Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 585 696 822
Rank change year-on-year +111 +126 -30
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 172 327 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 2.03% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 165 245 301
Median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.15%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.70% -22.92% +26.32%

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 10,147 16,080 17,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.39% 12.75% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,365 12,409 13,633
Median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 2021.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Top 14 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 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 +138 162 £62,500 +8.70% 43
London +186 98 £72,500 -3.33% 16
UK excluding London +96 67 £47,500 +2.70% 26
Work from Home -39 37 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Midlands +89 26 £57,500 +27.78% 8
West Midlands +78 21 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South East +106 15 £54,500 +32.12% 5
North of England +67 12 £47,500 -12.82% 9
South West +78 9 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Yorkshire +44 7 £37,500 -40.00% 1
North West +68 5 £69,000 +26.64% 6
East Midlands +62 5 £42,500 - 2
Scotland +48 4 £80,000 +32.34%
Wales +48 1 £38,500 -1.28%

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 93 (54.07%) Azure
2 78 (45.35%) Active Directory
3 69 (40.12%) Windows
4 68 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 60 (34.88%) AWS
6 53 (30.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 52 (30.23%) OAuth
8 45 (26.16%) Office 365
9 43 (25.00%) SAML
10 40 (23.26%) DNS
10 40 (23.26%) PowerShell
10 40 (23.26%) Identity Access Management
11 38 (22.09%) Microsoft Intune
12 37 (21.51%) Microservices
13 36 (20.93%) IaaS
13 36 (20.93%) SaaS
13 36 (20.93%) Web Services
14 33 (19.19%) ITIL
14 33 (19.19%) PaaS
15 32 (18.60%) OpenID
15 32 (18.60%) DevOps
15 32 (18.60%) Scrum
15 32 (18.60%) Windows Server
16 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (18.02%) Java
16 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
16 31 (18.02%) B2B
17 28 (16.28%) Kanban
18 26 (15.12%) SQL
18 26 (15.12%) Python

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 19 (11.05%) Elasticsearch
1 19 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.47%) IIS
3 7 (4.07%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.91%) Apache
5 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.74%) JBoss
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.74%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.74%) WordPress
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.16%) FileNet
7 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.58%) Liferay
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (11.05%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.74%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 93 (54.07%) Azure
2 60 (34.88%) AWS
3 53 (30.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 45 (26.16%) Office 365
5 36 (20.93%) IaaS
5 36 (20.93%) SaaS
6 33 (19.19%) PaaS
7 19 (11.05%) Akamai
7 19 (11.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (5.23%) Mimecast
9 8 (4.65%) G Suite
9 8 (4.65%) OneDrive
10 7 (4.07%) GCP
10 7 (4.07%) npm
11 5 (2.91%) Power Platform
12 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.33%) GitHub
13 3 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.26%) DNS
2 21 (12.21%) DHCP
3 13 (7.56%) Firewall
3 13 (7.56%) HTTP
4 11 (6.40%) Kerberos
4 11 (6.40%) Unified Communications
5 10 (5.81%) VPN
6 9 (5.23%) SAN
6 9 (5.23%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 8 (4.65%) Network Security
7 8 (4.65%) Wireless
8 6 (3.49%) FTP
8 6 (3.49%) WAN
9 5 (2.91%) Skype
9 5 (2.91%) SSL
10 4 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.33%) DMZ
11 3 (1.74%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.98%) Blockchain
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (3.49%) Redis
5 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.74%) MySQL
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.16%) HBase
8 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (4.07%) gulp
2 7 (4.07%) jspm
3 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.49%) JIRA
3 6 (3.49%) Moq
3 6 (3.49%) MSTest
3 6 (3.49%) NUnit
4 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.58%) FishEye
6 1 (0.58%) ScriptRunner
6 1 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Banking
3 8 (4.65%) Advertising
3 8 (4.65%) Law
4 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.91%) Automotive
6 3 (1.74%) Back Office
6 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Electronics
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.16%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (20.35%) Architect
2 24 (13.95%) Developer
3 20 (11.63%) Analyst
4 15 (8.72%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (8.14%) Consultant
5 14 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.56%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) DevOps Architect
8 10 (5.81%) Engineering Manager
9 9 (5.23%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (5.23%) Blockchain Architect
9 9 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.23%) Senior Architect
10 8 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.23%) OAuth
2 43 (25.00%) SAML
3 36 (20.93%) Web Services
4 32 (18.60%) OpenID
5 21 (12.21%) HTML
6 19 (11.05%) OAuth2
6 19 (11.05%) REST
7 16 (9.30%) .NET
7 16 (9.30%) jQuery
7 16 (9.30%) LDAP
8 15 (8.72%) RESTful
9 14 (8.14%) AngularJS
10 13 (7.56%) CSS
11 10 (5.81%) Ajax
11 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET
11 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (5.81%) JSON
11 10 (5.81%) React
11 10 (5.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) FMCG
2 19 (11.05%) Cloud Native
3 15 (8.72%) PKI
4 14 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Cloud
6 11 (6.40%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.07%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.49%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.33%) Replication
10 3 (1.74%) Blog
10 3 (1.74%) BYOD
10 3 (1.74%) CMDB
11 2 (1.16%) DataPower
11 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.16%) PMI
11 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.58%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 69 (40.12%) Windows
2 32 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 20 (11.63%) Linux
3 20 (11.63%) Windows 10
4 17 (9.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (9.30%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.07%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.49%) Android
8 6 (3.49%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.33%) Unix
10 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.58%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.26%) Identity Access Management
2 37 (21.51%) Microservices
3 33 (19.19%) ITIL
4 32 (18.60%) DevOps
4 32 (18.60%) Scrum
5 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (18.02%) B2B
6 28 (16.28%) Kanban
7 23 (13.37%) Configuration Management
8 22 (12.79%) Software Engineering
8 22 (12.79%) Waterfall
9 21 (12.21%) Identity Management
10 20 (11.63%) Business Transformation
11 18 (10.47%) B2C
12 15 (8.72%) Information Security
12 15 (8.72%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (8.14%) Multithreading
13 14 (8.14%) Presales
14 13 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 31 (18.02%) Java
2 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.12%) Python
3 26 (15.12%) SQL
4 23 (13.37%) Ruby
5 19 (11.05%) Go
6 14 (8.14%) C#
7 10 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.49%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.91%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.33%) Clojure
11 3 (1.74%) PHP
11 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.74%) VB
12 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.58%) C
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.72%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.81%) MCSE
4 8 (4.65%) CISSP
4 8 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.74%) CCNP
7 3 (1.74%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.74%) PhD
8 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CCNA
8 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.58%) CCIE
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.58%) MCITP
9 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) GDPR
2 7 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (2.91%) QA
4 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (45.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.79%) Docker
3 18 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.49%) Shibboleth
6 6 (3.49%) XenApp
6 6 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.74%) vSphere
8 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.16%) HDFS
8 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.58%) Firmware
9 1 (0.58%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.58%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (22.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 25 (14.53%) Kubernetes
3 22 (12.79%) Ansible
3 22 (12.79%) SCCM
4 20 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (11.05%) Puppet
6 14 (8.14%) MIIS
7 9 (5.23%) Jamf Pro
8 7 (4.07%) Terraform
9 6 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.49%) SCOM
9 6 (3.49%) SCOrch
9 6 (3.49%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.74%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.74%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.16%) Ambari
11 2 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (1.16%) Oozie
12 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.12%) VMware
3 25 (14.53%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (12.79%) SAP
5 19 (11.05%) Adobe
5 19 (11.05%) hybris
5 19 (11.05%) New Relic
6 17 (9.88%) SolarWinds
7 14 (8.14%) Citrix
7 14 (8.14%) ServiceNow
8 13 (7.56%) Cisco
8 13 (7.56%) Google
9 9 (5.23%) Sophos
10 8 (4.65%) CyberArk
10 8 (4.65%) Ivanti
10 8 (4.65%) Oracle
11 7 (4.07%) Apple
12 6 (3.49%) McAfee
12 6 (3.49%) Okta
12 6 (3.49%) Red Hat