Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 272 225
Rank change year-on-year +29 -47 +78
Permanent jobs citing SSL 45 48 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.48% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 3.13% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 75
West Midlands median annual salary £64,733 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.62% -25.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,519 1,535 1,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.43% 15.37% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,253 1,374
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Birmingham +4 21 £64,733 +72.62% 2
Shropshire +12 11 £55,000 -21.10%
Warwickshire +36 5 £32,500 -35.00%
Worcestershire -3 3 £65,000 +145.28% 1
Coventry +12 2 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Solihull - 2 £65,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 18 (40.00%) DevOps
5 17 (37.78%) XML
5 17 (37.78%) DNS
6 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
6 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
7 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 15 (33.33%) HTML
8 13 (28.89%) SQL
8 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
9 12 (26.67%) Subversion
9 12 (26.67%) Scrum
10 11 (24.44%) Python
10 11 (24.44%) REST
10 11 (24.44%) nginx
10 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
10 11 (24.44%) JIRA
10 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
10 11 (24.44%) Ansible
11 10 (22.22%) Vagrant
11 10 (22.22%) Terraform
11 10 (22.22%) GoCD
11 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (22.22%) Ruby
11 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 10 (22.22%) Confluence

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 11 (24.44%) nginx
2 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (22.22%) Confluence
2 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.56%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (13.33%) Drupal
5 4 (8.89%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
2 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (22.22%) LAN
3 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 8 (17.78%) Firewall
5 6 (13.33%) HTTP
5 6 (13.33%) IPsec
5 6 (13.33%) OSPF
5 6 (13.33%) VLAN
5 6 (13.33%) VPN
6 5 (11.11%) DHCP
6 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security
6 5 (11.11%) WLAN
7 4 (8.89%) BGP
7 4 (8.89%) Bluetooth
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.89%) MPLS
7 4 (8.89%) SAN
7 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) DB2
3 6 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
3 12 (26.67%) Subversion
4 11 (24.44%) JIRA
5 10 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 10 (22.22%) GoCD
5 10 (22.22%) Vagrant
6 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (13.33%) JMeter
6 6 (13.33%) Protractor
6 6 (13.33%) Selenium
6 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 4 (8.89%) CocoaPods
8 2 (4.44%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Java Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) QA Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Quality Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) XML
2 15 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) REST
4 7 (15.56%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) Java EE
5 6 (13.33%) LAMP
6 5 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (8.89%) Cocoa
7 4 (8.89%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (8.89%) Core Animation
7 4 (8.89%) Core Data
7 4 (8.89%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) CarPlay
8 2 (4.44%) Drools
8 2 (4.44%) ReactiveCocoa
8 2 (4.44%) RxSwift
8 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.44%) Swagger
8 2 (4.44%) Vue.js
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Animation
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Unix
5 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) watchOS
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) DevOps
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (20.00%) IT Strategy
6 8 (17.78%) BDD
6 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Network Design
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) SOA
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Information Management
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Stress Testing
8 6 (13.33%) System Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 10 (22.22%) Perl
4 10 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
5 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.44%) Java 8
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) CCDP
3 3 (6.67%) CCSE
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (6.67%) IISP
3 3 (6.67%) ISSAP
3 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
3 3 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.67%) COBIT
4 2 (4.44%) GDPR
5 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Ansible
2 10 (22.22%) Terraform
3 3 (6.67%) QRadar
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.67%) Aruba
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) LogRhythm
6 3 (6.67%) Splunk
6 3 (6.67%) Tufin
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) ILOG
7 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.22%) TIBCO