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

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 397 427
Rank change year-on-year -79 +30  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 430 776 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 4.28% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 328 627 605
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,200 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% +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 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 29 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 29 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 -84 414 £47,500 - 63
London -15 148 £57,500 +6.18% 20
South East -27 115 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Berkshire 0 48 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South West +16 41 £40,000 -15.78% 6
West Midlands +19 35 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West 0 30 £47,500 +28.37% 3
Hampshire +46 28 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Reading +10 26 £55,000 - 2
City of London +22 25 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Manchester -23 22 £47,500 +28.37% 3
East of England -53 22 £60,000 +29.72% 6
Bristol +4 21 £42,500 -8.60% 5
Birmingham +20 19 £47,500 +18.75%
West Yorkshire 0 19 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire -8 19 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Kent +22 14 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Hertfordshire -13 13 £65,000 +109.67%
Scotland +23 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Leeds -5 10 £35,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 10 £57,500 -
West Sussex +1 8 £39,500 -12.22%
Liverpool - 8 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 8 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £60,000 -
Bradford +16 7 £46,000 +31.42% 1
Edinburgh +2 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Warwickshire +31 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £32,250 -27.52% 1
Crawley +6 5 £33,500 -18.78%

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 492 (46.55%) Firewall
2 432 (40.87%) Linux
3 369 (34.91%) DNS
4 346 (32.73%) Cisco
5 345 (32.64%) VPN
6 333 (31.50%) TCP/IP
6 333 (31.50%) Windows
7 262 (24.79%) SQL
8 255 (24.12%) VMware
9 248 (23.46%) HTTP
10 241 (22.80%) Unix
11 223 (21.10%) Finance
12 215 (20.34%) Java
13 209 (19.77%) IPsec
14 208 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 187 (17.69%) Cisco Certification
16 181 (17.12%) Oracle
17 172 (16.27%) SQL Server
18 170 (16.08%) ITIL
19 169 (15.99%) WAN
19 169 (15.99%) Data Centre
20 168 (15.89%) LAN
21 164 (15.52%) CheckPoint
22 157 (14.85%) Microsoft
23 156 (14.76%) Active Directory
24 154 (14.57%) XML
25 151 (14.29%) Juniper
26 143 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
27 142 (13.43%) Degree
28 139 (13.15%) HTML

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
1 139 (13.15%) Apache
2 138 (13.06%) IIS
3 90 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 77 (7.28%) JBoss
5 70 (6.62%) WebSphere
6 63 (5.96%) WebLogic
7 55 (5.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 36 (3.41%) nginx
9 35 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 34 (3.22%) CMS
11 33 (3.12%) MS Exchange
12 30 (2.84%) Oracle Service Bus
13 26 (2.46%) SharePoint
14 25 (2.37%) OpenStack
15 15 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (0.95%) lighttpd
17 10 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 85 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.74%) MS Office
3 11 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.095%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.095%) InDesign
8 1 (0.095%) MS Project
8 1 (0.095%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Eikon
3 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.095%) Kissmetrics
5 1 (0.095%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.095%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 98 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.55%) Office 365
4 17 (1.61%) PaaS
4 17 (1.61%) SaaS
5 14 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.23%) IaaS
6 13 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
7 11 (1.04%) SoftLayer
7 11 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.57%) G Suite
10 5 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.47%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.38%) Akamai
11 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.38%) GitHub
11 4 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 492 (46.55%) Firewall
2 369 (34.91%) DNS
3 345 (32.64%) VPN
4 333 (31.50%) TCP/IP
5 248 (23.46%) HTTP
6 209 (19.77%) IPsec
7 169 (15.99%) WAN
8 168 (15.89%) LAN
9 136 (12.87%) DHCP
10 135 (12.77%) Network Security
11 134 (12.68%) Wireless
12 127 (12.02%) OSPF
13 126 (11.92%) BGP
14 125 (11.83%) LDAP
15 123 (11.64%) Internet
16 120 (11.35%) SMTP
17 115 (10.88%) Cisco ASA
18 92 (8.70%) MPLS
19 86 (8.14%) SAN
19 86 (8.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 119 (11.26%) MySQL
3 83 (7.85%) Oracle Database
4 39 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.74%) Big Data
7 26 (2.46%) DB2
8 24 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.14%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.85%) Redis
14 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 107 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 59 (5.58%) Subversion
4 40 (3.78%) Maven
5 37 (3.50%) JIRA
6 25 (2.37%) Selenium
6 25 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 24 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 21 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.70%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.95%) Hudson
12 9 (0.85%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.76%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.66%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.57%) Grunt
15 6 (0.57%) gulp
15 6 (0.57%) JSHint
15 6 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (0.57%) WinDbg
General
1 223 (21.10%) Finance
2 73 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 66 (6.24%) Banking
4 45 (4.26%) Retail
5 23 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.08%) Advertising
6 22 (2.08%) Publishing
7 19 (1.80%) Marketing
8 18 (1.70%) Back Office
8 18 (1.70%) Games
9 17 (1.61%) Legal
10 16 (1.51%) Electronics
11 13 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.14%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.95%) Front Office
14 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.66%) French Language
15 7 (0.66%) German Language
15 7 (0.66%) Local Government
15 7 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 202 (19.11%) Network Engineer
2 118 (11.16%) Developer
3 88 (8.33%) Analyst
4 87 (8.23%) Consultant
5 82 (7.76%) Security Engineer
6 76 (7.19%) Administrator
7 70 (6.62%) Architect
8 68 (6.43%) Support Engineer
9 60 (5.68%) Cisco Engineer
10 58 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
10 58 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
11 57 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 55 (5.20%) Network Security Engineer
13 51 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 50 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (3.88%) Java Developer
16 39 (3.69%) Senior Network Engineer
17 37 (3.50%) Security Consultant
18 34 (3.22%) Senior Developer
19 31 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (14.57%) XML
2 139 (13.15%) HTML
3 131 (12.39%) Web Services
4 108 (10.22%) SOAP
5 90 (8.51%) CSS
6 85 (8.04%) .NET
7 80 (7.57%) REST
8 75 (7.10%) Ajax
9 61 (5.77%) Middleware
10 60 (5.68%) AngularJS
10 60 (5.68%) JSON
11 56 (5.30%) JMS
12 53 (5.01%) J2EE
13 50 (4.73%) ASP.NET
14 49 (4.64%) LAMP
15 46 (4.35%) Spring
16 40 (3.78%) XSD
17 35 (3.31%) HTML5
18 33 (3.12%) JDBC
18 33 (3.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 169 (15.99%) Data Centre
2 124 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 53 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 52 (4.92%) PKI
6 46 (4.35%) Clustering
7 33 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
8 30 (2.84%) Fintech
9 27 (2.55%) Driving Licence
9 27 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 23 (2.18%) CMDB
12 21 (1.99%) User Experience
13 18 (1.70%) iPad
14 16 (1.51%) DataPower
15 15 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
16 14 (1.32%) Algorithms
16 14 (1.32%) Replication
17 13 (1.23%) Private Cloud
18 12 (1.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 432 (40.87%) Linux
2 333 (31.50%) Windows
3 241 (22.80%) Unix
4 92 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 78 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (3.69%) Solaris
8 35 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (3.03%) CentOS
10 22 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 22 (2.08%) Windows 10
11 21 (1.99%) Debian
12 19 (1.80%) Android
12 19 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 19 (1.80%) Windows 7
13 17 (1.61%) AIX
14 10 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.85%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (16.08%) ITIL
2 143 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (11.35%) High Availability
4 114 (10.79%) DevOps
5 111 (10.50%) Information Security
6 108 (10.22%) Load Balancing
7 92 (8.70%) Change Management
8 83 (7.85%) Presales
9 77 (7.28%) SOA
10 76 (7.19%) Migration
11 74 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 68 (6.43%) Project Management
13 65 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (5.96%) Network Management
15 61 (5.77%) Open Source
15 61 (5.77%) Risk Management
16 59 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (5.01%) Mentoring
18 51 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
18 51 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 262 (24.79%) SQL
2 215 (20.34%) Java
3 114 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 113 (10.69%) Python
5 86 (8.14%) Perl
6 80 (7.57%) Shell Script
7 75 (7.10%) PHP
8 64 (6.05%) Bash Shell
9 61 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 55 (5.20%) C#
11 38 (3.60%) Ruby
12 37 (3.50%) C
13 36 (3.41%) C++
14 27 (2.55%) XPath
15 25 (2.37%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.80%) Jython
17 18 (1.70%) Go
18 16 (1.51%) VB.NET
19 15 (1.42%) T-SQL
20 12 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 187 (17.69%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (13.43%) Degree
3 122 (11.54%) CCNP
4 104 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 100 (9.46%) CCNA
6 60 (5.68%) SC Cleared
7 40 (3.78%) CISSP
8 33 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (3.03%) CCIE
10 26 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 26 (2.46%) MCSE
11 25 (2.37%) GIAC
12 24 (2.27%) DV Cleared
13 22 (2.08%) LPIC
14 20 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.70%) CISM
15 18 (1.70%) GCIH
16 17 (1.61%) CCDP
17 15 (1.42%) CCSE
18 13 (1.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.11%) PCI DSS
2 48 (4.54%) SLA
3 27 (2.55%) QA
3 27 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (1.51%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.38%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.38%) PMO
8 3 (0.28%) GDPR
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.095%) COBIT
10 1 (0.095%) COSO
10 1 (0.095%) FISMA
10 1 (0.095%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.095%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.095%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 208 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (14.76%) Active Directory
3 49 (4.64%) Firmware
4 38 (3.60%) Docker
5 36 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 31 (2.93%) VMware ESX
7 30 (2.84%) Samba
8 26 (2.46%) vSphere
9 19 (1.80%) NFS
10 17 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (1.61%) vCloud
11 15 (1.42%) Snort
11 15 (1.42%) Squid
12 12 (1.14%) KVM
12 12 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (1.04%) Xen
14 10 (0.95%) QEMU
15 8 (0.76%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.66%) LXC
16 7 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (7.66%) Puppet
2 65 (6.15%) Nagios
3 58 (5.49%) Ansible
4 35 (3.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 34 (3.22%) Backup Exec
6 28 (2.65%) NetBackup
6 28 (2.65%) SCOM
7 27 (2.55%) SCCM
8 26 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
9 24 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (2.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 23 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
11 20 (1.89%) Kubernetes
12 17 (1.61%) Salt
13 14 (1.32%) Mesos
14 13 (1.23%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
17 8 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
17 8 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 346 (32.73%) Cisco
2 255 (24.12%) VMware
3 181 (17.12%) Oracle
4 164 (15.52%) CheckPoint
5 157 (14.85%) Microsoft
6 151 (14.29%) Juniper
7 135 (12.77%) Palo Alto
8 133 (12.58%) F5
9 107 (10.12%) Red Hat
10 77 (7.28%) Citrix
11 64 (6.05%) IBM
12 58 (5.49%) Blue Coat
13 45 (4.26%) HP
14 40 (3.78%) Brocade
15 39 (3.69%) NetApp
16 36 (3.41%) Fortinet
17 29 (2.74%) SolarWinds
18 23 (2.18%) Imperva
18 23 (2.18%) Sun
18 23 (2.18%) Sybase
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per week + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £66000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Firefly Studios
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago