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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 727 672 677
Rank change year-on-year -55 +5 +147
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 606 323 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.87% 1.76% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 328 251 143
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,500 £38,000
25th Percentile £51,012 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £59,750
% change year-on-year +0.45% -7.95% +8.64%

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 32,328 18,306 11,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.98% 17.00% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14,246 12,557 9,193
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +6.84%
75th Percentile £85,188 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Top 17 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -49 505 £63,500 +10.43% 52
Work from Home -43 320 £65,000 +8.33% 18
London -125 277 £70,000 +24.44% 16
UK excluding London -55 230 £55,250 +0.45% 39
South East -53 58 £50,000 -28.57% 7
North of England -79 46 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Midlands -54 39 £59,000 +12.38% 15
East of England -62 34 £62,500 +108.33% 3
North West -67 30 £49,250 -17.92% 5
South West -20 29 £50,000 +19.05% 1
West Midlands -59 22 £62,500 +19.05% 7
East Midlands -23 17 £46,500 -3.63% 8
Yorkshire -52 13 £55,000 - 2
Wales - 13 £73,750 - 1
Scotland -57 10 £58,750 +6.82% 2
North East -19 3 £55,500 -30.63% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 299 (49.34%) Azure
2 273 (45.05%) Active Directory
3 252 (41.58%) Microsoft
4 198 (32.67%) Windows
5 189 (31.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 184 (30.36%) Agile
7 169 (27.89%) Social Skills
8 163 (26.90%) AWS
9 160 (26.40%) Microsoft 365
10 137 (22.61%) Finance
11 124 (20.46%) Identity Management
12 122 (20.13%) OAuth
13 120 (19.80%) PowerShell
14 112 (18.48%) SAML
15 110 (18.15%) CI/CD
16 106 (17.49%) SaaS
16 106 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
17 101 (16.67%) SQL
18 97 (16.01%) LDAP
18 97 (16.01%) Google
19 93 (15.35%) ITIL
20 92 (15.18%) Java
21 89 (14.69%) DevOps
22 86 (14.19%) DNS
23 85 (14.03%) Microservices
24 79 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
25 78 (12.87%) Windows Server
26 77 (12.71%) Degree
27 76 (12.54%) VMware
27 76 (12.54%) Okta

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 45 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.78%) IIS
3 32 (5.28%) MS Exchange
4 22 (3.63%) CMS
4 22 (3.63%) Confluence
5 12 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.49%) SAS
7 8 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.16%) WordPress
9 5 (0.83%) Apache
9 5 (0.83%) Drupal
10 4 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.66%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.33%) nginx
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.17%) Liferay
13 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.63%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.33%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.17%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 299 (49.34%) Azure
2 189 (31.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 163 (26.90%) AWS
4 160 (26.40%) Microsoft 365
5 106 (17.49%) SaaS
6 51 (8.42%) Serverless
7 43 (7.10%) IaaS
7 43 (7.10%) PaaS
8 37 (6.11%) GCP
9 30 (4.95%) Google Workspace
10 29 (4.79%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (3.96%) Firebase
12 21 (3.47%) GitHub
13 17 (2.81%) Azure DevOps
13 17 (2.81%) npm
13 17 (2.81%) Slack
14 15 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (2.48%) Power Platform
15 14 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 86 (14.19%) DNS
2 70 (11.55%) Firewall
3 60 (9.90%) DHCP
4 37 (6.11%) SSL
5 33 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.45%) VPN
6 30 (4.95%) WAN
7 29 (4.79%) SAN
8 28 (4.62%) Network Security
9 20 (3.30%) Kerberos
9 20 (3.30%) LAN
10 18 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (2.31%) SNMP
12 13 (2.15%) VLAN
13 12 (1.98%) Internet
13 12 (1.98%) Skype
13 12 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.65%) FTP
14 10 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (1.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.12%) MySQL
3 28 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 26 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 23 (3.80%) Hazelcast
7 20 (3.30%) SQLite
8 18 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.15%) Big Data
10 8 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.16%) Power BI
12 6 (0.99%) GIS
13 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.83%) Redis
13 5 (0.83%) Tableau
14 4 (0.66%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.73%) JIRA
3 34 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.95%) Gradle
5 24 (3.96%) JUnit
6 23 (3.80%) Maven
7 20 (3.30%) Crashlytics
7 20 (3.30%) Mockito
8 17 (2.81%) Visual Studio Code
9 14 (2.31%) IntelliJ
9 14 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (2.15%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.82%) Babel
11 11 (1.82%) webpack
12 10 (1.65%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.65%) Cypress.io
12 10 (1.65%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.49%) GitLab
14 8 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 169 (27.89%) Social Skills
2 137 (22.61%) Finance
3 70 (11.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 64 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (8.58%) Banking
5 52 (8.58%) Retail
6 35 (5.78%) Law
7 26 (4.29%) Legal
7 26 (4.29%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (4.13%) Telecoms
9 21 (3.47%) Organisational Skills
10 17 (2.81%) Marketing
11 14 (2.31%) Public Sector
12 11 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
13 10 (1.65%) Advertising
14 8 (1.32%) Publishing
15 7 (1.16%) Games
16 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (18.81%) Architect
2 99 (16.34%) Developer
3 63 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (10.07%) Consultant
5 48 (7.92%) Analyst
6 45 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 35 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (4.95%) Security Architect
8 30 (4.95%) Security Engineer
9 29 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
9 29 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (4.46%) Support Engineer
11 25 (4.13%) Security Consultant
12 24 (3.96%) Cloud Developer
12 24 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (3.80%) IT Support
13 23 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
15 21 (3.47%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (20.13%) OAuth
2 112 (18.48%) SAML
3 97 (16.01%) LDAP
4 61 (10.07%) REST
5 50 (8.25%) HTML
6 49 (8.09%) Node.js
7 46 (7.59%) OpenID
7 46 (7.59%) RESTful
8 43 (7.10%) React
9 42 (6.93%) Spring
10 39 (6.44%) CSS
11 38 (6.27%) .NET
12 32 (5.28%) OAuth2
13 28 (4.62%) AngularJS
14 27 (4.46%) JWT
14 27 (4.46%) SOAP
15 25 (4.13%) Web Services
16 24 (3.96%) HTML5
17 23 (3.80%) Hibernate
17 23 (3.80%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 52 (8.58%) Cloud Native
3 40 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 39 (6.44%) Clustering
5 34 (5.61%) PKI
6 33 (5.45%) Cyberattack
7 30 (4.95%) Data Structures
8 25 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (3.96%) User Experience
10 21 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (3.14%) Data Centre
12 18 (2.97%) Cyber Defence
13 17 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (2.81%) Public Cloud
14 16 (2.64%) Cybercrime
15 14 (2.31%) Replication
16 12 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 12 (1.98%) Private Cloud
17 10 (1.65%) Biotechnology
18 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 198 (32.67%) Windows
2 78 (12.87%) Windows Server
3 65 (10.73%) Linux
4 40 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (6.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 37 (6.11%) Mac OS
7 32 (5.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 31 (5.12%) Android
9 30 (4.95%) Windows 10
10 25 (4.13%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.15%) Unix
12 12 (1.98%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.99%) CentOS
15 2 (0.33%) SUSE
15 2 (0.33%) VMS
16 1 (0.17%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (30.36%) Agile
2 124 (20.46%) Identity Management
3 110 (18.15%) CI/CD
4 106 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
5 93 (15.35%) ITIL
6 89 (14.69%) DevOps
7 85 (14.03%) Microservices
8 79 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
9 73 (12.05%) Mentoring
10 71 (11.72%) Identity Access Management
10 71 (11.72%) Project Delivery
11 62 (10.23%) Service Delivery
11 62 (10.23%) TDD
12 59 (9.74%) Information Security
13 57 (9.41%) Software Engineering
14 56 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 56 (9.24%) Migration
15 49 (8.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 48 (7.92%) Architectural Design
17 47 (7.76%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 120 (19.80%) PowerShell
2 101 (16.67%) SQL
3 92 (15.18%) Java
4 68 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 57 (9.41%) Python
6 38 (6.27%) Bash
6 38 (6.27%) C#
7 25 (4.13%) Kotlin
8 22 (3.63%) Groovy
9 21 (3.47%) TypeScript
10 14 (2.31%) VB
11 12 (1.98%) Go
12 11 (1.82%) Ruby
13 7 (1.16%) PHP
14 5 (0.83%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.83%) C++
15 4 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.66%) Scala
15 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (12.71%) Degree
2 44 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.47%) CISSP
6 21 (3.47%) MCSE
7 19 (3.14%) CCNA
8 17 (2.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (2.31%) CCNP
10 12 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.49%) LPIC
12 9 (1.49%) NCDA
13 8 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.32%) MCSA
14 7 (1.16%) CISA
15 6 (0.99%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.99%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (5.12%) Accessibility
2 31 (5.12%) GDPR
3 24 (3.96%) QA
4 23 (3.80%) NIST
5 18 (2.97%) SLA
6 17 (2.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (2.48%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.99%) NCSC
9 5 (0.83%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.83%) PMO
10 4 (0.66%) COBIT
10 4 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.66%) SOC 2
11 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.33%) GLP
12 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 273 (45.05%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.90%) Docker
3 50 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (5.12%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 17 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.15%) vSphere
7 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.49%) Snort
7 9 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.16%) Shibboleth
9 6 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.83%) zsh
11 4 (0.66%) OpenSSH
11 4 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.50%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.33%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 59 (9.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 52 (8.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (6.93%) Jamf Pro
4 34 (5.61%) Terraform
5 28 (4.62%) Kubernetes
6 26 (4.29%) SCCM
6 26 (4.29%) WSUS
7 23 (3.80%) Ansible
8 20 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (2.97%) SCOM
10 14 (2.31%) MIIS
11 12 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (1.82%) vCenter Server
13 10 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (1.49%) CASB
14 9 (1.49%) Nessus
14 9 (1.49%) Nmap
14 9 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (1.32%) PingFederate
16 7 (1.16%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 252 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 97 (16.01%) Google
3 76 (12.54%) Okta
3 76 (12.54%) VMware
4 60 (9.90%) ServiceNow
5 59 (9.74%) Cisco
6 55 (9.08%) Oracle
7 37 (6.11%) Citrix
8 26 (4.29%) Dell
9 23 (3.80%) Meraki
10 22 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (3.63%) Veeam
11 18 (2.97%) Atlassian
12 17 (2.81%) HP
13 15 (2.48%) EMC
13 15 (2.48%) Splunk
14 13 (2.15%) IBM
14 13 (2.15%) McAfee
15 12 (1.98%) F5
15 12 (1.98%) Red Hat