Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 893 651 826
Rank change year-on-year -242 +175 +200
Permanent jobs citing HTTPS 158 59 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.78% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 97 49 176
10th Percentile " £43,750 £31,129
25th Percentile £32,500 £52,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £70,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year -13.64% +16.40% -0.53%

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 16,357 7,547 21,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 15.24% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11,238 6,173 16,570
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £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 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for HTTPS in the UK

HTTPS
Top 13 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 27 October 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 -229 144 £52,500 -13.22% 184
UK excluding London -159 97 £47,500 -13.64% 135
London -238 53 £56,250 -18.18% 62
North of England -96 37 £53,750 -15.69% 50
Yorkshire -71 36 £53,750 -12.24% 8
Midlands -112 24 £35,000 - 28
South East -148 22 £52,500 +5.00% 27
East Midlands -44 21 £35,000 - 8
Work from Home -275 19 £60,000 -11.44% 75
East of England -93 8 £66,500 +2.31% 14
Scotland - 6 £63,750 - 12
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 20
North West -97 1 - - 22

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 104 (65.82%) HTTP
2 62 (39.24%) TCP/IP
3 61 (38.61%) Linux
4 59 (37.34%) Python
5 55 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (32.28%) Windows
7 44 (27.85%) PowerShell
8 39 (24.68%) FTP
8 39 (24.68%) Telecoms
9 38 (24.05%) Bash Shell
10 36 (22.78%) C
10 36 (22.78%) C++
10 36 (22.78%) SQL
11 34 (21.52%) Broadband
12 33 (20.89%) Ethernet
12 33 (20.89%) Marketing
12 33 (20.89%) Test Automation
12 33 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (20.25%) MQTT
13 32 (20.25%) Software Engineering
13 32 (20.25%) Wireless
13 32 (20.25%) DNS
13 32 (20.25%) Java
13 32 (20.25%) Middleware
14 31 (19.62%) Computer Science
15 30 (18.99%) Project Planning
15 30 (18.99%) Wireshark
16 29 (18.35%) WebSphere
16 29 (18.35%) Wi-Fi
16 29 (18.35%) IBM

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 29 (18.35%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.80%) IIS
4 5 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.90%) Apache
5 3 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.90%) Confluence
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (17.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.72%) AWS
1 28 (17.72%) Azure
2 9 (5.70%) GitHub
2 9 (5.70%) GitHub Actions
3 7 (4.43%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (4.43%) Serverless
4 6 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.16%) AWS Direct Connect
6 4 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.53%) Datadog
6 4 (2.53%) SaaS
7 3 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.27%) Force.com
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) IaaS
9 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (65.82%) HTTP
2 62 (39.24%) TCP/IP
3 39 (24.68%) FTP
4 34 (21.52%) Broadband
5 33 (20.89%) Ethernet
6 32 (20.25%) DNS
6 32 (20.25%) MQTT
6 32 (20.25%) Wireless
7 30 (18.99%) Wireshark
8 29 (18.35%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (16.46%) 802.11
9 26 (16.46%) STUN
10 25 (15.82%) SMTP
11 23 (14.56%) Firewall
12 20 (12.66%) DHCP
13 19 (12.03%) IPv6
13 19 (12.03%) SNMP
14 16 (10.13%) Internet
14 16 (10.13%) SSH
14 16 (10.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.13%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.16%) SQLite
5 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.63%) DataStage
7 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.63%) OLAP
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.63%) Power BI
7 1 (0.63%) QlikView
7 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Jenkins
1 12 (7.59%) JIRA
2 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.33%) GitLab
3 5 (3.16%) Gradle
3 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.90%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.90%) eggPlant
4 3 (1.90%) GCC
4 3 (1.90%) GDB
4 3 (1.90%) Locust
4 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.90%) Subversion
5 2 (1.27%) Maven
5 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (24.68%) Telecoms
2 33 (20.89%) Marketing
3 22 (13.92%) Social Skills
4 15 (9.49%) Retail
5 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.70%) Finance
7 5 (3.16%) Electronics
7 5 (3.16%) Police
8 4 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.90%) Billing
9 3 (1.90%) Games
9 3 (1.90%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (17.09%) Automation Engineer
2 26 (16.46%) Customer Engineer
2 26 (16.46%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (16.46%) Validation Engineer
2 26 (16.46%) Wireless Engineer
3 17 (10.76%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.59%) Data Engineer
4 12 (7.59%) Python Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Architect
7 9 (5.70%) Azure Software Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Lead Software Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Python Software Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Embedded Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.25%) Middleware
2 28 (17.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 26 (16.46%) 802.1X
3 26 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (16.46%) XMPP
4 16 (10.13%) HTML
5 14 (8.86%) .NET
6 13 (8.23%) JSON
6 13 (8.23%) Node.js
7 11 (6.96%) XML
8 10 (6.33%) React
8 10 (6.33%) REST
9 9 (5.70%) GraphQL
9 9 (5.70%) Kafka
10 8 (5.06%) SOAP
11 7 (4.43%) RESTful
11 7 (4.43%) Web Services
12 6 (3.80%) LDAP
13 5 (3.16%) OAuth
14 3 (1.90%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.72%) EFT
1 28 (17.72%) Legacy Applications
2 6 (3.80%) PKI
2 6 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.80%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.16%) Analogue Electronics
3 5 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (3.16%) Robotics
4 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.90%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) MPEG
5 3 (1.90%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (1.90%) Social Media
5 3 (1.90%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.27%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.61%) Linux
2 51 (32.28%) Windows
3 28 (17.72%) AIX
4 16 (10.13%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.43%) Unix
6 5 (3.16%) Android
6 5 (3.16%) CentOS
6 5 (3.16%) ThreadX
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.27%) zOS
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (20.89%) Test Automation
3 32 (20.25%) Software Engineering
4 31 (19.62%) Computer Science
5 30 (18.99%) Project Planning
6 29 (18.35%) Waterfall
7 27 (17.09%) Validation
8 26 (16.46%) Integration Testing
8 26 (16.46%) Performance Measurement
8 26 (16.46%) Software Testing
9 22 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.39%) ITIL
11 17 (10.76%) DevOps
12 16 (10.13%) Machine Learning
13 12 (7.59%) Microservices
14 11 (6.96%) Full Stack Development
15 10 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
15 10 (6.33%) Information Security
16 9 (5.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.34%) Python
2 44 (27.85%) PowerShell
3 38 (24.05%) Bash Shell
4 36 (22.78%) C
4 36 (22.78%) C++
4 36 (22.78%) SQL
5 32 (20.25%) Java
6 24 (15.19%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.23%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.59%) C#
9 7 (4.43%) Java 8
9 7 (4.43%) VB
10 6 (3.80%) Go
10 6 (3.80%) PHP
11 5 (3.16%) Perl
11 5 (3.16%) Ruby
12 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.53%) VBScript
13 3 (1.90%) Groovy
13 3 (1.90%) Lua
Qualifications
1 19 (12.03%) Degree
2 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.06%) CCNA
5 6 (3.80%) CCNP
6 5 (3.16%) CISSP
7 4 (2.53%) CISM
7 4 (2.53%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.90%) CCIE
8 3 (1.90%) SANS
8 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) CCDA
9 2 (1.27%) CCENT
9 2 (1.27%) CWNA
9 2 (1.27%) GCIA
9 2 (1.27%) MCSE
9 2 (1.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.06%) GDPR
3 5 (3.16%) MISRA
3 5 (3.16%) NIST
4 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.63%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.23%) Docker
4 5 (3.16%) iptables
5 4 (2.53%) Firmware
6 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.90%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.27%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.27%) OpenIDM
7 2 (1.27%) RACF
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (16.46%) Graylog
1 26 (16.46%) Kibana
2 20 (12.66%) Kubernetes
3 13 (8.23%) Grafana
4 9 (5.70%) Ansible
4 9 (5.70%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.80%) Terraform
6 5 (3.16%) Icinga
6 5 (3.16%) Puppet
7 4 (2.53%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.90%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.90%) Rancher
8 3 (1.90%) SafeCom
8 3 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.63%) Control-M
10 1 (0.63%) Nagios
10 1 (0.63%) QRadar
10 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) IBM
2 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.13%) VMware
4 11 (6.96%) Cisco
5 9 (5.70%) Adobe
5 9 (5.70%) Monetate
5 9 (5.70%) New Relic
6 6 (3.80%) Citrix
6 6 (3.80%) Oracle
7 5 (3.16%) Klocwork
8 4 (2.53%) Apple
8 4 (2.53%) Automation Anywhere
8 4 (2.53%) Blue Prism
8 4 (2.53%) Splunk
8 4 (2.53%) UiPath
9 3 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.90%) Equitrac
9 3 (1.90%) Meraki
9 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow