Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 200 201
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 +23
Permanent jobs citing SSL 57 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.01% 0.29% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.09% 2.10% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 40
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,000 £29,943
90th Percentile £54,625 £50,000 £58,000
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 705 714 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.44% 13.80% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 465 461 456
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +10 32 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Edinburgh +2 22 £42,500 - 3
South Lanarkshire - 4 £42,500 -
Dundee - 1 - - 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
SSL
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 38 (66.67%) Unix
2 32 (56.14%) Windows
3 30 (52.63%) Java
4 24 (42.11%) Linux
5 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
6 22 (38.60%) PHP
7 21 (36.84%) SSH
8 20 (35.09%) Web Development
8 20 (35.09%) HTTP
9 19 (33.33%) JBoss
9 19 (33.33%) Spring
9 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 19 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 18 (31.58%) JSON
11 17 (29.82%) Web Services
11 17 (29.82%) HTTPS
12 16 (28.07%) MySQL
13 15 (26.32%) Spring Security
14 14 (24.56%) RESTful
14 14 (24.56%) Maven
14 14 (24.56%) DevOps
15 13 (22.81%) GitLab
15 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
15 13 (22.81%) JDBC
15 13 (22.81%) SOAP
15 13 (22.81%) DNS
16 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
16 12 (21.05%) Python
16 12 (21.05%) IPsec

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 19 (33.33%) JBoss
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.02%) Confluence
3 4 (7.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) nginx
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.02%) InDesign
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) SSH
2 20 (35.09%) HTTP
3 17 (29.82%) HTTPS
4 13 (22.81%) DNS
5 12 (21.05%) IPsec
5 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 11 (19.30%) SMTP
7 7 (12.28%) Internet
7 7 (12.28%) VPN
8 5 (8.77%) DHCP
9 4 (7.02%) Firewall
9 4 (7.02%) FTP
9 4 (7.02%) LAN
9 4 (7.02%) WAN
10 3 (5.26%) Network Security
10 3 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (5.26%) VoIP
11 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.51%) HSRP
11 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.28%) Redis
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.56%) Maven
3 13 (22.81%) GitLab
4 6 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (7.02%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) Subversion
6 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Team Leader
3 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Team Leader
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) EDI Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Head of Infrastructure
9 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 19 (33.33%) Spring
2 18 (31.58%) JSON
3 17 (29.82%) Web Services
4 15 (26.32%) Spring Security
5 14 (24.56%) RESTful
6 13 (22.81%) JDBC
6 13 (22.81%) SOAP
7 7 (12.28%) CSS
7 7 (12.28%) HTML
7 7 (12.28%) J2EE
8 5 (8.77%) LAMP
8 5 (8.77%) Middleware
8 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.02%) Ajax
9 4 (7.02%) jQuery
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) HTML5
10 3 (5.26%) SAML
11 2 (3.51%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.77%) DataPower
1 5 (8.77%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Unix
2 32 (56.14%) Windows
3 24 (42.11%) Linux
4 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.53%) AIX
5 6 (10.53%) Solaris
6 5 (8.77%) Android
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Web Development
2 19 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 12 (21.05%) Information Security
5 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (19.30%) Open Source
6 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
8 7 (12.28%) Data Management
8 7 (12.28%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Microservices
10 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.02%) Web Design
11 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) PHP
3 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 12 (21.05%) Python
4 10 (17.54%) Perl
4 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) RHCE
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Flume
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Nagios
2 10 (17.54%) Grafana
2 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (17.54%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) ZABBIX
3 8 (14.04%) CFEngine
4 5 (8.77%) Ansible
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.51%) SCCM
6 1 (1.75%) Cacti
6 1 (1.75%) Capistrano
6 1 (1.75%) Graphite
6 1 (1.75%) Icinga
6 1 (1.75%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.75%) SmokePing
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.28%) IBM
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 4 (7.02%) Adobe
6 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) McAfee
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.75%) Brocade
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Ogone
7 1 (1.75%) PayPal
7 1 (1.75%) Riverbed