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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 739 765 696
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -69
Permanent jobs citing SSH 180 199 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.11% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 159 174 254
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £23,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 September 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 September 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 +24 168 £45,000 -10.00% 36
South East +65 59 £45,000 +91.48% 10
London +4 47 £57,000 -0.86% 13
South West -1 22 £27,500 -26.66% 4
Hampshire +29 21 £37,500 +59.57% 2
North West +20 17 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Berkshire +23 14 £57,500 +116.98% 3
East of England +8 14 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside 0 13 £32,500 -53.57%
Liverpool - 13 £32,500 -
Southampton - 12 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +11 11 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +9 8 £23,000 -38.66%
City of London +45 7 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Reading +19 7 £65,000 +54.76% 1
Surrey +17 7 £60,000 -8.39% 3
Gloucestershire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Watford +5 6 £39,750 -11.66% 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £43,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £57,500 -
Scotland +23 4 £50,000 +117.39%
Glasgow +13 4 £50,000 +117.39%
Wales +7 4 £30,250 +18.62%
North East +5 4 £40,000 -
South Wales +4 4 £30,250 +18.62%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £40,000 -

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 249 (63.85%) Linux
2 150 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 147 (37.69%) DNS
4 120 (30.77%) HTTP
5 116 (29.74%) FTP
6 115 (29.49%) Cisco
7 114 (29.23%) Unix
7 114 (29.23%) Firewall
8 109 (27.95%) VPN
9 107 (27.44%) MySQL
10 102 (26.15%) Git (software)
11 96 (24.62%) JavaScript
12 93 (23.85%) PHP
13 92 (23.59%) HTML
13 92 (23.59%) CSS
14 89 (22.82%) Windows
14 89 (22.82%) VMware
15 86 (22.05%) SQL
16 84 (21.54%) SMTP
17 80 (20.51%) Microsoft
18 79 (20.26%) Perl
18 79 (20.26%) Finance
18 79 (20.26%) jQuery
19 78 (20.00%) Python
20 70 (17.95%) Apache
20 70 (17.95%) LAMP
21 67 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
22 66 (16.92%) Web Development
23 65 (16.67%) IPsec
24 64 (16.41%) Agile Software Development

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 70 (17.95%) Apache
2 34 (8.72%) nginx
3 21 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.13%) IIS
5 17 (4.36%) WordPress
6 15 (3.85%) Confluence
7 9 (2.31%) CICS
7 9 (2.31%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.79%) Gunicorn
8 7 (1.79%) SAS
8 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.54%) Drupal
10 5 (1.28%) CMS
10 5 (1.28%) JBoss
10 5 (1.28%) Moodle
10 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.77%) Joomla!
Applications
1 43 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.90%) MS Office
3 10 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (5.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (2.31%) Magento
3 8 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.51%) Line 500
4 2 (0.51%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.26%) Documaker
5 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.36%) SaaS
3 8 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.05%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (1.54%) Heroku
5 6 (1.54%) Office 365
6 5 (1.28%) GitHub
6 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.03%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.77%) IaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.51%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.51%) Route 53
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 147 (37.69%) DNS
3 120 (30.77%) HTTP
4 116 (29.74%) FTP
5 114 (29.23%) Firewall
6 109 (27.95%) VPN
7 84 (21.54%) SMTP
8 65 (16.67%) IPsec
9 63 (16.15%) SSL
10 60 (15.38%) LAN
11 57 (14.62%) WAN
12 56 (14.36%) Internet
12 56 (14.36%) Network Security
13 51 (13.08%) DHCP
14 40 (10.26%) LDAP
15 35 (8.97%) Telnet
16 34 (8.72%) OSPF
16 34 (8.72%) SNMP
17 30 (7.69%) SAN
17 30 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (27.44%) MySQL
2 44 (11.28%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (4.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.33%) DB2
6 9 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.05%) Redis
8 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.03%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.03%) TokuMX
9 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.51%) Big Data
10 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.26%) GIS
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 102 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 45 (11.54%) Grunt
3 38 (9.74%) JIRA
4 37 (9.49%) Subversion
5 30 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 20 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (4.62%) gulp
7 18 (4.62%) Jasmine
7 18 (4.62%) Karma Test Runner
7 18 (4.62%) Selenium
7 18 (4.62%) Zephyr
8 17 (4.36%) Cucumber
8 17 (4.36%) webpack
9 12 (3.08%) Maven
10 8 (2.05%) NUnit
11 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.28%) Robotium
11 5 (1.28%) RSpec
12 4 (1.03%) JSHint
13 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 79 (20.26%) Finance
2 35 (8.97%) Marketing
3 25 (6.41%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.90%) Electronics
4 23 (5.90%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.62%) Banking
6 17 (4.36%) French Language
7 13 (3.33%) Law
8 12 (3.08%) Retail
9 6 (1.54%) Games
10 5 (1.28%) Publishing
11 3 (0.77%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) Automotive
12 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (29.23%) Developer
2 59 (15.13%) Network Engineer
3 54 (13.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 52 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 32 (8.21%) Support Engineer
5 32 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
6 25 (6.41%) Unix Engineer
7 24 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.38%) Analyst
8 21 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 21 (5.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 19 (4.87%) Administrator
10 19 (4.87%) Security Engineer
11 18 (4.62%) Juniper Engineer
11 18 (4.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 17 (4.36%) Java Developer
12 17 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.36%) Technical Engineer
13 16 (4.10%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.59%) CSS
1 92 (23.59%) HTML
2 79 (20.26%) jQuery
3 70 (17.95%) LAMP
4 48 (12.31%) Sass
5 39 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 36 (9.23%) Web Services
7 30 (7.69%) REST
8 29 (7.44%) React
9 25 (6.41%) LEMP Stack
9 25 (6.41%) SOAP
10 23 (5.90%) Gherkin
10 23 (5.90%) HTML5
11 22 (5.64%) CSS3
11 22 (5.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (5.38%) Middleware
13 14 (3.59%) Ajax
14 13 (3.33%) .NET
15 12 (3.08%) LESS
16 11 (2.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 32 (8.21%) PKI
3 17 (4.36%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.36%) PACS
3 17 (4.36%) Virtual Team
4 14 (3.59%) Replication
5 11 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.82%) FMCG
6 9 (2.31%) Animation
6 9 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.31%) e-Learning
6 9 (2.31%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.05%) IVR
8 7 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.54%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.54%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.54%) Statistics
10 5 (1.28%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 249 (63.85%) Linux
2 114 (29.23%) Unix
3 89 (22.82%) Windows
4 46 (11.79%) CentOS
5 42 (10.77%) Solaris
6 31 (7.95%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.87%) AIX
8 17 (4.36%) Fedora
9 16 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (4.10%) Ubuntu
10 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.56%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
12 9 (2.31%) zOS
13 7 (1.79%) Debian
14 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.03%) HPUX
15 4 (1.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.92%) Web Development
2 64 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (13.85%) Front End Development
4 53 (13.59%) ITIL
4 53 (13.59%) Load Balancing
5 39 (10.00%) OO
6 37 (9.49%) TDD
7 32 (8.21%) Scrum
8 28 (7.18%) DevOps
9 27 (6.92%) Digital Marketing
9 27 (6.92%) Information Security
9 27 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (6.92%) Workflow
10 26 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (6.41%) BDD
12 23 (5.90%) Programme Management
12 23 (5.90%) Project Management
12 23 (5.90%) SDLC
13 20 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (5.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 96 (24.62%) JavaScript
2 93 (23.85%) PHP
3 86 (22.05%) SQL
4 79 (20.26%) Perl
5 78 (20.00%) Python
6 57 (14.62%) Java
7 50 (12.82%) Shell Script
8 42 (10.77%) Bash Shell
9 39 (10.00%) Ruby
10 22 (5.64%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.10%) C++
12 14 (3.59%) Korn
13 11 (2.82%) C
14 10 (2.56%) Bourne shell
14 10 (2.56%) C-shell
15 8 (2.05%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.79%) ActionScript
16 7 (1.79%) C#
16 7 (1.79%) REXX
16 7 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (9.49%) Degree
3 29 (7.44%) CCNP
4 26 (6.67%) CCNA
5 24 (6.15%) ISTQB
6 21 (5.38%) ISEB
6 21 (5.38%) RHCE
7 20 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (4.36%) RHCSA
9 12 (3.08%) CCIE
10 10 (2.56%) MBA
11 9 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.79%) CISSP
12 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.79%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.54%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.28%) MCSA
15 4 (1.03%) MCITP
16 3 (0.77%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.59%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.33%) SLA
3 11 (2.82%) QA
4 5 (1.28%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) DICOM
6 1 (0.26%) HL7
6 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 67 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.23%) VMware ESX
3 29 (7.44%) Sendmail
4 28 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (5.90%) Postfix
6 22 (5.64%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.85%) vSphere
8 11 (2.82%) Docker
8 11 (2.82%) iptables
8 11 (2.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 10 (2.56%) NFS
10 9 (2.31%) RACF
11 7 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
12 6 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.28%) KVM
13 5 (1.28%) LXC
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (1.28%) Samba
13 5 (1.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (8.21%) Puppet
2 27 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.87%) Nagios
4 18 (4.62%) Oracle ZFS
5 15 (3.85%) Ansible
6 13 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (2.56%) ZABBIX
8 9 (2.31%) NetBackup
8 9 (2.31%) SCOM
9 8 (2.05%) BladeLogic
9 8 (2.05%) Cacti
10 7 (1.79%) zSecure
11 6 (1.54%) Salt
12 5 (1.28%) cPanel
12 5 (1.28%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.28%) logstash
12 5 (1.28%) Nmap
13 4 (1.03%) Control-M
13 4 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (29.49%) Cisco
2 89 (22.82%) VMware
3 80 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.08%) HP
5 47 (12.05%) Oracle
6 44 (11.28%) Red Hat
7 43 (11.03%) Juniper
8 27 (6.92%) IBM
8 27 (6.92%) Sybase
9 26 (6.67%) SAP
10 25 (6.41%) F5
10 25 (6.41%) Sun
11 17 (4.36%) BMC
12 14 (3.59%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.33%) EMC
14 10 (2.56%) CA
14 10 (2.56%) Dell
15 9 (2.31%) NetApp
16 8 (2.05%) Avaya
16 8 (2.05%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £40K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Wipro
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Totnes, Devon
Cotterell Consulting
Posted: 18 days ago
Woking
Montash Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago