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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 175 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Permanent jobs citing SSL 54 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 1.12% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 19
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
907 803 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.85% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 704 701 765
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +24 41 £52,500 - 6
Staffordshire - 9 £35,000 -
Dudley - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +17 3 £40,000 +150.00%
Coventry -2 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Stourbridge - 3 £40,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 57 (44.19%) Firewall
2 53 (41.09%) Linux
3 50 (38.76%) SQL Server
4 49 (37.98%) Finance
5 45 (34.88%) IIS
6 43 (33.33%) DNS
7 42 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 42 (32.56%) SQL
7 42 (32.56%) VPN
8 39 (30.23%) TCP/IP
9 38 (29.46%) Windows
10 35 (27.13%) WAN
11 33 (25.58%) MS Excel
12 32 (24.81%) LAN
13 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
14 29 (22.48%) Web Services
14 29 (22.48%) HTML
14 29 (22.48%) VMware
14 29 (22.48%) Retail
14 29 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (21.71%) Presales
16 27 (20.93%) Java
16 27 (20.93%) JavaScript
16 27 (20.93%) IBM
17 26 (20.16%) .NET
17 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET
18 24 (18.60%) VB.NET
18 24 (18.60%) Data Centre
19 23 (17.83%) XML
19 23 (17.83%) Banking

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 45 (34.88%) IIS
2 21 (16.28%) Apache
3 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 12 (9.30%) JBoss
4 12 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 12 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (8.53%) WebLogic
6 8 (6.20%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.43%) nginx
8 6 (4.65%) CMS
9 5 (3.88%) SAS
10 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.33%) MindAlign
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Office
3 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.19%) Firewall
2 43 (33.33%) DNS
3 42 (32.56%) VPN
4 39 (30.23%) TCP/IP
5 35 (27.13%) WAN
6 32 (24.81%) LAN
7 22 (17.05%) VLAN
7 22 (17.05%) Wireless
8 21 (16.28%) DHCP
9 20 (15.50%) IPsec
9 20 (15.50%) VoIP
10 18 (13.95%) MPLS
11 16 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (12.40%) HTTP
11 16 (12.40%) SMTP
12 14 (10.85%) BGP
12 14 (10.85%) Cisco Wireless
12 14 (10.85%) EIGRP
12 14 (10.85%) OSPF
12 14 (10.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (38.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (9.30%) DB2
3 12 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 12 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.10%) MySQL
6 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (37.98%) Finance
2 29 (22.48%) Retail
3 23 (17.83%) Banking
4 17 (13.18%) Publishing
5 15 (11.63%) Retail Banking
6 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.33%) Back Office
7 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.55%) Automotive
8 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.78%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (17.83%) Analyst
2 22 (17.05%) Developer
3 21 (16.28%) Consultant
4 19 (14.73%) Technical Specialist
5 14 (10.85%) .NET Developer
5 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (10.85%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.75%) Network Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Security Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Java Consultant
7 9 (6.98%) Network Support
7 9 (6.98%) Network Support Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Software Consultant
8 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Implementation Consultant
8 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) HTML
1 29 (22.48%) Web Services
2 26 (20.16%) .NET
2 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 23 (17.83%) XML
4 20 (15.50%) SOAP
5 18 (13.95%) CSS
6 15 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 15 (11.63%) Ajax
6 15 (11.63%) XHTML
7 12 (9.30%) Java EE
8 11 (8.53%) Entity Framework
9 9 (6.98%) jQuery
9 9 (6.98%) LINQ
9 9 (6.98%) WCF
10 5 (3.88%) .NET Remoting
10 5 (3.88%) Classic ASP
10 5 (3.88%) Google Maps API
10 5 (3.88%) WinForms
11 4 (3.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.18%) CMDB
3 14 (10.85%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.20%) iPad
5 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.20%) PKI
6 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.65%) User Experience
8 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.33%) Device Driver
8 3 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.55%) FMCG
9 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) EPoS
10 1 (0.78%) Handset
10 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.09%) Linux
2 38 (29.46%) Windows
3 20 (15.50%) Unix
4 10 (7.75%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.20%) Solaris
5 8 (6.20%) SUSE
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.33%) CentOS
7 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) Presales
2 21 (16.28%) ITIL
3 18 (13.95%) Line Management
3 18 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 17 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (12.40%) MVC
5 16 (12.40%) SOA
6 13 (10.08%) Data Loss Prevention
6 13 (10.08%) Data Security
6 13 (10.08%) OO
6 13 (10.08%) SIEM
7 12 (9.30%) High Availability
7 12 (9.30%) Time Management
8 10 (7.75%) Open Source
9 9 (6.98%) CRM
10 8 (6.20%) Analytics
10 8 (6.20%) Information Security
10 8 (6.20%) Software Architecture
10 8 (6.20%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) SQL
2 27 (20.93%) Java
2 27 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 24 (18.60%) VB.NET
4 12 (9.30%) C#
5 6 (4.65%) Python
6 3 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (1.55%) R
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (13.18%) LPIC
1 17 (13.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 15 (11.63%) CCNP
4 14 (10.85%) Degree
5 10 (7.75%) CISSP
6 7 (5.43%) CCNA
7 3 (2.33%) CISM
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.55%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) CCDP
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.33%) COBIT
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.50%) Firmware
4 3 (2.33%) Samba
4 3 (2.33%) Sendmail
4 3 (2.33%) Squid
4 3 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) SCCM
2 17 (13.18%) Backup Exec
2 17 (13.18%) NetBackup
2 17 (13.18%) SCOM
3 10 (7.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (6.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.78%) Cacti
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.48%) VMware
3 27 (20.93%) IBM
4 21 (16.28%) Cisco
5 18 (13.95%) Citrix
6 17 (13.18%) Red Hat
6 17 (13.18%) WorldPay
7 15 (11.63%) PayPal
8 14 (10.85%) HP
9 12 (9.30%) Oracle
9 12 (9.30%) Veeam
10 10 (7.75%) F5
10 10 (7.75%) Palo Alto
10 10 (7.75%) Symantec
11 9 (6.98%) Brocade
11 9 (6.98%) EMC
11 9 (6.98%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.20%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.43%) Juniper
14 5 (3.88%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago