Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 119 189
Rank change year-on-year -42 +70 -16
Permanent jobs citing SSL 31 95 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 2.01% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.18% 12.09% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 60 4
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.83% -6.82% -12.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -19.35% -11.43% -12.50%

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 599 786 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.55% 16.60% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 461 522 683
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,125 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SSL.

1 24 (77.42%) ITIL
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (77.42%) Network Design
2 23 (74.19%) IPsec
2 23 (74.19%) Project Management
3 18 (58.06%) VPN
3 18 (58.06%) Fortinet
3 18 (58.06%) Presales
4 17 (54.84%) F5
4 17 (54.84%) Data Centre
4 17 (54.84%) Brocade
4 17 (54.84%) HP
5 16 (51.61%) Cisco
5 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
5 16 (51.61%) Line Management
6 15 (48.39%) ITIL V3
6 15 (48.39%) SIEM
6 15 (48.39%) BGP
6 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
6 15 (48.39%) MPLS
6 15 (48.39%) OSPF
6 15 (48.39%) CCNP
6 15 (48.39%) SNMP
6 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
6 15 (48.39%) Ethernet
6 15 (48.39%) VLAN
6 15 (48.39%) Load Balancing
6 15 (48.39%) Network Security
6 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (45.16%) Time 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) npm
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) IPsec
2 18 (58.06%) VPN
3 15 (48.39%) BGP
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (48.39%) Ethernet
3 15 (48.39%) MPLS
3 15 (48.39%) Network Security
3 15 (48.39%) OSPF
3 15 (48.39%) SNMP
3 15 (48.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (48.39%) VLAN
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco ISE
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) Wireless
5 12 (38.71%) SAN
6 10 (32.26%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Grunt
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (45.16%) Billing
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support
4 3 (9.68%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) JDBC
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) ODBC
2 1 (3.23%) React
2 1 (3.23%) SAML
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (45.16%) FlexPod
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) ITIL
1 24 (77.42%) Network Design
2 23 (74.19%) Project Management
3 18 (58.06%) Presales
4 16 (51.61%) Line Management
4 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL V3
5 15 (48.39%) Load Balancing
5 15 (48.39%) SIEM
6 14 (45.16%) Application Performance Management
6 14 (45.16%) Converged Infrastructure
6 14 (45.16%) Mentoring
6 14 (45.16%) Migration
6 14 (45.16%) Performance Management
6 14 (45.16%) Security Management
6 14 (45.16%) Time Management
7 11 (35.48%) IT Strategy
7 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
8 9 (29.03%) Contingency Planning
8 9 (29.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (48.39%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) MCSE
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) LPIC
4 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) IISP
5 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
2 9 (29.03%) COBIT
2 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
1 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Server
4 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (16.13%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Fortinet
2 17 (54.84%) Brocade
2 17 (54.84%) F5
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco
4 15 (48.39%) CheckPoint
5 14 (45.16%) Aruba
5 14 (45.16%) Meraki
5 14 (45.16%) SolarWinds
5 14 (45.16%) Sourcefire
5 14 (45.16%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) CommVault
7 3 (9.68%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) Veeam
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper