The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 46 30 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing SSL 25 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.24% 5.59% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.78% 23.31% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 5
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -19.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
SSL
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 133 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.25% 23.96% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 91 106 110
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SSL
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Slough region.

SSL Salary Trend in Slough

SSL
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Slough

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 41 (87.23%) VPN
2 38 (80.85%) Cisco
2 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (74.47%) IPsec
4 32 (68.09%) Firewall
4 32 (68.09%) CCNA
5 30 (63.83%) OSPF
5 30 (63.83%) BGP
6 27 (57.45%) DNS
7 25 (53.19%) Network Management
8 24 (51.06%) MPLS
9 22 (46.81%) VMware
10 21 (44.68%) SLA
11 20 (42.55%) Linux
11 20 (42.55%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (40.43%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
12 19 (40.43%) Degree
12 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
12 19 (40.43%) vSphere
12 19 (40.43%) Multicast
13 17 (36.17%) Change Management
14 15 (31.91%) Wireless
14 15 (31.91%) Zenoss
14 15 (31.91%) Lync
14 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (27.66%) Network Security
15 13 (27.66%) Polycom

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (31.91%) Lync
2 4 (8.51%) Drupal
2 4 (8.51%) Alfresco
2 4 (8.51%) WordPress
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.26%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.26%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.26%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 41 (87.23%) VPN
2 35 (74.47%) IPsec
3 32 (68.09%) Firewall
4 30 (63.83%) OSPF
4 30 (63.83%) BGP
5 27 (57.45%) DNS
6 24 (51.06%) MPLS
7 19 (40.43%) Multicast
8 15 (31.91%) Wireless
9 13 (27.66%) Network Security
10 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (25.53%) LAN
10 12 (25.53%) WAN
11 11 (23.40%) VoIP
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.64%) L2TP
12 5 (10.64%) WLAN
12 5 (10.64%) Broadband
12 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support
5 6 (12.77%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Support
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Junior
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.13%) WML
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) WAP
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Network Management
2 17 (36.17%) Change Management
3 13 (27.66%) Data Security
4 9 (19.15%) Change Control
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (10.64%) OpenUP
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Security
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
9 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) ABAP
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (68.09%) CCNA
3 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) JNCIA
4 10 (21.28%) CCSP
5 9 (19.15%) CCNP
6 5 (10.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) SLA
2 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
3 11 (23.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (42.55%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (40.43%) vSphere
3 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Zenoss
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (8.51%) Plesk
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco
2 22 (46.81%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) Juniper
4 13 (27.66%) Polycom
5 11 (23.40%) ServiceNow
5 11 (23.40%) Avaya
6 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
7 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.64%) BT
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) SAP
10 2 (4.26%) HP
11 1 (2.13%) Dell
11 1 (2.13%) Citrix
11 1 (2.13%) F5