The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 198 179 195
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 27 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.76% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 3.92% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 18
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £39,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SSL
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Gloucestershire +18 10 £51,500 +37.33% 1
Dorset -6 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Wiltshire -10 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Devon -11 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Somerset -12 1 - -
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England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (63.27%) Windows
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) HTTP
3 22 (44.90%) Firewall
4 21 (42.86%) Java
4 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
6 18 (36.73%) VPN
6 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
7 17 (34.69%) Degree
8 16 (32.65%) C
8 16 (32.65%) C++
9 15 (30.61%) PKI
10 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 14 (28.57%) HTML
10 14 (28.57%) IPv4
10 14 (28.57%) VMware
11 13 (26.53%) Web Development
12 12 (24.49%) Network Security
12 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) IPsec
12 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
12 12 (24.49%) J2EE
13 11 (22.45%) DNS
13 11 (22.45%) Python
13 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
14 10 (20.41%) SNMP
14 10 (20.41%) Cisco
14 10 (20.41%) Information Security
14 10 (20.41%) Network Monitoring

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) Confluence
4 3 (6.12%) GlassFish
4 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.04%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) HTTP
2 22 (44.90%) Firewall
3 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
4 18 (36.73%) VPN
5 14 (28.57%) IPv4
6 12 (24.49%) Network Security
6 12 (24.49%) IPsec
7 11 (22.45%) DNS
8 10 (20.41%) SNMP
9 9 (18.37%) DHCP
10 8 (16.33%) Internet
11 7 (14.29%) NAS
12 6 (12.24%) IPv6
12 6 (12.24%) tcpdump
12 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
13 5 (10.20%) OSPF
13 5 (10.20%) FTP
13 5 (10.20%) LDAP
13 5 (10.20%) SMTP
14 4 (8.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) Maven
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
3 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.08%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
5 1 (2.04%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.04%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 9 (18.37%) Military
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Network Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Network Support
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) J2EE
3 8 (16.33%) XML
4 6 (12.24%) STL
4 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 6 (12.24%) Ajax
4 6 (12.24%) Dojo
4 6 (12.24%) jQuery
4 6 (12.24%) MooTools
5 5 (10.20%) JSP
6 3 (6.12%) JPA
6 3 (6.12%) JSF
6 3 (6.12%) JSTL
6 3 (6.12%) Servlets
6 3 (6.12%) EJB
7 2 (4.08%) .NET
7 2 (4.08%) Java SE
7 2 (4.08%) Java EE
7 2 (4.08%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (2.04%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) PKI
2 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 6 (12.24%) Device Driver
4 6 (12.24%) SCADA
5 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.08%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) Xbox
7 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
7 1 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
2 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 13 (26.53%) Web Development
4 10 (20.41%) Information Security
4 10 (20.41%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.33%) Time Management
7 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 7 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) UML
8 6 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance
8 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
8 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.16%) BCP
9 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) C
2 16 (32.65%) C++
3 11 (22.45%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) Assembly Language
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) Degree
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.20%) CCNA
4 4 (8.16%) HND
5 3 (6.12%) CEH
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) WAI
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.16%) Samba
5 2 (4.08%) NFS
5 2 (4.08%) Xen
5 2 (4.08%) Varnish
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) Hyperic
3 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) NetApp
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) JBoss
6 4 (8.16%) McAfee
6 4 (8.16%) Juniper
6 4 (8.16%) Infoblox
7 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.12%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Websense
8 2 (4.08%) Altiris
8 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.08%) Google
8 2 (4.08%) Facebook
8 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.08%) Riverbed