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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 130 143 157
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Permanent jobs citing SSL 28 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.80% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 7.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 5
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
400 437 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.77% 10.94% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 259 330 251
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Edinburgh +12 13 £33,250 -35.56% 1
Glasgow +4 13 £52,500 +36.36%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £39,000 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 13 (35.14%) DHCP
3 13 (35.14%) HTTP
3 13 (35.14%) VPN
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (32.43%) F5
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Linux
4 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
5 11 (29.73%) WAN
5 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
5 11 (29.73%) HSRP
5 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
6 10 (27.03%) Riverbed
6 10 (27.03%) Network Security
6 10 (27.03%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (27.03%) CiscoWorks
6 10 (27.03%) McAfee
6 10 (27.03%) Wireless
7 9 (24.32%) IPsec
7 9 (24.32%) MPLS
7 9 (24.32%) TACACS
7 9 (24.32%) Banking
7 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (24.32%) Internet
7 9 (24.32%) LAN
8 8 (21.62%) LDAP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.81%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) DHCP
2 13 (35.14%) HTTP
2 13 (35.14%) VPN
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
4 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 11 (29.73%) HSRP
5 10 (27.03%) Network Security
5 10 (27.03%) Wireless
6 9 (24.32%) IPsec
6 9 (24.32%) MPLS
6 9 (24.32%) TACACS
6 9 (24.32%) Internet
6 9 (24.32%) LAN
7 8 (21.62%) LDAP
7 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.62%) DNS
7 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (18.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (24.32%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Network Support
5 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Management Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Operations Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) J2EE
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) JDBC
3 3 (8.11%) JSP
3 3 (8.11%) Servlets
3 3 (8.11%) SOAP
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) DataPower
1 5 (13.51%) iSeries
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) zOS
4 4 (10.81%) CentOS
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) AIX
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris
5 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) BCP
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.81%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) NFS
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (5.41%) RACF
3 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.70%) pfSense
3 1 (2.70%) iptables
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) F5
3 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
3 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
4 10 (27.03%) Riverbed
4 10 (27.03%) McAfee
5 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
6 7 (18.92%) Mitel
7 6 (16.22%) IBM
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.11%) CA
9 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Juniper
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
10 1 (2.70%) Nokia
10 1 (2.70%) Avaya
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) HP
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