The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 746 790 613
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -177
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 134 89 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.083% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.48% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 109 66 238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK.

HTTPS Salary Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HTTPS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

HTTPS Salary Histogram in the UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +43 128 £45,000 - 26
London +9 58 £51,500 +37.33% 7
North West -2 20 £40,000 -11.11% 4
South East -11 18 £42,500 -29.16% 2
East of England -7 17 £41,250 +16.19%
City of London +24 16 £48,000 -8.57% 3
Cheshire +9 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Northwich +8 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 8 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire +8 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South West -7 7 £30,500 - 2
Reading +5 6 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Watford - 6 £57,500 -
Scotland +13 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Dorset -14 5 - -
Chester - 5 £67,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 -
Bournemouth -10 3 - -
Manchester -13 3 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Birmingham -15 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Royston - 3 £32,500 -
West Sussex +2 2 £42,000 -6.66%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 4
Runcorn - 2 £46,250 -
Nottingham - 2 - - 2

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 168 (64.12%) HTTP
2 133 (50.76%) Windows
3 104 (39.69%) Linux
4 80 (30.53%) SQL
5 78 (29.77%) TCP/IP
6 76 (29.01%) SQL Server
7 71 (27.10%) FTP
8 70 (26.72%) DNS
9 65 (24.81%) Microsoft
10 64 (24.43%) HTML
10 64 (24.43%) Firewall
11 62 (23.66%) SSL
12 61 (23.28%) VMware
13 53 (20.23%) Finance
14 52 (19.85%) .NET
14 52 (19.85%) Python
15 51 (19.47%) Web Services
16 50 (19.08%) MySQL
17 47 (17.94%) Degree
17 47 (17.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (17.56%) Perl
18 46 (17.56%) IIS
19 45 (17.18%) VPN
20 44 (16.79%) JavaScript
20 44 (16.79%) SMTP
21 42 (16.03%) C#
22 41 (15.65%) Cisco
23 39 (14.89%) Java
23 39 (14.89%) CSS
23 39 (14.89%) Cisco Certification

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (17.56%) IIS
2 25 (9.54%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.40%) Apache
4 18 (6.87%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.11%) MS Exchange
6 14 (5.34%) nginx
7 11 (4.20%) CMS
8 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (3.44%) Lync
8 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.29%) MQSeries
9 6 (2.29%) JBoss
10 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.91%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.53%) WordPress
11 4 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.15%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 25 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Agresso
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.29%) SaaS
3 5 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.53%) CloudFront
4 4 (1.53%) Route 53
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Taleo
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) Heroku
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 168 (64.12%) HTTP
2 78 (29.77%) TCP/IP
3 71 (27.10%) FTP
4 70 (26.72%) DNS
5 64 (24.43%) Firewall
6 62 (23.66%) SSL
7 45 (17.18%) VPN
8 44 (16.79%) SMTP
9 39 (14.89%) Network Security
10 34 (12.98%) Internet
11 33 (12.60%) IPsec
12 27 (10.31%) VLAN
12 27 (10.31%) LAN
13 21 (8.02%) WAN
13 21 (8.02%) SSH
14 20 (7.63%) Wireshark
15 15 (5.73%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (5.73%) DHCP
16 14 (5.34%) VoIP
16 14 (5.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.01%) SQL Server
2 50 (19.08%) MySQL
3 18 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.53%) Big Data
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) DTS
11 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (9.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.73%) Subversion
3 12 (4.58%) JUnit
4 7 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.15%) JIRA
6 3 (1.15%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.15%) JMeter
7 2 (0.76%) NUnit
7 2 (0.76%) Selenium
7 2 (0.76%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.76%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) NuGet
8 1 (0.38%) Gradle
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.38%) Hudson
8 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
General
1 53 (20.23%) Finance
2 10 (3.82%) Marketing
3 9 (3.44%) Retail
4 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.67%) Back Office
6 6 (2.29%) Banking
7 5 (1.91%) Law
8 4 (1.53%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Automotive
9 3 (1.15%) Games
10 2 (0.76%) Publishing
10 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (22.14%) Developer
2 47 (17.94%) Analyst
3 25 (9.54%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (9.54%) Network Engineer
3 25 (9.54%) Administrator
4 21 (8.02%) Linux Administrator
4 21 (8.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 20 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.25%) Architect
7 18 (6.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 17 (6.49%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 17 (6.49%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (6.49%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.73%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.96%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (4.96%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.20%) Applications Developer
11 11 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.82%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (24.43%) HTML
2 52 (19.85%) .NET
3 51 (19.47%) Web Services
4 39 (14.89%) CSS
5 35 (13.36%) ASP.NET
6 28 (10.69%) XML
7 21 (8.02%) SOAP
8 19 (7.25%) jQuery
9 15 (5.73%) HTML5
9 15 (5.73%) REST
10 14 (5.34%) JSON
10 14 (5.34%) LAMP
11 10 (3.82%) .NET Framework
11 10 (3.82%) J2SE
11 10 (3.82%) AWT
11 10 (3.82%) J2EE
12 8 (3.05%) Flash
13 7 (2.67%) CSS3
14 6 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.40%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 19 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.67%) PKI
6 6 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.91%) User Experience
7 5 (1.91%) Social Media
8 4 (1.53%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
9 3 (1.15%) GIS
10 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.76%) HACMP
10 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 133 (50.76%) Windows
2 104 (39.69%) Linux
3 36 (13.74%) UNIX
4 23 (8.78%) CentOS
4 23 (8.78%) Apple iOS
5 22 (8.40%) Android
5 22 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.87%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.58%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.20%) Solaris
10 10 (3.82%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (2.29%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.53%) Debian
14 4 (1.53%) AIX
15 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.50%) ITIL
2 25 (9.54%) Configuration Management
2 25 (9.54%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (9.16%) OO
4 22 (8.40%) Project Management
5 20 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.25%) MVC
7 15 (5.73%) Change Management
7 15 (5.73%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.96%) Business Continuity
9 13 (4.96%) Software Engineering
9 13 (4.96%) Load Balancing
10 12 (4.58%) Time Management
11 11 (4.20%) Analytics
11 11 (4.20%) Validation
11 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.82%) Scrum
12 10 (3.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.53%) SQL
2 52 (19.85%) Python
3 46 (17.56%) Perl
4 44 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 42 (16.03%) C#
6 39 (14.89%) Java
7 26 (9.92%) C
7 26 (9.92%) Bash Shell
8 21 (8.02%) C++
9 20 (7.63%) PHP
10 18 (6.87%) PowerShell
11 17 (6.49%) Shell Script
12 15 (5.73%) Ruby
13 11 (4.20%) Korn
14 10 (3.82%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.29%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.91%) XPath
17 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.53%) VB
18 2 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (17.94%) Degree
2 39 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (11.83%) CCNA
4 19 (7.25%) CCNP
4 19 (7.25%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.96%) MCSE
7 12 (4.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.20%) MCP
9 10 (3.82%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.29%) CCIE
10 6 (2.29%) PMP
10 6 (2.29%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.91%) ISEB
11 5 (1.91%) CISSP
11 5 (1.91%) MCSA
11 5 (1.91%) CCVP
12 4 (1.53%) CCSA
12 4 (1.53%) HND
13 3 (1.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.96%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.20%) QA
3 11 (4.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (17.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (13.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.11%) Xen
4 14 (5.34%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (4.58%) Snort
6 8 (3.05%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.29%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.91%) KVM
9 4 (1.53%) UAG
9 4 (1.53%) vSphere
9 4 (1.53%) Samba
9 4 (1.53%) XenServer
10 3 (1.15%) Squid
10 3 (1.15%) Firmware
11 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.76%) NFS
11 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.76%) pfSense
12 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (8.78%) Nagios
2 22 (8.40%) Puppet
3 17 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.49%) Ansible
4 13 (4.96%) Salt
5 7 (2.67%) SCCM
6 4 (1.53%) Graphite
7 3 (1.15%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.76%) Control-M
8 2 (0.76%) OpenView
8 2 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.76%) Plesk
9 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 65 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 61 (23.28%) VMware
3 41 (15.65%) Cisco
4 23 (8.78%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.02%) CheckPoint
6 15 (5.73%) F5
7 14 (5.34%) Oracle
8 13 (4.96%) Juniper
9 11 (4.20%) Citrix
9 11 (4.20%) HP
9 11 (4.20%) McAfee
10 10 (3.82%) Apple
11 9 (3.44%) NetApp
11 9 (3.44%) Foundry
12 8 (3.05%) IBM
13 7 (2.67%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.29%) LogRhythm
15 5 (1.91%) Twitter
15 5 (1.91%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.91%) LANDesk
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits + training!
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits, relaxed environment
Posted: 3 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi-time, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 22 days hol + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OTE £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE, £45K + Car allowances + Incentives
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago