The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 81 54 81
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs citing SSL 5 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.63% 3.63% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 17.28% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 9
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
SSL
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 191 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.55% 21.04% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 144 165 173
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SSL
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Southampton region.

SSL Salary Trend in Southampton

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
3 6 (75.00%) PKI
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) LDAP
4 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) IPX
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) TACACS
4 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
5 4 (50.00%) Fast Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) Frame Relay
5 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (50.00%) PPP
5 4 (50.00%) WLAN
5 4 (50.00%) ATM
5 4 (50.00%) ISDN
5 4 (50.00%) Multicast
5 4 (50.00%) DMVPN
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) LDAP
4 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 5 (62.50%) IPX
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
4 5 (62.50%) TACACS
4 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
5 4 (50.00%) Fast Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Websense