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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 301 285 293
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing SSH 10 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.57% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 23
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,675 £55,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -25.55%
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
1788 1653 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.40% 15.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1422 2057
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,700 £72,400
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 23 January 2015.

SSH Salary Histogram in the City of London

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Apache
4 14 (41.18%) DNS
5 13 (38.24%) SMTP
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Games
6 12 (35.29%) IMAP
6 12 (35.29%) FTP
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco
7 11 (32.35%) Perl
7 11 (32.35%) MySQL
7 11 (32.35%) UNIX
8 9 (26.47%) DHCP
8 9 (26.47%) Solaris
8 9 (26.47%) Nagios
8 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (23.53%) Telnet
9 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
9 8 (23.53%) Intel
9 8 (23.53%) IIS
9 8 (23.53%) VBScript
9 8 (23.53%) French Language
10 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (20.59%) PHP
10 7 (20.59%) Python
10 7 (20.59%) HP
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
11 6 (17.65%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (52.94%) Apache
2 8 (23.53%) IIS
3 5 (14.71%) nginx
4 4 (11.76%) Node.js
4 4 (11.76%) ejabberd
4 4 (11.76%) Zope
4 4 (11.76%) Plone
5 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Drupal
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Joyent
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 13 (38.24%) SMTP
3 12 (35.29%) FTP
3 12 (35.29%) IMAP
4 9 (26.47%) DHCP
5 8 (23.53%) Telnet
6 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
7 6 (17.65%) LDAP
7 6 (17.65%) SNMP
8 5 (14.71%) Kerberos
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
8 5 (14.71%) VPN
8 5 (14.71%) SSL
9 4 (11.76%) OSPF
9 4 (11.76%) BGP
9 4 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.76%) Network Security
9 4 (11.76%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) Riak
3 4 (11.76%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Emacs
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
1 12 (35.29%) Games
2 8 (23.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (38.24%) Administrator
2 9 (26.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (26.47%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) LAMP
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 11 (32.35%) UNIX
4 9 (26.47%) Solaris
5 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.76%) FreeBSD
7 4 (11.76%) Debian
7 4 (11.76%) OpenBSD
8 2 (5.88%) CentOS
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
1 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (14.71%) Cyber Security
2 5 (14.71%) Information Security
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Web Design
3 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Perl
2 8 (23.53%) VBScript
3 7 (20.59%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) PHP
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CCNP
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) GCWN
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.82%) MCITP
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Xen
1 5 (14.71%) KVM
2 4 (11.76%) Varnish
2 4 (11.76%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) NFS
2 4 (11.76%) Ceph
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
4 1 (2.94%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Nagios
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Ganeti
3 4 (11.76%) Bacula
3 4 (11.76%) ZABBIX
3 4 (11.76%) Munin
3 4 (11.76%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.94%) yum
5 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) Intel
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.82%) Mitel
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) Sophos
6 3 (8.82%) Websense
6 3 (8.82%) Clearswift
6 3 (8.82%) Dell
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) Zend