Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 177 212 252
Rank change year-on-year +35 +40 +21
Permanent jobs citing SAML 15 7 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 12
10th Percentile " £56,239 £40,175
25th Percentile £41,500 £61,250 £42,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,125 £67,013 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +41.08% -5.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £74,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,550 £74,882 £66,750
North West median annual salary £52,125 £54,486 £51,250
% change year-on-year -4.33% +6.31% -6.82%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,553 2,115 2,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.84% 43.10% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,777 2,186
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,145 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,700 £71,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SAML in Manchester

SAML
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SAML in Manchester

SAML
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAML in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SAML in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAML.

1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Azure
4 7 (46.67%) OAuth
4 7 (46.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
4 7 (46.67%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (40.00%) Shibboleth
6 5 (33.33%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (26.67%) API Development
7 4 (26.67%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) OpenID
8 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (20.00%) AWS
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) CISSP
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) MCSE
8 3 (20.00%) MCSA
8 3 (20.00%) LDAP
8 3 (20.00%) MCP

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Azure
2 7 (46.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) AWS
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) SD-WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) VSAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Identity Management Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Mobile
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) OAuth
2 4 (26.67%) OpenID
3 3 (20.00%) Kafka
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) OAuth2
5 1 (6.67%) Flutter
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Security Operations
2 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) API Development
4 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Fintech
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (13.33%) Network Packet Capture
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Workshop Facilitation
7 1 (6.67%) Business Development
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (20.00%) MCP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 6 (40.00%) Shibboleth
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (13.33%) Nessus
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Darktrace
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds