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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 414 454 412
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -42
Permanent jobs citing SSL 688 637 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 3.33% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 557 556 582
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 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.29%

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
17095 19123 20340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 15317 16281
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 27 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 27 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 +33 664 £50,000 +5.26% 82
London +28 221 £56,600 +2.90% 27
South East +15 179 £52,500 +23.52% 16
Berkshire +27 60 £52,500 +10.52% 1
West Midlands +22 60 £40,000 -27.27% 12
Yorkshire +37 55 £32,500 -35.00% 5
South West +18 51 £41,500 +18.57% 3
East of England -1 50 £46,500 +9.41% 6
Reading +42 44 £51,250 +7.89% 1
City of London +35 39 £55,000 - 6
Surrey +3 36 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North West +14 30 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Birmingham +3 28 £42,500 -22.72% 5
West Yorkshire +22 26 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Manchester +19 26 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Leeds +13 24 £32,500 -35.00% 3
West Sussex +12 23 £60,000 +105.12%
Gloucestershire +10 23 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North Yorkshire +21 21 £28,500 -34.48% 2
Hertfordshire +16 21 £46,500 +32.85% 1
Hampshire -10 20 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Kent +17 16 £70,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +16 13 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Oxfordshire -5 13 £55,000 +35.80%
Gatwick - 13 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 13 £34,000 - 6
East Midlands +9 12 £31,250 -30.55% 1
Basingstoke +1 12 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cheltenham 0 12 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -36 12 £47,500 -9.52% 1

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 789 (53.27%) Firewall
2 665 (44.90%) VPN
3 582 (39.30%) Cisco
4 579 (39.10%) Linux
5 517 (34.91%) DNS
6 441 (29.78%) TCP/IP
7 417 (28.16%) Windows
8 410 (27.68%) WAN
9 346 (23.36%) VMware
10 338 (22.82%) LAN
10 338 (22.82%) Cisco Certification
11 333 (22.48%) SQL
11 333 (22.48%) IPsec
12 326 (22.01%) Juniper
13 307 (20.73%) Microsoft
14 303 (20.46%) Finance
15 302 (20.39%) HTTP
16 301 (20.32%) MPLS
17 297 (20.05%) Cisco ASA
18 288 (19.45%) OSPF
19 279 (18.84%) ITIL
20 275 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 273 (18.43%) Load Balancing
22 265 (17.89%) SQL Server
23 262 (17.69%) CCNP
24 259 (17.49%) BGP
25 242 (16.34%) Data Centre
26 239 (16.14%) F5
27 236 (15.94%) Active Directory
28 235 (15.87%) Java

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
1 203 (13.71%) Apache
2 148 (9.99%) MS Exchange
3 144 (9.72%) IIS
4 124 (8.37%) Tomcat
5 92 (6.21%) WebSphere
6 73 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 65 (4.39%) WebLogic
8 60 (4.05%) JBoss
9 58 (3.92%) nginx
10 52 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 40 (2.70%) Skype for Business
12 37 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 33 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
14 32 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 30 (2.03%) CMS
16 29 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
16 29 (1.96%) SharePoint
17 25 (1.69%) OpenStack
18 24 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
19 21 (1.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 156 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 70 (4.73%) MS Office
3 31 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (0.95%) Magento
2 11 (0.74%) HFM
3 10 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.47%) SAP SRM
5 5 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Documaker
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.20%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (4.39%) SaaS
4 52 (3.51%) Office 365
5 29 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.96%) IaaS
6 17 (1.15%) Sage Pay
7 15 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.68%) Heroku
8 10 (0.68%) SoftLayer
8 10 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (0.61%) GitHub
10 8 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.47%) PaaS
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.27%) Dropbox
12 4 (0.27%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.14%) Datadog
13 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 789 (53.27%) Firewall
2 665 (44.90%) VPN
3 517 (34.91%) DNS
4 441 (29.78%) TCP/IP
5 410 (27.68%) WAN
6 338 (22.82%) LAN
7 333 (22.48%) IPsec
8 302 (20.39%) HTTP
9 301 (20.32%) MPLS
10 297 (20.05%) Cisco ASA
11 288 (19.45%) OSPF
12 259 (17.49%) BGP
13 235 (15.87%) Wireless
14 222 (14.99%) VoIP
15 186 (12.56%) DHCP
16 183 (12.36%) EIGRP
17 175 (11.82%) Network Security
18 173 (11.68%) SAN
19 168 (11.34%) VLAN
20 136 (9.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 169 (11.41%) MySQL
3 48 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 48 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 42 (2.84%) Big Data
6 37 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 33 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (2.09%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.82%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.55%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.55%) Redis
12 20 (1.35%) DB2
13 19 (1.28%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 88 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 74 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.16%) Subversion
4 26 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 23 (1.55%) Introscope
5 23 (1.55%) JIRA
6 15 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.88%) Ant
7 13 (0.88%) Maven
8 11 (0.74%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.74%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.68%) Hudson
10 9 (0.61%) Gerrit
10 9 (0.61%) JUnit
10 9 (0.61%) Toad
11 8 (0.54%) Fiddler
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.41%) Gradle
13 6 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.41%) Wing IDE
General
1 303 (20.46%) Finance
2 123 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 91 (6.14%) Banking
4 53 (3.58%) Retail
5 23 (1.55%) Marketing
6 14 (0.95%) Legal
6 14 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.88%) Publishing
8 12 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 12 (0.81%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.61%) Law
11 8 (0.54%) Front Office
12 7 (0.47%) Advertising
12 7 (0.47%) Billing
12 7 (0.47%) Electronics
13 6 (0.41%) Games
14 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 278 (18.77%) Network Engineer
2 157 (10.60%) Analyst
3 155 (10.47%) Developer
4 141 (9.52%) Administrator
5 122 (8.24%) Consultant
6 119 (8.04%) Security Engineer
7 98 (6.62%) Architect
8 90 (6.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 77 (5.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 77 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
10 74 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 66 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 55 (3.71%) Support Analyst
13 54 (3.65%) Network Consultant
14 52 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
15 51 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 51 (3.44%) Senior Network Engineer
16 50 (3.38%) Juniper Engineer
17 48 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 46 (3.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (10.60%) Web Services
2 155 (10.47%) XML
3 143 (9.66%) HTML
4 125 (8.44%) SOAP
5 124 (8.37%) Middleware
6 122 (8.24%) .NET
7 112 (7.56%) CSS
8 82 (5.54%) JSON
9 77 (5.20%) LAMP
10 76 (5.13%) ASP.NET
11 70 (4.73%) REST
12 66 (4.46%) Spring
13 52 (3.51%) J2EE
14 50 (3.38%) Ajax
15 41 (2.77%) jQuery
16 36 (2.43%) HTML5
17 32 (2.16%) RESTful
17 32 (2.16%) SAML
18 31 (2.09%) XHTML
19 29 (1.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 242 (16.34%) Data Centre
2 143 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (8.51%) PKI
4 103 (6.95%) Computer Science
5 71 (4.79%) Clustering
6 64 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 64 (4.32%) Replication
7 55 (3.71%) Blackberry
8 53 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (3.24%) Cryptography
10 37 (2.50%) Client/Server
11 36 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 33 (2.23%) DataPower
13 32 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
14 30 (2.03%) iPad
15 26 (1.76%) Fintech
16 21 (1.42%) Fat Client
16 21 (1.42%) Thin Client
17 20 (1.35%) Driving Licence
18 19 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 579 (39.10%) Linux
2 417 (28.16%) Windows
3 227 (15.33%) Unix
4 178 (12.02%) Windows Server
5 122 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 63 (4.25%) CentOS
9 50 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (3.31%) Windows 7
11 38 (2.57%) Android
12 36 (2.43%) AIX
13 31 (2.09%) SUSE
14 30 (2.03%) Solaris
15 26 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
16 25 (1.69%) Ubuntu
17 23 (1.55%) Debian
18 21 (1.42%) Windows XP
19 19 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 19 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (18.84%) ITIL
2 273 (18.43%) Load Balancing
3 156 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (9.25%) High Availability
5 110 (7.43%) Network Design
6 104 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 98 (6.62%) Service Delivery
8 96 (6.48%) Information Security
9 95 (6.41%) Presales
10 93 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 92 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 90 (6.08%) Change Management
13 88 (5.94%) DevOps
14 87 (5.87%) Project Management
15 82 (5.54%) MVC
16 72 (4.86%) SIEM
17 71 (4.79%) Open Source
18 69 (4.66%) Mentoring
18 69 (4.66%) SOA
19 68 (4.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (22.48%) SQL
2 235 (15.87%) Java
3 184 (12.42%) Python
4 183 (12.36%) Bash Shell
5 158 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 155 (10.47%) Perl
7 118 (7.97%) Shell Script
8 95 (6.41%) PowerShell
9 92 (6.21%) PHP
10 77 (5.20%) Ruby
11 73 (4.93%) C#
12 65 (4.39%) C
13 61 (4.12%) C++
14 26 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 26 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 22 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.08%) AWK
16 16 (1.08%) sed
17 13 (0.88%) Jython
17 13 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 338 (22.82%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (17.69%) CCNP
3 220 (14.85%) Degree
4 158 (10.67%) CCNA
5 109 (7.36%) Security Cleared
6 84 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 82 (5.54%) CISSP
8 72 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 62 (4.19%) CCDP
10 58 (3.92%) CCIE
11 46 (3.11%) MCSA
12 45 (3.04%) JNCIP
13 44 (2.97%) CCDA
14 43 (2.90%) MCSE
15 42 (2.84%) JNCIE
16 37 (2.50%) CCSA
17 36 (2.43%) CCSE
18 35 (2.36%) RHCE
18 35 (2.36%) SANS
19 34 (2.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.52%) SLA
2 49 (3.31%) QA
3 48 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 45 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.08%) COBIT
5 16 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.61%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.61%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.61%) SSAE 16
7 7 (0.47%) RosettaNet
8 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.14%) COSO
10 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.14%) ISO13485
10 2 (0.14%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.14%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.068%) HL7
System Software
1 275 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 236 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 105 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 49 (3.31%) vSphere
5 41 (2.77%) Xen
6 37 (2.50%) Docker
7 34 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 33 (2.23%) XenApp
9 32 (2.16%) Postfix
10 30 (2.03%) Squid
10 30 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (1.89%) NFS
12 26 (1.76%) iptables
13 22 (1.49%) qmail
14 16 (1.08%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.88%) XenDesktop
16 12 (0.81%) KVM
16 12 (0.81%) VMware ESX
17 9 (0.61%) Samba
17 9 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 110 (7.43%) Puppet
2 96 (6.48%) Nagios
3 62 (4.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 62 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (2.63%) Ansible
5 34 (2.30%) Backup Exec
5 34 (2.30%) Cacti
6 31 (2.09%) logstash
6 31 (2.09%) SCCM
7 30 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
8 29 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 26 (1.76%) Salt
10 25 (1.69%) SELinux
11 24 (1.62%) ZABBIX
12 20 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
12 20 (1.35%) HP NNM
13 19 (1.28%) SCOM
14 17 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
14 17 (1.15%) Ganglia
14 17 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 582 (39.30%) Cisco
2 346 (23.36%) VMware
3 326 (22.01%) Juniper
4 307 (20.73%) Microsoft
5 239 (16.14%) F5
6 174 (11.75%) CheckPoint
6 174 (11.75%) Oracle
7 117 (7.90%) Palo Alto
8 112 (7.56%) HP
9 98 (6.62%) Red Hat
10 97 (6.55%) IBM
11 84 (5.67%) Citrix
12 64 (4.32%) SonicWALL
13 63 (4.25%) Brocade
14 51 (3.44%) Dell
15 49 (3.31%) Riverbed
16 48 (3.24%) SolarWinds
17 44 (2.97%) Splunk
18 40 (2.70%) Apple
19 37 (2.50%) Blue Coat
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £28000 to £40000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
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Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + No late Nights / Office Hours Only
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £72,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Awsome Benefits + Prospects
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Egham, Surrey
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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