Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 217 276
Rank change year-on-year -42 +59 -57
Permanent jobs citing SSL 12 80 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.91% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 5.34% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 52 16
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.34% -12.12%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £59,125 £66,125 £70,606
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,524 1,497 1,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.13% 17.02% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,087 1,273
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,567
90th Percentile £65,900 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,986 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.19% +5.56% -

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the West Midlands

SSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SSL in the West Midlands

SSL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SSL in the West Midlands

SSL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Warwickshire -12 5 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Birmingham -7 3 £40,000 - 2
Solihull -9 3 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Shropshire -14 1 - - 3
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) IPsec
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Azure
3 3 (25.00%) IaaS
3 3 (25.00%) npm
3 3 (25.00%) PaaS
3 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (16.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (16.67%) IGRP
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VRRP
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Impala
1 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Grunt
4 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SOC Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS3
1 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) React
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SOLID
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Server Management
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCDA
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Radware
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Zscaler