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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 754 773 801
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +28
Permanent jobs citing SSH 178 175 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 145 146 169
Median salary £45,000 £43,625 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +7.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
16903 19071 20448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.88% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14011 15260 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +46 168 £45,000 +1.40% 30
London +14 66 £52,500 -0.94% 6
East of England +43 30 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East +8 30 £45,000 +7.46% 7
South West +23 19 £50,000 +40.84% 10
Bedfordshire - 15 £56,000 -
Berkshire +12 14 £45,000 -15.88% 1
Yorkshire +16 13 £32,000 -24.70% 3
Hertfordshire +19 12 £44,500 -1.11%
Surrey -4 11 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Reading +20 10 £52,500 -8.69% 1
West Yorkshire +14 7 £30,750 -15.17%
Guildford -9 7 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Dunstable - 7 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £55,000 - 7
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £40,000 - 1
City of London +37 5 £45,000 -15.09%
Leeds +14 5 £30,000 -14.28%
North Yorkshire +6 5 £40,000 -8.04% 2
Watford +17 4 £44,500 -1.11%
Wiltshire +5 4 £56,250 +67.91% 1
Swindon -1 4 £56,250 +67.91% 1
Scotland -2 4 - - 1
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
Devon +7 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Newbury +4 3 £32,500 -
Exeter +1 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Cambridge +1 3 £51,250 +46.42% 2

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 210 (63.44%) Linux
2 136 (41.09%) TCP/IP
3 120 (36.25%) Unix
4 118 (35.65%) DNS
5 112 (33.84%) MySQL
6 101 (30.51%) PHP
7 99 (29.91%) SQL
8 96 (29.00%) Apache
8 96 (29.00%) HTTP
9 88 (26.59%) FTP
10 84 (25.38%) JavaScript
10 84 (25.38%) CSS
11 83 (25.08%) HTML
12 80 (24.17%) Git (software)
13 79 (23.87%) Python
14 78 (23.56%) Perl
15 76 (22.96%) Firewall
16 73 (22.05%) SSL
17 72 (21.75%) Finance
18 71 (21.45%) LAMP
18 71 (21.45%) SMTP
18 71 (21.45%) Oracle
19 70 (21.15%) Cisco
20 67 (20.24%) VMware
20 67 (20.24%) Bash Shell
21 65 (19.64%) VPN
22 63 (19.03%) Windows
23 62 (18.73%) jQuery
24 59 (17.82%) Shell Script
25 58 (17.52%) Java

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 96 (29.00%) Apache
2 28 (8.46%) Tomcat
3 24 (7.25%) nginx
4 21 (6.34%) WordPress
5 18 (5.44%) WebSphere
6 15 (4.53%) Moodle
7 13 (3.93%) Confluence
8 11 (3.32%) IIS
8 11 (3.32%) WebLogic
9 10 (3.02%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (3.02%) CMS
9 10 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (2.42%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.42%) OpenStack
11 7 (2.11%) CICS
11 7 (2.11%) Joomla!
11 7 (2.11%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.51%) Gunicorn
12 5 (1.51%) SAS
13 4 (1.21%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 30 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.46%) MS Office
3 15 (4.53%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.81%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (6.04%) Magento
2 13 (3.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.91%) Documaker
5 2 (0.60%) Line 500
5 2 (0.60%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.83%) GitHub
3 13 (3.93%) SaaS
4 11 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.72%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.81%) Heroku
6 6 (1.81%) IaaS
7 5 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.21%) Office 365
9 3 (0.91%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) AdWords
10 2 (0.60%) Datadog
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 136 (41.09%) TCP/IP
2 118 (35.65%) DNS
3 96 (29.00%) HTTP
4 88 (26.59%) FTP
5 76 (22.96%) Firewall
6 73 (22.05%) SSL
7 71 (21.45%) SMTP
8 65 (19.64%) VPN
9 43 (12.99%) IPsec
10 41 (12.39%) Internet
11 39 (11.78%) LDAP
12 35 (10.57%) WAN
13 34 (10.27%) SAN
13 34 (10.27%) Telnet
14 33 (9.97%) Network Security
15 30 (9.06%) HTTPS
16 28 (8.46%) LAN
17 21 (6.34%) SNMP
18 20 (6.04%) DHCP
19 19 (5.74%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (33.84%) MySQL
2 26 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.04%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.02%) DB2
5 10 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.72%) Big Data
7 7 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.60%) Redis
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
13 1 (0.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 80 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.78%) Subversion
3 38 (11.48%) JIRA
4 24 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 22 (6.65%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.83%) Grunt
7 14 (4.23%) Selenium
8 12 (3.63%) Maven
9 10 (3.02%) Toad
10 8 (2.42%) HP UFT
11 7 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.11%) Zephyr
12 6 (1.81%) gulp
12 6 (1.81%) RSpec
13 5 (1.51%) JSHint
13 5 (1.51%) NUnit
13 5 (1.51%) Robotium
14 4 (1.21%) Ant
15 3 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 72 (21.75%) Finance
2 33 (9.97%) Marketing
3 18 (5.44%) Banking
4 16 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.93%) Electronics
5 13 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.42%) Publishing
7 6 (1.81%) Games
8 5 (1.51%) Law
8 5 (1.51%) Retail
