Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 235 273
Rank change year-on-year +52 +38 -9
Permanent jobs citing SSL 89 111 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 1.00% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.82% 5.43% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 69
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -11.58%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,800 £31,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,528 2,046 2,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.79% 18.52% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,147 1,446 1,786
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage 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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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
Hertfordshire +54 33 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bedfordshire +17 25 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 24 £40,000 -15.34% 6
Suffolk +18 6 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Essex - 2 £41,500 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for SSL.

1 52 (58.43%) DNS
2 39 (43.82%) VMware
3 38 (42.70%) Firewall
4 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
5 34 (38.20%) PKI
6 29 (32.58%) DHCP
6 29 (32.58%) HTTP
7 28 (31.46%) TCP/IP
7 28 (31.46%) Linux
8 27 (30.34%) Load Balancing
8 27 (30.34%) Azure
9 26 (29.21%) CentOS
10 25 (28.09%) Ansible
11 24 (26.97%) HAProxy
11 24 (26.97%) DevOps
11 24 (26.97%) nginx
11 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
12 23 (25.84%) SQL
12 23 (25.84%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (24.72%) PHP
13 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (23.60%) Bash Shell
14 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (23.60%) Elastic Stack
15 20 (22.47%) Kibana
15 20 (22.47%) Apache
16 19 (21.35%) Windows
16 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
16 19 (21.35%) PHP 5
16 19 (21.35%) PHP 7

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 24 (26.97%) nginx
2 20 (22.47%) Apache
3 16 (17.98%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (14.61%) MS Exchange
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.37%) JBoss
6 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Gephi
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Azure
2 11 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (12.36%) SaaS
3 8 (8.99%) Office 365
4 6 (6.74%) GCP
4 6 (6.74%) Stackdriver
5 3 (3.37%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.12%) Akamai
6 1 (1.12%) AWS
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (58.43%) DNS
2 38 (42.70%) Firewall
3 29 (32.58%) DHCP
3 29 (32.58%) HTTP
4 28 (31.46%) TCP/IP
5 18 (20.22%) Network Security
6 16 (17.98%) SAN
6 16 (17.98%) VPN
7 14 (15.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (12.36%) BGP
8 11 (12.36%) VRRP
9 10 (11.24%) EIGRP
9 10 (11.24%) OSPF
10 9 (10.11%) GLBP
10 9 (10.11%) IPsec
10 9 (10.11%) Wireless
11 8 (8.99%) BIG-IP
11 8 (8.99%) HSRP
12 5 (5.62%) MPLS
13 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) Azure SQL Database
1 11 (12.36%) Redis
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) Big Data
3 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.37%) Impala
5 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.36%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.62%) Artifactory
4 5 (5.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (20.22%) Retail
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Security Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Administrator
4 13 (14.61%) IT Administrator
4 13 (14.61%) IT Systems Administrator
4 13 (14.61%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (13.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Security Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Reliability Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Support Consultant
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Support
9 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.49%) REST
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
2 4 (4.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) Java EE
3 3 (3.37%) Kafka
3 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 3 (3.37%) OAuth
3 3 (3.37%) SAML
3 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
3 3 (3.37%) Zuul
4 2 (2.25%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.12%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) LAMP
5 1 (1.12%) libvirt
5 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.20%) PKI
2 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (19.10%) Replication
4 14 (15.73%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (14.61%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (3.37%) Cybercrime
7 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Wiki
8 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Linux
2 26 (29.21%) CentOS
3 19 (21.35%) Windows
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.48%) Solaris
6 6 (6.74%) Unix
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.12%) Debian
8 1 (1.12%) FreeNAS
8 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Load Balancing
2 24 (26.97%) DevOps
3 23 (25.84%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
5 18 (20.22%) Workflow
6 15 (16.85%) Data Protection
6 15 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (16.85%) Network Management
6 15 (16.85%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.73%) Migration
7 14 (15.73%) Security Operations
8 12 (13.48%) High Availability
8 12 (13.48%) Open Source
8 12 (13.48%) Trend Analysis
9 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (11.24%) Storytelling
10 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (8.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 22 (24.72%) PHP
3 21 (23.60%) Bash Shell
4 19 (21.35%) PHP 5
4 19 (21.35%) PHP 7
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.87%) Ruby
8 6 (6.74%) Perl
9 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.37%) Java
10 3 (3.37%) R
11 1 (1.12%) C#
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.48%) CCNA
3 8 (8.99%) VCP4
3 8 (8.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.74%) CCNP
5 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) MCITP
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.74%) Docker
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.12%) KVM
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.12%) QEMU
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (28.09%) Ansible
2 24 (26.97%) HAProxy
3 20 (22.47%) Kibana
4 18 (20.22%) yum
5 17 (19.10%) logstash
6 15 (16.85%) SCCM
6 15 (16.85%) SCOM
7 12 (13.48%) Nagios
7 12 (13.48%) Terraform
8 11 (12.36%) Kubernetes
8 11 (12.36%) Prometheus
8 11 (12.36%) Rsyslog
9 8 (8.99%) Puppet
10 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (3.37%) Oozie
11 3 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
12 1 (1.12%) Observium
12 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
12 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) VMware
2 36 (40.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.10%) Cisco
4 15 (16.85%) CommVault
5 12 (13.48%) Sybase
6 11 (12.36%) F5
7 9 (10.11%) Meraki
8 8 (8.99%) Veeam
9 7 (7.87%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.74%) Google
10 6 (6.74%) New Relic
10 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.62%) Percona
11 5 (5.62%) Splunk
12 3 (3.37%) BT
12 3 (3.37%) CA
12 3 (3.37%) Oracle
13 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.25%) Juniper
14 1 (1.12%) Fortinet