Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 865 1000 1006
Rank change year-on-year +135 +6 +151
Permanent jobs citing SAML 212 158 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.097% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 143 125 123
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -18.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £34,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -18.52%

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 55,785 66,393 65,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.53% 40.62% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46,008 56,221 56,897
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,875 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAML in England

SAML
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SAML in England

SAML
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +27 71 £77,500 +19.23% 22
Midlands +78 52 £60,000 +73.91% 1
South East +49 41 £65,000 +13.04% 4
East Midlands - 36 £70,000 - 1
East of England +51 20 £55,000 -10.20%
West Midlands +47 16 £58,750 +70.29%
North of England +32 16 £50,000 - 6
North West +25 13 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South West +10 10 £70,000 +68.67%
Yorkshire +32 3 £48,750 -32.76%
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 145 (68.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (66.04%) OAuth
3 108 (50.94%) Microsoft
4 106 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 97 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (45.75%) Amazon AWS
6 81 (38.21%) SQL
7 79 (37.26%) Windows
8 76 (35.85%) Web Services
9 75 (35.38%) JavaScript
10 73 (34.43%) Linux
10 73 (34.43%) Identity Access Management
11 72 (33.96%) Degree
12 71 (33.49%) DevOps
13 70 (33.02%) Docker
14 66 (31.13%) Java
14 66 (31.13%) .NET
15 65 (30.66%) Computer Science
16 64 (30.19%) Microservices
17 63 (29.72%) Node.js
18 60 (28.30%) HTML
19 59 (27.83%) Kubernetes
20 54 (25.47%) HTML5
21 45 (21.23%) OpenID
21 45 (21.23%) ForgeRock
22 44 (20.75%) Unit Testing
22 44 (20.75%) Single Sign-On
23 43 (20.28%) Deployment Automation
23 43 (20.28%) SaaS
24 42 (19.81%) Public Cloud

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 20 (9.43%) Confluence
2 17 (8.02%) Apache Spark
3 16 (7.55%) Apache
4 11 (5.19%) Apache Solr
4 11 (5.19%) JBoss
5 10 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.25%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.30%) IIS
8 7 (3.30%) Traefik
9 5 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.36%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.89%) Mule
11 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.42%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.94%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.94%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.94%) Appian
12 2 (0.94%) Jupyter
Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.94%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (68.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (45.75%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (20.28%) SaaS
4 38 (17.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (16.51%) Serverless
6 30 (14.15%) PaaS
7 19 (8.96%) IaaS
8 18 (8.49%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (8.49%) GitHub
8 18 (8.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (6.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (6.60%) Amazon S3
9 14 (6.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (6.60%) CloudFront
10 12 (5.66%) Azure Machine Learning
11 11 (5.19%) Azure Functions
12 10 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (4.25%) AWS CloudTrail
13 9 (4.25%) iPaaS
13 9 (4.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.85%) HTTP
2 19 (8.96%) Firewall
2 19 (8.96%) Kerberos
3 15 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.19%) SSL
5 10 (4.72%) VPN
6 8 (3.77%) DNS
7 6 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.83%) WAN
8 5 (2.36%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.36%) SMTP
9 4 (1.89%) FTP
9 4 (1.89%) Network Security
9 4 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.89%) SAN
10 3 (1.42%) LAN
10 3 (1.42%) SSH
10 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.42%) WLAN
11 2 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) NoSQL
2 20 (9.43%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (7.55%) Big Data
5 13 (6.13%) Hadoop
5 13 (6.13%) MySQL
6 12 (5.66%) Data Lake
6 12 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.19%) Cosmos DB
8 10 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (4.25%) Geospatial Data
10 8 (3.77%) Power BI
10 8 (3.77%) RDBMS
11 7 (3.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 24 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.43%) JIRA
3 18 (8.49%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.19%) Maven
4 11 (5.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (3.77%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.30%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.30%) Log4Net
6 7 (3.30%) NUnit
7 6 (2.83%) Selenium
7 6 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.89%) AutoIt
9 3 (1.42%) gulp
9 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.94%) Ant
10 2 (0.94%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.94%) ERwin
10 2 (0.94%) git-flow
10 2 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 38 (17.92%) Finance
2 25 (11.79%) Banking
3 11 (5.19%) Games
4 8 (3.77%) Marketing
4 8 (3.77%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (28.77%) Developer
2 35 (16.51%) Architect
3 27 (12.74%) Java Developer
4 25 (11.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (8.02%) Security Architect
6 16 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.55%) Lead Developer
7 15 (7.08%) Lead Java Developer
7 15 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.08%) Subject Matter Expert
8 11 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.25%) Consultant
10 9 (4.25%) Lead DevOps
10 9 (4.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Analyst
11 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (66.04%) OAuth
2 76 (35.85%) Web Services
3 66 (31.13%) .NET
4 63 (29.72%) Node.js
5 60 (28.30%) HTML
6 54 (25.47%) HTML5
7 45 (21.23%) OpenID
8 38 (17.92%) REST
9 33 (15.57%) J2EE
10 30 (14.15%) JSON
11 23 (10.85%) LDAP
12 19 (8.96%) SOAP
13 18 (8.49%) Kafka
14 15 (7.08%) ASP.NET
14 15 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (6.13%) .NET Core
15 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (5.66%) .NET Framework
16 12 (5.66%) AngularJS
16 12 (5.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.81%) Public Cloud
2 38 (17.92%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (17.45%) Data Centre
4 35 (16.51%) Virtual Team
5 25 (11.79%) Management Information System
6 21 (9.91%) Mobile App
7 19 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (8.49%) PKI
9 15 (7.08%) CESG
10 11 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (1.89%) Smart Meter
13 4 (1.89%) User Experience
14 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
14 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
14 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.94%) NHS
15 2 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.26%) Windows
2 73 (34.43%) Linux
3 19 (8.96%) Unix
4 11 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.83%) Android
6 6 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.94%) CentOS
8 2 (0.94%) Debian
8 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.43%) Identity Access Management
3 71 (33.49%) DevOps
4 65 (30.66%) Computer Science
5 64 (30.19%) Microservices
6 44 (20.75%) Unit Testing
7 43 (20.28%) Deployment Automation
8 39 (18.40%) Configuration Management
9 30 (14.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (12.74%) Information Security
11 26 (12.26%) Secure Coding
12 25 (11.79%) Software Engineering
13 24 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (11.32%) Open Source
14 23 (10.85%) SDLC
14 23 (10.85%) TDD
15 22 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (9.91%) Coaching
16 21 (9.91%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.21%) SQL
2 75 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 66 (31.13%) Java
4 38 (17.92%) C#
5 31 (14.62%) PowerShell
5 31 (14.62%) Python
6 13 (6.13%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.30%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.83%) Perl
10 5 (2.36%) Elixir
10 5 (2.36%) Erlang
10 5 (2.36%) PHP
11 3 (1.42%) COBOL
11 3 (1.42%) Ruby
12 2 (0.94%) C++
12 2 (0.94%) R
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (33.96%) Degree
2 33 (15.57%) Master's Degree
3 25 (11.79%) CISSP
4 23 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (7.08%) MCITP
6 15 (7.08%) MCSE
7 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.72%) CISM
9 9 (4.25%) ISEB
9 9 (4.25%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.30%) CEH
10 7 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.83%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.89%) CCNA
12 4 (1.89%) CCNP
13 3 (1.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (1.42%) CCSP
13 3 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (1.42%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) GDPR
1 13 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 4 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.89%) QA
4 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.94%) Basel III
5 2 (0.94%) COBIT
5 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.94%) RMADS
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 70 (33.02%) Docker
3 15 (7.08%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.36%) NDS
6 4 (1.89%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.89%) XenApp
7 3 (1.42%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.47%) HDFS
9 1 (0.47%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (27.83%) Kubernetes
2 44 (20.75%) Single Sign-On
3 36 (16.98%) Terraform
4 27 (12.74%) Ansible
5 17 (8.02%) Puppet
6 15 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (5.19%) Mesos
8 9 (4.25%) rkt
9 7 (3.30%) Consul
9 7 (3.30%) Packer
10 4 (1.89%) PingFederate
11 3 (1.42%) Ambari
11 3 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.94%) CloudHub
12 2 (0.94%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.94%) Salt
12 2 (0.94%) SCOM
13 1 (0.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 108 (50.94%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.23%) ForgeRock
3 28 (13.21%) Oracle
4 27 (12.74%) Google
5 21 (9.91%) IBM
6 15 (7.08%) VMware
7 14 (6.60%) New Relic
8 13 (6.13%) CyberArk
9 11 (5.19%) MuleSoft
10 10 (4.72%) Remedy
11 9 (4.25%) Cisco
11 9 (4.25%) Databricks
11 9 (4.25%) Ping Identity
12 8 (3.77%) CA
13 7 (3.30%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.30%) TIBCO
14 6 (2.83%) Atlassian
14 6 (2.83%) NetIQ
15 4 (1.89%) Rackspace
15 4 (1.89%) WSO2