The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 207 166 217
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +51
Permanent jobs citing SSL 34 73 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 6.82% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 64 15
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1021 1071 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.35% 14.66% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 864 903 951
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SSL
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Manchester -20 14 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Cheshire -17 13 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside 0 5 - -
Lancashire 0 2 £40,750 +31.45% 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 43 (45.74%) Firewall
2 40 (42.55%) Finance
3 39 (41.49%) Linux
4 36 (38.30%) Juniper
5 35 (37.23%) DNS
5 35 (37.23%) Cisco
6 33 (35.11%) LDAP
7 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
8 25 (26.60%) HTTP
8 25 (26.60%) HTML
8 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
8 25 (26.60%) Internet
9 24 (25.53%) CheckPoint
9 24 (25.53%) MySQL
9 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
10 23 (24.47%) Network Security
10 23 (24.47%) PHP
11 22 (23.40%) Change Management
11 22 (23.40%) Windows
11 22 (23.40%) CSS
12 21 (22.34%) VPN
13 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
14 18 (19.15%) Zend
14 18 (19.15%) Retail
14 18 (19.15%) Magento
14 18 (19.15%) MVC
15 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
15 17 (18.09%) WAN
15 17 (18.09%) E-Commerce
15 17 (18.09%) WebSphere

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 17 (18.09%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.96%) Apache
2 15 (15.96%) Drupal
3 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.06%) Lync
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Gentran
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.06%) ElastiCache
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.74%) Firewall
2 35 (37.23%) DNS
3 33 (35.11%) LDAP
4 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
5 25 (26.60%) HTTP
5 25 (26.60%) Internet
6 23 (24.47%) Network Security
7 21 (22.34%) VPN
8 17 (18.09%) WAN
9 16 (17.02%) LAN
9 16 (17.02%) SMTP
9 16 (17.02%) EIGRP
9 16 (17.02%) OSPF
10 15 (15.96%) BGP
10 15 (15.96%) TACACS
10 15 (15.96%) Junos
11 14 (14.89%) IGRP
12 12 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (9.57%) DHCP
13 9 (9.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) MySQL
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.13%) DB2
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.06%) Big Data
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 18 (19.15%) Retail
3 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
4 12 (12.77%) Marketing
5 5 (5.32%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Magento Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Security Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Firewall Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) PHP Developer
6 13 (13.83%) PHP Magento Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Security Specialist
8 6 (6.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Technician
9 5 (5.32%) ICT Technician
9 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Specialist
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Business Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Applications Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Business Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) HTML
2 22 (23.40%) CSS
3 16 (17.02%) SOAP
4 8 (8.51%) Middleware
5 6 (6.38%) Web Services
6 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (2.13%) WSDL
7 2 (2.13%) J2EE
7 2 (2.13%) XML
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.06%) ISPF
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) SecurID
1 14 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.57%) Device Driver
2 9 (9.57%) Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) VLE
4 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) GIS
5 1 (1.06%) AS400
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.06%) iSeries
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Linux
2 22 (23.40%) Windows
3 9 (9.57%) FreeBSD
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.45%) UNIX
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
6 5 (5.32%) AIX
6 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.19%) CentOS
8 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) Solaris
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Change Management
2 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
3 18 (19.15%) MVC
4 17 (18.09%) E-Commerce
5 16 (17.02%) OOP
6 14 (14.89%) Network Design
6 14 (14.89%) Network Management
6 14 (14.89%) Capacity Management
7 9 (9.57%) ITIL
7 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.45%) Migration
8 7 (7.45%) Service Management
8 7 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (7.45%) Cyber Security
8 7 (7.45%) SIEM
8 7 (7.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.32%) Identity Management
9 5 (5.32%) Software Deployment
10 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
2 23 (24.47%) PHP
3 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.57%) Ruby
5 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.45%) Perl
7 5 (5.32%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) SQL
8 3 (3.19%) Java
9 2 (2.13%) COBOL
10 1 (1.06%) JCL
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) MCITP
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCP
3 2 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CCNP
4 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) Snort
3 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.13%) vCloud
5 2 (2.13%) vSphere
5 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) HP NNM
1 14 (14.89%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (7.45%) Nessus
2 7 (7.45%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (6.38%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.38%) SCCM
4 5 (5.32%) Tivoli
4 5 (5.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.06%) SCSM
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (38.30%) Juniper
2 35 (37.23%) Cisco
3 24 (25.53%) CheckPoint
4 18 (19.15%) Zend
5 16 (17.02%) Fujitsu
5 16 (17.02%) F5
5 16 (17.02%) HP
6 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.51%) Blue Coat
7 8 (8.51%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.51%) IBM
8 7 (7.45%) Symantec
8 7 (7.45%) McAfee
8 7 (7.45%) Websense
8 7 (7.45%) IronPort
8 7 (7.45%) Qualys
8 7 (7.45%) Lumension
8 7 (7.45%) Splunk
8 7 (7.45%) Becrypt
8 7 (7.45%) LogRhythm
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