The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 96 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing SSL 13 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.75% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 1.93% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £39,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
SSL
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
353 362 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.35% 24.12% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 267 271 403
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SSL
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SSL Salary Trend in Cambridge

SSL
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) HTTP
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Back Office
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) nginx
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (18.75%) Corosync
7 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
7 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Logistics
7 3 (18.75%) Squid
7 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) 3G
5 1 (6.25%) RTP
5 1 (6.25%) SS7
5 1 (6.25%) LTE
5 1 (6.25%) 4G
5 1 (6.25%) Frame Relay
5 1 (6.25%) 2G
5 1 (6.25%) GPRS
5 1 (6.25%) GSM
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) STL
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (18.75%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Debian
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Logistics
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Squid
1 3 (18.75%) Corosync
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam