Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 664 786 800
Rank change year-on-year +122 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 172 114 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.22% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.78% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 126 82 88
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £58,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -14.29%

HTTPS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,634 14,671 16,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.30% 15.88% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10,110 11,398 13,204
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the UK excluding London

HTTPS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for HTTPS in the UK excluding London

HTTPS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK excluding London

HTTPS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +33 50 £65,000 +36.84%
South East +54 34 £80,000 +60.00% 7
Midlands +61 27 £80,000 +88.24%
Northern Ireland - 21 - -
East of England +77 20 £50,000 +12.36% 4
North of England +12 18 £47,000 -1.05% 1
West Midlands +43 17 £80,000 +88.24%
East Midlands +36 10 £28,750 -
Scotland +19 9 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Wales +5 9 £37,500 -3.23%
Yorkshire -6 9 £47,000 -1.05% 1
North West +39 8 £51,766 +47.90%
North East - 1 £52,500 -
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 80 (46.51%) REST
2 78 (45.35%) Linux
3 67 (38.95%) AWS
4 61 (35.47%) TCP/IP
5 60 (34.88%) HTTP
6 58 (33.72%) Azure
7 55 (31.98%) Git (software)
7 55 (31.98%) Kubernetes
7 55 (31.98%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (31.40%) Java
9 52 (30.23%) Degree
10 51 (29.65%) Spring
11 50 (29.07%) Firewall
12 49 (28.49%) .NET
13 48 (27.91%) SQL
14 47 (27.33%) CCNA
14 47 (27.33%) Docker
15 45 (26.16%) Software Engineering
16 44 (25.58%) Google
16 44 (25.58%) JIRA
17 43 (25.00%) Scrum
18 42 (24.42%) ASP.NET
19 41 (23.84%) Node.js
20 40 (23.26%) Windows
20 40 (23.26%) Microsoft
20 40 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
22 38 (22.09%) GCP
23 37 (21.51%) Apple iOS
23 37 (21.51%) Android

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (20.35%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (19.77%) Apache Spark
3 33 (19.19%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.56%) IIS
5 10 (5.81%) Apache
6 9 (5.23%) JBoss
7 7 (4.07%) Confluence
7 7 (4.07%) nginx
8 2 (1.16%) CMS
8 2 (1.16%) SAS
8 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (38.95%) AWS
2 58 (33.72%) Azure
3 38 (22.09%) GCP
4 33 (19.19%) OpenShift
5 23 (13.37%) SaaS
6 13 (7.56%) Serverless
7 4 (2.33%) Google Play
8 3 (1.74%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.16%) IaaS
9 2 (1.16%) Office 365
9 2 (1.16%) PaaS
9 2 (1.16%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.58%) Akamai
10 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 61 (35.47%) TCP/IP
2 60 (34.88%) HTTP
3 50 (29.07%) Firewall
4 36 (20.93%) Internet
5 30 (17.44%) SSL
6 18 (10.47%) DNS
6 18 (10.47%) VoIP
7 13 (7.56%) DHCP
7 13 (7.56%) VLAN
7 13 (7.56%) VPN
8 10 (5.81%) WAN
9 9 (5.23%) IPsec
9 9 (5.23%) SSH
10 8 (4.65%) H.323
10 8 (4.65%) RTP
11 6 (3.49%) MQTT
11 6 (3.49%) Network Security
11 6 (3.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) Big Data
2 32 (18.60%) MongoDB
3 19 (11.05%) SQL Server
4 18 (10.47%) Hazelcast
4 18 (10.47%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.98%) MySQL
6 9 (5.23%) Infinispan
6 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.16%) DB2
8 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.16%) Power BI
8 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.16%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (31.98%) Git (software)
2 44 (25.58%) JIRA
3 33 (19.19%) Bitbucket
3 33 (19.19%) git-flow
4 12 (6.98%) JUnit
5 11 (6.40%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.23%) Ant
6 9 (5.23%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.23%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.23%) NUnit
7 7 (4.07%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.07%) Zephyr
8 6 (3.49%) GitLab
8 6 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.91%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.33%) CocoaPods
10 4 (2.33%) Gradle
10 4 (2.33%) Mockito
10 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
1 21 (12.21%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.14%) Games
3 7 (4.07%) Retail
4 5 (2.91%) Japanese Language
4 5 (2.91%) Publishing
5 3 (1.74%) Local Government
5 3 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (24.42%) Support Engineer
2 39 (22.67%) Developer
3 28 (16.28%) Consultant
4 26 (15.12%) Applications Support
5 21 (12.21%) Applications Engineer
5 21 (12.21%) Applications Support Engineer
6 13 (7.56%) C++ Consultant
6 13 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Software Consultant
6 13 (7.56%) Windows Consultant
7 12 (6.98%) Analyst
7 12 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Software Support Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 11 (6.40%) Automation Test Lead
8 11 (6.40%) Senior Developer
8 11 (6.40%) Test Automation Consultant
8 11 (6.40%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (6.40%) Test Consultant
8 11 (6.40%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (46.51%) REST
2 51 (29.65%) Spring
3 49 (28.49%) .NET
4 42 (24.42%) ASP.NET
5 41 (23.84%) Node.js
6 36 (20.93%) Kafka
7 35 (20.35%) React
8 33 (19.19%) AngularJS
8 33 (19.19%) GraphQL
8 33 (19.19%) Spring MVC
8 33 (19.19%) Vue.js
9 27 (15.70%) SOAP
10 25 (14.53%) JSON
11 24 (13.95%) Elastic Stack
12 23 (13.37%) XML
13 21 (12.21%) HTML
14 18 (10.47%) Vert.x
14 18 (10.47%) WebRTC
15 12 (6.98%) Web Services
16 10 (5.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.53%) Internet of Things
3 19 (11.05%) User Experience
4 16 (9.30%) Cybercrime
5 14 (8.14%) Cyberattack
6 13 (7.56%) Smartphone
7 9 (5.23%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (5.23%) Mobile App
8 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.91%) CMDB
9 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.74%) DataPower
11 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.74%) PKI
11 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.74%) Smartcard
12 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 78 (45.35%) Linux
2 40 (23.26%) Windows
3 37 (21.51%) Android
3 37 (21.51%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.72%) CentOS
4 15 (8.72%) Unix
4 15 (8.72%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.91%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.16%) Software Engineering
2 43 (25.00%) Scrum
3 40 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (20.35%) Penetration Testing
6 33 (19.19%) API Design
6 33 (19.19%) Ethical Hacking
6 33 (19.19%) Kanban
6 33 (19.19%) MVC
6 33 (19.19%) Reverse Engineering
6 33 (19.19%) Test Automation
7 32 (18.60%) ITIL
8 30 (17.44%) DevOps
8 30 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (15.70%) TDD
10 26 (15.12%) ITIL V3
10 26 (15.12%) Problem Management
11 22 (12.79%) Open Source
12 20 (11.63%) Time Management
13 18 (10.47%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.40%) Java
2 48 (27.91%) SQL
3 35 (20.35%) C#
4 33 (19.19%) C
5 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.21%) Python
7 19 (11.05%) C++
8 11 (6.40%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.07%) Ruby
10 6 (3.49%) Go
11 4 (2.33%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.33%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.74%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.74%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.16%) PHP
13 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.16%) VBA
14 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (31.98%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (30.23%) Degree
3 47 (27.33%) CCNA
4 36 (20.93%) CISSP
5 35 (20.35%) SANS
6 34 (19.77%) GIAC
7 33 (19.19%) CompTIA Security+
7 33 (19.19%) Network+ Certification
7 33 (19.19%) SSCP
8 32 (18.60%) Linux+ Certification
8 32 (18.60%) MCSE
8 32 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.65%) CCNP
10 7 (4.07%) ISTQB
10 7 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.74%) CCSP
14 2 (1.16%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (8.72%) SLA
3 7 (4.07%) QA
4 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.16%) NIST
6 1 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) GDPR
6 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.58%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (27.33%) Docker
2 12 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.65%) VirtualBox
5 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.33%) Firmware
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.58%) HDFS
8 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 55 (31.98%) Kubernetes
2 21 (12.21%) Prometheus
3 10 (5.81%) Puppet
4 8 (4.65%) AirWatch
4 8 (4.65%) Kibana
4 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (4.07%) Ansible
6 5 (2.91%) logstash
6 5 (2.91%) Nagios
7 4 (2.33%) Perfmon
7 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (2.33%) WSUS
8 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.16%) Salt
9 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.16%) Terraform
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (25.58%) Google
2 40 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.72%) Cisco
4 10 (5.81%) VMware
5 8 (4.65%) Avaya
5 8 (4.65%) Mitel
6 7 (4.07%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.07%) Juniper
6 7 (4.07%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.91%) F5
7 5 (2.91%) Oracle
7 5 (2.91%) Palo Alto
7 5 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.33%) CA
8 4 (2.33%) IBM
9 3 (1.74%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.16%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.16%) Zscaler
11 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint