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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 101 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 16 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 0.78% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 3.35% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 14
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
302 388 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.05% 23.39% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 219 290 267
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

SSL Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
1 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (33.33%) C++
6 8 (33.33%) Perl
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) C
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) MySQL
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) IIS
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) MCSE
8 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
8 6 (25.00%) HTTP
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
9 5 (20.83%) Veeam
9 5 (20.83%) REST

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (45.83%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 5 (20.83%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) 802.15
5 4 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.67%) X.509
5 4 (16.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) CasperJS
2 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) IP Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Junior
2 5 (20.83%) Junior Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) Ajax
3 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
3 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 5 (20.83%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
4 4 (16.67%) LAMP
4 4 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) Django
5 1 (4.17%) Handlebars
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Pyramid
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) CentOS
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Security
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 8 (33.33%) C++
1 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) C
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Ruby
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) LPIC
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) iptables
2 4 (16.67%) KVM
2 4 (16.67%) Postfix
2 4 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
2 4 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Veeam
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Sun