The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 128 99 132
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Permanent jobs citing SSL 18 42 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.73% 1.73% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 5.65% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 8
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SSL
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
757 744 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.52% 30.66% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 404 495 663
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSL
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SSL Salary Trend in Reading

SSL
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SSL Salary Histogram in Reading

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 33 (84.62%) Firewall
2 24 (61.54%) DNS
2 24 (61.54%) Cisco
3 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 20 (51.28%) VPN
5 17 (43.59%) BGP
5 17 (43.59%) EIGRP
6 16 (41.03%) OSPF
6 16 (41.03%) VMware
7 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (35.90%) Juniper
8 14 (35.90%) Symantec
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 14 (35.90%) Windows
9 13 (33.33%) MS Office
9 13 (33.33%) DHCP
9 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (33.33%) F5
10 12 (30.77%) Network Security
10 12 (30.77%) LAN
10 12 (30.77%) Project Management
10 12 (30.77%) IPsec
11 11 (28.21%) VMware ESX
11 11 (28.21%) Backup Exec
11 11 (28.21%) Migration
11 11 (28.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (28.21%) Project Planning
11 11 (28.21%) WSUS
11 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
11 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
1 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
1 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) Firewall
2 24 (61.54%) DNS
3 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 20 (51.28%) VPN
5 17 (43.59%) BGP
5 17 (43.59%) EIGRP
6 16 (41.03%) OSPF
7 13 (33.33%) DHCP
8 12 (30.77%) LAN
8 12 (30.77%) IPsec
8 12 (30.77%) Network Security
9 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (17.95%) MPLS
11 6 (15.38%) BIG-IP
12 4 (10.26%) IPv4
12 4 (10.26%) PPP
13 3 (7.69%) WAN
13 3 (7.69%) IPv6
13 3 (7.69%) L2TP
13 3 (7.69%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (7.69%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Security Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Project Planning
2 11 (28.21%) Change Control
3 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.56%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security Management
8 1 (2.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) CCIE
4 4 (10.26%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) CCSP
5 3 (7.69%) CCIP
5 3 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) SSCP
7 1 (2.56%) GIAC
7 1 (2.56%) GCIA
7 1 (2.56%) GCIH
7 1 (2.56%) CEH
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) Snort
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) qmail
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Backup Exec
1 11 (28.21%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.56%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) collectd
2 1 (2.56%) logstash
2 1 (2.56%) Graphite
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 16 (41.03%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Symantec
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) Juniper
4 13 (33.33%) F5
5 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.38%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) McAfee
7 3 (7.69%) Nortel
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) NetScout
8 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.56%) SAP
9 1 (2.56%) Splunk
9 1 (2.56%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.56%) Websense
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