Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 175 202
Rank change year-on-year -36 +27 -10
Permanent jobs citing SSL 21 60 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.39% 1.07% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 8.42% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 6
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00% +25.00%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 569 713 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.64% 12.74% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 372 477 453
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -26 14 £48,250 +16.27% 2
Edinburgh -13 5 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Aberdeen - 2 - -
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 11 (52.38%) SOAP
2 9 (42.86%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Apache
6 5 (23.81%) SOA
6 5 (23.81%) WSDL
6 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) Middleware
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) SSH
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) HTTP
7 4 (19.05%) Perl
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle

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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) Sonic ESB
4 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) WordPress
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Apigee
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless
3 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) SSH
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Auditor
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Auditor
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) SOAP
2 9 (42.86%) REST
3 7 (33.33%) JSON
3 7 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) Middleware
4 5 (23.81%) WSDL
4 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (9.52%) LDAP
6 2 (9.52%) LINQ
6 2 (9.52%) OAuth
6 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) CLIST
6 1 (4.76%) Java 8
6 1 (4.76%) JCL
6 1 (4.76%) REXX
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (4.76%) RACF
2 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) MuleSoft
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Perforce
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos