Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity Management
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 611 582 776
Rank change year-on-year -29 +194 -5
Permanent jobs citing Identity Management 308 363 350
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 285 293 247
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £47,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% -10.71%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £99,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.98% +17.00%

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 83,974 89,905 133,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.77% 92.32% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62,579 72,288 105,621
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Identity Management in the UK

Identity 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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 14 May 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 +17 293 £65,000 -3.70% 52
UK excluding London +47 194 £60,000 +9.09% 41
London -9 101 £75,000 -6.25% 16
North of England +9 70 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South East +61 64 £62,500 -10.71% 13
Work from Home -160 55 £62,500 +8.70% 13
Yorkshire +30 53 £75,000 +36.36%
Midlands +9 40 £55,000 -8.33% 9
East Midlands +10 20 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands +3 20 £62,500 -9.09% 8
North West -7 13 £52,375 +23.24% 6
South West -22 12 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Scotland -19 5 £97,500 +85.71% 3
North East +2 4 £62,500 +36.61%
East of England +7 2 £57,500 +11.11% 3
Wales +12 1 £52,500 +40.00% 2

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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.

1 175 (56.82%) Azure
2 143 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 122 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (36.69%) AWS
5 103 (33.44%) Microsoft 365
6 90 (29.22%) DevOps
7 89 (28.90%) Identity Access Management
8 81 (26.30%) Microsoft
9 80 (25.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 75 (24.35%) PowerShell
11 73 (23.70%) Social Skills
12 65 (21.10%) ITIL
13 64 (20.78%) Windows
13 64 (20.78%) Linux
14 63 (20.45%) Docker
15 61 (19.81%) SQL
16 56 (18.18%) SaaS
17 55 (17.86%) PaaS
17 55 (17.86%) OAuth
18 54 (17.53%) Kubernetes
18 54 (17.53%) Java
19 53 (17.21%) Firewall
20 51 (16.56%) SAML
20 51 (16.56%) Ansible
21 50 (16.23%) Scrum
21 50 (16.23%) Degree
22 49 (15.91%) Finance
23 47 (15.26%) Oracle
23 47 (15.26%) GCP
23 47 (15.26%) OpenID

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 33 (10.71%) Confluence
2 28 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 25 (8.12%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.92%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.92%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.62%) Apache
6 5 (1.62%) JBoss
6 5 (1.62%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.32%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Chatbot
2 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 175 (56.82%) Azure
2 113 (36.69%) AWS
3 103 (33.44%) Microsoft 365
4 80 (25.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (18.18%) SaaS
6 55 (17.86%) PaaS
7 47 (15.26%) GCP
8 40 (12.99%) IaaS
9 37 (12.01%) Serverless
10 21 (6.82%) Azure Data Factory
11 20 (6.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 18 (5.84%) Azure Functions
13 15 (4.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 15 (4.87%) OneDrive
14 14 (4.55%) Azure Machine Learning
15 13 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (2.60%) Azure Service Bus
17 7 (2.27%) Azure Logic Apps
18 6 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 6 (1.95%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.21%) Firewall
2 38 (12.34%) Unified Communications
3 33 (10.71%) DNS
4 25 (8.12%) Network Security
5 19 (6.17%) DMZ
5 19 (6.17%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.55%) Internet
6 14 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (3.90%) Skype
8 10 (3.25%) VPN
9 9 (2.92%) DHCP
9 9 (2.92%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (2.60%) VSAN
11 5 (1.62%) SD-WAN
11 5 (1.62%) WAN
11 5 (1.62%) Wireless
12 4 (1.30%) HTTP
12 4 (1.30%) LAN
13 3 (0.97%) SNMP
13 3 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.62%) Big Data
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.30%) TKPROF
9 3 (0.97%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.65%) Power BI
10 2 (0.65%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) Looker
11 1 (0.32%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 40 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 34 (11.04%) JIRA
4 28 (9.09%) GitLab
4 28 (9.09%) Maven
5 23 (7.47%) Gradle
6 20 (6.49%) Bitbucket
7 11 (3.57%) Ant
8 10 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (3.25%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.27%) Subversion
10 5 (1.62%) JMeter
10 5 (1.62%) Protractor
10 5 (1.62%) Selenium
11 3 (0.97%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.32%) Snyk
General
1 73 (23.70%) Social Skills
2 49 (15.91%) Finance
3 36 (11.69%) Public Sector
4 23 (7.47%) Billing
5 18 (5.84%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (4.22%) Wearables
7 12 (3.90%) Games
8 10 (3.25%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (3.25%) Marketing
8 10 (3.25%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.92%) Law
10 6 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.95%) Retail
11 5 (1.62%) Back Office
12 3 (0.97%) Banking
12 3 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.97%) Electronics
12 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.65%) Advertising
13 2 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (17.53%) Architect
1 54 (17.53%) Developer
2 32 (10.39%) Analyst
3 27 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
3 27 (8.77%) Software Developer
4 26 (8.44%) Access Developer
4 26 (8.44%) IAM Developer
4 26 (8.44%) Identity Management Developer
5 25 (8.12%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (8.12%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (7.79%) Senior Support Analyst
7 22 (7.14%) Security Architect
8 18 (5.84%) Security Engineer
8 18 (5.84%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 16 (5.19%) Consultant
10 15 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.22%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.86%) OAuth
2 51 (16.56%) SAML
3 47 (15.26%) OpenID
4 43 (13.96%) LDAP
5 34 (11.04%) Web Services
6 33 (10.71%) SailPoint
7 32 (10.39%) .NET
8 28 (9.09%) REST
8 28 (9.09%) XML
9 26 (8.44%) Node.js
10 23 (7.47%) React
11 19 (6.17%) OAuth2
12 13 (4.22%) .NET Core
13 10 (3.25%) SOAP
14 9 (2.92%) HTML
15 8 (2.60%) CSS
16 7 (2.27%) AngularJS
16 7 (2.27%) HTML5
16 7 (2.27%) Middleware
16 7 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.77%) NHS
3 17 (5.52%) PKI
3 17 (5.52%) Public Cloud
4 16 (5.19%) User Experience
5 14 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.25%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Licensing
9 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.62%) Clustering
10 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.62%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.62%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.97%) IVR
11 3 (0.97%) Replication
11 3 (0.97%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.78%) Linux
1 64 (20.78%) Windows
2 32 (10.39%) Unix
3 29 (9.42%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.27%) Android
5 7 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.62%) VMS
6 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.97%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.22%) DevOps
3 89 (28.90%) Identity Access Management
4 65 (21.10%) ITIL
5 50 (16.23%) Scrum
6 44 (14.29%) Information Security
7 41 (13.31%) BDD
7 41 (13.31%) Kanban
7 41 (13.31%) TDD
7 41 (13.31%) Test Automation
8 37 (12.01%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.69%) Service Management
10 33 (10.71%) Data Protection
11 31 (10.06%) Incident Management
11 31 (10.06%) Technical Leadership
12 30 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (9.74%) Mentoring
12 30 (9.74%) Workflow
13 28 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (24.35%) PowerShell
2 61 (19.81%) SQL
3 54 (17.53%) Java
4 32 (10.39%) Python
5 30 (9.74%) JavaScript
6 26 (8.44%) C#
7 12 (3.90%) C++
8 10 (3.25%) PHP
9 8 (2.60%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.27%) C
11 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.95%) VBScript
12 5 (1.62%) Java 8
13 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.65%) Lua
14 2 (0.65%) VB
15 1 (0.32%) ABAP
15 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (16.23%) Degree
2 24 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (6.49%) CISSP
4 18 (5.84%) Master's Degree
5 15 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.22%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.90%) MCSE
8 11 (3.57%) CISA
8 11 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.25%) CISM
10 8 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (2.60%) AWS Certification
10 8 (2.60%) MCSA
11 4 (1.30%) CCSP
11 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.65%) CCNA
12 2 (0.65%) CRISC
12 2 (0.65%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.06%) Data Quality
2 23 (7.47%) GDPR
2 23 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 17 (5.52%) GRC
5 14 (4.55%) QA
6 8 (2.60%) ISO 22301
6 8 (2.60%) NIST
7 6 (1.95%) SOC 2
8 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (1.30%) SLA
10 3 (0.97%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.32%) COBIT
12 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.32%) ITGC
System Software
1 143 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.45%) Docker
3 28 (9.09%) NDS
3 28 (9.09%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 26 (8.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 26 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.95%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 6 (1.95%) KVM
8 6 (1.95%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (17.53%) Kubernetes
2 51 (16.56%) Ansible
3 43 (13.96%) Terraform
4 35 (11.36%) SCCM
5 33 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
6 28 (9.09%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 16 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (4.87%) CASB
9 14 (4.55%) Puppet
10 9 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (2.92%) SCOM
11 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (2.60%) SCOrch
12 7 (2.27%) Rancher
13 6 (1.95%) Istio
14 4 (1.30%) Data Guard
14 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (1.30%) Nessus
14 4 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (1.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 81 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.26%) Oracle
3 41 (13.31%) VMware
4 32 (10.39%) ForgeRock
5 29 (9.42%) NetIQ
6 20 (6.49%) Cisco
7 17 (5.52%) Google
8 12 (3.90%) Citrix
9 6 (1.95%) Okta
9 6 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.95%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.62%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.62%) BiZZdesign
10 5 (1.62%) Guidewire
10 5 (1.62%) SAP
10 5 (1.62%) Sparx
11 4 (1.30%) Darktrace
11 4 (1.30%) HP
11 4 (1.30%) McAfee
11 4 (1.30%) Splunk