The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 622 641 653
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Permanent jobs citing SSH 296 240 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.21% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 248 184 206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,750 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +2.72%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20450 19764 21060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.45% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15888 17385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +14 275 £45,000 +5.88% 23
London +20 150 £52,500 +5.00% 16
South East -42 46 £38,750 +10.71% 3
East of England -14 25 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -27 24 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Midlands 0 18 £23,000 -45.88% 1
City of London -21 18 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Hampshire -11 14 £55,000 +57.14% 3
West Yorkshire -22 14 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Leeds -24 14 £42,500 +30.76% 2
East Sussex -21 11 £28,000 +47.36%
Brighton -24 11 £28,000 +47.36%
North West +7 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridge - 9 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -3 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Berkshire -3 7 £40,000 +2.56%
Wales -13 6 £40,000 +110.52%
South Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 6 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £35,000 - 1
Cardiff -10 5 £40,000 -23.80%
South Wales -10 5 £40,000 -23.80%
Basingstoke -11 5 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £21,500 -
Southampton +3 4 £38,750 +10.71%

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 296 (63.25%) Linux
2 189 (40.38%) DNS
3 188 (40.17%) MySQL
4 186 (39.74%) TCP/IP
5 151 (32.26%) Windows
6 141 (30.13%) Perl
7 138 (29.49%) HTTP
8 136 (29.06%) UNIX
9 128 (27.35%) SQL
10 126 (26.92%) Apache
11 125 (26.71%) SSL
12 122 (26.07%) HTML
13 112 (23.93%) PHP
14 111 (23.72%) Java
14 111 (23.72%) Bash Shell
15 107 (22.86%) Firewall
16 105 (22.44%) Red Hat
17 99 (21.15%) Python
18 96 (20.51%) DHCP
19 95 (20.30%) Tomcat
20 94 (20.09%) VMware
21 92 (19.66%) Cisco
22 91 (19.44%) CSS
23 88 (18.80%) Internet
24 85 (18.16%) CentOS
25 80 (17.09%) JavaScript
25 80 (17.09%) Load Balancing
26 79 (16.88%) VPN
27 76 (16.24%) Shell Script
28 74 (15.81%) SAN

SSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 126 (26.92%) Apache
2 95 (20.30%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.76%) CMS
4 32 (6.84%) IIS
5 31 (6.62%) WordPress
6 25 (5.34%) MS Exchange
7 21 (4.49%) SharePoint
8 20 (4.27%) nginx
8 20 (4.27%) Moodle
9 11 (2.35%) Drupal
9 11 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (1.92%) Node.js
11 9 (1.92%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (1.28%) Confluence
13 5 (1.07%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.76%) MS Office
3 24 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 19 (4.06%) Photoshop
5 10 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.85%) MS Project
7 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.21%) InDesign
8 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.07%) Joyent
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.64%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 189 (40.38%) DNS
2 186 (39.74%) TCP/IP
3 138 (29.49%) HTTP
4 125 (26.71%) SSL
5 107 (22.86%) Firewall
6 96 (20.51%) DHCP
7 88 (18.80%) Internet
8 79 (16.88%) VPN
9 74 (15.81%) SAN
10 73 (15.60%) LDAP
11 67 (14.32%) FTP
12 65 (13.89%) WAN
13 61 (13.03%) SNMP
14 59 (12.61%) LAN
15 53 (11.32%) NAS
16 42 (8.97%) VLAN
17 41 (8.76%) Ethernet
18 36 (7.69%) BGP
19 30 (6.41%) HTTPS
20 29 (6.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (40.17%) MySQL
2 44 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 33 (7.05%) RDBMS
5 32 (6.84%) SQL Server
6 22 (4.70%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.99%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.78%) Redis
8 13 (2.78%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.92%) OLTP
9 9 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.71%) Informix
10 8 (1.71%) Big Data
11 6 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.28%) Riak
12 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.64%) SQLite
15 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 65 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.90%) Subversion
3 37 (7.91%) Maven
4 33 (7.05%) Ant
5 23 (4.91%) JIRA
6 22 (4.70%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.70%) Emacs
7 13 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.92%) Toad
8 9 (1.92%) ClearQuest
8 9 (1.92%) CruiseControl
9 8 (1.71%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.07%) PhantomJS
10 5 (1.07%) Hudson
11 3 (0.64%) JUnit
11 3 (0.64%) Grunt
12 2 (0.43%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.43%) Bower
12 2 (0.43%) GCC
12 2 (0.43%) GDB
General
1 70 (14.96%) Finance
2 34 (7.26%) Banking
3 25 (5.34%) Games
4 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.42%) Multimedia
6 15 (3.21%) Marketing
6 15 (3.21%) Advertising
7 14 (2.99%) Publishing
8 13 (2.78%) Retail
9 7 (1.50%) iGaming
10 6 (1.28%) Law
11 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.64%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 108 (23.08%) Developer
2 60 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 59 (12.61%) Analyst
4 47 (10.04%) Systems Administrator
4 47 (10.04%) Administrator
5 45 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
5 45 (9.62%) Web Developer
6 43 (9.19%) Linux Engineer
7 40 (8.55%) Network Engineer
8 32 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 31 (6.62%) Linux Administrator
10 26 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 26 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 23 (4.91%) PHP Developer
12 22 (4.70%) Systems Support
13 20 (4.27%) Systems Analyst
13 20 (4.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 19 (4.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 19 (4.06%) UNIX Engineer
14 19 (4.06%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (26.07%) HTML
2 91 (19.44%) CSS
3 67 (14.32%) jQuery
4 61 (13.03%) HTML5
5 54 (11.54%) XML
6 50 (10.68%) J2EE
7 39 (8.33%) LAMP
8 37 (7.91%) Web Services
9 30 (6.41%) Hibernate
10 28 (5.98%) CSS3
11 22 (4.70%) Servlets
11 22 (4.70%) SOAP
12 17 (3.63%) JSP
13 16 (3.42%) Flash
13 16 (3.42%) FFmpeg
13 16 (3.42%) Sass
14 14 (2.99%) Apache Flex
14 14 (2.99%) EJB
14 14 (2.99%) Swing
14 14 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.03%) Clustering
2 45 (9.62%) Open Source
3 44 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 33 (7.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 29 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (6.20%) PKI
6 23 (4.91%) Replication
7 20 (4.27%) Mobile Games
8 19 (4.06%) Streaming Media
9 17 (3.63%) E-Learning
10 16 (3.42%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.99%) LPAR
11 14 (2.99%) DLPAR
12 13 (2.78%) VLE
13 10 (2.14%) Video on Demand
14 9 (1.92%) Device Driver
14 9 (1.92%) Learning Management System
14 9 (1.92%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.28%) W3C
16 5 (1.07%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 296 (63.25%) Linux
2 151 (32.26%) Windows
3 136 (29.06%) UNIX
4 85 (18.16%) CentOS
5 60 (12.82%) Solaris
6 39 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (5.77%) AIX
9 26 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (4.49%) Ubuntu
11 14 (2.99%) Debian
12 11 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 10 (2.14%) Fedora
13 10 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.92%) SVR4
14 9 (1.92%) Android
14 9 (1.92%) FreeBSD
15 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.09%) Load Balancing
2 48 (10.26%) OO
3 39 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 38 (8.12%) Configuration Management
4 38 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (7.69%) OOP
6 35 (7.48%) Software Engineering
7 34 (7.26%) Time Management
8 33 (7.05%) Web Development
9 31 (6.62%) ITIL
10 30 (6.41%) MVC
11 26 (5.56%) Workflow
12 23 (4.91%) OOD
12 23 (4.91%) Network Architecture
13 22 (4.70%) Project Management
13 22 (4.70%) Change Management
14 21 (4.49%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.27%) Problem Management
16 19 (4.06%) Asset Management
16 19 (4.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 141 (30.13%) Perl
2 128 (27.35%) SQL
3 112 (23.93%) PHP
4 111 (23.72%) Java
4 111 (23.72%) Bash Shell
5 99 (21.15%) Python
6 80 (17.09%) JavaScript
7 76 (16.24%) Shell Script
8 50 (10.68%) Ruby
9 28 (5.98%) Korn
10 24 (5.13%) C
11 21 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.49%) sed
12 19 (4.06%) PHP5
13 16 (3.42%) C++
14 13 (2.78%) ActionScript
14 13 (2.78%) Bourne shell
15 12 (2.56%) AWK
16 9 (1.92%) Tcl
16 9 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 55 (11.75%) Degree
2 44 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (6.20%) CCNP
4 26 (5.56%) CCNA
5 17 (3.63%) CCSE
6 13 (2.78%) CCIP
7 9 (1.92%) CISSP
7 9 (1.92%) RHCE
8 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.50%) CCSA
9 7 (1.50%) GCIA
9 7 (1.50%) GCIH
10 6 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.07%) CCIE
11 5 (1.07%) MCP
11 5 (1.07%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (0.85%) CEH
13 3 (0.64%) RHCA
13 3 (0.64%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.78%) SLA
2 11 (2.35%) QA
3 9 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.07%) COSO
4 5 (1.07%) COBIT
5 4 (0.85%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (15.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (12.39%) Active Directory
3 49 (10.47%) NFS
4 26 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 22 (4.70%) vSphere
5 22 (4.70%) KVM
6 20 (4.27%) Xen
7 19 (4.06%) Shibboleth
8 15 (3.21%) Forefront TMG
9 13 (2.78%) VMware ESX
10 10 (2.14%) Postfix
11 7 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.28%) XenServer
13 5 (1.07%) Squid
13 5 (1.07%) Samba
13 5 (1.07%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.85%) Veritas File System
15 3 (0.64%) OpenSSH
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 64 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (12.39%) Puppet
3 49 (10.47%) Nagios
4 25 (5.34%) YUM
5 23 (4.91%) Tivoli
6 22 (4.70%) SCOM
7 21 (4.49%) Backup Exec
8 17 (3.63%) WSUS
8 17 (3.63%) CFEngine
9 14 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (2.35%) Plesk
10 11 (2.35%) Ansible
10 11 (2.35%) Salt
11 6 (1.28%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.28%) Munin
12 5 (1.07%) Cacti
12 5 (1.07%) SmokePing
13 4 (0.85%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 105 (22.44%) Red Hat
2 94 (20.09%) VMware
3 92 (19.66%) Cisco
4 69 (14.74%) JBoss
5 58 (12.39%) Microsoft
6 46 (9.83%) Oracle
7 30 (6.41%) EMC
7 30 (6.41%) Juniper
8 28 (5.98%) CheckPoint
9 24 (5.13%) NetApp
10 23 (4.91%) Citrix
10 23 (4.91%) Sun
11 19 (4.06%) SolarWinds
12 17 (3.63%) IBM
13 15 (3.21%) Hitachi
14 14 (2.99%) Altiris
15 13 (2.78%) Adobe
15 13 (2.78%) HP
16 10 (2.14%) Brocade
17 9 (1.92%) Polycom
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60k plus + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60 + plus bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £34,283 - £40,335 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 23 days ago