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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 161 170 170
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing SSL 63 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.02% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 3.66% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -
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
1572 1502 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.46% 27.83% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1058 1186
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 27 February 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 February 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
(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 -5 20 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bracknell -2 12 £45,000 -7.69%
Maidenhead - 8 £70,000 -
Newbury +2 2 £35,000 - 1
Slough -12 2 £33,750 -25.00%
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 120 (71.86%) Firewall
2 92 (55.09%) VPN
3 89 (53.29%) Cisco
4 67 (40.12%) OSPF
4 67 (40.12%) BGP
5 65 (38.92%) DNS
6 64 (38.32%) Juniper
7 54 (32.34%) TCP/IP
8 52 (31.14%) Cisco Certification
9 51 (30.54%) IPsec
9 51 (30.54%) Network Security
10 45 (26.95%) Windows
11 42 (25.15%) EIGRP
12 36 (21.56%) SQL
12 36 (21.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (21.56%) F5
13 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (20.96%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (20.96%) Linux
14 30 (17.96%) CCNA
15 29 (17.37%) Finance
16 28 (16.77%) CCNP
17 27 (16.17%) VMware
18 26 (15.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
20 24 (14.37%) MPLS
20 24 (14.37%) Load Balancing
21 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (13.77%) Problem Management
22 22 (13.17%) CheckPoint

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (12.57%) Apache
2 17 (10.18%) IIS
3 10 (5.99%) CMS
3 10 (5.99%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (5.99%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.79%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.20%) nginx
7 2 (1.20%) JBoss
7 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.20%) Lync
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.59%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.59%) Amazon S3
2 11 (6.59%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 120 (71.86%) Firewall
2 92 (55.09%) VPN
3 67 (40.12%) OSPF
3 67 (40.12%) BGP
4 65 (38.92%) DNS
5 54 (32.34%) TCP/IP
6 51 (30.54%) IPsec
6 51 (30.54%) Network Security
7 42 (25.15%) EIGRP
8 35 (20.96%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (15.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (14.37%) MPLS
11 22 (13.17%) LAN
12 20 (11.98%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (11.38%) BIG-IP
13 19 (11.38%) L2TP
14 17 (10.18%) Wireless
14 17 (10.18%) WAN
15 12 (7.19%) VoIP
15 12 (7.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.18%) MySQL
2 11 (6.59%) Redis
2 11 (6.59%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (5.99%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.99%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Subversion
2 11 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.20%) Maven
3 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.60%) Introscope
General
1 29 (17.37%) Finance
2 3 (1.80%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.60%) Advertising
3 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (41.32%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.37%) Security Engineer
3 28 (16.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (14.37%) Analyst
4 24 (14.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 24 (14.37%) Web Analyst
4 24 (14.37%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 22 (13.17%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) Linux Support
7 12 (7.19%) Windows Support Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Web Support Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 12 (7.19%) Linux Support Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) Architect
9 9 (5.39%) Consultant
10 7 (4.19%) Network Support
10 7 (4.19%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.19%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.58%) HTML
2 12 (7.19%) SOAP
2 12 (7.19%) Web Services
3 10 (5.99%) SAML
3 10 (5.99%) CSS
3 10 (5.99%) Spring
3 10 (5.99%) Ajax
3 10 (5.99%) jQuery
3 10 (5.99%) OAuth
3 10 (5.99%) RESTful
3 10 (5.99%) Java EE
3 10 (5.99%) JSON
3 10 (5.99%) Play Framework
4 3 (1.80%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.20%) XSLT
5 2 (1.20%) jBPM
5 2 (1.20%) JDBC
5 2 (1.20%) Servlets
6 1 (0.60%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.19%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.19%) PKI
3 5 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.95%) Windows
2 36 (21.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (20.96%) Linux
3 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.59%) Amazon Linux
7 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.19%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.59%) Android
9 4 (2.40%) UNIX
10 3 (1.80%) CentOS
11 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) Debian
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.37%) Load Balancing
2 23 (13.77%) Problem Management
3 17 (10.18%) Change Management
4 16 (9.58%) ITIL
4 16 (9.58%) Change Control
5 14 (8.38%) Project Management
6 11 (6.59%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.59%) Network Management
7 10 (5.99%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (5.99%) Integration Testing
7 10 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (5.99%) Validation
7 10 (5.99%) Information Security
7 10 (5.99%) TDD
7 10 (5.99%) BPEL
7 10 (5.99%) SOA
7 10 (5.99%) CRM
7 10 (5.99%) Data Security
8 9 (5.39%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.56%) SQL
2 17 (10.18%) Java
3 16 (9.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.99%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.59%) PHP
7 5 (2.99%) C
7 5 (2.99%) C#
7 5 (2.99%) C++
7 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.99%) Tcl
8 4 (2.40%) Perl
8 4 (2.40%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 52 (31.14%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (17.96%) CCNA
3 28 (16.77%) CCNP
4 14 (8.38%) CCSP
5 13 (7.78%) JNCIA
6 11 (6.59%) CCIE
7 6 (3.59%) Degree
8 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.40%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.80%) CCIP
11 2 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.60%) VCP4
12 1 (0.60%) MCSE
12 1 (0.60%) CISSP
12 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (8.38%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.19%) SLA
5 4 (2.40%) COBIT
5 4 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 23 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.19%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.99%) vSphere
4 5 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) Nagios
2 11 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.59%) logstash
3 7 (4.19%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.19%) WSUS
4 5 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.20%) cPanel
5 2 (1.20%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.20%) Plesk
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (53.29%) Cisco
2 64 (38.32%) Juniper
3 36 (21.56%) F5
4 27 (16.17%) VMware
5 25 (14.97%) Microsoft
6 22 (13.17%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.78%) Oracle
8 11 (6.59%) IBM
8 11 (6.59%) Symantec
8 11 (6.59%) Avaya
8 11 (6.59%) ServiceNow
9 10 (5.99%) NetScout
9 10 (5.99%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.99%) Sitecore
10 6 (3.59%) HP
11 5 (2.99%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.99%) Polycom
11 5 (2.99%) Imperva
11 5 (2.99%) BT
12 4 (2.40%) Citrix
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Unspecified
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