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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 424 482
Rank change year-on-year -30 +58  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 504 661 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 4.02% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 395 534 530
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -36 485 £48,500 +4.30% 63
London +27 191 £55,000 -8.33% 17
South East -8 92 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South West +1 59 £46,250 +23.33% 7
Berkshire +24 49 £57,500 +9.52% 4
North West -20 45 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Bristol 0 36 £47,500 +41.79% 2
East of England -8 35 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Reading +11 28 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands -33 28 £65,000 +52.94% 2
West Yorkshire +22 26 £46,000 +41.53% 5
Yorkshire -23 26 £46,000 +41.53% 5
Birmingham -14 20 £45,000 +2.27% 1
City of London +16 19 £58,750 +11.90% 4
Manchester -38 17 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Hampshire -1 15 £37,500 -15.25% 5
Cheshire -19 15 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Suffolk +12 14 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Leeds +7 14 £77,500 +138.46% 1
Ipswich +16 13 £42,000 -16.00%
Gloucestershire -16 12 £50,000 +8.69% 1
Scotland -2 11 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Warrington - 11 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh -1 10 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Hertfordshire -10 10 £57,500 +23.65% 3
Merseyside - 9 - -
Liverpool - 9 - -
Surrey +10 7 £70,000 +68.67% 1
East Midlands +10 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Farnborough +9 7 £39,000 -25.71% 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (51.19%) Firewall
2 385 (41.67%) VPN
3 375 (40.58%) Cisco
4 359 (38.85%) DNS
5 330 (35.71%) Linux
6 282 (30.52%) Windows
7 270 (29.22%) HTTP
8 259 (28.03%) TCP/IP
9 239 (25.87%) IPsec
10 204 (22.08%) VMware
11 195 (21.10%) WAN
12 186 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
13 180 (19.48%) SQL
14 172 (18.61%) Network Security
15 171 (18.51%) Microsoft
16 165 (17.86%) DHCP
17 162 (17.53%) LAN
18 160 (17.32%) Juniper
19 159 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
20 158 (17.10%) Load Balancing
20 158 (17.10%) Active Directory
21 156 (16.88%) OSPF
21 156 (16.88%) Wireless
22 154 (16.67%) BGP
23 153 (16.56%) CheckPoint
24 152 (16.45%) ITIL
25 151 (16.34%) Data Centre
26 145 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
27 144 (15.58%) F5
27 144 (15.58%) Unix

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
1 103 (11.15%) IIS
2 100 (10.82%) Apache
3 65 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 47 (5.09%) WebLogic
5 41 (4.44%) MS Exchange
6 37 (4.00%) JBoss
7 36 (3.90%) nginx
8 35 (3.79%) WebSphere
9 22 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (2.38%) OpenStack
10 21 (2.27%) CMS
10 21 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (2.06%) Oracle Service Bus
12 17 (1.84%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.30%) Skype for Business
13 12 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (1.19%) Drupal
15 10 (1.08%) Confluence
16 8 (0.87%) Anypoint
Applications
1 36 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.43%) InDesign
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.54%) Magento
3 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 145 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.98%) SaaS
4 33 (3.57%) IaaS
5 30 (3.25%) Office 365
6 27 (2.92%) PaaS
7 20 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.65%) CloudFront
11 6 (0.65%) GitHub
11 6 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.54%) Akamai
12 5 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 473 (51.19%) Firewall
2 385 (41.67%) VPN
3 359 (38.85%) DNS
4 270 (29.22%) HTTP
5 259 (28.03%) TCP/IP
6 239 (25.87%) IPsec
7 195 (21.10%) WAN
8 172 (18.61%) Network Security
9 165 (17.86%) DHCP
10 162 (17.53%) LAN
11 156 (16.88%) OSPF
11 156 (16.88%) Wireless
12 154 (16.67%) BGP
13 132 (14.29%) Internet
14 130 (14.07%) Cisco ASA
15 129 (13.96%) SMTP
16 115 (12.45%) LDAP
17 105 (11.36%) FTP
18 104 (11.26%) MPLS
19 103 (11.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 84 (9.09%) MySQL
3 32 (3.46%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.81%) MongoDB
5 25 (2.71%) Oracle Database
5 25 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.27%) Big Data
6 21 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.08%) Redis
11 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.65%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 90 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.87%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.35%) Subversion
4 29 (3.14%) JIRA
4 29 (3.14%) Maven
5 23 (2.49%) Selenium
6 20 (2.16%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.84%) Jasmine
8 15 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.30%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.30%) IDA Disassembler
10 12 (1.30%) Metasploit
10 12 (1.30%) OllyDbg
10 12 (1.30%) Protractor
10 12 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.30%) Vagrant
10 12 (1.30%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.30%) WinDbg
General
1 135 (14.61%) Finance
2 82 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.90%) Banking
4 26 (2.81%) Retail
5 24 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.60%) Marketing
6 22 (2.38%) Games
7 15 (1.62%) Publishing
8 14 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 13 (1.41%) Advertising
9 13 (1.41%) Electronics
10 10 (1.08%) Back Office
10 10 (1.08%) Digital Economy
10 10 (1.08%) Legal
11 8 (0.87%) Automotive
11 8 (0.87%) Local Government
12 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.65%) German Language
13 6 (0.65%) Law
14 4 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 216 (23.38%) Network Engineer
2 136 (14.72%) Analyst
3 88 (9.52%) Developer
4 82 (8.87%) Security Engineer
5 78 (8.44%) Support Engineer
6 61 (6.60%) Architect
6 61 (6.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 58 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
8 57 (6.17%) Administrator
9 54 (5.84%) Network Security Engineer
10 53 (5.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 51 (5.52%) Consultant
12 48 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 48 (5.19%) Network Analyst
13 34 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
13 34 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.25%) IT Engineer
15 28 (3.03%) Security Analyst
16 27 (2.92%) Security Consultant
17 26 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (12.45%) Web Services
2 114 (12.34%) HTML
3 99 (10.71%) CSS
4 98 (10.61%) REST
5 96 (10.39%) JSON
6 87 (9.42%) XML
7 83 (8.98%) AngularJS
8 68 (7.36%) SOAP
9 66 (7.14%) Ajax
10 59 (6.39%) .NET
11 54 (5.84%) HTML5
12 34 (3.68%) CSS3
12 34 (3.68%) jQuery
12 34 (3.68%) LAMP
13 31 (3.35%) J2EE
13 31 (3.35%) React
13 31 (3.35%) SAML
14 29 (3.14%) 802.1X
15 27 (2.92%) JDBC
15 27 (2.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 151 (16.34%) Data Centre
2 105 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 47 (5.09%) PKI
5 42 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.90%) Clustering
7 28 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (2.16%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.16%) User Experience
10 19 (2.06%) Blog
11 17 (1.84%) CMDB
11 17 (1.84%) Public Cloud
12 15 (1.62%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
13 13 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (1.41%) Replication
14 11 (1.19%) CESG
14 11 (1.19%) Driving Licence
14 11 (1.19%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 330 (35.71%) Linux
2 282 (30.52%) Windows
3 144 (15.58%) Unix
4 97 (10.50%) Windows Server
5 79 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.03%) CentOS
10 23 (2.49%) Solaris
10 23 (2.49%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.95%) Debian
12 16 (1.73%) Windows 10
13 15 (1.62%) Android
14 13 (1.41%) AIX
15 12 (1.30%) Kali Linux
15 12 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.30%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (17.10%) Load Balancing
2 152 (16.45%) ITIL
3 94 (10.17%) DevOps
4 87 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (8.44%) High Availability
6 75 (8.12%) Presales
6 75 (8.12%) Project Management
6 75 (8.12%) SIEM
7 65 (7.03%) Change Management
8 61 (6.60%) Network Management
9 60 (6.49%) Information Security
9 60 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 59 (6.39%) Migration
11 54 (5.84%) Service Delivery
12 52 (5.63%) MVC
13 49 (5.30%) Web Development
14 47 (5.09%) Network Architecture
15 46 (4.98%) Cybersecurity
15 46 (4.98%) E-Commerce
16 45 (4.87%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 180 (19.48%) SQL
2 117 (12.66%) JavaScript
3 108 (11.69%) Java
4 94 (10.17%) Python
5 82 (8.87%) PowerShell
6 66 (7.14%) PHP
7 52 (5.63%) C#
8 51 (5.52%) Perl
8 51 (5.52%) Ruby
9 47 (5.09%) Shell Script
10 41 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.92%) C
11 27 (2.92%) XPath
12 26 (2.81%) C++
13 11 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.08%) Jython
15 8 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.54%) VB
18 4 (0.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 186 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (13.53%) Degree
3 112 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 111 (12.01%) CCNP
5 108 (11.69%) CCNA
6 82 (8.87%) SC Cleared
7 44 (4.76%) CCIE
8 31 (3.35%) DV Cleared
9 29 (3.14%) CISSP
10 24 (2.60%) ISEB
11 23 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (1.95%) CISM
12 18 (1.95%) GIAC
13 17 (1.84%) CEH
13 17 (1.84%) MCSE
13 17 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (1.52%) JNCIA
16 13 (1.41%) LPIC
17 12 (1.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 43 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (3.79%) SLA
4 31 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 17 (1.84%) QA
7 13 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 11 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (1.19%) GDPR
9 7 (0.76%) PMO
10 4 (0.43%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.22%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.11%) COBIT
12 1 (0.11%) COSO
12 1 (0.11%) FISMA
12 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 159 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (17.10%) Active Directory
3 46 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 37 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (3.90%) Docker
6 35 (3.79%) Snort
7 20 (2.16%) Firmware
8 19 (2.06%) vSphere
9 18 (1.95%) KVM
10 13 (1.41%) Samba
11 12 (1.30%) ProxySG
11 12 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.08%) NFS
12 10 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.97%) vCloud
14 8 (0.87%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.87%) Xen
15 7 (0.76%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (6.49%) Puppet
2 49 (5.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 37 (4.00%) Ansible
4 31 (3.35%) Nagios
5 28 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
6 26 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (2.71%) SCCM
8 24 (2.60%) Backup Exec
9 18 (1.95%) Kubernetes
10 17 (1.84%) Nessus
10 17 (1.84%) Nmap
11 15 (1.62%) NetBackup
11 15 (1.62%) SCOM
12 13 (1.41%) OpenNebula
12 13 (1.41%) vCenter Server
12 13 (1.41%) WSUS
13 12 (1.30%) Cisco CME
13 12 (1.30%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 11 (1.19%) EnCase
Vendors
1 375 (40.58%) Cisco
2 204 (22.08%) VMware
3 171 (18.51%) Microsoft
4 160 (17.32%) Juniper
5 153 (16.56%) CheckPoint
6 144 (15.58%) F5
6 144 (15.58%) Palo Alto
7 90 (9.74%) Oracle
8 58 (6.28%) Citrix
9 55 (5.95%) Red Hat
10 51 (5.52%) Blue Coat
11 47 (5.09%) IBM
12 36 (3.90%) HP
13 35 (3.79%) SolarWinds
14 32 (3.46%) Fortinet
14 32 (3.46%) Google
14 32 (3.46%) WatchGuard
15 28 (3.03%) Brocade
15 28 (3.03%) Symantec
16 27 (2.92%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Remote Working, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £67,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus+benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago