Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Shibboleth skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Shibboleth over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet2 Shibboleth
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 823 983 1127
Rank change year-on-year +160 +144 +78
Permanent jobs citing Shibboleth 15 2 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.097% 0.010% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 3
10th Percentile £33,350 " "
25th Percentile £38,500 £48,675 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £50,050 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.08% +11.22% +35.34%
75th Percentile £41,500 £51,425 £48,750
90th Percentile £44,575 " £49,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 - £45,000

Shibboleth is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15,447 19,485 23,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.60% 17.12% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12,570 16,056 19,659
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Shibboleth
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Shibboleth as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Shibboleth in the UK

Shibboleth
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Shibboleth.

Salary trend for Shibboleth in the UK

Shibboleth
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Shibboleth over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Shibboleth in the UK

Shibboleth
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shibboleth within the UK over the 6 months to 13 April 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
England +131 15 £39,000 -22.08% 3
UK excluding London - 14 £39,000 - 3
Work from Home - 12 £39,000 -
South West - 8 £39,000 - 2
North of England - 6 £41,500 -
North West - 6 £41,500 -
London +109 1 £52,500 +4.90%

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Shibboleth 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 with a requirement for Shibboleth.

1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) McAfee
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (60.00%) Security Hardening
4 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (53.33%) Antivirus Management
5 8 (53.33%) Server Management
5 8 (53.33%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (53.33%) Server Patching
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) GDPR
5 8 (53.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (53.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (53.33%) Google Workspace
5 8 (53.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (53.33%) SAN
5 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
5 8 (53.33%) Sophos
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) MCSE
5 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP

Shibboleth
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Google Workspace
2 7 (46.67%) Azure
3 6 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Direct Connect
6 1 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
1 8 (53.33%) FTP
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) eduroam
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Server Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Server Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Server Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Identity Management Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
7 1 (6.67%) AWS Specialist
7 1 (6.67%) Azure Specialist
7 1 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) OAuth
1 6 (40.00%) SAML
2 4 (26.67%) OpenID
3 2 (13.33%) OAuth2
4 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (60.00%) Security Hardening
2 8 (53.33%) Antivirus Management
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (53.33%) Server Management
2 8 (53.33%) Server Patching
3 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (26.67%) API Development
4 4 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (13.33%) Network Packet Capture
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 8 (53.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 8 (53.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (53.33%) Single Sign-On
1 8 (53.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (13.33%) Nessus
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Kibana
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) logstash
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) McAfee
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 8 (53.33%) Google
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) Sophos
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Darktrace
6 1 (6.67%) CommVault
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Veeam