Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 141 178
Rank change year-on-year -6 +37 -3
Permanent jobs citing SSL 41 63 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% 1.52% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 9.97% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 12
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75% -33.33%
10th Percentile £32,250 £36,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -29.17%

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 541 632 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.75% 15.23% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 356 411 581
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% 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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 37 (90.24%) ITIL
2 36 (87.80%) Network Design
3 32 (78.05%) LAN
3 32 (78.05%) WAN
4 29 (70.73%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (58.54%) IPsec
6 23 (56.10%) Firewall
6 23 (56.10%) SAN
6 23 (56.10%) Project Management
6 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
6 23 (56.10%) Windows
7 22 (53.66%) VPN
7 22 (53.66%) VMware
7 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (51.22%) Fortinet
8 21 (51.22%) Cisco
8 21 (51.22%) PRINCE2
9 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
9 20 (48.78%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (48.78%) Windows Server
10 19 (46.34%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
11 18 (43.90%) Ethernet
11 18 (43.90%) SNMP
11 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
11 18 (43.90%) CCNP
11 18 (43.90%) MPLS
11 18 (43.90%) OSPF
11 18 (43.90%) BGP

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 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) LAN
1 32 (78.05%) WAN
2 24 (58.54%) IPsec
3 23 (56.10%) Firewall
3 23 (56.10%) SAN
4 22 (53.66%) VPN
5 20 (48.78%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (43.90%) BGP
6 18 (43.90%) Ethernet
6 18 (43.90%) MPLS
6 18 (43.90%) Network Security
6 18 (43.90%) OSPF
6 18 (43.90%) SNMP
6 18 (43.90%) TCP/IP
6 18 (43.90%) VLAN
7 17 (41.46%) VoIP
8 12 (29.27%) DHCP
8 12 (29.27%) FWSM
8 12 (29.27%) Wireshark
8 12 (29.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Support Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Architect
3 12 (29.27%) Network Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Security Architect
3 12 (29.27%) Security Solutions Architect
3 12 (29.27%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (26.83%) Network Support
4 11 (26.83%) Network Support Analyst
5 10 (24.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Data Centre
2 12 (29.27%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (29.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (14.63%) FlexPod
4 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) ITIL
2 36 (87.80%) Network Design
3 23 (56.10%) Project Management
4 21 (51.22%) PRINCE2
5 18 (43.90%) ITIL V3
5 18 (43.90%) Load Balancing
5 18 (43.90%) Presales
5 18 (43.90%) SIEM
6 17 (41.46%) Business Continuity
6 17 (41.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (41.46%) IT Strategy
6 17 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (41.46%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (29.27%) E-Commerce
7 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
7 12 (29.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 12 (29.27%) Software Optimisation
7 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (21.95%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) CCNP
3 12 (29.27%) CCDP
3 12 (29.27%) CCSE
3 12 (29.27%) CISSP
3 12 (29.27%) IISP
3 12 (29.27%) ISSAP
3 12 (29.27%) JNCIP
4 11 (26.83%) CCNA
4 11 (26.83%) MCSE
4 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.88%) MCITP
5 2 (4.88%) Postgraduate
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) COBIT
1 17 (41.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (46.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) QRadar
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Fortinet
3 20 (48.78%) CheckPoint
4 12 (29.27%) Forcepoint
4 12 (29.27%) IBM
4 12 (29.27%) Juniper
4 12 (29.27%) LogRhythm
4 12 (29.27%) Splunk
4 12 (29.27%) Tufin
5 9 (21.95%) Brocade
5 9 (21.95%) F5
5 9 (21.95%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Aruba
6 6 (14.63%) Meraki
6 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.63%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 3 (7.32%) EMC