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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 130 118 153
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Permanent jobs citing SSL 13 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 2.10% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 15
Average salary £64,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
494 429 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.76% 21.88% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 387 277 506
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £54,175 £62,500
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 6 £65,000 -
Watford - 3 £50,000 -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) VPN
4 13 (38.24%) IBM
4 13 (38.24%) HTTP
4 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
4 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
5 12 (35.29%) Open Source
5 12 (35.29%) Oracle
5 12 (35.29%) Java
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (26.47%) OSPF
8 9 (26.47%) BGP
8 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
8 9 (26.47%) IPsec
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
8 9 (26.47%) Apache
8 9 (26.47%) CCNP
8 9 (26.47%) PKI
8 9 (26.47%) Network Security
9 8 (23.53%) RESTful
9 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (23.53%) FTP
9 8 (23.53%) DB2

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (38.24%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (38.24%) WebLogic
1 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
3 8 (23.53%) IIS
4 7 (20.59%) MQSeries
5 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 6 (17.65%) iPlanet
5 6 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (14.71%) GlassFish
6 5 (14.71%) Tuxedo
6 5 (14.71%) JBoss
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.88%) WordPress
8 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (5.88%) CMS
8 2 (5.88%) Joomla!
9 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) VPN
2 13 (38.24%) HTTP
3 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 9 (26.47%) OSPF
3 9 (26.47%) BGP
3 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
3 9 (26.47%) IPsec
3 9 (26.47%) Network Security
4 8 (23.53%) Firewall
4 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (23.53%) FTP
5 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 7 (20.59%) SMTP
5 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) MPLS
5 7 (20.59%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (14.71%) VLAN
6 5 (14.71%) Junos
6 5 (14.71%) SNMP
6 5 (14.71%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) DB2
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
2 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Middleware Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Middleware Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Network Support
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
1 8 (23.53%) RESTful
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) Application Packaging
2 7 (20.59%) XML
2 7 (20.59%) JMS
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (8.82%) LAMP
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) Modernizr
6 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Open Source
2 9 (26.47%) PKI
3 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (14.71%) SecurID
4 5 (14.71%) SWIFT
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) CentOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) zOS
7 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
2 6 (17.65%) Change Management
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.82%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) SIEM
4 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Jython
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNP
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CCIE
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) RHCE
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO 8583
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 4 (11.76%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (8.82%) OpenView
3 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.94%) Cacti
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) IBM
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 8 (23.53%) TIBCO
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) Juniper
7 5 (14.71%) Fujitsu
8 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
8 4 (11.76%) F5
8 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
8 4 (11.76%) BMC
8 4 (11.76%) NetIQ
9 3 (8.82%) VMware
9 3 (8.82%) Sun
9 3 (8.82%) Compuware
9 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
9 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.82%) Aruba