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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 371 403 387
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 762 615 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 3.34% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 627 475 458
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
20409 18425 22014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.88% 17.20% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 14905 17966
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 23 October 2014 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 23 October 2014. 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 +60 732 £45,000 -10.00% 87
London +34 290 £47,500 -5.00% 29
South East +27 231 £42,000 -16.00% 21
Berkshire +52 111 £42,000 +3.70% 3
City of London +43 79 £45,000 -21.73% 7
East of England +15 58 £46,000 +15.00% 6
Hampshire +19 56 £41,500 -30.83% 8
South West +8 52 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Reading +23 45 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey -37 38 £44,500 -11.00% 6
Yorkshire -27 37 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Slough +10 35 £36,500 -9.87% 2
Basingstoke +35 30 £41,500 +8.49% 3
North West -37 30 £40,000 -20.00% 10
West Yorkshire -6 29 £40,000 +7.38% 8
Leeds -6 26 £41,250 +39.83% 8
West Midlands -19 23 £65,000 +179.56%
Manchester -4 22 £38,500 -14.44% 8
Gloucestershire +13 20 £52,500 +81.03% 8
Bedfordshire +1 17 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Birmingham -3 16 £65,000 +30.00%
Cheltenham - 16 £52,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £46,000 +6.35% 2
Scotland -10 15 £47,500 +13.09% 1
Bristol -4 14 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Oxfordshire +19 11 £18,500 - 1
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Oxford - 11 £18,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -17 10 £64,000 +70.66% 1
Suffolk +14 9 £45,000 -35.71%

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 707 (44.63%) Firewall
2 669 (42.23%) Windows
3 638 (40.28%) Linux
4 600 (37.88%) VPN
5 598 (37.75%) TCP/IP
6 573 (36.17%) Cisco
7 559 (35.29%) DNS
8 433 (27.34%) VMware
9 406 (25.63%) HTTP
10 355 (22.41%) Juniper
11 332 (20.96%) Cisco Certification
12 331 (20.90%) Finance
13 303 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 273 (17.23%) IPsec
15 267 (16.86%) Active Directory
16 262 (16.54%) SQL
17 261 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 260 (16.41%) Apache
19 258 (16.29%) BGP
20 250 (15.78%) WAN
21 249 (15.72%) Microsoft
22 247 (15.59%) MySQL
23 240 (15.15%) Java
24 236 (14.90%) CheckPoint
25 232 (14.65%) CCNP
26 230 (14.52%) Network Security
27 223 (14.08%) F5
28 221 (13.95%) LDAP
29 216 (13.64%) IIS
29 216 (13.64%) OSPF

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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
1 260 (16.41%) Apache
2 216 (13.64%) IIS
3 149 (9.41%) MS Exchange
4 148 (9.34%) Tomcat
5 102 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 92 (5.81%) WebSphere
7 68 (4.29%) Lync
8 58 (3.66%) WebLogic
9 53 (3.35%) JBoss
10 50 (3.16%) nginx
11 45 (2.84%) SharePoint
12 37 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 37 (2.34%) Drupal
13 32 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
15 30 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
16 25 (1.58%) CMS
17 24 (1.52%) K2 blackpearl
18 21 (1.33%) Node.js
18 21 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 133 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 60 (3.79%) MS Office
3 30 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.57%) MS Project
6 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.063%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (1.52%) Magento
2 13 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.63%) Eikon
3 10 (0.63%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.63%) Summit
3 10 (0.63%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.63%) RMDS
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.063%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.063%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.97%) SaaS
2 29 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.20%) Office 365
5 18 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.01%) IaaS
7 12 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (0.63%) PaaS
9 9 (0.57%) Joyent
10 6 (0.38%) GitHub
11 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.13%) Route 53
12 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.063%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.063%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.063%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 707 (44.63%) Firewall
2 600 (37.88%) VPN
3 598 (37.75%) TCP/IP
4 559 (35.29%) DNS
5 406 (25.63%) HTTP
6 273 (17.23%) IPsec
7 258 (16.29%) BGP
8 250 (15.78%) WAN
9 230 (14.52%) Network Security
10 221 (13.95%) LDAP
11 216 (13.64%) OSPF
12 191 (12.06%) DHCP
13 189 (11.93%) MPLS
14 188 (11.87%) LAN
15 176 (11.11%) SMTP
16 160 (10.10%) Internet
17 157 (9.91%) SAN
18 153 (9.66%) Wireless
19 149 (9.41%) EIGRP
20 138 (8.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (15.59%) MySQL
2 174 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 64 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 56 (3.54%) MongoDB
5 51 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 38 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 28 (1.77%) Redis
10 27 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (1.64%) MariaDB
11 26 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.26%) DB2
13 16 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.69%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.69%) Riak
16 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (5.18%) Subversion
2 76 (4.80%) Git (software)
3 59 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 52 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 45 (2.84%) Hudson
6 44 (2.78%) JDeveloper
7 33 (2.08%) JIRA
8 32 (2.02%) Maven
9 17 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
9 17 (1.07%) Ant
10 14 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 13 (0.82%) Xcode
12 12 (0.76%) YourKit
12 12 (0.76%) JProfiler
13 7 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (0.38%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.38%) JMeter
15 5 (0.32%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.25%) JUnit
16 4 (0.25%) Introscope
General
1 331 (20.90%) Finance
2 110 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 88 (5.56%) Banking
4 54 (3.41%) Retail
5 38 (2.40%) Marketing
6 33 (2.08%) Advertising
7 30 (1.89%) Games
8 20 (1.26%) Back Office
9 19 (1.20%) Publishing
10 18 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.07%) Law
12 15 (0.95%) Military
13 14 (0.88%) Aerospace
14 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.44%) Front Office
15 7 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.38%) Legal
17 5 (0.32%) French Language
17 5 (0.32%) German Language
18 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 400 (25.25%) Network Engineer
2 167 (10.54%) Developer
3 149 (9.41%) Analyst
4 135 (8.52%) Security Engineer
5 120 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 104 (6.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 104 (6.57%) Administrator
7 95 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 84 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 78 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 76 (4.80%) Architect
11 71 (4.48%) Consultant
12 65 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
13 56 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
14 46 (2.90%) Support Analyst
14 46 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
15 44 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
16 40 (2.53%) Network Support
16 40 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
17 39 (2.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (9.85%) XML
2 155 (9.79%) HTML
3 131 (8.27%) Web Services
4 126 (7.95%) CSS
5 115 (7.26%) .NET
6 109 (6.88%) Middleware
7 84 (5.30%) SOAP
8 71 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 65 (4.10%) REST
10 64 (4.04%) LAMP
11 61 (3.85%) HTML5
12 56 (3.54%) J2EE
13 48 (3.03%) MSMQ
14 46 (2.90%) jQuery
15 44 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
15 44 (2.78%) CSS3
16 40 (2.53%) Ajax
17 39 (2.46%) JSON
17 39 (2.46%) WCF
17 39 (2.46%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 118 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 92 (5.81%) Clustering
4 91 (5.74%) PKI
5 79 (4.99%) Computer Science
6 69 (4.36%) Open Source
7 55 (3.47%) Blackberry
8 35 (2.21%) SecurID
9 33 (2.08%) User Experience
10 23 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.14%) Cryptography
11 18 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.01%) Replication
13 15 (0.95%) Mainframe
14 13 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
15 11 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
15 11 (0.69%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.69%) IPTV
16 10 (0.63%) Equities
16 10 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 669 (42.23%) Windows
2 638 (40.28%) Linux
3 261 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 214 (13.51%) UNIX
5 178 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 149 (9.41%) CentOS
7 129 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 101 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 75 (4.73%) Windows 7
10 67 (4.23%) Solaris
11 57 (3.60%) Windows XP
12 48 (3.03%) AIX
13 31 (1.96%) Windows Vista
14 24 (1.52%) Mac OS
15 21 (1.33%) zOS
16 15 (0.95%) Apple iOS
16 15 (0.95%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
18 12 (0.76%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (12.94%) ITIL
2 183 (11.55%) Load Balancing
3 163 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (6.57%) SOA
5 102 (6.44%) Software Engineering
6 100 (6.31%) Information Security
7 99 (6.25%) Network Management
8 91 (5.74%) Change Management
9 87 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 86 (5.43%) MVC
11 82 (5.18%) Service Management
12 76 (4.80%) Project Management
13 75 (4.73%) Scrum
14 70 (4.42%) Migration
14 70 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
15 67 (4.23%) Service Delivery
16 65 (4.10%) DevOps
17 61 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
18 57 (3.60%) Incident Management
19 56 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 262 (16.54%) SQL
2 240 (15.15%) Java
3 136 (8.59%) PHP
4 135 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 112 (7.07%) Perl
6 97 (6.12%) C#
7 79 (4.99%) Bash Shell
8 75 (4.73%) Ruby
9 74 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 72 (4.55%) Python
11 68 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 62 (3.91%) C
13 56 (3.54%) T-SQL
14 46 (2.90%) C++
15 15 (0.95%) ActionScript
16 13 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.82%) ActionScript 3.0
17 12 (0.76%) VBScript
17 12 (0.76%) VB
18 10 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 332 (20.96%) Cisco Certification
2 232 (14.65%) CCNP
3 205 (12.94%) Degree
4 161 (10.16%) CCNA
5 135 (8.52%) Security Cleared
6 80 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 50 (3.16%) SC Cleared
9 48 (3.03%) MCSE
9 48 (3.03%) CCIE
10 39 (2.46%) CISSP
11 31 (1.96%) RHCE
12 29 (1.83%) CCSE
12 29 (1.83%) CCSA
13 25 (1.58%) MCITP
14 23 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.45%) CCSP
15 21 (1.33%) JNCIA
16 20 (1.26%) JNCIP
16 20 (1.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.26%) SLA
2 71 (4.48%) PCI DSS
3 62 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.45%) QA
6 17 (1.07%) COBIT
7 9 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.51%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.32%) COSO
10 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.19%) BS7799
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 303 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (16.86%) Active Directory
3 114 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 112 (7.07%) vSphere
5 56 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (2.21%) vCloud
7 34 (2.15%) VMware ESX
8 33 (2.08%) UAG
9 26 (1.64%) NFS
10 24 (1.52%) Snort
11 22 (1.39%) KVM
12 19 (1.20%) ProxySG
13 18 (1.14%) Xen
14 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (1.07%) Varnish
15 15 (0.95%) Postfix
16 12 (0.76%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.76%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.63%) Firmware
17 10 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 108 (6.82%) Puppet
2 94 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (3.91%) Nagios
4 45 (2.84%) Backup Exec
5 44 (2.78%) HP NNM
6 43 (2.71%) SCOM
7 41 (2.59%) WSUS
8 39 (2.46%) Vagrant
9 36 (2.27%) Cacti
10 33 (2.08%) SCCM
11 31 (1.96%) FortiGate
12 28 (1.77%) Zenoss
13 27 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
13 27 (1.70%) Tivoli
14 22 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.88%) OpenView
15 14 (0.88%) Plesk
16 13 (0.82%) Munin
16 13 (0.82%) ZABBIX
17 12 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 573 (36.17%) Cisco
2 433 (27.34%) VMware
3 355 (22.41%) Juniper
4 249 (15.72%) Microsoft
5 236 (14.90%) CheckPoint
6 223 (14.08%) F5
7 151 (9.53%) Oracle
8 146 (9.22%) Red Hat
9 131 (8.27%) HP
10 102 (6.44%) Citrix
11 64 (4.04%) IBM
12 58 (3.66%) Blue Coat
13 48 (3.03%) Symantec
14 44 (2.78%) Brocade
15 43 (2.71%) Fortinet
16 42 (2.65%) Dell
17 31 (1.96%) SolarWinds
18 30 (1.89%) Adobe
19 28 (1.77%) Riverbed
20 27 (1.70%) Websense
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
North London
LA International
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on level experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago