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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 393 438 433
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 660 702 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.19% 3.91% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 502 584 639
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 £34,414 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.74%

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
15747 17967 20766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.30% 16.58% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12739 14860 16695
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +49 605 £50,000 +5.26% 58
London +13 232 £62,500 +13.63% 27
South East +62 160 £43,000 -9.47% 6
West Midlands +43 59 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Hampshire +37 53 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Berkshire +24 50 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Birmingham +34 44 £50,000 - 1
City of London +29 43 £60,000 +9.09% 6
South West +28 39 £41,000 +2.50% 5
East of England -7 39 £51,000 +5.69% 7
Reading +36 38 £42,500 -5.55%
North West -22 31 £40,000 -36.00% 7
Basingstoke +12 28 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +14 24 £44,000 +4.76% 2
East Midlands +10 20 £43,750 -37.50%
Kent +22 14 £43,000 -25.21%
West Sussex +21 14 £60,000 +33.33%
Merseyside - 14 £39,500 - 1
Liverpool - 14 £39,500 - 1
Essex +18 13 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Surrey +4 13 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Gloucestershire -6 13 £48,750 +36.36% 1
Coventry +11 11 £50,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire -1 11 £50,250 +0.50% 2
North Yorkshire +13 10 £47,500 +10.46%
Manchester -14 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Nottingham - 10 - -
Nottinghamshire - 10 - -
Dorset - 9 £80,000 -
Bournemouth - 9 £80,000 -

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 598 (45.79%) Firewall
2 530 (40.58%) Linux
3 474 (36.29%) Windows
4 437 (33.46%) DNS
5 400 (30.63%) VPN
6 398 (30.47%) Cisco
7 397 (30.40%) TCP/IP
8 337 (25.80%) HTTP
9 327 (25.04%) VMware
10 312 (23.89%) SQL
11 296 (22.66%) Finance
12 282 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 280 (21.44%) Java
14 260 (19.91%) Unix
15 240 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
16 237 (18.15%) Active Directory
17 223 (17.08%) Microsoft
18 218 (16.69%) SQL Server
18 218 (16.69%) WAN
19 216 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
20 214 (16.39%) LAN
21 213 (16.31%) IPsec
22 200 (15.31%) Data Centre
23 199 (15.24%) Oracle
24 190 (14.55%) ITIL
25 189 (14.47%) HTML
26 187 (14.32%) XML
27 185 (14.17%) IIS
28 177 (13.55%) Wireless
29 175 (13.40%) 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
1 185 (14.17%) IIS
2 160 (12.25%) Apache
3 92 (7.04%) JBoss
4 86 (6.58%) MS Exchange
5 75 (5.74%) WebSphere
6 73 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 73 (5.59%) Tomcat
7 66 (5.05%) nginx
8 64 (4.90%) CMS
9 51 (3.91%) WebLogic
10 49 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 43 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 42 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 37 (2.83%) SharePoint
14 35 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
15 30 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (1.53%) OpenStack
17 18 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
18 15 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
19 11 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 148 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.29%) MS Office
3 17 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.23%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.77%) Sentinel
3 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.31%) Magento
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.23%) Eikon
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.077%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.077%) Line 50
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.077%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 103 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.14%) Office 365
3 28 (2.14%) SaaS
4 24 (1.84%) PaaS
5 21 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.53%) IaaS
7 11 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
8 9 (0.69%) GitHub
9 8 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.61%) SoftLayer
10 7 (0.54%) Sage Pay
10 7 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.46%) Heroku
11 6 (0.46%) Route 53
12 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.31%) G Suite
13 4 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 598 (45.79%) Firewall
2 437 (33.46%) DNS
3 400 (30.63%) VPN
4 397 (30.40%) TCP/IP
5 337 (25.80%) HTTP
6 218 (16.69%) WAN
7 214 (16.39%) LAN
8 213 (16.31%) IPsec
9 177 (13.55%) Wireless
10 165 (12.63%) Network Security
11 140 (10.72%) DHCP
12 130 (9.95%) Cisco ASA
13 128 (9.80%) MPLS
14 123 (9.42%) SAN
15 121 (9.26%) BGP
16 119 (9.11%) Internet
17 116 (8.88%) OSPF
18 114 (8.73%) VoIP
19 95 (7.27%) SMTP
20 89 (6.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 152 (11.64%) MySQL
3 72 (5.51%) Oracle Database
4 67 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.22%) DB2
6 40 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 34 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (2.45%) Big Data
9 27 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 12 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (0.77%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 129 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 83 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.75%) Subversion
4 48 (3.68%) Selenium
5 38 (2.91%) JIRA
6 34 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 25 (1.91%) Maven
8 24 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.07%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.84%) JUnit
14 10 (0.77%) Buildbot
14 10 (0.77%) git-flow
15 9 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.69%) Gradle
15 9 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (0.61%) Bower
16 8 (0.61%) Grunt
General
1 296 (22.66%) Finance
2 100 (7.66%) Banking
3 96 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 69 (5.28%) Retail
5 44 (3.37%) Publishing
6 31 (2.37%) Retail Banking
7 28 (2.14%) Electronics
8 23 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.61%) Marketing
10 18 (1.38%) Games
11 16 (1.23%) Legal
12 15 (1.15%) Advertising
13 14 (1.07%) Military
14 12 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.77%) Back Office
16 8 (0.61%) Front Office
17 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.38%) French Language
17 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 213 (16.31%) Network Engineer
2 143 (10.95%) Developer
3 115 (8.81%) Analyst
4 112 (8.58%) Security Engineer
5 97 (7.43%) Consultant
6 95 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
7 93 (7.12%) Administrator
8 91 (6.97%) Architect
9 63 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
9 63 (4.82%) Support Engineer
10 62 (4.75%) Cisco Engineer
11 60 (4.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 55 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
12 55 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
13 48 (3.68%) Senior Network Engineer
14 47 (3.60%) Applications Support
15 42 (3.22%) Technical Specialist
16 38 (2.91%) Implementation Engineer
16 38 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
17 37 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (14.47%) HTML
2 187 (14.32%) XML
3 147 (11.26%) Web Services
4 124 (9.49%) SOAP
5 107 (8.19%) .NET
5 107 (8.19%) CSS
6 101 (7.73%) Ajax
7 97 (7.43%) REST
8 94 (7.20%) LAMP
9 78 (5.97%) ASP.NET
10 64 (4.90%) JSON
11 61 (4.67%) Middleware
12 58 (4.44%) J2EE
13 56 (4.29%) JMS
14 50 (3.83%) AngularJS
15 49 (3.75%) 802.1X
15 49 (3.75%) Spring
16 47 (3.60%) Java EE
17 45 (3.45%) WSDL
18 42 (3.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 200 (15.31%) Data Centre
2 144 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (6.36%) PKI
4 81 (6.20%) Computer Science
5 62 (4.75%) Clustering
5 62 (4.75%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.91%) CMDB
8 35 (2.68%) Cryptography
9 34 (2.60%) Fintech
9 34 (2.60%) User Experience
10 26 (1.99%) Replication
11 24 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (1.68%) iPad
12 22 (1.68%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.45%) Driving Licence
14 18 (1.38%) Blackberry
14 18 (1.38%) Visualisation
15 15 (1.15%) iPhone
15 15 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 530 (40.58%) Linux
2 474 (36.29%) Windows
3 260 (19.91%) Unix
4 154 (11.79%) Windows Server
5 102 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 86 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 60 (4.59%) CentOS
10 42 (3.22%) Solaris
11 41 (3.14%) Android
12 38 (2.91%) Windows 7
13 28 (2.14%) Ubuntu
14 25 (1.91%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.84%) Windows Phone
16 23 (1.76%) Mac OS X
17 20 (1.53%) Windows 10
18 16 (1.23%) Windows XP
19 15 (1.15%) AIX
19 15 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (14.55%) ITIL
3 132 (10.11%) Information Security
4 127 (9.72%) High Availability
5 123 (9.42%) Load Balancing
6 122 (9.34%) Presales
7 106 (8.12%) DevOps
8 99 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 96 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 94 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 89 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (6.81%) SOA
12 76 (5.82%) Migration
13 75 (5.74%) Change Management
13 75 (5.74%) Risk Management
14 73 (5.59%) Project Management
15 71 (5.44%) SDLC
16 69 (5.28%) Open Source
17 68 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
17 68 (5.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 312 (23.89%) SQL
2 280 (21.44%) Java
3 159 (12.17%) Python
4 146 (11.18%) Perl
5 126 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 107 (8.19%) PHP
7 100 (7.66%) Bash Shell
8 85 (6.51%) Shell Script
9 83 (6.36%) C++
10 82 (6.28%) C#
11 79 (6.05%) C
12 69 (5.28%) PowerShell
13 46 (3.52%) Ruby
14 36 (2.76%) VB.NET
15 31 (2.37%) XPath
16 26 (1.99%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.76%) Korn
17 23 (1.76%) Objective-C
18 21 (1.61%) VC++
19 16 (1.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 240 (18.38%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (13.40%) Degree
3 155 (11.87%) CCNP
4 130 (9.95%) Security Cleared
5 111 (8.50%) CCNA
6 91 (6.97%) CISSP
7 60 (4.59%) SC Cleared
8 56 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 53 (4.06%) CISM
10 46 (3.52%) CCIE
10 46 (3.52%) GIAC
11 43 (3.29%) MCSE
12 39 (2.99%) CEH
13 38 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
13 38 (2.91%) LPIC
14 29 (2.22%) MCP
15 27 (2.07%) CompTIA Security+
15 27 (2.07%) Security+ Certification
16 25 (1.91%) SANS
17 23 (1.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 71 (5.44%) SLA
3 56 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 34 (2.60%) QA
6 19 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (1.38%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.46%) COBIT
8 6 (0.46%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.077%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.077%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.077%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.077%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.077%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.077%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.077%) WAI
10 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 282 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 237 (18.15%) Active Directory
3 71 (5.44%) Firmware
4 46 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 39 (2.99%) Docker
6 36 (2.76%) vSphere
7 28 (2.14%) Samba
8 25 (1.91%) VMware ESX
9 23 (1.76%) vCloud
10 19 (1.45%) Snort
10 19 (1.45%) Squid
10 19 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (1.38%) KVM
11 18 (1.38%) Sendmail
11 18 (1.38%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.15%) NFS
13 14 (1.07%) Xen
14 12 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (0.84%) iptables
15 11 (0.84%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 93 (7.12%) Puppet
2 79 (6.05%) Backup Exec
3 59 (4.52%) Nagios
4 51 (3.91%) NetBackup
4 51 (3.91%) SCOM
5 50 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (3.75%) SCCM
7 45 (3.45%) Ansible
8 35 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
9 29 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
10 28 (2.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 20 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
12 19 (1.45%) Tivoli
13 18 (1.38%) Salt
14 17 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (1.15%) HAProxy
16 13 (1.00%) WSUS
17 12 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
17 12 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
17 12 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 398 (30.47%) Cisco
2 327 (25.04%) VMware
3 223 (17.08%) Microsoft
4 199 (15.24%) Oracle
5 143 (10.95%) CheckPoint
6 138 (10.57%) Juniper
7 134 (10.26%) F5
8 122 (9.34%) Red Hat
9 121 (9.26%) Palo Alto
10 107 (8.19%) Citrix
11 105 (8.04%) HP
12 98 (7.50%) IBM
13 71 (5.44%) Symantec
14 47 (3.60%) Dell
15 46 (3.52%) Brocade
16 43 (3.29%) SonicWALL
17 41 (3.14%) Blue Coat
18 36 (2.76%) Fortinet
19 33 (2.53%) SolarWinds
19 33 (2.53%) Veeam
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Manpower
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nice Systems Uk Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £700000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ProArch IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Reassured Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum Excellent benefits and annual perfor
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago