Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 260 307
Rank change year-on-year +20 +47 -57
Permanent jobs citing SSL 76 85 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.78% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 4.24% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 48
South West median annual salary £52,500 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.39% -3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,250 £32,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,125 £52,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1789 2004 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.52% 18.44% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1645 1974
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,525
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the South West

SSL
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in the South West.

Salary trend for SSL in the South West

SSL
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in the South West

SSL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bristol 0 43 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Gloucestershire +20 23 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Wiltshire -20 4 £50,000 +14.94%
Somerset -7 2 £52,500 +61.54%
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 43 (56.58%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (50.00%) SQL
4 36 (47.37%) TCP/IP
5 35 (46.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (46.05%) SaaS
6 34 (44.74%) HTTP
7 33 (43.42%) DNS
7 33 (43.42%) PaaS
7 33 (43.42%) REST
8 32 (42.11%) IaaS
9 31 (40.79%) Jenkins
9 31 (40.79%) C#
10 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
10 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (39.47%) DevOps
11 29 (38.16%) AngularJS
11 29 (38.16%) JSON
12 28 (36.84%) TDD
12 28 (36.84%) DHCP
12 28 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (35.53%) Firewall
14 26 (34.21%) Windows
15 25 (32.89%) OO
15 25 (32.89%) .NET
15 25 (32.89%) Mercurial
16 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
17 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
18 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
18 22 (28.95%) Finance

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.63%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (56.58%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (46.05%) SaaS
4 33 (43.42%) PaaS
5 32 (42.11%) IaaS
6 9 (11.84%) Office 365
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (3.95%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.95%) Route 53
7 3 (3.95%) Serverless
7 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.63%) npm
8 2 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 34 (44.74%) HTTP
3 33 (43.42%) DNS
4 28 (36.84%) DHCP
5 27 (35.53%) Firewall
6 19 (25.00%) VPN
7 13 (17.11%) IPsec
7 13 (17.11%) SMTP
8 11 (14.47%) FTP
9 10 (13.16%) Telnet
10 9 (11.84%) LDAP
10 9 (11.84%) tcpdump
10 9 (11.84%) Wireshark
11 6 (7.89%) LAN
11 6 (7.89%) WAN
12 5 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.26%) VLAN
14 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
14 3 (3.95%) Network Security
14 3 (3.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 18 (23.68%) NoSQL
3 16 (21.05%) CouchDB
4 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
4 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.21%) MySQL
6 5 (6.58%) Big Data
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (5.26%) Apache Hive
7 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 31 (40.79%) Jenkins
3 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
4 25 (32.89%) Mercurial
5 16 (21.05%) MSBuild
5 16 (21.05%) Selenium
6 13 (17.11%) Jasmine
6 13 (17.11%) Protractor
7 11 (14.47%) Cucumber
7 11 (14.47%) SpecFlow
8 10 (13.16%) Capybara
8 10 (13.16%) WATIR
8 10 (13.16%) WebDriver
9 7 (9.21%) JIRA
10 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
10 4 (5.26%) CodeSonar
10 4 (5.26%) git-flow
10 4 (5.26%) Robot Framework
11 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 19 (25.00%) Electronics
3 19 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 19 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) C# Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Software Developer
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Head of IT
5 9 (11.84%) Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Agile Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) REST
2 29 (38.16%) AngularJS
2 29 (38.16%) JSON
3 25 (32.89%) .NET
4 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 18 (23.68%) CSS
5 18 (23.68%) HTML
5 18 (23.68%) HTML5
5 18 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (18.42%) Kafka
8 13 (17.11%) React
9 10 (13.16%) Behat
10 9 (11.84%) Web Services
11 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.26%) Java EE
11 4 (5.26%) LAMP
11 4 (5.26%) Node.js
11 4 (5.26%) SOAP
11 4 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) User Experience
2 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.84%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (10.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) CESG
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Cyber Warfare
6 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.32%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Linux
3 13 (17.11%) Android
4 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.58%) CentOS
7 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.95%) CoreOS
8 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (39.47%) DevOps
2 28 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
2 28 (36.84%) TDD
3 25 (32.89%) OO
4 19 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 17 (22.37%) MVC
5 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
6 16 (21.05%) BDD
6 16 (21.05%) Scrum
7 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (18.42%) Kanban
8 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
9 13 (17.11%) Analytical Thinking
9 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (17.11%) SIEM
9 13 (17.11%) SOLID
10 12 (15.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.00%) SQL
2 31 (40.79%) C#
3 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.42%) Ruby
5 9 (11.84%) Python
6 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.21%) Java
8 4 (5.26%) C
8 4 (5.26%) C++
8 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.95%) PHP
10 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) GIAC
3 11 (14.47%) ISEB
3 11 (14.47%) ISTQB
4 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.84%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.89%) CCNA
6 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.95%) CISSP
7 3 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.95%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.95%) SANS
7 3 (3.95%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (3.95%) SSCP
8 2 (2.63%) CCVP
8 2 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.84%) Docker
4 9 (11.84%) Snort
5 5 (6.58%) vSphere
6 3 (3.95%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.63%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.32%) VMFS
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HAProxy
2 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Salt
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.63%) OSSEC
3 2 (2.63%) Terraform
4 1 (1.32%) Control-M
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) SAP
3 14 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.95%) Juniper
6 2 (2.63%) Aruba
6 2 (2.63%) New Relic
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.32%) CommVault
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) F5
7 1 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.32%) Solace
7 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard