The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 210 204 192
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs citing SSL 35 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 2.83% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 25
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1099 1025 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.81% 17.29% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 926 804 775
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SSL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SSL Salary Trend in the South West

SSL
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SSL Salary Histogram in the South West

SSL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Gloucestershire -7 13 £41,250 -19.90% 3
Somerset +25 8 £35,000 +42.85%
Devon -5 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Bristol -12 5 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Cornwall - 1 £21,500 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 52 (55.32%) TCP/IP
2 46 (48.94%) Windows
3 45 (47.87%) VMware
4 38 (40.43%) Cisco
5 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
6 35 (37.23%) DNS
7 34 (36.17%) vSphere
8 33 (35.11%) HTTP
9 31 (32.98%) MS Exchange
10 30 (31.91%) Linux
10 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
11 27 (28.72%) WAN
11 27 (28.72%) LAN
11 27 (28.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (27.66%) VPN
13 25 (26.60%) HP
14 23 (24.47%) IPsec
14 23 (24.47%) Firewall
15 22 (23.40%) DHCP
15 22 (23.40%) IIS
16 21 (22.34%) WLAN
16 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (21.28%) Dell
17 20 (21.28%) IBM
17 20 (21.28%) Project Management
17 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (20.21%) SCCM
18 19 (20.21%) Degree
18 19 (20.21%) Migration
18 19 (20.21%) SAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 31 (32.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (23.40%) IIS
3 18 (19.15%) Lync
4 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) SaaS
2 5 (5.32%) PaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (55.32%) TCP/IP
2 35 (37.23%) DNS
3 33 (35.11%) HTTP
4 27 (28.72%) LAN
4 27 (28.72%) WAN
5 26 (27.66%) VPN
6 23 (24.47%) Firewall
6 23 (24.47%) IPsec
7 22 (23.40%) DHCP
8 21 (22.34%) WLAN
9 19 (20.21%) SAN
10 18 (19.15%) NAS
11 17 (18.09%) Internet
11 17 (18.09%) IPv4
12 16 (17.02%) FTP
13 14 (14.89%) LDAP
14 13 (13.83%) SMTP
14 13 (13.83%) Telnet
15 11 (11.70%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (10.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Network Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) UNIX Support
7 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Lead Network Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.19%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) HTML
1 2 (2.13%) J2EE
1 2 (2.13%) JSP
1 2 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.38%) PKI
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) iPhone
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (48.94%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) CentOS
3 13 (13.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.51%) UNIX
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) Android
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) Project Management
2 19 (20.21%) Migration
3 9 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (9.57%) DevOps
4 8 (8.51%) SIEM
4 8 (8.51%) Information Security
5 6 (6.38%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.38%) Security Hardening
6 5 (5.32%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (5.32%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (5.32%) Change Management
6 5 (5.32%) Network Design
6 5 (5.32%) Service Management
6 5 (5.32%) ITIL
7 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Perl
2 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.06%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (20.21%) Degree
4 18 (19.15%) MCITP
5 17 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (17.02%) CCNP
7 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.38%) GCIA
9 5 (5.32%) CCNA
10 3 (3.19%) CCSA
11 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.06%) GCIH
12 1 (1.06%) CCSE
12 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) vSphere
2 30 (31.91%) Active Directory
3 20 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.64%) vCloud
5 8 (8.51%) Snort
6 4 (4.26%) XenApp
7 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.13%) NFS
8 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.06%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.13%) Netcool
2 2 (2.13%) WSUS
2 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.13%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (47.87%) VMware
2 38 (40.43%) Cisco
3 37 (39.36%) Microsoft
4 25 (26.60%) HP
5 20 (21.28%) Dell
5 20 (21.28%) IBM
6 18 (19.15%) Avaya
7 17 (18.09%) CheckPoint
8 13 (13.83%) Juniper
9 9 (9.57%) Citrix
10 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.26%) Brocade
11 4 (4.26%) Nokia
12 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.13%) McAfee
13 2 (2.13%) Oracle
13 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
13 2 (2.13%) Riverbed
14 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.06%) F5
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Oracle
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago