Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 149 168
Rank change year-on-year +21 +19 -3
Permanent jobs citing SSL 70 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.87% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 7.63% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 32
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82% -22.73%
10th Percentile £34,300 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £59,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -22.73%

SSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 617 498 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.47% 13.42% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 375 364 516
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,850 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Birmingham

SSL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SSL in Birmingham

SSL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SSL.

1 53 (75.71%) LAN
1 53 (75.71%) WAN
2 52 (74.29%) ITIL
3 48 (68.57%) Network Design
4 37 (52.86%) SQL Server
5 35 (50.00%) Windows
5 35 (50.00%) Finance
6 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
6 34 (48.57%) SAN
6 34 (48.57%) Windows Server
7 33 (47.14%) IIS
8 32 (45.71%) VMware
8 32 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (44.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 31 (44.29%) Firewall
9 31 (44.29%) DNS
10 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
10 29 (41.43%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (40.00%) IPsec
12 27 (38.57%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (38.57%) Cisco
12 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
12 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (35.71%) Forcepoint
13 25 (35.71%) VPN
13 25 (35.71%) DHCP
14 24 (34.29%) MS Exchange
14 24 (34.29%) VoIP
14 24 (34.29%) Project Management

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 33 (47.14%) IIS
2 24 (34.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.00%) CMS
3 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Zapier
2 3 (4.29%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.29%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (75.71%) LAN
1 53 (75.71%) WAN
2 34 (48.57%) SAN
3 31 (44.29%) DNS
3 31 (44.29%) Firewall
4 28 (40.00%) IPsec
5 27 (38.57%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (35.71%) DHCP
6 25 (35.71%) VPN
7 24 (34.29%) VoIP
8 22 (31.43%) BGP
8 22 (31.43%) Cisco Firepower
8 22 (31.43%) Ethernet
8 22 (31.43%) FWSM
8 22 (31.43%) MPLS
8 22 (31.43%) OSPF
8 22 (31.43%) SNMP
8 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 22 (31.43%) VLAN
8 22 (31.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) GitLab
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Law
2 7 (10.00%) Legal
2 7 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Analyst
1 24 (34.29%) Support Analyst
2 22 (31.43%) Architect
2 22 (31.43%) Security Architect
2 22 (31.43%) Security Solutions Architect
2 22 (31.43%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Network Support
3 20 (28.57%) Network Support Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Developer
5 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (8.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Technical Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Technical Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) CSS
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (10.00%) jQuery
2 7 (10.00%) JSON
2 7 (10.00%) LINQ
2 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (10.00%) WCF
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) Twig
4 1 (1.43%) LDAP
4 1 (1.43%) SAML
4 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Cyberthreat
1 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
1 22 (31.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) CentOS
5 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) ITIL
2 48 (68.57%) Network Design
3 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
4 24 (34.29%) Business Continuity
4 24 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (34.29%) IT Strategy
4 24 (34.29%) Project Management
4 24 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (34.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 23 (32.86%) Presales
6 22 (31.43%) E-Commerce
6 22 (31.43%) Incident Management
6 22 (31.43%) ITIL V3
6 22 (31.43%) Load Balancing
6 22 (31.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 22 (31.43%) SIEM
6 22 (31.43%) Software Optimisation
6 22 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (10.00%) Content Management
7 7 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) C#
2 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.00%) VB
2 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) CCDP
2 22 (31.43%) CCNP
2 22 (31.43%) CCSE
2 22 (31.43%) CISSP
2 22 (31.43%) IISP
2 22 (31.43%) ISSAP
2 22 (31.43%) JNCIP
3 8 (11.43%) MCSE
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 5 (7.14%) CCNA
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.14%) MCITP
6 4 (5.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (44.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (34.29%) COBIT
3 7 (10.00%) ISO 9001
4 6 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (4.29%) SLA
6 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 32 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (41.43%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (31.43%) QRadar
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) SELinux
4 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) VMware
2 27 (38.57%) CheckPoint
2 27 (38.57%) Cisco
3 25 (35.71%) Forcepoint
4 22 (31.43%) Fortinet
4 22 (31.43%) IBM
4 22 (31.43%) Juniper
4 22 (31.43%) LogRhythm
4 22 (31.43%) Splunk
4 22 (31.43%) Tufin
5 7 (10.00%) LexisNexis
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.57%) Zuora
7 3 (4.29%) NetApp
7 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.43%) Snow