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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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 619 528 468
Rank change year-on-year -91 -60 +118
Permanent jobs citing SSL 281 174 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 3.39% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 178 119 68
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,250 £41,450
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £61,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -24.14% +26.09%
75th Percentile £76,875 £76,250 £78,875
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +13.64%

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 8,240 5,134 3,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.31% 11.28% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,274 3,368 3,017
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,925 £32,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -19 33 £67,500 +20.00% 5
West London -33 14 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South London -25 12 £22,500 -65.38% 3
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 145 (51.60%) Firewall
2 110 (39.15%) DNS
3 99 (35.23%) Azure
4 89 (31.67%) VPN
5 88 (31.32%) Linux
6 82 (29.18%) Windows
7 78 (27.76%) Finance
8 76 (27.05%) Cisco
9 71 (25.27%) WAN
9 71 (25.27%) Social Skills
10 67 (23.84%) AWS
11 63 (22.42%) DevOps
12 62 (22.06%) Microsoft
13 58 (20.64%) Java
14 56 (19.93%) HTTP
14 56 (19.93%) TCP/IP
15 53 (18.86%) Microsoft 365
16 52 (18.51%) LAN
16 52 (18.51%) Information Security
17 51 (18.15%) Data Centre
18 50 (17.79%) DHCP
19 46 (16.37%) HTTPS
19 46 (16.37%) Python
19 46 (16.37%) Wireless
19 46 (16.37%) Docker
20 45 (16.01%) JavaScript
21 44 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
22 43 (15.30%) Network Security
22 43 (15.30%) Git (software)
23 42 (14.95%) Active Directory

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 34 (12.10%) Apache
2 25 (8.90%) IIS
2 25 (8.90%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.47%) nginx
4 16 (5.69%) CMS
5 15 (5.34%) WordPress
6 14 (4.98%) Confluence
7 10 (3.56%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.85%) MS Exchange
9 7 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (2.49%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.14%) JBoss
11 4 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (9.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (9.25%) MS Visio
3 23 (8.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) SAP GTS
1 6 (2.14%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 99 (35.23%) Azure
2 67 (23.84%) AWS
3 53 (18.86%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (9.96%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (9.25%) Mimecast
6 22 (7.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (7.83%) GitHub
6 22 (7.83%) Google Workspace
7 17 (6.05%) GCP
8 16 (5.69%) Google Kubernetes Engine
8 16 (5.69%) Serverless
9 13 (4.63%) Apple Pay
10 11 (3.91%) IaaS
10 11 (3.91%) PaaS
11 10 (3.56%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (3.20%) AWS CodePipeline
12 9 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (3.20%) Route 53
13 7 (2.49%) Cloud Run
13 7 (2.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (51.60%) Firewall
2 110 (39.15%) DNS
3 89 (31.67%) VPN
4 71 (25.27%) WAN
5 56 (19.93%) HTTP
5 56 (19.93%) TCP/IP
6 52 (18.51%) LAN
7 50 (17.79%) DHCP
8 46 (16.37%) HTTPS
8 46 (16.37%) Wireless
9 43 (15.30%) Network Security
10 41 (14.59%) OSPF
11 35 (12.46%) BGP
11 35 (12.46%) Internet
12 34 (12.10%) IPsec
13 30 (10.68%) VLAN
14 29 (10.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (9.25%) SMTP
16 24 (8.54%) SD-WAN
17 21 (7.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.23%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (9.25%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (9.25%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.69%) MySQL
4 9 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.85%) BigQuery
6 7 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.42%) Apache Arrow
8 4 (1.42%) Big Data
8 4 (1.42%) Parquet
8 4 (1.42%) Redis
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.81%) JIRA
3 17 (6.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.85%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.49%) GitLab
6 4 (1.42%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.42%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.07%) IDA Disassembler
8 2 (0.71%) fastlane
8 2 (0.71%) Maven
9 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
General
1 78 (27.76%) Finance
2 71 (25.27%) Social Skills
3 40 (14.23%) Banking
4 22 (7.83%) Marketing
5 19 (6.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 19 (6.76%) Telecoms
6 18 (6.41%) Law
7 12 (4.27%) Advertising
8 11 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.20%) Publishing
10 8 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
11 6 (2.14%) French Language
11 6 (2.14%) German Language
11 6 (2.14%) Italian Language
11 6 (2.14%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.78%) Legal
13 4 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (1.42%) Public Sector
14 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (18.15%) Network Engineer
2 38 (13.52%) Developer
3 29 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (8.90%) Security Engineer
5 23 (8.19%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (7.83%) IT Engineer
6 22 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (7.12%) Security Manager
7 20 (7.12%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.05%) Analyst
9 16 (5.69%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
9 16 (5.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.69%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (5.34%) AWS Developer
10 15 (5.34%) Azure Developer
10 15 (5.34%) DevOps Developer
10 15 (5.34%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.81%) CSS
2 25 (8.90%) HTML
3 22 (7.83%) .NET
4 20 (7.12%) AngularJS
4 20 (7.12%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.98%) REST
6 13 (4.63%) Node.js
6 13 (4.63%) OAuth
7 12 (4.27%) SAML
8 10 (3.56%) Web Services
9 9 (3.20%) 802.1X
9 9 (3.20%) LAMP
9 9 (3.20%) XML
10 8 (2.85%) Angular 2
10 8 (2.85%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (2.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (2.85%) SOAP
11 7 (2.49%) Keycloak
11 7 (2.49%) Middleware
11 7 (2.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.15%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.76%) PKI
3 18 (6.41%) User Experience
4 13 (4.63%) Online Banking
4 13 (4.63%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.91%) BBC
6 11 (3.91%) Hedge funds
7 10 (3.56%) Smartphone
8 9 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.49%) Equities
10 7 (2.49%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.78%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.78%) Clustering
11 5 (1.78%) Low-Code
11 5 (1.78%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (1.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.32%) Linux
2 82 (29.18%) Windows
3 38 (13.52%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.76%) Windows 10
5 16 (5.69%) Android
6 14 (4.98%) Unix
7 13 (4.63%) Mac OS
8 10 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.20%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.20%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.42%) Alpine Linux
11 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.71%) AIX
12 2 (0.71%) zOS
13 1 (0.36%) CentOS
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.42%) DevOps
2 52 (18.51%) Information Security
3 44 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (13.52%) Incident Response
5 37 (13.17%) Data Loss Prevention
6 36 (12.81%) Load Balancing
6 36 (12.81%) SIEM
7 29 (10.32%) Business Continuity
8 28 (9.96%) Agile
8 28 (9.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 27 (9.61%) Containerisation
9 27 (9.61%) Security Operations
9 27 (9.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 26 (9.25%) Kalman Filter
11 24 (8.54%) CI/CD
11 24 (8.54%) Data Protection
11 24 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (8.19%) Identity Access Management
13 22 (7.83%) Project Delivery
13 22 (7.83%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.64%) Java
2 46 (16.37%) Python
3 45 (16.01%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.88%) SQL
5 21 (7.47%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.76%) Go
6 19 (6.76%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.34%) C#
8 12 (4.27%) Ruby
9 11 (3.91%) C
10 7 (2.49%) C++
11 4 (1.42%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.42%) Perl
11 4 (1.42%) PHP
12 3 (1.07%) Lisp
13 2 (0.71%) Bash
13 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (14.59%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (7.12%) Degree
3 18 (6.41%) CCNP
4 17 (6.05%) CISM
4 17 (6.05%) CISSP
5 16 (5.69%) CCNA
6 15 (5.34%) CEH
6 15 (5.34%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (5.34%) GCIA
6 15 (5.34%) GCIH
7 12 (4.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.20%) CCDP
8 9 (3.20%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.78%) MCSE
9 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.42%) CCIE
10 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.42%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.88%) GDPR
2 28 (9.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (7.47%) PCI DSS
4 15 (5.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (5.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (3.20%) QA
6 3 (1.07%) NIST
7 2 (0.71%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.71%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (16.37%) Docker
2 42 (14.95%) Active Directory
3 27 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (8.90%) ProxySG
5 14 (4.98%) Varnish
6 11 (3.91%) vSphere
7 10 (3.56%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (2.85%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.85%) KVM
9 7 (2.49%) LXC
9 7 (2.49%) Xen
10 5 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (12.46%) Kubernetes
2 24 (8.54%) Terraform
3 15 (5.34%) QRadar
4 14 (4.98%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (4.63%) Ansible
6 11 (3.91%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (3.56%) FortiGate
8 9 (3.20%) cPanel
9 7 (2.49%) Mesos
9 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (2.49%) SCCM
9 7 (2.49%) vCenter Server
10 6 (2.14%) CASB
10 6 (2.14%) TrustSec
11 5 (1.78%) Grafana
11 5 (1.78%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.78%) Prometheus
12 4 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (1.42%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (1.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 76 (27.05%) Cisco
2 62 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 41 (14.59%) VMware
4 34 (12.10%) Juniper
5 31 (11.03%) Apple
6 29 (10.32%) F5
7 25 (8.90%) Blue Coat
7 25 (8.90%) Google
8 24 (8.54%) IBM
9 15 (5.34%) Fortinet
10 14 (4.98%) Zscaler
11 13 (4.63%) Oracle
12 12 (4.27%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.27%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.91%) Citrix
13 11 (3.91%) Darktrace
13 11 (3.91%) Infoblox
13 11 (3.91%) Palo Alto
14 10 (3.56%) HP
14 10 (3.56%) Meraki