Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Forefront Identity Manager over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1073 1130 1172
Rank change year-on-year +57 +42 +47
Permanent jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 122 51 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.030% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 0.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 91
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £26,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -7.78%

Forefront Identity Manager 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 17,433 15,087 17,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.83% 8.77% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13,854 12,215 13,997
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £84,925 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

Forefront Identity Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Forefront Identity Manager as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager.

Salary trend for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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
England +52 69 £50,000 - 7
UK excluding London -8 54 £45,000 - 5
South West - 36 £45,000 - 1
London +17 16 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Midlands -2 12 £75,000 +57.89% 1
West Midlands -4 12 £75,000 +57.89%
South East -29 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Wales -13 2 £29,250 +0.86%
North of England +6 1 £75,000 +79.10% 1
North West -18 1 £75,000 +53.85% 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 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 Forefront Identity Manager.

1 120 (98.36%) Active Directory
2 119 (97.54%) Microsoft
3 104 (85.25%) Hyper-V
4 96 (78.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 91 (74.59%) Windows
6 89 (72.95%) Windows Server
7 88 (72.13%) Office 365
8 84 (68.85%) Windows 10
9 81 (66.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 79 (64.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 79 (64.75%) Degree
11 77 (63.11%) Presales
12 76 (62.30%) Data Centre
13 75 (61.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 74 (60.66%) VMware
15 72 (59.02%) MCSE
16 69 (56.56%) Citrix
16 69 (56.56%) XenApp
17 68 (55.74%) SCCM
18 65 (53.28%) Microsoft Office
19 64 (52.46%) Business Development
19 64 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
19 64 (52.46%) Microsoft App-V
20 62 (50.82%) SCOrch
21 61 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
21 61 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
21 61 (50.00%) XenDesktop
22 60 (49.18%) Customer Requirements
23 59 (48.36%) Line Management
23 59 (48.36%) NetScaler

Forefront Identity Manager
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 22 (18.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.56%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.28%) IIS
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.46%) GroupWise
Applications
1 65 (53.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 96 (78.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (72.13%) Office 365
3 13 (10.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.10%) IaaS
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (48.36%) NetScaler
2 25 (20.49%) Firewall
3 19 (15.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (15.57%) Network Security
4 10 (8.20%) DHCP
4 10 (8.20%) DNS
5 5 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.10%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.46%) HTTP
6 3 (2.46%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.46%) Skype
7 2 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.64%) SMTP
8 1 (0.82%) SAN
8 1 (0.82%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.93%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MSI
General
1 7 (5.74%) Back Office
2 2 (1.64%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (0.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (48.36%) Architect
2 48 (39.34%) Technical Architect
3 26 (21.31%) Consultant
4 22 (18.03%) Wintel Engineer
5 19 (15.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Azure Consultant
7 17 (13.93%) Office 365 Consultant
8 11 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Administrator
11 3 (2.46%) Exchange Administrator
11 3 (2.46%) Identity Management Consultant
11 3 (2.46%) IT Engineer
11 3 (2.46%) Management Consultant
11 3 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.46%) Wintel Administrator
11 3 (2.46%) Wintel Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.64%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) SAML
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.82%) CSS
2 1 (0.82%) HTML
2 1 (0.82%) OAuth
2 1 (0.82%) OpenID
2 1 (0.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 76 (62.30%) Data Centre
2 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (15.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (15.57%) PKI
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (74.59%) Windows
2 89 (72.95%) Windows Server
3 84 (68.85%) Windows 10
4 79 (64.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.92%) Linux
7 5 (4.10%) Solaris
8 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.11%) Presales
2 64 (52.46%) Business Development
3 60 (49.18%) Customer Requirements
4 59 (48.36%) Application Packaging
4 59 (48.36%) Line Management
4 59 (48.36%) Project Management
4 59 (48.36%) Time Management
5 24 (19.67%) Service Delivery
6 23 (18.85%) ITIL
7 20 (16.39%) ITIL V3
8 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (15.57%) ITSM
8 19 (15.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 19 (15.57%) Proactive Management
8 19 (15.57%) Problem Management
8 19 (15.57%) Service Management
9 17 (13.93%) Operations Management
10 8 (6.56%) Identity Management
11 5 (4.10%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (4.10%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.95%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) C#
4 3 (2.46%) VBScript
5 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (64.75%) Degree
2 75 (61.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (59.02%) MCSE
4 49 (40.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (21.31%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.74%) MCSA
7 6 (4.92%) MCP
8 5 (4.10%) CCNA
8 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.28%) CISSP
10 3 (2.46%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (98.36%) Active Directory
2 104 (85.25%) Hyper-V
3 69 (56.56%) XenApp
4 64 (52.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 61 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 61 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 21 (17.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (6.56%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (4.10%) BitLocker
9 5 (4.10%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.10%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.46%) NDS
10 3 (2.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.82%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 81 (66.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 68 (55.74%) SCCM
3 62 (50.82%) SCOrch
4 61 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 15 (12.30%) SCOM
6 7 (5.74%) WSUS
7 5 (4.10%) MOM
8 3 (2.46%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.64%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.64%) SCSM
9 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 119 (97.54%) Microsoft
2 74 (60.66%) VMware
3 69 (56.56%) Citrix
4 37 (30.33%) Apple
5 24 (19.67%) McAfee
6 11 (9.02%) NVIDIA
7 5 (4.10%) Cisco
7 5 (4.10%) F5
8 3 (2.46%) Altiris
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle
10 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.82%) Symantec