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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 706 606 608
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +2
Permanent jobs citing SSH 161 300 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.53% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 136 267 200
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
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
17088 19633 17873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 18.19% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14296 15644 14529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -77 78 £57,500 +6.97% 13
South East -6 29 £53,750 +79.16% 8
East of England -1 22 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire -8 8 £57,500 +39.39% 2
North West -4 7 £35,000 +48.93% 5
North East - 7 - -
South West -5 5 £37,500 -16.66% 5
West Midlands -5 3 £52,500 +88.50% 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 226 (66.67%) Linux
2 143 (42.18%) MySQL
3 129 (38.05%) DNS
4 114 (33.63%) Apache
5 105 (30.97%) HTML
5 105 (30.97%) PHP
6 99 (29.20%) HTTP
7 98 (28.91%) Windows
8 97 (28.61%) JavaScript
9 90 (26.55%) Python
10 89 (26.25%) Firewall
10 89 (26.25%) Bash Shell
11 87 (25.66%) CSS
12 86 (25.37%) Git (software)
13 85 (25.07%) UNIX
14 78 (23.01%) TCP/IP
15 72 (21.24%) Web Services
16 71 (20.94%) SQL
16 71 (20.94%) Cisco
17 70 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
18 69 (20.35%) Puppet
19 66 (19.47%) Perl
20 65 (19.17%) Java
21 62 (18.29%) Red Hat
21 62 (18.29%) VMware
22 61 (17.99%) FTP
23 60 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
24 59 (17.40%) nginx
25 57 (16.81%) DHCP
26 56 (16.52%) VPN

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 114 (33.63%) Apache
2 59 (17.40%) nginx
3 39 (11.50%) CMS
4 30 (8.85%) Tomcat
5 28 (8.26%) WordPress
6 23 (6.78%) Drupal
7 13 (3.83%) Node.js
8 12 (3.54%) Apache Solr
8 12 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.95%) JBoss
10 8 (2.36%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.77%) IIS
11 6 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.77%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.47%) Lync
12 5 (1.47%) Moodle
12 5 (1.47%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.18%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.13%) MS Office
3 10 (2.95%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.18%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) MS Project
7 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 30 (8.85%) Magento
2 5 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.54%) PaaS
3 12 (3.54%) IaaS
4 10 (2.95%) Google Analytics
4 10 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.77%) SaaS
7 5 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.47%) Datadog
7 5 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.59%) Heroku
9 2 (0.59%) GitHub
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (38.05%) DNS
2 99 (29.20%) HTTP
3 89 (26.25%) Firewall
4 78 (23.01%) TCP/IP
5 61 (17.99%) FTP
6 57 (16.81%) DHCP
7 56 (16.52%) VPN
8 55 (16.22%) LDAP
9 54 (15.93%) SMTP
10 51 (15.04%) SSL
10 51 (15.04%) SAN
11 50 (14.75%) LAN
11 50 (14.75%) Internet
12 44 (12.98%) WAN
13 38 (11.21%) HTTPS
14 36 (10.62%) VoIP
15 33 (9.73%) NAS
16 30 (8.85%) IPsec
17 27 (7.96%) SNMP
18 26 (7.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (42.18%) MySQL
2 53 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 33 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.24%) DB2
6 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.06%) SQLite
10 6 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.47%) SQLPlus
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.47%) CouchDB
11 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.59%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 49 (14.45%) Subversion
3 30 (8.85%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.08%) JIRA
5 18 (5.31%) ProC
6 10 (2.95%) Toad
7 8 (2.36%) Grunt
8 7 (2.06%) HP UFT
9 6 (1.77%) Maven
9 6 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.88%) Selenium
10 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.59%) gulp
11 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.29%) MSI
12 1 (0.29%) RSpec
12 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 47 (13.86%) Finance
2 20 (5.90%) Marketing
3 17 (5.01%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.24%) Publishing
4 11 (3.24%) Games
5 10 (2.95%) Electronics
6 9 (2.65%) Banking
7 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.06%) Advertising
8 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.18%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.88%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
10 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (22.71%) Developer
2 75 (22.12%) Administrator
3 48 (14.16%) Linux Administrator
4 45 (13.27%) Systems Administrator
5 31 (9.14%) Analyst
6 27 (7.96%) Architect
6 27 (7.96%) PHP Developer
6 27 (7.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 26 (7.67%) Technical Architect
7 26 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 20 (5.90%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.72%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.13%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.24%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.24%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.95%) Consultant
13 10 (2.95%) Drupal Developer
14 9 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (30.97%) HTML
2 87 (25.66%) CSS
3 72 (21.24%) Web Services
4 47 (13.86%) jQuery
4 47 (13.86%) HTML5
5 42 (12.39%) XML
6 36 (10.62%) LAMP
6 36 (10.62%) Ajax
6 36 (10.62%) REST
7 31 (9.14%) Sass
8 25 (7.37%) .NET
8 25 (7.37%) SOAP
9 23 (6.78%) XHTML
10 20 (5.90%) JSON
11 18 (5.31%) JTAPI
11 18 (5.31%) TAPI
12 17 (5.01%) CSS3
13 15 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (3.83%) Memcached
14 13 (3.83%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 33 (9.73%) PKI
3 26 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.83%) IVR
5 13 (3.83%) Replication
6 12 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (2.95%) User Experience
8 8 (2.36%) Clustering
8 8 (2.36%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.06%) CLARiiON
9 7 (2.06%) Tandem
10 6 (1.77%) Statistics
10 6 (1.77%) W3C
10 6 (1.77%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.47%) DTV
11 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.47%) Symmetrix
11 5 (1.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 226 (66.67%) Linux
2 98 (28.91%) Windows
3 85 (25.07%) UNIX
4 56 (16.52%) CentOS
5 38 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (5.60%) Ubuntu
8 18 (5.31%) Scientific Linux
9 15 (4.42%) Solaris
10 14 (4.13%) Debian
11 12 (3.54%) Android
11 12 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.77%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.47%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.18%) VMS
16 3 (0.88%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.59%) AIX
17 2 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.63%) DevOps
2 51 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (12.98%) Load Balancing
4 38 (11.21%) Configuration Management
5 35 (10.32%) OO
6 31 (9.14%) Project Management
7 29 (8.55%) Open Source
8 28 (8.26%) OOP
9 27 (7.96%) ITIL
10 24 (7.08%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.08%) MVC
11 22 (6.49%) Time Management
12 21 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 20 (5.90%) Web Development
13 20 (5.90%) Migration
14 19 (5.60%) CRM
15 18 (5.31%) SDLC
16 17 (5.01%) Software Engineering
16 17 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (5.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (30.97%) PHP
2 97 (28.61%) JavaScript
3 90 (26.55%) Python
4 89 (26.25%) Bash Shell
5 71 (20.94%) SQL
6 66 (19.47%) Perl
7 65 (19.17%) Java
8 39 (11.50%) Ruby
9 37 (10.91%) Shell Script
10 17 (5.01%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.42%) PHP5
12 14 (4.13%) C++
13 12 (3.54%) C
13 12 (3.54%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.77%) C#
15 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.47%) Jython
15 5 (1.47%) sed
16 4 (1.18%) AWK
17 2 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (15.04%) Degree
2 19 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.83%) CCNP
4 12 (3.54%) CCNA
4 12 (3.54%) CCIE
5 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.06%) MCSE
6 6 (1.77%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (1.77%) CCSE
7 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.47%) OSCP
7 5 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.47%) PMP
7 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.18%) CCDE
8 4 (1.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.67%) PCI DSS
2 25 (7.37%) QA
2 25 (7.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (12.39%) iptables
3 36 (10.62%) Active Directory
4 34 (10.03%) NFS
5 20 (5.90%) Varnish
6 17 (5.01%) vSphere
7 12 (3.54%) Postfix
8 11 (3.24%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.95%) KVM
10 8 (2.36%) Sendmail
11 7 (2.06%) Xen
11 7 (2.06%) Firmware
11 7 (2.06%) Docker
12 6 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.77%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.77%) Snort
13 5 (1.47%) Samba
14 4 (1.18%) XenServer
15 3 (0.88%) LXC
15 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 69 (20.35%) Puppet
2 50 (14.75%) Nagios
3 30 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (5.60%) Ansible
5 17 (5.01%) ZABBIX
6 15 (4.42%) Cacti
7 13 (3.83%) logstash
7 13 (3.83%) Graphite
8 11 (3.24%) Kibana
9 10 (2.95%) Ganglia
9 10 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (2.36%) Hyperic
11 7 (2.06%) collectd
11 7 (2.06%) Salt
11 7 (2.06%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.77%) cPanel
12 6 (1.77%) Bcfg2
12 6 (1.77%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.77%) Nessus
13 5 (1.47%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 71 (20.94%) Cisco
2 62 (18.29%) Red Hat
2 62 (18.29%) VMware
3 41 (12.09%) Oracle
4 34 (10.03%) Google
5 24 (7.08%) Microsoft
6 23 (6.78%) Avaya
7 20 (5.90%) HP
8 19 (5.60%) Genesys
8 19 (5.60%) Rackspace
9 15 (4.42%) NetApp
10 14 (4.13%) Adobe
11 13 (3.83%) Nortel
12 11 (3.24%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.24%) EMC
13 10 (2.95%) Sun
13 10 (2.95%) WorldPay
14 9 (2.65%) F5
14 9 (2.65%) Zend
15 8 (2.36%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Affilisearch
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Total remuneration £31,000 - £37,000 (inclusive of benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70k - £90k + Bonus + Stock + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum plus benefits package and great office envir
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Iter8
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits - share options,
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago