The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 363 393 364
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs citing SSL 813 625 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.06% 3.16% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 558 537 576
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20015 19796 20989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 18.20% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 15967 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +24 780 £47,500 +3.26% 93
London +38 346 £52,500 - 39
South East +21 189 £42,500 +6.25% 24
City of London +11 97 £52,500 - 9
Berkshire +27 60 £48,500 +22.78% 9
East of England +20 58 £55,000 +22.22% 12
East Midlands +19 57 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Surrey 0 54 £31,250 -28.57% 4
Nottinghamshire +38 52 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Nottingham +38 52 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Hampshire +3 49 £40,000 +14.28% 9
South West +9 35 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North West -34 35 £42,000 -1.17% 3
West Midlands +22 29 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire -50 28 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Reading +25 22 £45,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +4 21 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Scotland -16 18 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Slough +18 17 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Basingstoke +4 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bristol +1 15 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Manchester -17 15 £32,500 -17.72% 1
North Yorkshire -11 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire +4 13 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Cheshire -9 13 £50,000 - 1
Southampton +23 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £53,000 -3.63% 3
Birmingham +3 11 £30,250 -28.82% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 11 £42,500 +93.18%
Bracknell -3 11 £52,500 +75.00%

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 694 (43.54%) Firewall
2 625 (39.21%) DNS
3 622 (39.02%) Windows
4 591 (37.08%) TCP/IP
5 575 (36.07%) VPN
6 548 (34.38%) Cisco
7 546 (34.25%) Linux
8 470 (29.49%) HTTP
9 375 (23.53%) Juniper
10 358 (22.46%) Finance
11 355 (22.27%) VMware
12 303 (19.01%) Microsoft
13 285 (17.88%) Active Directory
13 285 (17.88%) CheckPoint
14 280 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 278 (17.44%) Load Balancing
16 277 (17.38%) WAN
17 273 (17.13%) Internet
18 257 (16.12%) LDAP
18 257 (16.12%) SQL
19 254 (15.93%) Java
20 249 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
21 248 (15.56%) Apache
22 246 (15.43%) SMTP
23 240 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
24 237 (14.87%) UNIX
25 235 (14.74%) LAN
26 227 (14.24%) Network Security
27 226 (14.18%) IPsec
28 222 (13.93%) F5

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 248 (15.56%) Apache
2 201 (12.61%) IIS
3 179 (11.23%) MS Exchange
4 166 (10.41%) Tomcat
5 152 (9.54%) WebSphere
6 125 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 94 (5.90%) SharePoint
8 61 (3.83%) Lync
9 60 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 52 (3.26%) Oracle Service Bus
11 45 (2.82%) WebLogic
12 43 (2.70%) nginx
13 41 (2.57%) Drupal
14 40 (2.51%) CMS
15 38 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 35 (2.20%) WordPress
17 32 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
18 29 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
19 22 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
20 20 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 145 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 100 (6.27%) MS Office
3 39 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (1.38%) Magento
3 10 (0.63%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.63%) RMDS
3 10 (0.63%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.63%) Summit
3 10 (0.63%) Eikon
4 9 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.25%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.19%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.063%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 74 (4.64%) SaaS
2 36 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.38%) Office 365
5 20 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
7 16 (1.00%) GitHub
8 10 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.44%) IaaS
10 5 (0.31%) Joyent
10 5 (0.31%) PaaS
11 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 694 (43.54%) Firewall
2 625 (39.21%) DNS
3 591 (37.08%) TCP/IP
4 575 (36.07%) VPN
5 470 (29.49%) HTTP
6 277 (17.38%) WAN
7 273 (17.13%) Internet
8 257 (16.12%) LDAP
9 246 (15.43%) SMTP
10 235 (14.74%) LAN
11 227 (14.24%) Network Security
12 226 (14.18%) IPsec
13 216 (13.55%) DHCP
14 190 (11.92%) BGP
15 166 (10.41%) Cisco ASA
16 161 (10.10%) OSPF
17 156 (9.79%) SAN
18 143 (8.97%) EIGRP
19 124 (7.78%) TACACS
20 123 (7.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (13.61%) MySQL
2 161 (10.10%) SQL Server
3 60 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 58 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 45 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 39 (2.45%) NoSQL
8 30 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.82%) Redis
10 28 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.69%) MariaDB
12 23 (1.44%) DB2
13 15 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.56%) OLTP
17 9 (0.56%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 114 (7.15%) Subversion
2 79 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 65 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 64 (4.02%) Hudson
4 64 (4.02%) Eclipse
5 60 (3.76%) JDeveloper
6 37 (2.32%) JIRA
7 35 (2.20%) Maven
8 26 (1.63%) Ant
9 25 (1.57%) Xcode
10 14 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (0.88%) JUnit
11 13 (0.82%) CruiseControl
12 12 (0.75%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.56%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.50%) Selenium
14 8 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (0.44%) JProfiler
15 7 (0.44%) YourKit
16 5 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 358 (22.46%) Finance
2 87 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 68 (4.27%) Retail
4 60 (3.76%) Banking
5 54 (3.39%) Games
6 36 (2.26%) Law
6 36 (2.26%) Advertising
7 31 (1.94%) Publishing
8 26 (1.63%) Marketing
9 20 (1.25%) Military
10 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.63%) Legal
12 9 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.50%) Back Office
14 7 (0.44%) Electronics
14 7 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.44%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.31%) French Language
15 5 (0.31%) German Language
16 4 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 288 (18.07%) Network Engineer
2 159 (9.97%) Analyst
2 159 (9.97%) Administrator
3 153 (9.60%) Developer
4 140 (8.78%) Security Engineer
5 121 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 104 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 95 (5.96%) Consultant
8 83 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
9 67 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 66 (4.14%) Senior Network Engineer
11 64 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
12 61 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
13 59 (3.70%) Architect
14 57 (3.58%) Linux Administrator
15 44 (2.76%) Firewall Engineer
15 44 (2.76%) Support Analyst
15 44 (2.76%) WebSphere Administrator
16 43 (2.70%) Technical Support
16 43 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (11.17%) HTML
2 176 (11.04%) XML
3 159 (9.97%) CSS
4 126 (7.90%) Web Services
5 123 (7.72%) Middleware
6 115 (7.21%) SOAP
7 79 (4.96%) .NET
8 76 (4.77%) J2EE
9 70 (4.39%) HTML5
10 68 (4.27%) LAMP
11 61 (3.83%) Oracle Fusion
12 56 (3.51%) jQuery
13 53 (3.32%) Ajax
13 53 (3.32%) CSS3
14 45 (2.82%) JSON
15 44 (2.76%) ASP.NET
15 44 (2.76%) WebSphere MQ
15 44 (2.76%) REST
16 39 (2.45%) XSD
17 38 (2.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.90%) Clustering
2 101 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 69 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 66 (4.14%) PKI
5 58 (3.64%) Open Source
6 55 (3.45%) SecurID
7 49 (3.07%) Blackberry
8 27 (1.69%) Replication
8 27 (1.69%) Firmware
8 27 (1.69%) Cryptography
9 25 (1.57%) iPhone
10 24 (1.51%) EMV
11 23 (1.44%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 19 (1.19%) Thin Client
13 19 (1.19%) Fat Client
14 18 (1.13%) iPad
15 17 (1.07%) Mainframe
16 16 (1.00%) EFT
16 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 622 (39.02%) Windows
2 546 (34.25%) Linux
3 249 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 237 (14.87%) UNIX
5 150 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 123 (7.72%) Windows 7
7 109 (6.84%) CentOS
8 100 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 86 (5.40%) Windows XP
10 75 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 70 (4.39%) Solaris
12 61 (3.83%) AIX
13 45 (2.82%) Windows Vista
14 31 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
15 30 (1.88%) Android
16 27 (1.69%) Windows 8
16 27 (1.69%) Apple iOS
17 23 (1.44%) Ubuntu
18 21 (1.32%) Debian
19 15 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (17.44%) Load Balancing
2 193 (12.11%) ITIL
3 129 (8.09%) Software Engineering
4 119 (7.47%) Network Management
5 103 (6.46%) SOA
6 91 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 89 (5.58%) Change Management
8 88 (5.52%) Service Management
9 86 (5.40%) Network Design
10 83 (5.21%) Project Management
10 83 (5.21%) Information Security
11 79 (4.96%) Scrum
12 76 (4.77%) MVC
13 74 (4.64%) Configuration Management
14 73 (4.58%) DevOps
15 65 (4.08%) Service Delivery
16 63 (3.95%) Migration
17 61 (3.83%) Capacity Management
18 60 (3.76%) BPEL
19 59 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 257 (16.12%) SQL
2 254 (15.93%) Java
3 158 (9.91%) JavaScript
4 141 (8.85%) Perl
5 128 (8.03%) PHP
6 87 (5.46%) C#
7 85 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 72 (4.52%) C
9 71 (4.45%) Python
9 71 (4.45%) Ruby
10 70 (4.39%) Bash Shell
11 68 (4.27%) Shell Script
12 62 (3.89%) C++
13 29 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.57%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.13%) ActionScript
16 16 (1.00%) Scala
17 15 (0.94%) ABAP
18 14 (0.88%) Embedded C++
19 13 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 240 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (11.17%) Degree
3 175 (10.98%) CCNP
4 145 (9.10%) CCNA
5 120 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 116 (7.28%) Security Cleared
7 74 (4.64%) MCSE
8 58 (3.64%) CISSP
9 42 (2.63%) CCSA
10 39 (2.45%) CCSE
10 39 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 39 (2.45%) MCITP
11 35 (2.20%) MCP
12 33 (2.07%) JNCIA
12 33 (2.07%) CCSP
13 32 (2.01%) CCIE
14 31 (1.94%) SC Cleared
15 24 (1.51%) MCSA
16 21 (1.32%) MCTS
17 20 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.14%) SLA
2 34 (2.13%) QA
3 33 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 33 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.50%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) COSO
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) BS7799
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 285 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 280 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (8.34%) Hyper-V
4 93 (5.83%) vSphere
5 51 (3.20%) UAG
6 42 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 41 (2.57%) NFS
8 37 (2.32%) Forefront TMG
9 33 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
10 32 (2.01%) Terminal Services
11 29 (1.82%) ProxySG
12 27 (1.69%) KVM
13 26 (1.63%) ISA Server
14 19 (1.19%) XenApp
15 16 (1.00%) Xen
15 16 (1.00%) vCloud
16 14 (0.88%) Snort
16 14 (0.88%) Varnish
17 13 (0.82%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 92 (5.77%) Puppet
2 79 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (4.89%) CiscoWorks
4 73 (4.58%) HP NNM
5 68 (4.27%) WSUS
6 54 (3.39%) SCOM
7 52 (3.26%) Backup Exec
8 46 (2.89%) Nagios
9 40 (2.51%) Cacti
10 34 (2.13%) SCCM
11 27 (1.69%) Tivoli
12 26 (1.63%) FortiGate
12 26 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
13 21 (1.32%) Vagrant
14 20 (1.25%) Plesk
15 18 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
16 14 (0.88%) Zenoss
16 14 (0.88%) ZABBIX
17 10 (0.63%) Nessus
17 10 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 548 (34.38%) Cisco
2 375 (23.53%) Juniper
3 355 (22.27%) VMware
4 303 (19.01%) Microsoft
5 285 (17.88%) CheckPoint
6 222 (13.93%) F5
7 176 (11.04%) HP
8 165 (10.35%) Oracle
9 127 (7.97%) Red Hat
10 122 (7.65%) Citrix
11 100 (6.27%) Blue Coat
12 77 (4.83%) IBM
13 59 (3.70%) JBoss
14 56 (3.51%) Symantec
15 47 (2.95%) McAfee
16 46 (2.89%) LogRhythm
17 41 (2.57%) Dell
18 38 (2.38%) Fortinet
18 38 (2.38%) NetApp
19 37 (2.32%) Sophos
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago