Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 770 870 1033
Rank change year-on-year +100 +163 -75
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 60 249 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 1.08% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49 184 129
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,775 £31,900
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +24.22% -10.56% +5.26%

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 11,873 23,098 27,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.02% 15.68% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,268 17,483 21,476
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,056
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.12% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 11 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 6 July 2020. 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 +115 55 £55,000 +7.32% 63
London +120 29 £67,500 -10.00% 22
UK excluding London +109 29 £50,000 +24.22% 50
South East +101 11 £52,500 +61.54% 12
North of England +145 10 £35,000 -27.84% 11
Yorkshire +113 10 £35,000 -25.53%
Work from Home +56 9 £51,250 -33.87% 13
East of England +94 3 £66,250 +32.50% 7
Scotland +76 3 - - 6
Midlands +96 2 - - 8
East Midlands +63 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 36 (60.00%) HTTP
2 30 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (36.67%) DNS
4 20 (33.33%) Linux
5 18 (30.00%) Azure
6 17 (28.33%) Windows
7 16 (26.67%) AWS
8 15 (25.00%) Firewall
8 15 (25.00%) DevOps
9 14 (23.33%) SQL
9 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (23.33%) VPN
10 13 (21.67%) Web Services
10 13 (21.67%) Degree
10 13 (21.67%) JSON
10 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.33%) VoIP
12 11 (18.33%) Python
12 11 (18.33%) IPsec
12 11 (18.33%) Office 365
13 10 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.00%) SSL
15 8 (13.33%) Cisco
15 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.33%) WAN
15 8 (13.33%) 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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Azure
2 16 (26.67%) AWS
3 11 (18.33%) Office 365
4 8 (13.33%) PaaS
5 7 (11.67%) SaaS
6 5 (8.33%) IaaS
7 4 (6.67%) GitHub
8 3 (5.00%) Akamai
8 3 (5.00%) GCP
8 3 (5.00%) OneDrive
8 3 (5.00%) Power Platform
8 3 (5.00%) PowerApps
8 3 (5.00%) ShareGate
9 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.33%) Force.com
9 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
9 2 (3.33%) Serverless
10 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (60.00%) HTTP
2 30 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (36.67%) DNS
4 15 (25.00%) Firewall
5 14 (23.33%) VPN
6 11 (18.33%) IPsec
6 11 (18.33%) VoIP
7 9 (15.00%) SSL
8 8 (13.33%) WAN
9 6 (10.00%) VLAN
10 5 (8.33%) FTP
10 5 (8.33%) Network Security
11 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (6.67%) LAN
11 4 (6.67%) Wireless
11 4 (6.67%) Wireless Security
12 3 (5.00%) Internet
12 3 (5.00%) MQTT
12 3 (5.00%) SMTP
13 2 (3.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.00%) Power BI
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.67%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.67%) KDB
5 1 (1.67%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Xcode
5 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.33%) GitLab
5 2 (3.33%) Gradle
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.33%) Mockito
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.67%) git-flow
6 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.67%) Redmine
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
1 6 (10.00%) Law
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Office 365 Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) JSON
1 13 (21.67%) Web Services
2 7 (11.67%) HTML
3 6 (10.00%) .NET
3 6 (10.00%) REST
3 6 (10.00%) XML
4 5 (8.33%) SOAP
5 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) CSS
5 4 (6.67%) React
5 4 (6.67%) SAML
5 4 (6.67%) Vue.js
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Core
6 3 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.33%) Material Design
7 2 (3.33%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
7 2 (3.33%) RxJava
7 2 (3.33%) Visualforce
7 2 (3.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (3.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (3.33%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.33%) Media Streaming
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 2 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.67%) Android
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) CentOS
7 1 (1.67%) Debian
7 1 (1.67%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) DevOps
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 8 (13.33%) SIEM
6 7 (11.67%) Information Security
6 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
7 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (8.33%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (6.67%) Release Management
9 4 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 11 (18.33%) Python
3 6 (10.00%) C++
4 5 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (3.33%) Java 8
7 2 (3.33%) JMESPath
7 2 (3.33%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) R
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) XPath
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.33%) CISSP
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) CISM
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CEH
6 1 (1.67%) CISA
6 1 (1.67%) GIAC
6 1 (1.67%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.67%) RHCE
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.67%) NIST
3 1 (1.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) Docker
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.67%) BIND 9
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) LXC
6 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Terraform
2 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) Rancher
5 1 (1.67%) CloudHub
5 1 (1.67%) Icinga
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) SCCM
5 1 (1.67%) vRealize
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.33%) Juniper
3 5 (8.33%) McAfee
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) Carbon Black
5 3 (5.00%) Darktrace
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (5.00%) Veeam
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.33%) Mitel
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Sophos
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.67%) HP