The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 236 297 264
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -33
Permanent jobs citing SSL 216 143 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.43% 3.10% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 181 107 167
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 £30,000 £31,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4873 4617 5475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.24% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3617 3554 4585
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SSL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SSL Salary Trend in the South East

SSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in the South East

SSL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Berkshire +31 89 £42,000 -6.66% 6
Hampshire +28 56 £40,500 -35.20% 8
Surrey -17 39 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex +8 15 £42,500 +37.09%
Oxfordshire - 8 £22,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £37,500 +38.88%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £29,000 -
Kent - 1 £48,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 219 (52.02%) Firewall
2 212 (50.36%) Windows
3 202 (47.98%) VPN
4 194 (46.08%) Linux
5 183 (43.47%) TCP/IP
6 182 (43.23%) Cisco
7 167 (39.67%) DNS
8 136 (32.30%) Cisco Certification
9 130 (30.88%) VMware
10 124 (29.45%) IPsec
11 118 (28.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 114 (27.08%) HTTP
13 106 (25.18%) OSPF
13 106 (25.18%) BGP
14 93 (22.09%) Network Security
15 91 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 91 (21.62%) Juniper
16 88 (20.90%) WAN
17 87 (20.67%) SQL
18 83 (19.71%) Microsoft
19 82 (19.48%) CCNA
19 82 (19.48%) SQL Server
20 81 (19.24%) IIS
21 79 (18.76%) LAN
22 78 (18.53%) F5
23 72 (17.10%) Apache
24 71 (16.86%) Windows Server 2003
25 68 (16.15%) CCNP
26 67 (15.91%) CentOS
27 66 (15.68%) Java

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 81 (19.24%) IIS
2 72 (17.10%) Apache
3 36 (8.55%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.89%) CMS
5 24 (5.70%) MS Exchange
5 24 (5.70%) K2 blackpearl
6 22 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (4.75%) Lync
8 19 (4.51%) WebSphere
9 16 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.85%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.19%) nginx
12 5 (1.19%) Drupal
12 5 (1.19%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.19%) WordPress
13 4 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.95%) JBoss
13 4 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.85%) MS Office
3 6 (1.43%) MS Project
4 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.80%) IaaS
2 5 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.19%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) PaaS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 219 (52.02%) Firewall
2 202 (47.98%) VPN
3 183 (43.47%) TCP/IP
4 167 (39.67%) DNS
5 124 (29.45%) IPsec
6 114 (27.08%) HTTP
7 106 (25.18%) OSPF
7 106 (25.18%) BGP
8 93 (22.09%) Network Security
9 88 (20.90%) WAN
10 79 (18.76%) LAN
11 64 (15.20%) Cisco ASA
12 63 (14.96%) EIGRP
13 61 (14.49%) MPLS
14 45 (10.69%) VLAN
15 44 (10.45%) Wireless
16 42 (9.98%) SAN
17 39 (9.26%) SMTP
18 35 (8.31%) Cisco Nexus
19 34 (8.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (7.60%) MySQL
3 32 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (4.99%) Crystal Reports
7 20 (4.75%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (4.51%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.19%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.48%) Redis
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (7.36%) Subversion
2 30 (7.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.66%) JMeter
3 7 (1.66%) LoadRunner
4 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.43%) Maven
5 5 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.24%) Introscope
General
1 59 (14.01%) Finance
2 15 (3.56%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.43%) Retail
5 5 (1.19%) Banking
6 4 (0.95%) Legal
6 4 (0.95%) French Language
6 4 (0.95%) German Language
6 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (32.30%) Network Engineer
2 77 (18.29%) Support Engineer
3 42 (9.98%) Analyst
3 42 (9.98%) Network Support
4 41 (9.74%) Network Support Engineer
5 37 (8.79%) Security Engineer
6 33 (7.84%) Developer
7 32 (7.60%) Network Security Engineer
8 30 (7.13%) Consultant
9 27 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 22 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.75%) Senior Network Engineer
11 20 (4.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 19 (4.51%) Web Analyst
12 19 (4.51%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
13 18 (4.28%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.56%) Security Consultant
14 15 (3.56%) Team Leader
15 13 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.78%) .NET
2 45 (10.69%) ASP.NET
3 41 (9.74%) Web Services
4 40 (9.50%) HTML
5 36 (8.55%) SOAP
6 33 (7.84%) CSS
7 30 (7.13%) Ajax
7 30 (7.13%) REST
8 25 (5.94%) .NET Framework
9 24 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 24 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (5.70%) WCF
10 23 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 22 (5.23%) MSMQ
12 16 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (2.85%) Middleware
14 9 (2.14%) XML
15 7 (1.66%) RESTful
16 5 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.18%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (5.94%) PKI
4 16 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.43%) Replication
7 6 (1.43%) Clustering
7 6 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.43%) Open Source
8 5 (1.19%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.71%) DataPower
10 3 (0.71%) HACMP
10 3 (0.71%) PMI
10 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.71%) Statistics
11 2 (0.48%) SCADA
11 2 (0.48%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 212 (50.36%) Windows
2 194 (46.08%) Linux
3 118 (28.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (16.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (15.91%) CentOS
6 64 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (9.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (7.60%) UNIX
9 28 (6.65%) Windows 7
10 20 (4.75%) Solaris
11 19 (4.51%) AIX
12 18 (4.28%) Windows Vista
13 16 (3.80%) Windows XP
14 13 (3.09%) Windows 8
15 11 (2.61%) HPUX
16 9 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.90%) Ubuntu
18 5 (1.19%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.95%) Debian
20 3 (0.71%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.25%) ITIL
2 40 (9.50%) SOA
2 40 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (6.89%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (6.89%) Network Management
4 27 (6.41%) Change Management
5 25 (5.94%) MVC
6 24 (5.70%) Problem Management
7 23 (5.46%) Load Balancing
7 23 (5.46%) Service Management
8 20 (4.75%) Network Architecture
9 18 (4.28%) Security Architecture
9 18 (4.28%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (4.04%) Change Control
11 15 (3.56%) Migration
11 15 (3.56%) Information Security
12 14 (3.33%) Data Security
12 14 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 13 (3.09%) WAN Optimisation
13 13 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.67%) SQL
2 66 (15.68%) Java
3 37 (8.79%) T-SQL
4 31 (7.36%) C#
5 28 (6.65%) Shell Script
6 27 (6.41%) Perl
7 20 (4.75%) C
8 19 (4.51%) Python
9 16 (3.80%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.33%) C++
11 12 (2.85%) PHP
11 12 (2.85%) Ruby
11 12 (2.85%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.66%) Jython
13 5 (1.19%) Tcl
13 5 (1.19%) Korn
14 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.71%) XPath
15 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 136 (32.30%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (19.48%) CCNA
3 68 (16.15%) CCNP
4 61 (14.49%) Degree
5 37 (8.79%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.46%) CCIE
7 14 (3.33%) CCSP
8 13 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.85%) JNCIA
9 12 (2.85%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.38%) CISSP
11 8 (1.90%) MCSE
11 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.19%) GCIA
13 5 (1.19%) GCIH
13 5 (1.19%) ISEB
13 5 (1.19%) MCITP
14 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (11.16%) SLA
3 39 (9.26%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.61%) COBIT
6 5 (1.19%) COSO
6 5 (1.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) BS25999
System Software
1 91 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (13.06%) vSphere
3 53 (12.59%) Hyper-V
4 46 (10.93%) Active Directory
5 28 (6.65%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (4.04%) vCloud
6 17 (4.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 13 (3.09%) Snort
8 8 (1.90%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.95%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.71%) Squid
10 3 (0.71%) Xen
10 3 (0.71%) UAG
10 3 (0.71%) KVM
10 3 (0.71%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.48%) Varnish
11 2 (0.48%) Nmap
11 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.48%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (4.28%) Zenoss
2 17 (4.04%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.61%) Tivoli
3 11 (2.61%) Plesk
4 9 (2.14%) cPanel
5 8 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.43%) Nagios
7 5 (1.19%) Capistrano
7 5 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.71%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.48%) Control-M
9 2 (0.48%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.48%) Puppet
9 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.48%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.48%) SCCM
9 2 (0.48%) Cacti
Vendors
1 182 (43.23%) Cisco
2 130 (30.88%) VMware
3 91 (21.62%) Juniper
4 83 (19.71%) Microsoft
5 78 (18.53%) F5
6 44 (10.45%) CheckPoint
7 38 (9.03%) HP
8 37 (8.79%) Oracle
9 32 (7.60%) Red Hat
10 30 (7.13%) SonicWALL
11 22 (5.23%) Telerik
12 20 (4.75%) Polycom
13 19 (4.51%) Symantec
14 18 (4.28%) Blue Coat
14 18 (4.28%) Dell
14 18 (4.28%) Fortinet
15 17 (4.04%) WatchGuard
16 15 (3.56%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.56%) Websense
17 14 (3.33%) Clearswift
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AQA
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum circa
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Company Bonus, Excellent Corporate Benefits, F
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Blue Fox
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Farnborough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago