Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 547 521 485
Rank change year-on-year -26 -36 -55
Permanent jobs citing SSL 656 865 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 3.48% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 507 655 741
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £31,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,508 24,888 26,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.62% 14.98% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16,500 19,962 21,525
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in England

SSL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in England.

Salary trend for SSL in England

SSL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SSL in England

SSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 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 +79 234 £57,500 - 3
North of England +17 135 £40,000 - 4
South East -51 117 £58,250 +22.63% 3
East of England +73 79 £41,500 -11.70% 3
North West +31 71 £50,000 -1.48% 4
Yorkshire +11 47 £40,000 +6.67%
Midlands -31 47 £41,500 +3.75% 1
South West -20 41 £52,500 +16.67% 1
West Midlands -43 32 £41,500 +3.75% 1
North East +19 17 £45,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +29 15 £45,000 -20.00%
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 England region with a requirement for SSL.

1 316 (48.17%) Firewall
2 264 (40.24%) Windows
3 260 (39.63%) DNS
4 235 (35.82%) Linux
5 196 (29.88%) SQL
6 192 (29.27%) Cisco
7 180 (27.44%) VPN
8 151 (23.02%) Active Directory
9 140 (21.34%) TCP/IP
9 140 (21.34%) HTTP
9 140 (21.34%) VMware
10 135 (20.58%) Apache
11 131 (19.97%) Cisco Certification
12 129 (19.66%) Windows Server
13 125 (19.05%) DevOps
13 125 (19.05%) WAN
14 124 (18.90%) SQL Server
15 123 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 122 (18.60%) Microsoft
17 117 (17.84%) ITIL
18 116 (17.68%) BGP
19 113 (17.23%) OSPF
20 109 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
21 107 (16.31%) Internet
21 107 (16.31%) LAN
21 107 (16.31%) Network Security
22 103 (15.70%) Java
23 102 (15.55%) Configuration Management
24 101 (15.40%) IIS
25 100 (15.24%) Juniper

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 135 (20.58%) Apache
2 101 (15.40%) IIS
3 81 (12.35%) Tomcat
4 44 (6.71%) nginx
5 43 (6.55%) MS Exchange
6 28 (4.27%) Apache Solr
7 25 (3.81%) SharePoint
8 24 (3.66%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.44%) WordPress
10 15 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.68%) Skype for Business
13 10 (1.52%) OpenStack
14 9 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.91%) JBoss
18 5 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
19 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.30%) Gephi
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.74%) Magento
2 7 (1.07%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 123 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (10.52%) SaaS
4 55 (8.38%) Office 365
5 46 (7.01%) IaaS
6 33 (5.03%) PaaS
7 14 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.83%) OneDrive
9 9 (1.37%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.07%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.91%) Serverless
13 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.61%) Cloudflare
14 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 316 (48.17%) Firewall
2 260 (39.63%) DNS
3 180 (27.44%) VPN
4 140 (21.34%) HTTP
4 140 (21.34%) TCP/IP
5 125 (19.05%) WAN
6 116 (17.68%) BGP
7 113 (17.23%) OSPF
8 107 (16.31%) Internet
8 107 (16.31%) LAN
8 107 (16.31%) Network Security
9 94 (14.33%) DHCP
9 94 (14.33%) IPsec
10 87 (13.26%) EIGRP
11 86 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
12 84 (12.80%) VLAN
13 76 (11.59%) Wireless
14 66 (10.06%) SAN
15 57 (8.69%) SMTP
16 56 (8.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.25%) MySQL
3 39 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.42%) SQL Server 2016
5 25 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.52%) Redis
11 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.91%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 96 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 86 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.51%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.29%) Maven
5 13 (1.98%) Bitbucket
5 13 (1.98%) Subversion
6 12 (1.83%) JIRA
7 11 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.52%) Axure RP
8 10 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.07%) Android Studio
10 7 (1.07%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.07%) Selenium
10 7 (1.07%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.07%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.07%) Xcode
11 6 (0.91%) Gradle
General
1 69 (10.52%) Finance
2 60 (9.15%) Retail
3 11 (1.68%) Marketing
4 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.91%) Publishing
6 5 (0.76%) Banking
7 4 (0.61%) Advertising
7 4 (0.61%) Legal
8 3 (0.46%) Automotive
8 3 (0.46%) Front Office
9 2 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Games
10 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 137 (20.88%) Network Engineer
2 65 (9.91%) Developer
3 62 (9.45%) Analyst
4 54 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 44 (6.71%) Security Engineer
7 42 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
10 34 (5.18%) Applications Support
10 34 (5.18%) Architect
11 32 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
12 28 (4.27%) Team Leader
12 28 (4.27%) Web Engineer
13 27 (4.12%) Network Analyst
13 27 (4.12%) Technical Specialist
14 26 (3.96%) Applications Support Engineer
15 25 (3.81%) Integration Specialist
15 25 (3.81%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.74%) XML
2 59 (8.99%) HTML
3 48 (7.32%) REST
4 41 (6.25%) CSS
4 41 (6.25%) SOAP
5 39 (5.95%) JSON
6 34 (5.18%) Web Services
7 33 (5.03%) .NET
7 33 (5.03%) AngularJS
7 33 (5.03%) LAMP
8 25 (3.81%) 802.1X
8 25 (3.81%) XML Messaging
9 20 (3.05%) Spring
10 19 (2.90%) Middleware
11 18 (2.74%) OAuth
11 18 (2.74%) RESTful
12 17 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
12 17 (2.59%) LDAP
13 15 (2.29%) JMS
13 15 (2.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.48%) Data Centre
2 76 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (10.67%) Management Information System
4 60 (9.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 56 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (5.79%) PKI
7 20 (3.05%) Replication
8 18 (2.74%) Clustering
8 18 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (2.74%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.98%) Cyber Defence
11 13 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.98%) User Experience
12 12 (1.83%) CMDB
12 12 (1.83%) e-Learning
13 10 (1.52%) Fintech
14 9 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 264 (40.24%) Windows
2 235 (35.82%) Linux
3 129 (19.66%) Windows Server
4 70 (10.67%) Unix
5 59 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.73%) CentOS
8 30 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (4.12%) AIX
9 27 (4.12%) Debian
10 21 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.90%) Windows 10
12 18 (2.74%) Android
12 18 (2.74%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.83%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.68%) Solaris
15 10 (1.52%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.91%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.76%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (19.05%) DevOps
2 117 (17.84%) ITIL
3 102 (15.55%) Configuration Management
4 96 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (12.65%) Change Management
7 75 (11.43%) Security Operations
8 68 (10.37%) Load Balancing
9 64 (9.76%) Project Management
10 63 (9.60%) SIEM
11 57 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (8.69%) Cybersecurity
12 56 (8.54%) Information Security
12 56 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
13 55 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 51 (7.77%) High Availability
15 46 (7.01%) Migration
16 45 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (6.71%) Computer Science
17 44 (6.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 196 (29.88%) SQL
2 103 (15.70%) Java
3 83 (12.65%) JavaScript
3 83 (12.65%) Python
4 81 (12.35%) PowerShell
5 70 (10.67%) Bash Shell
6 42 (6.40%) PHP
7 33 (5.03%) Perl
8 32 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 30 (4.57%) C#
10 19 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.98%) Apple Swift
12 13 (1.98%) C
12 13 (1.98%) C++
13 8 (1.22%) Go
13 8 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.22%) PHP 5
13 8 (1.22%) PHP 7
13 8 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (19.97%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (14.18%) CCNP
3 86 (13.11%) Degree
4 64 (9.76%) CCNA
5 50 (7.62%) CISSP
6 42 (6.40%) JNCIS
7 30 (4.57%) CCIE
8 28 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (3.20%) CCSP
10 18 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (2.59%) GIAC
12 16 (2.44%) AWS Certification
13 13 (1.98%) Security Cleared
14 9 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.22%) CEH
15 8 (1.22%) MCITP
15 8 (1.22%) SANS
15 8 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (1.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 7 (1.07%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (7.47%) SLA
3 44 (6.71%) GDPR
4 35 (5.34%) HIPAA
5 33 (5.03%) Cyber Essentials
6 26 (3.96%) QA
7 24 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (1.98%) PCI DSS
9 10 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (1.37%) COBIT
11 5 (0.76%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.76%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.46%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.30%) HL7
14 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 151 (23.02%) Active Directory
2 99 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (9.91%) Docker
4 33 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 31 (4.73%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (1.98%) NFS
6 13 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.83%) Firmware
7 12 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.83%) XenApp
8 8 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (1.22%) vSphere
9 7 (1.07%) Varnish
10 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.91%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.76%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.46%) KVM
13 3 (0.46%) LXC
14 2 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 93 (14.18%) Puppet
2 84 (12.80%) Ansible
3 83 (12.65%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (5.49%) AirWatch
5 30 (4.57%) Terraform
6 26 (3.96%) Nagios
7 23 (3.51%) SCOM
8 19 (2.90%) SCCM
9 17 (2.59%) Kubernetes
10 14 (2.13%) HAProxy
11 13 (1.98%) yum
12 10 (1.52%) FortiGate
12 10 (1.52%) Prometheus
13 8 (1.22%) Backup Exec
14 7 (1.07%) Kibana
15 6 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
15 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.91%) Packer
15 6 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
16 5 (0.76%) cPanel
Vendors
1 192 (29.27%) Cisco
2 140 (21.34%) VMware
3 122 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 100 (15.24%) Juniper
5 99 (15.09%) Palo Alto
6 63 (9.60%) Oracle
7 61 (9.30%) CheckPoint
8 56 (8.54%) F5
9 48 (7.32%) Splunk
10 45 (6.86%) Citrix
10 45 (6.86%) Meraki
11 32 (4.88%) ForeScout
11 32 (4.88%) Red Hat
12 28 (4.27%) Dell
13 27 (4.12%) IBM
14 26 (3.96%) Fortinet
15 22 (3.35%) HP
15 22 (3.35%) NetApp
16 18 (2.74%) SolarWinds
17 12 (1.83%) Veeam