Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 655 721
Rank change year-on-year +111 +66 +137
Permanent jobs citing Identity Access Management 799 612 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 492 409 456
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,700 £41,250 £40,318
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +0.92%

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 151,569 161,769 176,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,615 127,769 147,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Identity Access Management in the UK

Identity Access Management
Top 15 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 September 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 +112 753 £65,000 - 98
London +38 389 £65,000 -7.14% 44
UK excluding London +173 377 £60,000 +9.09% 62
South East +52 109 £65,000 +10.64% 12
East of England +87 108 £75,000 +50.00% 11
North of England +76 95 £52,500 -1.41% 17
Yorkshire +73 58 £53,750 -2.27% 7
Midlands +70 41 £77,500 +59.79% 10
North West +23 36 £52,000 +0.97% 9
West Midlands +55 24 £82,500 +67.51% 6
Scotland -1 23 £65,000 - 8
East Midlands +21 16 £60,000 +38.39% 4
South West +7 14 £75,000 +11.94% 4
Wales +9 3 £47,000 +40.93%
North East - 1 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 (39.05%) Information Security
2 304 (38.05%) Cybersecurity
3 232 (29.04%) Finance
4 228 (28.54%) CISSP
5 187 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 187 (23.40%) SIEM
6 181 (22.65%) Microsoft
7 180 (22.53%) Firewall
8 175 (21.90%) Risk Management
9 165 (20.65%) Active Directory
10 161 (20.15%) Degree
11 154 (19.27%) Java
12 139 (17.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 137 (17.15%) CISM
14 135 (16.90%) Management Information System
15 134 (16.77%) Security Architecture
16 133 (16.65%) Windows
17 130 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
18 124 (15.52%) Vulnerability Management
19 121 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
20 120 (15.02%) Continuous Improvement
21 119 (14.89%) Linux
22 112 (14.02%) Security Operations
23 106 (13.27%) CISA
24 95 (11.89%) SQL
25 91 (11.39%) Network Security
25 91 (11.39%) SailPoint
26 83 (10.39%) Security Operations Centre
27 82 (10.26%) Python
28 81 (10.14%) DevOps

