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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 218 186 191
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Permanent jobs citing SSL 10 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.62% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 3.97% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 18
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
874 856 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 15.67% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 784 726 777
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 2 July 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 -9 10 £55,000 +83.33%
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 28 (84.85%) XML
3 27 (81.82%) HTML
3 27 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 19 (57.58%) Linux
5 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 17 (51.52%) UNIX
7 16 (48.48%) Oracle
7 16 (48.48%) JBoss
7 16 (48.48%) DB2
7 16 (48.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (48.48%) Java
7 16 (48.48%) SOA
7 16 (48.48%) RDBMS
7 16 (48.48%) Finance
7 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
7 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
8 15 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (45.45%) High Availability
8 15 (45.45%) Time Management
8 15 (45.45%) Banking
8 15 (45.45%) Retail
8 15 (45.45%) Retail Banking
8 15 (45.45%) Java EE
8 15 (45.45%) Telecoms
8 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
9 12 (36.36%) Web Services
9 12 (36.36%) IIS
10 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (48.48%) JBoss
1 16 (48.48%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
2 12 (36.36%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) FWSM
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
5 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) DB2
2 16 (48.48%) RDBMS
2 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Banking
2 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 15 (45.45%) Retail Banking
2 15 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (33.33%) Back Office
4 3 (9.09%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Consultant
2 11 (33.33%) Junior
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Communications Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) XML
2 27 (81.82%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) Java EE
4 12 (36.36%) Web Services
5 11 (33.33%) jQuery
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (33.33%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) XHTML
6 1 (3.03%) WSDL
6 1 (3.03%) XSLT
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 11 (33.33%) W3C
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) OS/390
4 1 (3.03%) zOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) SOA
2 15 (45.45%) Time Management
2 15 (45.45%) High Availability
3 11 (33.33%) Change Control
3 11 (33.33%) Analytics
3 11 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 11 (33.33%) Web Development
3 11 (33.33%) MVC
3 11 (33.33%) SEO
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (33.33%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCSE
2 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Google
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Nortel
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday