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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 383 385 453
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +68
Permanent jobs citing SSL 713 680 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.87% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 615 588 438
Average salary £45,958 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 +11 693 £46,229 +2.73% 97
London -42 264 £55,000 +4.76% 50
South East +42 181 £42,500 -5.55% 21
City of London +12 85 £55,000 +10.00% 15
East of England +34 80 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Berkshire +2 69 £45,000 - 7
South West +26 60 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Hampshire +17 47 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire +19 46 £40,000 +21.21% 5
West Yorkshire +25 38 £40,000 +29.03% 5
North West -66 35 £40,000 -17.09% 5
Leeds +29 33 £40,000 +21.21% 5
Hertfordshire +13 28 £75,000 +130.76% 3
Basingstoke +12 25 £34,250 -
Surrey -8 25 £45,000 - 3
Reading +6 23 £42,500 - 2
Manchester -39 20 £33,500 -25.55% 5
Bristol +6 19 £40,000 +17.64% 2
East Sussex +2 19 £37,500 +20.96%
Gloucestershire +7 17 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +15 14 £50,000 +42.85%
Bracknell -3 14 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Essex - 14 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire -35 13 £54,000 +8.00%
Rickmansworth - 12 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £40,000 - 4
Cambridge -8 11 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Bexhill-On-Sea - 11 - -
Devon - 11 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 10 £36,250 -9.37%

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 772 (52.91%) Firewall
2 635 (43.52%) VPN
3 621 (42.56%) Windows
4 619 (42.43%) Cisco
5 572 (39.20%) Linux
6 536 (36.74%) TCP/IP
7 461 (31.60%) DNS
8 396 (27.14%) VMware
9 389 (26.66%) Cisco Certification
10 333 (22.82%) Juniper
11 306 (20.97%) Finance
12 299 (20.49%) HTTP
13 292 (20.01%) Microsoft
14 286 (19.60%) IPsec
15 281 (19.26%) Network Security
16 276 (18.92%) WAN
17 273 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 269 (18.44%) BGP
19 267 (18.30%) CCNP
20 258 (17.68%) SQL
21 256 (17.55%) OSPF
22 253 (17.34%) ITIL
23 237 (16.24%) LAN
24 236 (16.18%) Active Directory
25 235 (16.11%) F5
26 232 (15.90%) CheckPoint
27 226 (15.49%) Wireless
28 221 (15.15%) MPLS
29 207 (14.19%) SQL Server
30 206 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 181 (12.41%) IIS
2 141 (9.66%) Apache
3 128 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 85 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 81 (5.55%) WebSphere
6 72 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 50 (3.43%) Lync
8 46 (3.15%) WebLogic
9 42 (2.88%) nginx
10 40 (2.74%) CMS
11 37 (2.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 36 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 31 (2.12%) JBoss
13 31 (2.12%) SharePoint
14 23 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (1.58%) MQSeries
15 22 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (1.30%) Node.js
17 14 (0.96%) Drupal
18 13 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 137 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 73 (5.00%) MS Office
3 27 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.03%) Magento
2 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.34%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.21%) Summit
9 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.08%) SaaS
3 40 (2.74%) IaaS
4 26 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (1.71%) Office 365
6 20 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 16 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.03%) PaaS
10 11 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.27%) Heroku
12 4 (0.27%) Engine Yard
12 4 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
12 4 (0.27%) Route 53
12 4 (0.27%) Joyent
13 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.069%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.069%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 772 (52.91%) Firewall
2 635 (43.52%) VPN
3 536 (36.74%) TCP/IP
4 461 (31.60%) DNS
5 299 (20.49%) HTTP
6 286 (19.60%) IPsec
7 281 (19.26%) Network Security
8 276 (18.92%) WAN
9 269 (18.44%) BGP
10 256 (17.55%) OSPF
11 237 (16.24%) LAN
12 226 (15.49%) Wireless
13 221 (15.15%) MPLS
14 191 (13.09%) EIGRP
15 181 (12.41%) Cisco ASA
16 163 (11.17%) DHCP
17 162 (11.10%) VLAN
18 154 (10.56%) LDAP
19 151 (10.35%) Internet
20 136 (9.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 163 (11.17%) MySQL
3 96 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 41 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 36 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 31 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (1.99%) DB2
8 28 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (1.85%) Redis
10 25 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
12 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.10%) MongoDB
16 15 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (4.25%) Git (software)
2 57 (3.91%) Subversion
3 39 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.47%) JIRA
5 21 (1.44%) Maven
6 16 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.89%) Behat
7 13 (0.89%) PHPUnit
8 12 (0.82%) JProfiler
8 12 (0.82%) YourKit
9 9 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (0.55%) JUnit
11 5 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.21%) Automake
13 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 306 (20.97%) Finance
2 93 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 82 (5.62%) Banking
4 39 (2.67%) Marketing
5 32 (2.19%) Back Office
6 26 (1.78%) Retail
6 26 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.30%) Advertising
9 12 (0.82%) Front Office
10 11 (0.75%) Law
10 11 (0.75%) Legal
11 9 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.48%) Electronics
13 6 (0.41%) Military
14 5 (0.34%) Publishing
15 4 (0.27%) French Language
15 4 (0.27%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 412 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 147 (10.08%) Analyst
3 136 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 117 (8.02%) Developer
4 117 (8.02%) Security Engineer
5 110 (7.54%) Consultant
6 97 (6.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 96 (6.58%) Network Security Engineer
8 94 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 90 (6.17%) Architect
10 75 (5.14%) Administrator
11 64 (4.39%) Network Support
12 57 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
13 53 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
14 45 (3.08%) Support Analyst
15 44 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
16 43 (2.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 38 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
18 35 (2.40%) Linux Engineer
19 32 (2.19%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (11.51%) Web Services
2 148 (10.14%) HTML
3 131 (8.98%) XML
4 114 (7.81%) CSS
5 99 (6.79%) .NET
6 71 (4.87%) SOAP
7 54 (3.70%) Ajax
8 53 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 52 (3.56%) Middleware
10 51 (3.50%) RESTful
11 42 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
12 41 (2.81%) REST
13 40 (2.74%) Spring
13 40 (2.74%) LAMP
14 37 (2.54%) JSON
15 33 (2.26%) HTML5
16 32 (2.19%) J2EE
17 31 (2.12%) JMS
18 28 (1.92%) SAML
19 26 (1.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 98 (6.72%) PKI
4 81 (5.55%) Clustering
5 68 (4.66%) Open Source
6 56 (3.84%) Computer Science
7 34 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 25 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.64%) Cryptography
10 19 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.30%) Mainframe
11 14 (0.96%) Replication
12 12 (0.82%) CMDB
12 12 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.75%) Device Driver
13 11 (0.75%) SWIFT
14 10 (0.69%) FMCG
14 10 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.62%) User Experience
15 9 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 621 (42.56%) Windows
2 572 (39.20%) Linux
3 206 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 191 (13.09%) UNIX
5 127 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 116 (7.95%) CentOS
7 115 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (4.39%) Windows 7
10 52 (3.56%) Solaris
11 47 (3.22%) AIX
12 44 (3.02%) Windows XP
13 23 (1.58%) Mac OS
14 21 (1.44%) Windows Vista
15 20 (1.37%) Windows 8
16 17 (1.17%) zOS
17 13 (0.89%) Fedora
17 13 (0.89%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.82%) HPUX
19 11 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (17.34%) ITIL
2 142 (9.73%) Load Balancing
3 113 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (7.33%) Migration
5 95 (6.51%) Information Security
6 87 (5.96%) Service Delivery
7 86 (5.89%) Service Management
8 81 (5.55%) Change Management
9 79 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 75 (5.14%) Network Management
11 67 (4.59%) E-Commerce
12 62 (4.25%) Project Management
12 62 (4.25%) SOA
12 62 (4.25%) Change Control
13 61 (4.18%) Kalman Filter
14 55 (3.77%) Network Design
14 55 (3.77%) Software Engineering
15 54 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
15 54 (3.70%) DevOps
16 51 (3.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 258 (17.68%) SQL
2 194 (13.30%) Java
3 119 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 112 (7.68%) Perl
5 93 (6.37%) PHP
6 85 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 83 (5.69%) Python
8 72 (4.93%) Bash Shell
9 67 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 59 (4.04%) C#
11 52 (3.56%) C++
11 52 (3.56%) T-SQL
12 48 (3.29%) C
13 32 (2.19%) Ruby
14 15 (1.03%) JCL
14 15 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.96%) VBScript
16 11 (0.75%) Korn
17 10 (0.69%) XPath
17 10 (0.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 389 (26.66%) Cisco Certification
2 267 (18.30%) CCNP
3 203 (13.91%) Degree
4 184 (12.61%) CCNA
5 108 (7.40%) Security Cleared
6 85 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (4.04%) CCIE
8 55 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 54 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 45 (3.08%) MCSE
11 40 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (2.33%) JNCIP
13 33 (2.26%) CISSP
14 22 (1.51%) CCDP
15 20 (1.37%) CCSE
15 20 (1.37%) MCSA
15 20 (1.37%) RHCE
16 19 (1.30%) CCSP
17 18 (1.23%) JNCIE
17 18 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.75%) SLA
2 72 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (4.39%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.17%) QA
5 16 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.75%) ISO 8583
7 10 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.55%) COBIT
9 5 (0.34%) RosettaNet
10 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.069%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.069%) BS7799
11 1 (0.069%) BS25999
System Software
1 273 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 236 (16.18%) Active Directory
3 105 (7.20%) vSphere
4 96 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 49 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (1.85%) vCloud
6 27 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 26 (1.78%) Snort
8 25 (1.71%) NFS
9 22 (1.51%) Firmware
10 19 (1.30%) Terminal Services
11 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.75%) XenApp
12 11 (0.75%) Xen
13 10 (0.69%) KVM
14 9 (0.62%) Postfix
14 9 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.55%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (4.52%) Nagios
2 50 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (3.36%) Puppet
4 34 (2.33%) SCCM
5 29 (1.99%) Cacti
6 24 (1.64%) HP NNM
7 23 (1.58%) Tivoli
8 22 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 20 (1.37%) Zenoss
10 19 (1.30%) Vagrant
10 19 (1.30%) Backup Exec
10 19 (1.30%) WSUS
11 18 (1.23%) FortiGate
12 16 (1.10%) logstash
13 12 (0.82%) SCOM
14 10 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
15 9 (0.62%) OPNET
16 8 (0.55%) Data Guard
16 8 (0.55%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 619 (42.43%) Cisco
2 396 (27.14%) VMware
3 333 (22.82%) Juniper
4 292 (20.01%) Microsoft
5 235 (16.11%) F5
6 232 (15.90%) CheckPoint
7 134 (9.18%) Oracle
8 116 (7.95%) HP
9 111 (7.61%) Red Hat
10 78 (5.35%) IBM
11 72 (4.93%) Citrix
12 53 (3.63%) SolarWinds
13 52 (3.56%) Fortinet
14 51 (3.50%) Riverbed
15 40 (2.74%) Blue Coat
16 39 (2.67%) Dell
17 34 (2.33%) Websense
18 32 (2.19%) SonicWALL
18 32 (2.19%) Brocade
19 31 (2.12%) ServiceNow
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35,600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Overtime + Training + Pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
Alness, Ross-Shire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago