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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / South West
Rank 192 204 201
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 40 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% 0.83% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 4.23% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 44
Median salary £41,250 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% +22.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,290 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.55% +12.50%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 783 1158 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.59% 19.70% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 593 973 848
Median salary £35,250 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.75% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,174
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 19 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Gloucestershire +4 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Devon - 5 £24,000 -
Wiltshire +2 3 £40,000 -14.57% 1
Cornwall - 2 £25,000 -
Dorset - 2 £43,750 -
Somerset -7 1 £42,500 +30.76%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 38 (47.50%) HTTP
2 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (36.25%) DNS
4 27 (33.75%) Java
5 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
6 25 (31.25%) SQL
6 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (28.75%) Security Cleared
7 23 (28.75%) VPN
7 23 (28.75%) Firewall
8 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (26.25%) AngularJS
9 21 (26.25%) Spring
10 20 (25.00%) Windows
11 19 (23.75%) Linux
11 19 (23.75%) REST
12 18 (22.50%) High Availability
12 18 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (22.50%) HTML
12 18 (22.50%) FTP
12 18 (22.50%) DV Cleared
13 17 (21.25%) Wireshark
13 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
13 17 (21.25%) DHCP
13 17 (21.25%) tcpdump
14 16 (20.00%) HTTPS
14 16 (20.00%) Cisco
14 16 (20.00%) XML
15 15 (18.75%) MySQL
15 15 (18.75%) SMTP

SSL
Top Related 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 8 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.75%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.25%) nginx
7 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.50%) PaaS
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) HTTP
2 29 (36.25%) DNS
3 26 (32.50%) TCP/IP
4 23 (28.75%) Firewall
4 23 (28.75%) VPN
5 18 (22.50%) FTP
6 17 (21.25%) DHCP
6 17 (21.25%) tcpdump
6 17 (21.25%) Wireshark
7 16 (20.00%) HTTPS
8 15 (18.75%) SMTP
9 14 (17.50%) LDAP
10 13 (16.25%) IPsec
11 11 (13.75%) Telnet
12 10 (12.50%) SSH
12 10 (12.50%) WAN
13 7 (8.75%) LAN
13 7 (8.75%) Network Security
14 6 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) MySQL
2 12 (15.00%) Big Data
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) Impala
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.75%) Maven
4 9 (11.25%) Eclipse
4 9 (11.25%) Subversion
5 6 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.50%) JIRA
5 6 (7.50%) Selenium
6 4 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (5.00%) CodeSonar
6 4 (5.00%) git-flow
6 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.00%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.50%) Capybara
7 2 (2.50%) Grunt
7 2 (2.50%) gulp
7 2 (2.50%) Protractor
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) WATIR
7 2 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Games
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (8.75%) Incident Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Requirements Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) AngularJS
1 21 (26.25%) Spring
2 19 (23.75%) REST
3 18 (22.50%) HTML
4 16 (20.00%) XML
5 14 (17.50%) SOAP
6 12 (15.00%) CSS
7 11 (13.75%) Ajax
8 9 (11.25%) JDBC
8 9 (11.25%) JMS
8 9 (11.25%) JPA
9 7 (8.75%) HTML5
9 7 (8.75%) JSON
9 7 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (7.50%) EJB
10 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.50%) J2EE
10 6 (7.50%) React
11 5 (6.25%) CSS3
11 5 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Clustering
2 8 (10.00%) PKI
3 6 (7.50%) iPhone
3 6 (7.50%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.75%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Cybercrime
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) IVR
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (23.75%) Linux
3 13 (16.25%) Android
4 8 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Phone
6 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.25%) Debian
6 5 (6.25%) Solaris
6 5 (6.25%) Unix
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (22.50%) High Availability
3 15 (18.75%) Web Development
4 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.00%) Coaching
5 12 (15.00%) TDD
6 10 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 10 (12.50%) Scrum
6 10 (12.50%) SIEM
6 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.50%) User Stories
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.25%) Performance Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.75%) Information Security
9 7 (8.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.75%) Java
3 25 (31.25%) SQL
4 14 (17.50%) C#
5 13 (16.25%) Python
6 12 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (13.75%) C
8 10 (12.50%) C++
8 10 (12.50%) Objective-C
9 7 (8.75%) Go
9 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
10 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.25%) PHP
12 2 (2.50%) Ruby
13 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.50%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (16.25%) CCNA
5 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.00%) GIAC
6 8 (10.00%) MCSE
6 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.50%) CCNP
8 4 (5.00%) CCIE
8 4 (5.00%) CISSP
8 4 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (5.00%) SANS
8 4 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (5.00%) SSCP
9 3 (3.75%) Degree
9 3 (3.75%) MCITP
9 3 (3.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) Snort
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) Docker
4 5 (6.25%) Samba
4 5 (6.25%) vSphere
5 4 (5.00%) KVM
6 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Puppet
2 6 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 6 (7.50%) Nagios
3 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.00%) Salt
5 3 (3.75%) Rundeck
5 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.25%) Ansible
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.25%) OpenNebula
6 1 (1.25%) Rancher
6 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) Cisco
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 8 (10.00%) Juniper
4 8 (10.00%) Veritas
5 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.25%) WatchGuard
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 3 (3.75%) Draytek
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) ProCurve
6 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.75%) Symantec
6 3 (3.75%) Veeam
6 3 (3.75%) ZyXEL
7 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.50%) Sun
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