Period
to 2 August 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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 321 444
Rank change year-on-year -91 +123 +83
Permanent jobs citing SAML 32 23 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.47% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 62
10th Percentile £41,250 £50,000 £54,000
25th Percentile £46,875 £67,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% +47.37%
75th Percentile £82,500 £95,000 "
90th Percentile £93,750 £120,000 £79,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £82,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +22.73%

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 6,964 4,882 10,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.34% 41.74% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,159 4,240 9,114
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,688 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 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 2 August 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 2 August 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
Hampshire -74 10 £70,250 -21.94%
Surrey -38 8 £80,000 - 1
Thames Valley -54 8 £61,250 -30.00% 6
East Sussex - 6 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -28 3 £62,500 +13.64%
Oxfordshire - 3 £60,000 - 2
Berkshire -42 2 £57,500 -52.08% 4
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 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 20 (62.50%) Azure
2 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (37.50%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (34.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) OAuth
6 9 (28.13%) Serverless
6 9 (28.13%) Azure Functions
6 9 (28.13%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.00%) Social Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (25.00%) OneDrive
7 8 (25.00%) AWS
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (25.00%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
8 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (21.88%) Azure Service Bus
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Python
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) Firewall
9 6 (18.75%) Identity Management
9 6 (18.75%) Terraform
9 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database

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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maximo
2 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (62.50%) Azure
2 11 (34.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (28.13%) Azure Functions
3 9 (28.13%) Serverless
4 8 (25.00%) AWS
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (25.00%) OneDrive
5 7 (21.88%) Azure Service Bus
6 6 (18.75%) IaaS
7 3 (9.38%) PaaS
7 3 (9.38%) SaaS
8 2 (6.25%) Apigee
8 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (3.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (3.13%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (3.13%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (3.13%) Azure Storage
9 1 (3.13%) GCP
9 1 (3.13%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) MPLS
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) VoIP
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) HTTP
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) PBX
6 1 (3.13%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) Redis
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) JMeter
1 1 (3.13%) LoadUI
1 1 (3.13%) NeoLoad
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
1 8 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Local Government
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Maximo Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) OAuth
2 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (9.38%) LDAP
4 3 (9.38%) REST
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) JWT
5 2 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
5 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Identity Management
5 5 (15.63%) B2B
5 5 (15.63%) B2C
5 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (15.63%) Privileged Access Management
5 5 (15.63%) Strategic Roadmap
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Online Security
6 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) Architectural Design
7 3 (9.38%) Architecture Roadmap
7 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Web SSO
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) ABAP
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (12.50%) CISA
2 4 (12.50%) CISM
2 4 (12.50%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.13%) MBA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
2 2 (6.25%) NIST
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) GRC
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (18.75%) Terraform
4 2 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.13%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) ForgeRock
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) Ping Identity
6 1 (3.13%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) SAP