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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 160 157 176
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing SSL 61 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.18% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 4.31% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 42
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,700 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -8 23 £40,000 -13.97% 6
Maidenhead - 9 £70,000 -
Bracknell -6 8 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Newbury +12 1 £35,000 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 102 (70.34%) Firewall
2 76 (52.41%) VPN
3 74 (51.03%) Cisco
4 61 (42.07%) DNS
5 59 (40.69%) BGP
6 58 (40.00%) OSPF
7 55 (37.93%) TCP/IP
8 50 (34.48%) Juniper
9 46 (31.72%) IPsec
10 44 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (28.28%) EIGRP
12 40 (27.59%) Windows
13 39 (26.90%) Network Security
14 33 (22.76%) SQL
15 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (20.00%) Linux
16 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 29 (20.00%) Finance
17 26 (17.93%) VMware
18 25 (17.24%) Load Balancing
18 25 (17.24%) MPLS
18 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (17.24%) F5
19 24 (16.55%) CCNP
20 23 (15.86%) CCNA
20 23 (15.86%) Cisco ASA
21 22 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
22 20 (13.79%) L2TP
22 20 (13.79%) LAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (11.03%) IIS
1 16 (11.03%) CMS
2 12 (8.28%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (8.28%) Apache
2 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.76%) Drupal
4 4 (2.76%) Alfresco
4 4 (2.76%) WordPress
5 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Office
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.28%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (8.28%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (8.28%) Amazon S3
2 12 (8.28%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (8.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (70.34%) Firewall
2 76 (52.41%) VPN
3 61 (42.07%) DNS
4 59 (40.69%) BGP
5 58 (40.00%) OSPF
6 55 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 46 (31.72%) IPsec
8 41 (28.28%) EIGRP
9 39 (26.90%) Network Security
10 25 (17.24%) MPLS
11 23 (15.86%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (15.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (13.79%) L2TP
13 20 (13.79%) LAN
14 16 (11.03%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (9.66%) BIG-IP
15 14 (9.66%) DHCP
15 14 (9.66%) Wireless
16 13 (8.97%) Internet
17 12 (8.28%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.72%) MySQL
2 12 (8.28%) RDBMS
2 12 (8.28%) Redis
2 12 (8.28%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) Subversion
2 13 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.38%) Maven
3 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.69%) Introscope
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (38.62%) Network Engineer
2 25 (17.24%) Security Engineer
3 24 (16.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (15.86%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.03%) Analyst
5 16 (11.03%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (10.34%) Web Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (9.66%) Linux Support Engineer
7 14 (9.66%) Linux Support
8 13 (8.97%) Architect
9 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.52%) Network Team Leader
11 7 (4.83%) Network Support
12 6 (4.14%) Applications Architect
12 6 (4.14%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Digital Architect
12 6 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) HTML
1 14 (9.66%) SOAP
2 13 (8.97%) Web Services
3 12 (8.28%) SAML
3 12 (8.28%) CSS
3 12 (8.28%) Spring
3 12 (8.28%) Ajax
3 12 (8.28%) jQuery
3 12 (8.28%) OAuth
3 12 (8.28%) RESTful
3 12 (8.28%) Java EE
3 12 (8.28%) JSON
3 12 (8.28%) Play Framework
4 4 (2.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.38%) XSLT
5 2 (1.38%) jBPM
5 2 (1.38%) JDBC
5 2 (1.38%) Servlets
5 2 (1.38%) J2EE
5 2 (1.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.76%) PKI
5 3 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.07%) Open Source
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.59%) Windows
2 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (20.00%) Linux
4 14 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.28%) Amazon Linux
6 11 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.59%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.14%) CentOS
7 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.14%) Android
8 5 (3.45%) UNIX
8 5 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) Load Balancing
2 20 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 17 (11.72%) Change Control
3 17 (11.72%) ITIL
4 16 (11.03%) Project Management
4 16 (11.03%) Migration
5 12 (8.28%) Validation
5 12 (8.28%) TDD
5 12 (8.28%) BPEL
5 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
5 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
5 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (8.28%) SOA
5 12 (8.28%) CRM
5 12 (8.28%) Change Management
5 12 (8.28%) Integration Testing
5 12 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (7.59%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.83%) Line Management
8 6 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) SQL
2 15 (10.34%) Java
3 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.14%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.45%) Python
7 4 (2.76%) Perl
8 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) C#
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) Tcl
9 1 (0.69%) Jython
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (16.55%) CCNP
3 23 (15.86%) CCNA
4 12 (8.28%) CCIE
5 11 (7.59%) CCSP
6 10 (6.90%) JNCIA
7 8 (5.52%) Degree
8 5 (3.45%) JNCIP
8 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.07%) CCIP
10 3 (2.07%) CISSP
11 2 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.69%) MCSE
12 1 (0.69%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.69%) SSCP
12 1 (0.69%) GIAC
12 1 (0.69%) CCVP
12 1 (0.69%) GCIA
12 1 (0.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (6.21%) SLA
3 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.45%) QA
5 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.59%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.07%) vSphere
4 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.69%) Snort
6 1 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) Nagios
2 12 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.28%) logstash
3 11 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 11 (7.59%) WSUS
4 5 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (3.45%) Plesk
4 5 (3.45%) cPanel
5 1 (0.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 74 (51.03%) Cisco
2 50 (34.48%) Juniper
3 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.93%) VMware
5 25 (17.24%) F5
6 16 (11.03%) Symantec
7 15 (10.34%) Oracle
8 14 (9.66%) IBM
8 14 (9.66%) CheckPoint
9 12 (8.28%) Sitecore
10 7 (4.83%) Avaya
10 7 (4.83%) ServiceNow
11 6 (4.14%) HP
11 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.14%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.14%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.45%) NetScout
12 5 (3.45%) BT
13 3 (2.07%) Polycom
13 3 (2.07%) McAfee
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