Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 822 998 992
Rank change year-on-year +176 -6 -52
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 258 173 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 175 125 174
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £31,105 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,500 £91,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% -11.11%

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 21,988 24,697 27,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 14.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,668 19,628 22,685
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 16 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 23 September 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 +133 216 £52,750 +2.93% 36
UK excluding London +107 175 £45,000 -4.26% 21
London +101 80 £70,000 +16.67% 18
South West +37 49 £55,000 +15.79% 1
South East +45 33 £35,000 -33.33% 7
Northern Ireland - 23 - -
North of England +16 21 £47,000 - 2
East of England +68 19 £50,000 +12.36% 4
Midlands +47 18 £47,500 +18.75% 4
West Midlands +37 10 £80,000 +100.00% 2
North West +33 10 £41,500 +18.57%
Yorkshire -17 10 £47,000 -0.53% 2
Wales +10 9 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands +29 8 £28,750 - 2
Scotland +20 7 £47,500 -17.39% 3
North East - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 118 (45.74%) Linux
2 106 (41.09%) REST
3 105 (40.70%) HTTP
3 105 (40.70%) TCP/IP
3 105 (40.70%) Firewall
4 82 (31.78%) AWS
5 80 (31.01%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (29.84%) Azure
7 75 (29.07%) Windows
8 72 (27.91%) Java
9 70 (27.13%) Cybersecurity
10 69 (26.74%) SQL
11 65 (25.19%) Spring
11 65 (25.19%) Degree
11 65 (25.19%) Kubernetes
12 63 (24.42%) Ethical Hacking
13 62 (24.03%) Penetration Testing
14 61 (23.64%) Git (software)
15 59 (22.87%) CCNA
16 58 (22.48%) Finance
16 58 (22.48%) Docker
17 56 (21.71%) .NET
18 54 (20.93%) Software Engineering
19 53 (20.54%) SQL Server
19 53 (20.54%) JIRA
20 51 (19.77%) Node.js
20 51 (19.77%) MySQL
20 51 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (19.77%) Scrum
21 50 (19.38%) Microsoft

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 43 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 43 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (15.50%) OpenStack
3 14 (5.43%) IIS
4 11 (4.26%) Apache
5 9 (3.49%) JBoss
6 7 (2.71%) Confluence
6 7 (2.71%) nginx
7 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.16%) Anypoint
8 3 (1.16%) Mule
8 3 (1.16%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 82 (31.78%) AWS
2 77 (29.84%) Azure
3 45 (17.44%) GCP
4 40 (15.50%) OpenShift
5 26 (10.08%) SaaS
6 13 (5.04%) Serverless
7 9 (3.49%) Office 365
8 6 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.94%) IaaS
10 4 (1.55%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.55%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.55%) PaaS
10 4 (1.55%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.55%) ShareGate
11 3 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.39%) Akamai
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 105 (40.70%) Firewall
1 105 (40.70%) HTTP
1 105 (40.70%) TCP/IP
2 45 (17.44%) IPsec
3 44 (17.05%) Internet
3 44 (17.05%) SSL
4 34 (13.18%) DHCP
5 33 (12.79%) DNS
6 28 (10.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (10.47%) SSH
8 26 (10.08%) WAN
9 25 (9.69%) VLAN
9 25 (9.69%) VPN
10 21 (8.14%) FTP
11 20 (7.75%) LAN
11 20 (7.75%) SNMP
11 20 (7.75%) VoIP
12 15 (5.81%) BGP
12 15 (5.81%) MPLS
12 15 (5.81%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 51 (19.77%) MySQL
3 43 (16.67%) Big Data
4 39 (15.12%) MongoDB
5 26 (10.08%) NoSQL
6 25 (9.69%) Hazelcast
7 17 (6.59%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.49%) Infinispan
9 6 (2.33%) Power BI
9 6 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.16%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.16%) HBase
10 3 (1.16%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.78%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.78%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.78%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 61 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.54%) JIRA
3 41 (15.89%) Bitbucket
4 40 (15.50%) git-flow
5 18 (6.98%) JUnit
6 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.49%) Ant
7 9 (3.49%) Eclipse
7 9 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.49%) NUnit
8 7 (2.71%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.71%) Zephyr
9 6 (2.33%) GitLab
9 6 (2.33%) Maven
9 6 (2.33%) Mockito
9 6 (2.33%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.94%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.94%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (22.48%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.59%) Games
4 11 (4.26%) Marketing
5 10 (3.88%) Banking
6 8 (3.10%) Retail
7 5 (1.94%) Japanese Language
7 5 (1.94%) Publishing
8 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 3 (1.16%) Local Government
8 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 49 (18.99%) Developer
2 48 (18.60%) Support Engineer
3 37 (14.34%) Consultant
4 33 (12.79%) Security Engineer
5 31 (12.02%) Applications Support
6 23 (8.91%) Applications Engineer
6 23 (8.91%) Applications Support Engineer
7 20 (7.75%) Analyst
7 20 (7.75%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 19 (7.36%) Java Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Network Engineer
9 15 (5.81%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.43%) C++ Consultant
10 14 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.43%) Software Consultant
10 14 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.43%) Windows Consultant
11 12 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
11 12 (4.65%) Software Support Engineer
11 12 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (41.09%) REST
2 65 (25.19%) Spring
3 56 (21.71%) .NET
4 51 (19.77%) Node.js
5 49 (18.99%) ASP.NET
6 47 (18.22%) SOAP
7 43 (16.67%) Kafka
7 43 (16.67%) React
8 41 (15.89%) AngularJS
9 40 (15.50%) GraphQL
9 40 (15.50%) Spring MVC
9 40 (15.50%) Vue.js
10 34 (13.18%) JSON
11 33 (12.79%) XML
12 26 (10.08%) Elastic Stack
13 25 (9.69%) Web Services
14 24 (9.30%) HTML
15 20 (7.75%) Vert.x
15 20 (7.75%) WebRTC
16 14 (5.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.47%) Internet of Things
3 20 (7.75%) Cybercrime
4 18 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 17 (6.59%) User Experience
6 16 (6.20%) Cyberattack
7 15 (5.81%) Smartphone
8 12 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.94%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.55%) CMDB
13 4 (1.55%) DataPower
13 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.55%) Public Cloud
14 3 (1.16%) PKI
14 3 (1.16%) Smartcard
15 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 118 (45.74%) Linux
2 75 (29.07%) Windows
3 42 (16.28%) Unix
4 41 (15.89%) Android
4 41 (15.89%) Apple iOS
5 22 (8.53%) Windows Server
6 17 (6.59%) CentOS
7 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.94%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.13%) Cybersecurity
2 63 (24.42%) Ethical Hacking
3 62 (24.03%) Penetration Testing
4 54 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 51 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (19.77%) Scrum
6 43 (16.67%) DevOps
7 42 (16.28%) API Design
8 41 (15.89%) Kanban
9 40 (15.50%) MVC
9 40 (15.50%) Reverse Engineering
10 37 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (13.95%) ITIL
12 34 (13.18%) Test Automation
13 31 (12.02%) Information Security
14 29 (11.24%) TDD
15 28 (10.85%) Security Operations
16 26 (10.08%) High Availability
16 26 (10.08%) ITIL V3
16 26 (10.08%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.91%) Java
2 69 (26.74%) SQL
3 40 (15.50%) C#
4 38 (14.73%) C
5 32 (12.40%) JavaScript
5 32 (12.40%) Python
6 25 (9.69%) C++
7 16 (6.20%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.49%) Ruby
9 8 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.71%) PHP
11 6 (2.33%) Go
11 6 (2.33%) Java 8
12 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.16%) ABAP
13 3 (1.16%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.78%) VB
14 2 (0.78%) VBA
14 2 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (31.01%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (25.19%) Degree
3 59 (22.87%) CCNA
4 46 (17.83%) CISSP
4 46 (17.83%) SANS
5 44 (17.05%) GIAC
6 41 (15.89%) Network+ Certification
6 41 (15.89%) SSCP
7 40 (15.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 40 (15.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (15.12%) Linux+ Certification
8 39 (15.12%) MCSE
9 27 (10.47%) CCNP
10 17 (6.59%) CCIE
11 14 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (3.10%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 8 (3.10%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.71%) ISTQB
13 7 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.98%) SLA
3 10 (3.88%) QA
4 9 (3.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.55%) NIST
6 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.78%) COBIT
7 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.39%) GDPR
8 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.39%) NIST 800
System Software
1 58 (22.48%) Docker
2 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.33%) Firmware
5 6 (2.33%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.55%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.16%) HDFS
7 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.78%) vSphere
9 1 (0.39%) NFS
9 1 (0.39%) Postfix
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (25.19%) Kubernetes
2 22 (8.53%) Prometheus
3 13 (5.04%) Ansible
4 12 (4.65%) Puppet
5 8 (3.10%) Kibana
5 8 (3.10%) WSUS
6 6 (2.33%) Perfmon
7 5 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.94%) TrustSec
8 4 (1.55%) logstash
8 4 (1.55%) Nagios
8 4 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.55%) Terraform
8 4 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (1.16%) CloudHub
9 3 (1.16%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.60%) Google
3 37 (14.34%) Cisco
4 22 (8.53%) CyberArk
5 18 (6.98%) VMware
6 15 (5.81%) Palo Alto
7 12 (4.65%) Oracle
7 12 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.10%) Dell
9 8 (3.10%) EMC
9 8 (3.10%) F5
9 8 (3.10%) NetApp
10 7 (2.71%) Atlassian
10 7 (2.71%) Juniper
11 6 (2.33%) Avaya
11 6 (2.33%) CA
11 6 (2.33%) Pega
11 6 (2.33%) Riverbed
11 6 (2.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud