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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 387 451 429
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -22
Permanent jobs citing SSL 767 700 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.42% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 609 611 584
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 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -

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
17813 20439 20739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.30% 18.25% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14787 16204 16433
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 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 May 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 +42 744 £50,000 +5.26% 81
London -1 251 £55,000 - 28
South East +61 217 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Berkshire +57 83 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East of England 0 72 £47,500 +6.74% 5
South West +19 61 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Yorkshire +46 56 £32,500 -16.66% 4
Reading +53 53 £54,000 +35.00% 2
City of London +28 48 £54,000 -1.81% 5
West Midlands +9 48 £41,250 -25.00% 5
Surrey +3 48 £45,000 +34.32% 2
West Yorkshire +28 29 £33,750 -10.00% 1
North West +13 28 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Leeds +12 28 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +18 27 £46,500 +24.00% 3
Manchester +22 26 £45,000 +33.33% 6
Birmingham -7 24 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Gloucestershire +23 23 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North Yorkshire +17 23 £28,500 -28.75% 3
West Sussex +9 22 £55,000 +60.58% 1
Oxfordshire +20 18 £55,000 +37.50%
Worcestershire - 17 £42,500 - 1
Redditch - 17 £42,500 - 1
Wiltshire +18 16 £46,150 -12.09%
Swindon - 16 £46,150 -
Kent +1 15 £67,500 - 1
Hampshire -7 15 £37,500 -10.71% 4
Bedfordshire +7 13 £52,500 +10.52%
Cheltenham +4 13 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Gatwick - 13 £60,000 -

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 819 (54.45%) Firewall
2 689 (45.81%) VPN
3 592 (39.36%) Cisco
4 583 (38.76%) Linux
5 533 (35.44%) DNS
6 457 (30.39%) TCP/IP
7 435 (28.92%) Windows
8 408 (27.13%) WAN
9 372 (24.73%) VMware
10 364 (24.20%) Cisco Certification
11 353 (23.47%) LAN
12 348 (23.14%) Juniper
13 339 (22.54%) Microsoft
14 337 (22.41%) IPsec
15 329 (21.88%) SQL
16 322 (21.41%) MPLS
17 311 (20.68%) Finance
18 310 (20.61%) OSPF
19 300 (19.95%) HTTP
20 295 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
21 292 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
22 281 (18.68%) BGP
23 280 (18.62%) ITIL
24 276 (18.35%) SQL Server
25 274 (18.22%) CCNP
26 271 (18.02%) Load Balancing
27 240 (15.96%) Unix
27 240 (15.96%) Wireless
28 239 (15.89%) Active Directory
29 236 (15.69%) F5

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
1 182 (12.10%) Apache
2 155 (10.31%) MS Exchange
3 133 (8.84%) IIS
4 130 (8.64%) Tomcat
5 95 (6.32%) WebSphere
6 71 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 63 (4.19%) JBoss
8 54 (3.59%) nginx
9 52 (3.46%) WebLogic
10 50 (3.32%) Skype for Business
11 46 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
12 36 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 33 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 33 (2.19%) SharePoint
14 31 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (1.66%) OpenStack
16 22 (1.46%) CMS
16 22 (1.46%) Node.js
17 19 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 161 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.32%) MS Office
3 35 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.066%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.00%) HFM
2 13 (0.86%) Magento
3 9 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.47%) SAP SRM
5 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Documaker
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.20%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (5.25%) SaaS
4 58 (3.86%) Office 365
5 40 (2.66%) IaaS
6 22 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.80%) Heroku
9 9 (0.60%) GitHub
10 8 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.47%) PaaS
11 7 (0.47%) SoftLayer
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
13 5 (0.33%) Dropbox
13 5 (0.33%) Google Drive
14 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.27%) Datadog
15 3 (0.20%) Sage Pay
16 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 819 (54.45%) Firewall
2 689 (45.81%) VPN
3 533 (35.44%) DNS
4 457 (30.39%) TCP/IP
5 408 (27.13%) WAN
6 353 (23.47%) LAN
7 337 (22.41%) IPsec
8 322 (21.41%) MPLS
9 310 (20.61%) OSPF
10 300 (19.95%) HTTP
11 292 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
12 281 (18.68%) BGP
13 240 (15.96%) Wireless
14 222 (14.76%) VoIP
15 203 (13.50%) EIGRP
16 192 (12.77%) SAN
17 187 (12.43%) DHCP
18 182 (12.10%) VLAN
19 170 (11.30%) Network Security
20 165 (10.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 169 (11.24%) MySQL
3 53 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 46 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (2.66%) Big Data
7 37 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.73%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.73%) Redis
11 21 (1.40%) DB2
12 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (1.00%) Essbase
14 15 (1.00%) Hyperion Smart View
14 15 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 83 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 35 (2.33%) Subversion
4 27 (1.80%) JIRA
5 26 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.13%) Introscope
7 14 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.86%) Maven
8 13 (0.86%) Toad
9 11 (0.73%) Ant
9 11 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.60%) Gerrit
10 9 (0.60%) Hudson
10 9 (0.60%) JUnit
11 8 (0.53%) Fiddler
11 8 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.40%) Gradle
13 6 (0.40%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.40%) Wing IDE
General
1 311 (20.68%) Finance
2 121 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 91 (6.05%) Banking
4 58 (3.86%) Retail
5 22 (1.46%) Marketing
6 16 (1.06%) Advertising
7 11 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.60%) Legal
10 8 (0.53%) Publishing
11 7 (0.47%) Billing
11 7 (0.47%) Front Office
11 7 (0.47%) Law
12 5 (0.33%) Electronics
13 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 283 (18.82%) Network Engineer
2 161 (10.70%) Analyst
3 154 (10.24%) Administrator
4 139 (9.24%) Developer
5 126 (8.38%) Consultant
6 107 (7.11%) Security Engineer
7 105 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
8 100 (6.65%) Architect
9 88 (5.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 82 (5.45%) Support Engineer
11 81 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
12 68 (4.52%) Support Analyst
13 56 (3.72%) Linux Administrator
14 55 (3.66%) Network Security Engineer
14 55 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
15 52 (3.46%) Network Consultant
16 50 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
17 49 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 48 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
18 48 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (10.90%) XML
2 149 (9.91%) Web Services
3 133 (8.84%) .NET
4 131 (8.71%) HTML
5 124 (8.24%) SOAP
6 123 (8.18%) Middleware
7 102 (6.78%) CSS
8 90 (5.98%) REST
9 85 (5.65%) JSON
10 81 (5.39%) ASP.NET
11 74 (4.92%) LAMP
12 64 (4.26%) Spring
13 61 (4.06%) J2EE
14 40 (2.66%) HTML5
15 36 (2.39%) Ajax
15 36 (2.39%) jQuery
15 36 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
16 33 (2.19%) Hibernate
17 31 (2.06%) JMS
18 28 (1.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 236 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 154 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (8.44%) PKI
4 119 (7.91%) Computer Science
5 73 (4.85%) Clustering
6 67 (4.45%) Replication
7 65 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (4.12%) Management Information System
9 54 (3.59%) Blackberry
10 46 (3.06%) Cryptography
11 44 (2.93%) Client/Server
12 37 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 31 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 29 (1.93%) Fintech
15 28 (1.86%) DataPower
16 26 (1.73%) iPad
17 22 (1.46%) Driving Licence
18 21 (1.40%) Fat Client
18 21 (1.40%) Thin Client
19 20 (1.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 583 (38.76%) Linux
2 435 (28.92%) Windows
3 240 (15.96%) Unix
4 180 (11.97%) Windows Server
5 137 (9.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (4.39%) CentOS
9 54 (3.59%) Windows 7
10 47 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (2.39%) AIX
11 36 (2.39%) Solaris
12 34 (2.26%) Android
13 27 (1.80%) Debian
14 26 (1.73%) SUSE
15 23 (1.53%) Ubuntu
16 22 (1.46%) Windows 8
17 19 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 19 (1.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (18.62%) ITIL
2 271 (18.02%) Load Balancing
3 158 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (9.11%) High Availability
5 118 (7.85%) Service Delivery
6 114 (7.58%) Software Engineering
7 112 (7.45%) Network Design
8 110 (7.31%) Change Management
9 109 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 104 (6.91%) Presales
11 98 (6.52%) Information Security
12 94 (6.25%) Project Management
13 84 (5.59%) DevOps
14 81 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 81 (5.39%) MVC
15 74 (4.92%) SOA
16 71 (4.72%) Configuration Management
17 69 (4.59%) Migration
18 68 (4.52%) Open Source
19 64 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 329 (21.88%) SQL
2 235 (15.63%) Java
3 182 (12.10%) Python
4 173 (11.50%) Bash Shell
5 156 (10.37%) JavaScript
6 148 (9.84%) Perl
7 114 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 93 (6.18%) PowerShell
9 88 (5.85%) PHP
10 77 (5.12%) C#
11 70 (4.65%) Ruby
12 58 (3.86%) C
13 57 (3.79%) C++
14 29 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.73%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.13%) VB
17 15 (1.00%) AWK
17 15 (1.00%) sed
18 14 (0.93%) Tcl
18 14 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 364 (24.20%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (18.22%) CCNP
3 235 (15.63%) Degree
4 172 (11.44%) CCNA
5 99 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 81 (5.39%) CISSP
6 81 (5.39%) SC Cleared
7 76 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 68 (4.52%) CCIE
9 63 (4.19%) CCDP
10 48 (3.19%) JNCIP
11 45 (2.99%) MCSE
12 44 (2.93%) CCDA
12 44 (2.93%) MCSA
13 42 (2.79%) JNCIE
14 40 (2.66%) JNCIA
15 38 (2.53%) CCSA
16 36 (2.39%) CCSE
17 35 (2.33%) SANS
18 29 (1.93%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (9.84%) SLA
2 50 (3.32%) QA
3 42 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.93%) COBIT
7 13 (0.86%) SSAE 16
8 7 (0.47%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.47%) RosettaNet
9 6 (0.40%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.40%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.27%) COSO
11 3 (0.20%) GCP
12 2 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.13%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.066%) HL7
13 1 (0.066%) SAS 70
System Software
1 295 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (15.89%) Active Directory
3 111 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 59 (3.92%) vSphere
5 36 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (2.33%) Docker
6 35 (2.33%) XenApp
7 34 (2.26%) NFS
8 33 (2.19%) Postfix
8 33 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 32 (2.13%) Xen
10 29 (1.93%) Squid
11 26 (1.73%) iptables
12 24 (1.60%) qmail
13 23 (1.53%) VMware ESX
14 18 (1.20%) Sendmail
14 18 (1.20%) XenDesktop
15 12 (0.80%) KVM
16 10 (0.66%) Samba
16 10 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 102 (6.78%) Puppet
2 91 (6.05%) Nagios
3 66 (4.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 57 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
6 36 (2.39%) Ansible
7 35 (2.33%) Cacti
8 31 (2.06%) Backup Exec
8 31 (2.06%) logstash
9 29 (1.93%) SCCM
10 26 (1.73%) ZABBIX
11 24 (1.60%) HP NNM
11 24 (1.60%) Salt
11 24 (1.60%) SELinux
12 19 (1.26%) Graphite
13 17 (1.13%) Cisco UCCE
13 17 (1.13%) Ganglia
14 16 (1.06%) FortiGate
14 16 (1.06%) SCOM
15 15 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 592 (39.36%) Cisco
2 372 (24.73%) VMware
3 348 (23.14%) Juniper
4 339 (22.54%) Microsoft
5 236 (15.69%) F5
6 181 (12.03%) Oracle
7 174 (11.57%) CheckPoint
8 118 (7.85%) HP
9 106 (7.05%) Palo Alto
10 102 (6.78%) IBM
10 102 (6.78%) Red Hat
11 87 (5.78%) Citrix
12 70 (4.65%) Brocade
13 65 (4.32%) SonicWALL
14 54 (3.59%) Dell
15 52 (3.46%) Riverbed
16 43 (2.86%) SolarWinds
17 39 (2.59%) Apple
17 39 (2.59%) Splunk
18 38 (2.53%) Forcepoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 35k - 40k + 5k oncall and overtime
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40 - £55K dep on Exp.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 28000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus car allowance, Bonus and benefits - London
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
GCS
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: £40k - £50k Per Annum Up to £50k DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car + Phone + Laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago