The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK / England
Rank 717 767 747
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -20
Permanent jobs citing SSH 123 147 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 99 113 144
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,800 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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
12817 16434 18093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.29% 17.20% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10513 13808 14758
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

SSH Salary Histogram in England

SSH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 52 £55,000 +15.78% 13
South East +79 38 £46,500 +9.41% 3
South West +25 18 £39,250 +4.66% 2
East Midlands +15 5 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England +6 4 £65,000 +32.65% 3
West Midlands +23 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West -28 3 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Yorkshire +29 2 - - 1
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SSH.

1 191 (66.78%) Linux
2 113 (39.51%) TCP/IP
3 100 (34.97%) Windows
4 92 (32.17%) DNS
5 86 (30.07%) Firewall
6 80 (27.97%) Unix
7 79 (27.62%) VPN
8 78 (27.27%) Apache
8 78 (27.27%) MySQL
9 74 (25.87%) WAN
10 70 (24.48%) HTTP
10 70 (24.48%) Git (software)
11 67 (23.43%) LAN
12 65 (22.73%) Python
13 62 (21.68%) FTP
13 62 (21.68%) Cisco
14 57 (19.93%) VMware
15 56 (19.58%) Finance
15 56 (19.58%) Microsoft
15 56 (19.58%) HP
16 55 (19.23%) Nagios
16 55 (19.23%) Bash Shell
17 54 (18.88%) JavaScript
18 51 (17.83%) Oracle
18 51 (17.83%) SQL
18 51 (17.83%) Tomcat
19 50 (17.48%) SMTP
20 49 (17.13%) SSL
21 48 (16.78%) LDAP
21 48 (16.78%) Agile Software Development

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (27.27%) Apache
2 51 (17.83%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.14%) IIS
4 14 (4.90%) nginx
5 11 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 10 (3.50%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.50%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.80%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.80%) WordPress
8 6 (2.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 5 (1.75%) Drupal
10 4 (1.40%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.40%) Confluence
10 4 (1.40%) JBoss
10 4 (1.40%) Moodle
10 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.70%) CMS
12 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (5.59%) MS Office
2 9 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.75%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) GIMP
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) BASE24
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (3.15%) G Suite
5 8 (2.80%) SaaS
6 7 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.45%) GitHub
7 6 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.40%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.40%) Office 365
10 3 (1.05%) IaaS
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.70%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.70%) Heroku
11 2 (0.70%) Route 53
11 2 (0.70%) Slack
12 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (39.51%) TCP/IP
2 92 (32.17%) DNS
3 86 (30.07%) Firewall
4 79 (27.62%) VPN
5 74 (25.87%) WAN
6 70 (24.48%) HTTP
7 67 (23.43%) LAN
8 62 (21.68%) FTP
9 50 (17.48%) SMTP
10 49 (17.13%) SSL
11 48 (16.78%) LDAP
12 40 (13.99%) SAN
13 34 (11.89%) HTTPS
13 34 (11.89%) IPsec
14 33 (11.54%) DHCP
15 32 (11.19%) Internet
16 25 (8.74%) MPLS
17 24 (8.39%) Network Security
18 23 (8.04%) OSPF
18 23 (8.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (27.27%) MySQL
2 35 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (10.49%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.99%) DB2
5 10 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.45%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.40%) QGIS
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.70%) Big Data
10 2 (0.70%) GIS
10 2 (0.70%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 70 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.89%) JIRA
3 22 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.29%) Zephyr
5 12 (4.20%) Grunt
5 12 (4.20%) Jasmine
5 12 (4.20%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (3.50%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.80%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.80%) webpack
8 7 (2.45%) Maven
8 7 (2.45%) Subversion
9 6 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.75%) Selenium
11 4 (1.40%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.40%) Protractor
12 2 (0.70%) GCC
12 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 56 (19.58%) Finance
2 37 (12.94%) Telecoms
3 31 (10.84%) Marketing
4 20 (6.99%) Banking
5 17 (5.94%) Electronics
5 17 (5.94%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.59%) Retail
7 12 (4.20%) French Language
8 8 (2.80%) German Language
8 8 (2.80%) Portuguese Language
8 8 (2.80%) Spanish Language
9 7 (2.45%) Games
10 5 (1.75%) Advertising
11 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 3 (1.05%) Law
12 3 (1.05%) Legal
13 2 (0.70%) Back Office
13 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.70%) Military
14 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (21.68%) Developer
2 34 (11.89%) Administrator
3 31 (10.84%) Network Engineer
3 31 (10.84%) Unix Engineer
4 29 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
5 25 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (6.99%) Analyst
9 19 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (5.59%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 15 (5.24%) Security Engineer
12 15 (5.24%) Support Engineer
13 14 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (4.55%) Technical Support
15 12 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
16 11 (3.85%) Senior Developer
16 11 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
16 11 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.08%) Web Services
2 41 (14.34%) HTML
3 36 (12.59%) CSS
4 30 (10.49%) LAMP
5 27 (9.44%) jQuery
6 22 (7.69%) SOAP
7 21 (7.34%) REST
8 19 (6.64%) CSS3
8 19 (6.64%) HTML5
9 15 (5.24%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.24%) Gherkin
10 14 (4.90%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (4.55%) XML
12 12 (4.20%) Ajax
13 10 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (3.50%) React
13 10 (3.50%) Sass
13 10 (3.50%) Sensu
14 9 (3.15%) .NET
15 8 (2.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 33 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (6.99%) PKI
4 18 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.55%) Replication
6 11 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.50%) e-Learning
8 7 (2.45%) Animation
8 7 (2.45%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.10%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.05%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.05%) VLE
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 191 (66.78%) Linux
2 100 (34.97%) Windows
3 80 (27.97%) Unix
4 39 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (12.24%) CentOS
6 33 (11.54%) Solaris
6 33 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 27 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (7.34%) Ubuntu
9 19 (6.64%) Debian
10 18 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 13 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.15%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.80%) Windows NT
14 6 (2.10%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.75%) Fedora
15 5 (1.75%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.40%) AIX
17 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.89%) DevOps
3 30 (10.49%) Scrum
4 29 (10.14%) Configuration Management
5 28 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (9.44%) Load Balancing
7 25 (8.74%) Front End Development
7 25 (8.74%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 22 (7.69%) Patch Management
10 21 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (7.34%) Statistics
11 20 (6.99%) BDD
11 20 (6.99%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (6.99%) Kanban
11 20 (6.99%) Network Architecture
11 20 (6.99%) OO
11 20 (6.99%) Web Development
12 19 (6.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.73%) Python
2 55 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 54 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 51 (17.83%) SQL
5 45 (15.73%) PHP
6 40 (13.99%) Java
7 35 (12.24%) Perl
8 33 (11.54%) Ruby
9 32 (11.19%) Shell Script
10 29 (10.14%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.10%) C#
11 6 (2.10%) XPath
12 4 (1.40%) ABAP
12 4 (1.40%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.40%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.40%) C
12 4 (1.40%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.40%) ES6
12 4 (1.40%) Scala
12 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 44 (15.38%) Degree
2 24 (8.39%) CCNA
3 22 (7.69%) CISSP
4 20 (6.99%) CCNP
5 18 (6.29%) ISTQB
6 16 (5.59%) ISEB
7 13 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.20%) CISM
9 11 (3.85%) CCIE
9 11 (3.85%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.15%) CEH
10 9 (3.15%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (3.15%) Security+ Certification
11 8 (2.80%) MCSE
11 8 (2.80%) RHCE
12 7 (2.45%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.75%) MCSA
14 4 (1.40%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.10%) QA
3 5 (1.75%) SLA
4 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) COSO
5 1 (0.35%) DICOM
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.35%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 42 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 32 (11.19%) Samba
4 27 (9.44%) iptables
5 21 (7.34%) NFS
6 19 (6.64%) Firmware
6 19 (6.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 11 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.50%) Docker
8 10 (3.50%) OpenSSH
8 10 (3.50%) XenServer
9 9 (3.15%) Hyper-V
9 9 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.15%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (1.75%) vSphere
12 4 (1.40%) Postfix
12 4 (1.40%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 55 (19.23%) Nagios
2 36 (12.59%) Puppet
3 31 (10.84%) Ansible
4 28 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (9.79%) Oracle ZFS
5 21 (7.34%) Cacti
6 20 (6.99%) NetBackup
6 20 (6.99%) Red Hat Satellite
7 19 (6.64%) HP Data Protector
7 19 (6.64%) Nmap
8 11 (3.85%) Graphite
8 11 (3.85%) logstash
8 11 (3.85%) Salt
9 10 (3.50%) Kibana
10 9 (3.15%) Nessus
11 7 (2.45%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.75%) CFEngine
12 5 (1.75%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.75%) SCOM
12 5 (1.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 62 (21.68%) Cisco
2 57 (19.93%) VMware
3 56 (19.58%) HP
3 56 (19.58%) Microsoft
4 51 (17.83%) Oracle
5 45 (15.73%) Red Hat
6 25 (8.74%) SAP
7 23 (8.04%) NetApp
8 22 (7.69%) Sun
9 21 (7.34%) Juniper
10 20 (6.99%) Splunk
11 19 (6.64%) CheckPoint
12 15 (5.24%) Google
13 12 (4.20%) Aruba
13 12 (4.20%) Fortinet
14 11 (3.85%) Lotus
14 11 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (3.50%) AppDynamics
15 10 (3.50%) Qualys
16 9 (3.15%) Palo Alto
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