The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 155 158 154
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SSH 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.24% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.87% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
367 482 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.20% 12.91% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 235 301 223
Average salary £37,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.26% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SSH
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SSH Salary Trend in Scotland

SSH
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Scotland 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
Glasgow - 5 £25,000 -
Edinburgh -5 4 £25,750 -31.33%
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) ICMP
2 4 (50.00%) Samba
2 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WLAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) NFS
2 4 (50.00%) RIP
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) ICMP
2 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WLAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) RIP
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Junior
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Junior Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) HND
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
1 4 (50.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft