Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 209 227
Rank change year-on-year +39 +18 +18
Permanent jobs citing SSL 14 23 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.44% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 3.37% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 30
Median annual salary £37,679 £50,638 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.59% -3.55% +1.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £57,743 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,179 £51,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.98% +28.75% -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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 407 682 1,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.55% 13.17% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 334 554 1,044
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +15.38%
10th Percentile £26,325 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Manchester

SSL
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in Manchester.

Salary trend for SSL in Manchester

SSL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in Manchester over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for SSL in Manchester

SSL
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 2 March 2021. 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
Salford - 1 £37,858 -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) IPsec
4 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (64.29%) Windows 10
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Thinking
5 8 (57.14%) Storage Management
5 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (57.14%) VLAN
5 8 (57.14%) WSUS
5 8 (57.14%) MCSE
5 8 (57.14%) MCSA
5 8 (57.14%) CRM
5 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) WLAN
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) FTP
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) IPsec
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) FTP
4 8 (57.14%) VLAN
4 8 (57.14%) WLAN
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) 802.11
6 2 (14.29%) ADSL
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) IT Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Remote Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows 10
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) VMS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (57.14%) Analytical Thinking
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 8 (57.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 8 (57.14%) Storage Management
3 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (57.14%) MCITP
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Sophos
2 8 (57.14%) ZyXEL
3 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Meraki
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Wyse