Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 172 146
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26 +47
Permanent jobs citing SSL 21 27 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.59% 0.71% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 4.80% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 48
Birmingham median annual salary £64,733 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.62% -28.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,250 £31,250 £37,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £38,750 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £64,733 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +72.62% -25.00% -2.44%

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 603 563 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.89% 14.85% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 411 429 480
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (61.90%) HTML
1 13 (61.90%) XML
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
5 7 (33.33%) DevOps
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Java EE
5 7 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (33.33%) JBoss
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) DB2
5 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) SOA
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
6 6 (28.57%) NHS
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Information Management
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 6 (28.57%) JMeter
6 6 (28.57%) LAMP

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 7 (33.33%) JBoss
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (28.57%) Drupal
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) CloudFront
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) FWSM
5 3 (14.29%) IPsec
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 3 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 6 (28.57%) MySQL
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) JMeter
1 6 (28.57%) Protractor
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
1 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Java Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Java Technical Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
1 13 (61.90%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) Java EE
3 6 (28.57%) LAMP
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) Drools
5 2 (9.52%) JRules
6 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
6 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) NHS
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Information Management
3 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 6 (28.57%) System Testing
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Network Design
4 5 (23.81%) Wireframes
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCDP
3 3 (14.29%) CCSE
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) IISP
3 3 (14.29%) ISSAP
3 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.52%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) GDPR
4 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 3 (14.29%) Splunk
4 3 (14.29%) Tufin
5 2 (9.52%) ILOG
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless