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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 163 154 151
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing SSH 9 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.033% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 0.30% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -9.41%
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
472 334 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.10% 10.87% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 295 225 274
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

SSH Salary Histogram 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 23 September 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
(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
Edinburgh - 9 £40,000 - 1
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) SSL
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) IPsec
5 4 (30.77%) Data Security
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
5 4 (30.77%) GPEN
5 4 (30.77%) OSCP
5 4 (30.77%) OSCE
5 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SSL
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
4 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (30.77%) LDAP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) FTP
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Security
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) GCIA
3 4 (30.77%) GSEC
3 4 (30.77%) GCIH
3 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
3 4 (30.77%) GPEN
3 4 (30.77%) OSCP
3 4 (30.77%) OSCE
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk