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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 120 94 120
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Permanent jobs citing SSL 8 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 1.45% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 8.61% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 14
Average salary £43,750 £51,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.45% +72.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £46,350 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
294 267 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.07% 16.82% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 232 205 289
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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
Knutsford -12 4 £45,000 -15.88%
Wilmslow - 1 £52,500 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) LDAP
2 13 (43.33%) Juniper
3 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 11 (36.67%) Change Management
3 11 (36.67%) Retail
3 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (36.67%) Fujitsu
3 11 (36.67%) Network Security
3 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) Clustering
4 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
5 9 (30.00%) Kerberos
5 9 (30.00%) Apache
5 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 9 (30.00%) FreeBSD
5 9 (30.00%) Ruby
5 9 (30.00%) SSH
5 9 (30.00%) Device Driver
5 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (26.67%) Firewall
6 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco
7 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Middleware
8 6 (20.00%) SecurID
8 6 (20.00%) Fortinet

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.00%) Apache
1 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Route 53
1 1 (3.33%) ElastiCache
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LDAP
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security
3 10 (33.33%) DNS
4 9 (30.00%) Kerberos
4 9 (30.00%) SSH
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (20.00%) Junos
8 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (16.67%) HTTP
8 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
9 2 (6.67%) MPLS
9 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 2 (6.67%) WAN
9 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Retail
2 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
2 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Clustering
2 9 (30.00%) Device Driver
3 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) SecurID
4 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) FreeBSD
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) zOS
6 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (16.67%) SIEM
3 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 9 (30.00%) Ruby
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.67%) Snort
2 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (16.67%) Nessus
2 5 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Juniper
2 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
2 11 (36.67%) Fujitsu
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 5 (16.67%) McAfee
5 5 (16.67%) Websense
5 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 5 (16.67%) IronPort
5 5 (16.67%) Qualys
5 5 (16.67%) Splunk
5 5 (16.67%) Lumension
5 5 (16.67%) Becrypt
5 5 (16.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.33%) JBoss