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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 396 378 394
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 628 764 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.94% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 547 579 520
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,600 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -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
18638 19375 20470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.08% 17.32% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14869 15462 16695
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -28 251 £55,000 +7.31% 19
South East -24 155 £40,500 -4.70% 27
East of England +39 81 £44,500 +17.10% 4
South West +3 38 £35,000 -26.31% 14
North West -32 36 £36,750 -21.80% 14
West Midlands -27 26 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Yorkshire +8 25 £39,000 +11.42% 2
East Midlands -16 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North East - 1 £32,500 - 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 704 (52.81%) Firewall
2 571 (42.84%) VPN
3 569 (42.69%) Cisco
4 553 (41.49%) Windows
5 522 (39.16%) TCP/IP
6 442 (33.16%) Linux
7 425 (31.88%) DNS
8 352 (26.41%) Microsoft
9 338 (25.36%) VMware
10 337 (25.28%) Cisco Certification
11 333 (24.98%) Finance
12 314 (23.56%) SQL
13 285 (21.38%) WAN
14 283 (21.23%) LAN
15 274 (20.56%) Juniper
16 261 (19.58%) IPsec
17 247 (18.53%) ITIL
18 243 (18.23%) Network Security
19 239 (17.93%) CCNP
20 235 (17.63%) SQL Server
21 234 (17.55%) Active Directory
21 234 (17.55%) OSPF
22 233 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
23 230 (17.25%) BGP
24 227 (17.03%) CheckPoint
25 219 (16.43%) HTTP
26 218 (16.35%) F5
27 216 (16.20%) HTML
28 214 (16.05%) Wireless
29 211 (15.83%) Cisco ASA

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 182 (13.65%) MS Exchange
2 158 (11.85%) IIS
3 99 (7.43%) WebSphere
4 98 (7.35%) Apache
5 90 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 72 (5.40%) Tomcat
7 68 (5.10%) JBoss
7 68 (5.10%) CMS
8 61 (4.58%) SharePoint
9 56 (4.20%) nginx
10 54 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 46 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (3.45%) Lync
12 40 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 35 (2.63%) WebLogic
14 33 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (1.50%) Drupal
16 17 (1.28%) MQSeries
16 17 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
17 14 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 157 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.70%) MS Office
3 22 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.83%) Magento
3 10 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.38%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.30%) Shopify
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.15%) RMDS
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.15%) Line 50
9 2 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.075%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.08%) IaaS
3 37 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.33%) Office 365
5 30 (2.25%) SaaS
6 28 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (2.03%) Amazon S3
8 25 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.13%) Google Analytics
11 14 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.60%) PaaS
13 8 (0.60%) Heroku
13 8 (0.60%) Engine Yard
14 6 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
16 3 (0.23%) Route 53
16 3 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 704 (52.81%) Firewall
2 571 (42.84%) VPN
3 522 (39.16%) TCP/IP
4 425 (31.88%) DNS
5 285 (21.38%) WAN
6 283 (21.23%) LAN
7 261 (19.58%) IPsec
8 243 (18.23%) Network Security
9 234 (17.55%) OSPF
10 230 (17.25%) BGP
11 219 (16.43%) HTTP
12 214 (16.05%) Wireless
13 211 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
14 201 (15.08%) MPLS
15 198 (14.85%) EIGRP
16 180 (13.50%) VLAN
17 151 (11.33%) DHCP
18 131 (9.83%) Internet
19 124 (9.30%) SAN
20 104 (7.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 131 (9.83%) MySQL
3 121 (9.08%) Relational Database
4 76 (5.70%) RDBMS
5 56 (4.20%) DB2
6 43 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 25 (1.88%) Redis
9 23 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
13 18 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (1.20%) NoSQL
15 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.83%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
17 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.20%) Subversion
3 32 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.50%) JIRA
6 14 (1.05%) Maven
7 13 (0.98%) PHPUnit
7 13 (0.98%) Behat
8 7 (0.53%) Fiddler
9 5 (0.38%) ReSharper
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.38%) Ant
10 4 (0.30%) JUnit
10 4 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.30%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.30%) JProfiler
10 4 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.30%) Gradle
10 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 333 (24.98%) Finance
2 93 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 82 (6.15%) Banking
4 47 (3.53%) Retail
5 41 (3.08%) Back Office
6 35 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 31 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 30 (2.25%) Marketing
9 19 (1.43%) Multimedia
10 18 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.83%) Law
11 11 (0.83%) Electronics
12 10 (0.75%) Front Office
12 10 (0.75%) Legal
13 7 (0.53%) Advertising
14 4 (0.30%) Games
15 3 (0.23%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 329 (24.68%) Network Engineer
2 130 (9.75%) Analyst
3 116 (8.70%) Consultant
4 114 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 112 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 105 (7.88%) Developer
7 94 (7.05%) Architect
8 90 (6.75%) Senior Network Engineer
9 86 (6.45%) Security Engineer
10 71 (5.33%) Administrator
11 68 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
12 57 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
13 54 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
14 47 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
15 39 (2.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 37 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
17 35 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
18 34 (2.55%) Network Support
19 31 (2.33%) Support Analyst
20 30 (2.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (16.20%) HTML
2 183 (13.73%) Web Services
3 154 (11.55%) XML
4 139 (10.43%) CSS
5 79 (5.93%) .NET
6 69 (5.18%) SOAP
7 58 (4.35%) Ajax
8 54 (4.05%) RESTful
9 53 (3.98%) Spring
10 52 (3.90%) Java EE
11 50 (3.75%) JSON
12 45 (3.38%) Middleware
13 41 (3.08%) REST
14 39 (2.93%) ASP.NET
15 37 (2.78%) HTML5
16 34 (2.55%) jQuery
17 32 (2.40%) SAML
18 30 (2.25%) J2EE
19 27 (2.03%) OAuth
20 25 (1.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.00%) Clustering
3 75 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 70 (5.25%) PKI
5 48 (3.60%) Open Source
6 38 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 32 (2.40%) Blackberry
8 31 (2.33%) User Experience
9 29 (2.18%) Cryptography
10 23 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.73%) CMDB
11 20 (1.50%) FMCG
11 20 (1.50%) Replication
12 15 (1.13%) W3C
13 14 (1.05%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.05%) DTV
13 14 (1.05%) Mainframe
13 14 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 553 (41.49%) Windows
2 442 (33.16%) Linux
3 172 (12.90%) UNIX
4 155 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (8.25%) CentOS
6 108 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 90 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 79 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (5.40%) Windows 7
10 54 (4.05%) Windows XP
11 34 (2.55%) AIX
12 32 (2.40%) Solaris
13 25 (1.88%) Windows Vista
14 24 (1.80%) Ubuntu
15 23 (1.73%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.98%) Fedora
17 12 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
18 11 (0.83%) Android
19 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
19 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (18.53%) ITIL
2 154 (11.55%) Load Balancing
3 120 (9.00%) Migration
4 102 (7.65%) Project Management
5 100 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (6.98%) Network Design
7 76 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 75 (5.63%) Change Management
9 70 (5.25%) SOA
10 65 (4.88%) Change Control
11 64 (4.80%) Service Management
12 62 (4.65%) Service Delivery
13 60 (4.50%) Time Management
14 58 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 54 (4.05%) High Availability
15 54 (4.05%) E-Commerce
16 53 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
17 52 (3.90%) Network Architecture
18 51 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (3.83%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 314 (23.56%) SQL
2 188 (14.10%) Java
3 144 (10.80%) JavaScript
4 101 (7.58%) PowerShell
5 96 (7.20%) Perl
5 96 (7.20%) PHP
6 89 (6.68%) Python
7 62 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 61 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 43 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 42 (3.15%) C#
11 32 (2.40%) C++
12 24 (1.80%) VBScript
13 23 (1.73%) C
14 22 (1.65%) VB
15 19 (1.43%) Ruby
16 14 (1.05%) Korn
17 13 (0.98%) JCL
17 13 (0.98%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 337 (25.28%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (17.93%) CCNP
3 187 (14.03%) Degree
4 174 (13.05%) CCNA
5 98 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (3.68%) MCSE
8 48 (3.60%) CCIE
9 45 (3.38%) Security Cleared
10 32 (2.40%) JNCIP
10 32 (2.40%) CISSP
11 30 (2.25%) SC Cleared
12 29 (2.18%) MCITP
13 27 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (1.88%) MCSA
15 23 (1.73%) CCSE
16 22 (1.65%) CCDA
17 19 (1.43%) CCDP
18 18 (1.35%) MCP
19 17 (1.28%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.35%) SLA
2 47 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.20%) QA
5 14 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.05%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.38%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.075%) BS25999
8 1 (0.075%) COBIT
System Software
1 234 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 233 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 80 (6.00%) vSphere
4 33 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 30 (2.25%) Terminal Services
6 27 (2.03%) vCloud
7 22 (1.65%) Firmware
7 22 (1.65%) NFS
8 21 (1.58%) Varnish
9 17 (1.28%) Xen
9 17 (1.28%) iptables
10 13 (0.98%) XenApp
11 11 (0.83%) Snort
12 10 (0.75%) Postfix
13 9 (0.68%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.60%) ProxySG
14 8 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (0.53%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 63 (4.73%) Nagios
2 54 (4.05%) SCCM
3 49 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (2.78%) Puppet
5 32 (2.40%) Backup Exec
6 21 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (1.50%) Cacti
7 20 (1.50%) OPNET
8 19 (1.43%) WSUS
9 17 (1.28%) HP NNM
9 17 (1.28%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.28%) logstash
10 16 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
11 14 (1.05%) FortiGate
11 14 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
12 11 (0.83%) cPanel
13 10 (0.75%) Salt
14 9 (0.68%) Hyperic
14 9 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
14 9 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 569 (42.69%) Cisco
2 352 (26.41%) Microsoft
3 338 (25.36%) VMware
4 274 (20.56%) Juniper
5 227 (17.03%) CheckPoint
6 218 (16.35%) F5
7 180 (13.50%) HP
8 161 (12.08%) Oracle
9 90 (6.75%) Red Hat
10 87 (6.53%) Citrix
11 83 (6.23%) IBM
12 71 (5.33%) Dell
13 57 (4.28%) SolarWinds
14 55 (4.13%) Riverbed
15 54 (4.05%) Fortinet
16 42 (3.15%) Symantec
17 40 (3.00%) SonicWALL
18 37 (2.78%) Brocade
18 37 (2.78%) Blue Coat
19 33 (2.48%) McAfee
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per hour + Pension, Healthcare, 5k Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
MWR InfoSecurity
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k region plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Metro Bank
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago