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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 100 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs citing SSL 40 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.80% 0.053% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.05% 0.30% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 5
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
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
362 328 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.31% 17.28% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 239 286 324
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 December 2016.

SSL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 42 (53.85%) Linux
3 40 (51.28%) Firewall
4 36 (46.15%) MS Excel
5 32 (41.03%) Finance
6 28 (35.90%) Presales
7 27 (34.62%) DNS
7 27 (34.62%) Retail
8 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
8 25 (32.05%) VPN
9 24 (30.77%) XML
10 23 (29.49%) Windows
10 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
10 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
11 22 (28.21%) Line Management
11 22 (28.21%) SCCM
11 22 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
11 22 (28.21%) Service Delivery
11 22 (28.21%) Citrix
11 22 (28.21%) IBM
12 21 (26.92%) Red Hat
12 21 (26.92%) Firmware
12 21 (26.92%) Publishing
12 21 (26.92%) VMware
12 21 (26.92%) NetBackup
12 21 (26.92%) Backup Exec
12 21 (26.92%) IIS
12 21 (26.92%) SCOM

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 21 (26.92%) IIS
2 14 (17.95%) JBoss
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
3 13 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (12.82%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.97%) Apache
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.85%) MindAlign
6 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.28%) Firewall
2 27 (34.62%) DNS
3 25 (32.05%) VPN
4 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
5 19 (24.36%) IPsec
6 17 (21.79%) WAN
7 16 (20.51%) LAN
8 13 (16.67%) Internet
9 11 (14.10%) VLAN
9 11 (14.10%) Wireless
10 9 (11.54%) MPLS
11 8 (10.26%) BGP
11 8 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (10.26%) EIGRP
11 8 (10.26%) OSPF
11 8 (10.26%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (10.26%) VoIP
11 8 (10.26%) WLAN
12 7 (8.97%) SSH
13 6 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) DB2
3 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 27 (34.62%) Retail
3 21 (26.92%) Banking
3 21 (26.92%) Publishing
4 20 (25.64%) Telecoms
5 16 (20.51%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Back Office
7 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Technical Specialist
2 15 (19.23%) Consultant
2 15 (19.23%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (15.38%) Java Consultant
4 10 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Software Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) SOA Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) SOA Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.97%) WebSphere Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Development Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Software Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Unix Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Network Support
9 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) XML
2 14 (17.95%) HTML
3 13 (16.67%) Java EE
4 9 (11.54%) Web Services
5 8 (10.26%) .NET
5 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
5 8 (10.26%) Entity Framework
5 8 (10.26%) jQuery
5 8 (10.26%) LINQ
5 8 (10.26%) WCF
6 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.13%) J2EE
8 3 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.28%) JSON
9 1 (1.28%) REST
9 1 (1.28%) SOAP
9 1 (1.28%) WAP
9 1 (1.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (26.92%) CMDB
3 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (10.26%) iPad
5 7 (8.97%) PKI
5 7 (8.97%) User Experience
6 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.56%) EPoS
8 2 (2.56%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.28%) Handset
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.28%) SCADA
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 23 (29.49%) Windows
3 19 (24.36%) Unix
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.97%) Solaris
5 7 (8.97%) SUSE
6 3 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Presales
2 22 (28.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (28.21%) Line Management
2 22 (28.21%) Service Delivery
3 14 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (17.95%) High Availability
3 14 (17.95%) SOA
4 13 (16.67%) Time Management
5 8 (10.26%) MVC
5 8 (10.26%) Software Architecture
5 8 (10.26%) Web Application Development
6 7 (8.97%) Analytics
6 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.97%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Network Design
6 7 (8.97%) Performance Management
6 7 (8.97%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (5.13%) Data Security
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) Java
3 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) C#
4 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.85%) Perl
5 3 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) BPSS Clearance
1 21 (26.92%) LPIC
1 21 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.38%) CCNP
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) CISSP
6 3 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) CCDA
7 1 (1.28%) CCDP
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.92%) Firmware
2 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 22 (28.21%) SCCM
2 21 (26.92%) Backup Exec
2 21 (26.92%) NetBackup
2 21 (26.92%) SCOM
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.28%) Cacti
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.21%) Citrix
2 22 (28.21%) IBM
3 21 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 21 (26.92%) VMware
4 18 (23.08%) Cisco
5 14 (17.95%) Oracle
6 10 (12.82%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.26%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.26%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.26%) Huawei
7 8 (10.26%) Meraki
8 6 (7.69%) F5
9 4 (5.13%) Aruba
9 4 (5.13%) Draytek
9 4 (5.13%) HP
9 4 (5.13%) NETGEAR
9 4 (5.13%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.13%) Sourcefire