The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 252 261 282
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing SSH 14 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
Average salary £49,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £45,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
SSH
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1248 1575 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.85% 20.79% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1196 1410
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SSH
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SSH Salary Trend in the East of England

SSH
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSH across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SSH Salary Histogram in the East of England

SSH
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £56,000 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 27 (77.14%) Unix
2 24 (68.57%) Oracle
3 22 (62.86%) Perl
4 21 (60.00%) DNS
4 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 20 (57.14%) SSL
5 20 (57.14%) Linux
6 19 (54.29%) Java
6 19 (54.29%) IBM
7 18 (51.43%) MySQL
7 18 (51.43%) Apache
8 17 (48.57%) PHP
8 17 (48.57%) Shell Script
8 17 (48.57%) LAMP
8 17 (48.57%) Sendmail
8 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
9 16 (45.71%) Clustering
9 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (45.71%) FTP
10 15 (42.86%) MS Office
10 15 (42.86%) VMware
11 14 (40.00%) Time Management
12 13 (37.14%) ITIL
12 13 (37.14%) SQL
12 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
13 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
13 12 (34.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (34.29%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
13 12 (34.29%) Apache ServiceMix

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (51.43%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) Apache ServiceMix
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
2 12 (34.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.43%) Joomla!
3 4 (11.43%) Moodle
3 4 (11.43%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) DNS
2 20 (57.14%) SSL
3 16 (45.71%) FTP
4 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
5 8 (22.86%) Telnet
6 7 (20.00%) Firewall
7 5 (14.29%) IMAP
7 5 (14.29%) POP3
7 5 (14.29%) SMTP
8 4 (11.43%) IPsec
8 4 (11.43%) LDAP
8 4 (11.43%) Network Security
8 4 (11.43%) PuTTY
8 4 (11.43%) SAN
8 4 (11.43%) VPN
9 3 (8.57%) BGP
9 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.57%) HSRP
9 3 (8.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) HP UFT
1 8 (22.86%) Toad
2 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Administrator
1 18 (51.43%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 10 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Web Hosting Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) LAMP
2 12 (34.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (11.43%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 4 (11.43%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Unix
2 20 (57.14%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (14.29%) CentOS
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Time Management
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Problem Management
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.29%) High Availability
7 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.57%) Threat Detection
9 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (5.71%) Image Processing
11 1 (2.86%) Product Management
11 1 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Perl
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
3 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 17 (48.57%) Shell Script
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) Bourne shell
6 4 (11.43%) C-shell
6 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CCNP
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.57%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) CISA
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Sendmail
2 12 (34.29%) Postfix
2 12 (34.29%) qmail
3 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) iptables
5 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) Varnish
5 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 4 (11.43%) Xen
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Plesk
2 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (14.29%) cPanel
4 4 (11.43%) Cacti
4 4 (11.43%) Nagios
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Oracle
2 21 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 19 (54.29%) IBM
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (11.43%) HP
7 4 (11.43%) IDERA
7 4 (11.43%) R1Soft
7 4 (11.43%) Sun
8 3 (8.57%) F5
8 3 (8.57%) Juniper
9 2 (5.71%) Cadence
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
10 1 (2.86%) BMC
10 1 (2.86%) Qualys
10 1 (2.86%) Sybase