The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 21 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSL 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.71% 0.35% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 2.56% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £55,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.58% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 39 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.77% 13.68% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 73
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SSL
England

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 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Websense
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) McAfee
2 6 (85.71%) Cognos Impromptu
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
2 6 (85.71%) Project Planning
2 6 (85.71%) IronPort
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) TippingPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) NetScaler
2 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
2 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) IPsec
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (85.71%) NetScaler
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Security Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Websense
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) McAfee
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
1 6 (85.71%) IronPort
1 6 (85.71%) TippingPoint
1 6 (85.71%) F5
1 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) Siemens
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft