Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 865 983 980
Rank change year-on-year +118 -3 -35
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 193 164 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 135 174
UK median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +11.11% -12.62%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +15.79% +15.15% -8.33%

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 20,298 23,873 27,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.25% 14.97% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15,892 18,724 22,422
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 15 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 12 December 2019. 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 +114 173 £58,000 +10.48% 124
UK excluding London +72 108 £55,000 +15.79% 103
London +105 83 £64,500 +7.50% 28
South West +25 37 £70,000 +47.37% 5
South East +44 24 £80,000 +60.00% 31
Midlands +57 22 £80,000 +100.00% 28
North of England +51 12 £47,000 -6.00% 19
East of England +71 11 £52,500 +10.53% 13
West Midlands +35 11 £80,000 +100.00% 15
East Midlands +27 11 £31,500 - 13
Northern Ireland - 10 - -
North West - 8 £51,766 - 13
Scotland +20 7 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Yorkshire +18 4 £47,000 -6.00% 4
Wales -7 1 £38,500 +2.67% 4

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 86 (44.56%) TCP/IP
2 85 (44.04%) HTTP
3 81 (41.97%) Linux
4 72 (37.31%) Firewall
5 66 (34.20%) REST
6 65 (33.68%) Azure
7 55 (28.50%) Microsoft
8 54 (27.98%) SSL
9 53 (27.46%) AWS
9 53 (27.46%) Cybersecurity
10 51 (26.42%) Windows
11 49 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
12 48 (24.87%) SQL
13 47 (24.35%) Git (software)
14 46 (23.83%) Degree
14 46 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (22.80%) Software Engineering
16 42 (21.76%) CCNA
16 42 (21.76%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (20.73%) Java
17 40 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
18 39 (20.21%) Internet
18 39 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (19.17%) MySQL
19 37 (19.17%) Finance
20 36 (18.65%) Spring
21 35 (18.13%) SQL Server
21 35 (18.13%) .NET
21 35 (18.13%) Kubernetes
22 33 (17.10%) ASP.NET

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 29 (15.03%) Apache Spark
2 22 (11.40%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (11.40%) OpenStack
3 17 (8.81%) Apache
4 15 (7.77%) IIS
5 10 (5.18%) nginx
6 9 (4.66%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.15%) JBoss
8 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.07%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.55%) Anypoint
10 3 (1.55%) Confluence
10 3 (1.55%) Mule
10 3 (1.55%) WordPress
11 2 (1.04%) DNN
11 2 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (33.68%) Azure
2 53 (27.46%) AWS
3 28 (14.51%) GCP
4 24 (12.44%) OpenShift
5 14 (7.25%) SaaS
6 12 (6.22%) IaaS
6 12 (6.22%) Office 365
7 11 (5.70%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (5.18%) Power Platform
9 9 (4.66%) OneDrive
9 9 (4.66%) PowerApps
9 9 (4.66%) ShareGate
10 8 (4.15%) PaaS
10 8 (4.15%) Serverless
11 4 (2.07%) Google Play
12 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (44.56%) TCP/IP
2 85 (44.04%) HTTP
3 72 (37.31%) Firewall
4 54 (27.98%) SSL
5 39 (20.21%) Internet
6 30 (15.54%) IPsec
7 29 (15.03%) DNS
8 21 (10.88%) DHCP
9 20 (10.36%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (9.84%) VPN
11 17 (8.81%) VLAN
12 16 (8.29%) WAN
13 14 (7.25%) SSH
14 11 (5.70%) Ethernet
15 10 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.18%) FTP
15 10 (5.18%) VoIP
16 9 (4.66%) Network Security
17 8 (4.15%) H.323
17 8 (4.15%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.17%) MySQL
2 35 (18.13%) SQL Server
3 29 (15.03%) Big Data
4 16 (8.29%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.25%) Hazelcast
7 10 (5.18%) Power BI
8 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.15%) Infinispan
10 7 (3.63%) Apache Hive
10 7 (3.63%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.63%) HBase
10 7 (3.63%) Sqoop
11 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.55%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.51%) JIRA
3 23 (11.92%) Bitbucket
4 22 (11.40%) git-flow
5 14 (7.25%) JUnit
6 10 (5.18%) Mockito
7 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.15%) Ant
8 8 (4.15%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.15%) NUnit
9 7 (3.63%) Burp Suite
9 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.63%) Metasploit
10 6 (3.11%) Fiddler
10 6 (3.11%) GitLab
11 5 (2.59%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.59%) EasyMock
11 5 (2.59%) Maven
11 5 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (19.17%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.29%) Games
4 14 (7.25%) Banking
5 10 (5.18%) Marketing
6 6 (3.11%) Law
7 5 (2.59%) Japanese Language
8 3 (1.55%) Legal
8 3 (1.55%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Developer
2 30 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.44%) Consultant
4 21 (10.88%) Security Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.25%) Applications Support
8 12 (6.22%) Test Leader
9 11 (5.70%) Automation Test Lead
9 11 (5.70%) Test Automation Consultant
9 11 (5.70%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (5.70%) Test Consultant
9 11 (5.70%) Test Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) C++ Consultant
10 10 (5.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Software Consultant
11 9 (4.66%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.20%) REST
2 36 (18.65%) Spring
3 35 (18.13%) .NET
4 33 (17.10%) ASP.NET
5 28 (14.51%) Node.js
6 27 (13.99%) SOAP
7 26 (13.47%) HTML
8 23 (11.92%) AngularJS
8 23 (11.92%) React
9 22 (11.40%) GraphQL
9 22 (11.40%) Kafka
9 22 (11.40%) Spring MVC
9 22 (11.40%) Vue.js
9 22 (11.40%) XML
10 21 (10.88%) JSON
11 19 (9.84%) Elastic Stack
12 18 (9.33%) Web Services
13 15 (7.77%) OAuth
14 11 (5.70%) LDAP
15 10 (5.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.29%) Internet of Things
3 15 (7.77%) User Experience
4 13 (6.74%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.22%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (5.70%) Cybercrime
7 10 (5.18%) Cyberattack
7 10 (5.18%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.15%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 7 (3.63%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.59%) CMDB
10 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.07%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.55%) Clustering
12 3 (1.55%) PKI
12 3 (1.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.97%) Linux
2 51 (26.42%) Windows
3 31 (16.06%) Unix
4 27 (13.99%) Android
4 27 (13.99%) Apple iOS
5 20 (10.36%) Windows Server
6 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.70%) CentOS
9 7 (3.63%) Kali Linux
10 5 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.55%) VyOS
12 2 (1.04%) AIX
12 2 (1.04%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.46%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.80%) Software Engineering
4 42 (21.76%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (16.58%) Ethical Hacking
7 27 (13.99%) DevOps
7 27 (13.99%) ITIL
8 26 (13.47%) Scrum
8 26 (13.47%) TDD
9 24 (12.44%) API Design
10 23 (11.92%) Kanban
11 22 (11.40%) Information Security
11 22 (11.40%) MVC
11 22 (11.40%) Reverse Engineering
12 19 (9.84%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (9.84%) ITIL V3
12 19 (9.84%) SIEM
13 18 (9.33%) SDLC
13 18 (9.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.87%) SQL
2 40 (20.73%) Java
3 28 (14.51%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.95%) C#
5 24 (12.44%) Python
6 23 (11.92%) C
7 18 (9.33%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.77%) C++
8 15 (7.77%) Ruby
9 9 (4.66%) PHP
10 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.59%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.59%) Java 8
11 5 (2.59%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.04%) ABAP
13 2 (1.04%) XPath
14 1 (0.52%) Perl
14 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (23.83%) Degree
3 42 (21.76%) CCNA
4 28 (14.51%) GIAC
5 27 (13.99%) SANS
6 26 (13.47%) CISSP
7 21 (10.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 21 (10.88%) Linux+ Certification
7 21 (10.88%) MCSE
7 21 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (10.88%) Network+ Certification
7 21 (10.88%) SSCP
8 14 (7.25%) CCNP
9 5 (2.59%) CCIE
10 3 (1.55%) CCSP
10 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.74%) SLA
3 4 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) GDPR
5 2 (1.04%) QA
5 2 (1.04%) RMADS
6 1 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.52%) JTAG
6 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (16.58%) Docker
2 15 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.66%) VirtualBox
6 7 (3.63%) HDFS
7 6 (3.11%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.55%) Firmware
8 3 (1.55%) Postfix
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.04%) vSphere
10 1 (0.52%) NFS
10 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (18.13%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.74%) Puppet
3 12 (6.22%) Prometheus
4 11 (5.70%) Ansible
5 8 (4.15%) AirWatch
5 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (4.15%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (3.63%) Ambari
6 7 (3.63%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (3.63%) Nessus
6 7 (3.63%) Oozie
6 7 (3.63%) Terraform
7 6 (3.11%) Kibana
8 5 (2.59%) logstash
8 5 (2.59%) Nagios
9 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.55%) CloudHub
10 3 (1.55%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.55%) Perfmon
10 3 (1.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.10%) Google
3 22 (11.40%) Cisco
4 13 (6.74%) Palo Alto
5 11 (5.70%) VMware
6 10 (5.18%) CyberArk
7 9 (4.66%) F5
7 9 (4.66%) Juniper
7 9 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (4.15%) Avaya
8 8 (4.15%) Mitel
9 7 (3.63%) Cloudera
9 7 (3.63%) Hortonworks
10 6 (3.11%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.11%) FireEye
10 6 (3.11%) Oracle
10 6 (3.11%) Zscaler
11 4 (2.07%) IBM
11 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud