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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 97 99 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 12 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 3.20% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
383 344 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.15% 23.32% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 277 245 379
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 24 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Back Office
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) LogRhythm
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) JSON

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) 3G
4 1 (6.67%) RTP
4 1 (6.67%) SS7
4 1 (6.67%) LTE
4 1 (6.67%) 4G
4 1 (6.67%) Frame Relay
4 1 (6.67%) 2G
4 1 (6.67%) GPRS
4 1 (6.67%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Security Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) STL
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Debian
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
1 2 (13.33%) Corosync
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) LogRhythm