Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 757 477 811
Rank change year-on-year -280 +334 +152
Permanent jobs citing SAML 230 194 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.98% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 150 170 188
10th Percentile £41,250 £54,750 £44,250
25th Percentile £48,715 £71,250 £50,808
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £95,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -36.84% +46.15% +8.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £120,000 £81,938
90th Percentile £82,500 " £108,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £90,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +38.46% +8.33%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 44,222 19,868 48,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 44.00% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28,705 17,049 40,489
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% +5.31%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in England

SAML
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAML in England.

Salary trend for SAML in England

SAML
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAML in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SAML in England

SAML
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -261 115 £58,750 -51.04% 21
South East -135 41 £52,000 -28.28% 4
North of England -100 38 £75,000 +50.00% 7
Yorkshire - 29 £75,000 - 2
Midlands -95 15 £59,000 +36.42% 9
East of England - 11 £49,000 - 4
West Midlands -92 10 £75,000 +73.41% 5
South West -111 10 £66,250 -13.11% 4
North West -87 7 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands - 5 £50,000 - 4
North East - 2 £72,500 -
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 England region with a requirement for SAML.

1 127 (55.22%) OAuth
2 98 (42.61%) Active Directory
3 94 (40.87%) Azure
4 90 (39.13%) AWS
5 87 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (33.91%) OpenID
7 71 (30.87%) Single Sign-On
8 66 (28.70%) Java
9 62 (26.96%) Microsoft
10 56 (24.35%) Windows
11 55 (23.91%) LDAP
12 54 (23.48%) TDD
13 53 (23.04%) Identity Access Management
14 52 (22.61%) Web Services
14 52 (22.61%) REST
15 51 (22.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 50 (21.74%) DevOps
17 48 (20.87%) Kubernetes
18 47 (20.43%) Social Skills
19 42 (18.26%) Finance
20 41 (17.83%) Identity Management
20 41 (17.83%) XML
20 41 (17.83%) HTML
20 41 (17.83%) PowerShell
21 40 (17.39%) OAuth2
22 39 (16.96%) Docker
22 39 (16.96%) JavaScript
23 38 (16.52%) Microsoft 365
24 37 (16.09%) Git (software)
24 37 (16.09%) Scrum

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 33 (14.35%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.13%) Apache
2 21 (9.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 17 (7.39%) Confluence
4 11 (4.78%) IIS
5 10 (4.35%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.91%) Drupal
7 8 (3.48%) WordPress
8 6 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.17%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.17%) SAS
10 3 (1.30%) CMS
10 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.43%) Documentum
12 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.74%) Figma
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (2.17%) R3 Corda
2 3 (1.30%) Maximo
2 3 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 94 (40.87%) Azure
2 90 (39.13%) AWS
3 51 (22.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (16.52%) Microsoft 365
5 29 (12.61%) Serverless
6 25 (10.87%) OneDrive
7 23 (10.00%) GCP
7 23 (10.00%) PaaS
8 20 (8.70%) Azure Functions
8 20 (8.70%) IaaS
9 19 (8.26%) SaaS
10 18 (7.83%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (3.91%) Azure Service Bus
12 9 (3.91%) GitHub
12 9 (3.91%) Power Platform
13 8 (3.48%) Google Workspace
14 6 (2.61%) PowerApps
15 5 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (2.17%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.30%) Firewall
2 24 (10.43%) DNS
2 24 (10.43%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.26%) HTTP
3 19 (8.26%) SSL
4 12 (5.22%) Kerberos
5 7 (3.04%) Network Security
5 7 (3.04%) VPN
6 6 (2.61%) DHCP
6 6 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.61%) MPLS
7 5 (2.17%) SMS
8 4 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.74%) LAN
8 4 (1.74%) VoIP
8 4 (1.74%) WAN
9 3 (1.30%) VLAN
9 3 (1.30%) Wireless
10 2 (0.87%) PBX
10 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.22%) MySQL
2 24 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.48%) Power BI
8 7 (3.04%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.17%) Blockchain
9 5 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.17%) Redis
10 4 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.30%) Big Data
11 3 (1.30%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.30%) DB2
12 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.87%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 37 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.35%) GitLab
2 33 (14.35%) Jenkins
3 23 (10.00%) JIRA
4 22 (9.57%) Gradle
5 18 (7.83%) Maven
6 12 (5.22%) Bitbucket
7 11 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (4.35%) Mockito
9 9 (3.91%) GoCD
10 7 (3.04%) gulp
11 5 (2.17%) Postman
12 3 (1.30%) Selenium
13 2 (0.87%) JMeter
13 2 (0.87%) kappa
13 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.43%) CircleCI
14 1 (0.43%) Snyk
14 1 (0.43%) Sourcetree
General
1 47 (20.43%) Social Skills
2 42 (18.26%) Finance
3 30 (13.04%) Public Sector
4 21 (9.13%) Banking
5 20 (8.70%) Marketing
6 14 (6.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 13 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
9 8 (3.48%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (3.48%) Legal
10 6 (2.61%) Manufacturing
10 6 (2.61%) Retail
11 4 (1.74%) Electronics
11 4 (1.74%) Local Government
12 3 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.30%) Law
13 2 (0.87%) Back Office
13 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (34.78%) Developer
2 30 (13.04%) Architect
3 28 (12.17%) Software Developer
4 25 (10.87%) Access Developer
4 25 (10.87%) IAM Developer
4 25 (10.87%) Identity Management Developer
5 21 (9.13%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (7.39%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.09%) Security Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (4.78%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.35%) Consultant
10 9 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (3.91%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.04%) Administrator
11 7 (3.04%) IT Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (55.22%) OAuth
2 78 (33.91%) OpenID
3 55 (23.91%) LDAP
4 52 (22.61%) REST
4 52 (22.61%) Web Services
5 41 (17.83%) HTML
5 41 (17.83%) XML
6 40 (17.39%) OAuth2
7 30 (13.04%) RESTful
8 29 (12.61%) CSS
9 26 (11.30%) SailPoint
10 23 (10.00%) Spring
11 22 (9.57%) AngularJS
12 20 (8.70%) Kafka
12 20 (8.70%) Node.js
12 20 (8.70%) Spring Boot
13 19 (8.26%) LAMP
14 18 (7.83%) .NET
15 17 (7.39%) HTML5
16 16 (6.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.13%) NHS
2 20 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 17 (7.39%) PKI
4 16 (6.96%) User Experience
5 10 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.35%) Social Network
6 9 (3.91%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.61%) Cloud Native
9 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.74%) CMDB
10 4 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.74%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (1.30%) Clustering
11 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.87%) Legacy Applications
12 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.35%) Windows
2 32 (13.91%) Linux
3 29 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.22%) CentOS
5 9 (3.91%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.61%) Unix
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.30%) Android
9 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.48%) TDD
3 53 (23.04%) Identity Access Management
4 50 (21.74%) DevOps
5 41 (17.83%) Identity Management
6 37 (16.09%) Scrum
7 35 (15.22%) BDD
8 34 (14.78%) Microservices
9 33 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (13.48%) Kanban
11 29 (12.61%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.43%) ITIL
13 23 (10.00%) Workflow
14 22 (9.57%) SDLC
15 21 (9.13%) Biometrics
15 21 (9.13%) Re-Platforming
15 21 (9.13%) Workflow Analysis
16 20 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (8.70%) Full Stack Development
17 19 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.70%) Java
2 41 (17.83%) PowerShell
3 39 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.78%) SQL
5 23 (10.00%) C#
5 23 (10.00%) PHP
6 22 (9.57%) Python
7 18 (7.83%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.65%) Perl
9 10 (4.35%) Go
10 9 (3.91%) Java 8
11 8 (3.48%) Groovy
12 7 (3.04%) Java 11
13 6 (2.61%) Google Apps Script
13 6 (2.61%) Ruby
13 6 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.17%) ES6
14 5 (2.17%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (13.48%) Degree
2 9 (3.91%) CISSP
3 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (2.61%) MCSE
5 5 (2.17%) CISA
5 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.30%) CISM
7 3 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.30%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.30%) MCSA
8 2 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.87%) CCNA
8 2 (0.87%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.13%) Data Quality
2 17 (7.39%) GDPR
3 10 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.35%) QA
4 8 (3.48%) SLA
5 7 (3.04%) NIST
6 4 (1.74%) GRC
7 2 (0.87%) COBIT
7 2 (0.87%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 98 (42.61%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.96%) Docker
3 23 (10.00%) NDS
3 23 (10.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 19 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.74%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.87%) LXC
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.43%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 71 (30.87%) Single Sign-On
2 48 (20.87%) Kubernetes
3 35 (15.22%) Terraform
4 24 (10.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 23 (10.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 20 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (5.22%) Ansible
8 9 (3.91%) Prometheus
9 8 (3.48%) SCCM
10 7 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (2.61%) Puppet
12 5 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (2.17%) Grafana
13 3 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (1.30%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (1.30%) Nessus
13 3 (1.30%) SCOM
14 2 (0.87%) Kibana
14 2 (0.87%) logstash
14 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.65%) Oracle
3 33 (14.35%) NetIQ
4 28 (12.17%) ForgeRock
5 27 (11.74%) Okta
6 26 (11.30%) VMware
7 25 (10.87%) Google
8 11 (4.78%) CyberArk
8 11 (4.78%) ServiceNow
9 10 (4.35%) Atlassian
10 9 (3.91%) Cisco
11 6 (2.61%) Citrix
11 6 (2.61%) IBM
12 5 (2.17%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.17%) CA
12 5 (2.17%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.17%) SAP
12 5 (2.17%) Splunk
13 4 (1.74%) LexisNexis
13 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com