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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 445 365 405
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +40
Permanent jobs citing SSL 545 792 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 4.05% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 462 558 500
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -78 199 £55,000 +6.28% 31
South East -26 168 £44,750 +5.29% 12
East of England -12 47 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Yorkshire +14 37 £42,500 +6.25% 11
North West -1 34 £37,500 -9.63% 10
South West -24 25 £42,000 -6.66% 4
East Midlands -35 20 £45,000 - 5
West Midlands -28 9 £55,000 +81.81% 1
North East - 6 £47,500 - 6
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 649 (53.90%) Firewall
2 517 (42.94%) VPN
3 499 (41.45%) Windows
4 477 (39.62%) Cisco
5 471 (39.12%) TCP/IP
6 440 (36.54%) DNS
7 435 (36.13%) Linux
8 305 (25.33%) Microsoft
9 304 (25.25%) VMware
10 301 (25.00%) Finance
11 299 (24.83%) SQL
12 285 (23.67%) Cisco Certification
13 265 (22.01%) LAN
14 262 (21.76%) WAN
15 227 (18.85%) IPsec
16 221 (18.36%) Juniper
17 213 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
18 209 (17.36%) CheckPoint
18 209 (17.36%) Data Centre
19 208 (17.28%) SQL Server
19 208 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 199 (16.53%) ITIL
21 197 (16.36%) HTML
22 195 (16.20%) HTTP
22 195 (16.20%) OSPF
23 188 (15.61%) BGP
24 184 (15.28%) MPLS
24 184 (15.28%) Java
24 184 (15.28%) Degree
25 180 (14.95%) Active Directory

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 157 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 126 (10.47%) IIS
3 121 (10.05%) Apache
4 101 (8.39%) WebSphere
5 91 (7.56%) JBoss
6 89 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 77 (6.40%) Tomcat
8 72 (5.98%) nginx
9 66 (5.48%) CMS
10 62 (5.15%) SharePoint
11 58 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 52 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (3.32%) WebLogic
14 37 (3.07%) Drupal
15 36 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (2.49%) OpenStack
17 28 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
18 26 (2.16%) Lync
19 25 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 17 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 142 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.32%) MS Office
3 24 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) InDesign
5 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.083%) MS Project
6 1 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (1.33%) Magento
2 13 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.42%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.33%) Shopify
6 2 (0.17%) Line 50
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.083%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 70 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.07%) SaaS
3 45 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (3.07%) IaaS
5 31 (2.57%) Office 365
6 27 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.58%) PaaS
8 16 (1.33%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.91%) Heroku
9 11 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.33%) Engine Yard
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.25%) Trello
14 3 (0.25%) GitHub
14 3 (0.25%) Basecamp
14 3 (0.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 649 (53.90%) Firewall
2 517 (42.94%) VPN
3 471 (39.12%) TCP/IP
4 440 (36.54%) DNS
5 265 (22.01%) LAN
6 262 (21.76%) WAN
7 227 (18.85%) IPsec
8 213 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
9 195 (16.20%) OSPF
9 195 (16.20%) HTTP
10 188 (15.61%) BGP
11 184 (15.28%) MPLS
12 179 (14.87%) Wireless
13 166 (13.79%) EIGRP
14 165 (13.70%) Network Security
15 159 (13.21%) Internet
16 136 (11.30%) DHCP
17 133 (11.05%) VLAN
18 127 (10.55%) SAN
19 107 (8.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 151 (12.54%) MySQL
3 77 (6.40%) Relational Database
4 63 (5.23%) RDBMS
5 56 (4.65%) DB2
6 36 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (2.99%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.58%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.00%) MariaDB
13 10 (0.83%) Big Data
13 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
16 7 (0.58%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 54 (4.49%) Subversion
2 51 (4.24%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 28 (2.33%) JIRA
6 21 (1.74%) Maven
7 15 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.00%) Hudson
9 10 (0.83%) Ant
10 9 (0.75%) HP UFT
10 9 (0.75%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.75%) Grunt
10 9 (0.75%) Bower
10 9 (0.75%) webpack
11 7 (0.58%) JConsole
11 7 (0.58%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.50%) gulp
12 6 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (0.50%) QUnit
General
1 301 (25.00%) Finance
2 108 (8.97%) Banking
3 103 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 80 (6.64%) Retail
5 49 (4.07%) Retail Banking
6 45 (3.74%) Financial Institution
7 37 (3.07%) Marketing
8 31 (2.57%) Back Office
9 30 (2.49%) Multimedia
10 11 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.83%) Front Office
12 7 (0.58%) Law
12 7 (0.58%) Advertising
13 6 (0.50%) Legal
13 6 (0.50%) Electronics
13 6 (0.50%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Games
15 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.33%) Local Government
16 3 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 280 (23.26%) Network Engineer
2 121 (10.05%) Analyst
3 106 (8.80%) Administrator
4 102 (8.47%) Developer
5 99 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 79 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 74 (6.15%) Consultant
8 72 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
9 70 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
10 69 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
11 59 (4.90%) Architect
11 59 (4.90%) Security Engineer
12 42 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
13 40 (3.32%) Technical Consultant
14 34 (2.82%) Cisco Engineer
14 34 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 33 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
16 29 (2.41%) Support Analyst
17 28 (2.33%) Design Engineer
17 28 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (16.36%) HTML
2 148 (12.29%) Web Services
3 142 (11.79%) XML
4 107 (8.89%) CSS
5 68 (5.65%) .NET
6 62 (5.15%) SOAP
6 62 (5.15%) Java EE
7 56 (4.65%) REST
8 49 (4.07%) JSON
9 42 (3.49%) Middleware
10 35 (2.91%) Ajax
10 35 (2.91%) 802.1X
11 34 (2.82%) HTML5
12 32 (2.66%) ASP.NET
13 28 (2.33%) Spring
13 28 (2.33%) jQuery
14 22 (1.83%) J2EE
15 21 (1.74%) CSS3
16 19 (1.58%) AngularJS
17 18 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 209 (17.36%) Data Centre
2 112 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (5.90%) Clustering
4 60 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 48 (3.99%) PKI
5 48 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 45 (3.74%) Blackberry
7 40 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 32 (2.66%) User Experience
9 30 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (2.33%) Cryptography
11 26 (2.16%) Replication
12 18 (1.50%) IVR
13 17 (1.41%) Thin Client
13 17 (1.41%) Fat Client
14 16 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.33%) W3C
15 13 (1.08%) Private Cloud
16 12 (1.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 499 (41.45%) Windows
2 435 (36.13%) Linux
3 158 (13.12%) UNIX
4 137 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (9.05%) CentOS
6 84 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (3.90%) Windows 7
10 41 (3.41%) Windows XP
11 29 (2.41%) Windows Vista
12 26 (2.16%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.91%) Windows 8
14 20 (1.66%) Solaris
15 12 (1.00%) AIX
16 9 (0.75%) Debian
16 9 (0.75%) Android
17 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (16.53%) ITIL
2 132 (10.96%) Load Balancing
3 118 (9.80%) Project Management
4 98 (8.14%) Network Design
5 94 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 77 (6.40%) Migration
8 73 (6.06%) Change Management
9 71 (5.90%) Time Management
10 68 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 66 (5.48%) SOA
12 65 (5.40%) Mentoring
13 61 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (4.82%) DevOps
15 56 (4.65%) Information Security
16 55 (4.57%) Service Management
17 53 (4.40%) High Availability
18 52 (4.32%) MVC
19 51 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
20 49 (4.07%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 299 (24.83%) SQL
2 184 (15.28%) Java
3 143 (11.88%) JavaScript
4 121 (10.05%) Python
5 109 (9.05%) Perl
6 96 (7.97%) PHP
7 93 (7.72%) PowerShell
8 74 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 62 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 55 (4.57%) C#
11 36 (2.99%) VB
12 35 (2.91%) C++
13 33 (2.74%) T-SQL
13 33 (2.74%) Ruby
14 31 (2.57%) C
15 22 (1.83%) VBScript
16 12 (1.00%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.83%) JCL
19 9 (0.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 285 (23.67%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (15.28%) Degree
3 178 (14.78%) CCNP
4 169 (14.04%) CCNA
5 72 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 40 (3.32%) MCSE
8 33 (2.74%) CCIE
9 31 (2.57%) Security Cleared
10 26 (2.16%) MCP
11 23 (1.91%) CCDA
12 22 (1.83%) CISSP
13 21 (1.74%) MCITP
14 19 (1.58%) SC Cleared
15 18 (1.50%) CCSE
15 18 (1.50%) MCSA
16 14 (1.16%) JNCIP
17 13 (1.08%) CCSA
18 11 (0.91%) CCDP
19 10 (0.83%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.97%) SLA
2 43 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 32 (2.66%) QA
5 11 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.66%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.42%) RosettaNet
8 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.083%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.083%) COBIT
System Software
1 208 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (14.95%) Active Directory
3 69 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 66 (5.48%) vSphere
5 37 (3.07%) Varnish
6 32 (2.66%) Terminal Services
7 30 (2.49%) qmail
8 28 (2.33%) vCloud
9 24 (1.99%) VMware ESX
10 20 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (1.58%) XenApp
12 18 (1.50%) Postfix
13 17 (1.41%) Xen
14 16 (1.33%) Squid
15 14 (1.16%) Firmware
15 14 (1.16%) iptables
16 13 (1.08%) NFS
17 11 (0.91%) Snort
18 10 (0.83%) RACF
19 9 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 84 (6.98%) Puppet
2 62 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (4.90%) Nagios
4 37 (3.07%) SCCM
4 37 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
5 33 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
6 29 (2.41%) Backup Exec
7 23 (1.91%) ZABBIX
7 23 (1.91%) Ansible
8 21 (1.74%) Cacti
9 19 (1.58%) Salt
10 18 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
11 16 (1.33%) HP NNM
11 16 (1.33%) logstash
12 15 (1.25%) collectd
12 15 (1.25%) HAProxy
12 15 (1.25%) WSUS
12 15 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
13 14 (1.16%) cPanel
14 11 (0.91%) Graphite
Vendors
1 477 (39.62%) Cisco
2 305 (25.33%) Microsoft
3 304 (25.25%) VMware
4 221 (18.36%) Juniper
5 209 (17.36%) CheckPoint
6 174 (14.45%) HP
7 173 (14.37%) F5
8 141 (11.71%) Oracle
9 98 (8.14%) Citrix
10 96 (7.97%) Red Hat
11 63 (5.23%) IBM
12 59 (4.90%) Blue Coat
13 58 (4.82%) Dell
14 47 (3.90%) SolarWinds
15 44 (3.65%) SonicWALL
16 38 (3.16%) Fortinet
17 34 (2.82%) Brocade
18 31 (2.57%) Symantec
18 31 (2.57%) NetApp
19 29 (2.41%) Riverbed
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus, + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Teoco Corporation
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago