The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 211 226 241
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing SSL 48 92 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 4.79% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 87 74
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £32,500 £40,624
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
SSL
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1920 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.99% 18.46% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1642 1380
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,350 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSL
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SSL Salary Trend in the City of London

SSL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SSL Salary Histogram in the City of London

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 47 (50.00%) VPN
2 45 (47.87%) Firewall
3 38 (40.43%) VMware
4 33 (35.11%) Windows
5 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (30.85%) Juniper
7 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
8 27 (28.72%) Linux
9 26 (27.66%) HTTP
9 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (26.60%) LAN
10 25 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (25.53%) Finance
12 23 (24.47%) Cisco
13 22 (23.40%) DNS
13 22 (23.40%) LDAP
14 21 (22.34%) Internet
15 20 (21.28%) CCNA
15 20 (21.28%) Brocade
16 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
16 19 (20.21%) DMZ
16 19 (20.21%) Data Centre
17 18 (19.15%) Wireless
18 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
18 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
19 16 (17.02%) SAN
20 15 (15.96%) Service Management
20 15 (15.96%) Change Management
20 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
20 15 (15.96%) Problem Management

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (5.32%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.06%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.26%) Datadog
4 1 (1.06%) Heroku
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 47 (50.00%) VPN
2 45 (47.87%) Firewall
3 26 (27.66%) HTTP
4 25 (26.60%) LAN
5 22 (23.40%) DNS
5 22 (23.40%) LDAP
6 21 (22.34%) Internet
7 19 (20.21%) DMZ
8 18 (19.15%) Wireless
9 17 (18.09%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (17.02%) SAN
11 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
12 14 (14.89%) VLAN
12 14 (14.89%) WLAN
13 12 (12.77%) Network Security
13 12 (12.77%) WAN
14 10 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (9.57%) SMTP
16 8 (8.51%) DHCP
17 7 (7.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.06%) DB2
7 1 (1.06%) HBase
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) GitLab
3 4 (4.26%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.13%) Maven
4 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (25.53%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Advertising
3 11 (11.70%) Banking
4 10 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Administrator
3 12 (12.77%) Juniper Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Security Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Cryptography Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.32%) Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Data Network Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 4 (4.26%) Juniper Support
11 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) OAuth
2 10 (10.64%) OpenID
2 10 (10.64%) SPNEGO
3 5 (5.32%) .NET
3 5 (5.32%) LAMP
3 5 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.32%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) WebSockets
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.26%) Symfony
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 3 (3.19%) REST
6 2 (2.13%) COM+
6 2 (2.13%) Sensu
6 2 (2.13%) Velocity
6 2 (2.13%) WSDL
6 2 (2.13%) XSD
7 1 (1.06%) CSS
7 1 (1.06%) HTML
7 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.96%) Clustering
2 15 (15.96%) PKI
3 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.26%) Replication
7 3 (3.19%) Fintech
8 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.13%) IVR
9 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.11%) Windows
2 27 (28.72%) Linux
3 26 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.77%) Unix
4 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.64%) CentOS
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.45%) Debian
8 6 (6.38%) Solaris
8 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.32%) AIX
9 5 (5.32%) Android
9 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.06%) SUSE
11 1 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Change Management
1 15 (15.96%) Problem Management
1 15 (15.96%) Service Management
2 14 (14.89%) Migration
2 14 (14.89%) Patch Management
3 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.64%) Identity Management
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.57%) Data Security
6 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.45%) DevOps
6 7 (7.45%) Network Design
6 7 (7.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.38%) SIEM
7 6 (6.38%) Workflow
8 5 (5.32%) Network Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
2 9 (9.57%) Perl
3 8 (8.51%) Python
4 5 (5.32%) C#
4 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.26%) PHP
5 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.28%) CCNA
3 11 (11.70%) MCP
4 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.57%) JNCIP
6 8 (8.51%) JNCIE
7 7 (7.45%) CCNP
7 7 (7.45%) MCSA
8 5 (5.32%) MCSE
8 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.13%) Degree
9 2 (2.13%) MCTS
10 1 (1.06%) CISSP
10 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.89%) VMware ESX
4 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.70%) vSphere
5 6 (6.38%) NFS
6 5 (5.32%) XenApp
6 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.26%) Docker
7 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.06%) OpenSSH
8 1 (1.06%) Samba
8 1 (1.06%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Puppet
2 8 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.38%) DameWare
3 6 (6.38%) Nagios
3 6 (6.38%) SCCM
4 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.26%) Cacti
5 4 (4.26%) Rundeck
5 4 (4.26%) Salt
5 4 (4.26%) SELinux
5 4 (4.26%) WSUS
6 3 (3.19%) Graphite
7 2 (2.13%) Ansible
7 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (2.13%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) VMware
2 29 (30.85%) Juniper
3 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 23 (24.47%) Cisco
5 20 (21.28%) Brocade
6 13 (13.83%) CheckPoint
6 13 (13.83%) F5
7 7 (7.45%) HP
8 6 (6.38%) Altiris
8 6 (6.38%) Bloomberg
8 6 (6.38%) Oracle
8 6 (6.38%) Palo Alto
8 6 (6.38%) Reuters
9 5 (5.32%) Citrix
9 5 (5.32%) Forcepoint
9 5 (5.32%) LogRhythm
9 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.32%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.32%) Sourcefire
9 5 (5.32%) TippingPoint
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