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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 188 232 224
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -8
Permanent jobs citing SSL 67 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 1.78% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 15
Average salary £48,750 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1058 1346 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.75% 18.27% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1064 877
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +35 37 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Manchester +19 28 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lancashire -3 1 £22,500 -59.09%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 95 (62.50%) Finance
2 66 (43.42%) WebSphere
3 65 (42.76%) Firewall
4 61 (40.13%) TCP/IP
4 61 (40.13%) Juniper
5 58 (38.16%) DNS
6 57 (37.50%) Cisco
7 55 (36.18%) SOAP
8 53 (34.87%) HTTP
9 48 (31.58%) Internet
9 48 (31.58%) Load Balancing
10 47 (30.92%) SMTP
10 47 (30.92%) LAN
10 47 (30.92%) LDAP
10 47 (30.92%) Windows
11 46 (30.26%) WAN
12 45 (29.61%) HP
12 45 (29.61%) OSPF
12 45 (29.61%) EIGRP
12 45 (29.61%) F5
13 44 (28.95%) TACACS
13 44 (28.95%) BGP
14 43 (28.29%) IGRP
14 43 (28.29%) CiscoWorks
14 43 (28.29%) Capacity Management
14 43 (28.29%) Network Management
14 43 (28.29%) Network Design
14 43 (28.29%) HP NNM
15 39 (25.66%) Middleware
16 36 (23.68%) Mainframe

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (43.42%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.21%) Gentran
3 8 (5.26%) Apache
3 8 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) Drupal
5 5 (3.29%) Lync
6 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.97%) CMS
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.97%) WordPress
7 3 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Magento
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (42.76%) Firewall
2 61 (40.13%) TCP/IP
3 58 (38.16%) DNS
4 53 (34.87%) HTTP
5 48 (31.58%) Internet
6 47 (30.92%) SMTP
6 47 (30.92%) LDAP
6 47 (30.92%) LAN
7 46 (30.26%) WAN
8 45 (29.61%) EIGRP
8 45 (29.61%) OSPF
9 44 (28.95%) BGP
9 44 (28.95%) TACACS
10 43 (28.29%) IGRP
11 24 (15.79%) DHCP
12 23 (15.13%) VLAN
13 20 (13.16%) VPN
14 19 (12.50%) Network Security
15 13 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (7.89%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) MySQL
2 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 95 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Marketing
3 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) Network Engineer
2 39 (25.66%) Firewall Engineer
3 30 (19.74%) Developer
4 17 (11.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (11.18%) Security Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Consultant
6 13 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.24%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.61%) PHP Magento Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.29%) WebSphere Specialist
11 4 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Consultant
11 4 (2.63%) Web Developer
12 3 (1.97%) Technical Specialist
12 3 (1.97%) Administrator
12 3 (1.97%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.18%) SOAP
2 39 (25.66%) Middleware
3 20 (13.16%) CSS
3 20 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 19 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
5 18 (11.84%) HTML
6 16 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 15 (9.87%) .NET
8 14 (9.21%) Web Services
8 14 (9.21%) ISPF
9 13 (8.55%) ASP.NET
10 12 (7.89%) WCF
10 12 (7.89%) LINQ
10 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (7.89%) REST
11 4 (2.63%) jQuery
12 3 (1.97%) Ajax
12 3 (1.97%) CSS3
12 3 (1.97%) Sass
12 3 (1.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) Mainframe
2 13 (8.55%) PKI
3 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.92%) SecurID
4 5 (3.29%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.32%) EMV
6 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
6 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.66%) iSeries
7 1 (0.66%) AS400
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.92%) Windows
2 29 (19.08%) UNIX
3 28 (18.42%) AIX
4 22 (14.47%) Linux
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.63%) FreeBSD
6 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 43 (28.29%) Network Design
2 43 (28.29%) Network Management
2 43 (28.29%) Capacity Management
3 26 (17.11%) MVC
4 16 (10.53%) Change Management
5 12 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 8 (5.26%) Service Management
7 7 (4.61%) OOP
8 6 (3.95%) ITIL
8 6 (3.95%) Migration
8 6 (3.95%) Identity Management
8 6 (3.95%) System Testing
8 6 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (3.95%) SIEM
8 6 (3.95%) Cyber Security
9 4 (2.63%) Multithreading
9 4 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.18%) PHP
2 17 (11.18%) SQL
3 15 (9.87%) C#
4 14 (9.21%) Perl
4 14 (9.21%) JCL
5 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.63%) Ruby
7 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.32%) VB
8 2 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) MCP
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.97%) MCITP
4 3 (1.97%) MCSE
5 2 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (0.66%) MCSA
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) WCAG
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.95%) Snort
3 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.97%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (28.29%) CiscoWorks
1 43 (28.29%) HP NNM
2 6 (3.95%) Nessus
2 6 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.97%) Plesk
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.66%) SCSM
5 1 (0.66%) SCCM
5 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (40.13%) Juniper
2 57 (37.50%) Cisco
3 45 (29.61%) HP
3 45 (29.61%) F5
4 18 (11.84%) CheckPoint
5 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (9.21%) Zend
7 10 (6.58%) Fujitsu
7 10 (6.58%) IBM
8 7 (4.61%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.95%) Symantec
9 6 (3.95%) McAfee
9 6 (3.95%) Websense
9 6 (3.95%) IronPort
9 6 (3.95%) Qualys
9 6 (3.95%) Splunk
9 6 (3.95%) Lumension
9 6 (3.95%) Becrypt
9 6 (3.95%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.29%) VMware
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