Period
to 20 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 870 843
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27 +113
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 349 349 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 2.21% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 277 301 384
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £84,250 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -24.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17,960 15,827 17,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.26% 8.93% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,210 12,763 14,498
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Single Sign-On in the UK

Single Sign-On
Top 14 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 July 2018. 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 +43 334 £55,000 -8.33% 51
London +64 186 £62,500 -3.85% 22
UK excluding London -34 153 £45,500 -24.17% 32
North of England +35 55 £50,000 +29.45% 4
South East -73 46 £45,000 -25.00% 9
North West +33 32 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East of England +27 23 £50,000 +29.03% 10
Yorkshire +30 18 £45,000 +53.85% 2
West Midlands +16 17 £44,500 -22.61%
Midlands -2 17 £44,500 -22.61% 3
Scotland -21 7 £66,000 +1.54% 3
South West -2 6 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North East - 5 £70,000 -
Wales +7 1 £40,000 -52.94%

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 146 (41.83%) Active Directory
2 116 (33.24%) Microsoft
3 107 (30.66%) Windows
4 84 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 82 (23.50%) Finance
6 72 (20.63%) JavaScript
6 72 (20.63%) SQL
6 72 (20.63%) SAML
7 70 (20.06%) ITIL
8 67 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
9 66 (18.91%) Office 365
9 66 (18.91%) DNS
10 65 (18.62%) LDAP
10 65 (18.62%) Web Services
11 63 (18.05%) Identity Access Management
12 62 (17.77%) Java
12 62 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (17.48%) Windows Server
14 55 (15.76%) PowerShell
15 54 (15.47%) Linux
16 52 (14.90%) Oracle
17 48 (13.75%) VMware
18 47 (13.47%) HTML
19 46 (13.18%) Degree
19 46 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 45 (12.89%) Information Security
20 45 (12.89%) SQL Server
20 45 (12.89%) Python
21 41 (11.75%) Firewall
21 41 (11.75%) Management Information System

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 28 (8.02%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.01%) Apache
4 11 (3.15%) CMS
4 11 (3.15%) Confluence
5 10 (2.87%) IIS
5 10 (2.87%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.58%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.29%) JBoss
7 8 (2.29%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.15%) WordPress
10 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.57%) Liferay
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Maya
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.72%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.43%) Sonata
4 4 (1.15%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.86%) iTrent
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 84 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (18.91%) Office 365
4 33 (9.46%) SaaS
5 23 (6.59%) IaaS
6 21 (6.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (5.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (4.30%) Serverless
10 14 (4.01%) PaaS
11 13 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (3.15%) Route 53
13 9 (2.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (2.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (2.29%) CloudFront
15 7 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (1.72%) G Suite
17 4 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (1.15%) npm
17 4 (1.15%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.91%) DNS
2 41 (11.75%) Firewall
3 37 (10.60%) HTTP
4 31 (8.88%) DHCP
4 31 (8.88%) SSL
5 29 (8.31%) VPN
6 17 (4.87%) Network Security
7 16 (4.58%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.01%) Internet
8 14 (4.01%) SMTP
9 13 (3.72%) IPsec
10 8 (2.29%) Kerberos
11 7 (2.01%) MPLS
11 7 (2.01%) WAN
12 6 (1.72%) VoIP
13 5 (1.43%) Skype
13 5 (1.43%) VLAN
14 4 (1.15%) BGP
14 4 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.86%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.03%) MySQL
3 18 (5.16%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.15%) Redis
5 10 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.43%) HBase
8 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.15%) Data Mart
9 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.15%) OLAP
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (8.02%) JIRA
2 21 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.87%) Maven
4 8 (2.29%) AdminStudio
4 8 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.29%) InstallShield
4 8 (2.29%) Selenium
5 7 (2.01%) Ant
5 7 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.43%) CA Release Automation
6 5 (1.43%) Gradle
6 5 (1.43%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.43%) JUnit
6 5 (1.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.15%) gulp
7 4 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.15%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.15%) Visual Composer
7 4 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 82 (23.50%) Finance
2 16 (4.58%) Banking
3 15 (4.30%) Games
4 11 (3.15%) Legal
4 11 (3.15%) Marketing
5 9 (2.58%) Advertising
6 8 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.72%) Publishing
9 5 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Law
10 4 (1.15%) Retail
11 3 (0.86%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (14.61%) Consultant
2 47 (13.47%) Architect
3 42 (12.03%) Developer
4 39 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (8.88%) Analyst
6 23 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (4.58%) Technical Consultant
8 13 (3.72%) SCCM Consultant
8 13 (3.72%) Security Architect
9 12 (3.44%) Azure Consultant
9 12 (3.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (3.44%) Office 365 Consultant
9 12 (3.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.15%) Active Directory Consultant
10 11 (3.15%) Administrator
10 11 (3.15%) Exchange Consultant
10 11 (3.15%) Wintel Engineer
11 10 (2.87%) Security Analyst
11 10 (2.87%) Security Manager
11 10 (2.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (20.63%) SAML
2 65 (18.62%) LDAP
2 65 (18.62%) Web Services
3 47 (13.47%) HTML
4 41 (11.75%) REST
5 35 (10.03%) CSS
6 34 (9.74%) OAuth
7 32 (9.17%) XML
8 27 (7.74%) .NET
9 26 (7.45%) SOAP
10 24 (6.88%) Node.js
11 22 (6.30%) AngularJS
12 21 (6.02%) jQuery
13 13 (3.72%) JDBC
14 12 (3.44%) JSON
15 10 (2.87%) Ajax
15 10 (2.87%) Middleware
15 10 (2.87%) RESTful
16 9 (2.58%) OpenID
17 8 (2.29%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.75%) Management Information System
2 40 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.02%) PKI
4 26 (7.45%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.88%) Data Centre
6 18 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (4.58%) User Experience
8 15 (4.30%) Public Cloud
9 13 (3.72%) Cyber Defence
9 13 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (3.15%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.87%) Replication
12 9 (2.58%) Fintech
13 8 (2.29%) Virtual Team
14 7 (2.01%) CMDB
14 7 (2.01%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.72%) Learning Management System
16 5 (1.43%) BYOD
17 4 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 4 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 107 (30.66%) Windows
2 61 (17.48%) Windows Server
3 54 (15.47%) Linux
4 26 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.59%) Windows 10
6 18 (5.16%) Unix
7 17 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.58%) Apple iOS
9 14 (4.01%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.44%) Android
11 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.01%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.43%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.57%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) AIX
15 1 (0.29%) Fedora
15 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.29%) SUSE
15 1 (0.29%) VMS
15 1 (0.29%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.06%) ITIL
2 63 (18.05%) Identity Access Management
3 62 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.89%) Information Security
5 36 (10.32%) DevOps
6 34 (9.74%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (9.46%) Project Management
8 28 (8.02%) SIEM
9 25 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (7.16%) Service Management
10 22 (6.30%) Identity Management
10 22 (6.30%) Risk Management
10 22 (6.30%) Security Architecture
11 21 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.73%) TOGAF
13 19 (5.44%) ERP
13 19 (5.44%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (5.16%) ITSM
14 18 (5.16%) Scrum
14 18 (5.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.63%) JavaScript
1 72 (20.63%) SQL
2 62 (17.77%) Java
3 55 (15.76%) PowerShell
4 45 (12.89%) Python
5 29 (8.31%) C#
6 22 (6.30%) PHP
7 15 (4.30%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.30%) Perl
7 15 (4.30%) Ruby
8 12 (3.44%) Java 8
9 6 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.43%) Go
11 4 (1.15%) Erlang
11 4 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.86%) Jython
12 3 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (13.18%) Degree
2 26 (7.45%) CISSP
3 23 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.44%) MCSE
5 17 (4.87%) CISA
5 17 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (4.87%) SANS
6 15 (4.30%) CISM
6 15 (4.30%) MCSA
7 14 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.44%) MCITP
9 11 (3.15%) MCTS
10 10 (2.87%) CCNP
11 9 (2.58%) AWS Certification
11 9 (2.58%) CCIE
11 9 (2.58%) GIAC
12 8 (2.29%) CCDP
12 8 (2.29%) CCIE Security
12 8 (2.29%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (9.17%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.73%) GDPR
4 19 (5.44%) SLA
5 14 (4.01%) QA
6 8 (2.29%) COBIT
7 5 (1.43%) PSD2
8 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.57%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.29%) FISMA
9 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 146 (41.83%) Active Directory
2 35 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.45%) Docker
4 23 (6.59%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.44%) BitLocker
6 8 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.15%) NDS
8 4 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.86%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.86%) XenApp
10 2 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.57%) Varnish
10 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.57%) vSphere
10 2 (0.57%) Xen
11 1 (0.29%) DRBD
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (10.03%) SCCM
2 12 (3.44%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.87%) Terraform
4 8 (2.29%) Puppet
5 7 (2.01%) Ansible
5 7 (2.01%) SCOM
6 6 (1.72%) CA Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.15%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.86%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.86%) Mesos
9 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.57%) Kibana
10 2 (0.57%) logstash
10 2 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 116 (33.24%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.90%) Oracle
3 48 (13.75%) VMware
4 32 (9.17%) ServiceNow
5 19 (5.44%) Cisco
5 19 (5.44%) Citrix
6 17 (4.87%) Okta
6 17 (4.87%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.72%) Google
8 12 (3.44%) CA
9 10 (2.87%) IBM
9 10 (2.87%) SAP
10 9 (2.58%) CyberArk
10 9 (2.58%) Juniper
10 9 (2.58%) NetIQ
11 7 (2.01%) Altiris
11 7 (2.01%) ForgeRock
12 6 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.72%) Meraki
12 6 (1.72%) Splunk