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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 677 609 673
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +64
Permanent jobs citing SSH 175 247 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 1.49% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 148 177 175
Average salary £39,398 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.20% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -27.77%
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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 January 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 -70 83 £39,398 -24.95% 6
South East -31 31 £38,500 -9.41% 6
East of England +5 21 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Yorkshire +1 17 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands - 9 £27,850 - 1
North West -8 8 £26,500 -29.33% 3
East Midlands +20 4 £30,000 +11.11%
South West -42 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
North East - 1 £52,500 -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 293 (69.93%) Linux
2 178 (42.48%) MySQL
3 168 (40.10%) DNS
4 147 (35.08%) UNIX
5 145 (34.61%) TCP/IP
6 139 (33.17%) FTP
7 135 (32.22%) Windows
8 132 (31.50%) PHP
9 117 (27.92%) VMware
10 109 (26.01%) Apache
11 107 (25.54%) CSS
12 97 (23.15%) SQL
13 93 (22.20%) Perl
13 93 (22.20%) HTTP
13 93 (22.20%) Red Hat
14 90 (21.48%) HTML
15 89 (21.24%) Python
15 89 (21.24%) SMTP
16 87 (20.76%) JavaScript
17 85 (20.29%) Git (software)
17 85 (20.29%) Bash Shell
18 83 (19.81%) Firewall
19 81 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 78 (18.62%) Java
21 75 (17.90%) jQuery
22 71 (16.95%) DHCP
23 66 (15.75%) Microsoft
24 65 (15.51%) Oracle
25 64 (15.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 62 (14.80%) Load Balancing

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 109 (26.01%) Apache
2 56 (13.37%) nginx
3 48 (11.46%) IIS
4 44 (10.50%) Tomcat
5 38 (9.07%) JBoss
6 24 (5.73%) MS Exchange
7 20 (4.77%) WordPress
8 18 (4.30%) Moodle
8 18 (4.30%) SharePoint
8 18 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (4.06%) WebLogic
9 17 (4.06%) CMS
10 15 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (3.58%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.63%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.39%) Drupal
13 7 (1.67%) Node.js
13 7 (1.67%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.40%) MS Office
3 7 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.19%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.39%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (4.06%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.39%) IaaS
5 9 (2.15%) PaaS
6 6 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (1.19%) Route 53
8 4 (0.95%) Joyent
8 4 (0.95%) GitHub
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 168 (40.10%) DNS
2 145 (34.61%) TCP/IP
3 139 (33.17%) FTP
4 93 (22.20%) HTTP
5 89 (21.24%) SMTP
6 83 (19.81%) Firewall
7 71 (16.95%) DHCP
8 61 (14.56%) SSL
9 58 (13.84%) WAN
10 56 (13.37%) LAN
11 54 (12.89%) VPN
12 52 (12.41%) Telnet
13 45 (10.74%) Internet
14 41 (9.79%) LDAP
15 37 (8.83%) SNMP
16 36 (8.59%) SAN
17 29 (6.92%) Ethernet
17 29 (6.92%) PuTTY
18 27 (6.44%) Network Security
19 26 (6.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (42.48%) MySQL
2 55 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.49%) RDBMS
6 22 (5.25%) Oracle Database
7 17 (4.06%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.39%) Big Data
9 9 (2.15%) Redis
9 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.67%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.95%) Riak
14 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 85 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.41%) Subversion
3 43 (10.26%) JIRA
4 21 (5.01%) Toad
5 16 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.58%) Emacs
7 14 (3.34%) Grunt
8 11 (2.63%) Ant
8 11 (2.63%) Maven
9 10 (2.39%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.39%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.39%) JSHint
10 5 (1.19%) Aptana Studio
11 4 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.48%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (14.80%) Finance
2 52 (12.41%) Games
3 21 (5.01%) French Language
4 20 (4.77%) Banking
5 13 (3.10%) Marketing
6 12 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.63%) iGaming
7 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.39%) Law
9 9 (2.15%) Advertising
10 7 (1.67%) Retail
11 4 (0.95%) Electronics
11 4 (0.95%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 87 (20.76%) Developer
2 81 (19.33%) Systems Administrator
3 77 (18.38%) Administrator
4 55 (13.13%) Linux Administrator
5 52 (12.41%) Analyst
6 49 (11.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 38 (9.07%) Network Engineer
8 35 (8.35%) Support Analyst
9 30 (7.16%) PHP Developer
10 28 (6.68%) Support Engineer
10 28 (6.68%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (5.49%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.53%) UNIX Engineer
14 18 (4.30%) Technical Manager
14 18 (4.30%) Technical Account Manager
14 18 (4.30%) Account Manager
15 16 (3.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 14 (3.34%) Applications Support
16 14 (3.34%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.54%) CSS
2 90 (21.48%) HTML
3 75 (17.90%) jQuery
4 59 (14.08%) Web Services
5 49 (11.69%) LAMP
6 46 (10.98%) XML
7 44 (10.50%) Ajax
8 35 (8.35%) HTML5
9 33 (7.88%) SOAP
10 30 (7.16%) Sass
10 30 (7.16%) .NET
10 30 (7.16%) Middleware
11 24 (5.73%) CSS3
12 22 (5.25%) JSON
13 21 (5.01%) Oracle Fusion
14 17 (4.06%) JDBC
15 16 (3.82%) RESTful
16 15 (3.58%) Java SE
17 14 (3.34%) J2EE
17 14 (3.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.16%) Open Source
2 21 (5.01%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.30%) Clustering
4 17 (4.06%) PKI
5 16 (3.82%) E-Learning
5 16 (3.82%) VLE
6 15 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.34%) iPad
8 12 (2.86%) Learning Management System
9 11 (2.63%) Mobile Games
10 10 (2.39%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.15%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.91%) LPAR
12 8 (1.91%) DLPAR
12 8 (1.91%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.67%) Photography
14 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 5 (1.19%) EqualLogic
14 5 (1.19%) Telematics
15 4 (0.95%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 293 (69.93%) Linux
2 147 (35.08%) UNIX
3 135 (32.22%) Windows
4 64 (15.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (14.08%) CentOS
6 39 (9.31%) Ubuntu
7 35 (8.35%) Solaris
8 31 (7.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.30%) Debian
11 18 (4.30%) AIX
12 7 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.95%) OpenBSD
14 4 (0.95%) SUSE
14 4 (0.95%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.95%) Scientific Linux
15 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (14.80%) Load Balancing
2 43 (10.26%) OO
3 42 (10.02%) ITIL
4 41 (9.79%) Configuration Management
5 40 (9.55%) Capacity Planning
6 39 (9.31%) Web Development
7 37 (8.83%) OOP
7 37 (8.83%) E-Commerce
8 31 (7.40%) Performance Tuning
9 25 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (5.97%) MVC
10 24 (5.73%) Time Management
10 24 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.49%) DevOps
12 22 (5.25%) Migration
13 21 (5.01%) Network Monitoring
14 20 (4.77%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.06%) Software Engineering
16 16 (3.82%) Data Modelling
17 12 (2.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 132 (31.50%) PHP
2 97 (23.15%) SQL
3 93 (22.20%) Perl
4 89 (21.24%) Python
5 87 (20.76%) JavaScript
6 85 (20.29%) Bash Shell
7 78 (18.62%) Java
8 61 (14.56%) Shell Script
9 37 (8.83%) PHP5
10 17 (4.06%) VBScript
11 16 (3.82%) Ruby
11 16 (3.82%) C++
12 15 (3.58%) C#
13 13 (3.10%) C
14 10 (2.39%) Korn
15 9 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.91%) sed
17 4 (0.95%) Scala
18 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (12.17%) Degree
2 44 (10.50%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (8.59%) CCNP
4 21 (5.01%) CCNA
5 17 (4.06%) CCIE
6 11 (2.63%) RHCE
7 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.15%) MCSE
9 8 (1.91%) MCSA
10 5 (1.19%) CISSP
11 4 (0.95%) CCSE
11 4 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.95%) CCSA
11 4 (0.95%) PMP
11 4 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.95%) MCP
12 3 (0.72%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.72%) GCWN
12 3 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.43%) SLA
2 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (12.17%) NFS
3 39 (9.31%) vSphere
4 35 (8.35%) Postfix
5 33 (7.88%) VMware ESX
6 26 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (6.21%) Sendmail
7 22 (5.25%) Hyper-V
8 21 (5.01%) Active Directory
9 20 (4.77%) Firmware
10 15 (3.58%) Xen
11 11 (2.63%) Varnish
11 11 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (2.39%) KVM
13 9 (2.15%) Veritas File System
13 9 (2.15%) Squid
14 8 (1.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (1.91%) XenApp
14 8 (1.91%) Shibboleth
15 7 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 55 (13.13%) Puppet
2 50 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (9.55%) Nagios
4 29 (6.92%) Tivoli
5 23 (5.49%) Ansible
6 14 (3.34%) yum
7 10 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (2.39%) Salt
8 9 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (2.15%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.91%) Legato
9 8 (1.91%) CFEngine
10 7 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (1.67%) cPanel
11 6 (1.43%) Cacti
12 5 (1.19%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.19%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.95%) Munin
13 4 (0.95%) Ganeti
13 4 (0.95%) Bacula
Vendors
1 117 (27.92%) VMware
2 93 (22.20%) Red Hat
3 66 (15.75%) Microsoft
4 65 (15.51%) Oracle
5 62 (14.80%) Cisco
6 33 (7.88%) Citrix
7 27 (6.44%) F5
8 23 (5.49%) Zend
9 21 (5.01%) HP
9 21 (5.01%) Juniper
10 20 (4.77%) Intel
11 18 (4.30%) IBM
12 15 (3.58%) hybris
13 14 (3.34%) EMC
14 12 (2.86%) Adobe
15 10 (2.39%) Veritas
15 10 (2.39%) Sun
16 9 (2.15%) Dell
17 8 (1.91%) CheckPoint
17 8 (1.91%) Hitachi
East Sussex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cameron & Wilding
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South East
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago