The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 101 118 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -45
Permanent jobs citing SSL 2 9 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.15% 0.48% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 2.61% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 46
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
SSL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
193 345 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.61% 18.47% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 146 284 251
Average salary £31,500 £42,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.44% -15.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016. 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
Macclesfield - 1 - -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (90.48%) DNS
2 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 37 (88.10%) TCP/IP
2 37 (88.10%) DHCP
3 35 (83.33%) LAN
3 35 (83.33%) CCNP
3 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 34 (80.95%) iSCSI
5 33 (78.57%) Load Balancing
6 32 (76.19%) VLAN
6 32 (76.19%) Citrix
6 32 (76.19%) OSPF
6 32 (76.19%) BGP
6 32 (76.19%) E-Commerce
6 32 (76.19%) CCIE
6 32 (76.19%) HTTP
6 32 (76.19%) Network Security
6 32 (76.19%) FCoE
6 32 (76.19%) Fibre Channel
6 32 (76.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 5 (11.90%) VPN
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.90%) IPsec
8 5 (11.90%) MPLS
8 5 (11.90%) Firewall
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Flash Media Server
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) DNS
2 37 (88.10%) DHCP
2 37 (88.10%) TCP/IP
3 35 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 35 (83.33%) LAN
4 34 (80.95%) iSCSI
5 32 (76.19%) BGP
5 32 (76.19%) FCoE
5 32 (76.19%) Fibre Channel
5 32 (76.19%) HTTP
5 32 (76.19%) Network Security
5 32 (76.19%) OSPF
5 32 (76.19%) VLAN
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (11.90%) Firewall
6 5 (11.90%) IPsec
6 5 (11.90%) MPLS
6 5 (11.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Redis
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Network Engineer
2 32 (76.19%) Network Security Engineer
2 32 (76.19%) Security Engineer
2 32 (76.19%) Senior Network Engineer
2 32 (76.19%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 32 (76.19%) Senior Security Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Flash
2 1 (2.38%) Memcached
2 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.38%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (76.19%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 32 (76.19%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Security Patching
3 4 (9.52%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.38%) High Availability
6 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) CCNP
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (76.19%) CCIE
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 32 (76.19%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft