Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 981 1011
Rank change year-on-year +15 +30 +112
Permanent jobs citing SAML 202 188 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 132 114 181
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - -8.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £79,875 £83,375 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.78% +2.61% -4.17%

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 66,354 68,101 74,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.81% 40.73% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,607 57,538 65,630
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -13 99 £61,250 -5.77% 15
South East +26 39 £46,250 -15.91% 6
North of England +18 24 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East of England +15 23 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North West +28 16 £55,000 +37.50% 2
South West +17 16 £61,250 +44.12%
Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 -
Midlands 0 1 £57,500 +10.90% 3
West Midlands 0 1 £57,500 +21.69%
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 97 (48.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (47.52%) OAuth
3 82 (40.59%) SQL
4 79 (39.11%) Active Directory
5 78 (38.61%) REST
6 77 (38.12%) Microsoft
7 73 (36.14%) Web Services
8 71 (35.15%) Single Sign-On
9 69 (34.16%) OpenID
10 67 (33.17%) Java
11 64 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (30.20%) JavaScript
13 60 (29.70%) Windows
14 59 (29.21%) DevOps
15 56 (27.72%) LDAP
16 55 (27.23%) HTML
17 52 (25.74%) Identity Access Management
18 50 (24.75%) HTTP
19 49 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (24.26%) SaaS
20 46 (22.77%) Tomcat
21 43 (21.29%) Oracle
22 41 (20.30%) .NET
22 41 (20.30%) Azure Active Directory
23 40 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
24 39 (19.31%) ITIL
25 38 (18.81%) PKI
26 36 (17.82%) IIS
27 35 (17.33%) Apache
27 35 (17.33%) JIRA

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 46 (22.77%) Tomcat
2 36 (17.82%) IIS
3 35 (17.33%) Apache
4 18 (8.91%) Confluence
5 16 (7.92%) Apache Spark
6 11 (5.45%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.96%) JBoss
8 7 (3.47%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.47%) WordPress
9 6 (2.97%) CMS
10 5 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.99%) Drupal
13 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Sonata
2 2 (0.99%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 97 (48.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (24.26%) SaaS
3 41 (20.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 40 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (10.89%) Serverless
6 18 (8.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (8.42%) PaaS
8 8 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.96%) Azure Machine Learning
9 7 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.47%) IaaS
9 7 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (2.48%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (1.98%) npm
11 4 (1.98%) Office 365
11 4 (1.98%) Zapier
12 2 (0.99%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.99%) G Suite
13 1 (0.50%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.75%) HTTP
2 29 (14.36%) SSL
3 26 (12.87%) Kerberos
4 18 (8.91%) Wireshark
5 16 (7.92%) DNS
6 15 (7.43%) Firewall
7 12 (5.94%) SMTP
8 8 (3.96%) Internet
9 7 (3.47%) TACACS
9 7 (3.47%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.97%) Network Security
11 5 (2.48%) DHCP
11 5 (2.48%) IMAP
11 5 (2.48%) IPv4
11 5 (2.48%) IPv6
11 5 (2.48%) SSH
12 4 (1.98%) VPN
13 3 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.49%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.37%) MySQL
3 21 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.42%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.95%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.97%) Big Data
8 6 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.48%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.48%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (2.48%) HBase
9 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.98%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (17.33%) JIRA
2 23 (11.39%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.40%) Jenkins
4 18 (8.91%) Fiddler
5 13 (6.44%) Visual Studio
6 12 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (5.94%) Jasmine
6 12 (5.94%) Log4Net
6 12 (5.94%) NUnit
7 10 (4.95%) Maven
8 9 (4.46%) Gradle
8 9 (4.46%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.97%) gulp
9 6 (2.97%) Subversion
9 6 (2.97%) webpack
10 5 (2.48%) Ant
10 5 (2.48%) CA Release Automation
10 5 (2.48%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.48%) JUnit
10 5 (2.48%) Selenium
General
1 31 (15.35%) Finance
2 20 (9.90%) Games
3 17 (8.42%) Banking
4 15 (7.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.47%) Retail
6 6 (2.97%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (20.79%) Developer
2 32 (15.84%) Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Consultant
4 19 (9.41%) Technical Architect
5 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.92%) Software Developer
7 14 (6.93%) Senior Software Developer
8 11 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (3.96%) E-Commerce Manager
11 8 (3.96%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Subject Matter Expert
12 7 (3.47%) Integration Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (47.52%) OAuth
2 78 (38.61%) REST
3 73 (36.14%) Web Services
4 69 (34.16%) OpenID
5 56 (27.72%) LDAP
6 55 (27.23%) HTML
7 41 (20.30%) .NET
8 29 (14.36%) AngularJS
9 28 (13.86%) XML
10 25 (12.38%) JSON
11 22 (10.89%) Servlets
12 21 (10.40%) Kafka
13 20 (9.90%) CSS
14 18 (8.91%) .NET Framework
15 16 (7.92%) HTML5
15 16 (7.92%) SOAP
16 15 (7.43%) Spring
17 14 (6.93%) ASP.NET
17 14 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (6.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (18.81%) PKI
3 31 (15.35%) Computer Science
4 28 (13.86%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (13.86%) Public Cloud
5 13 (6.44%) CESG
5 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.46%) Cyber Defence
7 9 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.96%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.97%) Learning Management System
10 5 (2.48%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.98%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.98%) User Experience
12 3 (1.49%) CMDB
12 3 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (1.49%) SCORM
13 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.70%) Windows
2 34 (16.83%) Unix
3 29 (14.36%) Linux
4 25 (12.38%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.47%) Android
5 7 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) CentOS
7 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.21%) DevOps
3 52 (25.74%) Identity Access Management
4 39 (19.31%) ITIL
5 32 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (14.85%) Project Management
7 29 (14.36%) Identity Management
7 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (12.38%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (11.88%) Mentoring
9 24 (11.88%) SDLC
9 24 (11.88%) Service Management
9 24 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 24 (11.88%) Workflow
10 23 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (10.40%) B2B
11 21 (10.40%) B2C
11 21 (10.40%) Configuration Management
12 20 (9.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.59%) SQL
2 67 (33.17%) Java
3 61 (30.20%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.87%) C#
5 25 (12.38%) Python
6 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
7 20 (9.90%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.92%) TypeScript
9 13 (6.44%) T-SQL
10 12 (5.94%) Bash Shell
11 11 (5.45%) PHP
12 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.96%) Java 8
14 2 (0.99%) Perl
14 2 (0.99%) R
15 1 (0.50%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 33 (16.34%) Degree
2 26 (12.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.44%) MCITP
3 13 (6.44%) MCSE
3 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.48%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.98%) CISSP
7 3 (1.49%) CCNA
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.99%) CEH
9 1 (0.50%) CISA
9 1 (0.50%) CISM
9 1 (0.50%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) SANS
9 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) GDPR
2 13 (6.44%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.48%) SLA
5 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.50%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) FISMA
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 1 (0.50%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.50%) PSD2
System Software
1 79 (39.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.46%) Docker
3 4 (1.98%) NDS
3 4 (1.98%) Shibboleth
3 4 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.49%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.99%) XenApp
5 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 71 (35.15%) Single Sign-On
2 16 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.94%) Puppet
4 11 (5.45%) Terraform
5 6 (2.97%) QRadar
6 5 (2.48%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.48%) OpenView
7 4 (1.98%) Ansible
7 4 (1.98%) CASB
7 4 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (1.98%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.49%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.49%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.49%) SCCM
8 3 (1.49%) SCOM
9 2 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 43 (21.29%) Oracle
3 24 (11.88%) Google
4 21 (10.40%) ForgeRock
5 15 (7.43%) Splunk
6 13 (6.44%) Okta
7 12 (5.94%) New Relic
7 12 (5.94%) ServiceNow
8 9 (4.46%) CA
8 9 (4.46%) CyberArk
9 8 (3.96%) LogRhythm
10 7 (3.47%) Cisco
11 6 (2.97%) HP
11 6 (2.97%) VMware
12 5 (2.48%) AlgoSec
12 5 (2.48%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.48%) Databricks
12 5 (2.48%) Qualys
12 5 (2.48%) Rapid7
12 5 (2.48%) Tufin