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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 101 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing SSL 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 6.86% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -22.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
240 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.16% 8.29% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 147 70 78
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (41.18%) SSH
1 7 (41.18%) Software Deployment
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) CentOS
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) MySQL
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Portal
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Process Server
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SSH
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
7 1 (5.88%) L2TP
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Support Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Deployment
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
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 1 (5.88%) Postfix
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Openswan
1 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Cacti
1 2 (11.76%) Munin
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) ExactTarget
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware