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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 58 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSL 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.64% - 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 96 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.31% 15.09% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 42 77 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) FCoE

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) FCoE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DSL
2 3 (60.00%) H.323
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Application Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ODBC
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Unisys
4 1 (20.00%) Alias
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Sage
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) HP