Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet2 Shibboleth
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 983 789 1111
Rank change year-on-year -194 +322 +111
Permanent jobs citing Shibboleth 11 2 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.053% 0.016% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
10th Percentile £39,400 " £41,250
25th Percentile " £48,675 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £50,050 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.08% +5.37% +42.86%
75th Percentile £42,250 £51,425 £52,000
90th Percentile £44,050 " £56,437
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 - £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 20,901 12,391 24,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 17.83% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14,849 10,318 20,446
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,195 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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
Top 8 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 28 July 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 -149 11 £41,500 -17.08%
UK excluding London - 10 £41,500 -
North of England - 6 £41,500 -
North West - 6 £41,500 -
Work from Home - 5 £41,500 -
South West - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
London -128 1 £37,500 -25.07%

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
1 11 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) SAML
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
5 6 (54.55%) OAuth
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (36.36%) Service Management
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (36.36%) ITSM
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 4 (36.36%) Proactive Management
6 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
6 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (36.36%) Product Roadmap
6 4 (36.36%) Proactive Maintenance

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
1 11 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
General
1 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Identity Management Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) SAML
2 6 (54.55%) OAuth
3 4 (36.36%) OpenID
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) API Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
2 4 (36.36%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Proactive Maintenance
2 4 (36.36%) Proactive Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (36.36%) Product Roadmap
2 4 (36.36%) Runbook
2 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 2 (18.18%) Nessus
3 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Darktrace
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) VMware