Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 964 974 1079
Rank change year-on-year +10 +105 +28
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 220 284 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.85% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 177 195 180
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £32,975
90th Percentile £87,500 £65,000 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,250 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -10.56% -3.74% +11.31%

HTTPS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28119 33450 37806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 16.89% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22783 27721 30720
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -7 209 £45,000 -5.26% 21
UK excluding London +13 135 £40,250 -10.56% 12
London +7 84 £62,500 +13.64% 12
South East +46 33 £45,000 - 5
South West +4 33 £36,750 -26.50% 2
North of England -9 29 £45,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +13 24 £32,000 -32.63% 1
North West -39 20 £32,000 -46.67% 1
Scotland +20 9 £42,500 +4.94% 3
Yorkshire +13 9 £46,000 -16.36%
Midlands +24 6 £42,750 +22.14%
West Midlands +7 6 £42,750 +22.14%
Wales +2 1 £32,500 +12.07%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 173 (78.64%) HTTP
2 85 (38.64%) FTP
3 83 (37.73%) SSL
4 81 (36.82%) DNS
5 77 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 70 (31.82%) Linux
6 70 (31.82%) Firewall
7 57 (25.91%) VPN
8 54 (24.55%) Windows
8 54 (24.55%) Finance
9 52 (23.64%) SMTP
10 47 (21.36%) Web Services
11 45 (20.45%) XML
11 45 (20.45%) Cisco
12 44 (20.00%) DHCP
12 44 (20.00%) Oracle
13 43 (19.55%) Java
14 41 (18.64%) IPsec
15 40 (18.18%) VMware
16 37 (16.82%) BGP
17 36 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (15.45%) VLAN
18 34 (15.45%) OSPF
18 34 (15.45%) SQL
19 33 (15.00%) MySQL
20 32 (14.55%) Telnet
21 31 (14.09%) JavaScript
22 30 (13.64%) SQL Server
22 30 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

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 26 (11.82%) Apache
2 22 (10.00%) IIS
2 22 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (8.64%) CMS
4 16 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (6.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (4.09%) OpenStack
7 8 (3.64%) Drupal
7 8 (3.64%) nginx
8 7 (3.18%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.73%) JBoss
10 5 (2.27%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.82%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.91%) Confluence
13 1 (0.45%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.18%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.73%) InDesign
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Magento
2 5 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.00%) SaaS
4 9 (4.09%) GitHub
5 6 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.27%) Force.com
6 5 (2.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 5 (2.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.91%) Office 365
9 1 (0.45%) PaaS
9 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 173 (78.64%) HTTP
2 85 (38.64%) FTP
3 83 (37.73%) SSL
4 81 (36.82%) DNS
5 77 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 70 (31.82%) Firewall
7 57 (25.91%) VPN
8 52 (23.64%) SMTP
9 44 (20.00%) DHCP
10 41 (18.64%) IPsec
11 37 (16.82%) BGP
12 34 (15.45%) OSPF
12 34 (15.45%) VLAN
13 32 (14.55%) Telnet
14 29 (13.18%) SSH
15 28 (12.73%) WAN
16 25 (11.36%) tcpdump
16 25 (11.36%) Wireshark
17 22 (10.00%) Internet
18 21 (9.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.00%) MySQL
2 30 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.55%) Redis
5 8 (3.64%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.73%) InfluxDB
7 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.73%) SQLite
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.82%) Big Data
10 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.45%) DB2
11 1 (0.45%) GIS
11 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.55%) Subversion
3 12 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (2.73%) Gerrit
5 6 (2.73%) JIRA
6 5 (2.27%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.82%) webpack
8 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.36%) Gradle
8 3 (1.36%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.36%) Maven
8 3 (1.36%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.91%) Ant
9 2 (0.91%) JMeter
9 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.91%) NuGet
9 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (24.55%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Retail
3 16 (7.27%) Legal
4 15 (6.82%) Military
5 14 (6.36%) Back Office
6 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.64%) Banking
8 6 (2.73%) Marketing
9 4 (1.82%) Law
10 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.91%) Automotive
10 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) French Language
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (15.00%) Administrator
2 31 (14.09%) Analyst
3 30 (13.64%) Developer
4 22 (10.00%) Architect
5 19 (8.64%) Network Engineer
6 16 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) Network Architect
7 14 (6.36%) Technical Administrator
8 12 (5.45%) Network Administrator
9 11 (5.00%) IT Administrator
9 11 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.09%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) Incident Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Consultant
11 8 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (21.36%) Web Services
2 45 (20.45%) XML
3 25 (11.36%) CSS
4 21 (9.55%) HTML
5 20 (9.09%) .NET
6 19 (8.64%) SOAP
7 18 (8.18%) JMS
7 18 (8.18%) JSON
7 18 (8.18%) LAMP
8 17 (7.73%) XSD
8 17 (7.73%) XSLT
9 16 (7.27%) Node.js
10 14 (6.36%) jQuery
10 14 (6.36%) WSDL
11 12 (5.45%) Ajax
12 11 (5.00%) POSIX
12 11 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (4.55%) REST
14 9 (4.09%) Middleware
14 9 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.64%) PKI
4 15 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.82%) User Experience
4 15 (6.82%) Virtual Team
5 13 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.91%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.36%) DataPower
11 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.36%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.36%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.91%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.82%) Linux
2 54 (24.55%) Windows
3 23 (10.45%) Unix
4 22 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.73%) CentOS
6 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.45%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.09%) Android
10 7 (3.18%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.18%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.27%) AIX
12 5 (2.27%) Debian
12 5 (2.27%) Kali Linux
12 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.36%) Solaris
14 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.82%) SDLC
3 25 (11.36%) SOA
4 23 (10.45%) ITIL
5 22 (10.00%) Presales
6 18 (8.18%) DevOps
7 16 (7.27%) Data Security
7 16 (7.27%) Service Design
7 16 (7.27%) Validation
8 15 (6.82%) Data Encryption
8 15 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.82%) MVC
8 15 (6.82%) Scrum
9 14 (6.36%) Project Planning
9 14 (6.36%) Virtual Team Management
10 13 (5.91%) Network Architecture
10 13 (5.91%) Security Operations
10 13 (5.91%) Web Development
11 12 (5.45%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.55%) Java
2 34 (15.45%) SQL
3 31 (14.09%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.82%) Python
5 24 (10.91%) C#
5 24 (10.91%) PHP
6 20 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 20 (9.09%) XPath
7 18 (8.18%) Ruby
8 14 (6.36%) Perl
9 12 (5.45%) C++
10 11 (5.00%) ActionScript
10 11 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (2.27%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.27%) C-shell
11 5 (2.27%) Korn
12 4 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.82%) C
12 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (13.18%) Degree
2 26 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (10.45%) CCIE
3 23 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.45%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.45%) CISSP
5 7 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.18%) SANS
6 6 (2.73%) MCSE
6 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.27%) CCNP
7 5 (2.27%) CEH
7 5 (2.27%) CREST Certified
7 5 (2.27%) GIAC
7 5 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.27%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (2.27%) LPIC
7 5 (2.27%) RHCA
7 5 (2.27%) RHCE
7 5 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.82%) SLA
2 11 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.64%) QA
4 7 (3.18%) COBIT
5 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.82%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.27%) Docker
3 15 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.45%) KVM
5 9 (4.09%) LXC
6 8 (3.64%) NFS
7 6 (2.73%) Samba
7 6 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.27%) pfSense
9 4 (1.82%) Varnish
9 4 (1.82%) vCloud
10 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.45%) GPFS
11 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.45%) Postfix
11 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (5.91%) Ansible
1 13 (5.91%) Puppet
2 12 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.18%) Nagios
4 6 (2.73%) CFEngine
4 6 (2.73%) Cobbler
4 6 (2.73%) collectd
4 6 (2.73%) rkt
4 6 (2.73%) Terraform
4 6 (2.73%) yum
5 5 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.27%) Nessus
5 5 (2.27%) Packer
6 4 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.82%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.36%) logstash
8 2 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.91%) Grafana
8 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (20.45%) Cisco
2 44 (20.00%) Oracle
3 40 (18.18%) VMware
4 27 (12.27%) CheckPoint
5 24 (10.91%) Juniper
5 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.45%) F5
7 19 (8.64%) Red Hat
8 15 (6.82%) Xerox
9 13 (5.91%) IBM
10 11 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.55%) Dell
12 9 (4.09%) Adobe
12 9 (4.09%) Aruba
13 8 (3.64%) HP
14 6 (2.73%) Solace
14 6 (2.73%) TIBCO
15 5 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (2.27%) Palo Alto