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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 116
Permanent jobs citing SSL 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 159 223 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.76% 16.88% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 162 245
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Salt
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (28.57%) WSGI
4 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Servlets
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) WSGI
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
3 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
3 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Sun