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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 202 222 216
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSL 39 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 4.28% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 20
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
918 959 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.68% 14.56% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 768 768 866
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 25 £44,000 +17.33% 3
Cheshire +15 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Merseyside -3 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 23 (34.33%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) Web Services
3 21 (31.34%) XML
3 21 (31.34%) QA
4 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (28.36%) PHP
5 19 (28.36%) HTML
5 19 (28.36%) CSS
5 19 (28.36%) SOAP
5 19 (28.36%) HTTP
6 18 (26.87%) Firewall
7 17 (25.37%) Degree
7 17 (25.37%) Puppet
8 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (23.88%) MVC
8 16 (23.88%) Linux
9 15 (22.39%) JMS
9 15 (22.39%) SOA
9 15 (22.39%) VPN
9 15 (22.39%) Cisco
9 15 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
10 14 (20.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
10 14 (20.90%) LAN
11 13 (19.40%) Wireless
11 13 (19.40%) Jython
11 13 (19.40%) OO
11 13 (19.40%) Ant

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
2 13 (19.40%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (19.40%) WebSphere Portal
3 11 (16.42%) nginx
4 7 (10.45%) Drupal
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (7.46%) Apache
7 4 (5.97%) IIS
8 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
8 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
4 3 (4.48%) Sage Pay
5 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) HTTP
2 18 (26.87%) Firewall
3 15 (22.39%) VPN
4 14 (20.90%) LAN
5 13 (19.40%) Wireless
6 10 (14.93%) IPsec
7 9 (13.43%) WAN
8 8 (11.94%) DNS
8 8 (11.94%) HTTPS
8 8 (11.94%) Network Security
9 7 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (10.45%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (8.96%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (8.96%) FTP
10 6 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (8.96%) IP Telephony
10 6 (8.96%) OpenScape
10 6 (8.96%) SAN
10 6 (8.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) MySQL
2 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.43%) Redis
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Jenkins
2 13 (19.40%) Ant
3 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) GitLab
4 2 (2.99%) MSI
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Senior Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) Network Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (16.42%) WebSphere Consultant
6 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
7 9 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Administrator
8 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Magento Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Magento Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) Web Services
2 21 (31.34%) XML
3 19 (28.36%) CSS
3 19 (28.36%) HTML
3 19 (28.36%) SOAP
4 15 (22.39%) JMS
5 12 (17.91%) Ajax
5 12 (17.91%) Middleware
6 10 (14.93%) JSON
6 10 (14.93%) Spring
7 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
7 9 (13.43%) CSS3
7 9 (13.43%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (13.43%) HTML5
7 9 (13.43%) jQuery
7 9 (13.43%) Node.js
7 9 (13.43%) REST
7 9 (13.43%) RESTful
7 9 (13.43%) Spring MVC
7 9 (13.43%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) iPad
2 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.99%) Wiki
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) CentOS
2 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Debian
3 3 (4.48%) SUSE
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (23.88%) MVC
2 15 (22.39%) SOA
3 14 (20.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (19.40%) OO
5 12 (17.91%) ITIL
5 12 (17.91%) TDD
6 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.93%) Web Development
8 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Presales
9 8 (11.94%) Service Design
10 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.45%) Service Management
11 6 (8.96%) High Availability
11 6 (8.96%) SDLC
11 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) PHP
4 13 (19.40%) Jython
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 10 (14.93%) C
7 9 (13.43%) Go
7 9 (13.43%) Ruby
8 6 (8.96%) XPath
9 4 (5.97%) SQL
10 3 (4.48%) Perl
10 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.49%) C#
12 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) CCNP
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) RHCT
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.34%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.49%) ISO13485
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) Puppet
2 15 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.96%) Cacti
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.99%) yum
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Cisco
2 7 (10.45%) Zend
3 6 (8.96%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (8.96%) IronPort
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Siemens
4 5 (7.46%) Polycom
5 4 (5.97%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Ipanema Technologies
6 3 (4.48%) PayPal
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) Riverbed
6 3 (4.48%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.99%) CA
7 2 (2.99%) Twitter
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) VMware
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