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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 293 280 320
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs citing SSH 25 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 2.33% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 14
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £52,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
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
1945 1758 2270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 15.07% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1556 2025
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSH across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SSH Salary Histogram in the City of London

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
2 21 (39.62%) DNS
2 21 (39.62%) MySQL
3 20 (37.74%) Finance
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) Java
6 17 (32.08%) OO
6 17 (32.08%) SSL
6 17 (32.08%) HTTP
7 15 (28.30%) XML
8 14 (26.42%) Apache
9 13 (24.53%) Windows
9 13 (24.53%) Internet
9 13 (24.53%) Nagios
9 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
10 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
10 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.64%) Python
11 11 (20.75%) VPN
11 11 (20.75%) Web Services
11 11 (20.75%) UNIX
11 11 (20.75%) Solaris
11 11 (20.75%) MVC
11 11 (20.75%) FTP
12 10 (18.87%) VMware
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco
12 10 (18.87%) DHCP
12 10 (18.87%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (26.42%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.32%) nginx
4 5 (9.43%) CMS
5 4 (7.55%) Zope
5 4 (7.55%) Plone
5 4 (7.55%) Node.js
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Joyent
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
1 21 (39.62%) DNS
2 17 (32.08%) SSL
2 17 (32.08%) HTTP
3 13 (24.53%) Internet
4 11 (20.75%) VPN
4 11 (20.75%) FTP
5 10 (18.87%) DHCP
6 9 (16.98%) NAS
6 9 (16.98%) LDAP
7 8 (15.09%) SAN
7 8 (15.09%) SNMP
7 8 (15.09%) SMTP
8 7 (13.21%) OpenVPN
9 6 (11.32%) Intranet
10 5 (9.43%) Firewall
10 5 (9.43%) MPLS
11 4 (7.55%) OSPF
11 4 (7.55%) BGP
11 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MySQL
2 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) MariaDB
3 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.55%) Riak
4 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.66%) SQLite
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) Redis
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Subversion
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) Emacs
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Games
3 4 (7.55%) Multimedia
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Network Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) XML
3 12 (22.64%) CSS
4 11 (20.75%) Web Services
5 8 (15.09%) J2EE
6 7 (13.21%) FFmpeg
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.32%) .NET
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.32%) WCF
8 5 (9.43%) Apache Flex
8 5 (9.43%) Zend Framework
8 5 (9.43%) jQuery
8 5 (9.43%) Ajax
8 5 (9.43%) HTML5
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) Backbone.js
8 5 (9.43%) Sass
8 5 (9.43%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.43%) E-Learning
3 5 (9.43%) SCORM
3 5 (9.43%) W3C
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.66%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 11 (20.75%) UNIX
3 11 (20.75%) Solaris
4 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
5 5 (9.43%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Debian
6 4 (7.55%) OpenBSD
6 4 (7.55%) FreeBSD
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) OO
2 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) OOD
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
6 7 (13.21%) Web Development
6 7 (13.21%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (11.32%) UML
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.32%) TDD
8 5 (9.43%) OOP
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 4 (7.55%) Web Design
9 4 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.64%) Python
3 10 (18.87%) Ruby
4 9 (16.98%) PHP
4 9 (16.98%) SQL
5 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.32%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.43%) PHP5
6 5 (9.43%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (9.43%) ActionScript
6 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) Korn
9 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) RHCA
2 3 (5.66%) RHCT
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.66%) MCITP
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
2 3 (5.66%) MCSA
2 3 (5.66%) CCNP
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) RHCE
3 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 2 (3.77%) GCWN
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) NFS
3 5 (9.43%) Xen
3 5 (9.43%) KVM
4 4 (7.55%) SpamAssassin
4 4 (7.55%) Varnish
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) OpenSSH
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.89%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Nagios
2 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 5 (9.43%) Ansible
4 4 (7.55%) HAProxy
4 4 (7.55%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.55%) Munin
5 3 (5.66%) SCOM
5 3 (5.66%) CFEngine
5 3 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (5.66%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.89%) Salt
6 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.89%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) VMware
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
3 7 (13.21%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Zend
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) Mitel
5 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.66%) Websense
5 3 (5.66%) Clearswift
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec
5 3 (5.66%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
6 2 (3.77%) Sophos
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) EMC