Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 176 202
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26 -20
Permanent jobs citing SSL 18 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 7.96% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 11
Scotland median annual salary £50,450 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.71% -15.00% +17.65%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +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 632 678 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.82% 12.26% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 413 461 393
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,615 £24,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 October 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 21 October 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 -20 15 £50,450 +21.57%
Edinburgh -13 3 - - 1
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) SOAP
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Apache
4 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) CA
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) SSH
5 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
7 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager

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 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) 3ds Max
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Maya
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Apigee
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) SSH
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Auditor
3 2 (11.11%) IAM Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) RACF Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Auditor
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) REST
1 7 (38.89%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) ISPF
3 2 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) SPNEGO
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.11%) WSDL
3 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.56%) DHTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) DataPower
3 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) CLIST
5 2 (11.11%) JCL
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) REXX
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.11%) RACF
2 2 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) CA
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Okta
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos