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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 105 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 38 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.82% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.24% 2.83% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 15
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £40,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
609 707 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.19% 29.74% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 469 389 519
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

SSL Salary Histogram in Reading

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) HTTP
3 33 (46.48%) Python
4 32 (45.07%) DNS
5 31 (43.66%) VPN
6 30 (42.25%) Cisco
6 30 (42.25%) VMware
7 29 (40.85%) Firewall
8 28 (39.44%) TCP/IP
9 27 (38.03%) Degree
10 24 (33.80%) Perl
10 24 (33.80%) BGP
10 24 (33.80%) MPLS
10 24 (33.80%) OSPF
11 23 (32.39%) Computer Science
12 21 (29.58%) Forcepoint
13 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (28.17%) Juniper
13 20 (28.17%) OpenStack
14 19 (26.76%) Windows
14 19 (26.76%) LDAP
15 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
15 18 (25.35%) WAN
15 18 (25.35%) IPsec
15 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (23.94%) Puppet
16 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
16 17 (23.94%) SMTP
16 17 (23.94%) IPv4

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (28.17%) OpenStack
2 12 (16.90%) Apache
3 10 (14.08%) nginx
4 9 (12.68%) JBoss
4 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
5 7 (9.86%) IBM Domino
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
7 3 (4.23%) Node.js
8 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.70%) HTTP
2 32 (45.07%) DNS
3 31 (43.66%) VPN
4 29 (40.85%) Firewall
5 28 (39.44%) TCP/IP
6 24 (33.80%) BGP
6 24 (33.80%) MPLS
6 24 (33.80%) OSPF
7 19 (26.76%) LDAP
8 18 (25.35%) IPsec
8 18 (25.35%) WAN
9 17 (23.94%) IPv4
9 17 (23.94%) SMTP
10 16 (22.54%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (22.54%) EIGRP
11 11 (15.49%) Internet
11 11 (15.49%) Network Security
11 11 (15.49%) VLAN
12 10 (14.08%) LAN
13 9 (12.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) MySQL
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Sales Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Senior IT Support
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Support Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
7 8 (11.27%) Applications Support Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Associate Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Security Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Applications Support
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) IT Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) IT Security Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) LAMP
2 10 (14.08%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (12.68%) MCollective
3 9 (12.68%) Web Services
4 5 (7.04%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) HTML
5 3 (4.23%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.41%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.41%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Windows
3 14 (19.72%) Unix
4 10 (14.08%) CentOS
4 10 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Windows NT
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
2 11 (15.49%) High Availability
2 11 (15.49%) Presales
2 11 (15.49%) Product Management
3 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 8 (11.27%) Software Optimisation
5 7 (9.86%) Competitor Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (9.86%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Open Source
5 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.86%) SWOT Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Workflow
6 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.63%) Case Management
6 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) Python
2 24 (33.80%) Perl
3 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
4 12 (16.90%) C++
5 11 (15.49%) C
6 9 (12.68%) Java
7 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Degree
2 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.31%) CCIE
4 8 (11.27%) CCNP
4 8 (11.27%) JNCIP
5 6 (8.45%) CISSP
6 5 (7.04%) CCSP
6 5 (7.04%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.63%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (5.63%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (4.23%) CCIP
8 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) CCVP
10 1 (1.41%) CEH
10 1 (1.41%) GIAC
10 1 (1.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) Squid
3 9 (12.68%) qmail
4 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.27%) iptables
5 7 (9.86%) NFS
6 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.63%) NDS
6 4 (5.63%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Puppet
2 14 (19.72%) Nagios
2 14 (19.72%) ZABBIX
3 12 (16.90%) Graphite
3 12 (16.90%) logstash
4 9 (12.68%) Cacti
4 9 (12.68%) collectd
4 9 (12.68%) Ganglia
5 8 (11.27%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (9.86%) SCCM
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Cisco
1 30 (42.25%) VMware
2 21 (29.58%) Forcepoint
3 20 (28.17%) Juniper
4 17 (23.94%) Red Hat
5 11 (15.49%) F5
5 11 (15.49%) Splunk
6 8 (11.27%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.86%) ArcSight
7 7 (9.86%) Citrix
7 7 (9.86%) GFI Software
7 7 (9.86%) Remedy
8 4 (5.63%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.63%) Novell
8 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.41%) Ciena
9 1 (1.41%) NetScout
9 1 (1.41%) Nortel
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