Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 130 135
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -17
Permanent jobs citing SSL 15 45 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 1.43% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 8.79% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 7
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +38.46% -59.38%
10th Percentile £28,250 £33,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £81,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -20.00%

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 370 512 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.70% 16.33% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 292 374 270
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -3 12 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Knutsford +12 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 12 (80.00%) F5
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (40.00%) IPsec
5 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (33.33%) Foglight
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) McAfee
6 5 (33.33%) NetIQ
6 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) CommVault
6 5 (33.33%) NetApp

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
1 8 (53.33%) MPLS
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) DMVPN
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) xDSL
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CircleCI
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) JBehave
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Guice
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
3 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Server Hardening
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) IISP
3 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 5 (33.33%) Foglight
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) F5
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 5 (33.33%) Brocade
4 5 (33.33%) CommVault
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) McAfee
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) NetIQ
4 5 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 5 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk