Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 787 798 839
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 +109
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 404 397 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 2.68% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 322 338 378
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,525 £36,431 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +13.21% -11.67%

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 17,350 14,820 17,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.98% 8.77% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13,703 11,969 14,064
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 +14 386 £52,500 -12.50% 59
London +62 219 £60,000 -7.69% 30
UK excluding London -47 180 £45,000 -25.00% 31
North of England +24 70 £45,000 +8.43% 11
South East -106 48 £45,000 -28.00% 4
North West -6 36 £53,500 +25.88% 8
Yorkshire +34 31 £32,500 -21.69% 3
East of England +20 31 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Scotland -45 13 £49,750 +24.38% 1
West Midlands 0 10 £44,500 -22.61% 3
Midlands -5 10 £44,500 -22.61% 4
South West -20 7 £52,500 +50.00% 7
North East - 6 £32,500 -
Wales +8 1 £40,000 -52.94% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 150 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 122 (30.20%) Microsoft
3 111 (27.48%) Windows
4 101 (25.00%) Finance
5 89 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 87 (21.53%) JavaScript
7 86 (21.29%) ITIL
8 84 (20.79%) Java
9 83 (20.54%) SQL
9 83 (20.54%) Web Services
9 83 (20.54%) SAML
10 81 (20.05%) Linux
11 74 (18.32%) LDAP
12 71 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (16.83%) Office 365
14 67 (16.58%) Identity Access Management
15 66 (16.34%) Windows Server
16 64 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (15.84%) PowerShell
17 63 (15.59%) REST
18 61 (15.10%) Oracle
18 61 (15.10%) DNS
19 60 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
20 58 (14.36%) Degree
21 56 (13.86%) HTML
22 53 (13.12%) VMware
23 50 (12.38%) Python
24 49 (12.13%) XML
24 49 (12.13%) SQL Server
24 49 (12.13%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 25 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 23 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 19 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.96%) IIS
6 15 (3.71%) Apache
6 15 (3.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (3.47%) Confluence
8 11 (2.72%) JBoss
8 11 (2.72%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.48%) CMS
10 9 (2.23%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.98%) JCAPS
11 8 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.24%) Liferay
12 5 (1.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) Maya
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.98%) SAP GRC
4 7 (1.73%) Sonata
5 6 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.99%) iTrent
6 4 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.25%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (16.83%) Office 365
3 60 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (11.39%) SaaS
5 36 (8.91%) IaaS
6 23 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (4.95%) PaaS
8 17 (4.21%) Serverless
9 16 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.98%) Route 53
14 7 (1.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (1.73%) Force.com
15 6 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (1.49%) CloudFront
16 5 (1.24%) G Suite
16 5 (1.24%) GitHub
16 5 (1.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.10%) DNS
2 42 (10.40%) HTTP
3 37 (9.16%) SSL
4 35 (8.66%) Firewall
5 33 (8.17%) DHCP
6 26 (6.44%) VPN
7 18 (4.46%) Internet
7 18 (4.46%) TCP/IP
8 16 (3.96%) SMTP
9 15 (3.71%) Network Security
10 13 (3.22%) WAN
11 11 (2.72%) LAN
12 10 (2.48%) SSH
13 9 (2.23%) Kerberos
14 8 (1.98%) PuTTY
15 7 (1.73%) IPsec
16 6 (1.49%) VoIP
17 5 (1.24%) FTP
17 5 (1.24%) SAN
18 4 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.43%) MySQL
2 30 (7.43%) Oracle Database
2 30 (7.43%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (3.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.98%) Data Mart
7 8 (1.98%) DB2
7 8 (1.98%) OLAP
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.73%) Redis
9 6 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.24%) HBase
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (8.91%) JIRA
2 24 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.47%) Subversion
5 12 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (2.48%) Maven
7 9 (2.23%) Gradle
7 9 (2.23%) JUnit
7 9 (2.23%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.98%) gulp
8 8 (1.98%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.73%) Ant
9 7 (1.73%) CA Release Automation
9 7 (1.73%) Grunt
9 7 (1.73%) Selenium
10 5 (1.24%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.99%) Bower
General
1 101 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (4.46%) Banking
3 17 (4.21%) Games
4 15 (3.71%) Advertising
5 13 (3.22%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.97%) Marketing
7 11 (2.72%) Retail
8 9 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.98%) Publishing
9 8 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.99%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (14.36%) Developer
2 53 (13.12%) Architect
3 52 (12.87%) Analyst
4 45 (11.14%) Consultant
5 39 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (7.67%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (4.70%) Azure Consultant
8 16 (3.96%) Office 365 Consultant
9 15 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (3.47%) E-Commerce Manager
10 14 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (3.47%) Wintel Engineer
11 13 (3.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (2.97%) Security Architect
12 12 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (2.72%) Active Directory Consultant
13 11 (2.72%) Administrator
13 11 (2.72%) Exchange Consultant
13 11 (2.72%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (20.54%) SAML
1 83 (20.54%) Web Services
2 74 (18.32%) LDAP
3 63 (15.59%) REST
4 56 (13.86%) HTML
5 49 (12.13%) XML
6 45 (11.14%) SOAP
7 38 (9.41%) OAuth
8 36 (8.91%) CSS
9 30 (7.43%) .NET
10 25 (6.19%) Middleware
11 22 (5.45%) JDBC
12 21 (5.20%) AngularJS
13 20 (4.95%) RESTful
14 19 (4.70%) JSON
15 18 (4.46%) Node.js
16 17 (4.21%) jQuery
17 15 (3.71%) HTML5
18 14 (3.47%) cXML
18 14 (3.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 30 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 30 (7.43%) PKI
4 29 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (7.18%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (5.69%) User Experience
6 21 (5.20%) Data Centre
7 19 (4.70%) CMDB
7 19 (4.70%) Replication
8 17 (4.21%) Public Cloud
9 15 (3.71%) Cyber Defence
10 13 (3.22%) Clustering
11 11 (2.72%) Fintech
12 10 (2.48%) Client/Server
13 9 (2.23%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.98%) iPad
14 8 (1.98%) Life Science
15 6 (1.49%) BYOD
15 6 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (27.48%) Windows
2 81 (20.05%) Linux
3 66 (16.34%) Windows Server
4 37 (9.16%) Unix
4 37 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.46%) Windows 10
7 16 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 16 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.72%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.73%) Android
10 5 (1.24%) AIX
11 2 (0.50%) CentOS
11 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.50%) SUSE
11 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Fedora
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.25%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.29%) ITIL
2 71 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (16.58%) Identity Access Management
4 48 (11.88%) Information Security
5 39 (9.65%) ITSM
6 37 (9.16%) Project Management
7 36 (8.91%) Identity Management
8 35 (8.66%) DevOps
9 33 (8.17%) SDLC
9 33 (8.17%) SIEM
10 32 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
10 32 (7.92%) Migration
11 31 (7.67%) High Availability
12 30 (7.43%) CRM
12 30 (7.43%) Service Management
13 29 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (6.93%) ERP
14 28 (6.93%) Scrum
14 28 (6.93%) Security Architecture
15 25 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.53%) JavaScript
2 84 (20.79%) Java
3 83 (20.54%) SQL
4 64 (15.84%) PowerShell
5 50 (12.38%) Python
6 33 (8.17%) C#
7 24 (5.94%) PHP
8 20 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.46%) Perl
10 17 (4.21%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.96%) Ruby
12 12 (2.97%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.48%) Java 8
14 8 (1.98%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 7 (1.73%) VBScript
16 6 (1.49%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.24%) Go
18 4 (0.99%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (14.36%) Degree
2 32 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.94%) CISSP
3 24 (5.94%) MCSE
4 20 (4.95%) SANS
5 19 (4.70%) MCITP
6 18 (4.46%) CISA
6 18 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (3.47%) CISM
9 13 (3.22%) MCSA
10 12 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.97%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.72%) GIAC
11 11 (2.72%) MCTS
12 10 (2.48%) CCDP
12 10 (2.48%) CCIE
12 10 (2.48%) CCIE Security
12 10 (2.48%) CCNP
12 10 (2.48%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (9.16%) PCI DSS
3 34 (8.42%) GDPR
4 30 (7.43%) QA
5 24 (5.94%) SLA
6 10 (2.48%) COBIT
7 5 (1.24%) PSD2
8 4 (0.99%) MiFID
9 3 (0.74%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.50%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.25%) FISMA
11 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 150 (37.13%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.45%) Docker
5 7 (1.73%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.74%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.74%) NDS
7 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.74%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.50%) vSphere
8 2 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) LXC
9 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (8.66%) SCCM
2 9 (2.23%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.23%) SCOM
3 8 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.98%) Terraform
4 7 (1.73%) Ansible
4 7 (1.73%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.49%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.49%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.24%) Puppet
7 4 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.99%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.74%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.50%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.50%) CASB
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.50%) Salt
9 2 (0.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 122 (30.20%) Microsoft
2 61 (15.10%) Oracle
3 53 (13.12%) VMware
4 38 (9.41%) ServiceNow
5 23 (5.69%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (5.20%) Cisco
7 18 (4.46%) Remedy
8 17 (4.21%) Splunk
9 16 (3.96%) Citrix
9 16 (3.96%) Okta
10 14 (3.47%) Google
11 12 (2.97%) CA
12 11 (2.72%) SAP
13 10 (2.48%) Juniper
14 8 (1.98%) CyberArk
14 8 (1.98%) Dynatrace
14 8 (1.98%) IBM
14 8 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (1.98%) NetIQ
15 7 (1.73%) Virgin Media