Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 774 867 899
Rank change year-on-year +93 +32 -68
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 307 310 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.69% 1.77% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 219 244 263
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £30,450 £37,612 £35,750
90th Percentile £82,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +9.52%

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 18,177 17,469 15,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 10.49% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,652 13,912 12,867
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,513 £30,817
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +71 282 £57,500 - 58
UK excluding London +128 186 £50,000 +5.26% 42
London +31 102 £62,500 - 19
South East +58 74 £57,500 +27.78% 10
North of England +19 44 £57,500 +15.00% 7
North West +37 32 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Midlands +22 24 £45,000 -23.40% 8
East of England +82 23 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +26 16 £50,000 -14.89% 6
South West +9 12 £37,500 -28.57% 7
North East +27 9 £61,000 -26.06% 1
East Midlands +25 8 £41,000 - 2
Wales - 5 £41,000 - 2
Scotland +12 3 £27,500 -43.01% 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £62,500 +38.89% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 128 (41.69%) Active Directory
2 122 (39.74%) Azure
3 114 (37.13%) Microsoft
4 99 (32.25%) Windows
5 89 (28.99%) Office 365
6 82 (26.71%) SAML
7 73 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (23.13%) ITIL
9 68 (22.15%) PowerShell
10 60 (19.54%) AWS
11 59 (19.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 56 (18.24%) Linux
13 55 (17.92%) Identity Management
14 54 (17.59%) VMware
15 53 (17.26%) LDAP
15 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Intune
16 50 (16.29%) Java
17 49 (15.96%) IaaS
18 45 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (14.33%) Finance
20 43 (14.01%) DNS
21 42 (13.68%) Python
21 42 (13.68%) Identity Access Management
22 38 (12.38%) Degree
23 37 (12.05%) OAuth
24 36 (11.73%) PaaS
24 36 (11.73%) Windows Server
25 35 (11.40%) User Experience
25 35 (11.40%) SQL
25 35 (11.40%) SQL Server

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 29 (9.45%) Skype for Business
2 16 (5.21%) IIS
2 16 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.26%) Confluence
4 8 (2.61%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.28%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.30%) Apache
7 4 (1.30%) JBoss
7 4 (1.30%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 35 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.30%) CA PPM
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.65%) Workfront
5 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 122 (39.74%) Azure
2 89 (28.99%) Office 365
3 60 (19.54%) AWS
4 59 (19.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 49 (15.96%) IaaS
6 36 (11.73%) PaaS
7 30 (9.77%) SaaS
8 16 (5.21%) Serverless
9 14 (4.56%) GCP
10 13 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (3.26%) OneDrive
13 7 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (2.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (1.95%) Azure Functions
15 5 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.01%) DNS
2 33 (10.75%) Skype
3 32 (10.42%) DHCP
4 30 (9.77%) Firewall
5 27 (8.79%) VPN
6 26 (8.47%) HTTP
7 21 (6.84%) Network Security
8 17 (5.54%) LAN
9 16 (5.21%) SSL
10 15 (4.89%) PSTN
10 15 (4.89%) Unified Communications
10 15 (4.89%) WAN
11 13 (4.23%) Internet
11 13 (4.23%) Kerberos
12 11 (3.58%) DMZ
12 11 (3.58%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.26%) VoIP
14 8 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
15 7 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.89%) MySQL
3 11 (3.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (2.61%) Big Data
4 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.28%) Data Lake
5 7 (2.28%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.95%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.95%) HBase
6 6 (1.95%) Sqoop
7 5 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.63%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.89%) JIRA
2 13 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.91%) TeamCity
4 10 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.93%) MSBuild
5 9 (2.93%) NUnit
6 5 (1.63%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.30%) Subversion
8 3 (0.98%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.98%) MSI
8 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.65%) Hudson
9 2 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.65%) JMeter
9 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (14.33%) Finance
2 16 (5.21%) Marketing
3 10 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.93%) Games
4 9 (2.93%) Retail
5 8 (2.61%) Advertising
6 7 (2.28%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.95%) Banking
7 6 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (18.89%) Architect
2 56 (18.24%) Consultant
3 35 (11.40%) Developer
4 20 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
5 18 (5.86%) Security Architect
5 18 (5.86%) Support Engineer
6 17 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.21%) Security Consultant
8 15 (4.89%) Applications Support
9 14 (4.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 12 (3.91%) Administrator
10 12 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.26%) Analyst
12 10 (3.26%) Applications Engineer
13 9 (2.93%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.93%) Technical Support
14 8 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (26.71%) SAML
2 53 (17.26%) LDAP
3 37 (12.05%) OAuth
4 24 (7.82%) OpenID
4 24 (7.82%) Web Services
5 21 (6.84%) .NET
6 18 (5.86%) HTML
6 18 (5.86%) REST
6 18 (5.86%) XML
7 15 (4.89%) CSS
8 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (4.56%) SOAP
9 12 (3.91%) SailPoint
10 10 (3.26%) Middleware
11 9 (2.93%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.93%) jQuery
11 9 (2.93%) NHibernate
11 9 (2.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.40%) User Experience
2 32 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.51%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.54%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.26%) PKI
7 10 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.93%) e-Learning
8 9 (2.93%) Learning Management System
9 8 (2.61%) Replication
10 7 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.95%) Clustering
11 6 (1.95%) CMDB
12 5 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.30%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 99 (32.25%) Windows
2 56 (18.24%) Linux
3 36 (11.73%) Windows Server
4 34 (11.07%) Unix
5 32 (10.42%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.91%) Solaris
6 12 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.95%) Android
8 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.63%) CentOS
9 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.63%) webOS
10 2 (0.65%) Fedora
10 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.65%) VMS
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (23.13%) ITIL
3 55 (17.92%) Identity Management
4 42 (13.68%) Identity Access Management
5 34 (11.07%) DevOps
6 33 (10.75%) Information Security
6 33 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (10.42%) Migration
8 30 (9.77%) Change Management
9 27 (8.79%) Presales
10 25 (8.14%) Analytics
10 25 (8.14%) Service Management
11 23 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 23 (7.49%) Web SSO
12 22 (7.17%) Software Engineering
13 20 (6.51%) Project Management
14 19 (6.19%) Configuration Management
14 19 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.15%) PowerShell
2 50 (16.29%) Java
3 42 (13.68%) Python
4 35 (11.40%) SQL
5 34 (11.07%) JavaScript
6 30 (9.77%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.89%) C#
7 15 (4.89%) Perl
8 14 (4.56%) C
8 14 (4.56%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.58%) Ruby
10 10 (3.26%) ABAP
10 10 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.93%) C++
12 7 (2.28%) Apex Code
12 7 (2.28%) PHP
13 5 (1.63%) VBScript
14 4 (1.30%) Go
15 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (12.38%) Degree
2 27 (8.79%) CISSP
3 25 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (6.19%) MCSE
5 14 (4.56%) MCSA
6 13 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (3.91%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (3.58%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.26%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.61%) CISM
11 7 (2.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (2.28%) CCSP
11 7 (2.28%) CISA
11 7 (2.28%) GIAC
11 7 (2.28%) MCITP
12 6 (1.95%) CEH
12 6 (1.95%) MCP
13 5 (1.63%) GSEC
14 4 (1.30%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.45%) GDPR
2 20 (6.51%) SLA
3 9 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.28%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.95%) NIST
6 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.65%) PMO
7 2 (0.65%) QA
8 1 (0.33%) COBIT
8 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 128 (41.69%) Active Directory
2 45 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.19%) Docker
4 14 (4.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.56%) XenApp
5 13 (4.23%) vSphere
6 12 (3.91%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.58%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.61%) Firmware
8 8 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (2.61%) Shibboleth
9 6 (1.95%) HDFS
10 5 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.98%) RACF
11 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.33%) Ceph
12 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 32 (10.42%) SCCM
3 17 (5.54%) SCOM
4 15 (4.89%) Ansible
4 15 (4.89%) Kubernetes
5 12 (3.91%) CA Single Sign-On
6 9 (2.93%) AirWatch
6 9 (2.93%) Terraform
7 7 (2.28%) Mesos
7 7 (2.28%) Oozie
7 7 (2.28%) PingFederate
7 7 (2.28%) Puppet
8 6 (1.95%) Ambari
8 6 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.63%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.63%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 5 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (37.13%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.59%) VMware
3 30 (9.77%) Citrix
4 27 (8.79%) Oracle
5 20 (6.51%) Google
6 19 (6.19%) SAP
7 17 (5.54%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (5.54%) ServiceNow
8 15 (4.89%) Polycom
9 13 (4.23%) CA
10 12 (3.91%) Okta
11 10 (3.26%) CyberArk
11 10 (3.26%) NetIQ
11 10 (3.26%) Remedy
12 9 (2.93%) Cisco
12 9 (2.93%) HP
12 9 (2.93%) Splunk
12 9 (2.93%) Veeam
13 8 (2.61%) ForgeRock
13 8 (2.61%) Ping Identity