Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 295 273
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22 +46
Permanent jobs citing SSL 94 75 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 3.86% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 78 60 80
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,375 £47,500 £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 1964 1943 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.86% 15.57% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1607 1517
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Manchester -6 45 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Cheshire 0 42 £45,000 +38.46%
Merseyside +2 4 - -
Lancashire -2 1 £35,000 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (61.70%) Firewall
2 55 (58.51%) VPN
2 55 (58.51%) Cisco
3 53 (56.38%) IPsec
4 51 (54.26%) WAN
5 47 (50.00%) Wireless
6 45 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (47.87%) LAN
7 42 (44.68%) BGP
8 39 (41.49%) EIGRP
9 37 (39.36%) CCNP
9 37 (39.36%) F5
10 36 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (38.30%) MPLS
11 35 (37.23%) Load Balancing
12 34 (36.17%) DNS
13 33 (35.11%) Network Security
14 32 (34.04%) DHCP
14 32 (34.04%) OSPF
15 29 (30.85%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (28.72%) Data Centre
17 26 (27.66%) Degree
18 25 (26.60%) Riverbed
19 24 (25.53%) Wireshark
20 23 (24.47%) Cisco PIX
20 23 (24.47%) NX-OS
21 22 (23.40%) Finance
21 22 (23.40%) Ethernet
22 21 (22.34%) Web Services
22 21 (22.34%) 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 (18.09%) nginx
2 14 (14.89%) Apache
3 6 (6.38%) JBoss
3 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.26%) SAS
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (61.70%) Firewall
2 55 (58.51%) VPN
3 53 (56.38%) IPsec
4 51 (54.26%) WAN
5 47 (50.00%) Wireless
6 45 (47.87%) LAN
7 42 (44.68%) BGP
8 39 (41.49%) EIGRP
9 36 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (38.30%) MPLS
10 34 (36.17%) DNS
11 33 (35.11%) Network Security
12 32 (34.04%) DHCP
12 32 (34.04%) OSPF
13 29 (30.85%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (25.53%) Wireshark
15 23 (24.47%) Cisco PIX
15 23 (24.47%) NX-OS
16 22 (23.40%) Ethernet
17 21 (22.34%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.51%) Redis
3 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.06%) DB2
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.32%) Law
5 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
7 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (52.13%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (18.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 17 (18.09%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Lead Network Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Administrator
11 2 (2.13%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) Web Services
2 20 (21.28%) SOAP
3 19 (20.21%) HTML
4 18 (19.15%) AngularJS
4 18 (19.15%) HTML5
4 18 (19.15%) J2EE
5 17 (18.09%) Ajax
5 17 (18.09%) CSS
5 17 (18.09%) CSS3
5 17 (18.09%) jQuery
5 17 (18.09%) RESTful
5 17 (18.09%) YUI
6 12 (12.77%) XML
7 11 (11.70%) JMS
8 10 (10.64%) LAMP
9 9 (9.57%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (9.57%) REST
9 9 (9.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (8.51%) Spring
10 8 (8.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.57%) User Experience
4 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.32%) Life Science
6 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Contactless
7 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (12.77%) Linux
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.57%) Unix
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Load Balancing
2 20 (21.28%) SOA
3 18 (19.15%) ITIL
4 17 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (15.96%) Service Management
7 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 13 (13.83%) Scrum
8 13 (13.83%) TDD
9 12 (12.77%) ITIL V3
10 11 (11.70%) ITSM
11 10 (10.64%) MVC
12 9 (9.57%) BDD
12 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.57%) Microservices
12 9 (9.57%) Web Application Development
13 8 (8.51%) Asset Management
13 8 (8.51%) OO
13 8 (8.51%) Web Development
14 6 (6.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.09%) PHP
2 17 (18.09%) Ruby
3 16 (17.02%) SQL
4 14 (14.89%) Java
5 12 (12.77%) Python
6 8 (8.51%) Go
7 7 (7.45%) C
8 5 (5.32%) C#
8 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.26%) R
10 3 (3.19%) XPath
11 2 (2.13%) C++
12 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.06%) Perl
12 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (39.36%) CCNP
3 26 (27.66%) Degree
4 20 (21.28%) CCNA
5 8 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (5.32%) CCIE
7 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CCDA
9 1 (1.06%) CCDP
9 1 (1.06%) CCSA
9 1 (1.06%) CCSE
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) PMO
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Cacti
1 6 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.32%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.26%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.19%) TrustSec
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.06%) Puppet
6 1 (1.06%) SCSM
6 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (58.51%) Cisco
2 37 (39.36%) F5
3 25 (26.60%) Riverbed
4 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.64%) IronPort
5 10 (10.64%) Polycom
5 10 (10.64%) Siemens
6 7 (7.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.45%) IBM
7 6 (6.38%) Oracle
7 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.32%) CA
9 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.26%) Juniper
9 4 (4.26%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.19%) HP
10 3 (3.19%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.13%) BT
11 2 (2.13%) Red Hat