Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 343 302
Rank change year-on-year -44 -41 +60
Permanent jobs citing SSL 154 205 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.70% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 3.61% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 111 162 310
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,600 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £67,050
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 5,041 5,671 7,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.76% 19.37% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 4,565 6,558
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Surrey +59 62 £47,500 -28.57% 1
Thames Valley -63 55 £52,050 -0.86% 8
Berkshire -60 35 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Hampshire -40 22 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £52,050 +15.67% 3
West Sussex 0 9 £37,500 -11.24% 2
Oxfordshire -7 9 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £85,000 - 2
Kent -7 1 £20,500 -62.73% 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 71 (46.10%) VPN
2 59 (38.31%) Cisco
3 56 (36.36%) IPsec
4 52 (33.77%) Data Centre
5 46 (29.87%) Firewall
5 46 (29.87%) DNS
5 46 (29.87%) ITIL
6 40 (25.97%) Java
7 39 (25.32%) WAN
7 39 (25.32%) CISSP
8 38 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (24.03%) Juniper
9 37 (24.03%) Windows
10 36 (23.38%) Load Balancing
11 35 (22.73%) SolarWinds
11 35 (22.73%) CCNP
11 35 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 33 (21.43%) Linux
13 31 (20.13%) MPLS
13 31 (20.13%) OSPF
14 30 (19.48%) BGP
14 30 (19.48%) DHCP
14 30 (19.48%) LAN
14 30 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 29 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (18.83%) HTTP
16 28 (18.18%) IBM
16 28 (18.18%) CheckPoint
16 28 (18.18%) SQL

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 25 (16.23%) IIS
2 13 (8.44%) Apache
3 7 (4.55%) CMS
3 7 (4.55%) nginx
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.90%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.60%) JBoss
5 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.30%) Zimbra
8 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.65%) Postilion
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.44%) SaaS
3 6 (3.90%) GitHub
4 5 (3.25%) IaaS
4 5 (3.25%) PaaS
5 3 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.65%) Datadog
7 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (46.10%) VPN
2 56 (36.36%) IPsec
3 46 (29.87%) DNS
3 46 (29.87%) Firewall
4 39 (25.32%) WAN
5 38 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 31 (20.13%) MPLS
7 31 (20.13%) OSPF
8 30 (19.48%) BGP
8 30 (19.48%) DHCP
8 30 (19.48%) LAN
9 29 (18.83%) HTTP
10 27 (17.53%) Ethernet
10 27 (17.53%) Network Security
11 24 (15.58%) Wireshark
12 23 (14.94%) FTP
13 22 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
13 22 (14.29%) VLAN
14 20 (12.99%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) MySQL
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.60%) OLTP
4 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.30%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.30%) Redis
5 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.65%) Firebird
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.90%) Selenium
3 5 (3.25%) Ant
3 5 (3.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.25%) Maven
3 5 (3.25%) Subversion
4 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.60%) JMeter
4 4 (2.60%) LoadUI
4 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.30%) Introscope
5 2 (1.30%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.65%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (7.14%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Retail
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (22.08%) Analyst
2 27 (17.53%) Consultant
3 26 (16.88%) Architect
3 26 (16.88%) Security Consultant
4 24 (15.58%) Operations Analyst
5 23 (14.94%) Operational Support Analyst
5 23 (14.94%) Operations Support Analyst
5 23 (14.94%) Support Analyst
6 21 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (12.34%) Network Engineer
7 19 (12.34%) Security Architect
7 19 (12.34%) Security Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.49%) Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) CISSP Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) SharePoint Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.58%) .NET
2 14 (9.09%) Web Services
3 13 (8.44%) CSS
4 12 (7.79%) HTML
4 12 (7.79%) HTML5
4 12 (7.79%) LDAP
5 11 (7.14%) SOAP
6 7 (4.55%) XML
7 6 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.90%) CSS3
7 6 (3.90%) REST
8 5 (3.25%) JSF
8 5 (3.25%) JSP
8 5 (3.25%) PrimeFaces
8 5 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.60%) J2EE
9 4 (2.60%) Servlets
10 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.95%) JDBC
10 3 (1.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.77%) Data Centre
2 25 (16.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (15.58%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (12.34%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (9.74%) User Experience
8 14 (9.09%) Clustering
8 14 (9.09%) NHS
9 13 (8.44%) Public Cloud
10 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
11 8 (5.19%) Contactless
11 8 (5.19%) EMV
12 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (3.25%) EPoS
14 3 (1.95%) Blog
14 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
14 3 (1.95%) Private Cloud
15 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.03%) Windows
2 33 (21.43%) Linux
3 14 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.14%) Unix
5 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.95%) CentOS
9 2 (1.30%) Debian
9 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.87%) ITIL
2 36 (23.38%) Load Balancing
3 28 (18.18%) Statistics
4 27 (17.53%) Data Protection
4 27 (17.53%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (17.53%) SIEM
5 25 (16.23%) E-Commerce
5 25 (16.23%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 25 (16.23%) Release Management
5 25 (16.23%) Service Delivery
5 25 (16.23%) Software Delivery
6 24 (15.58%) Presales
7 23 (14.94%) Ticket Management
8 22 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 21 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
9 21 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
10 20 (12.99%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (12.34%) ITIL V3
11 19 (12.34%) Network Design
11 19 (12.34%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) Java
2 28 (18.18%) SQL
3 26 (16.88%) C#
4 23 (14.94%) RPG
5 17 (11.04%) Python
6 14 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.44%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.79%) Perl
9 11 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.25%) PHP
12 4 (2.60%) C
13 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.95%) Ruby
14 2 (1.30%) C++
14 2 (1.30%) Jython
14 2 (1.30%) Korn
14 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.30%) VBScript
15 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (25.32%) CISSP
2 38 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (22.73%) CCNP
4 20 (12.99%) CCDP
4 20 (12.99%) CCSE
4 20 (12.99%) CISM
4 20 (12.99%) JNCIP
5 19 (12.34%) IISP
5 19 (12.34%) ISSAP
6 16 (10.39%) CISA
7 12 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (6.49%) CCIE
9 8 (5.19%) CCNA
10 7 (4.55%) Degree
11 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.95%) CCAA
13 3 (1.95%) CEH
13 3 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.95%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 21 (13.64%) GDPR
3 11 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.19%) COBIT
4 8 (5.19%) GPG13
5 6 (3.90%) HIPAA
6 4 (2.60%) PSD2
6 4 (2.60%) QA
7 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.25%) vSphere
5 4 (2.60%) Docker
5 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.95%) XenApp
6 3 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.30%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) iptables
8 1 (0.65%) LXC
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (12.34%) QRadar
2 9 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.55%) Terraform
4 6 (3.90%) IBM BigFix
5 5 (3.25%) Puppet
6 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.95%) EdgeSight
6 3 (1.95%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.30%) Ansible
7 2 (1.30%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.65%) Fail2ban
8 1 (0.65%) Grafana
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Salt
8 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (38.31%) Cisco
2 37 (24.03%) Juniper
3 35 (22.73%) SolarWinds
4 28 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 28 (18.18%) IBM
5 23 (14.94%) Dynatrace
6 22 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 19 (12.34%) Forcepoint
7 19 (12.34%) LogRhythm
7 19 (12.34%) Splunk
7 19 (12.34%) Tufin
8 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
9 10 (6.49%) VMware
10 9 (5.84%) Oracle
11 8 (5.19%) Palo Alto
11 8 (5.19%) PayPal
12 6 (3.90%) Black Duck
12 6 (3.90%) BMC
12 6 (3.90%) Sonatype
13 4 (2.60%) Apple