The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 422 456 409
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -47
Permanent jobs citing SSL 639 667 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 3.65% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 518 553 584
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
16248 18278 21090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.71% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13439 15159 16659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,069
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 595 £47,500 - 74
London -20 177 £60,000 +9.09% 24
South East +24 174 £45,000 - 14
West Midlands +50 60 £43,250 -11.28% 4
Hampshire +48 58 £45,000 - 5
Surrey +59 53 £35,000 -2.77% 2
South West +28 48 £43,500 -8.42% 8
North West +16 47 £42,500 -2.85% 7
East of England +3 46 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Birmingham +23 44 £52,500 -4.54% 2
City of London +35 34 £55,000 - 7
Berkshire -52 34 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Reading -18 31 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Manchester +8 28 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Basingstoke 0 23 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Yorkshire +3 22 £35,000 -10.25% 7
Wales - 20 £45,000 -
South Wales - 20 £45,000 -
East Midlands +6 18 £48,750 +24.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 17 £47,000 +7.42% 3
Cambridge +16 17 £47,000 +7.42% 3
Egham - 17 £28,000 - 1
Wiltshire +19 16 £43,500 -8.42% 3
Gloucestershire +11 16 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Bristol +12 15 £42,500 -5.55%
Chippenham +9 14 £43,500 +8.75%
Southampton +6 14 £33,750 +35.00% 1
Staffordshire - 14 £34,500 -
Scotland +12 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 12 £35,000 -

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SSL.

1 633 (47.74%) Firewall
2 518 (39.06%) Linux
3 493 (37.18%) VPN
4 441 (33.26%) DNS
4 441 (33.26%) Cisco
5 426 (32.13%) Windows
6 376 (28.36%) TCP/IP
7 340 (25.64%) HTTP
8 298 (22.47%) WAN
9 284 (21.42%) VMware
10 278 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
11 269 (20.29%) Finance
12 257 (19.38%) SQL
13 249 (18.78%) IPsec
14 241 (18.17%) ITIL
15 237 (17.87%) LAN
16 236 (17.80%) Active Directory
17 235 (17.72%) Microsoft
18 229 (17.27%) Juniper
19 223 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
20 211 (15.91%) Java
21 209 (15.76%) MPLS
22 205 (15.46%) Load Balancing
23 204 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
23 204 (15.38%) Unix
24 203 (15.31%) CCNP
25 201 (15.16%) Wireless
26 193 (14.56%) Python
26 193 (14.56%) Data Centre
27 191 (14.40%) SQL Server

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 183 (13.80%) Apache
2 166 (12.52%) IIS
3 110 (8.30%) MS Exchange
4 86 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 82 (6.18%) nginx
6 71 (5.35%) WebSphere
7 68 (5.13%) WebLogic
8 55 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 55 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 54 (4.07%) JBoss
10 46 (3.47%) CMS
11 39 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 31 (2.34%) SharePoint
14 26 (1.96%) OpenStack
15 23 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
16 22 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
17 18 (1.36%) Apache Spark
18 17 (1.28%) SAS
19 16 (1.21%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 124 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 53 (4.00%) MS Office
3 25 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.30%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.15%) Windchill
8 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.68%) Magento
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.075%) Documaker
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.075%) Line 50
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.075%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.70%) SaaS
4 38 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.11%) Office 365
6 27 (2.04%) Sage Pay
7 17 (1.28%) IaaS
8 14 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (1.06%) SoftLayer
8 14 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
9 13 (0.98%) PaaS
10 11 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.45%) GitHub
14 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.23%) Route 53
16 2 (0.15%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 633 (47.74%) Firewall
2 493 (37.18%) VPN
3 441 (33.26%) DNS
4 376 (28.36%) TCP/IP
5 340 (25.64%) HTTP
6 298 (22.47%) WAN
7 249 (18.78%) IPsec
8 237 (17.87%) LAN
9 209 (15.76%) MPLS
10 204 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
11 201 (15.16%) Wireless
12 189 (14.25%) OSPF
13 185 (13.95%) Network Security
14 177 (13.35%) VoIP
15 175 (13.20%) BGP
16 142 (10.71%) DHCP
17 123 (9.28%) EIGRP
18 106 (7.99%) Cisco Nexus
19 104 (7.84%) SAN
20 103 (7.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 146 (11.01%) MySQL
3 60 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 33 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 30 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 28 (2.11%) DB2
9 25 (1.89%) Big Data
9 25 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.73%) Redis
11 21 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (1.36%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.36%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.98%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 94 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 26 (1.96%) Selenium
4 24 (1.81%) Visual Studio
5 21 (1.58%) JIRA
6 20 (1.51%) Introscope
7 18 (1.36%) Cucumber
8 17 (1.28%) Subversion
9 16 (1.21%) Vagrant
10 15 (1.13%) Ant
11 9 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.60%) JUnit
13 7 (0.53%) Gerrit
13 7 (0.53%) Gradle
13 7 (0.53%) HP UFT
13 7 (0.53%) Maven
13 7 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 269 (20.29%) Finance
2 102 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 85 (6.41%) Banking
4 65 (4.90%) Retail
5 23 (1.73%) Publishing
6 21 (1.58%) Marketing
7 20 (1.51%) Electronics
7 20 (1.51%) Retail Banking
8 18 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.36%) Legal
9 15 (1.13%) Military
10 13 (0.98%) Games
10 13 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.68%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.38%) Advertising
12 5 (0.38%) Law
12 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.38%) Welsh Language
13 4 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 238 (17.95%) Network Engineer
2 153 (11.54%) Developer
3 134 (10.11%) Analyst
4 118 (8.90%) Security Engineer
5 108 (8.14%) Consultant
6 91 (6.86%) Administrator
7 84 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 81 (6.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 80 (6.03%) Architect
10 75 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 73 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
12 57 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
13 49 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
14 46 (3.47%) Applications Support
14 46 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
16 41 (3.09%) Technical Consultant
17 37 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
17 37 (2.79%) Team Leader
18 33 (2.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (11.61%) HTML
2 151 (11.39%) Web Services
3 139 (10.48%) XML
4 110 (8.30%) CSS
5 105 (7.92%) SOAP
6 100 (7.54%) .NET
7 84 (6.33%) LAMP
8 82 (6.18%) Middleware
9 74 (5.58%) Ajax
10 64 (4.83%) ASP.NET
11 62 (4.68%) JSON
12 59 (4.45%) REST
13 56 (4.22%) Spring
14 50 (3.77%) LEMP Stack
15 49 (3.70%) J2EE
16 40 (3.02%) jQuery
17 33 (2.49%) HTML5
18 32 (2.41%) AngularJS
19 30 (2.26%) .NET Framework
20 29 (2.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 193 (14.56%) Data Centre
2 122 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (8.37%) PKI
4 84 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 76 (5.73%) Management Information System
6 73 (5.51%) Clustering
7 56 (4.22%) Cryptography
8 38 (2.87%) Replication
9 29 (2.19%) Virtual Team
10 27 (2.04%) iPad
11 25 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 25 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.73%) Blackberry
12 23 (1.73%) DataPower
12 23 (1.73%) Statistics
13 21 (1.58%) User Experience
14 17 (1.28%) Driving Licence
15 16 (1.21%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.13%) Fintech
17 13 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 518 (39.06%) Linux
2 426 (32.13%) Windows
3 204 (15.38%) Unix
4 148 (11.16%) Windows Server
5 100 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (4.07%) CentOS
10 48 (3.62%) Android
11 43 (3.24%) Windows 7
12 37 (2.79%) AIX
13 36 (2.71%) Solaris
14 33 (2.49%) SUSE
15 28 (2.11%) Ubuntu
16 24 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
17 23 (1.73%) Apple iOS
18 21 (1.58%) Windows Phone
18 21 (1.58%) Windows XP
19 18 (1.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (18.17%) ITIL
2 205 (15.46%) Load Balancing
3 184 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (9.05%) High Availability
5 107 (8.07%) Information Security
6 98 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 89 (6.71%) Service Delivery
8 88 (6.64%) DevOps
9 83 (6.26%) Presales
10 78 (5.88%) SIEM
11 76 (5.73%) Network Design
12 70 (5.28%) Analytics
13 68 (5.13%) OO
14 67 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 64 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (4.83%) Project Management
16 61 (4.60%) MVC
17 60 (4.52%) Change Management
17 60 (4.52%) Penetration Testing
17 60 (4.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 257 (19.38%) SQL
2 211 (15.91%) Java
3 193 (14.56%) Python
4 170 (12.82%) Perl
5 146 (11.01%) Bash Shell
6 127 (9.58%) JavaScript
7 108 (8.14%) PHP
8 92 (6.94%) C
8 92 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 92 (6.94%) Shell Script
9 86 (6.49%) C#
10 85 (6.41%) C++
11 75 (5.66%) Ruby
12 52 (3.92%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.73%) VC++
14 22 (1.66%) Jython
15 21 (1.58%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.36%) Korn
17 16 (1.21%) XPath
18 14 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 278 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 203 (15.31%) CCNP
3 178 (13.42%) Degree
4 129 (9.73%) CCNA
5 118 (8.90%) Security Cleared
6 109 (8.22%) CISSP
7 78 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 66 (4.98%) CISM
9 52 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (3.54%) CCIE
11 39 (2.94%) GIAC
11 39 (2.94%) MCSE
12 38 (2.87%) CEH
13 34 (2.56%) SANS
14 25 (1.89%) RHCE
15 22 (1.66%) JNCIA
16 21 (1.58%) CompTIA Security+
16 21 (1.58%) Security+ Certification
17 19 (1.43%) JNCIP
17 19 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.62%) PCI DSS
2 82 (6.18%) SLA
3 61 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (2.49%) QA
5 21 (1.58%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.90%) HIPAA
7 11 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (0.75%) COBIT
9 9 (0.68%) ISO 8583
9 9 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.23%) FIPS 140-2
10 3 (0.23%) ISO13485
10 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.075%) DICOM
12 1 (0.075%) HL7
12 1 (0.075%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.075%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.075%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 236 (17.80%) Active Directory
2 223 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.09%) Docker
5 28 (2.11%) vSphere
6 22 (1.66%) Terminal Services
6 22 (1.66%) Xen
7 20 (1.51%) Snort
7 20 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (1.28%) Sendmail
9 16 (1.21%) Firmware
10 15 (1.13%) qmail
10 15 (1.13%) vCloud
10 15 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (1.06%) Squid
11 14 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.75%) Postfix
12 10 (0.75%) XenApp
13 9 (0.68%) iptables
13 9 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 102 (7.69%) Puppet
2 65 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 52 (3.92%) Nagios
5 47 (3.54%) Backup Exec
6 34 (2.56%) Ansible
7 33 (2.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 32 (2.41%) SCOM
9 27 (2.04%) Cacti
10 26 (1.96%) SCCM
11 25 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
12 24 (1.81%) logstash
12 24 (1.81%) Salt
13 21 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
13 21 (1.58%) NetBackup
14 20 (1.51%) Tivoli
15 19 (1.43%) HAProxy
16 16 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
17 14 (1.06%) ZABBIX
18 13 (0.98%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 441 (33.26%) Cisco
2 284 (21.42%) VMware
3 235 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 229 (17.27%) Juniper
5 185 (13.95%) F5
6 136 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 127 (9.58%) Oracle
8 115 (8.67%) Palo Alto
9 99 (7.47%) HP
10 92 (6.94%) IBM
11 63 (4.75%) Red Hat
12 60 (4.52%) Citrix
13 58 (4.37%) Symantec
14 50 (3.77%) SolarWinds
15 47 (3.54%) SonicWALL
16 46 (3.47%) Dell
17 45 (3.39%) Splunk
18 41 (3.09%) Veeam
19 35 (2.64%) Brocade
20 33 (2.49%) CA
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago