Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 217 196
Rank change year-on-year +43 -21 -21
Permanent jobs citing SSL 81 80 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 0.92% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 3.68% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 132
Berkshire median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,400 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.67% - +7.14%

SSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1320 2176 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.08% 24.99% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1566 1993
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in Berkshire

SSL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 35 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Bracknell - 19 £36,250 -
Slough - 12 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +23 5 £50,000 -
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 70 (86.42%) VPN
2 55 (67.90%) IPsec
3 47 (58.02%) Firewall
4 46 (56.79%) Cisco
5 39 (48.15%) Linux
5 39 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (41.98%) Data Centre
7 31 (38.27%) TCP/IP
8 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (34.57%) SNMP
9 28 (34.57%) Network Security
10 27 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (33.33%) DevOps
11 23 (28.40%) ITIL
11 23 (28.40%) Presales
12 22 (27.16%) OSPF
12 22 (27.16%) F5
12 22 (27.16%) SIEM
12 22 (27.16%) Degree
13 21 (25.93%) CCNP
14 20 (24.69%) BGP
14 20 (24.69%) MPLS
14 20 (24.69%) Juniper
15 19 (23.46%) Python
15 19 (23.46%) Migration
15 19 (23.46%) VMware
15 19 (23.46%) Load Balancing
15 19 (23.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (22.22%) Security Management
17 17 (20.99%) Ethernet

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (17.28%) Apache
2 13 (16.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (16.05%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.28%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (17.28%) Route 53
3 13 (16.05%) Amazon ELB
3 13 (16.05%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (86.42%) VPN
2 55 (67.90%) IPsec
3 47 (58.02%) Firewall
4 39 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (38.27%) TCP/IP
6 28 (34.57%) Network Security
6 28 (34.57%) SNMP
7 22 (27.16%) OSPF
8 20 (24.69%) BGP
8 20 (24.69%) MPLS
9 19 (23.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (20.99%) Ethernet
10 17 (20.99%) HTTP
11 15 (18.52%) Internet
11 15 (18.52%) Wireless
12 13 (16.05%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (16.05%) FTP
12 13 (16.05%) VLAN
13 11 (13.58%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (13.58%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) MySQL
2 13 (16.05%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (16.05%) DB2
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Ant
1 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
1 13 (16.05%) Maven
1 13 (16.05%) Sonatype Nexus
1 13 (16.05%) Toad
2 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 13 (16.05%) Billing
2 9 (11.11%) Digital Economy
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Legal
3 8 (9.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Support
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Support Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Platform Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Platform Support Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) SIEM Consultant
6 9 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) HTML
2 15 (18.52%) CSS
3 13 (16.05%) LAMP
4 11 (13.58%) Web Services
5 6 (7.41%) SOAP
6 5 (6.17%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) JSON
7 4 (4.94%) REST
7 4 (4.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.05%) FlexPod
2 13 (16.05%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Debian
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) DevOps
2 23 (28.40%) ITIL
2 23 (28.40%) Presales
3 22 (27.16%) SIEM
4 19 (23.46%) Load Balancing
4 19 (23.46%) Migration
5 18 (22.22%) Security Management
6 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.52%) Network Design
6 15 (18.52%) Project Management
7 13 (16.05%) API Integration
7 13 (16.05%) Application Performance Management
7 13 (16.05%) Converged Infrastructure
7 13 (16.05%) Identity Management
7 13 (16.05%) ITIL V3
7 13 (16.05%) Line Management
7 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.05%) Performance Management
7 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
7 13 (16.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Python
2 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.75%) Bash Shell
4 15 (18.52%) Ruby
5 14 (17.28%) PHP
5 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
6 13 (16.05%) Java
7 10 (12.35%) SQL
8 7 (8.64%) Perl
9 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (27.16%) Degree
3 21 (25.93%) CCNP
4 10 (12.35%) CCNA
5 9 (11.11%) CISM
5 9 (11.11%) CISSP
6 7 (8.64%) CCIE
6 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.41%) JNCIS
8 5 (6.17%) JNCIA
9 4 (4.94%) CCSP
10 2 (2.47%) CCDA
10 2 (2.47%) CCDP
10 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.23%) HND
11 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) QA
2 9 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Docker
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) vCloud
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (18.52%) Puppet
2 13 (16.05%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (16.05%) Kubernetes
3 11 (13.58%) FortiGate
4 9 (11.11%) Nessus
4 9 (11.11%) Nmap
5 7 (8.64%) Ansible
6 1 (1.23%) cPanel
6 1 (1.23%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.23%) Plesk
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Cisco
2 22 (27.16%) F5
3 20 (24.69%) Juniper
4 19 (23.46%) VMware
5 17 (20.99%) CheckPoint
6 16 (19.75%) Palo Alto
7 15 (18.52%) HP
8 14 (17.28%) Fortinet
9 13 (16.05%) Aruba
9 13 (16.05%) Brocade
9 13 (16.05%) Meraki
9 13 (16.05%) Oracle
9 13 (16.05%) SolarWinds
9 13 (16.05%) Sourcefire
10 9 (11.11%) NetWitness
10 9 (11.11%) Qualys
10 9 (11.11%) Splunk
11 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.41%) ScanSafe
12 3 (3.70%) LogRhythm