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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 144 133
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 13 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.63% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 5.83% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 31
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,100 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 296 309 393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.91% 10.78% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 201 179 261
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 11 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Glasgow -2 2 £46,000 -8.00% 4
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 11 (47.83%) JSON
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) SSH
6 8 (34.78%) JBoss
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) JDBC
7 7 (30.43%) SOAP
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) Maven
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (30.43%) Spring Security
7 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
7 7 (30.43%) RESTful
7 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
7 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
7 7 (30.43%) GitLab
8 6 (26.09%) Information Security
8 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
9 5 (21.74%) MySQL
9 5 (21.74%) PHP
9 5 (21.74%) Web Development
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) Android

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 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) CICS
3 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.70%) SAS
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (17.39%) InDesign
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SSH
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
4 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
6 2 (8.70%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) GitLab
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Java Team Leader
1 7 (30.43%) Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) JSON
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
3 7 (30.43%) JDBC
3 7 (30.43%) RESTful
3 7 (30.43%) SOAP
3 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 7 (30.43%) Spring Security
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) LAMP
4 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) ISPF
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) SAML
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (17.39%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) DataPower
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Android
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) zOS
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (17.39%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) People Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Security Management
6 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.70%) CLIST
5 2 (8.70%) JCL
5 2 (8.70%) REXX
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (8.70%) RACF
2 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) zSecure
2 1 (4.35%) Grafana
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe
1 4 (17.39%) F5
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) CA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
2 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Abrecco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago