Period
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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 396 341 329
Rank change year-on-year -55 -12 +70
Permanent jobs citing SSL 78 42 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 2.14% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 74
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £30,800
25th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.08% +4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £72,813 £73,125 £80,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year - -0.90% +5.71%

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 3,168 1,964 2,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.63% 14.48% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,855 1,495 2,266
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,700 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in the South East.

Salary trend for SSL in the South East

SSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -32 34 £65,000 - 5
Surrey -40 21 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Berkshire +4 19 £70,000 -6.67% 2
Oxfordshire -16 16 £77,500 +3.33%
Hampshire -47 16 £53,250 +12.70% 2
Buckinghamshire -57 5 £62,500 - 3
Kent -53 2 £50,000 -5.66%
East Sussex - 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 35 (44.87%) Linux
3 34 (43.59%) DNS
4 28 (35.90%) VPN
5 23 (29.49%) Azure
5 23 (29.49%) Docker
6 21 (26.92%) Social Skills
6 21 (26.92%) HTTP
7 19 (24.36%) DHCP
7 19 (24.36%) MVC
8 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 18 (23.08%) SQL
8 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 18 (23.08%) Cisco
8 18 (23.08%) Juniper
9 17 (21.79%) Windows
9 17 (21.79%) IPsec
9 17 (21.79%) AWS
10 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
10 16 (20.51%) OSPF
10 16 (20.51%) BGP
10 16 (20.51%) Java
10 16 (20.51%) .NET
11 15 (19.23%) CSS
11 15 (19.23%) HTML
11 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
11 15 (19.23%) PKI
11 15 (19.23%) Palo Alto
12 14 (17.95%) MPLS
12 14 (17.95%) Finance

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 6 (7.69%) Confluence
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
2 4 (5.13%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.49%) Azure
2 17 (21.79%) AWS
3 8 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (6.41%) SaaS
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.13%) CloudFront
5 4 (5.13%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.56%) IaaS
6 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.56%) PaaS
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.28%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 34 (43.59%) DNS
3 28 (35.90%) VPN
4 21 (26.92%) HTTP
5 19 (24.36%) DHCP
6 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 17 (21.79%) IPsec
8 16 (20.51%) BGP
8 16 (20.51%) OSPF
9 14 (17.95%) MPLS
10 13 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (14.10%) Internet
13 8 (10.26%) LAN
13 8 (10.26%) WAN
13 8 (10.26%) Wireless
14 6 (7.69%) Broadband
14 6 (7.69%) HTTPS
14 6 (7.69%) ISDN
14 6 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.54%) MySQL
3 6 (7.69%) Big Data
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Power BI
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) JIRA
3 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) Zephyr
5 5 (6.41%) Liquibase
6 4 (5.13%) GitLab
7 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.28%) JMeter
7 1 (1.28%) NUnit
7 1 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) TestLink
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (26.92%) Social Skills
2 14 (17.95%) Finance
3 11 (14.10%) Marketing
4 6 (7.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 6 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 5 (6.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) IP Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
1 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
2 15 (19.23%) CSS
2 15 (19.23%) HTML
3 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.38%) Node.js
4 11 (14.10%) Angular 2
4 11 (14.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (11.54%) Web Services
6 6 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Core
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
7 5 (6.41%) JWT
7 5 (6.41%) LDAP
7 5 (6.41%) React
7 5 (6.41%) RESTful
7 5 (6.41%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) Ajax
8 4 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) PKI
2 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.69%) Cyberattack
3 6 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (5.13%) CMDB
5 4 (5.13%) PMI
6 2 (2.56%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.28%) CSOC
7 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) LIMS
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Linux
2 17 (21.79%) Windows
3 12 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.69%) Android
5 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.41%) Debian
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) MVC
2 13 (16.67%) DevOps
2 13 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (15.38%) CI/CD
3 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.10%) Presales
4 11 (14.10%) Web Development
5 10 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (10.26%) Information Security
8 7 (8.97%) Information Management
8 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.97%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
9 6 (7.69%) IT Strategy
9 6 (7.69%) Product Requirements
9 6 (7.69%) SIEM
9 6 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) Java
3 11 (14.10%) Go
3 11 (14.10%) Ruby
4 9 (11.54%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) C#
5 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.13%) Bash
6 4 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) GCIH
6 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.85%) NIST
2 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) GDPR
4 1 (1.28%) NCSC
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Docker
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.28%) NFS
4 1 (1.28%) Postfix
4 1 (1.28%) Varnish
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Terraform
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (7.69%) HP ALM
2 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.13%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (3.85%) Ansible
4 3 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.56%) CSIRT
5 2 (2.56%) Nagios
5 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.28%) Grafana
6 1 (1.28%) Kibana
6 1 (1.28%) Nessus
6 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.28%) Simpana
6 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Cisco
1 18 (23.08%) Juniper
2 15 (19.23%) Palo Alto
3 11 (14.10%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) HP
5 8 (10.26%) F5
5 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.97%) Forcepoint
7 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 6 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.41%) Xamarin
9 4 (5.13%) BMC
9 4 (5.13%) Remedy
9 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.56%) Splunk