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

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 189 198 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSL 48 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 2.31% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 8
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £30,800 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
998 824 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.92% 15.73% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 853 640 961
Average salary £37,500 £35,657 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.16% -4.91%
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 17 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 17 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
Gloucestershire +8 15 £52,500 +81.03% 8
Bristol +5 15 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
Devon -20 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Somerset - 3 £42,500 -
Dorset -5 2 £42,500 -
Cornwall - 2 £22,750 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) Linux
3 38 (45.24%) TCP/IP
4 35 (41.67%) HTTP
5 31 (36.90%) VMware
6 27 (32.14%) VPN
7 25 (29.76%) DNS
7 25 (29.76%) Internet
7 25 (29.76%) Degree
8 24 (28.57%) IPsec
9 22 (26.19%) IPv4
9 22 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (26.19%) vSphere
10 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (23.81%) CCNP
11 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (22.62%) SMTP
13 18 (21.43%) Cisco
13 18 (21.43%) SQL
14 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
15 16 (19.05%) SAN
15 16 (19.05%) Firewall
15 16 (19.05%) Information Security
16 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
16 15 (17.86%) DHCP
16 15 (17.86%) FTP
16 15 (17.86%) Java
16 15 (17.86%) LDAP
16 15 (17.86%) PKI

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 11 (13.10%) IIS
2 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) Lync
3 7 (8.33%) Apache
4 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.24%) TCP/IP
2 35 (41.67%) HTTP
3 27 (32.14%) VPN
4 25 (29.76%) DNS
4 25 (29.76%) Internet
5 24 (28.57%) IPsec
6 22 (26.19%) IPv4
7 19 (22.62%) SMTP
8 16 (19.05%) SAN
8 16 (19.05%) Firewall
9 15 (17.86%) DHCP
9 15 (17.86%) FTP
9 15 (17.86%) LDAP
10 14 (16.67%) NAS
11 12 (14.29%) Network Security
12 11 (13.10%) Telnet
13 9 (10.71%) tcpdump
13 9 (10.71%) Wireshark
14 8 (9.52%) LAN
14 8 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) MySQL
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.33%) Military
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) UNIX Support
7 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
1 9 (10.71%) J2EE
1 9 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) PKI
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.38%) SCADA
4 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.19%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.05%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) Linux
3 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.48%) CentOS
5 10 (11.90%) UNIX
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Information Security
2 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.71%) Web Development
3 9 (10.71%) SIEM
3 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.33%) Time Management
5 7 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (7.14%) ITIL
6 6 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.95%) Network Design
7 5 (5.95%) DevOps
7 5 (5.95%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.95%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.76%) Analytics
8 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) SQL
2 15 (17.86%) Java
3 9 (10.71%) C
3 9 (10.71%) C++
4 7 (8.33%) C#
4 7 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.38%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Degree
2 22 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (23.81%) CCNP
5 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
6 13 (15.48%) DV Cleared
7 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 8 (9.52%) MCITP
9 4 (4.76%) GCIA
9 4 (4.76%) GCIH
10 2 (2.38%) MCP
10 2 (2.38%) MCSE
10 2 (2.38%) CCDP
11 1 (1.19%) LPIC
11 1 (1.19%) CCENT
11 1 (1.19%) CCNA
11 1 (1.19%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) vSphere
2 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (16.67%) vCloud
5 7 (8.33%) Snort
5 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) NFS
7 1 (1.19%) Squid
7 1 (1.19%) Xen
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) WSUS
3 2 (2.38%) Hyperic
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.19%) Netcool
4 1 (1.19%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) VMware
2 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.43%) Cisco
4 10 (11.90%) Juniper
5 8 (9.52%) IBM
6 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.14%) HP
7 6 (7.14%) Dell
7 6 (7.14%) Avaya
8 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.76%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (2.38%) F5
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle
11 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.38%) Apple
12 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.19%) IronPort
12 1 (1.19%) Cognizant
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