The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 211 190 226
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +36
Permanent jobs citing SSL 33 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 5.46% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 23
Average salary £36,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1115 1080 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.42% 15.38% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 1051
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SSL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SSL Salary Trend in the North West

SSL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SSL Salary Histogram in the North West

SSL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
Cheshire -7 20 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Manchester -14 9 £35,000 - 8
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £30,000 +33.33%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 38 (55.88%) Firewall
2 34 (50.00%) Windows
3 32 (47.06%) Finance
4 31 (45.59%) Linux
5 25 (36.76%) DNS
6 20 (29.41%) VPN
6 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 20 (29.41%) Network Security
7 17 (25.00%) UNIX
8 16 (23.53%) IIS
8 16 (23.53%) LAN
9 15 (22.06%) SQL
9 15 (22.06%) Cisco
9 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (22.06%) WebSphere
9 15 (22.06%) VMware
10 14 (20.59%) CCNA
10 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) WAN
10 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 13 (19.12%) DHCP
11 13 (19.12%) Perl
11 13 (19.12%) Middleware
11 13 (19.12%) Wireless
12 12 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (17.65%) Mainframe
12 12 (17.65%) MySQL
12 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.18%) AIX
13 11 (16.18%) ITIL

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (23.53%) IIS
2 15 (22.06%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.35%) Apache
5 5 (7.35%) Drupal
6 4 (5.88%) CMS
7 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.47%) JBoss
9 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Magento
2 3 (4.41%) Shopify
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.88%) Firewall
2 25 (36.76%) DNS
3 20 (29.41%) VPN
3 20 (29.41%) Network Security
4 16 (23.53%) LAN
5 14 (20.59%) WAN
6 13 (19.12%) DHCP
6 13 (19.12%) Wireless
7 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.71%) VoIP
9 9 (13.24%) HTTP
10 8 (11.76%) SAN
11 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.35%) BGP
13 4 (5.88%) IPsec
13 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
13 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
13 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (5.88%) SMTP
13 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) MySQL
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) PHP Developer
4 5 (7.35%) PHP Magento Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Magento Developer
5 4 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
2 13 (19.12%) Middleware
3 12 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (16.18%) ISPF
4 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 10 (14.71%) XML
6 5 (7.35%) CSS
7 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 2 (2.94%) JSF
8 2 (2.94%) Java SE
8 2 (2.94%) .NET
9 1 (1.47%) OLE DB
9 1 (1.47%) EDI
9 1 (1.47%) WSDL
9 1 (1.47%) J2EE
9 1 (1.47%) ODBC
9 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.47%) LAMP
9 1 (1.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) PKI
4 3 (4.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) Linux
3 17 (25.00%) UNIX
4 11 (16.18%) AIX
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) OpenBSD
6 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.94%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Android
7 1 (1.47%) Debian
7 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.47%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
3 7 (10.29%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (10.29%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) Network Management
4 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.35%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) Analytics
6 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) OOP
7 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.41%) Email Marketing
7 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.41%) Information Security
8 2 (2.94%) Line Management
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) Perl
3 11 (16.18%) JCL
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.24%) PHP
6 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.88%) Java
9 2 (2.94%) Python
10 1 (1.47%) VBScript
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.59%) CCNA
3 9 (13.24%) Degree
4 8 (11.76%) CCNP
5 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) MCSE
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCDA
8 1 (1.47%) CCIE
8 1 (1.47%) MCP
8 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) KVM
4 2 (2.94%) Ceph
4 2 (2.94%) iptables
4 2 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (2.94%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (2.94%) Varnish
4 2 (2.94%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.94%) Openswan
4 2 (2.94%) Corosync
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.94%) Postfix
4 2 (2.94%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.94%) NFS
5 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.94%) logstash
3 2 (2.94%) Bacula
3 2 (2.94%) Rsyslog
3 2 (2.94%) Pacemaker
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) Cacti
3 2 (2.94%) Munin
3 2 (2.94%) yum
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Cisco
1 15 (22.06%) VMware
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) HP
3 7 (10.29%) Juniper
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) Dell
4 5 (7.35%) Zend
5 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.41%) NetApp
5 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
5 3 (4.41%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) BT
6 2 (2.94%) Meraki
6 2 (2.94%) Meru Networks
6 2 (2.94%) Percona
6 2 (2.94%) GFI Software
6 2 (2.94%) Mitel
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