Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 489 532 578
Rank change year-on-year +43 +46 -111
Permanent jobs citing SSL 229 263 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 3.20% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 172 210 216
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,225 £81,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -

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 6,716 8,231 9,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.21% 13.18% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,520 6,712 8,381
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +35 54 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East London +14 3 £55,000 +15.79% 2
West London +14 1 £42,500 -8.11% 3
South London +7 1 £56,500 +59.15% 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 128 (55.90%) Firewall
2 102 (44.54%) VPN
3 81 (35.37%) TCP/IP
4 80 (34.93%) Cisco
5 78 (34.06%) AWS
6 75 (32.75%) DNS
7 66 (28.82%) Linux
8 62 (27.07%) ITIL
8 62 (27.07%) Azure
9 61 (26.64%) HTTP
10 59 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
10 59 (25.76%) Load Balancing
11 57 (24.89%) IPsec
12 55 (24.02%) LAN
12 55 (24.02%) Data Centre
13 54 (23.58%) Microsoft
13 54 (23.58%) Windows
14 53 (23.14%) Internet
15 51 (22.27%) CCNP
16 50 (21.83%) WAN
17 48 (20.96%) BGP
18 47 (20.52%) Palo Alto
19 46 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
20 45 (19.65%) Active Directory
21 44 (19.21%) OSPF
21 44 (19.21%) PowerShell
21 44 (19.21%) Bash Shell
22 43 (18.78%) Ansible
23 42 (18.34%) DevOps
23 42 (18.34%) Java

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 36 (15.72%) IIS
2 25 (10.92%) Apache
3 24 (10.48%) nginx
4 21 (9.17%) Tomcat
5 15 (6.55%) Confluence
6 9 (3.93%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.49%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.31%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.87%) WordPress
10 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.87%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 78 (34.06%) AWS
2 62 (27.07%) Azure
3 20 (8.73%) Amazon EKS
4 15 (6.55%) npm
4 15 (6.55%) PaaS
5 14 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (6.11%) IaaS
5 14 (6.11%) Office 365
6 13 (5.68%) GitHub
7 11 (4.80%) Serverless
8 10 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (3.93%) SaaS
10 8 (3.49%) Amazon S3
10 8 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (2.18%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (1.75%) GCP
13 4 (1.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 128 (55.90%) Firewall
2 102 (44.54%) VPN
3 81 (35.37%) TCP/IP
4 75 (32.75%) DNS
5 61 (26.64%) HTTP
6 57 (24.89%) IPsec
7 55 (24.02%) LAN
8 53 (23.14%) Internet
9 50 (21.83%) WAN
10 48 (20.96%) BGP
11 46 (20.09%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (19.21%) OSPF
13 37 (16.16%) MPLS
14 36 (15.72%) DHCP
15 35 (15.28%) HSRP
16 34 (14.85%) VRRP
17 30 (13.10%) Network Security
18 27 (11.79%) SNMP
18 27 (11.79%) Wireless
19 25 (10.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.86%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.37%) MySQL
4 8 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.62%) Redis
6 5 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.75%) Power BI
8 3 (1.31%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.31%) Big Data
8 3 (1.31%) HBase
8 3 (1.31%) Sqoop
9 2 (0.87%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (15.28%) Jenkins
2 29 (12.66%) Octopus Deploy
3 28 (12.23%) TeamCity
4 21 (9.17%) Git (software)
5 20 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (7.42%) Artifactory
6 17 (7.42%) JIRA
7 16 (6.99%) Maven
8 15 (6.55%) Ant
8 15 (6.55%) Bower
8 15 (6.55%) Chocolatey
8 15 (6.55%) MSBuild
8 15 (6.55%) SonarQube
8 15 (6.55%) TestRail
8 15 (6.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (6.55%) Zephyr
9 13 (5.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (5.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (15.72%) Finance
2 16 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.37%) Front Office
3 10 (4.37%) Law
4 9 (3.93%) Banking
4 9 (3.93%) Marketing
5 8 (3.49%) Legal
6 7 (3.06%) Retail
7 6 (2.62%) Games
8 4 (1.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.87%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 58 (25.33%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (12.23%) Consultant
4 20 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (8.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (8.30%) Analyst
5 19 (8.30%) Applications Support
6 18 (7.86%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 15 (6.55%) Platform Engineer
8 14 (6.11%) Developer
9 12 (5.24%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.24%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.80%) Application Support Team Leader
10 11 (4.80%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (4.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.80%) Support Team Leader
10 11 (4.80%) Technical Support
10 11 (4.80%) WAN Engineer
11 10 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (4.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.54%) HTML
2 30 (13.10%) LDAP
3 25 (10.92%) XML
4 24 (10.48%) CSS
5 22 (9.61%) Ajax
6 21 (9.17%) .NET
7 18 (7.86%) 802.1X
7 18 (7.86%) Elastic Stack
8 17 (7.42%) LAMP
9 14 (6.11%) Node.js
9 14 (6.11%) Web Services
10 10 (4.37%) SAML
11 9 (3.93%) REST
12 8 (3.49%) OAuth
13 6 (2.62%) J2EE
13 6 (2.62%) Velocity
14 5 (2.18%) HTML5
14 5 (2.18%) JSON
14 5 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.02%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.68%) Clustering
4 9 (3.93%) PKI
5 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.18%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.18%) Replication
8 3 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.31%) User Experience
9 2 (0.87%) DataPower
9 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.82%) Linux
2 54 (23.58%) Windows
3 41 (17.90%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.37%) Unix
4 10 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.49%) CentOS
6 5 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.18%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.75%) Android
7 4 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.31%) Debian
8 3 (1.31%) Fedora
8 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.87%) VyOS
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.07%) ITIL
2 59 (25.76%) Load Balancing
3 42 (18.34%) DevOps
4 35 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (11.79%) Analytics
7 26 (11.35%) Incident Management
7 26 (11.35%) Migration
7 26 (11.35%) Problem Management
8 25 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (10.04%) Software Delivery
10 22 (9.61%) Configuration Management
10 22 (9.61%) Project Delivery
10 22 (9.61%) Project Management
11 21 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.73%) Open Source
12 20 (8.73%) Security Operations
13 19 (8.30%) Information Security
13 19 (8.30%) SDLC
14 18 (7.86%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.21%) Bash Shell
1 44 (19.21%) PowerShell
2 42 (18.34%) Java
3 41 (17.90%) Python
4 40 (17.47%) SQL
5 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.23%) C#
7 15 (6.55%) C
7 15 (6.55%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.24%) PHP
9 8 (3.49%) Go
10 5 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.18%) VB
11 4 (1.75%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.31%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.31%) Ruby
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Java 8
13 2 (0.87%) Perl
13 2 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (22.27%) CCNP
3 23 (10.04%) Degree
4 14 (6.11%) CCIE
4 14 (6.11%) CCNA
5 11 (4.80%) JNCIP
6 10 (4.37%) CCDP
7 8 (3.49%) CISSP
8 6 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.62%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.75%) GIAC
10 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.75%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.87%) CISA
12 2 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.87%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.44%) CISM
13 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) SLA
2 9 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.62%) GDPR
4 4 (1.75%) QA
5 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (19.65%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.85%) Docker
3 21 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.93%) Firmware
6 5 (2.18%) OpenSSH
7 3 (1.31%) HDFS
7 3 (1.31%) iptables
8 2 (0.87%) Postfix
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.44%) UAG
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (18.78%) Ansible
2 28 (12.23%) Puppet
3 27 (11.79%) Terraform
4 25 (10.92%) Single Sign-On
5 18 (7.86%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (6.55%) Kubernetes
7 11 (4.80%) FortiGate
8 8 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (3.49%) SCCM
9 5 (2.18%) Packer
9 5 (2.18%) Rancher
9 5 (2.18%) StatsD
10 4 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (1.31%) Ambari
11 3 (1.31%) FreeIPA
11 3 (1.31%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.31%) Mesos
11 3 (1.31%) Oozie
12 2 (0.87%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (34.93%) Cisco
2 54 (23.58%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.52%) Palo Alto
4 36 (15.72%) Meraki
5 34 (14.85%) ServiceNow
6 27 (11.79%) Juniper
7 23 (10.04%) VMware
8 19 (8.30%) Ubiquiti
9 17 (7.42%) Extreme Networks
9 17 (7.42%) Ruckus Wireless
10 16 (6.99%) Aerohive Networks
11 15 (6.55%) Atlassian
11 15 (6.55%) Black Duck
11 15 (6.55%) F5
11 15 (6.55%) Splunk
12 14 (6.11%) SolarWinds
13 13 (5.68%) Aruba
13 13 (5.68%) Riverbed
14 11 (4.80%) HP
15 10 (4.37%) Forcepoint