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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 82 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SSL 14 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.50% 0.53% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 3.49% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 20
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,950 £47,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -
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
166 172 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.81% 15.23% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 160 144 241
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -8 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Bedford - 3 £35,000 -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) VPN
1 25 (96.15%) Firewall
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (88.46%) High Availability
4 22 (84.62%) CCNP
4 22 (84.62%) TCP/IP
4 22 (84.62%) Juniper
4 22 (84.62%) OSPF
4 22 (84.62%) BGP
5 21 (80.77%) VRRP
6 20 (76.92%) EIGRP
6 20 (76.92%) RIP
6 20 (76.92%) SLA
6 20 (76.92%) MS Office
6 20 (76.92%) VoIP
6 20 (76.92%) F5
6 20 (76.92%) HSRP
7 18 (69.23%) Wireless
8 17 (65.38%) DWDM
8 17 (65.38%) MPLS
8 17 (65.38%) MS Visio
8 17 (65.38%) HP
8 17 (65.38%) Network Management
8 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (65.38%) HP NNM
9 13 (50.00%) ITIL
9 13 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (46.15%) Change Management
11 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Office
2 17 (65.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) Firewall
1 25 (96.15%) VPN
2 22 (84.62%) BGP
2 22 (84.62%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 21 (80.77%) VRRP
4 20 (76.92%) EIGRP
4 20 (76.92%) HSRP
4 20 (76.92%) RIP
4 20 (76.92%) VoIP
5 18 (69.23%) Wireless
6 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (65.38%) DWDM
6 17 (65.38%) MPLS
7 5 (19.23%) IPsec
8 4 (15.38%) DNS
9 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (11.54%) Network Security
9 3 (11.54%) SNMP
9 3 (11.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Network Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Network Support
2 6 (23.08%) Network Support Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Support Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) High Availability
2 17 (65.38%) Network Management
3 13 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) Change Management
5 11 (42.31%) Network Design
5 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
6 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (11.54%) Threat Detection
8 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
10 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.85%) DevOps
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (84.62%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCIP
5 2 (7.69%) CCSP
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) HP NNM
2 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 22 (84.62%) Juniper
3 20 (76.92%) F5
4 17 (65.38%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) NEC
6 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) Qualys