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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 394 383 433
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +50
Permanent jobs citing SSL 641 738 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 3.76% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 533 559 439
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
17088 19633 17873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 18.19% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14296 15644 14529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -34 255 £55,000 +10.00% 23
South East -16 173 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East of England +2 52 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire +45 51 £38,000 -5.00% 19
North West +18 48 £45,000 +9.09% 12
South West -20 30 £47,500 +13.09% 9
East Midlands -4 19 £39,083 -10.66% 1
West Midlands -7 8 £52,500 -16.00% 3
North East - 5 £50,000 - 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 642 (52.20%) Firewall
2 534 (43.41%) VPN
3 488 (39.67%) Cisco
4 484 (39.35%) TCP/IP
5 477 (38.78%) DNS
6 466 (37.89%) Windows
7 442 (35.93%) Linux
8 318 (25.85%) Finance
8 318 (25.85%) VMware
9 298 (24.23%) Cisco Certification
10 295 (23.98%) Microsoft
11 278 (22.60%) LAN
12 277 (22.52%) WAN
13 271 (22.03%) SQL
14 259 (21.06%) IPsec
15 236 (19.19%) HTTP
16 234 (19.02%) Cisco ASA
17 217 (17.64%) Juniper
18 213 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 209 (16.99%) Data Centre
20 206 (16.75%) CheckPoint
20 206 (16.75%) SQL Server
21 199 (16.18%) OSPF
22 196 (15.93%) CCNP
23 194 (15.77%) MPLS
24 192 (15.61%) BGP
25 187 (15.20%) Network Security
26 184 (14.96%) ITIL
27 182 (14.80%) Active Directory
28 179 (14.55%) Wireless

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 136 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 118 (9.59%) IIS
2 118 (9.59%) Apache
3 90 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 85 (6.91%) JBoss
5 82 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 76 (6.18%) nginx
7 68 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 61 (4.96%) CMS
9 50 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 49 (3.98%) WebLogic
10 49 (3.98%) SharePoint
11 46 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 43 (3.50%) OpenStack
13 36 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
14 34 (2.76%) Drupal
15 27 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 22 (1.79%) Lync
17 18 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.98%) MS Office
3 26 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) InDesign
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (1.30%) Magento
2 14 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.33%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.33%) Shopify
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.16%) Line 50
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.16%) RMDS
8 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 84 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.72%) SaaS
3 56 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (2.60%) IaaS
5 27 (2.20%) Office 365
6 26 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (1.79%) PaaS
8 17 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.98%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.89%) SoftLayer
10 11 (0.89%) Heroku
11 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.41%) Datadog
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.24%) GitHub
13 3 (0.24%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 642 (52.20%) Firewall
2 534 (43.41%) VPN
3 484 (39.35%) TCP/IP
4 477 (38.78%) DNS
5 278 (22.60%) LAN
6 277 (22.52%) WAN
7 259 (21.06%) IPsec
8 236 (19.19%) HTTP
9 234 (19.02%) Cisco ASA
10 199 (16.18%) OSPF
11 194 (15.77%) MPLS
12 192 (15.61%) BGP
13 187 (15.20%) Network Security
14 179 (14.55%) Wireless
15 175 (14.23%) Internet
16 160 (13.01%) DHCP
17 150 (12.20%) EIGRP
18 135 (10.98%) SAN
19 125 (10.16%) VoIP
20 108 (8.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 156 (12.68%) MySQL
3 58 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 43 (3.50%) RDBMS
5 42 (3.41%) DB2
6 35 (2.85%) Oracle Database
7 34 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.63%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.98%) MariaDB
12 12 (0.98%) Big Data
13 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.65%) HBase
16 7 (0.57%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 5 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 54 (4.39%) Subversion
2 53 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.60%) JIRA
5 27 (2.20%) Maven
6 25 (2.03%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.22%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.14%) Grunt
9 14 (1.14%) Bower
9 14 (1.14%) webpack
10 13 (1.06%) Hudson
11 11 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (0.89%) QUnit
11 11 (0.89%) Ant
12 9 (0.73%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.73%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.73%) Selenium
12 9 (0.73%) gulp
13 7 (0.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 318 (25.85%) Finance
2 104 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 94 (7.64%) Banking
4 89 (7.24%) Retail
5 46 (3.74%) Financial Institution
6 45 (3.66%) Marketing
7 41 (3.33%) Retail Banking
8 30 (2.44%) Multimedia
9 25 (2.03%) Back Office
10 14 (1.14%) Legal
11 13 (1.06%) Advertising
12 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.73%) Front Office
14 6 (0.49%) Law
14 6 (0.49%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Local Government
15 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.41%) Electronics
16 4 (0.33%) Games
17 3 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 308 (25.04%) Network Engineer
2 110 (8.94%) Analyst
2 110 (8.94%) Administrator
3 108 (8.78%) Developer
4 95 (7.72%) Senior Network Engineer
5 88 (7.15%) Support Engineer
6 79 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 68 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
8 67 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
9 66 (5.37%) Security Engineer
10 64 (5.20%) Consultant
11 55 (4.47%) Architect
12 50 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
13 33 (2.68%) Cisco Engineer
14 31 (2.52%) Design Engineer
14 31 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
15 30 (2.44%) Network Administrator
15 30 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
15 30 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
16 29 (2.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (14.31%) HTML
2 141 (11.46%) Web Services
3 121 (9.84%) XML
4 98 (7.97%) CSS
5 76 (6.18%) .NET
6 60 (4.88%) REST
7 56 (4.55%) SOAP
8 49 (3.98%) Java EE
9 46 (3.74%) JSON
10 45 (3.66%) 802.1X
11 40 (3.25%) Middleware
12 38 (3.09%) HTML5
13 35 (2.85%) Ajax
14 34 (2.76%) ASP.NET
15 31 (2.52%) J2EE
16 25 (2.03%) LAMP
17 24 (1.95%) CSS3
18 22 (1.79%) AngularJS
19 20 (1.63%) jQuery
20 18 (1.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 209 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 137 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.80%) Clustering
5 55 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 51 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 46 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 46 (3.74%) PKI
8 44 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (3.01%) Blackberry
10 36 (2.93%) Cryptography
11 32 (2.60%) Replication
12 31 (2.52%) User Experience
13 27 (2.20%) IVR
14 18 (1.46%) Thin Client
14 18 (1.46%) Fat Client
15 14 (1.14%) Private Cloud
16 12 (0.98%) W3C
17 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
17 11 (0.89%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 466 (37.89%) Windows
2 442 (35.93%) Linux
3 140 (11.38%) UNIX
4 132 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (8.62%) CentOS
6 91 (7.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (2.68%) Windows 7
10 31 (2.52%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.79%) Solaris
11 22 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 22 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.63%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.06%) AIX
14 10 (0.81%) Android
15 9 (0.73%) Debian
16 7 (0.57%) SUSE
17 6 (0.49%) HPUX
17 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (14.96%) ITIL
2 127 (10.33%) Load Balancing
3 112 (9.11%) Project Management
4 111 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (8.62%) Configuration Management
6 105 (8.54%) Network Design
7 73 (5.93%) Change Management
8 70 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 69 (5.61%) Mentoring
10 68 (5.53%) DevOps
11 67 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (5.28%) Time Management
12 65 (5.28%) Information Security
13 64 (5.20%) Migration
14 63 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
15 61 (4.96%) E-Commerce
16 58 (4.72%) MVC
17 55 (4.47%) SOA
18 54 (4.39%) Service Management
18 54 (4.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 271 (22.03%) SQL
2 172 (13.98%) Java
3 139 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 135 (10.98%) Python
5 107 (8.70%) Perl
6 91 (7.40%) PowerShell
7 84 (6.83%) PHP
8 83 (6.75%) Bash Shell
9 54 (4.39%) C#
10 46 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 42 (3.41%) C++
12 33 (2.68%) Ruby
13 32 (2.60%) C
13 32 (2.60%) VB
14 30 (2.44%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.87%) VBScript
16 13 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.81%) XPath
18 9 (0.73%) REXX
Qualifications
1 298 (24.23%) Cisco Certification
2 196 (15.93%) CCNP
3 177 (14.39%) Degree
4 158 (12.85%) CCNA
5 63 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (3.90%) CCIE
7 39 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.01%) MCSE
9 30 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 27 (2.20%) MCP
10 27 (2.20%) CISSP
11 19 (1.54%) MCSA
11 19 (1.54%) JNCIP
12 17 (1.38%) CCSE
12 17 (1.38%) SC Cleared
13 16 (1.30%) CCDA
14 14 (1.14%) CCSP
14 14 (1.14%) MCITP
15 13 (1.06%) CCSA
15 13 (1.06%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.75%) SLA
2 43 (3.50%) QA
3 39 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (3.09%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.33%) RosettaNet
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.081%) COBIT
System Software
1 213 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (14.80%) Active Directory
3 80 (6.50%) vSphere
4 77 (6.26%) Hyper-V
5 38 (3.09%) qmail
6 34 (2.76%) Varnish
6 34 (2.76%) vCloud
7 27 (2.20%) Terminal Services
8 23 (1.87%) Squid
9 20 (1.63%) Firmware
9 20 (1.63%) XenApp
10 18 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (1.46%) Xen
10 18 (1.46%) Postfix
11 17 (1.38%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.38%) iptables
12 15 (1.22%) KVM
13 14 (1.14%) XenServer
14 12 (0.98%) ProxySG
14 12 (0.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 96 (7.80%) Puppet
2 62 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.39%) Nagios
4 46 (3.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 40 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 35 (2.85%) ZABBIX
7 27 (2.20%) SCCM
8 24 (1.95%) Cacti
9 22 (1.79%) logstash
10 21 (1.71%) Ansible
11 19 (1.54%) Salt
11 19 (1.54%) Graphite
11 19 (1.54%) Backup Exec
12 18 (1.46%) Ganglia
12 18 (1.46%) collectd
13 17 (1.38%) HP NNM
14 16 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
14 16 (1.30%) HAProxy
15 15 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
16 13 (1.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 488 (39.67%) Cisco
2 318 (25.85%) VMware
3 295 (23.98%) Microsoft
4 217 (17.64%) Juniper
5 206 (16.75%) CheckPoint
6 172 (13.98%) F5
7 139 (11.30%) HP
8 121 (9.84%) Oracle
9 118 (9.59%) Citrix
10 95 (7.72%) Red Hat
11 64 (5.20%) Blue Coat
12 51 (4.15%) IBM
13 44 (3.58%) Dell
14 37 (3.01%) Fortinet
14 37 (3.01%) SolarWinds
15 36 (2.93%) SonicWALL
16 35 (2.85%) Google
17 31 (2.52%) Websense
17 31 (2.52%) Brocade
17 31 (2.52%) Splunk
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