The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 138 185 181
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 91 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 0.84% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.12% 2.94% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 76 30 37
Average salary £43,000 £40,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
SSL
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SSL Salary Trend in Berkshire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SSL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Reading +25 37 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Slough +18 28 £36,500 -9.87% 3
Bracknell -4 3 £31,000 -3.12% 1
Maidenhead -14 1 - - 2
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 105 (65.63%) Firewall
2 95 (59.38%) DNS
3 85 (53.13%) Cisco
4 80 (50.00%) VPN
5 69 (43.13%) F5
6 66 (41.25%) TCP/IP
7 61 (38.13%) Juniper
8 58 (36.25%) BGP
9 57 (35.63%) OSPF
9 57 (35.63%) Windows
10 54 (33.75%) Linux
11 48 (30.00%) IPsec
12 47 (29.38%) Network Security
13 45 (28.13%) SMTP
14 44 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (26.25%) CheckPoint
15 42 (26.25%) VMware
16 39 (24.38%) WAN
17 37 (23.13%) CCNA
18 36 (22.50%) HTTP
19 35 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (21.25%) Load Balancing
21 33 (20.63%) EIGRP
21 33 (20.63%) Network Management
22 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
22 32 (20.00%) Microsoft
23 30 (18.75%) MPLS
23 30 (18.75%) LAN
24 29 (18.13%) Internet
25 28 (17.50%) SLA

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 27 (16.88%) Apache
2 15 (9.38%) Lync
3 14 (8.75%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.00%) IIS
5 6 (3.75%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.13%) Drupal
6 5 (3.13%) Alfresco
6 5 (3.13%) WordPress
7 4 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.50%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.88%) SAP Web AS
8 3 (1.88%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.25%) CMS
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.88%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.88%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.88%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (65.63%) Firewall
2 95 (59.38%) DNS
3 80 (50.00%) VPN
4 66 (41.25%) TCP/IP
5 58 (36.25%) BGP
6 57 (35.63%) OSPF
7 48 (30.00%) IPsec
8 47 (29.38%) Network Security
9 45 (28.13%) SMTP
10 39 (24.38%) WAN
11 36 (22.50%) HTTP
12 33 (20.63%) EIGRP
13 30 (18.75%) MPLS
13 30 (18.75%) LAN
14 29 (18.13%) Internet
15 26 (16.25%) IGRP
15 26 (16.25%) TACACS
16 24 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (14.38%) LDAP
17 23 (14.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.75%) MySQL
3 3 (1.88%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.88%) DB2
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 28 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) French Language
3 3 (1.88%) German Language
3 3 (1.88%) Italian Language
3 3 (1.88%) Spanish Language
3 3 (1.88%) Military
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.75%) Consultant
3 17 (10.63%) Security Engineer
4 16 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 14 (8.75%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (8.13%) Analyst
6 13 (8.13%) Network Consultant
6 13 (8.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (8.13%) Web Analyst
7 11 (6.88%) Network Security Consultant
7 11 (6.88%) Windows Support Analyst
7 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 11 (6.88%) NOC Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.88%) Web Support Analyst
8 10 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) Lead Network Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.75%) SOAP
2 6 (3.75%) HTML
3 4 (2.50%) ODBC
4 3 (1.88%) LAMP
4 3 (1.88%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.63%) jBPM
6 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.63%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.63%) JDBC
6 1 (0.63%) Servlets
6 1 (0.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.63%) XML
6 1 (0.63%) XSLT
6 1 (0.63%) WML
6 1 (0.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (5.63%) PKI
3 8 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.50%) iPhone
4 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.25%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.25%) Replication
5 2 (1.25%) Clustering
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 57 (35.63%) Windows
2 54 (33.75%) Linux
3 32 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.63%) CentOS
7 5 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.50%) Android
8 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.88%) UNIX
9 3 (1.88%) AIX
10 2 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.25%) Load Balancing
2 33 (20.63%) Network Management
3 16 (10.00%) Data Security
4 14 (8.75%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (8.13%) Capacity Management
5 13 (8.13%) Information Security
5 13 (8.13%) Network Design
6 8 (5.00%) Change Control
6 8 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.38%) ITIL
8 6 (3.75%) Change Management
8 6 (3.75%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.50%) OWASP
9 4 (2.50%) Software Distribution
9 4 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (2.50%) Line Management
9 4 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.50%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) Java
2 13 (8.13%) Bash Shell
2 13 (8.13%) SQL
3 10 (6.25%) C
3 10 (6.25%) C++
4 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.75%) PHP
5 4 (2.50%) Perl
5 4 (2.50%) C#
5 4 (2.50%) Tcl
5 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.88%) ABAP
6 3 (1.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (23.13%) CCNA
3 21 (13.13%) Degree
3 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
4 16 (10.00%) CCNP
5 5 (3.13%) CCSP
6 4 (2.50%) MCSE
6 4 (2.50%) CCIE
6 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.50%) MCITP
7 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.88%) CEH
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.25%) CWNA
9 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.50%) SLA
2 27 (16.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (11.25%) PCI DSS
4 11 (6.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.75%) COBIT
6 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (10.63%) vSphere
4 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.75%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.13%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.88%) Xen
8 3 (1.88%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.88%) KVM
8 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.25%) Nmap
10 1 (0.63%) Squid
10 1 (0.63%) qmail
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) Zenoss
2 13 (8.13%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (8.13%) HP NNM
3 7 (4.38%) Plesk
4 6 (3.75%) SCCM
5 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.63%) WMI
6 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 85 (53.13%) Cisco
2 69 (43.13%) F5
3 61 (38.13%) Juniper
4 42 (26.25%) CheckPoint
4 42 (26.25%) VMware
5 32 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (11.25%) HP
7 13 (8.13%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.88%) Polycom
9 6 (3.75%) Citrix
9 6 (3.75%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.75%) NetScout
10 5 (3.13%) Avaya
10 5 (3.13%) Nokia
10 5 (3.13%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.50%) Imperva
11 4 (2.50%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.50%) SOTI
11 4 (2.50%) IBM
Bracknell
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Summerleaze Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £52,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £80k OTE
Posted: 26 days ago