Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 801 802 790
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +37
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 295 403 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.66% 2.34% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 232 322 336
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,625 £33,525 £36,431
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +14.29%

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 17,762 17,209 14,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.33% 10.01% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,685 13,600 11,983
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,408 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Single Sign-On
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Single Sign-On.

Salary trend for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Single Sign-On over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Top 15 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 23 May 2019. 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 -5 267 £60,000 +14.29% 15
UK excluding London +64 158 £60,000 +33.33% 14
London -27 120 £71,250 +18.75% 1
South East +42 52 £60,000 +33.33%
North of England +2 45 £57,500 +27.78% 9
North West +38 38 £53,750 +0.47% 4
Midlands +49 25 £60,000 +34.83% 4
West Midlands +28 16 £60,000 +34.83% 1
East of England +62 15 £60,000 +23.08%
East Midlands - 13 £60,000 - 3
South West +31 10 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wales +27 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Scotland +8 6 £45,000 -9.55%
North East +15 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -14 2 £70,000 +115.38% 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 139 (47.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (46.78%) Active Directory
3 96 (32.54%) Windows
4 93 (31.53%) Microsoft
5 78 (26.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 76 (25.76%) Office 365
7 62 (21.02%) Finance
8 57 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
9 56 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (18.31%) ITIL
11 52 (17.63%) SAML
11 52 (17.63%) VMware
12 48 (16.27%) Migration
12 48 (16.27%) Identity Management
12 48 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (15.93%) SQL
14 46 (15.59%) PowerShell
14 46 (15.59%) Degree
14 46 (15.59%) Windows Server
15 45 (15.25%) Identity Access Management
16 42 (14.24%) LDAP
17 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
17 41 (13.90%) Presales
18 40 (13.56%) Oracle
18 40 (13.56%) IaaS
19 38 (12.88%) Java
19 38 (12.88%) Linux
20 37 (12.54%) SaaS
21 36 (12.20%) REST
21 36 (12.20%) Problem-Solving

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 31 (10.51%) Skype for Business
2 26 (8.81%) MS Exchange
3 20 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.39%) IIS
6 9 (3.05%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.69%) JBoss
9 4 (1.36%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.02%) Apache
10 3 (1.02%) CMS
10 3 (1.02%) nginx
10 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.68%) Jetty
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Workfront
5 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 139 (47.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (26.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 76 (25.76%) Office 365
4 57 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (13.56%) IaaS
6 37 (12.54%) SaaS
7 23 (7.80%) PaaS
8 19 (6.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (4.75%) Serverless
10 13 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (3.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (3.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 8 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (2.71%) OneDrive
15 6 (2.03%) Yammer
16 4 (1.36%) Apigee
16 4 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (1.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 3 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.53%) DNS
2 31 (10.51%) Network Security
2 31 (10.51%) Skype
3 21 (7.12%) DHCP
3 21 (7.12%) Firewall
4 13 (4.41%) SAN
5 12 (4.07%) VPN
6 10 (3.39%) NetScaler
7 9 (3.05%) Internet
7 9 (3.05%) X.500
8 7 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.37%) LAN
8 7 (2.37%) SSL
9 6 (2.03%) HTTP
9 6 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.69%) PSTN
10 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.69%) VoIP
11 4 (1.36%) VLAN
11 4 (1.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.69%) MySQL
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.36%) Data Lake
6 4 (1.36%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.02%) Big Data
7 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.34%) Lumira
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.71%) JIRA
4 7 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.37%) Maven
5 5 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.36%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.02%) Ant
8 2 (0.68%) Hudson
8 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.68%) NUnit
9 1 (0.34%) MSI
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (21.02%) Finance
2 18 (6.10%) Banking
3 11 (3.73%) Marketing
4 10 (3.39%) Advertising
5 8 (2.71%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.69%) Law
7 4 (1.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.36%) Retail
8 3 (1.02%) Games
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (25.76%) Consultant
2 47 (15.93%) Architect
3 38 (12.88%) Developer
4 28 (9.49%) Security Consultant
5 26 (8.81%) Security Architect
6 23 (7.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 23 (7.80%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (6.78%) Cloud Consultant
8 19 (6.44%) Administrator
8 19 (6.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 19 (6.44%) Windows Consultant
9 17 (5.76%) Applications Engineer
9 17 (5.76%) Identity Management Architect
10 15 (5.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.75%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (4.41%) Salesforce Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.05%) Implementation Consultant
14 9 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.63%) SAML
2 42 (14.24%) LDAP
3 36 (12.20%) REST
4 33 (11.19%) Web Services
5 29 (9.83%) .NET
6 27 (9.15%) SOAP
7 22 (7.46%) OAuth
8 20 (6.78%) XML
9 19 (6.44%) JSON
10 15 (5.08%) Middleware
11 12 (4.07%) HTML
12 11 (3.73%) Visualforce
13 10 (3.39%) OpenID
13 10 (3.39%) SailPoint
14 9 (3.05%) JDBC
14 9 (3.05%) RESTful
15 8 (2.71%) CSS
16 7 (2.37%) ASP.NET
16 7 (2.37%) Node.js
17 6 (2.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.83%) Fintech
2 23 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.73%) User Experience
6 10 (3.39%) PKI
6 10 (3.39%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.71%) CMDB
7 8 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.03%) Replication
9 5 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.36%) SCADA
11 3 (1.02%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.02%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.54%) Windows
2 46 (15.59%) Windows Server
3 38 (12.88%) Linux
4 19 (6.44%) Windows 10
4 19 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.39%) CentOS
7 9 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.71%) Fedora
9 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.36%) Unix
11 2 (0.68%) Android
11 2 (0.68%) HPUX
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) SUSE
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.31%) ITIL
3 48 (16.27%) Identity Management
3 48 (16.27%) Migration
4 45 (15.25%) Identity Access Management
5 41 (13.90%) Presales
6 36 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (11.19%) DevOps
7 33 (11.19%) Information Security
8 32 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (10.51%) Data Management
10 29 (9.83%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 29 (9.83%) TOGAF
11 27 (9.15%) Configuration Management
11 27 (9.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (8.47%) Thought Leadership
13 24 (8.14%) Analytics
13 24 (8.14%) Computer Science
14 23 (7.80%) Service Management
15 21 (7.12%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.93%) SQL
2 46 (15.59%) PowerShell
3 38 (12.88%) Java
4 23 (7.80%) Python
5 18 (6.10%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.08%) C#
7 14 (4.75%) Perl
8 13 (4.41%) Apex Code
9 12 (4.07%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.73%) VBScript
11 10 (3.39%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.71%) PHP
12 8 (2.71%) R
13 7 (2.37%) Ruby
14 5 (1.69%) C++
14 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.69%) SOQL
14 5 (1.69%) SOSL
15 4 (1.36%) ABAP
15 4 (1.36%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (15.59%) Degree
2 30 (10.17%) CISSP
3 18 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (4.75%) CLAS
6 12 (4.07%) CISM
7 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.05%) CISA
8 9 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.05%) MCSE
9 8 (2.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (2.71%) CEH
9 8 (2.71%) MCSA
10 6 (2.03%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (2.03%) OCP
10 6 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.03%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.36%) CRISC
11 4 (1.36%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.46%) GDPR
2 8 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.37%) SLA
4 6 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.03%) QA
4 6 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.02%) PMO
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) PSD2
System Software
1 138 (46.78%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.49%) Docker
4 22 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.08%) vSphere
6 12 (4.07%) XenApp
7 10 (3.39%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.05%) BitLocker
9 8 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.69%) NDS
10 5 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.36%) Shibboleth
12 3 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.68%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.34%) Ceph
14 1 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.34%) HDFS
14 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (11.86%) SCCM
2 27 (9.15%) CA Single Sign-On
2 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (7.46%) Ansible
4 19 (6.44%) SCVMM
5 18 (6.10%) Mesos
6 16 (5.42%) Kubernetes
7 14 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (3.39%) SCOM
9 9 (3.05%) Puppet
10 6 (2.03%) Data Guard
10 6 (2.03%) PowerCLI
10 6 (2.03%) Terraform
10 6 (2.03%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (1.36%) WSUS
12 3 (1.02%) Oozie
12 3 (1.02%) rkt
12 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 93 (31.53%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.63%) VMware
3 40 (13.56%) Oracle
4 24 (8.14%) CA
5 23 (7.80%) Veeam
6 22 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (7.46%) Symantec
7 18 (6.10%) Citrix
8 12 (4.07%) ForgeRock
8 12 (4.07%) Okta
8 12 (4.07%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.07%) ServiceNow
9 9 (3.05%) NetIQ
10 8 (2.71%) HP
10 8 (2.71%) SAP
11 7 (2.37%) Google
11 7 (2.37%) IBM
11 7 (2.37%) Sitecore
12 6 (2.03%) Micro Focus
12 6 (2.03%) Remedy