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

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 86 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.40% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 3.80% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Median salary £29,500 £65,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.61% +100.00%  
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 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 141 263 287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.13% 20.08% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 129 215 254
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,050 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 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
South Wales +13 4 £29,500 -54.61%
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Xbox
4 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Aruba
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) Nortel
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix

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 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) MGCP
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) RIP
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Aruba
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) VMware