Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 623 691 824
Rank change year-on-year +68 +133 -14
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 234 269 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 1.85% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 199 187 257
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,313 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.86% +16.67% +17.07%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £90,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.56% +3.48% +21.05%

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 13,742 14,570 17,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 13.25% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,984 11,535 13,988
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 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 +96 212 £58,000 -17.14% 48
London +99 115 £60,000 -20.00% 18
UK excluding London +65 104 £55,000 -7.56% 32
Work from Home -109 47 £55,000 -15.38% 15
Midlands +39 27 £56,250 -5.46% 7
North of England +32 27 £69,000 +32.08% 12
South East +43 24 £56,250 -15.09% 5
West Midlands +25 23 £57,500 -3.36% 5
North West +46 20 £70,000 +40.00% 8
South West +22 16 £39,000 -22.00% 5
Scotland +11 8 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East Midlands +16 4 £48,250 -35.67% 2
Yorkshire +6 4 £40,000 -42.86% 3
North East +2 3 £80,000 +106.45% 1
East of England +37 1 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Wales +35 1 £38,500 -38.40%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 142 (60.68%) Active Directory
2 138 (58.97%) Azure
3 136 (58.12%) Microsoft
4 100 (42.74%) Windows
5 88 (37.61%) Microsoft 365
6 81 (34.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 67 (28.63%) PowerShell
8 59 (25.21%) SAML
9 58 (24.79%) Windows Server
10 52 (22.22%) Linux
11 51 (21.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 49 (20.94%) ITIL
12 49 (20.94%) Identity Access Management
13 46 (19.66%) AWS
14 43 (18.38%) Finance
15 41 (17.52%) VMware
15 41 (17.52%) SharePoint
16 40 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (17.09%) DNS
17 38 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (15.81%) OAuth
19 36 (15.38%) IaaS
20 34 (14.53%) Cybersecurity
21 33 (14.10%) DevOps
22 31 (13.25%) Windows Server 2019
22 31 (13.25%) SQL
23 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
23 29 (12.39%) DHCP
24 27 (11.54%) Identity Management
24 27 (11.54%) Citrix

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 41 (17.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.27%) IIS
3 10 (4.27%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.71%) Apache
6 4 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.28%) Confluence
7 3 (1.28%) JBoss
7 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.28%) WordPress
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Liferay
9 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (12.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.71%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Figma
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 138 (58.97%) Azure
2 88 (37.61%) Microsoft 365
3 81 (34.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 46 (19.66%) AWS
5 36 (15.38%) IaaS
6 26 (11.11%) PaaS
7 22 (9.40%) SaaS
8 15 (6.41%) Mimecast
9 14 (5.98%) OneDrive
10 13 (5.56%) Power Platform
11 12 (5.13%) Google Workspace
12 10 (4.27%) GCP
13 4 (1.71%) Akamai
13 4 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.28%) Azure Sentinel
14 3 (1.28%) GitHub
15 2 (0.85%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.09%) DNS
2 29 (12.39%) DHCP
3 18 (7.69%) VPN
4 14 (5.98%) Firewall
5 12 (5.13%) SAN
6 11 (4.70%) Network Security
7 8 (3.42%) FTP
7 8 (3.42%) NetScaler
7 8 (3.42%) SSL
7 8 (3.42%) WAN
8 7 (2.99%) LAN
8 7 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (2.56%) HTTPS
10 5 (2.14%) SD-WAN
11 4 (1.71%) Internet
11 4 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.71%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.28%) VLAN
12 3 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (1.71%) OLAP
4 4 (1.71%) Power BI
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.28%) MySQL
5 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.85%) Redis
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.85%) JIRA
4 4 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.28%) Maven
6 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.85%) gulp
6 2 (0.85%) jspm
6 2 (0.85%) Moq
6 2 (0.85%) MSTest
6 2 (0.85%) NUnit
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.43%) FishEye
7 1 (0.43%) GitLab
7 1 (0.43%) ScriptRunner
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (18.38%) Finance
2 13 (5.56%) Banking
3 9 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.99%) Retail
6 6 (2.56%) Automotive
6 6 (2.56%) Law
6 6 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.56%) Marketing
7 5 (2.14%) Back Office
7 5 (2.14%) Legal
8 4 (1.71%) Advertising
8 4 (1.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (12.82%) Consultant
2 29 (12.39%) Architect
3 28 (11.97%) Analyst
4 23 (9.83%) Developer
5 13 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
6 12 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 11 (4.70%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 9 (3.85%) Administrator
8 9 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.85%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
8 9 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.42%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (3.42%) Cloud Consultant
9 8 (3.42%) Engineering Manager
9 8 (3.42%) Server Analyst
9 8 (3.42%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.21%) SAML
2 37 (15.81%) OAuth
3 25 (10.68%) LDAP
4 24 (10.26%) .NET
5 21 (8.97%) OpenID
6 16 (6.84%) REST
7 13 (5.56%) jQuery
8 12 (5.13%) SailPoint
8 12 (5.13%) Web Services
9 11 (4.70%) CSS
9 11 (4.70%) OAuth2
10 10 (4.27%) HTML
11 8 (3.42%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.99%) XML
13 6 (2.56%) Node.js
14 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
14 5 (2.14%) Google Maps API
14 5 (2.14%) iOS SDK
14 5 (2.14%) JSON
14 5 (2.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.26%) PKI
2 19 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.99%) User Experience
8 6 (2.56%) Blog
8 6 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.56%) CMDB
8 6 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.14%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.14%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.71%) Clustering
10 4 (1.71%) FMCG
10 4 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (42.74%) Windows
2 58 (24.79%) Windows Server
3 52 (22.22%) Linux
4 31 (13.25%) Windows Server 2019
5 24 (10.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 21 (8.97%) Windows 10
7 16 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (5.98%) Android
9 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.70%) Mac OS
11 10 (4.27%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.42%) Unix
13 6 (2.56%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.71%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.94%) Identity Access Management
1 49 (20.94%) ITIL
2 38 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.53%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (14.10%) DevOps
5 27 (11.54%) Identity Management
6 23 (9.83%) Information Security
6 23 (9.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 22 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (8.97%) Migration
8 21 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (7.69%) Project Delivery
10 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.41%) Coaching
11 15 (6.41%) Microservices
11 15 (6.41%) Project Management
12 14 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
12 14 (5.98%) Scrum
12 14 (5.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.63%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.25%) SQL
3 26 (11.11%) Java
4 24 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.84%) Python
6 10 (4.27%) VBScript
7 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.99%) Ruby
9 6 (2.56%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.56%) VB
10 5 (2.14%) C#
10 5 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.71%) Go
11 4 (1.71%) Groovy
12 3 (1.28%) Clojure
12 3 (1.28%) Perl
12 3 (1.28%) PHP
13 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.26%) Degree
3 21 (8.97%) MCSE
4 16 (6.84%) CISSP
5 12 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.85%) CISA
8 7 (2.99%) CCNP
9 6 (2.56%) CCIE
9 6 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.14%) CCNA
10 5 (2.14%) CISM
10 5 (2.14%) CWNA
11 4 (1.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (1.28%) MCP
12 3 (1.28%) MCSA
13 2 (0.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) GDPR
2 9 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.14%) SLA
4 4 (1.71%) GRC
4 4 (1.71%) QA
5 3 (1.28%) PMO
5 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.85%) ITGC
6 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.43%) NCSC
7 1 (0.43%) NIST
System Software
1 142 (60.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.42%) Docker
4 8 (3.42%) Shibboleth
5 6 (2.56%) XenApp
5 6 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.71%) NDS
6 4 (1.71%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.28%) vSphere
8 2 (0.85%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.43%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 51 (21.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 21 (8.97%) SCCM
3 14 (5.98%) Ansible
4 11 (4.70%) Jamf Pro
4 11 (4.70%) Kubernetes
4 11 (4.70%) Terraform
5 10 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
6 9 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (2.99%) MIIS
9 6 (2.56%) Puppet
9 6 (2.56%) SCOM
9 6 (2.56%) SCOrch
10 5 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (1.28%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.85%) Nagios
13 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 136 (58.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.52%) VMware
3 27 (11.54%) Citrix
4 23 (9.83%) Okta
5 20 (8.55%) ServiceNow
6 18 (7.69%) Google
7 17 (7.26%) Oracle
8 15 (6.41%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.56%) Apple
9 13 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 12 (5.13%) CyberArk
11 11 (4.70%) Cisco
11 11 (4.70%) McAfee
12 10 (4.27%) SAP
12 10 (4.27%) Sophos
13 9 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (3.42%) Facebook
15 7 (2.99%) HP
16 6 (2.56%) IBM
17 5 (2.14%) Twitter