Period
to 24 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Privileged Access Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Privileged Access Management over the 6 months to 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Privileged Access Management (PAM)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 810 722 1023
Rank change year-on-year -88 +301 +62
Permanent jobs citing Privileged Access Management 144 129 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 98 102 79
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £88,438 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £95,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,035
% change year-on-year -3.85% -0.05% +8.39%

Privileged 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 97,863 74,370 133,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.21% 92.36% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67,509 59,854 105,708
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

Privileged Access Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Privileged Access Management in the UK

Privileged Access Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Privileged Access Management in the UK

Privileged Access Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Privileged Access Management over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Privileged Access Management in the UK

Privileged Access Management
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Privileged Access Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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 -57 133 £72,500 +11.54% 18
London -72 77 £75,000 +15.38% 12
UK excluding London -50 58 £62,500 -3.85% 8
Work from Home -215 23 £82,500 +26.92% 1
South East -13 20 £73,750 +13.46%
Midlands -44 18 £62,500 +35.14%
West Midlands -46 16 £62,500 +35.14%
Scotland -44 11 £52,500 +27.27% 2
East of England -23 4 £75,000 +15.38% 2
North of England -54 4 £68,750 -8.33% 3
North East -14 2 £80,000 +45.45%
East Midlands - 2 £76,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
South West -67 1 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, IT jobs citing Privileged 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 Privileged Access Management.

1 80 (55.56%) Azure
2 74 (51.39%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (45.83%) Identity Access Management
4 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
5 53 (36.81%) Finance
6 50 (34.72%) Active Directory
7 49 (34.03%) Social Skills
8 48 (33.33%) CyberArk
9 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (26.39%) Information Security
11 37 (25.69%) GDPR
12 35 (24.31%) Vulnerability Management
13 34 (23.61%) NIST
14 33 (22.92%) AWS
15 32 (22.22%) DevOps
15 32 (22.22%) Public Cloud
16 29 (20.14%) Firewall
16 29 (20.14%) Windows
17 27 (18.75%) PCI DSS
18 26 (18.06%) SIEM
18 26 (18.06%) CISSP
18 26 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (17.36%) Identity Management
19 25 (17.36%) Security Operations
19 25 (17.36%) Public Sector
20 24 (16.67%) Windows Server
20 24 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
20 24 (16.67%) OWASP
21 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
21 23 (15.97%) Splunk

Privileged 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 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 80 (55.56%) Azure
2 33 (22.92%) AWS
3 15 (10.42%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (9.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (8.33%) SaaS
6 11 (7.64%) GCP
6 11 (7.64%) GitHub
6 11 (7.64%) Mimecast
7 10 (6.94%) OpenShift
8 7 (4.86%) IaaS
8 7 (4.86%) PaaS
9 6 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (4.17%) Datadog
10 5 (3.47%) Power Platform
10 5 (3.47%) PowerApps
11 3 (2.08%) Azure Sentinel
11 3 (2.08%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.08%) Serverless
12 2 (1.39%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.14%) Firewall
2 14 (9.72%) DNS
3 11 (7.64%) DHCP
4 10 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.86%) LAN
6 7 (4.86%) WAN
7 6 (4.17%) Internet
7 6 (4.17%) Intranet
7 6 (4.17%) Wireless
8 5 (3.47%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.47%) MPLS
8 5 (3.47%) Network Security
9 4 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.39%) SAN
10 2 (1.39%) VPN
11 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
1 11 (7.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (36.81%) Finance
2 49 (34.03%) Social Skills
3 25 (17.36%) Public Sector
4 23 (15.97%) Manufacturing
5 20 (13.89%) Electronics
5 20 (13.89%) Marketing
5 20 (13.89%) Telecoms
6 11 (7.64%) Legal
7 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (3.47%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (3.47%) Law
9 4 (2.78%) Local Government
10 2 (1.39%) Retail
11 1 (0.69%) Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (13.19%) Consultant
2 18 (12.50%) Analyst
3 16 (11.11%) Architect
3 16 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
3 16 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) IAM Consultant
5 12 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) IAM Specialist
6 9 (6.25%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) Identity Management Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Identity Management Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) SOC Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Management Consultant
9 6 (4.17%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Technology Manager
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.47%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) OAuth
1 15 (10.42%) OAuth2
2 12 (8.33%) .NET
3 6 (4.17%) COM
3 6 (4.17%) LDAP
3 6 (4.17%) SAML
4 5 (3.47%) YAML
5 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.78%) J2EE
5 4 (2.78%) SailPoint
6 2 (1.39%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.39%) RESTful
6 2 (1.39%) SOAP
6 2 (1.39%) Web Services
6 2 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 21 (14.58%) Cloud Native
3 16 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.94%) Virtual Team
5 9 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.47%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.08%) Social Media
8 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.69%) Blog
9 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.14%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.94%) Linux
4 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.39%) SUSE
7 2 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.39%) Cybersecurity
2 66 (45.83%) Identity Access Management
3 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (26.39%) Information Security
5 35 (24.31%) Vulnerability Management
6 32 (22.22%) DevOps
7 26 (18.06%) SIEM
7 26 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (17.36%) Identity Management
8 25 (17.36%) Security Operations
9 24 (16.67%) OWASP
10 20 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (13.89%) Email Filtering
10 20 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (13.89%) Programme Management
10 20 (13.89%) Web Filtering
11 16 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.97%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.25%) SQL
3 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 6 (4.17%) VBScript
4 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.47%) Perl
4 5 (3.47%) Python
5 4 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) CISSP
2 22 (15.28%) CISM
3 21 (14.58%) Degree
4 16 (11.11%) CISA
4 16 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (4.17%) CEH
7 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.78%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.78%) MCSE
9 3 (2.08%) ISSAP
9 3 (2.08%) ISSEP
9 3 (2.08%) OSCP
10 2 (1.39%) CCSP
11 1 (0.69%) CISMP
11 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.69%) GDPR
2 34 (23.61%) NIST
3 27 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 18 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (7.64%) ITGC
7 8 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (4.86%) COBIT
8 7 (4.86%) SOC 2
9 4 (2.78%) GRC
10 3 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 50 (34.72%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.11%) Docker
3 14 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 7 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.47%) XenApp
7 2 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
2 16 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.64%) Ansible
4 9 (6.25%) CASB
5 6 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (4.17%) Terraform
6 5 (3.47%) Puppet
6 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.08%) SCCM
7 3 (2.08%) WSUS
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.69%) QRadar
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 48 (33.33%) CyberArk
3 23 (15.97%) Splunk
4 21 (14.58%) ForgeRock
5 20 (13.89%) SAP
6 19 (13.19%) VMware
7 16 (11.11%) Citrix
8 12 (8.33%) Thycotic
9 11 (7.64%) AlienVault
9 11 (7.64%) Forcepoint
9 11 (7.64%) Gemalto
9 11 (7.64%) OneLogin
9 11 (7.64%) Palo Alto
9 11 (7.64%) Thales
9 11 (7.64%) Trend Micro
10 6 (4.17%) EMC
10 6 (4.17%) Okta
10 6 (4.17%) Veeam
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle
11 5 (3.47%) Red Hat