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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 110 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SSL 20 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.09% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 1.15% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £45,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £46,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
264 260 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 16.52% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 224 189 216
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Bristol

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) Internet
2 22 (66.67%) Degree
3 21 (63.64%) IPv4
3 21 (63.64%) HTTP
3 21 (63.64%) Linux
4 17 (51.52%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) Java
6 11 (33.33%) J2EE
7 10 (30.30%) UNIX
7 10 (30.30%) Web Development
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) IPsec
8 9 (27.27%) VPN
9 8 (24.24%) PKI
10 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (15.15%) Network Design
12 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
12 5 (15.15%) Junos
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
12 5 (15.15%) CCNP
12 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (15.15%) Juniper
12 5 (15.15%) SMTP
12 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
12 5 (15.15%) TACACS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.06%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) TeamSite
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) Internet
2 21 (63.64%) IPv4
2 21 (63.64%) HTTP
3 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) IPsec
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
4 7 (21.21%) DNS
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.15%) Junos
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.15%) SMTP
6 5 (15.15%) TACACS
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.09%) LDAP
8 2 (6.06%) FTP
9 1 (3.03%) 3G
9 1 (3.03%) DHCP
9 1 (3.03%) ADSL
9 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX Support
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) WebRTC
3 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) SVG
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Web Development
2 5 (15.15%) Network Design
2 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCDP
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
2 5 (15.15%) Juniper
2 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) IronPort
5 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat