Period
to 16 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 16 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 232 317
Rank change year-on-year +7 +85 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAML 13 19 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.78% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 12
10th Percentile £54,625 " £33,750
25th Percentile £55,000 " £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -11.11%
75th Percentile £81,250 £65,000 £55,625
90th Percentile £83,750 " £68,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +30.00% -16.67%

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,126 2,433 4,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.03% 38.69% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,942 2,166 3,691
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +5.06%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAML in the City of London.

Salary trend for SAML in the City of London

SAML
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAML in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for SAML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, IT jobs citing SAML 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) OAuth
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) OWASP
4 7 (53.85%) Nessus
4 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) SOA
4 7 (53.85%) CA
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (53.85%) Task Automation
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) Azure
6 5 (38.46%) Social Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (23.08%) AWS
7 3 (23.08%) OpenID
7 3 (23.08%) LDAP
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Advertising
8 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Okta
8 2 (15.38%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Federation Services

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Azure
1 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (15.38%) Google Workspace
4 1 (7.69%) GCP
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Social Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Documentation Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) IT Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) IT Security Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) OAuth
3 3 (23.08%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) OpenID
4 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (53.85%) OWASP
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
1 7 (53.85%) Task Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (7.69%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Nessus
2 3 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) CA
3 2 (15.38%) Okta
4 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.69%) Google