Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 258 206 253
Rank change year-on-year -52 +47 +14
Permanent jobs citing SSL 26 107 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 1.15% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 7.38% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 62 31
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,900 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,573 1,449 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.25% 15.56% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 996 1,158
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £61,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Solihull +13 12 £41,500 -
Warwickshire -2 6 £50,000 -
Birmingham -40 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £27,500 -
Coventry +17 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Shropshire -22 1 - - 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (50.00%) IPsec
4 12 (46.15%) SAN
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) ITIL
5 11 (42.31%) Project Management
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (34.62%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (34.62%) IT Strategy
7 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
7 9 (34.62%) Network Design
7 9 (34.62%) COBIT
7 9 (34.62%) VoIP
7 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins

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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (15.38%) CloudFront
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365
5 2 (7.69%) IaaS
5 2 (7.69%) npm
5 2 (7.69%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 13 (50.00%) IPsec
3 13 (50.00%) LAN
4 12 (46.15%) SAN
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
5 9 (34.62%) VoIP
6 6 (23.08%) HTTP
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (11.54%) MPLS
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
9 2 (7.69%) BGP
9 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.69%) OSPF
9 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (7.69%) VLAN
9 2 (7.69%) VPLS
9 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Impala
2 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) Grunt
5 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Network Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) CSS3
2 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) React
2 2 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Java SE
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.85%) Swagger
3 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
1 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
1 11 (42.31%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
3 9 (34.62%) IT Strategy
3 9 (34.62%) Network Design
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) QMS
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
7 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Java 8
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) CCDA
5 1 (3.85%) CCDP
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (34.62%) COBIT
3 2 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (3.85%) GDPR
4 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (19.23%) Docker
5 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.69%) Aruba
5 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
5 2 (7.69%) Meraki
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 2 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds