Period
to 20 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 970 930 1076
Rank change year-on-year -40 +146 -14
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 207 231 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 136 170 151
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £65,625 £81,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26,038 27,251 33,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.97% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20,664 22,202 28,201
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 20 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 -18 199 £45,000 -3.74% 40
UK excluding London -6 160 £45,000 - 25
London -34 47 £60,000 -7.69% 15
South East -2 46 £46,500 -15.45% 5
North of England +11 38 £45,000 -2.17% 7
Yorkshire +50 36 £45,000 -2.17% 3
South West -11 35 £45,000 +25.00% 3
East of England -11 25 £35,000 -6.67% 8
Midlands -7 8 £37,000 -32.73% 2
Scotland -25 8 £50,450 +10.27%
West Midlands +9 7 £37,000 -31.16% 1
North West -23 2 £35,000 -30.00% 4
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 151 (72.95%) HTTP
2 119 (57.49%) DNS
3 108 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 104 (50.24%) Linux
5 93 (44.93%) Firewall
6 90 (43.48%) Windows
7 86 (41.55%) DHCP
8 67 (32.37%) IPsec
9 64 (30.92%) Network Security
10 62 (29.95%) Microsoft
11 61 (29.47%) FTP
12 60 (28.99%) SSL
12 60 (28.99%) Cisco
13 57 (27.54%) SMTP
14 55 (26.57%) Cisco Certification
15 54 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (24.64%) VPN
16 51 (24.64%) VMware
17 49 (23.67%) Finance
18 46 (22.22%) SQL
18 46 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
19 45 (21.74%) JavaScript
20 44 (21.26%) WAN
21 42 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
22 41 (19.81%) SQL Server
22 41 (19.81%) XML
23 40 (19.32%) Oracle
23 40 (19.32%) HTML
23 40 (19.32%) CCNA
24 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (10.63%) WebLogic
2 21 (10.14%) Confluence
3 20 (9.66%) WebSphere
4 19 (9.18%) IIS
5 16 (7.73%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.38%) Apache
7 6 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.42%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.93%) CMS
9 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.93%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.48%) nginx
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.48%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) Maya
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (7.25%) Documaker
2 3 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (12.08%) Office 365
3 24 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (11.11%) IaaS
5 16 (7.73%) GitHub
6 12 (5.80%) Akamai
7 8 (3.86%) SaaS
8 7 (3.38%) Force.com
8 7 (3.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 7 (3.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.93%) PaaS
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.48%) Google Play
11 1 (0.48%) npm
11 1 (0.48%) Slack
11 1 (0.48%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.48%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 151 (72.95%) HTTP
2 119 (57.49%) DNS
3 108 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 93 (44.93%) Firewall
5 86 (41.55%) DHCP
6 67 (32.37%) IPsec
7 64 (30.92%) Network Security
8 61 (29.47%) FTP
9 60 (28.99%) SSL
10 57 (27.54%) SMTP
11 51 (24.64%) VPN
12 44 (21.26%) WAN
13 32 (15.46%) DMZ
13 32 (15.46%) VLAN
14 31 (14.98%) DWDM
14 31 (14.98%) SNMP
14 31 (14.98%) X.400
15 30 (14.49%) Wireless
16 26 (12.56%) VoIP
17 25 (12.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.73%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.25%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.35%) MySQL
5 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.45%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.97%) Big Data
8 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.97%) DB2
8 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.97%) Redis
8 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 32 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.63%) JIRA
3 15 (7.25%) Gerrit
3 15 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (5.80%) JUnit
5 9 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.86%) Subversion
7 5 (2.42%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.42%) Maven
8 3 (1.45%) Ant
8 3 (1.45%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.45%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.48%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 49 (23.67%) Finance
2 8 (3.86%) Games
3 5 (2.42%) Marketing
3 5 (2.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.93%) Banking
4 4 (1.93%) Legal
4 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.74%) Developer
2 43 (20.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (15.94%) Network Engineer
4 24 (11.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.70%) Analyst
6 17 (8.21%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (8.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (7.73%) Network Security Specialist
7 16 (7.73%) Network Specialist
7 16 (7.73%) Security Specialist
8 15 (7.25%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.28%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (6.28%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.28%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (6.28%) Network Analyst
9 13 (6.28%) Network Security Analyst
9 13 (6.28%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.81%) XML
2 40 (19.32%) HTML
3 30 (14.49%) Web Services
4 25 (12.08%) SOAP
5 23 (11.11%) .NET
6 22 (10.63%) Middleware
7 21 (10.14%) JSON
8 19 (9.18%) AngularJS
8 19 (9.18%) REST
9 16 (7.73%) ASP.NET
9 16 (7.73%) RESTful
9 16 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (7.25%) YAML
11 14 (6.76%) .NET Framework
11 14 (6.76%) Entity Framework
11 14 (6.76%) LDAP
12 13 (6.28%) CSS
13 12 (5.80%) 802.1X
14 11 (5.31%) Dapper ORM
14 11 (5.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (14.98%) CESG
3 22 (10.63%) Data Centre
3 22 (10.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (9.18%) Clustering
5 10 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.38%) DataPower
6 7 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.42%) iPhone
8 5 (2.42%) User Experience
9 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.93%) Replication
10 3 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.97%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.97%) iPad
11 2 (0.97%) STB
Operating Systems
1 104 (50.24%) Linux
2 90 (43.48%) Windows
3 33 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 30 (14.49%) Android
5 23 (11.11%) Unix
6 19 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (8.70%) Solaris
8 16 (7.73%) CentOS
9 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.42%) AIX
12 4 (1.93%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.45%) VMS
14 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 42 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (17.39%) ITIL
4 33 (15.94%) DevOps
5 32 (15.46%) High Availability
5 32 (15.46%) Mentoring
6 31 (14.98%) Infrastructure Management
6 31 (14.98%) Virtual Environments
7 29 (14.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (14.01%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 22 (10.63%) Load Balancing
11 21 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (10.14%) Network Design
11 21 (10.14%) Threat Intelligence
12 20 (9.66%) Data Analysis
12 20 (9.66%) Performance Monitoring
12 20 (9.66%) Security Operations
13 19 (9.18%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.22%) SQL
2 45 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 37 (17.87%) PowerShell
3 37 (17.87%) Python
4 33 (15.94%) Bash Shell
5 31 (14.98%) Java
6 24 (11.59%) C#
7 19 (9.18%) PHP
8 15 (7.25%) C++
9 11 (5.31%) Delphi
10 8 (3.86%) C
11 5 (2.42%) Perl
11 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.93%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.45%) Go
14 2 (0.97%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.97%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.97%) Java 8
14 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (26.57%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (19.32%) CCNA
3 36 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 34 (16.43%) SC Cleared
5 33 (15.94%) CISSP
6 31 (14.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (10.63%) Degree
8 19 (9.18%) DV Cleared
9 17 (8.21%) CCNP
10 9 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.93%) GIAC
13 4 (1.93%) MCSA
14 3 (1.45%) MCP
14 3 (1.45%) MCSE
15 2 (0.97%) CCSA
15 2 (0.97%) CCSP
15 2 (0.97%) GCIA
15 2 (0.97%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.21%) PCI DSS
1 17 (8.21%) SLA
2 7 (3.38%) GDPR
3 4 (1.93%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (14.98%) vSphere
3 30 (14.49%) Active Directory
4 20 (9.66%) Docker
5 15 (7.25%) Samba
5 15 (7.25%) VirtualBox
6 11 (5.31%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.83%) VMware NSX
8 5 (2.42%) XenApp
9 4 (1.93%) Firmware
10 3 (1.45%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.97%) Snort
11 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.48%) Squid
12 1 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (15.94%) Nessus
2 26 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (12.08%) Puppet
4 24 (11.59%) vRealize
5 19 (9.18%) Ansible
6 15 (7.25%) Nagios
6 15 (7.25%) Rancher
6 15 (7.25%) Sysdig
7 12 (5.80%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (4.35%) vCenter Server
9 7 (3.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.38%) WSUS
10 6 (2.90%) SmoothWall
11 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.97%) EnCase
12 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.97%) Kibana
12 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (29.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.99%) Cisco
3 51 (24.64%) VMware
4 40 (19.32%) Oracle
5 34 (16.43%) Juniper
6 32 (15.46%) CheckPoint
7 29 (14.01%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (12.08%) IBM
9 21 (10.14%) HP
9 21 (10.14%) Qualys
10 19 (9.18%) F5
11 17 (8.21%) AppDynamics
11 17 (8.21%) Citrix
11 17 (8.21%) Splunk
12 16 (7.73%) Red Hat
13 15 (7.25%) BMC
13 15 (7.25%) Intel
13 15 (7.25%) New Relic
13 15 (7.25%) ServiceNow
13 15 (7.25%) WorldPay