Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 980 989 988
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +82
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 186 219 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 127 176 196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -7.37% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £87,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% -4.76%

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 25,637 27,975 33,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.05% 15.87% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20,274 22,719 27,542
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 14 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 August 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 -22 171 £50,000 +11.11% 34
UK excluding London +6 119 £46,000 +15.00% 28
London +20 66 £60,000 -4.00% 9
South West -3 29 £45,000 +22.45% 2
North of England +20 25 £47,000 +4.44% 10
Yorkshire +55 24 £47,000 +2.17% 5
South East +2 22 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +10 20 £41,500 +29.69% 6
Midlands +19 9 £41,250 -3.51% 2
Scotland -10 9 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Midlands +33 7 £41,250 -3.51% 2
Wales +10 5 £40,000 +23.08% 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West -19 1 £35,000 +9.38% 5

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 115 (61.83%) HTTP
2 72 (38.71%) Linux
3 71 (38.17%) DNS
4 67 (36.02%) TCP/IP
5 63 (33.87%) Windows
6 62 (33.33%) SQL
7 54 (29.03%) SSL
8 52 (27.96%) Java
8 52 (27.96%) JavaScript
9 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (25.27%) Finance
10 47 (25.27%) FTP
11 46 (24.73%) Python
11 46 (24.73%) Android
12 45 (24.19%) Firewall
13 44 (23.66%) SMTP
14 42 (22.58%) DHCP
14 42 (22.58%) Cisco
14 42 (22.58%) Oracle
14 42 (22.58%) SQL Server
15 41 (22.04%) IPsec
16 38 (20.43%) DevOps
17 37 (19.89%) Docker
18 36 (19.35%) XML
19 35 (18.82%) VMware
19 35 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (18.82%) SSH
20 34 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (18.28%) HTML
21 33 (17.74%) 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 28 (15.05%) WebLogic
2 24 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 22 (11.83%) Confluence
4 17 (9.14%) OpenStack
5 13 (6.99%) IIS
6 7 (3.76%) Apache
6 7 (3.76%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.76%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.61%) CMS
10 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.08%) GeoServer
10 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.08%) SAS
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.54%) Maya
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (9.14%) Documaker
2 2 (1.08%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.98%) GitHub
2 26 (13.98%) IaaS
2 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.91%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (4.84%) Office 365
5 9 (4.84%) SaaS
6 7 (3.76%) Force.com
6 7 (3.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 7 (3.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (3.23%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.15%) PaaS
9 3 (1.61%) Akamai
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.54%) npm
10 1 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 115 (61.83%) HTTP
2 71 (38.17%) DNS
3 67 (36.02%) TCP/IP
4 54 (29.03%) SSL
5 47 (25.27%) FTP
6 45 (24.19%) Firewall
7 44 (23.66%) SMTP
8 42 (22.58%) DHCP
9 41 (22.04%) IPsec
10 35 (18.82%) SSH
11 27 (14.52%) VPN
12 26 (13.98%) SNMP
13 22 (11.83%) ICMP
13 22 (11.83%) WAN
14 20 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (10.75%) Telnet
15 18 (9.68%) LAN
15 18 (9.68%) VLAN
16 17 (9.14%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (9.14%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.22%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.30%) Big Data
5 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.23%) MySQL
7 5 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.69%) DB2
8 4 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.61%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.61%) Power BI
10 2 (1.08%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.08%) Redis
10 2 (1.08%) SAS EBI
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (17.20%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.44%) JIRA
3 17 (9.14%) Gerrit
3 17 (9.14%) JUnit
3 17 (9.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.91%) Subversion
6 5 (2.69%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.15%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.15%) XMLSpy
8 3 (1.61%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.08%) JMeter
9 2 (1.08%) Maven
9 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.54%) Ant
10 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 47 (25.27%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Banking
2 10 (5.38%) Games
2 10 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.76%) Retail
4 3 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (25.81%) Developer
2 29 (15.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.83%) Senior DevOps
3 22 (11.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.14%) Android Developer
4 17 (9.14%) Digital Developer
5 16 (8.60%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) Architect
7 11 (5.91%) IT Engineer
8 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Consultant
9 9 (4.84%) IT Support
10 8 (4.30%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Analyst
10 8 (4.30%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Salesforce Architect
11 7 (3.76%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.35%) XML
2 34 (18.28%) HTML
3 33 (17.74%) SOAP
4 32 (17.20%) Web Services
5 25 (13.44%) JSON
6 24 (12.90%) .NET
7 23 (12.37%) Middleware
8 21 (11.29%) RESTful
9 17 (9.14%) Dagger
9 17 (9.14%) REST
9 17 (9.14%) RxJava
9 17 (9.14%) YAML
10 13 (6.99%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.45%) J2EE
12 11 (5.91%) CSS
13 9 (4.84%) HTML5
13 9 (4.84%) jQuery
14 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.30%) Spring
15 7 (3.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.38%) iPhone
5 9 (4.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.30%) DataPower
7 7 (3.76%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.23%) CESG
8 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.69%) Replication
9 5 (2.69%) User Experience
10 4 (2.15%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.61%) Clustering
11 3 (1.61%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.61%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.08%) CMDB
12 2 (1.08%) iPad
12 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.71%) Linux
2 63 (33.87%) Windows
3 46 (24.73%) Android
4 29 (15.59%) Windows Server
5 25 (13.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (12.37%) Unix
7 20 (10.75%) CentOS
7 20 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (9.14%) Solaris
8 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.30%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.76%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.15%) AIX
11 4 (2.15%) VMS
12 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.43%) DevOps
3 31 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 30 (16.13%) High Availability
5 26 (13.98%) Android Development
5 26 (13.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 24 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 22 (11.83%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (11.83%) SDLC
8 21 (11.29%) Project Management
9 20 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (10.75%) Test Automation
10 19 (10.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 19 (10.22%) Release Management
11 18 (9.68%) Integration Testing
11 18 (9.68%) Visualisation
12 17 (9.14%) Network Monitoring
12 17 (9.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.33%) SQL
2 52 (27.96%) Java
2 52 (27.96%) JavaScript
3 46 (24.73%) Python
4 26 (13.98%) Bash Shell
4 26 (13.98%) C#
5 25 (13.44%) C++
6 23 (12.37%) PowerShell
7 21 (11.29%) PHP
8 14 (7.53%) C
9 10 (5.38%) Go
9 10 (5.38%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.23%) Delphi
10 6 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.69%) ActionScript
11 5 (2.69%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (2.69%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.15%) Lua
12 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (17.20%) Degree
2 28 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.60%) CCNA
5 14 (7.53%) DV Cleared
6 12 (6.45%) CCNP
7 9 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.30%) CISSP
9 6 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.61%) CCIE
10 3 (1.61%) MCP
11 2 (1.08%) GCFA
11 2 (1.08%) GIAC
11 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.08%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.53%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.91%) QA
3 10 (5.38%) GDPR
4 9 (4.84%) SLA
5 4 (2.15%) SEPA
6 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.08%) COBIT
8 1 (0.54%) GCP
8 1 (0.54%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 37 (19.89%) Docker
2 34 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 17 (9.14%) Samba
4 17 (9.14%) VirtualBox
5 12 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.23%) vSphere
7 5 (2.69%) Firmware
7 5 (2.69%) XenApp
8 2 (1.08%) Snort
8 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (12.37%) Ansible
1 23 (12.37%) Puppet
2 21 (11.29%) Rancher
3 19 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.68%) Nagios
5 17 (9.14%) Sysdig
5 17 (9.14%) vRealize
6 9 (4.84%) Nessus
7 6 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (3.23%) SmoothWall
8 5 (2.69%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.69%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.15%) Grafana
9 4 (2.15%) Kibana
9 4 (2.15%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.61%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.08%) CA Wily
11 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (22.58%) Cisco
1 42 (22.58%) Oracle
2 35 (18.82%) VMware
3 27 (14.52%) HP
3 27 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.52%) Splunk
4 26 (13.98%) IBM
5 22 (11.83%) Red Hat
6 19 (10.22%) AppDynamics
7 17 (9.14%) BMC
7 17 (9.14%) Intel
7 17 (9.14%) New Relic
7 17 (9.14%) ServiceNow
7 17 (9.14%) WorldPay
8 15 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 12 (6.45%) Juniper
10 9 (4.84%) Atlassian
11 7 (3.76%) Citrix
11 7 (3.76%) Qualys