Period
to 17 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Single Sign-On skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Single Sign-On over the 6 months to 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 669 584 720
Rank change year-on-year -85 +136 +121
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 428 172 327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 1.70% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 244 143 231
10th Percentile £40,375 £35,450 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £44,750 £42,043
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £79,125
90th Percentile £99,625 £107,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -9.09%

Single Sign-On is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 20,619 10,127 16,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 16.52% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,388 8,420 12,580
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,563 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.58% +0.94% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Single Sign-On as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Single Sign-On.

Salary trend for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Single Sign-On over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Single Sign-On within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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 -77 359 £60,000 -7.69% 82
UK excluding London -54 206 £52,500 - 49
London -162 151 £80,000 +10.34% 36
Work from Home -114 142 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South East -44 87 £55,000 +0.92% 11
North of England -93 40 £37,500 -15.25% 21
Midlands -88 39 £52,500 -8.70% 9
West Midlands -74 27 £62,500 -3.85% 7
South West -46 18 £72,500 +85.90% 2
Yorkshire -59 18 £37,500 - 6
North West -78 17 £47,500 -31.16% 14
East of England - 16 £52,500 - 1
Scotland -41 13 £45,000 -43.75% 4
East Midlands -53 12 £50,000 +34.23% 1
North East - 5 £37,060 - 1
Wales -36 3 £42,500 +10.39%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, IT jobs citing Single Sign-On 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 Single Sign-On.

1 245 (57.24%) Azure
2 213 (49.77%) Microsoft
3 210 (49.07%) Active Directory
4 161 (37.62%) Microsoft 365
5 155 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (30.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 122 (28.50%) Windows
8 118 (27.57%) SAML
8 118 (27.57%) AWS
9 111 (25.93%) Microsoft Intune
10 105 (24.53%) Finance
11 92 (21.50%) SQL
11 92 (21.50%) Social Skills
12 85 (19.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 85 (19.86%) LDAP
13 81 (18.93%) Cybersecurity
14 79 (18.46%) Identity Management
15 78 (18.22%) ITIL
16 77 (17.99%) PowerShell
17 76 (17.76%) JavaScript
18 75 (17.52%) Presales
19 74 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
20 71 (16.59%) Data Centre
21 68 (15.89%) VMware
21 68 (15.89%) Apple
22 65 (15.19%) OAuth
22 65 (15.19%) DevOps
23 62 (14.49%) HTML
24 61 (14.25%) SQL Server
24 61 (14.25%) SaaS

Single Sign-On
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 53 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 35 (8.18%) IIS
3 24 (5.61%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.10%) Confluence
4 9 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.40%) Apache
7 6 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.17%) SAS
9 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.70%) CMS
10 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.70%) JBoss
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.47%) Findur
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 245 (57.24%) Azure
2 161 (37.62%) Microsoft 365
3 131 (30.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 118 (27.57%) AWS
5 61 (14.25%) SaaS
6 51 (11.92%) IaaS
7 47 (10.98%) PaaS
8 37 (8.64%) GCP
9 26 (6.07%) Power Platform
10 23 (5.37%) OneDrive
10 23 (5.37%) Serverless
11 20 (4.67%) PowerApps
12 17 (3.97%) Power Automate
13 11 (2.57%) Mimecast
14 9 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (2.10%) NuGet
15 8 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (1.40%) GitHub
16 6 (1.40%) HP Helion
16 6 (1.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.21%) DNS
2 46 (10.75%) Firewall
3 41 (9.58%) DHCP
4 40 (9.35%) SSL
5 36 (8.41%) WAN
6 33 (7.71%) LAN
6 33 (7.71%) Network Security
7 26 (6.07%) TCP/IP
8 20 (4.67%) HTTP
9 18 (4.21%) VPN
10 17 (3.97%) VLAN
11 13 (3.04%) Internet
11 13 (3.04%) NetScaler
12 12 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (2.57%) SAN
14 10 (2.34%) BIG-IP
14 10 (2.34%) DMARC
15 9 (2.10%) Kerberos
16 8 (1.87%) Skype
17 7 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.44%) MySQL
5 17 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.50%) Power BI
7 13 (3.04%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.04%) Hazelcast
8 11 (2.57%) Redis
9 9 (2.10%) Big Data
9 9 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.87%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.87%) SAP HANA
11 7 (1.64%) DB2
12 5 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
14 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.47%) DTS
14 2 (0.47%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (5.37%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.91%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.04%) JUnit
5 11 (2.57%) JIRA
6 10 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.10%) Maven
7 9 (2.10%) NUnit
7 9 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (2.10%) SpecFlow
7 9 (2.10%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.87%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.87%) LSMW
9 5 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.93%) GitLab
10 4 (0.93%) Protractor
10 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 105 (24.53%) Finance
2 92 (21.50%) Social Skills
3 34 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.67%) Documentation Skills
5 19 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 12 (2.80%) Law
7 12 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.34%) Marketing
9 9 (2.10%) Retail
10 7 (1.64%) Legal
10 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.40%) Back Office
12 5 (1.17%) Banking
12 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (0.93%) Electronics
13 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.70%) Advertising
14 3 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (18.93%) Architect
2 79 (18.46%) Consultant
3 71 (16.59%) Developer
4 52 (12.15%) Cloud Consultant
5 48 (11.21%) Technical Consultant
6 31 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.31%) .NET Developer
8 23 (5.37%) Cloud Architect
9 22 (5.14%) Cloud Developer
9 22 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (5.14%) Security Architect
9 22 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.67%) Security Engineer
11 17 (3.97%) Java Developer
11 17 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.74%) Analyst
13 14 (3.27%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.04%) Security Consultant
15 12 (2.80%) Active Directory Engineer
15 12 (2.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.57%) SAML
2 85 (19.86%) LDAP
3 65 (15.19%) OAuth
4 62 (14.49%) HTML
5 52 (12.15%) .NET
5 52 (12.15%) AngularJS
6 46 (10.75%) CSS
7 44 (10.28%) RESTful
8 43 (10.05%) REST
9 42 (9.81%) XML
10 41 (9.58%) React
11 39 (9.11%) Web Services
12 34 (7.94%) Spring
13 29 (6.78%) ASP.NET
14 28 (6.54%) jQuery
14 28 (6.54%) OpenID
15 23 (5.37%) Node.js
16 21 (4.91%) .NET Core
17 20 (4.67%) .NET Framework
18 19 (4.44%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.59%) Data Centre
2 55 (12.85%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (12.38%) Public Cloud
4 31 (7.24%) Mobile App
5 29 (6.78%) PKI
6 28 (6.54%) Management Information System
7 25 (5.84%) User Experience
8 23 (5.37%) Clustering
9 15 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.34%) Cloud Native
10 10 (2.34%) CMDB
11 9 (2.10%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.64%) Replication
14 5 (1.17%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.17%) Life Science
14 5 (1.17%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (0.93%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 122 (28.50%) Windows
2 54 (12.62%) Windows 10
3 47 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 40 (9.35%) Linux
5 22 (5.14%) Unix
6 17 (3.97%) Android
6 17 (3.97%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.17%) AIX
10 5 (1.17%) zOS
11 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (18.93%) Cybersecurity
3 79 (18.46%) Identity Management
4 78 (18.22%) ITIL
5 75 (17.52%) Presales
6 74 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
7 65 (15.19%) DevOps
8 58 (13.55%) Migration
9 53 (12.38%) Microservices
10 51 (11.92%) Information Security
11 50 (11.68%) Identity Access Management
12 48 (11.21%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 48 (11.21%) Risk Management
13 45 (10.51%) Requirements Gathering
14 44 (10.28%) Software Licensing
15 42 (9.81%) Project Delivery
16 41 (9.58%) TDD
17 36 (8.41%) SDLC
18 33 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 32 (7.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.50%) SQL
2 77 (17.99%) PowerShell
3 76 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 45 (10.51%) Java
5 39 (9.11%) C#
6 36 (8.41%) Python
7 17 (3.97%) Groovy
8 16 (3.74%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.57%) Ruby
11 10 (2.34%) Perl
12 9 (2.10%) Bash
12 9 (2.10%) C
13 7 (1.64%) Go
14 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.70%) PHP
15 3 (0.70%) VBScript
16 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.94%) MCSE
3 29 (6.78%) Degree
4 25 (5.84%) CISSP
5 18 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (2.80%) CISM
8 12 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.34%) CCNA
9 10 (2.34%) SANS
10 7 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.40%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.40%) MCITP
11 6 (1.40%) MCSA
12 5 (1.17%) CEH
12 5 (1.17%) CSSLP
12 5 (1.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (8.41%) GDPR
3 21 (4.91%) NIST
4 18 (4.21%) NCSC
5 14 (3.27%) SOC 2
6 13 (3.04%) QA
7 12 (2.80%) PMO
7 12 (2.80%) SLA
8 10 (2.34%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.17%) GRC
9 5 (1.17%) HIPAA
9 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (1.17%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.47%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 210 (49.07%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.14%) Docker
4 15 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.04%) vSphere
6 9 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.64%) BitLocker
8 7 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.17%) OpenAM
10 5 (1.17%) OpenIDM
10 5 (1.17%) RACF
11 3 (0.70%) XenApp
11 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.47%) NDS
13 1 (0.23%) Firmware
13 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 111 (25.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 85 (19.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 35 (8.18%) SCCM
4 24 (5.61%) Kubernetes
5 18 (4.21%) Terraform
6 17 (3.97%) WSUS
7 14 (3.27%) MIIS
8 12 (2.80%) Ansible
9 11 (2.57%) CA Single Sign-On
10 9 (2.10%) Puppet
10 9 (2.10%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (1.64%) PingFederate
12 6 (1.40%) CASB
12 6 (1.40%) MobiControl
13 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
14 4 (0.93%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.93%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 213 (49.77%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.89%) Apple
2 68 (15.89%) VMware
3 55 (12.85%) Google
4 46 (10.75%) Adobe
5 42 (9.81%) Citrix
5 42 (9.81%) Oracle
6 36 (8.41%) Okta
7 32 (7.48%) Cisco
8 28 (6.54%) ServiceNow
9 19 (4.44%) SAP
10 14 (3.27%) ForgeRock
11 13 (3.04%) CyberArk
12 12 (2.80%) Cognizant
12 12 (2.80%) HP
13 11 (2.57%) F5
13 11 (2.57%) Veeam
14 9 (2.10%) EMC
15 7 (1.64%) Dell
15 7 (1.64%) IBM