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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 96 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSL 10 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.84% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 6.95% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £32,750 £51,698 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.65% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
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
173 187 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.55% 12.15% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 98
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,770
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SSL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) LDAP
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) zOS
5 5 (35.71%) iSeries
6 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) NFS
7 3 (21.43%) SMTP
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Tivoli

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LDAP
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) JDBC
2 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) Servlets
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iSeries
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) zOS
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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