The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 306 320 334
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAML 17 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.017% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.045% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 8
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £50,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.48%
SAML
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4224 4458 4943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.96% 37.56% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3674 3991 4657
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAML
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAML across the City of London region.

SAML Salary Trend in the City of London

SAML
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SAML Salary Histogram in the City of London

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SAML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAML.

1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) OAuth
4 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
4 14 (37.84%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
5 12 (32.43%) SOA
5 12 (32.43%) OpenID
5 12 (32.43%) Security Architecture
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
6 11 (29.73%) CISSP
6 11 (29.73%) Internet
6 11 (29.73%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (24.32%) Change Management
7 9 (24.32%) Identity Management
7 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
7 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (24.32%) CCNP
7 9 (24.32%) CCNA
7 9 (24.32%) Performance Improvement
7 9 (24.32%) SailPoint
7 9 (24.32%) Aveksa
7 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (21.62%) REST
8 8 (21.62%) SaaS
8 8 (21.62%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) XML

SAML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SAML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) SaaS
2 3 (8.11%) IaaS
2 3 (8.11%) PaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) LDAP
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) DMZ
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
1 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Hudson
2 6 (16.22%) Bugzilla
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) Capybara
4 1 (2.70%) QUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Consultant
2 14 (37.84%) Security Consultant
3 11 (29.73%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Manager
5 6 (16.22%) Applications Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Product Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) OAuth
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 12 (32.43%) OpenID
4 9 (24.32%) SailPoint
5 8 (21.62%) REST
5 8 (21.62%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
7 4 (10.81%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) XACML
8 2 (5.41%) WCF
8 2 (5.41%) .NET
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.41%) COM
8 2 (5.41%) CSS
9 1 (2.70%) XSLT
9 1 (2.70%) SOAP
9 1 (2.70%) WSDL
9 1 (2.70%) Middleware
9 1 (2.70%) Spring Security
9 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
2 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) DTV
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.70%) W3C
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (2.70%) New Media
6 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) SOA
2 12 (32.43%) Security Architecture
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 9 (24.32%) Identity Management
3 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
3 9 (24.32%) Performance Improvement
4 7 (18.92%) OWASP
5 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) SABSA
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) C++
3 6 (16.22%) PHP
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CISSP
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNP
2 9 (24.32%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) CISM
3 2 (5.41%) MCTS
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (8.11%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (8.11%) UAG
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) Aveksa
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) Siebel
4 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Akamai