The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK
Rank 720 771 758
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -13
Permanent jobs citing SSH 129 168 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.00% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 111 132 165
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £43,750 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +14.37%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14124 16758 18949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.76% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11537 13913 15380
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SSH
Salary Trend

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

SSH Salary Trend in the UK

SSH
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSH over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

SSH Salary Histogram in the UK

SSH
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 125 £47,500 - 22
London +62 58 £60,000 +26.31% 8
South East +72 34 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Surrey +42 14 £60,000 +26.31%
South West +16 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Berkshire +55 13 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Gloucestershire -10 9 £43,500 - 2
Reading +42 8 £48,750 -23.22% 2
East of England +10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 £37,500 - 3
Scotland +28 4 £30,000 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire +22 4 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London +11 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £38,750 -29.54% 1
High Wycombe - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +20 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Yorkshire +18 3 £21,000 -66.40%
Swindon +15 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Newbury +10 3 £47,500 +61.01%
North Yorkshire +2 3 £21,000 -66.40%
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Derby - 3 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +27 2 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Guildford +25 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Edinburgh +9 2 £30,500 +17.30%
Bristol +4 2 £33,000 +40.42%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £23,250 -53.50%

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SSH.

1 204 (67.77%) Linux
2 108 (35.88%) Windows
3 106 (35.22%) TCP/IP
4 101 (33.55%) DNS
5 82 (27.24%) MySQL
6 81 (26.91%) Apache
6 81 (26.91%) Firewall
7 80 (26.58%) Git (software)
8 78 (25.91%) Unix
9 75 (24.92%) VPN
10 72 (23.92%) Microsoft
11 69 (22.92%) Cisco
12 68 (22.59%) Python
13 65 (21.59%) LAN
14 64 (21.26%) WAN
14 64 (21.26%) FTP
14 64 (21.26%) SQL
14 64 (21.26%) Finance
15 63 (20.93%) VMware
15 63 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
16 62 (20.60%) HP
17 58 (19.27%) HTTP
18 57 (18.94%) JavaScript
19 52 (17.28%) SSL
19 52 (17.28%) Bash Shell
20 51 (16.94%) Nagios
20 51 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 48 (15.95%) HTML
22 47 (15.61%) PHP
22 47 (15.61%) LDAP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (26.91%) Apache
2 43 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 34 (11.30%) IIS
4 18 (5.98%) nginx
5 13 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.32%) WordPress
7 8 (2.66%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.33%) Confluence
8 7 (2.33%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.99%) Drupal
9 6 (1.99%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.99%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.33%) Moodle
11 3 (1.00%) CICS
11 3 (1.00%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.00%) SAS
12 2 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (6.64%) MS Office
2 17 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.00%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (2.99%) G Suite
5 8 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.66%) SaaS
6 7 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.33%) GitHub
7 6 (1.99%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.33%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.33%) Office 365
9 3 (1.00%) Heroku
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.66%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.66%) IaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Route 53
10 2 (0.66%) Slack
11 1 (0.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 106 (35.22%) TCP/IP
2 101 (33.55%) DNS
3 81 (26.91%) Firewall
4 75 (24.92%) VPN
5 65 (21.59%) LAN
6 64 (21.26%) FTP
6 64 (21.26%) WAN
7 58 (19.27%) HTTP
8 52 (17.28%) SSL
9 47 (15.61%) LDAP
9 47 (15.61%) SMTP
10 41 (13.62%) DHCP
11 36 (11.96%) IPsec
11 36 (11.96%) SAN
12 29 (9.63%) HTTPS
13 28 (9.30%) Internet
13 28 (9.30%) Network Security
14 27 (8.97%) Kerberos
15 24 (7.97%) VLAN
16 19 (6.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (27.24%) MySQL
2 30 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.98%) DB2
5 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.00%) GIS
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.66%) Big Data
10 2 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.66%) Redis
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 80 (26.58%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.29%) JIRA
3 24 (7.97%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (7.64%) Zephyr
5 20 (6.64%) Grunt
6 16 (5.32%) Jasmine
6 16 (5.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (3.99%) webpack
8 11 (3.65%) Subversion
9 9 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.99%) Maven
10 7 (2.33%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.33%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.99%) Selenium
12 5 (1.66%) gulp
13 4 (1.33%) CircleCI
13 4 (1.33%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.33%) Protractor
General
1 64 (21.26%) Finance
2 36 (11.96%) Telecoms
3 35 (11.63%) Marketing
4 21 (6.98%) Electronics
4 21 (6.98%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.98%) Banking
6 17 (5.65%) Retail
7 12 (3.99%) French Language
8 8 (2.66%) Games
9 4 (1.33%) German Language
9 4 (1.33%) Law
9 4 (1.33%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.33%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Military
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (22.92%) Developer
2 33 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (10.63%) Administrator
4 30 (9.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 30 (9.97%) Unix Engineer
5 25 (8.31%) Analyst
6 23 (7.64%) Network Engineer
7 21 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 19 (6.31%) Linux Administrator
8 19 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.98%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 14 (4.65%) Tester
13 13 (4.32%) Security Engineer
13 13 (4.32%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.99%) AWS Engineer
15 11 (3.65%) PHP Developer
15 11 (3.65%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.95%) HTML
2 46 (15.28%) Web Services
3 45 (14.95%) CSS
4 42 (13.95%) LAMP
5 36 (11.96%) jQuery
6 27 (8.97%) REST
6 27 (8.97%) SOAP
7 19 (6.31%) AngularJS
7 19 (6.31%) CSS3
7 19 (6.31%) HTML5
8 18 (5.98%) Gherkin
8 18 (5.98%) LEMP Stack
9 15 (4.98%) React
10 14 (4.65%) XML
11 11 (3.65%) Ajax
11 11 (3.65%) ELK Stack
12 10 (3.32%) Sass
12 10 (3.32%) Sensu
13 9 (2.99%) .NET
14 8 (2.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.29%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.31%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.64%) PKI
3 20 (6.64%) Replication
3 20 (6.64%) Statistics
4 13 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.32%) e-Learning
6 9 (2.99%) Physics
7 7 (2.33%) Animation
7 7 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.66%) Biology
9 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.33%) IVR
10 4 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 204 (67.77%) Linux
2 108 (35.88%) Windows
3 78 (25.91%) Unix
4 39 (12.96%) CentOS
4 39 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (10.96%) Windows Server
6 29 (9.63%) Solaris
7 23 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (6.64%) Debian
9 19 (6.31%) Ubuntu
10 18 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (4.98%) Windows 7
12 9 (2.99%) Fedora
12 9 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.99%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.99%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.66%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.66%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.30%) Scrum
3 31 (10.30%) Front End Development
4 30 (9.97%) DevOps
4 30 (9.97%) Load Balancing
5 28 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 28 (9.30%) ITIL
6 27 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (8.64%) Mentoring
8 24 (7.97%) BDD
8 24 (7.97%) Web Development
9 23 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (7.64%) Kanban
9 23 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (7.64%) Programme Management
10 22 (7.31%) Asset Management
10 22 (7.31%) OO
11 21 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (6.64%) Patch Management
13 19 (6.31%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.59%) Python
2 64 (21.26%) SQL
3 57 (18.94%) JavaScript
4 52 (17.28%) Bash Shell
5 47 (15.61%) PHP
6 45 (14.95%) Java
6 45 (14.95%) Perl
7 38 (12.62%) Shell Script
8 35 (11.63%) Ruby
9 32 (10.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.66%) Korn
11 6 (1.99%) ActionScript
11 6 (1.99%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.66%) ABAP
12 5 (1.66%) C#
12 5 (1.66%) Scala
12 5 (1.66%) XPath
13 4 (1.33%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (13.29%) Degree
2 36 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (7.64%) ISTQB
4 21 (6.98%) CCNA
5 19 (6.31%) CCNP
5 19 (6.31%) ISEB
6 13 (4.32%) RHCE
7 12 (3.99%) CISSP
8 11 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.66%) CCIE
10 8 (2.66%) RHCSA
11 7 (2.33%) CISM
12 6 (1.99%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.66%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.66%) MCSA
13 5 (1.66%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.33%) HND
14 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.32%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.99%) QA
3 4 (1.33%) SLA
4 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 51 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (14.62%) Active Directory
3 29 (9.63%) Samba
4 24 (7.97%) NFS
5 23 (7.64%) iptables
6 20 (6.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 17 (5.65%) Firmware
8 14 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (4.32%) VMware ESX
10 11 (3.65%) Docker
10 11 (3.65%) Hyper-V
10 11 (3.65%) Postfix
11 10 (3.32%) OpenSSH
11 10 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (2.99%) Sendmail
12 9 (2.99%) XenServer
13 6 (1.99%) Varnish
13 6 (1.99%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.99%) vSphere
14 5 (1.66%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 51 (16.94%) Nagios
2 38 (12.62%) Puppet
3 32 (10.63%) Ansible
4 28 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (8.64%) Oracle ZFS
6 20 (6.64%) Cacti
7 18 (5.98%) NetBackup
7 18 (5.98%) Red Hat Satellite
8 17 (5.65%) HP Data Protector
9 16 (5.32%) Nmap
10 13 (4.32%) logstash
10 13 (4.32%) Salt
11 12 (3.99%) Graphite
12 11 (3.65%) Kibana
13 8 (2.66%) SCOM
14 7 (2.33%) Backup Exec
15 6 (1.99%) Nessus
16 5 (1.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 4 (1.33%) HAProxy
17 4 (1.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 72 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.92%) Cisco
3 63 (20.93%) VMware
4 62 (20.60%) HP
5 47 (15.61%) Red Hat
6 46 (15.28%) Oracle
7 29 (9.63%) SAP
8 22 (7.31%) NetApp
9 20 (6.64%) Sun
10 19 (6.31%) CheckPoint
10 19 (6.31%) Juniper
11 15 (4.98%) Splunk
12 11 (3.65%) Aruba
12 11 (3.65%) Fortinet
12 11 (3.65%) Google
13 10 (3.32%) AppDynamics
13 10 (3.32%) F5
14 9 (2.99%) Dell
15 8 (2.66%) Axway
15 8 (2.66%) Palo Alto
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