Period
to 1 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Multi-Factor Authentication skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Multi-Factor Authentication over the 6 months to 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multi-Factor Authentication
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 647 873 1032
Rank change year-on-year +226 +159 +32
Permanent jobs citing Multi-Factor Authentication 70 179 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 77 153 118
Median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% -12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £40,950 £37,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £74,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% -21.43%

Multi-Factor Authentication 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 51,425 123,720 147,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.18% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 42,690 97,923 117,022
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

Multi-Factor Authentication
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Multi-Factor Authentication as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Multi-Factor Authentication in the UK

Multi-Factor Authentication
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Multi-Factor Authentication.

Salary trend for Multi-Factor Authentication in the UK

Multi-Factor Authentication
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Multi-Factor Authentication over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Multi-Factor Authentication in the UK

Multi-Factor Authentication
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Multi-Factor Authentication within the UK over the 6 months to 1 December 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 +241 66 £45,000 -14.29% 21
UK excluding London +205 43 £45,000 -14.29% 17
London +194 24 £56,000 -2.61% 4
Work from Home -24 18 £49,250 -6.19% 1
North of England +143 12 £45,000 -21.74% 4
North West +110 12 £45,000 -21.74% 3
Midlands +106 12 £42,500 -19.05% 4
West Midlands +87 12 £42,500 -19.05% 4
South West +128 10 £82,500 +57.14% 2
South East +151 5 £65,000 +18.18% 7
East of England +133 3 £45,000 -14.29%
Scotland +62 1 £46,000 +15.00%

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, IT jobs citing Multi-Factor Authentication 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 Multi-Factor Authentication.

1 41 (58.57%) Firewall
2 32 (45.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 29 (41.43%) Cisco
4 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
5 25 (35.71%) Azure
6 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
7 22 (31.43%) VPN
8 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (25.71%) Fortinet
9 18 (25.71%) PCI DSS
9 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (25.71%) Windows
9 18 (25.71%) WAN
10 17 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (24.29%) Juniper
10 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
10 17 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (24.29%) AWS
10 17 (24.29%) Identity Access Management
11 16 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (22.86%) Office 365
11 16 (22.86%) DNS
11 16 (22.86%) Information Security
12 15 (21.43%) Web Filtering
13 14 (20.00%) HP
13 14 (20.00%) DHCP
14 13 (18.57%) CCNP
14 13 (18.57%) Workflow
14 13 (18.57%) SailPoint

Multi-Factor Authentication
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 7 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.71%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) AutoCAD
1 2 (2.86%) SketchUp
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.71%) Azure
2 17 (24.29%) AWS
3 16 (22.86%) Office 365
4 12 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (15.71%) IaaS
6 6 (8.57%) PaaS
7 4 (5.71%) OneDrive
8 3 (4.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (4.29%) SaaS
9 2 (2.86%) Dropbox
9 2 (2.86%) GCP
9 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.43%) HP Helion
10 1 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (58.57%) Firewall
2 22 (31.43%) VPN
3 21 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (25.71%) WAN
5 16 (22.86%) DNS
6 14 (20.00%) DHCP
7 13 (18.57%) Network Security
8 12 (17.14%) LAN
9 8 (11.43%) Wireless
10 6 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (8.57%) Skype
11 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
12 3 (4.29%) HTTP
12 3 (4.29%) Internet
12 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.86%) IPv4
13 2 (2.86%) IPv6
13 2 (2.86%) SNMP
13 2 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.86%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.43%) Legal
2 6 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Architect
2 13 (18.57%) Security Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Support Specialist
7 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) SailPoint
2 12 (17.14%) SAML
3 11 (15.71%) OAuth
3 11 (15.71%) OpenID
4 10 (14.29%) LDAP
5 6 (8.57%) Web Services
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.43%) Blazor
7 1 (1.43%) EJB
7 1 (1.43%) J2EE
7 1 (1.43%) JSP
7 1 (1.43%) Servlets
7 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.86%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Unix
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (22.86%) Information Security
4 16 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (21.43%) Web Filtering
6 13 (18.57%) Workflow
7 12 (17.14%) Scrum
8 10 (14.29%) BDD
8 10 (14.29%) DevOps
8 10 (14.29%) Kanban
8 10 (14.29%) TDD
8 10 (14.29%) Threat Management
9 9 (12.86%) Identity Management
9 9 (12.86%) Security Architecture
10 8 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (11.43%) Data Protection
11 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.57%) CCNP
3 10 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 10 (14.29%) JNCIP
4 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) CCNA
6 5 (7.14%) CISSP
6 5 (7.14%) Degree
7 4 (5.71%) CCSA
7 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.29%) CCSE
8 3 (4.29%) OSCP
9 2 (2.86%) MCSE
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.43%) CCIE
10 1 (1.43%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
10 1 (1.43%) MCSA
10 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.71%) PCI DSS
2 17 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (10.00%) GDPR
3 7 (10.00%) SLA
4 5 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.43%) NCSC
6 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) NDS
3 10 (14.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (5.71%) vSphere
5 4 (5.71%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) FortiGate
2 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 7 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (8.57%) SCCM
5 5 (7.14%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.86%) Ansible
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.43%) Nessus
9 1 (1.43%) Terraform
9 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.71%) Fortinet
4 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
4 17 (24.29%) Juniper
5 14 (20.00%) HP
6 10 (14.29%) Aruba
6 10 (14.29%) ForgeRock
7 9 (12.86%) CyberArk
7 9 (12.86%) Oracle
7 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
8 8 (11.43%) Okta
8 8 (11.43%) VMware
9 7 (10.00%) NetIQ
10 6 (8.57%) McAfee
10 6 (8.57%) Meraki
11 5 (7.14%) Ping Identity
12 4 (5.71%) Citrix
12 4 (5.71%) CommVault
12 4 (5.71%) Sophos