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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 420 480 397
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -83
Permanent jobs citing SSL 668 597 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 3.15% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 540 524 608
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
16818 18956 21000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 17.33% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14000 15441 16776
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 +67 631 £46,500 +3.33% 68
London +32 194 £60,000 +9.09% 24
South East +36 171 £50,000 +17.64% 21
West Midlands +51 75 £42,500 -22.72% 4
South West +26 50 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +5 48 £52,500 +13.51% 6
Yorkshire +47 44 £32,500 -35.00% 2
East of England +28 44 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Birmingham +19 42 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Reading +30 39 £50,000 +11.42% 5
Hampshire +10 36 £44,250 +4.11% 6
City of London +50 30 £53,750 -6.52% 8
North West +7 30 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey +7 29 £41,500 +15.27% 6
West Sussex +7 28 £55,000 +77.41%
Gloucestershire +15 24 £46,000 +31.42%
Manchester +14 22 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Basingstoke +5 22 £37,500 -18.91% 2
West Yorkshire +16 20 £32,500 -35.00% 1
East Midlands +17 19 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 19 £34,000 - 1
Scotland -10 18 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Kent +27 17 £67,500 -
North Yorkshire +19 16 £45,000 +3.44%
Leeds +15 16 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 16 £34,000 - 1
Gatwick - 15 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +23 14 £46,500 +43.07% 1
Bristol +20 14 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 14 £64,000 -

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 744 (51.88%) Firewall
2 625 (43.58%) VPN
3 569 (39.68%) Linux
4 536 (37.38%) Cisco
5 485 (33.82%) DNS
6 422 (29.43%) Windows
7 420 (29.29%) TCP/IP
8 378 (26.36%) WAN
9 322 (22.45%) SQL
9 322 (22.45%) IPsec
10 319 (22.25%) VMware
11 313 (21.83%) Cisco Certification
12 308 (21.48%) HTTP
13 307 (21.41%) Juniper
14 303 (21.13%) LAN
15 295 (20.57%) Finance
16 278 (19.39%) Microsoft
17 271 (18.90%) MPLS
18 270 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
19 266 (18.55%) ITIL
20 264 (18.41%) Load Balancing
21 259 (18.06%) OSPF
21 259 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 244 (17.02%) Data Centre
23 243 (16.95%) SQL Server
24 240 (16.74%) CCNP
25 234 (16.32%) Active Directory
26 230 (16.04%) F5
27 229 (15.97%) Wireless
28 226 (15.76%) BGP

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
1 197 (13.74%) Apache
2 144 (10.04%) IIS
3 128 (8.93%) MS Exchange
4 109 (7.60%) Tomcat
5 86 (6.00%) WebSphere
6 70 (4.88%) nginx
7 69 (4.81%) WebLogic
8 61 (4.25%) JBoss
9 60 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 58 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 40 (2.79%) CMS
12 34 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 31 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (2.09%) Skype for Business
15 28 (1.95%) SharePoint
16 27 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
17 26 (1.81%) OpenStack
18 25 (1.74%) Apache Spark
18 25 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
19 23 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 142 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.39%) MS Office
3 28 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.14%) Windchill
6 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.070%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.05%) Magento
2 8 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.49%) HFM
4 5 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.35%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.21%) Documaker
7 2 (0.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 122 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (4.04%) SaaS
4 39 (2.72%) Office 365
5 35 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (1.81%) Sage Pay
7 24 (1.67%) IaaS
8 14 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.98%) SoftLayer
8 14 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
9 12 (0.84%) PaaS
10 8 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (0.56%) GitHub
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.21%) Heroku
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.14%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.14%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 744 (51.88%) Firewall
2 625 (43.58%) VPN
3 485 (33.82%) DNS
4 420 (29.29%) TCP/IP
5 378 (26.36%) WAN
6 322 (22.45%) IPsec
7 308 (21.48%) HTTP
8 303 (21.13%) LAN
9 271 (18.90%) MPLS
10 270 (18.83%) Cisco ASA
11 259 (18.06%) OSPF
12 229 (15.97%) Wireless
13 226 (15.76%) BGP
14 215 (14.99%) VoIP
15 178 (12.41%) Network Security
16 171 (11.92%) DHCP
17 156 (10.88%) SAN
18 153 (10.67%) EIGRP
19 149 (10.39%) VLAN
20 123 (8.58%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 169 (11.79%) MySQL
3 57 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 33 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 33 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 32 (2.23%) Big Data
8 31 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (1.88%) DB2
10 24 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.53%) Redis
12 21 (1.46%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 89 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 76 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 28 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.60%) Introscope
5 21 (1.46%) Subversion
6 16 (1.12%) Vagrant
7 14 (0.98%) JIRA
8 13 (0.91%) Ant
9 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (0.70%) Hudson
10 10 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.49%) Gerrit
12 6 (0.42%) Maven
12 6 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.42%) Toad
13 5 (0.35%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.35%) Fiddler
13 5 (0.35%) JUnit
13 5 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.28%) Gradle
General
1 295 (20.57%) Finance
2 119 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 92 (6.42%) Banking
4 58 (4.04%) Retail
5 18 (1.26%) Legal
5 18 (1.26%) Marketing
5 18 (1.26%) Publishing
6 16 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 13 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 12 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 11 (0.77%) Electronics
10 10 (0.70%) Games
10 10 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.70%) Law
11 7 (0.49%) Billing
11 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.42%) Front Office
12 6 (0.42%) Military
13 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 263 (18.34%) Network Engineer
2 158 (11.02%) Developer
3 147 (10.25%) Analyst
4 126 (8.79%) Administrator
5 124 (8.65%) Consultant
6 120 (8.37%) Security Engineer
7 90 (6.28%) Architect
8 86 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 78 (5.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 72 (5.02%) Support Engineer
11 67 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 67 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
12 50 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 48 (3.35%) Juniper Engineer
13 48 (3.35%) Network Consultant
13 48 (3.35%) Support Analyst
14 43 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 43 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
15 42 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
16 40 (2.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (10.67%) HTML
2 151 (10.53%) XML
3 150 (10.46%) Web Services
4 118 (8.23%) CSS
5 112 (7.81%) Middleware
6 111 (7.74%) SOAP
7 110 (7.67%) .NET
8 82 (5.72%) LAMP
9 76 (5.30%) ASP.NET
10 72 (5.02%) JSON
11 61 (4.25%) Spring
12 57 (3.97%) Ajax
12 57 (3.97%) REST
13 45 (3.14%) J2EE
14 44 (3.07%) jQuery
15 41 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
16 34 (2.37%) XHTML
17 32 (2.23%) .NET Framework
18 31 (2.16%) RESTful
19 29 (2.02%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 244 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 143 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (8.72%) PKI
4 85 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 69 (4.81%) Clustering
6 64 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 60 (4.18%) Cryptography
8 50 (3.49%) Replication
9 44 (3.07%) Blackberry
10 38 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 36 (2.51%) iPad
12 35 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (2.16%) DataPower
14 29 (2.02%) Fintech
15 24 (1.67%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (1.46%) Virtual Team
17 19 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
17 19 (1.32%) Statistics
18 17 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 569 (39.68%) Linux
2 422 (29.43%) Windows
3 220 (15.34%) Unix
4 166 (11.58%) Windows Server
5 112 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (4.18%) CentOS
9 53 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (3.35%) Windows 7
11 39 (2.72%) AIX
11 39 (2.72%) Android
12 33 (2.30%) Solaris
12 33 (2.30%) SUSE
13 32 (2.23%) Ubuntu
14 27 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
15 24 (1.67%) Windows XP
16 20 (1.39%) Debian
17 19 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 19 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (18.55%) ITIL
2 264 (18.41%) Load Balancing
3 152 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (9.27%) High Availability
5 111 (7.74%) Network Design
6 104 (7.25%) Information Security
7 100 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 95 (6.62%) Service Delivery
9 92 (6.42%) DevOps
10 87 (6.07%) Presales
11 84 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 82 (5.72%) Software Engineering
13 81 (5.65%) SIEM
14 74 (5.16%) Project Management
15 72 (5.02%) Mentoring
16 71 (4.95%) Change Management
17 67 (4.67%) MVC
17 67 (4.67%) OO
18 65 (4.53%) Analytics
19 64 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 322 (22.45%) SQL
2 218 (15.20%) Java
3 183 (12.76%) Python
4 171 (11.92%) Bash Shell
5 157 (10.95%) Perl
6 152 (10.60%) JavaScript
7 111 (7.74%) Shell Script
8 103 (7.18%) PHP
9 98 (6.83%) PowerShell
10 79 (5.51%) Ruby
11 70 (4.88%) C
12 69 (4.81%) C#
13 66 (4.60%) C++
14 45 (3.14%) VB.NET
15 31 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.32%) Jython
17 16 (1.12%) AWK
17 16 (1.12%) sed
18 15 (1.05%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 313 (21.83%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (16.74%) CCNP
3 203 (14.16%) Degree
4 152 (10.60%) CCNA
5 111 (7.74%) Security Cleared
6 90 (6.28%) CISSP
7 83 (5.79%) SC Cleared
8 69 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 53 (3.70%) CCIE
10 50 (3.49%) CCDP
11 43 (3.00%) CISM
12 41 (2.86%) JNCIP
13 40 (2.79%) MCSE
13 40 (2.79%) SANS
14 38 (2.65%) CCDA
14 38 (2.65%) MCSA
15 37 (2.58%) CCSA
15 37 (2.58%) JNCIE
16 36 (2.51%) GIAC
16 36 (2.51%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (8.58%) SLA
2 56 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 49 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (2.51%) QA
5 13 (0.91%) COBIT
6 12 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.77%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.63%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.35%) RosettaNet
10 5 (0.35%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.21%) ISO13485
13 2 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.070%) DICOM
14 1 (0.070%) HL7
14 1 (0.070%) ISO27002
System Software
1 259 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 234 (16.32%) Active Directory
3 92 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.72%) Docker
5 38 (2.65%) vSphere
6 36 (2.51%) Xen
7 31 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (2.09%) Squid
9 26 (1.81%) XenApp
10 25 (1.74%) Terminal Services
11 23 (1.60%) NFS
11 23 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (1.53%) iptables
12 22 (1.53%) Postfix
13 18 (1.26%) qmail
14 17 (1.19%) Sendmail
15 13 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.77%) KVM
16 11 (0.77%) Snort
16 11 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 114 (7.95%) Puppet
2 91 (6.35%) Nagios
3 73 (5.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 66 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (2.79%) Ansible
6 38 (2.65%) Backup Exec
7 36 (2.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 33 (2.30%) logstash
9 31 (2.16%) Cacti
10 28 (1.95%) SCCM
11 24 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
12 23 (1.60%) Salt
12 23 (1.60%) ZABBIX
13 21 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
13 21 (1.46%) SCOM
13 21 (1.46%) SELinux
14 17 (1.19%) Ganglia
14 17 (1.19%) Graphite
14 17 (1.19%) HAProxy
14 17 (1.19%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 536 (37.38%) Cisco
2 319 (22.25%) VMware
3 307 (21.41%) Juniper
4 278 (19.39%) Microsoft
5 230 (16.04%) F5
6 169 (11.79%) CheckPoint
7 162 (11.30%) Oracle
8 125 (8.72%) Palo Alto
9 92 (6.42%) IBM
10 91 (6.35%) HP
11 89 (6.21%) Red Hat
12 74 (5.16%) Citrix
13 57 (3.97%) SonicWALL
14 53 (3.70%) Brocade
15 51 (3.56%) Splunk
16 48 (3.35%) SolarWinds
17 46 (3.21%) Riverbed
18 43 (3.00%) Dell
19 37 (2.58%) WorldPay
20 36 (2.51%) Blue Coat
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000+Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 80k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40 - £55K dep on Exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago