Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 169 190
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 +71
Permanent jobs citing SSL 23 9 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 0.28% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 1.39% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 45
10th Percentile " £42,000 "
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,938 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +14.71% -10.53%
75th Percentile £64,375 £66,563 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £72,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +22.22%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 770 647 1,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.29% 20.35% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 489 505 1,167
10th Percentile £27,950 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £58,000
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the East of England

SSL
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in the East of England.

Salary trend for SSL in the East of England

SSL
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SSL in the East of England

SSL
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -37 9 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Hertfordshire -12 6 - - 2
Bedfordshire -7 4 - -
Suffolk +1 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex - 2 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SSL.

1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) LDAP
4 10 (43.48%) Blue Coat
4 10 (43.48%) Network Security
5 9 (39.13%) SIEM
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 8 (34.78%) HTTP
6 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (34.78%) Splunk
6 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (34.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (30.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Security Hardening
7 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (30.43%) VCP6
7 7 (30.43%) Veeam
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) Information Security
8 6 (26.09%) McAfee
8 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (26.09%) SMTP

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (21.74%) AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) Network Security
3 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) HTTP
4 7 (30.43%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) FTP
5 6 (26.09%) SMTP
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (17.39%) IPsec
7 4 (17.39%) TACACS
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) WPA2
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
9 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) Impala
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket Server
2 2 (8.70%) git-flow
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Social Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Support Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Data Science Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) IP Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) 802.1X
3 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.70%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) JWT
4 1 (4.35%) OpenCV
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (26.09%) Cyberattack
2 6 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (17.39%) Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 4 (17.39%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Biotechnology
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) SIEM
2 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (30.43%) Security Hardening
3 7 (30.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (26.09%) Information Management
4 6 (26.09%) Information Security
4 6 (26.09%) Network Packet Capture
4 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
4 6 (26.09%) Threat Detection
5 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Operational Stability
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) Runbook
5 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) R
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) VCP6
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) GIAC
2 2 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SANS
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SSCP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
1 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) ProxySG
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Kibana
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.70%) Oozie
1 2 (8.70%) Terraform
1 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Blue Coat
3 8 (34.78%) Splunk
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Veeam
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Darktrace
5 6 (26.09%) FireEye
5 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
5 6 (26.09%) McAfee
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) F5
7 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
7 4 (17.39%) TOWER Software
8 2 (8.70%) BT
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.35%) Huawei
9 1 (4.35%) Juniper