The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 593 601 634
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +33
Permanent jobs citing SSH 327 278 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.45% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 279 219 224
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,970 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%

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
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSH within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
England +28 306 £45,000 -5.26% 24
London +54 173 £52,500 -8.69% 16
South East -62 42 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East of England +17 33 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -20 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds -9 20 £42,750 +31.53%
West Yorkshire -19 20 £42,750 +22.14%
City of London -34 20 £52,500 -19.23% 1
West Midlands -7 17 £27,850 -34.47% 2
East Sussex -25 14 £28,000 +47.36%
Brighton -29 14 £28,000 +47.36%
Hampshire -26 13 £57,500 +24.32%
Suffolk - 12 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 10 £47,500 +33.80%
North West -13 10 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Ipswich - 10 £45,000 -
Scotland -10 9 £37,500 +25.00%
Edinburgh - 9 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 - 1
Rickmansworth +1 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire -22 5 £47,500 +20.25% 1
Nuneaton - 5 £27,850 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £27,850 - 1
Southampton +3 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Cheshire -15 4 £50,000 +100.00%
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Manchester -3 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SSH 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 SSH.

1 335 (63.33%) Linux
2 226 (42.72%) DNS
3 216 (40.83%) MySQL
4 213 (40.26%) TCP/IP
5 168 (31.76%) Windows
6 161 (30.43%) UNIX
7 154 (29.11%) HTTP
8 151 (28.54%) Perl
9 146 (27.60%) SQL
10 139 (26.28%) HTML
11 137 (25.90%) SSL
12 132 (24.95%) PHP
13 126 (23.82%) Bash Shell
14 124 (23.44%) Apache
15 119 (22.50%) Red Hat
16 117 (22.12%) Firewall
17 111 (20.98%) Java
18 109 (20.60%) CSS
19 108 (20.42%) Python
20 105 (19.85%) DHCP
21 103 (19.47%) Cisco
22 99 (18.71%) VMware
23 97 (18.34%) Tomcat
24 95 (17.96%) FTP
24 95 (17.96%) CentOS
25 94 (17.77%) LDAP
26 93 (17.58%) Internet
27 91 (17.20%) Shell Script
27 91 (17.20%) Finance
27 91 (17.20%) JavaScript

SSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SSH 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 SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 124 (23.44%) Apache
2 97 (18.34%) Tomcat
3 41 (7.75%) CMS
4 37 (6.99%) IIS
5 32 (6.05%) nginx
6 31 (5.86%) MS Exchange
7 28 (5.29%) WordPress
8 25 (4.73%) Moodle
9 23 (4.35%) SharePoint
10 18 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (2.08%) Node.js
11 11 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.70%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (1.51%) Drupal
13 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (1.13%) Confluence
15 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.45%) MS Office
3 25 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.40%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.76%) MS Project
7 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.51%) Joyent
4 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.38%) Route 53
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 226 (42.72%) DNS
2 213 (40.26%) TCP/IP
3 154 (29.11%) HTTP
4 137 (25.90%) SSL
5 117 (22.12%) Firewall
6 105 (19.85%) DHCP
7 95 (17.96%) FTP
8 94 (17.77%) LDAP
9 93 (17.58%) Internet
10 91 (17.20%) VPN
11 75 (14.18%) WAN
12 72 (13.61%) SAN
13 71 (13.42%) SNMP
14 69 (13.04%) LAN
15 53 (10.02%) NAS
16 49 (9.26%) Ethernet
17 44 (8.32%) VLAN
18 40 (7.56%) Wireless
19 36 (6.81%) BGP
20 32 (6.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (40.83%) MySQL
2 51 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.43%) RDBMS
5 27 (5.10%) SQL Server
6 26 (4.91%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.40%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.02%) Redis
9 15 (2.84%) MariaDB
10 11 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.70%) Big Data
11 9 (1.70%) Riak
11 9 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.51%) Informix
12 8 (1.51%) OLTP
13 3 (0.57%) SQLite
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 82 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.96%) Subversion
3 35 (6.62%) Maven
4 34 (6.43%) Ant
5 33 (6.24%) JIRA
6 24 (4.54%) Emacs
7 20 (3.78%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.40%) Toad
9 13 (2.46%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.70%) ClearQuest
12 8 (1.51%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.32%) Grunt
14 5 (0.95%) JSHint
14 5 (0.95%) PhantomJS
15 3 (0.57%) JUnit
16 2 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.38%) Selenium
16 2 (0.38%) Hudson
16 2 (0.38%) GCC
General
1 91 (17.20%) Finance
2 38 (7.18%) Banking
3 22 (4.16%) Games
4 20 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.21%) Multimedia
6 15 (2.84%) Advertising
7 14 (2.65%) Publishing
7 14 (2.65%) Marketing
7 14 (2.65%) Retail
8 9 (1.70%) iGaming
9 8 (1.51%) Law
10 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 111 (20.98%) Developer
2 74 (13.99%) Analyst
3 66 (12.48%) Support Engineer
4 54 (10.21%) Administrator
5 51 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
5 51 (9.64%) Network Engineer
6 50 (9.45%) Systems Engineer
7 44 (8.32%) Linux Engineer
8 42 (7.94%) Web Developer
9 39 (7.37%) Linux Administrator
10 33 (6.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 31 (5.86%) Support Analyst
12 29 (5.48%) Java Developer
13 27 (5.10%) Systems Analyst
14 26 (4.91%) PHP Developer
15 25 (4.73%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 25 (4.73%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
16 24 (4.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
17 23 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 23 (4.35%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (26.28%) HTML
2 109 (20.60%) CSS
3 80 (15.12%) jQuery
4 63 (11.91%) HTML5
5 55 (10.40%) LAMP
6 53 (10.02%) XML
7 49 (9.26%) J2EE
8 46 (8.70%) Web Services
9 30 (5.67%) CSS3
10 27 (5.10%) Hibernate
11 23 (4.35%) Ajax
12 22 (4.16%) Servlets
13 21 (3.97%) SOAP
14 20 (3.78%) Regular Expression
14 20 (3.78%) Sass
15 17 (3.21%) JSP
16 16 (3.02%) Flash
16 16 (3.02%) FFmpeg
17 15 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (2.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.34%) Clustering
2 52 (9.83%) Computer Science
3 43 (8.13%) Open Source
4 35 (6.62%) PKI
5 31 (5.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 25 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (4.16%) Mobile Games
8 21 (3.97%) E-Learning
8 21 (3.97%) Replication
9 19 (3.59%) Streaming Media
9 19 (3.59%) VLE
9 19 (3.59%) Management Information System
10 18 (3.40%) LPAR
10 18 (3.40%) DLPAR
11 15 (2.84%) Learning Management System
12 11 (2.08%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.89%) Video on Demand
14 9 (1.70%) Device Driver
15 8 (1.51%) SecurID
16 7 (1.32%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 335 (63.33%) Linux
2 168 (31.76%) Windows
3 161 (30.43%) UNIX
4 95 (17.96%) CentOS
5 70 (13.23%) Solaris
6 53 (10.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.86%) AIX
10 29 (5.48%) Ubuntu
11 16 (3.02%) Debian
12 14 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.89%) Fedora
14 9 (1.70%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.70%) FreeBSD
14 9 (1.70%) SVR4
15 7 (1.32%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.56%) Load Balancing
2 52 (9.83%) OO
3 43 (8.13%) E-Commerce
3 43 (8.13%) Configuration Management
4 39 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (7.18%) Web Development
5 38 (7.18%) ITIL
6 36 (6.81%) OOP
6 36 (6.81%) Time Management
7 35 (6.62%) Software Engineering
8 29 (5.48%) MVC
9 24 (4.54%) Workflow
9 24 (4.54%) Kalman Filter
9 24 (4.54%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (4.16%) OOD
10 22 (4.16%) Change Management
10 22 (4.16%) Network Architecture
11 21 (3.97%) Project Management
12 20 (3.78%) High Availability
13 19 (3.59%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 151 (28.54%) Perl
2 146 (27.60%) SQL
3 132 (24.95%) PHP
4 126 (23.82%) Bash Shell
5 111 (20.98%) Java
6 108 (20.42%) Python
7 91 (17.20%) Shell Script
7 91 (17.20%) JavaScript
8 55 (10.40%) Ruby
9 32 (6.05%) Korn
10 27 (5.10%) sed
11 22 (4.16%) C
12 20 (3.78%) PHP5
12 20 (3.78%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.65%) C++
14 13 (2.46%) Bourne shell
14 13 (2.46%) ActionScript
15 12 (2.27%) AWK
16 11 (2.08%) C#
17 10 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (10.96%) Degree
2 52 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (6.81%) CCNP
4 30 (5.67%) CCNA
5 20 (3.78%) CCSE
6 12 (2.27%) CCIP
6 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.08%) CCSA
8 10 (1.89%) RHCE
8 10 (1.89%) GCIA
8 10 (1.89%) GCIH
9 9 (1.70%) CISSP
9 9 (1.70%) CCIE
10 8 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.13%) MCP
11 6 (1.13%) MCITP
12 5 (0.95%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.95%) MCSE
13 4 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (0.76%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.27%) SLA
2 9 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.51%) QA
4 5 (0.95%) COSO
4 5 (0.95%) COBIT
5 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 74 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (10.21%) NFS
3 53 (10.02%) Active Directory
4 30 (5.67%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.48%) vSphere
6 28 (5.29%) Xen
7 25 (4.73%) Shibboleth
8 21 (3.97%) KVM
9 19 (3.59%) VMware ESX
10 17 (3.21%) Postfix
11 15 (2.84%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (2.08%) Squid
13 9 (1.70%) XenServer
14 7 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.95%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.76%) Veritas File System
17 3 (0.57%) OpenSSH
17 3 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
18 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
18 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 79 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (13.04%) Puppet
3 57 (10.78%) Nagios
4 36 (6.81%) Tivoli
5 26 (4.91%) YUM
6 22 (4.16%) Backup Exec
7 21 (3.97%) CFEngine
8 19 (3.59%) SCOM
9 18 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 16 (3.02%) WSUS
10 16 (3.02%) Ansible
11 15 (2.84%) Salt
12 13 (2.46%) Plesk
13 10 (1.89%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.70%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (1.70%) Munin
15 5 (0.95%) SmokePing
15 5 (0.95%) Cacti
16 4 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
16 4 (0.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 119 (22.50%) Red Hat
2 103 (19.47%) Cisco
3 99 (18.71%) VMware
4 81 (15.31%) Microsoft
5 68 (12.85%) JBoss
6 50 (9.45%) Oracle
7 38 (7.18%) Juniper
8 34 (6.43%) EMC
9 32 (6.05%) Citrix
9 32 (6.05%) CheckPoint
10 23 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 22 (4.16%) NetApp
12 21 (3.97%) IBM
13 20 (3.78%) Sun
14 19 (3.59%) Hitachi
15 15 (2.84%) HP
16 14 (2.65%) Altiris
16 14 (2.65%) F5
17 13 (2.46%) Brocade
17 13 (2.46%) Adobe
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