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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 423 435 409
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs citing SSL 611 688 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 3.79% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 484 571 607
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
15936 18158 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13080 15107 16498
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -2 581 £50,000 +5.26% 66
London -33 187 £60,000 +9.09% 21
South East +38 157 £45,000 - 15
West Midlands +31 54 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Hampshire +43 53 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East of England +18 51 £47,500 - 5
Surrey +44 47 £35,000 -16.66% 3
North West +2 46 £40,000 -20.00% 6
South West +11 43 £43,500 -8.42% 5
Birmingham +6 41 £52,500 - 6
City of London +35 40 £58,000 +5.45% 8
Berkshire -33 33 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Reading -8 28 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Manchester -1 26 £40,000 - 4
Basingstoke +5 21 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Yorkshire +5 21 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Cambridge +33 19 £47,500 +29.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +28 19 £47,500 +29.25% 3
East Midlands +20 19 £50,000 +27.93%
Egham +29 17 £28,000 -
Southampton +13 15 £27,500 +10.00%
Wiltshire +6 15 £43,500 -8.42%
Gloucestershire - 14 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside - 13 £55,000 - 2
Liverpool - 13 £55,000 - 2
Chippenham +2 12 £43,500 +5.45%
Hertfordshire 0 12 £55,000 +15.78%
Wales - 12 £38,750 -
South Wales - 12 £38,750 -
Buckinghamshire +20 10 £45,000 -25.00% 1

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 583 (45.58%) Firewall
2 508 (39.72%) Linux
3 440 (34.40%) DNS
4 439 (34.32%) VPN
5 434 (33.93%) Windows
6 405 (31.67%) Cisco
7 362 (28.30%) TCP/IP
8 346 (27.05%) HTTP
9 303 (23.69%) VMware
10 257 (20.09%) Finance
11 253 (19.78%) SQL
12 246 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 244 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
14 243 (19.00%) WAN
15 237 (18.53%) Active Directory
16 233 (18.22%) Microsoft
17 224 (17.51%) ITIL
18 217 (16.97%) IPsec
19 210 (16.42%) Java
20 203 (15.87%) LAN
21 199 (15.56%) Unix
22 193 (15.09%) SQL Server
23 191 (14.93%) Juniper
24 188 (14.70%) Data Centre
25 187 (14.62%) Python
26 183 (14.31%) Wireless
26 183 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
27 177 (13.84%) Load Balancing
28 175 (13.68%) IIS
28 175 (13.68%) CCNP

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
1 175 (13.68%) IIS
2 174 (13.60%) Apache
3 107 (8.37%) MS Exchange
4 79 (6.18%) nginx
5 76 (5.94%) Tomcat
6 69 (5.39%) WebSphere
7 63 (4.93%) WebLogic
8 54 (4.22%) CMS
8 54 (4.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 52 (4.07%) JBoss
10 51 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 41 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 37 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 32 (2.50%) SharePoint
14 26 (2.03%) OpenStack
15 22 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
16 19 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
17 17 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
17 17 (1.33%) SAS
18 16 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 140 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.83%) MS Office
3 25 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.31%) MS Project
7 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.16%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.16%) Windchill
9 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.70%) Magento
3 8 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.078%) Documaker
8 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.078%) Line 50
8 1 (0.078%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.75%) SaaS
4 37 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.19%) Office 365
6 27 (2.11%) Sage Pay
7 15 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (1.09%) PaaS
8 14 (1.09%) SoftLayer
8 14 (1.09%) Sumo Logic
9 13 (1.02%) IaaS
10 10 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.63%) GitHub
13 7 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.31%) Route 53
14 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 583 (45.58%) Firewall
2 440 (34.40%) DNS
3 439 (34.32%) VPN
4 362 (28.30%) TCP/IP
5 346 (27.05%) HTTP
6 243 (19.00%) WAN
