Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 940 991 999
Rank change year-on-year +51 +8 +162
Permanent jobs citing SAML 189 177 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 123 118 175
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -2.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £82,875 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

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 63,288 67,099 72,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.52% 40.44% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52,806 55,900 63,119
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,960 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.25% +0.97% +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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 +20 80 £65,000 +6.12% 17
South East +27 35 £55,000 -12.00%
East of England +34 31 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North of England +32 16 £55,000 +26.44% 3
South West -1 16 £65,000 +52.94% 6
North West +26 10 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Midlands +8 10 £60,000 +73.91% 4
Yorkshire +28 6 £45,000 -35.71%
East Midlands - 6 £75,000 - 4
West Midlands -2 4 £60,000 +73.91%
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 114 (60.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (54.50%) OAuth
3 87 (46.03%) SQL
4 84 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 81 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 75 (39.68%) Web Services
7 68 (35.98%) DevOps
8 67 (35.45%) REST
9 66 (34.92%) Windows
10 64 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 57 (30.16%) HTML
13 54 (28.57%) .NET
13 54 (28.57%) OpenID
14 53 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
15 50 (26.46%) SaaS
16 48 (25.40%) Single Sign-On
17 46 (24.34%) Degree
18 44 (23.28%) LDAP
19 43 (22.75%) Java
20 42 (22.22%) Computer Science
21 41 (21.69%) JIRA
21 41 (21.69%) HTTP
22 40 (21.16%) ITIL
22 40 (21.16%) Deployment Automation
23 39 (20.63%) Serverless
23 39 (20.63%) Linux
24 38 (20.11%) Azure Active Directory
25 37 (19.58%) NoSQL
26 34 (17.99%) Identity Access Management

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 (17.46%) Apache
1 33 (17.46%) Tomcat
2 27 (14.29%) Confluence
3 26 (13.76%) IIS
4 25 (13.23%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.29%) Apache Solr
6 9 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.17%) WordPress
8 5 (2.65%) JBoss
9 4 (2.12%) CMS
9 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.12%) Traefik
9 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.06%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.53%) Drupal
12 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.59%) Sonata
3 2 (1.06%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 114 (60.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (26.46%) SaaS
4 39 (20.63%) Serverless
5 38 (20.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (9.52%) PaaS
7 15 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (7.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (7.41%) Azure Functions
9 12 (6.35%) Azure Machine Learning
10 10 (5.29%) GitHub
11 9 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (4.76%) Amazon S3
11 9 (4.76%) CloudFront
11 9 (4.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (3.17%) IaaS
12 6 (3.17%) Office 365
13 5 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (21.69%) HTTP
2 29 (15.34%) Kerberos
3 21 (11.11%) SSL
4 16 (8.47%) Firewall
5 12 (6.35%) Wireshark
6 11 (5.82%) DNS
6 11 (5.82%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.29%) SMTP
8 7 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.70%) Network Security
9 6 (3.17%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.17%) SSH
10 5 (2.65%) IMAP
10 5 (2.65%) IPv4
10 5 (2.65%) IPv6
11 4 (2.12%) SAN
11 4 (2.12%) VPN
12 3 (1.59%) DHCP
12 3 (1.59%) Internet
12 3 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.58%) NoSQL
2 31 (16.40%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.11%) MySQL
4 17 (8.99%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.94%) Hadoop
6 14 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (5.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (5.82%) Data Lake
9 10 (5.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (5.29%) Big Data
9 10 (5.29%) Cosmos DB
9 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 9 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
10 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 41 (21.69%) JIRA
2 24 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.58%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.99%) Jasmine
4 17 (8.99%) Log4Net
4 17 (8.99%) NUnit
5 13 (6.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (6.35%) Fiddler
6 12 (6.35%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.23%) Selenium
8 6 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.17%) webpack
9 5 (2.65%) gulp
9 5 (2.65%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.12%) AutoIt
10 4 (2.12%) CA Release Automation
10 4 (2.12%) Gradle
10 4 (2.12%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.12%) Visual Composer
General
1 31 (16.40%) Finance
2 29 (15.34%) Banking
3 26 (13.76%) Games
4 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (24.34%) Developer
2 30 (15.87%) Architect
3 20 (10.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (10.05%) Consultant
4 19 (10.05%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.05%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
6 14 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (6.35%) Technical Architect
9 11 (5.82%) Security Architect
9 11 (5.82%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 11 (5.82%) Subject Matter Expert
10 9 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Azure Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) Security Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (54.50%) OAuth
2 75 (39.68%) Web Services
3 67 (35.45%) REST
4 57 (30.16%) HTML
5 54 (28.57%) .NET
5 54 (28.57%) OpenID
6 44 (23.28%) LDAP
7 33 (17.46%) HTML5
8 32 (16.93%) JSON
9 29 (15.34%) Kafka
10 25 (13.23%) AngularJS
11 24 (12.70%) .NET Framework
11 24 (12.70%) Node.js
12 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET
12 22 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (10.58%) .NET Core
13 20 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (9.52%) CSS
15 17 (8.99%) Aurelia
15 17 (8.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 28 (14.81%) PKI
2 28 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 26 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (13.23%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (12.70%) Mobile App
6 22 (11.64%) Management Information System
7 15 (7.94%) CESG
8 12 (6.35%) Cyber Defence
9 10 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.65%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.65%) User Experience
11 5 (2.65%) Virtual Team
12 4 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (2.12%) Learning Management System
12 4 (2.12%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (1.59%) CMDB
13 3 (1.59%) Fintech
14 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.92%) Windows
2 39 (20.63%) Linux
3 33 (17.46%) Unix
4 21 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.70%) Android
6 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.59%) CentOS
8 3 (1.59%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.98%) DevOps
2 64 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.16%) Deployment Automation
3 40 (21.16%) ITIL
4 34 (17.99%) Identity Access Management
5 31 (16.40%) Configuration Management
5 31 (16.40%) SDLC
5 31 (16.40%) Secure Coding
6 29 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 29 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (15.34%) Project Management
7 28 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (14.29%) Microservices
9 26 (13.76%) Service Management
9 26 (13.76%) TDD
10 25 (13.23%) Software Engineering
11 24 (12.70%) Identity Management
12 21 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 87 (46.03%) SQL
2 63 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 43 (22.75%) Java
4 32 (16.93%) C#
5 30 (15.87%) Python
6 28 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 21 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 17 (8.99%) TypeScript
9 14 (7.41%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.29%) PHP
11 9 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.65%) Elixir
12 5 (2.65%) Erlang
12 5 (2.65%) Perl
13 4 (2.12%) Java 8
14 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.06%) R
16 1 (0.53%) Ruby
16 1 (0.53%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 46 (24.34%) Degree
2 27 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (9.52%) MCITP
3 18 (9.52%) MCSE
3 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.82%) CISSP
5 9 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.23%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.12%) ISEB
7 4 (2.12%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.06%) CISM
10 1 (0.53%) CEH
10 1 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.47%) GDPR
2 15 (7.94%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.59%) SLA
7 2 (1.06%) GCP
7 2 (1.06%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.53%) Basel III
8 1 (0.53%) COBIT
8 1 (0.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 81 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.76%) Docker
3 12 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.12%) Shibboleth
4 4 (2.12%) XenApp
5 3 (1.59%) NDS
5 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (25.40%) Single Sign-On
2 27 (14.29%) Terraform
3 17 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (7.94%) Kubernetes
4 15 (7.94%) Puppet
5 9 (4.76%) Ansible
6 6 (3.17%) QRadar
7 5 (2.65%) Mesos
7 5 (2.65%) OpenView
8 4 (2.12%) CASB
8 4 (2.12%) rkt
9 3 (1.59%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 84 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.34%) Oracle
3 23 (12.17%) Google
4 21 (11.11%) New Relic
5 19 (10.05%) ForgeRock
6 11 (5.82%) Okta
7 10 (5.29%) Cisco
7 10 (5.29%) Splunk
8 9 (4.76%) Databricks
8 9 (4.76%) IBM
9 8 (4.23%) Remedy
9 8 (4.23%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.70%) VMware
11 6 (3.17%) Veeam
12 5 (2.65%) HP
12 5 (2.65%) LogRhythm
12 5 (2.65%) OneLogin
12 5 (2.65%) Qualys
12 5 (2.65%) Rapid7
12 5 (2.65%) Tufin