Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 724 903 946
Rank change year-on-year +179 +43 +63
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 114 82 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.48% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 70 64 144
10th Percentile £36,350 £31,550 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,313 £46,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.33% +19.44%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,063 £68,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +23.38% -14.44%

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 10,765 17,167 22,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 15.08% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,197 13,725 17,682
10th Percentile £28,575 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 14 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 13 April 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 +146 104 £61,000 +10.91% 90
UK excluding London +169 91 £55,000 +15.79% 84
North of England +83 44 £58,500 +56.00% 29
Yorkshire +34 36 £65,000 +73.33% 10
South East +99 29 £56,250 +12.50% 24
London +81 22 £63,750 +2.00% 25
Work from Home -113 15 £52,500 +25.00% 25
Scotland +15 9 £55,000 +10.95% 12
North West - 8 £43,750 - 12
Midlands +45 6 £40,000 +18.52% 6
East Midlands +20 3 £40,000 +18.52%
West Midlands - 3 £47,500 - 6
East of England +59 2 £32,500 -45.83% 1
South West +23 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 74 (64.91%) HTTP
2 60 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 60 (52.63%) Python
3 47 (41.23%) Computer Science
4 42 (36.84%) C++
4 42 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 41 (35.96%) C
5 41 (35.96%) Broadband
5 41 (35.96%) Test Automation
6 40 (35.09%) Software Testing
7 39 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (32.46%) Linux
8 37 (32.46%) Wireless
9 36 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
9 36 (31.58%) Validation
9 36 (31.58%) 802.11
9 36 (31.58%) Ethernet
9 36 (31.58%) Integration Testing
9 36 (31.58%) Wireshark
9 36 (31.58%) XMPP
9 36 (31.58%) STUN
9 36 (31.58%) Kibana
9 36 (31.58%) Graylog
9 36 (31.58%) MQTT
9 36 (31.58%) 802.1X
9 36 (31.58%) Performance Measurement
10 32 (28.07%) DevOps
11 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (22.81%) SQL
12 26 (22.81%) Ansible

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 10 (8.77%) Drupal
2 9 (7.89%) Apache
3 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.39%) Facebook Platform
4 4 (3.51%) nginx
5 3 (2.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.54%) AWS
1 20 (17.54%) Azure
2 7 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.26%) Datadog
3 6 (5.26%) DigitalOcean
4 5 (4.39%) AWS Direct Connect
4 5 (4.39%) Google Analytics
4 5 (4.39%) IaaS
4 5 (4.39%) Serverless
5 3 (2.63%) GitHub
6 2 (1.75%) GCP
6 2 (1.75%) SaaS
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (64.91%) HTTP
2 60 (52.63%) TCP/IP
3 41 (35.96%) Broadband
4 37 (32.46%) Wireless
5 36 (31.58%) 802.11
5 36 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 36 (31.58%) MQTT
5 36 (31.58%) STUN
5 36 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 36 (31.58%) Wireshark
6 17 (14.91%) Firewall
7 14 (12.28%) DNS
8 10 (8.77%) SSL
9 8 (7.02%) VPN
10 7 (6.14%) DHCP
11 6 (5.26%) BGP
11 6 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (5.26%) IPsec
11 6 (5.26%) Network Security
11 6 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.75%) Redis
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (4.39%) JIRA
6 2 (1.75%) JUnit
6 2 (1.75%) Mockito
7 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) Postman
General
1 42 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 10 (8.77%) Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.51%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.75%) Law
7 2 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Wireless Engineer
2 24 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (14.91%) Validation Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Broadband Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Developer
4 12 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Site Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Architect
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Chief Technology Officer
8 5 (4.39%) Junior
8 5 (4.39%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.58%) 802.1X
1 36 (31.58%) XMPP
2 12 (10.53%) LAMP
3 10 (8.77%) CSS
3 10 (8.77%) HTML
4 8 (7.02%) LDAP
4 8 (7.02%) OAuth
4 8 (7.02%) Web Services
5 7 (6.14%) RESTful
6 5 (4.39%) Flask
6 5 (4.39%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (4.39%) Node.js
6 5 (4.39%) SAML
6 5 (4.39%) SQLAlchemy
7 4 (3.51%) .NET
7 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.51%) WebRTC
7 4 (3.51%) WebSockets
7 4 (3.51%) XML
8 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (4.39%) Derivative
3 5 (4.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.39%) Social Media
4 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (2.63%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.46%) Linux
2 16 (14.04%) Unix
3 14 (12.28%) Windows
4 11 (9.65%) CentOS
5 7 (6.14%) Debian
5 7 (6.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) Android
7 2 (1.75%) Fedora
7 2 (1.75%) OpenBSD
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.23%) Computer Science
2 41 (35.96%) Test Automation
3 40 (35.09%) Software Testing
4 39 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (31.58%) Integration Testing
5 36 (31.58%) Performance Measurement
5 36 (31.58%) Validation
6 32 (28.07%) DevOps
7 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
10 14 (12.28%) Microservices
10 14 (12.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 11 (9.65%) Scrum
11 11 (9.65%) Time Management
12 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
12 10 (8.77%) High Availability
12 10 (8.77%) Project Management
13 9 (7.89%) Analytics
13 9 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) Python
2 42 (36.84%) C++
3 41 (35.96%) C
4 26 (22.81%) SQL
5 24 (21.05%) Java
6 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.89%) Ruby
8 6 (5.26%) PHP
8 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.39%) C#
10 4 (3.51%) Go
11 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.63%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.63%) VBScript
12 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.75%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) CISSP
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.63%) CISM
4 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) Docker
2 12 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.39%) iptables
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.63%) NFS
6 2 (1.75%) Postfix
7 1 (0.88%) GridGain
7 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.88%) Snort
7 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (31.58%) Graylog
1 36 (31.58%) Kibana
2 26 (22.81%) Ansible
3 17 (14.91%) Kubernetes
4 16 (14.04%) ZABBIX
5 11 (9.65%) Puppet
5 11 (9.65%) Terraform
6 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (4.39%) Grafana
8 5 (4.39%) Icinga
9 3 (2.63%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.63%) SCCM
9 3 (2.63%) WSUS
10 1 (0.88%) Nagios
10 1 (0.88%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.88%) Suricata
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) New Relic
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) VMware
3 7 (6.14%) Google
4 5 (4.39%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.39%) Dynatrace
4 5 (4.39%) Facebook
4 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
6 2 (1.75%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.75%) Nokia
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.88%) BT
7 1 (0.88%) F5
7 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Splunk