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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.509
Rank 869 860 886
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing X.509 33 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.086% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 4
Average salary £52,500 £41,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +6.45%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +45.45%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

X.509 Salary Histogram in the UK

X.509
Top 11 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 19 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
England -3 32 £52,500 +27.27%
South East - 31 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 28 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 12 £52,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 45 (84.91%) PKI
3 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
4 37 (69.81%) Smartcard
4 37 (69.81%) SC Cleared
4 37 (69.81%) Security Cleared
5 36 (67.92%) LDAP
6 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (32.08%) Cryptography
8 13 (24.53%) Finance
9 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
9 12 (22.64%) CESG
9 12 (22.64%) CESG CLAS
9 12 (22.64%) CISSP
10 11 (20.75%) HTTP
10 11 (20.75%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
12 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
12 9 (16.98%) Retail
12 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
12 9 (16.98%) Fujitsu
12 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
13 8 (15.09%) SSL
14 6 (11.32%) UNIX
14 6 (11.32%) Apache
14 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
15 5 (9.43%) Linux
15 5 (9.43%) HTML
15 5 (9.43%) IIS
15 5 (9.43%) Internet

X.509
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
1 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (67.92%) LDAP
2 11 (20.75%) HTTP
3 8 (15.09%) SSL
4 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 5 (9.43%) Kerberos
4 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) DNS
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.89%) IPsec
7 1 (1.89%) SSH
7 1 (1.89%) STUN
7 1 (1.89%) 3G
7 1 (1.89%) Telnet
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) ADSL
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) WLAN
7 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.89%) QlikView
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
1 5 (9.43%) Fiddler
2 3 (5.66%) Maven
2 3 (5.66%) Ant
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.98%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
1 12 (22.64%) Security Consultant
1 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
4 3 (5.66%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Functional Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Network Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) HTML5
2 3 (5.66%) REST
3 2 (3.77%) SPNEGO
3 2 (3.77%) Java EE
3 2 (3.77%) OAuth
3 2 (3.77%) SAML
3 2 (3.77%) JAAS
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) XSL
4 1 (1.89%) J2SE
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) JGroups
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) WCF
4 1 (1.89%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 45 (84.91%) PKI
2 37 (69.81%) Smartcard
3 17 (32.08%) Cryptography
4 12 (22.64%) CESG
4 12 (22.64%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.66%) Open Source
7 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
2 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.43%) DevOps
3 4 (7.55%) Change Management
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
4 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Product Management
5 2 (3.77%) Use Case
5 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) UML
6 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.77%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
4 1 (1.89%) R
4 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) SC Cleared
1 37 (69.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (22.64%) CISSP
4 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) COSO
2 3 (5.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
1 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.89%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Fujitsu
3 4 (7.55%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.77%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Vertica
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco