The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSSH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenSSH over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSSH
Rank 885 928 901
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -27
Permanent jobs citing OpenSSH 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.038% 0.041% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.14%
UK excluding London average salary - - £48,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13081 12241 11030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.82% 10.19% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10706 10257 9218
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

OpenSSH
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenSSH within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

OpenSSH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSSH
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenSSH within the UK.

OpenSSH Salary Trend in the UK

OpenSSH
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSSH within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
London +32 5 £50,000 +66.66%
England +13 5 £50,000 +66.66%

OpenSSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenSSH 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 OpenSSH.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Advertising
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) FirePass
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) OSCP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
4 1 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (20.00%) Russian Language
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security

OpenSSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenSSH 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 OpenSSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) FirePass
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (20.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) F5