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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
Rank 425 413 418
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 529 730 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 4.34% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 413 593 603
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,958
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
13896 16833 18919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.77% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13974 15358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -16 476 £50,000 +5.26% 64
London +25 201 £60,000 +14.28% 24
South East +1 118 £43,000 -4.44% 15
Hampshire +50 40 £40,000 - 2
South West +14 40 £52,500 +31.25% 9
West Midlands +29 36 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Berkshire +2 36 £70,000 +33.33% 6
City of London +32 34 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Reading +31 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West -12 25 £45,000 - 5
East of England -33 25 £50,000 +2.04% 3
Birmingham +23 22 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +9 21 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Basingstoke +15 18 £37,500 +7.14%
West Sussex +4 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Gloucestershire -6 12 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Leeds +16 11 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Yorkshire +12 11 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Essex +22 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South Wales +21 9 £40,000 -3.61%
Kent +21 9 £43,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Wales +13 9 £40,000 -3.61%
East Midlands 0 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Milton Keynes 0 9 £42,500 -3.40%
Manchester -23 9 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Bournemouth - 9 £82,500 -
Dorset - 9 £82,500 -
Crawley +10 8 £28,750 -
Scotland +9 8 - - 2

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 532 (45.86%) Firewall
2 498 (42.93%) Linux
3 414 (35.69%) DNS
4 396 (34.14%) Windows
5 379 (32.67%) TCP/IP
6 365 (31.47%) Cisco
7 359 (30.95%) VPN
8 320 (27.59%) VMware
9 301 (25.95%) SQL
10 278 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 274 (23.62%) HTTP
12 270 (23.28%) Finance
13 263 (22.67%) Unix
14 250 (21.55%) Java
15 214 (18.45%) Active Directory
16 208 (17.93%) Oracle
17 200 (17.24%) Microsoft
17 200 (17.24%) IPsec
18 198 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
18 198 (17.07%) SQL Server
19 197 (16.98%) Data Centre
20 193 (16.64%) LAN
21 189 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
22 182 (15.69%) WAN
23 174 (15.00%) XML
24 165 (14.22%) ITIL
25 164 (14.14%) HTML
26 159 (13.71%) IIS
27 157 (13.53%) Wireless
28 156 (13.45%) Degree

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
1 159 (13.71%) IIS
2 147 (12.67%) Apache
3 88 (7.59%) JBoss
4 76 (6.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 74 (6.38%) WebSphere
6 64 (5.52%) Tomcat
7 63 (5.43%) MS Exchange
8 54 (4.66%) WebLogic
9 51 (4.40%) CMS
9 51 (4.40%) nginx
10 44 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 37 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 36 (3.10%) SharePoint
13 35 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (1.29%) OpenStack
17 12 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 136 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.67%) MS Office
3 18 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.086%) InDesign
7 1 (0.086%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.52%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) Magento
4 3 (0.26%) Eikon
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) RMDS
6 1 (0.086%) Line 50
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.086%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (3.19%) Office 365
3 34 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.55%) PaaS
5 14 (1.21%) SaaS
6 13 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
7 12 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.95%) IaaS
9 10 (0.86%) SoftLayer
10 9 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.78%) GitHub
11 8 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.60%) Heroku
13 6 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.52%) G Suite
13 6 (0.52%) Route 53
14 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.26%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 532 (45.86%) Firewall
2 414 (35.69%) DNS
3 379 (32.67%) TCP/IP
4 359 (30.95%) VPN
5 274 (23.62%) HTTP
6 200 (17.24%) IPsec
7 193 (16.64%) LAN
8 182 (15.69%) WAN
9 157 (13.53%) Wireless
10 138 (11.90%) DHCP
10 138 (11.90%) Network Security
11 123 (10.60%) Cisco ASA
12 119 (10.26%) LDAP
13 117 (10.09%) BGP
14 114 (9.83%) OSPF
15 111 (9.57%) SAN
16 108 (9.31%) Internet
17 107 (9.22%) SMTP
18 102 (8.79%) MPLS
19 92 (7.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 127 (10.95%) MySQL
3 85 (7.33%) Oracle Database
4 64 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.62%) DB2
6 40 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 35 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 27 (2.33%) Big Data
9 21 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.95%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.86%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 118 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 57 (4.91%) Subversion
4 40 (3.45%) Selenium
5 37 (3.19%) JIRA
6 35 (3.02%) Maven
7 31 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.90%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.38%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 15 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.95%) JUnit
12 10 (0.86%) Buildbot
12 10 (0.86%) Hudson
13 9 (0.78%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.69%) Bower
14 8 (0.69%) Grunt
14 8 (0.69%) JSHint
14 8 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 270 (23.28%) Finance
2 96 (8.28%) Banking
3 92 (7.93%) Telecoms
4 71 (6.12%) Retail
5 42 (3.62%) Publishing
6 28 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 25 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.98%) Advertising
9 21 (1.81%) Marketing
10 20 (1.72%) Legal
11 18 (1.55%) Games
12 17 (1.47%) Back Office
12 17 (1.47%) Electronics
13 16 (1.38%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.95%) Front Office
15 9 (0.78%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.43%) Billing
16 5 (0.43%) French Language
16 5 (0.43%) German Language
16 5 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 195 (16.81%) Network Engineer
2 132 (11.38%) Developer
3 93 (8.02%) Consultant
4 92 (7.93%) Analyst
5 89 (7.67%) Security Engineer
6 84 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
7 79 (6.81%) Architect
8 74 (6.38%) Administrator
9 60 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
10 59 (5.09%) Cisco Engineer
10 59 (5.09%) Support Engineer
11 53 (4.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 52 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
13 47 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 45 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 45 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
15 42 (3.62%) Technical Specialist
16 40 (3.45%) Senior Developer
17 39 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
18 36 (3.10%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (15.00%) XML
2 164 (14.14%) HTML
3 123 (10.60%) Web Services
4 116 (10.00%) SOAP
5 88 (7.59%) CSS
6 84 (7.24%) REST
7 83 (7.16%) Ajax
8 79 (6.81%) .NET
9 75 (6.47%) LAMP
10 64 (5.52%) JSON
10 64 (5.52%) Middleware
11 60 (5.17%) JMS
12 56 (4.83%) ASP.NET
13 48 (4.14%) AngularJS
13 48 (4.14%) J2EE
14 47 (4.05%) XSD
15 46 (3.97%) Java EE
16 45 (3.88%) WSDL
17 42 (3.62%) 802.1X
17 42 (3.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 197 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 128 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 68 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 61 (5.26%) PKI
6 47 (4.05%) Clustering
7 42 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (3.45%) CMDB
9 35 (3.02%) Fintech
10 30 (2.59%) User Experience
11 24 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 24 (2.07%) Driving Licence
12 19 (1.64%) iPad
12 19 (1.64%) Replication
13 16 (1.38%) Cryptography
14 15 (1.29%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.12%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 12 (1.03%) Device Driver
16 12 (1.03%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 498 (42.93%) Linux
2 396 (34.14%) Windows
3 263 (22.67%) Unix
4 125 (10.78%) Windows Server
5 85 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (3.88%) CentOS
9 44 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (3.28%) Solaris
11 30 (2.59%) Android
12 29 (2.50%) Windows 7
13 26 (2.24%) Mac OS X
14 22 (1.90%) Windows 10
15 19 (1.64%) Debian
16 18 (1.55%) Apple iOS
16 18 (1.55%) Ubuntu
17 16 (1.38%) Windows Phone
18 12 (1.03%) AIX
19 11 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (14.22%) ITIL
3 143 (12.33%) Information Security
4 135 (11.64%) High Availability
5 108 (9.31%) DevOps
6 104 (8.97%) Presales
7 101 (8.71%) Load Balancing
8 91 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 88 (7.59%) SOA
10 85 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 80 (6.90%) Change Management
13 77 (6.64%) Risk Management
14 72 (6.21%) Service Delivery
15 66 (5.69%) Line Management
15 66 (5.69%) Migration
16 63 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
16 63 (5.43%) Network Management
17 62 (5.34%) Open Source
17 62 (5.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (25.95%) SQL
2 250 (21.55%) Java
3 141 (12.16%) Python
4 112 (9.66%) Perl
5 108 (9.31%) JavaScript
6 83 (7.16%) Bash Shell
7 82 (7.07%) PHP
8 79 (6.81%) Shell Script
9 58 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 51 (4.40%) C++
11 50 (4.31%) C
11 50 (4.31%) C#
12 39 (3.36%) Ruby
13 30 (2.59%) XPath
14 21 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.72%) Go
16 17 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.47%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.38%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 198 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (13.45%) Degree
3 131 (11.29%) CCNP
4 114 (9.83%) Security Cleared
5 95 (8.19%) CCNA
6 54 (4.66%) CISSP
7 45 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 43 (3.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 40 (3.45%) LPIC
10 39 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (3.19%) GIAC
12 34 (2.93%) CCIE
13 31 (2.67%) MCSE
14 28 (2.41%) CISM
15 24 (2.07%) CEH
15 24 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.81%) DV Cleared
17 17 (1.47%) GCIH
18 16 (1.38%) MCP
19 14 (1.21%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.72%) PCI DSS
2 60 (5.17%) SLA
3 40 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 36 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (2.50%) QA
6 19 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.34%) COBIT
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.26%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.26%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.17%) GDPR
10 1 (0.086%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.086%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.086%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.086%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.086%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.086%) WAI
10 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 278 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 214 (18.45%) Active Directory
3 74 (6.38%) Firmware
4 43 (3.71%) Hyper-V
5 37 (3.19%) Docker
6 32 (2.76%) vSphere
7 30 (2.59%) Samba
8 29 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.55%) Squid
10 17 (1.47%) NFS
10 17 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.47%) Snort
10 17 (1.47%) vCloud
10 17 (1.47%) Xen
11 15 (1.29%) KVM
12 10 (0.86%) QEMU
12 10 (0.86%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.86%) Varnish
12 10 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 90 (7.76%) Puppet
2 66 (5.69%) Backup Exec
3 65 (5.60%) Ansible
3 65 (5.60%) Nagios
4 48 (4.14%) NetBackup
5 45 (3.88%) SCCM
5 45 (3.88%) SCOM
6 35 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 27 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
8 24 (2.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 24 (2.07%) Red Hat Satellite
9 23 (1.98%) Salt
10 16 (1.38%) Tivoli
11 15 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (1.21%) WSUS
13 13 (1.12%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.12%) Kubernetes
13 13 (1.12%) TrustSec
14 12 (1.03%) Mesos
Vendors
1 365 (31.47%) Cisco
2 320 (27.59%) VMware
3 208 (17.93%) Oracle
4 200 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 153 (13.19%) CheckPoint
6 135 (11.64%) Juniper
7 134 (11.55%) F5
8 124 (10.69%) Red Hat
9 122 (10.52%) Palo Alto
10 115 (9.91%) Citrix
11 93 (8.02%) HP
12 82 (7.07%) IBM
13 56 (4.83%) Brocade
14 55 (4.74%) Symantec
15 52 (4.48%) Blue Coat
16 39 (3.36%) Fortinet
16 39 (3.36%) NetApp
17 30 (2.59%) Dell
17 30 (2.59%) EMC
18 29 (2.50%) SonicWALL
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + 8% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Stratton HR
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago