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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X.509
Rank 875 861 860
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing X.509 6 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.17% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 0
Average salary £83,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.11% -
UK excluding London average salary - £38,000 -

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
Top 6 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 February 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
(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 -31 6 £83,750 +86.11%
London +12 5 £83,750 +8.06%
City of London -2 2 £83,750 +8.06%
Basingstoke +4 1 - -
Hampshire -11 1 - -
South East -16 1 - -

X.509
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (61.54%) LDAP
1 16 (61.54%) PKI
2 12 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Cryptography
4 8 (30.77%) Change Management
4 8 (30.77%) COBIT
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) PRINCE
4 8 (30.77%) COSO
4 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) HTTP
5 7 (26.92%) SSL
5 7 (26.92%) IIS
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) Apache
5 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
6 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
6 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Subversion
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (23.08%) Smartcard
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (23.08%) Puppet

X.509
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
1 7 (26.92%) Apache
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) nginx
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LDAP
2 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 7 (26.92%) SSL
3 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 5 (19.23%) tcpdump
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) SSH
4 5 (19.23%) VLAN
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) RDBMS
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) XML
1 5 (19.23%) JSON
1 5 (19.23%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) SPNEGO
2 2 (7.69%) OAuth
2 2 (7.69%) SAML
2 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) PKI
2 10 (38.46%) Cryptography
3 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
4 6 (23.08%) Smartcard
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE
1 8 (30.77%) Change Management
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Security Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Loose Coupling
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) SABSA
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) SSCP
2 5 (19.23%) CEH
2 5 (19.23%) ISSAP
2 5 (19.23%) ISSEP
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 8 (30.77%) COSO
2 8 (30.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) NFS
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (19.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) Cacti
2 5 (19.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.69%) ForgeRock