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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 120 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 3 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.85% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 4.84% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 8
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
391 372 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.98% 17.46% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 356 295 316
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
1 12 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (80.00%) XML
1 12 (80.00%) UNIX
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) JBoss
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (80.00%) SOA
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
1 12 (80.00%) Banking
1 12 (80.00%) Retail
1 12 (80.00%) Retail Banking
1 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 12 (80.00%) Java EE
1 12 (80.00%) Time Management
1 12 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 12 (80.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Private Banking

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (80.00%) JBoss
1 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (13.33%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) FWSM
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
1 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (80.00%) Banking
1 12 (80.00%) Retail
1 12 (80.00%) Retail Banking
1 12 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) XML
1 12 (80.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) UNIX
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) SOA
1 12 (80.00%) Time Management
1 12 (80.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CCSE
1 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Nortel