The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 99 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing SSL 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 5.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
SSL
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 157 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.33% 10.98% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 85
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SSL
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SSL Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) SSH
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) SSH
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) Telnet
5 1 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSL
1 1 (7.69%) WSDL
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) SEO
2 1 (7.69%) Web Design
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Content Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) ExactTarget