Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 323 301
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 +51
Permanent jobs citing SSL 219 233 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.78% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 3.93% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 155 188 361
South East median annual salary £49,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.51% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £34,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 5,357 5,936 8,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 19.95% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 4,789 6,929
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +2.98%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 April 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 25 April 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 +75 86 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Thames Valley -45 82 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Berkshire -43 52 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Hampshire -57 35 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Oxfordshire -11 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £50,750 +19.41% 2
Kent -2 9 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Middlesex +7 3 £65,000 +30.00%
East Sussex - 3 £85,000 - 1
West Sussex -23 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 94 (42.92%) VPN
2 84 (38.36%) Cisco
2 84 (38.36%) IPsec
3 78 (35.62%) Data Centre
4 74 (33.79%) Firewall
5 69 (31.51%) DNS
6 68 (31.05%) WAN
7 65 (29.68%) Windows
8 64 (29.22%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (28.31%) Load Balancing
11 61 (27.85%) HTTP
12 60 (27.40%) CCNP
12 60 (27.40%) Linux
13 55 (25.11%) Java
14 48 (21.92%) OSPF
15 47 (21.46%) TCP/IP
15 47 (21.46%) MPLS
16 46 (21.00%) Network Security
17 45 (20.55%) ITIL
18 44 (20.09%) SolarWinds
19 43 (19.63%) DHCP
19 43 (19.63%) Ethernet
20 42 (19.18%) Juniper
20 42 (19.18%) C#
20 42 (19.18%) SQL
21 41 (18.72%) BGP
22 40 (18.26%) CheckPoint
23 39 (17.81%) Penetration Testing
24 38 (17.35%) CISSP

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 28 (12.79%) IIS
2 16 (7.31%) Apache
3 10 (4.57%) nginx
4 8 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.20%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.28%) JBoss
7 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.91%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.46%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Postilion
2 4 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.68%) SaaS
4 7 (3.20%) PaaS
5 6 (2.74%) GitHub
5 6 (2.74%) Office 365
5 6 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.28%) IaaS
7 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.91%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.91%) Route 53
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 94 (42.92%) VPN
2 84 (38.36%) IPsec
3 74 (33.79%) Firewall
4 69 (31.51%) DNS
5 68 (31.05%) WAN
6 63 (28.77%) Cisco ASA
7 61 (27.85%) HTTP
8 48 (21.92%) OSPF
9 47 (21.46%) MPLS
9 47 (21.46%) TCP/IP
10 46 (21.00%) Network Security
11 43 (19.63%) DHCP
11 43 (19.63%) Ethernet
12 41 (18.72%) BGP
13 32 (14.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (14.16%) LAN
14 31 (14.16%) Wireshark
15 29 (13.24%) FTP
15 29 (13.24%) VLAN
16 27 (12.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.39%) MySQL
3 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.83%) OLTP
4 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.37%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.37%) Redis
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.91%) DB2
6 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Firebird
7 1 (0.46%) GIS
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) WinDbg
2 9 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.65%) Maven
4 7 (3.20%) Ant
4 7 (3.20%) Selenium
5 6 (2.74%) Subversion
6 5 (2.28%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.28%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.28%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.28%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.83%) JMeter
7 4 (1.83%) LoadUI
7 4 (1.83%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.91%) Toad
10 1 (0.46%) Gatling
10 1 (0.46%) Sublime Text
General
1 9 (4.11%) Finance
1 9 (4.11%) Retail
2 8 (3.65%) Banking
3 7 (3.20%) Games
4 4 (1.83%) Billing
4 4 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.37%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (19.18%) Architect
2 32 (14.61%) Analyst
2 32 (14.61%) Consultant
2 32 (14.61%) Network Engineer
2 32 (14.61%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (12.79%) Security Consultant
4 27 (12.33%) Operations Analyst
5 26 (11.87%) Operational Support Analyst
5 26 (11.87%) Operations Support Analyst
5 26 (11.87%) Support Analyst
6 21 (9.59%) Security Architect
6 21 (9.59%) Security Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.39%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Cisco Architect
8 10 (4.57%) Cisco Network Architect
8 10 (4.57%) Developer
8 10 (4.57%) Development Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Escalation Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.98%) .NET
2 23 (10.50%) SOAP
3 18 (8.22%) HTML
3 18 (8.22%) Web Services
4 16 (7.31%) XML
5 14 (6.39%) CSS
6 13 (5.94%) JSON
7 10 (4.57%) EDI
8 9 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.11%) HTML5
9 8 (3.65%) CSS3
9 8 (3.65%) REST
9 8 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (3.20%) LDAP
11 5 (2.28%) Servlets
12 4 (1.83%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.83%) LAMP
12 4 (1.83%) SAML
12 4 (1.83%) XSLT
13 3 (1.37%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (35.62%) Data Centre
2 34 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (14.16%) Clustering
4 29 (13.24%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (12.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (9.59%) Cyberthreat
6 21 (9.59%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (6.85%) Public Cloud
8 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
8 14 (6.39%) NHS
9 8 (3.65%) Contactless
9 8 (3.65%) EMV
9 8 (3.65%) User Experience
10 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.74%) Blog
11 6 (2.74%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.74%) Private Cloud
12 5 (2.28%) EPoS
13 4 (1.83%) FlexPod
14 3 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.68%) Windows
2 60 (27.40%) Linux
3 27 (12.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.94%) Unix
5 11 (5.02%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.11%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.28%) CentOS
9 4 (1.83%) Debian
9 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.46%) Android
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.31%) Load Balancing
2 45 (20.55%) ITIL
3 39 (17.81%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (15.07%) Service Delivery
4 33 (15.07%) SIEM
5 30 (13.70%) Data Protection
5 30 (13.70%) Software Delivery
5 30 (13.70%) Statistics
6 29 (13.24%) Network Design
6 29 (13.24%) Presales
6 29 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (12.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 28 (12.79%) Release Management
8 27 (12.33%) E-Commerce
9 26 (11.87%) Ticket Management
10 25 (11.42%) ITIL V3
11 24 (10.96%) Network Virtualisation
12 22 (10.05%) DevOps
12 22 (10.05%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.11%) Java
2 42 (19.18%) C#
2 42 (19.18%) SQL
3 35 (15.98%) Python
4 26 (11.87%) RPG
5 25 (11.42%) PowerShell
6 23 (10.50%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.13%) Perl
8 16 (7.31%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.57%) C++
9 10 (4.57%) VBScript
10 6 (2.74%) PHP
11 5 (2.28%) C
11 5 (2.28%) Ruby
11 5 (2.28%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.28%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.46%) Jython
Qualifications
1 64 (29.22%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (27.40%) CCNP
3 38 (17.35%) CISSP
4 28 (12.79%) CCDP
4 28 (12.79%) JNCIP
5 24 (10.96%) CCSE
6 21 (9.59%) IISP
6 21 (9.59%) ISSAP
7 17 (7.76%) CISM
8 16 (7.31%) CCIE
8 16 (7.31%) CISA
9 14 (6.39%) CCNA
9 14 (6.39%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (5.94%) Degree
11 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
12 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
13 7 (3.20%) CCDA
13 7 (3.20%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (1.37%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.05%) GDPR
3 21 (9.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (7.31%) PCI DSS
5 12 (5.48%) HIPAA
6 11 (5.02%) SLA
7 10 (4.57%) QA
8 8 (3.65%) COBIT
8 8 (3.65%) GPG13
9 6 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.83%) PSD2
11 1 (0.46%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 24 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.76%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.74%) Docker
3 6 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.37%) Xen
5 2 (0.91%) vCloud
5 2 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (9.59%) QRadar
2 19 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.94%) Terraform
4 8 (3.65%) Puppet
5 7 (3.20%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.37%) Salt
8 2 (0.91%) Ansible
8 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.46%) Grafana
9 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.46%) Kibana
9 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 84 (38.36%) Cisco
2 44 (20.09%) SolarWinds
3 42 (19.18%) Juniper
4 40 (18.26%) CheckPoint
5 31 (14.16%) IBM
6 27 (12.33%) Fortinet
7 26 (11.87%) Dynatrace
8 21 (9.59%) Forcepoint
8 21 (9.59%) LogRhythm
8 21 (9.59%) Splunk
8 21 (9.59%) Tufin
9 20 (9.13%) F5
9 20 (9.13%) Microsoft
10 15 (6.85%) VMware
11 14 (6.39%) Palo Alto
12 12 (5.48%) Oracle
13 10 (4.57%) Progress
13 10 (4.57%) Sophos
14 8 (3.65%) PayPal
15 7 (3.20%) Sonatype