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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 201 192 220
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs citing SSL 37 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 4.55% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 25
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
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
1021 1010 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 14.95% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 786 785 947
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 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 21 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Manchester +7 11 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Merseyside - 4 £50,000 -
Lancashire -11 1 £30,000 +33.33%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (62.50%) Firewall
2 30 (46.88%) DNS
3 25 (39.06%) Windows
4 24 (37.50%) VPN
5 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
5 23 (35.94%) Finance
5 23 (35.94%) Network Security
6 22 (34.38%) Linux
7 19 (29.69%) Cisco
8 18 (28.13%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) IIS
8 18 (28.13%) LAN
9 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (26.56%) VMware
10 16 (25.00%) CCNA
10 16 (25.00%) WAN
10 16 (25.00%) DHCP
10 16 (25.00%) HTML
11 14 (21.88%) HTTP
12 13 (20.31%) VoIP
12 13 (20.31%) MySQL
12 13 (20.31%) XML
12 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
12 13 (20.31%) Wireless
13 12 (18.75%) ITIL
13 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.63%) CCNP
14 10 (15.63%) SAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (28.13%) IIS
2 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) Apache
4 5 (7.81%) Drupal
4 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.25%) CMS
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (3.13%) nginx
8 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Magento
2 3 (4.69%) Shopify
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Heroku
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (62.50%) Firewall
2 30 (46.88%) DNS
3 24 (37.50%) VPN
4 23 (35.94%) Network Security
5 18 (28.13%) LAN
6 16 (25.00%) WAN
6 16 (25.00%) DHCP
7 14 (21.88%) HTTP
8 13 (20.31%) VoIP
8 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.31%) Wireless
9 10 (15.63%) SAN
10 7 (10.94%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (9.38%) IPsec
11 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (9.38%) iSCSI
11 6 (9.38%) Internet
12 5 (7.81%) MPLS
12 5 (7.81%) BGP
12 5 (7.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) MySQL
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 23 (35.94%) 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 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Network Engineer
1 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) PHP Magento Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Magento Developer
4 5 (7.81%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (20.31%) XML
3 6 (9.38%) Web Services
4 5 (7.81%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) Middleware
5 3 (4.69%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) JSF
6 2 (3.13%) LAMP
6 2 (3.13%) Ajax
6 2 (3.13%) Java SE
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (1.56%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.56%) WSDL
7 1 (1.56%) ODBC
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) PKI
3 3 (4.69%) FlexPod
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) CentOS
5 2 (3.13%) OpenBSD
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) FreeBSD
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) FreeNAS
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
3 7 (10.94%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (10.94%) Migration
4 6 (9.38%) MVC
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.38%) Network Management
5 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics
7 3 (4.69%) Email Marketing
7 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.63%) PHP
4 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) JCL
9 1 (1.56%) C#
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.00%) CCNA
3 10 (15.63%) CCNP
4 9 (14.06%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.25%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) CCDA
9 1 (1.56%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.13%) Postfix
4 2 (3.13%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.13%) NFS
4 2 (3.13%) iptables
4 2 (3.13%) Ceph
4 2 (3.13%) Varnish
4 2 (3.13%) Corosync
4 2 (3.13%) KVM
4 2 (3.13%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (3.13%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (3.13%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.13%) Openswan
5 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (4.69%) Nagios
3 3 (4.69%) WSUS
4 2 (3.13%) Cacti
4 2 (3.13%) Munin
4 2 (3.13%) Rsyslog
4 2 (3.13%) Pacemaker
4 2 (3.13%) logstash
4 2 (3.13%) Bacula
4 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.13%) yum
5 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) HP
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) Juniper
5 5 (7.81%) NetApp
5 5 (7.81%) Dell
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Zend
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 4 (6.25%) Meraki
6 4 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.69%) Adobe
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.69%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) BT
8 2 (3.13%) Mitel
8 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Cognitive Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus +
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
BABCP
Salary: From £18,982 to £18,982 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago