Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 190 190
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +26
Permanent jobs citing SSL 50 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.22% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 1.60% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 41
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.01% +0.63% -8.57%
10th Percentile £22,750 £33,675 £29,434
90th Percentile £56,300 £45,825 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 743 626 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.10% 13.64% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 468 407 458
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £58,975
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +9 36 £50,000 +9.89%
Edinburgh -20 7 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Dundee - 6 £32,500 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 24 (48.00%) HTTP
3 22 (44.00%) VPN
4 21 (42.00%) Ansible
5 19 (38.00%) Bash Shell
5 19 (38.00%) Python
6 18 (36.00%) DNS
6 18 (36.00%) IPsec
7 17 (34.00%) Unix
8 16 (32.00%) ITIL
8 16 (32.00%) SMTP
8 16 (32.00%) Change Management
8 16 (32.00%) Information Security
8 16 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 14 (28.00%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (28.00%) Security Monitoring
10 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (28.00%) Security Architecture
10 14 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (28.00%) Puppet
10 14 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (28.00%) Java
10 14 (28.00%) Perl
11 13 (26.00%) Password Management
11 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
11 13 (26.00%) Information Management
11 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (26.00%) Technical Analysis

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 (16.00%) JBoss
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (12.00%) Confluence
3 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (6.00%) CMS
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) IIS
6 2 (4.00%) nginx
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.00%) Office 365
5 3 (6.00%) Heroku
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.00%) CloudFront
6 2 (4.00%) GitHub
6 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.00%) IaaS
7 1 (2.00%) PaaS
7 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) Firewall
2 24 (48.00%) HTTP
3 22 (44.00%) VPN
4 18 (36.00%) DNS
4 18 (36.00%) IPsec
5 16 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (32.00%) SMTP
6 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (22.00%) HTTPS
8 10 (20.00%) Internet
8 10 (20.00%) SSH
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.00%) DHCP
9 7 (14.00%) LAN
9 7 (14.00%) WAN
10 5 (10.00%) ATM
10 5 (10.00%) EIGRP
10 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (10.00%) HSRP
10 5 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Bitbucket
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.00%) GitLab
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Advertising
2 6 (12.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Administrator
1 14 (28.00%) Security Administrator
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) EDI Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (16.00%) J2EE
1 8 (16.00%) Spring
2 6 (12.00%) CSS
2 6 (12.00%) CSS3
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) Node.js
2 6 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (8.00%) Web Services
4 3 (6.00%) HTML5
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.00%) EDI
5 2 (4.00%) EDIFACT
5 2 (4.00%) JDBC
5 2 (4.00%) JSON
5 2 (4.00%) Middleware
5 2 (4.00%) RESTful
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud
3 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) DataPower
4 3 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Unix
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) AIX
3 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Change Management
1 16 (32.00%) Information Security
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (28.00%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (28.00%) Security Architecture
3 14 (28.00%) Security Monitoring
4 13 (26.00%) Information Management
4 13 (26.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 13 (26.00%) Password Management
4 13 (26.00%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (24.00%) Web Development
6 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.00%) Open Source
7 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) DevOps
9 6 (12.00%) Microservices
9 6 (12.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Bash Shell
1 19 (38.00%) Python
2 14 (28.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Perl
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.00%) C#
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) PHP
5 6 (12.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) CCNP
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.00%) CCIE
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GCP
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) Ansible
2 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (28.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) IBM
2 7 (14.00%) Brocade
2 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
2 7 (14.00%) Dell
2 7 (14.00%) F5
2 7 (14.00%) McAfee
2 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (10.00%) Riverbed
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) Ogone
5 3 (6.00%) PayPal
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) CA
7 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto