Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 266 372
Rank change year-on-year -61 +106 -53
Permanent jobs citing SSL 66 167 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.43% 0.92% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 5.83% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 126 32
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,250 £36,433
90th Percentile £69,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2375 2864 2753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.38% 15.85% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 2188 2358
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +1.95% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the Midlands

SSL
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SSL in the Midlands

SSL
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SSL in the Midlands

SSL
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -59 49 £37,500 -19.35% 3
East Midlands +6 17 £52,500 +16.67% 3
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 35 (53.03%) IPsec
2 33 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (48.48%) VPN
3 32 (48.48%) Firewall
4 29 (43.94%) Project Management
4 29 (43.94%) Network Design
5 28 (42.42%) Windows
6 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 26 (39.39%) BGP
8 25 (37.88%) Cisco
8 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
9 24 (36.36%) DNS
9 24 (36.36%) ITIL
9 24 (36.36%) Network Security
10 22 (33.33%) OSPF
11 21 (31.82%) HP
11 21 (31.82%) F5
12 20 (30.30%) Load Balancing
12 20 (30.30%) SNMP
12 20 (30.30%) CheckPoint
13 19 (28.79%) Time Management
13 19 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (27.27%) Fortinet
14 18 (27.27%) Sourcefire
14 18 (27.27%) Presales
15 17 (25.76%) Data Centre
15 17 (25.76%) VLAN
15 17 (25.76%) Brocade
15 17 (25.76%) SIEM
15 17 (25.76%) Finance

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.12%) Office 365
4 7 (10.61%) IaaS
4 7 (10.61%) PaaS
4 7 (10.61%) SaaS
5 5 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) IPsec
2 32 (48.48%) Firewall
2 32 (48.48%) VPN
3 26 (39.39%) BGP
4 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
5 24 (36.36%) DNS
5 24 (36.36%) Network Security
6 22 (33.33%) OSPF
7 20 (30.30%) SNMP
8 19 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (25.76%) VLAN
10 16 (24.24%) MPLS
10 16 (24.24%) WAN
10 16 (24.24%) Wireless
11 15 (22.73%) Ethernet
12 14 (21.21%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (19.70%) DHCP
13 13 (19.70%) HTTP
14 12 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.52%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) GDB
5 1 (1.52%) Grunt
5 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.52%) sqlmap
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Billing
3 5 (7.58%) French Language
3 5 (7.58%) German Language
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (13.64%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Network Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Support Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) JSON
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 7 (10.61%) REST
3 6 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (7.58%) Ajax
4 5 (7.58%) CSS3
4 5 (7.58%) Ember.js
4 5 (7.58%) HTML5
4 5 (7.58%) React
4 5 (7.58%) WAP
4 5 (7.58%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) Backbone.js
5 4 (6.06%) DOM
6 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.52%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.52%) JDBC
7 1 (1.52%) ODBC
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.21%) FlexPod
3 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.09%) PKI
5 5 (7.58%) NHS
6 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
7 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
8 2 (3.03%) CMDB
9 1 (1.52%) Clustering
9 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 16 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.21%) Linux
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Unix
6 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.52%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Network Design
1 29 (43.94%) Project Management
2 24 (36.36%) ITIL
3 20 (30.30%) Load Balancing
4 19 (28.79%) Time Management
5 18 (27.27%) Presales
6 17 (25.76%) SIEM
7 16 (24.24%) Line Management
7 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
8 15 (22.73%) ITIL V3
9 14 (21.21%) Application Performance Management
9 14 (21.21%) Converged Infrastructure
9 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
9 14 (21.21%) Migration
9 14 (21.21%) Performance Management
9 14 (21.21%) Security Management
10 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (16.67%) IT Strategy
11 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) Python
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) Tcl
4 3 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) C
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.76%) CCNP
3 13 (19.70%) CCNA
4 11 (16.67%) MCSE
4 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.61%) Degree
6 5 (7.58%) CCIE
7 3 (4.55%) CISSP
8 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.03%) CEH
8 2 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.03%) LPIC
8 2 (3.03%) Postgraduate
8 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
9 1 (1.52%) IISP
9 1 (1.52%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (13.64%) COBIT
4 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.52%) NIST 800
System Software
1 27 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.09%) Docker
5 3 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.03%) Firmware
6 2 (3.03%) Snort
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.52%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.58%) SCOM
4 3 (4.55%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.03%) SCCM
5 2 (3.03%) Snorby
5 2 (3.03%) Suricata
5 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.52%) Ansible
6 1 (1.52%) Nmap
6 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.52%) Puppet
6 1 (1.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco
2 21 (31.82%) F5
2 21 (31.82%) HP
3 20 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 18 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 18 (27.27%) Sourcefire
5 17 (25.76%) Brocade
6 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 16 (24.24%) VMware
7 14 (21.21%) Aruba
7 14 (21.21%) Meraki
7 14 (21.21%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.58%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.58%) Veeam
9 4 (6.06%) Arista
10 3 (4.55%) CommVault
10 3 (4.55%) Dell
10 3 (4.55%) EMC
10 3 (4.55%) IBM
10 3 (4.55%) Juniper