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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 393 400 437
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +37
Permanent jobs citing SSL 774 638 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 2.88% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 585 504 502
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20417 22115 22353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 19.89% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16165 17802 18660
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +9 732 £45,000 +2.27% 78
London -3 304 £50,000 +5.26% 34
South East -29 182 £45,000 +5.88% 17
City of London +7 85 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Berkshire +34 74 £46,000 +8.23% 6
North West +44 67 £48,750 -7.14% 8
East of England -7 56 £38,000 -15.55% 5
Reading +25 40 £47,000 -24.80% 5
Hampshire -51 39 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cheshire +35 37 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +10 37 £40,000 +23.07% 4
West Midlands +14 35 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Scotland +9 31 £42,000 -23.63% 4
Manchester +19 28 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South West -13 28 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Bedfordshire -3 27 £35,000 -35.77% 2
Surrey -19 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Nottingham +24 25 £40,000 - 4
Nottinghamshire +16 25 £40,000 - 4
Southampton +13 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bedford -7 22 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire -39 22 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +18 21 £40,000 +25.98%
Warrington - 20 £47,000 - 2
Telford - 17 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 17 £37,500 -
Edinburgh -19 15 £51,599 -6.18% 2
Glasgow - 15 £42,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +24 13 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £45,000 +34.32%

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 698 (48.10%) Firewall
2 644 (44.38%) Windows
3 565 (38.94%) VPN
4 531 (36.60%) DNS
5 511 (35.22%) TCP/IP
6 502 (34.60%) Cisco
7 476 (32.80%) Linux
8 409 (28.19%) HTTP
9 383 (26.40%) Microsoft
10 342 (23.57%) Finance
11 341 (23.50%) Juniper
12 324 (22.33%) VMware
13 303 (20.88%) Active Directory
14 302 (20.81%) Internet
15 293 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 283 (19.50%) WAN
17 277 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 276 (19.02%) Load Balancing
19 270 (18.61%) SQL
20 265 (18.26%) LDAP
21 259 (17.85%) LAN
22 245 (16.88%) CheckPoint
23 244 (16.82%) UNIX
24 240 (16.54%) SMTP
25 239 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
26 237 (16.33%) DHCP
27 224 (15.44%) Java
28 218 (15.02%) Network Security
29 212 (14.61%) IPsec
30 206 (14.20%) ITIL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 192 (13.23%) IIS
2 183 (12.61%) WebSphere
3 182 (12.54%) MS Exchange
4 177 (12.20%) Apache
5 128 (8.82%) Tomcat
6 126 (8.68%) SharePoint
7 119 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 58 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 56 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
10 52 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (3.03%) CMS
12 40 (2.76%) Lync
13 39 (2.69%) WebLogic
14 38 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
15 35 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
16 32 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
17 27 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
18 22 (1.52%) IBM Notes
18 22 (1.52%) Drupal
19 21 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 157 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 124 (8.55%) MS Office
3 38 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.069%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.83%) Magento
3 12 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.28%) SunGard AvantGard
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.069%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 108 (7.44%) SaaS
2 23 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.17%) Office 365
6 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.69%) GitHub
8 5 (0.34%) IaaS
8 5 (0.34%) PaaS
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.069%) Heroku
12 1 (0.069%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.069%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 698 (48.10%) Firewall
2 565 (38.94%) VPN
3 531 (36.60%) DNS
4 511 (35.22%) TCP/IP
5 409 (28.19%) HTTP
6 302 (20.81%) Internet
7 283 (19.50%) WAN
8 265 (18.26%) LDAP
9 259 (17.85%) LAN
10 240 (16.54%) SMTP
11 237 (16.33%) DHCP
12 218 (15.02%) Network Security
13 212 (14.61%) IPsec
14 185 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
15 171 (11.78%) OSPF
16 166 (11.44%) BGP
17 149 (10.27%) EIGRP
18 132 (9.10%) SAN
19 116 (7.99%) TACACS
20 103 (7.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 140 (9.65%) MySQL
3 48 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 48 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 44 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 30 (2.07%) Redis
6 29 (2.00%) MariaDB
7 28 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 25 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.38%) DB2
10 19 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.62%) Big Data
13 7 (0.48%) OLTP
13 7 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
14 6 (0.41%) Informix
14 6 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (6.00%) Subversion
2 47 (3.24%) Git (software)
3 46 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.76%) Maven
5 35 (2.41%) JIRA
6 25 (1.72%) Hudson
7 24 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 20 (1.38%) Selenium
9 18 (1.24%) JDeveloper
10 17 (1.17%) JUnit
11 16 (1.10%) Ant
12 13 (0.90%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.83%) Xcode
13 12 (0.83%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.76%) CruiseControl
14 11 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (0.76%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (0.55%) FitNesse
17 6 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 342 (23.57%) Finance
2 64 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 62 (4.27%) Banking
4 49 (3.38%) Retail
5 33 (2.27%) Law
6 31 (2.14%) Games
7 26 (1.79%) Marketing
8 21 (1.45%) Legal
9 20 (1.38%) Advertising
10 19 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.24%) Publishing
12 13 (0.90%) Military
12 13 (0.90%) Electronics
13 5 (0.34%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 227 (15.64%) Network Engineer
2 195 (13.44%) Analyst
3 150 (10.34%) Administrator
4 138 (9.51%) Developer
5 125 (8.61%) Consultant
6 107 (7.37%) Security Engineer
7 84 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 81 (5.58%) Support Analyst
9 78 (5.38%) Software Engineer
10 77 (5.31%) Support Engineer
11 65 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
12 61 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
13 57 (3.93%) Firewall Engineer
14 55 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
15 48 (3.31%) Security Consultant
15 48 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
16 46 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
16 46 (3.17%) WebSphere Administrator
17 45 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
18 40 (2.76%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (11.03%) HTML
2 133 (9.17%) CSS
2 133 (9.17%) SOAP
3 126 (8.68%) XML
4 121 (8.34%) Middleware
5 116 (7.99%) Web Services
6 85 (5.86%) .NET
7 74 (5.10%) J2EE
8 56 (3.86%) Ajax
9 52 (3.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 44 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 44 (3.03%) jQuery
11 42 (2.89%) WCF
12 40 (2.76%) HTML5
13 39 (2.69%) ASP.NET
14 36 (2.48%) Spring
15 35 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
16 33 (2.27%) REST
16 33 (2.27%) SAML
17 32 (2.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.72%) Clustering
2 80 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 72 (4.96%) PKI
4 68 (4.69%) Open Source
5 67 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 61 (4.20%) Blackberry
7 49 (3.38%) Mainframe
8 39 (2.69%) Replication
9 38 (2.62%) Cryptography
10 37 (2.55%) iPhone
11 33 (2.27%) iPad
12 31 (2.14%) SecurID
13 29 (2.00%) Thin Client
13 29 (2.00%) Fat Client
14 26 (1.79%) Firmware
15 24 (1.65%) DataPower
16 20 (1.38%) Mathematics
17 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (1.24%) EMV
18 17 (1.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 644 (44.38%) Windows
2 476 (32.80%) Linux
3 293 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 244 (16.82%) UNIX
5 198 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 145 (9.99%) Windows 7
7 87 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (5.86%) Windows XP
9 76 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 66 (4.55%) AIX
11 56 (3.86%) CentOS
12 49 (3.38%) Windows Vista
12 49 (3.38%) Android
13 44 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 44 (3.03%) Solaris
14 28 (1.93%) Debian
15 22 (1.52%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.38%) Windows Phone
16 20 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
17 19 (1.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (19.02%) Load Balancing
2 206 (14.20%) ITIL
3 113 (7.79%) Network Management
4 111 (7.65%) Service Management
5 93 (6.41%) Network Design
6 82 (5.65%) Capacity Management
7 80 (5.51%) Software Engineering
8 78 (5.38%) Change Management
9 75 (5.17%) Information Security
10 67 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 65 (4.48%) Time Management
12 64 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (4.14%) E-Commerce
14 57 (3.93%) Change Control
15 55 (3.79%) Configuration Management
16 53 (3.65%) SIEM
17 51 (3.51%) Project Management
17 51 (3.51%) SOA
18 50 (3.45%) MVC
19 46 (3.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 270 (18.61%) SQL
2 224 (15.44%) Java
3 151 (10.41%) JavaScript
4 143 (9.86%) Perl
5 105 (7.24%) PHP
6 103 (7.10%) PowerShell
7 92 (6.34%) C#
8 81 (5.58%) Python
8 81 (5.58%) C
9 75 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 65 (4.48%) C++
11 57 (3.93%) Ruby
12 50 (3.45%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.10%) Scala
14 14 (0.96%) JCL
15 12 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.76%) Embedded C++
16 11 (0.76%) Groovy
17 10 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 239 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (12.82%) CCNA
3 175 (12.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 170 (11.72%) Degree
5 112 (7.72%) CCNP
6 102 (7.03%) MCSE
7 91 (6.27%) Security Cleared
8 73 (5.03%) CCSP
8 73 (5.03%) CISSP
9 62 (4.27%) MCP
10 51 (3.51%) MCITP
10 51 (3.51%) JNCIA
11 45 (3.10%) MCSA
12 42 (2.89%) CCIE
13 39 (2.69%) MCTS
14 31 (2.14%) SC Cleared
15 24 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.45%) CCSA
16 21 (1.45%) CCIP
17 19 (1.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.93%) SLA
2 43 (2.96%) QA
3 41 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 40 (2.76%) PCI DSS
5 28 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.10%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.28%) WAI
8 3 (0.21%) WCAG
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 1 (0.069%) COSO
System Software
1 303 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 277 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 70 (4.82%) vSphere
5 41 (2.83%) Forefront TMG
6 38 (2.62%) Terminal Services
7 37 (2.55%) VMware ESX
7 37 (2.55%) XenApp
8 36 (2.48%) XenServer
9 31 (2.14%) UAG
10 29 (2.00%) NFS
10 29 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (1.86%) ISA Server
12 22 (1.52%) XenDesktop
13 20 (1.38%) ProxySG
14 19 (1.31%) Snort
15 15 (1.03%) pfSense
16 13 (0.90%) KVM
17 12 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
18 10 (0.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 102 (7.03%) WSUS
2 92 (6.34%) CiscoWorks
3 78 (5.38%) HP NNM
4 64 (4.41%) SCOM
4 64 (4.41%) Puppet
5 52 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (3.24%) Nagios
7 36 (2.48%) Tivoli
8 34 (2.34%) SCCM
9 32 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
10 30 (2.07%) Cacti
11 27 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (1.72%) Backup Exec
13 21 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 16 (1.10%) HP UCMDB
15 15 (1.03%) ZABBIX
15 15 (1.03%) Nessus
16 14 (0.96%) MAILsweeper
16 14 (0.96%) Plesk
17 9 (0.62%) collectd
Vendors
1 502 (34.60%) Cisco
2 383 (26.40%) Microsoft
3 341 (23.50%) Juniper
4 324 (22.33%) VMware
5 245 (16.88%) CheckPoint
6 188 (12.96%) F5
7 173 (11.92%) HP
8 146 (10.06%) Oracle
9 122 (8.41%) Citrix
10 114 (7.86%) Red Hat
11 108 (7.44%) Blue Coat
12 92 (6.34%) IBM
13 71 (4.89%) JBoss
14 70 (4.82%) McAfee
15 62 (4.27%) Websense
16 53 (3.65%) ServiceNow
17 48 (3.31%) Symantec
18 46 (3.17%) Avaya
19 38 (2.62%) NetApp
19 38 (2.62%) LogRhythm
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Parking, Cutting edge work!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare - great o
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £42,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus 5% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + up to 50% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago