Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 689 850 964
Rank change year-on-year +161 +114 +4
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 87 156 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.83% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 144 147
Median annual salary £57,500 £63,073 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.84% +14.68% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,050 £33,650
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,950 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.72% +44.88% -11.11%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,146 18,749 22,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.01% 15.02% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,262 14,980 17,882
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HTTPS.

Salary trend for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HTTPS over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
England +202 87 £57,500 -11.54% 55
UK excluding London +180 56 £50,000 -13.72% 35
London +142 31 £65,000 -3.70% 22
South East +156 27 £50,000 -37.50% 6
North of England +107 23 £47,500 -8.24% 15
Yorkshire +63 18 - - 6
Work from Home -68 13 £50,000 -4.76% 12
North West +72 5 £47,500 -8.24% 4
Midlands +74 3 £40,000 -50.00% 6
East Midlands +54 3 £40,000 +26.98% 2
East of England +94 2 £32,500 -38.10% 4
South West +42 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 57 (65.52%) HTTP
2 54 (62.07%) TCP/IP
3 42 (48.28%) Python
4 33 (37.93%) Linux
5 31 (35.63%) Java
5 31 (35.63%) AWS
6 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
6 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (32.18%) DevOps
7 27 (31.03%) Kubernetes
8 24 (27.59%) Terraform
8 24 (27.59%) SQL
8 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
9 22 (25.29%) C++
10 21 (24.14%) ZABBIX
10 21 (24.14%) Ansible
11 20 (22.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (21.84%) C
12 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
12 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
13 18 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (20.69%) Wireless
13 18 (20.69%) Validation
13 18 (20.69%) Ethernet
13 18 (20.69%) Broadband
13 18 (20.69%) 802.11
13 18 (20.69%) Wireshark
13 18 (20.69%) Integration Testing
13 18 (20.69%) STUN

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (8.05%) Drupal
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.45%) Confluence
5 2 (2.30%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (2.30%) nginx
5 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (35.63%) AWS
2 17 (19.54%) Azure
3 14 (16.09%) Datadog
4 9 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (6.90%) IaaS
6 5 (5.75%) GitHub
6 5 (5.75%) Google Analytics
6 5 (5.75%) Serverless
7 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.30%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (2.30%) Force.com
7 2 (2.30%) GCP
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.15%) PaaS
8 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (65.52%) HTTP
2 54 (62.07%) TCP/IP
3 18 (20.69%) 802.11
3 18 (20.69%) Broadband
3 18 (20.69%) Ethernet
3 18 (20.69%) MQTT
3 18 (20.69%) STUN
3 18 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (20.69%) Wireless
3 18 (20.69%) Wireshark
4 9 (10.34%) SSH
5 7 (8.05%) SSL
5 7 (8.05%) VoIP
6 6 (6.90%) Firewall
7 4 (4.60%) DNS
8 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.30%) Internet
9 2 (2.30%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.30%) VPN
10 1 (1.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.30%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) HBase
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) JIRA
2 12 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.34%) eggPlant
4 9 (10.34%) GitLab
4 9 (10.34%) Locust
5 4 (4.60%) JUnit
5 4 (4.60%) Mockito
6 1 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
3 8 (9.20%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Legal
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Wireless Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Broadband Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Customer Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Site Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.05%) Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Junior
5 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Junior DevOps
6 6 (6.90%) Junior Operations Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) SOC Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) 802.1X
1 18 (20.69%) XMPP
2 11 (12.64%) RESTful
3 9 (10.34%) LAMP
4 7 (8.05%) OAuth
5 6 (6.90%) LDAP
5 6 (6.90%) SAML
5 6 (6.90%) Web Services
5 6 (6.90%) WebRTC
5 6 (6.90%) XML
6 4 (4.60%) Dagger
6 4 (4.60%) JSON
6 4 (4.60%) Material Design
6 4 (4.60%) Retrofit
6 4 (4.60%) RxJava
6 4 (4.60%) SOAP
7 3 (3.45%) CSS
7 3 (3.45%) Django
7 3 (3.45%) HTML
8 2 (2.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 6 (6.90%) Cyberattack
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.30%) Derivative
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) CentOS
5 4 (4.60%) Android
5 4 (4.60%) Debian
5 4 (4.60%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) Fedora
7 2 (2.30%) OpenBSD
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
1 28 (32.18%) DevOps
2 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
3 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (22.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 18 (20.69%) Integration Testing
4 18 (20.69%) Performance Measurement
4 18 (20.69%) Validation
5 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.49%) Scrum
9 8 (9.20%) Kanban
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.05%) Analytics
10 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (8.05%) Project Management
11 6 (6.90%) SIEM
11 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) Python
2 31 (35.63%) Java
3 24 (27.59%) SQL
4 22 (25.29%) C++
5 19 (21.84%) C
5 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.79%) PHP
7 11 (12.64%) C#
8 6 (6.90%) Ruby
9 4 (4.60%) Kotlin
10 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.30%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (2.30%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) CISSP
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) CISM
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.30%) CISA
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) Docker
2 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) NFS
3 2 (2.30%) Postfix
4 1 (1.15%) HDFS
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) Snort
4 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) Kubernetes
2 24 (27.59%) Terraform
3 21 (24.14%) Ansible
3 21 (24.14%) ZABBIX
4 18 (20.69%) Graylog
4 18 (20.69%) Kibana
5 9 (10.34%) Grafana
6 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.30%) Puppet
7 2 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.15%) Ambari
8 1 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.15%) Oozie
8 1 (1.15%) Perfmon
8 1 (1.15%) Suricata
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) New Relic
2 13 (14.94%) VMware
3 7 (8.05%) Google
4 5 (5.75%) AppDynamics
4 5 (5.75%) Dynatrace
4 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.30%) Facebook
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya
8 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.15%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.15%) HubSpot
8 1 (1.15%) Mitel
8 1 (1.15%) Splunk