The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 300 317 296
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing SSH 8 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.83% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 32
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
SSH
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1448 2048 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 16.54% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1716 1688
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSH across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSH
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSH across the City of London region.

SSH Salary Trend in the City of London

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSH.

1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) HTTP
5 7 (30.43%) SSL
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) WorldPay
6 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (17.39%) UML

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) nginx
1 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.70%) Datadog
1 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) FTP
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Intranet
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) Telnet
7 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (4.35%) Multicast
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.04%) SQLPlus
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) OLTP
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Market Data Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Market Data Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Market Data Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) WCF
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (13.04%) POSIX
5 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) XSD
6 1 (4.35%) XSL
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) VMS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Jython
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) iptables
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Squid
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) CFEngine
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) WorldPay
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Genesys
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel