Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1090 1167 1152
Rank change year-on-year +77 -15 +60
Permanent jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 106 28 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.016% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.61% 0.18% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 106
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,150 £36,625
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +17.47% -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 17,427 15,170 17,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.10% 8.79% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,732 12,252 14,180
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Forefront Identity Manager in the UK

Forefront Identity Manager
Top 9 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 21 June 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 +32 51 £50,000 - 7
UK excluding London +12 38 £47,500 -2.56% 4
South West - 27 £45,000 -
London +1 13 £51,250 -6.82% 3
West Midlands +14 6 - -
Midlands +10 6 - -
South East -3 3 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North of England - 2 £55,000 - 2
North West - 2 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 105 (99.06%) Active Directory
2 103 (97.17%) Microsoft
3 95 (89.62%) Hyper-V
4 89 (83.96%) Windows
4 89 (83.96%) Windows Server
5 81 (76.42%) Windows 10
6 79 (74.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (74.53%) Degree
7 76 (71.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 73 (68.87%) Office 365
9 70 (66.04%) VMware
10 68 (64.15%) XenApp
10 68 (64.15%) Citrix
11 67 (63.21%) Microsoft Intune
12 65 (61.32%) Business Development
13 64 (60.38%) Presales
13 64 (60.38%) Data Centre
14 63 (59.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 63 (59.43%) MCSE
15 61 (57.55%) Microsoft Office
15 61 (57.55%) Microsoft App-V
15 61 (57.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (55.66%) SCOrch
16 59 (55.66%) Customer Requirements
17 58 (54.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 58 (54.72%) Line Management
17 58 (54.72%) XenDesktop
17 58 (54.72%) VMware ESXi
17 58 (54.72%) Application Packaging
17 58 (54.72%) Time Management

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 23 (21.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.32%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.83%) GroupWise
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (57.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 76 (71.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (68.87%) Office 365
3 6 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (53.77%) NetScaler
2 28 (26.42%) Firewall
3 21 (19.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (19.81%) Network Security
4 11 (10.38%) DHCP
4 11 (10.38%) DNS
5 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.72%) Skype
7 2 (1.89%) HTTP
7 2 (1.89%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.89%) SMTP
8 1 (0.94%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MSI
General
1 7 (6.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) Architect
2 53 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 23 (21.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 21 (19.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Azure Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Office 365 Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Administrator
9 3 (2.83%) Exchange Administrator
9 3 (2.83%) Identity Management Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Management Consultant
9 3 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.83%) Wintel Administrator
9 3 (2.83%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Support Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) SAML
2 2 (1.89%) COM
3 1 (0.94%) OAuth
3 1 (0.94%) OpenID
3 1 (0.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 64 (60.38%) Data Centre
2 27 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (19.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (6.60%) PKI
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 89 (83.96%) Windows
1 89 (83.96%) Windows Server
2 81 (76.42%) Windows 10
3 79 (74.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (57.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.55%) Linux
6 7 (6.60%) Solaris
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.94%) SUSE
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.32%) Business Development
2 64 (60.38%) Presales
3 59 (55.66%) Customer Requirements
4 58 (54.72%) Application Packaging
4 58 (54.72%) Line Management
4 58 (54.72%) Project Management
4 58 (54.72%) Time Management
5 26 (24.53%) ITIL
6 24 (22.64%) Service Delivery
7 22 (20.75%) Service Management
8 21 (19.81%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (19.81%) ITIL V3
8 21 (19.81%) ITSM
8 21 (19.81%) Proactive Management
8 21 (19.81%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.55%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (5.66%) Operations Management
10 6 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.32%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (74.53%) Degree
2 63 (59.43%) MCSE
2 63 (59.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (28.30%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.60%) CCNA
5 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.66%) MCP
7 4 (3.77%) CISSP
7 4 (3.77%) MCSA
8 3 (2.83%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) GDPR
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (99.06%) Active Directory
2 95 (89.62%) Hyper-V
3 68 (64.15%) XenApp
4 61 (57.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 58 (54.72%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (54.72%) XenDesktop
6 21 (19.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (8.49%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (6.60%) Terminal Services
8 7 (6.60%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.83%) NDS
9 3 (2.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (1.89%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 67 (63.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 59 (55.66%) SCOrch
3 58 (54.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 51 (48.11%) SCCM
5 12 (11.32%) SCOM
6 7 (6.60%) MOM
6 7 (6.60%) WSUS
7 4 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 103 (97.17%) Microsoft
2 70 (66.04%) VMware
3 68 (64.15%) Citrix
4 39 (36.79%) Apple
5 28 (26.42%) McAfee
6 8 (7.55%) Cisco
7 7 (6.60%) F5
8 5 (4.72%) NVIDIA
9 2 (1.89%) Altiris
9 2 (1.89%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.94%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.94%) IronPort
10 1 (0.94%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.94%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.94%) Novell
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle