Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 205 194
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 -20
Permanent jobs citing SSL 78 79 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 1.01% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 4.04% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 123
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +13.10%

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 1,314 1,956 2,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.21% 24.94% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1,376 2,079
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -16 31 £58,000 +5.45% 6
Bracknell - 18 £36,250 -
Slough - 12 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +9 5 £50,000 -
Newbury -11 5 £45,000 -
SSL
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 64 (82.05%) VPN
2 43 (55.13%) IPsec
3 39 (50.00%) Cisco
4 36 (46.15%) Firewall
5 35 (44.87%) Data Centre
6 34 (43.59%) Linux
6 34 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
8 31 (39.74%) SNMP
9 30 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (37.18%) Network Security
11 27 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (34.62%) DevOps
12 26 (33.33%) Juniper
13 25 (32.05%) MPLS
13 25 (32.05%) OSPF
13 25 (32.05%) CCNP
14 24 (30.77%) Load Balancing
15 21 (26.92%) ITIL
15 21 (26.92%) BGP
15 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
15 21 (26.92%) Presales
16 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
16 20 (25.64%) Network Design
16 20 (25.64%) SIEM
17 19 (24.36%) HTTP
18 18 (23.08%) Python
18 18 (23.08%) VMware
19 17 (21.79%) F5
19 17 (21.79%) Fortinet

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 15 (19.23%) Apache
2 14 (17.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (17.95%) OpenStack
3 10 (12.82%) IIS
4 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.56%) JBoss
5 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 13 (16.67%) Route 53
3 6 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (82.05%) VPN
2 43 (55.13%) IPsec
3 36 (46.15%) Firewall
4 34 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 31 (39.74%) SNMP
7 29 (37.18%) Network Security
8 25 (32.05%) MPLS
8 25 (32.05%) OSPF
9 21 (26.92%) BGP
10 20 (25.64%) Ethernet
11 19 (24.36%) HTTP
12 16 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (20.51%) VLAN
12 16 (20.51%) WAN
13 15 (19.23%) Internet
14 13 (16.67%) DNS
14 13 (16.67%) FTP
15 12 (15.38%) FWSM
15 12 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) MySQL
2 13 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (16.67%) DB2
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Maven
2 13 (16.67%) Ant
2 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 8 (10.26%) Billing
1 8 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Digital Economy
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Architect
2 14 (17.95%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Support
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Platform Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Security Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Security Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Customer Operations Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) HTML
2 15 (19.23%) CSS
3 13 (16.67%) LAMP
4 10 (12.82%) Web Services
5 8 (10.26%) SOAP
6 5 (6.41%) HTML5
7 4 (5.13%) JSON
7 4 (5.13%) REST
7 4 (5.13%) XML
8 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.56%) jBPM
8 2 (2.56%) JDBC
8 2 (2.56%) Servlets
8 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.87%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.95%) Private Cloud
3 11 (14.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (10.26%) FlexPod
5 6 (7.69%) Blog
6 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.59%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) DevOps
2 24 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 21 (26.92%) ITIL
3 21 (26.92%) Presales
4 20 (25.64%) Network Design
4 20 (25.64%) SIEM
5 16 (20.51%) ITIL V3
6 14 (17.95%) API Integration
6 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.95%) Identity Management
7 13 (16.67%) Migration
8 12 (15.38%) Security Management
9 11 (14.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 10 (12.82%) Security Architecture
11 9 (11.54%) Project Management
12 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.26%) Performance Management
12 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) Python
2 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) Java
4 14 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 14 (17.95%) Ruby
5 13 (16.67%) PHP
5 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.82%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Perl
8 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (32.05%) CCNP
3 12 (15.38%) CCDP
3 12 (15.38%) CISSP
3 12 (15.38%) Degree
3 12 (15.38%) JNCIP
4 9 (11.54%) CCIE
4 9 (11.54%) CCNA
5 8 (10.26%) CCSE
5 8 (10.26%) IISP
5 8 (10.26%) ISSAP
6 5 (6.41%) JNCIA
6 5 (6.41%) JNCIS
6 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.13%) CCDA
7 4 (5.13%) CCSP
7 4 (5.13%) CISM
7 4 (5.13%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (17.95%) Puppet
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (10.26%) FortiGate
2 8 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 8 (10.26%) QRadar
3 6 (7.69%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) Nessus
4 4 (5.13%) Nmap
5 3 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.28%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco
2 26 (33.33%) Juniper
3 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 18 (23.08%) VMware
5 17 (21.79%) F5
5 17 (21.79%) Fortinet
6 15 (19.23%) Oracle
7 13 (16.67%) Palo Alto
8 12 (15.38%) Splunk
9 11 (14.10%) IBM
10 9 (11.54%) HP
10 9 (11.54%) LogRhythm
11 8 (10.26%) Aruba
11 8 (10.26%) Brocade
11 8 (10.26%) Forcepoint
11 8 (10.26%) Meraki
11 8 (10.26%) SolarWinds
11 8 (10.26%) Sourcefire
11 8 (10.26%) Tufin
12 4 (5.13%) Qualys