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

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 424 482
Rank change year-on-year -38 +58  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 499 668 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 4.00% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 391 537 542
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
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 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
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 24 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 24 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 -43 481 £48,500 +4.30% 60
London +27 191 £55,000 -6.38% 17
South East -29 89 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South West +17 59 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire +32 47 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North West -23 44 £46,250 +2.77% 9
Bristol +3 35 £47,500 +41.79% 3
East of England -10 35 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Reading +20 28 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands -36 27 £65,000 +52.94% 3
West Yorkshire +20 26 £46,000 +41.53% 5
Yorkshire -15 26 £46,000 +41.53% 5
City of London +16 19 £58,750 +11.90% 4
Birmingham -15 19 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Manchester -27 17 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Suffolk +11 14 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Leeds +6 14 £77,500 +138.46% 1
Hampshire -5 14 £33,750 -23.72% 3
Cheshire -18 14 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Ipswich +16 13 £42,000 -16.00%
Gloucestershire -13 12 £50,000 +8.69%
Scotland +9 11 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh -3 10 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Hertfordshire -7 10 £57,500 +23.65% 3
Warrington - 10 £45,000 - 2
Liverpool - 9 - -
Merseyside - 9 - -
East Midlands +6 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Surrey +5 7 £70,000 +68.67% 1
Kent -1 7 £55,000 -18.51% 4

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 475 (51.13%) Firewall
2 383 (41.23%) VPN
3 374 (40.26%) Cisco
4 362 (38.97%) DNS
5 331 (35.63%) Linux
6 284 (30.57%) Windows
7 270 (29.06%) HTTP
8 259 (27.88%) TCP/IP
9 239 (25.73%) IPsec
10 207 (22.28%) VMware
11 193 (20.78%) WAN
12 183 (19.70%) SQL
12 183 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
13 173 (18.62%) Microsoft
14 172 (18.51%) Network Security
15 164 (17.65%) DHCP
16 162 (17.44%) LAN
16 162 (17.44%) Juniper
17 161 (17.33%) Active Directory
17 161 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 156 (16.79%) Load Balancing
18 156 (16.79%) Wireless
19 155 (16.68%) CheckPoint
20 154 (16.58%) OSPF
21 152 (16.36%) BGP
22 151 (16.25%) Data Centre
23 150 (16.15%) ITIL
24 144 (15.50%) Unix
24 144 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
24 144 (15.50%) Palo Alto

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
1 104 (11.19%) IIS
2 100 (10.76%) Apache
3 65 (7.00%) Tomcat
4 49 (5.27%) WebLogic
5 41 (4.41%) MS Exchange
6 37 (3.98%) JBoss
7 36 (3.88%) nginx
8 35 (3.77%) WebSphere
9 23 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 22 (2.37%) OpenStack
11 21 (2.26%) CMS
11 21 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
12 17 (1.83%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.29%) Skype for Business
13 12 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (1.18%) Drupal
15 10 (1.08%) Confluence
16 8 (0.86%) Anypoint
Applications
1 37 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.51%) 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 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.86%) 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
1 144 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.84%) SaaS
4 32 (3.44%) IaaS
5 31 (3.34%) Office 365
6 26 (2.80%) PaaS
7 20 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (0.86%) 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 ELB
13 3 (0.32%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 475 (51.13%) Firewall
2 383 (41.23%) VPN
3 362 (38.97%) DNS
4 270 (29.06%) HTTP
5 259 (27.88%) TCP/IP
6 239 (25.73%) IPsec
7 193 (20.78%) WAN
8 172 (18.51%) Network Security
9 164 (17.65%) DHCP
10 162 (17.44%) LAN
11 156 (16.79%) Wireless
12 154 (16.58%) OSPF
13 152 (16.36%) BGP
14 132 (14.21%) Internet
15 130 (13.99%) SMTP
16 126 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
17 115 (12.38%) LDAP
18 105 (11.30%) FTP
19 103 (11.09%) VoIP
20 101 (10.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (12.49%) SQL Server
2 84 (9.04%) MySQL
3 31 (3.34%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 25 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.26%) Big Data
8 20 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 17 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.08%) Redis
14 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.65%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 91 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.44%) Subversion
4 30 (3.23%) Maven
5 29 (3.12%) JIRA
6 23 (2.48%) Selenium
7 20 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.83%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.29%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.29%) Metasploit
11 12 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.29%) OllyDbg
11 12 (1.29%) Protractor
11 12 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.29%) Vagrant
11 12 (1.29%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.29%) WinDbg
General
1 135 (14.53%) Finance
2 81 (8.72%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.88%) Banking
4 26 (2.80%) Retail
5 23 (2.48%) Games
5 23 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.48%) Marketing
6 16 (1.72%) Publishing
7 15 (1.61%) Advertising
8 14 (1.51%) Multimedia
9 12 (1.29%) Electronics
10 11 (1.18%) Back Office
10 11 (1.18%) Legal
11 10 (1.08%) Digital Economy
12 8 (0.86%) Automotive
12 8 (0.86%) Local Government
13 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.65%) German Language
14 6 (0.65%) Law
15 4 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 215 (23.14%) Network Engineer
2 137 (14.75%) Analyst
3 90 (9.69%) Developer
4 82 (8.83%) Security Engineer
5 79 (8.50%) Support Engineer
6 62 (6.67%) Architect
7 60 (6.46%) Cisco Engineer
8 58 (6.24%) Administrator
9 57 (6.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 54 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
11 53 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 51 (5.49%) Consultant
13 49 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 49 (5.27%) Network Analyst
14 35 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
15 34 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
16 30 (3.23%) IT Engineer
17 28 (3.01%) Security Analyst
18 27 (2.91%) Security Consultant
19 26 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (12.59%) Web Services
2 113 (12.16%) HTML
3 98 (10.55%) CSS
3 98 (10.55%) REST
4 96 (10.33%) JSON
5 90 (9.69%) XML
6 83 (8.93%) AngularJS
7 71 (7.64%) SOAP
8 66 (7.10%) Ajax
9 58 (6.24%) .NET
10 53 (5.71%) HTML5
11 34 (3.66%) CSS3
11 34 (3.66%) jQuery
11 34 (3.66%) LAMP
12 31 (3.34%) J2EE
12 31 (3.34%) React
12 31 (3.34%) SAML
13 29 (3.12%) 802.1X
13 29 (3.12%) XSD
14 28 (3.01%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 151 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 105 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 47 (5.06%) PKI
5 42 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.88%) Clustering
7 28 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (2.15%) Private Cloud
9 20 (2.15%) User Experience
10 19 (2.05%) Blog
11 18 (1.94%) CMDB
12 17 (1.83%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.61%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (1.29%) Replication
16 11 (1.18%) CESG
16 11 (1.18%) Driving Licence
16 11 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 331 (35.63%) Linux
2 284 (30.57%) Windows
3 144 (15.50%) Unix
4 99 (10.66%) Windows Server
5 80 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.01%) CentOS
10 23 (2.48%) Solaris
11 22 (2.37%) Ubuntu
12 18 (1.94%) Debian
13 17 (1.83%) Windows 10
14 15 (1.61%) Android
15 13 (1.40%) AIX
15 13 (1.40%) Mac OS X
15 13 (1.40%) Windows 7
16 12 (1.29%) Kali Linux
17 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (16.79%) Load Balancing
2 150 (16.15%) ITIL
3 94 (10.12%) DevOps
4 88 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (8.50%) High Availability
6 75 (8.07%) Presales
7 74 (7.97%) Project Management
7 74 (7.97%) SIEM
8 65 (7.00%) Change Management
9 61 (6.57%) Network Management
10 60 (6.46%) Information Security
10 60 (6.46%) Mentoring
11 59 (6.35%) Migration
12 53 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 51 (5.49%) MVC
14 49 (5.27%) Web Development
15 47 (5.06%) Network Architecture
16 46 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
16 46 (4.95%) E-Commerce
17 45 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 183 (19.70%) SQL
2 117 (12.59%) JavaScript
3 109 (11.73%) Java
4 94 (10.12%) Python
5 82 (8.83%) PowerShell
6 66 (7.10%) PHP
7 51 (5.49%) C#
7 51 (5.49%) Perl
7 51 (5.49%) Ruby
8 48 (5.17%) Shell Script
9 41 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 27 (2.91%) C
10 27 (2.91%) XPath
11 26 (2.80%) C++
12 11 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.08%) Jython
13 10 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.54%) Go
15 5 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 183 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (13.56%) Degree
3 112 (12.06%) Security Cleared
4 109 (11.73%) CCNP
5 107 (11.52%) CCNA
6 81 (8.72%) SC Cleared
7 43 (4.63%) CCIE
8 31 (3.34%) DV Cleared
9 29 (3.12%) CISSP
10 24 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 24 (2.58%) ISEB
11 18 (1.94%) CISM
11 18 (1.94%) GIAC
12 17 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (1.83%) CEH
13 16 (1.72%) MCSE
13 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (1.51%) JNCIA
14 14 (1.51%) LPIC
15 12 (1.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.74%) PCI DSS
2 43 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (3.66%) SLA
4 31 (3.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (1.72%) QA
7 14 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
8 11 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (1.18%) GDPR
9 6 (0.65%) 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
1 161 (17.33%) Active Directory
1 161 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 37 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (3.88%) Docker
5 35 (3.77%) Snort
6 21 (2.26%) Firmware
7 19 (2.05%) vSphere
8 18 (1.94%) KVM
9 13 (1.40%) Samba
9 13 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.29%) ProxySG
11 11 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (1.08%) NFS
13 9 (0.97%) vCloud
14 8 (0.86%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.86%) Xen
15 7 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.65%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (6.46%) Puppet
2 49 (5.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 38 (4.09%) Ansible
4 31 (3.34%) Nagios
5 27 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
6 26 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (2.80%) SCCM
7 25 (2.69%) Backup Exec
8 18 (1.94%) Kubernetes
9 17 (1.83%) Nessus
9 17 (1.83%) Nmap
10 16 (1.72%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.72%) SCOM
11 13 (1.40%) OpenNebula
11 13 (1.40%) WSUS
12 12 (1.29%) Cisco CME
12 12 (1.29%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (1.29%) vCenter Server
13 11 (1.18%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 374 (40.26%) Cisco
2 207 (22.28%) VMware
3 173 (18.62%) Microsoft
4 162 (17.44%) Juniper
5 155 (16.68%) CheckPoint
6 144 (15.50%) Palo Alto
7 143 (15.39%) F5
8 93 (10.01%) Oracle
9 60 (6.46%) Citrix
10 55 (5.92%) Red Hat
11 52 (5.60%) Blue Coat
12 48 (5.17%) IBM
13 35 (3.77%) HP
14 34 (3.66%) SolarWinds
15 32 (3.44%) Fortinet
15 32 (3.44%) Google
16 31 (3.34%) WatchGuard
17 28 (3.01%) Brocade
17 28 (3.01%) Symantec
18 27 (2.91%) Splunk
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £67,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus+benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Radley Yeldar
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago