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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 715 796 755
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -41
Permanent jobs citing SSH 210 180 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.94% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 177 150 206
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -6.87%

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
16560 19249 20943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.37% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13773 15691 16702
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 2016 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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +62 193 £45,000 +5.88% 27
London +40 74 £52,500 +6.59% 9
East of England +65 39 £51,250 +78.26% 1
South East +19 38 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Bedfordshire - 20 £55,500 -
South West +22 17 £55,000 +54.92% 3
Hertfordshire +41 16 £44,500 -
Berkshire +22 16 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Reading +25 12 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +20 12 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Yorkshire +28 11 £32,000 -11.72% 1
Scotland +12 11 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Guildford +8 10 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +13 7 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Glasgow -11 7 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Dunstable - 7 £55,000 -
Watford - 7 £44,500 -
West Yorkshire +17 6 £31,500 -10.00%
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire +18 5 £40,000 -8.04% 1
North West +14 5 £32,500 - 3
Southampton +6 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Leeds +15 4 £31,250 -10.71%
South Wales +8 4 £33,000 -5.03% 1
Wales +3 4 £33,000 -5.03% 1
Somerset - 4 £55,000 -

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 215 (60.73%) Linux
2 143 (40.40%) TCP/IP
3 132 (37.29%) Unix
4 130 (36.72%) DNS
5 118 (33.33%) HTTP
6 108 (30.51%) MySQL
7 106 (29.94%) FTP
8 100 (28.25%) SQL
9 98 (27.68%) PHP
10 94 (26.55%) JavaScript
11 93 (26.27%) HTML
12 92 (25.99%) CSS
13 90 (25.42%) Firewall
14 87 (24.58%) Git (software)
15 79 (22.32%) Apache
15 79 (22.32%) SMTP
15 79 (22.32%) Cisco
16 78 (22.03%) Python
17 77 (21.75%) Perl
17 77 (21.75%) VPN
17 77 (21.75%) Finance
18 76 (21.47%) jQuery
19 71 (20.06%) SSL
20 68 (19.21%) LAMP
21 66 (18.64%) Oracle
22 64 (18.08%) Java
22 64 (18.08%) Windows
22 64 (18.08%) VMware
23 61 (17.23%) Bash Shell
24 59 (16.67%) Internet

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 79 (22.32%) Apache
2 29 (8.19%) nginx
3 22 (6.21%) WordPress
4 18 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.67%) Confluence
5 13 (3.67%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.39%) Moodle
7 11 (3.11%) IIS
8 10 (2.82%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.54%) CICS
9 9 (2.54%) MQSeries
10 8 (2.26%) CMS
10 8 (2.26%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.26%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.98%) Joomla!
11 7 (1.98%) SAS
12 6 (1.69%) Gunicorn
13 5 (1.41%) Drupal
13 5 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 32 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.78%) MS Office
3 14 (3.95%) Photoshop
4 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.41%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (5.93%) Magento
2 18 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.85%) Documaker
5 2 (0.56%) Line 500
5 2 (0.56%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.24%) SaaS
3 11 (3.11%) GitHub
4 10 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.98%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.69%) Heroku
6 6 (1.69%) IaaS
6 6 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.13%) Office 365
8 2 (0.56%) AdWords
8 2 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 143 (40.40%) TCP/IP
2 130 (36.72%) DNS
3 118 (33.33%) HTTP
4 106 (29.94%) FTP
5 90 (25.42%) Firewall
6 79 (22.32%) SMTP
7 77 (21.75%) VPN
8 71 (20.06%) SSL
9 59 (16.67%) Internet
10 55 (15.54%) IPsec
11 39 (11.02%) Network Security
12 38 (10.73%) SAN
12 38 (10.73%) WAN
13 36 (10.17%) LAN
13 36 (10.17%) LDAP
14 34 (9.60%) Telnet
15 30 (8.47%) HTTPS
16 27 (7.63%) OSPF
16 27 (7.63%) SNMP
17 25 (7.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (30.51%) MySQL
2 30 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.11%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.11%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.82%) DB2
7 8 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.98%) Big Data
9 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) Redis
11 2 (0.56%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.28%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.28%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 87 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 46 (12.99%) Subversion
3 39 (11.02%) JIRA
4 29 (8.19%) Jenkins
5 24 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 23 (6.50%) Grunt
7 22 (6.21%) Selenium
8 13 (3.67%) Maven
9 11 (3.11%) Toad
10 10 (2.82%) gulp
10 10 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.82%) Zephyr
11 9 (2.54%) HP UFT
12 8 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.69%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.69%) NUnit
13 6 (1.69%) RSpec
14 5 (1.41%) JSHint
14 5 (1.41%) Robotium
15 4 (1.13%) Ant
General
1 77 (21.75%) Finance
2 36 (10.17%) Marketing
3 22 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.37%) Banking
5 18 (5.08%) Electronics
5 18 (5.08%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.54%) Publishing
7 6 (1.69%) Law
8 5 (1.41%) French Language
8 5 (1.41%) Games
8 5 (1.41%) Retail
9 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (30.51%) Developer
2 44 (12.43%) Network Engineer
3 43 (12.15%) Administrator
4 35 (9.89%) Systems Administrator
5 32 (9.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 30 (8.47%) Analyst
7 28 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (7.63%) PHP Developer
9 23 (6.50%) Support Engineer
9 23 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
10 21 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 20 (5.65%) Senior Developer
12 19 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
12 19 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 19 (5.37%) Java Developer
12 19 (5.37%) Security Engineer
13 17 (4.80%) Juniper Engineer
14 15 (4.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 15 (4.24%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.27%) HTML
2 92 (25.99%) CSS
3 76 (21.47%) jQuery
4 68 (19.21%) LAMP
5 48 (13.56%) Sass
6 34 (9.60%) Web Services
7 28 (7.91%) SOAP
8 27 (7.63%) HTML5
9 26 (7.34%) AngularJS
9 26 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (7.06%) REST
11 24 (6.78%) CSS3
12 21 (5.93%) XML
13 20 (5.65%) Ajax
14 19 (5.37%) Gherkin
15 18 (5.08%) Middleware
16 16 (4.52%) React
17 15 (4.24%) LESS
18 13 (3.67%) LEMP Stack
19 12 (3.39%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.17%) PKI
3 25 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 22 (6.21%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.24%) Replication
6 11 (3.11%) PACS
7 10 (2.82%) Clustering
7 10 (2.82%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.54%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.26%) e-Learning
9 8 (2.26%) FMCG
10 7 (1.98%) User Experience
11 6 (1.69%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.69%) VLE
12 5 (1.41%) Animation
12 5 (1.41%) IVR
12 5 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 215 (60.73%) Linux
2 132 (37.29%) Unix
3 64 (18.08%) Windows
4 40 (11.30%) Solaris
5 37 (10.45%) CentOS
6 30 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (5.93%) Windows Server
8 18 (5.08%) AIX
9 15 (4.24%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (2.82%) Debian
13 9 (2.54%) zOS
14 7 (1.98%) SUSE
15 6 (1.69%) Windows NT
16 5 (1.41%) Android
16 5 (1.41%) Fedora
16 5 (1.41%) Windows 7
17 4 (1.13%) HPUX
17 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.38%) Web Development
2 53 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.15%) OO
4 38 (10.73%) Front End Development
5 37 (10.45%) DevOps
5 37 (10.45%) Load Balancing
6 36 (10.17%) ITIL
7 35 (9.89%) Project Management
8 33 (9.32%) TDD
9 31 (8.76%) Scrum
10 23 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
10 23 (6.50%) High Availability
10 23 (6.50%) SDLC
10 23 (6.50%) Time Management
11 22 (6.21%) BDD
11 22 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (5.93%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (5.65%) Information Security
14 19 (5.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (28.25%) SQL
2 98 (27.68%) PHP
3 94 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 78 (22.03%) Python
5 77 (21.75%) Perl
6 64 (18.08%) Java
7 61 (17.23%) Bash Shell
8 57 (16.10%) Shell Script
9 38 (10.73%) Ruby
10 20 (5.65%) C++
11 12 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.11%) Korn
13 10 (2.82%) Bourne shell
13 10 (2.82%) C-shell
14 9 (2.54%) C
15 7 (1.98%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.98%) CLIST
15 7 (1.98%) JCL
15 7 (1.98%) REXX
16 5 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (12.99%) Degree
2 35 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.37%) CCNA
4 18 (5.08%) CCNP
5 17 (4.80%) ISEB
5 17 (4.80%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.82%) MBA
7 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.98%) CISSP
8 7 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.98%) RHCE
9 5 (1.41%) CEH
9 5 (1.41%) RHCSA
9 5 (1.41%) SANS
9 5 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.13%) CCIE
11 3 (0.85%) CCDE
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.78%) SLA
2 19 (5.37%) QA
3 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.13%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) SAS 70
System Software
1 49 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 22 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (5.93%) NFS
4 21 (5.93%) VMware ESX
5 20 (5.65%) Sendmail
6 17 (4.80%) Hyper-V
7 14 (3.95%) vSphere
8 12 (3.39%) Postfix
9 10 (2.82%) iptables
9 10 (2.82%) Xen
10 9 (2.54%) RACF
11 7 (1.98%) Docker
11 7 (1.98%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 7 (1.98%) Time Sharing Option
11 7 (1.98%) Varnish
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.69%) Snort
12 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (7.34%) Nagios
2 23 (6.50%) Puppet
3 15 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.39%) Oracle ZFS
5 11 (3.11%) cPanel
5 11 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (2.54%) Ansible
6 9 (2.54%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (2.54%) Control-M
7 8 (2.26%) Plesk
8 7 (1.98%) BladeLogic
8 7 (1.98%) zSecure
9 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.41%) Cacti
10 5 (1.41%) Nmap
11 4 (1.13%) RSA Archer
11 4 (1.13%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.85%) Rancher
12 3 (0.85%) Sysdig
12 3 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (22.32%) Cisco
2 66 (18.64%) Oracle
3 64 (18.08%) VMware
4 48 (13.56%) Microsoft
5 40 (11.30%) Red Hat
6 38 (10.73%) HP
7 36 (10.17%) IBM
8 35 (9.89%) Juniper
9 20 (5.65%) Sybase
10 19 (5.37%) Sun
11 18 (5.08%) BMC
11 18 (5.08%) SAP
12 16 (4.52%) F5
13 11 (3.11%) CommVault
14 9 (2.54%) CA
14 9 (2.54%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.26%) EMC
15 8 (2.26%) NETGEAR
15 8 (2.26%) Qualys
15 8 (2.26%) Splunk
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
HBS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £45000 - £54500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow City Centre
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive + full benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool Centre
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
The SLR Group
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Homeworking
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
MBA and Company
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
The SLR Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
South East London
MBA and Company
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago