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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 207 221
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 45 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.29% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 26
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £34,600 £30,125
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1072 881 946
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.58% 15.90% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 859 747 754
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -38 17 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Cheshire -19 15 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Merseyside - 9 - -
Lancashire +6 3 £57,500 +35.29%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (56.16%) VPN
2 40 (54.79%) Firewall
3 38 (52.05%) Cisco
4 33 (45.21%) WAN
5 32 (43.84%) Wireless
6 31 (42.47%) LAN
7 30 (41.10%) CCNP
7 30 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (39.73%) Degree
9 23 (31.51%) HTTP
10 21 (28.77%) Web Services
10 21 (28.77%) XML
10 21 (28.77%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (28.77%) Cisco Wireless
11 20 (27.40%) SOAP
11 20 (27.40%) SOA
11 20 (27.40%) Network Management
12 19 (26.03%) High Availability
12 19 (26.03%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (26.03%) Oracle
12 19 (26.03%) IPsec
13 18 (24.66%) CCNA
13 18 (24.66%) JMS
13 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
13 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
13 18 (24.66%) SDLC
14 17 (23.29%) Cisco CUCM
14 17 (23.29%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (23.29%) Network Security
14 17 (23.29%) Cisco ASA

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 15 (20.55%) Oracle Service Bus
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.59%) nginx
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.16%) VPN
2 40 (54.79%) Firewall
3 33 (45.21%) WAN
4 32 (43.84%) Wireless
5 31 (42.47%) LAN
6 23 (31.51%) HTTP
7 21 (28.77%) Cisco Wireless
8 19 (26.03%) IPsec
9 17 (23.29%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (23.29%) DNS
9 17 (23.29%) Network Security
10 16 (21.92%) FTP
10 16 (21.92%) HTTPS
11 15 (20.55%) BGP
11 15 (20.55%) EIGRP
11 15 (20.55%) OSPF
12 14 (19.18%) DHCP
12 14 (19.18%) MPLS
13 12 (16.44%) Ethernet
13 12 (16.44%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.11%) Redis
3 2 (2.74%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.74%) Ant
3 2 (2.74%) FogBugz
3 2 (2.74%) Redmine
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.03%) Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Network Analyst
4 15 (20.55%) Administrator
4 15 (20.55%) Technical Administrator
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Cisco Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Automotive Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Web Services
1 21 (28.77%) XML
2 20 (27.40%) SOAP
3 18 (24.66%) JMS
4 15 (20.55%) WSDL
4 15 (20.55%) XSD
4 15 (20.55%) XSLT
5 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.33%) HTML
5 9 (12.33%) HTML5
6 7 (9.59%) .NET
7 6 (8.22%) CSS
7 6 (8.22%) REST
8 5 (6.85%) Ajax
8 5 (6.85%) CSS3
8 5 (6.85%) J2EE
8 5 (6.85%) jQuery
8 5 (6.85%) RESTful
8 5 (6.85%) Servlets
8 5 (6.85%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Life Science
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Contactless
6 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.96%) Linux
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Unix
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.74%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Network Management
1 20 (27.40%) SOA
2 19 (26.03%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (26.03%) High Availability
3 18 (24.66%) SDLC
4 17 (23.29%) Migration
4 17 (23.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (20.55%) Service Design
6 14 (19.18%) Load Balancing
7 12 (16.44%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (10.96%) ITIL
8 8 (10.96%) Service Management
9 6 (8.22%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.22%) ITSM
9 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
10 5 (6.85%) DevOps
10 5 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) XPath
2 9 (12.33%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) Python
4 7 (9.59%) C#
4 7 (9.59%) SQL
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.22%) PHP
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby
7 4 (5.48%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) C
8 3 (4.11%) Go
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.74%) Jython
9 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) CCNP
1 30 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (39.73%) Degree
3 18 (24.66%) CCNA
3 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.11%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) CCDA
6 1 (1.37%) CCDP
6 1 (1.37%) CCSA
6 1 (1.37%) CCSE
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) CISMP
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) PMO
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (23.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 17 (23.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) Cisco
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle
3 17 (23.29%) F5
4 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.70%) Riverbed
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.11%) IronPort
7 3 (4.11%) Polycom
7 3 (4.11%) Siemens
8 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.74%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.37%) Facebook
9 1 (1.37%) FireEye
9 1 (1.37%) Tableau
9 1 (1.37%) Talend
9 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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