Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 292 289
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 -10
Permanent jobs citing SSL 82 86 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 4.49% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 70 72 48
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +19.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,150 £55,725
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,978 1,917 1,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.54% 14.62% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,539 1,544
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.96% +0.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,350
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +15 54 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Cheshire -4 15 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Lancashire - 8 £24,500 - 1
Merseyside +13 5 £32,500 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 39 (47.56%) DNS
2 35 (42.68%) Firewall
3 34 (41.46%) Configuration Management
4 29 (35.37%) HTTP
5 27 (32.93%) Cisco
5 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (31.71%) Linux
6 26 (31.71%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (30.49%) Degree
8 24 (29.27%) Windows
9 22 (26.83%) WAN
9 22 (26.83%) F5
10 21 (25.61%) JSON
10 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
10 21 (25.61%) TDD
10 21 (25.61%) XML
10 21 (25.61%) Internet
10 21 (25.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (24.39%) Java
11 20 (24.39%) BDD
12 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (23.17%) LAN
12 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
13 18 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
14 17 (20.73%) Load Balancing
14 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
15 16 (19.51%) Puppet
15 16 (19.51%) RESTful
15 16 (19.51%) Microsoft

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 12 (14.63%) IIS
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) Apache Solr
2 9 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.54%) WordPress
4 5 (6.10%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.66%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.20%) SaaS
4 6 (7.32%) IaaS
5 4 (4.88%) Office 365
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.22%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (47.56%) DNS
2 35 (42.68%) Firewall
3 29 (35.37%) HTTP
4 26 (31.71%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (26.83%) WAN
6 21 (25.61%) Internet
7 19 (23.17%) LAN
7 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
8 16 (19.51%) Bluetooth
9 15 (18.29%) VPN
10 13 (15.85%) MPLS
11 12 (14.63%) BGP
11 12 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (14.63%) OSPF
12 11 (13.41%) DMVPN
12 11 (13.41%) IPsec
12 11 (13.41%) Network Security
12 11 (13.41%) VLAN
12 11 (13.41%) Wireless
13 10 (12.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) NoSQL
2 12 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.76%) MySQL
5 5 (6.10%) Apache Hive
5 5 (6.10%) Big Data
5 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) CocoaPods
2 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.10%) CodeSonar
3 5 (6.10%) git-flow
3 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) Robot Framework
3 5 (6.10%) Selenium
4 3 (3.66%) Gradle
4 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.22%) JBehave
5 1 (1.22%) JUnit
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Network Engineer
3 17 (20.73%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Android Developer
6 9 (10.98%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (10.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) iOS Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.32%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) JSON
1 21 (25.61%) XML
2 16 (19.51%) RESTful
3 10 (12.20%) Dagger
3 10 (12.20%) RxJava
4 9 (10.98%) Cocoa
4 9 (10.98%) Cocoa Touch
4 9 (10.98%) Core Animation
4 9 (10.98%) Core Data
4 9 (10.98%) ReactiveCocoa
4 9 (10.98%) RxSwift
5 7 (8.54%) Node.js
5 7 (8.54%) REST
5 7 (8.54%) Retrofit
5 7 (8.54%) SOAP
5 7 (8.54%) Spring MVC
6 6 (7.32%) CarPlay
7 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.10%) Django
7 5 (6.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) User Experience
2 9 (10.98%) Animation
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (6.10%) Clustering
5 5 (6.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 24 (29.27%) Windows
3 15 (18.29%) Android
4 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.76%) Unix
8 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.66%) watchOS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Configuration Management
2 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
3 21 (25.61%) TDD
4 20 (24.39%) BDD
5 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.73%) Load Balancing
7 16 (19.51%) Analytics
8 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (18.29%) ITIL
9 13 (15.85%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (14.63%) DevOps
11 11 (13.41%) Benchmarking
11 11 (13.41%) Load Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Android Development
12 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
12 10 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Speech Recognition
13 9 (10.98%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (10.98%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.73%) Bash Shell
4 14 (17.07%) Objective-C
5 9 (10.98%) Apple Swift
5 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.76%) PHP
7 7 (8.54%) C
7 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.54%) Python
8 5 (6.10%) C#
8 5 (6.10%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Go
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Degree
2 21 (25.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (21.95%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (19.51%) CCNA
5 11 (13.41%) AWS Certification
5 11 (13.41%) CCNP
6 7 (8.54%) CCIE
7 6 (7.32%) CISSP
8 5 (6.10%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
8 5 (6.10%) GIAC
8 5 (6.10%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (6.10%) MCSE
8 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.10%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (6.10%) SANS
8 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.10%) SSCP
9 1 (1.22%) CCDP
9 1 (1.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 7 (8.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
5 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Puppet
2 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.98%) Cobbler
4 6 (7.32%) cPanel
5 5 (6.10%) AirWatch
5 5 (6.10%) Foglight
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (6.10%) Salt
6 1 (1.22%) Nagios
6 1 (1.22%) QRadar
6 1 (1.22%) SCCM
6 1 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Cisco
2 22 (26.83%) F5
3 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 12 (14.63%) VMware
5 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
5 11 (13.41%) Meraki
6 9 (10.98%) Apple
6 9 (10.98%) Nimble Storage
7 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
8 7 (8.54%) HP
9 6 (7.32%) Brocade
9 6 (7.32%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.10%) CommVault
10 5 (6.10%) McAfee
10 5 (6.10%) NetApp
10 5 (6.10%) NetIQ
10 5 (6.10%) TippingPoint
11 4 (4.88%) Juniper
12 2 (2.44%) Sophos