Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 474 504
Rank change year-on-year -73 +30 -15
Permanent jobs citing SSL 272 428 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 3.89% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 217 331 339
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £39,700
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 9,212 11,004 12,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.57% 14.78% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,560 9,032 10,463
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -33 56 £55,000 - 9
East London -3 8 £73,750 +137.90% 2
North London +13 6 £55,000 +46.67% 1
West London -24 6 £49,250 +9.44% 8
South London -5 2 £36,750 +13.08% 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 154 (56.62%) Firewall
2 123 (45.22%) DNS
3 115 (42.28%) Linux
4 103 (37.87%) Windows
5 93 (34.19%) Python
6 88 (32.35%) TCP/IP
7 86 (31.62%) Amazon AWS
8 84 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 76 (27.94%) PowerShell
10 75 (27.57%) Microsoft
11 74 (27.21%) HTTP
12 69 (25.37%) Cisco
13 64 (23.53%) Finance
14 62 (22.79%) SQL
14 62 (22.79%) DevOps
15 60 (22.06%) SQL Server
16 57 (20.96%) Java
17 56 (20.59%) Active Directory
18 55 (20.22%) LAN
18 55 (20.22%) WAN
19 52 (19.12%) VPN
20 51 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
21 47 (17.28%) VMware
22 46 (16.91%) MySQL
23 45 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
24 44 (16.18%) Git (software)
24 44 (16.18%) Internet
24 44 (16.18%) IPsec
25 43 (15.81%) Analytical Skills

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 27 (9.93%) Apache
2 26 (9.56%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.15%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.41%) IIS
6 11 (4.04%) Apache Pig
6 11 (4.04%) OpenStack
7 10 (3.68%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.68%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.94%) JBoss
8 8 (2.94%) nginx
8 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.57%) WordPress
10 6 (2.21%) CMS
10 6 (2.21%) Drupal
10 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.84%) Confluence
11 5 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Magento
2 5 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.47%) Documaker
4 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (31.62%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (13.97%) Office 365
4 32 (11.76%) IaaS
5 23 (8.46%) SaaS
6 20 (7.35%) PaaS
7 13 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (3.68%) Amazon S3
10 9 (3.31%) GitHub
10 9 (3.31%) Slack
11 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.74%) G Suite
13 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 154 (56.62%) Firewall
2 123 (45.22%) DNS
3 88 (32.35%) TCP/IP
4 74 (27.21%) HTTP
5 55 (20.22%) LAN
5 55 (20.22%) WAN
6 52 (19.12%) VPN
7 44 (16.18%) Internet
7 44 (16.18%) IPsec
8 41 (15.07%) Wireless
9 33 (12.13%) SMTP
10 27 (9.93%) Network Security
11 24 (8.82%) BGP
11 24 (8.82%) VLAN
12 22 (8.09%) DHCP
12 22 (8.09%) FTP
12 22 (8.09%) OSPF
13 21 (7.72%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (7.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 46 (16.91%) MySQL
3 18 (6.62%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.88%) Big Data
5 15 (5.51%) Apache Hive
6 12 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.57%) DB2
8 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.84%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.47%) HBase
11 4 (1.47%) Scylla
12 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 44 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.09%) JIRA
4 13 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (4.41%) Bitbucket
5 12 (4.41%) git-flow
5 12 (4.41%) Selenium
6 11 (4.04%) CodeSonar
6 11 (4.04%) Robot Framework
7 8 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.57%) Gradle
8 7 (2.57%) Maven
9 6 (2.21%) Gerrit
9 6 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.84%) Ant
10 5 (1.84%) gulp
10 5 (1.84%) JUnit
10 5 (1.84%) Subversion
11 4 (1.47%) GitLab
11 4 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 64 (23.53%) Finance
2 23 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.35%) Banking
4 14 (5.15%) Marketing
5 12 (4.41%) Publishing
6 8 (2.94%) Advertising
6 8 (2.94%) Legal
7 7 (2.57%) Retail
8 5 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.10%) Games
10 3 (1.10%) Law
10 3 (1.10%) Local Government
11 2 (0.74%) French Language
11 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (11.40%) Analyst
4 24 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 22 (8.09%) Consultant
5 22 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (7.72%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.35%) Developer
8 19 (6.99%) IT Engineer
9 14 (5.15%) Security Analyst
9 14 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.41%) Web Engineer
11 11 (4.04%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.04%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (4.04%) Security Specialist
11 11 (4.04%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) Applications Support Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.60%) REST
2 31 (11.40%) SOAP
3 29 (10.66%) .NET
4 26 (9.56%) LAMP
5 22 (8.09%) XML
6 21 (7.72%) Django
6 21 (7.72%) HTML
7 20 (7.35%) CSS
7 20 (7.35%) Web Services
8 19 (6.99%) .NET Framework
9 18 (6.62%) Node.js
10 17 (6.25%) Java EE
11 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET
12 13 (4.78%) SAML
13 11 (4.04%) JSON
13 11 (4.04%) LDAP
13 11 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (4.04%) Spring MVC
13 11 (4.04%) STL
14 10 (3.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (15.07%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.56%) Management Information System
4 23 (8.46%) Data Centre
5 20 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (4.41%) Fintech
8 11 (4.04%) iPhone
9 10 (3.68%) Blackberry
9 10 (3.68%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.94%) CMDB
10 8 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (2.94%) PKI
11 5 (1.84%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.84%) NHS
11 5 (1.84%) Renewable Energy
11 5 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (42.28%) Linux
2 103 (37.87%) Windows
3 39 (14.34%) Windows Server
4 25 (9.19%) Unix
5 24 (8.82%) Android
6 20 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.51%) CentOS
7 15 (5.51%) Mac OS X
7 15 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (4.41%) Apple iOS
10 12 (4.41%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.04%) Windows Phone
12 10 (3.68%) Windows 10
12 10 (3.68%) Windows Vista
12 10 (3.68%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.21%) Debian
13 6 (2.21%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.79%) DevOps
2 45 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (13.97%) ITIL
4 35 (12.87%) Information Security
5 31 (11.40%) Migration
6 26 (9.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 24 (8.82%) Service Management
8 22 (8.09%) Scrum
9 21 (7.72%) SIEM
9 21 (7.72%) Task Automation
9 21 (7.72%) Test Automation
10 20 (7.35%) Change Management
11 19 (6.99%) Regulatory Compliance
11 19 (6.99%) Security Architecture
11 19 (6.99%) Workflow
12 18 (6.62%) Network Packet Analysis
12 18 (6.62%) Presales
12 18 (6.62%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 93 (34.19%) Python
2 76 (27.94%) PowerShell
3 62 (22.79%) SQL
4 57 (20.96%) Java
5 41 (15.07%) Bash Shell
5 41 (15.07%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.97%) Perl
7 29 (10.66%) C
8 28 (10.29%) PHP
9 18 (6.62%) C#
10 16 (5.88%) VBScript
11 15 (5.51%) T-SQL
12 13 (4.78%) C++
12 13 (4.78%) Objective-C
12 13 (4.78%) Ruby
13 6 (2.21%) Go
14 4 (1.47%) C-shell
14 4 (1.47%) Korn
14 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (15.44%) Degree
3 38 (13.97%) CISSP
4 31 (11.40%) CCNP
4 31 (11.40%) GIAC
5 30 (11.03%) CCNA
6 29 (10.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (7.72%) SANS
9 20 (7.35%) MCSE
10 13 (4.78%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (4.78%) Security Cleared
11 12 (4.41%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (4.41%) DV Cleared
12 11 (4.04%) Linux+ Certification
12 11 (4.04%) SSCP
13 6 (2.21%) CISA
13 6 (2.21%) CSSLP
13 6 (2.21%) GWAPT
14 4 (1.47%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (5.88%) SAS 70
4 15 (5.51%) QA
5 14 (5.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (4.41%) GDPR
7 10 (3.68%) PCI DSS
8 8 (2.94%) HIPAA
9 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (1.47%) FIPS 140-2
10 4 (1.47%) SLA
11 2 (0.74%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 56 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 45 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.50%) Docker
4 17 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.04%) vSphere
6 9 (3.31%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (2.21%) pfSense
8 5 (1.84%) iptables
8 5 (1.84%) Samba
8 5 (1.84%) Squid
8 5 (1.84%) Xen
9 4 (1.47%) HDFS
9 4 (1.47%) KVM
9 4 (1.47%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (1.10%) PowerDNS
10 3 (1.10%) QEMU
10 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (14.71%) Puppet
2 38 (13.97%) Ansible
3 30 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.25%) Terraform
5 16 (5.88%) Kubernetes
6 14 (5.15%) Nagios
7 12 (4.41%) Salt
8 11 (4.04%) FortiGate
9 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (2.21%) Packer
9 6 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (1.84%) SCCM
10 5 (1.84%) SmoothWall
11 4 (1.47%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.47%) Icinga
11 4 (1.47%) Kibana
11 4 (1.47%) Oozie
11 4 (1.47%) OpenView
11 4 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 69 (25.37%) Cisco
3 47 (17.28%) VMware
4 39 (14.34%) Splunk
5 26 (9.56%) ServiceNow
6 22 (8.09%) Palo Alto
7 21 (7.72%) Juniper
7 21 (7.72%) Oracle
8 16 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 16 (5.88%) HP
9 13 (4.78%) F5
10 12 (4.41%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.04%) AppDynamics
11 11 (4.04%) Google
11 11 (4.04%) IBM
12 9 (3.31%) SaltStack
13 8 (2.94%) Apple
13 8 (2.94%) Citrix
13 8 (2.94%) Red Box
13 8 (2.94%) SolarWinds