Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 392 285 459
Rank change year-on-year -107 +174 +33
Permanent jobs citing SAML 51 44 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.99% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 20
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £46,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £46,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.57% -23.33% -9.43%
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,750 £87,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57% +7.69%

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 6,577 4,448 9,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.11% 45.27% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,739 3,891 7,777
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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
Thames Valley -65 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Surrey -64 16 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Buckinghamshire -39 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire -36 10 £53,000 +12.77% 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £75,000 -
Kent - 4 - -
West Sussex +2 2 - -
East Sussex -33 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 27 (52.94%) Single Sign-On
2 24 (47.06%) Identity Management
3 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
5 20 (39.22%) AWS
6 19 (37.25%) Microsoft 365
7 18 (35.29%) Azure
7 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 18 (35.29%) Risk Management
8 17 (33.33%) Windows
9 15 (29.41%) OpenID
10 14 (27.45%) OAuth
10 14 (27.45%) REST
10 14 (27.45%) DevOps
10 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
10 14 (27.45%) Oracle
10 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (27.45%) Social Skills
11 13 (25.49%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (23.53%) MCSE
12 12 (23.53%) LDAP
12 12 (23.53%) SCCM
13 11 (21.57%) Network Security
13 11 (21.57%) SDLC
13 11 (21.57%) Cloud Native
14 10 (19.61%) Strategic Thinking
14 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
14 10 (19.61%) Linux
15 9 (17.65%) ITIL

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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) SAS
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) WordPress
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) AWS
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (35.29%) Azure
4 9 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (15.69%) Power Automate
5 8 (15.69%) Power Platform
5 8 (15.69%) PowerApps
6 7 (13.73%) Azure Monitor
7 6 (11.76%) PaaS
8 5 (9.80%) SaaS
9 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (7.84%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (7.84%) Serverless
10 3 (5.88%) Azure App Service
10 3 (5.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 3 (5.88%) Azure Functions
10 3 (5.88%) Azure Service Bus
10 3 (5.88%) Azure Storage
10 3 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) Network Security
2 8 (15.69%) SSL
3 6 (11.76%) DHCP
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) HTTP
5 3 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.88%) IPsec
5 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 3 (5.88%) NNTP
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 3 (5.88%) Wireless
5 3 (5.88%) X.509
6 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.92%) PBX
6 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Power BI
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) DB2
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.96%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (27.45%) Social Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 5 (9.80%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Presales Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) OpenID
2 14 (27.45%) OAuth
2 14 (27.45%) REST
3 12 (23.53%) LDAP
4 9 (17.65%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
6 7 (13.73%) JSON
7 5 (9.80%) .NET
7 5 (9.80%) JDBC
7 5 (9.80%) ODBC
7 5 (9.80%) SOAP
8 4 (7.84%) React
8 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.84%) XML
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.88%) Sass
9 3 (5.88%) Vue.js
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Cloud Native
2 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.73%) PKI
4 4 (7.84%) CMDB
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.84%) Legacy Systems
4 4 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.92%) EPoS
6 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
4 7 (13.73%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.84%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.88%) AIX
6 3 (5.88%) zOS
7 2 (3.92%) CentOS
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Identity Management
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 14 (27.45%) DevOps
5 13 (25.49%) Collaborative Working
5 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (21.57%) SDLC
7 10 (19.61%) Strategic Thinking
8 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 9 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (17.65%) Design Thinking
8 9 (17.65%) Emotional Intelligence
8 9 (17.65%) ITIL
8 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
9 8 (15.69%) Analytics
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.69%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (15.69%) Presales
9 8 (15.69%) Software Deployment
9 8 (15.69%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 9 (17.65%) Python
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.53%) MCSE
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CISM
5 3 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (5.88%) SANS
6 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) GDPR
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) HIPAA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (5.88%) NIST
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) OpenAM
3 3 (5.88%) OpenIDM
3 3 (5.88%) RACF
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (52.94%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (23.53%) SCCM
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.84%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (7.84%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (7.84%) SCOM
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (3.92%) Terraform
8 1 (1.96%) Ansible
8 1 (1.96%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.96%) Kibana
8 1 (1.96%) logstash
8 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) SAP
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) Okta
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.84%) CA
6 4 (7.84%) Nasuni
7 3 (5.88%) Apple
7 3 (5.88%) CyberArk
7 3 (5.88%) Databricks
7 3 (5.88%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.92%) Aruba
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 2 (3.92%) Google
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper
8 2 (3.92%) Mitel
8 2 (3.92%) Ruckus Wireless