The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 111 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SSL 21 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.51% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 3.08% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SSL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
409 357 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.97% 16.56% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 323 326 279
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SSL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region.

SSL Salary Trend in Birmingham

SSL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 22 (84.62%) Linux
1 22 (84.62%) LDAP
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 19 (73.08%) VMware
4 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 18 (69.23%) Firewall
5 17 (65.38%) Java
5 17 (65.38%) HTTP
5 17 (65.38%) Scrum
5 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (65.38%) JIRA
5 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
5 17 (65.38%) Open Source
5 17 (65.38%) Waterfall
5 17 (65.38%) Puppet
5 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
5 17 (65.38%) Vagrant
5 17 (65.38%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (65.38%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) Apache
7 5 (19.23%) MTS
7 5 (19.23%) SNMP
7 5 (19.23%) Apple
7 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
7 5 (19.23%) nginx

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) MTS
1 5 (19.23%) nginx
1 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) LDAP
2 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 17 (65.38%) HTTP
4 6 (23.08%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) SNMP
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) JIRA
1 17 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Security Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Scrum
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (65.38%) Waterfall
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
2 2 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) High Availability
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
2 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Puppet
1 17 (65.38%) Vagrant
1 17 (65.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Websense
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco