Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 609 477
Rank change year-on-year +76 -132 -14
Permanent jobs citing SSL 244 235 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 2.32% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 190 192 343
London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £94,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,984 10,134 10,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.04% 14.52% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,503 8,474 9,207
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,500 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in London

SSL
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SSL in London

SSL
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in London over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SSL in London

SSL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the London region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
Central London +76 67 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West London +9 3 £46,250 -19.57%
South London +3 3 £28,500 -28.75%
East London +22 2 £47,500 +53.23%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for SSL.

1 136 (55.74%) Firewall
2 130 (53.28%) Windows
3 123 (50.41%) DNS
4 104 (42.62%) Active Directory
4 104 (42.62%) SQL
5 85 (34.84%) SQL Server
6 84 (34.43%) Apache
7 83 (34.02%) Linux
8 74 (30.33%) HTTP
9 72 (29.51%) PowerShell
10 66 (27.05%) Microsoft
11 60 (24.59%) Tomcat
11 60 (24.59%) Windows Server
12 59 (24.18%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (24.18%) TCP/IP
13 58 (23.77%) Ansible
14 57 (23.36%) VPN
14 57 (23.36%) VMware
15 56 (22.95%) DevOps
16 54 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
17 53 (21.72%) Java
18 52 (21.31%) Puppet
19 51 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
19 51 (20.90%) Cisco
20 50 (20.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 49 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
21 49 (20.08%) Self-Motivation
22 47 (19.26%) Splunk
22 47 (19.26%) IIS
23 46 (18.85%) Performance Tuning

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 84 (34.43%) Apache
2 60 (24.59%) Tomcat
3 47 (19.26%) IIS
4 30 (12.30%) Apache Solr
5 28 (11.48%) MS Exchange
6 21 (8.61%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.10%) nginx
8 8 (3.28%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.28%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.64%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.82%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Magento
2 4 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (18.03%) SaaS
3 39 (15.98%) IaaS
3 39 (15.98%) Office 365
4 21 (8.61%) PaaS
5 12 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (3.28%) OneDrive
7 7 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.05%) Mimecast
8 5 (2.05%) Serverless
9 4 (1.64%) Apigee
10 2 (0.82%) GitHub
10 2 (0.82%) Route 53
10 2 (0.82%) Slack
10 2 (0.82%) Yammer
11 1 (0.41%) G Suite
11 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 136 (55.74%) Firewall
2 123 (50.41%) DNS
3 74 (30.33%) HTTP
4 59 (24.18%) TCP/IP
5 57 (23.36%) VPN
6 44 (18.03%) Internet
7 35 (14.34%) SAN
8 34 (13.93%) BGP
8 34 (13.93%) DHCP
8 34 (13.93%) OSPF
8 34 (13.93%) WAN
9 28 (11.48%) HTTPS
9 28 (11.48%) IPsec
10 26 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (10.25%) VLAN
12 24 (9.84%) MPLS
13 23 (9.43%) LAN
14 22 (9.02%) HSRP
14 22 (9.02%) Wireless
15 21 (8.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (34.84%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (7.79%) MySQL
4 17 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.51%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.87%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.05%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.41%) DB2
14 1 (0.41%) HBase
14 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.61%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.10%) Axure RP
5 9 (3.69%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.05%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.23%) gulp
7 3 (1.23%) Maven
8 2 (0.82%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.82%) Gradle
8 2 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.82%) Xcode
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.41%) FishEye
9 1 (0.41%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.41%) Grunt
9 1 (0.41%) Hudson
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 34 (13.93%) Finance
2 23 (9.43%) Retail
3 13 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.69%) Publishing
5 6 (2.46%) Banking
5 6 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.05%) Legal
7 4 (1.64%) Advertising
8 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (18.85%) Support Engineer
2 40 (16.39%) Applications Engineer
3 38 (15.57%) Web Engineer
4 36 (14.75%) Web Applications Engineer
5 35 (14.34%) Applications Support
6 34 (13.93%) Applications Support Engineer
7 33 (13.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 30 (12.30%) Web Applications Support
8 30 (12.30%) Web Support Engineer
9 28 (11.48%) Architect
10 25 (10.25%) Analyst
10 25 (10.25%) Network Engineer
11 21 (8.61%) Developer
11 21 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (8.20%) IT Engineer
13 16 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (5.74%) Cisco Analyst
14 14 (5.74%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 14 (5.74%) Network Analyst
14 14 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.56%) OAuth
1 16 (6.56%) REST
2 15 (6.15%) HTML
2 15 (6.15%) Middleware
2 15 (6.15%) SOAP
3 14 (5.74%) XML
4 13 (5.33%) .NET
5 12 (4.92%) JSON
5 12 (4.92%) Web Services
5 12 (4.92%) XSLT
6 11 (4.51%) CSS
7 10 (4.10%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.69%) LAMP
9 8 (3.28%) 802.1X
9 8 (3.28%) LDAP
10 7 (2.87%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (2.87%) SAML
11 5 (2.05%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (2.05%) Spring
12 4 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.08%) Self-Motivation
2 45 (18.44%) Data Centre
3 31 (12.70%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.15%) Clustering
5 15 (6.15%) Public Cloud
6 14 (5.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.46%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.46%) PKI
8 6 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.46%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.05%) Replication
10 4 (1.64%) Fintech
10 4 (1.64%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.82%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 130 (53.28%) Windows
2 83 (34.02%) Linux
3 60 (24.59%) Windows Server
4 31 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (10.25%) Unix
5 25 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.92%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.69%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.28%) AIX
8 8 (3.28%) Android
9 7 (2.87%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.46%) CentOS
10 6 (2.46%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.46%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.82%) Debian
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.18%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (22.95%) DevOps
3 54 (22.13%) Cybersecurity
4 46 (18.85%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (17.62%) ITIL
6 41 (16.80%) Web Application Development
7 32 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (13.11%) Load Balancing
8 31 (12.70%) Migration
9 29 (11.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (11.48%) Information Security
11 27 (11.07%) Configuration Management
12 25 (10.25%) Performance Monitoring
13 24 (9.84%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (9.84%) Project Management
13 24 (9.84%) Technical Analysis
14 23 (9.43%) ISMS
15 22 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (9.02%) E-Commerce
16 21 (8.61%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 104 (42.62%) SQL
2 72 (29.51%) PowerShell
3 53 (21.72%) Java
4 40 (16.39%) Python
5 21 (8.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.15%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.74%) C#
9 10 (4.10%) Perl
10 9 (3.69%) PHP
11 5 (2.05%) Go
12 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.82%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.82%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.82%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) ES6
14 1 (0.41%) Java 8
14 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (9.02%) Degree
2 18 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.92%) CCIE
4 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.10%) CCNP
5 10 (4.10%) CISSP
6 7 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.46%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (2.46%) CCNA
7 6 (2.46%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (1.64%) CCDP
8 4 (1.64%) HND
8 4 (1.64%) MCSA
8 4 (1.64%) MCSE
8 4 (1.64%) SANS
9 3 (1.23%) CISA
10 2 (0.82%) CISM
10 2 (0.82%) GIAC
10 2 (0.82%) MCP
10 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (20.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (18.85%) GDPR
3 44 (18.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 41 (16.80%) HIPAA
5 12 (4.92%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.23%) QA
6 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.82%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 104 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 46 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.28%) NFS
5 7 (2.87%) Docker
6 5 (2.05%) Varnish
6 5 (2.05%) vSphere
7 3 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.82%) iptables
8 2 (0.82%) KVM
8 2 (0.82%) pfSense
8 2 (0.82%) PowerDNS
8 2 (0.82%) QEMU
8 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) Xen
8 2 (0.82%) XenApp
9 1 (0.41%) HDFS
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (23.77%) Ansible
2 52 (21.31%) Puppet
3 51 (20.90%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (6.56%) Terraform
5 14 (5.74%) Nagios
6 13 (5.33%) SCOM
7 9 (3.69%) FortiGate
7 9 (3.69%) SCCM
8 7 (2.87%) Packer
9 6 (2.46%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.64%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.82%) SmoothWall
13 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 66 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 57 (23.36%) VMware
3 51 (20.90%) Cisco
4 47 (19.26%) Splunk
5 31 (12.70%) F5
5 31 (12.70%) Palo Alto
6 30 (12.30%) Citrix
7 29 (11.89%) Juniper
8 20 (8.20%) Meraki
9 18 (7.38%) Fortinet
9 18 (7.38%) Oracle
10 15 (6.15%) CheckPoint
10 15 (6.15%) IBM
10 15 (6.15%) Red Hat
11 14 (5.74%) NetApp
11 14 (5.74%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.10%) EMC
12 10 (4.10%) HP
13 7 (2.87%) Dell
14 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com