Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 629 553 764
Rank change year-on-year -76 +211 +130
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 443 132 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.11% 1.68% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 261 107 226
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £49,375 £40,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £62,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.65% +12.73% -5.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £107,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +5.26%

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 21,009 7,839 18,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.86% 16.34% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13,419 6,561 13,790
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -112 358 £60,000 - 89
UK excluding London -73 224 £55,000 -2.22% 50
Work from Home -146 146 £65,000 +18.18% 10
London -196 130 £63,750 -8.93% 42
South East -101 78 £60,000 -3.23% 12
North of England -95 53 £55,000 +20.88% 11
Midlands -95 47 £52,500 -4.55% 5
West Midlands -79 34 £52,500 -8.70% 2
South West -56 27 £70,000 +47.37% 5
Yorkshire -83 25 £55,000 +46.67% 2
North West -77 21 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East of England -94 15 £55,000 +15.79% 12
East Midlands -70 13 £47,500 +27.52% 3
Scotland -88 10 £55,000 -31.25% 5
North East - 7 £75,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 242 (54.63%) Azure
2 236 (53.27%) Active Directory
3 221 (49.89%) Microsoft
4 159 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (33.86%) Microsoft 365
6 141 (31.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 138 (31.15%) Windows
8 130 (29.35%) SAML
9 107 (24.15%) Social Skills
10 103 (23.25%) AWS
11 100 (22.57%) LDAP
12 96 (21.67%) Microsoft Intune
13 94 (21.22%) Finance
14 91 (20.54%) SQL
14 91 (20.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 89 (20.09%) Cybersecurity
16 83 (18.74%) ITIL
17 79 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
18 77 (17.38%) Presales
19 75 (16.93%) Windows Server
20 71 (16.03%) Public Cloud
21 67 (15.12%) OAuth
22 66 (14.90%) PowerShell
23 65 (14.67%) Data Centre
23 65 (14.67%) DevOps
24 62 (14.00%) DNS
25 60 (13.54%) Identity Management
25 60 (13.54%) VMware
26 59 (13.32%) Java
27 58 (13.09%) Apple

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 49 (11.06%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.32%) IIS
3 21 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.03%) Confluence
6 6 (1.35%) Apache
6 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.13%) SAS
8 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.23%) Documentum
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (5.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.90%) Figma
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (3.61%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.45%) Findur
5 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 242 (54.63%) Azure
2 150 (33.86%) Microsoft 365
3 141 (31.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 103 (23.25%) AWS
5 50 (11.29%) SaaS
6 43 (9.71%) IaaS
7 40 (9.03%) PaaS
8 35 (7.90%) GCP
9 27 (6.09%) Power Platform
10 23 (5.19%) OneDrive
11 20 (4.51%) Serverless
12 19 (4.29%) PowerApps
13 18 (4.06%) Power Automate
14 14 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (2.26%) GitHub
16 8 (1.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 7 (1.58%) Mimecast
18 6 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
18 6 (1.35%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.00%) DNS
2 49 (11.06%) WAN
3 46 (10.38%) Firewall
3 46 (10.38%) LAN
4 44 (9.93%) DHCP
5 37 (8.35%) SSL
6 33 (7.45%) TCP/IP
7 23 (5.19%) Network Security
8 22 (4.97%) VLAN
9 21 (4.74%) VPN
10 15 (3.39%) Wireless
11 13 (2.93%) Intranet
12 11 (2.48%) HTTP
12 11 (2.48%) MPLS
12 11 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (2.26%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.58%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.35%) Kerberos
15 6 (1.35%) SAN
15 6 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.80%) NoSQL
2 35 (7.90%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.74%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 18 (4.06%) Hazelcast
4 18 (4.06%) Power BI
5 13 (2.93%) SAP BW
5 13 (2.93%) SAP HANA
6 9 (2.03%) MySQL
7 8 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.90%) Big Data
8 4 (0.90%) Redis
9 3 (0.68%) GIS
9 3 (0.68%) Tableau
9 3 (0.68%) Tableau Server
10 2 (0.45%) Looker
10 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.51%) Git (software)
1 20 (4.51%) JIRA
2 18 (4.06%) JUnit
3 14 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.93%) GitLab
5 12 (2.71%) LSMW
6 7 (1.58%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.35%) Maven
8 5 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.90%) NUnit
9 4 (0.90%) Protractor
9 4 (0.90%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.45%) Ant
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.45%) Snyk
11 1 (0.23%) Sourcetree
General
1 107 (24.15%) Social Skills
2 94 (21.22%) Finance
3 34 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.74%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 17 (3.84%) Documentation Skills
6 17 (3.84%) Legal
7 14 (3.16%) Law
7 14 (3.16%) Marketing
8 12 (2.71%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (2.71%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.58%) Retail
10 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.13%) Back Office
11 5 (1.13%) Banking
11 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.90%) Advertising
12 4 (0.90%) Electronics
13 3 (0.68%) Automotive
13 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 85 (19.19%) Consultant
2 60 (13.54%) Architect
3 57 (12.87%) Cloud Consultant
4 51 (11.51%) Developer
5 50 (11.29%) Technical Consultant
6 31 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (4.74%) Analyst
8 19 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 19 (4.29%) Technical Architect
9 18 (4.06%) Cloud Developer
9 18 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (3.61%) Technical Leader
11 15 (3.39%) Security Consultant
11 15 (3.39%) Security Engineer
11 15 (3.39%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 13 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (29.35%) SAML
2 100 (22.57%) LDAP
3 67 (15.12%) OAuth
4 47 (10.61%) Spring
5 44 (9.93%) RESTful
6 42 (9.48%) AngularJS
6 42 (9.48%) REST
7 41 (9.26%) CSS
8 33 (7.45%) Web Services
9 32 (7.22%) HTML
9 32 (7.22%) React
10 30 (6.77%) .NET
11 27 (6.09%) XML
12 24 (5.42%) OpenID
12 24 (5.42%) Spring Boot
13 21 (4.74%) Vue.js
14 19 (4.29%) CSS3
14 19 (4.29%) Java EE
14 19 (4.29%) Spring Security
15 18 (4.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.03%) Public Cloud
2 65 (14.67%) Data Centre
3 48 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 48 (10.84%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (9.93%) User Experience
5 24 (5.42%) PKI
6 20 (4.51%) Mobile App
7 18 (4.06%) Virtual Team
8 15 (3.39%) Clustering
9 13 (2.93%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.13%) Life Science
14 4 (0.90%) CMDB
14 4 (0.90%) Legacy Applications
14 4 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
15 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
16 2 (0.45%) EPoS
16 2 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 138 (31.15%) Windows
2 75 (16.93%) Windows Server
3 51 (11.51%) Windows 10
4 48 (10.84%) Linux
5 13 (2.93%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (2.71%) Android
7 11 (2.48%) Unix
8 8 (1.81%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.68%) Solaris
11 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.45%) CentOS
12 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.09%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (18.74%) ITIL
4 79 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (17.38%) Presales
6 65 (14.67%) DevOps
7 60 (13.54%) Identity Management
8 57 (12.87%) Requirements Gathering
9 49 (11.06%) Identity Access Management
10 48 (10.84%) Migration
10 48 (10.84%) Risk Management
11 46 (10.38%) Microservices
12 45 (10.16%) Project Delivery
13 44 (9.93%) Software Licensing
14 41 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (9.03%) Information Security
16 39 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (8.58%) Open Source
18 37 (8.35%) Scrum
19 36 (8.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (20.54%) SQL
2 66 (14.90%) PowerShell
3 59 (13.32%) Java
4 45 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.67%) Python
6 22 (4.97%) Groovy
7 17 (3.84%) C
8 15 (3.39%) C#
9 13 (2.93%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.26%) Apex Code
11 8 (1.81%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.81%) VBScript
12 7 (1.58%) Go
12 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.35%) Google Apps Script
14 5 (1.13%) VB
14 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.90%) Perl
16 3 (0.68%) PHP
17 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.32%) Degree
3 26 (5.87%) MCSE
4 21 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 17 (3.84%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.61%) CISSP
8 11 (2.48%) CCNA
9 7 (1.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (1.58%) CISM
9 7 (1.58%) MCSA
10 6 (1.35%) CISA
10 6 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.35%) SANS
11 4 (0.90%) CCIE
11 4 (0.90%) CCNP
11 4 (0.90%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.90%) ISEB
11 4 (0.90%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.77%) GDPR
1 30 (6.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.84%) PMO
3 16 (3.61%) NIST
3 16 (3.61%) SLA
4 14 (3.16%) Data Quality
4 14 (3.16%) NCSC
4 14 (3.16%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.03%) QA
6 5 (1.13%) GRC
6 5 (1.13%) HIPAA
6 5 (1.13%) SOC 2
7 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.90%) ITGC
7 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 236 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.06%) Docker
4 14 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (2.93%) XenApp
6 9 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.81%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.90%) vSphere
9 3 (0.68%) Firmware
9 3 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.45%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.23%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.23%) RACF
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 96 (21.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 91 (20.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 37 (8.35%) Terraform
4 32 (7.22%) SCCM
5 31 (7.00%) Kubernetes
6 18 (4.06%) WSUS
7 11 (2.48%) Ansible
8 10 (2.26%) Jamf Pro
9 8 (1.81%) MIIS
10 7 (1.58%) SCOM
11 6 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (1.35%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.90%) Grafana
13 3 (0.68%) CASB
13 3 (0.68%) MobiControl
13 3 (0.68%) PingFederate
14 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.45%) Kibana
14 2 (0.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 221 (49.89%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.54%) VMware
3 58 (13.09%) Apple
4 46 (10.38%) Citrix
4 46 (10.38%) Google
5 44 (9.93%) Adobe
6 36 (8.13%) Okta
7 31 (7.00%) Oracle
8 26 (5.87%) ServiceNow
9 22 (4.97%) SAP
10 21 (4.74%) Cisco
10 21 (4.74%) CyberArk
11 14 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (2.26%) Splunk
13 7 (1.58%) ForgeRock
13 7 (1.58%) iManage
13 7 (1.58%) RightFax
13 7 (1.58%) Zerto
14 6 (1.35%) HP
15 4 (0.90%) Remedy