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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 369 431 378
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -53
Permanent jobs citing SSL 752 519 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 2.94% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 562 437 530
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,450 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +76 333 £50,000 - 30
South East +30 199 £42,000 -6.66% 16
East of England +22 61 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +13 41 £43,750 -27.08% 2
East Midlands +4 39 £43,750 +16.66%
North West -50 29 £41,000 -3.52% 3
West Midlands -9 24 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Yorkshire -38 23 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Midlands +14 2 £52,750 +24.11%
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 660 (42.69%) Firewall
2 634 (41.01%) Windows
3 606 (39.20%) Linux
4 587 (37.97%) DNS
5 568 (36.74%) TCP/IP
6 562 (36.35%) VPN
7 545 (35.25%) Cisco
8 433 (28.01%) HTTP
9 405 (26.20%) VMware
10 337 (21.80%) Juniper
11 317 (20.50%) Finance
12 305 (19.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 284 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
14 277 (17.92%) Microsoft
15 272 (17.59%) Active Directory
16 264 (17.08%) SQL
17 259 (16.75%) Apache
18 258 (16.69%) WAN
18 258 (16.69%) Java
19 255 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
20 253 (16.36%) CheckPoint
21 244 (15.78%) IPsec
22 229 (14.81%) LDAP
23 228 (14.75%) MySQL
24 226 (14.62%) Load Balancing
25 224 (14.49%) UNIX
26 221 (14.29%) Internet
27 211 (13.65%) Network Security
28 209 (13.52%) F5
29 208 (13.45%) IIS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 259 (16.75%) Apache
2 208 (13.45%) IIS
3 183 (11.84%) Tomcat
4 164 (10.61%) MS Exchange
5 116 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 86 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 77 (4.98%) SharePoint
8 74 (4.79%) Lync
9 51 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 50 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 50 (3.23%) WebLogic
11 45 (2.91%) nginx
12 40 (2.59%) Drupal
13 30 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
14 27 (1.75%) WordPress
15 25 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (1.62%) CMS
16 22 (1.42%) K2 blackpearl
17 19 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 136 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.50%) MS Office
3 38 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.39%) MS Project
7 1 (0.065%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (1.55%) Magento
3 10 (0.65%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.65%) Eikon
3 10 (0.65%) Summit
3 10 (0.65%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.65%) RMDS
4 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) SunGard AvantGard
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.065%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.27%) SaaS
2 34 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (1.49%) Office 365
5 19 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
8 13 (0.84%) GitHub
9 10 (0.65%) IaaS
10 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.45%) PaaS
11 4 (0.26%) Joyent
11 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.065%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.065%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.065%) Route 53
13 1 (0.065%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.065%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 660 (42.69%) Firewall
2 587 (37.97%) DNS
3 568 (36.74%) TCP/IP
4 562 (36.35%) VPN
5 433 (28.01%) HTTP
6 258 (16.69%) WAN
7 244 (15.78%) IPsec
8 229 (14.81%) LDAP
9 221 (14.29%) Internet
10 211 (13.65%) Network Security
11 207 (13.39%) LAN
12 205 (13.26%) DHCP
13 196 (12.68%) SMTP
14 187 (12.10%) BGP
15 168 (10.87%) SAN
16 161 (10.41%) OSPF
17 152 (9.83%) MPLS
18 130 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
19 129 (8.34%) EIGRP
20 124 (8.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (14.75%) MySQL
2 179 (11.58%) SQL Server
3 66 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 63 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 56 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 38 (2.46%) NoSQL
9 30 (1.94%) Redis
10 28 (1.81%) MariaDB
11 27 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (1.29%) DB2
16 14 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
19 8 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 116 (7.50%) Subversion
2 84 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 76 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 71 (4.59%) Eclipse
5 66 (4.27%) Hudson
6 64 (4.14%) JDeveloper
7 43 (2.78%) JIRA
8 41 (2.65%) Maven
9 25 (1.62%) Xcode
9 25 (1.62%) Ant
10 14 (0.91%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (0.91%) JProfiler
10 14 (0.91%) YourKit
11 12 (0.78%) JUnit
11 12 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
12 10 (0.65%) CruiseControl
13 8 (0.52%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.52%) JMeter
14 6 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 317 (20.50%) Finance
2 99 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 70 (4.53%) Banking
4 58 (3.75%) Retail
5 52 (3.36%) Games
6 36 (2.33%) Advertising
7 30 (1.94%) Law
8 28 (1.81%) Publishing
9 21 (1.36%) Marketing
10 19 (1.23%) Military
11 13 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.84%) Back Office
12 10 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.52%) Legal
15 7 (0.45%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.26%) French Language
16 4 (0.26%) German Language
16 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 290 (18.76%) Network Engineer
2 175 (11.32%) Developer
3 129 (8.34%) Analyst
4 123 (7.96%) Security Engineer
5 122 (7.89%) Administrator
6 117 (7.57%) Software Engineer
7 98 (6.34%) Support Engineer
8 82 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 75 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 73 (4.72%) Consultant
10 73 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
11 68 (4.40%) Architect
12 63 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
13 58 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
14 45 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
15 43 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
16 40 (2.59%) Network Analyst
17 37 (2.39%) Linux Engineer
17 37 (2.39%) Web Engineer
18 35 (2.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (11.38%) HTML
1 176 (11.38%) XML
2 159 (10.28%) CSS
3 128 (8.28%) Web Services
4 124 (8.02%) Middleware
5 87 (5.63%) .NET
6 84 (5.43%) SOAP
7 79 (5.11%) J2EE
8 73 (4.72%) HTML5
9 72 (4.66%) LAMP
10 64 (4.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 59 (3.82%) REST
12 58 (3.75%) ASP.NET
13 53 (3.43%) CSS3
14 49 (3.17%) jQuery
15 48 (3.10%) MSMQ
16 46 (2.98%) Ajax
17 45 (2.91%) JSON
18 42 (2.72%) XSD
19 41 (2.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.99%) Clustering
2 102 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 77 (4.98%) PKI
4 65 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 61 (3.95%) Open Source
6 46 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 39 (2.52%) SecurID
8 27 (1.75%) Cryptography
9 24 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.55%) EMV
10 23 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.23%) iPhone
11 19 (1.23%) Firmware
12 16 (1.03%) EFT
12 16 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 15 (0.97%) Replication
14 14 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.84%) Device Driver
15 13 (0.84%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 634 (41.01%) Windows
2 606 (39.20%) Linux
3 255 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 224 (14.49%) UNIX
5 154 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 136 (8.80%) CentOS
7 103 (6.66%) Windows 7
8 102 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 71 (4.59%) Windows XP
11 58 (3.75%) Solaris
12 49 (3.17%) AIX
13 34 (2.20%) Windows Vista
14 31 (2.01%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (1.36%) Android
16 20 (1.29%) Apple iOS
17 19 (1.23%) zOS
18 18 (1.16%) Windows 8
19 17 (1.10%) Mac OS
20 16 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (14.62%) Load Balancing
2 187 (12.10%) ITIL
3 138 (8.93%) Software Engineering
4 119 (7.70%) SOA
5 103 (6.66%) Network Management
6 95 (6.14%) Service Management
7 94 (6.08%) Scrum
8 89 (5.76%) MVC
8 89 (5.76%) E-Commerce
9 83 (5.37%) Information Security
10 81 (5.24%) DevOps
11 71 (4.59%) Change Management
11 71 (4.59%) Project Management
12 68 (4.40%) Configuration Management
12 68 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
14 66 (4.27%) Network Design
15 62 (4.01%) Migration
15 62 (4.01%) Incident Management
16 61 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 264 (17.08%) SQL
2 258 (16.69%) Java
3 154 (9.96%) JavaScript
4 135 (8.73%) Perl
5 132 (8.54%) PHP
6 96 (6.21%) C#
7 76 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 72 (4.66%) Ruby
8 72 (4.66%) PowerShell
9 70 (4.53%) Python
10 69 (4.46%) C
11 64 (4.14%) Shell Script
12 62 (4.01%) C++
13 43 (2.78%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.62%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.29%) ActionScript
16 14 (0.91%) ABAP
16 14 (0.91%) Embedded C++
17 12 (0.78%) ActionScript 3.0
18 11 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 284 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 195 (12.61%) CCNP
2 195 (12.61%) Degree
3 158 (10.22%) CCNA
4 129 (8.34%) Security Cleared
5 103 (6.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (4.01%) MCSE
7 52 (3.36%) CISSP
8 51 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (3.10%) SC Cleared
10 40 (2.59%) CCSE
10 40 (2.59%) CCSA
11 34 (2.20%) CCIE
12 32 (2.07%) MCITP
13 26 (1.68%) MCTS
14 22 (1.42%) CCSP
14 22 (1.42%) MCP
15 21 (1.36%) JNCIA
16 20 (1.29%) MCSA
17 19 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.79%) SLA
2 47 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.88%) QA
5 26 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.84%) COBIT
7 5 (0.32%) COSO
7 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.26%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.13%) BS7799
10 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 305 (19.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 272 (17.59%) Active Directory
3 140 (9.06%) Hyper-V
4 117 (7.57%) vSphere
5 50 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (2.85%) UAG
7 40 (2.59%) VMware ESX
8 32 (2.07%) NFS
9 27 (1.75%) vCloud
10 26 (1.68%) Terminal Services
10 26 (1.68%) Forefront TMG
11 24 (1.55%) KVM
11 24 (1.55%) ProxySG
12 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 18 (1.16%) ISA Server
13 15 (0.97%) Snort
13 15 (0.97%) Varnish
14 14 (0.91%) DFS Replication
14 14 (0.91%) Xen
15 12 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 104 (6.73%) Puppet
2 93 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (4.40%) WSUS
4 51 (3.30%) HP NNM
5 49 (3.17%) SCOM
5 49 (3.17%) CiscoWorks
5 49 (3.17%) Backup Exec
6 42 (2.72%) Nagios
7 38 (2.46%) Cacti
8 35 (2.26%) SCCM
9 31 (2.01%) Vagrant
10 27 (1.75%) FortiGate
11 26 (1.68%) Zenoss
12 25 (1.62%) Tivoli
13 24 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (1.03%) Plesk
15 15 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
16 11 (0.71%) OpenView
17 10 (0.65%) Nessus
17 10 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 545 (35.25%) Cisco
2 405 (26.20%) VMware
3 337 (21.80%) Juniper
4 277 (17.92%) Microsoft
5 253 (16.36%) CheckPoint
6 209 (13.52%) F5
7 169 (10.93%) Oracle
8 154 (9.96%) HP
9 128 (8.28%) Red Hat
10 98 (6.34%) Citrix
11 82 (5.30%) Blue Coat
12 69 (4.46%) IBM
13 57 (3.69%) JBoss
14 53 (3.43%) Symantec
15 42 (2.72%) Fortinet
15 42 (2.72%) Dell
15 42 (2.72%) LogRhythm
16 40 (2.59%) Brocade
17 37 (2.39%) McAfee
18 35 (2.26%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £64,000 to £68,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Salary: £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + on call and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago