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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1005 858 791
Rank change year-on-year -147 -67 +91
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 257 118 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.87% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 150 69 43
10th Percentile £34,950 £39,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £52,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £62,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.27% +12.73% +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,675 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +30.84%

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 23,743 13,603 11,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.22% 12.73% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,313 9,545 9,438
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,775 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -144 194 £55,000 -12.00% 215
Work from Home -171 127 £67,350 -3.79% 170
UK excluding London -115 109 £50,000 -16.67% 171
London -169 98 £58,492 -8.25% 62
South East -44 59 £45,000 -28.00% 31
South West - 26 £67,350 - 10
North West -63 20 £67,350 +49.67% 34
North of England -119 20 £67,350 +3.62% 62
Scotland -64 13 £87,500 +59.09% 17
Midlands -61 6 £39,335 -7.45% 25
East Midlands -37 4 £39,335 -1.66% 11
East of England -88 3 £45,000 +38.46% 24
West Midlands -59 2 £45,000 - 14
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 128 (49.81%) HTTP
2 91 (35.41%) DNS
2 91 (35.41%) Firewall
3 89 (34.63%) Linux
4 84 (32.68%) AWS
5 80 (31.13%) Agile
6 79 (30.74%) Java
7 70 (27.24%) SSL
8 69 (26.85%) JavaScript
9 64 (24.90%) Social Skills
10 62 (24.12%) SQL
10 62 (24.12%) Python
11 57 (22.18%) DevOps
12 54 (21.01%) Software Engineering
13 53 (20.62%) TCP/IP
14 50 (19.46%) LAN
15 47 (18.29%) BGP
16 45 (17.51%) Cisco
16 45 (17.51%) CI/CD
17 44 (17.12%) Node.js
18 42 (16.34%) Unix
18 42 (16.34%) Windows
19 41 (15.95%) Finance
19 41 (15.95%) Cisco ASA
20 40 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
20 40 (15.56%) SDLC
21 39 (15.18%) React
21 39 (15.18%) Full Stack Development
21 39 (15.18%) HTML
21 39 (15.18%) Test Automation

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 21 (8.17%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (6.23%) IIS
4 9 (3.50%) nginx
5 8 (3.11%) Apache
5 8 (3.11%) DNN
6 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.56%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.39%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.39%) Mule
10 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (7.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 18 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.72%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.39%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 84 (32.68%) AWS
2 37 (14.40%) Azure
3 25 (9.73%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (8.95%) Serverless
5 19 (7.39%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (6.23%) Amazon S3
6 16 (6.23%) GitHub
7 12 (4.67%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (4.28%) Microsoft 365
8 11 (4.28%) SaaS
9 6 (2.33%) AWS Direct Connect
9 6 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.95%) Akamai
10 5 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.95%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (1.56%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.56%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.17%) Apigee
13 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (49.81%) HTTP
2 91 (35.41%) DNS
2 91 (35.41%) Firewall
3 70 (27.24%) SSL
4 53 (20.62%) TCP/IP
5 50 (19.46%) LAN
6 47 (18.29%) BGP
7 41 (15.95%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (14.01%) Ethernet
9 34 (13.23%) Network Security
10 32 (12.45%) VPLS
11 30 (11.67%) IPsec
12 26 (10.12%) VPN
13 19 (7.39%) SMTP
13 19 (7.39%) SNMP
14 18 (7.00%) Wireless
15 17 (6.61%) FTP
15 17 (6.61%) WAN
16 16 (6.23%) DHCP
17 15 (5.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.78%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.89%) DynamoDB
5 9 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.95%) MySQL
8 3 (1.17%) Metadata
8 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.78%) Big Data
9 2 (0.78%) SQLite
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.01%) JIRA
3 19 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 18 (7.00%) Mocha
5 10 (3.89%) Visual Studio Code
6 8 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.11%) Cypress.io
6 8 (3.11%) GitLab
6 8 (3.11%) MSTest
6 8 (3.11%) NUnit
7 6 (2.33%) Burp Suite
7 6 (2.33%) Metasploit
7 6 (2.33%) Selenium
7 6 (2.33%) sqlmap
8 5 (1.95%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.95%) Liquibase
9 4 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.17%) IDA Disassembler
10 3 (1.17%) Maven
General
1 64 (24.90%) Social Skills
2 41 (15.95%) Finance
3 26 (10.12%) Marketing
4 20 (7.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 17 (6.61%) Games
6 13 (5.06%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.28%) Legal
8 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.89%) Banking
8 10 (3.89%) Retail
9 9 (3.50%) Documentation Skills
9 9 (3.50%) Military
10 8 (3.11%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (2.33%) Advertising
11 6 (2.33%) Aeronautics
12 5 (1.95%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.56%) Electronics
13 4 (1.56%) German Language
14 3 (1.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 45 (17.51%) Developer
2 44 (17.12%) Network Engineer
3 40 (15.56%) Software Engineer
4 20 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Azure Developer
5 19 (7.39%) Security Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Site Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) AWS Developer
6 18 (7.00%) AWS DevOps
6 18 (7.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) AWS Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Azure Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) DevOps Developer
7 10 (3.89%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (3.89%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.50%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (3.50%) Junior Network Engineer
8 9 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.12%) Node.js
2 39 (15.18%) HTML
2 39 (15.18%) React
3 36 (14.01%) REST
4 32 (12.45%) CSS
5 31 (12.06%) .NET
5 31 (12.06%) Web Services
6 24 (9.34%) HTML5
7 23 (8.95%) OAuth
8 22 (8.56%) RESTful
8 22 (8.56%) WebSockets
9 19 (7.39%) XML
10 18 (7.00%) .NET Core
10 18 (7.00%) Jest
11 17 (6.61%) OAuth2
12 16 (6.23%) JWT
13 14 (5.45%) Sass
14 13 (5.06%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.06%) AngularJS
14 13 (5.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) User Experience
2 19 (7.39%) Blog
3 16 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.50%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.11%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (3.11%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (3.11%) Media Streaming
7 8 (3.11%) NHS
7 8 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 8 (3.11%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.33%) Blockchain
8 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.95%) Legacy Systems
9 5 (1.95%) Replication
10 3 (1.17%) CESG
10 3 (1.17%) Clustering
10 3 (1.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 89 (34.63%) Linux
2 42 (16.34%) Unix
2 42 (16.34%) Windows
3 12 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.11%) Android
4 8 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.95%) CentOS
7 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) AIX
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.78%) zOS
9 1 (0.39%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.39%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.13%) Agile
2 57 (22.18%) DevOps
3 54 (21.01%) Software Engineering
4 45 (17.51%) CI/CD
5 40 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (15.56%) SDLC
6 39 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (15.18%) Full Stack Development
6 39 (15.18%) Test Automation
7 37 (14.40%) Cybersecurity
8 32 (12.45%) Network Design
8 32 (12.45%) TDD
9 31 (12.06%) Application Security
10 27 (10.51%) Task Automation
11 26 (10.12%) Infrastructure as Code
12 24 (9.34%) Coaching
12 24 (9.34%) Computer Science
13 23 (8.95%) Line Management
14 21 (8.17%) OWASP
15 20 (7.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (30.74%) Java
2 69 (26.85%) JavaScript
3 62 (24.12%) Python
3 62 (24.12%) SQL
4 35 (13.62%) Go
5 29 (11.28%) Ruby
6 27 (10.51%) C#
6 27 (10.51%) Shell Script
7 19 (7.39%) PHP
8 18 (7.00%) TypeScript
9 17 (6.61%) Bash
10 14 (5.45%) XPath
11 13 (5.06%) Perl
12 11 (4.28%) C++
13 10 (3.89%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.33%) C
14 6 (2.33%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.17%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.17%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (1.17%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.89%) Degree
2 20 (7.78%) SC Cleared
2 20 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.45%) CCNP
5 10 (3.89%) CISSP
5 10 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.72%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (2.72%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (2.33%) CCNA
7 6 (2.33%) CISM
8 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.56%) CCDA
9 4 (1.56%) CCENT
9 4 (1.56%) CEH
9 4 (1.56%) CWNA
9 4 (1.56%) MCSE
10 3 (1.17%) ISACA
10 3 (1.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.67%) QA
2 10 (3.89%) HIPAA
3 9 (3.50%) NIST
4 8 (3.11%) HL7
5 7 (2.72%) GDPR
6 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
8 3 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.17%) JSP 440
8 3 (1.17%) NCSC
8 3 (1.17%) RMADS
9 2 (0.78%) GRC
9 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.78%) SLA
10 1 (0.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 28 (10.89%) Docker
2 14 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.95%) iptables
4 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.56%) Samba
6 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.17%) NFS
7 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) Postfix
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 25 (9.73%) Terraform
3 12 (4.67%) Ansible
4 8 (3.11%) TrustSec
5 5 (1.95%) Grafana
5 5 (1.95%) Icinga
5 5 (1.95%) Puppet
5 5 (1.95%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.95%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.56%) Kibana
6 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.56%) MIIS
6 4 (1.56%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.17%) Nessus
8 2 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.78%) EnCase
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 45 (17.51%) Cisco
2 15 (5.84%) IBM
3 14 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.45%) VMware
4 11 (4.28%) SAP
5 10 (3.89%) Samsung
6 9 (3.50%) Fortinet
6 9 (3.50%) Zscaler
7 8 (3.11%) Autodesk
7 8 (3.11%) Citrix
7 8 (3.11%) Datto
8 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.33%) NetApp
8 6 (2.33%) Okta
9 5 (1.95%) F5
9 5 (1.95%) Veeam
9 5 (1.95%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.56%) Apple
10 4 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.56%) Palo Alto