Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1157 1158 1212
Rank change year-on-year +1 +54 +6
Permanent jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 49 85 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.045% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 78 86
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.56% -1.61%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,525 £32,625
90th Percentile £73,000 £58,825 £78,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £46,875 £45,750
% change year-on-year -1.87% +2.46% -1.61%

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 15870 16406 16709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.68% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13019 13263 13571
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -6 45 £50,000 - 4
UK excluding London +6 34 £46,000 -1.87% 4
South West +26 19 £46,000 +15.00% 1
London +3 11 £50,000 -9.09%
South East +49 7 £55,000 +14.58% 2
Midlands +36 5 £70,000 +7.69%
West Midlands +14 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Wales +9 3 £32,500 +12.07%
North of England -11 2 £72,500 +48.72% 1
North West -13 2 £72,500 +48.72% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Forefront Identity Manager.

1 45 (91.84%) Active Directory
2 42 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 34 (69.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (67.35%) Office 365
5 29 (59.18%) SCCM
6 28 (57.14%) Hyper-V
7 27 (55.10%) Windows
8 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (46.94%) Windows 10
10 22 (44.90%) MCSE
11 20 (40.82%) Degree
12 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
13 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
14 17 (34.69%) McAfee
15 16 (32.65%) Citrix
15 16 (32.65%) Virtual Desktop
16 15 (30.61%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (30.61%) ITIL
16 15 (30.61%) Service Delivery
16 15 (30.61%) Firewall
16 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Intune
16 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
17 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
17 14 (28.57%) Presales
18 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
18 13 (26.53%) Proactive Management
18 13 (26.53%) ITSM
18 13 (26.53%) Service Management
18 13 (26.53%) VMware

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 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (67.35%) Office 365
3 15 (30.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (14.29%) IaaS
5 5 (10.20%) SaaS
6 3 (6.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (22.45%) Network Security
3 8 (16.33%) DHCP
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
4 5 (10.20%) Skype
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (8.16%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Architect
2 12 (24.49%) Consultant
3 11 (22.45%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Office 365 Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Server Support
7 4 (8.16%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Management Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Identity Management Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Management Consultant
10 1 (2.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (12.24%) PKI
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.16%) User Experience
5 3 (6.12%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows 10
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Solaris
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
1 15 (30.61%) Service Delivery
2 14 (28.57%) Presales
3 13 (26.53%) ITSM
3 13 (26.53%) Proactive Management
3 13 (26.53%) Problem Management
3 13 (26.53%) Service Management
4 11 (22.45%) Business Development
4 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (22.45%) ITIL V3
4 11 (22.45%) Time Management
5 9 (18.37%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (16.33%) Identity Management
6 8 (16.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (14.29%) Application Packaging
7 7 (14.29%) Line Management
7 7 (14.29%) Project Management
8 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.24%) Operations Management
9 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.90%) MCSE
3 20 (40.82%) Degree
4 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
5 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
6 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.16%) CCNA
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (91.84%) Active Directory
2 28 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 16 (32.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (26.53%) XenApp
5 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
7 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (8.16%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
8 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
8 4 (8.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
9 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (59.18%) SCCM
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (18.37%) SCOM
4 9 (18.37%) SCOrch
5 4 (8.16%) MIIS
5 4 (8.16%) MOM
5 4 (8.16%) WSUS
6 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.08%) SCSM
6 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) McAfee
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix
4 13 (26.53%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) F5
6 3 (6.12%) AppSense
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle
6 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Splunk
7 2 (4.08%) Symantec
7 2 (4.08%) Trustwave
8 1 (2.04%) Autodesk
8 1 (2.04%) BT
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) NVIDIA