Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 668 798 813
Rank change year-on-year +130 +15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 218 300 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.77% 1.68% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 183 261 326
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.15% -14.40%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £33,125
90th Percentile £88,250 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year - +32.60% -24.58%

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 12,295 17,816 17,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.70% 12.39% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9,615 13,699 13,629
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,725 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 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 +143 210 £67,500 +12.50% 21
London +130 117 £75,000 +7.14% 3
UK excluding London +120 96 £60,000 - 23
South East +84 40 £70,000 +16.67% 8
Work from Home +44 23 £70,000 +16.67% 3
East of England +93 19 £75,000 +25.00% 1
North of England +103 17 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Midlands +74 12 £75,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +66 10 £59,500 -0.83% 2
North West +47 8 £72,312 +34.53% 3
North East +17 7 £37,500 - 1
South West +84 6 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland +60 3 £66,250 +47.22% 5
Yorkshire +104 2 £75,000 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +51 2 £75,000 +25.00%
Wales -2 1 £70,000 +55.56%

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 94 (43.12%) Azure
2 84 (38.53%) Active Directory
3 81 (37.16%) Office 365
4 77 (35.32%) Windows
5 73 (33.49%) LDAP
6 72 (33.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 68 (31.19%) Microsoft
8 65 (29.82%) VPN
9 53 (24.31%) Windows Server
10 51 (23.39%) JavaScript
11 45 (20.64%) ITIL
11 45 (20.64%) Finance
11 45 (20.64%) Identity Access Management
12 44 (20.18%) SAML
13 42 (19.27%) DNS
14 41 (18.81%) Microsoft Intune
14 41 (18.81%) AWS
14 41 (18.81%) Security Operations
15 38 (17.43%) CSS
15 38 (17.43%) XML
16 36 (16.51%) HTML
16 36 (16.51%) Linux
17 35 (16.06%) SaaS
18 34 (15.60%) Degree
18 34 (15.60%) ServiceNow
18 34 (15.60%) LAN
19 33 (15.14%) Windows 10
19 33 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (14.68%) WAN
20 32 (14.68%) DevOps

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 24 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.34%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.67%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.83%) IIS
8 2 (0.92%) JBoss
8 2 (0.92%) Liferay
9 1 (0.46%) Apache
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 94 (43.12%) Azure
2 81 (37.16%) Office 365
3 72 (33.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 41 (18.81%) AWS
5 35 (16.06%) SaaS
6 18 (8.26%) GCP
7 16 (7.34%) OneDrive
8 15 (6.88%) G Suite
9 14 (6.42%) Cloudflare
9 14 (6.42%) IaaS
9 14 (6.42%) PaaS
10 11 (5.05%) Mimecast
11 5 (2.29%) Apigee
11 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.29%) Serverless
12 4 (1.83%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (1.38%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.92%) Power Automate
14 2 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.82%) VPN
2 42 (19.27%) DNS
3 34 (15.60%) LAN
4 32 (14.68%) WAN
5 31 (14.22%) SSL
6 23 (10.55%) HTTP
7 21 (9.63%) Firewall
8 16 (7.34%) DHCP
9 13 (5.96%) TCP/IP
10 11 (5.05%) Network Security
11 10 (4.59%) Skype
11 10 (4.59%) VLAN
12 9 (4.13%) Wireless
13 8 (3.67%) SAN
14 7 (3.21%) IPsec
14 7 (3.21%) NetScaler
15 6 (2.75%) DKIM
15 6 (2.75%) Internet
15 6 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (4.13%) Data Lake
3 8 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.75%) MySQL
6 5 (2.29%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.83%) Big Data
7 4 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.83%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.38%) Power BI
9 2 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.92%) DB2
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.75%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.29%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.83%) Maven
5 4 (1.83%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.38%) webpack
7 2 (0.92%) Ant
7 2 (0.92%) JIRA
7 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.92%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.46%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (20.64%) Finance
2 19 (8.72%) Marketing
3 9 (4.13%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.67%) Banking
5 5 (2.29%) Back Office
5 5 (2.29%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.38%) Electronics
7 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.92%) Advertising
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (22.48%) Consultant
2 33 (15.14%) Developer
3 23 (10.55%) Architect
4 21 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.26%) IT Engineer
5 18 (8.26%) Technical Consultant
6 15 (6.88%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Security Architect
8 11 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 10 (4.59%) Technical Developer
10 9 (4.13%) Analyst
10 9 (4.13%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (3.21%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.21%) ServiceNow Developer
12 6 (2.75%) Active Directory Consultant
12 6 (2.75%) Solutions Consultant
12 6 (2.75%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 6 (2.75%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.49%) LDAP
2 44 (20.18%) SAML
3 38 (17.43%) CSS
3 38 (17.43%) XML
4 36 (16.51%) HTML
5 28 (12.84%) Ajax
6 25 (11.47%) Web Services
7 20 (9.17%) OAuth
8 19 (8.72%) REST
9 14 (6.42%) Node.js
10 12 (5.50%) HTML5
11 11 (5.05%) JDBC
11 11 (5.05%) SOAP
12 10 (4.59%) Django
13 9 (4.13%) AngularJS
13 9 (4.13%) ODBC
13 9 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.67%) .NET
14 8 (3.67%) OpenID
15 6 (2.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.80%) Clustering
3 15 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.05%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (4.59%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.67%) e-Learning
7 6 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.83%) User Experience
10 3 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.38%) Replication
10 3 (1.38%) Social Media
11 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.92%) iPhone
11 2 (0.92%) PKI
11 2 (0.92%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) FMCG
12 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (35.32%) Windows
2 53 (24.31%) Windows Server
3 36 (16.51%) Linux
4 33 (15.14%) Windows 10
5 21 (9.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.05%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.67%) Unix
8 8 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.75%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.38%) Android
12 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.64%) Identity Access Management
1 45 (20.64%) ITIL
2 41 (18.81%) Security Operations
3 33 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (14.68%) DevOps
5 30 (13.76%) Identity Management
6 28 (12.84%) Information Security
7 26 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (11.93%) Analytics
8 25 (11.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 23 (10.55%) Project Delivery
10 21 (9.63%) Computer Science
11 18 (8.26%) Collaborative Working
11 18 (8.26%) ITSM
12 16 (7.34%) SIEM
13 14 (6.42%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (6.42%) Migration
13 14 (6.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 14 (6.42%) Privileged Access Management
13 14 (6.42%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.39%) JavaScript
2 31 (14.22%) SQL
3 25 (11.47%) Java
4 21 (9.63%) PowerShell
5 20 (9.17%) Python
6 10 (4.59%) PHP
7 4 (1.83%) C#
8 3 (1.38%) ABAP
8 3 (1.38%) C
9 1 (0.46%) Go
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.60%) Degree
2 21 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.42%) CISSP
4 14 (6.42%) MCSE
5 12 (5.50%) MCP
6 11 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (5.05%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (4.13%) CCSP
7 9 (4.13%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.67%) Master's Degree
8 8 (3.67%) MCITP
9 7 (3.21%) CIMA
10 6 (2.75%) CCNA
10 6 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.38%) CISA
11 3 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) GDPR
2 11 (5.05%) QA
3 5 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.83%) NIST
4 4 (1.83%) SLA
5 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) PSD2
System Software
1 84 (38.53%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.05%) Docker
5 5 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.83%) vSphere
7 3 (1.38%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.92%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (18.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (10.09%) SCCM
3 14 (6.42%) Opsgenie
4 10 (4.59%) CA Single Sign-On
5 8 (3.67%) Terraform
6 7 (3.21%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.75%) Ansible
7 6 (2.75%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.75%) SCOM
8 3 (1.38%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.38%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.92%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.46%) Mesos
10 1 (0.46%) Nagios
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.60%) ServiceNow
3 31 (14.22%) VMware
4 25 (11.47%) Google
4 25 (11.47%) Okta
5 18 (8.26%) Atlassian
6 16 (7.34%) Cisco
7 14 (6.42%) PagerDuty
8 11 (5.05%) HP
9 10 (4.59%) Oracle
10 9 (4.13%) Citrix
10 9 (4.13%) Databricks
11 6 (2.75%) CA
11 6 (2.75%) Dell
11 6 (2.75%) SAP
12 5 (2.29%) Sophos
13 4 (1.83%) F5
13 4 (1.83%) Meraki
13 4 (1.83%) Splunk
13 4 (1.83%) Veeam