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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 87 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSL 12 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.64% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 6.54% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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
167 153 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.61% 9.82% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 63
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

SSL Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) HTTP
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) LDAP
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) zOS
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) iSeries
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) IPsec
8 3 (16.67%) Clustering
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) JDBC
8 3 (16.67%) JSP
8 3 (16.67%) Servlets
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) LDAP
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) IPsec
4 3 (16.67%) IPv4
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) VPLS
5 2 (11.11%) IPv6
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) SMTP
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) RSVP
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) DWDM
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Operations Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) JDBC
2 3 (16.67%) JSP
2 3 (16.67%) Servlets
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) iSeries
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) zOS
5 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 3 (16.67%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) HP