Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 263 214
Rank change year-on-year +87 -49 +44
Permanent jobs citing SSL 11 22 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.28% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.38% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 68
Median annual salary £51,250 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.49% +3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -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 723 1,595 1,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.86% 20.15% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 548 1,149 1,052
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £63,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSL in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SSL in the West Midlands

SSL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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
Shropshire +27 5 £52,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +50 1 - - 1
Solihull +5 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Pentaho
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
1 5 (45.45%) Splunk
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
1 5 (45.45%) Kafka
1 5 (45.45%) HBase
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
1 5 (45.45%) HDFS
1 5 (45.45%) Impala
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
1 5 (45.45%) HiveQL
1 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Requirements Gathering
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database

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 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) HBase
1 5 (45.45%) Impala
1 5 (45.45%) Pentaho
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data Software Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Data Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Account Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Account Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) iBATIS
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
1 5 (45.45%) Requirements Gathering
1 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Server Management
4 1 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) HiveQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) HDFS
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cloudera
1 5 (45.45%) Splunk
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Meraki
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) WSO2