Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 280 300
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 -35
Permanent jobs citing SSL 46 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 3.48% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 35
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,489 £44,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.98% -10.42%

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 1,126 1,321 1,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.42% 12.69% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1,181 1,448
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 26 February 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 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (43.48%) LAN
3 18 (39.13%) WAN
4 17 (36.96%) VPN
4 17 (36.96%) IPsec
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco
6 15 (32.61%) SNMP
7 14 (30.43%) DNS
7 14 (30.43%) BGP
7 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
8 13 (28.26%) AWS
8 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
8 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
8 13 (28.26%) Wireless
9 12 (26.09%) Juniper
10 11 (23.91%) MPLS
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (21.74%) HTTP
11 10 (21.74%) DHCP
11 10 (21.74%) OSPF
12 9 (19.57%) Information Security
12 9 (19.57%) Internet
12 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (19.57%) Azure
12 9 (19.57%) SIEM
13 8 (17.39%) VLAN
13 8 (17.39%) Active Directory

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 6 (13.04%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) AWS
2 9 (19.57%) Azure
3 6 (13.04%) IaaS
3 6 (13.04%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) GCP
4 2 (4.35%) Office 365
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 20 (43.48%) LAN
3 18 (39.13%) WAN
4 17 (36.96%) IPsec
4 17 (36.96%) VPN
5 15 (32.61%) SNMP
6 14 (30.43%) BGP
6 14 (30.43%) DNS
7 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
7 13 (28.26%) Wireless
8 11 (23.91%) MPLS
9 10 (21.74%) DHCP
9 10 (21.74%) HTTP
9 10 (21.74%) OSPF
10 9 (19.57%) Internet
11 8 (17.39%) VLAN
12 7 (15.22%) HSRP
12 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
12 7 (15.22%) SDH
12 7 (15.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.35%) Gradle
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) French Language
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
1 5 (10.87%) HTML5
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) ODBC
2 1 (2.17%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (13.04%) Clustering
4 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Bitcoin
6 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (19.57%) Information Security
3 9 (19.57%) SIEM
4 8 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 7 (15.22%) Change Control
5 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (15.22%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (15.22%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (15.22%) Project Delivery
5 7 (15.22%) Security Architecture
5 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (13.04%) DevSecOps
6 6 (13.04%) SABSA
7 5 (10.87%) Fintech
7 5 (10.87%) Release Management
7 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
7 5 (10.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) PHP
2 5 (10.87%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Java 8
4 2 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) CCNP
3 7 (15.22%) CISSP
4 6 (13.04%) CCIE
4 6 (13.04%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (6.52%) GIAC
6 2 (4.35%) CCDP
6 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) CISA
7 1 (2.17%) CISM
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) Juniper
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Fortinet
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) Aruba
6 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.70%) Brocade
7 4 (8.70%) F5
7 4 (8.70%) Meraki
7 4 (8.70%) VMware
8 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.35%) Adobe
9 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.35%) Citrix
9 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
9 2 (4.35%) Nokia
10 1 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.17%) Tufin