The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 126 120 162
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +42
Permanent jobs citing SSL 25 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 2.42% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 6
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SSL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
530 454 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.42% 24.27% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 422 262 535
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSL across the Hertfordshire region.

SSL Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SSL Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SSL
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 13 £75,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £45,000 -
Royston - 3 £32,500 -
Watford - 3 £50,000 -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 20 (60.61%) Management Information System
3 18 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 18 (54.55%) IBM
3 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 17 (51.52%) PKI
4 17 (51.52%) Open Source
4 17 (51.52%) Oracle
4 17 (51.52%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) RESTful
6 15 (45.45%) Spring
6 15 (45.45%) Application Packaging
6 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
6 15 (45.45%) DB2
6 15 (45.45%) Web Services
6 15 (45.45%) XML
6 15 (45.45%) MQSeries
6 15 (45.45%) JMS
6 15 (45.45%) TIBCO
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
8 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (24.24%) ISO 8583
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) SWIFT
10 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
10 7 (21.21%) CCNP
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (21.21%) WAN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
1 18 (54.55%) WebLogic
1 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 15 (45.45%) MQSeries
3 6 (18.18%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) iPlanet
4 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) Joomla!
5 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.06%) WordPress
5 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 2 (6.06%) Tuxedo
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.03%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
1 7 (21.21%) VPN
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
1 7 (21.21%) IPsec
2 6 (18.18%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) VLAN
3 5 (15.15%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
4 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
4 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) HSRP
5 3 (9.09%) OpenVPN
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (9.09%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) DB2
1 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Security Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) RESTful
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 15 (45.45%) XML
2 15 (45.45%) JMS
2 15 (45.45%) Spring
2 15 (45.45%) Application Packaging
3 7 (21.21%) Middleware
4 3 (9.09%) LAMP
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
6 1 (3.03%) WinForms
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Management Information System
2 17 (51.52%) PKI
2 17 (51.52%) Open Source
3 8 (24.24%) SWIFT
4 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (12.12%) Statistics
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (3.03%) Clustering
7 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Solaris
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) zOS
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (39.39%) Waterfall
2 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 3 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.09%) SIEM
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Jython
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CCNP
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO 8583
2 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.03%) WCAG
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) OpenView
1 3 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.06%) cPanel
2 2 (6.06%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) IBM
2 17 (51.52%) Oracle
3 15 (45.45%) TIBCO
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.12%) F5
7 4 (12.12%) Splunk
7 4 (12.12%) ServiceNow
8 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
8 3 (9.09%) Aruba
8 3 (9.09%) Sun
8 3 (9.09%) Compuware
8 3 (9.09%) HP
9 2 (6.06%) BMC
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.06%) NetIQ
9 2 (6.06%) LogRhythm
10 1 (3.03%) VMware