7 217 (16.97%) IPsec
8 203 (15.87%) LAN
9 183 (14.31%) Wireless
10 171 (13.37%) Network Security
11 168 (13.14%) Cisco ASA
12 162 (12.67%) MPLS
13 146 (11.42%) VoIP
14 144 (11.26%) OSPF
15 138 (10.79%) BGP
15 138 (10.79%) DHCP
16 108 (8.44%) SAN
17 97 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
18 96 (7.51%) EIGRP
19 92 (7.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 135 (10.56%) MySQL
3 56 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 52 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 32 (2.50%) DB2
7 28 (2.19%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.80%) Big Data
11 21 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.25%) MongoDB
15 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.09%) Redis
17 11 (0.86%) NoSQL
18 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
19 9 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
19 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 102 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 84 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.50%) Selenium
4 25 (1.95%) JIRA
5 23 (1.80%) Subversion
6 22 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.25%) Vagrant
8 15 (1.17%) Ant
8 15 (1.17%) Introscope
9 10 (0.78%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.70%) JUnit
10 9 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.63%) Maven
12 7 (0.55%) Gerrit
12 7 (0.55%) Gradle
12 7 (0.55%) HP UFT
12 7 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.47%) Bower
General
1 257 (20.09%) Finance
2 102 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 86 (6.72%) Banking
4 65 (5.08%) Retail
5 35 (2.74%) Publishing
6 24 (1.88%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.56%) Electronics
8 19 (1.49%) Legal
9 18 (1.41%) Marketing
10 15 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.17%) Military
11 14 (1.09%) Games
12 13 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.63%) Back Office
15 7 (0.55%) Advertising
15 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.39%) Law
16 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 212 (16.58%) Network Engineer
2 153 (11.96%) Developer
3 131 (10.24%) Analyst
4 114 (8.91%) Security Engineer
5 89 (6.96%) Architect
5 89 (6.96%) Consultant
6 82 (6.41%) Administrator
7 74 (5.79%) Support Engineer
8 69 (5.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 64 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 63 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
11 60 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 51 (3.99%) Senior Network Engineer
13 47 (3.67%) Applications Support
14 44 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
15 42 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (3.28%) Team Leader
16 36 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
16 36 (2.81%) Technical Specialist
17 34 (2.66%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (12.35%) HTML
2 153 (11.96%) Web Services
3 139 (10.87%) XML
4 111 (8.68%) SOAP
5 109 (8.52%) CSS
6 96 (7.51%) .NET
7 88 (6.88%) LAMP
8 83 (6.49%) Ajax
9 74 (5.79%) Middleware
10 69 (5.39%) JSON
11 68 (5.32%) REST
12 65 (5.08%) ASP.NET
13 52 (4.07%) LEMP Stack
14 51 (3.99%) Spring
15 41 (3.21%) J2EE
16 35 (2.74%) Java EE
17 34 (2.66%) XSLT
18 33 (2.58%) jQuery
19 31 (2.42%) .NET Framework
19 31 (2.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 188 (14.70%) Data Centre
2 121 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (8.21%) PKI
4 74 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 73 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 65 (5.08%) Clustering
7 48 (3.75%) Cryptography
8 30 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.35%) Replication
9 27 (2.11%) User Experience
9 27 (2.11%) Virtual Team
10 24 (1.88%) CMDB
11 23 (1.80%) Blackberry
11 23 (1.80%) iPad
11 23 (1.80%) Statistics
12 22 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 17 (1.33%) DataPower
14 16 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.17%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 508 (39.72%) Linux
2 434 (33.93%) Windows
3 199 (15.56%) Unix
4 156 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 101 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (4.07%) CentOS
10 46 (3.60%) Android
11 43 (3.36%) Windows 7
12 35 (2.74%) Solaris
13 30 (2.35%) AIX
14 26 (2.03%) Ubuntu
15 25 (1.95%) Apple iOS
15 25 (1.95%) SUSE
16 23 (1.80%) Windows Phone
17 20 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (1.56%) Windows XP
18 19 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (17.51%) ITIL
2 183 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (13.84%) Load Balancing
4 114 (8.91%) High Availability
5 109 (8.52%) Information Security
6 103 (8.05%) Presales
7 98 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 93 (7.27%) Service Delivery
9 88 (6.88%) DevOps
10 74 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (5.47%) SIEM
12 66 (5.16%) Analytics
13 64 (5.00%) OO
14 63 (4.93%) SOA
15 62 (4.85%) Network Design
16 61 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
16 61 (4.77%) Kalman Filter
17 60 (4.69%) Mentoring
17 60 (4.69%) Project Management
18 58 (4.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (19.78%) SQL
2 210 (16.42%) Java
3 187 (14.62%) Python
4 156 (12.20%) Perl
5 134 (10.48%) Bash Shell
6 120 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 106 (8.29%) PHP
8 86 (6.72%) C
9 85 (6.65%) C++
10 83 (6.49%) Shell Script
11 80 (6.25%) PowerShell
12 79 (6.18%) C#
13 69 (5.39%) Ruby
14 52 (4.07%) VB.NET
15 24 (1.88%) XPath
16 23 (1.80%) VC++
17 21 (1.64%) Jython
18 19 (1.49%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.33%) Korn
20 15 (1.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 244 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (13.68%) CCNP
3 167 (13.06%) Degree
4 123 (9.62%) Security Cleared
5 113 (8.84%) CCNA
6 96 (7.51%) CISSP
7 69 (5.39%) SC Cleared
8 58 (4.53%) CISM
9 45 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (3.21%) CEH
11 36 (2.81%) CCIE
11 36 (2.81%) MCSE
12 35 (2.74%) GIAC
13 30 (2.35%) SANS
14 26 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
15 24 (1.88%) LPIC
16 23 (1.80%) RHCE
17 19 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
17 19 (1.49%) Security+ Certification
18 18 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.66%) PCI DSS
2 71 (5.55%) SLA
3 63 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (2.50%) QA
5 23 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
6 22 (1.72%) ISO 9001
7 13 (1.02%) HIPAA
8 12 (0.94%) COBIT
9 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.47%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.23%) ISO13485
11 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.078%) DICOM
13 1 (0.078%) HL7
13 1 (0.078%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.078%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.078%) RosettaNet
13 1 (0.078%) WAI
13 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 246 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 237 (18.53%) Active Directory
3 57 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.21%) Docker
5 33 (2.58%) Firmware
6 28 (2.19%) vSphere
7 23 (1.80%) Xen
8 18 (1.41%) Snort
8 18 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.33%) Sendmail
9 17 (1.33%) vCloud
10 16 (1.25%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.09%) KVM
11 14 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (1.02%) qmail
12 13 (1.02%) Squid
12 13 (1.02%) VMware ESX
12 13 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.70%) RACF
13 9 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 99 (7.74%) Puppet
2 63 (4.93%) Backup Exec
2 63 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (3.99%) Nagios
4 45 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 40 (3.13%) SCOM
6 39 (3.05%) Ansible
7 38 (2.97%) SCCM
8 34 (2.66%) NetBackup
9 30 (2.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 27 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
11 23 (1.80%) Cacti
12 21 (1.64%) Tivoli
13 19 (1.49%) Salt
14 18 (1.41%) HAProxy
15 17 (1.33%) logstash
16 16 (1.25%) Graphite
17 15 (1.17%) TrustSec
17 15 (1.17%) ZABBIX
18 14 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 405 (31.67%) Cisco
2 303 (23.69%) VMware
3 233 (18.22%) Microsoft
4 191 (14.93%) Juniper
5 165 (12.90%) F5
6 134 (10.48%) Oracle
7 121 (9.46%) CheckPoint
8 110 (8.60%) HP
8 110 (8.60%) Palo Alto
9 100 (7.82%) IBM
10 77 (6.02%) Citrix
11 72 (5.63%) Symantec
12 70 (5.47%) Red Hat
13 50 (3.91%) Dell
14 49 (3.83%) Splunk
15 48 (3.75%) SonicWALL
16 44 (3.44%) SolarWinds
17 41 (3.21%) Veeam
18 38 (2.97%) Brocade
19 34 (2.66%) Blue Coat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Manpower
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Publish Interactive
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum Subsidised lunches, private healthca
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per week + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago