The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank - 56 63
Permanent jobs citing SSL 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.51% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £40,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 57 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.99% 12.45% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 80 55 98
Average salary £40,000 £29,339 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.33% -16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SSL
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SSL Salary Trend in Lancashire

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) OpenBSD
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) FreeBSD
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) Munin

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (66.67%) OpenVPN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) FreeBSD
1 2 (66.67%) OpenBSD
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
1 2 (66.67%) Varnish
1 2 (66.67%) Dovecot
1 2 (66.67%) Openswan
1 2 (66.67%) SpamAssassin
1 2 (66.67%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (66.67%) Corosync
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) Ceph
1 2 (66.67%) iptables
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Munin
1 2 (66.67%) yum
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
1 2 (66.67%) Rsyslog
1 2 (66.67%) Bacula
1 2 (66.67%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix