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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 195 221 205
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 44 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 2.29% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 27
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,650 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1047 1179 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.29% 20.23% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1021 879
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +21 15 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Wiltshire +24 13 £43,500 +8.75%
Gloucestershire +7 13 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Dorset - 3 £67,500 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 77 (71.96%) Cisco
2 76 (71.03%) VPN
3 60 (56.07%) Juniper
4 58 (54.21%) VoIP
5 56 (52.34%) Firewall
6 55 (51.40%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (49.53%) Windows
8 51 (47.66%) DNS
9 48 (44.86%) Microsoft
10 47 (43.93%) VMware
11 46 (42.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (39.25%) Load Balancing
12 42 (39.25%) MPLS
13 41 (38.32%) Data Centre
14 37 (34.58%) Security Cleared
15 36 (33.64%) TCP/IP
15 36 (33.64%) WAN
15 36 (33.64%) Linux
16 35 (32.71%) Telecoms
17 33 (30.84%) MS Exchange
18 31 (28.97%) CCNA
18 31 (28.97%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (28.04%) ITIL
20 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (22.43%) LAN
21 24 (22.43%) Service Delivery
22 23 (21.50%) SMTP
23 21 (19.63%) SQL
24 20 (18.69%) Finance
24 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (30.84%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.02%) IIS
3 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.87%) Apache
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.87%) Moodle
6 2 (1.87%) Totara
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (71.03%) VPN
2 58 (54.21%) VoIP
3 56 (52.34%) Firewall
4 51 (47.66%) DNS
5 42 (39.25%) MPLS
6 36 (33.64%) TCP/IP
6 36 (33.64%) WAN
7 31 (28.97%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (22.43%) LAN
9 23 (21.50%) SMTP
10 20 (18.69%) Wireless
11 19 (17.76%) HTTP
12 17 (15.89%) Broadband
13 16 (14.95%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (14.02%) IPsec
14 15 (14.02%) OSPF
15 14 (13.08%) EIGRP
15 14 (13.08%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (12.15%) HSRP
17 12 (11.21%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) Big Data
2 13 (12.15%) MySQL
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.87%) git-flow
1 2 (1.87%) JIRA
1 2 (1.87%) Robot Framework
1 2 (1.87%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (32.71%) Telecoms
2 20 (18.69%) Finance
3 12 (11.21%) Multimedia
4 11 (10.28%) Retail
5 6 (5.61%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.02%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Consultant
2 14 (13.08%) Software Test Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Test Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (12.15%) Voice Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) IT Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.48%) Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Network Team Leader
6 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Support
7 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (5.61%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Network Specialist
7 6 (5.61%) Software Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) HTML
2 11 (10.28%) Spring
2 11 (10.28%) XML
3 8 (7.48%) REST
4 7 (6.54%) EJB
4 7 (6.54%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.54%) J2EE
5 5 (4.67%) CSS
5 5 (4.67%) JSON
6 4 (3.74%) .NET
6 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.74%) SOAP
7 3 (2.80%) Ajax
7 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.80%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.80%) CSS3
7 3 (2.80%) DOM
7 3 (2.80%) HTML5
7 3 (2.80%) React
8 2 (1.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.32%) Data Centre
2 25 (23.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (13.08%) Replication
4 13 (12.15%) PKI
5 12 (11.21%) Clustering
6 8 (7.48%) Cybercrime
6 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
7 7 (6.54%) iPhone
7 7 (6.54%) IVR
7 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.54%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.53%) Windows
2 36 (33.64%) Linux
3 17 (15.89%) Android
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.54%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.74%) Unix
9 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.87%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Load Balancing
2 30 (28.04%) ITIL
3 24 (22.43%) Service Delivery
4 20 (18.69%) Network Design
4 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
5 19 (17.76%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
6 17 (15.89%) Validation
7 15 (14.02%) Automated Testing
8 14 (13.08%) High Availability
8 14 (13.08%) TOGAF
9 13 (12.15%) Migration
10 12 (11.21%) Coaching
10 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.21%) Integration Testing
10 12 (11.21%) Problem Management
10 12 (11.21%) Server Building
11 10 (9.35%) ITIL V3
12 9 (8.41%) Reverse Engineering
12 9 (8.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 17 (15.89%) Python
3 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
4 10 (9.35%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.41%) C
5 9 (8.41%) C#
5 9 (8.41%) C++
5 9 (8.41%) Java
5 9 (8.41%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (51.40%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (34.58%) Security Cleared
3 31 (28.97%) CCNA
4 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
5 18 (16.82%) CCNP
6 15 (14.02%) Degree
6 15 (14.02%) MCSE
6 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (12.15%) CCDP
7 13 (12.15%) CCIE
8 12 (11.21%) MCITP
8 12 (11.21%) MCP
8 12 (11.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (11.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (8.41%) CCDA
9 9 (8.41%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.61%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (2.80%) CISSP
11 3 (2.80%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.80%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (42.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.21%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.67%) vSphere
5 2 (1.87%) Docker
5 2 (1.87%) Snort
5 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco UCCE
1 13 (12.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (11.21%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (3.74%) SCCM
5 3 (2.80%) TrustSec
6 2 (1.87%) Puppet
6 2 (1.87%) Salt
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (71.96%) Cisco
2 60 (56.07%) Juniper
3 48 (44.86%) Microsoft
4 47 (43.93%) VMware
5 15 (14.02%) CheckPoint
5 15 (14.02%) HP
6 14 (13.08%) SonicWALL
7 13 (12.15%) Symantec
7 13 (12.15%) Veeam
8 12 (11.21%) Dell
8 12 (11.21%) Draytek
8 12 (11.21%) ProCurve
8 12 (11.21%) Veritas
8 12 (11.21%) WatchGuard
8 12 (11.21%) ZyXEL
9 10 (9.35%) Intel Security
10 9 (8.41%) F5
10 9 (8.41%) Intel
11 7 (6.54%) Aruba
12 6 (5.61%) Palo Alto
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