Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 302 288
Rank change year-on-year +32 -14 +16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 99 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 3.53% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 45
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +24.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £29,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,875 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1,615 1,840 1,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.27% 14.76% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,435 1,394
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +31 43 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Cheshire -6 41 £42,000 -6.67% 4
Merseyside +5 14 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Lancashire -4 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 55 (55.56%) Linux
2 46 (46.46%) Firewall
3 41 (41.41%) TCP/IP
3 41 (41.41%) DNS
3 41 (41.41%) Cisco
4 40 (40.40%) VPN
5 38 (38.38%) LAN
5 38 (38.38%) MPLS
6 35 (35.35%) Degree
7 34 (34.34%) Wireless
7 34 (34.34%) IPsec
7 34 (34.34%) Apache
7 34 (34.34%) WAN
7 34 (34.34%) Java
8 33 (33.33%) HTTP
8 33 (33.33%) nginx
9 31 (31.31%) Windows
10 29 (29.29%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (29.29%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
12 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (25.25%) CCNP
13 25 (25.25%) MySQL
14 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
14 24 (24.24%) Scrum
15 23 (23.23%) Network Security
15 23 (23.23%) Kalman Filter
16 22 (22.22%) PHP
16 22 (22.22%) Servlets
16 22 (22.22%) Python

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 34 (34.34%) Apache
2 33 (33.33%) nginx
3 11 (11.11%) JBoss
3 11 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.08%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.03%) IIS
6 3 (3.03%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) PaaS
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.04%) IaaS
4 4 (4.04%) Office 365
5 3 (3.03%) SaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (46.46%) Firewall
2 41 (41.41%) DNS
2 41 (41.41%) TCP/IP
3 40 (40.40%) VPN
4 38 (38.38%) LAN
4 38 (38.38%) MPLS
5 34 (34.34%) IPsec
5 34 (34.34%) WAN
5 34 (34.34%) Wireless
6 33 (33.33%) HTTP
7 29 (29.29%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (23.23%) Network Security
10 22 (22.22%) Ethernet
11 20 (20.20%) Internet
11 20 (20.20%) VoIP
12 18 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (17.17%) Cisco Wireless
14 16 (16.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (14.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) MySQL
2 11 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.07%) Redis
4 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.04%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.04%) Big Data
5 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) CA Release Automation
2 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.04%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.04%) CodeSonar
3 4 (4.04%) git-flow
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA
3 4 (4.04%) Robot Framework
3 4 (4.04%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Law
3 9 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Developer
3 17 (17.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Security Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Administrator
8 6 (6.06%) Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (5.05%) Network Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) Servlets
2 21 (21.21%) SOAP
3 18 (18.18%) Ajax
3 18 (18.18%) CSS
3 18 (18.18%) CSS3
3 18 (18.18%) HTML
3 18 (18.18%) HTML5
3 18 (18.18%) jQuery
3 18 (18.18%) Web Services
4 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
4 17 (17.17%) J2EE
4 17 (17.17%) RESTful
4 17 (17.17%) YUI
5 14 (14.14%) LAMP
6 13 (13.13%) Middleware
7 11 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (11.11%) Node.js
7 11 (11.11%) REST
7 11 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 11 (11.11%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.10%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (10.10%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.04%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (55.56%) Linux
2 31 (31.31%) Windows
3 10 (10.10%) Unix
4 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) AIX
6 5 (5.05%) Mac OS X
6 5 (5.05%) Solaris
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.04%) Android
7 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (24.24%) Scrum
3 23 (23.23%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (20.20%) DevOps
4 20 (20.20%) Test Automation
5 18 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (17.17%) ITIL
6 17 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (17.17%) SOA
6 17 (17.17%) TDD
7 16 (16.16%) Build Automation
7 16 (16.16%) Change Management
7 16 (16.16%) Deployment Automation
7 16 (16.16%) Load Testing
8 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (15.15%) High Availability
8 15 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) Java
2 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.22%) PHP
3 22 (22.22%) Python
4 17 (17.17%) Ruby
5 15 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.11%) C
6 11 (11.11%) SQL
7 7 (7.07%) Go
8 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.04%) C#
9 4 (4.04%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) Degree
2 29 (29.29%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (25.25%) CCNP
4 15 (15.15%) CISSP
5 14 (14.14%) CCNA
6 11 (11.11%) CCDP
7 10 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.04%) GIAC
8 4 (4.04%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (4.04%) MCSE
8 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (4.04%) SANS
8 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.04%) SSCP
9 1 (1.01%) CCIE
9 1 (1.01%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.03%) GDPR
3 3 (3.03%) SLA
4 2 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Firmware
2 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.04%) Docker
3 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (16.16%) Puppet
3 15 (15.15%) Salt
4 13 (13.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (13.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (13.13%) Nessus
5 11 (11.11%) BladeLogic
5 11 (11.11%) CA Wily
5 11 (11.11%) TrustSec
6 5 (5.05%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.03%) SCOM
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (2.02%) Netcool
9 1 (1.01%) Ansible
9 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.01%) SCCM
9 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (41.41%) Cisco
2 20 (20.20%) F5
3 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.13%) Riverbed
4 11 (11.11%) CA
4 11 (11.11%) IBM
5 10 (10.10%) VMware
6 4 (4.04%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.04%) HP
6 4 (4.04%) Infoblox
6 4 (4.04%) Juniper
6 4 (4.04%) Meraki
7 3 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (3.03%) Sun
8 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.02%) BT
8 2 (2.02%) Citrix
9 1 (1.01%) hybris
9 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.01%) SAP