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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 179 200 204
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing SSL 26 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.58% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 3.99% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 9
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
748 852 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.97% 14.53% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 622 707 701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +17 13 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Warwickshire +35 5 £62,500 +25.00%
Solihull - 5 £31,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 52 (56.52%) DNS
2 51 (55.43%) Firewall
3 50 (54.35%) Linux
4 41 (44.57%) SQL
5 31 (33.70%) MS Excel
6 29 (31.52%) Firmware
7 28 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 28 (30.43%) Presales
8 25 (27.17%) HTTP
8 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
8 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
9 24 (26.09%) Unix
9 24 (26.09%) IBM
9 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 23 (25.00%) Cisco
10 23 (25.00%) XML
10 23 (25.00%) IIS
11 22 (23.91%) VMware
11 22 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (23.91%) Line Management
12 21 (22.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (22.83%) Service Delivery
12 21 (22.83%) DHCP
12 21 (22.83%) VPN
13 20 (21.74%) Windows
13 20 (21.74%) IPsec
13 20 (21.74%) Finance
13 20 (21.74%) Data Centre
14 19 (20.65%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (20.65%) Disclosure Scotland

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 23 (25.00%) IIS
2 12 (13.04%) nginx
2 12 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (11.96%) JBoss
3 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
4 10 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.35%) Apache
7 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (33.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (56.52%) DNS
2 51 (55.43%) Firewall
3 28 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 25 (27.17%) HTTP
5 21 (22.83%) DHCP
5 21 (22.83%) VPN
6 20 (21.74%) IPsec
7 18 (19.57%) Network Security
7 18 (19.57%) WAN
8 17 (18.48%) LAN
9 12 (13.04%) VLAN
10 10 (10.87%) SMTP
11 9 (9.78%) Internet
11 9 (9.78%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (8.70%) IPv4
12 8 (8.70%) OSPF
12 8 (8.70%) Wireless
12 8 (8.70%) WLAN
13 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (7.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) DB2
3 10 (10.87%) RDBMS
3 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 19 (20.65%) Publishing
3 17 (18.48%) Telecoms
4 15 (16.30%) Retail
5 12 (13.04%) Banking
6 10 (10.87%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.17%) Marketing
9 1 (1.09%) Back Office
9 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Python Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Consultant
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Python Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Java Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Software Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) SOA Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) SOA Technical Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Development Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Software Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.43%) Administrator
9 5 (5.43%) Network Administrator
9 5 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) XML
2 12 (13.04%) Web Services
3 11 (11.96%) HTML
4 10 (10.87%) .NET
4 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
4 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.87%) Entity Framework
4 10 (10.87%) Java EE
4 10 (10.87%) jQuery
4 10 (10.87%) LINQ
4 10 (10.87%) WCF
5 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.17%) J2EE
6 2 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (1.09%) JSON
7 1 (1.09%) Middleware
7 1 (1.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 19 (20.65%) CMDB
3 12 (13.04%) Device Driver
4 11 (11.96%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (10.87%) iPad
6 5 (5.43%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (5.43%) User Experience
7 3 (3.26%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (3.26%) Life Science
7 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.09%) EPoS
9 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.09%) PKI
9 1 (1.09%) SCADA
9 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.35%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) Unix
3 20 (21.74%) Windows
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
6 1 (1.09%) SUSE
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Presales
2 22 (23.91%) Line Management
3 21 (22.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (22.83%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.04%) Device Driver Development
4 12 (13.04%) Open Source
4 12 (13.04%) SOA
5 11 (11.96%) High Availability
5 11 (11.96%) Time Management
6 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.87%) MVC
6 10 (10.87%) SDLC
6 10 (10.87%) Software Architecture
6 10 (10.87%) Web Application Development
7 7 (7.61%) Data Security
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) SIEM
9 5 (5.43%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.43%) Information Security
9 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) Java
3 12 (13.04%) Python
4 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.87%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) BPSS Clearance
1 19 (20.65%) LPIC
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.87%) CCNP
4 5 (5.43%) CISSP
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) GCIA
5 4 (4.35%) GCIH
6 3 (3.26%) CCDP
6 3 (3.26%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) CCDA
7 1 (1.09%) CCSE
7 1 (1.09%) IISP
7 1 (1.09%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO27002
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Firmware
2 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
3 22 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.04%) Samba
4 12 (13.04%) Squid
5 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Backup Exec
1 19 (20.65%) NetBackup
1 19 (20.65%) SCCM
1 19 (20.65%) SCOM
2 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) IBM
1 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.00%) Cisco
3 22 (23.91%) VMware
4 19 (20.65%) Citrix
4 19 (20.65%) Red Hat
5 13 (14.13%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.04%) Oracle
7 10 (10.87%) Fortinet
8 9 (9.78%) Huawei
8 9 (9.78%) Juniper
8 9 (9.78%) Meraki
9 8 (8.70%) HP
10 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.52%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (5.43%) Draytek
12 5 (5.43%) NETGEAR
13 4 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (4.35%) Aruba
13 4 (4.35%) Sourcefire
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