Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 310 292
Rank change year-on-year -142 -18 +61
Permanent jobs citing SSL 82 267 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.86% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 4.92% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 75 192 289
South East median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £68,750
England 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 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 4,471 5,422 7,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.88% 17.39% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,491 4,283 5,852
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
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 13 December 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 13 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
Thames Valley -56 44 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Berkshire -52 26 £60,000 +3.90% 3
Hampshire -20 22 £41,000 +5.13% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £52,050 -13.25% 4
Surrey -21 8 £58,750 +6.82% 3
Oxfordshire +7 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Sussex -10 5 £61,500 -15.17% 2
East Sussex +7 3 £90,000 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 South East region with a requirement for SSL.

1 42 (51.22%) Firewall
2 33 (40.24%) VPN
3 28 (34.15%) Windows
4 27 (32.93%) SQL
5 26 (31.71%) LAN
5 26 (31.71%) WAN
6 24 (29.27%) Cisco
7 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
7 23 (28.05%) DNS
7 23 (28.05%) Linux
7 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (26.83%) Change Management
9 20 (24.39%) Degree
9 20 (24.39%) ITIL
9 20 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 18 (21.95%) Incident Management
10 18 (21.95%) IPsec
10 18 (21.95%) VMware
10 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
11 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (19.51%) Juniper
12 16 (19.51%) CISSP
12 16 (19.51%) Network Security
13 15 (18.29%) VLAN
14 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (15.85%) Network Design
15 13 (15.85%) B2B
15 13 (15.85%) DHCP

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 11 (13.41%) IIS
2 8 (9.76%) nginx
3 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.10%) Apache
5 4 (4.88%) CMS
5 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.44%) ColdFusion
7 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.44%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.44%) JBoss
7 2 (2.44%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.44%) WordPress
8 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Office 365
4 3 (3.66%) npm
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.44%) Datadog
5 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (51.22%) Firewall
2 33 (40.24%) VPN
3 26 (31.71%) LAN
3 26 (31.71%) WAN
4 23 (28.05%) DNS
5 20 (24.39%) TCP/IP
6 18 (21.95%) IPsec
7 16 (19.51%) Network Security
8 15 (18.29%) VLAN
9 13 (15.85%) DHCP
10 10 (12.20%) MPLS
10 10 (12.20%) SNMP
11 9 (10.98%) HTTP
12 8 (9.76%) BGP
12 8 (9.76%) OSPF
13 7 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (8.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (8.54%) SAN
13 7 (8.54%) Wireshark
14 6 (7.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
3 4 (4.88%) Redis
4 3 (3.66%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.44%) Adabas
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Subversion
3 4 (4.88%) Introscope
4 3 (3.66%) Grunt
4 3 (3.66%) gulp
4 3 (3.66%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.44%) webpack
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.22%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (4.88%) Marketing
1 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Administrator
2 12 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Network Administrator
3 9 (10.98%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Integration Specialist
4 8 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Security Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) XML
2 9 (10.98%) LDAP
2 9 (10.98%) SOAP
2 9 (10.98%) Web Services
3 8 (9.76%) XML Messaging
4 7 (8.54%) .NET
4 7 (8.54%) HTML
5 6 (7.32%) CSS
5 6 (7.32%) JDBC
5 6 (7.32%) jQuery
6 4 (4.88%) J2EE
6 4 (4.88%) JNDI
6 4 (4.88%) LAMP
6 4 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.66%) HTML5
7 3 (3.66%) PHP-FPM
7 3 (3.66%) RESTful
7 3 (3.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
4 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.66%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.66%) Replication
7 2 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.44%) PKI
7 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.44%) User Experience
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows
2 23 (28.05%) Linux
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.88%) Unix
6 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.44%) Android
7 2 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) CentOS
8 1 (1.22%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.22%) Mesosphere
8 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Change Management
2 20 (24.39%) ITIL
3 18 (21.95%) Incident Management
4 13 (15.85%) B2B
4 13 (15.85%) Network Design
5 12 (14.63%) Information Security
5 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
6 9 (10.98%) SIEM
7 8 (9.76%) Presales
7 8 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.54%) Line Management
8 7 (8.54%) Network Architecture
8 7 (8.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (7.32%) DevOps
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
10 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.10%) Change Control
10 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) Java
3 10 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 10 (12.20%) Python
4 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.32%) C#
6 6 (7.32%) PHP
7 4 (4.88%) Jython
7 4 (4.88%) Korn
8 2 (2.44%) ABAP
8 2 (2.44%) C++
8 2 (2.44%) Natural
8 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.44%) RPG
8 2 (2.44%) RPG IV
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) XPath
9 1 (1.22%) Go
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Degree
2 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (19.51%) CISSP
4 10 (12.20%) CCNP
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
5 8 (9.76%) PMP
6 6 (7.32%) CISM
7 5 (6.10%) CCNA
7 5 (6.10%) CCSP
8 4 (4.88%) CCDP
8 4 (4.88%) CCIE
8 4 (4.88%) CCSE
8 4 (4.88%) IISP
8 4 (4.88%) ISSAP
8 4 (4.88%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.66%) CEH
9 3 (3.66%) CISA
9 3 (3.66%) GIAC
9 3 (3.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
2 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.88%) GDPR
5 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.22%) HL7
6 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (9.76%) XenApp
4 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.10%) vSphere
6 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.88%) iptables
7 3 (3.66%) Docker
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) LXC
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.44%) Varnish
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.22%) KVM
9 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) QRadar
2 5 (6.10%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.88%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.88%) Nagios
3 4 (4.88%) Puppet
4 3 (3.66%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.44%) CASB
5 2 (2.44%) CSIRT
5 2 (2.44%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.44%) Fail2ban
5 2 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Opsview
5 2 (2.44%) SELinux
5 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Cisco
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 16 (19.51%) Juniper
4 11 (13.41%) IBM
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.41%) Palo Alto
5 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.54%) Fortinet
6 6 (7.32%) Citrix
7 4 (4.88%) Forcepoint
7 4 (4.88%) LogRhythm
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle
7 4 (4.88%) Splunk
7 4 (4.88%) Tufin
8 2 (2.44%) Adobe
8 2 (2.44%) Aruba
8 2 (2.44%) SAP
8 2 (2.44%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (2.44%) Symantec
8 2 (2.44%) webMethods