Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 379 396 341
Rank change year-on-year +17 -55 -31
Permanent jobs citing SSL 134 155 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 3.07% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 92 112 162
South East median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £32,600
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.58% - -

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 4,298 5,044 5,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.37% 16.77% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,327 3,945 4,573
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +40 48 £75,000 +44.09% 2
Surrey +4 43 £57,500 +24.32%
Berkshire +25 39 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Hampshire +8 31 £40,000 +6.67%
West Sussex -5 11 £65,000 +73.33%
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £37,500 -27.95%
Oxfordshire +41 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 68 (50.75%) Linux
2 56 (41.79%) Firewall
3 53 (39.55%) SQL
4 49 (36.57%) Cisco
5 44 (32.84%) VPN
5 44 (32.84%) Windows
6 42 (31.34%) Change Management
7 39 (29.10%) TCP/IP
8 38 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (27.61%) Python
10 34 (25.37%) Git (software)
11 33 (24.63%) Apache
12 32 (23.88%) DevOps
13 31 (23.13%) Degree
14 30 (22.39%) WAN
14 30 (22.39%) Docker
14 30 (22.39%) Puppet
14 30 (22.39%) Windows Server
15 29 (21.64%) Palo Alto
15 29 (21.64%) Oracle
16 26 (19.40%) Perl
16 26 (19.40%) Unix
16 26 (19.40%) DNS
16 26 (19.40%) Configuration Management
16 26 (19.40%) Ansible
17 25 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
17 25 (18.66%) Validation
17 25 (18.66%) ITIL
17 25 (18.66%) Bash Shell
18 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration

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 33 (24.63%) Apache
2 20 (14.93%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.69%) IIS
4 10 (7.46%) nginx
5 8 (5.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.73%) JBoss
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.99%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.24%) WildFly
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.72%) SaaS
4 7 (5.22%) Office 365
5 3 (2.24%) IaaS
5 3 (2.24%) PaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.75%) Datadog
7 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (41.79%) Firewall
2 44 (32.84%) VPN
3 39 (29.10%) TCP/IP
4 30 (22.39%) WAN
5 26 (19.40%) DNS
6 24 (17.91%) Network Security
7 23 (17.16%) LAN
8 22 (16.42%) HTTP
9 19 (14.18%) IPsec
10 16 (11.94%) OSPF
11 14 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (8.96%) EIGRP
12 12 (8.96%) MPLS
13 11 (8.21%) BGP
13 11 (8.21%) VLAN
14 9 (6.72%) HTTPS
15 8 (5.97%) DHCP
15 8 (5.97%) SNMP
15 8 (5.97%) SSH
16 7 (5.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.69%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.24%) MySQL
5 2 (1.49%) Power BI
5 2 (1.49%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.73%) Android Studio
3 5 (3.73%) SoapUI
3 5 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (3.73%) Xcode
4 4 (2.99%) Gradle
4 4 (2.99%) Mockito
5 3 (2.24%) git-flow
6 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Automotive
3 2 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (31.34%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.42%) Security Engineer
3 20 (14.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (11.19%) Integration Specialist
4 15 (11.19%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (8.96%) Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Lead DevOps
7 10 (7.46%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.72%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Linux Server Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.93%) XML
2 15 (11.19%) XML Messaging
3 10 (7.46%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (5.97%) Web Services
5 7 (5.22%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (4.48%) WebKit
7 5 (3.73%) HTML
7 5 (3.73%) Java EE
7 5 (3.73%) JMS
7 5 (3.73%) JSON
7 5 (3.73%) REST
7 5 (3.73%) SOAP
7 5 (3.73%) WSDL
7 5 (3.73%) XSD
7 5 (3.73%) XSLT
7 5 (3.73%) X-Windows
8 4 (2.99%) 802.1X
8 4 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.99%) Middleware
8 4 (2.99%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.97%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.22%) Smart Meter
5 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.73%) CAN bus
6 5 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.73%) Replication
7 4 (2.99%) Clustering
7 4 (2.99%) CMDB
8 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.49%) User Experience
10 1 (0.75%) DataPower
10 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.75%) PACS
10 1 (0.75%) PKI
10 1 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.75%) Linux
2 44 (32.84%) Windows
3 30 (22.39%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.40%) Unix
5 20 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (11.94%) AIX
6 16 (11.94%) Debian
7 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.48%) Android
8 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.99%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.75%) CentOS
10 1 (0.75%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.34%) Change Management
2 32 (23.88%) DevOps
3 26 (19.40%) Configuration Management
4 25 (18.66%) ITIL
4 25 (18.66%) Validation
5 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (16.42%) Information Security
7 20 (14.93%) Software Audit
8 19 (14.18%) Line Management
9 17 (12.69%) Computer Science
10 16 (11.94%) People Management
10 16 (11.94%) SDLC
11 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (11.19%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (8.21%) TDD
14 10 (7.46%) High Availability
14 10 (7.46%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.55%) SQL
2 37 (27.61%) Python
3 26 (19.40%) Perl
4 25 (18.66%) Bash Shell
5 22 (16.42%) Java
6 17 (12.69%) Shell Script
7 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.48%) Apple Swift
8 6 (4.48%) C++
8 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.73%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.73%) XPath
9 5 (3.73%) XQuery
10 4 (2.99%) Ruby
11 2 (1.49%) R
12 1 (0.75%) C#
12 1 (0.75%) Java 8
12 1 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.13%) Degree
3 20 (14.93%) CCSP
3 20 (14.93%) CISSP
4 18 (13.43%) CCNP
5 9 (6.72%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.97%) CCIE
6 8 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (5.97%) JNCIS
7 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.73%) JNCIE
8 5 (3.73%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.99%) CCNA
9 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CCDA
11 1 (0.75%) CCDP
11 1 (0.75%) MCITP
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.69%) SLA
2 12 (8.96%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (22.39%) Docker
2 18 (13.43%) Virtual Servers
3 17 (12.69%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.99%) NFS
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.24%) XenApp
9 2 (1.49%) Firmware
9 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.75%) iptables
10 1 (0.75%) LXC
10 1 (0.75%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.75%) RHEV
10 1 (0.75%) vCloud
10 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (22.39%) Puppet
2 26 (19.40%) Ansible
3 25 (18.66%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (3.73%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.73%) Nagios
6 3 (2.24%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.24%) Icinga
6 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.24%) SCOM
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.49%) SCCM
8 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.75%) systemd
8 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (36.57%) Cisco
2 29 (21.64%) Oracle
2 29 (21.64%) Palo Alto
3 22 (16.42%) Red Hat
4 19 (14.18%) Juniper
5 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.70%) VMware
7 12 (8.96%) Dell
8 11 (8.21%) F5
9 6 (4.48%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.73%) HP
11 4 (2.99%) Citrix
11 4 (2.99%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (2.99%) Veeam
11 4 (2.99%) Zerto
12 3 (2.24%) Avaya
12 3 (2.24%) CommVault
12 3 (2.24%) NetApp
12 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds