The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 105 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing SSL 15 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.70% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 4.67% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 8
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £48,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
250 321 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.94% 14.99% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 180 273 257
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

SSL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SSL.

1 40 (64.52%) SQL
2 33 (53.23%) Firewall
3 29 (46.77%) Linux
4 28 (45.16%) MS Excel
5 27 (43.55%) Presales
6 25 (40.32%) DNS
7 22 (35.48%) XML
8 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
9 20 (32.26%) IBM
9 20 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (30.65%) Line Management
10 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
10 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
10 19 (30.65%) IIS
11 18 (29.03%) VMware
11 18 (29.03%) Publishing
11 18 (29.03%) NetBackup
11 18 (29.03%) Backup Exec
11 18 (29.03%) Service Delivery
11 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
11 18 (29.03%) Firmware
11 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
11 18 (29.03%) Citrix
11 18 (29.03%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (29.03%) Disclosure Scotland
11 18 (29.03%) SCCM
11 18 (29.03%) SCOM
11 18 (29.03%) LPIC
11 18 (29.03%) CMDB
11 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (30.65%) IIS
2 10 (16.13%) JBoss
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (45.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (53.23%) Firewall
2 25 (40.32%) DNS
3 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
3 17 (27.42%) VPN
4 14 (22.58%) WAN
5 13 (20.97%) IPsec
5 13 (20.97%) LAN
6 9 (14.52%) Internet
7 8 (12.90%) Network Security
7 8 (12.90%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (12.90%) VLAN
7 8 (12.90%) WLAN
8 7 (11.29%) SSH
8 7 (11.29%) Wireless
9 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (8.06%) BGP
10 5 (8.06%) DHCP
10 5 (8.06%) MPLS
10 5 (8.06%) OSPF
10 5 (8.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.13%) DB2
4 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
4 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (29.03%) Publishing
2 16 (25.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (20.97%) Finance
3 13 (20.97%) Retail
4 11 (17.74%) Banking
5 9 (14.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Front Office
6 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Technical Specialist
2 10 (16.13%) Consultant
2 10 (16.13%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Java Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Software Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Development Manager
5 6 (9.68%) SOA Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) SOA Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Software Development Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Software Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Software Development Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Unix Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) XML
2 13 (20.97%) Web Services
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.74%) Entity Framework
3 11 (17.74%) HTML
3 11 (17.74%) jQuery
3 11 (17.74%) LINQ
3 11 (17.74%) WCF
4 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (14.52%) Java EE
5 2 (3.23%) J2EE
5 2 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) JDBC
6 1 (1.61%) ODBC
6 1 (1.61%) SAML
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Data Centre
2 18 (29.03%) CMDB
3 11 (17.74%) iPad
4 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.61%) EPoS
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) SCADA
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) SUSE
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Presales
2 20 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (30.65%) Line Management
4 18 (29.03%) Service Delivery
5 12 (19.35%) Software Architecture
6 11 (17.74%) MVC
6 11 (17.74%) Web Application Development
7 10 (16.13%) High Availability
7 10 (16.13%) SOA
8 9 (14.52%) Time Management
9 4 (6.45%) Data Security
9 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) Network Design
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.84%) Fault Management
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
10 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) C#
4 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 18 (29.03%) LPIC
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) CCNP
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) CCDP
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CCDA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCSE
4 1 (1.61%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) IISP
4 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO27002
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
1 18 (29.03%) Firmware
1 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Backup Exec
1 18 (29.03%) NetBackup
1 18 (29.03%) SCCM
1 18 (29.03%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) IBM
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) Citrix
3 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
3 18 (29.03%) VMware
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco
5 10 (16.13%) Oracle
6 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
6 9 (14.52%) Fortinet
7 8 (12.90%) Huawei
7 8 (12.90%) Meraki
8 5 (8.06%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.45%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (6.45%) Aruba
9 4 (6.45%) Draytek
9 4 (6.45%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (6.45%) HP
9 4 (6.45%) NETGEAR
9 4 (6.45%) Sourcefire
10 3 (4.84%) Juniper
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