Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 965 895 1085
Rank change year-on-year -70 +190 +49
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 224 331 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.04% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 174 218 174
UK median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +2.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £32,650
90th Percentile £87,500 £67,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +25.00%

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 28103 31773 36415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.63% 16.99% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22762 26008 30095
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 13 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 20 November 2017. 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 -66 202 £45,000 -14.29% 17
UK excluding London -19 129 £40,000 -11.11% 12
London -61 93 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South East +21 45 £45,000 - 5
East of England +19 27 £32,000 -28.89% 3
South West +2 21 £40,000 -20.00%
Scotland -5 19 £42,500 -1.73%
North of England -23 14 £35,000 -36.36% 3
North West -37 9 £32,000 -41.82% 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Midlands +1 2 £31,500 -16.00% 1
West Midlands -2 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Wales +6 1 £32,500 +12.07%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 148 (66.07%) HTTP
2 91 (40.63%) Linux
3 76 (33.93%) Windows
4 69 (30.80%) TCP/IP
5 68 (30.36%) DNS
6 61 (27.23%) Firewall
7 59 (26.34%) FTP
8 57 (25.45%) Finance
9 55 (24.55%) Java
10 51 (22.77%) JavaScript
10 51 (22.77%) XML
11 49 (21.88%) C#
11 49 (21.88%) Oracle
12 48 (21.43%) Cisco
13 47 (20.98%) SSL
14 44 (19.64%) VPN
14 44 (19.64%) DHCP
15 43 (19.20%) SQL Server
15 43 (19.20%) IIS
16 42 (18.75%) HTML
16 42 (18.75%) Degree
17 41 (18.30%) SQL
17 41 (18.30%) BGP
18 40 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (16.96%) OSPF
20 37 (16.52%) .NET
21 36 (16.07%) Unix
22 35 (15.63%) IPsec
22 35 (15.63%) JSON
23 34 (15.18%) VLAN

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 43 (19.20%) IIS
2 19 (8.48%) CMS
3 18 (8.04%) Apache
4 15 (6.70%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.91%) JBoss
6 9 (4.02%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.02%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.57%) nginx
8 7 (3.13%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.23%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.23%) Mule
10 5 (2.23%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.79%) Confluence
11 4 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.34%) Jetty
12 3 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (1.34%) Traffic Server
12 3 (1.34%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.79%) InDesign
3 4 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.89%) Maya
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.23%) Magento
2 5 (2.23%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.16%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.14%) GitHub
3 13 (5.80%) SaaS
4 6 (2.68%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.23%) Force.com
5 5 (2.23%) Office 365
5 5 (2.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (2.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (1.34%) Akamai
6 3 (1.34%) PaaS
7 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.89%) IaaS
7 2 (0.89%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 148 (66.07%) HTTP
2 69 (30.80%) TCP/IP
3 68 (30.36%) DNS
4 61 (27.23%) Firewall
5 59 (26.34%) FTP
6 47 (20.98%) SSL
7 44 (19.64%) DHCP
7 44 (19.64%) VPN
8 41 (18.30%) BGP
9 38 (16.96%) OSPF
10 35 (15.63%) IPsec
11 34 (15.18%) VLAN
12 31 (13.84%) Internet
12 31 (13.84%) SMTP
13 28 (12.50%) WAN
14 26 (11.61%) Intrusion Detection
15 24 (10.71%) Telnet
16 23 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (10.27%) LAN
17 22 (9.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.05%) MySQL
3 16 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.91%) MariaDB
7 10 (4.46%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.02%) OLAP
9 6 (2.68%) InfluxDB
9 6 (2.68%) Redis
9 6 (2.68%) SQLite
10 4 (1.79%) Big Data
10 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.34%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 23 (10.27%) Subversion
3 19 (8.48%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.14%) JIRA
5 9 (4.02%) SoapUI
5 9 (4.02%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.57%) Zephyr
7 7 (3.13%) Ant
7 7 (3.13%) Maven
7 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.68%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.68%) Gerrit
9 5 (2.23%) PROIV
9 5 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (1.34%) CppUnit
11 3 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.34%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.34%) JUnit
11 3 (1.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 57 (25.45%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Military
2 20 (8.93%) Retail
3 18 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 16 (7.14%) Back Office
5 13 (5.80%) Marketing
6 12 (5.36%) Legal
7 8 (3.57%) Banking
8 5 (2.23%) Law
9 3 (1.34%) Electronics
9 3 (1.34%) Games
10 2 (0.89%) Automotive
10 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.89%) French Language
10 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.11%) Developer
2 29 (12.95%) C# Developer
3 25 (11.16%) Administrator
4 24 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 24 (10.71%) Architect
4 24 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
5 21 (9.38%) Analyst
6 20 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (8.93%) Network Administrator
7 17 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (7.59%) IT Administrator
8 12 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 11 (4.91%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.46%) C++ Developer
10 10 (4.46%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.77%) XML
2 42 (18.75%) HTML
3 37 (16.52%) .NET
4 35 (15.63%) JSON
5 33 (14.73%) Web Services
6 24 (10.71%) Node.js
7 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET
7 23 (10.27%) CSS
7 23 (10.27%) REST
8 21 (9.38%) POSIX
9 19 (8.48%) AngularJS
10 18 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (7.59%) SOAP
12 16 (7.14%) jQuery
13 14 (6.25%) LAMP
14 13 (5.80%) Ajax
14 13 (5.80%) Middleware
15 12 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.36%) J2EE
16 10 (4.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (7.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.36%) PKI
6 12 (5.36%) User Experience
6 12 (5.36%) Virtual Team
7 10 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (4.02%) Cyber Attack
8 9 (4.02%) Fintech
9 6 (2.68%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.23%) DataPower
10 5 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.79%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.79%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.89%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 91 (40.63%) Linux
2 76 (33.93%) Windows
3 36 (16.07%) Unix
4 22 (9.82%) Windows Server
5 16 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.80%) AIX
6 13 (5.80%) Apple iOS
6 13 (5.80%) CentOS
7 12 (5.36%) Android
8 11 (4.91%) Solaris
9 10 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.02%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.13%) Debian
11 7 (3.13%) Kali Linux
12 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.79%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.34%) Fedora
13 3 (1.34%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.89%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.50%) MVC
3 22 (9.82%) Data Security
3 22 (9.82%) Information Security
4 21 (9.38%) Data Encryption
4 21 (9.38%) Presales
5 18 (8.04%) Validation
6 17 (7.59%) Network Optimisation
6 17 (7.59%) Scrum
7 16 (7.14%) Document Management
7 16 (7.14%) ITIL
8 15 (6.70%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.70%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.80%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.80%) Project Planning
10 12 (5.36%) Microservices
10 12 (5.36%) SDLC
10 12 (5.36%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.36%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.55%) Java
2 51 (22.77%) JavaScript
3 49 (21.88%) C#
4 41 (18.30%) SQL
5 31 (13.84%) Python
6 20 (8.93%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.04%) Bash Shell
7 18 (8.04%) C++
8 17 (7.59%) PHP
9 16 (7.14%) Ruby
10 15 (6.70%) Delphi
11 14 (6.25%) Perl
12 12 (5.36%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.68%) ActionScript
13 6 (2.68%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (2.23%) Apex Code
14 5 (2.23%) C
14 5 (2.23%) C-shell
14 5 (2.23%) Korn
15 4 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (18.75%) Degree
2 27 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.59%) CCIE
4 13 (5.80%) CISSP
4 13 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.02%) CEH
5 9 (4.02%) GIAC
6 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.13%) CCNP
8 6 (2.68%) MCSE
8 6 (2.68%) SANS
9 5 (2.23%) CREST Certified
9 5 (2.23%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (2.23%) LPIC
9 5 (2.23%) RHCA
9 5 (2.23%) RHCE
9 5 (2.23%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) SLA
2 19 (8.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.80%) QA
4 9 (4.02%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.89%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.14%) Docker
4 6 (2.68%) LXC
5 5 (2.23%) KVM
5 5 (2.23%) pfSense
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.34%) NFS
7 3 (1.34%) Squid
7 3 (1.34%) Varnish
7 3 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.34%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.89%) XenApp
9 1 (0.45%) GPFS
9 1 (0.45%) Postfix
9 1 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (6.70%) Ansible
2 13 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.80%) Puppet
3 8 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.13%) Nagios
5 6 (2.68%) CFEngine
5 6 (2.68%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.68%) collectd
5 6 (2.68%) rkt
5 6 (2.68%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.68%) yum
6 4 (1.79%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.79%) Nessus
6 4 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.34%) vRealize
8 2 (0.89%) logstash
8 2 (0.89%) OpenNebula
8 2 (0.89%) Terraform
8 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (21.88%) Oracle
2 48 (21.43%) Cisco
3 30 (13.39%) CheckPoint
4 27 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 27 (12.05%) VMware
5 25 (11.16%) F5
6 22 (9.82%) Juniper
7 21 (9.38%) Xerox
8 16 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 13 (5.80%) Apple
10 11 (4.91%) IBM
11 10 (4.46%) Dell
11 10 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (4.02%) Avaya
12 9 (4.02%) NetApp
12 9 (4.02%) Palo Alto
13 8 (3.57%) Aruba
13 8 (3.57%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.57%) HP
14 7 (3.13%) SolarWinds