Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 190 209
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -14
Permanent jobs citing SSL 37 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 3.23% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 25
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -13.04%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 770 526 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.47% 11.24% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 493 345 397
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Scotland

SSL
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SSL in Scotland

SSL
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Scotland

SSL
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Glasgow -13 28 £50,450 +10.27% 2
Dundee - 6 £32,500 -
Edinburgh -16 3 - - 1
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) VPN
2 20 (54.05%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (51.35%) IPsec
4 18 (48.65%) Python
4 18 (48.65%) Bash Shell
4 18 (48.65%) Ansible
5 17 (45.95%) HTTP
5 17 (45.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (43.24%) DNS
7 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
7 15 (40.54%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
8 14 (37.84%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (37.84%) Security Monitoring
8 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
8 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (37.84%) Puppet
8 14 (37.84%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (37.84%) SMTP
8 14 (37.84%) ITIL
8 14 (37.84%) Perl
8 14 (37.84%) Change Management
9 13 (35.14%) Password Management
9 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
9 13 (35.14%) Information Management
9 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
9 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (35.14%) Technical Analysis
9 13 (35.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) CMS
1 3 (8.11%) Confluence
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.70%) Maya
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (21.62%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (21.62%) Amazon S3
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (10.81%) Office 365
6 3 (8.11%) GitHub
6 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (8.11%) Heroku
7 2 (5.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.41%) CloudFront
8 1 (2.70%) IaaS
8 1 (2.70%) PaaS
8 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) VPN
3 19 (51.35%) IPsec
4 17 (45.95%) HTTP
4 17 (45.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (43.24%) DNS
6 14 (37.84%) SMTP
7 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (16.22%) HTTPS
9 6 (16.22%) Internet
10 4 (10.81%) ATM
10 4 (10.81%) DHCP
10 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
10 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (10.81%) HSRP
10 4 (10.81%) LAN
10 4 (10.81%) MPLS
10 4 (10.81%) WAN
11 3 (8.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Administrator
1 14 (37.84%) Security Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IAM Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) RACF Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) CSS
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
1 7 (18.92%) Node.js
2 6 (16.22%) CSS3
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (13.51%) J2EE
4 4 (10.81%) HTML5
5 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
6 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.70%) ISPF
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) OAuth
7 1 (2.70%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 13 (35.14%) Public Cloud
3 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.51%) DataPower
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.70%) PKI
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Solaris
3 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
3 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (37.84%) Change Management
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL
3 14 (37.84%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
3 14 (37.84%) Security Monitoring
4 13 (35.14%) Information Management
4 13 (35.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 13 (35.14%) Password Management
4 13 (35.14%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Information Security
6 8 (21.62%) Open Source
7 7 (18.92%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
9 4 (10.81%) Decision-Making
9 4 (10.81%) DevOps
9 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Bash Shell
1 18 (48.65%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Perl
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.22%) Ruby
6 5 (13.51%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) CLIST
8 1 (2.70%) JCL
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCIE
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.70%) RACF
3 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) Ansible
2 15 (40.54%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (37.84%) Puppet
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Brocade
1 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco
1 7 (18.92%) Dell
1 7 (18.92%) F5
1 7 (18.92%) McAfee
1 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) Ogone
5 3 (8.11%) PayPal
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Okta
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk