Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 169 184
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -20
Permanent jobs citing SSL 22 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.62% 1.06% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 5.06% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 25
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -11.54% +30.00%
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +12.24%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 758 948 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.20% 20.86% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 541 789 541
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Hertfordshire

SSL
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SSL in Hertfordshire

SSL
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SSL in Hertfordshire

SSL
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Watford +6 12 £36,500 -15.61%
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 - -
Hatfield +10 1 £62,500 +19.05%
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 16 (72.73%) DNS
2 15 (68.18%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (36.36%) Network Security
5 7 (31.82%) Use Case
5 7 (31.82%) Retail
5 7 (31.82%) CEH
5 7 (31.82%) Sourcefire
5 7 (31.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
5 7 (31.82%) SIEM
5 7 (31.82%) SMTP
5 7 (31.82%) FTP
5 7 (31.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (31.82%) GCIH
5 7 (31.82%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (31.82%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) GREM
5 7 (31.82%) Cyberattack
5 7 (31.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
6 6 (27.27%) GCFA
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) GCIA
6 6 (27.27%) Computer Security
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) Network Security
3 7 (31.82%) FTP
3 7 (31.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (31.82%) SMTP
3 7 (31.82%) Sourcefire
4 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) IPsec
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (18.18%) DWDM
5 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 4 (18.18%) IGRP
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Active Directory Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Mobility Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineering Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineering Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) JSP
1 5 (22.73%) RESTful
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
1 5 (22.73%) WSDL
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) XSD
2 4 (18.18%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Cyberattack
3 6 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 4 (18.18%) iPhone
4 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Phone
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
1 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) CoreOS
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
3 7 (31.82%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) SIEM
3 7 (31.82%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Use Case
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Computer Security
4 6 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
4 6 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Line Management
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
5 5 (22.73%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
1 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CEH
1 7 (31.82%) GCIH
1 7 (31.82%) GREM
2 6 (27.27%) GCFA
2 6 (27.27%) GCIA
3 4 (18.18%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Ceph
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Arista
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) F5
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk