The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 91 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.32% 0.74% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 3.65% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% +16.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
SSL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
297 274 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.67% 20.28% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 264 247 262
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,925 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SSL
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Wales region.

SSL Salary Trend in Wales

SSL
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Wales

SSL
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
South Wales +5 3 £35,000 +3.70%
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (16.67%) GCC
2 1 (16.67%) GDB
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Automake
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Pthreads
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) XQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle