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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 168 210 188
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Permanent jobs citing SSL 75 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.19% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 1.24% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 11 29
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
918 888 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.91% 15.39% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 732 795 718
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £64,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +25 43 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire - 19 £34,000 -
Worcestershire - 8 £50,000 -
Walsall - 4 £75,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 49 (40.16%) Firewall
2 48 (39.34%) SQL Server
3 39 (31.97%) VPN
4 38 (31.15%) Finance
5 37 (30.33%) TCP/IP
5 37 (30.33%) WAN
5 37 (30.33%) SQL
6 36 (29.51%) HTML
7 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
7 34 (27.87%) LAN
8 32 (26.23%) Web Services
9 31 (25.41%) .NET
10 30 (24.59%) Wireless
10 30 (24.59%) IPsec
10 30 (24.59%) Cisco
10 30 (24.59%) ASP.NET
11 29 (23.77%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (22.13%) CCNP
12 27 (22.13%) VoIP
13 26 (21.31%) Linux
13 26 (21.31%) Presales
13 26 (21.31%) Cisco Wireless
14 25 (20.49%) Data Centre
14 25 (20.49%) EIGRP
14 25 (20.49%) Active Directory
14 25 (20.49%) MPLS
14 25 (20.49%) OSPF
14 25 (20.49%) BGP
14 25 (20.49%) CSS
14 25 (20.49%) IIS

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 25 (20.49%) IIS
2 12 (9.84%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.02%) JBoss
3 11 (9.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.38%) Apache
5 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.74%) nginx
7 5 (4.10%) CMS
7 5 (4.10%) SAS
8 4 (3.28%) Apache Spark
8 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.82%) MindAlign
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.16%) Firewall
2 39 (31.97%) VPN
3 37 (30.33%) TCP/IP
3 37 (30.33%) WAN
4 34 (27.87%) LAN
5 30 (24.59%) IPsec
5 30 (24.59%) Wireless
6 27 (22.13%) VoIP
7 26 (21.31%) Cisco Wireless
8 25 (20.49%) BGP
8 25 (20.49%) EIGRP
8 25 (20.49%) MPLS
8 25 (20.49%) OSPF
8 25 (20.49%) VPLS
9 22 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (16.39%) iSCSI
11 17 (13.93%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (13.93%) Multicast
11 17 (13.93%) RIP
11 17 (13.93%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.02%) DB2
3 11 (9.02%) RDBMS
3 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.74%) MySQL
6 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.28%) Big Data
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 22 (18.03%) Banking
3 20 (16.39%) Retail
4 12 (9.84%) Retail Banking
5 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.10%) Publishing
7 2 (1.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Consultant
2 26 (21.31%) Developer
3 24 (19.67%) Analyst
4 18 (14.75%) .NET Developer
5 17 (13.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (13.93%) Cisco Consultant
5 17 (13.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 17 (13.93%) Network Consultant
6 12 (9.84%) Network Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (9.02%) Network Support
7 11 (9.02%) Network Support Analyst
7 11 (9.02%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (9.02%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 10 (8.20%) Implementation Consultant
8 10 (8.20%) Security Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) IT Security Officer
9 8 (6.56%) Security Officer
9 8 (6.56%) Software Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.51%) HTML
2 32 (26.23%) Web Services
3 31 (25.41%) .NET
4 30 (24.59%) ASP.NET
5 25 (20.49%) CSS
6 24 (19.67%) XML
7 19 (15.57%) Ajax
7 19 (15.57%) SOAP
7 19 (15.57%) XHTML
8 15 (12.30%) .NET Framework
9 13 (10.66%) jQuery
10 11 (9.02%) Entity Framework
10 11 (9.02%) Java EE
11 9 (7.38%) LINQ
11 9 (7.38%) WCF
12 8 (6.56%) RESTful
13 5 (4.10%) .NET Remoting
13 5 (4.10%) Google Maps API
13 5 (4.10%) JSON
13 5 (4.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.56%) iPad
5 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.10%) CMDB
6 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.10%) User Experience
7 4 (3.28%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.28%) W3C
8 3 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.64%) FMCG
9 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.64%) PKI
10 1 (0.82%) Handset
10 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) Windows
3 14 (11.48%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) SUSE
6 1 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Presales
2 19 (15.57%) SIEM
3 17 (13.93%) MVC
4 15 (12.30%) SOA
5 14 (11.48%) ITIL
6 13 (10.66%) Information Security
6 13 (10.66%) OO
7 12 (9.84%) High Availability
8 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.02%) Time Management
9 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (7.38%) CRM
10 9 (7.38%) Project Management
11 8 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (6.56%) ETL
11 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.56%) Software Architecture
11 8 (6.56%) Web Application Development
12 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.74%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) SQL
2 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 24 (19.67%) VB.NET
4 23 (18.85%) Java
5 22 (18.03%) C#
6 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.10%) VB
8 4 (3.28%) C
9 2 (1.64%) R
10 1 (0.82%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.82%) Perl
10 1 (0.82%) Python
10 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (23.77%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.13%) CCNP
3 20 (16.39%) CCNA
4 18 (14.75%) Degree
5 9 (7.38%) CISSP
6 5 (4.10%) LPIC
6 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.46%) CISM
9 2 (1.64%) CCDA
9 2 (1.64%) MCP
9 2 (1.64%) MCSE
9 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.82%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.82%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.46%) COBIT
3 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (20.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Firmware
4 3 (2.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.92%) SCCM
3 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.10%) SCOM
4 1 (0.82%) Cacti
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.82%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Cisco
2 19 (15.57%) Juniper
3 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.93%) WorldPay
4 15 (12.30%) PayPal
5 11 (9.02%) Oracle
6 10 (8.20%) VMware
7 8 (6.56%) F5
7 8 (6.56%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.56%) Riverbed
8 6 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.10%) Citrix
9 5 (4.10%) Google
9 5 (4.10%) IBM
9 5 (4.10%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.28%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.28%) Talend
11 3 (2.46%) Aruba
11 3 (2.46%) Veeam
12 2 (1.64%) EMC
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