The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 59 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing SSL 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.40% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 65 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.65% 10.60% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 75
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SSL
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SSL Salary Trend in Merseyside

SSL
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Liverpool +15 2 - -
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Alias
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) WinDbg
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Apple

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) OLE DB
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Alias
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unisys
2 1 (33.33%) IBM