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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 143 143 150
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing SSL 18 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.67% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
468 327 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.72% 10.58% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 299 219 279
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -5 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stirling - 5 £47,500 -
Glasgow -8 4 £42,500 -
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (52.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) Firewall
4 13 (26.00%) Finance
5 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (20.00%) Kofax
6 10 (20.00%) Internet
6 10 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (20.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (18.00%) Software Deployment
7 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Process Server
7 9 (18.00%) DNS
7 9 (18.00%) Cisco
8 8 (16.00%) UNIX
8 8 (16.00%) BGP
9 7 (14.00%) Java
9 7 (14.00%) HTTP
9 7 (14.00%) SSH
10 6 (12.00%) VLAN
10 6 (12.00%) VPN
10 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.00%) Citrix
11 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.00%) VoIP
11 5 (10.00%) Apache

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (52.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (10.00%) Apache
5 4 (8.00%) IIS
6 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.00%) CMS
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) nginx
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Agresso
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Firewall
2 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.00%) Internet
4 9 (18.00%) DNS
5 8 (16.00%) BGP
6 7 (14.00%) HTTP
6 7 (14.00%) SSH
7 6 (12.00%) VLAN
7 6 (12.00%) VPN
8 5 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.00%) IPsec
9 4 (8.00%) WAN
9 4 (8.00%) SMTP
9 4 (8.00%) LDAP
9 4 (8.00%) LAN
9 4 (8.00%) HTTPS
10 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
10 3 (6.00%) OSPF
10 3 (6.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Ant
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Administrator
4 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 10 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (8.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 2 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.00%) JAAS
5 1 (2.00%) Tapestry
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.00%) JGroups
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) AppFabric
5 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) PKI
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) AIX
5 3 (6.00%) Solaris
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Debian
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (18.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (8.00%) DevOps
3 3 (6.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (6.00%) Change Control
3 3 (6.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.00%) Project Management
3 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL
4 2 (4.00%) Network Design
4 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Network Management
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.00%) Analytics
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.00%) SIEM
5 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) VB
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) VB6
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) RHCE
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.00%) GIAC
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) Postfix
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Openswan
4 1 (2.00%) Squid
4 1 (2.00%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.00%) Ansible
2 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.00%) Cacti
2 3 (6.00%) Munin
2 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (4.00%) HP NNM
4 1 (2.00%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) OpenSSO
4 1 (2.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Kofax
2 9 (18.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) Juniper
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.00%) F5
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) Nokia
6 3 (6.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Cognos
8 1 (2.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter
8 1 (2.00%) Vertica