Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 286 331
Rank change year-on-year -28 +45 -19
Permanent jobs citing SSL 262 301 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 0.96% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 4.52% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 195 236 325
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £65,000
England 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,465 6,658 8,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.26% 21.21% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,275 5,325 6,917
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,850 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the South East

SSL
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in the South East.

Salary trend for SSL in the South East

SSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in the South East

SSL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley -7 110 £57,500 +17.95% 7
Surrey +61 83 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +6 73 £58,000 +5.45% 3
Hampshire -80 45 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Buckinghamshire +14 20 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Oxfordshire -2 17 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Kent +6 14 £75,000 +74.42% 2
West Sussex -23 4 £72,500 +26.09%
Middlesex +9 3 £65,000 +30.00%
East Sussex - 3 £85,000 - 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for SSL.

1 115 (43.89%) IPsec
2 114 (43.51%) VPN
3 109 (41.60%) Firewall
4 98 (37.40%) Cisco
5 92 (35.11%) Linux
6 89 (33.97%) Data Centre
7 87 (33.21%) WAN
8 80 (30.53%) Windows
9 76 (29.01%) DNS
10 75 (28.63%) HTTP
11 73 (27.86%) Load Balancing
11 73 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
12 72 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
13 64 (24.43%) CCNP
14 60 (22.90%) MPLS
15 58 (22.14%) OSPF
15 58 (22.14%) Java
16 57 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
17 55 (20.99%) SQL
18 54 (20.61%) Python
19 53 (20.23%) TCP/IP
20 52 (19.85%) BGP
21 50 (19.08%) SolarWinds
22 46 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
22 46 (17.56%) Network Security
23 45 (17.18%) DHCP
24 44 (16.79%) C#
24 44 (16.79%) PowerShell
25 43 (16.41%) ITIL
26 42 (16.03%) Ethernet

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (7.63%) Apache
2 16 (6.11%) IIS
3 13 (4.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (4.96%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.44%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.44%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.05%) nginx
6 5 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.15%) JBoss
7 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Postilion
2 3 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.49%) SaaS
4 13 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (4.96%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.58%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (4.58%) Route 53
6 10 (3.82%) Office 365
7 6 (2.29%) PaaS
7 6 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) GitHub
9 3 (1.15%) IaaS
10 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 115 (43.89%) IPsec
2 114 (43.51%) VPN
3 109 (41.60%) Firewall
4 87 (33.21%) WAN
5 76 (29.01%) DNS
6 75 (28.63%) HTTP
7 73 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
8 60 (22.90%) MPLS
9 58 (22.14%) OSPF
10 53 (20.23%) TCP/IP
11 52 (19.85%) BGP
12 46 (17.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (17.56%) Network Security
13 45 (17.18%) DHCP
14 42 (16.03%) Ethernet
15 38 (14.50%) FTP
16 33 (12.60%) LAN
17 31 (11.83%) SNMP
18 28 (10.69%) Internet
19 27 (10.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.16%) MySQL
3 16 (6.11%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (4.96%) DB2
5 7 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.15%) OLTP
6 3 (1.15%) Redis
7 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Firebird
8 1 (0.38%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Maven
2 16 (6.11%) Ant
2 16 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (4.58%) Toad
4 11 (4.20%) WinDbg
5 7 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.29%) Selenium
7 5 (1.91%) Subversion
7 5 (1.91%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.15%) JMeter
9 3 (1.15%) LoadUI
9 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (4.96%) Finance
2 10 (3.82%) Banking
2 10 (3.82%) Billing
3 8 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.67%) Retail
5 6 (2.29%) Games
5 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.53%) Digital Economy
6 4 (1.53%) Legal
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (20.61%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.65%) Architect
3 31 (11.83%) Analyst
3 31 (11.83%) Consultant
4 28 (10.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (9.92%) Operations Analyst
5 26 (9.92%) Security Consultant
5 26 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (9.54%) Operational Support Analyst
6 25 (9.54%) Operations Support Analyst
6 25 (9.54%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) Security Engineer
9 13 (4.96%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.58%) Security Architect
10 12 (4.58%) Security Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.20%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.50%) .NET
2 29 (11.07%) HTML
3 27 (10.31%) SOAP
4 24 (9.16%) Web Services
5 23 (8.78%) CSS
6 22 (8.40%) XML
7 21 (8.02%) JSON
8 14 (5.34%) EDI
9 13 (4.96%) LAMP
10 12 (4.58%) HTML5
11 11 (4.20%) REST
12 9 (3.44%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.67%) CSS3
13 7 (2.67%) LDAP
13 7 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.91%) XSLT
15 4 (1.53%) 802.1X
15 4 (1.53%) SAML
16 3 (1.15%) Hibernate
16 3 (1.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 89 (33.97%) Data Centre
2 41 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (14.89%) Clustering
4 19 (7.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (7.25%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.34%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (4.96%) Private Cloud
7 12 (4.58%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (4.58%) Public Cloud
8 10 (3.82%) NHS
8 10 (3.82%) PKI
9 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.29%) Blog
10 6 (2.29%) Contactless
10 6 (2.29%) EMV
10 6 (2.29%) FlexPod
11 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.53%) EPoS
11 4 (1.53%) User Experience
12 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (35.11%) Linux
2 80 (30.53%) Windows
3 32 (12.21%) Windows Server
4 19 (7.25%) Unix
5 17 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.73%) Windows 8
7 13 (4.96%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.67%) CentOS
9 5 (1.91%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.53%) Android
10 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.15%) Debian
12 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (27.86%) Load Balancing
2 43 (16.41%) ITIL
3 38 (14.50%) DevOps
4 37 (14.12%) Penetration Testing
5 36 (13.74%) Service Delivery
6 32 (12.21%) Statistics
7 27 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (10.31%) SIEM
7 27 (10.31%) Software Delivery
8 26 (9.92%) High Availability
8 26 (9.92%) Network Design
8 26 (9.92%) Presales
9 25 (9.54%) Release Management
9 25 (9.54%) Ticket Management
10 24 (9.16%) Data Protection
10 24 (9.16%) Network Virtualisation
11 23 (8.78%) Task Automation
12 19 (7.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 18 (6.87%) Information Security
13 18 (6.87%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.14%) Java
2 55 (20.99%) SQL
3 54 (20.61%) Python
4 44 (16.79%) C#
4 44 (16.79%) PowerShell
5 41 (15.65%) Bash Shell
6 28 (10.69%) Perl
7 26 (9.92%) JavaScript
8 25 (9.54%) RPG
9 16 (6.11%) Ruby
10 15 (5.73%) PHP
11 12 (4.58%) C++
12 11 (4.20%) VBScript
13 7 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.67%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.29%) C
15 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.38%) Groovy
16 1 (0.38%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 72 (27.48%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (24.43%) CCNP
3 27 (10.31%) CISSP
4 25 (9.54%) Degree
5 23 (8.78%) CCIE
6 21 (8.02%) CCDP
6 21 (8.02%) JNCIP
7 19 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 18 (6.87%) CCNA
9 17 (6.49%) CCSE
10 15 (5.73%) CISM
11 13 (4.96%) SC Cleared
12 12 (4.58%) IISP
12 12 (4.58%) ISSAP
12 12 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (3.82%) CISA
14 9 (3.44%) CCDA
14 9 (3.44%) JNCIE
15 5 (1.91%) CCSA
15 5 (1.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (10.31%) PCI DSS
3 20 (7.63%) HIPAA
4 16 (6.11%) SLA
5 15 (5.73%) GDPR
6 14 (5.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (3.82%) QA
8 6 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (1.91%) COBIT
9 5 (1.91%) GPG13
10 3 (1.15%) PSD2
11 1 (0.38%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 27 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.87%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.20%) Docker
5 7 (2.67%) vSphere
6 3 (1.15%) vCloud
7 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.76%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (12.98%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (8.02%) Terraform
3 15 (5.73%) Puppet
4 12 (4.58%) QRadar
5 9 (3.44%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.67%) IBM BigFix
6 7 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.67%) SCCM
7 6 (2.29%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.53%) Ansible
8 4 (1.53%) Nessus
8 4 (1.53%) Nmap
9 3 (1.15%) Cacti
9 3 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.76%) Salt
11 1 (0.38%) Grafana
11 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 98 (37.40%) Cisco
2 50 (19.08%) SolarWinds
3 41 (15.65%) Juniper
4 34 (12.98%) F5
5 33 (12.60%) VMware
6 32 (12.21%) CheckPoint
7 28 (10.69%) Microsoft
8 25 (9.54%) Dynatrace
9 21 (8.02%) Oracle
10 20 (7.63%) IBM
11 19 (7.25%) Palo Alto
12 18 (6.87%) Fortinet
13 16 (6.11%) Splunk
14 14 (5.34%) Forcepoint
15 12 (4.58%) LogRhythm
15 12 (4.58%) Tufin
16 11 (4.20%) Progress
16 11 (4.20%) Sophos
17 9 (3.44%) Avaya
17 9 (3.44%) Sourcefire