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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 104 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing SSL 9 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.84% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 8.76% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £41,250 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
245 137 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.27% 9.58% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 146 96 73
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £72,500
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 31 October 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 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) SSH
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Sun
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 3 (17.65%) Apache
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SSH
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) Telnet
6 1 (5.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) WSDL
2 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) RHCE
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cacti
1 2 (11.76%) Munin
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Sun
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) ExactTarget
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM