The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 19 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSL 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.82% 0.40% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 2.50% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 40 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.02% 16.00% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 48
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SSL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Midlands region.

SSL Salary Trend in the Midlands

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Websense
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
1 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle