Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 279 265
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +41
Permanent jobs citing SSL 96 75 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.75% 3.96% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 76 63 79
North West median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,250 £29,050
90th Percentile £55,625 £52,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2019 1893 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.59% 15.97% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1637 1581 1547
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £57,350 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the North West

SSL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SSL in the North West

SSL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in the North West

SSL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
Cheshire +4 44 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Manchester -21 37 £50,000 +13.64% 2
Merseyside -1 10 - - 1
Lancashire -2 3 £58,750 +38.24%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 58 (60.42%) Firewall
2 56 (58.33%) VPN
3 55 (57.29%) Cisco
4 52 (54.17%) WAN
5 49 (51.04%) IPsec
6 47 (48.96%) Wireless
7 46 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (43.75%) LAN
9 40 (41.67%) CCNP
10 39 (40.63%) BGP
10 39 (40.63%) Load Balancing
11 38 (39.58%) F5
11 38 (39.58%) MPLS
11 38 (39.58%) EIGRP
11 38 (39.58%) DNS
12 35 (36.46%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (35.42%) OSPF
14 33 (34.38%) DHCP
15 32 (33.33%) Degree
16 30 (31.25%) Network Security
17 29 (30.21%) Riverbed
18 28 (29.17%) Wireshark
19 27 (28.13%) Cisco PIX
20 26 (27.08%) xDSL
20 26 (27.08%) Cisco IOS
20 26 (27.08%) Ethernet
21 24 (25.00%) SOA
21 24 (25.00%) SOAP
21 24 (25.00%) Web Services
21 24 (25.00%) TACACS

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (17.71%) nginx
2 15 (15.63%) Apache
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.17%) JBoss
4 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (60.42%) Firewall
2 56 (58.33%) VPN
3 52 (54.17%) WAN
4 49 (51.04%) IPsec
5 47 (48.96%) Wireless
6 42 (43.75%) LAN
7 39 (40.63%) BGP
8 38 (39.58%) DNS
8 38 (39.58%) EIGRP
8 38 (39.58%) MPLS
9 35 (36.46%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (35.42%) OSPF
11 33 (34.38%) DHCP
12 30 (31.25%) Network Security
13 28 (29.17%) Wireshark
14 27 (28.13%) Cisco PIX
15 26 (27.08%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (27.08%) Ethernet
15 26 (27.08%) xDSL
16 24 (25.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.08%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Law
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Administrator
6 9 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Technical Administrator
7 7 (7.29%) Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) SOAP
1 24 (25.00%) Web Services
2 17 (17.71%) AngularJS
2 17 (17.71%) HTML
2 17 (17.71%) HTML5
2 17 (17.71%) XML
3 15 (15.63%) Ajax
3 15 (15.63%) CSS
3 15 (15.63%) CSS3
3 15 (15.63%) J2EE
3 15 (15.63%) JMS
3 15 (15.63%) jQuery
3 15 (15.63%) RESTful
3 15 (15.63%) YUI
4 10 (10.42%) LAMP
5 9 (9.38%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (9.38%) WSDL
5 9 (9.38%) XSD
5 9 (9.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.38%) User Experience
3 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.25%) Life Science
5 5 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.08%) iPad
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Contactless
8 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (14.58%) Linux
4 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.33%) Unix
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Load Balancing
2 24 (25.00%) SOA
3 20 (20.83%) ITIL
3 20 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (17.71%) Service Management
5 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (14.58%) ITIL V3
6 14 (14.58%) ITSM
7 11 (11.46%) SDLC
8 10 (10.42%) Asset Management
8 10 (10.42%) Scrum
8 10 (10.42%) TDD
9 9 (9.38%) BDD
9 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.38%) Microservices
9 9 (9.38%) Network Management
9 9 (9.38%) Service Design
9 9 (9.38%) Web Application Development
10 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) PHP
2 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 15 (15.63%) Ruby
3 12 (12.50%) Java
3 12 (12.50%) SQL
4 10 (10.42%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) XPath
6 7 (7.29%) C#
7 6 (6.25%) Go
8 5 (5.21%) C
8 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (41.67%) CCNP
3 32 (33.33%) Degree
4 21 (21.88%) CCNA
5 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (6.25%) CCIE
8 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCDA
9 1 (1.04%) CCDP
9 1 (1.04%) CCSA
9 1 (1.04%) CCSE
9 1 (1.04%) CCSP
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) PMO
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
1 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.17%) CA Wily
4 3 (3.13%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.13%) TrustSec
5 2 (2.08%) Cacti
6 1 (1.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) SCSM
6 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) Cisco
2 38 (39.58%) F5
3 29 (30.21%) Riverbed
4 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.46%) Oracle
6 7 (7.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.25%) Juniper
8 5 (5.21%) IBM
8 5 (5.21%) IronPort
8 5 (5.21%) Polycom
8 5 (5.21%) Siemens
9 4 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.17%) CA
9 4 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.13%) HP
10 3 (3.13%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.13%) VMware
11 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds