Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 657 624 832
Rank change year-on-year -33 +208 +47
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 350 181 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.80% 1.73% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 263 142 201
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,325 £36,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £49,063 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £89,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,875 £59,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.81% +8.64% +20.88%

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 19,396 10,476 18,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.25% 14.81% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,946 8,569 14,444
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 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 -60 291 £60,000 +0.42% 67
London -78 151 £60,000 +1.69% 22
UK excluding London -59 144 £56,875 -4.81% 47
Work from Home -199 73 £66,250 -5.36% 14
North of England -39 41 £70,000 +40.00% 12
South East -77 41 £70,000 -6.67% 15
Midlands -44 30 £52,500 -11.76% 5
North West -26 25 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands -44 22 £52,500 -11.76% 1
South West -59 14 £55,000 +7.32% 7
Scotland -57 12 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Yorkshire -53 11 £70,000 - 6
East Midlands -35 8 £47,500 -36.67% 4
East of England -37 6 £53,250 +12.11% 4
North East -15 5 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Wales -16 1 £27,000 -61.43% 1

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 205 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 194 (55.43%) Azure
3 176 (50.29%) Microsoft
4 135 (38.57%) Windows
5 116 (33.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 111 (31.71%) Microsoft 365
7 99 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (27.71%) SAML
9 92 (26.29%) Social Skills
10 83 (23.71%) PowerShell
11 78 (22.29%) Windows Server
12 74 (21.14%) AWS
13 67 (19.14%) SQL
14 64 (18.29%) LDAP
15 61 (17.43%) Identity Access Management
15 61 (17.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 60 (17.14%) Linux
17 57 (16.29%) DevOps
18 56 (16.00%) ITIL
18 56 (16.00%) DNS
19 53 (15.14%) Microsoft Intune
20 51 (14.57%) Finance
20 51 (14.57%) VMware
21 50 (14.29%) SharePoint
22 48 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
23 47 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
24 45 (12.86%) Java
24 45 (12.86%) IaaS
25 42 (12.00%) Identity Management
26 41 (11.71%) OAuth

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 50 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.43%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.57%) IIS
4 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.00%) Confluence
7 5 (1.43%) Apache
7 5 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.86%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.14%) Figma
2 4 (1.14%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 194 (55.43%) Azure
2 116 (33.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 111 (31.71%) Microsoft 365
4 74 (21.14%) AWS
5 45 (12.86%) IaaS
6 36 (10.29%) PaaS
6 36 (10.29%) SaaS
7 24 (6.86%) OneDrive
8 21 (6.00%) GCP
8 21 (6.00%) Power Platform
9 12 (3.43%) Mimecast
9 12 (3.43%) Serverless
10 10 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (2.29%) Google Workspace
11 8 (2.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (2.00%) GitHub
13 6 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.71%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.00%) DNS
2 36 (10.29%) WAN
3 35 (10.00%) LAN
4 33 (9.43%) Firewall
5 32 (9.14%) DHCP
6 26 (7.43%) TCP/IP
6 26 (7.43%) VPN
7 18 (5.14%) SSL
8 15 (4.29%) Wireless
9 14 (4.00%) Network Security
10 11 (3.14%) Intranet
11 10 (2.86%) IP Telephony
11 10 (2.86%) MPLS
12 9 (2.57%) VLAN
13 8 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
15 6 (1.71%) SAN
16 5 (1.43%) HTTP
16 5 (1.43%) HTTPS
16 5 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.43%) NoSQL
2 12 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.57%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.57%) Hazelcast
3 9 (2.57%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.29%) Power BI
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.71%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.71%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.14%) OLAP
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.86%) Tableau
8 3 (0.86%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 18 (5.14%) JIRA
2 17 (4.86%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.14%) GitLab
5 9 (2.57%) JUnit
6 7 (2.00%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.43%) LSMW
8 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.57%) Ant
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.57%) Snyk
10 1 (0.29%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.29%) git-flow
10 1 (0.29%) Maven
10 1 (0.29%) MSI
10 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (26.29%) Social Skills
2 51 (14.57%) Finance
3 31 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.14%) Legal
5 15 (4.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 15 (4.29%) Public Sector
6 13 (3.71%) Law
7 12 (3.43%) Banking
8 10 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (2.57%) Marketing
9 9 (2.57%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.71%) Retail
11 5 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.86%) Advertising
13 3 (0.86%) Back Office
13 3 (0.86%) Electronics
13 3 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.57%) Automotive
14 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (12.00%) Architect
2 40 (11.43%) Consultant
3 27 (7.71%) Developer
4 25 (7.14%) Analyst
5 19 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
6 18 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (4.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 17 (4.86%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 14 (4.00%) Security Engineer
9 14 (4.00%) Technical Leader
10 13 (3.71%) Cloud Consultant
10 13 (3.71%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
10 13 (3.71%) Microsoft Consultant
11 12 (3.43%) Administrator
12 10 (2.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 10 (2.86%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.71%) SAML
2 64 (18.29%) LDAP
3 41 (11.71%) OAuth
4 31 (8.86%) .NET
5 25 (7.14%) Spring
6 21 (6.00%) OpenID
7 20 (5.71%) CSS
8 19 (5.43%) RESTful
9 18 (5.14%) REST
10 16 (4.57%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.29%) React
11 15 (4.29%) Spring Boot
12 14 (4.00%) HTML
13 13 (3.71%) Middleware
14 12 (3.43%) SailPoint
14 12 (3.43%) Vue.js
14 12 (3.43%) Web Services
15 10 (2.86%) CSS3
15 10 (2.86%) Java EE
15 10 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.86%) Management Information System
2 37 (10.57%) User Experience
3 33 (9.43%) Public Cloud
4 28 (8.00%) PKI
5 16 (4.57%) Private Cloud
6 13 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.43%) Virtual Team
8 11 (3.14%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (2.57%) Clustering
10 9 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.43%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.43%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.14%) BYOD
14 4 (1.14%) Legacy Applications
15 3 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 135 (38.57%) Windows
2 78 (22.29%) Windows Server
3 60 (17.14%) Linux
4 40 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 22 (6.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (2.86%) Mac OS
8 10 (2.86%) Unix
9 9 (2.57%) Android
9 9 (2.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.86%) Solaris
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (17.43%) Identity Access Management
3 57 (16.29%) DevOps
4 56 (16.00%) ITIL
5 48 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (12.00%) Identity Management
8 39 (11.14%) Information Security
8 39 (11.14%) Migration
9 38 (10.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (9.43%) Privileged Access Management
11 32 (9.14%) Software Engineering
12 30 (8.57%) Microservices
12 30 (8.57%) SIEM
13 28 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 28 (8.00%) Project Delivery
14 25 (7.14%) ETL
15 24 (6.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 23 (6.57%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 83 (23.71%) PowerShell
2 67 (19.14%) SQL
3 45 (12.86%) Java
4 27 (7.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (7.71%) Python
5 15 (4.29%) VBScript
6 14 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.71%) Groovy
8 11 (3.14%) Apex Code
8 11 (3.14%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.86%) C
10 8 (2.29%) VB
11 6 (1.71%) C#
11 6 (1.71%) Google Apps Script
12 5 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (1.14%) Perl
14 3 (0.86%) Go
15 2 (0.57%) SOQL
15 2 (0.57%) SOSL
15 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (8.86%) Degree
3 19 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.14%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.57%) CISSP
6 14 (4.00%) MCSE
7 13 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.14%) CISA
9 10 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (2.29%) CISM
11 7 (2.00%) CCNA
12 6 (1.71%) MCSA
13 5 (1.43%) CCIE
13 5 (1.43%) CCNP
13 5 (1.43%) CWNA
13 5 (1.43%) MCP
14 4 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (1.14%) ISEB
15 3 (0.86%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.43%) GDPR
2 13 (3.71%) SLA
3 12 (3.43%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.86%) PMO
5 7 (2.00%) GRC
6 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.71%) ITGC
6 6 (1.71%) NCSC
6 6 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.14%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.86%) NIST
8 3 (0.86%) QA
9 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 205 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.00%) Docker
4 13 (3.71%) XenApp
5 12 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.14%) NDS
8 4 (1.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 3 (0.86%) Firmware
10 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.57%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (17.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 53 (15.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (9.71%) Terraform
4 22 (6.29%) Kubernetes
5 21 (6.00%) SCCM
6 17 (4.86%) Ansible
7 13 (3.71%) Jamf Pro
8 7 (2.00%) SCOM
8 7 (2.00%) WSUS
9 5 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.43%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.14%) MIIS
11 3 (0.86%) Grafana
11 3 (0.86%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 176 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.57%) VMware
3 40 (11.43%) Okta
4 39 (11.14%) Citrix
5 28 (8.00%) Google
6 23 (6.57%) Oracle
7 21 (6.00%) ServiceNow
8 18 (5.14%) CyberArk
9 15 (4.29%) Apple
9 15 (4.29%) Cisco
10 13 (3.71%) Splunk
11 11 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (2.57%) SAP
13 8 (2.29%) HP
14 7 (2.00%) iManage
14 7 (2.00%) RightFax
14 7 (2.00%) Zerto
15 6 (1.71%) ForgeRock
15 6 (1.71%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.71%) Zscaler