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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 188 205 195
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing SSL 39 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 1.22% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 6
Average salary £42,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
993 823 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.14% 16.27% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 855 639 986
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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
Bristol +7 15 £43,750 -7.89%
Wiltshire - 8 £48,750 - 2
Gloucestershire -14 4 - -
Somerset - 4 £27,500 -
Dorset -3 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Devon -23 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Cornwall - 2 £22,750 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Linux
3 28 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 27 (35.06%) HTTP
4 27 (35.06%) VMware
5 26 (33.77%) Internet
5 26 (33.77%) VPN
6 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.87%) IPv4
7 23 (29.87%) IPsec
8 22 (28.57%) Degree
9 20 (25.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (25.97%) vSphere
10 19 (24.68%) PKI
11 18 (23.38%) Cisco
11 18 (23.38%) Java
12 17 (22.08%) CCNP
12 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
12 17 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (22.08%) DNS
12 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
13 16 (20.78%) Firewall
14 15 (19.48%) SAN
15 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
16 13 (16.88%) Information Security
16 13 (16.88%) SQL
16 13 (16.88%) HTML
16 13 (16.88%) XML
16 13 (16.88%) NAS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 12 (15.58%) IIS
2 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 8 (10.39%) Lync
4 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.60%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 27 (35.06%) HTTP
3 26 (33.77%) VPN
3 26 (33.77%) Internet
4 23 (29.87%) IPsec
4 23 (29.87%) IPv4
5 17 (22.08%) DNS
6 16 (20.78%) Firewall
7 15 (19.48%) SAN
8 13 (16.88%) NAS
9 9 (11.69%) LAN
9 9 (11.69%) WAN
10 8 (10.39%) SMTP
10 8 (10.39%) Network Security
10 8 (10.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (9.09%) Junos
11 7 (9.09%) WLAN
12 6 (7.79%) DHCP
12 6 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (6.49%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (12.99%) Military
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) UNIX Support
7 6 (7.79%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) IT Security Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Network Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) XML
1 13 (16.88%) HTML
2 12 (15.58%) J2EE
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) JSP
4 1 (1.30%) STL
4 1 (1.30%) SVG
4 1 (1.30%) Spring
4 1 (1.30%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.30%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) PKI
2 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 56 (72.73%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (14.29%) CentOS
5 10 (12.99%) UNIX
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 13 (16.88%) Information Security
3 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.29%) Web Development
4 11 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (12.99%) Time Management
6 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (9.09%) Project Management
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL
8 6 (7.79%) Migration
9 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.49%) Network Design
10 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.19%) Service Management
11 3 (3.90%) OO
11 3 (3.90%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.90%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Java
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 12 (15.58%) C++
3 12 (15.58%) C
4 11 (14.29%) Python
5 10 (12.99%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Degree
2 20 (25.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (22.08%) CCNP
4 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
7 8 (10.39%) MCITP
8 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.60%) CCDP
9 2 (2.60%) MCP
9 2 (2.60%) MCSE
10 1 (1.30%) LPIC
10 1 (1.30%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) vSphere
2 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) vCloud
4 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) NFS
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.60%) Xen
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) WSUS
3 3 (3.90%) Hyperic
3 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.30%) Netcool
4 1 (1.30%) Nagios
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) VMware
2 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 9 (11.69%) IBM
5 8 (10.39%) Juniper
6 7 (9.09%) Dell
7 6 (7.79%) Avaya
7 6 (7.79%) HP
8 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.90%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.60%) Apple
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle
10 2 (2.60%) F5
11 1 (1.30%) McAfee
11 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.30%) Cognizant
11 1 (1.30%) Altiris
11 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
Wareham, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cork, South West
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 12 days ago