The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 191 188 185
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SSL 23 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.27% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 11
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +41.66%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
906 880 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.42% 16.08% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 731 753 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SSL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SSL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SSL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 16 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Solihull -3 2 - -
Staffordshire -6 2 £21,500 -4.44%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +14 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 44 (68.75%) Linux
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 32 (50.00%) MySQL
4 30 (46.88%) HTTP
4 30 (46.88%) DNS
5 27 (42.19%) SQL
6 25 (39.06%) Java
6 25 (39.06%) PHP
6 25 (39.06%) Apache
7 24 (37.50%) Open Source
8 22 (34.38%) Firewall
9 21 (32.81%) SSH
9 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
10 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 20 (31.25%) Bash Shell
11 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
12 18 (28.13%) IIS
12 18 (28.13%) LDAP
13 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
13 17 (26.56%) VMware
13 17 (26.56%) Load Balancing
13 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
14 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 15 (23.44%) Perl
15 15 (23.44%) MS Office
15 15 (23.44%) Backup Exec
15 15 (23.44%) Altiris
15 15 (23.44%) VLAN
15 15 (23.44%) WSUS
15 15 (23.44%) Forefront TMG

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 25 (39.06%) Apache
2 18 (28.13%) IIS
3 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
4 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (14.06%) Moodle
5 5 (7.81%) WordPress
5 5 (7.81%) nginx
5 5 (7.81%) MTS
5 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Office
3 14 (21.88%) MS Visio
4 7 (10.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (10.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.88%) HTTP
1 30 (46.88%) DNS
2 22 (34.38%) Firewall
3 21 (32.81%) SSH
4 18 (28.13%) LDAP
5 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
6 15 (23.44%) VLAN
7 8 (12.50%) VPN
7 8 (12.50%) SAN
8 7 (10.94%) Network Security
9 6 (9.38%) Junos
10 5 (7.81%) SNMP
11 2 (3.13%) SMTP
11 2 (3.13%) DHCP
11 2 (3.13%) MPLS
12 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) MySQL
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) JIRA
1 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) RequisitePro
General
1 14 (21.88%) Publishing
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Designer
5 7 (10.94%) Designer
6 6 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Photoshop Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) IT Administrator
11 1 (1.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Web Services
2 12 (18.75%) XSD
2 12 (18.75%) WSDL
3 11 (17.19%) Spring
3 11 (17.19%) Spring MVC
3 11 (17.19%) JDBC
4 10 (15.63%) LAMP
5 7 (10.94%) CSS3
5 7 (10.94%) jQuery
5 7 (10.94%) HTML5
5 7 (10.94%) HTML
5 7 (10.94%) CSS
6 5 (7.81%) Memcached
7 2 (3.13%) XML
8 1 (1.56%) XSL
8 1 (1.56%) JMS
8 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (9.38%) SecurID
3 4 (6.25%) VLE
4 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Linux
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 11 (17.19%) UNIX
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Load Balancing
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Scrum
2 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
2 13 (20.31%) Change Control
2 13 (20.31%) DevOps
3 12 (18.75%) Content Management
4 11 (17.19%) Time Management
4 11 (17.19%) MVC
5 7 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.94%) Web Design
5 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Change Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.13%) SIEM
8 1 (1.56%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) PHP
3 20 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 17 (26.56%) PowerShell
5 15 (23.44%) Perl
6 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) MCP
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.44%) Forefront TMG
3 14 (21.88%) vSphere
4 8 (12.50%) Shibboleth
5 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Backup Exec
1 15 (23.44%) WSUS
2 13 (20.31%) Puppet
2 13 (20.31%) Vagrant
2 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.94%) Plesk
4 6 (9.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.56%) MOM
5 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Altiris
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco
5 11 (17.19%) Oracle
6 7 (10.94%) Juniper
6 7 (10.94%) NetApp
6 7 (10.94%) Dell
7 6 (9.38%) Fortinet
7 6 (9.38%) Fujitsu
7 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.81%) Apple
9 2 (3.13%) Websense
10 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix
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