Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 687 801 816
Rank change year-on-year +114 +15 -30
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 326 313 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 1.81% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 240 260 326
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +16.50% -17.60%
10th Percentile £33,500 £40,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +26.32% -20.83%

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 15,687 17,339 16,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.76% 11.48% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12,012 13,552 13,369
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,635
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.24% +2.20%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +114 299 £62,500 +4.17% 65
UK excluding London +111 173 £55,000 -8.33% 45
London +66 134 £75,000 +7.14% 24
South East +64 59 £55,000 -8.33% 8
North of England +78 38 £61,000 +35.56% 16
East of England +69 35 £60,000 - 6
North West +39 22 £63,750 +27.50% 9
Midlands +34 18 £75,000 +25.00% 9
South West +58 14 £40,000 -15.79% 2
West Midlands +39 12 £65,000 +8.33% 6
North East - 12 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +31 8 £60,000 +26.32% 3
East Midlands +22 6 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +34 4 £68,750 +96.43% 5
Wales -8 3 £39,000 -2.50% 1

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 109 (33.44%) Azure
2 103 (31.60%) LDAP
3 93 (28.53%) Active Directory
4 91 (27.91%) Windows
5 89 (27.30%) Office 365
6 77 (23.62%) VPN
6 77 (23.62%) SAML
7 74 (22.70%) Microsoft
8 72 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (21.47%) AWS
10 69 (21.17%) JavaScript
10 69 (21.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 68 (20.86%) Finance
12 67 (20.55%) Linux
13 63 (19.33%) DevOps
14 60 (18.40%) ITIL
15 57 (17.48%) HTML
16 53 (16.26%) Java
17 52 (15.95%) DNS
18 51 (15.64%) XML
18 51 (15.64%) Windows Server
19 50 (15.34%) SSL
20 49 (15.03%) ServiceNow
21 47 (14.42%) CSS
22 45 (13.80%) Information Security
22 45 (13.80%) OAuth
23 43 (13.19%) Identity Access Management
24 42 (12.88%) Security Operations
24 42 (12.88%) Degree
24 42 (12.88%) Identity Management

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 24 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.07%) IIS
3 10 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.76%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.45%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.15%) Confluence
7 6 (1.84%) CMS
8 5 (1.53%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.23%) JBoss
9 4 (1.23%) Liferay
9 4 (1.23%) Mule
9 4 (1.23%) Mule ESB
9 4 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.61%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 109 (33.44%) Azure
2 89 (27.30%) Office 365
3 70 (21.47%) AWS
4 69 (21.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (9.82%) IaaS
6 28 (8.59%) PaaS
6 28 (8.59%) SaaS
7 19 (5.83%) GCP
8 17 (5.21%) G Suite
9 15 (4.60%) Cloudflare
10 8 (2.45%) OneDrive
11 7 (2.15%) Serverless
12 6 (1.84%) Mimecast
13 5 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (1.53%) Amazon EKS
13 5 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (23.62%) VPN
2 52 (15.95%) DNS
3 50 (15.34%) SSL
4 33 (10.12%) LAN
5 32 (9.82%) HTTP
5 32 (9.82%) WAN
6 28 (8.59%) Firewall
7 24 (7.36%) Kerberos
8 20 (6.13%) DHCP
9 15 (4.60%) Network Security
10 12 (3.68%) Skype
11 11 (3.37%) DMZ
12 10 (3.07%) IPsec
13 9 (2.76%) Internet
14 8 (2.45%) Wireless
15 7 (2.15%) VoIP
16 6 (1.84%) HTTPS
17 5 (1.53%) SAN
17 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
17 5 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.99%) Big Data
2 13 (3.99%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.76%) Apache Hive
3 9 (2.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (2.76%) HBase
3 9 (2.76%) MySQL
3 9 (2.76%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.76%) Sqoop
4 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.15%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.53%) GIS
7 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.23%) Endeca
9 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.61%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (4.29%) JIRA
2 7 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.84%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.84%) webpack
4 5 (1.53%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.23%) Ant
6 3 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.61%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.61%) JMeter
7 2 (0.61%) Maven
7 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.61%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Gradle
8 1 (0.31%) JUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Mockito
8 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (20.86%) Finance
2 16 (4.91%) Marketing
2 16 (4.91%) Public Sector
3 14 (4.29%) Banking
3 14 (4.29%) Retail
4 9 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.84%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Military
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (19.94%) Consultant
2 47 (14.42%) Architect
3 41 (12.58%) Developer
4 23 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (6.44%) Security Architect
6 19 (5.83%) Analyst
7 17 (5.21%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 12 (3.68%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (3.37%) IT Engineer
9 11 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.76%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.45%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (2.45%) DBA
12 8 (2.45%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (2.45%) Security Consultant
12 8 (2.45%) ServiceNow Developer
13 7 (2.15%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (31.60%) LDAP
2 77 (23.62%) SAML
3 57 (17.48%) HTML
4 51 (15.64%) XML
5 47 (14.42%) CSS
6 45 (13.80%) OAuth
7 41 (12.58%) Web Services
8 32 (9.82%) Ajax
9 31 (9.51%) REST
10 30 (9.20%) OpenID
11 21 (6.44%) Node.js
11 21 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (6.13%) HTML5
13 19 (5.83%) React
14 18 (5.52%) AngularJS
15 14 (4.29%) SOAP
16 13 (3.99%) JDBC
17 12 (3.68%) SailPoint
18 11 (3.37%) OAuth2
18 11 (3.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.75%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.91%) User Experience
4 12 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.68%) Replication
5 10 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.07%) PKI
6 9 (2.76%) Blog
6 9 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (2.76%) e-Learning
7 8 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.15%) Clustering
9 6 (1.84%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.84%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.53%) Robotics
10 5 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.91%) Windows
2 67 (20.55%) Linux
3 51 (15.64%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.28%) Windows 10
5 18 (5.52%) Unix
6 14 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.76%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.15%) Android
8 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.23%) Solaris
10 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.61%) AIX
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.31%) VMS
12 1 (0.31%) webOS
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.33%) DevOps
3 60 (18.40%) ITIL
4 45 (13.80%) Information Security
5 43 (13.19%) Identity Access Management
6 42 (12.88%) Identity Management
6 42 (12.88%) Security Operations
7 32 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 32 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (9.51%) Privileged Access Management
9 29 (8.90%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (7.67%) Mentoring
11 24 (7.36%) Collaborative Working
11 24 (7.36%) Project Delivery
12 23 (7.06%) Microservices
13 22 (6.75%) Analytics
13 22 (6.75%) Software Engineering
13 22 (6.75%) Web SSO
14 20 (6.13%) Change Management
14 20 (6.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.17%) JavaScript
2 53 (16.26%) Java
3 39 (11.96%) Python
4 36 (11.04%) SQL
5 28 (8.59%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.83%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.99%) C
8 10 (3.07%) PHP
9 9 (2.76%) Ruby
10 7 (2.15%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.53%) C#
12 4 (1.23%) ABAP
12 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) C++
13 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.31%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (12.88%) Degree
2 32 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.36%) CISSP
4 23 (7.06%) SC Cleared
5 18 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.60%) Master's Degree
7 14 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.68%) CIMA
9 11 (3.37%) MCSE
10 7 (2.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (2.15%) CCNA
10 7 (2.15%) CCSP
10 7 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.84%) MCSA
12 5 (1.53%) CISM
12 5 (1.53%) MCITP
12 5 (1.53%) MCP
13 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.23%) CISA
13 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.44%) SLA
2 13 (3.99%) GDPR
3 12 (3.68%) QA
4 10 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.45%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.53%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.92%) COBIT
7 3 (0.92%) NIST
7 3 (0.92%) PSD2
8 2 (0.61%) PMO
9 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.31%) NCSC
9 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (28.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.99%) Docker
4 9 (2.76%) HDFS
4 9 (2.76%) RACF
5 7 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.23%) Firmware
7 4 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.23%) vSphere
8 3 (0.92%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.61%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (10.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (4.60%) Opsgenie
3 14 (4.29%) SCCM
4 11 (3.37%) Terraform
5 9 (2.76%) Ambari
5 9 (2.76%) Ansible
5 9 (2.76%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (2.76%) Oozie
6 7 (2.15%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.84%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.53%) Puppet
8 5 (1.53%) WSUS
9 4 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.23%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.92%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.61%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 74 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.03%) ServiceNow
3 37 (11.35%) VMware
4 21 (6.44%) Google
4 21 (6.44%) Okta
4 21 (6.44%) Oracle
5 20 (6.13%) Atlassian
6 15 (4.60%) PagerDuty
7 12 (3.68%) SAP
8 11 (3.37%) Cisco
8 11 (3.37%) Citrix
9 10 (3.07%) CyberArk
10 9 (2.76%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.76%) Hortonworks
10 9 (2.76%) Remedy
11 7 (2.15%) Databricks
11 7 (2.15%) ForgeRock
12 5 (1.53%) Splunk
12 5 (1.53%) Twitter
12 5 (1.53%) Veeam