Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 146 166
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -19
Permanent jobs citing SSL 4 59 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 1.51% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 9.22% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 41 5
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £64,375 £43,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +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 612 640 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.09% 16.38% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 467 413 452
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,550 £67,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Server Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Server Management
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds