.15%) Administrator
9 12 (4.15%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
10 11 (3.81%) Cloud Consultant
11 9 (3.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (3.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.11%) Security Architect
11 9 (3.11%) Security Engineer
12 8 (2.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.53%) SAML
2 30 (10.38%) LDAP
3 29 (10.03%) OAuth
4 27 (9.34%) .NET
5 19 (6.57%) OpenID
6 14 (4.84%) REST
7 12 (4.15%) HTML
7 12 (4.15%) SailPoint
8 9 (3.11%) Node.js
9 8 (2.77%) CSS
9 8 (2.77%) Middleware
9 8 (2.77%) Visualforce
10 7 (2.42%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.08%) COM
12 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.73%) J2EE
12 5 (1.73%) jQuery
12 5 (1.73%) React
12 5 (1.73%) Web Services
13 4 (1.38%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.15%) Management Information System
2 32 (11.07%) User Experience
3 25 (8.65%) Public Cloud
4 22 (7.61%) PKI
5 15 (5.19%) Private Cloud
6 12 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.46%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.46%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (3.11%) Clustering
8 9 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.42%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.38%) BYOD
12 4 (1.38%) Legacy Applications
12 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.69%) CMDB
14 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (43.25%) Windows
2 75 (25.95%) Windows Server
3 45 (15.57%) Linux
4 39 (13.49%) Windows 10
5 22 (7.61%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.46%) Android
7 10 (3.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (3.11%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.77%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.73%) Unix
12 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.04%) Solaris
14 2 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.03%) DevOps
3 52 (17.99%) ITIL
4 49 (16.96%) Identity Access Management
5 47 (16.26%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (13.15%) Information Security
7 34 (11.76%) Identity Management
8 33 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (11.07%) Privileged Access Management
10 31 (10.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (10.03%) Migration
12 28 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (9.69%) SIEM
13 27 (9.34%) Mentoring
14 22 (7.61%) Requirements Gathering
15 21 (7.27%) Infrastructure as Code
15 21 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (7.27%) Risk Management
16 20 (6.92%) ETL
17 19 (6.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.95%) PowerShell
2 49 (16.96%) SQL
3 26 (9.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.00%) Python
4 19 (6.57%) Java
5 13 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.50%) VBScript
6 11 (3.81%) Apex Code
7 10 (3.46%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.42%) C#
8 7 (2.42%) VB
9 6 (2.08%) Google Apps Script
10 5 (1.73%) C
10 5 (1.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.38%) Groovy
11 4 (1.38%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) Go
12 2 (0.69%) Ruby
12 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.69%) Degree
3 16 (5.54%) CISSP
4 14 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.84%) MCSE
5 12 (4.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.81%) CISA
7 8 (2.77%) CCNA
7 8 (2.77%) CISM
7 8 (2.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.08%) MCSA
9 5 (1.73%) CCIE
9 5 (1.73%) CCNP
9 5 (1.73%) CWNA
9 5 (1.73%) MCP
10 4 (1.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.38%) ISEB
11 3 (1.04%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.54%) GDPR
2 13 (4.50%) SLA
3 12 (4.15%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.46%) PMO
5 9 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (2.42%) GRC
7 6 (2.08%) ITGC
7 6 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.04%) QA
9 2 (0.69%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.69%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.69%) NIST
10 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.35%) NCSC
System Software
1 185 (64.01%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.50%) XenApp
4 12 (4.15%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.77%) Docker
8 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.04%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.04%) Firmware
10 2 (0.69%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (17.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 47 (16.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 29 (10.03%) Terraform
4 21 (7.27%) SCCM
5 19 (6.57%) Kubernetes
6 17 (5.88%) Ansible
7 11 (3.81%) Jamf Pro
8 8 (2.77%) WSUS
9 7 (2.42%) SCOM
10 5 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.73%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.04%) Grafana
11 3 (1.04%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.69%) Nagios
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.69%) Puppet
12 2 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 157 (54.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.26%) VMware
3 37 (12.80%) Citrix
4 29 (10.03%) Okta
5 26 (9.00%) Google
6 18 (6.23%) ServiceNow
7 17 (5.88%) CyberArk
8 16 (5.54%) Cisco
9 15 (5.19%) Apple
10 13 (4.50%) Splunk
11 11 (3.81%) Oracle
11 11 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (2.77%) HP
13 7 (2.42%) iManage
13 7 (2.42%) RightFax
13 7 (2.42%) Zerto
14 6 (2.08%) IBM
14 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.08%) Zscaler
15 5 (1.73%) Facebook