The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 82 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSL 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 1.71% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SSL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
213 234 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.43% 21.21% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 199 165
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,347 £32,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SSL
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Essex region.

SSL Salary Trend in Essex

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WLAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Aruba
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft