Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 794 954 1006
Rank change year-on-year +160 +52 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAML 255 193 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 174 129 122
England median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,175
90th Percentile £97,500 £79,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -

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 49,132 64,113 67,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.49% 40.33% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40,797 53,572 56,747
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +117 109 £71,730 +14.77% 19
South East +80 71 £70,000 +47.37% 4
Midlands +84 42 £55,000 -4.35% 1
East Midlands +48 23 £55,000 +86.30%
West Midlands +41 19 £50,000 -14.89% 1
North of England +11 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North West +38 14 £48,750 -11.36%
East of England +67 11 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £70,000 +55.56%
North East +24 2 £54,750 -0.45% 3
South West -29 1 £65,000 +13.04% 8
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 177 (69.41%) OAuth
2 133 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (43.92%) Java
3 112 (43.92%) Amazon AWS
4 106 (41.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 104 (40.78%) Microsoft
6 101 (39.61%) Python
7 85 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 84 (32.94%) Linux
9 78 (30.59%) Docker
10 67 (26.27%) OpenID
11 63 (24.71%) Oracle
12 62 (24.31%) Identity Access Management
13 61 (23.92%) Microservices
14 60 (23.53%) Security Cleared
15 59 (23.14%) SQL
15 59 (23.14%) Single Sign-On
16 58 (22.75%) Computer Science
17 56 (21.96%) Degree
18 55 (21.57%) JavaScript
18 55 (21.57%) Windows
19 52 (20.39%) PaaS
19 52 (20.39%) Open Source
20 51 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 51 (20.00%) SDLC
21 50 (19.61%) Kubernetes
21 50 (19.61%) DevOps
21 50 (19.61%) C#
22 46 (18.04%) .NET
22 46 (18.04%) 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 40 (15.69%) Apache Spark
2 25 (9.80%) Hyperledger
3 18 (7.06%) Apache
4 14 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.71%) Apache Solr
5 12 (4.71%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.31%) Confluence
7 10 (3.92%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.18%) IIS
8 3 (1.18%) JBoss
8 3 (1.18%) Mule
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.78%) Appian
9 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.78%) Jetty
9 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 112 (43.92%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (41.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (20.39%) PaaS
4 46 (18.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 46 (18.04%) Serverless
5 32 (12.55%) Office 365
6 31 (12.16%) SaaS
7 25 (9.80%) Azure Functions
8 23 (9.02%) IaaS
9 18 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (6.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (5.10%) Azure Machine Learning
12 12 (4.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 9 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (3.14%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (1.96%) AWS CodePipeline
15 5 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (1.57%) AWS Fargate
16 4 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.20%) Firewall
2 19 (7.45%) HTTP
3 15 (5.88%) VoIP
4 14 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (5.49%) Kerberos
5 12 (4.71%) SSL
5 12 (4.71%) VPN
6 9 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (3.53%) Skype
7 7 (2.75%) WAN
8 6 (2.35%) SMTP
9 4 (1.57%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (1.57%) DNS
9 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.18%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.18%) IPsec
10 3 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.78%) FTP
11 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.47%) Hadoop
2 29 (11.37%) MongoDB
3 27 (10.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (9.80%) Blockchain
5 22 (8.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (8.24%) Big Data
7 16 (6.27%) Cosmos DB
8 14 (5.49%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.71%) Data Lake
9 12 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.71%) Geospatial Data
9 12 (4.71%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.92%) MySQL
11 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.96%) HBase
13 3 (1.18%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.51%) Bitbucket
3 32 (12.55%) Jenkins
4 16 (6.27%) JIRA
5 12 (4.71%) Snyk
5 12 (4.71%) SonarQube
5 12 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.53%) Metasploit
8 8 (3.14%) GitLab
9 3 (1.18%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.18%) Cobertura
9 3 (1.18%) Gradle
9 3 (1.18%) MSI
10 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.39%) Maven
10 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (14.12%) Public Sector
2 35 (13.73%) Finance
3 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.96%) Retail
5 4 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (26.67%) Developer
2 32 (12.55%) AWS Developer
3 28 (10.98%) Subject Matter Expert
4 27 (10.59%) Architect
5 22 (8.63%) Software Engineer
6 21 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 17 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.49%) Integration Developer
10 12 (4.71%) Active Directory Expert
10 12 (4.71%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.31%) Azure Developer
11 11 (4.31%) Consultant
11 11 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (3.92%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.92%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (69.41%) OAuth
2 67 (26.27%) OpenID
3 46 (18.04%) .NET
4 44 (17.25%) REST
5 43 (16.86%) LDAP
6 40 (15.69%) Web Services
7 37 (14.51%) JSON
8 31 (12.16%) RESTful
9 27 (10.59%) Node.js
9 27 (10.59%) Spring
10 26 (10.20%) J2EE
11 25 (9.80%) Akka
11 25 (9.80%) Spring Cloud
11 25 (9.80%) Swagger
12 23 (9.02%) SOAP
13 22 (8.63%) Pandas
13 22 (8.63%) scikit-learn
14 21 (8.24%) HTML
15 20 (7.84%) HTML5
16 15 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.04%) Public Cloud
2 29 (11.37%) Private Cloud
3 27 (10.59%) CESG
4 25 (9.80%) Algorithms
4 25 (9.80%) Data Centre
5 22 (8.63%) Virtual Team
6 18 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.71%) PKI
8 9 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.75%) CMDB
9 7 (2.75%) User Experience
10 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.18%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.78%) NHS
13 2 (0.78%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 84 (32.94%) Linux
2 55 (21.57%) Windows
3 15 (5.88%) Unix
4 11 (4.31%) Kali Linux
5 10 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.53%) Android
6 9 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.75%) CentOS
7 7 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.18%) Solaris
8 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.78%) HPUX
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.31%) Identity Access Management
3 61 (23.92%) Microservices
4 58 (22.75%) Computer Science
5 52 (20.39%) Open Source
6 51 (20.00%) SDLC
7 50 (19.61%) DevOps
8 38 (14.90%) Artificial Intelligence
9 36 (14.12%) API Development
9 36 (14.12%) Software Engineering
10 32 (12.55%) Project Management
10 32 (12.55%) TDD
11 31 (12.16%) Identity Management
11 31 (12.16%) Test Automation
12 28 (10.98%) ITIL
13 27 (10.59%) Cryptography
13 27 (10.59%) Data Science
14 26 (10.20%) B2B
15 25 (9.80%) B2C
15 25 (9.80%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 112 (43.92%) Java
2 101 (39.61%) Python
3 59 (23.14%) SQL
4 55 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 50 (19.61%) C#
6 30 (11.76%) C++
7 27 (10.59%) Bash Shell
8 26 (10.20%) PowerShell
9 25 (9.80%) Scala
10 14 (5.49%) Objective-C
11 12 (4.71%) Go
12 9 (3.53%) Perl
12 9 (3.53%) PHP
13 7 (2.75%) Ruby
14 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.18%) Groovy
16 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.39%) ABAP
17 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 56 (21.96%) Degree
3 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (13.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (10.59%) MCSE
6 25 (9.80%) MCITP
7 19 (7.45%) Master's Degree
8 15 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.92%) AWS Certification
9 10 (3.92%) CISSP
10 9 (3.53%) SANS
11 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.35%) CISM
12 5 (1.96%) CEH
13 4 (1.57%) CCNA
13 4 (1.57%) CCNP
14 3 (1.18%) CISA
14 3 (1.18%) PhD
14 3 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
15 2 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.59%) NCSC
2 25 (9.80%) NIST
3 11 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.53%) SLA
5 8 (3.14%) Data Quality
6 7 (2.75%) GDPR
7 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 85 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 78 (30.59%) Docker
3 13 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (4.31%) XenApp
5 9 (3.53%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.14%) Shibboleth
6 8 (3.14%) vSphere
7 7 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.18%) HDFS
8 3 (1.18%) RACF
9 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (23.14%) Single Sign-On
2 50 (19.61%) Kubernetes
3 25 (9.80%) Terraform
4 23 (9.02%) Puppet
5 21 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (5.88%) Ansible
7 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (4.71%) FortiGate
8 12 (4.71%) Sysdig
9 11 (4.31%) Nessus
9 11 (4.31%) Nmap
10 9 (3.53%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (3.53%) NetBackup
11 8 (3.14%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (2.75%) Mesos
13 6 (2.35%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.96%) Grafana
14 5 (1.96%) Oozie
15 4 (1.57%) PowerCLI
15 4 (1.57%) rkt
Vendors
1 104 (40.78%) Microsoft
2 63 (24.71%) Oracle
3 28 (10.98%) ForgeRock
4 16 (6.27%) Cisco
5 14 (5.49%) Databricks
5 14 (5.49%) VMware
6 13 (5.10%) Citrix
6 13 (5.10%) CyberArk
7 11 (4.31%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.31%) Google
7 11 (4.31%) Qualys
7 11 (4.31%) Veeam
8 10 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.53%) arcserve
9 9 (3.53%) CommVault
10 7 (2.75%) CA
10 7 (2.75%) MuleSoft
10 7 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.75%) TIBCO
11 6 (2.35%) Splunk