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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 119 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.053% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
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
344 358 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.46% 18.86% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 306 318 298
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) Linux
4 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 17 (62.96%) Java
5 17 (62.96%) LDAP
5 17 (62.96%) HTTP
5 17 (62.96%) Scrum
5 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (62.96%) JIRA
5 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
5 17 (62.96%) Open Source
5 17 (62.96%) Waterfall
5 17 (62.96%) Puppet
5 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
5 17 (62.96%) Vagrant
5 17 (62.96%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (62.96%) DevOps
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) VLAN
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) S-PLUS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
3 17 (62.96%) LDAP
3 17 (62.96%) HTTP
4 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) IPsec
6 3 (11.11%) MPLS
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) BGP
6 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.41%) HSRP
7 2 (7.41%) IGRP
7 2 (7.41%) TACACS
7 2 (7.41%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) JIRA
1 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) DBA
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (7.41%) IT Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Scrum
1 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (62.96%) Waterfall
1 17 (62.96%) DevOps
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) High Availability
3 2 (7.41%) SIEM
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) E-business
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CCSE
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Puppet
1 17 (62.96%) Vagrant
1 17 (62.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Websense
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Epicor
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com