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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
Rank 465 385 424
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +39
Permanent jobs citing SSL 448 793 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 4.59% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 343 636 623
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
13610 17281 19454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 17.14% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11107 14325 15685
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -78 422 £50,000 +11.11% 67
London -16 160 £57,500 +9.52% 28
South East -26 117 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Berkshire -5 52 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South West -4 37 £42,500 -6.59% 6
City of London +15 31 £60,000 +33.33% 10
East of England -68 30 £60,000 +25.39% 6
Reading +25 29 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands +22 29 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Hampshire +47 28 £50,000 +33.33% 5
North West -1 25 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Hertfordshire -18 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 17 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Birmingham +15 15 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Leeds +5 15 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Yorkshire -5 15 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Manchester -33 14 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Bristol -11 13 £40,000 -21.95% 6
Hatfield +23 12 £65,000 -
Basingstoke +15 12 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Kent +22 11 £50,000 +27.38%
Scotland +10 9 £40,250 +0.62% 2
West Sussex -1 8 £33,750 -25.00%
Edinburgh -6 8 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands -6 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Gloucestershire -14 8 £52,500 +27.27%
South Wales +16 7 £40,000 -3.61%
Wales +12 7 £40,000 -3.61%
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £38,500 -12.50%
Croydon - 7 £53,000 -

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 511 (46.37%) Firewall
2 483 (43.83%) Linux
3 389 (35.30%) DNS
4 374 (33.94%) TCP/IP
5 361 (32.76%) VPN
6 357 (32.40%) Cisco
7 346 (31.40%) Windows
8 295 (26.77%) VMware
9 279 (25.32%) SQL
10 265 (24.05%) Unix
11 262 (23.77%) HTTP
12 244 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 236 (21.42%) Java
13 236 (21.42%) Finance
14 209 (18.97%) Oracle
15 200 (18.15%) IPsec
16 193 (17.51%) Data Centre
17 186 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
18 180 (16.33%) Active Directory
18 180 (16.33%) LAN
19 179 (16.24%) SQL Server
20 175 (15.88%) Microsoft
21 171 (15.52%) WAN
22 168 (15.25%) XML
23 166 (15.06%) CheckPoint
24 161 (14.61%) ITIL
25 150 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
26 149 (13.52%) HTML
27 143 (12.98%) IIS
27 143 (12.98%) Degree

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
1 143 (12.98%) IIS
2 141 (12.79%) Apache
3 87 (7.89%) JBoss
4 84 (7.62%) Tomcat
5 78 (7.08%) WebSphere
6 74 (6.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 63 (5.72%) WebLogic
8 44 (3.99%) CMS
9 43 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (3.72%) nginx
11 40 (3.63%) Oracle Service Bus
12 37 (3.36%) MS Exchange
13 31 (2.81%) SharePoint
14 23 (2.09%) OpenStack
15 21 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (0.91%) lighttpd
19 9 (0.82%) Drupal
19 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 112 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.81%) MS Office
3 14 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) InDesign
8 1 (0.091%) MS Project
8 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.54%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.27%) Eikon
4 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.18%) RMDS
5 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.091%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 85 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.81%) Office 365
3 26 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.54%) PaaS
5 14 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
6 13 (1.18%) SaaS
7 11 (1.00%) SoftLayer
8 10 (0.91%) IaaS
9 9 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.54%) G Suite
12 6 (0.54%) GitHub
12 6 (0.54%) Heroku
13 5 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.45%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.27%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 511 (46.37%) Firewall
2 389 (35.30%) DNS
3 374 (33.94%) TCP/IP
4 361 (32.76%) VPN
5 262 (23.77%) HTTP
6 200 (18.15%) IPsec
7 180 (16.33%) LAN
8 171 (15.52%) WAN
9 141 (12.79%) Wireless
10 138 (12.52%) DHCP
11 136 (12.34%) Network Security
12 127 (11.52%) LDAP
13 122 (11.07%) BGP
14 121 (10.98%) OSPF
15 120 (10.89%) Cisco ASA
16 112 (10.16%) Internet
17 106 (9.62%) SMTP
18 97 (8.80%) SAN
19 93 (8.44%) MPLS
20 88 (7.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 117 (10.62%) MySQL
3 92 (8.35%) Oracle Database
4 50 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (3.09%) DB2
7 33 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.18%) Big Data
9 21 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 20 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.64%) MongoDB
17 6 (0.54%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 73 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.54%) Subversion
4 39 (3.54%) Maven
5 35 (3.18%) JIRA
6 28 (2.54%) Selenium
7 25 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 23 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 21 (1.91%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.45%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.91%) Hudson
13 7 (0.64%) Buildbot
13 7 (0.64%) JUnit
14 6 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.54%) Grunt
14 6 (0.54%) JSHint
14 6 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 236 (21.42%) Finance
2 86 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 83 (7.53%) Banking
4 54 (4.90%) Retail
5 36 (3.27%) Publishing
6 24 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.09%) Advertising
8 22 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.72%) Back Office
9 19 (1.72%) Legal
10 18 (1.63%) Marketing
11 17 (1.54%) Games
12 15 (1.36%) Electronics
13 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.09%) Front Office
15 9 (0.82%) French Language
15 9 (0.82%) German Language
15 9 (0.82%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
17 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 194 (17.60%) Network Engineer
2 120 (10.89%) Developer
3 93 (8.44%) Consultant
4 89 (8.08%) Security Engineer
5 87 (7.89%) Analyst
6 77 (6.99%) Architect
7 74 (6.72%) Administrator
8 70 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 63 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
10 59 (5.35%) Support Engineer
11 54 (4.90%) Cisco Engineer
11 54 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
12 52 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
13 51 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 46 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 40 (3.63%) Senior Network Engineer
16 39 (3.54%) Senior Developer
17 38 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
18 37 (3.36%) Java Developer
18 37 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (15.25%) XML
2 149 (13.52%) HTML
3 132 (11.98%) Web Services
4 115 (10.44%) SOAP
5 86 (7.80%) CSS
6 81 (7.35%) .NET
7 80 (7.26%) Ajax
8 73 (6.62%) REST
9 64 (5.81%) JMS
9 64 (5.81%) Middleware
10 58 (5.26%) LAMP
11 56 (5.08%) ASP.NET
12 55 (4.99%) JSON
13 50 (4.54%) J2EE
13 50 (4.54%) XSD
14 48 (4.36%) AngularJS
15 44 (3.99%) WSDL
16 42 (3.81%) Spring
17 41 (3.72%) Java EE
18 35 (3.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 193 (17.51%) Data Centre
2 126 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.44%) Computer Science
4 55 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 51 (4.63%) PKI
6 46 (4.17%) Clustering
7 37 (3.36%) CMDB
7 37 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.72%) Fintech
8 30 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (2.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 27 (2.45%) Driving Licence
10 27 (2.45%) User Experience
11 20 (1.81%) iPad
12 15 (1.36%) DataPower
13 13 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.18%) Replication
14 12 (1.09%) Equities
15 11 (1.00%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 483 (43.83%) Linux
2 346 (31.40%) Windows
3 265 (24.05%) Unix
4 101 (9.17%) Windows Server
5 84 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (3.90%) Solaris
9 39 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (3.36%) CentOS
11 26 (2.36%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.91%) Windows 7
13 20 (1.81%) Android
13 20 (1.81%) Windows 10
14 19 (1.72%) Debian
14 19 (1.72%) Ubuntu
15 18 (1.63%) AIX
16 12 (1.09%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.91%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.73%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (14.61%) ITIL
2 150 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (11.80%) Information Security
4 126 (11.43%) High Availability
5 115 (10.44%) DevOps
6 103 (9.35%) Presales
7 92 (8.35%) SOA
8 91 (8.26%) Change Management
9 88 (7.99%) Load Balancing
10 79 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 78 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 70 (6.35%) Risk Management
14 68 (6.17%) Migration
15 66 (5.99%) Open Source
16 65 (5.90%) Service Delivery
17 62 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
18 61 (5.54%) Line Management
18 61 (5.54%) Mentoring
18 61 (5.54%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (25.32%) SQL
2 236 (21.42%) Java
3 123 (11.16%) Python
4 102 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 97 (8.80%) Perl
6 77 (6.99%) Bash Shell
7 76 (6.90%) PHP
7 76 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 56 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 45 (4.08%) C#
10 40 (3.63%) C++
11 39 (3.54%) C
11 39 (3.54%) Ruby
12 33 (2.99%) XPath
13 26 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.63%) Go
14 18 (1.63%) Jython
15 16 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 186 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (12.98%) Degree
3 123 (11.16%) CCNP
4 116 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 93 (8.44%) CCNA
6 56 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 42 (3.81%) CISSP
8 40 (3.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 36 (3.27%) LPIC
9 36 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (2.63%) CCIE
11 28 (2.54%) GIAC
11 28 (2.54%) MCSE
12 24 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.72%) CEH
13 19 (1.72%) CISM
13 19 (1.72%) DV Cleared
14 18 (1.63%) CCDP
14 18 (1.63%) GCIH
15 13 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 53 (4.81%) SLA
3 36 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 27 (2.45%) QA
5 26 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.91%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.36%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.36%) PMO
9 3 (0.27%) COBIT
9 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.18%) GDPR
11 1 (0.091%) COSO
11 1 (0.091%) FISMA
11 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.091%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.091%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.091%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.091%) WAI
11 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 244 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 180 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 69 (6.26%) Firmware
4 37 (3.36%) Docker
4 37 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 35 (3.18%) Samba
6 34 (3.09%) VMware ESX
7 30 (2.72%) vSphere
8 20 (1.81%) NFS
9 18 (1.63%) Squid
10 17 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.54%) vCloud
11 15 (1.36%) Snort
12 14 (1.27%) KVM
12 14 (1.27%) Xen
13 10 (0.91%) QEMU
13 10 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.73%) LXC
14 8 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 86 (7.80%) Puppet
2 66 (5.99%) Nagios
3 64 (5.81%) Ansible
4 52 (4.72%) Backup Exec
5 43 (3.90%) NetBackup
6 41 (3.72%) SCCM
7 40 (3.63%) SCOM
8 29 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
9 28 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (2.45%) Cisco Prime
10 27 (2.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 24 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
12 19 (1.72%) Salt
13 16 (1.45%) Kubernetes
14 13 (1.18%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.18%) ZABBIX
15 12 (1.09%) Mesos
15 12 (1.09%) WSUS
16 10 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 357 (32.40%) Cisco
2 295 (26.77%) VMware
3 209 (18.97%) Oracle
4 175 (15.88%) Microsoft
5 166 (15.06%) CheckPoint
6 142 (12.89%) Juniper
7 135 (12.25%) F5
8 131 (11.89%) Palo Alto
9 122 (11.07%) Red Hat
10 104 (9.44%) Citrix
11 73 (6.62%) IBM
12 60 (5.44%) HP
13 59 (5.35%) Blue Coat
14 50 (4.54%) Brocade
15 43 (3.90%) Fortinet
16 39 (3.54%) NetApp
17 30 (2.72%) Symantec
18 26 (2.36%) Imperva
18 26 (2.36%) LogLogic
18 26 (2.36%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum +pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per week + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Stock plus stunnign package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 6 days ago