Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 334 297
Rank change year-on-year -110 -37 +69
Permanent jobs citing SSL 95 220 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.76% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 4.26% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 77 168 288
South East median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 4,521 5,170 7,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.51% 17.92% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 4,146 5,856
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 22 October 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
Thames Valley -46 47 £55,000 -5.17% 5
Berkshire -61 26 £55,000 -5.17% 3
Hampshire -48 19 £41,000 +5.13% 4
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £52,050 -13.25%
Surrey -4 15 £45,000 -18.18% 4
West Sussex +6 10 £37,500 -46.43%
Oxfordshire 0 6 £65,000 +44.44% 2
East Sussex - 3 £90,000 -
Kent +11 1 £20,500 -72.67%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 35 (36.84%) VPN
2 34 (35.79%) Firewall
3 33 (34.74%) SQL
4 28 (29.47%) ITIL
5 27 (28.42%) DNS
6 26 (27.37%) Windows
7 25 (26.32%) LAN
8 24 (25.26%) Cisco
9 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
9 22 (23.16%) WAN
9 22 (23.16%) Linux
9 22 (23.16%) Java
10 21 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 20 (21.05%) Juniper
11 20 (21.05%) IPsec
11 20 (21.05%) Incident Management
12 19 (20.00%) Change Management
13 18 (18.95%) CISSP
14 17 (17.89%) Degree
14 17 (17.89%) Network Security
15 16 (16.84%) XML
15 16 (16.84%) DHCP
16 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 15 (15.79%) VLAN
16 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
16 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
17 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008

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 12 (12.63%) IIS
2 9 (9.47%) CMS
2 9 (9.47%) nginx
3 8 (8.42%) Umbraco
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.26%) Apache
6 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.11%) EPiServer
9 2 (2.11%) JBoss
9 2 (2.11%) NetWeaver
10 1 (1.05%) Confluence
10 1 (1.05%) Drupal
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.26%) Office 365
4 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.16%) Datadog
5 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.11%) npm
6 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.84%) VPN
2 34 (35.79%) Firewall
3 27 (28.42%) DNS
4 25 (26.32%) LAN
5 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
5 22 (23.16%) WAN
6 20 (21.05%) IPsec
7 17 (17.89%) Network Security
8 16 (16.84%) DHCP
9 15 (15.79%) VLAN
10 14 (14.74%) HTTP
11 13 (13.68%) SNMP
12 12 (12.63%) BGP
12 12 (12.63%) OSPF
12 12 (12.63%) Wireshark
13 10 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (10.53%) FTP
13 10 (10.53%) MPLS
13 10 (10.53%) SSH
14 9 (9.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) MySQL
3 4 (4.21%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.21%) Redis
4 3 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.16%) Big Data
5 2 (2.11%) Adabas
5 2 (2.11%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Subversion
2 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.21%) Introscope
4 3 (3.16%) JIRA
4 3 (3.16%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) Grunt
5 2 (2.11%) gulp
5 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.11%) webpack
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.05%) Maven
6 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Analyst
2 12 (12.63%) Administrator
3 9 (9.47%) Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Integration Specialist
4 8 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (7.37%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Security Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Security Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Network Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Operational Support Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Operations Support Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) SharePoint Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Web Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Web Applications Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) XML
2 13 (13.68%) HTML
3 12 (12.63%) .NET
3 12 (12.63%) CSS
3 12 (12.63%) LDAP
4 10 (10.53%) SOAP
4 10 (10.53%) Web Services
5 9 (9.47%) HTML5
6 8 (8.42%) XML Messaging
7 7 (7.37%) JDBC
8 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (4.21%) CSS3
9 4 (4.21%) J2EE
9 4 (4.21%) JNDI
9 4 (4.21%) LAMP
9 4 (4.21%) PHP-FPM
9 4 (4.21%) RESTful
9 4 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.58%) User Experience
3 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.37%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (7.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.32%) Clustering
5 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.21%) Replication
7 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.11%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.11%) PKI
8 2 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.05%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Linux
3 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.37%) Unix
6 2 (2.11%) Android
6 2 (2.11%) Debian
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 19 (20.00%) Change Management
4 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 13 (13.68%) Network Design
6 12 (12.63%) SIEM
7 10 (10.53%) B2B
7 10 (10.53%) Presales
7 10 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Statistics
8 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.47%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.37%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.37%) Line Management
10 7 (7.37%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.74%) SQL
2 22 (23.16%) Java
3 15 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.58%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.58%) C#
5 9 (9.47%) Python
5 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.42%) RPG
7 7 (7.37%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) Jython
8 4 (4.21%) Korn
9 2 (2.11%) ABAP
9 2 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (2.11%) Natural
9 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.11%) RPG IV
9 2 (2.11%) VB
9 2 (2.11%) XPath
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) CISSP
2 17 (17.89%) Degree
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.53%) CCNP
4 10 (10.53%) CISM
5 8 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (8.42%) PMI Certification
5 8 (8.42%) PMP
6 7 (7.37%) CCDP
6 7 (7.37%) CCSE
6 7 (7.37%) IISP
6 7 (7.37%) ISSAP
6 7 (7.37%) JNCIP
7 5 (5.26%) CEH
7 5 (5.26%) CISA
7 5 (5.26%) GIAC
8 4 (4.21%) CCAA
8 4 (4.21%) CCNA
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.47%) SLA
3 6 (6.32%) GDPR
3 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.05%) COBIT
5 1 (1.05%) GPG13
5 1 (1.05%) HL7
5 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 20 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (8.42%) XenApp
4 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.37%) vSphere
4 7 (7.37%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.26%) iptables
7 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.16%) LXC
9 2 (2.11%) Varnish
9 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.05%) Docker
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.05%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) QRadar
2 5 (5.26%) Nagios
2 5 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.21%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.21%) EdgeSight
3 4 (4.21%) Puppet
4 3 (3.16%) Fail2ban
4 3 (3.16%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.11%) CASB
5 2 (2.11%) CSIRT
5 2 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.11%) Opsview
5 2 (2.11%) SELinux
5 2 (2.11%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Salt
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Cisco
2 20 (21.05%) Juniper
3 14 (14.74%) IBM
3 14 (14.74%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.68%) VMware
5 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 7 (7.37%) Citrix
6 7 (7.37%) Forcepoint
6 7 (7.37%) LogRhythm
6 7 (7.37%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.37%) Splunk
6 7 (7.37%) Tufin
7 6 (6.32%) Dynatrace
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle
9 3 (3.16%) Adobe
9 3 (3.16%) Lets Encrypt
10 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.11%) SAP