Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 177 211
Rank change year-on-year -40 +34 -30
Permanent jobs citing SSL 12 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 6.82% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 17
Scotland median annual salary £50,450 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.71% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38,550 £35,000 £45,750
90th Percentile £53,618 £49,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,850
% change year-on-year - -0.73% +0.74%

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 662 616 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.12% 11.54% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 434 413 397
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,350 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -23 10 £50,450 +21.57% 4
Edinburgh -21 2 - - 1
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) CA
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) SSH
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Okta
4 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (16.67%) CLIST
4 2 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) 3ds Max
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (8.33%) Maya
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) IPsec
2 3 (25.00%) SSH
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) IAM Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) RACF Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) ISPF
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) WSDL
2 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) DHTML
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) DataPower
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Password Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) CLIST
2 2 (16.67%) JCL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) REXX
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (16.67%) RACF
1 2 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CA
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Okta
2 2 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Brocade
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk