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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 110 130 117
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSL 27 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 1.16% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 10
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,300 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
769 689 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.56% 29.62% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 428 515 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Reading

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (74.19%) DNS
2 45 (72.58%) TCP/IP
3 44 (70.97%) Firewall
4 39 (62.90%) SMTP
5 38 (61.29%) Cisco
6 37 (59.68%) CheckPoint
7 33 (53.23%) HTTP
8 32 (51.61%) Internet
9 31 (50.00%) F5
10 30 (48.39%) OSPF
10 30 (48.39%) BGP
10 30 (48.39%) EIGRP
11 28 (45.16%) IGRP
11 28 (45.16%) TACACS
12 27 (43.55%) LDAP
13 24 (38.71%) Finance
13 24 (38.71%) Load Balancing
14 22 (35.48%) WAN
14 22 (35.48%) Juniper
15 21 (33.87%) LAN
16 19 (30.65%) HP
16 19 (30.65%) VPN
17 18 (29.03%) NetScaler
18 17 (27.42%) Capacity Management
18 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
18 17 (27.42%) HP NNM
18 17 (27.42%) Network Management
18 17 (27.42%) CiscoWorks
18 17 (27.42%) SOAP
18 17 (27.42%) Network Design

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) GroupWise
2 4 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (74.19%) DNS
2 45 (72.58%) TCP/IP
3 44 (70.97%) Firewall
4 39 (62.90%) SMTP
5 33 (53.23%) HTTP
6 32 (51.61%) Internet
7 30 (48.39%) OSPF
7 30 (48.39%) BGP
7 30 (48.39%) EIGRP
8 28 (45.16%) IGRP
8 28 (45.16%) TACACS
9 27 (43.55%) LDAP
10 22 (35.48%) WAN
11 21 (33.87%) LAN
12 19 (30.65%) VPN
13 18 (29.03%) NetScaler
14 15 (24.19%) Network Security
15 13 (20.97%) VLAN
15 13 (20.97%) DHCP
16 12 (19.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) French Language
3 3 (4.84%) German Language
3 3 (4.84%) Italian Language
3 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Consultant
3 14 (22.58%) Firewall Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Security Consultant
5 11 (17.74%) Network Consultant
6 9 (14.52%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (12.90%) Security Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (11.29%) Administrator
9 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (8.06%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Mobility Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 1 (1.61%) Java Developer
13 1 (1.61%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) SOAP
2 4 (6.45%) ODBC
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.06%) PKI
2 4 (6.45%) iPhone
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) CentOS
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (6.45%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) VMS
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Load Balancing
2 17 (27.42%) Capacity Management
2 17 (27.42%) Network Management
2 17 (27.42%) Network Design
3 11 (17.74%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.45%) Software Distribution
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
4 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.84%) OO
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL
5 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.23%) High Availability
6 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.23%) Web Development
6 2 (3.23%) Data Security
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
2 6 (9.68%) Perl
3 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) C
4 3 (4.84%) C++
4 3 (4.84%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.68%) CCNP
2 6 (9.68%) CCNA
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) MCITP
4 4 (6.45%) MCSE
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) CCIE
5 2 (3.23%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) ProxySG
3 5 (8.06%) KVM
4 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) Nmap
6 1 (1.61%) qmail
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) HP NNM
1 17 (27.42%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Plesk
2 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 37 (59.68%) CheckPoint
3 31 (50.00%) F5
4 22 (35.48%) Juniper
5 19 (30.65%) HP
6 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
8 8 (12.90%) VMware
8 8 (12.90%) Blue Coat
9 7 (11.29%) Nokia
9 7 (11.29%) Citrix
10 4 (6.45%) SOTI
10 4 (6.45%) MobileIron
11 2 (3.23%) Brocade
11 2 (3.23%) NetScout
11 2 (3.23%) Symantec
11 2 (3.23%) Nortel
11 2 (3.23%) Dell
11 2 (3.23%) EMC
11 2 (3.23%) CA