Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 561 419 659
Rank change year-on-year -142 +240 +97
Permanent jobs citing SAML 124 132 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 1.09% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 65 113 61
10th Percentile £41,250 £65,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £75,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £99,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -44.44% +32.00% +20.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £120,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £86,000 " £106,250
England median annual salary £58,000 £82,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -29.70% +17.86% +27.27%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,617 12,057 22,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.70% 42.35% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,722 10,077 18,843
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,931 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SAML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in London

SAML
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAML in London.

Salary trend for SAML in London

SAML
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAML in London over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SAML in London

SAML
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the London region over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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
Central London -16 17 £76,000 +16.92% 6
West London -21 9 £43,875 - 1
South London - 6 £61,250 - 2
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for SAML.

1 81 (65.32%) OAuth
2 51 (41.13%) OpenID
3 45 (36.29%) Azure
4 40 (32.26%) Windows
4 40 (32.26%) Single Sign-On
5 39 (31.45%) AWS
6 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
6 37 (29.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (29.03%) OAuth2
8 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (26.61%) Microsoft
9 33 (26.61%) Java
10 29 (23.39%) Social Skills
11 28 (22.58%) Kubernetes
12 27 (21.77%) Microservices
12 27 (21.77%) Docker
12 27 (21.77%) DevOps
13 26 (20.97%) HTML
13 26 (20.97%) MySQL
13 26 (20.97%) TDD
13 26 (20.97%) RESTful
13 26 (20.97%) REST
13 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
14 25 (20.16%) Microsoft 365
14 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
15 24 (19.35%) Web Services
15 24 (19.35%) SQL
16 23 (18.55%) Linux
17 22 (17.74%) CSS
17 22 (17.74%) SharePoint

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 19 (15.32%) Apache
3 11 (8.87%) IIS
4 10 (8.06%) Confluence
5 9 (7.26%) Apache Solr
5 9 (7.26%) Drupal
6 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.23%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Distributed Ledger
1 5 (4.03%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 45 (36.29%) Azure
2 39 (31.45%) AWS
3 37 (29.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 25 (20.16%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (15.32%) PaaS
6 14 (11.29%) IaaS
6 14 (11.29%) OneDrive
6 14 (11.29%) SaaS
7 13 (10.48%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (9.68%) Serverless
9 11 (8.87%) GCP
10 10 (8.06%) GitHub
11 9 (7.26%) Google Workspace
11 9 (7.26%) Power Platform
12 8 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (5.65%) Mimecast
14 5 (4.03%) Azure Functions
15 4 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
16 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
17 2 (1.61%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Firewall
2 18 (14.52%) DNS
2 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.29%) HTTP
4 13 (10.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.84%) Network Security
6 5 (4.03%) SSL
7 2 (1.61%) DHCP
7 2 (1.61%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.61%) Wireless
8 1 (0.81%) DMZ
8 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.81%) ICMP
8 1 (0.81%) SNMP
8 1 (0.81%) VPN
8 1 (0.81%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) MySQL
2 18 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.26%) Hazelcast
5 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (4.03%) Blockchain
7 3 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.61%) Power BI
9 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) Looker
9 1 (0.81%) Tableau
9 1 (0.81%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.94%) Git (software)
3 18 (14.52%) Gradle
4 16 (12.90%) JIRA
5 14 (11.29%) Bitbucket
5 14 (11.29%) Maven
6 9 (7.26%) GoCD
6 9 (7.26%) gulp
7 8 (6.45%) GitLab
8 5 (4.03%) Cypress.io
8 5 (4.03%) Storybook
8 5 (4.03%) webpack
9 4 (3.23%) Mockito
9 4 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.61%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.81%) Snyk
11 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 29 (23.39%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.29%) Finance
3 12 (9.68%) Retail
4 11 (8.87%) Banking
5 10 (8.06%) Marketing
6 8 (6.45%) Legal
7 6 (4.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 5 (4.03%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.61%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.81%) Advertising
11 1 (0.81%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (24.19%) Developer
2 17 (13.71%) Architect
2 17 (13.71%) Security Engineer
3 13 (10.48%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (8.87%) IT Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) IT Security Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (5.65%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 6 (4.84%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.03%) Administrator
9 5 (4.03%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Java Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (65.32%) OAuth
2 51 (41.13%) OpenID
3 36 (29.03%) OAuth2
4 26 (20.97%) HTML
4 26 (20.97%) REST
4 26 (20.97%) RESTful
5 24 (19.35%) Web Services
6 22 (17.74%) CSS
7 20 (16.13%) Node.js
8 19 (15.32%) LAMP
9 18 (14.52%) React
9 18 (14.52%) Spring
10 17 (13.71%) Spring Boot
11 14 (11.29%) HTML5
12 13 (10.48%) XML
13 12 (9.68%) JSON
14 11 (8.87%) GraphQL
14 11 (8.87%) JWT
15 10 (8.06%) Kafka
15 10 (8.06%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) PKI
2 13 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.26%) User Experience
6 6 (4.84%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) Social Network
8 3 (2.42%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.61%) iPhone
9 2 (1.61%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.26%) Windows
2 23 (18.55%) Linux
3 20 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.06%) CentOS
5 7 (5.65%) Android
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.61%) Unix
8 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) DevOps
2 27 (21.77%) Microservices
3 26 (20.97%) TDD
4 21 (16.94%) Task Automation
5 17 (13.71%) OWASP
6 16 (12.90%) SDLC
7 15 (12.10%) BDD
7 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (11.29%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.48%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.68%) Full Stack Development
10 12 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (8.87%) Configuration Management
11 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.06%) Computer Science
12 10 (8.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.61%) Java
2 26 (20.97%) PowerShell
3 24 (19.35%) SQL
4 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.68%) Perl
6 12 (9.68%) Python
7 11 (8.87%) Java 8
7 11 (8.87%) PHP
8 10 (8.06%) C#
9 9 (7.26%) Groovy
9 9 (7.26%) Java 11
10 6 (4.84%) Google Apps Script
11 5 (4.03%) Kotlin
11 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.03%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.23%) Go
12 4 (3.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) CISSP
3 2 (1.61%) CISA
3 2 (1.61%) CISM
4 1 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) CEH
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CISMP
4 1 (0.81%) CRISC
4 1 (0.81%) SANS
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) GDPR
2 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) NIST
4 2 (1.61%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.81%) GRC
5 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
2 27 (21.77%) Docker
3 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.61%) LXC
5 2 (1.61%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (32.26%) Single Sign-On
2 28 (22.58%) Kubernetes
3 15 (12.10%) Terraform
4 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (7.26%) Nessus
6 8 (6.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 7 (5.65%) Ansible
7 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.84%) Prometheus
9 5 (4.03%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (4.03%) Puppet
10 4 (3.23%) Grafana
11 3 (2.42%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (1.61%) CASB
12 2 (1.61%) Nagios
12 2 (1.61%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.81%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.81%) SCCM
13 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) Okta
3 13 (10.48%) VMware
4 12 (9.68%) Google
5 11 (8.87%) Atlassian
6 10 (8.06%) NetIQ
7 9 (7.26%) Oracle
8 7 (5.65%) Apple
8 7 (5.65%) CA
9 5 (4.03%) CyberArk
9 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.03%) Splunk
10 4 (3.23%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.81%) Carbon Black
11 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.81%) Meraki
11 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.81%) Netskope
11 1 (0.81%) OneLogin
11 1 (0.81%) Thycotic