The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 711 677 659
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Permanent jobs citing SSH 169 239 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.21% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 141 203 168
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
SSH
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17811 19680 19737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.24% 17.50% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14592 15842 16095
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSH
Salary Trend in England

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

SSH Salary Trend in England

SSH
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSH across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SSH Salary Histogram in England

SSH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
London -53 67 £49,250 -6.19% 8
South East +42 56 £60,000 +50.00% 7
North West +15 14 £32,500 -35.00% 2
East of England +1 11 £33,750 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire 0 9 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -3 6 £33,500 +42.55% 12
North East - 5 - - 1
West Midlands -24 1 £27,500 -1.25%
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 199 (59.23%) Linux
2 139 (41.37%) DNS
3 137 (40.77%) MySQL
4 116 (34.52%) PHP
5 111 (33.04%) UNIX
6 106 (31.55%) TCP/IP
7 100 (29.76%) Apache
8 97 (28.87%) Windows
9 85 (25.30%) Firewall
10 83 (24.70%) VMware
10 83 (24.70%) Python
11 82 (24.40%) HTTP
11 82 (24.40%) Bash Shell
12 81 (24.11%) HTML
13 76 (22.62%) Cisco
14 75 (22.32%) JavaScript
14 75 (22.32%) CSS
15 74 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 73 (21.73%) SQL
17 71 (21.13%) Git (software)
18 70 (20.83%) FTP
19 69 (20.54%) Perl
20 68 (20.24%) Red Hat
21 67 (19.94%) Web Services
22 64 (19.05%) SAN
23 63 (18.75%) VPN
23 63 (18.75%) SQL Server
24 58 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
24 58 (17.26%) Puppet
25 55 (16.37%) DevOps

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 100 (29.76%) Apache
2 43 (12.80%) nginx
3 30 (8.93%) CMS
4 29 (8.63%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.85%) Drupal
6 21 (6.25%) JBoss
7 18 (5.36%) WordPress
8 14 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (3.87%) MS Exchange
10 9 (2.68%) IIS
11 8 (2.38%) SharePoint
11 8 (2.38%) Moodle
12 7 (2.08%) Lync
12 7 (2.08%) IBM Notes
12 7 (2.08%) Apache Solr
12 7 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.79%) OpenEdge
14 5 (1.49%) Node.js
15 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 14 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (6.25%) Magento
2 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.74%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.46%) Amazon S3
4 14 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (4.17%) Amazon Glacier
5 11 (3.27%) GitHub
6 10 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.08%) Google Analytics
7 7 (2.08%) PaaS
7 7 (2.08%) IaaS
8 5 (1.49%) Office 365
8 5 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.60%) Datadog
10 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (41.37%) DNS
2 106 (31.55%) TCP/IP
3 85 (25.30%) Firewall
4 82 (24.40%) HTTP
5 70 (20.83%) FTP
6 64 (19.05%) SAN
7 63 (18.75%) VPN
8 54 (16.07%) SSL
8 54 (16.07%) DHCP
9 53 (15.77%) Internet
10 51 (15.18%) SMTP
10 51 (15.18%) LAN
11 45 (13.39%) WAN
12 44 (13.10%) LDAP
13 36 (10.71%) HTTPS
14 35 (10.42%) NAS
15 30 (8.93%) IPsec
16 27 (8.04%) VLAN
17 25 (7.44%) Network Security
17 25 (7.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (40.77%) MySQL
2 63 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 29 (8.63%) Relational Database
4 27 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (5.36%) RDBMS
7 15 (4.46%) Big Data
8 14 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (2.98%) DB2
10 8 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.60%) Informix
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.30%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 71 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.42%) Subversion
3 20 (5.95%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.98%) Grunt
4 10 (2.98%) JIRA
5 9 (2.68%) ProC
6 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.49%) Ant
7 5 (1.49%) Maven
8 4 (1.19%) Emacs
9 3 (0.89%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.60%) Toad
10 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.30%) Phing
11 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 52 (15.48%) Finance
2 25 (7.44%) Marketing
3 21 (6.25%) Banking
4 19 (5.65%) Games
4 19 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.17%) Publishing
5 14 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.27%) Electronics
7 7 (2.08%) Advertising
8 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.49%) Back Office
10 4 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.19%) Law
10 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.19%) iGaming
11 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.60%) Retail
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (24.70%) Developer
2 70 (20.83%) Administrator
3 46 (13.69%) Systems Administrator
4 35 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
5 30 (8.93%) Web Developer
6 29 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (8.04%) Analyst
8 23 (6.85%) PHP Developer
9 19 (5.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 18 (5.36%) Architect
10 18 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.06%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.06%) Technical Architect
12 16 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
13 13 (3.87%) Technical Support
13 13 (3.87%) UNIX Administrator
14 12 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
14 12 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 11 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.11%) HTML
2 75 (22.32%) CSS
3 67 (19.94%) Web Services
4 45 (13.39%) LAMP
5 41 (12.20%) Sass
6 39 (11.61%) jQuery
7 36 (10.71%) .NET
8 34 (10.12%) SOAP
9 33 (9.82%) HTML5
10 31 (9.23%) Ajax
11 30 (8.93%) XML
12 26 (7.74%) REST
13 22 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (6.25%) XHTML
15 17 (5.06%) JTAPI
15 17 (5.06%) TAPI
16 15 (4.46%) RESTful
16 15 (4.46%) J2EE
17 13 (3.87%) Symfony
18 12 (3.57%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.74%) PKI
2 24 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 16 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.76%) CLARiiON
5 12 (3.57%) IVR
5 12 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (3.27%) User Experience
7 9 (2.68%) Clustering
7 9 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.08%) Telematics
8 7 (2.08%) Replication
8 7 (2.08%) W3C
8 7 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.79%) Celerra
9 6 (1.79%) Statistics
10 5 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.49%) Learning Management System
10 5 (1.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 199 (59.23%) Linux
2 111 (33.04%) UNIX
3 97 (28.87%) Windows
4 50 (14.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (12.50%) CentOS
6 29 (8.63%) Solaris
7 27 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (5.65%) Debian
9 18 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (4.76%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.98%) Android
11 10 (2.98%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.68%) Scientific Linux
12 9 (2.68%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.19%) VMS
13 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.37%) DevOps
2 36 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 31 (9.23%) Open Source
4 31 (9.23%) OO
4 31 (9.23%) E-Commerce
5 30 (8.93%) ITIL
6 29 (8.63%) Configuration Management
7 26 (7.74%) Migration
8 25 (7.44%) OOP
9 24 (7.14%) Project Management
9 24 (7.14%) Time Management
10 20 (5.95%) CRM
11 19 (5.65%) MVC
11 19 (5.65%) Patch Management
12 18 (5.36%) Analytics
13 17 (5.06%) High Availability
14 16 (4.76%) Web Development
14 16 (4.76%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.52%) PHP
2 83 (24.70%) Python
3 82 (24.40%) Bash Shell
4 75 (22.32%) JavaScript
5 73 (21.73%) SQL
6 69 (20.54%) Perl
7 50 (14.88%) Shell Script
8 44 (13.10%) Java
9 27 (8.04%) Ruby
10 20 (5.95%) PowerShell
11 14 (4.17%) C
12 11 (3.27%) PHP5
13 9 (2.68%) Bourne shell
14 7 (2.08%) sed
14 7 (2.08%) C++
14 7 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.79%) C#
15 6 (1.79%) AWK
16 5 (1.49%) Korn
17 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (13.99%) Degree
2 24 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (5.06%) CCNP
4 14 (4.17%) CCIE
5 13 (3.87%) MCSE
5 13 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.27%) CCNA
7 10 (2.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.79%) RHCSA
10 5 (1.49%) CCSE
10 5 (1.49%) OSCP
10 5 (1.49%) CCSA
11 4 (1.19%) CCDE
12 3 (0.89%) MCSA
13 1 (0.30%) MCP
13 1 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.25%) SLA
2 19 (5.65%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.87%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 74 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (11.61%) NFS
3 37 (11.01%) vSphere
4 35 (10.42%) Active Directory
5 19 (5.65%) iptables
6 17 (5.06%) Varnish
6 17 (5.06%) VMware ESX
7 15 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.27%) Postfix
8 11 (3.27%) XenServer
9 9 (2.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (2.68%) Firmware
9 9 (2.68%) Samba
9 9 (2.68%) Docker
10 8 (2.38%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.79%) Sendmail
11 6 (1.79%) XenApp
12 5 (1.49%) Veritas File System
12 5 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (17.26%) Puppet
2 36 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (10.42%) Nagios
4 14 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 13 (3.87%) Cacti
5 13 (3.87%) logstash
5 13 (3.87%) cPanel
6 12 (3.57%) Kibana
7 10 (2.98%) Ansible
7 10 (2.98%) Hyperic
7 10 (2.98%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.98%) Ganglia
8 7 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.08%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.08%) Salt
8 7 (2.08%) collectd
8 7 (2.08%) Graphite
9 6 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 6 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 83 (24.70%) VMware
2 76 (22.62%) Cisco
3 68 (20.24%) Red Hat
4 49 (14.58%) Oracle
5 37 (11.01%) HP
6 27 (8.04%) Microsoft
7 26 (7.74%) EMC
8 23 (6.85%) Avaya
9 21 (6.25%) Sun
9 21 (6.25%) NetApp
10 20 (5.95%) CheckPoint
11 19 (5.65%) Veritas
11 19 (5.65%) Google
12 18 (5.36%) Zend
12 18 (5.36%) Genesys
13 16 (4.76%) Citrix
13 16 (4.76%) Juniper
14 13 (3.87%) F5
15 12 (3.57%) Nortel
16 10 (2.98%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, South East, United Kingdom
Semantico
Salary: Circa £30,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great of
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Lydney, Gloucestershire
Watkins Hire Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago