Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 293 468 528
Rank change year-on-year +175 +60 +110
Permanent jobs citing Identity Access Management 673 723 783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.63% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 626 479 516
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,650 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -24.62% +18.18% +4.76%

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 58,692 115,511 137,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.34% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,378 92,513 110,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.89% +1.87% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +186 615 £67,500 - 72
London +160 322 £75,000 - 32
UK excluding London +190 319 £49,000 -24.62% 47
Work from Home +34 127 £70,000 +3.70% 12
North of England +134 103 £45,000 -21.74% 10
Midlands +116 83 £67,500 +8.00% 13
Yorkshire +100 69 £45,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +102 67 £70,000 -9.68% 10
South East +109 59 £55,000 -16.03% 12
North West +90 33 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Scotland +27 31 £65,000 +18.18% 7
East of England +98 21 £51,500 -6.36% 3
South West +74 21 £72,500 +68.00% 1
East Midlands +71 16 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Wales +33 1 £38,000 -49.33% 1
North East +9 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 284 (42.20%) Azure
2 207 (30.76%) Information Security
3 205 (30.46%) Cybersecurity
4 189 (28.08%) AWS
5 188 (27.93%) Active Directory
6 172 (25.56%) Microsoft
7 167 (24.81%) CISSP
8 151 (22.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 148 (21.99%) DevOps
10 145 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
11 142 (21.10%) Firewall
12 128 (19.02%) Office 365
13 120 (17.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 112 (16.64%) Security Architecture
15 107 (15.90%) SAML
16 104 (15.45%) Windows
17 102 (15.16%) Kubernetes
18 98 (14.56%) CISM
19 96 (14.26%) OAuth
20 95 (14.12%) IaaS
21 94 (13.97%) ITIL
22 93 (13.82%) Finance
23 92 (13.67%) PaaS
24 89 (13.22%) Management Information System
24 89 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
25 86 (12.78%) Microservices
26 85 (12.63%) Docker
26 85 (12.63%) NIST
26 85 (12.63%) SQL
27 83 (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 41 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.19%) Confluence
4 6 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.59%) Jadu
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Drupal
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (3.86%) R3 Corda
2 20 (2.97%) SAP Hybris
3 14 (2.08%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 284 (42.20%) Azure
2 189 (28.08%) AWS
3 128 (19.02%) Office 365
4 120 (17.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 95 (14.12%) IaaS
6 92 (13.67%) PaaS
7 59 (8.77%) SaaS
8 56 (8.32%) Serverless
9 44 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (4.61%) Azure Functions
11 27 (4.01%) OneDrive
12 26 (3.86%) Logic Apps
13 23 (3.42%) GCP
14 20 (2.97%) Akamai
14 20 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (2.53%) BPaaS
16 8 (1.19%) GitHub
16 8 (1.19%) Power Platform
17 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 142 (21.10%) Firewall
2 63 (9.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 54 (8.02%) Unified Communications
4 39 (5.79%) DNS
4 39 (5.79%) Network Security
5 28 (4.16%) LAN
6 26 (3.86%) WAN
7 16 (2.38%) WAAS
8 14 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.08%) DHCP
9 13 (1.93%) VPN
10 12 (1.78%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (1.63%) Cisco Firepower
11 11 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (1.19%) TCP/IP
13 7 (1.04%) CTI
14 6 (0.89%) Internet
14 6 (0.89%) VLAN
14 6 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 24 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.38%) Blockchain
4 14 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
7 11 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.19%) Power BI
10 7 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.04%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.04%) DTS
10 7 (1.04%) OLAP
11 6 (0.89%) Redis
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.59%) Big Data
13 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 35 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.93%) IntelliJ
4 11 (1.63%) JIRA
5 7 (1.04%) Metasploit
5 7 (1.04%) SonarQube
5 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.04%) WebScarab
6 5 (0.74%) DbUnit
6 5 (0.74%) jMock
6 5 (0.74%) JUnit
6 5 (0.74%) Maven
6 5 (0.74%) Mockito
7 2 (0.30%) Ant
7 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.15%) GitLab
General
1 93 (13.82%) Finance
2 28 (4.16%) Banking
3 27 (4.01%) Law
4 25 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.12%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.93%) Publishing
7 10 (1.49%) Marketing
8 7 (1.04%) Advertising
8 7 (1.04%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.89%) Legal
9 6 (0.89%) Retail
10 5 (0.74%) Electronics
10 5 (0.74%) International Banking
11 4 (0.59%) Back Office
11 4 (0.59%) Local Government
12 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (16.79%) Architect
2 108 (16.05%) Analyst
3 99 (14.71%) Consultant
4 58 (8.62%) Security Engineer
5 55 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 54 (8.02%) Senior Analyst
7 52 (7.73%) Azure Engineer
8 44 (6.54%) Senior Support Analyst
9 42 (6.24%) Senior DevOps
10 41 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
10 41 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 37 (5.50%) Security Analyst
11 37 (5.50%) Senior Architect
12 35 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (4.90%) Developer
13 33 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 32 (4.75%) Security Architect
15 28 (4.16%) Azure Architect
16 27 (4.01%) Security Manager
17 25 (3.71%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (15.90%) SAML
2 96 (14.26%) OAuth
3 72 (10.70%) Web Services
4 71 (10.55%) OpenID
5 55 (8.17%) SailPoint
6 40 (5.94%) OAuth2
7 26 (3.86%) Spring Boot
8 21 (3.12%) REST
9 17 (2.53%) .NET
10 12 (1.78%) JSON
10 12 (1.78%) LDAP
11 8 (1.19%) .NET Core
11 8 (1.19%) SOAP
11 8 (1.19%) XACML
11 8 (1.19%) XML
12 7 (1.04%) CSS
12 7 (1.04%) HTML
12 7 (1.04%) HTML5
12 7 (1.04%) J2EE
12 7 (1.04%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.22%) Management Information System
2 52 (7.73%) Cloud Native
3 40 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.35%) Cyberthreat
5 25 (3.71%) FMCG
5 25 (3.71%) Public Cloud
6 21 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.12%) PKI
7 17 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.49%) Replication
11 9 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.34%) Social Media
12 6 (0.89%) PMI
13 4 (0.59%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.30%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.45%) Windows
2 67 (9.96%) Linux
3 42 (6.24%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 24 (3.57%) Unix
5 7 (1.04%) VMS
6 6 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.74%) Android
7 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (30.76%) Information Security
2 205 (30.46%) Cybersecurity
3 148 (21.99%) DevOps
4 145 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (16.64%) Security Architecture
6 94 (13.97%) ITIL
7 86 (12.78%) Microservices
8 83 (12.33%) Analytics
9 80 (11.89%) Configuration Management
10 79 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (11.14%) Identity Management
11 75 (11.14%) Incident Management
12 74 (11.00%) Security Operations
13 72 (10.70%) Migration
13 72 (10.70%) SIEM
14 61 (9.06%) Project Delivery
15 59 (8.77%) B2C
16 56 (8.32%) Data Security
17 54 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
17 54 (8.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (12.63%) SQL
2 71 (10.55%) PowerShell
3 70 (10.40%) Java
4 52 (7.73%) Python
5 22 (3.27%) Go
5 22 (3.27%) Ruby
6 20 (2.97%) Perl
7 18 (2.67%) C#
8 17 (2.53%) Kotlin
9 16 (2.38%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.93%) C++
11 11 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.19%) C
14 3 (0.45%) R
15 1 (0.15%) ES6
15 1 (0.15%) PHP
15 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 167 (24.81%) CISSP
2 98 (14.56%) CISM
3 89 (13.22%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (10.40%) Degree
5 69 (10.25%) CCNA
5 69 (10.25%) CCNP
6 58 (8.62%) Security Cleared
7 55 (8.17%) CISA
8 48 (7.13%) SC Cleared
9 45 (6.69%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (3.12%) CEH
11 20 (2.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 18 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (2.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 16 (2.38%) CCSP
14 16 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 8 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (1.19%) CRISC
15 8 (1.19%) MCSE
16 7 (1.04%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (22.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (12.63%) NIST
3 66 (9.81%) GDPR
4 35 (5.20%) COBIT
5 24 (3.57%) HIPAA
6 19 (2.82%) PCI DSS
7 18 (2.67%) ITGC
8 16 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 16 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (2.23%) ISO 31000
10 14 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (1.49%) SLA
12 9 (1.34%) COSO
13 8 (1.19%) GAMP
14 5 (0.74%) NCSC
15 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.45%) QA
16 2 (0.30%) BS7799
16 2 (0.30%) GLBA
System Software
1 188 (27.93%) Active Directory
2 85 (12.63%) Docker
3 44 (6.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 15 (2.23%) BitLocker
5 12 (1.78%) Firmware
6 8 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.19%) vSphere
7 7 (1.04%) NDS
8 6 (0.89%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 4 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.45%) XenApp
11 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (15.16%) Kubernetes
2 67 (9.96%) Terraform
3 59 (8.77%) Ansible
4 55 (8.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 48 (7.13%) SCCM
6 41 (6.09%) Single Sign-On
7 32 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (4.75%) Puppet
8 18 (2.67%) Nessus
9 12 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.04%) Core Impact
10 7 (1.04%) Nexpose
10 7 (1.04%) WSUS
11 5 (0.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 4 (0.59%) CSIRT
12 4 (0.59%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.59%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 172 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.21%) Oracle
3 61 (9.06%) ForgeRock
4 54 (8.02%) CyberArk
5 37 (5.50%) VMware
6 27 (4.01%) Cisco
6 27 (4.01%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (3.86%) SAP
8 23 (3.42%) Adobe
9 20 (2.97%) hybris
10 19 (2.82%) New Relic
10 19 (2.82%) TOWER Software
11 18 (2.67%) IBM
12 17 (2.53%) Google
13 16 (2.38%) Okta
14 12 (1.78%) FireEye
14 12 (1.78%) McAfee
14 12 (1.78%) Symantec
14 12 (1.78%) Tanium
15 11 (1.63%) ServiceNow