Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 633 831 991
Rank change year-on-year +198 +160 +3
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 51 263 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.19% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 186 137
Median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,500 £31,129 £33,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £80,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +17.50%

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 7,422 22,039 24,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.59% 15.70% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 16,713 19,754
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,538 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HTTPS.

Salary trend for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HTTPS over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 10 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 27 September 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 +221 48 £65,000 +18.18% 65
London +236 29 £74,250 +6.07% 28
UK excluding London +167 20 £50,000 +5.26% 44
South East +188 11 £50,000 +42.86% 13
Work from Home +63 7 £75,000 -11.76% 15
North of England +180 6 £50,000 +6.38% 7
Yorkshire +142 4 £35,000 -25.53% 5
East of England +132 2 £65,000 +30.00% 12
North West +129 2 £65,000 +56.63% 1
Scotland +96 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
2 28 (54.90%) HTTP
3 24 (47.06%) AWS
4 21 (41.18%) Kubernetes
5 20 (39.22%) Terraform
5 20 (39.22%) Java
6 19 (37.25%) Linux
7 18 (35.29%) Python
8 17 (33.33%) Azure
9 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
10 13 (25.49%) PHP
10 13 (25.49%) JIRA
10 13 (25.49%) DevOps
11 11 (21.57%) GitLab
11 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) C#
11 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
11 11 (21.57%) Firewall
12 10 (19.61%) Degree
12 10 (19.61%) OAuth
12 10 (19.61%) SSH
12 10 (19.61%) ZABBIX
13 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 9 (17.65%) JSON
13 9 (17.65%) Datadog
13 9 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (17.65%) Ansible
13 9 (17.65%) Docker

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 9 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) nginx
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) AWS
2 17 (33.33%) Azure
3 9 (17.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (17.65%) Datadog
4 8 (15.69%) IaaS
5 7 (13.73%) Office 365
5 7 (13.73%) PaaS
6 4 (7.84%) Force.com
6 4 (7.84%) Serverless
7 3 (5.88%) GCP
7 3 (5.88%) GitHub
7 3 (5.88%) OneDrive
7 3 (5.88%) Power Platform
7 3 (5.88%) PowerApps
7 3 (5.88%) SaaS
7 3 (5.88%) ShareGate
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) TCP/IP
2 28 (54.90%) HTTP
3 11 (21.57%) Firewall
4 10 (19.61%) SSH
5 7 (13.73%) DNS
6 6 (11.76%) VoIP
7 5 (9.80%) SSL
8 4 (7.84%) Kerberos
8 4 (7.84%) VLAN
8 4 (7.84%) VPN
8 4 (7.84%) Wireless
9 3 (5.88%) IPsec
9 3 (5.88%) Network Security
9 3 (5.88%) WAN
9 3 (5.88%) Wireless Security
10 2 (3.92%) Internet
10 2 (3.92%) MQTT
10 2 (3.92%) SMTP
10 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.96%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) Power BI
3 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) HBase
4 2 (3.92%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.96%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.96%) KDB
5 1 (1.96%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) JIRA
2 11 (21.57%) GitLab
3 9 (17.65%) eggPlant
3 9 (17.65%) Locust
4 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Mockito
6 1 (1.96%) Redmine
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Office 365 Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) SOC Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) SOC Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) OAuth
2 9 (17.65%) JSON
3 8 (15.69%) LDAP
3 8 (15.69%) SAML
3 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) SOAP
4 7 (13.73%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) RESTful
6 4 (7.84%) Visualforce
7 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 3 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.92%) CSS
8 2 (3.92%) HTML
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
8 2 (3.92%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (3.92%) Lucene
8 2 (3.92%) WebRTC
9 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 4 (7.84%) Cyberattack
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.92%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Eurex
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) IPTV
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) SUSE
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure as Code
6 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (11.76%) Investment Management
7 6 (11.76%) Microservices
7 6 (11.76%) Release Management
7 6 (11.76%) SIEM
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (9.80%) Information Security
8 5 (9.80%) Security Operations
8 5 (9.80%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) Python
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) PHP
4 11 (21.57%) C#
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.80%) C++
7 4 (7.84%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) Go
9 1 (1.96%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.96%) C-shell
9 1 (1.96%) Korn
9 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) CISSP
3 4 (7.84%) CISM
4 2 (3.92%) CISA
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.96%) CCIE
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CEH
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) OSCP
5 1 (1.96%) RHCE
5 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.92%) HDFS
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.96%) BIND 9
5 1 (1.96%) LXC
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Kubernetes
2 20 (39.22%) Terraform
3 10 (19.61%) ZABBIX
4 9 (17.65%) Ansible
4 9 (17.65%) Grafana
5 4 (7.84%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.92%) Ambari
6 2 (3.92%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (3.92%) Oozie
6 2 (3.92%) Rancher
7 1 (1.96%) CloudHub
7 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.96%) Icinga
7 1 (1.96%) Nagios
7 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco
1 5 (9.80%) MuleSoft
1 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.92%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.96%) CQG
5 1 (1.96%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Reuters
5 1 (1.96%) SAP