The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 59 72
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.68% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 3.57% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 56 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.14% 12.28% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 85
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SSL
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SSL in Lancashire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in Lancashire

SSL
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nelson - 2 £58,750 -
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) PPP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) L2TP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) xDSL
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Perl

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) L2TP
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) PPP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat