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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 137 146 151
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 32 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 5.92% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 10
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
405 439 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.70% 11.81% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 289 236
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +7 16 £53,750 +34.37% 1
Edinburgh +6 8 £55,000 +51.72%
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £39,000 - 1
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 20 (42.55%) Firewall
2 18 (38.30%) UNIX
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) Internet
3 17 (36.17%) HTTP
4 16 (34.04%) VPN
4 16 (34.04%) EIGRP
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (34.04%) F5
5 15 (31.91%) WAN
5 15 (31.91%) DHCP
6 14 (29.79%) LDAP
6 14 (29.79%) CiscoWorks
6 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
6 14 (29.79%) HSRP
6 14 (29.79%) SolarWinds
7 13 (27.66%) Riverbed
7 13 (27.66%) Network Security
7 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 13 (27.66%) LAN
7 13 (27.66%) McAfee
7 13 (27.66%) TACACS
7 13 (27.66%) Wireless
8 12 (25.53%) IPsec
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
8 12 (25.53%) MPLS
8 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (25.53%) Fortinet
8 12 (25.53%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (10.64%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
2 18 (38.30%) Internet
3 17 (36.17%) HTTP
4 16 (34.04%) VPN
4 16 (34.04%) EIGRP
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (31.91%) WAN
5 15 (31.91%) DHCP
6 14 (29.79%) LDAP
6 14 (29.79%) HSRP
7 13 (27.66%) Network Security
7 13 (27.66%) LAN
7 13 (27.66%) Wireless
7 13 (27.66%) TACACS
8 12 (25.53%) IPsec
8 12 (25.53%) MPLS
9 11 (23.40%) HTTPS
9 11 (23.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (21.28%) IP Telephony
11 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Security Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Network Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (17.02%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support
6 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Identity Management Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) J2EE
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) JDBC
4 3 (6.38%) JSP
4 3 (6.38%) Servlets
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) DataPower
2 5 (10.64%) iSeries
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) UNIX
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) AIX
5 5 (10.64%) Solaris
5 5 (10.64%) zOS
5 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (23.40%) Information Security
3 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
6 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Network Management
8 1 (2.13%) Network Design
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.28%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (4.26%) NFS
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) RACF
3 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) pfSense
3 1 (2.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
2 6 (12.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Puppet
3 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) OPNET
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) F5
3 14 (29.79%) SolarWinds
3 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
4 13 (27.66%) McAfee
4 13 (27.66%) Riverbed
5 12 (25.53%) Fortinet
6 11 (23.40%) IBM
7 10 (21.28%) Mitel
8 6 (12.77%) CA
9 4 (8.51%) Rackspace
10 3 (6.38%) Juniper
11 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.26%) HP
11 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
12 1 (2.13%) VMware
12 1 (2.13%) Symantec
12 1 (2.13%) Citrix
12 1 (2.13%) Avaya
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