Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 193 174
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +26
Permanent jobs citing SSL 31 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.73% 0.46% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 2.59% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 24
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +23.66% +0.54%
10th Percentile £41,625 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.58% +6.74%

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 798 735 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.77% 17.75% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 605 597 681
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 +16 8 £45,250 -21.30% 1
Welwyn Garden City -30 4 - -
Hatfield -8 1 £62,500 -3.85%
SSL
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 18 (58.06%) IPsec
2 16 (51.61%) VPN
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) F5
3 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (48.39%) Arista
4 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
4 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
5 13 (41.94%) Firewall
6 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
6 12 (38.71%) DNS
6 12 (38.71%) Palo Alto
7 11 (35.48%) Line Management
7 11 (35.48%) LAN
7 11 (35.48%) HTML
7 11 (35.48%) XML
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (32.26%) WAN
8 10 (32.26%) OSPF
8 10 (32.26%) BGP
8 10 (32.26%) Citrix
8 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
8 10 (32.26%) IGRP
8 10 (32.26%) NetScaler
8 10 (32.26%) GLBP
8 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
9 9 (29.03%) HTTP

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 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) Commerce Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
1 4 (12.90%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) IPsec
2 16 (51.61%) VPN
3 13 (41.94%) Firewall
4 12 (38.71%) DNS
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) BGP
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
6 10 (32.26%) GLBP
6 10 (32.26%) IGRP
6 10 (32.26%) NetScaler
6 10 (32.26%) OSPF
6 10 (32.26%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) HTTP
7 9 (29.03%) Network Security
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (19.35%) DHCP
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Engineering Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Mobility Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineering Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Office 365 Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineering Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
1 11 (35.48%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) HTML5
2 6 (19.35%) J2EE
2 6 (19.35%) JSP
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 6 (19.35%) SOAP
2 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) WSDL
2 6 (19.35%) XSD
3 5 (16.13%) 802.1X
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) iPhone
3 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
1 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Phone
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
1 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
2 11 (35.48%) Line Management
3 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
4 9 (29.03%) Supplier Management
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
6 6 (19.35%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 6 (19.35%) SOA
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (12.90%) Business Development
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
2 2 (6.45%) GCFA
2 2 (6.45%) GCFE
2 2 (6.45%) GIAC
2 2 (6.45%) GREM
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Ceph
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.45%) EnCase
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Arista
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
1 15 (48.39%) F5
2 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (38.71%) Palo Alto
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) Fortinet
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.23%) Aruba
9 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (3.23%) Meraki
9 1 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Tufin
9 1 (3.23%) Zscaler