Period
to 19 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 126 132
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 28 43 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.01% 1.52% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 8.25% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 17
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +38.46% -35.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £34,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £36,000
North West median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% -

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 457 521 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.48% 18.45% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 361 396 297
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £18,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £53,450
North West median annual salary £42,396 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +8.71% +1.30% +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 September 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 September 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 -4 20 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Crewe +6 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Knutsford -2 1 - -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (75.00%) F5
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
4 17 (60.71%) MPLS
4 17 (60.71%) VPN
4 17 (60.71%) Ethernet
5 16 (57.14%) Wireless
6 14 (50.00%) IPsec
7 13 (46.43%) LAN
7 13 (46.43%) DNS
8 12 (42.86%) WAN
8 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (39.29%) Riverbed
9 11 (39.29%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (35.71%) Network Security
10 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
10 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
12 8 (28.57%) ITIL
12 8 (28.57%) OSPF
12 8 (28.57%) BGP
13 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 7 (25.00%) TACACS
13 7 (25.00%) DHCP
13 7 (25.00%) CCNP
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (25.00%) NX-OS
13 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter

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 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) Ethernet
2 17 (60.71%) MPLS
2 17 (60.71%) VPN
3 16 (57.14%) Wireless
4 14 (50.00%) IPsec
5 13 (46.43%) DNS
5 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (42.86%) WAN
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (35.71%) Network Security
9 8 (28.57%) BGP
9 8 (28.57%) OSPF
9 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 7 (25.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CA Release Automation
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Support Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (17.86%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (17.86%) Critical Thinking
4 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.86%) High Availability
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.86%) Server Hardening
5 4 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) WFM
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CCNP
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCDP
3 1 (3.57%) CCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) IISP
3 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) AirWatch
1 5 (17.86%) Foglight
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) F5
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) Riverbed
4 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.86%) Brocade
5 5 (17.86%) CommVault
5 5 (17.86%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) Infoblox
5 5 (17.86%) McAfee
5 5 (17.86%) NetApp
5 5 (17.86%) NetIQ
5 5 (17.86%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
5 5 (17.86%) TippingPoint
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.57%) Splunk