Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 137 121
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 +46
Permanent jobs citing SSL 47 9 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.67% 0.41% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 2.31% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 49
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,250 £32,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £36,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%

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 520 389 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.44% 17.63% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 388 303 426
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £32,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.62% -15.03% +2.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,650 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 - 35 £45,000 -
Knutsford - 6 - -
Crewe - 1 £60,000 -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 39 (82.98%) Firewall
2 37 (78.72%) DNS
3 36 (76.60%) VPN
3 36 (76.60%) Cisco
3 36 (76.60%) WAN
3 36 (76.60%) Wireless
3 36 (76.60%) IPsec
3 36 (76.60%) Load Balancing
4 34 (72.34%) DHCP
5 33 (70.21%) MPLS
6 32 (68.09%) OSPF
6 32 (68.09%) BGP
6 32 (68.09%) EIGRP
7 30 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (61.70%) F5
9 28 (59.57%) Riverbed
10 27 (57.45%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (57.45%) Wireshark
11 26 (55.32%) Cisco PIX
11 26 (55.32%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (55.32%) LAN
11 26 (55.32%) NX-OS
12 23 (48.94%) Ethernet
12 23 (48.94%) TACACS
12 23 (48.94%) xDSL
13 22 (46.81%) CCNP
14 21 (44.68%) ITIL
14 21 (44.68%) Network Security
15 19 (40.43%) DMVPN
15 19 (40.43%) Degree

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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) Firewall
2 37 (78.72%) DNS
3 36 (76.60%) IPsec
3 36 (76.60%) VPN
3 36 (76.60%) WAN
3 36 (76.60%) Wireless
4 34 (72.34%) DHCP
5 33 (70.21%) MPLS
6 32 (68.09%) BGP
6 32 (68.09%) EIGRP
6 32 (68.09%) OSPF
7 27 (57.45%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (57.45%) Wireshark
8 26 (55.32%) Cisco IOS
8 26 (55.32%) Cisco PIX
8 26 (55.32%) LAN
8 26 (55.32%) NX-OS
9 23 (48.94%) Ethernet
9 23 (48.94%) TACACS
9 23 (48.94%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) DB2
1 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.51%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Service Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.13%) Servlets
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Life Science
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.13%) Contactless
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Load Balancing
2 21 (44.68%) ITIL
3 19 (40.43%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (38.30%) Service Management
5 16 (34.04%) ITIL V3
6 15 (31.91%) ITSM
7 11 (23.40%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source
8 5 (10.64%) Wealth Management
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) Network Management
9 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Runbook
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.26%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.13%) MVC
11 1 (2.13%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Java
1 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.38%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNP
3 19 (40.43%) Degree
4 10 (21.28%) CCNA
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) CA Wily
2 3 (6.38%) BladeLogic
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) F5
3 28 (59.57%) Riverbed
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) CA
7 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.38%) Infoblox
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper
7 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.13%) Sun