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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
Rank 477 403 432
Rank change year-on-year -74 +29  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 429 765 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 4.28% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 325 621 599
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 13612 17854 19448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.29% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 14770 15481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
England -68 412 £47,500 - 67
London -9 148 £57,500 +6.18% 17
South East -3 116 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Berkshire -1 49 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South West +5 39 £42,500 -10.52% 8
West Midlands +20 37 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Hampshire +46 30 £50,000 +33.33% 6
North West -5 28 £47,500 +29.25% 7
Reading +15 26 £55,000 - 1
City of London +30 25 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East of England -49 22 £65,000 +39.78% 7
Manchester -17 21 £47,500 +28.37% 6
Birmingham +9 20 £47,500 +18.75%
Bristol +7 19 £42,500 -15.00% 7
West Yorkshire +13 18 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -13 18 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -7 14 £65,000 +39.78%
Kent +28 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Scotland +23 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Leeds -5 10 £35,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 10 £57,500 -
West Sussex +4 8 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Edinburgh -2 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Liverpool - 7 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £60,000 -
Hatfield +25 6 £65,000 +10.16%
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £37,000 -16.85% 1
Bradford +12 6 £46,000 +31.42% 1
Warwickshire +32 5 £65,000 +30.00%

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for SSL.

1 497 (46.67%) Firewall
2 442 (41.50%) Linux
3 376 (35.31%) DNS
4 345 (32.39%) Cisco
5 344 (32.30%) VPN
6 339 (31.83%) TCP/IP
7 338 (31.74%) Windows
8 272 (25.54%) SQL
9 261 (24.51%) VMware
10 249 (23.38%) HTTP
11 246 (23.10%) Unix
12 229 (21.50%) Finance
13 218 (20.47%) Java
14 213 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 205 (19.25%) IPsec
16 189 (17.75%) Oracle
17 188 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
18 177 (16.62%) SQL Server
19 174 (16.34%) Data Centre
20 172 (16.15%) LAN
21 171 (16.06%) ITIL
22 170 (15.96%) WAN
23 165 (15.49%) Active Directory
24 163 (15.31%) Microsoft
25 162 (15.21%) CheckPoint
26 156 (14.65%) XML
27 149 (13.99%) Juniper
28 144 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
29 143 (13.43%) IIS
30 141 (13.24%) HTML

SSL
Top Related 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
1 143 (13.43%) IIS
2 138 (12.96%) Apache
3 91 (8.54%) Tomcat
4 81 (7.61%) JBoss
5 71 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 63 (5.92%) WebLogic
7 58 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 36 (3.38%) CMS
8 36 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 35 (3.29%) nginx
10 34 (3.19%) MS Exchange
11 31 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
12 28 (2.63%) SharePoint
13 26 (2.44%) OpenStack
14 17 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.94%) lighttpd
18 8 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 93 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.63%) MS Office
3 11 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.094%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.094%) InDesign
7 1 (0.094%) MS Project
7 1 (0.094%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.97%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Eikon
4 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.094%) Kissmetrics
6 1 (0.094%) Magento
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.094%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 94 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.63%) Office 365
3 27 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.69%) PaaS
5 16 (1.50%) SaaS
6 13 (1.22%) IaaS
6 13 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
7 12 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.03%) SoftLayer
9 10 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.56%) G Suite
12 5 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.47%) Heroku
13 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.38%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.38%) GitHub
14 2 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 497 (46.67%) Firewall
2 376 (35.31%) DNS
3 344 (32.30%) VPN
4 339 (31.83%) TCP/IP
5 249 (23.38%) HTTP
6 205 (19.25%) IPsec
7 172 (16.15%) LAN
8 170 (15.96%) WAN
9 139 (13.05%) DHCP
10 133 (12.49%) Wireless
11 132 (12.39%) Network Security
12 128 (12.02%) LDAP
13 125 (11.74%) OSPF
14 124 (11.64%) BGP
15 122 (11.46%) Internet
15 122 (11.46%) SMTP
16 114 (10.70%) Cisco ASA
17 90 (8.45%) MPLS
18 89 (8.36%) SAN
19 86 (8.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 117 (10.99%) MySQL
3 85 (7.98%) Oracle Database
4 41 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 39 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (2.63%) Big Data
6 28 (2.63%) DB2
7 25 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
10 17 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.85%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.85%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.75%) Redis
14 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 105 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 58 (5.45%) Subversion
4 39 (3.66%) Maven
5 37 (3.47%) JIRA
6 26 (2.44%) Selenium
6 26 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 24 (2.25%) Eclipse
8 22 (2.07%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.94%) Hudson
12 9 (0.85%) Vagrant
13 7 (0.66%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.56%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.56%) Grunt
14 6 (0.56%) gulp
14 6 (0.56%) JSHint
14 6 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 229 (21.50%) Finance
2 77 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 68 (6.38%) Banking
4 46 (4.32%) Retail
5 26 (2.44%) Publishing
6 23 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.07%) Advertising
8 19 (1.78%) Marketing
9 18 (1.69%) Games
10 17 (1.60%) Back Office
10 17 (1.60%) Legal
11 16 (1.50%) Electronics
12 14 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.94%) Front Office
15 8 (0.75%) French Language
15 8 (0.75%) German Language
15 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
15 8 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 201 (18.87%) Network Engineer
2 115 (10.80%) Developer
3 89 (8.36%) Consultant
4 88 (8.26%) Analyst
5 83 (7.79%) Security Engineer
6 77 (7.23%) Administrator
7 72 (6.76%) Architect
8 68 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 61 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
10 60 (5.63%) Cisco Engineer
11 59 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
12 58 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 54 (5.07%) Network Security Engineer
14 52 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
15 51 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 40 (3.76%) Java Developer
17 38 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
18 36 (3.38%) Security Consultant
19 34 (3.19%) Senior Developer
20 32 (3.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (14.65%) XML
2 141 (13.24%) HTML
3 132 (12.39%) Web Services
4 108 (10.14%) SOAP
5 90 (8.45%) CSS
6 85 (7.98%) .NET
7 79 (7.42%) REST
8 76 (7.14%) Ajax
9 60 (5.63%) Middleware
10 59 (5.54%) AngularJS
11 56 (5.26%) JMS
11 56 (5.26%) JSON
12 52 (4.88%) ASP.NET
12 52 (4.88%) J2EE
13 48 (4.51%) LAMP
14 45 (4.23%) Spring
15 41 (3.85%) XSD
16 34 (3.19%) 802.1X
16 34 (3.19%) WSDL
17 33 (3.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 174 (16.34%) Data Centre
2 124 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.60%) PKI
6 47 (4.41%) Clustering
7 33 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
8 29 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.72%) Fintech
9 28 (2.63%) Driving Licence
10 27 (2.54%) CMDB
11 26 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (2.07%) User Experience
13 19 (1.78%) iPad
14 15 (1.41%) DataPower
15 14 (1.31%) Replication
15 14 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
16 13 (1.22%) Algorithms
16 13 (1.22%) Private Cloud
17 12 (1.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 442 (41.50%) Linux
2 338 (31.74%) Windows
3 246 (23.10%) Unix
4 94 (8.83%) Windows Server
5 79 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (3.66%) Solaris
10 31 (2.91%) CentOS
11 23 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 22 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 20 (1.88%) Debian
14 19 (1.78%) Android
14 19 (1.78%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.69%) Ubuntu
16 16 (1.50%) AIX
17 10 (0.94%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.94%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (16.06%) ITIL
2 144 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (11.46%) High Availability
4 115 (10.80%) DevOps
5 114 (10.70%) Information Security
6 100 (9.39%) Load Balancing
7 95 (8.92%) Change Management
8 88 (8.26%) Presales
9 79 (7.42%) SOA
10 78 (7.32%) Migration
11 77 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 68 (6.38%) Project Management
13 67 (6.29%) Network Management
14 66 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (6.01%) Risk Management
16 62 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 62 (5.82%) Open Source
17 55 (5.16%) Service Delivery
18 53 (4.98%) Line Management
18 53 (4.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 272 (25.54%) SQL
2 218 (20.47%) Java
3 113 (10.61%) JavaScript
4 112 (10.52%) Python
5 87 (8.17%) Perl
6 77 (7.23%) Shell Script
7 73 (6.85%) PHP
8 66 (6.20%) Bash Shell
9 59 (5.54%) PowerShell
10 53 (4.98%) C#
11 35 (3.29%) C
11 35 (3.29%) C++
11 35 (3.29%) Ruby
12 28 (2.63%) XPath
13 25 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.78%) Jython
15 17 (1.60%) Go
15 17 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 188 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (13.24%) Degree
3 123 (11.55%) CCNP
4 107 (10.05%) Security Cleared
5 101 (9.48%) CCNA
6 59 (5.54%) SC Cleared
7 41 (3.85%) CISSP
8 34 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (2.91%) CCIE
10 30 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 27 (2.54%) MCSE
12 26 (2.44%) GIAC
12 26 (2.44%) LPIC
13 24 (2.25%) DV Cleared
14 21 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (1.78%) GCIH
16 18 (1.69%) CCDP
16 18 (1.69%) CISM
17 14 (1.31%) CCSE
17 14 (1.31%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.35%) PCI DSS
2 48 (4.51%) SLA
3 27 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (2.44%) QA
5 24 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (1.41%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.38%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.38%) PMO
8 3 (0.28%) GDPR
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.094%) COBIT
10 1 (0.094%) COSO
10 1 (0.094%) FISMA
10 1 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.094%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.094%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 213 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (15.49%) Active Directory
3 54 (5.07%) Firmware
4 40 (3.76%) Docker
5 36 (3.38%) Hyper-V
6 32 (3.00%) Samba
6 32 (3.00%) VMware ESX
7 26 (2.44%) vSphere
8 19 (1.78%) NFS
9 17 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (1.50%) Squid
10 16 (1.50%) vCloud
11 14 (1.31%) Snort
12 12 (1.13%) KVM
12 12 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (1.03%) Xen
14 10 (0.94%) QEMU
15 8 (0.75%) LXC
15 8 (0.75%) ProxySG
15 8 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (7.79%) Puppet
2 65 (6.10%) Nagios
3 58 (5.45%) Ansible
4 38 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 35 (3.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 32 (3.00%) NetBackup
7 31 (2.91%) SCCM
7 31 (2.91%) SCOM
8 27 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
9 26 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (2.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 24 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
11 20 (1.88%) Kubernetes
12 17 (1.60%) Salt
13 14 (1.31%) Mesos
14 13 (1.22%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
17 8 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
17 8 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 345 (32.39%) Cisco
2 261 (24.51%) VMware
3 189 (17.75%) Oracle
4 163 (15.31%) Microsoft
5 162 (15.21%) CheckPoint
6 149 (13.99%) Juniper
7 133 (12.49%) Palo Alto
8 131 (12.30%) F5
9 112 (10.52%) Red Hat
10 85 (7.98%) Citrix
11 66 (6.20%) IBM
12 57 (5.35%) Blue Coat
13 44 (4.13%) HP
14 41 (3.85%) Brocade
15 40 (3.76%) NetApp
16 34 (3.19%) Fortinet
17 28 (2.63%) SolarWinds
18 24 (2.25%) Imperva
18 24 (2.25%) LogLogic
19 23 (2.16%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £66000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dagenham, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 5 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Salary based on expertise
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ruislip, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Firefly Studios
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 day holiday, childcare vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago