Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 306 288
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 +18
Permanent jobs citing SSL 80 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 3.01% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 61
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,300 £32,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,705 1,830 1,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.33% 14.96% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 1,445 1,379
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,660 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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
Manchester +17 41 £51,500 +24.10% 5
Cheshire -19 37 £40,500 -42.14% 2
Merseyside +3 2 £60,000 +20.00%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 29 (36.25%) Java
1 29 (36.25%) VPN
1 29 (36.25%) Firewall
1 29 (36.25%) IPsec
2 28 (35.00%) Cisco
2 28 (35.00%) Apache
2 28 (35.00%) nginx
3 26 (32.50%) Linux
3 26 (32.50%) WAN
4 25 (31.25%) DNS
4 25 (31.25%) BGP
5 24 (30.00%) Wireless
5 24 (30.00%) LAN
6 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (28.75%) Finance
7 22 (27.50%) MPLS
7 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 22 (27.50%) Degree
8 21 (26.25%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (26.25%) HTTP
9 20 (25.00%) Web Services
9 20 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 19 (23.75%) Servlets
10 19 (23.75%) J2EE
10 19 (23.75%) HTML
11 18 (22.50%) MySQL
11 18 (22.50%) PHP
11 18 (22.50%) SOAP
11 18 (22.50%) CSS
11 18 (22.50%) SOA

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 28 (35.00%) Apache
1 28 (35.00%) nginx
2 13 (16.25%) JBoss
2 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
3 12 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) SAS
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.75%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.25%) Firewall
1 29 (36.25%) IPsec
1 29 (36.25%) VPN
2 26 (32.50%) WAN
3 25 (31.25%) BGP
3 25 (31.25%) DNS
4 24 (30.00%) LAN
4 24 (30.00%) Wireless
5 22 (27.50%) MPLS
6 21 (26.25%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (26.25%) HTTP
7 20 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 17 (21.25%) OSPF
9 16 (20.00%) Network Security
10 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (18.75%) Internet
11 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
12 13 (16.25%) DHCP
13 12 (15.00%) NX-OS
14 11 (13.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) MySQL
2 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.25%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.25%) Redis
3 7 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
2 10 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 10 (12.50%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Network Engineer
2 18 (22.50%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
7 4 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Middleware Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Web Services
2 19 (23.75%) HTML
2 19 (23.75%) J2EE
2 19 (23.75%) Servlets
3 18 (22.50%) Ajax
3 18 (22.50%) AngularJS
3 18 (22.50%) CSS
3 18 (22.50%) CSS3
3 18 (22.50%) HTML5
3 18 (22.50%) jQuery
3 18 (22.50%) RESTful
3 18 (22.50%) SOAP
3 18 (22.50%) YUI
4 14 (17.50%) Middleware
5 9 (11.25%) EJB
5 9 (11.25%) JDBC
5 9 (11.25%) JMX
5 9 (11.25%) JSP
5 9 (11.25%) LAMP
5 9 (11.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.25%) User Experience
3 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.75%) Life Science
5 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.25%) iSeries
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) Unix
4 5 (6.25%) AIX
4 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 18 (22.50%) SOA
2 17 (21.25%) Scrum
2 17 (21.25%) TDD
3 14 (17.50%) Load Balancing
4 11 (13.75%) Build Automation
4 11 (13.75%) DevOps
4 11 (13.75%) Load Testing
4 11 (13.75%) Test Automation
5 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.50%) MVC
5 10 (12.50%) Wealth Management
6 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.25%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (11.25%) ITIL
6 9 (11.25%) OO
6 9 (11.25%) Web Application Development
6 9 (11.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.50%) PHP
3 18 (22.50%) Ruby
4 17 (21.25%) Python
5 14 (17.50%) SQL
6 9 (11.25%) Go
7 8 (10.00%) C
8 7 (8.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.00%) R
11 3 (3.75%) Perl
12 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.25%) C#
12 1 (1.25%) C++
12 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (27.50%) Degree
3 17 (21.25%) CCNP
4 9 (11.25%) CCNA
4 9 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CCIE
6 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 6 (7.50%) PMO
3 1 (1.25%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (15.00%) CA Wily
3 11 (13.75%) BladeLogic
4 8 (10.00%) Puppet
5 7 (8.75%) Salt
6 6 (7.50%) Cacti
7 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
9 2 (2.50%) Nessus
9 2 (2.50%) Netcool
9 2 (2.50%) SCOM
10 1 (1.25%) Ansible
10 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Cisco
2 15 (18.75%) F5
2 15 (18.75%) IBM
3 12 (15.00%) CA
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.75%) IronPort
5 7 (8.75%) Polycom
5 7 (8.75%) Riverbed
5 7 (8.75%) Siemens
6 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.00%) BT
8 2 (2.50%) Meraki
9 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.25%) Capita
9 1 (1.25%) Citrix
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) Juniper
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle
9 1 (1.25%) Sun
9 1 (1.25%) VMware