The table below looks at the statistics for X.509 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X.509 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.509
Rank 879 873 879
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing X.509 13 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.12% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 1
Average salary £65,000 £46,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.54% +54.16%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £38,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+64.47% +26.66%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

X.509
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.509 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X.509
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK.

X.509 Salary Trend in the UK

X.509
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing X.509 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

X.509 Salary Histogram in the UK

X.509
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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 +1 13 £65,000 +40.54%
London +36 5 £83,750 +13.55%
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £62,500 +64.47%
East of England +6 5 £62,500 +64.47%
City of London +7 2 £83,750 +8.06%
Cambridge +5 2 £67,500 +77.63%
South East -6 2 - -
Hampshire 0 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing X.509 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 X.509.

1 14 (46.67%) PKI
2 13 (43.33%) LDAP
3 12 (40.00%) HTTP
3 12 (40.00%) SSL
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) JSON
4 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (26.67%) IIS
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (23.33%) Smartcard
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) Apache
7 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) Cryptography
7 7 (23.33%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (20.00%) Puppet
8 6 (20.00%) Subversion
8 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)

X.509
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing X.509 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 X.509. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.67%) JBoss
3 5 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) LDAP
2 12 (40.00%) HTTP
2 12 (40.00%) SSL
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 5 (16.67%) ZigBee
5 5 (16.67%) tcpdump
5 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.67%) SSH
5 5 (16.67%) VLAN
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (16.67%) Internet
5 5 (16.67%) 802.15
5 5 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 5 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Subversion
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) Ajax
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) RESTful
3 5 (16.67%) REST
3 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) SAML
5 2 (6.67%) Java EE
5 2 (6.67%) SPNEGO
5 2 (6.67%) OAuth
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) PKI
2 7 (23.33%) Smartcard
2 7 (23.33%) Cryptography
3 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 5 (16.67%) Line Management
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) Loose Coupling
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) SABSA
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Python
1 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) C
3 5 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) SSCP
3 5 (16.67%) CEH
3 5 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 5 (16.67%) ISSEP
4 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.67%) COSO
2 5 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) NFS
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
1 6 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.67%) Nagios
2 5 (16.67%) Cacti
2 5 (16.67%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
4 2 (6.67%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix