Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 888 814
Rank change year-on-year +38 -74 +82
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 300 325 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.71% 2.04% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 231 264 367
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,446 £37,500 £32,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +6.48% +13.09%

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 17,568 15,959 16,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.86% 8.96% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13,881 13,096 13,677
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +42 278 £57,500 -4.17% 60
London +56 157 £65,000 +8.33% 30
UK excluding London +7 126 £47,500 -17.39% 34
South East +4 47 £50,000 -19.03% 5
North of England +34 29 £45,250 +20.67% 6
Midlands +32 23 £60,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands +34 16 £60,000 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +35 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North West +7 13 £50,000 -31.03% 1
East of England +36 9 £60,000 +26.32% 6
South West +7 9 £48,750 +8.33% 11
East Midlands +14 7 - - 1
Scotland +3 7 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Wales +8 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North East -4 2 £82,500 +10.00% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 163 (54.33%) Active Directory
2 126 (42.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (41.33%) Windows
4 111 (37.00%) Microsoft
5 87 (29.00%) Amazon AWS
6 85 (28.33%) Finance
7 78 (26.00%) Office 365
8 71 (23.67%) DNS
9 70 (23.33%) VMware
10 62 (20.67%) SaaS
10 62 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 61 (20.33%) Windows Server
12 56 (18.67%) DevOps
13 52 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 52 (17.33%) SQL Server
14 51 (17.00%) Web Services
14 51 (17.00%) LDAP
15 50 (16.67%) Linux
15 50 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
16 46 (15.33%) Firewall
16 46 (15.33%) SAML
17 45 (15.00%) ITIL
17 45 (15.00%) Oracle
17 45 (15.00%) JavaScript
17 45 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (14.33%) SCCM
19 42 (14.00%) SQL
19 42 (14.00%) VPN
20 41 (13.67%) DHCP
20 41 (13.67%) Hyper-V

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 34 (11.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.67%) Skype for Business
3 24 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.00%) Apache
5 15 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.00%) CMS
8 11 (3.67%) WebLogic
9 10 (3.33%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.67%) IIS
11 7 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.33%) JBoss
11 7 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (2.00%) Commerce Server
12 6 (2.00%) Confluence
12 6 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.33%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 126 (42.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (29.00%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (26.00%) Office 365
4 62 (20.67%) SaaS
5 34 (11.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 33 (11.00%) PaaS
7 32 (10.67%) IaaS
8 26 (8.67%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (5.33%) Serverless
10 11 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (3.33%) G Suite
12 9 (3.00%) Amazon S3
13 8 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (2.67%) CloudFront
14 7 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (2.33%) Mimecast
14 7 (2.33%) Route 53
15 6 (2.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (23.67%) DNS
2 46 (15.33%) Firewall
3 42 (14.00%) VPN
4 41 (13.67%) DHCP
5 32 (10.67%) TCP/IP
6 28 (9.33%) Internet
7 23 (7.67%) LAN
7 23 (7.67%) Skype
7 23 (7.67%) WAN
8 21 (7.00%) SAN
9 19 (6.33%) IPsec
10 18 (6.00%) HTTP
11 12 (4.00%) SMTP
11 12 (4.00%) SSL
12 10 (3.33%) VLAN
13 9 (3.00%) MPLS
14 8 (2.67%) NetScaler
14 8 (2.67%) VoIP
15 7 (2.33%) DKIM
15 7 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.00%) MySQL
3 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.33%) Redis
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.33%) Big Data
12 3 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.00%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (8.33%) JIRA
2 20 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.33%) Maven
4 13 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.67%) AdminStudio
5 8 (2.67%) InstallShield
5 8 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.33%) Grunt
6 7 (2.33%) SonarQube
7 6 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.67%) gulp
9 4 (1.33%) Introscope
9 4 (1.33%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (1.33%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.33%) Visual Composer
9 4 (1.33%) webpack
10 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (28.33%) Finance
2 20 (6.67%) Marketing
3 15 (5.00%) Banking
4 13 (4.33%) Legal
5 10 (3.33%) Law
6 8 (2.67%) Publishing
7 5 (1.67%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.67%) Retail
8 3 (1.00%) Billing
8 3 (1.00%) Games
8 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Local Government
9 2 (0.67%) Advertising
9 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (23.67%) Architect
2 48 (16.00%) Consultant
3 42 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (12.67%) Developer
5 29 (9.67%) Security Architect
6 23 (7.67%) Identity Management Architect
7 21 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
10 14 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 14 (4.67%) Windows Consultant
11 13 (4.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
12 12 (4.00%) Analyst
12 12 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (4.00%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 10 (3.33%) Administrator
14 10 (3.33%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.00%) LDAP
1 51 (17.00%) Web Services
2 46 (15.33%) SAML
3 32 (10.67%) CSS
4 29 (9.67%) HTML
5 25 (8.33%) .NET
6 24 (8.00%) jQuery
7 23 (7.67%) OAuth
8 20 (6.67%) Node.js
9 18 (6.00%) SOAP
10 16 (5.33%) XML
11 11 (3.67%) Ajax
11 11 (3.67%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.33%) JDBC
12 10 (3.33%) REST
12 10 (3.33%) RESTful
12 10 (3.33%) SailPoint
13 9 (3.00%) HTML5
14 8 (2.67%) J2EE
14 8 (2.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.00%) PKI
3 19 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.33%) Client/Server
3 19 (6.33%) Fintech
4 16 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.67%) Replication
6 11 (3.67%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.33%) Clustering
8 8 (2.67%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.33%) HP Storage
10 6 (2.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.00%) IVR
10 6 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.00%) Taxonomies
10 6 (2.00%) User Experience
11 5 (1.67%) Arduino
11 5 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (41.33%) Windows
2 61 (20.33%) Windows Server
3 50 (16.67%) Linux
4 31 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 19 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.67%) Mac OS
8 16 (5.33%) Windows 7
8 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.00%) Unix
10 13 (4.33%) Android
10 13 (4.33%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.33%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.33%) VMS
14 3 (1.00%) CentOS
14 3 (1.00%) SUSE
15 2 (0.67%) Fedora
15 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.67%) DevOps
2 52 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 45 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (15.00%) ITIL
5 38 (12.67%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (11.33%) Migration
7 30 (10.00%) Information Security
8 29 (9.67%) Identity Management
9 24 (8.00%) Analytics
10 23 (7.67%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (6.67%) Microservices
12 20 (6.67%) Presales
13 19 (6.33%) ITSM
13 19 (6.33%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (6.00%) Project Management
14 18 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (14.00%) SQL
3 39 (13.00%) Java
4 30 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 28 (9.33%) Python
6 13 (4.33%) C#
7 9 (3.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.00%) PHP
8 5 (1.67%) Java 8
8 5 (1.67%) Perl
8 5 (1.67%) Ruby
9 4 (1.33%) Jython
9 4 (1.33%) Korn
9 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.00%) C
10 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.33%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 29 (9.67%) Degree
2 18 (6.00%) CISSP
3 17 (5.67%) CISM
4 15 (5.00%) MCSE
4 15 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.00%) MCSA
7 7 (2.33%) CCNP
8 6 (2.00%) CISA
8 6 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.67%) CCIE
9 5 (1.67%) ISEB
9 5 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (1.33%) CCNA
10 4 (1.33%) SANS
10 4 (1.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.67%) SLA
4 8 (2.67%) QA
5 6 (2.00%) GDPR
6 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.00%) COBIT
8 2 (0.67%) Basel III
8 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 163 (54.33%) Active Directory
2 62 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.67%) Docker
3 41 (13.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.33%) BitLocker
5 8 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.33%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.67%) Varnish
7 5 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.33%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.33%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.67%) NDS
10 2 (0.67%) vSphere
10 2 (0.67%) XenApp
11 1 (0.33%) DRBD
11 1 (0.33%) LXC
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (14.33%) SCCM
2 23 (7.67%) Mesos
3 19 (6.33%) Ansible
3 19 (6.33%) Kubernetes
4 18 (6.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 15 (5.00%) SCOM
6 13 (4.33%) SCVMM
7 11 (3.67%) Terraform
8 6 (2.00%) AirWatch
8 6 (2.00%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.67%) Puppet
9 5 (1.67%) rkt
10 4 (1.33%) CA Wily
10 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.00%) Grafana
11 3 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (1.00%) Rancher
12 2 (0.67%) Consul
Vendors
1 111 (37.00%) Microsoft
2 70 (23.33%) VMware
3 45 (15.00%) Oracle
4 22 (7.33%) Cisco
4 22 (7.33%) Citrix
4 22 (7.33%) ForgeRock
5 18 (6.00%) CA
6 16 (5.33%) Google
6 16 (5.33%) HP
7 15 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 15 (5.00%) Veeam
8 13 (4.33%) Remedy
8 13 (4.33%) Symantec
9 12 (4.00%) Okta
10 9 (3.00%) Adobe
10 9 (3.00%) IBM
11 8 (2.67%) Dell
12 7 (2.33%) EMC
12 7 (2.33%) Ivanti