The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 425 464
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 480 675 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.55% 4.03% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 369 541 565
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13534 16742 19659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10977 13870 15738
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SSL in the UK

SSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL over the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in the UK

SSL
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -25 470 £47,500 -5.00% 61
London +8 180 £57,500 +4.54% 26
South East -23 96 £50,000 -4.76% 13
South West +6 57 £40,000 -6.97% 7
Berkshire +11 46 £55,000 +3.28% 4
North West -17 39 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Midlands +2 35 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bristol +17 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East of England -8 30 £40,000 -13.97% 4
Reading +5 28 £57,500 +7.98% 2
Birmingham +12 25 £45,000 +5.88%
West Yorkshire +21 24 £46,000 +41.53% 2
Yorkshire -17 24 £46,000 +41.53% 3
City of London +12 23 £47,500 -13.63% 9
Manchester -40 18 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Kent +21 14 £55,000 -21.42%
Hampshire +18 14 £37,500 - 5
Leeds -1 11 £75,000 +130.76% 1
Hertfordshire +1 10 £57,500 +23.65% 1
Liverpool - 10 - -
Merseyside - 10 - -
Gloucestershire -6 9 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire -12 9 £45,000 -35.71%
Bradford - 9 £46,000 -
Scotland +18 8 £45,000 -16.27% 5
Oxfordshire -4 8 £42,500 -22.72% 1
East Midlands +19 7 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Essex +7 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
West Sussex -2 7 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Warrington - 7 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 with a requirement for SSL.

1 473 (50.53%) Firewall
2 360 (38.46%) VPN
2 360 (38.46%) Cisco
3 346 (36.97%) DNS
4 344 (36.75%) Linux
5 280 (29.91%) Windows
5 280 (29.91%) TCP/IP
6 259 (27.67%) HTTP
7 228 (24.36%) IPsec
8 211 (22.54%) VMware
9 200 (21.37%) SQL
10 174 (18.59%) Cisco Certification
11 172 (18.38%) WAN
12 171 (18.27%) Unix
13 170 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 168 (17.95%) Juniper
15 164 (17.52%) CheckPoint
15 164 (17.52%) Network Security
15 164 (17.52%) Data Centre
16 163 (17.41%) Microsoft
17 155 (16.56%) Active Directory
17 155 (16.56%) ITIL
18 154 (16.45%) LAN
19 153 (16.35%) F5
20 151 (16.13%) Wireless
20 151 (16.13%) Palo Alto
21 149 (15.92%) OSPF
21 149 (15.92%) BGP
22 143 (15.28%) Finance
23 137 (14.64%) DHCP

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 110 (11.75%) IIS
2 105 (11.22%) Apache
3 71 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 58 (6.20%) WebLogic
5 49 (5.24%) WebSphere
6 43 (4.59%) JBoss
7 35 (3.74%) nginx
8 33 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (2.99%) MS Exchange
10 24 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
11 20 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (1.92%) OpenStack
12 18 (1.92%) SharePoint
13 17 (1.82%) CMS
14 11 (1.18%) Drupal
15 10 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.85%) Confluence
17 8 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
17 8 (0.85%) lighttpd
Applications
1 30 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.32%) InDesign
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 122 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.88%) SaaS
4 26 (2.78%) Office 365
5 20 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (1.28%) IaaS
8 12 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
8 12 (1.28%) PaaS
9 9 (0.96%) SoftLayer
10 7 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.64%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.64%) GitHub
12 5 (0.53%) Akamai
12 5 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 473 (50.53%) Firewall
2 360 (38.46%) VPN
3 346 (36.97%) DNS
4 280 (29.91%) TCP/IP
5 259 (27.67%) HTTP
6 228 (24.36%) IPsec
7 172 (18.38%) WAN
8 164 (17.52%) Network Security
9 154 (16.45%) LAN
10 151 (16.13%) Wireless
11 149 (15.92%) BGP
11 149 (15.92%) OSPF
12 137 (14.64%) DHCP
13 122 (13.03%) Cisco ASA
14 121 (12.93%) SMTP
15 120 (12.82%) Internet
15 120 (12.82%) LDAP
16 105 (11.22%) FTP
17 95 (10.15%) VoIP
18 94 (10.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.76%) MySQL
3 41 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.14%) Big Data
8 19 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.39%) DB2
12 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.96%) Redis
16 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (9.51%) Git (software)
2 51 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 44 (4.70%) Subversion
4 35 (3.74%) Maven
5 33 (3.53%) JIRA
6 21 (2.24%) Selenium
7 19 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.39%) Jasmine
10 13 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.39%) Vagrant
10 13 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.96%) gulp
12 9 (0.96%) Metasploit
12 9 (0.96%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.85%) Protractor
13 8 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.85%) WinDbg
General
1 143 (15.28%) Finance
2 70 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 47 (5.02%) Retail
4 39 (4.17%) Banking
5 24 (2.56%) Games
6 19 (2.03%) Publishing
7 17 (1.82%) Advertising
8 16 (1.71%) Back Office
9 14 (1.50%) Legal
10 13 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.39%) Marketing
10 13 (1.39%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.85%) Electronics
12 8 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.85%) Local Government
13 6 (0.64%) Automotive
13 6 (0.64%) Front Office
14 4 (0.43%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (23.61%) Network Engineer
2 117 (12.50%) Analyst
3 95 (10.15%) Developer
4 83 (8.87%) Security Engineer
5 73 (7.80%) Support Engineer
6 64 (6.84%) Architect
6 64 (6.84%) Consultant
7 60 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 60 (6.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 53 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 52 (5.56%) Administrator
9 52 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 45 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (4.59%) Network Analyst
12 37 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
13 33 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
14 32 (3.42%) Security Consultant
15 31 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
16 29 (3.10%) Network Support
17 28 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (12.50%) Web Services
2 114 (12.18%) XML
3 108 (11.54%) HTML
4 91 (9.72%) REST
5 87 (9.29%) CSS
6 80 (8.55%) JSON
6 80 (8.55%) SOAP
7 68 (7.26%) AngularJS
8 60 (6.41%) Ajax
9 50 (5.34%) .NET
10 38 (4.06%) HTML5
11 35 (3.74%) J2EE
11 35 (3.74%) JMS
11 35 (3.74%) SAML
11 35 (3.74%) Spring
12 34 (3.63%) Middleware
12 34 (3.63%) XSD
13 30 (3.21%) jQuery
14 28 (2.99%) JDBC
15 27 (2.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 164 (17.52%) Data Centre
2 98 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.70%) PKI
5 43 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.74%) Clustering
7 29 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (2.14%) CMDB
10 18 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 16 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 16 (1.71%) User Experience
13 15 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (1.50%) Driving Licence
15 12 (1.28%) Blog
15 12 (1.28%) DataPower
16 11 (1.18%) CESG
16 11 (1.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 344 (36.75%) Linux
2 280 (29.91%) Windows
3 171 (18.27%) Unix
4 94 (10.04%) Windows Server
5 72 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (3.21%) Solaris
9 29 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (2.88%) CentOS
11 21 (2.24%) Debian
12 19 (2.03%) Windows 10
13 16 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 15 (1.60%) AIX
14 15 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.50%) Windows 7
16 12 (1.28%) Android
17 9 (0.96%) Kali Linux
18 7 (0.75%) Apple iOS
19 6 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (16.56%) ITIL
2 135 (14.42%) Load Balancing
3 95 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (10.15%) High Availability
4 92 (9.83%) DevOps
5 79 (8.44%) Information Security
6 74 (7.91%) Presales
7 69 (7.37%) SIEM
8 68 (7.26%) Change Management
8 68 (7.26%) Project Management
9 64 (6.84%) Network Management
10 57 (6.09%) Migration
11 51 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
11 51 (5.45%) Service Delivery
12 50 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 50 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
13 49 (5.24%) Web Development
14 48 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 48 (5.13%) E-Commerce
15 45 (4.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 200 (21.37%) SQL
2 128 (13.68%) Java
3 108 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 100 (10.68%) Python
5 66 (7.05%) PowerShell
6 59 (6.30%) Shell Script
7 56 (5.98%) PHP
8 49 (5.24%) Perl
9 45 (4.81%) Ruby
10 44 (4.70%) C#
11 42 (4.49%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.78%) C++
12 26 (2.78%) XPath
13 25 (2.67%) C
14 16 (1.71%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.28%) Go
15 12 (1.28%) Jython
16 11 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.85%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 174 (18.59%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (14.10%) Degree
3 118 (12.61%) CCNP
4 110 (11.75%) Security Cleared
5 100 (10.68%) CCNA
6 80 (8.55%) SC Cleared
7 31 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 30 (3.21%) CCIE
9 28 (2.99%) CISSP
10 23 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (2.35%) ISEB
12 20 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (2.03%) LPIC
14 18 (1.92%) JNCIA
15 17 (1.82%) MCSE
16 16 (1.71%) CISM
17 15 (1.60%) GIAC
18 14 (1.50%) CCSE
19 13 (1.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.06%) PCI DSS
2 33 (3.53%) SLA
3 32 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (2.46%) ISO27002
6 19 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (1.82%) QA
8 11 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.85%) GDPR
10 5 (0.53%) PMO
11 4 (0.43%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.21%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.11%) COBIT
13 1 (0.11%) COSO
13 1 (0.11%) FISMA
13 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 170 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (16.56%) Active Directory
3 48 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.74%) Docker
5 33 (3.53%) Snort
6 32 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.67%) Firmware
8 17 (1.82%) KVM
8 17 (1.82%) Samba
8 17 (1.82%) vSphere
9 16 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (1.28%) NFS
10 12 (1.28%) vCloud
11 11 (1.18%) ProxySG
11 11 (1.18%) Xen
12 9 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.85%) PowerDNS
13 8 (0.85%) QEMU
14 6 (0.64%) LXC
14 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 68 (7.26%) Puppet
2 51 (5.45%) Ansible
3 40 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 37 (3.95%) Nagios
5 28 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 28 (2.99%) SCCM
6 25 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
8 21 (2.24%) NetBackup
8 21 (2.24%) SCOM
9 17 (1.82%) Kubernetes
10 15 (1.60%) HAProxy
10 15 (1.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 13 (1.39%) OpenNebula
12 11 (1.18%) Mesos
12 11 (1.18%) Nessus
12 11 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (1.07%) CA Single Sign-On
13 10 (1.07%) Nmap
13 10 (1.07%) Salt
Vendors
1 360 (38.46%) Cisco
2 211 (22.54%) VMware
3 168 (17.95%) Juniper
4 164 (17.52%) CheckPoint
5 163 (17.41%) Microsoft
6 153 (16.35%) F5
7 151 (16.13%) Palo Alto
8 115 (12.29%) Oracle
9 63 (6.73%) Citrix
10 62 (6.62%) Blue Coat
11 57 (6.09%) IBM
12 53 (5.66%) Red Hat
13 35 (3.74%) Brocade
13 35 (3.74%) HP
14 33 (3.53%) Fortinet
14 33 (3.53%) SolarWinds
15 32 (3.42%) Google
16 25 (2.67%) Symantec
17 24 (2.56%) Riverbed
17 24 (2.56%) WatchGuard
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £32k - 38k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £60K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Including benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + 15% flexible benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago