Period
to 19 February 2020

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

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 258 261
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SSL 44 64 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 4.32% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 63
South West median annual salary £75,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.63% +3.00% +19.76%
10th Percentile £33,300 £36,200 £31,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £61,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -

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 1,465 1,483 1,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.62% 14.69% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,183 1,119 1,505
South West median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% +12.58%
10th Percentile £24,625 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £65,000 £61,050
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 February 2020.

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 February 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
Wiltshire +2 12 £60,000 +16.50%
Bristol +23 7 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Dorset +24 5 £70,000 -15.15%
Gloucestershire -26 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Devon - 3 £28,500 -
Somerset +10 1 £33,000 -35.61%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Firewall
3 17 (38.64%) VPN
3 17 (38.64%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (36.36%) HTTP
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (29.55%) Degree
7 12 (27.27%) DNS
7 12 (27.27%) HTTPS
8 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (25.00%) Java
8 11 (25.00%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.00%) Azure
8 11 (25.00%) Office 365
9 10 (22.73%) Splunk
9 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
10 9 (20.45%) MySQL
10 9 (20.45%) MPLS
10 9 (20.45%) TDD
10 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
10 9 (20.45%) User Experience
11 8 (18.18%) AirWatch
11 8 (18.18%) Cybercrime
11 8 (18.18%) User Stories
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (18.18%) Dependency Injection

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 5 (11.36%) Confluence
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) DNN
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Gephi
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Azure
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
2 5 (11.36%) AWS
2 5 (11.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (11.36%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (11.36%) OpenShift
2 5 (11.36%) Route 53
2 5 (11.36%) Serverless
2 5 (11.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Google Play
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) VPN
3 16 (36.36%) HTTP
4 12 (27.27%) DNS
4 12 (27.27%) HTTPS
5 9 (20.45%) MPLS
6 8 (18.18%) Internet
7 7 (15.91%) LAN
7 7 (15.91%) WAN
7 7 (15.91%) Wireshark
8 6 (13.64%) BGP
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
8 6 (13.64%) FCoE
8 6 (13.64%) IPsec
8 6 (13.64%) OSPF
8 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.64%) VoIP
8 6 (13.64%) VPLS
8 6 (13.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.09%) Infinispan
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.82%) Big Data
5 3 (6.82%) Impala
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Bitbucket Server
2 7 (15.91%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) Artifactory
4 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.36%) SonarQube
4 5 (11.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
4 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.36%) Xcode
5 4 (9.09%) Android Studio
5 4 (9.09%) Ant
5 4 (9.09%) CocoaPods
5 4 (9.09%) Gradle
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 4 (9.09%) Mockito
5 4 (9.09%) NUnit
6 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (18.18%) Legal
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) IT Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 4 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Android Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Data Science Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
8 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.36%) JSON
3 5 (11.36%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) EJB
4 4 (9.09%) Retrofit
4 4 (9.09%) RxJava
4 4 (9.09%) UIKit
4 4 (9.09%) WebKit
5 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (6.82%) Kafka
6 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) JDBC
6 1 (2.27%) JPA
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
1 9 (20.45%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) Cybercrime
3 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.36%) CESG
4 5 (11.36%) Public Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (4.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Android
1 5 (11.36%) CoreOS
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) MVVM
5 8 (18.18%) Push Notifications
5 8 (18.18%) User Stories
6 7 (15.91%) Behavioural Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) Security Operations
6 7 (15.91%) SIEM
6 7 (15.91%) Threat Detection
6 7 (15.91%) Threat Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (13.64%) Presales
7 6 (13.64%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
3 7 (15.91%) Python
4 5 (11.36%) Apple Swift
4 5 (11.36%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) Kotlin
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) R
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.64%) CCNP
4 5 (11.36%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) CEH
6 2 (4.55%) CISSP
6 2 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) GIAC
6 2 (4.55%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.55%) SANS
6 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) SSCP
7 1 (2.27%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Docker
3 5 (11.36%) GlusterFS
3 5 (11.36%) VirtualBox
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Flume
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.55%) ProxySG
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) AirWatch
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 5 (11.36%) Ansible
3 5 (11.36%) Nagios
3 5 (11.36%) OSSEC
3 5 (11.36%) Terraform
4 3 (6.82%) Oozie
5 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Splunk
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
5 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.36%) New Relic
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.09%) Google
8 3 (6.82%) VMware
9 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.55%) BT
9 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 2 (4.55%) Draytek
9 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.55%) Veeam
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) HP
10 1 (2.27%) IBM