The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 151 143 153
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing SSL 11 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 6.28% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Average salary £46,250 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
SSL
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
386 366 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.41% 11.24% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 254 242 330
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SSL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SSL Salary Trend in Scotland

SSL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Scotland

SSL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Edinburgh -4 7 £25,000 -26.47%
Glasgow -9 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Fife - 2 £47,500 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Load Balancing
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) BGP
5 7 (25.93%) Internet
5 7 (25.93%) SSH
5 7 (25.93%) LDAP
5 7 (25.93%) UNIX
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) VLAN
6 6 (22.22%) Apache
7 5 (18.52%) HTTP
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (18.52%) VoIP
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
8 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
8 4 (14.81%) Sun
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.81%) VPN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Agresso
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) BGP
3 7 (25.93%) LDAP
3 7 (25.93%) Internet
3 7 (25.93%) SSH
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) HTTP
5 5 (18.52%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) SMTP
7 3 (11.11%) DHCP
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) OSPF
8 2 (7.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) QlikView
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) XSL
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) WSDL
3 1 (3.70%) SAML
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.70%) JGroups
3 1 (3.70%) AppFabric
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
3 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) R
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) RHCE
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.70%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) RACF
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 3 (11.11%) Cacti
2 3 (11.11%) Munin
3 2 (7.41%) HP NNM
3 2 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Sun
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) F5
4 3 (11.11%) Nokia
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) Kofax
6 1 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.70%) SAP