Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 732 844 866
Rank change year-on-year +112 +22 -48
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 331 307 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.95% 1.73% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 244 249 297
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £31,750 £37,446 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,350 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.40% -10.19%

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 16,971 17,724 16,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 11.15% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,950 13,979 13,294
UK median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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 +125 305 £57,500 -4.17% 52
UK excluding London +167 197 £50,000 -9.09% 28
London +43 115 £75,000 +15.38% 27
South East +69 70 £52,500 -12.50% 6
North of England +53 39 £56,250 +25.00% 10
East of England +89 35 £50,000 -16.67% 5
North West +58 30 £54,486 +8.97% 5
Midlands +26 24 £45,000 -25.00% 3
South West +25 18 £37,500 -23.08% 1
West Midlands +21 17 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +16 7 £40,500 -32.50% 1
North East +24 6 £61,000 -26.06% 2
Scotland +10 6 £60,900 +28.21% 2
Wales +6 4 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £62,500 +62.34% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 116 (35.05%) Azure
2 103 (31.12%) Active Directory
3 97 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (28.10%) Windows
5 92 (27.79%) SAML
6 91 (27.49%) Microsoft
7 81 (24.47%) AWS
8 79 (23.87%) Office 365
9 77 (23.26%) Linux
10 76 (22.96%) LDAP
11 71 (21.45%) ITIL
12 63 (19.03%) Java
12 63 (19.03%) DevOps
13 61 (18.43%) Finance
14 58 (17.52%) Python
15 54 (16.31%) JavaScript
15 54 (16.31%) OAuth
16 53 (16.01%) VMware
17 51 (15.41%) VPN
18 48 (14.50%) PowerShell
19 47 (14.20%) Degree
19 47 (14.20%) DNS
20 46 (13.90%) IaaS
20 46 (13.90%) Azure Active Directory
21 43 (12.99%) HTML
22 42 (12.69%) Identity Management
22 42 (12.69%) PaaS
23 41 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
23 41 (12.39%) Windows Server
24 39 (11.78%) Identity Access 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 20 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.44%) IIS
3 16 (4.83%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.93%) Confluence
4 13 (3.93%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.63%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.72%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.42%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.11%) CMS
9 6 (1.81%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.51%) JBoss
11 4 (1.21%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.21%) Mule
11 4 (1.21%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.91%) Apache
12 3 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 27 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.91%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 116 (35.05%) Azure
2 81 (24.47%) AWS
3 79 (23.87%) Office 365
4 46 (13.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 46 (13.90%) IaaS
5 42 (12.69%) PaaS
6 34 (10.27%) SaaS
7 16 (4.83%) GCP
8 14 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (3.93%) Serverless
10 11 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (3.32%) OneDrive
11 9 (2.72%) G Suite
12 7 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
12 7 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.51%) Amazon Cognito
13 5 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.51%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.41%) VPN
2 47 (14.20%) DNS
3 39 (11.78%) SSL
4 36 (10.88%) HTTP
5 33 (9.97%) Firewall
6 31 (9.37%) DHCP
6 31 (9.37%) Kerberos
7 22 (6.65%) LAN
8 21 (6.34%) Skype
8 21 (6.34%) WAN
9 17 (5.14%) Internet
10 16 (4.83%) Network Security
11 14 (4.23%) DMZ
12 12 (3.63%) IPsec
13 10 (3.02%) VoIP
14 9 (2.72%) Unified Communications
14 9 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (2.42%) HTTPS
15 8 (2.42%) SAN
16 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.14%) MySQL
3 12 (3.63%) Apache Hive
3 12 (3.63%) Big Data
3 12 (3.63%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.63%) HBase
3 12 (3.63%) Sqoop
4 10 (3.02%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (1.51%) GIS
7 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.21%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.21%) Endeca
8 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.95%) JIRA
2 9 (2.72%) TeamCity
3 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.42%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.51%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.51%) Jasmine
4 5 (1.51%) MSBuild
4 5 (1.51%) NUnit
5 4 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.91%) webpack
7 2 (0.60%) Ant
7 2 (0.60%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.60%) JMeter
7 2 (0.60%) Selenium
7 2 (0.60%) Subversion
7 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.30%) Appium
General
1 61 (18.43%) Finance
2 14 (4.23%) Public Sector
3 12 (3.63%) Retail
4 11 (3.32%) Marketing
5 10 (3.02%) Banking
6 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.11%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.51%) Games
10 4 (1.21%) Advertising
11 3 (0.91%) Legal
11 3 (0.91%) Military
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (19.64%) Architect
2 51 (15.41%) Consultant
3 35 (10.57%) Developer
4 31 (9.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (6.04%) Security Architect
5 20 (6.04%) Support Engineer
6 14 (4.23%) Analyst
6 14 (4.23%) Technical Architect
7 13 (3.93%) Applications Support
7 13 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (3.32%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 10 (3.02%) DBA
10 10 (3.02%) Senior Architect
11 9 (2.72%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (2.72%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (2.72%) Senior Security Architect
11 9 (2.72%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (2.42%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (2.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (27.79%) SAML
2 76 (22.96%) LDAP
3 54 (16.31%) OAuth
4 43 (12.99%) HTML
5 38 (11.48%) Web Services
6 36 (10.88%) OpenID
7 32 (9.67%) XML
8 29 (8.76%) CSS
9 21 (6.34%) REST
10 15 (4.53%) Node.js
10 15 (4.53%) React
11 14 (4.23%) OAuth2
12 13 (3.93%) .NET
13 12 (3.63%) AngularJS
13 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.63%) HTML5
13 12 (3.63%) SailPoint
13 12 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (3.63%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.37%) User Experience
2 27 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 25 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.23%) Replication
7 13 (3.93%) PKI
7 13 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (3.02%) Blog
10 9 (2.72%) Clustering
11 8 (2.42%) e-Learning
11 8 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.81%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.81%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (1.81%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.51%) Learning Management System
14 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.51%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 93 (28.10%) Windows
2 77 (23.26%) Linux
3 41 (12.39%) Windows Server
4 35 (10.57%) Unix
5 19 (5.74%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.63%) Solaris
7 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.72%) Android
9 9 (2.72%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.81%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.81%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.51%) webOS
13 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.60%) AIX
14 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.45%) ITIL
3 63 (19.03%) DevOps
4 42 (12.69%) Identity Management
5 39 (11.78%) Identity Access Management
6 38 (11.48%) Information Security
7 33 (9.97%) Mentoring
8 29 (8.76%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (8.76%) Web SSO
9 28 (8.46%) Software Engineering
10 24 (7.25%) Privileged Access Management
11 23 (6.95%) Change Management
11 23 (6.95%) Microservices
12 21 (6.34%) Migration
12 21 (6.34%) Project Management
13 20 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (6.04%) Service Management
14 19 (5.74%) Coaching
14 19 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (5.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 63 (19.03%) Java
2 58 (17.52%) Python
3 54 (16.31%) JavaScript
4 48 (14.50%) PowerShell
5 38 (11.48%) SQL
6 37 (11.18%) Bash Shell
7 16 (4.83%) C
8 15 (4.53%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.93%) C#
9 13 (3.93%) Ruby
10 11 (3.32%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.11%) ABAP
12 6 (1.81%) PHP
13 3 (0.91%) C++
13 3 (0.91%) Perl
14 2 (0.60%) Go
14 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.30%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (14.20%) Degree
2 28 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (6.34%) CISSP
5 19 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.83%) MCSE
7 11 (3.32%) MCSA
8 10 (3.02%) Master's Degree
9 7 (2.11%) CIMA
9 7 (2.11%) MCP
10 6 (1.81%) CISM
11 5 (1.51%) CISA
11 5 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.51%) MCITP
12 4 (1.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.21%) CCSP
12 4 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.21%) GIAC
13 3 (0.91%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.16%) SLA
2 11 (3.32%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.32%) GDPR
2 11 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.11%) QA
4 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.91%) COBIT
5 3 (0.91%) PSD2
6 2 (0.60%) NIST
7 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.30%) NCSC
7 1 (0.30%) PMO
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (31.12%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.65%) Docker
4 12 (3.63%) HDFS
4 12 (3.63%) RACF
5 11 (3.32%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.02%) Firmware
7 6 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.51%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.21%) vSphere
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.30%) KVM
11 1 (0.30%) XenApp
11 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (9.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (5.44%) Ansible
2 18 (5.44%) SCCM
3 17 (5.14%) Kubernetes
4 14 (4.23%) Terraform
5 12 (3.63%) Ambari
5 12 (3.63%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (3.63%) Oozie
6 9 (2.72%) Puppet
7 8 (2.42%) AirWatch
8 7 (2.11%) PingFederate
8 7 (2.11%) SCOM
8 7 (2.11%) WSUS
9 6 (1.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.51%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.51%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 5 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 91 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 53 (16.01%) VMware
3 34 (10.27%) ServiceNow
4 31 (9.37%) Oracle
5 21 (6.34%) Citrix
6 19 (5.74%) SAP
7 18 (5.44%) Google
8 13 (3.93%) Okta
9 12 (3.63%) Cloudera
9 12 (3.63%) CyberArk
9 12 (3.63%) Hortonworks
9 12 (3.63%) Remedy
10 11 (3.32%) Splunk
11 10 (3.02%) Veeam
12 9 (2.72%) Ping Identity
13 8 (2.42%) Atlassian
13 8 (2.42%) Cisco
13 8 (2.42%) ForgeRock
14 7 (2.11%) CA
14 7 (2.11%) Polycom