The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 88 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.80% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 0.99% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SSL
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 202 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.87% 18.88% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 190 170 155
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SSL
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SSL Salary Trend in Kent

SSL
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Canterbury - 5 - -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
SSL
South East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) Maven
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
4 5 (55.56%) CGI
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) C
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) Java SE
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Capistrano
4 5 (55.56%) MongoDB

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) nginx
4 1 (11.11%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) VRRP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CGI
2 5 (55.56%) Java SE
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Memcached
4 1 (11.11%) DHTML
4 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
4 2 (22.22%) FreeBSD
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
4 2 (22.22%) OpenBSD
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) SELinux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
1 5 (55.56%) Kanban
1 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Squid
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (55.56%) Capistrano
2 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Percona
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware