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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 384 398 403
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 683 662 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 3.68% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 590 538 468
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
18409 17974 20275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.10% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14775 14261 16445
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +34 277 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South East +13 161 £42,500 -5.55% 24
East of England +59 92 £45,000 +18.42% 12
South West +8 45 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Yorkshire +29 39 £38,000 +8.57% 6
North West -50 27 £32,500 -30.10% 8
West Midlands -20 22 £55,000 +46.66% 3
East Midlands -9 15 £28,750 -28.12% 1
North East - 5 £37,500 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 745 (53.48%) Firewall
2 619 (44.44%) Cisco
3 607 (43.58%) VPN
4 574 (41.21%) Windows
5 543 (38.98%) TCP/IP
6 466 (33.45%) Linux
7 438 (31.44%) DNS
8 382 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
9 339 (24.34%) VMware
10 333 (23.91%) Finance
11 318 (22.83%) Microsoft
12 300 (21.54%) Juniper
13 284 (20.39%) WAN
14 281 (20.17%) Network Security
15 280 (20.10%) SQL
16 277 (19.89%) LAN
17 275 (19.74%) OSPF
18 274 (19.67%) BGP
19 270 (19.38%) ITIL
19 270 (19.38%) IPsec
20 264 (18.95%) CCNP
21 247 (17.73%) HTTP
22 235 (16.87%) Wireless
23 234 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
24 232 (16.65%) CheckPoint
25 229 (16.44%) Active Directory
26 227 (16.30%) F5
27 216 (15.51%) SQL Server
28 215 (15.43%) EIGRP
29 207 (14.86%) MPLS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 162 (11.63%) IIS
2 160 (11.49%) MS Exchange
3 109 (7.82%) Apache
4 98 (7.04%) WebSphere
5 90 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 70 (5.03%) Tomcat
7 57 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 56 (4.02%) CMS
9 55 (3.95%) JBoss
10 52 (3.73%) SharePoint
11 48 (3.45%) Lync
12 47 (3.37%) nginx
13 45 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 43 (3.09%) WebLogic
15 32 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
16 26 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
17 25 (1.79%) MQSeries
18 17 (1.22%) Node.js
19 14 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
20 13 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 144 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 74 (5.31%) MS Office
3 24 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.072%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.72%) Magento
5 8 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.36%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.14%) Shopify
12 1 (0.072%) Line 50
12 1 (0.072%) assyst
12 1 (0.072%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.30%) IaaS
3 33 (2.37%) SaaS
4 30 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (2.01%) Office 365
6 25 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 25 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (0.79%) PaaS
10 8 (0.57%) Heroku
10 8 (0.57%) Engine Yard
11 6 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.29%) Route 53
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.072%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 745 (53.48%) Firewall
2 607 (43.58%) VPN
3 543 (38.98%) TCP/IP
4 438 (31.44%) DNS
5 284 (20.39%) WAN
6 281 (20.17%) Network Security
7 277 (19.89%) LAN
8 275 (19.74%) OSPF
9 274 (19.67%) BGP
10 270 (19.38%) IPsec
11 247 (17.73%) HTTP
12 235 (16.87%) Wireless
13 215 (15.43%) EIGRP
14 207 (14.86%) MPLS
15 205 (14.72%) Cisco ASA
16 177 (12.71%) VLAN
17 159 (11.41%) DHCP
18 130 (9.33%) Internet
19 127 (9.12%) SAN
20 126 (9.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 129 (9.26%) MySQL
3 118 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.59%) RDBMS
5 51 (3.66%) DB2
6 44 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (2.73%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.72%) Redis
8 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.45%) Subversion
3 29 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.58%) JIRA
6 14 (1.01%) Maven
7 13 (0.93%) PHPUnit
7 13 (0.93%) Behat
8 6 (0.43%) JProfiler
8 6 (0.43%) YourKit
8 6 (0.43%) JUnit
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.29%) Fiddler
10 4 (0.29%) Gradle
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.22%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 333 (23.91%) Finance
2 82 (5.89%) Telecoms
3 76 (5.46%) Banking
4 42 (3.02%) Back Office
5 40 (2.87%) Retail
6 29 (2.08%) Marketing
7 27 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.29%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.22%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.79%) Electronics
12 10 (0.72%) Law
12 10 (0.72%) Legal
13 9 (0.65%) Advertising
14 7 (0.50%) Front Office
15 5 (0.36%) Games
16 4 (0.29%) Publishing
17 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 386 (27.71%) Network Engineer
2 138 (9.91%) Analyst
3 120 (8.61%) Consultant
3 120 (8.61%) Support Engineer
4 110 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 110 (7.90%) Security Engineer
5 103 (7.39%) Developer
6 97 (6.96%) Architect
7 92 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
8 89 (6.39%) Senior Network Engineer
9 76 (5.46%) Administrator
10 64 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
11 55 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
12 49 (3.52%) Network Support
13 44 (3.16%) Network Support Engineer
14 42 (3.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 41 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
16 40 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
17 35 (2.51%) Linux Engineer
18 31 (2.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (13.07%) HTML
2 177 (12.71%) Web Services
3 151 (10.84%) XML
4 123 (8.83%) CSS
5 81 (5.81%) .NET
6 70 (5.03%) SOAP
7 62 (4.45%) RESTful
8 57 (4.09%) Spring
8 57 (4.09%) Ajax
9 51 (3.66%) JSON
10 49 (3.52%) Middleware
11 41 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 41 (2.94%) REST
12 39 (2.80%) Java EE
13 36 (2.58%) jQuery
14 35 (2.51%) JMS
15 34 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
16 33 (2.37%) SAML
16 33 (2.37%) HTML5
17 31 (2.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 93 (6.68%) PKI
4 77 (5.53%) Clustering
5 56 (4.02%) Open Source
6 39 (2.80%) Computer Science
7 33 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 30 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (2.08%) User Experience
9 29 (2.08%) Cryptography
10 23 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.51%) Replication
12 20 (1.44%) CMDB
13 18 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (1.15%) FMCG
15 15 (1.08%) Mainframe
16 14 (1.01%) DTV
16 14 (1.01%) SWIFT
17 13 (0.93%) Fat Client
17 13 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 574 (41.21%) Windows
2 466 (33.45%) Linux
3 176 (12.63%) UNIX
4 164 (11.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (7.54%) CentOS
7 90 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 87 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (5.24%) Windows 7
10 51 (3.66%) Windows XP
11 48 (3.45%) Solaris
12 44 (3.16%) AIX
13 26 (1.87%) Windows Vista
14 21 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 21 (1.51%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.93%) Fedora
16 12 (0.86%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.79%) Amazon Linux
17 11 (0.79%) HPUX
18 10 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (19.38%) ITIL
2 145 (10.41%) Load Balancing
3 120 (8.61%) Migration
4 97 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (6.68%) Change Management
6 91 (6.53%) Project Management
7 82 (5.89%) Service Delivery
8 78 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 76 (5.46%) Network Design
10 73 (5.24%) Change Control
11 72 (5.17%) Information Security
12 71 (5.10%) Service Management
13 68 (4.88%) SOA
14 62 (4.45%) E-Commerce
15 58 (4.16%) Problem Management
15 58 (4.16%) Network Management
16 57 (4.09%) SIEM
16 57 (4.09%) Mentoring
17 55 (3.95%) Network Architecture
17 55 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 280 (20.10%) SQL
2 187 (13.42%) Java
3 125 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 101 (7.25%) Perl
5 94 (6.75%) PowerShell
6 91 (6.53%) Python
7 89 (6.39%) PHP
8 70 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 67 (4.81%) Bash Shell
10 47 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 45 (3.23%) C++
12 44 (3.16%) C#
13 40 (2.87%) C
14 22 (1.58%) Ruby
15 19 (1.36%) VBScript
16 18 (1.29%) VB
17 15 (1.08%) Korn
18 14 (1.01%) JCL
19 11 (0.79%) PL/SQL
20 10 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 382 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
2 264 (18.95%) CCNP
3 200 (14.36%) Degree
4 194 (13.93%) CCNA
5 93 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (4.59%) Security Cleared
7 55 (3.95%) CCIE
8 52 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 51 (3.66%) MCSE
10 40 (2.87%) SC Cleared
11 37 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (2.44%) CISSP
13 31 (2.23%) JNCIP
14 27 (1.94%) MCITP
15 25 (1.79%) MCSA
16 21 (1.51%) CCDP
17 19 (1.36%) CCSE
18 17 (1.22%) CCDA
19 16 (1.15%) CCSP
20 15 (1.08%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (7.47%) SLA
2 56 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.36%) ISO 8583
6 17 (1.22%) QA
7 9 (0.65%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.36%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.072%) BS25999
System Software
1 234 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 229 (16.44%) Active Directory
3 86 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 86 (6.17%) vSphere
4 35 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (2.23%) VMware ESX
6 27 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 25 (1.79%) Firmware
8 23 (1.65%) NFS
9 22 (1.58%) Snort
9 22 (1.58%) vCloud
10 19 (1.36%) iptables
11 15 (1.08%) XenApp
11 15 (1.08%) Xen
12 13 (0.93%) Varnish
13 10 (0.72%) Sendmail
14 9 (0.65%) KVM
15 7 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
15 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (4.81%) Nagios
2 46 (3.30%) SCCM
3 35 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 30 (2.15%) Puppet
6 26 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
7 24 (1.72%) Cacti
8 21 (1.51%) Tivoli
9 20 (1.44%) OPNET
9 20 (1.44%) FortiGate
10 18 (1.29%) logstash
10 18 (1.29%) HP NNM
11 17 (1.22%) WSUS
12 13 (0.93%) HP UCMDB
13 10 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
13 10 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
14 9 (0.65%) SCOM
14 9 (0.65%) cPanel
15 8 (0.57%) collectd
15 8 (0.57%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 619 (44.44%) Cisco
2 339 (24.34%) VMware
3 318 (22.83%) Microsoft
4 300 (21.54%) Juniper
5 232 (16.65%) CheckPoint
6 227 (16.30%) F5
7 156 (11.20%) Oracle
8 155 (11.13%) HP
9 98 (7.04%) Red Hat
10 95 (6.82%) IBM
11 73 (5.24%) Citrix
12 64 (4.59%) SolarWinds
13 61 (4.38%) Dell
14 56 (4.02%) Riverbed
15 55 (3.95%) Fortinet
16 42 (3.02%) SonicWALL
16 42 (3.02%) Symantec
17 37 (2.66%) Brocade
17 37 (2.66%) Avaya
18 36 (2.58%) Blue Coat
East London
North Plains
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Season Ticket Loan
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £37,620 per annum with Digital Allowance of up to £12,180
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
@ITS
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, 11% pension, life
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £55k plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus, pension & healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago