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 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
OpenSSH
Rank 889 889 883
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing OpenSSH 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.017% 0.056% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
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
11636 12591 10783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 10.89% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9782 10418 9178
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 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 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
City of London +28 2 £57,500 -
England +16 2 £57,500 +27.77%
London +9 2 £57,500 +27.77%

OpenSSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) COBIT
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Nmap
2 5 (71.43%) Nessus
2 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) FirePass
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management

OpenSSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (71.43%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) iPlanet
3 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) FirePass
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (14.29%) Russian Language
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) MCollective
1 1 (14.29%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) CSSLP
3 1 (14.29%) OSCP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) COBIT
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) LXC
1 1 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nessus
1 5 (71.43%) Nmap
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (14.29%) systemd
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle