Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 865 736 865
Rank change year-on-year -129 +129 +173
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 129 55 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.52% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 79 41 177
10th Percentile £37,600 £36,250 £29,300
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.80% +31.58% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,975
% change year-on-year - +46.43% -8.94%

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 14,587 10,658 22,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 15.33% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10,202 8,524 17,171
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £32,922
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 12 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 28 July 2021. 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 -99 107 £62,500 +2.04% 93
UK excluding London -72 90 £60,000 - 76
North of England -22 46 £65,000 +4.00% 11
Yorkshire -14 43 £65,000 +8.33% 2
London -119 34 £62,500 -7.41% 27
South East -76 20 £60,000 +20.00% 33
Scotland -60 17 £57,500 - 10
Work from Home -229 17 £63,750 +4.08% 35
Midlands -64 7 £35,000 - 15
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 - 9
East Midlands -41 3 £35,000 - 6
North West -46 3 £42,500 -34.62% 8

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 66 (51.16%) Python
1 66 (51.16%) HTTP
2 53 (41.09%) TCP/IP
3 52 (40.31%) Telecoms
4 50 (38.76%) Broadband
5 44 (34.11%) Linux
5 44 (34.11%) Computer Science
6 41 (31.78%) Test Automation
6 41 (31.78%) C
6 41 (31.78%) C++
7 40 (31.01%) Wireless
8 39 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (29.46%) Wi-Fi
9 38 (29.46%) Ethernet
10 37 (28.68%) Wireshark
10 37 (28.68%) Software Testing
11 36 (27.91%) MQTT
12 35 (27.13%) 802.1X
12 35 (27.13%) Performance Measurement
12 35 (27.13%) Kibana
12 35 (27.13%) Graylog
12 35 (27.13%) XMPP
12 35 (27.13%) STUN
12 35 (27.13%) Integration Testing
12 35 (27.13%) Validation
12 35 (27.13%) 802.11
13 29 (22.48%) DNS
14 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (18.60%) Firewall
15 24 (18.60%) SQL

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 11 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.88%) Apache
4 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.33%) Drupal
5 3 (2.33%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.95%) Azure
2 14 (10.85%) AWS
3 11 (8.53%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (8.53%) AWS Direct Connect
4 5 (3.88%) GitHub
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (3.10%) DigitalOcean
5 4 (3.10%) GCP
6 3 (2.33%) Datadog
7 2 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.55%) PaaS
7 2 (1.55%) SaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.78%) npm
8 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 66 (51.16%) HTTP
2 53 (41.09%) TCP/IP
3 50 (38.76%) Broadband
4 40 (31.01%) Wireless
5 38 (29.46%) Ethernet
5 38 (29.46%) Wi-Fi
6 37 (28.68%) Wireshark
7 36 (27.91%) MQTT
8 35 (27.13%) 802.11
8 35 (27.13%) STUN
9 29 (22.48%) DNS
10 24 (18.60%) Firewall
11 19 (14.73%) DHCP
11 19 (14.73%) SNMP
12 18 (13.95%) IPv6
13 17 (13.18%) VPN
14 16 (12.40%) IPsec
15 14 (10.85%) BGP
16 11 (8.53%) Network Security
16 11 (8.53%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.10%) MySQL
4 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) QlikView
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Ignite
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.78%) DataStage
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.88%) JIRA
4 4 (3.10%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.10%) Subversion
5 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.55%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.55%) GitLab
5 2 (1.55%) Locust
6 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.78%) Postman
6 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 52 (40.31%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.85%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Multimedia
4 8 (6.20%) Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Social Skills
5 5 (3.88%) Retail
6 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.10%) Games
7 3 (2.33%) Billing
8 2 (1.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (27.91%) Automation Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Validation Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Wireless Engineer
3 12 (9.30%) Developer
4 9 (6.98%) Python Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Data Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Azure Software Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.13%) 802.1X
1 35 (27.13%) XMPP
2 11 (8.53%) HTML
3 9 (6.98%) Node.js
3 9 (6.98%) React
4 8 (6.20%) CSS
5 7 (5.43%) JSON
5 7 (5.43%) REST
5 7 (5.43%) Web Services
5 7 (5.43%) XML
6 6 (4.65%) Kafka
7 5 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (3.88%) GraphQL
7 5 (3.88%) WebSockets
8 4 (3.10%) .NET
8 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.10%) gRPC
8 4 (3.10%) LDAP
8 4 (3.10%) Middleware
8 4 (3.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (5.43%) Social Media
3 6 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.88%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.88%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.10%) EFT
5 4 (3.10%) Legacy Applications
5 4 (3.10%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.33%) Derivative
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) PKI
7 2 (1.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.55%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.11%) Linux
2 15 (11.63%) Unix
3 12 (9.30%) CentOS
4 11 (8.53%) Windows
5 3 (2.33%) Debian
5 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.55%) AIX
6 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.11%) Computer Science
2 41 (31.78%) Test Automation
3 39 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (28.68%) Software Testing
5 35 (27.13%) Integration Testing
5 35 (27.13%) Performance Measurement
5 35 (27.13%) Validation
6 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
8 19 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (13.95%) DevOps
9 18 (13.95%) Microservices
10 16 (12.40%) High Availability
11 15 (11.63%) Configuration Management
12 13 (10.08%) OWASP
13 12 (9.30%) ITIL
14 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (8.53%) Project Planning
14 11 (8.53%) Security Patching
14 11 (8.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.16%) Python
2 41 (31.78%) C
2 41 (31.78%) C++
3 24 (18.60%) SQL
4 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.63%) Java
6 13 (10.08%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.53%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.88%) C#
9 5 (3.88%) Go
9 5 (3.88%) PHP
10 4 (3.10%) Lua
10 4 (3.10%) Perl
11 3 (2.33%) VB
11 3 (2.33%) VBScript
12 2 (1.55%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.55%) Ruby
12 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.43%) CCNA
3 7 (5.43%) CCNP
4 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.33%) CISSP
7 3 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.55%) CCDA
8 2 (1.55%) CCIE
8 2 (1.55%) CEH
8 2 (1.55%) CISM
8 2 (1.55%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) NIST
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) Docker
2 11 (8.53%) iptables
3 10 (7.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.78%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) GridGain
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (27.13%) Graylog
1 35 (27.13%) Kibana
2 20 (15.50%) Kubernetes
3 18 (13.95%) Grafana
4 16 (12.40%) Ansible
5 15 (11.63%) Puppet
6 14 (10.85%) ZABBIX
7 11 (8.53%) Icinga
8 5 (3.88%) Prometheus
8 5 (3.88%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (3.10%) Rancher
10 3 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (2.33%) SCCM
10 3 (2.33%) Terraform
10 3 (2.33%) WSUS
11 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.78%) Control-M
12 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Cisco
3 6 (4.65%) New Relic
4 5 (3.88%) Adobe
4 5 (3.88%) IBM
4 5 (3.88%) Monetate
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle
5 4 (3.10%) Splunk
6 3 (2.33%) Facebook
6 3 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (1.55%) Aruba
7 2 (1.55%) Citrix
7 2 (1.55%) Meraki
7 2 (1.55%) Nokia
7 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.55%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) Incapsula
8 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.78%) Talend