Period
to 19 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager (Microsoft FIM)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1081 1117 1199
Rank change year-on-year +36 +82 -3
Permanent jobs citing Forefront Identity Manager 103 62 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.036% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 0.41% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 81
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £58,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,750
% change year-on-year +2.86% -4.37% +1.67%

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 16,131 15,034 16,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.19% 8.67% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,993 12,177 13,849
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

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 February 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 February 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 +26 73 £46,000 -5.64% 5
UK excluding London +20 60 £45,000 +2.86% 2
South West - 38 £45,000 - 2
London -9 14 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Midlands +12 13 £70,000 +55.56%
West Midlands +10 13 £70,000 +64.71%
South East +14 5 £59,000 -7.45%
Wales -5 4 £29,250 -2.50%
North of England -14 2 £72,500 +48.72%
North West -16 2 £72,500 +48.72%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 99 (96.12%) Active Directory
2 97 (94.17%) Microsoft
3 84 (81.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (74.76%) Office 365
4 77 (74.76%) Hyper-V
5 74 (71.84%) Windows
6 67 (65.05%) Windows 10
7 66 (64.08%) Windows Server
8 63 (61.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 62 (60.19%) Degree
10 61 (59.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 60 (58.25%) SCCM
11 60 (58.25%) MCSE
11 60 (58.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (56.31%) Presales
13 57 (55.34%) Data Centre
14 47 (45.63%) VMware
15 44 (42.72%) Time Management
15 44 (42.72%) VMware ESXi
15 44 (42.72%) Citrix
15 44 (42.72%) Microsoft Office
15 44 (42.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 43 (41.75%) Customer Requirements
17 42 (40.78%) SCOrch
17 42 (40.78%) XenApp
17 42 (40.78%) XenDesktop
17 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 42 (40.78%) Microsoft App-V
18 40 (38.83%) Application Packaging
18 40 (38.83%) Business Development

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 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (42.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (81.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (74.76%) Office 365
3 21 (20.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (8.74%) IaaS
5 4 (3.88%) PaaS
5 4 (3.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.89%) NetScaler
2 20 (19.42%) Firewall
3 19 (18.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (18.45%) Network Security
4 9 (8.74%) DHCP
4 9 (8.74%) DNS
5 3 (2.91%) HTTP
5 3 (2.91%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.94%) Skype
7 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (3.88%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Back Office
2 2 (1.94%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Architect
2 29 (28.16%) Technical Architect
3 27 (26.21%) Consultant
4 22 (21.36%) Wintel Engineer
5 18 (17.48%) Azure Consultant
6 17 (16.50%) Office 365 Consultant
7 15 (14.56%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (12.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Identity Management Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Management Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Server Support
10 4 (3.88%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Azure Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Consultant
11 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Management Consultant
11 2 (1.94%) Security Consultant
11 2 (1.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) SAML
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.97%) CSS
2 1 (0.97%) HTML
2 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 57 (55.34%) Data Centre
2 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (18.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (17.48%) PKI
5 4 (3.88%) User Experience
6 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (71.84%) Windows
2 67 (65.05%) Windows 10
3 66 (64.08%) Windows Server
4 60 (58.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.97%) Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.31%) Presales
2 44 (42.72%) Time Management
3 43 (41.75%) Customer Requirements
4 40 (38.83%) Application Packaging
4 40 (38.83%) Business Development
4 40 (38.83%) Line Management
4 40 (38.83%) Project Management
5 23 (22.33%) Service Delivery
6 22 (21.36%) ITIL
7 21 (20.39%) ITSM
7 21 (20.39%) Proactive Management
7 21 (20.39%) Problem Management
7 21 (20.39%) Service Management
8 20 (19.42%) ITIL V3
9 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (18.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 17 (16.50%) Operations Management
11 14 (13.59%) Identity Management
12 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.83%) C#
3 3 (2.91%) SQL
4 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (61.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (60.19%) Degree
3 60 (58.25%) MCSE
4 30 (29.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (18.45%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.83%) MCSA
7 3 (2.91%) CISSP
8 2 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.94%) MCP
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (96.12%) Active Directory
2 77 (74.76%) Hyper-V
3 44 (42.72%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (40.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 42 (40.78%) XenApp
4 42 (40.78%) XenDesktop
5 23 (22.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.85%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.91%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.97%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 61 (59.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 60 (58.25%) SCCM
3 44 (42.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 42 (40.78%) SCOrch
5 9 (8.74%) SCOM
6 4 (3.88%) MIIS
7 3 (2.91%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.94%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.94%) SCSM
8 2 (1.94%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.94%) WSUS
9 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 97 (94.17%) Microsoft
2 47 (45.63%) VMware
3 44 (42.72%) Citrix
4 25 (24.27%) Apple
5 21 (20.39%) McAfee
6 11 (10.68%) NVIDIA
7 3 (2.91%) Altiris
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle
7 3 (2.91%) Symantec
8 2 (1.94%) Dell
8 2 (1.94%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.94%) Splunk
8 2 (1.94%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow