Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 415 346
Rank change year-on-year +107 -69 -37
Permanent jobs citing SSL 133 110 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.41% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 2.52% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 116 88 167
Median annual salary £56,250 £59,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.46% +13.33% +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,875 £36,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -

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 3,592 4,371 5,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.12% 16.34% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,792 3,425 4,207
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £74,475 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in the South East.

Salary trend for SSL in the South East

SSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in the South East over the 6 months to 7 April 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 7 April 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
Thames Valley +53 48 £60,000 - 3
Hampshire +42 41 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Berkshire +46 30 £75,000 - 1
Surrey +44 28 £57,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +36 15 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire +22 3 £60,000 - 2
West Sussex +16 3 £30,000 -53.85% 2
Kent - 3 £37,500 - 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 67 (50.38%) Firewall
2 58 (43.61%) Linux
3 50 (37.59%) VPN
4 48 (36.09%) Windows
5 46 (34.59%) SQL
6 44 (33.08%) Cisco
7 37 (27.82%) TCP/IP
8 36 (27.07%) DNS
8 36 (27.07%) IPsec
9 33 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (23.31%) ITIL
11 29 (21.80%) Change Management
12 27 (20.30%) Network Security
13 26 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (18.80%) Windows Server
14 25 (18.80%) Juniper
15 24 (18.05%) Management Information System
15 24 (18.05%) IIS
15 24 (18.05%) Oracle
15 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
15 24 (18.05%) DHCP
15 24 (18.05%) Palo Alto
15 24 (18.05%) SolarWinds
16 23 (17.29%) Azure
16 23 (17.29%) Unix
16 23 (17.29%) HTTP
16 23 (17.29%) Degree
17 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
17 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (15.79%) F5

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 24 (18.05%) IIS
2 21 (15.79%) Apache
3 16 (12.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (6.02%) MQSeries
4 8 (6.02%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.51%) nginx
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.01%) JBoss
8 3 (2.26%) Confluence
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.75%) Site Server
10 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) Azure
2 14 (10.53%) SaaS
3 7 (5.26%) AWS
3 7 (5.26%) Office 365
4 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.50%) IaaS
5 2 (1.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Google Play
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (50.38%) Firewall
2 50 (37.59%) VPN
3 37 (27.82%) TCP/IP
4 36 (27.07%) DNS
4 36 (27.07%) IPsec
5 27 (20.30%) Network Security
6 24 (18.05%) DHCP
7 23 (17.29%) HTTP
8 16 (12.03%) Internet
8 16 (12.03%) WAN
9 15 (11.28%) BGP
9 15 (11.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (10.53%) LAN
11 13 (9.77%) VLAN
12 11 (8.27%) MPLS
12 11 (8.27%) OSPF
12 11 (8.27%) SAN
13 9 (6.77%) Ethernet
13 9 (6.77%) TACACS
13 9 (6.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.26%) HBase
3 7 (5.26%) MySQL
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.51%) Apache Hive
4 6 (4.51%) DB2
4 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.26%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.75%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.75%) Gradle
5 1 (0.75%) Mockito
5 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Banking
2 6 (4.51%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
4 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.50%) Local Government
4 2 (1.50%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.29%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Consultant
10 8 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Juniper Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (5.26%) Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Network Support
11 7 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) XML
2 11 (8.27%) XML Messaging
3 10 (7.52%) HTML
4 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.02%) Middleware
5 8 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.26%) Ajax
6 7 (5.26%) CSS
6 7 (5.26%) Kafka
6 7 (5.26%) LDAP
6 7 (5.26%) Web Services
7 6 (4.51%) Node.js
7 6 (4.51%) SOAP
8 5 (3.76%) Spring
9 4 (3.01%) .NET
9 4 (3.01%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (3.01%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (3.01%) REST
9 4 (3.01%) SAML
10 3 (2.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) Management Information System
2 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (15.04%) Data Centre
3 20 (15.04%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (11.28%) PKI
5 8 (6.02%) AS400
5 8 (6.02%) Mainframe
5 8 (6.02%) Tandem
6 6 (4.51%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.51%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.76%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.26%) CMDB
9 3 (2.26%) User Experience
9 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.61%) Linux
2 48 (36.09%) Windows
3 25 (18.80%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.29%) Unix
5 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (9.77%) AIX
7 11 (8.27%) Debian
7 11 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (6.02%) Solaris
10 7 (5.26%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.50%) CentOS
14 1 (0.75%) Android
14 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 29 (21.80%) Change Management
3 26 (19.55%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (15.04%) Computer Science
5 19 (14.29%) Information Security
6 18 (13.53%) DevOps
7 16 (12.03%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.77%) Incident Management
8 13 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (9.77%) Software Audit
8 13 (9.77%) Validation
9 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (8.27%) SDLC
10 10 (7.52%) Business Continuity
10 10 (7.52%) Mathematics
10 10 (7.52%) Migration
11 9 (6.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.59%) SQL
2 20 (15.04%) Shell Script
3 17 (12.78%) Perl
4 15 (11.28%) Bash Shell
4 15 (11.28%) Python
5 14 (10.53%) Java
6 11 (8.27%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.26%) C#
8 7 (5.26%) C++
9 6 (4.51%) AWK
9 6 (4.51%) Korn
9 6 (4.51%) Ruby
9 6 (4.51%) sed
10 4 (3.01%) Go
11 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.50%) VBA
12 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (17.29%) Degree
3 20 (15.04%) CCNP
4 17 (12.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (9.77%) CCSP
5 13 (9.77%) CISSP
6 12 (9.02%) CCNA
7 10 (7.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) LPIC
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
9 1 (0.75%) MCSE
9 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.76%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) NCSC
4 1 (0.75%) NIST
System Software
1 22 (16.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.04%) Docker
3 14 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.51%) NFS
7 6 (4.51%) vSphere
8 3 (2.26%) Firmware
8 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) Ansible
2 17 (12.78%) Puppet
3 15 (11.28%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (6.02%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (5.26%) WSUS
7 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.76%) Terraform
9 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.26%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (2.26%) Kibana
10 3 (2.26%) logstash
10 3 (2.26%) Nagios
10 3 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.50%) AirWatch
11 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (33.08%) Cisco
2 25 (18.80%) Juniper
3 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.05%) Oracle
3 24 (18.05%) Palo Alto
3 24 (18.05%) SolarWinds
4 21 (15.79%) F5
5 18 (13.53%) CheckPoint
5 18 (13.53%) HP
6 14 (10.53%) VMware
7 11 (8.27%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.52%) Citrix
8 10 (7.52%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.52%) Meraki
9 8 (6.02%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (6.02%) Forcepoint
9 8 (6.02%) IBM
10 7 (5.26%) WatchGuard
11 6 (4.51%) ServiceNow
11 6 (4.51%) Splunk