Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 578 591 491
Rank change year-on-year +13 -100 +38
Permanent jobs citing SSL 171 238 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.43% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131 180 332
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -2.83%
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.02% -1.05% -1.76%

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 7,055 9,788 11,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.48% 14.05% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,719 7,985 9,161
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +24 52 £50,625 -15.63% 11
West London +11 3 £36,250 -25.26% 4
East London +22 1 £74,000 +2.42% 5
North London +1 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 95 (55.56%) Firewall
2 77 (45.03%) DNS
3 74 (43.27%) Windows
4 60 (35.09%) Linux
5 59 (34.50%) SQL
6 48 (28.07%) SQL Server
7 46 (26.90%) Active Directory
8 44 (25.73%) VPN
9 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
9 43 (25.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (23.98%) Cisco
10 41 (23.98%) Finance
11 40 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
11 40 (23.39%) Data Centre
12 39 (22.81%) Internet
13 38 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
14 37 (21.64%) DevOps
14 37 (21.64%) Migration
15 36 (21.05%) IIS
16 35 (20.47%) LAN
16 35 (20.47%) Information Security
16 35 (20.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (19.88%) TCP/IP
18 33 (19.30%) Ansible
18 33 (19.30%) PowerShell
19 32 (18.71%) BGP
19 32 (18.71%) Management Information System
19 32 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
20 31 (18.13%) WAN

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 (21.05%) IIS
2 26 (15.20%) Apache
3 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 16 (9.36%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (6.43%) nginx
7 9 (5.26%) OpenStack
8 8 (4.68%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.92%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.34%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.75%) WordPress
12 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.58%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.58%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (23.39%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (15.79%) SaaS
4 26 (15.20%) Office 365
5 15 (8.77%) OneDrive
6 14 (8.19%) IaaS
7 13 (7.60%) PaaS
8 8 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (4.09%) Cloudflare
9 7 (4.09%) Serverless
10 6 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (2.92%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (2.34%) Mimecast
13 3 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (1.75%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.75%) GitHub
14 2 (1.17%) Akamai
14 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 95 (55.56%) Firewall
2 77 (45.03%) DNS
3 44 (25.73%) VPN
4 39 (22.81%) Internet
5 35 (20.47%) LAN
6 34 (19.88%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.71%) BGP
8 31 (18.13%) WAN
9 30 (17.54%) Wireless
10 29 (16.96%) DHCP
10 29 (16.96%) HTTP
10 29 (16.96%) OSPF
11 26 (15.20%) IPsec
12 23 (13.45%) Network Security
13 16 (9.36%) MPLS
13 16 (9.36%) SAN
13 16 (9.36%) VLAN
14 15 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (8.19%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (8.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (8.19%) MySQL
3 14 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.02%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (5.85%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.92%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.17%) Big Data
11 2 (1.17%) HBase
11 2 (1.17%) SAP HANA
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.92%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Bundler
8 1 (0.58%) Capybara
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) Gatling
8 1 (0.58%) Geb
8 1 (0.58%) GitLab
8 1 (0.58%) gulp
8 1 (0.58%) Spock
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.58%) webpack
8 1 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 41 (23.98%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Legal
3 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.09%) Law
4 7 (4.09%) Marketing
5 6 (3.51%) Banking
6 4 (2.34%) Retail
7 2 (1.17%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (17.54%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.45%) Architect
3 17 (9.94%) Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) Network Architect
4 15 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Administrator
5 13 (7.60%) IT Manager
6 12 (7.02%) Applications Manager
7 11 (6.43%) Consultant
7 11 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.85%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.85%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.26%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Network Security Architect
11 7 (4.09%) Field Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.94%) REST
2 16 (9.36%) .NET
3 11 (6.43%) XML
4 10 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (5.85%) SOAP
5 8 (4.68%) LAMP
5 8 (4.68%) Web Services
6 7 (4.09%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (3.51%) HTML
7 6 (3.51%) OAuth
8 5 (2.92%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (2.92%) LDAP
8 5 (2.92%) Node.js
9 4 (2.34%) CSS
9 4 (2.34%) SAML
10 2 (1.17%) JSON
10 2 (1.17%) OAuth2
10 2 (1.17%) OpenID
11 1 (0.58%) HTML5
11 1 (0.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.39%) Data Centre
2 32 (18.71%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (8.19%) PKI
5 9 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.68%) Replication
7 6 (3.51%) Wiki
8 5 (2.92%) Clustering
8 5 (2.92%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.75%) CMDB
10 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.75%) User Experience
11 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.58%) Blog
12 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.58%) SCADA
12 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (43.27%) Windows
2 60 (35.09%) Linux
3 29 (16.96%) Unix
4 26 (15.20%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.02%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.75%) Android
8 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.17%) CentOS
9 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Debian
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.58%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (21.64%) DevOps
2 37 (21.64%) Migration
3 35 (20.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 35 (20.47%) Information Security
4 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (18.71%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (18.13%) ITIL
7 30 (17.54%) SIEM
8 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 27 (15.79%) Fintech
9 22 (12.87%) Change Management
9 22 (12.87%) Project Management
10 19 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 18 (10.53%) ISMS
11 18 (10.53%) Task Automation
12 17 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (9.94%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (9.94%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.50%) SQL
2 33 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 27 (15.79%) Python
4 26 (15.20%) Java
5 20 (11.70%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.43%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.43%) PHP
7 10 (5.85%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.26%) C#
9 7 (4.09%) Go
9 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.34%) C
10 4 (2.34%) C++
11 3 (1.75%) Perl
11 3 (1.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.58%) ES6
12 1 (0.58%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.58%) Scala
12 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (15.20%) Degree
2 15 (8.77%) CISSP
3 13 (7.60%) CCIE
3 13 (7.60%) CCNP
4 12 (7.02%) HND
5 9 (5.26%) CCNA
6 8 (4.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 8 (4.68%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (2.92%) CISA
7 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.34%) CISM
8 4 (2.34%) GIAC
8 4 (2.34%) SANS
9 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.17%) CCDA
10 2 (1.17%) CCDP
10 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.17%) MCP
10 2 (1.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.94%) GDPR
3 11 (6.43%) PCI DSS
4 10 (5.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (5.85%) HIPAA
5 5 (2.92%) SLA
6 3 (1.75%) QA
7 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (26.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.43%) Docker
4 7 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.92%) Varnish
6 3 (1.75%) KVM
6 3 (1.75%) LXC
6 3 (1.75%) vSphere
6 3 (1.75%) Xen
7 2 (1.17%) HDFS
7 2 (1.17%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) iptables
8 1 (0.58%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.58%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 33 (19.30%) Ansible
2 24 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (12.28%) Puppet
4 13 (7.60%) Terraform
5 7 (4.09%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.51%) Packer
6 6 (3.51%) SCOM
7 5 (2.92%) SCCM
8 4 (2.34%) Mesos
8 4 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.75%) CASB
9 3 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.75%) Nagios
10 2 (1.17%) Ambari
10 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.17%) CSIRT
10 2 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.17%) Oozie
10 2 (1.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.98%) Cisco
3 29 (16.96%) Palo Alto
3 29 (16.96%) VMware
4 23 (13.45%) Citrix
4 23 (13.45%) Oracle
5 19 (11.11%) F5
6 18 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (10.53%) Splunk
7 12 (7.02%) HP
7 12 (7.02%) Ivanti
7 12 (7.02%) Meraki
8 11 (6.43%) Juniper
8 11 (6.43%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.85%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.26%) NetApp
11 8 (4.68%) Dell
11 8 (4.68%) EMC
12 6 (3.51%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.51%) Pega