Period
to 23 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 278 263
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +45
Permanent jobs citing SSL 88 80 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 4.08% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 77
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 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £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 1952 1961 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.74% 15.68% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1612 1497
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
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 23 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 23 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 -11 42 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Cheshire -1 40 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Merseyside -5 3 - -
Lancashire -1 1 £35,000 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 53 (60.23%) Firewall
2 50 (56.82%) VPN
2 50 (56.82%) Cisco
3 49 (55.68%) IPsec
4 48 (54.55%) WAN
5 42 (47.73%) Wireless
6 41 (46.59%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (45.45%) LAN
8 38 (43.18%) BGP
9 35 (39.77%) EIGRP
10 34 (38.64%) MPLS
11 33 (37.50%) CCNP
11 33 (37.50%) Load Balancing
11 33 (37.50%) F5
12 32 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (36.36%) DNS
13 31 (35.23%) DHCP
14 30 (34.09%) OSPF
15 29 (32.95%) Network Security
16 28 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (27.27%) Degree
17 24 (27.27%) Data Centre
18 23 (26.14%) Riverbed
19 22 (25.00%) Wireshark
19 22 (25.00%) NX-OS
20 21 (23.86%) Cisco PIX
20 21 (23.86%) Finance
21 20 (22.73%) TACACS
21 20 (22.73%) Ethernet
21 20 (22.73%) Web Services

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 (19.32%) nginx
2 14 (15.91%) Apache
3 6 (6.82%) JBoss
3 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.55%) SAS
5 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (60.23%) Firewall
2 50 (56.82%) VPN
3 49 (55.68%) IPsec
4 48 (54.55%) WAN
5 42 (47.73%) Wireless
6 40 (45.45%) LAN
7 38 (43.18%) BGP
8 35 (39.77%) EIGRP
9 34 (38.64%) MPLS
10 32 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (36.36%) DNS
11 31 (35.23%) DHCP
12 30 (34.09%) OSPF
13 29 (32.95%) Network Security
14 28 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (25.00%) NX-OS
15 22 (25.00%) Wireshark
16 21 (23.86%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (22.73%) Ethernet
17 20 (22.73%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.09%) Redis
3 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.27%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.68%) Law
5 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.32%) Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 2 (2.27%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) Web Services
2 19 (21.59%) HTML
2 19 (21.59%) SOAP
3 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 18 (20.45%) HTML5
3 18 (20.45%) J2EE
4 17 (19.32%) Ajax
4 17 (19.32%) CSS
4 17 (19.32%) CSS3
4 17 (19.32%) jQuery
4 17 (19.32%) RESTful
4 17 (19.32%) YUI
5 11 (12.50%) XML
6 10 (11.36%) JMS
6 10 (11.36%) LAMP
7 9 (10.23%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (10.23%) REST
7 9 (10.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (9.09%) Spring
8 8 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.23%) User Experience
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.68%) Life Science
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Contactless
6 1 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.23%) Unix
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) CentOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 19 (21.59%) SOA
3 17 (19.32%) ITIL
3 17 (19.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (15.91%) Service Management
5 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
5 13 (14.77%) Scrum
5 13 (14.77%) TDD
6 11 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 10 (11.36%) ITSM
7 10 (11.36%) MVC
8 9 (10.23%) BDD
8 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.23%) Microservices
8 9 (10.23%) Web Application Development
9 8 (9.09%) OO
9 8 (9.09%) Web Development
10 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.32%) PHP
2 17 (19.32%) Ruby
3 16 (18.18%) SQL
4 14 (15.91%) Java
5 12 (13.64%) Python
6 8 (9.09%) Go
7 7 (7.95%) C
8 5 (5.68%) C#
8 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.55%) R
10 2 (2.27%) C++
10 2 (2.27%) XPath
11 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.14%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (37.50%) CCNP
3 24 (27.27%) Degree
4 18 (20.45%) CCNA
5 8 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.55%) CCIE
7 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) CCDA
8 1 (1.14%) CCDP
8 1 (1.14%) CCSA
8 1 (1.14%) CCSE
8 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) PMO
2 5 (5.68%) QA
3 3 (3.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Cacti
1 6 (6.82%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.68%) CA Wily
3 4 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.41%) TrustSec
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) Puppet
5 1 (1.14%) SCSM
5 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (56.82%) Cisco
2 33 (37.50%) F5
3 23 (26.14%) Riverbed
4 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.09%) IronPort
5 8 (9.09%) Polycom
5 8 (9.09%) Siemens
6 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.95%) IBM
7 6 (6.82%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.68%) CA
8 5 (5.68%) Oracle
9 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.55%) Juniper
9 4 (4.55%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.41%) HP
10 3 (3.41%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.27%) BT
11 2 (2.27%) Red Hat