Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 275 277
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 110 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.02% 4.38% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 87 67 65
North West median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £36,000 £37,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,900 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £48,350
% change year-on-year -1.05% -1.76% +1.79%

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 1,828 2,057 1,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.99% 15.66% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,667 1,492
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 August 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 17 August 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 +38 62 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Cheshire 0 33 £39,750 -11.67% 6
Merseyside +17 13 £60,000 - 1
Lancashire +7 2 - - 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 59 (53.64%) Firewall
2 48 (43.64%) Linux
3 46 (41.82%) Cisco
4 44 (40.00%) Windows
5 43 (39.09%) DNS
6 42 (38.18%) VPN
7 40 (36.36%) HTTP
8 38 (34.55%) LAN
8 38 (34.55%) MPLS
9 37 (33.64%) Wireless
9 37 (33.64%) IPsec
9 37 (33.64%) Degree
10 36 (32.73%) TCP/IP
11 35 (31.82%) WAN
12 33 (30.00%) Java
13 32 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (26.36%) Network Security
14 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
16 26 (23.64%) Penetration Testing
16 26 (23.64%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (22.73%) F5
18 24 (21.82%) Kalman Filter
18 24 (21.82%) MySQL
18 24 (21.82%) Ethernet
18 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
18 24 (21.82%) Configuration Management
19 23 (20.91%) Scrum
20 22 (20.00%) VMware

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 16 (14.55%) nginx
2 13 (11.82%) Apache
3 10 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.36%) Apache Solr
4 7 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.64%) IIS
5 4 (3.64%) JBoss
5 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Magento
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (9.09%) SaaS
2 9 (8.18%) Office 365
3 8 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.27%) IaaS
4 7 (6.36%) PaaS
5 6 (5.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 59 (53.64%) Firewall
2 43 (39.09%) DNS
3 42 (38.18%) VPN
4 40 (36.36%) HTTP
5 38 (34.55%) LAN
5 38 (34.55%) MPLS
6 37 (33.64%) IPsec
6 37 (33.64%) Wireless
7 36 (32.73%) TCP/IP
8 35 (31.82%) WAN
9 32 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (26.36%) Network Security
11 26 (23.64%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (21.82%) Ethernet
13 19 (17.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (17.27%) VoIP
14 17 (15.45%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (14.55%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (14.55%) Wireshark
16 15 (13.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) MySQL
2 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 10 (9.09%) Big Data
4 10 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 9 (8.18%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 10 (9.09%) CodeSonar
2 10 (9.09%) git-flow
2 10 (9.09%) JIRA
2 10 (9.09%) Robot Framework
2 10 (9.09%) Selenium
3 6 (5.45%) CocoaPods
4 4 (3.64%) CA Release Automation
General
1 12 (10.91%) Retail
2 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.55%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 4 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.91%) Developer
3 12 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Security Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Android Developer
6 6 (5.45%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) RESTful
2 20 (18.18%) JSON
2 20 (18.18%) SOAP
3 19 (17.27%) XML
4 16 (14.55%) Node.js
4 16 (14.55%) REST
4 16 (14.55%) Spring MVC
5 14 (12.73%) LAMP
6 11 (10.00%) Ajax
6 11 (10.00%) CSS
6 11 (10.00%) CSS3
6 11 (10.00%) HTML
6 11 (10.00%) HTML5
6 11 (10.00%) jQuery
6 11 (10.00%) Servlets
7 10 (9.09%) .NET
7 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.09%) J2EE
7 10 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.55%) User Experience
3 6 (5.45%) Animation
4 5 (4.55%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.64%) Linux
2 44 (40.00%) Windows
3 18 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.55%) Android
4 16 (14.55%) Apple iOS
5 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.36%) Unix
9 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.64%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (21.82%) Configuration Management
3 24 (21.82%) Kalman Filter
4 23 (20.91%) Scrum
5 22 (20.00%) TDD
6 21 (19.09%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (18.18%) ITIL
8 18 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (15.45%) High Availability
10 16 (14.55%) BDD
10 16 (14.55%) DevOps
10 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
11 15 (13.64%) Network Management
11 15 (13.64%) Project Management
11 15 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.73%) Change Management
12 14 (12.73%) Web Filtering
13 13 (11.82%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.09%) Bash Shell
3 21 (19.09%) PHP
4 20 (18.18%) Python
5 16 (14.55%) C
5 16 (14.55%) Objective-C
6 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.09%) C#
7 10 (9.09%) C++
7 10 (9.09%) Ruby
8 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.45%) Apple Swift
9 6 (5.45%) Go
10 5 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (33.64%) Degree
2 32 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (20.00%) CISSP
4 21 (19.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (18.18%) CCNA
5 20 (18.18%) CCNP
6 11 (10.00%) CCDP
7 10 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 10 (9.09%) GIAC
7 10 (9.09%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (9.09%) MCSE
7 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (9.09%) SANS
7 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 10 (9.09%) SSCP
8 7 (6.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.45%) QA
3 4 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.64%) SLA
4 3 (2.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.73%) Docker
2 14 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.00%) Firmware
4 10 (9.09%) vSphere
5 7 (6.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (19.09%) Puppet
2 15 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.73%) Salt
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (10.00%) Nessus
4 11 (10.00%) TrustSec
5 7 (6.36%) Cobbler
6 4 (3.64%) AirWatch
6 4 (3.64%) BladeLogic
6 4 (3.64%) CA Wily
6 4 (3.64%) Foglight
6 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.82%) SCCM
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.91%) SCOM
8 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Cisco
2 25 (22.73%) F5
3 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 22 (20.00%) VMware
5 13 (11.82%) Riverbed
6 12 (10.91%) Nimble Storage
7 9 (8.18%) Blue Coat
7 9 (8.18%) HP
8 7 (6.36%) Juniper
9 6 (5.45%) Apple
10 5 (4.55%) Infoblox
10 5 (4.55%) Meraki
11 4 (3.64%) Brocade
11 4 (3.64%) CA
11 4 (3.64%) CommVault
11 4 (3.64%) McAfee
11 4 (3.64%) NetApp
11 4 (3.64%) NetIQ
11 4 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.64%) TippingPoint