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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 214 209 192
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing SSL 37 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.57% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 3.85% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 57
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £31,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
935 1038 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.66% 14.89% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 746 866 930
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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
Cheshire +4 24 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Manchester -1 10 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Merseyside +8 3 £50,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 34 (53.13%) DNS
3 29 (45.31%) VPN
4 24 (37.50%) Cisco
5 21 (32.81%) Windows
5 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
6 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (31.25%) DHCP
7 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
7 19 (29.69%) LAN
7 19 (29.69%) Linux
7 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 19 (29.69%) Network Security
8 18 (28.13%) Wireless
8 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
9 17 (26.56%) MySQL
10 16 (25.00%) HTML
10 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.00%) VoIP
10 16 (25.00%) WAN
10 16 (25.00%) Finance
10 16 (25.00%) VMware
11 15 (23.44%) CCNP
11 15 (23.44%) CCNA
12 14 (21.88%) PHP
13 13 (20.31%) IIS
13 13 (20.31%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (18.75%) IPsec
15 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 13 (20.31%) IIS
2 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) Drupal
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.25%) CMS
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) Apache
7 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.13%) nginx
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.56%) JBoss
8 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Magento
2 3 (4.69%) Shopify
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 34 (53.13%) DNS
3 29 (45.31%) VPN
4 20 (31.25%) DHCP
5 19 (29.69%) LAN
5 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
5 19 (29.69%) Network Security
6 18 (28.13%) Wireless
7 16 (25.00%) VoIP
7 16 (25.00%) WAN
8 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (18.75%) IPsec
10 11 (17.19%) HTTP
11 10 (15.63%) SAN
11 10 (15.63%) MPLS
11 10 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (15.63%) iSCSI
12 9 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (12.50%) SNMP
13 8 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.56%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.13%) Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 6 (9.38%) PHP Magento Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Magento Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Security Officer
7 3 (4.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (20.31%) XML
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) CSS
5 5 (7.81%) LAMP
5 5 (7.81%) Ajax
6 3 (4.69%) .NET
7 1 (1.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.56%) ODBC
7 1 (1.56%) WSDL
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.56%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.69%) User Experience
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Life Science
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) UNIX
6 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) OpenBSD
7 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.13%) FreeBSD
7 2 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Debian
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) MVC
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (9.38%) Security Patching
5 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (6.25%) Network Management
6 4 (6.25%) Server Building
7 3 (4.69%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.88%) PHP
4 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (23.44%) CCNP
2 15 (23.44%) CCNA
3 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) MCSE
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) MCP
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CCSE
6 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) Varnish
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Postfix
4 2 (3.13%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.13%) NFS
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.13%) Openswan
4 2 (3.13%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (3.13%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (3.13%) Corosync
4 2 (3.13%) KVM
4 2 (3.13%) Ceph
4 2 (3.13%) iptables
5 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 3 (4.69%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.69%) WSUS
3 2 (3.13%) logstash
3 2 (3.13%) Rsyslog
3 2 (3.13%) Bacula
3 2 (3.13%) Pacemaker
3 2 (3.13%) yum
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.13%) Cacti
3 2 (3.13%) Munin
4 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.56%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (9.38%) Dell
5 6 (9.38%) Juniper
5 6 (9.38%) Zend
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle
7 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 4 (6.25%) NetApp
7 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.25%) Meraki
8 3 (4.69%) Meru Networks
8 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.69%) Google
8 3 (4.69%) BT
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.69%) Adobe
8 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
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