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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 149 183 164
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Permanent jobs citing SSL 74 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.79% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 2.48% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 42
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1653 1696 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.07% 32.01% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 1256 1370
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 40 £47,000 -24.80% 5
Bracknell +25 12 £46,250 +49.19%
Slough +3 10 £32,500 -13.33%
Newbury -24 1 £35,000 -17.64%
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 89 (70.63%) Firewall
2 79 (62.70%) VPN
3 73 (57.94%) Cisco
4 59 (46.83%) Juniper
5 56 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 53 (42.06%) DNS
7 51 (40.48%) OSPF
7 51 (40.48%) BGP
8 48 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
9 44 (34.92%) LAN
10 43 (34.13%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (34.13%) Finance
10 43 (34.13%) Network Security
11 42 (33.33%) VoIP
11 42 (33.33%) WAN
12 41 (32.54%) IPsec
12 41 (32.54%) IGRP
13 39 (30.95%) Windows
14 38 (30.16%) EIGRP
15 35 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (26.98%) Linux
17 33 (26.19%) CCNA
17 33 (26.19%) HTTP
18 32 (25.40%) Internet
18 32 (25.40%) Load Balancing
19 29 (23.02%) CheckPoint
20 28 (22.22%) LDAP
20 28 (22.22%) JNCIA
21 27 (21.43%) Wireless
21 27 (21.43%) SMTP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (13.49%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.52%) Lync
4 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.14%) Drupal
4 9 (7.14%) Alfresco
4 9 (7.14%) WordPress
4 9 (7.14%) CMS
5 5 (3.97%) Apache
6 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 2 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.59%) GroupWise
7 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (70.63%) Firewall
2 79 (62.70%) VPN
3 56 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 53 (42.06%) DNS
5 51 (40.48%) OSPF
5 51 (40.48%) BGP
6 48 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (34.92%) LAN
8 43 (34.13%) Network Security
9 42 (33.33%) VoIP
9 42 (33.33%) WAN
10 41 (32.54%) IGRP
10 41 (32.54%) IPsec
11 38 (30.16%) EIGRP
12 35 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (26.19%) HTTP
14 32 (25.40%) Internet
15 28 (22.22%) LDAP
16 27 (21.43%) SMTP
16 27 (21.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Maven
2 1 (0.79%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
General
1 43 (34.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.38%) Military
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) French Language
4 1 (0.79%) German Language
4 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.32%) Consultant
4 11 (8.73%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Administrator
5 9 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Development Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Technical Support
8 5 (3.97%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (5.56%) Web Services
3 6 (4.76%) XML
4 5 (3.97%) HTML
5 4 (3.17%) CSS
5 4 (3.17%) Ajax
6 3 (2.38%) Middleware
6 3 (2.38%) Java EE
6 3 (2.38%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.38%) XSLT
6 3 (2.38%) Flash
6 3 (2.38%) .NET
6 3 (2.38%) J2EE
6 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.38%) COM
7 2 (1.59%) XSD
7 2 (1.59%) JMS
7 2 (1.59%) CGI
7 2 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.59%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) PKI
2 9 (7.14%) iPhone
2 9 (7.14%) Open Source
3 7 (5.56%) iPad
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.97%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.17%) DataPower
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.38%) Clustering
6 3 (2.38%) CMDB
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Firmware
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.79%) HACMP
8 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) iSeries
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.95%) Windows
2 34 (26.98%) Linux
3 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.32%) UNIX
5 12 (9.52%) CentOS
5 12 (9.52%) Android
6 11 (8.73%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 7 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.76%) Windows Phone
10 5 (3.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.97%) Solaris
11 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.59%) Debian
12 2 (1.59%) AIX
12 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Load Balancing
2 21 (16.67%) Change Management
3 20 (15.87%) Data Security
4 16 (12.70%) Network Management
5 14 (11.11%) Network Design
6 12 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 11 (8.73%) ITIL
8 10 (7.94%) Change Control
8 10 (7.94%) Time Management
9 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.35%) Migration
11 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (5.56%) Data Protection
12 6 (4.76%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.97%) Service Management
13 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.97%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.70%) SQL
2 15 (11.90%) Java
3 13 (10.32%) C++
4 12 (9.52%) C
5 7 (5.56%) Perl
5 7 (5.56%) Python
6 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.17%) PHP
7 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.38%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.38%) PowerHouse
9 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) Korn
10 1 (0.79%) XPath
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (34.13%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (26.19%) CCNA
3 28 (22.22%) JNCIA
4 27 (21.43%) CCSP
5 21 (16.67%) Degree
6 13 (10.32%) CCNP
7 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.56%) MCSE
9 6 (4.76%) MCITP
10 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.17%) MCP
11 4 (3.17%) CCIE
11 4 (3.17%) CCIP
12 2 (1.59%) CISSP
12 2 (1.59%) CEH
12 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) PCI DSS
2 20 (15.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (10.32%) SLA
4 7 (5.56%) QA
5 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (4.76%) UAG
4 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.97%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.38%) KVM
6 2 (1.59%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.79%) Xen
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.79%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (8.73%) HP NNM
2 9 (7.14%) Plesk
3 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.59%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (57.94%) Cisco
2 59 (46.83%) Juniper
3 29 (23.02%) CheckPoint
4 27 (21.43%) F5
4 27 (21.43%) Avaya
5 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
6 24 (19.05%) VMware
6 24 (19.05%) ServiceNow
7 17 (13.49%) HP
8 15 (11.90%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.35%) IBM
10 7 (5.56%) Websense
11 6 (4.76%) Oracle
11 6 (4.76%) Citrix
12 5 (3.97%) Nokia
12 5 (3.97%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.17%) Remedy
13 4 (3.17%) BMC
14 3 (2.38%) JBoss
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