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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 113 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSL 13 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.22% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.36% 1.48% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
298 270 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.36% 14.88% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 241 240 260
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) XML
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) JBoss
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) DB2
3 10 (52.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 10 (52.63%) SOA
3 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
4 9 (47.37%) Retail Banking
4 9 (47.37%) Java EE
4 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
4 9 (47.37%) Retail
4 9 (47.37%) Time Management
4 9 (47.37%) High Availability
4 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
4 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) VPN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (52.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (52.63%) JBoss
1 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) S-PLUS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) VLAN
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 3 (15.79%) OSPF
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) VoIP
6 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (15.79%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (52.63%) DB2
2 9 (47.37%) RDBMS
2 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 9 (47.37%) Retail Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Network Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Communications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 9 (47.37%) Time Management
2 9 (47.37%) High Availability
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCSE
2 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
6 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 1 (5.26%) Mitel
8 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.26%) Epicor
8 1 (5.26%) Lotus
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Nortel