The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 367 388 425
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +37
Permanent jobs citing SSL 701 650 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.65% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.70% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 601 537 451
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,050 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
SSL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18587 17555 21380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.04% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15101 13867 17951
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the England region.

SSL Salary Trend in England

SSL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in England

SSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 244 £50,000 -4.76% 16
South East +60 207 £42,000 -6.66% 12
East of England +12 75 £50,000 +42.85%
South West +39 67 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Yorkshire +11 43 £40,000 +21.21% 7
North West -49 37 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands -15 11 £60,000 +118.18% 1
East Midlands +10 8 £40,000 -
North East - 4 £60,000 -
Midlands -6 2 £58,750 - 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 725 (50.17%) Firewall
2 644 (44.57%) Windows
3 625 (43.25%) VPN
4 609 (42.15%) Linux
5 590 (40.83%) Cisco
6 548 (37.92%) TCP/IP
7 481 (33.29%) DNS
8 440 (30.45%) VMware
9 379 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
10 328 (22.70%) Juniper
11 326 (22.56%) HTTP
12 299 (20.69%) Finance
12 299 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 284 (19.65%) BGP
14 281 (19.45%) IPsec
15 269 (18.62%) WAN
16 268 (18.55%) SQL
17 263 (18.20%) CCNP
18 260 (17.99%) OSPF
19 255 (17.65%) Microsoft
20 251 (17.37%) ITIL
21 245 (16.96%) Network Security
22 244 (16.89%) Active Directory
23 238 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
24 226 (15.64%) MPLS
25 220 (15.22%) IIS
26 218 (15.09%) LAN
27 215 (14.88%) F5
28 213 (14.74%) SQL Server
29 210 (14.53%) CheckPoint

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 220 (15.22%) IIS
2 175 (12.11%) Apache
3 123 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 110 (7.61%) Tomcat
5 82 (5.67%) WebSphere
6 77 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 55 (3.81%) Lync
8 52 (3.60%) WebLogic
9 42 (2.91%) nginx
10 37 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 34 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 32 (2.21%) CMS
13 31 (2.15%) JBoss
14 27 (1.87%) SharePoint
14 27 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (1.52%) K2 blackpearl
17 21 (1.45%) MQSeries
18 20 (1.38%) Drupal
19 18 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 138 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.26%) MS Office
3 34 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.069%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.069%) InDesign
5 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (1.18%) Magento
2 7 (0.48%) 3000 Xtra
2 7 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 7 (0.48%) Eikon
2 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (0.48%) Summit
2 7 (0.48%) Front Arena
2 7 (0.48%) RMDS
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.069%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.069%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.98%) SaaS
2 39 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.08%) IaaS
4 24 (1.66%) Office 365
5 23 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.62%) PaaS
9 8 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.28%) Joyent
11 4 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.14%) Route 53
13 1 (0.069%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.069%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.069%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.069%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 725 (50.17%) Firewall
2 625 (43.25%) VPN
3 548 (37.92%) TCP/IP
4 481 (33.29%) DNS
5 326 (22.56%) HTTP
6 284 (19.65%) BGP
7 281 (19.45%) IPsec
8 269 (18.62%) WAN
9 260 (17.99%) OSPF
10 245 (16.96%) Network Security
11 226 (15.64%) MPLS
12 218 (15.09%) LAN
13 209 (14.46%) Wireless
14 182 (12.60%) EIGRP
15 171 (11.83%) LDAP
15 171 (11.83%) DHCP
16 152 (10.52%) Cisco ASA
16 152 (10.52%) VLAN
17 144 (9.97%) SAN
18 140 (9.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 174 (12.04%) MySQL
3 73 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 51 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 37 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.73%) Redis
10 25 (1.73%) DB2
11 24 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.76%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 71 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 58 (4.01%) Subversion
3 41 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.35%) JIRA
5 26 (1.80%) Maven
6 18 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 14 (0.97%) YourKit
8 14 (0.97%) JProfiler
9 11 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
10 10 (0.69%) JDeveloper
10 10 (0.69%) Ant
10 10 (0.69%) Hudson
11 9 (0.62%) PHPUnit
11 9 (0.62%) Behat
12 6 (0.42%) JUnit
12 6 (0.42%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.42%) JMeter
13 5 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 299 (20.69%) Finance
2 94 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.54%) Banking
4 33 (2.28%) Marketing
5 29 (2.01%) Back Office
6 26 (1.80%) Retail
7 23 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.18%) Publishing
9 15 (1.04%) Law
10 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.83%) Advertising
12 11 (0.76%) Legal
13 10 (0.69%) Games
14 8 (0.55%) Front Office
15 6 (0.42%) Military
16 4 (0.28%) French Language
16 4 (0.28%) German Language
16 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 411 (28.44%) Network Engineer
2 146 (10.10%) Developer
3 138 (9.55%) Analyst
4 130 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 105 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 104 (7.20%) Security Engineer
7 89 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 87 (6.02%) Consultant
9 86 (5.95%) Network Security Engineer
10 78 (5.40%) Architect
11 75 (5.19%) Administrator
12 58 (4.01%) Network Support
13 55 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
14 52 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
15 47 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
16 42 (2.91%) Support Analyst
17 40 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
18 38 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
19 33 (2.28%) Security Analyst
20 32 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (10.17%) Web Services
2 140 (9.69%) HTML
3 131 (9.07%) XML
4 116 (8.03%) .NET
5 112 (7.75%) CSS
6 74 (5.12%) ASP.NET
7 69 (4.78%) SOAP
8 67 (4.64%) Middleware
9 55 (3.81%) Ajax
10 54 (3.74%) REST
11 47 (3.25%) LAMP
12 42 (2.91%) WebSphere MQ
13 39 (2.70%) WCF
13 39 (2.70%) RESTful
13 39 (2.70%) HTML5
14 38 (2.63%) JSON
15 34 (2.35%) J2EE
16 33 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 31 (2.15%) XSD
17 31 (2.15%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (7.47%) Management Information System
3 100 (6.92%) PKI
4 83 (5.74%) Clustering
5 70 (4.84%) Open Source
6 60 (4.15%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.84%) Blackberry
8 26 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
9 23 (1.59%) Mainframe
10 18 (1.25%) Cryptography
11 16 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.90%) User Experience
13 11 (0.76%) Replication
14 10 (0.69%) SecurID
15 9 (0.62%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (0.55%) Fat Client
16 8 (0.55%) Thin Client
17 7 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.48%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 644 (44.57%) Windows
2 609 (42.15%) Linux
3 238 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 186 (12.87%) UNIX
5 163 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 134 (9.27%) CentOS
7 102 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 97 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 66 (4.57%) Windows 7
10 59 (4.08%) Solaris
11 54 (3.74%) AIX
12 44 (3.04%) Windows XP
13 25 (1.73%) Windows Vista
13 25 (1.73%) Mac OS
14 19 (1.31%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.04%) zOS
16 14 (0.97%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.83%) HPUX
18 9 (0.62%) Fedora
18 9 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (17.37%) ITIL
2 130 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (8.03%) Load Balancing
4 99 (6.85%) Information Security
5 93 (6.44%) Migration
6 90 (6.23%) Service Management
7 86 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 83 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 80 (5.54%) Network Management
10 76 (5.26%) Change Management
11 74 (5.12%) SOA
12 67 (4.64%) Project Management
13 66 (4.57%) MVC
14 64 (4.43%) E-Commerce
15 63 (4.36%) Kalman Filter
16 59 (4.08%) Change Control
17 54 (3.74%) DevOps
17 54 (3.74%) PRINCE2
18 53 (3.67%) SIEM
19 52 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 268 (18.55%) SQL
2 204 (14.12%) Java
3 115 (7.96%) Perl
4 107 (7.40%) JavaScript
5 94 (6.51%) PHP
6 76 (5.26%) C#
7 75 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 74 (5.12%) PowerShell
9 72 (4.98%) Python
10 60 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 50 (3.46%) Shell Script
12 48 (3.32%) C++
13 45 (3.11%) C
14 38 (2.63%) Ruby
15 16 (1.11%) JCL
16 14 (0.97%) VBScript
17 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.62%) Jython
18 6 (0.42%) ActionScript
18 6 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 379 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
2 263 (18.20%) CCNP
3 207 (14.33%) Degree
4 185 (12.80%) CCNA
5 117 (8.10%) Security Cleared
6 83 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 58 (4.01%) CCIE
9 53 (3.67%) SC Cleared
10 50 (3.46%) MCSE
11 38 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (2.15%) CISSP
13 27 (1.87%) JNCIP
14 23 (1.59%) RHCE
15 20 (1.38%) CCSE
15 20 (1.38%) CCSA
15 20 (1.38%) CCDP
15 20 (1.38%) CCSP
16 19 (1.31%) MCITP
17 18 (1.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (9.20%) SLA
2 75 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (5.12%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.11%) COBIT
5 14 (0.97%) QA
6 12 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.76%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.69%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.35%) COSO
10 3 (0.21%) BS7799
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.069%) RosettaNet
12 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.069%) BS25999
12 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 299 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 244 (16.89%) Active Directory
3 117 (8.10%) vSphere
4 101 (6.99%) Hyper-V
5 56 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (2.15%) vCloud
7 25 (1.73%) Snort
8 24 (1.66%) NFS
9 21 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 20 (1.38%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.18%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.18%) KVM
12 14 (0.97%) Firmware
12 14 (0.97%) Xen
13 11 (0.76%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.69%) Postfix
14 10 (0.69%) XenApp
14 10 (0.69%) UAG
15 9 (0.62%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 65 (4.50%) Puppet
2 59 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (3.81%) Nagios
4 35 (2.42%) HP NNM
5 32 (2.21%) Backup Exec
6 30 (2.08%) Cacti
7 28 (1.94%) SCCM
8 27 (1.87%) Zenoss
9 26 (1.80%) Tivoli
10 21 (1.45%) WSUS
10 21 (1.45%) Vagrant
11 20 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 20 (1.38%) FortiGate
12 19 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
13 17 (1.18%) SCOM
14 11 (0.76%) Plesk
14 11 (0.76%) cPanel
15 9 (0.62%) logstash
15 9 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
15 9 (0.62%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 590 (40.83%) Cisco
2 440 (30.45%) VMware
3 328 (22.70%) Juniper
4 255 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 215 (14.88%) F5
6 210 (14.53%) CheckPoint
7 126 (8.72%) HP
8 125 (8.65%) Red Hat
9 120 (8.30%) Oracle
10 85 (5.88%) Citrix
11 72 (4.98%) IBM
12 45 (3.11%) Fortinet
13 43 (2.98%) SolarWinds
14 39 (2.70%) Symantec
14 39 (2.70%) Dell
15 35 (2.42%) Riverbed
16 34 (2.35%) Brocade
16 34 (2.35%) Blue Coat
17 32 (2.21%) SonicWALL
18 31 (2.15%) Websense
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