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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Rank 784 830 794
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAML 89 57 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.054% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 64
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.87%

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
39205 42962 41598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.39% 40.67% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33463 35728 36522
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

SAML Salary Histogram in the UK

SAML
Top 21 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 5 March 2015. 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 +26 76 £65,000 +24.40% 10
London +36 46 £65,000 +20.93% 7
South East -5 22 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Berkshire +15 19 £70,000 +100.00% 1
City of London -7 13 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Maidenhead - 9 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £62,500 -
East of England - 3 £56,400 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £56,400 -
Cambridge - 3 £56,400 -
North West 0 2 - -
Cheshire -12 2 - -
Reading - 2 £62,500 -
Surrey - 2 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham -14 1 - -
West Midlands -24 1 - -
South West -26 1 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 - 1

SAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 88 (59.46%) OAuth
2 57 (38.51%) Java
3 53 (35.81%) SQL
4 41 (27.70%) Spring
4 41 (27.70%) Relational Database
5 40 (27.03%) Oracle
6 39 (26.35%) OpenID
7 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 35 (23.65%) Finance
8 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (22.97%) HTML
10 33 (22.30%) JSON
11 32 (21.62%) Java EE
12 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
13 30 (20.27%) SOAP
14 29 (19.59%) CSS
14 29 (19.59%) Windows
14 29 (19.59%) Linux
14 29 (19.59%) Kerberos
14 29 (19.59%) Degree
15 28 (18.92%) TDD
15 28 (18.92%) Active Directory
15 28 (18.92%) RDBMS
16 27 (18.24%) REST
17 26 (17.57%) SSL
17 26 (17.57%) SOA
17 26 (17.57%) CRM
17 26 (17.57%) JavaScript
18 25 (16.89%) jQuery
18 25 (16.89%) SCCM

SAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 22 (14.86%) CMS
1 22 (14.86%) Sitecore CMS
1 22 (14.86%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.41%) Lync
3 8 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.70%) Mule
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.70%) iPlanet
4 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.70%) JBoss
5 3 (2.03%) Apache
5 3 (2.03%) IIS
6 2 (1.35%) Confluence
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (14.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.84%) SaaS
2 9 (6.08%) PaaS
3 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.41%) IaaS
4 7 (4.73%) Office 365
4 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.38%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.59%) Kerberos
2 26 (17.57%) SSL
3 23 (15.54%) LDAP
4 18 (12.16%) HTTP
5 15 (10.14%) Firewall
6 14 (9.46%) DNS
7 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.43%) Network Security
8 10 (6.76%) DHCP
9 9 (6.08%) SAN
10 5 (3.38%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.38%) VPN
11 4 (2.70%) IMAP
11 4 (2.70%) SNMP
11 4 (2.70%) Internet
11 4 (2.70%) SMTP
11 4 (2.70%) FTP
12 3 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (1.35%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) Relational Database
2 28 (18.92%) RDBMS
3 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.41%) MySQL
5 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.35%) DB2
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.22%) Subversion
3 16 (10.81%) Maven
4 13 (8.78%) JIRA
5 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.08%) Ant
7 8 (5.41%) JUnit
8 6 (4.05%) JProfiler
8 6 (4.05%) YourKit
9 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.70%) Hudson
11 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.03%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.03%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.03%) Gradle
12 2 (1.35%) Mockito
13 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.68%) AppScan
13 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Advertising
3 10 (6.76%) Marketing
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (31.76%) Consultant
2 39 (26.35%) Architect
3 16 (10.81%) Applications Architect
4 14 (9.46%) Analyst
5 13 (8.78%) Security Consultant
6 12 (8.11%) Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.73%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.73%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Digital Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.70%) ITSM Consultant
12 4 (2.70%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (59.46%) OAuth
2 41 (27.70%) Spring
3 39 (26.35%) OpenID
4 34 (22.97%) HTML
5 33 (22.30%) JSON
6 32 (21.62%) Java EE
7 30 (20.27%) SOAP
8 29 (19.59%) CSS
9 27 (18.24%) REST
10 25 (16.89%) jQuery
11 24 (16.22%) Ajax
12 22 (14.86%) Play Framework
12 22 (14.86%) RESTful
13 21 (14.19%) Web Services
14 20 (13.51%) J2EE
15 16 (10.81%) XML
16 15 (10.14%) Servlets
17 9 (6.08%) JMS
17 9 (6.08%) JSP
18 8 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.78%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.11%) PKI
5 9 (6.08%) Replication
6 8 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.41%) Algorithms
7 7 (4.73%) Open Source
8 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
8 6 (4.05%) Cryptography
8 6 (4.05%) NHS
9 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.70%) VLE
10 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
11 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.35%) Social Media
12 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.35%) Clustering
13 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.59%) Windows
1 29 (19.59%) Linux
2 19 (12.84%) UNIX
3 18 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.43%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.92%) TDD
3 26 (17.57%) SOA
3 26 (17.57%) CRM
4 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.86%) BPEL
5 22 (14.86%) Integration Testing
6 21 (14.19%) Validation
6 21 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.84%) UML
9 17 (11.49%) Migration
10 16 (10.81%) ITIL
11 15 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (10.14%) Scrum
12 14 (9.46%) Identity Management
12 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (9.46%) Multithreading
13 11 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.51%) Java
2 53 (35.81%) SQL
3 26 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.78%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.73%) C
7 6 (4.05%) Python
8 5 (3.38%) C#
8 5 (3.38%) Perl
9 4 (2.70%) PHP
9 4 (2.70%) C++
9 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.35%) RPG
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (19.59%) Degree
2 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.14%) MCSE
4 11 (7.43%) CISSP
5 8 (5.41%) MCITP
6 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.05%) MCP
7 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.70%) MCTS
8 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.03%) VCP4
9 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.35%) MCDBA
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.35%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.35%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.35%) ISEB
11 1 (0.68%) MCSA
11 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.51%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) COBIT
3 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.73%) Snort
5 6 (4.05%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (4.05%) UAG
5 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (4.05%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.05%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.35%) vSphere
6 2 (1.35%) vCloud
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (16.89%) SCCM
2 14 (9.46%) SCOM
3 6 (4.05%) ZENworks
4 4 (2.70%) Puppet
4 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.68%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.68%) logstash
6 1 (0.68%) Graphite
6 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.68%) Cacti
6 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Oracle
2 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.54%) IBM
4 22 (14.86%) Sitecore
5 15 (10.14%) VMware
6 12 (8.11%) SolarWinds
7 8 (5.41%) Splunk
7 8 (5.41%) Cisco
8 7 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (4.05%) Novell
9 6 (4.05%) Citrix
9 6 (4.05%) SAP
10 5 (3.38%) Google
11 4 (2.70%) DevExpress
11 4 (2.70%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.70%) ForgeRock
11 4 (2.70%) Trustwave
11 4 (2.70%) Altiris
11 4 (2.70%) Mitel
11 4 (2.70%) Juniper
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