The first table below looks at the demand for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 246 245 238
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SSH 7 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1068 1349 1002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 18.23% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1072 881
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
SSH
England

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SSH
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SSH Salary Trend in the North West

SSH
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSH across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

SSH Salary Histogram in the North West

SSH
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester -8 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) Clustering
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 5 (41.67%) Kerberos
4 5 (41.67%) FreeBSD
4 5 (41.67%) LDAP
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (41.67%) Device Driver
5 4 (33.33%) Games
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) JSP
7 2 (16.67%) Servlets
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (16.67%) SNMP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) WordPress
3 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Kerberos
2 5 (41.67%) LDAP
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Extranet
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
1 2 (16.67%) Servlets
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) Java RMI
1 2 (16.67%) XML-RPC
1 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
2 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Yii
2 1 (8.33%) Lucene
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Device Driver
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 2 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Game Development
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Coveo