Period
to 23 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for X.509 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited X.509 over the 6 months to 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X.509
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 667 1054 1153
Rank change year-on-year +387 +99 +30
Permanent jobs citing X.509 10 31 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 16
Median annual salary £70,000 £85,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +41.67% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £43,125
90th Percentile £101,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £85,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -41.18% +54.55% +15.79%

X.509 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 7,506 21,255 24,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.28% 15.55% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,989 16,344 19,372
Median annual salary £50,001 £45,775 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.23% -3.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

X.509
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing X.509 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for X.509 in the UK

X.509
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing X.509.

Salary trend for X.509 in the UK

X.509
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing X.509 over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for X.509 in the UK

X.509
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X.509 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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 +361 10 £70,000 -17.65%
London +264 7 £83,750 +19.64%
UK excluding London +305 3 £50,000 -41.18%
South East +214 3 £50,000 -41.18%
Work from Home - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, IT jobs citing X.509 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 X.509.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
1 6 (60.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) API Development
2 5 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) DevSecOps
2 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 5 (50.00%) OWASP
2 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Apex Code
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) HP Fortify
4 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (30.00%) GitLab
4 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening

X.509
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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
2 5 (50.00%) AWS
3 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) 4G
1 3 (30.00%) 5G
1 3 (30.00%) IPv4
1 3 (30.00%) IPv6
1 3 (30.00%) LTE
1 3 (30.00%) SNMP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) UMTS
1 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (30.00%) WiMAX
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) GitLab
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (30.00%) Snyk
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) JSON Schema
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth
3 1 (10.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SAML
3 1 (10.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) API Development
2 5 (50.00%) DevSecOps
2 5 (50.00%) OWASP
2 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) HP Fortify
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Black Duck
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Ping Identity
1 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (30.00%) Veracode
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft