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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 303 292 295
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing SSH 8 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 1.32% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 14
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,500 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -12.50%
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
1958 1593 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.82% 15.34% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1343 2020
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Apache
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) SMTP
4 11 (39.29%) Games
4 11 (39.29%) IMAP
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 10 (35.71%) MySQL
5 10 (35.71%) Perl
6 9 (32.14%) DNS
7 8 (28.57%) Intel
7 8 (28.57%) Telnet
7 8 (28.57%) VBScript
7 8 (28.57%) IIS
7 8 (28.57%) FTP
7 8 (28.57%) French Language
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (21.43%) SNMP
9 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (21.43%) Solaris
9 6 (21.43%) LDAP
9 6 (21.43%) PHP
9 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
10 5 (17.86%) Debian
10 5 (17.86%) Information Security
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (28.57%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) ejabberd
3 3 (10.71%) nginx
3 3 (10.71%) Zope
3 3 (10.71%) Plone
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SMTP
1 11 (39.29%) IMAP
2 9 (32.14%) DNS
3 8 (28.57%) Telnet
3 8 (28.57%) FTP
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) SNMP
5 6 (21.43%) LDAP
6 5 (17.86%) DHCP
6 5 (17.86%) Kerberos
7 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.71%) OSPF
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (10.71%) Network Security
7 3 (10.71%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (10.71%) OpenVPN
8 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
8 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
8 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) MariaDB
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Emacs
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) French Language
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Administrator
2 11 (39.29%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Security Specialist
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) POSIX
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Debian
6 3 (10.71%) OpenBSD
6 3 (10.71%) FreeBSD
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security
2 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
3 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
3 3 (10.71%) Web Design
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) E-business
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Perl
2 8 (28.57%) VBScript
3 6 (21.43%) PHP
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) GCWN
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Varnish
1 3 (10.71%) SpamAssassin
1 3 (10.71%) Ceph
2 2 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) RHEV
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) HAProxy
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Ganeti
2 3 (10.71%) Bacula
3 1 (3.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.57%) Munin
3 1 (3.57%) yum
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Intel
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (3.57%) Polycom
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.57%) Kaseya
4 1 (3.57%) Nimsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) IBM