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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 153 159 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing SSH 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.065% 0.031% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £34,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -17.85%
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
380 370 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.32% 11.30% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 250 245 322
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
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 22 December 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
Fife - 2 £47,500 -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 4 (36.36%) GWAPT
5 4 (36.36%) GPEN
5 4 (36.36%) OSCP
5 4 (36.36%) OSCE
5 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
5 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
5 4 (36.36%) GCIA
5 4 (36.36%) GSEC
5 4 (36.36%) GCIH
5 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) Data Security
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) LDAP
5 4 (36.36%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Security
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) GWAPT
2 4 (36.36%) GPEN
2 4 (36.36%) OSCP
2 4 (36.36%) OSCE
2 4 (36.36%) GCIA
2 4 (36.36%) GSEC
2 4 (36.36%) GCIH
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk