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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 372 432 393
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -39
Permanent jobs citing SSL 779 560 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 3.02% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 607 455 493
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
20589 18513 22291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.33% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16291 15059 18257
Average salary £43,044 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +85 747 £45,000 -5.26% 79
London +83 329 £50,000 -1.47% 32
South East +28 204 £42,250 -6.11% 28
City of London +40 80 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Berkshire +33 76 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East of England +35 65 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +17 60 £41,500 +8.49% 13
South West +9 46 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Basingstoke +16 34 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Reading +13 32 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -37 32 £40,000 -20.00% 5
North West -37 29 £40,750 -4.11% 3
Yorkshire -41 26 £36,750 -13.52% 6
Slough +17 25 £35,000 -0.70% 2
West Midlands -4 25 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Bedfordshire +1 21 £51,250 +28.12% 1
East Midlands -4 21 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Birmingham +11 20 £65,000 +18.18%
Bristol +4 20 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire -29 19 £36,000 -3.35% 5
Manchester -16 18 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Nottingham +6 17 £45,000 +20.00%
Nottinghamshire +2 17 £45,000 +20.00%
Leeds -15 17 £36,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland -20 16 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Suffolk - 14 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 14 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 11 £45,000 +104.54%
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 697 (42.29%) Firewall
2 668 (40.53%) Windows
3 653 (39.62%) Linux
4 592 (35.92%) VPN
5 589 (35.74%) DNS
6 587 (35.62%) TCP/IP
7 567 (34.41%) Cisco
8 433 (26.27%) HTTP
9 426 (25.85%) VMware
10 353 (21.42%) Finance
11 351 (21.30%) Juniper
12 312 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 307 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
14 278 (16.87%) Active Directory
15 273 (16.57%) Apache
16 272 (16.50%) WAN
17 271 (16.44%) SQL
17 271 (16.44%) Microsoft
18 269 (16.32%) Java
19 268 (16.26%) IPsec
20 266 (16.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 258 (15.66%) MySQL
21 258 (15.66%) CheckPoint
22 237 (14.38%) UNIX
23 235 (14.26%) LDAP
24 228 (13.83%) F5
25 223 (13.53%) Load Balancing
26 219 (13.29%) IIS
27 216 (13.11%) CCNP
27 216 (13.11%) BGP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 273 (16.57%) Apache
2 219 (13.29%) IIS
3 178 (10.80%) Tomcat
4 161 (9.77%) MS Exchange
5 110 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 108 (6.55%) WebSphere
7 69 (4.19%) Lync
8 63 (3.82%) SharePoint
9 54 (3.28%) WebLogic
10 49 (2.97%) nginx
11 47 (2.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 45 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 39 (2.37%) Drupal
14 29 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 28 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
16 25 (1.52%) WordPress
17 24 (1.46%) CMS
18 22 (1.33%) K2 blackpearl
18 22 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
19 21 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 138 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 77 (4.67%) MS Office
3 38 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.21%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.49%) MS Project
6 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.061%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (1.52%) Magento
2 21 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.61%) Eikon
3 10 (0.61%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.61%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.61%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.61%) RMDS
3 10 (0.61%) Summit
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.18%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.061%) Agresso
7 1 (0.061%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.07%) SaaS
2 29 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.33%) Office 365
5 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (0.67%) GitHub
8 11 (0.67%) IaaS
9 9 (0.55%) Joyent
10 6 (0.36%) PaaS
10 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.061%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.061%) Route 53
13 1 (0.061%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.061%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 697 (42.29%) Firewall
2 592 (35.92%) VPN
3 589 (35.74%) DNS
4 587 (35.62%) TCP/IP
5 433 (26.27%) HTTP
6 272 (16.50%) WAN
7 268 (16.26%) IPsec
8 235 (14.26%) LDAP
9 216 (13.11%) BGP
10 213 (12.92%) LAN
11 212 (12.86%) Internet
12 205 (12.44%) DHCP
13 203 (12.32%) Network Security
14 193 (11.71%) SMTP
15 182 (11.04%) OSPF
16 169 (10.25%) SAN
16 169 (10.25%) MPLS
17 139 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
18 137 (8.31%) EIGRP
19 134 (8.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (15.66%) MySQL
2 188 (11.41%) SQL Server
3 66 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 62 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 50 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 38 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.82%) Redis
9 30 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.70%) MariaDB
11 25 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (1.21%) DB2
13 18 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.67%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.67%) Riak
16 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (6.25%) Subversion
2 84 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 69 (4.19%) Eclipse
3 69 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 64 (3.88%) Hudson
5 60 (3.64%) JDeveloper
6 42 (2.55%) Maven
7 40 (2.43%) JIRA
8 24 (1.46%) Ant
9 21 (1.27%) Xcode
10 16 (0.97%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (0.85%) YourKit
12 14 (0.85%) JProfiler
13 12 (0.73%) JUnit
14 11 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.49%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.49%) JMeter
15 8 (0.49%) CruiseControl
16 6 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 353 (21.42%) Finance
2 108 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 90 (5.46%) Banking
4 64 (3.88%) Retail
5 48 (2.91%) Games
6 39 (2.37%) Advertising
7 31 (1.88%) Marketing
8 25 (1.52%) Law
9 23 (1.40%) Publishing
10 17 (1.03%) Military
10 17 (1.03%) Back Office
11 15 (0.91%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.79%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.42%) French Language
13 7 (0.42%) German Language
14 6 (0.36%) Front Office
14 6 (0.36%) Legal
14 6 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 339 (20.57%) Network Engineer
2 179 (10.86%) Developer
3 152 (9.22%) Analyst
4 131 (7.95%) Administrator
5 129 (7.83%) Security Engineer
6 110 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 102 (6.19%) Support Engineer
8 89 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 84 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
10 80 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
11 76 (4.61%) Architect
12 67 (4.07%) Consultant
12 67 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
13 57 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
14 51 (3.09%) Linux Administrator
15 49 (2.97%) Support Analyst
16 43 (2.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 40 (2.43%) 3rd Line Support
17 40 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
18 38 (2.31%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (11.04%) XML
2 181 (10.98%) HTML
3 155 (9.41%) CSS
4 131 (7.95%) Web Services
5 121 (7.34%) Middleware
6 106 (6.43%) .NET
7 86 (5.22%) SOAP
8 78 (4.73%) LAMP
9 75 (4.55%) HTML5
10 73 (4.43%) J2EE
11 66 (4.00%) ASP.NET
12 63 (3.82%) REST
13 60 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
14 54 (3.28%) CSS3
15 49 (2.97%) jQuery
16 48 (2.91%) MSMQ
17 45 (2.73%) JSON
18 44 (2.67%) Ajax
19 42 (2.55%) XSD
20 41 (2.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (6.92%) Clustering
3 106 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 80 (4.85%) PKI
4 80 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 65 (3.94%) Open Source
6 55 (3.34%) Blackberry
7 42 (2.55%) User Experience
8 37 (2.25%) SecurID
9 24 (1.46%) Cryptography
10 22 (1.33%) EMV
10 22 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.03%) Replication
12 17 (1.03%) Firmware
13 16 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.97%) iPhone
14 13 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 668 (40.53%) Windows
2 653 (39.62%) Linux
3 266 (16.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 237 (14.38%) UNIX
5 174 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 146 (8.86%) CentOS
7 121 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 96 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 88 (5.34%) Windows 7
10 68 (4.13%) Windows XP
11 65 (3.94%) Solaris
12 52 (3.16%) AIX
13 32 (1.94%) Windows Vista
14 26 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
15 23 (1.40%) zOS
16 22 (1.33%) Mac OS
17 19 (1.15%) Windows 8
18 18 (1.09%) Apple iOS
18 18 (1.09%) Android
19 16 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (13.53%) Load Balancing
2 189 (11.47%) ITIL
3 178 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (7.95%) Software Engineering
5 119 (7.22%) SOA
6 106 (6.43%) Network Management
7 96 (5.83%) Scrum
8 94 (5.70%) Information Security
9 91 (5.52%) MVC
10 90 (5.46%) Service Management
10 90 (5.46%) E-Commerce
11 82 (4.98%) Project Management
12 81 (4.92%) Change Management
13 74 (4.49%) DevOps
14 69 (4.19%) Migration
14 69 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
15 66 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 66 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (3.88%) Network Design
17 63 (3.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (16.44%) SQL
2 269 (16.32%) Java
3 160 (9.71%) JavaScript
4 146 (8.86%) PHP
5 133 (8.07%) Perl
6 106 (6.43%) C#
7 82 (4.98%) Ruby
7 82 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 77 (4.67%) Python
9 74 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 72 (4.37%) Shell Script
11 69 (4.19%) C
12 58 (3.52%) C++
13 50 (3.03%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.09%) ActionScript
16 15 (0.91%) ABAP
17 14 (0.85%) VB
18 13 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
19 12 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 307 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (13.11%) CCNP
3 206 (12.50%) Degree
4 158 (9.59%) CCNA
5 125 (7.58%) Security Cleared
6 93 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 56 (3.40%) MCSE
9 48 (2.91%) SC Cleared
10 46 (2.79%) CISSP
11 38 (2.31%) CCIE
12 37 (2.25%) CCSE
12 37 (2.25%) CCSA
13 31 (1.88%) MCITP
13 31 (1.88%) RHCE
14 24 (1.46%) MCTS
15 21 (1.27%) JNCIA
16 19 (1.15%) CCSP
17 18 (1.09%) JNCIP
18 17 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.86%) SLA
2 53 (3.22%) PCI DSS
2 53 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.82%) QA
4 27 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.03%) COBIT
6 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.30%) COSO
8 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.24%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.18%) BS7799
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 312 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 278 (16.87%) Active Directory
3 137 (8.31%) Hyper-V
4 114 (6.92%) vSphere
5 53 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (2.25%) UAG
7 36 (2.18%) VMware ESX
8 33 (2.00%) NFS
9 30 (1.82%) vCloud
10 28 (1.70%) KVM
10 28 (1.70%) ProxySG
11 19 (1.15%) Xen
12 18 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 18 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (0.97%) Varnish
14 14 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
14 14 (0.85%) Postfix
14 14 (0.85%) Snort
15 13 (0.79%) Squid
16 12 (0.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 110 (6.67%) Puppet
2 99 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (3.70%) Nagios
4 59 (3.58%) WSUS
5 53 (3.22%) HP NNM
6 48 (2.91%) SCOM
7 46 (2.79%) Backup Exec
8 44 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
9 42 (2.55%) Cacti
10 36 (2.18%) Vagrant
11 31 (1.88%) SCCM
12 29 (1.76%) FortiGate
13 27 (1.64%) Zenoss
13 27 (1.64%) Tivoli
14 24 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
15 16 (0.97%) Plesk
16 15 (0.91%) ZABBIX
17 13 (0.79%) Munin
17 13 (0.79%) OpenView
18 11 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 567 (34.41%) Cisco
2 426 (25.85%) VMware
3 351 (21.30%) Juniper
4 271 (16.44%) Microsoft
5 258 (15.66%) CheckPoint
6 228 (13.83%) F5
7 167 (10.13%) Oracle
8 148 (8.98%) HP
9 143 (8.68%) Red Hat
10 111 (6.74%) Citrix
11 81 (4.92%) Blue Coat
12 69 (4.19%) IBM
13 56 (3.40%) JBoss
14 53 (3.22%) Symantec
15 44 (2.67%) Brocade
15 44 (2.67%) Dell
16 39 (2.37%) Fortinet
17 33 (2.00%) Riverbed
17 33 (2.00%) LogRhythm
18 31 (1.88%) NetApp
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum
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Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
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Egham, Surrey
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
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West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Liphook, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago