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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 217 149 234
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +85
Permanent jobs citing SSL 25 93 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 1.41% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 9.98% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 88 19
Average salary £33,500 £46,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.56% -15.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
1101 932 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 14.16% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 871 766 986
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Manchester -39 16 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Cheshire -56 5 £42,500 -9.09% 1
Merseyside +14 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £36,250 - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (61.29%) Firewall
2 34 (54.84%) Windows
3 30 (48.39%) Linux
4 23 (37.10%) Finance
5 21 (33.87%) VPN
6 17 (27.42%) UNIX
6 17 (27.42%) LAN
7 16 (25.81%) WAN
8 14 (22.58%) Cisco
8 14 (22.58%) ITIL
8 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
8 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 14 (22.58%) Middleware
9 13 (20.97%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (20.97%) Perl
9 13 (20.97%) DNS
10 12 (19.35%) MySQL
10 12 (19.35%) IIS
10 12 (19.35%) AIX
10 12 (19.35%) Mainframe
10 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
10 12 (19.35%) Network Security
11 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 11 (17.74%) ISPF
11 11 (17.74%) JCL
11 11 (17.74%) Juniper
11 11 (17.74%) CCNA
11 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (19.35%) IIS
1 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) Drupal
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
3 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Magento
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (61.29%) Firewall
2 21 (33.87%) VPN
3 17 (27.42%) LAN
4 16 (25.81%) WAN
5 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 13 (20.97%) DNS
7 12 (19.35%) Network Security
8 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 7 (11.29%) BGP
10 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (9.68%) VoIP
10 6 (9.68%) HTTP
11 5 (8.06%) DHCP
11 5 (8.06%) Internet
12 4 (6.45%) MPLS
12 4 (6.45%) OSPF
12 4 (6.45%) SAN
12 4 (6.45%) LDAP
12 4 (6.45%) IPv6
12 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) MySQL
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.61%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
3 7 (11.29%) PHP Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) PHP Magento Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Magento Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Middleware
2 13 (20.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 11 (17.74%) ISPF
4 9 (14.52%) HTML
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
6 4 (6.45%) XML
7 2 (3.23%) .NET
7 2 (3.23%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) JSF
7 2 (3.23%) Java SE
8 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.61%) ODBC
8 1 (1.61%) J2EE
8 1 (1.61%) WSDL
8 1 (1.61%) EDI
8 1 (1.61%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) FMCG
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Linux
3 17 (27.42%) UNIX
4 12 (19.35%) AIX
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) CentOS
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
7 2 (3.23%) FreeBSD
7 2 (3.23%) OpenBSD
7 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.61%) Android
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.29%) OOP
4 7 (11.29%) MVC
5 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.45%) Network Management
6 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) Change Control
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Perl
2 11 (17.74%) JCL
3 10 (16.13%) PHP
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.74%) CCNA
3 8 (12.90%) CCNP
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.61%) CCSE
7 1 (1.61%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
3 2 (3.23%) Corosync
3 2 (3.23%) Ceph
3 2 (3.23%) NFS
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Postfix
3 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.23%) Varnish
3 2 (3.23%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (3.23%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (3.23%) Dovecot
3 2 (3.23%) Openswan
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) UAG
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
4 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nagios
2 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.23%) Bacula
2 2 (3.23%) logstash
2 2 (3.23%) Rsyslog
2 2 (3.23%) Cacti
2 2 (3.23%) Munin
2 2 (3.23%) yum
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) Juniper
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Zend
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.84%) F5
7 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.84%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) Percona
8 2 (3.23%) Meru Networks
8 2 (3.23%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.61%) Brocade
9 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
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Salary: Competitive
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