Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 130 127
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +20
Permanent jobs citing SSL 36 67 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.51% 1.92% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 6.28% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 87
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.73% -3.24%
10th Percentile £50,000 £30,000 £37,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 548 1067 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.96% 30.59% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 406 708 865
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,250 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% +4.17% +6.67%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Reading

SSL
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in Reading.

Salary trend for SSL in Reading

SSL
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SSL.

1 31 (86.11%) IPsec
2 29 (80.56%) VPN
3 25 (69.44%) Linux
4 22 (61.11%) Degree
5 19 (52.78%) Cisco
5 19 (52.78%) Firewall
5 19 (52.78%) Data Centre
6 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 18 (50.00%) VMware
7 17 (47.22%) HTTP
8 14 (38.89%) Internet
9 13 (36.11%) Identity Management
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (36.11%) API Integration
9 13 (36.11%) Private Cloud
9 13 (36.11%) Docker
9 13 (36.11%) DevOps
9 13 (36.11%) Kubernetes
9 13 (36.11%) OpenStack
9 13 (36.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (27.78%) Presales
10 10 (27.78%) ITIL
11 9 (25.00%) CISM
11 9 (25.00%) OSPF
11 9 (25.00%) CISSP
11 9 (25.00%) Juniper
11 9 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
11 9 (25.00%) Use Case

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (36.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (36.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) IPsec
2 29 (80.56%) VPN
3 19 (52.78%) Firewall
4 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (47.22%) HTTP
6 14 (38.89%) Internet
7 13 (36.11%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (25.00%) DMVPN
8 9 (25.00%) FWSM
8 9 (25.00%) OSPF
9 8 (22.22%) MPLS
9 8 (22.22%) WAN
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (16.67%) BGP
12 5 (13.89%) EIGRP
12 5 (13.89%) IPv4
13 4 (11.11%) Broadband
13 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
13 4 (11.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.00%) Digital Economy
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
1 9 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Support Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Linux Support
2 13 (36.11%) Linux Support Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Platform Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Platform Support Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Splunk Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Network Support
5 4 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Support
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (36.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) API Integration
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps
1 13 (36.11%) Identity Management
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Presales
3 9 (25.00%) Information Security
3 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 9 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (25.00%) SIEM
3 9 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
3 9 (25.00%) Use Case
3 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Network Design
6 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Perl
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) CISM
2 9 (25.00%) CISSP
3 8 (22.22%) CCIE
3 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.89%) JNCIA
5 4 (11.11%) CCSP
5 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) CCDA
6 3 (8.33%) CCDP
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) JNCIE
6 3 (8.33%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.78%) HND
8 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) vCloud
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Kubernetes
2 9 (25.00%) Nessus
2 9 (25.00%) Nmap
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) cPanel
4 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.78%) Plesk
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (25.00%) F5
3 9 (25.00%) Juniper
3 9 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 9 (25.00%) Qualys
3 9 (25.00%) Splunk
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Avaya
5 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.78%) Arista
7 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat