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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 135 127 160
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing SSL 8 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 1.33% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £28,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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
482 452 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.90% 22.53% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 384 309 494
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Hemel Hempstead -13 3 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
SSL
East of England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) VPN
3 12 (42.86%) Firewall
3 12 (42.86%) IPsec
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 12 (42.86%) OSPF
3 12 (42.86%) BGP
3 12 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 12 (42.86%) WAN
3 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) HTTP
4 11 (39.29%) Juniper
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) LAN
5 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 10 (35.71%) FortiGate
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) FTP
7 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (25.00%) Retail
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) MPLS
8 7 (25.00%) SMTP
8 7 (25.00%) Apache

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) Tuxedo
3 4 (14.29%) iPlanet
3 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (7.14%) Joomla!
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) WordPress
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) InDesign
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) VPN
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) IPsec
2 12 (42.86%) OSPF
2 12 (42.86%) BGP
2 12 (42.86%) EIGRP
2 12 (42.86%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) HTTP
4 10 (35.71%) LAN
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 8 (28.57%) FTP
5 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
6 7 (25.00%) SMTP
7 6 (21.43%) DNS
7 6 (21.43%) Junos
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
8 5 (17.86%) TACACS
8 5 (17.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (10.71%) LAMP
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) LESS
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) SignalR
5 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) SecurID
2 4 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (10.71%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) zOS
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 6 (21.43%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) SIEM
4 3 (10.71%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) OWASP
6 1 (3.57%) Budget Control
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) Jython
2 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) RHCE
4 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) WCAG
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) FortiGate
2 6 (21.43%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (10.71%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView
4 1 (3.57%) Cacti
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
4 7 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
6 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) JBoss
7 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 4 (14.29%) F5
8 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
8 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.71%) Aruba
8 3 (10.71%) NetIQ
8 3 (10.71%) BMC
8 3 (10.71%) Sun
8 3 (10.71%) Compuware
9 2 (7.14%) SAP