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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 141 154 151
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing SSL 21 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 4.90% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 12
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
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
374 449 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.81% 12.21% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 254 292 224
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 +10 6 £60,000 +45.45%
Stirling -2 6 £55,000 +15.78%
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £39,000 -
Edinburgh -3 3 £60,000 +71.42% 1
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (48.00%) Firewall
2 21 (42.00%) Cisco
3 20 (40.00%) VPN
4 19 (38.00%) Internet
4 19 (38.00%) Finance
4 19 (38.00%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (36.00%) HTTP
6 17 (34.00%) CheckPoint
7 16 (32.00%) UNIX
7 16 (32.00%) LDAP
8 14 (28.00%) WAN
8 14 (28.00%) DHCP
8 14 (28.00%) EIGRP
8 14 (28.00%) F5
9 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (26.00%) HTTPS
9 13 (26.00%) LAN
10 12 (24.00%) IBM
10 12 (24.00%) CiscoWorks
10 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
10 12 (24.00%) Wireless
10 12 (24.00%) SolarWinds
10 12 (24.00%) HSRP
10 12 (24.00%) Network Security
11 11 (22.00%) DataPower
11 11 (22.00%) Riverbed
11 11 (22.00%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (22.00%) IPsec
11 11 (22.00%) Information Security
11 11 (22.00%) McAfee

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) nginx
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) Firewall
2 20 (40.00%) VPN
3 19 (38.00%) Internet
3 19 (38.00%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (36.00%) HTTP
5 16 (32.00%) LDAP
6 14 (28.00%) WAN
6 14 (28.00%) DHCP
6 14 (28.00%) EIGRP
7 13 (26.00%) LAN
7 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (26.00%) HTTPS
8 12 (24.00%) Wireless
8 12 (24.00%) HSRP
8 12 (24.00%) Network Security
9 11 (22.00%) IPsec
9 11 (22.00%) TACACS
10 10 (20.00%) MPLS
10 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (18.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (6.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (16.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Network Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Network Support
5 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Identity Management Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Junior
7 2 (4.00%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) XML
2 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 4 (8.00%) SOAP
4 3 (6.00%) JDBC
4 3 (6.00%) JSP
4 3 (6.00%) Servlets
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) DataPower
2 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) iSeries
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.00%) AIX
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
5 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.00%) CentOS
7 2 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Information Security
1 11 (22.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (12.00%) DevOps
3 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.00%) Network Design
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 3 (6.00%) Web Development
6 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (4.00%) NFS
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) RACF
3 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) pfSense
3 1 (2.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (14.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (14.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) OPNET
4 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco
2 17 (34.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.00%) F5
4 12 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 12 (24.00%) IBM
5 11 (22.00%) McAfee
5 11 (22.00%) Riverbed
6 10 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 9 (18.00%) Mitel
8 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (14.00%) CA
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.00%) Rackspace
10 3 (6.00%) Juniper
11 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.00%) HP
12 1 (2.00%) Citrix
12 1 (2.00%) Avaya
12 1 (2.00%) Nokia
12 1 (2.00%) VMware