Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 163 147
Rank change year-on-year +29 -16 +25
Permanent jobs citing SSL 64 38 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.65% 0.97% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.03% 6.59% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 8 46
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +2.78% -18.18%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £43,375 £50,625 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -27.27%

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 638 577 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.49% 14.73% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 411 456 541
Birmingham median annual salary £43,429 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
1 39 (60.94%) LAN
1 39 (60.94%) WAN
2 37 (57.81%) ITIL
3 35 (54.69%) Windows
4 34 (53.13%) Network Design
5 33 (51.56%) Finance
6 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 30 (46.88%) SAN
6 30 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
7 28 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (43.75%) VMware
8 27 (42.19%) Firewall
9 26 (40.63%) IIS
10 24 (37.50%) PRINCE2
10 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (37.50%) IPsec
10 24 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (35.94%) DNS
12 20 (31.25%) VoIP
12 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
12 20 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (31.25%) Project Management
12 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (31.25%) Business Continuity
12 20 (31.25%) COBIT
12 20 (31.25%) Translating Business Requirements
12 20 (31.25%) IT Strategy
13 17 (26.56%) CSS

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 26 (40.63%) IIS
2 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.06%) CMS
3 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.38%) WordPress
5 4 (6.25%) JBoss
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Zapier
2 3 (4.69%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.56%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) LAN
1 39 (60.94%) WAN
2 30 (46.88%) SAN
3 27 (42.19%) Firewall
4 24 (37.50%) IPsec
5 23 (35.94%) DNS
6 20 (31.25%) VoIP
7 16 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (25.00%) DHCP
7 16 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 15 (23.44%) VPN
9 12 (18.75%) BGP
9 12 (18.75%) Ethernet
9 12 (18.75%) FWSM
9 12 (18.75%) MPLS
9 12 (18.75%) Network Security
9 12 (18.75%) OSPF
9 12 (18.75%) SNMP
9 12 (18.75%) Wireshark
9 12 (18.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) DB2
4 3 (4.69%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) GitLab
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
2 9 (14.06%) Law
2 9 (14.06%) Legal
2 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
1 20 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Architect
4 13 (20.31%) Network Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Network Support
4 13 (20.31%) Network Support Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Security Architect
5 12 (18.75%) Security Solutions Architect
5 12 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Technical Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) CSS
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) Web Services
4 9 (14.06%) .NET
4 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
4 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.06%) Entity Framework
4 9 (14.06%) jQuery
4 9 (14.06%) JSON
4 9 (14.06%) LINQ
4 9 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (14.06%) WCF
5 6 (9.38%) Twig
6 5 (7.81%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) Java EE
8 2 (3.13%) Drools
8 2 (3.13%) JRules
9 1 (1.56%) LDAP
9 1 (1.56%) Middleware
9 1 (1.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) AS400
7 1 (1.56%) iSeries
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 35 (54.69%) Windows
2 30 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 24 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.94%) Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Unix
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) ITIL
2 34 (53.13%) Network Design
3 24 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 20 (31.25%) Business Continuity
4 20 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (31.25%) IT Strategy
4 20 (31.25%) Project Management
4 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (31.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 13 (20.31%) Load Balancing
5 13 (20.31%) Presales
6 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 12 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 12 (18.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 12 (18.75%) SIEM
6 12 (18.75%) Software Optimisation
6 12 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (17.19%) Workflow
8 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) C#
2 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) VB
2 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
3 7 (10.94%) PHP
4 4 (6.25%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.31%) CCNP
3 12 (18.75%) CCDP
3 12 (18.75%) CCSE
3 12 (18.75%) CISSP
3 12 (18.75%) IISP
3 12 (18.75%) ISSAP
3 12 (18.75%) JNCIP
4 8 (12.50%) MCSE
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (9.38%) Degree
6 5 (7.81%) CCNA
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.25%) MCITP
7 4 (6.25%) MCP
8 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (31.25%) COBIT
3 9 (14.06%) ISO 9001
4 6 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (7.81%) SLA
6 2 (3.13%) GDPR
7 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.81%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) Docker
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) QRadar
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.13%) SELinux
5 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) VMware
2 17 (26.56%) CheckPoint
2 17 (26.56%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) Forcepoint
4 13 (20.31%) IBM
5 12 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 12 (18.75%) Juniper
5 12 (18.75%) LogRhythm
5 12 (18.75%) Splunk
5 12 (18.75%) Tufin
6 9 (14.06%) LexisNexis
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.38%) Zuora
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (4.69%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.13%) ILOG
10 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.56%) Veeam