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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1008 695 644
Rank change year-on-year -313 -51 -49
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services 257 281 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 1.53% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 194 195 176
10th Percentile £40,900 £36,250 £35,875
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,275 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 32,815 18,323 11,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.06% 17.00% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14,316 12,560 9,215
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,200 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.92% +4.00% +7.99%
75th Percentile £85,063 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Active Directory Federation Services
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Federation Services in the UK

Active Directory Federation Services
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Active Directory Federation Services in the UK

Active Directory Federation Services
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory Federation Services over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Active Directory Federation Services in the UK

Active Directory Federation Services
Top 15 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 4 July 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
England -256 246 £50,000 -1.71% 35
UK excluding London -167 153 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Work from Home -258 107 £52,500 +16.67% 11
London -231 93 £56,000 +10.08% 7
South East -65 45 £44,250 -26.25% 12
Midlands -63 36 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East of England -84 35 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North of England -101 27 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -59 24 £52,500 +10.53% 3
North West -94 16 £46,000 -8.00% 2
East Midlands -30 12 £44,250 +6.63% 6
Yorkshire -52 9 £43,500 +8.75% 1
South West -33 6 £55,025 -26.63% 3
Scotland -63 4 £55,000 -
North East -14 2 £38,250 -21.54%

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 with a requirement for Active Directory Federation Services.

1 233 (90.66%) Active Directory
2 193 (75.10%) Windows
3 186 (72.37%) Microsoft
4 177 (68.87%) Azure
5 144 (56.03%) Windows Server
6 142 (55.25%) Microsoft 365
7 125 (48.64%) DNS
8 113 (43.97%) PowerShell
9 104 (40.47%) DHCP
10 94 (36.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 81 (31.52%) VMware
12 74 (28.79%) Cisco
13 73 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 72 (28.02%) Firewall
15 71 (27.63%) AWS
16 62 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 61 (23.74%) Single Sign-On
18 60 (23.35%) ITIL
19 59 (22.96%) SCCM
19 59 (22.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 56 (21.79%) SharePoint
21 55 (21.40%) SAN
21 55 (21.40%) Windows Server 2016
22 53 (20.62%) Clustering
23 50 (19.46%) TCP/IP
24 47 (18.29%) SQL
25 46 (17.90%) Windows Server 2019
26 45 (17.51%) Windows 10
27 43 (16.73%) Security Cleared
27 43 (16.73%) Microsoft Intune

Active Directory Federation Services
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 56 (21.79%) SharePoint
2 42 (16.34%) IIS
3 39 (15.18%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.28%) IBM Domino
5 11 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (8.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 177 (68.87%) Azure
2 142 (55.25%) Microsoft 365
3 94 (36.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 71 (27.63%) AWS
5 40 (15.56%) IaaS
6 24 (9.34%) SaaS
7 18 (7.00%) OneDrive
8 14 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (5.45%) PaaS
9 13 (5.06%) Amazon S3
9 13 (5.06%) Serverless
9 13 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (4.67%) Azure Service Bus
11 11 (4.28%) GitHub
12 9 (3.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 9 (3.50%) Mimecast
13 8 (3.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (3.11%) Route 53
14 7 (2.72%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 125 (48.64%) DNS
2 104 (40.47%) DHCP
3 72 (28.02%) Firewall
4 55 (21.40%) SAN
5 50 (19.46%) TCP/IP
6 25 (9.73%) Kerberos
7 19 (7.39%) SNMP
8 17 (6.61%) Fibre Channel
8 17 (6.61%) WAN
9 16 (6.23%) Network Security
9 16 (6.23%) VPN
10 15 (5.84%) LAN
11 13 (5.06%) Skype
12 12 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (4.28%) VLAN
14 9 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.50%) FTP
14 9 (3.50%) Internet
15 8 (3.11%) NetScaler
15 8 (3.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.17%) GIS
4 3 (1.17%) MySQL
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (4.67%) JIRA
2 11 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (4.28%) NUnit
2 11 (4.28%) ReSharper
2 11 (4.28%) StyleCop
2 11 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.56%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.56%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.56%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.39%) GitLab
General
1 41 (15.95%) Social Skills
2 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.17%) Law
4 19 (7.39%) Finance
4 19 (7.39%) Legal
5 14 (5.45%) Documentation Skills
6 12 (4.67%) Public Sector
7 11 (4.28%) Marketing
8 8 (3.11%) Advertising
9 6 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.95%) Banking
10 5 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (1.95%) Retail
11 4 (1.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (1.17%) Back Office
13 2 (0.78%) Automotive
13 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.39%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (20.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (12.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (8.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 22 (8.56%) Architect
5 21 (8.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.17%) Analyst
5 21 (8.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.61%) Windows Engineer
8 16 (6.23%) Administrator
8 16 (6.23%) Consultant
8 16 (6.23%) Developer
8 16 (6.23%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.84%) IT Engineer
9 15 (5.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (5.45%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.28%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.56%) SAML
2 38 (14.79%) LDAP
3 19 (7.39%) HTML
4 18 (7.00%) Web Services
5 14 (5.45%) .NET
6 13 (5.06%) OAuth
7 11 (4.28%) .NET Core
7 11 (4.28%) .NET Framework
7 11 (4.28%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (4.28%) Caliburn.Micro
7 11 (4.28%) FHIR
7 11 (4.28%) HTML5
7 11 (4.28%) jQuery
7 11 (4.28%) MSMQ
7 11 (4.28%) OpenID
7 11 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (4.28%) WCF
7 11 (4.28%) WPF
8 8 (3.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.62%) Clustering
2 34 (13.23%) Data Centre
3 29 (11.28%) Replication
4 27 (10.51%) PKI
5 24 (9.34%) EMC VNX
6 19 (7.39%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.28%) NHS
8 10 (3.89%) Public Cloud
9 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.72%) Video\Live Streaming
11 5 (1.95%) BYOD
11 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.17%) CMDB
12 3 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.78%) User Experience
14 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 193 (75.10%) Windows
2 144 (56.03%) Windows Server
3 73 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (21.40%) Windows Server 2016
5 46 (17.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 45 (17.51%) Windows 10
7 39 (15.18%) Linux
8 31 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (5.84%) Unix
10 10 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.72%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.95%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.95%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.95%) Solaris
12 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.78%) Android
13 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.78%) CentOS
13 2 (0.78%) SUSE
13 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.35%) ITIL
2 59 (22.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (16.73%) Migration
4 39 (15.18%) Identity Management
5 35 (13.62%) Agile
5 35 (13.62%) Load Balancing
6 34 (13.23%) Change Management
6 34 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (11.67%) Service Management
8 28 (10.89%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (10.89%) Patch Management
8 28 (10.89%) Problem Management
9 27 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (9.73%) Service Delivery
11 24 (9.34%) DevOps
12 22 (8.56%) Project Delivery
13 20 (7.78%) Business Case
13 20 (7.78%) Change Control
13 20 (7.78%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (43.97%) PowerShell
2 47 (18.29%) SQL
3 11 (4.28%) C#
3 11 (4.28%) VB
4 8 (3.11%) Bash
4 8 (3.11%) Java
5 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.56%) Python
7 3 (1.17%) C++
8 2 (0.78%) C
8 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.78%) Degree
3 20 (7.78%) MCSE
4 18 (7.00%) MCSA
4 18 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (6.23%) DV Cleared
6 15 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.28%) MCAD
8 10 (3.89%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.11%) CCA
9 8 (3.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.72%) CCNA
10 7 (2.72%) CCNP
10 7 (2.72%) CISSP
10 7 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.95%) CCSK
11 5 (1.95%) CCSP
11 5 (1.95%) CISM
11 5 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (9.73%) SLA
2 11 (4.28%) HL7
3 8 (3.11%) NIST
4 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.95%) PMO
5 4 (1.56%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (1.56%) GRC
6 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.17%) QA
7 2 (0.78%) NCSC
8 1 (0.39%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 233 (90.66%) Active Directory
2 62 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.23%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (11.67%) vSphere
5 27 (10.51%) Hyper-V
6 17 (6.61%) Terminal Services
7 13 (5.06%) Docker
8 10 (3.89%) DFS Replication
8 10 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (3.89%) XenApp
9 7 (2.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.17%) Snort
13 3 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 61 (23.74%) Single Sign-On
2 59 (22.96%) SCCM
3 43 (16.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 40 (15.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 38 (14.79%) WSUS
6 35 (13.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 33 (12.84%) SCOM
8 21 (8.17%) vCenter Server
9 18 (7.00%) SCOrch
10 14 (5.45%) Ansible
10 14 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (5.45%) Terraform
11 12 (4.67%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (3.89%) Puppet
13 7 (2.72%) FortiGate
13 7 (2.72%) PingFederate
13 7 (2.72%) XenMobile
14 5 (1.95%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (1.95%) WMI
15 4 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 186 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 81 (31.52%) VMware
3 74 (28.79%) Cisco
4 37 (14.40%) Veeam
5 35 (13.62%) EMC
5 35 (13.62%) Symantec
6 31 (12.06%) Citrix
7 26 (10.12%) Dell
8 25 (9.73%) HP
9 18 (7.00%) 3PAR
10 17 (6.61%) Brocade
10 17 (6.61%) jetNEXUS
10 17 (6.61%) Rackspace
11 14 (5.45%) IBM
11 14 (5.45%) McAfee
12 12 (4.67%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.89%) Aruba
13 10 (3.89%) Oracle
14 9 (3.50%) Okta
15 8 (3.11%) CloudEndure