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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 427 374 375
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +1
Permanent jobs citing SSL 599 811 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 4.12% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 522 578 552
Average salary £47,000 £45,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.86% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
17887 19705 19892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.76% 17.39% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14440 15821 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 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 28 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 -48 227 £55,000 +4.76% 26
South East -21 166 £42,500 - 22
East of England +38 73 £42,500 -2.85% 6
North West -2 37 £37,500 -11.76% 13
South West +4 36 £35,000 -26.31% 8
West Midlands -20 22 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Yorkshire 0 21 £50,000 +42.85% 6
East Midlands -20 13 £45,000 +5.88%
North East - 4 £45,000 - 5
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 681 (53.29%) Firewall
2 552 (43.19%) VPN
3 540 (42.25%) Windows
4 531 (41.55%) Cisco
5 499 (39.05%) TCP/IP
6 433 (33.88%) Linux
7 428 (33.49%) DNS
8 354 (27.70%) Microsoft
9 327 (25.59%) VMware
10 323 (25.27%) Finance
11 318 (24.88%) SQL
12 311 (24.33%) Cisco Certification
13 283 (22.14%) LAN
14 282 (22.07%) WAN
15 251 (19.64%) Juniper
16 249 (19.48%) IPsec
17 235 (18.39%) SQL Server
18 225 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 224 (17.53%) Active Directory
20 221 (17.29%) ITIL
20 221 (17.29%) Network Security
21 219 (17.14%) Data Centre
22 217 (16.98%) CheckPoint
23 215 (16.82%) CCNP
24 212 (16.59%) HTML
24 212 (16.59%) F5
25 209 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
26 208 (16.28%) HTTP
27 205 (16.04%) OSPF
27 205 (16.04%) BGP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 190 (14.87%) MS Exchange
2 144 (11.27%) IIS
3 98 (7.67%) Apache
4 97 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 95 (7.43%) WebSphere
6 76 (5.95%) JBoss
7 65 (5.09%) Tomcat
8 64 (5.01%) SharePoint
9 63 (4.93%) CMS
10 60 (4.69%) nginx
11 58 (4.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 50 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 39 (3.05%) Lync
15 38 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (2.27%) WebLogic
17 25 (1.96%) Drupal
18 18 (1.41%) OpenStack
19 16 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
20 13 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 64 (5.01%) MS Office
3 18 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.31%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) InDesign
6 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 12 (0.94%) Magento
1 12 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.47%) SAP SRM
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.31%) Shopify
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.16%) RMDS
6 2 (0.16%) Line 50
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.078%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.97%) IaaS
4 36 (2.82%) SaaS
5 33 (2.58%) Office 365
6 30 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (2.11%) Amazon S3
9 23 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (1.17%) Google Analytics
11 14 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.94%) Heroku
12 12 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.86%) PaaS
14 8 (0.63%) Engine Yard
15 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.23%) Route 53
16 3 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 681 (53.29%) Firewall
2 552 (43.19%) VPN
3 499 (39.05%) TCP/IP
4 428 (33.49%) DNS
5 283 (22.14%) LAN
6 282 (22.07%) WAN
7 249 (19.48%) IPsec
8 221 (17.29%) Network Security
9 209 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
10 208 (16.28%) HTTP
11 205 (16.04%) OSPF
11 205 (16.04%) BGP
12 200 (15.65%) Wireless
13 192 (15.02%) MPLS
14 176 (13.77%) EIGRP
15 173 (13.54%) VLAN
16 144 (11.27%) DHCP
17 142 (11.11%) Internet
18 127 (9.94%) SAN
19 104 (8.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 134 (10.49%) MySQL
3 115 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 77 (6.03%) RDBMS
5 61 (4.77%) DB2
6 45 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (3.36%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (1.88%) Redis
9 24 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.94%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 53 (4.15%) Subversion
3 38 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 31 (2.43%) Jenkins
5 26 (2.03%) JIRA
6 15 (1.17%) Maven
7 12 (0.94%) Behat
7 12 (0.94%) PHPUnit
8 9 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.63%) Hudson
10 7 (0.55%) Fiddler
10 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.47%) Ant
11 6 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.39%) JUnit
12 5 (0.39%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.31%) YourKit
13 4 (0.31%) JConsole
13 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 323 (25.27%) Finance
2 97 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 90 (7.04%) Banking
4 53 (4.15%) Retail
5 40 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 38 (2.97%) Retail Banking
7 36 (2.82%) Back Office
8 34 (2.66%) Marketing
9 19 (1.49%) Multimedia
10 14 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.02%) Law
12 12 (0.94%) Electronics
13 11 (0.86%) Front Office
14 10 (0.78%) Legal
15 8 (0.63%) Advertising
16 4 (0.31%) Games
16 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Billing
17 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 298 (23.32%) Network Engineer
2 134 (10.49%) Analyst
3 114 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 105 (8.22%) Developer
5 103 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 102 (7.98%) Consultant
7 84 (6.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 76 (5.95%) Architect
9 74 (5.79%) Security Engineer
10 68 (5.32%) Administrator
11 58 (4.54%) Network Security Engineer
12 55 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
13 54 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
14 51 (3.99%) Technical Consultant
15 41 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
16 40 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 33 (2.58%) Support Analyst
18 30 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support
19 29 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
19 29 (2.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (16.59%) HTML
2 178 (13.93%) Web Services
3 149 (11.66%) XML
4 131 (10.25%) CSS
5 77 (6.03%) .NET
6 71 (5.56%) SOAP
7 56 (4.38%) Java EE
8 47 (3.68%) REST
9 46 (3.60%) Ajax
10 45 (3.52%) JSON
10 45 (3.52%) Spring
11 39 (3.05%) Middleware
11 39 (3.05%) RESTful
12 38 (2.97%) ASP.NET
13 35 (2.74%) HTML5
14 31 (2.43%) jQuery
15 29 (2.27%) SAML
16 26 (2.03%) J2EE
17 23 (1.80%) OAuth
17 23 (1.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 219 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 97 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.71%) Clustering
4 63 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 63 (4.93%) PKI
5 44 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 44 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.66%) Blackberry
7 32 (2.50%) User Experience
8 29 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.88%) Cryptography
11 21 (1.64%) Replication
12 20 (1.56%) CMDB
13 19 (1.49%) FMCG
14 15 (1.17%) W3C
15 14 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.10%) DTV
16 12 (0.94%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 540 (42.25%) Windows
2 433 (33.88%) Linux
3 160 (12.52%) UNIX
4 150 (11.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (8.69%) CentOS
6 108 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (5.40%) Windows 7
10 51 (3.99%) Windows XP
11 25 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.88%) Windows Vista
12 24 (1.88%) Ubuntu
13 22 (1.72%) Solaris
14 19 (1.49%) AIX
15 12 (0.94%) Amazon Linux
15 12 (0.94%) Android
15 12 (0.94%) Fedora
16 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (17.29%) ITIL
2 148 (11.58%) Load Balancing
3 110 (8.61%) Migration
4 100 (7.82%) Project Management
5 99 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (7.36%) Network Design
7 70 (5.48%) Time Management
8 69 (5.40%) SOA
9 68 (5.32%) Change Management
10 64 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 63 (4.93%) Change Control
12 59 (4.62%) High Availability
13 57 (4.46%) Service Management
13 57 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
14 55 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (4.15%) Service Delivery
15 53 (4.15%) Configuration Management
15 53 (4.15%) Mentoring
16 51 (3.99%) Problem Management
17 48 (3.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 318 (24.88%) SQL
2 174 (13.62%) Java
3 153 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 105 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 101 (7.90%) PHP
6 98 (7.67%) Python
7 95 (7.43%) Perl
8 59 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 59 (4.62%) Shell Script
9 50 (3.91%) C#
10 41 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 30 (2.35%) C++
12 28 (2.19%) VBScript
12 28 (2.19%) VB
13 25 (1.96%) Ruby
14 21 (1.64%) C
15 14 (1.10%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.86%) Korn
17 10 (0.78%) XPath
17 10 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 311 (24.33%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (16.82%) CCNP
3 175 (13.69%) Degree
4 165 (12.91%) CCNA
5 102 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 52 (4.07%) MCSE
8 41 (3.21%) Security Cleared
9 39 (3.05%) CCIE
10 31 (2.43%) CISSP
11 30 (2.35%) SC Cleared
12 28 (2.19%) MCITP
13 26 (2.03%) MCSA
14 24 (1.88%) JNCIP
15 21 (1.64%) CCDA
16 20 (1.56%) CCSE
16 20 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (1.33%) MCP
17 17 (1.33%) CCSA
18 13 (1.02%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.89%) SLA
2 43 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.80%) QA
5 14 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.86%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.47%) RosettaNet
7 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.078%) BS25999
9 1 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 225 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 224 (17.53%) Active Directory
3 79 (6.18%) vSphere
4 76 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 33 (2.58%) VMware ESX
6 30 (2.35%) vCloud
6 30 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (2.35%) Terminal Services
7 25 (1.96%) Varnish
8 19 (1.49%) Firmware
9 18 (1.41%) Xen
10 17 (1.33%) XenApp
11 15 (1.17%) NFS
11 15 (1.17%) iptables
12 12 (0.94%) Snort
13 11 (0.86%) qmail
13 11 (0.86%) Postfix
14 9 (0.70%) Sendmail
14 9 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 66 (5.16%) Nagios
2 57 (4.46%) SCCM
3 52 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (3.44%) Puppet
5 31 (2.43%) Backup Exec
6 20 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 20 (1.56%) OPNET
7 19 (1.49%) WSUS
7 19 (1.49%) logstash
8 17 (1.33%) Cacti
9 16 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
10 14 (1.10%) HP NNM
10 14 (1.10%) SCOM
11 13 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
11 13 (1.02%) Salt
12 12 (0.94%) cPanel
12 12 (0.94%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.86%) collectd
14 10 (0.78%) Ansible
14 10 (0.78%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 531 (41.55%) Cisco
2 354 (27.70%) Microsoft
3 327 (25.59%) VMware
4 251 (19.64%) Juniper
5 217 (16.98%) CheckPoint
6 212 (16.59%) F5
7 182 (14.24%) HP
8 155 (12.13%) Oracle
9 93 (7.28%) Citrix
10 90 (7.04%) Red Hat
11 79 (6.18%) IBM
12 69 (5.40%) Dell
13 60 (4.69%) SolarWinds
14 53 (4.15%) Riverbed
15 46 (3.60%) Fortinet
16 41 (3.21%) Symantec
17 38 (2.97%) Brocade
18 37 (2.90%) SonicWALL
18 37 (2.90%) Blue Coat
19 34 (2.66%) Avaya
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: package
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k+
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £29500 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago