Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 546 563
Rank change year-on-year +138 +17 -87
Permanent jobs citing SSL 59 181 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 2.57% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 140 226
Median annual salary £72,500 £60,875 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.10% +5.87% +6.48%
10th Percentile £55,250 £45,000 £37,995
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £84,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +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 2,624 7,034 9,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.29% 12.97% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 5,755 7,493
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +119 16 £90,000 +56.52% 1
East London +30 2 £74,250 +5.69%
West London +79 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South London - 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (55.93%) Windows
1 33 (55.93%) Linux
1 33 (55.93%) Firewall
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
2 25 (42.37%) LDAP
3 23 (38.98%) VPN
3 23 (38.98%) DNS
3 23 (38.98%) Azure
4 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
5 21 (35.59%) Cisco
6 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (32.20%) DevOps
7 18 (30.51%) DHCP
7 18 (30.51%) Python
8 17 (28.81%) WAN
8 17 (28.81%) AWS
9 16 (27.12%) CentOS
10 15 (25.42%) Network Security
11 14 (23.73%) LAN
12 13 (22.03%) Office 365
13 12 (20.34%) SolarWinds
13 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
13 12 (20.34%) YAML
13 12 (20.34%) WSUS
13 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.34%) CCNP
13 12 (20.34%) Line Management
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2016
14 11 (18.64%) DMARC

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 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Azure
2 17 (28.81%) AWS
3 13 (22.03%) Office 365
4 11 (18.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.47%) PaaS
6 4 (6.78%) GCP
6 4 (6.78%) IaaS
6 4 (6.78%) SaaS
7 2 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.39%) Serverless
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.69%) Cloudflare
8 1 (1.69%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.69%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.69%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) Firewall
2 23 (38.98%) DNS
2 23 (38.98%) VPN
3 18 (30.51%) DHCP
4 17 (28.81%) WAN
5 15 (25.42%) Network Security
6 14 (23.73%) LAN
7 11 (18.64%) DMARC
7 11 (18.64%) IPsec
8 10 (16.95%) HTTP
9 9 (15.25%) BGP
9 9 (15.25%) OSPF
9 9 (15.25%) VLAN
10 8 (13.56%) Kerberos
10 8 (13.56%) MPLS
10 8 (13.56%) Wireshark
11 5 (8.47%) HTTPS
11 5 (8.47%) Internet
11 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
11 5 (8.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.39%) HBase
2 2 (3.39%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.69%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (6.78%) OllyDbg
2 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (6.78%) WinDbg
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) gulp
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 9 (15.25%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Information Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Information Risk Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Risk Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Security Risk Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) LDAP
2 12 (20.34%) YAML
3 8 (13.56%) OAuth
3 8 (13.56%) SAML
4 5 (8.47%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) OpenID
6 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.39%) Ajax
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) SOAP
6 2 (3.39%) Web Services
6 2 (3.39%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) LAMP
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
7 1 (1.69%) React
7 1 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 7 (11.86%) Robotics
4 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.08%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.39%) CMDB
8 1 (1.69%) Bitcoin
8 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.69%) PKI
8 1 (1.69%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Linux
1 33 (55.93%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.12%) CentOS
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.56%) Unix
7 7 (11.86%) Solaris
7 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.78%) Debian
8 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) DevOps
2 12 (20.34%) Line Management
3 11 (18.64%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Task Automation
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (15.25%) Investment Management
5 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
6 8 (13.56%) Information Security
7 7 (11.86%) Benchmarking
7 7 (11.86%) Content Management
7 7 (11.86%) Internal Audit
7 7 (11.86%) OSINT
7 7 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (11.86%) SIEM
7 7 (11.86%) Threat Modelling
7 7 (11.86%) Use Case
7 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Python
2 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.17%) C
4 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.78%) C++
5 4 (6.78%) Java
5 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Go
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.34%) CCNP
3 8 (13.56%) CISSP
4 7 (11.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (11.86%) CCSP
4 7 (11.86%) CISM
4 7 (11.86%) CREST Certified
4 7 (11.86%) GCFA
4 7 (11.86%) GCIA
4 7 (11.86%) GCIH
5 6 (10.17%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) CCNA
6 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CCDA
9 1 (1.69%) CCDP
9 1 (1.69%) LPIC
9 1 (1.69%) MCP
9 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) COBIT
1 7 (11.86%) NIST
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) vSphere
3 3 (5.08%) Docker
4 2 (3.39%) HDFS
5 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.69%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) WSUS
2 9 (15.25%) Terraform
3 8 (13.56%) Ansible
4 7 (11.86%) CSIRT
4 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
5 5 (8.47%) Puppet
6 4 (6.78%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (5.08%) FortiGate
8 2 (3.39%) Ambari
8 2 (3.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (3.39%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (3.39%) Oozie
9 1 (1.69%) CASB
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.69%) RSA Archer
9 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (1.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (1.69%) TrustSec
9 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) Cisco
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) SolarWinds
4 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
5 9 (15.25%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.47%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.78%) Juniper
7 4 (6.78%) Sophos
8 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.08%) Meraki
9 2 (3.39%) Aruba
9 2 (3.39%) BMC
9 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
9 2 (3.39%) Hortonworks
9 2 (3.39%) HP
9 2 (3.39%) Remedy
9 2 (3.39%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.69%) TippingPoint