The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 118 85 132
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +47
Permanent jobs citing SSL 11 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 1.58% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 10.00% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 8
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £46,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £58,500 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
295 270 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.23% 15.85% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 233 204 287
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SSL
North West

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SSL Salary Trend in Cheshire

SSL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Knutsford -14 1 £42,500 -11.91%
Wilmslow - 1 £52,500 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 28 (66.67%) Juniper
2 26 (61.90%) Finance
3 22 (52.38%) Change Management
3 22 (52.38%) Firewall
3 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 22 (52.38%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) Network Security
4 18 (42.86%) LDAP
5 16 (38.10%) VPN
5 16 (38.10%) DNS
5 16 (38.10%) Telecoms
5 16 (38.10%) Retail
5 16 (38.10%) Fujitsu
6 15 (35.71%) Junos
7 13 (30.95%) SecurID
7 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
7 13 (30.95%) HTTP
8 10 (23.81%) Linux
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 9 (21.43%) Apache
9 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 9 (21.43%) FreeBSD
9 9 (21.43%) Kerberos
9 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 9 (21.43%) Ruby
9 9 (21.43%) SSH
9 9 (21.43%) Device Driver
9 9 (21.43%) Clustering

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) Apache
1 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Route 53
1 1 (2.38%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) Firewall
1 22 (52.38%) Network Security
2 18 (42.86%) LDAP
3 16 (38.10%) VPN
3 16 (38.10%) DNS
4 15 (35.71%) Junos
5 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
5 13 (30.95%) HTTP
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (21.43%) Kerberos
7 9 (21.43%) SSH
8 7 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (16.67%) HTTPS
9 6 (14.29%) LAN
9 6 (14.29%) WAN
9 6 (14.29%) SMTP
9 6 (14.29%) Internet
9 6 (14.29%) OSPF
9 6 (14.29%) BGP
9 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 16 (38.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 6 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Identity Management Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) SecurID
2 9 (21.43%) Device Driver
2 9 (21.43%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) FreeBSD
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Change Management
2 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 7 (16.67%) Service Management
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (16.67%) SIEM
3 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 6 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 6 (14.29%) Network Management
4 6 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 9 (21.43%) Ruby
2 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Snort
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Nessus
1 7 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 6 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (14.29%) HP NNM
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Juniper
2 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
2 22 (52.38%) Cisco
3 16 (38.10%) Fujitsu
4 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 7 (16.67%) McAfee
4 7 (16.67%) Symantec
4 7 (16.67%) Websense
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) IronPort
4 7 (16.67%) Qualys
4 7 (16.67%) Splunk
4 7 (16.67%) Lumension
4 7 (16.67%) Becrypt
4 7 (16.67%) LogRhythm
5 6 (14.29%) F5
5 6 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 6 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) IBM