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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenSSH
Rank 896 859 890
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Permanent jobs citing OpenSSH 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.065% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
12333 10473 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.96% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10231 8901 10144
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 6 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 18 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
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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
England -39 8 £45,000 - 1
London - 7 £45,000 -
City of London - 2 - -
Basingstoke -2 1 - -
South East -13 1 - - 1
Hampshire -13 1 - -

OpenSSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (72.73%) OpenVPN
4 7 (63.64%) Solaris
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) NFS
5 6 (54.55%) IPsec
6 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) Samba
6 5 (45.45%) OpenBSD
6 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
6 5 (45.45%) IMAP
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) SMTP
6 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
6 5 (45.45%) PHP
6 5 (45.45%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (45.45%) Postfix
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) C++
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) MySQL

OpenSSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) OpenVPN
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (45.45%) IMAP
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) SMTP
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (27.27%) Broadband
5 3 (27.27%) FTP
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) SSH
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQLite
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) e-Health
3 1 (9.09%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) OpenBSD
3 5 (45.45%) Ubuntu
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
1 5 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) NFS
2 5 (45.45%) Samba
2 5 (45.45%) Postfix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) PowerHA
4 1 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy