Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Identity Management
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 584 620 789
Rank change year-on-year +36 +169 -27
Permanent jobs citing Identity Management 241 446 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 271 430 264
Median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £98,750 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% +9.09%

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 68,274 112,953 137,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.49% 92.04% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 53,855 90,668 110,065
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 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 +70 233 £60,000 -16.67% 28
UK excluding London +97 161 £45,000 -33.33% 20
London +58 72 £66,250 -11.67% 12
North of England +92 70 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Work from Home -83 51 £62,500 -13.79% 10
South East +84 48 £62,500 -16.67% 7
Yorkshire +68 44 £45,000 -21.74%
Midlands +61 29 £45,000 -37.93% 2
North West +52 19 £57,500 +35.29% 4
East Midlands +49 17 £45,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +48 12 £72,500 - 1
South West +40 10 £70,000 +3.70% 1
North East +18 7 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland +30 3 £97,500 +95.00% 5
East of England +52 1 £72,500 +31.82% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 129 (53.53%) Azure
2 117 (48.55%) Microsoft 365
3 111 (46.06%) Active Directory
4 96 (39.83%) ITIL
5 86 (35.68%) Microsoft
6 75 (31.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (28.63%) Identity Access Management
7 69 (28.63%) AWS
8 67 (27.80%) DevOps
9 61 (25.31%) Firewall
10 60 (24.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (24.90%) Linux
11 59 (24.48%) Unified Communications
12 56 (23.24%) Windows
13 54 (22.41%) Incident Management
14 53 (21.99%) Problem Management
15 50 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (20.75%) PowerShell
16 49 (20.33%) Service Management
17 47 (19.50%) Ansible
18 44 (18.26%) ITIL Certification
18 44 (18.26%) ITSM
18 44 (18.26%) Virtual Desktop
19 42 (17.43%) SQL
19 42 (17.43%) DNS
20 41 (17.01%) SaaS
20 41 (17.01%) PaaS
21 40 (16.60%) Management Information System
21 40 (16.60%) VMware
22 39 (16.18%) SCCM

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 27 (11.20%) Skype for Business
2 23 (9.54%) Confluence
3 22 (9.13%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.15%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.83%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
9 1 (0.41%) Liferay
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.64%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 129 (53.53%) Azure
2 117 (48.55%) Microsoft 365
3 75 (31.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 69 (28.63%) AWS
5 41 (17.01%) PaaS
5 41 (17.01%) SaaS
6 31 (12.86%) GCP
7 30 (12.45%) IaaS
8 22 (9.13%) Serverless
9 18 (7.47%) Azure Data Factory
9 18 (7.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 17 (7.05%) OneDrive
11 16 (6.64%) Azure Functions
11 16 (6.64%) Slack
12 15 (6.22%) Route 53
13 11 (4.56%) Azure Machine Learning
13 11 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (4.15%) Logic Apps
15 8 (3.32%) Power Platform
16 4 (1.66%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.31%) Firewall
2 59 (24.48%) Unified Communications
3 42 (17.43%) DNS
4 30 (12.45%) Skype
5 22 (9.13%) Network Security
6 20 (8.30%) VPN
7 18 (7.47%) DHCP
7 18 (7.47%) WAN
8 17 (7.05%) DMZ
8 17 (7.05%) LAN
8 17 (7.05%) VoIP
9 16 (6.64%) Internet
9 16 (6.64%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (6.22%) BGP
10 15 (6.22%) IPsec
10 15 (6.22%) MPLS
10 15 (6.22%) MRTG
10 15 (6.22%) OSPF
10 15 (6.22%) Wireless
10 15 (6.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 16 (6.64%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (2.90%) Big Data
4 6 (2.49%) Blockchain
5 5 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.66%) Power BI
7 3 (1.24%) MySQL
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.24%) Redis
7 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.24%) TKPROF
8 2 (0.83%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.96%) JIRA
2 24 (9.96%) Maven
3 23 (9.54%) Gradle
4 20 (8.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (7.47%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.49%) Ant
7 5 (2.07%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.66%) GitLab
9 1 (0.41%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (11.62%) Finance
2 17 (7.05%) Billing
3 11 (4.56%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.73%) Law
4 9 (3.73%) Marketing
5 7 (2.90%) Banking
6 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.07%) Electronics
7 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.24%) Back Office
9 2 (0.83%) Games
9 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.83%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (21.99%) Analyst
2 47 (19.50%) Senior Analyst
3 45 (18.67%) Support Analyst
4 44 (18.26%) Senior Support Analyst
5 34 (14.11%) Architect
6 22 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.71%) Developer
8 20 (8.30%) Consultant
9 18 (7.47%) Project Analyst
10 17 (7.05%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (6.22%) Network Engineer
11 15 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (4.98%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 10 (4.15%) Azure Developer
14 10 (4.15%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.73%) Security Consultant
15 9 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.79%) SAML
2 21 (8.71%) .NET
3 17 (7.05%) REST
4 13 (5.39%) OAuth
5 12 (4.98%) LDAP
6 11 (4.56%) React
7 10 (4.15%) .NET Core
7 10 (4.15%) OpenID
8 9 (3.73%) Web Services
9 7 (2.90%) Node.js
9 7 (2.90%) SailPoint
9 7 (2.90%) SOAP
10 6 (2.49%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.49%) OAuth2
10 6 (2.49%) XML
11 5 (2.07%) Apache Thrift
11 5 (2.07%) HTML
11 5 (2.07%) WSDL
12 4 (1.66%) RESTful
13 3 (1.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.60%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.56%) User Experience
4 10 (4.15%) PKI
5 9 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (2.07%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) CESG
10 2 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.90%) Linux
2 56 (23.24%) Windows
3 27 (11.20%) Windows Server
4 22 (9.13%) Unix
5 15 (6.22%) Mac OS X
6 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.32%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.83%) CentOS
9 2 (0.83%) Fedora
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.83%) ITIL
2 69 (28.63%) Identity Access Management
3 67 (27.80%) DevOps
4 60 (24.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (22.41%) Incident Management
6 53 (21.99%) Problem Management
7 50 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (20.33%) Service Management
9 44 (18.26%) ITSM
10 38 (15.77%) Information Security
11 33 (13.69%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (9.13%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 21 (8.71%) Configuration Management
13 21 (8.71%) Scrum
14 20 (8.30%) B2B
14 20 (8.30%) Microservices
15 19 (7.88%) Mentoring
15 19 (7.88%) Network Monitoring
16 18 (7.47%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 42 (17.43%) SQL
3 24 (9.96%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.30%) Python
5 16 (6.64%) C
6 13 (5.39%) C#
6 13 (5.39%) Java
7 8 (3.32%) PHP
8 4 (1.66%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.24%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (18.26%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (12.45%) Degree
3 23 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.81%) CISSP
5 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.56%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.15%) CCNP
6 10 (4.15%) CISA
6 10 (4.15%) CISM
6 10 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (3.73%) CCNA
7 9 (3.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.49%) MCSA
8 6 (2.49%) MCSE
9 5 (2.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (2.07%) AWS Certification
9 5 (2.07%) CRISC
10 4 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.90%) NIST
4 6 (2.49%) GDPR
4 6 (2.49%) ISO 22301
4 6 (2.49%) QA
5 4 (1.66%) COBIT
5 4 (1.66%) SLA
6 3 (1.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (1.24%) COSO
6 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.24%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (1.24%) ITGC
7 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.41%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 111 (46.06%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 35 (14.52%) Docker
4 25 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (8.30%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.15%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.32%) vSphere
8 6 (2.49%) KVM
8 6 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.07%) NDS
9 5 (2.07%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (1.66%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 4 (1.66%) Shibboleth
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 47 (19.50%) Ansible
2 39 (16.18%) SCCM
3 31 (12.86%) Kubernetes
4 30 (12.45%) Terraform
5 29 (12.03%) Puppet
6 24 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (7.88%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (6.22%) Nagios
9 8 (3.32%) CASB
10 6 (2.49%) Istio
10 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (2.49%) QRadar
10 6 (2.49%) SCOM
10 6 (2.49%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.66%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 4 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (1.66%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.60%) VMware
3 35 (14.52%) Cisco
4 18 (7.47%) Palo Alto
5 15 (6.22%) Avaya
5 15 (6.22%) Riverbed
6 11 (4.56%) Google
6 11 (4.56%) Oracle
6 11 (4.56%) SAP
7 10 (4.15%) Citrix
8 8 (3.32%) Darktrace
9 7 (2.90%) Okta
10 6 (2.49%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.49%) IBM
10 6 (2.49%) SaltStack
11 5 (2.07%) BiZZdesign
11 5 (2.07%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.07%) ForgeRock
11 5 (2.07%) Sparx
12 4 (1.66%) Ping Identity