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 51 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (3.13%) Apache
3 19 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.50%) IIS
7 8 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.88%) CMS
8 7 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.63%) JBoss
10 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.50%) Appian
11 4 (0.50%) Liferay
11 4 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 187 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (9.89%) SaaS
4 76 (9.51%) IaaS
5 71 (8.89%) PaaS
6 47 (5.88%) Office 365
7 45 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (2.75%) Amazon S3
9 22 (2.75%) Serverless
10 20 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
12 18 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
13 17 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (1.13%) GitHub
16 8 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (1.00%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
18 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 180 (22.53%) Firewall
2 91 (11.39%) Network Security
3 76 (9.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (5.01%) Internet
5 36 (4.51%) DNS
6 26 (3.25%) DHCP
7 25 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 24 (3.00%) HTTP
9 23 (2.88%) NFC
10 22 (2.75%) Unified Communications
11 18 (2.25%) Kerberos
11 18 (2.25%) LAN
11 18 (2.25%) Sourcefire
12 16 (2.00%) WAN
13 15 (1.88%) VPN
14 14 (1.75%) SSL
15 13 (1.63%) Wireshark
16 12 (1.50%) OpenLDAP
17 11 (1.38%) IPsec
18 10 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.26%) MySQL
3 57 (7.13%) Big Data
4 50 (6.26%) Hadoop
5 38 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 32 (4.01%) RDBMS
8 26 (3.25%) Cosmos DB
9 23 (2.88%) Blockchain
10 22 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 14 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.75%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.00%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.50%) DB2
16 3 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
17 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
18 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 21 (2.63%) JIRA
3 12 (1.50%) Fiddler
4 9 (1.13%) Metasploit
5 6 (0.75%) Rational Rose
6 5 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.38%) Subversion
7 3 (0.38%) Trac
8 1 (0.13%) Babel
8 1 (0.13%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.13%) GDB
8 1 (0.13%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) Mocha
8 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.13%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 232 (29.04%) Finance
2 57 (7.13%) Banking
3 42 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.88%) Retail
5 25 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 23 (2.88%) Electronics
7 15 (1.88%) Legal
8 12 (1.50%) Law
9 11 (1.38%) Games
10 10 (1.25%) Marketing
11 6 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.63%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Advertising
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (19.90%) Consultant
2 145 (18.15%) Architect
3 80 (10.01%) Security Engineer
4 77 (9.64%) Security Architect
5 75 (9.39%) Developer
6 63 (7.88%) Analyst
6 63 (7.88%) Security Consultant
7 62 (7.76%) Security Manager
8 42 (5.26%) Security Analyst
9 39 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (4.76%) IAM Consultant
11 36 (4.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 35 (4.38%) Senior Consultant
13 30 (3.75%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
13 30 (3.75%) Identity Management Consultant
13 30 (3.75%) Management Consultant
14 26 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
14 26 (3.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 25 (3.13%) Identity Management Architect
16 24 (3.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.39%) SailPoint
2 75 (9.39%) .NET
3 55 (6.88%) LDAP
4 37 (4.63%) OAuth
5 36 (4.51%) Web Services
6 34 (4.26%) Middleware
6 34 (4.26%) SAML
7 32 (4.01%) J2EE
8 23 (2.88%) HTML
9 21 (2.63%) OpenID
10 20 (2.50%) XML
11 19 (2.38%) REST
12 18 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (2.25%) Servlets
12 18 (2.25%) Spring
13 14 (1.75%) SOAP
13 14 (1.75%) Spring Boot
14 12 (1.50%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.50%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 135 (16.90%) Management Information System
2 83 (10.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 75 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
5 68 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 57 (7.13%) Fintech
7 55 (6.88%) Public Cloud
8 42 (5.26%) PKI
9 40 (5.01%) Robotics
10 39 (4.88%) Data Centre
11 38 (4.76%) Tandem
12 23 (2.88%) Contactless
12 23 (2.88%) EMV
12 23 (2.88%) Mobile Payment
12 23 (2.88%) Smartcard
13 18 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.88%) Internet of Things
15 13 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
15 13 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 133 (16.65%) Windows
2 119 (14.89%) Linux
3 79 (9.89%) Unix
4 25 (3.13%) AIX
5 12 (1.50%) Solaris
6 11 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.13%) Kali Linux
8 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.38%) Android
10 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.13%) CentOS
12 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (39.05%) Information Security
2 304 (38.05%) Cybersecurity
3 187 (23.40%) SIEM
4 175 (21.90%) Risk Management
5 134 (16.77%) Security Architecture
6 130 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (15.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 120 (15.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 112 (14.02%) Security Operations
10 81 (10.14%) DevOps
11 78 (9.76%) ITIL
12 71 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
13 63 (7.88%) Performance Monitoring
14 61 (7.63%) Data Protection
15 60 (7.51%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 59 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 56 (7.01%) Identity Management
18 55 (6.88%) Analytics
19 53 (6.63%) Project Management
19 53 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (19.27%) Java
2 95 (11.89%) SQL
3 82 (10.26%) Python
4 77 (9.64%) PowerShell
5 62 (7.76%) JavaScript
6 57 (7.13%) C#
7 44 (5.51%) BeanShell
8 25 (3.13%) PHP
9 24 (3.00%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.63%) Java 8
11 12 (1.50%) Ruby
12 11 (1.38%) Perl
12 11 (1.38%) Scala
13 10 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.13%) C
15 8 (1.00%) Go
16 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.75%) JCL
16 6 (0.75%) REXX
17 2 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 228 (28.54%) CISSP
2 161 (20.15%) Degree
3 137 (17.15%) CISM
4 106 (13.27%) CISA
5 63 (7.88%) GIAC
6 52 (6.51%) SSCP
7 41 (5.13%) CEH
8 37 (4.63%) SANS
9 35 (4.38%) Security Cleared
10 31 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (3.88%) CompTIA Security+
11 30 (3.75%) CSSLP
12 27 (3.38%) MCSE
12 27 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
13 26 (3.25%) GCIH
14 21 (2.63%) SC Cleared
15 20 (2.50%) CREST Certified
15 20 (2.50%) MCSA
16 18 (2.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (17.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (8.76%) GDPR
3 69 (8.64%) PCI DSS
4 38 (4.76%) COBIT
5 30 (3.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 21 (2.63%) QA
8 15 (1.88%) GPG13
9 13 (1.63%) SLA
10 9 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.75%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.13%) PMO
13 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 165 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.38%) Docker
3 23 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.50%) HDFS
5 11 (1.38%) Snort
6 8 (1.00%) RACF
7 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.75%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.38%) NDS
9 3 (0.38%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) vSphere
10 2 (0.25%) XenApp
10 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) iptables
11 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (6.88%) Single Sign-On
2 34 (4.26%) Nessus
3 18 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (1.88%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.63%) Nmap
6 12 (1.50%) QRadar
7 11 (1.38%) CA Single Sign-On
7 11 (1.38%) Mesos
7 11 (1.38%) Suricata
8 10 (1.25%) EnCase
9 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 7 (0.88%) CASB
10 7 (0.88%) Terraform
11 6 (0.75%) Puppet
11 6 (0.75%) SCOM
11 6 (0.75%) zSecure
12 5 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 181 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.39%) Oracle
3 52 (6.51%) ForgeRock
4 49 (6.13%) CyberArk
4 49 (6.13%) ServiceNow
5 47 (5.88%) Splunk
6 38 (4.76%) Tableau
7 31 (3.88%) Cisco
7 31 (3.88%) IBM
8 26 (3.25%) CA
8 26 (3.25%) VMware
9 25 (3.13%) Sophos
10 24 (3.00%) ArcSight
10 24 (3.00%) Qualys
11 23 (2.88%) Google
11 23 (2.88%) Hyperion
12 22 (2.75%) McAfee
13 18 (2.25%) Palo Alto
14 17 (2.13%) Fortinet
14 17 (2.13%) Okta