Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 618 679
Rank change year-on-year +85 +61 +103
Permanent jobs citing Identity Access Management 759 685 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 474 451 453
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £41,300
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 138,800 161,664 160,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.81% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 109,437 131,426 132,178
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Identity Access Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Identity Access Management over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Top 14 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 22 February 2019. 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 +119 731 £65,000 - 86
UK excluding London +186 412 £57,500 +15.00% 45
London +16 328 £70,000 +3.70% 44
South East +73 120 £62,500 +4.17% 16
East of England +128 112 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Midlands +125 107 £65,000 +5.69% 9
North of England +37 65 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East Midlands +77 61 £60,000 -7.69% 5
West Midlands +69 46 £85,000 +54.55% 4
Yorkshire +57 32 £47,500 -26.92% 1
North West +22 27 £50,569 +4.27% 6
South West +33 20 £57,500 +18.56% 2
Scotland +16 16 £57,500 +53.33% 3
North East -8 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 268 (35.31%) Cybersecurity
2 254 (33.47%) Information Security
3 234 (30.83%) Finance
4 233 (30.70%) Active Directory
5 198 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 191 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (24.64%) SIEM
8 186 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 171 (22.53%) Degree
10 168 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
11 165 (21.74%) Java
12 160 (21.08%) SQL
13 153 (20.16%) Linux
14 148 (19.50%) CISSP
15 131 (17.26%) Security Architecture
16 121 (15.94%) Windows
17 113 (14.89%) Network Security
18 112 (14.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 109 (14.36%) SailPoint
20 108 (14.23%) Firewall
21 106 (13.97%) Penetration Testing
22 101 (13.31%) ForgeRock
23 100 (13.18%) Self-Motivation
23 100 (13.18%) Computer Science
24 99 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
25 98 (12.91%) Banking
25 98 (12.91%) CISM
26 94 (12.38%) Management Information System
26 94 (12.38%) Security Operations
27 93 (12.25%) SAML

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 19 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.19%) Apache
6 8 (1.05%) Anypoint
6 8 (1.05%) IIS
6 8 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.92%) CMS
7 7 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.40%) Confluence
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.26%) Appian
10 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (1.05%) Exstream
3 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 186 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (9.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 66 (8.70%) PaaS
5 58 (7.64%) Office 365
6 46 (6.06%) SaaS
7 45 (5.93%) IaaS
8 27 (3.56%) Amazon S3
8 27 (3.56%) Serverless
9 25 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
10 23 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
10 23 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (1.45%) GitHub
14 8 (1.05%) iPaaS
15 7 (0.92%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (14.89%) Network Security
2 108 (14.23%) Firewall
3 37 (4.87%) Internet
4 33 (4.35%) IPsec
5 30 (3.95%) DNS
6 29 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (3.56%) BGP
7 27 (3.56%) EIGRP
8 26 (3.43%) NFC
9 25 (3.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 23 (3.03%) LAN
11 22 (2.90%) TCP/IP
12 19 (2.50%) WAN
13 17 (2.24%) DHCP
14 15 (1.98%) Sourcefire
15 14 (1.84%) HTTP
15 14 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (1.84%) VPN
16 13 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.87%) Relational Database
2 35 (4.61%) Blockchain
3 32 (4.22%) Big Data
3 32 (4.22%) RDBMS
3 32 (4.22%) SQL Server
4 28 (3.69%) Cosmos DB
5 27 (3.56%) MySQL
6 25 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 22 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.45%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.79%) Power BI
14 5 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 36 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.16%) JIRA
3 19 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.32%) Subversion
5 8 (1.05%) Selenium
6 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.92%) Metasploit
6 7 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.66%) Burp Suite
7 5 (0.66%) JMeter
7 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.53%) Mocha
8 4 (0.53%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (0.40%) Babel
9 3 (0.40%) gulp
10 2 (0.26%) Maven
11 1 (0.13%) Appium
11 1 (0.13%) Grunt
11 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.13%) WebScarab
General
1 234 (30.83%) Finance
2 98 (12.91%) Banking
3 55 (7.25%) Retail
4 42 (5.53%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.69%) Retail Banking
6 26 (3.43%) Electronics
7 19 (2.50%) Law
8 15 (1.98%) Legal
8 15 (1.98%) Marketing
9 8 (1.05%) Local Government
10 4 (0.53%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 162 (21.34%) Architect
2 118 (15.55%) Analyst
3 112 (14.76%) Consultant
4 83 (10.94%) Security Architect
5 77 (10.14%) Developer
6 66 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 45 (5.93%) Cloud Architect
8 43 (5.67%) Security Consultant
9 42 (5.53%) Security Engineer
10 41 (5.40%) Senior Consultant
10 41 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (4.74%) Java Developer
12 35 (4.61%) IAM Specialist
13 32 (4.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 31 (4.08%) Lead Architect
15 30 (3.95%) Identity Management Specialist
16 29 (3.82%) Head of Security
16 29 (3.82%) Identity Management Architect
16 29 (3.82%) Security Manager
17 27 (3.56%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.36%) SailPoint
2 93 (12.25%) SAML
3 87 (11.46%) OAuth
4 82 (10.80%) Web Services
5 80 (10.54%) .NET
6 68 (8.96%) J2EE
7 64 (8.43%) Node.js
8 58 (7.64%) LDAP
9 53 (6.98%) HTML
10 38 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (5.01%) HTML5
11 33 (4.35%) OpenID
12 26 (3.43%) ASP.NET
13 19 (2.50%) JSON
13 19 (2.50%) OAuth2
14 14 (1.84%) Middleware
15 13 (1.71%) RESTful
15 13 (1.71%) XACML
16 11 (1.45%) Spring
17 10 (1.32%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.18%) Self-Motivation
2 94 (12.38%) Management Information System
3 65 (8.56%) Fintech
4 54 (7.11%) Public Cloud
5 53 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 53 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 46 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (5.53%) Virtual Team
8 26 (3.43%) Contactless
8 26 (3.43%) EMV
8 26 (3.43%) Mobile Payment
8 26 (3.43%) Smartcard
9 19 (2.50%) PKI
10 17 (2.24%) Cyber Defence
11 14 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
12 13 (1.71%) Cyberattack
12 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.71%) Robotics
13 12 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
13 12 (1.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 153 (20.16%) Linux
2 121 (15.94%) Windows
3 49 (6.46%) Unix
4 30 (3.95%) AIX
5 21 (2.77%) Solaris
6 11 (1.45%) Kali Linux
6 11 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.40%) Android
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (35.31%) Cybersecurity
2 254 (33.47%) Information Security
3 191 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (24.64%) SIEM
5 131 (17.26%) Security Architecture
6 106 (13.97%) Penetration Testing
7 100 (13.18%) Computer Science
8 99 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 94 (12.38%) Security Operations
10 92 (12.12%) Risk Management
11 89 (11.73%) Microservices
12 71 (9.35%) Data Protection
13 67 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (7.51%) DevOps
15 51 (6.72%) Presales
16 49 (6.46%) Incident Management
17 48 (6.32%) ITIL
18 47 (6.19%) TOGAF
19 44 (5.80%) Unit Testing
20 43 (5.67%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 165 (21.74%) Java
2 160 (21.08%) SQL
3 79 (10.41%) JavaScript
4 78 (10.28%) Python
5 59 (7.77%) PowerShell
6 56 (7.38%) C#
7 32 (4.22%) Shell Script
8 30 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.43%) Scala
10 25 (3.29%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.98%) C
12 13 (1.71%) BeanShell
13 12 (1.58%) PHP
14 9 (1.19%) Ruby
15 7 (0.92%) Java 8
15 7 (0.92%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.79%) Go
17 5 (0.66%) Perl
18 4 (0.53%) C++
19 3 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 171 (22.53%) Degree
2 148 (19.50%) CISSP
3 98 (12.91%) CISM
4 71 (9.35%) CISA
5 54 (7.11%) CEH
6 49 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (5.80%) CCNA
8 41 (5.40%) Master's Degree
8 41 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (5.27%) Security Cleared
10 39 (5.14%) GIAC
11 35 (4.61%) SANS
12 31 (4.08%) CCNP
12 31 (4.08%) MCSE
13 28 (3.69%) SSCP
14 25 (3.29%) CCIE
14 25 (3.29%) GISF
15 24 (3.16%) MCSA
16 18 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
16 18 (2.37%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (14.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 65 (8.56%) GDPR
3 42 (5.53%) PCI DSS
4 25 (3.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (2.77%) QA
6 17 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (2.11%) COBIT
8 13 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (1.58%) SLA
10 5 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.40%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.40%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.40%) RMADS
13 2 (0.26%) GAMP
13 2 (0.26%) GPG13
13 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.26%) PMO
14 1 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 233 (30.70%) Active Directory
2 84 (11.07%) Docker
3 19 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.24%) XenApp
4 17 (2.24%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.92%) ProxySG
5 7 (0.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 6 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.66%) NDS
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.26%) HDFS
9 2 (0.26%) Snort
10 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 60 (7.91%) Kubernetes
2 47 (6.19%) Single Sign-On
3 44 (5.80%) Nessus
4 32 (4.22%) CA Single Sign-On
5 30 (3.95%) SCCM
6 28 (3.69%) McAfee ePO
7 24 (3.16%) FortiGate
8 22 (2.90%) Mesos
9 18 (2.37%) QRadar
10 15 (1.98%) Tivoli
11 12 (1.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 11 (1.45%) Terraform
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
14 9 (1.19%) Puppet
15 8 (1.05%) CloudHub
15 8 (1.05%) Nmap
15 8 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 7 (0.92%) Consul
16 7 (0.92%) CSIRT
16 7 (0.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 198 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 101 (13.31%) ForgeRock
3 73 (9.62%) Cisco
4 63 (8.30%) CheckPoint
5 56 (7.38%) Oracle
6 52 (6.85%) Splunk
7 50 (6.59%) CyberArk
8 42 (5.53%) LogRhythm
8 42 (5.53%) Palo Alto
9 39 (5.14%) CA
10 36 (4.74%) McAfee
11 34 (4.48%) FireEye
11 34 (4.48%) Juniper
12 31 (4.08%) Blue Coat
13 30 (3.95%) Google
13 30 (3.95%) IBM
14 29 (3.82%) Symantec
15 27 (3.56%) Aveksa
16 26 (3.43%) Hyperion
17 22 (2.90%) Qualys