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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 18 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing SSL 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.90% 0.47% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 3.33% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £56,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.48% 14.08% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 43
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +47.36%
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 22 October 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 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle