Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 519 560 485
Rank change year-on-year +41 -75 +6
Permanent jobs citing SSL 208 252 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 2.77% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 149 199 315
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,498 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 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 7,241 9,094 10,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.22% 13.46% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 7,443 8,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +20 56 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East London +15 2 £70,250 -4.75% 3
West London +13 1 £40,000 -17.53% 4
South London +2 1 £56,500 +98.25% 3
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 119 (57.21%) Firewall
2 84 (40.38%) AWS
3 75 (36.06%) DNS
4 70 (33.65%) VPN
5 69 (33.17%) TCP/IP
6 67 (32.21%) Linux
7 65 (31.25%) Cisco
8 62 (29.81%) Windows
9 59 (28.37%) Azure
10 57 (27.40%) ITIL
11 55 (26.44%) Internet
11 55 (26.44%) Data Centre
12 54 (25.96%) LAN
13 53 (25.48%) SQL
14 52 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 49 (23.56%) DevOps
16 48 (23.08%) Python
17 47 (22.60%) Load Balancing
18 45 (21.63%) Ansible
18 45 (21.63%) WAN
19 43 (20.67%) SQL Server
20 42 (20.19%) HTTP
20 42 (20.19%) IPsec
21 41 (19.71%) Cisco Certification
21 41 (19.71%) Bash Shell
21 41 (19.71%) Palo Alto
22 40 (19.23%) Java
22 40 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (18.75%) BGP
23 39 (18.75%) Windows Server

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 37 (17.79%) IIS
2 27 (12.98%) Apache
3 25 (12.02%) nginx
4 22 (10.58%) Tomcat
5 15 (7.21%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.73%) OpenStack
7 13 (6.25%) Confluence
8 5 (2.40%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.44%) WordPress
10 2 (0.96%) CMS
10 2 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.44%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (40.38%) AWS
2 59 (28.37%) Azure
3 21 (10.10%) Office 365
3 21 (10.10%) SaaS
4 20 (9.62%) Amazon EKS
4 20 (9.62%) IaaS
5 16 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (7.69%) PaaS
6 15 (7.21%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (6.25%) npm
8 12 (5.77%) Amazon S3
8 12 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (5.77%) Serverless
9 8 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (3.85%) GitHub
10 7 (3.37%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (3.37%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.40%) OneDrive
11 5 (2.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 119 (57.21%) Firewall
2 75 (36.06%) DNS
3 70 (33.65%) VPN
4 69 (33.17%) TCP/IP
5 55 (26.44%) Internet
6 54 (25.96%) LAN
7 45 (21.63%) WAN
8 42 (20.19%) HTTP
8 42 (20.19%) IPsec
9 39 (18.75%) BGP
10 37 (17.79%) Wireless
11 35 (16.83%) DHCP
12 33 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (14.90%) OSPF
14 29 (13.94%) MPLS
14 29 (13.94%) Network Security
15 27 (12.98%) HTTPS
16 24 (11.54%) HSRP
17 23 (11.06%) VoIP
18 18 (8.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.65%) Hadoop
3 14 (6.73%) MySQL
4 11 (5.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.37%) Redis
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.40%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.40%) Big Data
7 5 (2.40%) HBase
7 5 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.40%) Sqoop
8 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.44%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 25 (12.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (11.06%) Git (software)
4 21 (10.10%) TeamCity
5 15 (7.21%) JIRA
5 15 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.73%) Maven
7 13 (6.25%) Ant
7 13 (6.25%) Artifactory
7 13 (6.25%) Bower
7 13 (6.25%) Chocolatey
7 13 (6.25%) MSBuild
7 13 (6.25%) SonarQube
7 13 (6.25%) TestRail
7 13 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (6.25%) Zephyr
8 10 (4.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.44%) Subversion
11 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (17.31%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Legal
3 14 (6.73%) Law
3 14 (6.73%) Marketing
4 10 (4.81%) Banking
5 8 (3.85%) Retail
5 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.88%) Games
7 5 (2.40%) Front Office
7 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 35 (16.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (11.06%) Analyst
4 20 (9.62%) Architect
5 17 (8.17%) Applications Support
6 15 (7.21%) Consultant
6 15 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.29%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.81%) Network Architect
10 10 (4.81%) Security Architect
10 10 (4.81%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 9 (4.33%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Support Specialist
11 9 (4.33%) Technical Specialist
11 9 (4.33%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.62%) HTML
2 19 (9.13%) .NET
2 19 (9.13%) LAMP
2 19 (9.13%) LDAP
3 17 (8.17%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (8.17%) XML
4 14 (6.73%) CSS
5 13 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (6.25%) REST
6 10 (4.81%) Ajax
6 10 (4.81%) SAML
7 9 (4.33%) Node.js
7 9 (4.33%) OAuth
7 9 (4.33%) Web Services
8 8 (3.85%) 802.1X
8 8 (3.85%) SOAP
9 5 (2.40%) HTML5
9 5 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (1.92%) J2EE
11 3 (1.44%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.44%) Data Centre
2 28 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.81%) PKI
6 8 (3.85%) Clustering
7 7 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.88%) Replication
9 5 (2.40%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.40%) User Experience
10 4 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.44%) Social Media
11 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.44%) Wiki
12 2 (0.96%) CMDB
12 2 (0.96%) DataPower
12 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.48%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 67 (32.21%) Linux
2 62 (29.81%) Windows
3 39 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 20 (9.62%) Unix
5 11 (5.29%) CentOS
6 9 (4.33%) Mac OS
6 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.40%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.92%) Debian
9 4 (1.92%) Fedora
9 4 (1.92%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.44%) VyOS
11 2 (0.96%) Android
11 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.40%) ITIL
2 49 (23.56%) DevOps
3 47 (22.60%) Load Balancing
4 40 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (17.31%) Migration
6 32 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (15.38%) Information Security
6 32 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (14.42%) Fintech
8 29 (13.94%) SIEM
9 26 (12.50%) Analytics
9 26 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 24 (11.54%) Incident Management
10 24 (11.54%) Software Delivery
11 23 (11.06%) Configuration Management
12 22 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (9.62%) Open Source
13 20 (9.62%) Project Management
14 19 (9.13%) Security Operations
15 18 (8.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.48%) SQL
2 48 (23.08%) Python
3 41 (19.71%) Bash Shell
4 40 (19.23%) Java
5 35 (16.83%) PowerShell
6 23 (11.06%) JavaScript
7 21 (10.10%) C#
7 21 (10.10%) T-SQL
8 19 (9.13%) PHP
9 15 (7.21%) C
10 14 (6.73%) Go
11 8 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.40%) Ruby
13 3 (1.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.48%) C++
14 1 (0.48%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (19.71%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (16.83%) CCNP
3 18 (8.65%) Degree
4 16 (7.69%) CCIE
5 12 (5.77%) CISSP
6 11 (5.29%) CCDP
7 10 (4.81%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (3.37%) CCNA
9 6 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.40%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 5 (2.40%) HND
11 3 (1.44%) GIAC
11 3 (1.44%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.96%) SANS
12 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.25%) SLA
3 10 (4.81%) GDPR
4 9 (4.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.44%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.44%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.44%) QA
7 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 34 (16.35%) Active Directory
1 34 (16.35%) Docker
2 10 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.37%) OpenSSH
4 6 (2.88%) Firmware
5 5 (2.40%) HDFS
6 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.92%) iptables
6 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.44%) KVM
7 3 (1.44%) LXC
7 3 (1.44%) Postfix
7 3 (1.44%) vSphere
7 3 (1.44%) Xen
8 2 (0.96%) Varnish
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (21.63%) Ansible
2 35 (16.83%) Puppet
3 28 (13.46%) Terraform
4 24 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (7.69%) Kubernetes
5 16 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (4.33%) Packer
6 9 (4.33%) SCCM
7 7 (3.37%) Mesos
7 7 (3.37%) Rancher
7 7 (3.37%) StatsD
8 5 (2.40%) Ambari
8 5 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.40%) Oozie
9 4 (1.92%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.96%) CASB
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (31.25%) Cisco
2 52 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (19.71%) Palo Alto
4 26 (12.50%) Meraki
5 20 (9.62%) VMware
6 19 (9.13%) Splunk
7 17 (8.17%) ServiceNow
8 16 (7.69%) F5
8 16 (7.69%) HP
9 15 (7.21%) SolarWinds
10 13 (6.25%) Atlassian
10 13 (6.25%) Black Duck
10 13 (6.25%) Juniper
10 13 (6.25%) Oracle
10 13 (6.25%) Riverbed
11 12 (5.77%) Ubiquiti
12 10 (4.81%) Forcepoint
13 9 (4.33%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks