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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 93 112 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Permanent jobs citing SSL 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.086% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.44% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.78%
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
238 229 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.31% 19.78% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 212 215 160
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) CGI
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) VRML
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) SGML
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) CGI
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) SGML
2 3 (50.00%) VRML
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) EDI
3 2 (33.33%) Java SE
3 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (33.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Percona
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco