The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 220 251 242
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing SSH 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.100% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.62% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £33,750 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.35% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £31,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.98%
SSH
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 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
Manchester +23 10 £32,500 +22.64%
Cheshire - 1 £53,000 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) MySQL
3 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) PHP
3 22 (62.86%) CMS
4 20 (57.14%) HTML
4 20 (57.14%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 19 (54.29%) HTML5
5 19 (54.29%) CSS3
5 19 (54.29%) WordPress
6 17 (48.57%) XML
7 15 (42.86%) OOP
7 15 (42.86%) Drupal
7 15 (42.86%) PHP 5
7 15 (42.86%) jQuery
7 15 (42.86%) Project Planning
7 15 (42.86%) JSON
7 15 (42.86%) Magento
7 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 15 (42.86%) PuTTY
7 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (40.00%) Grunt
8 14 (40.00%) Sass
8 14 (40.00%) Web Design
8 14 (40.00%) Subversion
9 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
10 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
10 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Change Management

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (62.86%) CMS
2 19 (54.29%) WordPress
3 15 (42.86%) Drupal
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) PuTTY
2 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) LDAP
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security
4 4 (11.43%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) MySQL
2 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 14 (40.00%) Grunt
2 14 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) PHP Developer
3 15 (42.86%) HTML Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Lead Developer
3 15 (42.86%) Lead PHP Developer
4 14 (40.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (31.43%) Administrator
5 11 (31.43%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
10 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (2.86%) IT Administrator
10 1 (2.86%) Unix Support Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) CSS
1 20 (57.14%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) CSS3
2 19 (54.29%) HTML5
3 17 (48.57%) XML
4 15 (42.86%) jQuery
4 15 (42.86%) JSON
5 14 (40.00%) Sass
6 7 (20.00%) Ajax
7 5 (14.29%) LAMP
7 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.86%) AIX
3 8 (22.86%) Solaris
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) OOP
1 15 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 14 (40.00%) Web Design
3 8 (22.86%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
1 22 (62.86%) PHP
2 15 (42.86%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Postfix
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Red Hat