Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 433 339 309
Rank change year-on-year -94 -30 +46
Permanent jobs citing SSL 115 205 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.70% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.79% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85 159 314
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,950 £27,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -

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 4,835 5,414 7,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.31% 18.46% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,793 4,346 6,395
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -33 49 £51,275 -2.33% 9
Surrey +26 36 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Berkshire -55 29 £49,500 -10.00% 7
Hampshire -43 20 £42,500 +3.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £52,050 -7.47% 2
West Sussex -1 8 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Oxfordshire -2 7 £50,000 +17.65%
Kent -3 1 £20,500 -62.73%
East Sussex - 1 £85,000 - 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 (36.52%) VPN
2 40 (34.78%) ITIL
3 38 (33.04%) Cisco
4 33 (28.70%) Juniper
4 33 (28.70%) Java
4 33 (28.70%) SQL
5 32 (27.83%) Windows
5 32 (27.83%) DNS
6 31 (26.96%) Firewall
7 28 (24.35%) TCP/IP
8 27 (23.48%) IPsec
9 26 (22.61%) CISSP
10 24 (20.87%) Data Centre
11 23 (20.00%) Network Security
11 23 (20.00%) Linux
12 22 (19.13%) LAN
12 22 (19.13%) Statistics
12 22 (19.13%) Load Balancing
13 21 (18.26%) SolarWinds
13 21 (18.26%) WAN
14 20 (17.39%) DHCP
14 20 (17.39%) .NET
14 20 (17.39%) OSPF
14 20 (17.39%) BGP
14 20 (17.39%) CheckPoint
14 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (17.39%) Incident Management
14 20 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (16.52%) VLAN
15 19 (16.52%) CCNP

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 17 (14.78%) IIS
2 9 (7.83%) Apache
3 8 (6.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.09%) CMS
5 6 (5.22%) nginx
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.22%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.61%) JBoss
8 3 (2.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.74%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.74%) Confluence
9 2 (1.74%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.74%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.87%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.96%) SaaS
4 3 (2.61%) GitHub
4 3 (2.61%) IaaS
4 3 (2.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.87%) Datadog
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.52%) VPN
2 32 (27.83%) DNS
3 31 (26.96%) Firewall
4 28 (24.35%) TCP/IP
5 27 (23.48%) IPsec
6 23 (20.00%) Network Security
7 22 (19.13%) LAN
8 21 (18.26%) WAN
9 20 (17.39%) BGP
9 20 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (17.39%) DHCP
9 20 (17.39%) OSPF
10 19 (16.52%) VLAN
11 18 (15.65%) HTTP
12 17 (14.78%) FTP
12 17 (14.78%) SNMP
12 17 (14.78%) Wireshark
13 16 (13.91%) Ethernet
13 16 (13.91%) MPLS
14 12 (10.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) MySQL
1 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.74%) MariaDB
2 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.74%) OLTP
2 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.74%) Redis
2 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.87%) GIS
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Introscope
1 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.48%) Subversion
2 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.61%) Maven
2 3 (2.61%) Selenium
3 2 (1.74%) Ant
3 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) JMeter
3 2 (1.74%) LoadUI
3 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) Analyst
2 17 (14.78%) Support Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Operational Support Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Operations Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Operations Support Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Architect
5 13 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (10.43%) Security Architect
6 12 (10.43%) Security Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.70%) Consultant
7 10 (8.70%) Network Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Administrator
8 9 (7.83%) Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Integration Specialist
10 7 (6.09%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (5.22%) SharePoint Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Web Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) XML
3 12 (10.43%) CSS
3 12 (10.43%) HTML
4 11 (9.57%) HTML5
4 11 (9.57%) LDAP
4 11 (9.57%) SOAP
4 11 (9.57%) Web Services
5 7 (6.09%) XML Messaging
6 6 (5.22%) CSS3
6 6 (5.22%) JDBC
7 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.35%) J2EE
7 5 (4.35%) JSF
7 5 (4.35%) JSP
7 5 (4.35%) PrimeFaces
7 5 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.48%) JNDI
8 4 (3.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (2.61%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Data Centre
2 17 (14.78%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (11.30%) User Experience
4 12 (10.43%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (10.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (6.96%) Clustering
7 6 (5.22%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.48%) Contactless
9 4 (3.48%) EMV
9 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.48%) NHS
10 2 (1.74%) EPoS
10 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.74%) PKI
10 2 (1.74%) Replication
11 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.83%) Windows
2 23 (20.00%) Linux
3 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.83%) Unix
7 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.61%) Android
9 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.74%) CentOS
9 2 (1.74%) Debian
10 1 (0.87%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) ITIL
2 22 (19.13%) Load Balancing
2 22 (19.13%) Statistics
3 20 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 19 (16.52%) Service Delivery
5 18 (15.65%) Change Management
5 18 (15.65%) Release Management
5 18 (15.65%) Software Delivery
6 17 (14.78%) Presales
7 16 (13.91%) Ticket Management
8 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 15 (13.04%) Network Design
8 15 (13.04%) SIEM
9 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.30%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (10.43%) ITIL V3
11 12 (10.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 12 (10.43%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (10.43%) Software Optimisation
12 10 (8.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) Java
1 33 (28.70%) SQL
2 19 (16.52%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) RPG
4 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.30%) Python
6 11 (9.57%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.22%) Perl
9 6 (5.22%) PHP
10 4 (3.48%) Jython
10 4 (3.48%) Korn
11 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.74%) C
12 2 (1.74%) C++
12 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.74%) Ruby
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) CISSP
2 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (16.52%) CCNP
4 17 (14.78%) Degree
5 13 (11.30%) CISM
6 12 (10.43%) CCDP
6 12 (10.43%) CCSE
6 12 (10.43%) IISP
6 12 (10.43%) ISSAP
6 12 (10.43%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (10.43%) JNCIP
7 10 (8.70%) CISA
8 7 (6.09%) PMI Certification
8 7 (6.09%) PMP
9 6 (5.22%) CCNA
10 4 (3.48%) CCAA
10 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.61%) CCIE
11 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 10 (8.70%) GDPR
3 8 (6.96%) SLA
4 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.61%) COBIT
5 3 (2.61%) GPG13
5 3 (2.61%) QA
6 2 (1.74%) PSD2
7 1 (0.87%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.87%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.83%) vSphere
3 8 (6.96%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.09%) XenApp
4 7 (6.09%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.61%) Docker
8 2 (1.74%) vCloud
8 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.87%) iptables
9 1 (0.87%) LXC
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.87%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.87%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) QRadar
2 5 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.48%) CA Wily
3 4 (3.48%) EdgeSight
3 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.48%) Puppet
4 3 (2.61%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.74%) Ansible
5 2 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.74%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.87%) Fail2ban
6 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.87%) Nagios
6 1 (0.87%) Salt
6 1 (0.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (33.04%) Cisco
2 33 (28.70%) Juniper
3 21 (18.26%) SolarWinds
4 20 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 17 (14.78%) Fortinet
5 17 (14.78%) IBM
6 16 (13.91%) Dynatrace
7 13 (11.30%) Forcepoint
7 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
8 12 (10.43%) LogRhythm
8 12 (10.43%) Splunk
8 12 (10.43%) Tufin
8 12 (10.43%) VMware
9 8 (6.96%) Oracle
10 7 (6.09%) Citrix
10 7 (6.09%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.48%) PayPal
11 4 (3.48%) Symantec
12 3 (2.61%) Sybase
13 2 (1.74%) SAP