Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 139 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +17
Permanent jobs citing SSL 40 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.28% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.91% 3.43% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 13
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £32,000 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,450 £57,750 £36,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +19.44%

SSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 449 408 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.40% 16.48% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 321 301 299
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.81% +4.29% -14.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £17,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Cheshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in Cheshire.

Salary trend for SSL in Cheshire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Cheshire

SSL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Crewe -2 8 - - 1
Knutsford -10 7 - -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 24 (60.00%) DNS
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 18 (45.00%) Wireless
3 18 (45.00%) MPLS
3 18 (45.00%) Cisco
3 18 (45.00%) VPN
3 18 (45.00%) Ethernet
3 18 (45.00%) F5
4 17 (42.50%) IPsec
5 16 (40.00%) LAN
6 15 (37.50%) Java
7 14 (35.00%) Linux
7 14 (35.00%) Apache
7 14 (35.00%) WAN
7 14 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (35.00%) Riverbed
8 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
9 12 (30.00%) OSPF
9 12 (30.00%) BGP
9 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
9 12 (30.00%) TACACS
9 12 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (30.00%) Wireshark
9 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (30.00%) NX-OS
10 11 (27.50%) Security Patching
10 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (25.00%) Network Security

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.00%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) nginx
3 7 (17.50%) JBoss
3 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) DNS
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 18 (45.00%) Ethernet
3 18 (45.00%) MPLS
3 18 (45.00%) VPN
3 18 (45.00%) Wireless
4 17 (42.50%) IPsec
5 16 (40.00%) LAN
6 14 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (35.00%) WAN
7 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.00%) BGP
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (30.00%) NX-OS
8 12 (30.00%) OSPF
8 12 (30.00%) TACACS
8 12 (30.00%) Wireshark
9 10 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) CA Release Automation
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
1 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
1 7 (17.50%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Network Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Middleware
2 8 (20.00%) Servlets
3 4 (10.00%) WSGI
4 3 (7.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (10.00%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (2.50%) iSeries
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (27.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (27.50%) Security Patching
3 10 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (20.00%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.50%) Wealth Management
6 6 (15.00%) Open Source
6 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CCNP
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) CCNA
2 9 (22.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.50%) BladeLogic
2 7 (17.50%) CA Wily
3 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) Salt
4 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Cisco
1 18 (45.00%) F5
2 14 (35.00%) Riverbed
3 7 (17.50%) CA
3 7 (17.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (7.50%) Sun
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle