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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 198 202 166
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing SSL 49 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.47% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 3.14% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 35
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
939 796 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 14.86% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 722 677 658
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 24 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Worcestershire - 18 £42,500 -
Coventry +2 4 £36,000 +63.63%
Staffordshire - 1 £34,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 35 (52.24%) TCP/IP
1 35 (52.24%) Firewall
2 29 (43.28%) VPN
3 26 (38.81%) IPsec
3 26 (38.81%) WAN
4 25 (37.31%) LAN
4 25 (37.31%) Cisco
5 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (32.84%) CCNP
6 22 (32.84%) CCNA
6 22 (32.84%) SQL
6 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
6 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
6 22 (32.84%) Presales
7 21 (31.34%) Wireless
8 20 (29.85%) Juniper
8 20 (29.85%) Cisco Wireless
8 20 (29.85%) iSCSI
8 20 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (28.36%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (28.36%) VPLS
9 19 (28.36%) Spanning Tree
9 19 (28.36%) Multicast
9 19 (28.36%) FCoE
9 19 (28.36%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (28.36%) RIP
9 19 (28.36%) VoIP
9 19 (28.36%) BGP
9 19 (28.36%) EIGRP
9 19 (28.36%) MPLS

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.43%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.94%) JBoss
2 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 7 (10.45%) nginx
3 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
1 1 (1.49%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 35 (52.24%) Firewall
1 35 (52.24%) TCP/IP
2 29 (43.28%) VPN
3 26 (38.81%) IPsec
3 26 (38.81%) WAN
4 25 (37.31%) LAN
5 21 (31.34%) Wireless
6 20 (29.85%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (29.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 20 (29.85%) iSCSI
7 19 (28.36%) BGP
7 19 (28.36%) Cisco PIX
7 19 (28.36%) FCoE
7 19 (28.36%) Fibre Channel
7 19 (28.36%) MPLS
7 19 (28.36%) Multicast
7 19 (28.36%) OSPF
7 19 (28.36%) RIP
7 19 (28.36%) Spanning Tree
7 19 (28.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) DB2
2 8 (11.94%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.45%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.97%) Big Data
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 12 (17.91%) Retail
4 8 (11.94%) Retail Banking
4 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Cisco Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Network Consultant
3 10 (14.93%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Implementation Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Software Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Web Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) HTML
2 16 (23.88%) XML
3 10 (14.93%) .NET
4 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.43%) CSS
4 9 (13.43%) Web Services
5 8 (11.94%) Java EE
5 8 (11.94%) jQuery
6 5 (7.46%) Ajax
6 5 (7.46%) JSON
6 5 (7.46%) XHTML
7 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.97%) CSS3
7 4 (5.97%) D3.js
7 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.97%) GeoJSON
7 4 (5.97%) HTML5
7 4 (5.97%) LINQ
7 4 (5.97%) RESTful
7 4 (5.97%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.46%) User Experience
5 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.97%) W3C
6 3 (4.48%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) CMDB
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Unix
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Presales
2 9 (13.43%) High Availability
2 9 (13.43%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) ETL
3 8 (11.94%) SOA
3 8 (11.94%) Time Management
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.45%) SIEM
4 7 (10.45%) Web Operations
5 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.96%) Information Security
5 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL
6 5 (7.46%) MVC
6 5 (7.46%) Web Design
6 5 (7.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 15 (22.39%) Java
4 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.46%) VB
6 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.48%) C
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (32.84%) CCNA
2 22 (32.84%) CCNP
3 9 (13.43%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) CCDA
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.49%) LPIC
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.49%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (1.49%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.49%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.49%) Proventia
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Cisco
2 20 (29.85%) Juniper
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.97%) Cloudera
5 4 (5.97%) VMware
6 3 (4.48%) Aruba
7 2 (2.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Axway
8 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.49%) PayPal
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.49%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) WorldPay
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Virtusa UK Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 28000 - 40000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago