The table below looks at the statistics for SAML skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAML over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 813 804 821
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAML 80 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.069% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 39
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £52,000 £91,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.01%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43688 41926 47479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.04% 39.48% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36716 36312 41769
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SAML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAML
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAML within the UK.

SAML Salary Trend in the UK

SAML
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAML over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

SAML Salary Histogram in the UK

SAML
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 76 £65,000 +13.04% 8
London +9 43 £62,500 -3.84% 2
City of London +10 17 £67,500 +8.00%
East of England -3 12 £65,000 -
South East -41 10 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Cambridge - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
North West -37 6 £72,500 +3.57%
Cheshire -14 5 £72,500 +3.57%
Dorset - 4 £29,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £65,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £29,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £65,000 -
South West - 4 £29,000 - 4
Berkshire -5 3 £77,500 +46.22%
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
Scotland - 3 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £72,500 -
Manchester -16 1 £72,500 -3.33%
Milton Keynes -23 1 £40,500 -19.00%
Buckinghamshire -25 1 £40,500 -19.00%
Surrey - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £45,000 -

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 63 (39.38%) HTML
2 62 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 58 (36.25%) OAuth
4 55 (34.38%) Java
5 54 (33.75%) SQL
5 54 (33.75%) XML
6 43 (26.88%) Oracle
7 42 (26.25%) CSS
7 42 (26.25%) Linux
8 38 (23.75%) OpenID
9 36 (22.50%) MySQL
10 34 (21.25%) Finance
11 33 (20.63%) Computer Science
11 33 (20.63%) SSL
11 33 (20.63%) Relational Database
12 32 (20.00%) Web Services
13 31 (19.38%) Information Security
13 31 (19.38%) REST
14 30 (18.75%) LDAP
15 29 (18.13%) TDD
16 28 (17.50%) JSON
16 28 (17.50%) Identity Management
16 28 (17.50%) SaaS
17 27 (16.88%) Degree
17 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
17 27 (16.88%) J2EE
17 27 (16.88%) PHP
17 27 (16.88%) Active Directory
18 26 (16.25%) Internet
19 25 (15.63%) Kerberos

SAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (11.25%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.88%) Apache
3 10 (6.25%) CMS
4 8 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.38%) Node.js
6 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.13%) Mule
7 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.50%) GroupWise
9 3 (1.88%) IIS
9 3 (1.88%) Lync
10 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 9 (5.63%) Mingle
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.50%) SaaS
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.38%) PaaS
5 7 (4.38%) IaaS
5 7 (4.38%) Office 365
6 4 (2.50%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.63%) SSL
2 30 (18.75%) LDAP
3 26 (16.25%) Internet
4 25 (15.63%) Kerberos
5 17 (10.63%) VPN
6 12 (7.50%) Firewall
6 12 (7.50%) DNS
6 12 (7.50%) HTTP
7 9 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.38%) SAN
8 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.38%) DHCP
9 6 (3.75%) SMTP
10 5 (3.13%) DMZ
11 4 (2.50%) IMAP
11 4 (2.50%) POP3
12 3 (1.88%) Wireshark
13 2 (1.25%) PuTTY
13 2 (1.25%) IPsec
13 2 (1.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.50%) MySQL
2 33 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.88%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.13%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) JIRA
2 19 (11.88%) Maven
3 15 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.75%) YourKit
4 14 (8.75%) JProfiler
5 13 (8.13%) Bugzilla
5 13 (8.13%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.00%) Subversion
6 8 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.00%) JUnit
7 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.13%) Selenium
9 4 (2.50%) Hudson
9 4 (2.50%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.25%) EasyMock
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.25%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 34 (21.25%) Finance
2 23 (14.38%) Advertising
3 16 (10.00%) Banking
4 12 (7.50%) Games
5 11 (6.88%) Retail
6 8 (5.00%) Marketing
7 3 (1.88%) Electronics
7 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.88%) Publishing
7 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Consultant
2 43 (26.88%) Developer
3 31 (19.38%) Architect
4 23 (14.38%) Security Architect
5 22 (13.75%) Security Consultant
6 20 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 15 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (6.88%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.25%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.63%) Technical Project Manager
10 9 (5.63%) Technical Manager
10 9 (5.63%) Senior Manager
11 8 (5.00%) UI Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 8 (5.00%) UI Programmer
11 8 (5.00%) Security Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
12 7 (4.38%) Analyst
12 7 (4.38%) Information Security Consultant
13 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (39.38%) HTML
2 58 (36.25%) OAuth
3 54 (33.75%) XML
4 42 (26.25%) CSS
5 38 (23.75%) OpenID
6 32 (20.00%) Web Services
7 31 (19.38%) REST
8 28 (17.50%) JSON
9 27 (16.88%) J2EE
10 24 (15.00%) HTML5
11 22 (13.75%) jQuery
12 20 (12.50%) .NET
12 20 (12.50%) SOAP
13 19 (11.88%) Spring
13 19 (11.88%) Servlets
14 17 (10.63%) ASP.NET
15 15 (9.38%) Ajax
16 14 (8.75%) XSD
16 14 (8.75%) JAXB
17 10 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.63%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.38%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.13%) PMI
5 5 (3.13%) PKI
5 5 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.13%) Social Network
6 4 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.50%) W3C
7 3 (1.88%) DTV
7 3 (1.88%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) New Media
9 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.25%) Linux
2 18 (11.25%) UNIX
3 16 (10.00%) Windows
4 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.88%) Android
7 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.38%) Information Security
2 29 (18.13%) TDD
3 28 (17.50%) Identity Management
4 23 (14.38%) SOA
4 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.75%) Scrum
5 22 (13.75%) OO
6 21 (13.13%) UML
7 19 (11.88%) MVC
7 19 (11.88%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (11.25%) Risk Management
9 17 (10.63%) TOGAF
9 17 (10.63%) Security Architecture
10 14 (8.75%) Multithreading
10 14 (8.75%) B2B
11 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
11 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
11 13 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.50%) OOP
13 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (38.75%) JavaScript
2 55 (34.38%) Java
3 54 (33.75%) SQL
4 27 (16.88%) PHP
5 21 (13.13%) C#
6 11 (6.88%) Perl
6 11 (6.88%) PHP5
7 10 (6.25%) Scala
7 10 (6.25%) Ruby
8 9 (5.63%) Groovy
9 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.50%) C
10 4 (2.50%) C++
11 2 (1.25%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) XQuery
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Degree
2 19 (11.88%) CISSP
3 9 (5.63%) CCNP
3 9 (5.63%) CCNA
3 9 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.75%) MCSE
4 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.50%) MCITP
7 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) CISM
8 2 (1.25%) MCTS
8 2 (1.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.63%) ISEB
9 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.13%) QA
2 9 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.38%) ISA Server
3 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (4.38%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (4.38%) UAG
3 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) SCCM
1 7 (4.38%) SCOM
1 7 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.13%) YUM
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (26.88%) Oracle
2 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.75%) VMware
4 17 (10.63%) SAP
5 9 (5.63%) Aveksa
6 7 (4.38%) ForgeRock
7 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.13%) Siebel
7 5 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (2.50%) Google
8 4 (2.50%) Novell
8 4 (2.50%) Lotus
8 4 (2.50%) Citrix
9 3 (1.88%) IBM
9 3 (1.88%) Postini
9 3 (1.88%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.63%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) Apple
11 1 (0.63%) Cisco
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Instructure
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago