Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 403 271 465
Rank change year-on-year -132 +194 +55
Permanent jobs citing SAML 45 16 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.45% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 36
10th Percentile £44,250 £36,750 £48,750
25th Percentile £49,750 £37,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -29.69% +28.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £74,750 £81,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £100,000 £63,250
% change year-on-year -40.00% +58.10% +5.42%

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 7,207 3,545 9,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.57% 45.07% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5,235 3,101 8,516
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 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
Thames Valley -82 24 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Buckinghamshire -54 12 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Surrey -55 12 £60,000 -17.24% 3
Berkshire -72 9 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Hampshire -116 6 £51,500 +28.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
East Sussex -45 2 £42,500 +10.39%
Home Counties - 1 - -
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region with a requirement for SAML.

1 25 (55.56%) Single Sign-On
2 19 (42.22%) Azure
3 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
3 16 (35.56%) Social Skills
4 13 (28.89%) Identity Management
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) OAuth
5 12 (26.67%) REST
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (24.44%) AWS
6 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) VMware
8 9 (20.00%) SSL
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (20.00%) LDAP
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 9 (20.00%) SDLC
8 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.78%) Python
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
10 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle

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 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) SAS
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WordPress
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Azure
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (24.44%) AWS
4 7 (15.56%) Power Automate
4 7 (15.56%) Power Platform
4 7 (15.56%) PowerApps
5 6 (13.33%) IaaS
6 5 (11.11%) Azure Functions
6 5 (11.11%) Serverless
7 4 (8.89%) OneDrive
8 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (6.67%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (6.67%) PaaS
8 3 (6.67%) SaaS
9 2 (4.44%) Apigee
9 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (4.44%) GCP
10 1 (2.22%) Azure App Service
10 1 (2.22%) Azure Service Fabric
10 1 (2.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) SSL
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) MPLS
2 6 (13.33%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) VoIP
5 3 (6.67%) HTTP
6 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) PBX
6 2 (4.44%) Skype
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.22%) IPsec
7 1 (2.22%) NNTP
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Power BI
2 4 (8.89%) DB2
3 3 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) Redis
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
2 1 (2.22%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.22%) NeoLoad
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (35.56%) Social Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Local Government
4 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
5 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 2 (4.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Presales Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Maximo Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) OAuth
1 12 (26.67%) REST
2 9 (20.00%) LDAP
3 8 (17.78%) Web Services
4 7 (15.56%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) HTML
5 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.11%) .NET
6 5 (11.11%) JDBC
6 5 (11.11%) JSON
6 5 (11.11%) ODBC
6 5 (11.11%) SOAP
7 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.67%) React
8 3 (6.67%) Sass
8 3 (6.67%) Vue.js
8 3 (6.67%) XML
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Core
9 2 (4.44%) JWT
9 2 (4.44%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.89%) CMDB
2 4 (8.89%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows 10
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
6 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Identity Management
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (20.00%) SDLC
4 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (15.56%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (15.56%) Presales
5 7 (15.56%) Software Deployment
5 7 (15.56%) Value Proposition
6 6 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (11.11%) Analytics
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) ITSM
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) Information Security
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) ABAP
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) MCSE
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) CISM
5 2 (4.44%) CISSP
5 2 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.22%) CISA
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.22%) MBA
6 1 (2.22%) SANS
6 1 (2.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.67%) NIST
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
2 2 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) GRC
3 1 (2.22%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.22%) OpenIDM
4 1 (2.22%) RACF
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (55.56%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (15.56%) SCCM
4 4 (8.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.67%) Terraform
6 1 (2.22%) Ansible
6 1 (2.22%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.22%) Kibana
6 1 (2.22%) logstash
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (2.22%) PingFederate
6 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
3 7 (15.56%) Okta
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.67%) CA
5 3 (6.67%) Google
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.44%) Aruba
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) ForgeRock
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) SAP