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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 192 189 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing SSL 24 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 2.64% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 7
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
919 871 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.69% 15.92% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 745 740 676
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
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 15 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 15 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 +2 21 £65,000 +23.80%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +12 1 - - 2
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 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 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
3 27 (47.37%) Java
4 26 (45.61%) MySQL
4 26 (45.61%) HTTP
5 24 (42.11%) Firewall
5 24 (42.11%) Open Source
6 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
7 22 (38.60%) LDAP
8 21 (36.84%) VMware
9 20 (35.09%) DNS
10 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 19 (33.33%) Apache
10 19 (33.33%) PHP
11 18 (31.58%) SQL
11 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (29.82%) JIRA
12 17 (29.82%) Scrum
12 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
12 17 (29.82%) Waterfall
12 17 (29.82%) Puppet
12 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
12 17 (29.82%) Vagrant
12 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (29.82%) DevOps
13 14 (24.56%) Cisco
14 13 (22.81%) SSH
15 12 (21.05%) Content Management
15 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 19 (33.33%) Apache
2 10 (17.54%) IIS
3 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.77%) WordPress
4 5 (8.77%) nginx
4 5 (8.77%) Moodle
4 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.77%) MTS
5 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
2 7 (12.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) HTTP
2 24 (42.11%) Firewall
3 22 (38.60%) LDAP
4 20 (35.09%) DNS
5 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 13 (22.81%) SSH
7 8 (14.04%) SAN
8 7 (12.28%) VLAN
8 7 (12.28%) Network Security
9 6 (10.53%) VPN
9 6 (10.53%) Junos
10 5 (8.77%) SNMP
11 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) JIRA
1 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) RequisitePro
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 6 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Web Designer
5 7 (12.28%) Designer
6 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Photoshop Designer
10 2 (3.51%) Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
11 1 (1.75%) Security Specialist
11 1 (1.75%) Analyst Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) XSD
2 10 (17.54%) WSDL
3 9 (15.79%) Spring
3 9 (15.79%) Spring MVC
3 9 (15.79%) JDBC
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) jQuery
4 7 (12.28%) HTML5
4 7 (12.28%) CSS3
5 6 (10.53%) LAMP
6 5 (8.77%) Memcached
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) XSL
8 1 (1.75%) JMS
8 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Open Source
2 6 (10.53%) SecurID
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) UNIX
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (29.82%) Scrum
2 17 (29.82%) Waterfall
2 17 (29.82%) DevOps
3 12 (21.05%) Content Management
4 9 (15.79%) MVC
5 7 (12.28%) Web Design
5 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.28%) Time Management
5 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 5 (8.77%) Change Control
8 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.51%) SIEM
10 1 (1.75%) High Availability
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.75%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) PHP
3 18 (31.58%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.28%) Perl
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) XPath
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Shibboleth
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Puppet
1 17 (29.82%) Vagrant
1 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.28%) Plesk
2 7 (12.28%) Backup Exec
2 7 (12.28%) WSUS
3 6 (10.53%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.75%) MOM
4 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) VMware
2 14 (24.56%) Cisco
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle
4 7 (12.28%) Altiris
4 7 (12.28%) Dell
4 7 (12.28%) Juniper
4 7 (12.28%) NetApp
5 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.53%) Fujitsu
6 5 (8.77%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) Websense
8 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
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