Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Sign-On (SSO)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 884 823
Rank change year-on-year +41 -61 +80
Permanent jobs citing Single Sign-On 313 313 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 1.97% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 245 261 369
UK median annual salary £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,668 £35,750 £33,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £52,750
% change year-on-year -17.39% +9.00% +5.50%

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 17,497 15,910 17,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.45% 8.96% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,962 12,920 14,005
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +34 298 £57,500 -0.86% 62
London +65 171 £62,500 +4.17% 29
UK excluding London -3 125 £47,500 -17.39% 36
South East -32 42 £46,250 -22.92% 6
North of England +28 34 £47,750 +27.33% 4
Midlands +36 26 £58,750 +2.17% 9
West Midlands +30 20 £58,750 +2.17% 4
North West +8 16 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +41 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East of England +34 12 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South West +7 8 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Midlands +7 6 - - 5
Scotland -3 5 £48,250 -25.77% 3
North East - 3 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 148 (47.28%) Active Directory
2 115 (36.74%) Microsoft
3 109 (34.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (33.87%) Finance
5 105 (33.55%) Windows
6 73 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
7 69 (22.04%) Office 365
7 69 (22.04%) DNS
8 60 (19.17%) LDAP
9 57 (18.21%) VMware
10 56 (17.89%) SQL
11 54 (17.25%) Identity Access Management
12 52 (16.61%) Web Services
13 51 (16.29%) ITIL
14 49 (15.65%) Windows Server
15 48 (15.34%) SaaS
15 48 (15.34%) JavaScript
16 47 (15.02%) SAML
16 47 (15.02%) DevOps
17 45 (14.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 45 (14.38%) SQL Server
17 45 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 44 (14.06%) VPN
19 43 (13.74%) Java
19 43 (13.74%) Firewall
20 42 (13.42%) Oracle
21 41 (13.10%) Linux
21 41 (13.10%) SCCM
22 40 (12.78%) PowerShell

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 (7.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.07%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.11%) Apache
4 14 (4.47%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.19%) CMS
8 9 (2.88%) Confluence
9 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.24%) IIS
10 7 (2.24%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.60%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.60%) JBoss
12 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) Maya
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.28%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.28%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.96%) iTrent
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.96%) Sonata
4 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.64%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 109 (34.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (22.04%) Office 365
4 48 (15.34%) SaaS
5 33 (10.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 25 (7.99%) PaaS
7 24 (7.67%) IaaS
8 23 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (5.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (4.15%) G Suite
10 13 (4.15%) Route 53
10 13 (4.15%) Serverless
11 12 (3.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (3.83%) CloudFront
12 9 (2.88%) Amazon S3
13 8 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.92%) Mimecast
15 5 (1.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 69 (22.04%) DNS
2 44 (14.06%) VPN
3 43 (13.74%) Firewall
4 31 (9.90%) DHCP
5 24 (7.67%) Internet
6 23 (7.35%) HTTP
6 23 (7.35%) SSL
7 22 (7.03%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.71%) IPsec
9 17 (5.43%) WAN
10 16 (5.11%) Skype
11 15 (4.79%) SMTP
12 14 (4.47%) LAN
13 11 (3.51%) MPLS
14 10 (3.19%) Network Security
15 9 (2.88%) SAN
15 9 (2.88%) VLAN
16 6 (1.92%) BGP
16 6 (1.92%) VoIP
17 5 (1.60%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.67%) MySQL
3 15 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (4.79%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.19%) Redis
5 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.96%) HBase
10 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (9.58%) JIRA
2 21 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.15%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.83%) Maven
4 12 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.56%) AdminStudio
5 8 (2.56%) InstallShield
6 7 (2.24%) Grunt
6 7 (2.24%) SonarQube
6 7 (2.24%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.60%) Ant
8 5 (1.60%) gulp
8 5 (1.60%) Selenium
8 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.28%) Gradle
9 4 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (1.28%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.28%) Visual Composer
9 4 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 106 (33.87%) Finance
2 18 (5.75%) Banking
2 18 (5.75%) Marketing
3 13 (4.15%) Legal
4 7 (2.24%) Law
4 7 (2.24%) Publishing
5 6 (1.92%) Games
5 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.60%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.60%) Retail
7 4 (1.28%) Advertising
8 3 (0.96%) Local Government
9 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (18.21%) Consultant
2 53 (16.93%) Architect
3 39 (12.46%) Developer
4 35 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.03%) Security Architect
6 18 (5.75%) Analyst
7 17 (5.43%) Identity Management Architect
8 14 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.15%) SCCM Consultant
10 12 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.83%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.51%) Active Directory Consultant
11 11 (3.51%) Azure Consultant
11 11 (3.51%) Cloud Consultant
11 11 (3.51%) Exchange Consultant
11 11 (3.51%) Office 365 Consultant
12 10 (3.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.19%) Security Manager
12 10 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.17%) LDAP
2 52 (16.61%) Web Services
3 47 (15.02%) SAML
4 35 (11.18%) CSS
4 35 (11.18%) HTML
5 26 (8.31%) OAuth
6 25 (7.99%) jQuery
7 23 (7.35%) Node.js
8 19 (6.07%) .NET
8 19 (6.07%) REST
8 19 (6.07%) SOAP
9 18 (5.75%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.43%) XML
11 12 (3.83%) JDBC
12 11 (3.51%) Ajax
13 10 (3.19%) HTML5
13 10 (3.19%) SailPoint
14 9 (2.88%) Middleware
14 9 (2.88%) OAuth2
14 9 (2.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.58%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.99%) PKI
3 23 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.07%) Fintech
6 18 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 15 (4.79%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.83%) Replication
8 12 (3.83%) Virtual Team
9 10 (3.19%) Public Cloud
9 10 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.56%) Clustering
11 8 (2.56%) Private Cloud
11 8 (2.56%) User Experience
12 6 (1.92%) Taxonomies
13 5 (1.60%) Arduino
13 5 (1.60%) Raspberry Pi
13 5 (1.60%) Social Media
13 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 105 (33.55%) Windows
2 49 (15.65%) Windows Server
3 41 (13.10%) Linux
4 22 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.07%) Windows 10
6 16 (5.11%) Mac OS
7 15 (4.79%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.47%) Android
8 14 (4.47%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.15%) Unix
9 13 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.60%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.60%) VMS
11 5 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.32%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.25%) Identity Access Management
2 51 (16.29%) ITIL
3 47 (15.02%) DevOps
4 45 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (14.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (11.82%) Information Security
7 25 (7.99%) Identity Management
8 24 (7.67%) Migration
9 23 (7.35%) Project Management
10 21 (6.71%) Analytics
10 21 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (6.39%) Service Management
12 18 (5.75%) CRM
12 18 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.75%) Scrum
13 17 (5.43%) SIEM
14 16 (5.11%) Presales
15 15 (4.79%) Privileged Access Management
15 15 (4.79%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.89%) SQL
2 48 (15.34%) JavaScript
3 43 (13.74%) Java
4 40 (12.78%) PowerShell
5 35 (11.18%) Python
6 24 (7.67%) C#
7 16 (5.11%) PHP
8 10 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.88%) Perl
9 9 (2.88%) Ruby
10 8 (2.56%) Java 8
11 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.28%) Jython
12 4 (1.28%) Korn
12 4 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.96%) C
14 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.32%) Go
15 1 (0.32%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 33 (10.54%) Degree
2 24 (7.67%) CISSP
3 19 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.75%) CISM
4 18 (5.75%) MCSE
5 15 (4.79%) MCSA
6 12 (3.83%) CISA
6 12 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.51%) MCITP
7 11 (3.51%) MCTS
8 9 (2.88%) SANS
9 8 (2.56%) AWS Certification
10 7 (2.24%) CCNP
10 7 (2.24%) GIAC
11 6 (1.92%) CCIE
11 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.60%) PCI QSA
12 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.71%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.51%) GDPR
4 9 (2.88%) QA
4 9 (2.88%) SLA
5 5 (1.60%) PSD2
6 3 (0.96%) COBIT
7 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.32%) Basel III
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 148 (47.28%) Active Directory
2 45 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (11.50%) Docker
4 32 (10.22%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.88%) BitLocker
6 8 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.60%) Varnish
7 5 (1.60%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.96%) vSphere
9 2 (0.64%) NDS
9 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.64%) Xen
10 1 (0.32%) DRBD
10 1 (0.32%) LXC
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (13.10%) SCCM
2 16 (5.11%) Mesos
3 14 (4.47%) Ansible
3 14 (4.47%) CA Single Sign-On
3 14 (4.47%) Terraform
4 12 (3.83%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.83%) SCOM
5 8 (2.56%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.92%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.60%) Puppet
9 4 (1.28%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.28%) CA Wily
9 4 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.28%) rkt
10 3 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.64%) Kibana
11 2 (0.64%) logstash
11 2 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 115 (36.74%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.21%) VMware
3 42 (13.42%) Oracle
4 23 (7.35%) Citrix
5 20 (6.39%) Cisco
6 19 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (6.07%) ServiceNow
7 17 (5.43%) ForgeRock
8 16 (5.11%) Google
9 15 (4.79%) CA
10 14 (4.47%) Okta
11 11 (3.51%) HP
12 10 (3.19%) Adobe
12 10 (3.19%) IBM
12 10 (3.19%) Veeam
13 8 (2.56%) SAP
13 8 (2.56%) Symantec
14 7 (2.24%) CyberArk
14 7 (2.24%) Meraki
15 6 (1.92%) hybris