Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 301 313
Rank change year-on-year +81 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSL 9 33 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 2.52% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 35
Median annual salary £76,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.00% -16.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,850 £44,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,000 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -13.04% +4.55%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 698 1,309 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.77% 12.80% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 620 1,178 1,473
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the City of London

SSL
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in the City of London.

Salary trend for SSL in the City of London

SSL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SSL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SSL.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 4 (44.44%) Azure
5 3 (33.33%) AWS
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (33.33%) YAML
5 3 (33.33%) COBIT
5 3 (33.33%) Robotics
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (33.33%) CREST Certified
5 3 (33.33%) Internal Audit
5 3 (33.33%) Data Acquisition

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 3 (33.33%) AWS
3 2 (22.22%) GCP
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) VRRP
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Information Risk Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Risk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) YAML
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Robotics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) OSINT
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Threat Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java 8
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 3 (33.33%) CCSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 3 (33.33%) GCFA
2 3 (33.33%) GCIA
2 3 (33.33%) GCIH
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CSIRT
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Meraki
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Snow