Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 683 802
Rank change year-on-year +57 +119 -31
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 205 269 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.65% 1.93% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 180 185 238
10th Percentile £39,625 £35,200 £42,500
25th Percentile £43,297 £47,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £78,125 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,625 £90,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,750 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.67% +15.38%

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 12,412 13,970 16,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 13.31% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10,040 11,086 13,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +90 115 £60,000 -20.00% 21
North of England +41 27 £69,000 +26.64% 6
South East +56 24 £56,250 -16.67%
Midlands +49 22 £56,250 +2.27% 10
North West +41 20 £70,000 +28.47% 6
West Midlands +34 18 £61,250 +11.36% 6
South West +27 15 £39,000 -8.24% 6
East Midlands +21 4 £48,250 -19.58% 4
Yorkshire +6 4 £40,000 -42.86%
North East +6 3 £80,000 +100.00%
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 128 (62.44%) Active Directory
2 121 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 121 (59.02%) Azure
3 90 (43.90%) Windows
4 79 (38.54%) Microsoft 365
5 71 (34.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 60 (29.27%) PowerShell
7 54 (26.34%) Windows Server
8 52 (25.37%) SAML
9 49 (23.90%) Microsoft Intune
10 48 (23.41%) ITIL
11 45 (21.95%) Linux
12 43 (20.98%) AWS
13 39 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (18.54%) VMware
15 37 (18.05%) SharePoint
16 35 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
17 34 (16.59%) OAuth
18 33 (16.10%) Finance
19 32 (15.61%) DNS
20 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (15.12%) IaaS
21 30 (14.63%) Windows Server 2019
22 27 (13.17%) Cybersecurity
22 27 (13.17%) DevOps
23 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
23 26 (12.68%) SQL
24 25 (12.20%) DHCP
25 24 (11.71%) Citrix
25 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2016

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 37 (18.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.85%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.90%) IIS
6 6 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.95%) Apache
7 4 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.46%) Confluence
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) JBoss
10 1 (0.49%) Liferay
10 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.95%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Figma
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.49%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 121 (59.02%) Azure
2 79 (38.54%) Microsoft 365
3 71 (34.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 43 (20.98%) AWS
5 31 (15.12%) IaaS
6 20 (9.76%) PaaS
7 17 (8.29%) SaaS
8 15 (7.32%) Mimecast
9 13 (6.34%) Power Platform
10 12 (5.85%) Google Workspace
11 11 (5.37%) OneDrive
12 10 (4.88%) GCP
13 4 (1.95%) Akamai
13 4 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.98%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.98%) GitHub
14 2 (0.98%) npm
15 1 (0.49%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.61%) DNS
2 25 (12.20%) DHCP
3 14 (6.83%) VPN
4 12 (5.85%) SAN
5 11 (5.37%) Network Security
6 9 (4.39%) Firewall
7 8 (3.90%) FTP
8 7 (3.41%) SSL
9 6 (2.93%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.93%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (2.44%) Unified Communications
10 5 (2.44%) WAN
11 4 (1.95%) SD-WAN
12 3 (1.46%) LAN
12 3 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.46%) Wireless
13 2 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (1.95%) OLAP
4 4 (1.95%) Power BI
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.98%) MySQL
6 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.98%) Redis
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.90%) JIRA
4 4 (1.95%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.98%) gulp
5 2 (0.98%) jspm
5 2 (0.98%) Moq
5 2 (0.98%) MSTest
5 2 (0.98%) NUnit
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.49%) FishEye
6 1 (0.49%) GitLab
6 1 (0.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.49%) ScriptRunner
6 1 (0.49%) Subversion
6 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 9 (4.39%) Public Sector
3 7 (3.41%) Banking
3 7 (3.41%) Retail
4 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.93%) Marketing
4 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.44%) Automotive
5 5 (2.44%) Law
6 4 (1.95%) Advertising
6 4 (1.95%) Back Office
6 4 (1.95%) Electronics
6 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (14.15%) Architect
2 28 (13.66%) Analyst
3 22 (10.73%) Consultant
4 20 (9.76%) Developer
5 12 (5.85%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (4.88%) Office 365 Engineer
6 10 (4.88%) Security Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Administrator
7 9 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.90%) Server Analyst
8 8 (3.90%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Cloud Consultant
9 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Consultant
9 7 (3.41%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.37%) SAML
2 34 (16.59%) OAuth
3 20 (9.76%) OpenID
4 18 (8.78%) .NET
4 18 (8.78%) LDAP
5 13 (6.34%) REST
6 12 (5.85%) Web Services
7 11 (5.37%) CSS
8 10 (4.88%) HTML
8 10 (4.88%) jQuery
9 9 (4.39%) OAuth2
10 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.90%) SailPoint
11 6 (2.93%) Node.js
12 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.44%) JSON
12 5 (2.44%) Middleware
13 4 (1.95%) iOS SDK
13 4 (1.95%) JDBC
13 4 (1.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (8.29%) PKI
2 10 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.39%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.93%) Blog
5 6 (2.93%) CMDB
5 6 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.95%) FMCG
7 4 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.95%) User Experience
8 2 (0.98%) Clustering
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (43.90%) Windows
2 54 (26.34%) Windows Server
3 45 (21.95%) Linux
4 30 (14.63%) Windows Server 2019
5 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (10.24%) Windows 10
7 16 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (6.34%) Android
10 11 (5.37%) Mac OS
11 9 (4.39%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.93%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.46%) Unix
13 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.41%) ITIL
2 35 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
3 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.17%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (13.17%) DevOps
5 23 (11.22%) Identity Management
5 23 (11.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 21 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (9.76%) Migration
8 17 (8.29%) Information Security
8 17 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.83%) Project Delivery
10 13 (6.34%) Coaching
10 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.34%) ETL
10 13 (6.34%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.34%) Project Management
10 13 (6.34%) Server Management
11 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 26 (12.68%) SQL
3 21 (10.24%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.78%) Java
5 15 (7.32%) Python
6 8 (3.90%) Ruby
7 7 (3.41%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.41%) VBScript
8 6 (2.93%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.44%) C#
9 5 (2.44%) VB
9 5 (2.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (1.95%) Clojure
10 4 (1.95%) Go
10 4 (1.95%) Groovy
10 4 (1.95%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.46%) Perl
12 2 (0.98%) PHP
12 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.24%) Degree
3 20 (9.76%) MCSE
4 15 (7.32%) CISSP
5 11 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.39%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.90%) CISA
8 7 (3.41%) CCNP
9 6 (2.93%) CCIE
10 5 (2.44%) CCNA
10 5 (2.44%) CISM
10 5 (2.44%) CWNA
11 4 (1.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.46%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.46%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (1.46%) MCP
12 3 (1.46%) MCSA
13 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) GDPR
2 9 (4.39%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (4.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (2.44%) SLA
4 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.95%) QA
5 3 (1.46%) GRC
6 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.49%) ITGC
7 1 (0.49%) NCSC
7 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (62.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.90%) Docker
4 8 (3.90%) Shibboleth
5 6 (2.93%) XenApp
5 6 (2.93%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.46%) vSphere
8 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.98%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.49%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (23.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (10.24%) SCCM
3 14 (6.83%) Ansible
4 11 (5.37%) Jamf Pro
4 11 (5.37%) Kubernetes
4 11 (5.37%) Terraform
5 10 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (2.93%) Puppet
8 6 (2.93%) SCOM
8 6 (2.93%) SCOrch
9 5 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.46%) MIIS
10 3 (1.46%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.98%) Nagios
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 121 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.54%) VMware
3 24 (11.71%) Citrix
4 20 (9.76%) Okta
4 20 (9.76%) ServiceNow
5 17 (8.29%) Google
6 15 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 13 (6.34%) Apple
7 13 (6.34%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.85%) Oracle
9 11 (5.37%) McAfee
10 10 (4.88%) Cisco
10 10 (4.88%) SAP
10 10 (4.88%) Sophos
11 9 (4.39%) CyberArk
11 9 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (3.41%) HP
13 6 (2.93%) Facebook
14 4 (1.95%) New Relic
14 4 (1.95%) Twitter