Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 169 130
Rank change year-on-year +14 -39 +52
Permanent jobs citing SSL 36 29 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.76% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 5.10% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 59
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -19.35% -15.45%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £49,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -19.05%

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 591 569 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.24% 14.97% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 418 440 535
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.21% +2.19% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,750 £22,850
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 19 (52.78%) LAN
3 19 (52.78%) WAN
4 18 (50.00%) ITIL
5 17 (47.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (44.44%) Finance
6 16 (44.44%) Network Design
7 13 (36.11%) VMware
7 13 (36.11%) Firewall
7 13 (36.11%) IIS
7 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
7 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
7 13 (36.11%) SAN
7 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
8 12 (33.33%) IT Strategy
8 12 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 12 (33.33%) IPsec
9 11 (30.56%) Workflow
9 11 (30.56%) CSS
10 10 (27.78%) VoIP
10 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 10 (27.78%) Project Management
10 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (27.78%) Business Continuity
10 10 (27.78%) COBIT

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 13 (36.11%) IIS
2 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (19.44%) JBoss
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (19.44%) WebLogic
4 6 (16.67%) CMS
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Drupal
6 1 (2.78%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) LAN
1 19 (52.78%) WAN
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
3 12 (33.33%) IPsec
4 10 (27.78%) VoIP
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (22.22%) DNS
6 7 (19.44%) DHCP
7 6 (16.67%) BGP
7 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 6 (16.67%) MPLS
7 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (16.67%) OSPF
7 6 (16.67%) SNMP
7 6 (16.67%) VLAN
7 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 6 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) DB2
3 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) JMeter
1 2 (5.56%) Protractor
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Law
2 6 (16.67%) Legal
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Java Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Java Technical Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) CSS
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (19.44%) Java EE
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) .NET
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
4 6 (16.67%) JSON
4 6 (16.67%) LINQ
4 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) Drools
5 2 (5.56%) JRules
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Network Design
3 12 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 11 (30.56%) Workflow
5 10 (27.78%) Business Continuity
5 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
8 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
8 7 (19.44%) SOA
9 6 (16.67%) Content Management
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) VB
2 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (19.44%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) CCDP
3 6 (16.67%) CCSE
3 6 (16.67%) CISSP
3 6 (16.67%) IISP
3 6 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 6 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (47.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.78%) COBIT
3 6 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.56%) GDPR
4 2 (5.56%) QA
4 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) QRadar
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 6 (16.67%) LexisNexis
4 6 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 6 (16.67%) Splunk
4 6 (16.67%) Tufin
5 3 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) ILOG
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya
7 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam