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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 757 753 665
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -88
Permanent jobs citing SSH 145 170 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.95% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 111 147 176
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
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
15991 17961 17194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.36% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13428 14662 13527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
London -6 57 £48,750 +14.70% 7
South East +4 33 £42,250 +9.74% 9
East of England +8 21 £50,000 +8.10% 1
South West +5 12 £37,500 -9.09% 1
North West +35 8 £31,500 +18.86%
Yorkshire +1 6 £62,500 +56.25% 3
East Midlands +4 4 £42,500 +78.01%
West Midlands -28 1 £40,000 +43.62%
Midlands - 1 - -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 247 (66.94%) Linux
2 141 (38.21%) MySQL
3 126 (34.15%) PHP
3 126 (34.15%) HTML
4 112 (30.35%) SQL
5 111 (30.08%) CSS
5 111 (30.08%) TCP/IP
6 110 (29.81%) JavaScript
7 109 (29.54%) DNS
7 109 (29.54%) Git (software)
8 104 (28.18%) Unix
9 102 (27.64%) HTTP
10 91 (24.66%) Apache
11 88 (23.85%) Firewall
11 88 (23.85%) LAMP
12 87 (23.58%) Bash Shell
13 84 (22.76%) Python
14 79 (21.41%) Perl
14 79 (21.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 76 (20.60%) jQuery
15 76 (20.60%) Windows
15 76 (20.60%) FTP
16 74 (20.05%) Finance
17 71 (19.24%) Java
18 68 (18.43%) Oracle
19 66 (17.89%) CentOS
20 63 (17.07%) Project Management
21 60 (16.26%) Ajax
21 60 (16.26%) VMware
22 55 (14.91%) Red Hat

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 91 (24.66%) Apache
2 47 (12.74%) Tomcat
3 37 (10.03%) CMS
3 37 (10.03%) Moodle
4 29 (7.86%) WordPress
5 24 (6.50%) WebSphere
6 21 (5.69%) IIS
7 17 (4.61%) Drupal
8 16 (4.34%) nginx
9 13 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (3.25%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (2.71%) OpenStack
12 9 (2.44%) MS Exchange
13 7 (1.90%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.08%) Joomla!
14 4 (1.08%) Node.js
15 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.81%) Zimbra
Applications
1 30 (8.13%) MS Office
2 16 (4.34%) Photoshop
3 15 (4.07%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (7.59%) Magento
2 3 (0.81%) BASE24
2 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (9.49%) GitHub
3 14 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.98%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.44%) SaaS
6 7 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (1.63%) Datadog
8 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.36%) IaaS
9 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (1.08%) PaaS
10 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.54%) Heroku
12 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (30.08%) TCP/IP
2 109 (29.54%) DNS
3 102 (27.64%) HTTP
4 88 (23.85%) Firewall
5 76 (20.60%) FTP
6 55 (14.91%) SMTP
7 49 (13.28%) VPN
8 47 (12.74%) SSL
9 45 (12.20%) Telnet
10 41 (11.11%) PuTTY
11 37 (10.03%) HTTPS
12 31 (8.40%) LDAP
13 28 (7.59%) WAN
14 27 (7.32%) SAN
15 23 (6.23%) MPLS
16 22 (5.96%) VoIP
17 21 (5.69%) Internet
17 21 (5.69%) IPsec
18 20 (5.42%) Ethernet
19 19 (5.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (38.21%) MySQL
2 20 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.52%) Big Data
5 12 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.90%) SQLPlus
9 6 (1.63%) DB2
10 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.36%) SQLite
11 3 (0.81%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.81%) Parquet
11 3 (0.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 109 (29.54%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.92%) Subversion
3 41 (11.11%) JIRA
4 40 (10.84%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.61%) Maven
6 16 (4.34%) Selenium
7 15 (4.07%) Toad
8 14 (3.79%) Grunt
9 13 (3.52%) HP UFT
10 11 (2.98%) Cucumber
11 10 (2.71%) git-flow
12 8 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.63%) Ant
13 6 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.63%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.63%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.63%) JUnit
13 6 (1.63%) Mockito
14 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.36%) TeamCity
General
1 74 (20.05%) Finance
2 24 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.23%) Marketing
4 17 (4.61%) Retail
5 16 (4.34%) Electronics
6 15 (4.07%) Games
7 11 (2.98%) Banking
8 6 (1.63%) Law
9 5 (1.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.81%) Billing
10 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Front Office
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (26.29%) Developer
2 73 (19.78%) Analyst
3 72 (19.51%) Administrator
4 60 (16.26%) PHP Developer
5 54 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
6 43 (11.65%) Linux Administrator
7 38 (10.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 35 (9.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (9.49%) Systems Engineer
9 34 (9.21%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (6.78%) Test Analyst
11 24 (6.50%) Analyst Developer
12 22 (5.96%) Network Engineer
13 19 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (5.15%) Support Engineer
14 18 (4.88%) Lead Developer
14 18 (4.88%) Lead PHP Developer
14 18 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
14 18 (4.88%) Support Analyst
15 17 (4.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (34.15%) HTML
2 111 (30.08%) CSS
3 88 (23.85%) LAMP
4 76 (20.60%) jQuery
5 60 (16.26%) Ajax
6 44 (11.92%) XML
7 43 (11.65%) Web Services
8 42 (11.38%) HTML5
9 31 (8.40%) CSS3
10 29 (7.86%) Sass
11 26 (7.05%) JSON
12 17 (4.61%) .NET
12 17 (4.61%) REST
12 17 (4.61%) SOAP
13 12 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (3.25%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (2.71%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.71%) LEMP Stack
15 9 (2.44%) Backbone.js
15 9 (2.44%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.92%) Management Information System
3 34 (9.21%) e-Learning
4 33 (8.94%) VLE
5 32 (8.67%) Learning Management System
6 30 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (6.23%) PKI
8 17 (4.61%) Clustering
9 15 (4.07%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.98%) Replication
11 9 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (2.44%) Mobile App
12 8 (2.17%) User Experience
13 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.36%) Driving Licence
15 5 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
15 5 (1.36%) Private Cloud
16 4 (1.08%) Online Games
17 3 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 247 (66.94%) Linux
2 104 (28.18%) Unix
3 79 (21.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (20.60%) Windows
5 66 (17.89%) CentOS
6 29 (7.86%) Solaris
7 25 (6.78%) Windows Server
8 18 (4.88%) Debian
9 17 (4.61%) AIX
10 12 (3.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (2.98%) Ubuntu
11 11 (2.98%) Windows 7
11 11 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.98%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.44%) openSUSE
13 6 (1.63%) Android
14 4 (1.08%) HPUX
14 4 (1.08%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.07%) Project Management
2 49 (13.28%) DevOps
3 47 (12.74%) Web Development
4 46 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.38%) ITIL
6 40 (10.84%) Load Balancing
7 33 (8.94%) Data Modelling
8 27 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 26 (7.05%) SDLC
10 25 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.50%) Change Management
12 22 (5.96%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.96%) OO
13 20 (5.42%) Automated Testing
13 20 (5.42%) Open Source
13 20 (5.42%) Scrum
14 19 (5.15%) Software Testing
15 18 (4.88%) Front End Development
15 18 (4.88%) OOP
16 17 (4.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (34.15%) PHP
2 112 (30.35%) SQL
3 110 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 87 (23.58%) Bash Shell
5 84 (22.76%) Python
6 79 (21.41%) Perl
7 71 (19.24%) Java
8 50 (13.55%) Shell Script
9 22 (5.96%) Ruby
10 18 (4.88%) C++
11 14 (3.79%) PHP 5
12 12 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.98%) C
14 9 (2.44%) C#
14 9 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.44%) VB
15 7 (1.90%) Jython
16 5 (1.36%) COBOL
16 5 (1.36%) VB6
17 4 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (14.09%) Degree
2 15 (4.07%) CCNA
2 15 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.90%) CEH
5 7 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.63%) CCNP
6 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.36%) CISSP
8 4 (1.08%) MCSE
8 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) PMP
8 4 (1.08%) SANS
9 3 (0.81%) CCDP
9 3 (0.81%) CCSA
9 3 (0.81%) MCP
9 3 (0.81%) MCTS
9 3 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.84%) QA
2 16 (4.34%) SLA
3 9 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.08%) COBIT
4 4 (1.08%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.54%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 53 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (8.40%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.69%) iptables
4 19 (5.15%) NFS
5 16 (4.34%) Sendmail
6 14 (3.79%) Snort
7 13 (3.52%) Docker
7 13 (3.52%) Postfix
8 12 (3.25%) qmail
8 12 (3.25%) Varnish
9 8 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.90%) KVM
10 7 (1.90%) Xen
11 3 (0.81%) Samba
11 3 (0.81%) Squid
11 3 (0.81%) vSphere
12 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 52 (14.09%) Puppet
2 33 (8.94%) Nagios
3 24 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (4.61%) Ansible
6 14 (3.79%) Plesk
7 13 (3.52%) Cacti
8 10 (2.71%) Graphite
9 9 (2.44%) Bcfg2
9 9 (2.44%) Nessus
10 7 (1.90%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.90%) Nmap
11 6 (1.63%) BladeLogic
11 6 (1.63%) Control-M
11 6 (1.63%) cPanel
11 6 (1.63%) Salt
11 6 (1.63%) WSUS
11 6 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 68 (18.43%) Oracle
2 60 (16.26%) VMware
3 55 (14.91%) Red Hat
4 54 (14.63%) Cisco
5 35 (9.49%) IBM
6 34 (9.21%) Microsoft
7 15 (4.07%) Juniper
8 11 (2.98%) HP
8 11 (2.98%) Rackspace
9 9 (2.44%) Splunk
10 8 (2.17%) NetApp
10 8 (2.17%) Zend
11 7 (1.90%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.90%) Sun
11 7 (1.90%) WorldPay
12 6 (1.63%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.63%) CommVault
13 5 (1.36%) Adobe
13 5 (1.36%) New Relic
13 5 (1.36%) SaltStack
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: to £45k + share options
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £450000.00 per annum
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