Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 887 953 961
Rank change year-on-year +66 +8 -34
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 128 170 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.76% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 116 136 170
UK median annual salary £62,032 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.79% +22.22% -14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +61.49% -10.56% -5.26%

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 18,447 22,473 26,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.07% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,547 17,582 21,514
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +84 123 £62,032 +12.79% 141
London +74 76 £58,000 -10.77% 42
UK excluding London +44 52 £65,000 +61.49% 118
South West +52 19 £80,000 +60.00% 9
Midlands +36 16 £80,000 +103.82% 20
South East +20 16 £80,000 +68.42% 27
North of England +54 9 £51,766 +8.98% 16
West Midlands +24 9 £80,000 +107.79% 12
Yorkshire +34 7 £51,766 +18.32% 8
East Midlands +31 7 £31,500 -42.73% 8
Scotland +37 5 £60,900 +33.85% 15
East of England +58 3 £52,500 +10.53% 27
North West +41 2 £51,766 -18.48% 4

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 59 (46.09%) TCP/IP
2 57 (44.53%) HTTP
3 55 (42.97%) Linux
4 46 (35.94%) Firewall
5 44 (34.38%) Windows
6 42 (32.81%) SSL
6 42 (32.81%) Azure
7 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 37 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (25.78%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (24.22%) REST
10 31 (24.22%) Degree
11 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
12 29 (22.66%) DNS
13 28 (21.88%) AWS
14 25 (19.53%) Unix
14 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
15 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 24 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (17.97%) HTML
17 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
17 22 (17.19%) Python
17 22 (17.19%) IPsec
18 21 (16.41%) Apple iOS
19 20 (15.63%) CCNA
19 20 (15.63%) SQL
20 19 (14.84%) Ethical Hacking
20 19 (14.84%) Penetration Testing
20 19 (14.84%) Android

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 16 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 12 (9.38%) Apache
2 12 (9.38%) IIS
3 11 (8.59%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (8.59%) OpenStack
4 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.13%) JBoss
5 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.13%) nginx
5 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.34%) Confluence
6 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.56%) DNN
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.56%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.81%) Azure
2 28 (21.88%) AWS
3 16 (12.50%) GCP
4 15 (11.72%) OpenShift
5 13 (10.16%) Office 365
6 11 (8.59%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (8.59%) IaaS
7 9 (7.03%) OneDrive
7 9 (7.03%) PaaS
7 9 (7.03%) Power Platform
7 9 (7.03%) PowerApps
7 9 (7.03%) ShareGate
8 4 (3.13%) Google Play
8 4 (3.13%) SaaS
9 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.34%) GitHub
10 2 (1.56%) Akamai
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 59 (46.09%) TCP/IP
2 57 (44.53%) HTTP
3 46 (35.94%) Firewall
4 42 (32.81%) SSL
5 29 (22.66%) DNS
6 22 (17.19%) IPsec
7 17 (13.28%) VPN
8 16 (12.50%) Internet
8 16 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (7.81%) DHCP
10 9 (7.03%) WAN
11 8 (6.25%) VLAN
12 6 (4.69%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.69%) Network Security
13 5 (3.91%) Kerberos
13 5 (3.91%) SSH
13 5 (3.91%) VoIP
14 4 (3.13%) H.323
14 4 (3.13%) LAN
14 4 (3.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.06%) MySQL
3 16 (12.50%) Big Data
4 9 (7.03%) Power BI
5 5 (3.91%) Apache Hive
5 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.91%) HBase
5 5 (3.91%) Sqoop
6 4 (3.13%) Infinispan
7 2 (1.56%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.78%) KDB
Development Applications
1 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.28%) JIRA
3 12 (9.38%) Bitbucket
4 11 (8.59%) git-flow
5 9 (7.03%) Xcode
6 7 (5.47%) Burp Suite
6 7 (5.47%) JUnit
6 7 (5.47%) Metasploit
6 7 (5.47%) Mockito
7 6 (4.69%) CocoaPods
7 6 (4.69%) Gradle
7 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.13%) Android Studio
8 4 (3.13%) Ant
8 4 (3.13%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.13%) NUnit
8 4 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.34%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
2 12 (9.38%) Games
3 10 (7.81%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Law
5 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.56%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (31.25%) Developer
2 16 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 13 (10.16%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Consultant
4 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Android Developer
6 8 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.69%) Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (4.69%) Office 365 Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) SharePoint Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Test Automation Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.22%) REST
2 23 (17.97%) HTML
3 18 (14.06%) .NET
3 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
4 17 (13.28%) Node.js
5 16 (12.50%) Web Services
6 15 (11.72%) JSON
7 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.38%) React
8 11 (8.59%) GraphQL
8 11 (8.59%) Kafka
8 11 (8.59%) Spring
8 11 (8.59%) Spring MVC
8 11 (8.59%) Vue.js
9 9 (7.03%) CSS
9 9 (7.03%) LDAP
9 9 (7.03%) SAML
10 8 (6.25%) XML
11 7 (5.47%) OAuth
11 7 (5.47%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.50%) User Experience
3 12 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.59%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 7 (5.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (3.91%) Cybercrime
9 5 (3.91%) Replication
10 4 (3.13%) Cyberattack
11 3 (2.34%) CMDB
11 3 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.56%) DataPower
12 2 (1.56%) iPad
12 2 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.97%) Linux
2 44 (34.38%) Windows
3 25 (19.53%) Unix
4 21 (16.41%) Apple iOS
5 19 (14.84%) Android
6 16 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.47%) Kali Linux
10 5 (3.91%) CentOS
11 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.56%) VyOS
13 1 (0.78%) AIX
13 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.78%) Solaris
13 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.78%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (19.53%) Software Engineering
4 19 (14.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 19 (14.84%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (14.06%) SIEM
6 16 (12.50%) Information Security
7 15 (11.72%) DevOps
7 15 (11.72%) TDD
8 14 (10.94%) Computer Science
8 14 (10.94%) Scrum
9 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (10.16%) ITIL
9 13 (10.16%) Load Balancing
9 13 (10.16%) MVC
10 12 (9.38%) API Design
10 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 12 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.19%) JavaScript
1 22 (17.19%) Python
2 20 (15.63%) SQL
3 14 (10.94%) C
4 12 (9.38%) C#
4 12 (9.38%) Java
5 11 (8.59%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.59%) C++
6 10 (7.81%) Apple Swift
7 9 (7.03%) Ruby
8 8 (6.25%) PHP
9 7 (5.47%) Kotlin
10 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.56%) Java 8
12 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.56%) Scala
13 1 (0.78%) Korn
13 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Degree
2 24 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (15.63%) CCNA
4 16 (12.50%) GIAC
5 13 (10.16%) CISSP
5 13 (10.16%) SANS
6 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (7.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (7.81%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (7.81%) MCSE
7 10 (7.81%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (7.81%) SSCP
8 6 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (3.91%) CCNP
10 3 (2.34%) CEH
11 2 (1.56%) GCIA
11 2 (1.56%) GCIH
11 2 (1.56%) GSEC
11 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.47%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.56%) GDPR
4 2 (1.56%) QA
4 2 (1.56%) RMADS
5 1 (0.78%) COBIT
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.78%) JTAG
5 1 (0.78%) NIST
5 1 (0.78%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (14.84%) Docker
2 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.91%) HDFS
5 5 (3.91%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.56%) Firmware
7 2 (1.56%) Postfix
7 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.78%) NFS
8 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (6.25%) Puppet
3 7 (5.47%) Ansible
3 7 (5.47%) Nessus
3 7 (5.47%) Terraform
4 6 (4.69%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (3.91%) Ambari
5 5 (3.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (3.91%) Oozie
6 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.56%) Kibana
7 2 (1.56%) logstash
7 2 (1.56%) Nagios
7 2 (1.56%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.56%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.56%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.78%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) Google
3 10 (7.81%) VMware
4 9 (7.03%) Cisco
4 9 (7.03%) McAfee
5 6 (4.69%) Mitel
6 5 (3.91%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.91%) CyberArk
6 5 (3.91%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.13%) Avaya
7 4 (3.13%) Darktrace
7 4 (3.13%) Juniper
8 3 (2.34%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.34%) F5
8 3 (2.34%) FireEye
8 3 (2.34%) IBM
8 3 (2.34%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.34%) Qualys
8 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.34%) Zscaler