Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 125 178
Rank change year-on-year -94 +53 +63
Permanent jobs citing SSL 17 7 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.39% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 2.08% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 40
10th Percentile " £39,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £37,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -9.09%
75th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile " £58,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% +10.00%

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 823 337 1,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.98% 18.84% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 518 265 1,095
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,848 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.00% - -
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,483 £46,625
% change year-on-year -4.73% +12.56% -1.84%

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
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 18 October 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 -59 8 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -63 5 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Bedfordshire -15 4 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (47.06%) Veeam
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (47.06%) Security Hardening
4 8 (47.06%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) LDAP
4 8 (47.06%) VCP6
4 8 (47.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) WPA2
6 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) PKI
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) AWS
6 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) Splunk
6 4 (23.53%) SIEM

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (23.53%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 8 (47.06%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) FTP
4 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) SMTP
4 4 (23.53%) TACACS
4 4 (23.53%) WPA2
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Support Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) LDAP
2 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Mindset
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Cyberattack
1 4 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
1 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Security Hardening
1 8 (47.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Behavioural Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
2 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (23.53%) Information Management
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Network Packet Capture
2 4 (23.53%) Operational Stability
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (23.53%) Runbook
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
2 4 (23.53%) SIEM
2 4 (23.53%) Threat Detection
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) VCP6
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
1 9 (52.94%) Hyper-V
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
3 8 (47.06%) Veeam
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Darktrace
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) FireEye
4 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) Splunk
4 4 (23.53%) TOWER Software