Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 378 452 335
Rank change year-on-year +74 -117 -36
Permanent jobs citing SSL 127 95 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.33% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 2.10% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 77 168
South East median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -1.96% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,650 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 4,210 4,521 5,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.58% 15.51% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,249 3,551 4,146
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £46,809 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.45% +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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 +41 49 £75,000 +36.36% 10
Berkshire +35 43 £75,000 +36.36% 6
Hampshire +22 39 £42,500 +3.66% 4
Surrey +44 19 £47,500 +5.56% 6
West Sussex -5 7 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Oxfordshire +27 3 £65,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £32,500 -37.56% 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 72 (56.69%) Firewall
2 55 (43.31%) Cisco
3 50 (39.37%) VPN
4 48 (37.80%) DNS
5 45 (35.43%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (34.65%) Linux
7 39 (30.71%) Network Security
7 39 (30.71%) Azure
8 34 (26.77%) Information Security
8 34 (26.77%) Juniper
9 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
10 31 (24.41%) Degree
11 29 (22.83%) Python
11 29 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (22.05%) Palo Alto
12 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
13 27 (21.26%) IPsec
14 26 (20.47%) Management Information System
14 26 (20.47%) Windows
14 26 (20.47%) CCNP
15 25 (19.69%) TCP/IP
15 25 (19.69%) SolarWinds
15 25 (19.69%) F5
16 24 (18.90%) Bash Shell
16 24 (18.90%) DHCP
17 23 (18.11%) CheckPoint
17 23 (18.11%) Computer Science
17 23 (18.11%) Data Centre
18 22 (17.32%) Validation
18 22 (17.32%) Java

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 (13.39%) Tomcat
2 15 (11.81%) Apache
3 9 (7.09%) IIS
3 9 (7.09%) JBoss
4 8 (6.30%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.72%) CMS
6 6 (4.72%) Sitefinity
7 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.57%) Confluence
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.71%) Azure
2 15 (11.81%) SaaS
3 9 (7.09%) AWS
3 9 (7.09%) Office 365
4 6 (4.72%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.15%) Google Play
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.57%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.57%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (56.69%) Firewall
2 50 (39.37%) VPN
3 48 (37.80%) DNS
4 39 (30.71%) Network Security
5 27 (21.26%) IPsec
6 25 (19.69%) TCP/IP
7 24 (18.90%) DHCP
8 21 (16.54%) WAN
9 18 (14.17%) Internet
9 18 (14.17%) LAN
10 15 (11.81%) HTTP
11 14 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (10.24%) MPLS
13 12 (9.45%) OSPF
14 11 (8.66%) BGP
14 11 (8.66%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (8.66%) SAN
15 10 (7.87%) HTTPS
15 10 (7.87%) Software-Defined Networking
16 9 (7.09%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.60%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.94%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.57%) MySQL
5 2 (1.57%) Power BI
5 2 (1.57%) Redis
5 2 (1.57%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) Android Studio
2 4 (3.15%) CocoaPods
2 4 (3.15%) Gradle
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
2 4 (3.15%) Mockito
2 4 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (3.15%) Xcode
3 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.57%) Subversion
4 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (7.87%) Marketing
1 10 (7.87%) Public Sector
2 9 (7.09%) Finance
3 3 (2.36%) Local Government
4 2 (1.57%) Automotive
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (51.18%) Network Engineer
2 33 (25.98%) Security Engineer
3 29 (22.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Network Support
7 9 (7.09%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Linux Server Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) LAPP Stack
2 10 (7.87%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (7.87%) HTML
3 7 (5.51%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (4.72%) SOAP
5 4 (3.15%) REST
5 4 (3.15%) Retrofit
5 4 (3.15%) RxJava
5 4 (3.15%) UIKit
5 4 (3.15%) WebKit
6 3 (2.36%) Spring
7 2 (1.57%) Java EE
7 2 (1.57%) JMS
7 2 (1.57%) JSON
7 2 (1.57%) Pandas
7 2 (1.57%) scikit-learn
7 2 (1.57%) Web Services
7 2 (1.57%) XML
7 2 (1.57%) XSD
7 2 (1.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Management Information System
2 23 (18.11%) Data Centre
3 14 (11.02%) User Experience
4 8 (6.30%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.51%) PKI
5 7 (5.51%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.51%) Smart Meter
6 6 (4.72%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.72%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.72%) Social Media
7 3 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.57%) Clustering
8 2 (1.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.65%) Linux
2 26 (20.47%) Windows
3 19 (14.96%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.24%) Unix
6 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.30%) Windows 10
7 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.51%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.94%) CentOS
10 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.15%) Android
11 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.57%) Debian
12 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.79%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Information Security
2 29 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (18.11%) Computer Science
4 22 (17.32%) Validation
5 20 (15.75%) Change Management
6 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.96%) Software Audit
7 17 (13.39%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.39%) DevOps
7 17 (13.39%) Mathematics
7 17 (13.39%) Project Management
8 14 (11.02%) Load Balancing
9 12 (9.45%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.45%) Patch Management
9 12 (9.45%) Security Operations
10 11 (8.66%) ITIL
11 10 (7.87%) Task Automation
11 10 (7.87%) TDD
12 9 (7.09%) Software Licensing
12 9 (7.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.83%) Python
2 24 (18.90%) Bash Shell
3 22 (17.32%) Java
4 20 (15.75%) SQL
5 19 (14.96%) Perl
6 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.87%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.30%) Ruby
8 5 (3.94%) Go
9 4 (3.15%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.15%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.57%) R
10 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.57%) XPath
10 2 (1.57%) XQuery
11 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (24.41%) Degree
3 26 (20.47%) CCNP
4 19 (14.96%) CCSP
4 19 (14.96%) CISSP
5 8 (6.30%) CCNA
6 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.15%) CCIE
9 2 (1.57%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.57%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.57%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) PCI DSS
2 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.51%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) Docker
2 15 (11.81%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.30%) NFS
5 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.15%) vSphere
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) Puppet
2 17 (13.39%) Ansible
3 15 (11.81%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (8.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (6.30%) AirWatch
7 8 (6.30%) Kubernetes
7 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (5.51%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (5.51%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (3.94%) Terraform
9 5 (3.94%) WSUS
10 4 (3.15%) Kibana
10 4 (3.15%) logstash
11 3 (2.36%) Nagios
11 3 (2.36%) SCCM
12 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.79%) Icinga
12 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) Cisco
2 34 (26.77%) Juniper
3 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
4 28 (22.05%) Palo Alto
5 25 (19.69%) F5
5 25 (19.69%) SolarWinds
6 23 (18.11%) CheckPoint
7 17 (13.39%) Red Hat
8 14 (11.02%) Fortinet
9 11 (8.66%) Meraki
10 10 (7.87%) Dell
10 10 (7.87%) Google
10 10 (7.87%) Oracle
11 9 (7.09%) SonicWALL
12 7 (5.51%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (5.51%) Citrix
12 7 (5.51%) Forcepoint
12 7 (5.51%) VMware
13 5 (3.94%) Avaya
13 5 (3.94%) WatchGuard