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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 106 73 127
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +54
Permanent jobs citing SSL 14 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 2.74% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.14% 16.30% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 17
Average salary £51,750 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,200 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
338 270 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 16.84% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 282 246 290
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -26 2 £54,000 +8.00%
Runcorn - 2 £39,000 -
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Middleware
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (45.45%) AIX
6 9 (40.91%) Perl
6 9 (40.91%) Mainframe
6 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
6 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (36.36%) ISPF
7 8 (36.36%) JCL
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) VPN
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) WAN
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) Juniper
11 4 (18.18%) MPLS
11 4 (18.18%) HTTP
11 4 (18.18%) XML
12 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
12 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 3 (13.64%) LDAP
13 2 (9.09%) Change Management
13 2 (9.09%) Clustering
13 2 (9.09%) Shell Script

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) HTTP
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) LDAP
7 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (4.55%) IPsec
8 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Middleware
2 11 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 8 (36.36%) ISPF
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) Java SE
6 2 (9.09%) JSF
7 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Change Management
1 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
1 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.55%) Line Management
2 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (4.55%) Network Management
2 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
2 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) JCL
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (4.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds