Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 642 546 774
Rank change year-on-year -96 +228 +99
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 358 129 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 1.72% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 220 104 211
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £47,188 £48,750 £40,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.64% +10.91% -5.98%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £88,125 £107,500 £80,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +12.73% -4.76%

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 19,026 7,518 16,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.20% 16.74% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12,145 6,295 12,841
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%
75th Percentile £87,500 £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%

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 20 October 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 20 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
London -204 135 £67,500 -3.57% 33
South East -101 80 £60,000 -3.23% 12
North of England -92 53 £55,000 +20.88% 10
Midlands -101 43 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands -91 29 £52,500 -8.70% 1
South West -63 26 £70,000 +47.37% 4
Yorkshire -88 25 £55,000 +46.67% 2
North West -86 21 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands -63 14 £48,750 +30.87% 2
East of England -86 14 £55,000 +15.79% 15
North East - 7 £75,000 - 2
Single Sign-On
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 222 (62.01%) Azure
2 215 (60.06%) Active Directory
3 197 (55.03%) Microsoft
4 146 (40.78%) Microsoft 365
5 133 (37.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 126 (35.20%) Windows
7 107 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (26.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 93 (25.98%) Finance
10 86 (24.02%) AWS
11 85 (23.74%) SAML
11 85 (23.74%) Social Skills
11 85 (23.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 83 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
13 72 (20.11%) Presales
14 71 (19.83%) Windows Server
14 71 (19.83%) ITIL
15 67 (18.72%) Public Cloud
16 65 (18.16%) Data Centre
17 61 (17.04%) DevOps
17 61 (17.04%) SQL
18 60 (16.76%) PowerShell
19 58 (16.20%) Apple
20 57 (15.92%) Requirements Gathering
21 56 (15.64%) VMware
22 55 (15.36%) DNS
23 53 (14.80%) LDAP
24 51 (14.25%) OAuth
24 51 (14.25%) Windows 10
24 51 (14.25%) Problem-Solving

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 48 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.59%) IIS
2 20 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.51%) Confluence
5 6 (1.68%) Apache
5 6 (1.68%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.40%) SAS
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) Documentum
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.12%) Figma
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.51%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.56%) Findur
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 222 (62.01%) Azure
2 146 (40.78%) Microsoft 365
3 133 (37.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 86 (24.02%) AWS
5 46 (12.85%) SaaS
6 39 (10.89%) IaaS
7 36 (10.06%) PaaS
8 32 (8.94%) GCP
9 25 (6.98%) Power Platform
10 22 (6.15%) OneDrive
11 20 (5.59%) PowerApps
12 18 (5.03%) Power Automate
13 14 (3.91%) Serverless
14 10 (2.79%) GitHub
15 9 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (2.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 7 (1.96%) Mimecast
18 6 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
18 6 (1.68%) Google Workspace
19 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.36%) DNS
2 47 (13.13%) WAN
3 44 (12.29%) LAN
4 41 (11.45%) Firewall
5 37 (10.34%) DHCP
6 32 (8.94%) TCP/IP
7 24 (6.70%) Network Security
8 20 (5.59%) VLAN
9 18 (5.03%) VPN
10 15 (4.19%) SSL
10 15 (4.19%) Wireless
11 13 (3.63%) HTTP
11 13 (3.63%) Intranet
12 11 (3.07%) MPLS
13 10 (2.79%) IP Telephony
13 10 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.96%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.68%) Skype
16 5 (1.40%) Internet
16 5 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.75%) Power BI
3 14 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.63%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.51%) Hazelcast
6 7 (1.96%) MySQL
7 6 (1.68%) Redis
8 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.12%) Big Data
9 3 (0.84%) GIS
9 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.56%) DB2
10 2 (0.56%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.28%) Looker
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (5.59%) Git (software)
1 20 (5.59%) JIRA
2 16 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.63%) GitLab
4 9 (2.51%) JUnit
5 7 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.12%) NUnit
8 4 (1.12%) Protractor
8 4 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.56%) Ant
9 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.28%) Maven
10 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 93 (25.98%) Finance
2 85 (23.74%) Social Skills
3 25 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.75%) Legal
5 16 (4.47%) Public Sector
6 14 (3.91%) Law
7 13 (3.63%) Documentation Skills
8 12 (3.35%) Marketing
8 12 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (3.35%) Telecoms
9 11 (3.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 7 (1.96%) Retail
11 6 (1.68%) Banking
11 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.12%) Advertising
12 4 (1.12%) Electronics
13 3 (0.84%) Automotive
13 3 (0.84%) Back Office
13 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.56%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 77 (21.51%) Consultant
2 55 (15.36%) Cloud Consultant
3 48 (13.41%) Technical Consultant
4 37 (10.34%) Architect
4 37 (10.34%) Developer
5 29 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.87%) Analyst
7 17 (4.75%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 15 (4.19%) Security Consultant
10 14 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 13 (3.63%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.63%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.07%) Security Architect
13 10 (2.79%) Azure Consultant
13 10 (2.79%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.79%) Security Engineer
14 9 (2.51%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (23.74%) SAML
2 53 (14.80%) LDAP
3 51 (14.25%) OAuth
4 30 (8.38%) REST
5 27 (7.54%) .NET
5 27 (7.54%) HTML
6 24 (6.70%) OpenID
7 22 (6.15%) AngularJS
8 18 (5.03%) Web Services
9 16 (4.47%) React
9 16 (4.47%) RESTful
10 13 (3.63%) CSS
11 12 (3.35%) JDBC
11 12 (3.35%) Spring
12 11 (3.07%) Node.js
13 10 (2.79%) .NET Core
14 9 (2.51%) Guava
14 9 (2.51%) JAX-RS
14 9 (2.51%) ODBC
14 9 (2.51%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.72%) Public Cloud
2 65 (18.16%) Data Centre
3 49 (13.69%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (10.89%) Management Information System
5 28 (7.82%) User Experience
6 24 (6.70%) PKI
7 19 (5.31%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.63%) Private Cloud
9 11 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (2.79%) Clustering
10 10 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.12%) CMDB
13 4 (1.12%) Legacy Applications
13 4 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
14 3 (0.84%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (0.56%) BYOD
15 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 126 (35.20%) Windows
2 71 (19.83%) Windows Server
3 51 (14.25%) Windows 10
4 28 (7.82%) Linux
5 12 (3.35%) Android
5 12 (3.35%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (3.07%) Unix
7 8 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.96%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.84%) Solaris
11 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.56%) AIX
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.56%) CentOS
12 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
3 72 (20.11%) Presales
4 71 (19.83%) ITIL
5 61 (17.04%) DevOps
6 57 (15.92%) Requirements Gathering
7 51 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (13.41%) Risk Management
9 44 (12.29%) Identity Access Management
9 44 (12.29%) Software Licensing
10 43 (12.01%) Identity Management
11 37 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
12 35 (9.78%) Information Security
13 31 (8.66%) SDLC
14 30 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 29 (8.10%) Migration
15 29 (8.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 28 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (7.82%) Service Management
17 27 (7.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.04%) SQL
2 60 (16.76%) PowerShell
3 38 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.82%) Python
5 24 (6.70%) Java
6 14 (3.91%) C#
7 13 (3.63%) Groovy
8 12 (3.35%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.79%) Apex Code
10 9 (2.51%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.68%) Google Apps Script
12 5 (1.40%) C
12 5 (1.40%) VB
12 5 (1.40%) VBScript
13 4 (1.12%) Perl
13 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.12%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.84%) PHP
15 2 (0.56%) Go
15 2 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (6.70%) MCSE
3 23 (6.42%) Degree
4 17 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (3.63%) CISSP
6 13 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.35%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.07%) CCNA
9 7 (1.96%) CISM
9 7 (1.96%) MCSA
10 6 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.40%) SANS
12 4 (1.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.12%) CCIE
12 4 (1.12%) CCNP
12 4 (1.12%) CISA
12 4 (1.12%) ISEB
13 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.82%) GDPR
2 27 (7.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.19%) NIST
3 15 (4.19%) PMO
4 13 (3.63%) SLA
5 12 (3.35%) PCI DSS
6 9 (2.51%) QA
7 6 (1.68%) SOC 2
8 4 (1.12%) GRC
8 4 (1.12%) HIPAA
8 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.12%) ITGC
8 4 (1.12%) NCSC
8 4 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.28%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 215 (60.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (3.63%) XenApp
5 12 (3.35%) Docker
5 12 (3.35%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.23%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.84%) Firmware
9 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.84%) vSphere
10 2 (0.56%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.56%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.56%) RACF
10 2 (0.56%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 95 (26.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 85 (23.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 33 (9.22%) SCCM
4 32 (8.94%) Terraform
5 28 (7.82%) Kubernetes
6 16 (4.47%) WSUS
7 11 (3.07%) Ansible
8 9 (2.51%) Jamf Pro
9 8 (2.23%) MIIS
10 7 (1.96%) SCOM
11 6 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (1.68%) Prometheus
12 5 (1.40%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (1.12%) Grafana
13 4 (1.12%) PingFederate
14 3 (0.84%) CASB
14 3 (0.84%) MobiControl
15 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.56%) Kibana
15 2 (0.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 197 (55.03%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.20%) Apple
3 56 (15.64%) VMware
4 45 (12.57%) Citrix
5 44 (12.29%) Adobe
6 43 (12.01%) Google
7 29 (8.10%) Okta
8 24 (6.70%) Oracle
9 20 (5.59%) Cisco
10 19 (5.31%) ServiceNow
11 18 (5.03%) CyberArk
12 12 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (2.79%) Splunk
14 9 (2.51%) ForgeRock
15 8 (2.23%) SAP
16 7 (1.96%) iManage
16 7 (1.96%) RightFax
16 7 (1.96%) Zerto
17 6 (1.68%) Cognizant
18 5 (1.40%) CA