Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 612 825 860
Rank change year-on-year +213 +35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 159 273 328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.66% 1.48% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 140 202 271
Median annual salary £59,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £85,375 £80,450 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +19.57% -21.70%

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 9,601 18,444 17,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 12.95% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,677 13,988 14,052
Median annual salary £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +223 152 £56,250 -4.26% 20
London +203 92 £57,500 -6.12% 9
UK excluding London +161 63 £56,250 +2.27% 14
South East +179 37 £62,000 +3.33% 2
Work from Home +72 20 £55,000 -8.33% 4
North of England +102 9 £50,000 -14.89% 3
South West +118 6 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Midlands +102 6 £59,500 +25.26% 3
West Midlands +91 6 £59,500 +19.00% 3
North West +83 6 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East of England +100 3 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Scotland +98 3 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Yorkshire +136 2 £60,000 -14.29%
Wales +32 1 £70,000 +55.56%
North East +14 1 £55,000 -9.84% 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 84 (52.83%) Azure
2 72 (45.28%) Active Directory
3 63 (39.62%) Windows
4 62 (38.99%) Office 365
5 58 (36.48%) Microsoft
6 47 (29.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 44 (27.67%) AWS
8 40 (25.16%) VPN
9 36 (22.64%) Identity Access Management
9 36 (22.64%) Windows Server
10 35 (22.01%) VMware
11 34 (21.38%) Microsoft Intune
12 33 (20.75%) LDAP
13 32 (20.13%) ITIL
13 32 (20.13%) DNS
13 32 (20.13%) DevOps
14 31 (19.50%) SaaS
14 31 (19.50%) WAN
15 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
16 29 (18.24%) SAML
16 29 (18.24%) Google
17 28 (17.61%) LAN
17 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (17.61%) Windows 10
18 27 (16.98%) Cisco
19 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
19 25 (15.72%) OAuth
20 24 (15.09%) PaaS
20 24 (15.09%) IaaS
20 24 (15.09%) 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 15 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.40%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.77%) IIS
7 5 (3.14%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) Apache
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 84 (52.83%) Azure
2 62 (38.99%) Office 365
3 47 (29.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 44 (27.67%) AWS
5 31 (19.50%) SaaS
6 24 (15.09%) IaaS
6 24 (15.09%) PaaS
7 15 (9.43%) Mimecast
7 15 (9.43%) OneDrive
8 13 (8.18%) GCP
9 12 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (6.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (5.66%) Akamai
12 6 (3.77%) Cloudflare
12 6 (3.77%) G Suite
13 5 (3.14%) Apigee
14 4 (2.52%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (2.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 3 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (1.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.16%) VPN
2 32 (20.13%) DNS
3 31 (19.50%) WAN
4 28 (17.61%) LAN
5 23 (14.47%) Firewall
6 17 (10.69%) DHCP
6 17 (10.69%) HTTP
7 14 (8.81%) Network Security
8 13 (8.18%) TCP/IP
9 12 (7.55%) SSL
10 10 (6.29%) VLAN
11 9 (5.66%) IPsec
11 9 (5.66%) Skype
12 8 (5.03%) Wireless
13 7 (4.40%) DMZ
13 7 (4.40%) NetScaler
13 7 (4.40%) SAN
14 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (3.77%) Internet
14 6 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.14%) Neo4j
3 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.52%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.52%) MySQL
4 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) Power BI
6 2 (1.26%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.14%) CircleCI
3 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.89%) Maven
3 3 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.63%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (15.09%) Finance
2 18 (11.32%) Marketing
3 8 (5.03%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.14%) Back Office
5 5 (3.14%) Electronics
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.52%) Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (15.72%) Consultant
2 21 (13.21%) Architect
3 18 (11.32%) Developer
4 15 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) IT Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) Security Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (7.55%) Analyst
8 9 (5.66%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Technical Developer
10 7 (4.40%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Active Directory Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.77%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.75%) LDAP
2 29 (18.24%) SAML
3 25 (15.72%) OAuth
4 20 (12.58%) Web Services
5 15 (9.43%) HTML
6 14 (8.81%) CSS
7 13 (8.18%) XML
8 8 (5.03%) Ajax
9 7 (4.40%) .NET
9 7 (4.40%) OpenID
10 6 (3.77%) RESTful
11 5 (3.14%) OAuth2
12 4 (2.52%) SailPoint
12 4 (2.52%) Visualforce
13 3 (1.89%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.89%) jQuery
13 3 (1.89%) JSON
13 3 (1.89%) JSP
13 3 (1.89%) Middleware
13 3 (1.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.43%) Clustering
3 14 (8.81%) Data Centre
4 12 (7.55%) FMCG
4 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.66%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.89%) CESG
8 3 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.26%) PMI
9 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.26%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (39.62%) Windows
2 36 (22.64%) Windows Server
3 28 (17.61%) Windows 10
4 22 (13.84%) Linux
5 16 (10.06%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.40%) Unix
10 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.89%) Solaris
12 1 (0.63%) Android
12 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) CentOS
12 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Identity Access Management
2 32 (20.13%) DevOps
2 32 (20.13%) ITIL
3 24 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.09%) Information Security
4 23 (14.47%) Identity Management
5 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (11.32%) Security Operations
7 17 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (10.06%) Migration
8 16 (10.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 15 (9.43%) Microservices
10 14 (8.81%) Scrum
11 13 (8.18%) B2C
11 13 (8.18%) Coaching
11 13 (8.18%) Kanban
12 12 (7.55%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.55%) Waterfall
13 11 (6.92%) B2B
13 11 (6.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.84%) Python
4 21 (13.21%) SQL
5 18 (11.32%) Java
6 10 (6.29%) Go
7 9 (5.66%) Ruby
8 4 (2.52%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.52%) C
9 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.89%) C#
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.81%) MCSE
3 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.92%) CISSP
4 11 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (6.92%) MCP
5 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.77%) MCITP
6 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.14%) CCNA
8 4 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (2.52%) CCNP
8 4 (2.52%) CCSP
8 4 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.89%) CCIE
10 2 (1.26%) CISA
10 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) GDPR
2 6 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.77%) SLA
3 5 (3.14%) QA
4 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.89%) NIST
6 1 (0.63%) NCSC
6 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.95%) Docker
4 18 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.89%) Firmware
5 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.89%) vSphere
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.63%) HDFS
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (21.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (11.95%) Kubernetes
2 19 (11.95%) SCCM
3 14 (8.81%) Ansible
4 10 (6.29%) CA Single Sign-On
4 10 (6.29%) Puppet
5 9 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.40%) Terraform
7 6 (3.77%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.77%) Opsgenie
7 6 (3.77%) SCOM
8 5 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.26%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.63%) Ambari
10 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.63%) Mesos
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (36.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.01%) VMware
3 29 (18.24%) Google
4 27 (16.98%) Cisco
5 20 (12.58%) Okta
6 16 (10.06%) HP
7 15 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (9.43%) ServiceNow
8 14 (8.81%) SAP
9 12 (7.55%) Citrix
10 10 (6.29%) New Relic
11 9 (5.66%) Adobe
11 9 (5.66%) Atlassian
11 9 (5.66%) hybris
11 9 (5.66%) Sophos
12 7 (4.40%) Splunk
13 6 (3.77%) CA
13 6 (3.77%) Dell
13 6 (3.77%) Meraki
13 6 (3.77%) PagerDuty