Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 186 216
Rank change year-on-year +8 +30 +33
Permanent jobs citing SSL 14 23 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.85% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 30
10th Percentile £37,750 £40,700 £35,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,375 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £50,638 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.15% -3.55% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49,375 £57,188 £62,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £60,625 "
North West median annual salary £45,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -2.00% -

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 415 598 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.90% 13.86% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 320 470 828
10th Percentile £29,875 £26,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,812 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (57.14%) FTP
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 6 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (42.86%) Storage Management
6 6 (42.86%) MCITP
6 6 (42.86%) VLAN
6 6 (42.86%) WSUS
6 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (42.86%) ZyXEL
6 6 (42.86%) IPsec
6 6 (42.86%) Electronics
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Sophos
6 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL

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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) AWS
2 2 (14.29%) GCP
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) FTP
4 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) IPsec
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) VLAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) WLAN
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) DMZ
7 2 (14.29%) SMTP
7 2 (14.29%) SSH
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
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 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Electronics
3 5 (35.71%) Social Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (42.86%) Storage Management
3 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (42.86%) MCITP
1 6 (42.86%) MCSA
1 6 (42.86%) MCSE
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (14.29%) Nessus
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Sophos
1 6 (42.86%) ZyXEL
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) VMware