Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 950 965 927
Rank change year-on-year +15 -38 +153
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 168 216 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 136 166 171
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,125 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,125 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - -

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 22,865 26,321 29,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.17% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,889 21,350 23,716
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +31 149 £55,000 +22.22% 21
UK excluding London -4 91 £40,125 -10.83% 12
London +58 76 £62,500 +5.93% 9
South East +35 40 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wales - 17 £37,500 -
North of England +26 10 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +52 9 £38,500 +54.00% 2
Yorkshire +11 9 £48,750 +8.33% 1
South West +8 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +49 8 £38,500 +54.00% 1
East of England +14 4 £47,500 +35.71% 3
North West +26 1 £63,500 +41.11% 2
Scotland -11 1 £45,500 +21.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 83 (49.40%) HTTP
2 73 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (39.88%) SQL
4 60 (35.71%) Linux
5 56 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 56 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 50 (29.76%) HTML
7 48 (28.57%) Java
7 48 (28.57%) JSON
8 47 (27.98%) Web Services
9 44 (26.19%) XML
10 43 (25.60%) Windows
10 43 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (25.00%) C#
11 42 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 41 (24.40%) Python
12 41 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 39 (23.21%) Git (software)
13 39 (23.21%) SSL
14 37 (22.02%) SQL Server
14 37 (22.02%) Firewall
15 33 (19.64%) Unix
16 31 (18.45%) CSS
16 31 (18.45%) DNS
16 31 (18.45%) Cisco
16 31 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (17.86%) Finance
18 29 (17.26%) DHCP
18 29 (17.26%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (17.26%) SOAP

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 15 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.14%) IIS
3 11 (6.55%) CMS
4 8 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.17%) Apache
6 6 (3.57%) Confluence
6 6 (3.57%) nginx
6 6 (3.57%) SAS
6 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.98%) JBoss
7 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (1.79%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.79%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.19%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.33%) GitHub
4 10 (5.95%) SaaS
5 9 (5.36%) Office 365
6 7 (4.17%) IaaS
7 5 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.79%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.79%) npm
8 3 (1.79%) PaaS
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.60%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.60%) Datadog
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 83 (49.40%) HTTP
2 42 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 39 (23.21%) SSL
4 37 (22.02%) Firewall
5 31 (18.45%) DNS
6 29 (17.26%) DHCP
7 28 (16.67%) VPN
8 25 (14.88%) FTP
9 23 (13.69%) WAN
10 21 (12.50%) SMTP
11 20 (11.90%) Internet
11 20 (11.90%) IPsec
11 20 (11.90%) LAN
11 20 (11.90%) SSH
12 18 (10.71%) OSPF
13 15 (8.93%) BGP
14 13 (7.74%) Network Security
15 12 (7.14%) SNMP
15 12 (7.14%) VLAN
16 11 (6.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.95%) DB2
4 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.76%) Big Data
6 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.57%) Adabas
7 6 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.57%) MySQL
7 6 (3.57%) Power BI
7 6 (3.57%) PowerPivot
7 6 (3.57%) SAS EBI
8 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.79%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.69%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.93%) TeamCity
5 13 (7.74%) Subversion
6 11 (6.55%) NUnit
7 9 (5.36%) Axure RP
7 9 (5.36%) Xcode
8 8 (4.76%) git-flow
8 8 (4.76%) JUnit
8 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (3.57%) JIRA
10 6 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.98%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.98%) Selenium
12 4 (2.38%) AutoIt
12 4 (2.38%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.79%) Grunt
General
1 30 (17.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Banking
3 10 (5.95%) Games
4 5 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.98%) Retail
5 4 (2.38%) Marketing
6 3 (1.79%) Legal
6 3 (1.79%) Publishing
7 2 (1.19%) Front Office
7 2 (1.19%) International Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 60 (35.71%) Developer
2 22 (13.10%) Network Engineer
3 13 (7.74%) Software Developer
3 13 (7.74%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) Analyst
5 10 (5.95%) Integration Developer
5 10 (5.95%) iOS Developer
6 9 (5.36%) Consultant
6 9 (5.36%) Data Integration Developer
6 9 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Requirements Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Systems Test Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.76%) HTML
2 48 (28.57%) JSON
3 47 (27.98%) Web Services
4 44 (26.19%) XML
5 31 (18.45%) CSS
6 29 (17.26%) SOAP
7 28 (16.67%) REST
8 24 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 21 (12.50%) .NET
10 20 (11.90%) HTML5
10 20 (11.90%) OAuth
11 18 (10.71%) .NET Framework
11 18 (10.71%) React
12 17 (10.12%) Spring
13 15 (8.93%) RESTful
14 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET
14 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (7.14%) .NET Core
16 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (6.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.90%) User Experience
3 11 (6.55%) RIA
4 8 (4.76%) iPhone
4 8 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.57%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.98%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.38%) CESG
7 4 (2.38%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.19%) PKI
9 2 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.71%) Linux
2 43 (25.60%) Windows
3 33 (19.64%) Unix
4 18 (10.71%) Android
5 16 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 13 (7.74%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.36%) Mac OS
8 8 (4.76%) Windows Phone
9 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.98%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.38%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.19%) CentOS
13 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.60%) VMS
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (17.26%) Test Automation
4 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
5 25 (14.88%) MVC
6 24 (14.29%) Scrum
7 20 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (10.71%) iOS Development
8 18 (10.71%) Visualisation
9 17 (10.12%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.52%) Android Development
10 16 (9.52%) TDD
11 15 (8.93%) Data Integration
12 14 (8.33%) ETL
12 14 (8.33%) OO
12 14 (8.33%) User Stories
13 13 (7.74%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (7.74%) Test Strategy
13 13 (7.74%) Web Development
14 12 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.88%) SQL
2 56 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 48 (28.57%) Java
4 42 (25.00%) C#
5 41 (24.40%) Python
6 16 (9.52%) C++
7 15 (8.93%) Go
8 13 (7.74%) C
9 10 (5.95%) Apple Swift
10 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.76%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.76%) Perl
10 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.57%) VB
11 6 (3.57%) VBA
12 5 (2.98%) Java 8
13 3 (1.79%) RPG
13 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (17.26%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (14.29%) Degree
3 20 (11.90%) CCNP
4 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.14%) CCIE
5 12 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 9 (5.36%) CISSP
7 8 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.57%) CCDP
8 6 (3.57%) CCNA
8 6 (3.57%) ISTQB
8 6 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.98%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.79%) MCSA
11 3 (1.79%) MCSE
12 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) QA
2 7 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.98%) GDPR
3 5 (2.98%) SLA
4 4 (2.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.60%) COBIT
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.33%) Docker
2 14 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.57%) Firmware
5 4 (2.38%) vSphere
6 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.19%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.60%) HDFS
8 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Ansible
2 9 (5.36%) WSUS
3 8 (4.76%) Puppet
4 6 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.98%) Perfmon
6 4 (2.38%) HP ALM
6 4 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.38%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.79%) Grafana
7 3 (1.79%) Kibana
7 3 (1.79%) Rancher
7 3 (1.79%) SCCM
7 3 (1.79%) Terraform
8 2 (1.19%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.19%) Nagios
8 2 (1.19%) Salt
8 2 (1.19%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.45%) Cisco
3 22 (13.10%) Oracle
4 16 (9.52%) VMware
5 12 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 11 (6.55%) Palo Alto
7 10 (5.95%) Google
8 9 (5.36%) F5
8 9 (5.36%) IBM
9 8 (4.76%) Meraki
9 8 (4.76%) Splunk
10 7 (4.17%) HP
11 6 (3.57%) CA
11 6 (3.57%) Dell
11 6 (3.57%) Juniper
11 6 (3.57%) MuleSoft
11 6 (3.57%) webMethods
12 5 (2.98%) Arista
12 5 (2.98%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.38%) NetApp