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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 177 197 193
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SSL 36 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.76% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 5.04% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 15
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.70% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 720 913 789
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.46% 15.00% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 592 732 673
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 19 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Warwickshire +30 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Solihull - 5 £31,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSL.

1 46 (54.12%) Firewall
2 45 (52.94%) DNS
3 36 (42.35%) Linux
4 35 (41.18%) SQL
5 24 (28.24%) Cisco
5 24 (28.24%) Presales
6 23 (27.06%) Firmware
6 23 (27.06%) IPsec
7 22 (25.88%) HTTP
7 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
8 21 (24.71%) XML
8 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
8 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.71%) Network Security
9 19 (22.35%) Web Services
9 19 (22.35%) Service Delivery
10 18 (21.18%) Unix
10 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
10 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
10 18 (21.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (21.18%) Line Management
10 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
11 17 (20.00%) Software Architecture
11 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 16 (18.82%) IIS
12 16 (18.82%) IBM
13 15 (17.65%) Citrix
13 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
13 15 (17.65%) Red Hat

SSL
Top Related 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 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 10 (11.76%) nginx
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (7.06%) JBoss
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) GitHub
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (54.12%) Firewall
2 45 (52.94%) DNS
3 23 (27.06%) IPsec
4 22 (25.88%) HTTP
5 21 (24.71%) Network Security
6 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (15.29%) DHCP
7 13 (15.29%) WAN
8 12 (14.12%) LAN
8 12 (14.12%) VPN
9 10 (11.76%) OSPF
10 9 (10.59%) Internet
10 9 (10.59%) SMTP
11 8 (9.41%) WLAN
12 7 (8.24%) LDAP
12 7 (8.24%) SSH
13 6 (7.06%) HTTPS
14 5 (5.88%) BGP
14 5 (5.88%) IPv6
15 4 (4.71%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.06%) DB2
4 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.65%) Publishing
2 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.59%) Retail
4 6 (7.06%) Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.71%) Multimedia
7 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
2 13 (15.29%) Network Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Python Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Python Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Network Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Software Development Team Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (7.06%) Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Development Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Software Development Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Software Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) XML
2 19 (22.35%) Web Services
3 13 (15.29%) .NET
3 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
3 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.29%) Entity Framework
3 13 (15.29%) jQuery
3 13 (15.29%) LINQ
3 13 (15.29%) WCF
4 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (11.76%) HTML
6 5 (5.88%) Java EE
7 4 (4.71%) Ajax
7 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.71%) CSS
7 4 (4.71%) JDBC
7 4 (4.71%) ODBC
7 4 (4.71%) REST
7 4 (4.71%) SAML
8 2 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.65%) CMDB
3 13 (15.29%) iPad
4 10 (11.76%) Device Driver
5 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (7.06%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.53%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (3.53%) Life Science
7 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.53%) User Experience
8 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.18%) EPoS
9 1 (1.18%) FMCG
9 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.18%) SCADA
9 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 18 (21.18%) Unix
3 10 (11.76%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Presales
2 19 (22.35%) Service Delivery
3 18 (21.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (21.18%) Line Management
4 17 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 15 (17.65%) IT Strategy
6 13 (15.29%) MVC
6 13 (15.29%) Web Application Development
7 10 (11.76%) Device Driver Development
7 10 (11.76%) Open Source
8 9 (10.59%) SIEM
9 8 (9.41%) Information Security
9 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.41%) SDLC
9 8 (9.41%) SOA
10 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.06%) High Availability
10 6 (7.06%) ITIL
10 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 6 (7.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) SQL
2 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.29%) C#
3 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
4 10 (11.76%) Python
5 8 (9.41%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
1 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (17.65%) LPIC
1 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) CCNP
3 7 (8.24%) CCNA
4 6 (7.06%) CISSP
5 5 (5.88%) GCIA
5 5 (5.88%) GCIH
6 2 (2.35%) CCDP
7 1 (1.18%) CCDA
7 1 (1.18%) CCSE
7 1 (1.18%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) IISP
7 1 (1.18%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 23 (27.06%) Firmware
2 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
3 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.76%) Samba
4 10 (11.76%) Squid
5 1 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Backup Exec
1 15 (17.65%) NetBackup
1 15 (17.65%) SCCM
1 15 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Cisco
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) IBM
4 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 15 (17.65%) Citrix
4 15 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 15 (17.65%) VMware
5 13 (15.29%) Juniper
6 9 (10.59%) Palo Alto
7 8 (9.41%) Extreme Networks
7 8 (9.41%) Oracle
8 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.71%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (4.71%) Aruba
9 4 (4.71%) Huawei
9 4 (4.71%) Meraki
9 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.71%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.53%) F5
11 2 (2.35%) Forcepoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago