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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 431 366 397
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +31
Permanent jobs citing SSL 566 832 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 4.23% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 490 586 551
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
17811 19680 19737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.24% 17.50% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14592 15842 16095
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -107 193 £55,000 +4.76% 36
South East -1 181 £42,500 - 19
East of England +8 50 £40,000 -24.52% 7
South West -4 39 £37,500 -21.05% 5
North West +7 38 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Yorkshire +3 32 £50,000 +42.85% 8
East Midlands -36 15 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -29 11 £55,000 +83.33% 1
North East - 7 £45,000 - 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 674 (53.83%) Firewall
2 526 (42.01%) Windows
3 525 (41.93%) VPN
4 504 (40.26%) Cisco
5 494 (39.46%) TCP/IP
6 446 (35.62%) DNS
7 443 (35.38%) Linux
8 331 (26.44%) Microsoft
9 323 (25.80%) VMware
10 313 (25.00%) SQL
11 310 (24.76%) Finance
12 289 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
13 274 (21.88%) LAN
14 268 (21.41%) WAN
15 239 (19.09%) IPsec
16 235 (18.77%) Juniper
17 226 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 217 (17.33%) SQL Server
19 212 (16.93%) CheckPoint
20 205 (16.37%) ITIL
20 205 (16.37%) Cisco ASA
21 202 (16.13%) Network Security
22 201 (16.05%) HTML
23 200 (15.97%) Data Centre
24 199 (15.89%) F5
25 196 (15.65%) HTTP
26 193 (15.42%) Active Directory
27 191 (15.26%) OSPF
27 191 (15.26%) Wireless
28 190 (15.18%) Java

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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
1 171 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 132 (10.54%) IIS
3 118 (9.42%) Apache
4 103 (8.23%) WebSphere
5 96 (7.67%) JBoss
6 93 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 78 (6.23%) Tomcat
8 73 (5.83%) CMS
9 66 (5.27%) nginx
10 62 (4.95%) SharePoint
11 59 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 51 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 44 (3.51%) WebLogic
14 35 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 33 (2.64%) Drupal
16 32 (2.56%) Lync
17 29 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
18 25 (2.00%) OpenStack
19 21 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 18 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 154 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.15%) MS Office
3 19 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) InDesign
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.080%) MS Project
6 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.04%) Magento
2 11 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.40%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.32%) Shopify
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.16%) RMDS
7 2 (0.16%) Line 50
7 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.080%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.83%) SaaS
3 44 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (3.04%) IaaS
5 30 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (2.32%) Office 365
7 24 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.84%) Amazon S3
9 18 (1.44%) PaaS
9 18 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (1.20%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.96%) Heroku
12 10 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.64%) Engine Yard
13 8 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.24%) Trello
15 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 674 (53.83%) Firewall
2 525 (41.93%) VPN
3 494 (39.46%) TCP/IP
4 446 (35.62%) DNS
5 274 (21.88%) LAN
6 268 (21.41%) WAN
7 239 (19.09%) IPsec
8 205 (16.37%) Cisco ASA
9 202 (16.13%) Network Security
10 196 (15.65%) HTTP
11 191 (15.26%) Wireless
11 191 (15.26%) OSPF
12 188 (15.02%) BGP
13 177 (14.14%) MPLS
14 168 (13.42%) EIGRP
15 155 (12.38%) Internet
16 143 (11.42%) VLAN
17 140 (11.18%) DHCP
18 127 (10.14%) SAN
19 103 (8.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 156 (12.46%) MySQL
3 106 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 80 (6.39%) RDBMS
5 61 (4.87%) DB2
6 40 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (3.04%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 19 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.96%) Redis
13 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.96%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.64%) NonStop SQL
14 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (4.95%) Subversion
2 51 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 36 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.48%) JIRA
5 30 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.36%) Maven
7 11 (0.88%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.88%) Hudson
8 9 (0.72%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.72%) Ant
9 7 (0.56%) Fiddler
9 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.56%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.56%) JConsole
10 5 (0.40%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.32%) JUnit
11 4 (0.32%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.32%) Behat
12 3 (0.24%) Grunt
General
1 310 (24.76%) Finance
2 106 (8.47%) Banking
3 105 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 65 (5.19%) Retail
5 46 (3.67%) Retail Banking
6 44 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 37 (2.96%) Marketing
8 36 (2.88%) Back Office
9 21 (1.68%) Multimedia
10 12 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.96%) Law
11 10 (0.80%) Front Office
12 9 (0.72%) Electronics
13 8 (0.64%) Legal
13 8 (0.64%) Advertising
14 6 (0.48%) Games
14 6 (0.48%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Billing
16 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 274 (21.88%) Network Engineer
2 133 (10.62%) Analyst
3 108 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (7.59%) Support Engineer
4 95 (7.59%) Developer
5 94 (7.51%) Consultant
6 91 (7.27%) Administrator
7 73 (5.83%) Architect
8 72 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 70 (5.59%) Security Engineer
10 65 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 63 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
12 53 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
13 48 (3.83%) Technical Consultant
14 40 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
15 32 (2.56%) Support Analyst
16 30 (2.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 30 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 28 (2.24%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (16.05%) HTML
2 172 (13.74%) Web Services
3 143 (11.42%) XML
4 117 (9.35%) CSS
5 72 (5.75%) SOAP
6 68 (5.43%) Java EE
7 67 (5.35%) .NET
8 51 (4.07%) REST
9 45 (3.59%) Middleware
10 44 (3.51%) JSON
11 42 (3.35%) Spring
12 40 (3.19%) Ajax
13 31 (2.48%) jQuery
13 31 (2.48%) HTML5
14 30 (2.40%) ASP.NET
15 29 (2.32%) RESTful
16 27 (2.16%) J2EE
17 26 (2.08%) SAML
18 24 (1.92%) OAuth
19 21 (1.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 108 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (6.07%) Clustering
4 57 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 57 (4.55%) PKI
5 49 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 41 (3.27%) Blackberry
8 39 (3.12%) Computer Science
9 33 (2.64%) User Experience
10 27 (2.16%) Cryptography
11 26 (2.08%) Replication
12 22 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (1.68%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.36%) CMDB
15 15 (1.20%) Fat Client
15 15 (1.20%) W3C
15 15 (1.20%) Thin Client
16 14 (1.12%) IVR
16 14 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 526 (42.01%) Windows
2 443 (35.38%) Linux
3 166 (13.26%) UNIX
4 140 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (8.95%) CentOS
6 95 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 93 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (4.47%) Windows 7
10 45 (3.59%) Windows XP
11 28 (2.24%) Windows Vista
12 25 (2.00%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.84%) Solaris
14 21 (1.68%) Windows 8
15 14 (1.12%) AIX
16 12 (0.96%) Android
17 8 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
18 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.56%) HPUX
19 6 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (16.37%) ITIL
2 156 (12.46%) Load Balancing
3 105 (8.39%) Project Management
4 96 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (7.59%) Network Design
6 88 (7.03%) Migration
7 77 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 74 (5.91%) SOA
9 73 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 72 (5.75%) Time Management
11 64 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (5.11%) Mentoring
12 59 (4.71%) Change Management
13 58 (4.63%) DevOps
13 58 (4.63%) High Availability
14 56 (4.47%) Change Control
15 55 (4.39%) Service Management
16 53 (4.23%) Information Security
17 51 (4.07%) Problem Management
18 49 (3.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 313 (25.00%) SQL
2 190 (15.18%) Java
3 149 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 113 (9.03%) Python
5 111 (8.87%) Perl
6 102 (8.15%) PowerShell
7 100 (7.99%) PHP
8 72 (5.75%) Shell Script
9 68 (5.43%) Bash Shell
10 49 (3.91%) C#
11 35 (2.80%) Ruby
12 33 (2.64%) T-SQL
13 32 (2.56%) VB
14 30 (2.40%) C++
15 27 (2.16%) VBScript
16 21 (1.68%) C
17 12 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.96%) Korn
18 10 (0.80%) JCL
19 9 (0.72%) REXX
Qualifications
1 289 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (15.10%) CCNP
3 177 (14.14%) Degree
4 162 (12.94%) CCNA
5 87 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 46 (3.67%) MCSE
8 33 (2.64%) CCIE
8 33 (2.64%) Security Cleared
9 28 (2.24%) CISSP
10 24 (1.92%) MCITP
11 23 (1.84%) SC Cleared
12 22 (1.76%) MCSA
13 21 (1.68%) CCDA
13 21 (1.68%) JNCIP
13 21 (1.68%) CCSE
14 20 (1.60%) MCP
15 14 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.96%) CCSA
17 11 (0.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.79%) SLA
2 46 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.32%) QA
3 29 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.88%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.40%) RosettaNet
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.080%) COBIT
8 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 226 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (15.42%) Active Directory
3 74 (5.91%) vSphere
4 66 (5.27%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.64%) Varnish
5 33 (2.64%) Terminal Services
5 33 (2.64%) VMware ESX
6 31 (2.48%) vCloud
7 26 (2.08%) qmail
8 21 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.52%) Firmware
10 18 (1.44%) Postfix
11 17 (1.36%) XenApp
11 17 (1.36%) Xen
12 13 (1.04%) NFS
12 13 (1.04%) Squid
13 12 (0.96%) Snort
14 10 (0.80%) RACF
15 9 (0.72%) ProxySG
15 9 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 69 (5.51%) Nagios
2 67 (5.35%) Puppet
3 61 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (3.59%) SCCM
5 32 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 32 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 23 (1.84%) CiscoWorks
7 22 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
8 21 (1.68%) logstash
9 20 (1.60%) Cacti
10 19 (1.52%) WSUS
10 19 (1.52%) Ansible
11 18 (1.44%) ZABBIX
12 17 (1.36%) collectd
13 16 (1.28%) Salt
13 16 (1.28%) OPNET
13 16 (1.28%) HP NNM
14 13 (1.04%) HAProxy
15 12 (0.96%) SCOM
16 11 (0.88%) systemd
Vendors
1 504 (40.26%) Cisco
2 331 (26.44%) Microsoft
3 323 (25.80%) VMware
4 235 (18.77%) Juniper
5 212 (16.93%) CheckPoint
6 199 (15.89%) F5
7 178 (14.22%) HP
8 160 (12.78%) Oracle
9 97 (7.75%) Red Hat
10 95 (7.59%) Citrix
11 72 (5.75%) IBM
12 63 (5.03%) Dell
13 54 (4.31%) SolarWinds
14 50 (3.99%) Blue Coat
15 45 (3.59%) Riverbed
16 40 (3.19%) Brocade
17 39 (3.12%) SonicWALL
18 38 (3.04%) Symantec
19 35 (2.80%) Fortinet
20 31 (2.48%) Avaya
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum + 29 days + training + share ops sch
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago