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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 152 138 150
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing SSL 15 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.54% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 5.07% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
466 335 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.94% 10.70% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 289 228 270
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -14 8 £35,000 -33.33%
Stirling - 5 £47,500 -
Glasgow -8 2 £42,500 +21.42%
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.23%) Firewall
3 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
5 9 (20.93%) Internet
5 9 (20.93%) UNIX
5 9 (20.93%) SSH
5 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
6 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (18.60%) BGP
6 8 (18.60%) Kofax
7 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (16.28%) VPN
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco
7 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
8 6 (13.95%) VLAN
8 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
9 5 (11.63%) IPsec
9 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (11.63%) HTTP
9 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 5 (11.63%) Java
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle
9 5 (11.63%) Apache

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Process Server
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Agresso
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
1 13 (30.23%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 9 (20.93%) Internet
3 9 (20.93%) SSH
4 8 (18.60%) BGP
5 7 (16.28%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) VLAN
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.63%) IPsec
7 5 (11.63%) VoIP
7 5 (11.63%) LDAP
7 5 (11.63%) HTTP
8 4 (9.30%) LAN
8 4 (9.30%) WAN
8 4 (9.30%) SMTP
8 4 (9.30%) DHCP
9 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
9 3 (6.98%) OSPF
9 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) Maven
1 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Analyst
1 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Messaging Specialist
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Support
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) XSL
4 1 (2.33%) WSDL
4 1 (2.33%) SAML
4 1 (2.33%) JAAS
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) JGroups
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Replication
1 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) UNIX
4 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.30%) CentOS
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
4 3 (6.98%) Change Control
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Database Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Network Management
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.33%) Analytics
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) R
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) CCNA
3 3 (6.98%) RHCE
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Postfix
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Openswan
4 1 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.98%) Cacti
2 3 (6.98%) Munin
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (4.65%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.33%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.33%) OpenSSO
4 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Kofax
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 3 (6.98%) Nokia
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Cognos
8 1 (2.33%) Informatica
8 1 (2.33%) Splunk