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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 108 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 3.79% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £49,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
148 211 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.40% 14.37% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 60
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,700 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

SSL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) LDAP
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Puppet
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) JDBC
7 3 (21.43%) JSP
7 3 (21.43%) Servlets

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 6 (42.86%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) IPv4
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) RSVP
5 2 (14.29%) VPLS
5 2 (14.29%) IPv6
5 2 (14.29%) DWDM
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) L2TP
6 1 (7.14%) PPTP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) JDBC
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
2 3 (21.43%) Servlets
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) zOS
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) BCP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) pfSense
1 1 (7.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 2 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP