Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 880 976 913
Rank change year-on-year +96 -63 +153
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 212 202 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.78% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 153 130 178
UK median annual salary £53,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.78% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,500 £64,125 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 22,616 26,060 27,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 15.11% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17,143 20,683 22,042
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 15 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 24 May 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 +66 186 £55,000 +22.22% 9
UK excluding London +28 119 £40,000 -11.11% 7
London +120 90 £75,000 +25.00% 3
South East +33 51 £35,000 -24.73%
Midlands +36 16 £40,000 +8.11%
West Midlands +18 14 £38,500 +4.05%
South West +7 14 £47,500 +5.56% 3
North of England +9 11 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Northern Ireland - 10 - - 1
Yorkshire -27 8 £47,000 +4.44%
Wales - 7 £37,500 -
Scotland +10 6 £44,225 -12.34%
East of England +56 4 £40,000 +4.58% 1
North West +26 3 £51,750 +47.86% 2
East Midlands +39 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 106 (50.00%) HTTP
2 81 (38.21%) Linux
3 69 (32.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (32.08%) SQL
5 65 (30.66%) Firewall
6 59 (27.83%) TCP/IP
6 59 (27.83%) Microsoft
7 58 (27.36%) Windows
8 55 (25.94%) SSL
9 53 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (24.06%) SQL Server
11 48 (22.64%) DNS
12 46 (21.70%) Java
12 46 (21.70%) Finance
12 46 (21.70%) Git (software)
13 45 (21.23%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (19.81%) DHCP
15 41 (19.34%) REST
16 39 (18.40%) IPsec
17 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
17 38 (17.92%) XML
17 38 (17.92%) Python
17 38 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
18 36 (16.98%) VPN
18 36 (16.98%) DevOps
19 34 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (15.57%) Cisco
20 33 (15.57%) HTML
21 32 (15.09%) C#
21 32 (15.09%) FTP

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 16 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.13%) IIS
3 8 (3.77%) Confluence
4 7 (3.30%) JBoss
4 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.83%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.36%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.42%) SAS
8 3 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 2 (0.94%) nginx
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 69 (32.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.60%) SaaS
4 12 (5.66%) IaaS
5 10 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (4.72%) PaaS
6 8 (3.77%) GitHub
7 7 (3.30%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (2.83%) CloudFront
8 6 (2.83%) Office 365
9 5 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.36%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.42%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.94%) Serverless
12 1 (0.47%) Akamai
12 1 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.47%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 106 (50.00%) HTTP
2 65 (30.66%) Firewall
3 59 (27.83%) TCP/IP
4 55 (25.94%) SSL
5 48 (22.64%) DNS
6 42 (19.81%) DHCP
7 39 (18.40%) IPsec
8 36 (16.98%) VPN
9 32 (15.09%) FTP
10 22 (10.38%) SSH
10 22 (10.38%) VoIP
11 21 (9.91%) Internet
11 21 (9.91%) VLAN
12 20 (9.43%) SNMP
12 20 (9.43%) WAN
13 19 (8.96%) BGP
13 19 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (8.96%) OSPF
14 18 (8.49%) EIGRP
14 18 (8.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.21%) MySQL
3 20 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 18 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 18 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.77%) Hazelcast
8 7 (3.30%) DB2
9 5 (2.36%) Big Data
10 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.42%) Power BI
11 3 (1.42%) PowerPivot
11 3 (1.42%) SAS EBI
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.94%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (21.70%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.15%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.38%) TeamCity
4 18 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (8.02%) JIRA
6 15 (7.08%) Bitbucket
7 12 (5.66%) git-flow
7 12 (5.66%) Xcode
8 10 (4.72%) Axure RP
9 9 (4.25%) NUnit
10 8 (3.77%) Android Studio
11 7 (3.30%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.83%) Subversion
13 5 (2.36%) Gradle
13 5 (2.36%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.36%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.36%) Zephyr
14 4 (1.89%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.89%) Mockito
14 4 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (21.70%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Marketing
3 7 (3.30%) Retail
4 5 (2.36%) Banking
4 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.42%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) International Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 56 (26.42%) Developer
2 36 (16.98%) Analyst
3 27 (12.74%) Security Engineer
3 27 (12.74%) Support Analyst
4 26 (12.26%) Network Engineer
5 23 (10.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.49%) Applications Support
8 15 (7.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 15 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
10 12 (5.66%) Software Analyst
10 12 (5.66%) Software Support Analyst
11 11 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (5.19%) Applications Support Engineer
11 11 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.72%) Data Integration Developer
12 10 (4.72%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.34%) REST
2 38 (17.92%) XML
3 33 (15.57%) HTML
4 31 (14.62%) JSON
4 31 (14.62%) SOAP
5 29 (13.68%) Web Services
6 23 (10.85%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.43%) CSS
7 20 (9.43%) Spring
8 17 (8.02%) .NET
9 16 (7.55%) WebRTC
10 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.13%) React
11 13 (6.13%) Vue.js
12 12 (5.66%) Middleware
13 11 (5.19%) OAuth
13 11 (5.19%) RESTful
13 11 (5.19%) XSLT
14 10 (4.72%) Node.js
15 9 (4.25%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.79%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.66%) User Experience
4 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.72%) Smartphone
5 8 (3.77%) Internet of Things
5 8 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.77%) RIA
5 8 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.89%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.42%) CESG
9 3 (1.42%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.94%) DataPower
10 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.94%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (38.21%) Linux
2 58 (27.36%) Windows
3 31 (14.62%) Unix
4 21 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.96%) Apple iOS
6 18 (8.49%) CentOS
7 17 (8.02%) Windows Server
8 14 (6.60%) Android
9 5 (2.36%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.42%) AIX
11 3 (1.42%) Solaris
12 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.94%) VMS
12 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.98%) DevOps
3 30 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (12.26%) ITIL
5 26 (12.26%) TDD
6 23 (10.85%) Ethical Hacking
6 23 (10.85%) Information Security
6 23 (10.85%) MVC
7 22 (10.38%) Scrum
8 21 (9.91%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (9.91%) SIEM
9 20 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (8.49%) Identity Access Management
10 18 (8.49%) Microservices
10 18 (8.49%) Test Automation
11 17 (8.02%) High Availability
11 17 (8.02%) Secure Coding
11 17 (8.02%) Threat Modelling
12 16 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.08%) SQL
2 46 (21.70%) Java
3 38 (17.92%) JavaScript
3 38 (17.92%) Python
4 32 (15.09%) C#
5 21 (9.91%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.13%) Apple Swift
7 12 (5.66%) C++
8 11 (5.19%) Go
9 8 (3.77%) C
10 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.30%) Java 8
10 7 (3.30%) Kotlin
10 7 (3.30%) PHP
11 6 (2.83%) VB
12 3 (1.42%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.42%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.42%) Ruby
12 3 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (21.23%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (15.09%) Degree
3 25 (11.79%) CCNP
4 22 (10.38%) CCIE
5 14 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (6.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (5.66%) CISSP
7 11 (5.19%) CCNA
8 9 (4.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 9 (4.25%) ISTQB
9 8 (3.77%) SANS
10 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.30%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.30%) SSCP
11 6 (2.83%) CCDP
11 6 (2.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.83%) GIAC
11 6 (2.83%) MCSE
12 5 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (2.36%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.02%) PCI DSS
3 16 (7.55%) SLA
4 15 (7.08%) QA
5 3 (1.42%) COBIT
5 3 (1.42%) GDPR
5 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.47%) NIST 800
System Software
1 23 (10.85%) Active Directory
1 23 (10.85%) Docker
2 21 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.02%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.60%) Firmware
5 4 (1.89%) XenApp
6 3 (1.42%) vSphere
7 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.47%) HDFS
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (8.02%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.13%) WSUS
3 11 (5.19%) Perfmon
4 8 (3.77%) Ansible
4 8 (3.77%) Prometheus
4 8 (3.77%) Puppet
5 7 (3.30%) Terraform
6 4 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.89%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.89%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.89%) SCCM
6 4 (1.89%) TrustSec
7 3 (1.42%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.42%) Kibana
7 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.42%) QRadar
8 2 (0.94%) Graylog
8 2 (0.94%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 59 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.57%) Cisco
3 21 (9.91%) VMware
4 17 (8.02%) CyberArk
5 13 (6.13%) Google
6 12 (5.66%) Oracle
6 12 (5.66%) Palo Alto
6 12 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.19%) CA
7 11 (5.19%) Dell
8 9 (4.25%) EMC
8 9 (4.25%) NetApp
9 8 (3.77%) Meraki
10 6 (2.83%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.83%) HP
10 6 (2.83%) Symantec
11 5 (2.36%) Citrix
11 5 (2.36%) F5
11 5 (2.36%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.89%) Splunk