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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 195 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing SSL 27 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.39% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 2.43% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 4
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
968 865 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 16.09% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 788 717 645
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 20 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Warwickshire +9 5 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) HTTP
3 29 (47.54%) Windows
4 26 (42.62%) Java
5 25 (40.98%) MySQL
6 24 (39.34%) Firewall
6 24 (39.34%) Open Source
7 23 (37.70%) Security Cleared
8 22 (36.07%) LDAP
9 21 (34.43%) VMware
10 20 (32.79%) DNS
11 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
12 18 (29.51%) Apache
12 18 (29.51%) SQL
12 18 (29.51%) PHP
12 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (27.87%) JIRA
13 17 (27.87%) Scrum
13 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
13 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
13 17 (27.87%) Puppet
13 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
13 17 (27.87%) Vagrant
13 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (27.87%) DevOps
14 14 (22.95%) Web Services
14 14 (22.95%) Cisco
15 13 (21.31%) Finance
15 13 (21.31%) Degree

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (29.51%) Apache
2 10 (16.39%) IIS
3 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.20%) MTS
4 5 (8.20%) WordPress
4 5 (8.20%) nginx
4 5 (8.20%) Moodle
4 5 (8.20%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) HTTP
2 24 (39.34%) Firewall
3 22 (36.07%) LDAP
4 20 (32.79%) DNS
5 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (21.31%) SSH
7 8 (13.11%) SAN
8 7 (11.48%) VLAN
8 7 (11.48%) Network Security
9 6 (9.84%) VPN
9 6 (9.84%) Junos
10 5 (8.20%) SNMP
11 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) MySQL
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) JIRA
1 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) RequisitePro
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Retail
3 6 (9.84%) Publishing
4 5 (8.20%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Administrator
3 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Web Designer
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Designer
5 6 (9.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Photoshop Designer
9 2 (3.28%) DBA
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 2 (3.28%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Web Services
2 9 (14.75%) XSD
2 9 (14.75%) WSDL
3 8 (13.11%) Spring
3 8 (13.11%) Spring MVC
3 8 (13.11%) JDBC
4 7 (11.48%) HTML
4 7 (11.48%) CSS
4 7 (11.48%) jQuery
4 7 (11.48%) HTML5
4 7 (11.48%) CSS3
5 6 (9.84%) LAMP
5 6 (9.84%) XML
6 5 (8.20%) SOAP
6 5 (8.20%) Memcached
7 1 (1.64%) XSL
7 1 (1.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Open Source
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) SecurID
3 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 29 (47.54%) Windows
3 10 (16.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (27.87%) Scrum
2 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
2 17 (27.87%) DevOps
3 12 (19.67%) Content Management
4 11 (18.03%) Time Management
5 8 (13.11%) MVC
6 7 (11.48%) Web Design
6 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.84%) Change Management
8 5 (8.20%) B2B
8 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.20%) Change Control
9 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.28%) High Availability
10 2 (3.28%) SIEM
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) PHP
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) Perl
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.31%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Shibboleth
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) Puppet
1 17 (27.87%) Vagrant
1 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.48%) Plesk
2 7 (11.48%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.48%) WSUS
3 6 (9.84%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.28%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.64%) MOM
5 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) VMware
2 14 (22.95%) Cisco
3 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.39%) Oracle
5 7 (11.48%) Altiris
5 7 (11.48%) Dell
5 7 (11.48%) Juniper
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.84%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.84%) Fujitsu
7 5 (8.20%) Apple
8 2 (3.28%) Websense
9 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.64%) EMC
9 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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