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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 207 224 176
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -48
Permanent jobs citing SSL 49 28 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.38% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 2.59% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 57
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average 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
1015 1080 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.82% 14.53% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 808 897 869
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +24 35 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Manchester +4 14 £40,000 +23.07% 8
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (70.93%) DNS
2 43 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 43 (50.00%) DHCP
3 42 (48.84%) Cisco
4 36 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (40.70%) LAN
5 35 (40.70%) Firewall
6 33 (38.37%) VPN
7 31 (36.05%) CCNP
7 31 (36.05%) Network Security
8 30 (34.88%) iSCSI
8 30 (34.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
9 29 (33.72%) HTTP
10 26 (30.23%) E-Commerce
11 23 (26.74%) SQL
11 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
12 22 (25.58%) Windows
13 21 (24.42%) VoIP
13 21 (24.42%) Wireless
14 20 (23.26%) Citrix
15 19 (22.09%) HTML
15 19 (22.09%) FCoE
15 19 (22.09%) VLAN
16 18 (20.93%) IPsec
16 18 (20.93%) OSPF
16 18 (20.93%) BGP
16 18 (20.93%) Finance
17 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
17 17 (19.77%) Linux

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) IIS
3 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.14%) Lync
4 7 (8.14%) Drupal
5 3 (3.49%) CMS
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Magento
2 3 (3.49%) Shopify
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Heroku
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (70.93%) DNS
2 43 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 43 (50.00%) DHCP
3 35 (40.70%) LAN
3 35 (40.70%) Firewall
4 33 (38.37%) VPN
5 31 (36.05%) Network Security
6 30 (34.88%) iSCSI
6 30 (34.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 29 (33.72%) HTTP
8 21 (24.42%) VoIP
8 21 (24.42%) Wireless
9 19 (22.09%) VLAN
9 19 (22.09%) FCoE
10 18 (20.93%) IPsec
10 18 (20.93%) OSPF
10 18 (20.93%) BGP
11 17 (19.77%) MPLS
11 17 (19.77%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 8 (9.30%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Network Security Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Security Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Senior Security Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) PHP Developer
6 7 (8.14%) PHP Magento Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Magento Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
8 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) HTML
2 16 (18.60%) XML
3 10 (11.63%) 802.1X
4 8 (9.30%) Web Services
5 7 (8.14%) CSS
6 6 (6.98%) LAMP
6 6 (6.98%) Ajax
7 1 (1.16%) REST
7 1 (1.16%) .NET
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Life Science
4 3 (3.49%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) CentOS
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) E-Commerce
2 17 (19.77%) Load Balancing
3 12 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 11 (12.79%) Security Patching
5 10 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (9.30%) Service Continuity Management
6 8 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (9.30%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (9.30%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) MVC
6 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.30%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.81%) Network Management
8 5 (5.81%) Information Security
8 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.81%) Service Management
9 4 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.44%) PHP
4 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.33%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (36.05%) CCNP
3 16 (18.60%) CCIE
3 16 (18.60%) Degree
4 12 (13.95%) CCNA
5 5 (5.81%) MCP
5 5 (5.81%) MCSE
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) XenApp
4 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (48.84%) Cisco
2 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.26%) Citrix
4 13 (15.12%) VMware
5 7 (8.14%) Zend
6 5 (5.81%) HP
7 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 4 (4.65%) Meraki
8 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.49%) Adobe
8 3 (3.49%) IBM
8 3 (3.49%) Google
8 3 (3.49%) NetApp
9 2 (2.33%) Mitel
9 2 (2.33%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.33%) Avaya
9 2 (2.33%) GFI Software
9 2 (2.33%) BT
10 1 (1.16%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.16%) Juniper
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