The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 368 425 380
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -45
Permanent jobs citing SSL 789 558 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 2.98% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 584 465 548
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL within the UK.

SSL Salary Trend in the UK

SSL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

SSL Salary Histogram in the UK

SSL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England +62 752 £45,000 -5.26% 61
London +76 333 £50,000 - 31
South East +30 199 £42,000 -6.66% 18
City of London +37 93 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Berkshire +29 66 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +22 61 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire +9 58 £41,500 +18.57% 5
South West +13 41 £43,750 -27.08% 2
Surrey -17 41 £33,750 -32.50% 6
East Midlands +4 39 £43,750 +16.66%
Nottingham +20 36 £45,000 +20.00%
Nottinghamshire +19 36 £45,000 +20.00%
Basingstoke +12 31 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West -50 29 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Reading +11 26 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -9 24 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Slough +24 23 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Yorkshire -38 23 £40,000 -6.43% 3
Birmingham +10 19 £65,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire +11 18 £53,750 +27.21% 1
Scotland -14 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol +8 16 £47,500 -
Ipswich +20 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Suffolk +20 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire -4 15 £46,000 -5.64% 2
West Yorkshire -27 14 £42,500 +36.00% 3
Manchester -33 14 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Leeds -17 13 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -6 12 £45,000 +104.54%
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £49,000 - 2

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 676 (41.60%) Firewall
2 659 (40.55%) Windows
3 632 (38.89%) Linux
4 603 (37.11%) DNS
5 589 (36.25%) TCP/IP
6 574 (35.32%) VPN
7 557 (34.28%) Cisco
8 452 (27.82%) HTTP
9 413 (25.42%) VMware
10 342 (21.05%) Juniper
11 335 (20.62%) Finance
12 313 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 291 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
14 285 (17.54%) Microsoft
15 279 (17.17%) Java
16 278 (17.11%) Active Directory
17 276 (16.98%) Apache
18 272 (16.74%) SQL
19 262 (16.12%) WAN
20 261 (16.06%) CheckPoint
21 259 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
22 250 (15.38%) UNIX
23 248 (15.26%) IPsec
24 244 (15.02%) MySQL
25 239 (14.71%) LDAP
26 237 (14.58%) Internet
27 235 (14.46%) Load Balancing
28 214 (13.17%) IIS
29 213 (13.11%) DHCP
29 213 (13.11%) F5

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 276 (16.98%) Apache
2 214 (13.17%) IIS
3 190 (11.69%) Tomcat
4 167 (10.28%) MS Exchange
5 117 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 114 (7.02%) WebSphere
7 79 (4.86%) SharePoint
8 74 (4.55%) Lync
9 51 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 50 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 50 (3.08%) WebLogic
11 46 (2.83%) nginx
12 40 (2.46%) Drupal
13 30 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
14 27 (1.66%) WordPress
15 26 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
15 26 (1.60%) CMS
16 22 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
17 21 (1.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 141 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.23%) MS Office
3 39 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.43%) MS Project
5 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.062%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (1.48%) Magento
3 10 (0.62%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.62%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.62%) Eikon
3 10 (0.62%) Summit
3 10 (0.62%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.62%) RMDS
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.12%) SunGard AvantGard
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.062%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.062%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.37%) SaaS
2 34 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (1.42%) Office 365
5 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
8 13 (0.80%) GitHub
9 10 (0.62%) IaaS
10 9 (0.55%) Joyent
11 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.43%) PaaS
13 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.062%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.062%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.062%) Route 53
15 1 (0.062%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 676 (41.60%) Firewall
2 603 (37.11%) DNS
3 589 (36.25%) TCP/IP
4 574 (35.32%) VPN
5 452 (27.82%) HTTP
6 262 (16.12%) WAN
7 248 (15.26%) IPsec
8 239 (14.71%) LDAP
9 237 (14.58%) Internet
10 213 (13.11%) DHCP
11 212 (13.05%) Network Security
12 211 (12.98%) LAN
13 209 (12.86%) SMTP
14 195 (12.00%) BGP
15 168 (10.34%) SAN
16 164 (10.09%) OSPF
17 153 (9.42%) MPLS
18 137 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
18 137 (8.43%) SSH
19 131 (8.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (15.02%) MySQL
2 184 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 70 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 68 (4.18%) MongoDB
5 57 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 41 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 30 (1.85%) Redis
9 29 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 28 (1.72%) MariaDB
11 24 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.29%) DB2
13 14 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.80%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.68%) Riak
16 9 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 121 (7.45%) Subversion
2 87 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 78 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 71 (4.37%) Eclipse
5 68 (4.18%) Hudson
6 64 (3.94%) JDeveloper
7 45 (2.77%) JIRA
8 44 (2.71%) Maven
9 28 (1.72%) Ant
10 25 (1.54%) Xcode
11 15 (0.92%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (0.86%) JUnit
12 14 (0.86%) JProfiler
12 14 (0.86%) YourKit
13 12 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
13 12 (0.74%) CruiseControl
14 8 (0.49%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.49%) JMeter
14 8 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 335 (20.62%) Finance
2 100 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 71 (4.37%) Banking
4 64 (3.94%) Retail
5 52 (3.20%) Games
6 37 (2.28%) Advertising
7 30 (1.85%) Law
8 28 (1.72%) Publishing
9 24 (1.48%) Marketing
10 19 (1.17%) Military
11 13 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.80%) Back Office
12 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.49%) Legal
15 7 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.31%) French Language
16 5 (0.31%) German Language
17 4 (0.25%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 298 (18.34%) Network Engineer
2 176 (10.83%) Developer
3 143 (8.80%) Analyst
4 140 (8.62%) Administrator
5 125 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 118 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 106 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 83 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 77 (4.74%) Consultant
10 75 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
11 74 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
12 71 (4.37%) Architect
13 70 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
14 59 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
15 51 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
16 43 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support
17 41 (2.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 40 (2.46%) Network Analyst
19 38 (2.34%) Technical Support
19 38 (2.34%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (11.20%) XML
2 181 (11.14%) HTML
3 160 (9.85%) CSS
4 131 (8.06%) Web Services
5 124 (7.63%) Middleware
6 91 (5.60%) SOAP
7 90 (5.54%) .NET
8 82 (5.05%) J2EE
9 75 (4.62%) LAMP
10 74 (4.55%) HTML5
11 64 (3.94%) Oracle Fusion
12 61 (3.75%) REST
13 58 (3.57%) ASP.NET
14 53 (3.26%) CSS3
15 49 (3.02%) jQuery
16 48 (2.95%) JSON
16 48 (2.95%) MSMQ
17 46 (2.83%) Ajax
18 42 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
18 42 (2.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.77%) Clustering
2 102 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 78 (4.80%) PKI
4 75 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 66 (4.06%) Open Source
6 46 (2.83%) Blackberry
7 39 (2.40%) SecurID
8 27 (1.66%) Cryptography
9 24 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.48%) EMV
10 23 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.17%) iPhone
11 19 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.17%) Firmware
12 18 (1.11%) Replication
13 17 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.98%) EFT
14 16 (0.98%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.80%) Device Driver
16 10 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 659 (40.55%) Windows
2 632 (38.89%) Linux
3 259 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 250 (15.38%) UNIX
5 162 (9.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 139 (8.55%) CentOS
7 114 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 103 (6.34%) Windows 7
9 83 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 67 (4.12%) Solaris
12 55 (3.38%) AIX
13 35 (2.15%) Windows Vista
14 31 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (1.29%) Android
15 21 (1.29%) zOS
16 20 (1.23%) Apple iOS
17 18 (1.11%) Windows 8
18 17 (1.05%) Mac OS
18 17 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (14.46%) Load Balancing
2 192 (11.82%) ITIL
3 140 (8.62%) Software Engineering
4 121 (7.45%) SOA
5 105 (6.46%) Network Management
6 96 (5.91%) Scrum
7 95 (5.85%) Service Management
8 91 (5.60%) E-Commerce
9 89 (5.48%) MVC
10 86 (5.29%) DevOps
11 85 (5.23%) Information Security
12 78 (4.80%) Project Management
13 73 (4.49%) Change Management
14 71 (4.37%) Configuration Management
15 70 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
15 70 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
16 68 (4.18%) Network Design
17 67 (4.12%) Migration
18 63 (3.88%) Incident Management
19 61 (3.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 279 (17.17%) Java
2 272 (16.74%) SQL
3 160 (9.85%) JavaScript
4 144 (8.86%) PHP
5 141 (8.68%) Perl
6 96 (5.91%) C#
7 78 (4.80%) Ruby
7 78 (4.80%) Bash Shell
8 73 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 72 (4.43%) Python
10 71 (4.37%) C
11 69 (4.25%) Shell Script
12 62 (3.82%) C++
13 43 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.23%) ActionScript
16 15 (0.92%) ABAP
17 14 (0.86%) VB
17 14 (0.86%) Embedded C++
18 12 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 291 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (12.55%) Degree
3 199 (12.25%) CCNP
4 163 (10.03%) CCNA
5 130 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 105 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (3.82%) MCSE
8 52 (3.20%) CISSP
8 52 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (3.02%) SC Cleared
10 40 (2.46%) CCSE
10 40 (2.46%) CCSA
11 34 (2.09%) CCIE
12 33 (2.03%) MCITP
13 27 (1.66%) RHCE
14 26 (1.60%) MCTS
15 22 (1.35%) CCSP
15 22 (1.35%) MCP
16 21 (1.29%) MCSA
16 21 (1.29%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.65%) SLA
2 47 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.85%) QA
5 28 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.80%) COBIT
7 5 (0.31%) COSO
7 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) BS7799
10 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 313 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 278 (17.11%) Active Directory
3 142 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 118 (7.26%) vSphere
5 50 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (2.71%) UAG
7 40 (2.46%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.28%) NFS
9 29 (1.78%) KVM
10 27 (1.66%) vCloud
10 27 (1.66%) ProxySG
11 26 (1.60%) Terminal Services
11 26 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
12 19 (1.17%) Xen
13 18 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 18 (1.11%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.92%) Snort
14 15 (0.92%) Varnish
15 14 (0.86%) DFS Replication
16 13 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 109 (6.71%) Puppet
2 98 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (4.18%) WSUS
4 56 (3.45%) Nagios
5 53 (3.26%) HP NNM
6 51 (3.14%) CiscoWorks
7 50 (3.08%) Backup Exec
8 49 (3.02%) SCOM
9 41 (2.52%) Cacti
10 35 (2.15%) SCCM
11 34 (2.09%) Vagrant
12 27 (1.66%) FortiGate
13 26 (1.60%) Zenoss
14 25 (1.54%) Tivoli
15 24 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (0.98%) Plesk
17 15 (0.92%) ZABBIX
17 15 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
18 13 (0.80%) Munin
19 11 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 557 (34.28%) Cisco
2 413 (25.42%) VMware
3 342 (21.05%) Juniper
4 285 (17.54%) Microsoft
5 261 (16.06%) CheckPoint
6 213 (13.11%) F5
7 174 (10.71%) Oracle
8 157 (9.66%) HP
9 135 (8.31%) Red Hat
10 104 (6.40%) Citrix
11 87 (5.35%) Blue Coat
12 74 (4.55%) IBM
13 62 (3.82%) JBoss
14 53 (3.26%) Symantec
15 42 (2.58%) Dell
15 42 (2.58%) Fortinet
15 42 (2.58%) LogRhythm
16 40 (2.46%) Brocade
17 37 (2.28%) McAfee
17 37 (2.28%) NetApp
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Mblox
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £64,000 to £68,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Salary: £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago