Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 444 318
Rank change year-on-year +105 -126 -16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 139 84 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.31% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 1.96% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 130 76 198
South East median annual salary £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.86% +1.00% -

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 3,934 4,287 5,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.04% 16.01% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,039 3,339 4,192
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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
Hampshire +33 46 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Thames Valley +37 42 £70,000 +16.67% 8
Berkshire +35 33 £75,000 +25.00% 8
Surrey +46 26 £57,500 - 14
West Sussex +14 9 £55,000 -15.38%
Oxfordshire +21 5 £60,000 +17.07%
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £32,500 -53.57%
Kent - 3 £37,500 - 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 79 (56.83%) Firewall
2 60 (43.17%) Cisco
3 59 (42.45%) VPN
4 52 (37.41%) Linux
5 50 (35.97%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (33.09%) DNS
7 44 (31.65%) IPsec
8 43 (30.94%) Juniper
8 43 (30.94%) Network Security
9 40 (28.78%) Windows
10 39 (28.06%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (25.90%) Azure
12 35 (25.18%) SolarWinds
12 35 (25.18%) Palo Alto
13 32 (23.02%) F5
13 32 (23.02%) SQL
13 32 (23.02%) CCNP
13 32 (23.02%) TCP/IP
13 32 (23.02%) Management Information System
14 31 (22.30%) Change Management
14 31 (22.30%) DHCP
14 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
14 31 (22.30%) Computer Science
15 30 (21.58%) Degree
15 30 (21.58%) CheckPoint
15 30 (21.58%) Data Centre
16 28 (20.14%) Windows Server
17 27 (19.42%) Unix
17 27 (19.42%) Information Security
18 23 (16.55%) ITIL

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 23 (16.55%) IIS
2 17 (12.23%) Apache
3 12 (8.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.88%) JBoss
9 3 (2.16%) Confluence
9 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.44%) nginx
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.72%) CMS
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) Site Server
11 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.90%) Azure
2 14 (10.07%) SaaS
3 7 (5.04%) AWS
4 6 (4.32%) Office 365
5 4 (2.88%) Google Play
6 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.44%) IaaS
6 2 (1.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 79 (56.83%) Firewall
2 59 (42.45%) VPN
3 46 (33.09%) DNS
4 44 (31.65%) IPsec
5 43 (30.94%) Network Security
6 32 (23.02%) TCP/IP
7 31 (22.30%) DHCP
8 22 (15.83%) HTTP
9 21 (15.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (14.39%) BGP
10 20 (14.39%) Internet
10 20 (14.39%) WAN
11 17 (12.23%) LAN
12 16 (11.51%) BIG-IP
12 16 (11.51%) OSPF
12 16 (11.51%) SAN
12 16 (11.51%) Software-Defined Networking
13 15 (10.79%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (10.79%) MPLS
14 13 (9.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.04%) MySQL
3 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.60%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.60%) DB2
4 5 (3.60%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.60%) HBase
4 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.16%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (3.60%) JIRA
5 4 (2.88%) Android Studio
5 4 (2.88%) CocoaPods
5 4 (2.88%) Gradle
5 4 (2.88%) Mockito
5 4 (2.88%) Xcode
6 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.32%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.16%) Local Government
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (48.92%) Network Engineer
2 31 (22.30%) Security Engineer
3 28 (20.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (16.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (12.95%) Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (8.63%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (5.04%) Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (5.04%) Network Support
10 7 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.07%) XML
2 13 (9.35%) HTML
3 11 (7.91%) XML Messaging
4 8 (5.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.60%) Kafka
5 5 (3.60%) Node.js
5 5 (3.60%) Spring
6 4 (2.88%) Ajax
6 4 (2.88%) CSS
6 4 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.88%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.88%) REST
6 4 (2.88%) Retrofit
6 4 (2.88%) RxJava
6 4 (2.88%) SOAP
6 4 (2.88%) UIKit
6 4 (2.88%) Web Services
6 4 (2.88%) WebKit
7 3 (2.16%) .NET
7 3 (2.16%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.02%) Management Information System
2 30 (21.58%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.23%) PKI
4 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (6.47%) User Experience
7 8 (5.76%) Mobile App
8 7 (5.04%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.72%) Clustering
11 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (37.41%) Linux
2 40 (28.78%) Windows
3 28 (20.14%) Windows Server
4 27 (19.42%) Unix
5 12 (8.63%) Debian
6 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.60%) AIX
10 4 (2.88%) Android
10 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (22.30%) Change Management
2 31 (22.30%) Computer Science
3 27 (19.42%) Information Security
4 23 (16.55%) ITIL
5 22 (15.83%) Load Balancing
6 20 (14.39%) Mathematics
7 19 (13.67%) Validation
8 18 (12.95%) Software Audit
9 16 (11.51%) DevOps
10 14 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (9.35%) Security Operations
12 12 (8.63%) Adaptive Security
12 12 (8.63%) Information Management
12 12 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (8.63%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (8.63%) Web Filtering
13 11 (7.91%) Technical Leadership
14 10 (7.19%) Business Continuity
15 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.02%) SQL
2 16 (11.51%) Bash Shell
3 15 (10.79%) Python
4 14 (10.07%) Perl
5 13 (9.35%) Java
6 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.04%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.04%) Ruby
7 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.60%) AWK
8 5 (3.60%) C#
8 5 (3.60%) C++
8 5 (3.60%) Korn
8 5 (3.60%) sed
9 4 (2.88%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.88%) Go
9 4 (2.88%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (35.97%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (23.02%) CCNP
3 30 (21.58%) Degree
4 18 (12.95%) CCSP
4 18 (12.95%) CISSP
4 18 (12.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (10.79%) CCNA
6 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.23%) SLA
2 9 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.95%) Docker
2 16 (11.51%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.07%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.04%) NFS
7 6 (4.32%) vSphere
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Ansible
2 14 (10.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (10.07%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (10.07%) Puppet
3 13 (9.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 12 (8.63%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (5.76%) AirWatch
7 8 (5.76%) WSUS
8 7 (5.04%) Kubernetes
9 5 (3.60%) Terraform
10 3 (2.16%) Kibana
10 3 (2.16%) logstash
10 3 (2.16%) Nagios
10 3 (2.16%) SCCM
10 3 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.44%) Icinga
11 2 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 60 (43.17%) Cisco
2 43 (30.94%) Juniper
3 35 (25.18%) Palo Alto
3 35 (25.18%) SolarWinds
4 32 (23.02%) F5
5 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
6 30 (21.58%) CheckPoint
7 19 (13.67%) Oracle
8 15 (10.79%) Fortinet
8 15 (10.79%) Meraki
9 14 (10.07%) VMware
10 12 (8.63%) Barracuda Networks
10 12 (8.63%) Forcepoint
11 11 (7.91%) Citrix
12 9 (6.47%) SonicWALL
13 8 (5.76%) Red Hat
14 7 (5.04%) HP
14 7 (5.04%) WatchGuard
15 5 (3.60%) Splunk
16 4 (2.88%) Arista