Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 817 782 778
Rank change year-on-year -35 -4 +87
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 302 405 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.78% 2.59% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 249 320 374
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% -6.96% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,725 £33,353
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +19.57%

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 16,968 15,659 15,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.34% 9.04% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13,262 12,768 12,633
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Top 15 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 20 January 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 -14 275 £60,000 +11.37% 56
London +11 155 £66,250 +11.58% 26
UK excluding London +5 129 £57,500 +21.05% 35
South East +7 42 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Midlands +32 26 £60,000 -20.00% 4
North of England +18 22 £45,000 +34.33% 10
West Midlands +40 18 £60,000 +44.58% 3
East of England +26 16 £60,000 +26.32% 4
East Midlands +32 14 £60,000 -20.00% 1
South West +11 14 £48,750 +8.33% 3
North West +22 11 £50,000 - 5
Yorkshire +17 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Scotland +5 9 £47,500 -2.06% 1
Wales +11 4 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 162 (53.64%) Active Directory
2 145 (48.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (36.75%) Microsoft
3 111 (36.75%) Windows
4 86 (28.48%) Finance
5 82 (27.15%) Amazon AWS
6 78 (25.83%) SaaS
7 77 (25.50%) VMware
8 76 (25.17%) Office 365
9 72 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (20.20%) Windows Server
11 58 (19.21%) DevOps
12 54 (17.88%) Identity Access Management
13 53 (17.55%) DNS
14 52 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (16.56%) Oracle
15 50 (16.56%) Azure Active Directory
16 49 (16.23%) Docker
17 48 (15.89%) LDAP
17 48 (15.89%) Migration
17 48 (15.89%) SCCM
18 47 (15.56%) Linux
18 47 (15.56%) Java
19 46 (15.23%) Web Services
19 46 (15.23%) MS Exchange
19 46 (15.23%) SAML
19 46 (15.23%) Hyper-V
19 46 (15.23%) IaaS
20 44 (14.57%) PaaS
21 42 (13.91%) Degree

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 46 (15.23%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.25%) Skype for Business
3 27 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.30%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.30%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.97%) CMS
9 11 (3.64%) JBoss
10 10 (3.31%) IIS
11 9 (2.98%) Apache
12 8 (2.65%) Alfresco
12 8 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (2.32%) OpenStack
13 7 (2.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (1.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (5.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.66%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.66%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 145 (48.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (27.15%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (25.83%) SaaS
4 76 (25.17%) Office 365
5 50 (16.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 46 (15.23%) IaaS
7 44 (14.57%) PaaS
8 24 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (6.29%) Serverless
10 14 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (4.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (4.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (3.97%) Amazon S3
13 10 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (2.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (2.98%) AWS CloudTrail
14 9 (2.98%) AWS CodePipeline
14 9 (2.98%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (2.98%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.55%) DNS
2 41 (13.58%) Firewall
3 40 (13.25%) VPN
4 34 (11.26%) DHCP
4 34 (11.26%) Skype
5 29 (9.60%) Internet
6 28 (9.27%) TCP/IP
7 24 (7.95%) SAN
8 23 (7.62%) LAN
9 22 (7.28%) WAN
10 13 (4.30%) IPsec
11 11 (3.64%) SSL
11 11 (3.64%) VLAN
12 10 (3.31%) HTTP
12 10 (3.31%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (2.32%) DKIM
14 7 (2.32%) SMTP
15 6 (1.99%) CTI
16 5 (1.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.64%) MySQL
4 9 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.32%) Big Data
6 4 (1.32%) Neo4j
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.99%) Redis
8 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.30%) JIRA
2 16 (5.30%) Maven
3 15 (4.97%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.65%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.99%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.66%) Grunt
7 5 (1.66%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.66%) Ant
9 2 (0.66%) Introscope
9 2 (0.66%) Mocha
9 2 (0.66%) RSpec
9 2 (0.66%) Trac
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.33%) Bower
10 1 (0.33%) Gradle
10 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (28.48%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Banking
2 17 (5.63%) Marketing
3 12 (3.97%) Law
4 10 (3.31%) Legal
5 9 (2.98%) Publishing
6 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.66%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.66%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) Billing
9 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (24.50%) Architect
2 59 (19.54%) Consultant
3 33 (10.93%) Security Architect
4 30 (9.93%) Developer
4 30 (9.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 29 (9.60%) Cloud Consultant
5 29 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (9.27%) Identity Management Architect
7 27 (8.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 27 (8.94%) Windows Consultant
8 26 (8.61%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.97%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (4.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.64%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.31%) Support Engineer
14 9 (2.98%) Lead DevOps
14 9 (2.98%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.98%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.89%) LDAP
2 46 (15.23%) SAML
2 46 (15.23%) Web Services
3 26 (8.61%) .NET
4 25 (8.28%) HTML
5 23 (7.62%) CSS
5 23 (7.62%) OAuth
6 16 (5.30%) Node.js
7 15 (4.97%) XML
8 13 (4.30%) jQuery
8 13 (4.30%) RESTful
9 12 (3.97%) SailPoint
9 12 (3.97%) SOAP
10 11 (3.64%) Middleware
10 11 (3.64%) REST
11 10 (3.31%) .NET Framework
11 10 (3.31%) J2EE
12 8 (2.65%) OpenID
13 7 (2.32%) HTML5
13 7 (2.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.91%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.94%) PKI
3 26 (8.61%) Fintech
4 23 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.97%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.65%) Clustering
7 8 (2.65%) Replication
7 8 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.32%) HP Storage
9 6 (1.99%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.99%) IVR
9 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.66%) Arduino
10 5 (1.66%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 111 (36.75%) Windows
2 61 (20.20%) Windows Server
3 47 (15.56%) Linux
4 27 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.63%) Unix
8 16 (5.30%) Windows 10
9 12 (3.97%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.98%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.32%) Android
12 7 (2.32%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.66%) VMS
14 4 (1.32%) CentOS
14 4 (1.32%) Fedora
14 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.32%) SUSE
15 1 (0.33%) AIX
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.21%) DevOps
2 54 (17.88%) Identity Access Management
3 52 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (15.89%) Migration
5 38 (12.58%) Presales
6 37 (12.25%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (12.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 31 (10.26%) Information Security
8 29 (9.60%) ITIL
8 29 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (9.27%) Identity Management
10 27 (8.94%) Procure-to-Pay
11 25 (8.28%) Computer Science
11 25 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
11 25 (8.28%) Microservices
11 25 (8.28%) Scrum
12 23 (7.62%) Privileged Access Management
13 22 (7.28%) Analytics
13 22 (7.28%) ITSM
14 20 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.56%) Java
2 36 (11.92%) Python
3 32 (10.60%) JavaScript
3 32 (10.60%) SQL
4 25 (8.28%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.97%) C#
6 11 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.99%) Ruby
8 4 (1.32%) Perl
8 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.99%) C
9 3 (0.99%) Java 8
9 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.66%) C++
10 2 (0.66%) Elixir
10 2 (0.66%) Go
10 2 (0.66%) Jython
10 2 (0.66%) Korn
11 1 (0.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (13.91%) Degree
2 23 (7.62%) CISSP
3 17 (5.63%) CISM
4 16 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (4.97%) MCSE
5 15 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.31%) CEH
8 9 (2.98%) ISEB
8 9 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.65%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.32%) CCNP
10 7 (2.32%) MCSA
11 6 (1.99%) CEPT
11 6 (1.99%) CISA
11 6 (1.99%) GPEN
11 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.99%) OSCP
11 6 (1.99%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.64%) QA
3 10 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (2.98%) SLA
5 8 (2.65%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.66%) GDPR
7 3 (0.99%) COBIT
8 2 (0.66%) Basel III
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 162 (53.64%) Active Directory
2 72 (23.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (16.23%) Docker
4 46 (15.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.32%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.66%) NDS
6 5 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (1.32%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.99%) Varnish
8 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.99%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.99%) vSphere
8 3 (0.99%) XenApp
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 48 (15.89%) SCCM
2 32 (10.60%) Mesos
3 28 (9.27%) Ansible
4 27 (8.94%) SCVMM
5 26 (8.61%) CA Single Sign-On
6 24 (7.95%) Kubernetes
7 17 (5.63%) SCOM
8 14 (4.64%) Terraform
9 9 (2.98%) rkt
10 7 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.99%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (1.99%) Puppet
11 6 (1.99%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.66%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.99%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.66%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 111 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 77 (25.50%) VMware
3 50 (16.56%) Oracle
4 30 (9.93%) ForgeRock
5 28 (9.27%) CA
6 27 (8.94%) Symantec
6 27 (8.94%) Veeam
7 20 (6.62%) Citrix
8 18 (5.96%) Cisco
9 17 (5.63%) HP
9 17 (5.63%) Remedy
10 16 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (4.97%) IBM
12 14 (4.64%) Google
13 11 (3.64%) Dell
14 9 (2.98%) Okta
14 9 (2.98%) ServiceNow
15 7 (2.32%) CyberArk
15 7 (2.32%) EMC
15 7 (2.32%) Red Hat