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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 299 321 302
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing SSH 9 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.11% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 24
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,125
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.72%
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
1450 1983 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 15.67% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1687 1835
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 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 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) HTTP
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) SSL
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) DevOps
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) FTP
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) POSIX
9 3 (15.79%) LDAP
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) HTML
9 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) Perl
9 3 (15.79%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.53%) nginx
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.53%) Datadog
1 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) SSL
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) FTP
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 3 (15.79%) Intranet
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) PBX
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) SMTP
6 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Market Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Market Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Market Data Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Market Data Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) POSIX
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) WCF
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Debian
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) VMS
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Cyber Security
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) iptables
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
1 3 (15.79%) WorldPay
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Genesys