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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X.509
Rank 866 884 870
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing X.509 20 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 5
Average salary £73,750 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.88% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £32,550 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £45,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +74.75%

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
19912 19041 23026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.19% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15952 15183 19018
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

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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

X.509 Salary Histogram in the UK

X.509
Top 8 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 26 November 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
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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 +4 20 £73,750 +63.88%
South East +1 13 £77,500 +146.03%
Hampshire 0 13 £77,500 +146.03%
London +8 6 £65,000 -3.70%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Suffolk +8 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Ipswich +7 1 £62,500 -
East of England -40 1 £62,500 +8.69%

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (85.19%) PKI
2 41 (75.93%) Windows
3 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 35 (64.81%) Smartcard
3 35 (64.81%) Security Cleared
3 35 (64.81%) SC Cleared
4 34 (62.96%) LDAP
5 23 (42.59%) Cryptography
6 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (25.93%) Finance
8 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 12 (22.22%) CISSP
8 12 (22.22%) CESG
8 12 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
9 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) HTTP
9 10 (18.52%) Java
10 9 (16.67%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.67%) Apache
10 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 9 (16.67%) SSL
10 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 9 (16.67%) Change Management
11 8 (14.81%) PRINCE
11 8 (14.81%) Linux
11 8 (14.81%) IIS
11 8 (14.81%) COSO
11 8 (14.81%) DevOps
11 8 (14.81%) Algorithms

X.509
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (16.67%) Apache
1 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.81%) IIS
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
3 5 (9.26%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) LDAP
2 10 (18.52%) HTTP
3 9 (16.67%) SSL
4 7 (12.96%) Wireshark
5 6 (11.11%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.11%) DNS
6 5 (9.26%) DHCP
6 5 (9.26%) SSH
6 5 (9.26%) VLAN
6 5 (9.26%) tcpdump
7 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Subversion
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Consultant
2 12 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) Functional Test Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) JSON
3 5 (9.26%) RESTful
4 3 (5.56%) SPNEGO
4 3 (5.56%) OAuth
4 3 (5.56%) Java EE
4 3 (5.56%) REST
4 3 (5.56%) SAML
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) XSL
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.85%) WCF
6 1 (1.85%) JGroups
6 1 (1.85%) AppFabric
6 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (85.19%) PKI
2 35 (64.81%) Smartcard
3 23 (42.59%) Cryptography
4 12 (22.22%) CESG
4 12 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (14.81%) Algorithms
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
8 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Change Management
3 8 (14.81%) DevOps
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE
4 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.56%) UML
6 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.70%) Use Case
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Java
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) Python
3 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (64.81%) SC Cleared
1 35 (64.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (22.22%) CISSP
4 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) COBIT
1 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
1 8 (14.81%) COSO
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) NFS
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.26%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.26%) Nagios
2 5 (9.26%) Cacti
2 5 (9.26%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.85%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.85%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Fujitsu
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.85%) Vertica
6 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica