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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 115 113
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 19 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.03% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 6.08% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 8
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 266 362 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.43% 15.26% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 208 288 231
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

SSL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) Firewall
3 25 (47.17%) Presales
4 20 (37.74%) Linux
4 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
5 19 (35.85%) DNS
6 18 (33.96%) Web Services
6 18 (33.96%) XML
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.96%) Software Architecture
7 17 (32.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (30.19%) Line Management
8 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
8 16 (30.19%) IIS
8 16 (30.19%) IBM
8 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
9 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
9 15 (28.30%) Citrix
9 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
9 15 (28.30%) Firmware
9 15 (28.30%) Service Delivery
9 15 (28.30%) NetBackup
9 15 (28.30%) Backup Exec
9 15 (28.30%) Publishing
9 15 (28.30%) VMware
9 15 (28.30%) LPIC
9 15 (28.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (28.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 15 (28.30%) CMDB

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 16 (30.19%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) JBoss
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) DNS
3 11 (20.75%) IPsec
3 11 (20.75%) VPN
4 10 (18.87%) WAN
5 9 (16.98%) Internet
5 9 (16.98%) LAN
5 9 (16.98%) Network Security
5 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
6 8 (15.09%) WLAN
7 7 (13.21%) SSH
8 5 (9.43%) BGP
8 5 (9.43%) LDAP
8 5 (9.43%) OSPF
9 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
9 4 (7.55%) IGRP
9 4 (7.55%) NGN
9 4 (7.55%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (7.55%) VRRP
10 3 (5.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) DB2
4 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (28.30%) Publishing
2 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Finance
4 5 (9.43%) Multimedia
5 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (15.09%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Development Team Leader
3 7 (13.21%) Software Development Team Leader
3 7 (13.21%) Software Team Leader
3 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Development Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Software Development Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Software Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Java Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) SOA Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) SOA Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Web Services
1 18 (33.96%) XML
2 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
2 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
2 13 (24.53%) Entity Framework
2 13 (24.53%) jQuery
2 13 (24.53%) LINQ
2 13 (24.53%) WCF
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (18.87%) HTML
5 5 (9.43%) Ajax
5 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) JDBC
5 5 (9.43%) ODBC
5 5 (9.43%) REST
5 5 (9.43%) SAML
6 4 (7.55%) Java EE
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 15 (28.30%) CMDB
3 13 (24.53%) iPad
4 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Presales
2 18 (33.96%) Software Architecture
3 17 (32.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (30.19%) Line Management
5 15 (28.30%) IT Strategy
5 15 (28.30%) Service Delivery
6 13 (24.53%) MVC
6 13 (24.53%) Web Application Development
7 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (9.43%) High Availability
8 5 (9.43%) Service Design
8 5 (9.43%) SOA
9 4 (7.55%) SIEM
9 4 (7.55%) Time Management
10 3 (5.66%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (5.66%) Fault Management
10 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) BPSS Clearance
1 15 (28.30%) LPIC
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) CCNP
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCDP
4 1 (1.89%) CCDA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CCSE
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) IISP
4 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) ISO27002
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
1 15 (28.30%) Firmware
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Backup Exec
1 15 (28.30%) NetBackup
1 15 (28.30%) SCCM
1 15 (28.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) IBM
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Citrix
2 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
2 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco
4 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.43%) Fortinet
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
5 5 (9.43%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.55%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (7.55%) Aruba
6 4 (7.55%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (7.55%) Huawei
6 4 (7.55%) Juniper
6 4 (7.55%) Meraki
6 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.89%) Clearswift