The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 102 104
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.091% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 2.02% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +18.57%  
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 248 339
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.14% 17.74% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 152 218 263
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

SSL
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SSL in Wales

SSL
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wales region 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
South Wales +10 1 £37,500 -9.63%
SSL
UK

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 across the Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) RIP
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Help Desk Manager
1 5 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) IVR
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) MCSA
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Aruba
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) VMware