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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 172 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -1
Permanent jobs citing SSL 67 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 3.12% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 60 22 14
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,400 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1022 929 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 15.93% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 872 709 1032
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £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 29 December 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 29 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
Gloucestershire +21 33 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Bristol +4 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Wiltshire +3 9 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Devon +1 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Dorset -19 2 £38,000 -10.58%
Somerset - 2 £34,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 60 (54.05%) TCP/IP
3 57 (51.35%) Linux
4 50 (45.05%) HTTP
5 49 (44.14%) VMware
6 46 (41.44%) DNS
7 40 (36.04%) Cisco
8 37 (33.33%) DHCP
9 33 (29.73%) Firewall
10 32 (28.83%) FTP
11 31 (27.93%) VPN
12 30 (27.03%) LDAP
12 30 (27.03%) Information Security
12 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
13 29 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (26.13%) SQL
14 28 (25.23%) Degree
15 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
15 27 (24.32%) SMTP
15 27 (24.32%) Telnet
16 26 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (22.52%) Internet
17 25 (22.52%) IPsec
18 24 (21.62%) CCNP
19 23 (20.72%) IPv4
19 23 (20.72%) CheckPoint
20 22 (19.82%) Juniper
20 22 (19.82%) SAN
20 22 (19.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (19.82%) vSphere

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 15 (13.51%) IIS
1 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.11%) Apache
2 9 (8.11%) Lync
3 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 60 (54.05%) TCP/IP
2 50 (45.05%) HTTP
3 46 (41.44%) DNS
4 37 (33.33%) DHCP
5 33 (29.73%) Firewall
6 32 (28.83%) FTP
7 31 (27.93%) VPN
8 30 (27.03%) LDAP
9 27 (24.32%) SMTP
9 27 (24.32%) Telnet
10 25 (22.52%) IPsec
10 25 (22.52%) Internet
11 23 (20.72%) IPv4
12 22 (19.82%) SAN
13 19 (17.12%) NAS
14 17 (15.32%) Network Security
15 12 (10.81%) LAN
15 12 (10.81%) WAN
16 11 (9.91%) WLAN
17 10 (9.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Military
4 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Lead Network Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) UNIX Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) UNIX Support
7 9 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Windows Server Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) IT Security Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) HTML
1 12 (10.81%) XML
2 6 (5.41%) J2EE
3 4 (3.60%) JSP
4 3 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) PKI
2 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Smartcard
3 3 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.80%) SCADA
4 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.16%) Windows
2 57 (51.35%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.71%) CentOS
5 12 (10.81%) UNIX
6 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Information Security
2 17 (15.32%) Network Architecture
3 12 (10.81%) SIEM
4 11 (9.91%) DevOps
5 10 (9.01%) ITIL
5 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.11%) Cyber Security
7 8 (7.21%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.31%) Migration
9 6 (5.41%) Service Management
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.41%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.41%) Time Management
9 6 (5.41%) Performance Management
9 6 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (4.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) SQL
2 13 (11.71%) Java
3 11 (9.91%) C++
4 10 (9.01%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.21%) Perl
5 8 (7.21%) C
6 6 (5.41%) C#
6 6 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.23%) Degree
3 26 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (21.62%) CCNP
5 22 (19.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
6 17 (15.32%) DV Cleared
7 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (8.11%) MCITP
9 6 (5.41%) CCNA
10 5 (4.50%) GCIA
10 5 (4.50%) GCIH
11 3 (2.70%) MCP
11 3 (2.70%) MCSE
12 2 (1.80%) CCDP
12 2 (1.80%) CCSA
13 1 (0.90%) CCIE
13 1 (0.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (19.82%) vSphere
3 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 13 (11.71%) vCloud
5 8 (7.21%) Snort
6 6 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.41%) NFS
7 2 (1.80%) XenApp
8 1 (0.90%) Xen
8 1 (0.90%) Firmware
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) SCCM
2 6 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.41%) WSUS
2 6 (5.41%) Hyperic
3 5 (4.50%) Netcool
4 4 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (44.14%) VMware
2 40 (36.04%) Cisco
3 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.72%) CheckPoint
5 22 (19.82%) Juniper
6 15 (13.51%) IBM
7 13 (11.71%) Dell
8 12 (10.81%) HP
9 9 (8.11%) Avaya
10 6 (5.41%) Oracle
10 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.50%) LogRhythm
12 4 (3.60%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.60%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.60%) McAfee
12 4 (3.60%) Business Objects
13 3 (2.70%) Brocade
13 3 (2.70%) Nokia
13 3 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
14 2 (1.80%) Apple
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