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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 93 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.75% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 3.50% 0.35%
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
310 286 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.96% 21.46% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 272 257 243
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 £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) XQuery
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Maven

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) JBehave
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (25.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Automake
3 1 (12.50%) GCC
3 1 (12.50%) GDB
3 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Pthreads
3 1 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XQuery
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco