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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 215 215 181
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Permanent jobs citing SSL 35 34 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.48% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 3.27% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 64
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,075 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £54,400
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
943 1040 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.45% 14.56% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 761 879 883
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 £55,000 £57,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +9 19 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Manchester +12 14 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Merseyside +10 2 £50,000 - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 40 (57.97%) DNS
2 35 (50.72%) Firewall
3 30 (43.48%) VPN
4 26 (37.68%) Cisco
5 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
6 24 (34.78%) TCP/IP
7 23 (33.33%) DHCP
8 22 (31.88%) SQL
8 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (30.43%) Wireless
9 21 (30.43%) Windows
10 20 (28.99%) Linux
10 20 (28.99%) LAN
10 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
11 19 (27.54%) Finance
11 19 (27.54%) HTML
12 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
12 18 (26.09%) VoIP
13 17 (24.64%) MySQL
13 17 (24.64%) Network Security
14 16 (23.19%) PHP
14 16 (23.19%) XML
14 16 (23.19%) WAN
14 16 (23.19%) CCNP
14 16 (23.19%) VMware
15 15 (21.74%) CCNA
15 15 (21.74%) Degree
16 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (20.29%) HTTP

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) IIS
3 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.14%) Drupal
4 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.80%) Lync
6 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.35%) CMS
7 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.45%) Apache
9 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Magento
2 3 (4.35%) Shopify
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (57.97%) DNS
2 35 (50.72%) Firewall
3 30 (43.48%) VPN
4 24 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 23 (33.33%) DHCP
6 21 (30.43%) Wireless
7 20 (28.99%) LAN
8 18 (26.09%) VoIP
9 17 (24.64%) Network Security
10 16 (23.19%) WAN
11 14 (20.29%) HTTP
11 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (20.29%) IPsec
12 13 (18.84%) iSCSI
13 12 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (17.39%) MPLS
14 10 (14.49%) SAN
15 9 (13.04%) SNMP
15 9 (13.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) MySQL
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.45%) WinDbg
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 8 (11.59%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.90%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.14%) PHP Magento Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Magento Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.80%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Security Officer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) HTML
2 16 (23.19%) XML
3 8 (11.59%) Web Services
4 7 (10.14%) CSS
4 7 (10.14%) 802.1X
5 6 (8.70%) LAMP
5 6 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) J2EE
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) ODBC
7 1 (1.45%) WSDL
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.45%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) Life Science
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) CentOS
6 3 (4.35%) UNIX
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) FreeNAS
8 1 (1.45%) Debian
8 1 (1.45%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.45%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
2 8 (11.59%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) MVC
2 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
2 8 (11.59%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (10.14%) Migration
3 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (10.14%) Security Patching
4 6 (8.70%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (7.25%) Network Management
5 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.25%) Information Security
6 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
6 4 (5.80%) Server Building
6 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.19%) PHP
4 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) CCNP
3 15 (21.74%) CCNA
3 15 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) MCP
5 4 (5.80%) MCSE
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) CCDA
7 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) XenApp
3 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Postfix
5 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) Varnish
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.45%) Openswan
5 1 (1.45%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.45%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.45%) Corosync
5 1 (1.45%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.35%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) logstash
4 1 (1.45%) Rsyslog
4 1 (1.45%) Bacula
4 1 (1.45%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.45%) Cacti
4 1 (1.45%) Munin
4 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.45%) yum
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) Zend
6 6 (8.70%) Dell
6 6 (8.70%) Citrix
7 5 (7.25%) Juniper
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) IBM
8 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
8 4 (5.80%) Meraki
9 3 (4.35%) Meru Networks
9 3 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.35%) Google
9 3 (4.35%) BT
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle
9 3 (4.35%) Adobe
10 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.90%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus Benefits, Bonus and Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 to £32,277 per year
Posted: 24 days ago