Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > South East
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 449 523
Rank change year-on-year +133 +74 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAML 22 78 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.75% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 15
Median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +47.37% -13.64%
10th Percentile £46,250 £53,550 £40,500
90th Percentile £91,625 £81,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.86% +27.27% -7.56%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,709 10,419 13,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.70% 39.67% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,082 8,959 11,358
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the South East

SAML
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAML in the South East.

Salary trend for SAML in the South East

SAML
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAML in the South East over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SAML in the South East

SAML
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Surrey +99 10 £80,000 +39.13%
Hampshire +96 7 £90,000 +50.00%
Thames Valley +72 5 £55,000 -21.43%
Berkshire +45 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for SAML.

1 15 (68.18%) OAuth
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (50.00%) LDAP
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 7 (31.82%) JSON
7 7 (31.82%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (27.27%) Serverless
8 6 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (27.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) SaaS
8 6 (27.27%) HTTP
8 6 (27.27%) CISSP
8 6 (27.27%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
9 5 (22.73%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) JSP
9 5 (22.73%) CA
9 5 (22.73%) Eclipse

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
1 6 (27.27%) Serverless
2 4 (18.18%) Apigee
2 4 (18.18%) Azure
3 3 (13.64%) AWS
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Functions
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) Logic Apps
5 1 (4.55%) GCP
5 1 (4.55%) iPaaS
5 1 (4.55%) MinIO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
3 4 (18.18%) MariaDB
4 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (9.09%) Data Lake
4 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Integration Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Business Change Architect
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) OAuth
2 11 (50.00%) LDAP
3 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) REST
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) JSP
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) Kendo UI
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) XSL
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 2 (9.09%) Kafka
9 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (4.55%) HTML
9 1 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (27.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (22.73%) Coaching
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Web Application Development
6 3 (13.64%) Boundary Protection
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CISSP
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) NIST
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) RMADS
3 1 (4.55%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Ceph
3 1 (4.55%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (27.27%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (13.64%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) Terraform
4 1 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.55%) Grafana
4 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) CA
1 5 (22.73%) Google
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Databricks
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle