The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 122 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSL 12 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.94% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 6.32% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 2
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
SSL
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
344 269 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.57% 14.82% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 312 219 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SSL
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Bristol region.

SSL Salary Trend in Bristol

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 9 (40.91%) UNIX
5 9 (40.91%) HTTP
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) IPv4
5 9 (40.91%) Internet
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (27.27%) IaaS
7 6 (27.27%) Dependency Management
7 6 (27.27%) Java EE
7 6 (27.27%) Open Source
7 6 (27.27%) SaaS
7 6 (27.27%) REST
7 6 (27.27%) JMX
7 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 5 (22.73%) IPsec
9 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) TACACS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
1 6 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
1 9 (40.91%) IPv4
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 5 (22.73%) IPsec
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) Junos
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (13.64%) TACACS
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Support
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
1 6 (27.27%) JMX
1 6 (27.27%) Java EE
1 6 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 6 (27.27%) Dependency Management
4 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Security Hardening
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
1 2 (9.09%) vCloud
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix