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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 62 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 3.70% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 81 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.94% 13.13% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 73
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) VLE
2 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) VLE
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper