Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 945 991 1029
Rank change year-on-year +46 +38 +155
Permanent jobs citing SAML 190 167 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 118 127 158
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +16.16% -10.00%
10th Percentile £44,400 £32,250 £31,600
90th Percentile £83,250 £82,050 £80,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +16.16% -10.00%

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 60,163 68,064 70,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.93% 40.27% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50,067 56,987 61,427
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,000 £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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +27 70 £72,500 +18.37% 21
South East +47 38 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Midlands +34 32 £60,000 +73.91% 5
East of England +43 29 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands - 20 £70,000 - 3
West Midlands +27 12 £58,750 +70.29% 2
North of England +24 11 £47,500 -34.48% 4
South West +1 11 £70,000 +68.67% 4
North West +16 6 £43,000 -42.67% 2
Yorkshire +30 5 £47,500 -34.48%
SAML
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 126 (66.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (61.05%) OAuth
3 94 (49.47%) Microsoft
4 85 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 83 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (43.16%) SQL
7 76 (40.00%) DevOps
8 75 (39.47%) Web Services
8 75 (39.47%) Windows
8 75 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
9 74 (38.95%) JavaScript
10 63 (33.16%) Linux
11 58 (30.53%) .NET
12 55 (28.95%) Degree
13 54 (28.42%) HTML
13 54 (28.42%) Microservices
14 51 (26.84%) Docker
15 50 (26.32%) REST
16 49 (25.79%) SaaS
16 49 (25.79%) Java
17 45 (23.68%) HTML5
17 45 (23.68%) Node.js
17 45 (23.68%) Identity Access Management
17 45 (23.68%) Single Sign-On
18 43 (22.63%) Computer Science
19 42 (22.11%) Deployment Automation
19 42 (22.11%) Serverless
20 41 (21.58%) OpenID
21 39 (20.53%) Kubernetes
22 38 (20.00%) NoSQL

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 29 (15.26%) Confluence
2 22 (11.58%) Apache
2 22 (11.58%) Apache Spark
3 17 (8.95%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.84%) IIS
5 11 (5.79%) Apache Solr
6 10 (5.26%) JBoss
7 9 (4.74%) OpenStack
8 8 (4.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.68%) Traefik
9 7 (3.68%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.63%) WordPress
11 4 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (2.11%) Mule
12 3 (1.58%) Mule ESB
13 2 (1.05%) Anypoint
13 2 (1.05%) CloudStack
13 2 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.05%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 126 (66.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (25.79%) SaaS
4 42 (22.11%) Serverless
5 32 (16.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 29 (15.26%) PaaS
7 17 (8.95%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (8.95%) GitHub
8 16 (8.42%) Azure Functions
9 15 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (7.37%) Azure Machine Learning
11 13 (6.84%) IaaS
12 12 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (5.26%) Amazon S3
13 10 (5.26%) CloudFront
14 9 (4.74%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 8 (4.21%) Slack
16 7 (3.68%) Datadog
16 7 (3.68%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.74%) HTTP
2 22 (11.58%) Kerberos
3 15 (7.89%) SSL
4 14 (7.37%) Firewall
4 14 (7.37%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.32%) DNS
6 9 (4.74%) VPN
7 7 (3.68%) SMTP
8 6 (3.16%) HTTPS
8 6 (3.16%) Network Security
9 5 (2.63%) SSH
10 4 (2.11%) DHCP
10 4 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.11%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (2.11%) SAN
10 4 (2.11%) Wireless
11 3 (1.58%) IMAP
11 3 (1.58%) LAN
11 3 (1.58%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 23 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 19 (10.00%) Big Data
5 17 (8.95%) MySQL
6 14 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (6.32%) Cosmos DB
8 12 (6.32%) Data Lake
8 12 (6.32%) Hadoop
9 11 (5.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (5.79%) Geospatial Data
10 10 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (5.26%) RDBMS
11 9 (4.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (18.42%) JIRA
2 28 (14.74%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.05%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.37%) Jasmine
4 14 (7.37%) Log4Net
4 14 (7.37%) NUnit
5 13 (6.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (6.32%) Vagrant
7 6 (3.16%) Selenium
7 6 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.63%) gulp
8 5 (2.63%) Maven
8 5 (2.63%) webpack
9 4 (2.11%) AutoIt
9 4 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 4 (2.11%) Subversion
9 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.11%) Visual Composer
10 3 (1.58%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (16.84%) Finance
2 31 (16.32%) Banking
3 18 (9.47%) Games
4 8 (4.21%) Marketing
5 7 (3.68%) Retail
6 4 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (29.47%) Developer
2 30 (15.79%) Architect
3 23 (12.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (9.47%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.95%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.37%) Consultant
9 13 (6.84%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (6.84%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.26%) Azure Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Security Architect
11 10 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) Lead Java Developer
14 7 (3.68%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (61.05%) OAuth
2 75 (39.47%) Web Services
3 58 (30.53%) .NET
4 54 (28.42%) HTML
5 50 (26.32%) REST
6 45 (23.68%) HTML5
6 45 (23.68%) Node.js
7 41 (21.58%) OpenID
8 38 (20.00%) JSON
9 24 (12.63%) Kafka
10 22 (11.58%) ASP.NET
10 22 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (11.58%) LDAP
11 21 (11.05%) AngularJS
12 20 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (10.00%) .NET Core
13 19 (10.00%) J2EE
14 18 (9.47%) .NET Framework
14 18 (9.47%) SOAP
15 16 (8.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.63%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.68%) Public Cloud
3 25 (13.16%) Mobile App
4 22 (11.58%) Management Information System
4 22 (11.58%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (9.47%) PKI
8 17 (8.95%) Virtual Team
9 11 (5.79%) CESG
9 11 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (3.16%) Cyber Defence
10 6 (3.16%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (3.16%) User Experience
11 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.58%) CMDB
12 3 (1.58%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.58%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (39.47%) Windows
2 63 (33.16%) Linux
3 22 (11.58%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.00%) Unix
5 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.63%) Android
8 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.11%) CentOS
10 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.05%) Debian
11 2 (1.05%) Solaris
11 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (40.00%) DevOps
3 54 (28.42%) Microservices
4 45 (23.68%) Identity Access Management
5 42 (22.11%) Deployment Automation
6 35 (18.42%) Configuration Management
7 32 (16.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 32 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (16.32%) Project Management
9 29 (15.26%) ITIL
9 29 (15.26%) Secure Coding
10 27 (14.21%) Open Source
10 27 (14.21%) Software Engineering
11 25 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (13.16%) SDLC
12 24 (12.63%) Identity Management
12 24 (12.63%) OO
13 23 (12.11%) MVC
13 23 (12.11%) TDD
14 22 (11.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (43.16%) SQL
2 74 (38.95%) JavaScript
3 49 (25.79%) Java
4 35 (18.42%) C#
4 35 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 28 (14.74%) Python
6 20 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.37%) TypeScript
8 10 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.74%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.21%) PHP
11 5 (2.63%) Elixir
11 5 (2.63%) Erlang
11 5 (2.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 55 (28.95%) Degree
2 17 (8.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (8.95%) Master's Degree
3 16 (8.42%) CISSP
4 14 (7.37%) MCITP
4 14 (7.37%) MCSE
4 14 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.63%) AWS Certification
6 5 (2.63%) ISEB
6 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) CISM
8 3 (1.58%) CCNA
8 3 (1.58%) CCNP
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) CEH
9 2 (1.05%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) GDPR
1 12 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.79%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.58%) SLA
5 2 (1.05%) Basel III
5 2 (1.05%) COBIT
5 2 (1.05%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.05%) QA
6 1 (0.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 85 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 51 (26.84%) Docker
3 17 (8.95%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.63%) XenApp
7 4 (2.11%) Shibboleth
7 4 (2.11%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.05%) NDS
8 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (23.68%) Single Sign-On
2 39 (20.53%) Kubernetes
3 35 (18.42%) Terraform
4 13 (6.84%) Ansible
4 13 (6.84%) Puppet
5 11 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.68%) Consul
6 7 (3.68%) Mesos
6 7 (3.68%) Packer
7 5 (2.63%) rkt
8 3 (1.58%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.58%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.58%) OpenView
9 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.05%) CloudHub
9 2 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.05%) Nagios
9 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 94 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.79%) Oracle
3 25 (13.16%) ForgeRock
3 25 (13.16%) Google
4 21 (11.05%) New Relic
5 16 (8.42%) VMware
6 10 (5.26%) Cisco
6 10 (5.26%) IBM
7 9 (4.74%) Databricks
8 8 (4.21%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.21%) CyberArk
8 8 (4.21%) Remedy
9 7 (3.68%) Okta
10 6 (3.16%) Veeam
11 5 (2.63%) Adobe
11 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.11%) Citrix
12 4 (2.11%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.11%) Rackspace
12 4 (2.11%) ServiceNow