Period
to 8 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Identity Access Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 8 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 492 533
Rank change year-on-year +83 +41 +83
Permanent jobs citing Identity Access Management 592 530 754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 436 372 543
10th Percentile £37,505 £46,250 £40,050
25th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £101,475 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -

Identity Access Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 82,088 92,442 134,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.66% 92.29% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61,980 74,226 106,663
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Identity Access Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Identity Access Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Identity Access Management.

Salary trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 8 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Identity Access Management within the UK over the 6 months to 8 May 2021. 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 +63 525 £70,000 -2.13% 62
UK excluding London +113 313 £65,000 - 47
London +27 232 £75,000 -6.25% 23
Work from Home -64 113 £80,000 +14.29% 15
North of England +42 94 £57,250 -21.03% 13
Midlands +45 81 £67,500 -12.90% 6
South East +65 67 £65,000 -7.14% 8
Yorkshire +45 67 £75,000 +22.45% 7
West Midlands +31 60 £70,000 -9.68% 6
Scotland -5 27 £60,000 - 4
North West +23 24 £48,250 -33.45% 6
East of England +10 23 £53,000 +41.33% 9
East Midlands +29 21 £32,500 -38.10%
South West -14 21 £72,000 -0.69% 3
North East +6 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Wales +26 2 £34,000 -51.43% 2

For the 6 months to 8 May 2021, IT jobs citing Identity Access Management 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 Identity Access Management.

1 312 (52.70%) Azure
2 233 (39.36%) Active Directory
3 221 (37.33%) Microsoft
4 219 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (31.08%) Cybersecurity
6 179 (30.24%) AWS
7 158 (26.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 153 (25.84%) Social Skills
9 133 (22.47%) Microsoft 365
10 125 (21.11%) Information Security
11 124 (20.95%) DevOps
12 119 (20.10%) Finance
13 101 (17.06%) Windows
14 96 (16.22%) Linux
15 95 (16.05%) Oracle
16 93 (15.71%) PowerShell
17 92 (15.54%) CISSP
18 91 (15.37%) PaaS
19 88 (14.86%) SAML
20 87 (14.70%) Migration
21 85 (14.36%) Identity Management
22 82 (13.85%) Security Architecture
23 81 (13.68%) SQL
24 76 (12.84%) Java
24 76 (12.84%) Kubernetes
24 76 (12.84%) Security Operations
25 74 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
26 73 (12.33%) Firewall
26 73 (12.33%) Degree
26 73 (12.33%) Analytics

Identity Access Management
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 65 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (2.20%) Confluence
4 11 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) R3 Corda
2 6 (1.01%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.51%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 312 (52.70%) Azure
2 179 (30.24%) AWS
3 158 (26.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 133 (22.47%) Microsoft 365
5 91 (15.37%) PaaS
6 68 (11.49%) IaaS
7 67 (11.32%) Serverless
8 56 (9.46%) SaaS
9 42 (7.09%) GCP
10 33 (5.57%) Azure Logic Apps
10 33 (5.57%) Azure Service Bus
11 29 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (4.73%) Azure Functions
13 26 (4.39%) Power Platform
14 17 (2.87%) OneDrive
15 16 (2.70%) BPaaS
15 16 (2.70%) PowerApps
16 11 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
18 6 (1.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 73 (12.33%) Firewall
2 45 (7.60%) Network Security
3 36 (6.08%) DNS
4 32 (5.41%) Unified Communications
5 20 (3.38%) DHCP
6 18 (3.04%) Internet
6 18 (3.04%) VPN
7 15 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.53%) WAAS
8 12 (2.03%) VLAN
9 10 (1.69%) VoIP
9 10 (1.69%) WAN
10 9 (1.52%) LAN
10 9 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (1.52%) SMTP
11 6 (1.01%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.84%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 18 (3.04%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.20%) Power BI
5 11 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.01%) Big Data
9 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.68%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.68%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.34%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 47 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 36 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.89%) GitLab
4 14 (2.36%) JIRA
5 5 (0.84%) SonarQube
5 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.51%) DbUnit
6 3 (0.51%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.51%) jMock
6 3 (0.51%) JUnit
6 3 (0.51%) Maven
6 3 (0.51%) Mockito
7 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.34%) JBehave
7 2 (0.34%) REST Assured
7 2 (0.34%) Selenium
7 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 153 (25.84%) Social Skills
2 119 (20.10%) Finance
3 62 (10.47%) Public Sector
4 47 (7.94%) Banking
4 47 (7.94%) Telecoms
5 37 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
7 22 (3.72%) Manufacturing
8 20 (3.38%) Electronics
8 20 (3.38%) Marketing
9 16 (2.70%) Law
10 10 (1.69%) Back Office
10 10 (1.69%) Legal
10 10 (1.69%) Publishing
11 9 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (1.01%) International Banking
14 5 (0.84%) Retail
15 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (21.62%) Architect
2 92 (15.54%) Analyst
3 63 (10.64%) Azure Engineer
4 59 (9.97%) Consultant
5 52 (8.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 49 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 47 (7.94%) Security Engineer
8 44 (7.43%) Senior DevOps
9 42 (7.09%) Security Analyst
9 42 (7.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 40 (6.76%) Developer
11 39 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (6.25%) Security Architect
13 34 (5.74%) Support Analyst
14 31 (5.24%) Azure Architect
15 28 (4.73%) Cloud Architect
15 28 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
16 27 (4.56%) Senior Architect
17 26 (4.39%) IAM Developer
18 25 (4.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.86%) SAML
2 60 (10.14%) SailPoint
3 58 (9.80%) Web Services
4 53 (8.95%) OAuth
5 48 (8.11%) LDAP
6 46 (7.77%) OpenID
7 34 (5.74%) REST
8 33 (5.57%) XML
9 26 (4.39%) .NET
10 16 (2.70%) OAuth2
11 13 (2.20%) JSON
12 12 (2.03%) SOAP
13 10 (1.69%) CSS
13 10 (1.69%) RESTful
14 9 (1.52%) HTML
14 9 (1.52%) Spring Boot
15 7 (1.18%) .NET Core
15 7 (1.18%) J2EE
15 7 (1.18%) Spring
16 6 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.97%) Management Information System
2 33 (5.57%) Cloud Native
3 32 (5.41%) PKI
4 31 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (3.89%) NHS
6 21 (3.55%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.18%) Social Media
10 5 (0.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 5 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.68%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.68%) PMI
11 4 (0.68%) Replication
12 3 (0.51%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (17.06%) Windows
2 96 (16.22%) Linux
3 42 (7.09%) Unix
4 35 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (5.07%) Alpine Linux
5 30 (5.07%) Ubuntu
5 30 (5.07%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.38%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.01%) Android
7 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.01%) VMS
7 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.84%) SUSE
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (31.08%) Cybersecurity
3 125 (21.11%) Information Security
4 124 (20.95%) DevOps
5 87 (14.70%) Migration
6 85 (14.36%) Identity Management
7 82 (13.85%) Security Architecture
8 76 (12.84%) Security Operations
9 74 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 73 (12.33%) Analytics
11 70 (11.82%) Project Delivery
12 68 (11.49%) Configuration Management
13 67 (11.32%) Microservices
14 58 (9.80%) Project Management
15 52 (8.78%) Incident Management
16 51 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (8.45%) B2C
17 50 (8.45%) ITIL
17 50 (8.45%) Scrum
18 49 (8.28%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (15.71%) PowerShell
2 81 (13.68%) SQL
3 76 (12.84%) Java
4 52 (8.78%) Python
5 18 (3.04%) Perl
6 15 (2.53%) C#
7 14 (2.36%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.01%) Ruby
9 6 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.01%) VBScript
10 4 (0.68%) C
10 4 (0.68%) Go
10 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.68%) R
11 3 (0.51%) C++
11 3 (0.51%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.17%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 92 (15.54%) CISSP
2 73 (12.33%) Degree
3 69 (11.66%) Security Cleared
4 68 (11.49%) CISM
5 55 (9.29%) CISA
6 52 (8.78%) SC Cleared
7 25 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.70%) CEH
9 16 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 13 (2.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (1.69%) GIAC
12 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.35%) CCNA
13 8 (1.35%) CCNP
13 8 (1.35%) CRISC
14 7 (1.18%) MCSE
15 6 (1.01%) ISSAP
15 6 (1.01%) ISSEP
15 6 (1.01%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (5.74%) NIST
3 26 (4.39%) GRC
4 23 (3.89%) Data Quality
5 22 (3.72%) SLA
6 21 (3.55%) ITGC
7 20 (3.38%) GDPR
8 16 (2.70%) HIPAA
9 15 (2.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 14 (2.36%) COBIT
11 13 (2.20%) PCI DSS
12 10 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (1.69%) SOC 2
13 5 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.68%) QA
15 3 (0.51%) FedRAMP
15 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.51%) NCSC
System Software
1 233 (39.36%) Active Directory
2 69 (11.66%) Docker
3 33 (5.57%) NDS
4 32 (5.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 29 (4.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 19 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (1.01%) vSphere
9 4 (0.68%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 4 (0.68%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.68%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.34%) Firmware
10 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 76 (12.84%) Kubernetes
2 64 (10.81%) Terraform
3 54 (9.12%) Single Sign-On
4 52 (8.78%) Ansible
5 27 (4.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 26 (4.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 22 (3.72%) SCCM
8 12 (2.03%) Puppet
9 9 (1.52%) CSIRT
9 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.35%) Nessus
11 7 (1.18%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.68%) MIIS
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 221 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 95 (16.05%) Oracle
3 54 (9.12%) ForgeRock
4 47 (7.94%) CyberArk
5 31 (5.24%) NetIQ
6 27 (4.56%) SAP
7 24 (4.05%) Okta
8 18 (3.04%) Google
9 13 (2.20%) Cisco
10 12 (2.03%) SolarWinds
11 11 (1.86%) TOWER Software
11 11 (1.86%) VMware
12 10 (1.69%) Dell
12 10 (1.69%) Draytek
12 10 (1.69%) HP
12 10 (1.69%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.69%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.35%) Databricks
13 8 (1.35%) IBM
13 8 (1.35%) Splunk