The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 152 181 147
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Permanent jobs citing SSL 67 40 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 0.72% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 2.64% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 75
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1684 1517 1566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.85% 27.40% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1125 1215
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £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
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +19 24 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Slough +16 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bracknell 0 11 £52,500 +72.13%
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £29,000 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 93 (67.39%) DNS
2 84 (60.87%) Firewall
3 77 (55.80%) TCP/IP
4 71 (51.45%) Cisco
5 63 (45.65%) VPN
6 61 (44.20%) F5
7 55 (39.86%) Windows
8 54 (39.13%) Juniper
9 53 (38.41%) SMTP
10 48 (34.78%) Load Balancing
11 46 (33.33%) HTTP
12 44 (31.88%) Internet
13 43 (31.16%) BGP
14 42 (30.43%) OSPF
14 42 (30.43%) CheckPoint
14 42 (30.43%) Linux
15 40 (28.99%) VMware
16 38 (27.54%) WAN
17 35 (25.36%) Finance
17 35 (25.36%) EIGRP
17 35 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (23.91%) Network Security
19 32 (23.19%) IGRP
19 32 (23.19%) TACACS
20 31 (22.46%) LDAP
21 30 (21.74%) IPsec
22 29 (21.01%) LAN
22 29 (21.01%) Cisco Certification
23 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
24 27 (19.57%) SLA

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (15.94%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.70%) WordPress
3 12 (8.70%) Alfresco
3 12 (8.70%) Drupal
4 11 (7.97%) CMS
4 11 (7.97%) Lync
5 10 (7.25%) Apache
6 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.80%) IIS
8 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.90%) GroupWise
8 4 (2.90%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.17%) NetWeaver
9 3 (2.17%) SAP Web AS
10 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (67.39%) DNS
2 84 (60.87%) Firewall
3 77 (55.80%) TCP/IP
4 63 (45.65%) VPN
5 53 (38.41%) SMTP
6 46 (33.33%) HTTP
7 44 (31.88%) Internet
8 43 (31.16%) BGP
9 42 (30.43%) OSPF
10 38 (27.54%) WAN
11 35 (25.36%) EIGRP
12 33 (23.91%) Network Security
13 32 (23.19%) IGRP
13 32 (23.19%) TACACS
14 31 (22.46%) LDAP
15 30 (21.74%) IPsec
16 29 (21.01%) LAN
17 21 (15.22%) DHCP
17 21 (15.22%) NetScaler
18 20 (14.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.17%) DB2
3 3 (2.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.90%) Military
3 3 (2.17%) French Language
3 3 (2.17%) German Language
3 3 (2.17%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.77%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.04%) Consultant
4 17 (12.32%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Security Consultant
5 13 (9.42%) Security Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Network Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Administrator
8 10 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Network Security Consultant
9 9 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.35%) Principle Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Server Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 5 (3.62%) Architect
13 5 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (3.62%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) SOAP
2 4 (2.90%) ODBC
3 3 (2.17%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.45%) LAMP
4 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 2 (1.45%) XML
4 2 (1.45%) XSLT
5 1 (0.72%) XSD
5 1 (0.72%) CSS
5 1 (0.72%) JDBC
5 1 (0.72%) Servlets
5 1 (0.72%) WML
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
5 1 (0.72%) WAP
5 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.72%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.72%) jBPM
5 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.80%) PKI
3 7 (5.07%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.62%) iPhone
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.45%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.45%) Replication
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.72%) HACMP
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.86%) Windows
2 42 (30.43%) Linux
3 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.04%) CentOS
5 12 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.07%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.90%) Android
11 4 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.90%) UNIX
12 3 (2.17%) AIX
13 2 (1.45%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.45%) VMS
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Load Balancing
2 27 (19.57%) Network Management
3 20 (14.49%) Capacity Management
3 20 (14.49%) Network Design
4 11 (7.97%) Data Security
5 8 (5.80%) Migration
6 6 (4.35%) ITIL
7 5 (3.62%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.62%) Time Management
8 4 (2.90%) Software Distribution
8 4 (2.90%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.90%) Information Security
8 4 (2.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (2.90%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.90%) SOA
9 3 (2.17%) OO
9 3 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.70%) Java
2 10 (7.25%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.80%) C
3 8 (5.80%) C++
4 6 (4.35%) Perl
4 6 (4.35%) SQL
5 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.90%) Python
6 3 (2.17%) ABAP
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) Korn
7 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (15.94%) CCNA
3 20 (14.49%) Degree
4 13 (9.42%) CCNP
5 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.62%) MCSE
8 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.90%) MCITP
8 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.90%) CEH
8 4 (2.90%) CCIE
9 2 (1.45%) CWNA
9 2 (1.45%) CCSP
9 2 (1.45%) CCIP
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.57%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.07%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 35 (25.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.97%) VMware ESX
4 9 (6.52%) ProxySG
5 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (5.07%) vSphere
6 6 (4.35%) UAG
7 5 (3.62%) KVM
8 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.17%) Xen
10 2 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.45%) Nmap
10 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.72%) Squid
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.72%) qmail
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (14.49%) HP NNM
2 13 (9.42%) Plesk
3 8 (5.80%) Zenoss
4 6 (4.35%) SCCM
5 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.72%) WMI
6 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 71 (51.45%) Cisco
2 61 (44.20%) F5
3 54 (39.13%) Juniper
4 42 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 40 (28.99%) VMware
6 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
7 24 (17.39%) HP
8 21 (15.22%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.25%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.25%) Citrix
10 9 (6.52%) Nokia
11 5 (3.62%) IBM
12 4 (2.90%) SOTI
12 4 (2.90%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.17%) SAP
14 2 (1.45%) Polycom
14 2 (1.45%) NetScout
14 2 (1.45%) Brocade
14 2 (1.45%) Symantec
14 2 (1.45%) Nortel
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 27 days ago