Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 302 285
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 -21
Permanent jobs citing SSL 42 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 2.48% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 35
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,491 £46,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% -4.17%

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 1,269 1,452 1,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.81% 13.07% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 1,289 1,337
City of London median annual salary £56,820 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.31% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -1.87%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the City of London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SSL in the City of London

SSL
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the City of London region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
London Bridge - 2 - -
SSL
Central London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (40.48%) AWS
3 15 (35.71%) WAN
3 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 14 (33.33%) LAN
4 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (33.33%) DNS
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco
5 13 (30.95%) Wireless
6 12 (28.57%) VPN
6 12 (28.57%) Azure
6 12 (28.57%) SIEM
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.19%) IPsec
7 11 (26.19%) Information Security
8 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
8 10 (23.81%) SNMP
8 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.81%) Internet
8 10 (23.81%) DHCP
8 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
9 9 (21.43%) IaaS
9 9 (21.43%) Change Control
9 9 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
9 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 9 (21.43%) Windows
9 9 (21.43%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) nginx
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Acrobat
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Azure
3 9 (21.43%) IaaS
4 8 (19.05%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) GitHub
5 2 (4.76%) Office 365
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.38%) SaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) WAN
3 14 (33.33%) DNS
3 14 (33.33%) LAN
3 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (30.95%) Wireless
5 12 (28.57%) VPN
6 11 (26.19%) IPsec
7 10 (23.81%) DHCP
7 10 (23.81%) Internet
7 10 (23.81%) SNMP
8 8 (19.05%) BGP
8 8 (19.05%) HTTP
8 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (19.05%) MPLS
8 8 (19.05%) WLAN
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (16.67%) Network Security
10 6 (14.29%) HSRP
10 6 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) French Language
2 2 (4.76%) Front Office
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.90%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
1 5 (11.90%) HTML5
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) ODBC
3 1 (2.38%) POSIX
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.29%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.38%) Bitcoin
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) SIEM
2 11 (26.19%) Information Security
3 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 9 (21.43%) Change Control
4 9 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
4 9 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (19.05%) SABSA
5 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
6 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) Project Delivery
7 6 (14.29%) DevSecOps
8 5 (11.90%) Fintech
8 5 (11.90%) Release Management
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 5 (11.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CISSP
2 8 (19.05%) TOGAF Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) GIAC
6 2 (4.76%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CISA
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) MBA
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) LXC
4 1 (2.38%) Postfix
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Mesos
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) QRadar
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Juniper
4 5 (11.90%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) F5
5 4 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.14%) Adobe
6 3 (7.14%) Aruba
6 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 3 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) Brocade
7 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) NetWitness