Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 965 920 1079
Rank change year-on-year -45 +159 +84
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 213 322 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.99% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 164 218 177
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +0.96% +15.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,375 £35,800
90th Percentile £93,375 £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 28008 32444 36467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.01% 16.91% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22742 26677 30048
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -54 191 £45,000 -14.29% 16
UK excluding London -9 116 £40,000 -11.11% 9
London -28 95 £60,000 +4.35% 7
South East +43 31 £45,000 - 6
East of England +23 22 £32,000 -24.71% 1
South West +7 22 £36,250 -27.50%
Scotland +9 19 £42,500 +1.19%
North of England -27 16 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North West -33 13 £33,500 -39.09% 2
Midlands +32 5 £38,000 +1.33%
West Midlands +24 5 £38,000 +1.33%
Yorkshire +25 3 £57,500 +17.95%
Wales +10 1 £32,500 +12.07%

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 151 (70.89%) HTTP
2 81 (38.03%) Linux
3 70 (32.86%) TCP/IP
4 67 (31.46%) FTP
5 66 (30.99%) Windows
6 61 (28.64%) DNS
7 57 (26.76%) Finance
8 55 (25.82%) Firewall
9 51 (23.94%) Oracle
10 50 (23.47%) SSL
11 49 (23.00%) Cisco
12 48 (22.54%) Java
13 44 (20.66%) JavaScript
14 43 (20.19%) C#
14 43 (20.19%) XML
14 43 (20.19%) VPN
15 41 (19.25%) SMTP
16 40 (18.78%) BGP
16 40 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
17 39 (18.31%) Degree
18 37 (17.37%) VLAN
18 37 (17.37%) DHCP
18 37 (17.37%) OSPF
18 37 (17.37%) IIS
19 36 (16.90%) SQL Server
20 35 (16.43%) Unix
20 35 (16.43%) JSON
21 34 (15.96%) IPsec
22 33 (15.49%) SQL
23 32 (15.02%) HTML

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 37 (17.37%) IIS
2 19 (8.92%) Apache
3 18 (8.45%) CMS
3 18 (8.45%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.63%) JBoss
5 9 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (3.76%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.29%) nginx
7 7 (3.29%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (3.29%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.35%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.35%) Mule
8 5 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.88%) Confluence
10 3 (1.41%) Drupal
10 3 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.41%) Jetty
11 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.35%) InDesign
4 2 (0.94%) Maya
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (3.29%) Magento
2 5 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.35%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.98%) GitHub
3 10 (4.69%) SaaS
4 7 (3.29%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.35%) Force.com
5 5 (2.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (2.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (1.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.41%) Sage Pay
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.94%) IaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Office 365
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 151 (70.89%) HTTP
2 70 (32.86%) TCP/IP
3 67 (31.46%) FTP
4 61 (28.64%) DNS
5 55 (25.82%) Firewall
6 50 (23.47%) SSL
7 43 (20.19%) VPN
8 41 (19.25%) SMTP
9 40 (18.78%) BGP
10 37 (17.37%) DHCP
10 37 (17.37%) OSPF
10 37 (17.37%) VLAN
11 34 (15.96%) IPsec
12 26 (12.21%) Internet
12 26 (12.21%) WAN
13 24 (11.27%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (11.27%) Telnet
14 20 (9.39%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (9.39%) Network Security
15 19 (8.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.15%) MySQL
3 16 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.16%) MariaDB
5 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.29%) OLAP
7 6 (2.82%) InfluxDB
7 6 (2.82%) Redis
7 6 (2.82%) SQLite
8 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.41%) Big Data
10 3 (1.41%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.74%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.33%) Subversion
3 17 (7.98%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.04%) JIRA
5 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.23%) Zephyr
6 8 (3.76%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.82%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.82%) Gerrit
8 6 (2.82%) Maven
9 5 (2.35%) Ant
9 5 (2.35%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (2.35%) PROIV
10 3 (1.41%) CppUnit
10 3 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.41%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.41%) GDB
10 3 (1.41%) JUnit
10 3 (1.41%) XMLSpy
General
1 57 (26.76%) Finance
2 21 (9.86%) Retail
3 18 (8.45%) Military
4 17 (7.98%) Back Office
5 16 (7.51%) Telecoms
6 15 (7.04%) Legal
7 9 (4.23%) Banking
7 9 (4.23%) Marketing
8 5 (2.35%) Law
9 3 (1.41%) Games
9 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Automotive
10 2 (0.94%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (20.66%) Developer
2 28 (13.15%) Administrator
3 25 (11.74%) C# Developer
4 24 (11.27%) Analyst
5 22 (10.33%) Architect
6 20 (9.39%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (8.92%) .NET Developer
8 18 (8.45%) Network Administrator
9 16 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (7.04%) IT Administrator
11 14 (6.57%) Network Architect
11 14 (6.57%) Network Engineer
12 13 (6.10%) .NET Software Developer
13 12 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (5.63%) Technical Support
14 11 (5.16%) Security Engineer
14 11 (5.16%) Support Analyst
15 10 (4.69%) C++ Developer
15 10 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
15 10 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.19%) XML
2 35 (16.43%) JSON
3 32 (15.02%) .NET
3 32 (15.02%) HTML
4 31 (14.55%) Web Services
5 23 (10.80%) CSS
6 19 (8.92%) Node.js
6 19 (8.92%) POSIX
6 19 (8.92%) REST
6 19 (8.92%) SOAP
7 18 (8.45%) ASP.NET
8 16 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (6.57%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.57%) jQuery
9 14 (6.57%) LAMP
9 14 (6.57%) Middleware
10 13 (6.10%) JMS
11 12 (5.63%) Ajax
12 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (4.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.98%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (7.04%) Virtual Team
6 13 (6.10%) User Experience
7 11 (5.16%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (5.16%) PKI
8 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.23%) Fintech
9 7 (3.29%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (2.82%) Hedge funds
11 5 (2.35%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.88%) DataPower
12 4 (1.88%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.94%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 81 (38.03%) Linux
2 66 (30.99%) Windows
3 35 (16.43%) Unix
4 16 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 15 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.10%) CentOS
7 12 (5.63%) AIX
8 10 (4.69%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.69%) Solaris
9 9 (4.23%) Android
9 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.76%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.82%) Kali Linux
12 5 (2.35%) Debian
12 5 (2.35%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.88%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.88%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.94%) Check Point GAiA
14 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (10.33%) MVC
3 21 (9.86%) Information Security
4 20 (9.39%) Data Security
4 20 (9.39%) Validation
5 19 (8.92%) Data Encryption
6 18 (8.45%) ITIL
7 17 (7.98%) Presales
8 16 (7.51%) Scrum
8 16 (7.51%) SDLC
9 15 (7.04%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.04%) Network Optimisation
10 14 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.57%) Document Management
10 14 (6.57%) Project Planning
10 14 (6.57%) Virtual Team Management
11 13 (6.10%) SOA
12 12 (5.63%) DevOps
12 12 (5.63%) OO
12 12 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.54%) Java
2 44 (20.66%) JavaScript
3 43 (20.19%) C#
4 33 (15.49%) SQL
5 25 (11.74%) Python
6 19 (8.92%) PHP
6 19 (8.92%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.45%) C++
8 17 (7.98%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.98%) Ruby
9 11 (5.16%) Delphi
10 9 (4.23%) ActionScript
10 9 (4.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 9 (4.23%) Perl
10 9 (4.23%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.29%) XPath
12 6 (2.82%) C
13 5 (2.35%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.35%) Korn
13 5 (2.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (18.31%) Degree
2 27 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.33%) CCIE
4 16 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.51%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.63%) CISSP
6 11 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (4.23%) GIAC
7 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.76%) CEH
9 7 (3.29%) MCSE
10 5 (2.35%) CCNP
10 5 (2.35%) CREST Certified
10 5 (2.35%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (2.35%) LPIC
10 5 (2.35%) RHCA
10 5 (2.35%) RHCE
10 5 (2.35%) RHCSA
10 5 (2.35%) SANS
11 4 (1.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) SLA
2 15 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.57%) QA
4 8 (3.76%) PCI DSS
5 7 (3.29%) COBIT
6 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 24 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.10%) Docker
4 6 (2.82%) LXC
5 5 (2.35%) KVM
5 5 (2.35%) pfSense
5 5 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.41%) Apache Flume
6 3 (1.41%) NFS
6 3 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.94%) Samba
7 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.47%) GPFS
8 1 (0.47%) Postfix
8 1 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.47%) vCloud
8 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (7.04%) Ansible
2 12 (5.63%) Puppet
3 11 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.29%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.29%) Nagios
5 6 (2.82%) CFEngine
5 6 (2.82%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.82%) collectd
5 6 (2.82%) rkt
5 6 (2.82%) yum
6 5 (2.35%) Nessus
7 4 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.41%) Terraform
8 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.94%) logstash
9 2 (0.94%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.94%) Packer
10 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (23.94%) Oracle
2 49 (23.00%) Cisco
3 30 (14.08%) CheckPoint
3 30 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.21%) VMware
5 23 (10.80%) F5
5 23 (10.80%) Juniper
6 19 (8.92%) Xerox
7 15 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 13 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (5.16%) Apple
10 10 (4.69%) Dell
10 10 (4.69%) IBM
10 10 (4.69%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.23%) Adobe
12 8 (3.76%) Aruba
13 7 (3.29%) Avaya
13 7 (3.29%) Demandware
13 7 (3.29%) HP
13 7 (3.29%) NetApp