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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 130 169 177
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +8
Permanent jobs citing SSL 103 71 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.18% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 3.99% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 42 41
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
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
1828 1779 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.02% 29.46% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1242 1147
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 +31 44 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Slough -16 24 £42,000 +3.70%
Bracknell -16 7 £32,500 +1.56%
Maidenhead +2 3 £70,000 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 118 (69.82%) Firewall
2 108 (63.91%) Cisco
3 106 (62.72%) VPN
4 91 (53.85%) DNS
5 86 (50.89%) OSPF
5 86 (50.89%) BGP
6 70 (41.42%) Juniper
7 66 (39.05%) TCP/IP
7 66 (39.05%) IPsec
8 61 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
9 59 (34.91%) Network Security
10 55 (32.54%) Linux
11 54 (31.95%) F5
12 47 (27.81%) EIGRP
13 46 (27.22%) CCNA
14 42 (24.85%) Windows
15 38 (22.49%) MPLS
16 36 (21.30%) VMware
17 34 (20.12%) CheckPoint
18 33 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (18.93%) Network Management
19 32 (18.93%) Apache
20 31 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
20 31 (18.34%) Cisco Nexus
21 29 (17.16%) Cisco IOS
21 29 (17.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
23 27 (15.98%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (15.98%) WAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (18.93%) Apache
2 15 (8.88%) Lync
3 11 (6.51%) IIS
4 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.96%) Drupal
5 5 (2.96%) Alfresco
5 5 (2.96%) WordPress
6 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.78%) CMS
7 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.18%) SAP Web AS
8 2 (1.18%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.59%) nginx
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.18%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.18%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (69.82%) Firewall
2 106 (62.72%) VPN
3 91 (53.85%) DNS
4 86 (50.89%) OSPF
4 86 (50.89%) BGP
5 66 (39.05%) TCP/IP
5 66 (39.05%) IPsec
6 59 (34.91%) Network Security
7 47 (27.81%) EIGRP
8 38 (22.49%) MPLS
9 33 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (18.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (17.16%) Cisco IOS
12 27 (15.98%) WAN
13 25 (14.79%) SMTP
14 22 (13.02%) LAN
14 22 (13.02%) VoIP
14 22 (13.02%) BIG-IP
15 21 (12.43%) HTTP
16 19 (11.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) DB2
3 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Subversion
1 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) Introscope
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (41.42%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.16%) Security Engineer
3 28 (16.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (11.24%) Consultant
5 16 (9.47%) Analyst
5 16 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 16 (9.47%) Web Analyst
5 16 (9.47%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 14 (8.28%) Security Consultant
7 13 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
8 12 (7.10%) Windows Support Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Web Support Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.51%) Team Leader
10 10 (5.92%) Network Consultant
11 9 (5.33%) Network Security Consultant
12 8 (4.73%) Senior NOC Engineer
13 7 (4.14%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) HTML
2 8 (4.73%) SOAP
3 3 (1.78%) CSS
3 3 (1.78%) LAMP
4 2 (1.18%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.18%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (0.59%) WAP
5 1 (0.59%) SAML
5 1 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.59%) WML
5 1 (0.59%) Spring
5 1 (0.59%) Ajax
5 1 (0.59%) Java EE
5 1 (0.59%) JSON
5 1 (0.59%) jQuery
5 1 (0.59%) OAuth
5 1 (0.59%) RESTful
5 1 (0.59%) Worklight
5 1 (0.59%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) PKI
4 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.18%) Replication
4 2 (1.18%) Clustering
4 2 (1.18%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.54%) Linux
2 42 (24.85%) Windows
3 31 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.73%) CentOS
7 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.96%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.37%) UNIX
10 2 (1.18%) AIX
10 2 (1.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.59%) Debian
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) Network Management
2 21 (12.43%) Problem Management
3 20 (11.83%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.06%) Change Management
5 15 (8.88%) ITIL
6 13 (7.69%) Data Security
6 13 (7.69%) Change Control
7 11 (6.51%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.51%) Information Security
8 8 (4.73%) Project Management
9 7 (4.14%) Network Design
9 7 (4.14%) Line Management
9 7 (4.14%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.96%) Identity Management
11 5 (2.96%) OWASP
11 5 (2.96%) OpenUP
11 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (2.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (2.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.28%) SQL
2 12 (7.10%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.33%) Shell Script
3 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.73%) Java
4 8 (4.73%) PHP
5 5 (2.96%) Perl
5 5 (2.96%) C
5 5 (2.96%) C#
5 5 (2.96%) C++
5 5 (2.96%) Tcl
6 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.78%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) ABAP
8 1 (0.59%) Jython
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (27.22%) CCNA
3 22 (13.02%) CCNP
4 19 (11.24%) Degree
4 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.69%) CCSP
6 12 (7.10%) JNCIA
7 10 (5.92%) CCIE
8 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.18%) CWNA
9 2 (1.18%) CCIP
10 1 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (14.79%) SLA
3 18 (10.65%) PCI DSS
4 11 (6.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.55%) COBIT
6 4 (2.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 31 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.02%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (11.24%) vSphere
4 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.78%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.78%) Xen
7 2 (1.18%) Nmap
7 2 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.59%) Squid
8 1 (0.59%) KVM
8 1 (0.59%) Varnish
8 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.59%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (10.06%) Zenoss
2 7 (4.14%) HP NNM
2 7 (4.14%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (4.14%) Plesk
3 5 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.59%) WMI
5 1 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) Nagios
5 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (63.91%) Cisco
2 70 (41.42%) Juniper
3 54 (31.95%) F5
4 36 (21.30%) VMware
5 34 (20.12%) CheckPoint
6 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.28%) HP
8 13 (7.69%) Polycom
9 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.51%) Avaya
10 11 (6.51%) ServiceNow
11 10 (5.92%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.92%) NetScout
12 5 (2.96%) BT
12 5 (2.96%) Imperva
13 3 (1.78%) Symantec
13 3 (1.78%) Dell
14 2 (1.18%) EMC
14 2 (1.18%) Nortel
14 2 (1.18%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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