The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 70 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing SSL 17 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.83% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 5.06% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 7
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -30.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
SSL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 158 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.85% 15.86% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 212
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Bedfordshire region.

SSL Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SSL
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 9 £50,000 -
Luton - 2 £48,750 -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 38 (100.00%) VPN
1 38 (100.00%) Firewall
2 37 (97.37%) TCP/IP
2 37 (97.37%) Cisco
3 36 (94.74%) CCNP
3 36 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (86.84%) RIP
4 33 (86.84%) Juniper
4 33 (86.84%) OSPF
4 33 (86.84%) BGP
4 33 (86.84%) EIGRP
4 33 (86.84%) HSRP
5 32 (84.21%) HP
5 32 (84.21%) MPLS
5 32 (84.21%) F5
6 31 (81.58%) DWDM
6 31 (81.58%) Service Delivery
6 31 (81.58%) Wireless
6 31 (81.58%) HP NNM
6 31 (81.58%) Network Management
7 29 (76.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (71.05%) Finance
9 26 (68.42%) SLA
10 25 (65.79%) MS Office
11 24 (63.16%) ITIL
12 23 (60.53%) PRINCE2
12 23 (60.53%) MS Visio
12 23 (60.53%) PRINCE
12 23 (60.53%) Change Management
12 23 (60.53%) Banking

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) MS Office
2 23 (60.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) VPN
1 38 (100.00%) Firewall
2 37 (97.37%) TCP/IP
3 33 (86.84%) RIP
3 33 (86.84%) OSPF
3 33 (86.84%) BGP
3 33 (86.84%) EIGRP
3 33 (86.84%) HSRP
4 32 (84.21%) MPLS
5 31 (81.58%) DWDM
5 31 (81.58%) Wireless
6 6 (15.79%) Network Security
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) HTTP
8 4 (10.53%) HTTPS
8 4 (10.53%) VLAN
9 3 (7.89%) IPsec
9 3 (7.89%) SAN
9 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 23 (60.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Network Specialist
2 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Service Delivery
1 31 (81.58%) Network Management
2 29 (76.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (63.16%) ITIL
4 23 (60.53%) PRINCE2
4 23 (60.53%) Change Management
4 23 (60.53%) Process Improvement
4 23 (60.53%) PRINCE
5 8 (21.05%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) CCNP
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) CCSP
3 3 (7.89%) CCIP
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (68.42%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Terminal Services
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) ISA Server
2 4 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (10.53%) UAG
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (81.58%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Cisco
2 33 (86.84%) Juniper
3 32 (84.21%) F5
3 32 (84.21%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Dell