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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 63 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing SSL 2 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.33% 3.04% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 13.38% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 3
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £46,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.78%
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
155 142 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.33% 22.68% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111 121 125
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) VPN
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (76.92%) IPsec
4 18 (69.23%) Firewall
5 17 (65.38%) Change Management
6 16 (61.54%) CCNA
7 15 (57.69%) OSPF
7 15 (57.69%) BGP
7 15 (57.69%) Wireless
8 12 (46.15%) Juniper
8 12 (46.15%) LAN
8 12 (46.15%) WAN
8 12 (46.15%) Network Security
8 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (42.31%) ServiceNow
9 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (42.31%) VoIP
9 11 (42.31%) Avaya
10 10 (38.46%) CCSP
10 10 (38.46%) Data Security
10 10 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (38.46%) JNCIA
10 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
10 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
10 10 (38.46%) Network Management
11 9 (34.62%) Change Control
11 9 (34.62%) MPLS
11 9 (34.62%) CCNP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) VPN
2 20 (76.92%) IPsec
3 18 (69.23%) Firewall
4 15 (57.69%) OSPF
4 15 (57.69%) BGP
4 15 (57.69%) Wireless
5 12 (46.15%) Network Security
5 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (46.15%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) VoIP
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) MPLS
8 5 (19.23%) L2TP
8 5 (19.23%) WLAN
8 5 (19.23%) Broadband
8 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
9 4 (15.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Support
4 4 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Change Management
2 10 (38.46%) Data Security
2 10 (38.46%) Network Management
3 9 (34.62%) Change Control
4 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (19.23%) OpenUP
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (61.54%) CCNA
3 10 (38.46%) CCSP
3 10 (38.46%) JNCIA
4 9 (34.62%) CCNP
5 5 (19.23%) CCIE
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 6 (23.08%) SLA
3 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (15.38%) vSphere
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.69%) cPanel
2 2 (7.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Juniper
3 11 (42.31%) Avaya
3 11 (42.31%) ServiceNow
4 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
5 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 5 (19.23%) BT
8 4 (15.38%) Polycom
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.85%) HP
11 1 (3.85%) Dell
11 1 (3.85%) Citrix