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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 294 297 291
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAML 13 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 20
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £61,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £56,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +46.10%
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
3398 4049 4343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.77% 38.42% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2990 3483 3950
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

SAML Salary Histogram in the City of London

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) VMware
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) SCCM
5 6 (31.58%) SCOM
5 6 (31.58%) OAuth
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 5 (26.32%) LDAP
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) UAG
7 4 (21.05%) Hudson
7 4 (21.05%) Lync
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (21.05%) Lync
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) LDAP
3 4 (21.05%) Kerberos
3 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (10.53%) HTTP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Hudson
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
3 3 (15.79%) CruiseControl
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) JProfiler
4 2 (10.53%) YourKit
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Product Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) OAuth
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) OpenID
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) Servlets
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) XSD
4 2 (10.53%) WSDL
4 2 (10.53%) JAXB
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) MyBatis
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) CORBA
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) PKI
4 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Cryptography
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (10.53%) Social Media
5 2 (10.53%) Replication
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Business Development
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
3 3 (15.79%) OWASP
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) MCTS
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CISSP
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) VCP4
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (21.05%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (21.05%) UAG
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) vCloud
5 1 (5.26%) NFS
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Hyperic
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Graphite
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) New Relic
4 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock