Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 949 912 1081
Rank change year-on-year -37 +169 +3
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 232 264 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.91% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 170 176 161
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 26,454 28,910 35,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 16.57% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21,360 23,490 29,082
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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 -19 222 £45,000 -14.29% 28
UK excluding London +29 174 £45,000 -5.26% 20
South East +21 64 £45,000 -18.18% 10
London -66 57 £55,000 -10.57% 8
South West +22 41 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North of England +19 32 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +41 28 £45,000 - 3
East of England 0 26 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Scotland -18 9 £37,500 -16.67%
North West -17 4 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -2 2 £25,000 -47.37% 4
Midlands -7 2 £25,000 -50.00% 4

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 156 (67.24%) HTTP
2 113 (48.71%) Linux
3 109 (46.98%) Windows
4 103 (44.40%) TCP/IP
5 100 (43.10%) DNS
6 95 (40.95%) Firewall
7 74 (31.90%) DHCP
8 66 (28.45%) Microsoft
9 65 (28.02%) Network Security
10 60 (25.86%) HTML
11 58 (25.00%) Cisco
12 55 (23.71%) VPN
13 54 (23.28%) SSL
13 54 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
13 54 (23.28%) XML
13 54 (23.28%) IPsec
13 54 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (22.41%) WAN
15 50 (21.55%) FTP
16 48 (20.69%) JavaScript
16 48 (20.69%) SQL Server
17 47 (20.26%) Internet
18 45 (19.40%) C#
19 44 (18.97%) SMTP
19 44 (18.97%) Finance
20 43 (18.53%) Oracle
21 41 (17.67%) IIS
21 41 (17.67%) Java
21 41 (17.67%) SQL
22 38 (16.38%) Unix

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 41 (17.67%) IIS
2 21 (9.05%) Apache
3 17 (7.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.74%) CMS
5 9 (3.88%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.45%) JBoss
6 8 (3.45%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.02%) Confluence
7 7 (3.02%) nginx
7 7 (3.02%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.59%) WebSphere Portal
9 5 (2.16%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.16%) Mule
10 4 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.72%) Traffic Server
10 4 (1.72%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.29%) Jetty
11 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.16%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.78%) Office 365
3 17 (7.33%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (5.60%) Akamai
5 11 (4.74%) SaaS
6 10 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (4.31%) GitHub
7 4 (1.72%) IaaS
7 4 (1.72%) PaaS
8 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.86%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.43%) Firebase
9 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.43%) Google Play
9 1 (0.43%) Slack
9 1 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 156 (67.24%) HTTP
2 103 (44.40%) TCP/IP
3 100 (43.10%) DNS
4 95 (40.95%) Firewall
5 74 (31.90%) DHCP
6 65 (28.02%) Network Security
7 55 (23.71%) VPN
8 54 (23.28%) IPsec
8 54 (23.28%) SSL
9 52 (22.41%) WAN
10 50 (21.55%) FTP
11 47 (20.26%) Internet
12 44 (18.97%) SMTP
13 31 (13.36%) VLAN
14 30 (12.93%) DMZ
14 30 (12.93%) DWDM
15 29 (12.50%) VoIP
16 28 (12.07%) X.400
17 24 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (9.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.90%) MySQL
3 10 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.02%) OLAP
5 7 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.72%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) Big Data
8 3 (1.29%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.29%) Redis
9 2 (0.86%) GIS
9 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.48%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.19%) JIRA
4 16 (6.90%) Subversion
5 10 (4.31%) Maven
6 9 (3.88%) SoapUI
7 8 (3.45%) Ant
7 8 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 8 (3.45%) Zephyr
8 7 (3.02%) JUnit
9 6 (2.59%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.16%) PROIV
10 5 (2.16%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.72%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.72%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.29%) CppUnit
12 3 (1.29%) Fiddler
12 3 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.29%) Valgrind
12 3 (1.29%) XMLSpy
General
1 44 (18.97%) Finance
2 14 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.60%) Marketing
4 8 (3.45%) Banking
5 7 (3.02%) Games
6 6 (2.59%) Back Office
6 6 (2.59%) Military
7 5 (2.16%) Retail
8 4 (1.72%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
9 2 (0.86%) French Language
9 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (24.14%) Developer
2 38 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 27 (11.64%) .NET Developer
5 26 (11.21%) Analyst
5 26 (11.21%) C# Developer
6 24 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
7 21 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (8.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 17 (7.33%) Security Engineer
11 15 (6.47%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (6.47%) Security Specialist
12 14 (6.03%) Network Security Specialist
12 14 (6.03%) Network Specialist
13 13 (5.60%) Network Analyst
13 13 (5.60%) Network Security Analyst
13 13 (5.60%) Security Analyst
13 13 (5.60%) SOC Analyst
13 13 (5.60%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.86%) HTML
2 54 (23.28%) XML
3 37 (15.95%) .NET
4 34 (14.66%) JSON
5 31 (13.36%) Web Services
6 30 (12.93%) ASP.NET
7 28 (12.07%) REST
8 24 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (9.05%) Node.js
11 20 (8.62%) CSS
11 20 (8.62%) LDAP
12 19 (8.19%) .NET Framework
12 19 (8.19%) Entity Framework
12 19 (8.19%) SOAP
13 16 (6.90%) 802.1X
13 16 (6.90%) Dapper ORM
14 15 (6.47%) J2EE
14 15 (6.47%) jQuery
15 13 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.07%) CESG
3 22 (9.48%) Data Centre
4 21 (9.05%) Clustering
5 18 (7.76%) Computer Science
6 17 (7.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (4.31%) Public Cloud
8 10 (4.31%) User Experience
9 9 (3.88%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.02%) Cyberattack
10 7 (3.02%) DataPower
10 7 (3.02%) Fintech
11 6 (2.59%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.29%) PKI
14 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.86%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 113 (48.71%) Linux
2 109 (46.98%) Windows
3 38 (16.38%) Unix
4 33 (14.22%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.17%) AIX
6 11 (4.74%) Android
6 11 (4.74%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.74%) Solaris
7 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.29%) Debian
11 2 (0.86%) Fedora
11 2 (0.86%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.52%) ITIL
2 34 (14.66%) MVC
3 30 (12.93%) Load Balancing
3 30 (12.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 28 (12.07%) Infrastructure Management
4 28 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (12.07%) Virtual Environments
5 26 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (9.48%) Information Security
7 22 (9.48%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.19%) Security Operations
9 18 (7.76%) Threat Intelligence
9 18 (7.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 17 (7.33%) Network Design
10 17 (7.33%) Social Engineering
11 16 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 15 (6.47%) B2B
12 15 (6.47%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.47%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 45 (19.40%) C#
3 41 (17.67%) Java
3 41 (17.67%) SQL
4 32 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 26 (11.21%) Python
6 20 (8.62%) Delphi
7 17 (7.33%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.33%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.74%) Perl
9 10 (4.31%) C++
10 7 (3.02%) C
11 6 (2.59%) PHP
12 5 (2.16%) Ruby
13 4 (1.72%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.29%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.29%) Go
14 3 (1.29%) Groovy
14 3 (1.29%) Scala
15 2 (0.86%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 54 (23.28%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (15.09%) CISSP
3 34 (14.66%) Degree
4 32 (13.79%) CCNA
5 28 (12.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 28 (12.07%) SC Cleared
5 28 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 22 (9.48%) CCNP
7 14 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (5.60%) DV Cleared
9 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.02%) MCSE
11 6 (2.59%) CEH
11 6 (2.59%) GIAC
11 6 (2.59%) MCSA
12 3 (1.29%) CCA
12 3 (1.29%) CCAA
12 3 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.29%) MCP
13 2 (0.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.62%) SLA
2 16 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.17%) QA
4 11 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.86%) GDPR
5 2 (0.86%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 30 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 28 (12.07%) vSphere
3 14 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.17%) VMware NSX
5 7 (3.02%) Docker
6 6 (2.59%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.72%) Squid
7 4 (1.72%) Varnish
8 3 (1.29%) XenApp
9 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 27 (11.64%) Nessus
2 15 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.47%) Puppet
3 14 (6.03%) vCenter Server
4 12 (5.17%) vRealize
5 10 (4.31%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (3.88%) Ansible
7 7 (3.02%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.16%) WSUS
9 4 (1.72%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.29%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.86%) SmoothWall
12 1 (0.43%) Nmap
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 66 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 58 (25.00%) Cisco
3 43 (18.53%) Oracle
4 34 (14.66%) Juniper
5 33 (14.22%) CheckPoint
6 29 (12.50%) VMware
7 27 (11.64%) F5
8 18 (7.76%) Citrix
8 18 (7.76%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (7.33%) Qualys
10 13 (5.60%) Arista
10 13 (5.60%) Blue Coat
10 13 (5.60%) Palo Alto
10 13 (5.60%) Riverbed
11 12 (5.17%) Aruba
11 12 (5.17%) Fortinet
11 12 (5.17%) Ivanti
11 12 (5.17%) Meraki
11 12 (5.17%) Tufin
12 10 (4.31%) Shavlik