Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 972 967 920
Rank change year-on-year -5 -47 +183
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 176 214 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.77% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 131 165 217
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £93,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -10.00%

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 24,490 27,823 32,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.91% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19,386 22,658 26,444
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -2 158 £50,000 +11.11% 39
UK excluding London +15 115 £47,500 +18.75% 24
London 0 59 £60,000 - 16
South West +1 28 £47,500 +31.03% 1
South East +4 26 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North of England +23 20 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Yorkshire +48 19 £47,500 -17.39% 1
East of England +16 17 £44,500 +39.06% 4
Wales +6 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Scotland -9 8 £57,500 +35.29%
Midlands +20 7 £42,500 +12.58% 4
West Midlands +34 5 £42,500 +12.58% 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
North West -2 1 £35,000 +4.48% 5

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 106 (60.23%) HTTP
2 81 (46.02%) SQL
3 63 (35.80%) Windows
3 63 (35.80%) SSL
4 62 (35.23%) Linux
5 61 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (32.39%) Java
7 56 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 55 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 52 (29.55%) Finance
10 51 (28.98%) Cisco
11 49 (27.84%) DNS
12 47 (26.70%) SQL Server
13 46 (26.14%) Python
13 46 (26.14%) Android
14 44 (25.00%) HTML
15 41 (23.30%) Oracle
15 41 (23.30%) XML
16 39 (22.16%) Firewall
16 39 (22.16%) SOAP
16 39 (22.16%) FTP
17 38 (21.59%) Web Services
17 38 (21.59%) Unix
17 38 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (19.32%) C#
19 34 (19.32%) SMTP
20 33 (18.75%) DevOps
21 32 (18.18%) Android Development

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 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 22 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 16 (9.09%) Confluence
4 14 (7.95%) IIS
5 11 (6.25%) Apache
5 11 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 9 (5.11%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.98%) CMS
7 7 (3.98%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.84%) SAS
8 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.27%) nginx
10 3 (1.70%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.70%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.14%) GeoServer
11 2 (1.14%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.57%) Maya
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Documaker
2 2 (1.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.20%) IaaS
4 21 (11.93%) GitHub
5 12 (6.82%) SaaS
6 11 (6.25%) Office 365
7 10 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.41%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.84%) PaaS
11 4 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (1.70%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.70%) npm
12 3 (1.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (1.14%) Force.com
13 2 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 1 (0.57%) AWS CodePipeline
14 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 106 (60.23%) HTTP
2 63 (35.80%) SSL
3 55 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 49 (27.84%) DNS
5 39 (22.16%) Firewall
5 39 (22.16%) FTP
6 34 (19.32%) SMTP
7 30 (17.05%) SSH
8 28 (15.91%) DHCP
8 28 (15.91%) IPsec
9 25 (14.20%) SNMP
9 25 (14.20%) VPN
9 25 (14.20%) WAN
10 23 (13.07%) LAN
11 18 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (10.23%) OSPF
12 16 (9.09%) ICMP
12 16 (9.09%) Internet
12 16 (9.09%) Telnet
13 15 (8.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.52%) Big Data
3 13 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.98%) DB2
8 6 (3.41%) Adabas
8 6 (3.41%) Power BI
9 5 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.84%) PowerPivot
9 5 (2.84%) SAS EBI
9 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.70%) MySQL
12 2 (1.14%) GIS
12 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.80%) JIRA
3 18 (10.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (9.09%) Subversion
5 15 (8.52%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.52%) JUnit
6 11 (6.25%) Gerrit
7 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.11%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.84%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.27%) AutoIt
11 4 (2.27%) ClearCase
11 4 (2.27%) XMLSpy
12 3 (1.70%) Grunt
12 3 (1.70%) gulp
12 3 (1.70%) webpack
13 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.57%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 52 (29.55%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Banking
3 16 (9.09%) Games
4 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.84%) Retail
6 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (22.73%) Developer
2 23 (13.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 16 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 16 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.52%) Digital Developer
5 14 (7.95%) Requirements Engineer
5 14 (7.95%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Consultant
6 13 (7.39%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.98%) Administrator
10 7 (3.98%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.98%) Systems Test Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.00%) HTML
2 41 (23.30%) XML
3 39 (22.16%) SOAP
4 38 (21.59%) Web Services
5 27 (15.34%) JSON
6 25 (14.20%) .NET
7 20 (11.36%) REST
7 20 (11.36%) RESTful
8 19 (10.80%) J2EE
9 17 (9.66%) Spring
10 16 (9.09%) OAuth
11 15 (8.52%) CSS
11 15 (8.52%) Dagger
11 15 (8.52%) Middleware
11 15 (8.52%) RxJava
12 14 (7.95%) EJB
12 14 (7.95%) Hibernate
12 14 (7.95%) jQuery
13 11 (6.25%) HTML5
13 11 (6.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.23%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.52%) iPhone
4 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.11%) User Experience
6 8 (4.55%) DataPower
7 7 (3.98%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.41%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.27%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.70%) Clustering
11 3 (1.70%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.70%) Replication
12 2 (1.14%) CMDB
12 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.80%) Windows
2 62 (35.23%) Linux
3 46 (26.14%) Android
4 38 (21.59%) Unix
5 29 (16.48%) Windows Server
6 19 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (7.95%) CentOS
8 14 (7.95%) Windows Phone
8 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.25%) Solaris
10 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.84%) VMS
12 4 (2.27%) AIX
12 4 (2.27%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (18.75%) DevOps
4 32 (18.18%) Android Development
5 29 (16.48%) Software Engineering
6 28 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 28 (15.91%) Visualisation
7 25 (14.20%) Coaching
7 25 (14.20%) Mentoring
8 22 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (12.50%) High Availability
9 20 (11.36%) Test Strategy
10 19 (10.80%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (10.80%) Web Development
11 18 (10.23%) iOS Development
11 18 (10.23%) Unit Testing
11 18 (10.23%) User Stories
12 17 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.02%) SQL
2 57 (32.39%) Java
3 56 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.14%) Python
5 34 (19.32%) C#
6 27 (15.34%) C++
7 20 (11.36%) C
8 19 (10.80%) Bash Shell
9 17 (9.66%) PowerShell
10 16 (9.09%) Objective-C
11 15 (8.52%) PHP
12 10 (5.68%) Go
13 7 (3.98%) Perl
13 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.98%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.41%) ActionScript
14 6 (3.41%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (3.41%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (2.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (14.20%) Degree
2 20 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (10.23%) DV Cleared
3 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
4 16 (9.09%) CCNP
5 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (3.41%) CISSP
7 4 (2.27%) CCIE
8 3 (1.70%) CCNA
8 3 (1.70%) MCSA
8 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) MCSE
9 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CCSP
10 1 (0.57%) CEH
10 1 (0.57%) CISA
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.68%) SLA
3 8 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.55%) QA
4 7 (3.98%) GDPR
5 4 (2.27%) SEPA
6 3 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.57%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (17.05%) Docker
2 26 (14.77%) Active Directory
3 23 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.25%) Samba
4 11 (6.25%) VirtualBox
5 9 (5.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.55%) Firmware
7 5 (2.84%) XenApp
8 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.14%) Snort
10 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) Ansible
2 17 (9.66%) Puppet
3 15 (8.52%) Rancher
4 13 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.82%) Nagios
6 11 (6.25%) Sysdig
6 11 (6.25%) vRealize
7 6 (3.41%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (2.84%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.84%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.84%) WSUS
9 4 (2.27%) Grafana
9 4 (2.27%) Kibana
9 4 (2.27%) Nessus
9 4 (2.27%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.70%) Perfmon
10 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (1.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 51 (28.98%) Cisco
2 41 (23.30%) Oracle
3 29 (16.48%) Microsoft
4 28 (15.91%) IBM
5 24 (13.64%) VMware
6 21 (11.93%) HP
7 20 (11.36%) Splunk
8 16 (9.09%) Atlassian
8 16 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 12 (6.82%) AppDynamics
9 12 (6.82%) BMC
10 11 (6.25%) Intel
10 11 (6.25%) Juniper
10 11 (6.25%) New Relic
10 11 (6.25%) ServiceNow
10 11 (6.25%) WorldPay
11 10 (5.68%) CheckPoint
12 9 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (4.55%) Google
14 7 (3.98%) F5