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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 55 30 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing SSL 21 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.14% 5.47% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.14% 21.48% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £65,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
173 149 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.90% 25.47% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 101 119 101
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £36,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Slough

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (91.30%) VPN
2 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (76.09%) IPsec
4 33 (71.74%) Firewall
5 31 (67.39%) CCNA
6 30 (65.22%) OSPF
6 30 (65.22%) BGP
7 28 (60.87%) DNS
8 25 (54.35%) Network Management
9 24 (52.17%) MPLS
10 23 (50.00%) SLA
11 22 (47.83%) VMware
12 21 (45.65%) Linux
13 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (41.30%) vSphere
14 19 (41.30%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (41.30%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (41.30%) Degree
14 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
14 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (41.30%) Multicast
14 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
15 17 (36.96%) Change Management
16 15 (32.61%) Wireless
16 15 (32.61%) Lync
16 15 (32.61%) Zenoss
16 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 13 (28.26%) Polycom
18 12 (26.09%) Juniper

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (32.61%) Lync
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) Drupal
3 4 (8.70%) Alfresco
3 4 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) VPN
2 35 (76.09%) IPsec
3 33 (71.74%) Firewall
4 30 (65.22%) OSPF
4 30 (65.22%) BGP
5 28 (60.87%) DNS
6 24 (52.17%) MPLS
7 19 (41.30%) Multicast
8 15 (32.61%) Wireless
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (26.09%) Network Security
9 12 (26.09%) LAN
9 12 (26.09%) WAN
10 11 (23.91%) VoIP
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.87%) WLAN
12 5 (10.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 6 (13.04%) Network Support
6 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Support
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Hosting Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Junior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Junior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Junior Network Support
9 1 (2.17%) Junior Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Network Team Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) WML
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) WAP
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) CentOS
3 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Network Management
2 17 (36.96%) Change Management
3 10 (21.74%) Data Security
4 9 (19.57%) Change Control
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (10.87%) OpenUP
8 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (67.39%) CCNA
3 19 (41.30%) Degree
3 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.74%) JNCIA
4 10 (21.74%) CCSP
5 9 (19.57%) CCNP
6 5 (10.87%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) SLA
2 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (41.30%) vSphere
2 19 (41.30%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) Zenoss
2 5 (10.87%) Plesk
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (10.87%) cPanel
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) Polycom
5 12 (26.09%) Juniper
6 11 (23.91%) Avaya
6 11 (23.91%) ServiceNow
7 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
8 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
9 5 (10.87%) BT
9 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.35%) HP
11 1 (2.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.17%) Citrix