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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 116 97 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing SSL 16 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 1.53% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 9.71% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 16
Average salary £47,250 £50,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +65.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £50,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £61,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
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
352 278 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.17% 15.80% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 299 243 264
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -15 2 £54,000 +8.00%
Runcorn - 2 £39,000 -
Crewe - 2 £42,500 -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (60.00%) Linux
1 15 (60.00%) Middleware
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) UNIX
4 11 (44.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (40.00%) AIX
5 10 (40.00%) Perl
6 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
6 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
6 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 8 (32.00%) ISPF
7 8 (32.00%) JCL
7 8 (32.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.00%) LDAP
9 5 (20.00%) Juniper
10 4 (16.00%) Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) LAN
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) HTTP
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Clustering
11 3 (12.00%) Network Security
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Route 53
1 1 (4.00%) ElastiCache
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) LDAP
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) HTTP
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (4.00%) Junos
7 1 (4.00%) IPsec
7 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.00%) SSH
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Middleware
2 11 (44.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 8 (32.00%) ISPF
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) Java SE
7 2 (8.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) SecurID
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (4.00%) zOS
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) JCL
3 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (4.00%) UAG
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Juniper
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds