Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 390 429
Rank change year-on-year +109 +39 -70
Permanent jobs citing SSL 46 119 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 2.81% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 79 88
Median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +44.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,150 £33,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £62,875
England median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.91% +15.79% -

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 2,001 4,235 4,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.99% 16.19% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 3,256 3,822
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +92 14 £60,000 -20.00% 3
Hampshire +59 9 £19,000 -52.50% 1
Berkshire +65 8 £50,000 -33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +69 6 £60,000 +60.00%
West Sussex +41 4 - - 1
Surrey +72 2 £48,750 -22.00%
East Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 25 (54.35%) VPN
2 21 (45.65%) HP
2 21 (45.65%) ITIL
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
3 19 (41.30%) Degree
4 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 18 (39.13%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) SaaS
6 16 (34.78%) LDAP
7 15 (32.61%) BMC
7 15 (32.61%) CSS
7 15 (32.61%) SOAP
7 15 (32.61%) Web Services
7 15 (32.61%) XML
7 15 (32.61%) ITSM
7 15 (32.61%) Service Management
7 15 (32.61%) Remedy
7 15 (32.61%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (32.61%) ITIL V2
7 15 (32.61%) HP UCMDB
7 15 (32.61%) ServiceNow
7 15 (32.61%) IT Asset Management
7 15 (32.61%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (32.61%) CMDB
7 15 (32.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 15 (32.61%) Ajax
7 15 (32.61%) Presales
7 15 (32.61%) Customer Requirements
7 15 (32.61%) Thought Leadership
8 9 (19.57%) Network Security

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 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) SaaS
2 3 (6.52%) AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.17%) GCP
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Serverless
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) VPN
2 19 (41.30%) Firewall
3 9 (19.57%) IPsec
3 9 (19.57%) Network Security
4 8 (17.39%) Wireless
5 5 (10.87%) EIGRP
5 5 (10.87%) LAN
5 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.87%) WAN
6 4 (8.70%) BGP
6 4 (8.70%) MPLS
6 4 (8.70%) OSPF
6 4 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (8.70%) VLAN
6 4 (8.70%) VPLS
7 3 (6.52%) 4G
7 3 (6.52%) LTE
7 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.52%) WiMAX
7 3 (6.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (6.52%) Electronics
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Consultant
2 17 (36.96%) Senior Consultant
3 15 (32.61%) Remedy Consultant
3 15 (32.61%) Senior Remedy Consultant
3 15 (32.61%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 15 (32.61%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) ITSM Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Senior ITSM Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) SaaS Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Network Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Development Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) LDAP
3 15 (32.61%) Ajax
3 15 (32.61%) CSS
3 15 (32.61%) SOAP
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
3 15 (32.61%) XML
4 8 (17.39%) 802.1X
5 4 (8.70%) Middleware
5 4 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) CMDB
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (8.70%) AS400
4 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.70%) Tandem
5 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) AIX
3 4 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Customer Engagement
2 15 (32.61%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (32.61%) IT Asset Management
2 15 (32.61%) ITIL V2
2 15 (32.61%) ITSM
2 15 (32.61%) Presales
2 15 (32.61%) Service Management
2 15 (32.61%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (32.61%) Thought Leadership
3 6 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
3 6 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
4 4 (8.70%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.35%) CEH
5 2 (4.35%) CISA
5 2 (4.35%) CISSP
5 2 (4.35%) GIAC
5 2 (4.35%) ISEB
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) OSCE
5 2 (4.35%) OSCP
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCSP
6 1 (2.17%) LPIC
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) NIST
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) NCSC
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) HP ALM
3 2 (4.35%) HP Fortify
3 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.35%) WebInspect
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) HP
2 15 (32.61%) BMC
2 15 (32.61%) Remedy
2 15 (32.61%) ServiceNow
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.70%) IBM
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) Ruckus Wireless
6 4 (8.70%) Splunk
7 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.35%) McAfee
7 2 (4.35%) Meraki
7 2 (4.35%) Micro Focus
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) Tripwire