The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 179 198 242
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +44
Permanent jobs citing SSL 75 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 2.73% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 23
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
SSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1594 1354 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.54% 19.92% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 966 1476
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 £28,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SSL
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SSL Salary Trend in the East of England

SSL
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in the East of England

SSL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 26 £65,000 +62.50%
Bedfordshire +15 17 £52,500 +59.09%
Cambridgeshire -4 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Essex -3 12 £46,250 -
Norfolk - 4 £30,000 -
Suffolk +3 3 £40,000 -42.85%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 85 (60.71%) Firewall
2 78 (55.71%) VPN
3 69 (49.29%) Cisco
4 58 (41.43%) Wireless
5 54 (38.57%) CCNP
5 54 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (37.86%) TCP/IP
7 52 (37.14%) Finance
8 45 (32.14%) Juniper
9 41 (29.29%) F5
10 38 (27.14%) OSPF
10 38 (27.14%) BGP
11 37 (26.43%) Windows
11 37 (26.43%) HP
12 36 (25.71%) EIGRP
12 36 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 36 (25.71%) HSRP
13 35 (25.00%) MPLS
14 33 (23.57%) RIP
15 31 (22.14%) DWDM
15 31 (22.14%) Service Delivery
15 31 (22.14%) HP NNM
15 31 (22.14%) PKI
15 31 (22.14%) Network Management
16 30 (21.43%) ITIL
16 30 (21.43%) Network Security
17 28 (20.00%) Change Management
18 27 (19.29%) SLA
18 27 (19.29%) Management Information System
18 27 (19.29%) IPsec

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 19 (13.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (13.57%) WebLogic
1 19 (13.57%) WebSphere
2 16 (11.43%) MQSeries
3 15 (10.71%) Apache
4 12 (8.57%) IIS
5 10 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (6.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.14%) nginx
8 3 (2.14%) iPlanet
8 3 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.43%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.43%) CMS
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.43%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (17.86%) MS Office
2 23 (16.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.71%) InDesign
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (60.71%) Firewall
2 78 (55.71%) VPN
3 58 (41.43%) Wireless
4 53 (37.86%) TCP/IP
5 38 (27.14%) OSPF
5 38 (27.14%) BGP
6 36 (25.71%) EIGRP
6 36 (25.71%) HSRP
7 35 (25.00%) MPLS
8 33 (23.57%) RIP
9 31 (22.14%) DWDM
10 30 (21.43%) Network Security
11 27 (19.29%) IPsec
12 26 (18.57%) WAN
13 25 (17.86%) LAN
14 23 (16.43%) HTTP
15 21 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (10.71%) VLAN
17 14 (10.00%) SSH
18 12 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) DB2
2 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.00%) MySQL
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.43%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (1.43%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) Fiddler
General
1 52 (37.14%) Finance
2 26 (18.57%) Banking
3 10 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.71%) Back Office
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 30 (21.43%) Architect
3 21 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 16 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Administrator
7 12 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Network Administrator
10 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Security Administrator
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) Web Services
2 17 (12.14%) RESTful
3 16 (11.43%) Application Packaging
3 16 (11.43%) XML
3 16 (11.43%) JMS
3 16 (11.43%) Spring
4 12 (8.57%) HTML
5 11 (7.86%) CSS
6 9 (6.43%) JSON
6 9 (6.43%) jQuery
7 7 (5.00%) Middleware
8 6 (4.29%) Ajax
9 5 (3.57%) .NET
10 3 (2.14%) LAMP
10 3 (2.14%) WCF
11 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (1.43%) REST
11 2 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.43%) J2EE
12 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) PKI
2 27 (19.29%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.86%) Open Source
4 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.71%) SWIFT
6 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.57%) Informatics
6 5 (3.57%) LIMS
7 4 (2.86%) Statistics
7 4 (2.86%) FMCG
8 3 (2.14%) Replication
8 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.43%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.71%) User Experience
10 1 (0.71%) Clustering
10 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.43%) Windows
2 22 (15.71%) Linux
3 15 (10.71%) UNIX
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.57%) Solaris
7 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.14%) CentOS
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.43%) Debian
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (22.14%) Service Delivery
2 31 (22.14%) Network Management
3 30 (21.43%) ITIL
4 28 (20.00%) Change Management
5 23 (16.43%) PRINCE
5 23 (16.43%) PRINCE2
5 23 (16.43%) Process Improvement
6 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.29%) Business Continuity
9 11 (7.86%) UML
10 10 (7.14%) SOA
10 10 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 10 (7.14%) DoDAF
10 10 (7.14%) MODAF
10 10 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (5.71%) Network Design
12 7 (5.00%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.14%) Java
2 18 (12.86%) SQL
3 11 (7.86%) PHP
3 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.43%) Perl
5 8 (5.71%) Python
6 6 (4.29%) C#
7 5 (3.57%) C++
8 4 (2.86%) C
8 4 (2.86%) VBScript
8 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.43%) Jython
9 2 (1.43%) Ruby
9 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (38.57%) CCNP
1 54 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.57%) Degree
3 12 (8.57%) CCNA
4 10 (7.14%) CCSA
4 10 (7.14%) CCSE
5 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.57%) MCSA
7 3 (2.14%) MCP
7 3 (2.14%) MCSE
7 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.14%) CCIP
7 3 (2.14%) JNCIP
7 3 (2.14%) CCSP
8 2 (1.43%) CCDP
8 2 (1.43%) ISEB
8 2 (1.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.71%) CCIE
9 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.29%) SLA
2 8 (5.71%) ISO 8583
3 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.43%) QA
6 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 5 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (2.86%) UAG
6 2 (1.43%) Corosync
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.43%) Squid
7 1 (0.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.71%) Firmware
7 1 (0.71%) KVM
7 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.71%) Varnish
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (22.14%) HP NNM
2 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.14%) OpenView
2 3 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.43%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (1.43%) cPanel
4 1 (0.71%) Cacti
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (49.29%) Cisco
2 45 (32.14%) Juniper
3 41 (29.29%) F5
4 37 (26.43%) HP
5 22 (15.71%) CheckPoint
5 22 (15.71%) Oracle
6 19 (13.57%) IBM
7 16 (11.43%) TIBCO
8 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 15 (10.71%) VMware
9 10 (7.14%) Sourcefire
10 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.29%) LogRhythm
12 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.86%) Splunk
13 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.14%) ArcSight
14 3 (2.14%) Aruba
14 3 (2.14%) Sun
14 3 (2.14%) Compuware