Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 447 565 612
Rank change year-on-year +118 +47 -125
Permanent jobs citing SSL 83 174 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 2.48% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 67 143 192
Median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% +7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £44,750 £45,000 £36,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £83,625
England median annual salary £61,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.27% +15.79% -

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 3,639 7,010 9,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.80% 12.43% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,897 5,684 8,069
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in London

SSL
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in London.

Salary trend for SSL in London

SSL
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in London over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +87 15 £75,000 +50.00% 3
West London +52 2 £45,000 +24.14%
East London +20 2 £74,250 +0.34%
South London - 1 £40,000 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 40 (48.19%) VPN
2 39 (46.99%) Firewall
3 35 (42.17%) Linux
4 31 (37.35%) AWS
5 30 (36.14%) LDAP
6 29 (34.94%) Windows
7 28 (33.73%) Azure
8 27 (32.53%) DNS
9 26 (31.33%) Python
10 25 (30.12%) Cisco
11 23 (27.71%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (27.71%) IPsec
11 23 (27.71%) Network Security
11 23 (27.71%) Ansible
12 21 (25.30%) Windows Server
12 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
12 21 (25.30%) WAN
13 20 (24.10%) HTTP
13 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
13 20 (24.10%) CCNP
14 18 (21.69%) VMware
14 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
14 18 (21.69%) Terraform
14 18 (21.69%) DevOps
15 17 (20.48%) OSPF
15 17 (20.48%) BGP
15 17 (20.48%) DHCP
16 16 (19.28%) SolarWinds
16 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
17 15 (18.07%) Palo Alto

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 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) nginx
4 2 (2.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.35%) AWS
2 28 (33.73%) Azure
3 15 (18.07%) Office 365
4 13 (15.66%) GCP
5 11 (13.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (6.02%) SaaS
7 4 (4.82%) GitHub
7 4 (4.82%) PaaS
7 4 (4.82%) Serverless
7 4 (4.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.61%) IaaS
9 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.20%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.19%) VPN
2 39 (46.99%) Firewall
3 27 (32.53%) DNS
4 23 (27.71%) IPsec
4 23 (27.71%) Network Security
5 21 (25.30%) WAN
6 20 (24.10%) HTTP
7 17 (20.48%) BGP
7 17 (20.48%) DHCP
7 17 (20.48%) OSPF
8 15 (18.07%) WLAN
9 14 (16.87%) Cisco ISE
10 13 (15.66%) LAN
10 13 (15.66%) MPLS
11 11 (13.25%) DMARC
11 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
11 11 (13.25%) VoIP
12 8 (9.64%) Internet
12 8 (9.64%) Wireshark
13 7 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.20%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) HBase
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Power BI
4 1 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.82%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) IDA Disassembler
5 3 (3.61%) OllyDbg
5 3 (3.61%) WinDbg
6 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.41%) Gradle
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
7 1 (1.20%) gulp
7 1 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Front Office
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Team Leader
5 7 (8.43%) Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.02%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Developer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Application Support Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.14%) LDAP
2 13 (15.66%) REST
3 11 (13.25%) Ajax
3 11 (13.25%) CSS
3 11 (13.25%) HTML
3 11 (13.25%) XML
4 7 (8.43%) .NET
5 6 (7.23%) OAuth
5 6 (7.23%) SAML
5 6 (7.23%) YAML
6 5 (6.02%) Node.js
7 3 (3.61%) OpenID
7 3 (3.61%) SOAP
7 3 (3.61%) Velocity
7 3 (3.61%) Web Services
8 2 (2.41%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
9 1 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.20%) MEAN Stack
9 1 (1.20%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (13.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) PKI
5 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.61%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.61%) CMDB
5 3 (3.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Robotics
6 2 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.20%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.20%) BYOD
7 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.17%) Linux
2 29 (34.94%) Windows
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.87%) CentOS
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (10.84%) Unix
7 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.61%) Solaris
7 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.41%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Debian
8 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.20%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) DevOps
2 15 (18.07%) ITIL
3 13 (15.66%) Line Management
4 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.25%) Migration
4 11 (13.25%) Task Automation
5 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.05%) Project Delivery
6 9 (10.84%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (10.84%) Security Operations
7 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (9.64%) SIEM
7 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (7.23%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (7.23%) Threat Detection
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure as Code
10 5 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) Python
2 18 (21.69%) PowerShell
3 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.05%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.64%) Java
6 5 (6.02%) C
6 5 (6.02%) C++
7 4 (4.82%) C#
7 4 (4.82%) SQL
8 2 (2.41%) Java 8
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.20%) Go
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (24.10%) CCNP
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) CISSP
5 4 (4.82%) CISM
6 3 (3.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (3.61%) CCSP
6 3 (3.61%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.61%) GCFA
6 3 (3.61%) GCIA
6 3 (3.61%) GCIH
6 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) CCSA
8 1 (1.20%) CEH
8 1 (1.20%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) COBIT
1 4 (4.82%) GDPR
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.61%) NIST
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.25%) vSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.20%) HDFS
4 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) Ansible
2 18 (21.69%) Terraform
3 13 (15.66%) WSUS
4 11 (13.25%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (7.23%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.61%) CSIRT
6 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
6 3 (3.61%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (2.41%) Puppet
8 1 (1.20%) Ambari
8 1 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.20%) Oozie
8 1 (1.20%) RSA Archer
8 1 (1.20%) SCCM
8 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.20%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (1.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (1.20%) TrustSec
8 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Cisco
2 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.69%) VMware
4 16 (19.28%) SolarWinds
5 15 (18.07%) Palo Alto
5 15 (18.07%) ServiceNow
6 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.23%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.82%) HP
8 4 (4.82%) Meraki
8 4 (4.82%) Remedy
9 3 (3.61%) Aruba
9 3 (3.61%) BMC
9 3 (3.61%) Darktrace
9 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.61%) Juniper
9 3 (3.61%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (2.41%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (2.41%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.41%) Sophos