Period
to 20 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Identity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Identity Management over the 6 months to 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity Management
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 434 641 720
Rank change year-on-year +207 +79 -5
Permanent jobs citing Identity Management 259 462 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 290 377 328
Median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,300 £40,675
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -17.39% +9.52% +5.00%

Identity 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 45,139 125,482 150,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.43% 92.23% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37,179 98,719 119,605
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Identity Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Identity Management in the UK

Identity Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Identity Management over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Identity Management in the UK

Identity 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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2020. 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 +227 245 £54,681 -15.88% 44
UK excluding London +169 124 £47,500 -17.39% 32
London +214 118 £60,000 -14.29% 12
North of England +179 73 £42,500 -5.56% 24
North West +140 51 £42,500 -10.53% 15
Work from Home +54 44 £57,500 -20.69% 3
South West +125 22 £47,500 -30.15% 1
South East +136 15 £47,500 -29.63% 4
Midlands +113 15 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Yorkshire +133 13 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands +89 10 £45,750 -36.90% 1
North East +20 9 £42,500 +3.03% 1
East Midlands +84 5 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England +110 4 £47,500 -6.86%
Scotland +74 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, IT jobs citing Identity 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 Management.

1 151 (58.30%) Active Directory
2 130 (50.19%) Azure
3 129 (49.81%) Microsoft
4 98 (37.84%) Office 365
4 98 (37.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 76 (29.34%) Microsoft Office
6 71 (27.41%) Finance
7 68 (26.25%) Firewall
8 64 (24.71%) AWS
9 63 (24.32%) Identity Access Management
10 54 (20.85%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (19.31%) Cisco
12 49 (18.92%) SAP
13 48 (18.53%) Palo Alto
14 47 (18.15%) DNS
15 46 (17.76%) Windows
16 45 (17.37%) DHCP
17 44 (16.99%) DevOps
18 40 (15.44%) CyberArk
18 40 (15.44%) ITIL
19 39 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (14.67%) SAML
20 38 (14.67%) Public Sector
21 37 (14.29%) Network Security
22 36 (13.90%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (13.13%) PowerShell
24 33 (12.74%) B2B
24 33 (12.74%) SailPoint
25 32 (12.36%) Skype for Business
25 32 (12.36%) Skype

Identity 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 (12.36%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.32%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.16%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) Confluence
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (29.34%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (9.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 130 (50.19%) Azure
2 98 (37.84%) Azure Active Directory
2 98 (37.84%) Office 365
3 64 (24.71%) AWS
4 23 (8.88%) GCP
4 23 (8.88%) Route 53
4 23 (8.88%) Slack
5 21 (8.11%) IaaS
6 14 (5.41%) SaaS
7 13 (5.02%) PaaS
7 13 (5.02%) Serverless
8 12 (4.63%) Azure Functions
9 10 (3.86%) Logic Apps
10 9 (3.47%) Power Platform
11 7 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.32%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 3 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.25%) Firewall
2 47 (18.15%) DNS
3 45 (17.37%) DHCP
4 37 (14.29%) Network Security
5 32 (12.36%) Skype
6 30 (11.58%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (10.81%) Internet
8 27 (10.42%) VPN
9 23 (8.88%) BGP
9 23 (8.88%) IPsec
9 23 (8.88%) LAN
9 23 (8.88%) MPLS
9 23 (8.88%) MRTG
9 23 (8.88%) OSPF
9 23 (8.88%) RIP
9 23 (8.88%) SNMP
9 23 (8.88%) TACACS
9 23 (8.88%) VoIP
9 23 (8.88%) WAN
9 23 (8.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.27%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.02%) Blockchain
4 8 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.93%) Big Data
5 5 (1.93%) Power BI
6 4 (1.54%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) HBase
8 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.39%) Redis
8 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (3.47%) TeamCity
2 8 (3.09%) GitLab
3 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.54%) JIRA
4 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.77%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.77%) Gradle
5 2 (0.77%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 71 (27.41%) Finance
2 38 (14.67%) Public Sector
3 32 (12.36%) Marketing
4 26 (10.04%) Telecoms
5 24 (9.27%) Electronics
5 24 (9.27%) Manufacturing
6 19 (7.34%) Law
7 11 (4.25%) Legal
8 8 (3.09%) Banking
9 3 (1.16%) Billing
9 3 (1.16%) Retail
10 2 (0.77%) Local Government
10 2 (0.77%) Military
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) International Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 33 (12.74%) Architect
3 26 (10.04%) Consultant
4 23 (8.88%) Analyst
4 23 (8.88%) Network Engineer
5 18 (6.95%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (6.95%) Operations Engineer
6 15 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (5.79%) Identity Management Engineer
6 15 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (5.02%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.63%) Developer
9 12 (4.63%) Project Analyst
9 12 (4.63%) Senior Support Analyst
10 11 (4.25%) Active Directory Engineer
10 11 (4.25%) Identity Management Manager
11 10 (3.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.67%) SAML
2 33 (12.74%) SailPoint
3 32 (12.36%) OAuth
4 31 (11.97%) OpenID
5 19 (7.34%) Web Services
6 18 (6.95%) LDAP
7 12 (4.63%) HTML
8 10 (3.86%) .NET
9 9 (3.47%) OAuth2
9 9 (3.47%) RESTful
9 9 (3.47%) XML
10 8 (3.09%) REST
11 4 (1.54%) JSON
12 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.16%) CSS
12 3 (1.16%) jQuery
13 2 (0.77%) J2EE
13 2 (0.77%) SOAP
14 1 (0.39%) Node.js
14 1 (0.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.72%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.25%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.86%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (3.09%) Cybercrime
6 6 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.54%) PKI
8 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) CESG
10 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.39%) FMCG
10 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.76%) Windows
2 32 (12.36%) Linux
3 23 (8.88%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.32%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.77%) CentOS
8 2 (0.77%) Fedora
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.32%) Identity Access Management
2 54 (20.85%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (16.99%) DevOps
4 40 (15.44%) ITIL
5 39 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (12.74%) B2B
7 31 (11.97%) SIEM
8 30 (11.58%) Security Operations
9 29 (11.20%) Privileged Access Management
10 27 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (10.04%) Information Security
12 25 (9.65%) Validation
13 24 (9.27%) Data Governance
13 24 (9.27%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (9.27%) Internal Audit
13 24 (9.27%) IT Audit
13 24 (9.27%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (9.27%) Performance Analysis
13 24 (9.27%) Programme Management
13 24 (9.27%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.13%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.42%) C
3 26 (10.04%) Python
4 17 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.18%) SQL
6 11 (4.25%) Java
7 5 (1.93%) C#
8 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.77%) Ruby
8 2 (0.77%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.39%) Korn
9 1 (0.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (13.90%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (10.04%) CCNA
3 25 (9.65%) SANS
4 20 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.34%) CCNP
6 18 (6.95%) CISSP
6 18 (6.95%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.02%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (4.25%) Degree
10 8 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (2.70%) MCSE
12 5 (1.93%) CISA
12 5 (1.93%) CISM
13 3 (1.16%) CRISC
14 2 (0.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 2 (0.77%) CCSP
14 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.39%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.77%) COBIT
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.39%) COSO
5 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.39%) ITGC
5 1 (0.39%) NCSC
5 1 (0.39%) NIST
System Software
1 151 (58.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.49%) Virtual Desktop
3 16 (6.18%) NDS
4 15 (5.79%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 7 (2.70%) Docker
6 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.39%) LXC
8 1 (0.39%) Samba
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (10.42%) Ansible
2 25 (9.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 25 (9.65%) QRadar
3 24 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (9.27%) Puppet
4 23 (8.88%) Nagios
5 19 (7.34%) SCCM
6 18 (6.95%) Single Sign-On
7 17 (6.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 14 (5.41%) WSUS
9 12 (4.63%) Tivoli
10 11 (4.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 11 (4.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (1.93%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.93%) Terraform
12 2 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.77%) DatAdvantage
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
13 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 129 (49.81%) Microsoft
2 50 (19.31%) Cisco
3 49 (18.92%) SAP
4 48 (18.53%) Palo Alto
5 40 (15.44%) CyberArk
6 32 (12.36%) IBM
7 28 (10.81%) ForgeRock
8 26 (10.04%) BeyondTrust
8 26 (10.04%) Splunk
9 24 (9.27%) ArcSight
9 24 (9.27%) Bomgar
9 24 (9.27%) CheckPoint
9 24 (9.27%) LogRhythm
9 24 (9.27%) NetWitness
9 24 (9.27%) Thycotic
10 23 (8.88%) Avaya
10 23 (8.88%) Riverbed
11 20 (7.72%) Oracle
12 17 (6.56%) NetIQ
13 14 (5.41%) Okta