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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 192 156 186
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Permanent jobs citing SSL 27 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.73% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 4.70% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 14
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £41,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
784 766 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.59% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 662 663 750
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -3 13 £55,000 +57.14%
Coventry - 8 £22,000 - 1
Warwickshire -13 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) XML
3 21 (61.76%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
4 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 13 (38.24%) Windows
7 12 (35.29%) IIS
7 12 (35.29%) Web Services
7 12 (35.29%) Back Office
7 12 (35.29%) Degree
7 12 (35.29%) Change Control
8 11 (32.35%) Analytics
8 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (32.35%) User Experience
8 11 (32.35%) Web Development
8 11 (32.35%) Google Analytics
8 11 (32.35%) jQuery
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (32.35%) MVC
8 11 (32.35%) SEO
8 11 (32.35%) Google
8 11 (32.35%) Pay per click
8 11 (32.35%) W3C
8 11 (32.35%) UNIX
8 11 (32.35%) XHTML
8 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
8 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
8 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
8 11 (32.35%) CSS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (35.29%) IIS
2 10 (29.41%) JBoss
2 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 10 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (26.47%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security
5 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 4 (11.76%) IPsec
6 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 3 (8.82%) OSPF
7 3 (8.82%) BGP
7 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.82%) FWSM
7 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.82%) LAN
7 3 (8.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 10 (29.41%) DB2
3 10 (29.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (35.29%) Back Office
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Retail
3 9 (26.47%) Retail Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Consultant
2 11 (32.35%) Junior
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Junior Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Network Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Communications Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) XML
2 21 (61.76%) HTML
3 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) jQuery
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) CSS
4 11 (32.35%) XHTML
5 9 (26.47%) Java EE
6 1 (2.94%) WSDL
6 1 (2.94%) XSLT
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) W3C
1 11 (32.35%) User Experience
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) OS/390
5 1 (2.94%) zOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Change Control
2 11 (32.35%) Analytics
2 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 11 (32.35%) SEO
2 11 (32.35%) Pay per click
2 11 (32.35%) Web Development
3 10 (29.41%) SOA
4 9 (26.47%) Time Management
4 9 (26.47%) High Availability
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Network Design
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.94%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
2 11 (32.35%) VB
2 11 (32.35%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCSE
3 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Google
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 4 (11.76%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) EMC
9 1 (2.94%) Nortel
9 1 (2.94%) Epicor
9 1 (2.94%) Lotus
9 1 (2.94%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) Mitel
9 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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