Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity & Access Management
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 696 795
Rank change year-on-year +153 +99 +42
Permanent jobs citing Identity Access Management 839 567 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 529 426 408
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £44,900 £35,125 £39,175
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +5.77%

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 158,622 162,137 182,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.66% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,735 130,343 151,856
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +145 799 £65,000 - 83
London +65 437 £65,000 -11.26% 44
UK excluding London +169 362 £57,500 +4.55% 48
East of England +104 113 £57,500 +15.00% 7
South East +25 107 £60,000 -7.69% 12
North of England +78 102 £53,750 -2.27% 11
North West +41 51 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Yorkshire +44 42 £62,500 +66.67% 9
Midlands +2 16 £71,250 +42.50% 6
South West -5 13 £75,000 +1.69% 3
Scotland -16 13 £57,725 -11.19% 6
West Midlands +24 9 £82,500 +83.33% 5
North East - 9 £50,000 -
East Midlands +10 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Wales - 4 £48,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 333 (39.69%) Information Security
2 317 (37.78%) Cybersecurity
3 250 (29.80%) CISSP
4 209 (24.91%) Firewall
5 208 (24.79%) SIEM
6 203 (24.20%) Finance
7 191 (22.77%) Microsoft
8 179 (21.33%) Active Directory
9 168 (20.02%) Degree
10 163 (19.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 162 (19.31%) Security Architecture
11 162 (19.31%) Risk Management
12 159 (18.95%) CISM
13 153 (18.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 148 (17.64%) Java
15 146 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
16 139 (16.57%) Linux
17 138 (16.45%) Windows
18 132 (15.73%) Vulnerability Management
19 122 (14.54%) ITIL
20 121 (14.42%) Management Information System
21 120 (14.30%) Amazon AWS
22 119 (14.18%) Security Operations
23 113 (13.47%) CISA
24 109 (12.99%) Oracle
25 106 (12.63%) Unix
26 105 (12.51%) Continuous Improvement
27 96 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
28 94 (11.20%) SQL
29 91 (10.85%) 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 32 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (3.34%) Apache
3 25 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.38%) IIS
5 14 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.31%) JBoss
6 11 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.19%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.60%) CMS
11 4 (0.48%) Liferay
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 163 (19.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (14.30%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (8.22%) IaaS
3 69 (8.22%) SaaS
4 60 (7.15%) PaaS
5 32 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (3.46%) Office 365
7 18 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.43%) GitHub
9 10 (1.19%) Serverless
10 9 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.95%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (24.91%) Firewall
2 88 (10.49%) Network Security
3 74 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 52 (6.20%) Internet
5 41 (4.89%) HTTP
6 39 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 32 (3.81%) DNS
8 27 (3.22%) Kerberos
9 25 (2.98%) VPN
10 23 (2.74%) NFC
10 23 (2.74%) SSL
11 21 (2.50%) DHCP
12 19 (2.26%) Unified Communications
12 19 (2.26%) Wireshark
13 17 (2.03%) SNMP
14 16 (1.91%) ICMP
14 16 (1.91%) IPsec
15 15 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
15 15 (1.79%) Sourcefire
16 10 (1.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.01%) MySQL
3 40 (4.77%) Big Data
4 34 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 25 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.26%) Blockchain
7 16 (1.91%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.72%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.60%) DB2
14 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 29 (3.46%) JIRA
2 26 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.15%) Fiddler
4 9 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.95%) Metasploit
6 7 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.72%) Subversion
7 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.48%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.24%) Trac
9 2 (0.24%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.12%) GDB
10 1 (0.12%) sqlmap
General
1 203 (24.20%) Finance
2 58 (6.91%) Banking
3 38 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.05%) Retail
5 27 (3.22%) Legal
6 23 (2.74%) Electronics
6 23 (2.74%) Games
7 19 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.07%) French Language
9 7 (0.83%) Marketing
10 6 (0.72%) Dutch Language
10 6 (0.72%) German Language
10 6 (0.72%) Law
11 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 167 (19.90%) Consultant
2 145 (17.28%) Architect
3 89 (10.61%) Security Engineer
4 85 (10.13%) Security Architect
5 84 (10.01%) Security Manager
6 70 (8.34%) Security Consultant
7 68 (8.10%) Analyst
8 47 (5.60%) Developer
9 42 (5.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 39 (4.65%) IAM Consultant
10 39 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
11 38 (4.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 38 (4.53%) Management Consultant
12 35 (4.17%) Security Analyst
13 33 (3.93%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
13 33 (3.93%) Identity Management Consultant
14 31 (3.69%) IAM Specialist
14 31 (3.69%) Security Officer
15 29 (3.46%) Cybersecurity Architect
16 28 (3.34%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (10.01%) SailPoint
2 72 (8.58%) LDAP
3 55 (6.56%) Middleware
4 53 (6.32%) SAML
5 52 (6.20%) OpenID
6 49 (5.84%) OAuth
7 47 (5.60%) .NET
8 31 (3.69%) XML
9 30 (3.58%) REST
10 28 (3.34%) Web Services
11 27 (3.22%) SOAP
12 25 (2.98%) HTML
13 24 (2.86%) Servlets
14 23 (2.74%) J2EE
15 14 (1.67%) SPML
16 10 (1.19%) JSON
17 9 (1.07%) RESTful
17 9 (1.07%) Spring
18 8 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
19 7 (0.83%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 121 (14.42%) Management Information System
2 96 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (9.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 71 (8.46%) Self-Motivation
5 63 (7.51%) PKI
6 60 (7.15%) Computer Science
7 53 (6.32%) Public Cloud
8 48 (5.72%) Data Centre
9 45 (5.36%) Fintech
10 30 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.98%) Robotics
11 25 (2.98%) Tandem
12 23 (2.74%) Contactless
12 23 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
12 23 (2.74%) EMV
12 23 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
12 23 (2.74%) Smartcard
13 22 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
13 22 (2.62%) Internet of Things
14 20 (2.38%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 139 (16.57%) Linux
2 138 (16.45%) Windows
3 106 (12.63%) Unix
4 20 (2.38%) AIX
5 19 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.15%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.31%) Solaris
8 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.95%) Kali Linux
10 7 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.60%) CentOS
11 5 (0.60%) DC/OS
11 5 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.36%) Android
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (39.69%) Information Security
2 317 (37.78%) Cybersecurity
3 208 (24.79%) SIEM
4 162 (19.31%) Risk Management
4 162 (19.31%) Security Architecture
5 146 (17.40%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (15.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 122 (14.54%) ITIL
8 119 (14.18%) Security Operations
9 105 (12.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 91 (10.85%) DevOps
11 76 (9.06%) Identity Management
12 69 (8.22%) Performance Monitoring
13 68 (8.10%) Project Management
14 65 (7.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 64 (7.63%) Cryptography
16 63 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
17 62 (7.39%) Data Protection
17 62 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 62 (7.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 148 (17.64%) Java
2 94 (11.20%) SQL
3 64 (7.63%) PowerShell
4 61 (7.27%) Python
5 59 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 42 (5.01%) C#
7 40 (4.77%) BeanShell
8 24 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 19 (2.26%) PHP
10 11 (1.31%) C
11 10 (1.19%) Perl
12 8 (0.95%) Go
12 8 (0.95%) Ruby
12 8 (0.95%) VBScript
13 6 (0.72%) Java 8
14 5 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.48%) Scala
15 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 250 (29.80%) CISSP
2 168 (20.02%) Degree
3 159 (18.95%) CISM
4 113 (13.47%) CISA
5 64 (7.63%) GIAC
6 58 (6.91%) SSCP
7 43 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (4.17%) CEH
8 35 (4.17%) SANS
9 29 (3.46%) CompTIA Security+
9 29 (3.46%) CSSLP
10 26 (3.10%) GCIH
10 26 (3.10%) Security Cleared
11 25 (2.98%) MCSE
11 25 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
13 21 (2.50%) CREST Certified
14 20 (2.38%) SC Cleared
15 18 (2.15%) CRISC
16 17 (2.03%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (18.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (9.06%) PCI DSS
3 73 (8.70%) GDPR
4 37 (4.41%) COBIT
5 26 (3.10%) QA
6 23 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (1.55%) GPG13
9 10 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.95%) SLA
11 7 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.72%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.36%) PMO
14 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.24%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.12%) FISMA
15 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 179 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.98%) Docker
4 9 (1.07%) HDFS
5 8 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.95%) Snort
5 8 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.95%) vSphere
6 7 (0.83%) DFS Replication
6 7 (0.83%) iptables
6 7 (0.83%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.48%) NDS
7 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.24%) RACF
9 2 (0.24%) XenApp
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 63 (7.51%) Single Sign-On
2 29 (3.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 25 (2.98%) Nessus
4 17 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (1.91%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (1.55%) EnCase
7 13 (1.55%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (1.07%) CASB
9 9 (1.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (0.95%) Nmap
10 8 (0.95%) QRadar
10 8 (0.95%) Suricata
11 7 (0.83%) SCCM
12 6 (0.72%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.72%) Terraform
13 5 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 191 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 109 (12.99%) Oracle
3 65 (7.75%) CyberArk
4 40 (4.77%) ServiceNow
4 40 (4.77%) Splunk
5 36 (4.29%) IBM
6 35 (4.17%) ForgeRock
7 33 (3.93%) Google
8 31 (3.69%) Tableau
9 30 (3.58%) VMware
10 27 (3.22%) Cisco
11 25 (2.98%) Okta
12 24 (2.86%) CA
13 23 (2.74%) Hyperion
14 22 (2.62%) Sophos
15 20 (2.38%) WorldPay
16 19 (2.26%) McAfee
17 18 (2.15%) SAP
18 15 (1.79%) Red Hat
18 15 (1.79%) Symantec