9 4 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 90 (27.19%) Developer
2 60 (18.13%) Administrator
3 48 (14.50%) Systems Administrator
4 39 (11.78%) Analyst
5 37 (11.18%) Network Engineer
6 30 (9.06%) PHP Developer
7 29 (8.76%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (8.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 22 (6.65%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.74%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 16 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (4.53%) Network Administrator
13 14 (4.23%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.93%) Cisco Engineer
14 13 (3.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 13 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.63%) Java Developer
15 12 (3.63%) Test Analyst
16 11 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (25.38%) CSS
2 83 (25.08%) HTML
3 71 (21.45%) LAMP
4 62 (18.73%) jQuery
5 40 (12.08%) Sass
6 29 (8.76%) Web Services
7 25 (7.55%) HTML5
7 25 (7.55%) SOAP
8 23 (6.95%) Ajax
8 23 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (6.34%) CSS3
9 21 (6.34%) REST
10 19 (5.74%) AngularJS
10 19 (5.74%) XML
11 16 (4.83%) Middleware
12 14 (4.23%) Backbone.js
13 12 (3.63%) Symfony
14 11 (3.32%) RequireJS
14 11 (3.32%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (3.02%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.67%) PKI
3 27 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.14%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.53%) Clustering
5 15 (4.53%) Replication
6 11 (3.32%) e-Learning
6 11 (3.32%) VLE
7 10 (3.02%) Learning Management System
8 9 (2.72%) PACS
9 8 (2.42%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.42%) User Experience
10 7 (2.11%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.51%) Animation
11 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.51%) Social Media
12 4 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.21%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 210 (63.44%) Linux
2 120 (36.25%) Unix
3 63 (19.03%) Windows
4 45 (13.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (12.08%) Solaris
6 38 (11.48%) CentOS
7 20 (6.04%) Windows Server
8 18 (5.44%) AIX
9 15 (4.53%) Ubuntu
10 13 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (3.63%) Debian
12 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (2.42%) HPUX
14 7 (2.11%) SUSE
14 7 (2.11%) zOS
15 6 (1.81%) Windows NT
16 5 (1.51%) Android
16 5 (1.51%) Windows 7
17 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.41%) Web Development
3 45 (13.60%) Project Management
4 39 (11.78%) OO
5 38 (11.48%) DevOps
6 35 (10.57%) ITIL
7 31 (9.37%) Scrum
8 27 (8.16%) Load Balancing
9 26 (7.85%) High Availability
9 26 (7.85%) Time Management
10 25 (7.55%) Front End Development
10 25 (7.55%) SDLC
11 22 (6.65%) Problem Management
12 20 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (5.44%) TDD
15 17 (5.14%) Automated Testing
15 17 (5.14%) Information Security
16 16 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
16 16 (4.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 101 (30.51%) PHP
2 99 (29.91%) SQL
3 84 (25.38%) JavaScript
4 79 (23.87%) Python
5 78 (23.56%) Perl
6 67 (20.24%) Bash Shell
7 59 (17.82%) Shell Script
8 58 (17.52%) Java
9 31 (9.37%) Ruby
10 21 (6.34%) C++
11 12 (3.63%) C
11 12 (3.63%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.72%) Bourne shell
12 9 (2.72%) C-shell
12 9 (2.72%) Korn
13 6 (1.81%) C#
14 5 (1.51%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.51%) JCL
14 5 (1.51%) REXX
14 5 (1.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (13.90%) Degree
2 31 (9.37%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.44%) CCNA
4 15 (4.53%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.93%) CCNP
5 13 (3.93%) ISEB
6 10 (3.02%) MBA
7 9 (2.72%) CISSP
7 9 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.42%) CEH
8 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.51%) MCSE
10 5 (1.51%) SANS
11 4 (1.21%) CCIE
11 4 (1.21%) MCP
11 4 (1.21%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.91%) CCDE
12 3 (0.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.95%) SLA
2 21 (6.34%) QA
3 4 (1.21%) COBIT
4 2 (0.60%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.60%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) SAS 70
System Software
1 51 (15.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 22 (6.65%) NFS
4 17 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (4.83%) Sendmail
6 15 (4.53%) Hyper-V
6 15 (4.53%) Postfix
6 15 (4.53%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.23%) vSphere
8 11 (3.32%) iptables
8 11 (3.32%) Xen
9 10 (3.02%) qmail
10 8 (2.42%) Docker
10 8 (2.42%) Varnish
11 7 (2.11%) RACF
12 6 (1.81%) Snort
13 5 (1.51%) KVM
13 5 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (1.51%) Samba
13 5 (1.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (8.46%) Nagios
2 26 (7.85%) Puppet
3 17 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.93%) Plesk
5 11 (3.32%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (3.02%) cPanel
6 10 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (2.72%) Ansible
7 9 (2.72%) Control-M
8 7 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (2.11%) Cacti
9 6 (1.81%) BladeLogic
9 6 (1.81%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.51%) Nmap
10 5 (1.51%) zSecure
11 4 (1.21%) Hyperic
11 4 (1.21%) RSA Archer
11 4 (1.21%) Salt
12 3 (0.91%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 71 (21.45%) Oracle
2 70 (21.15%) Cisco
3 67 (20.24%) VMware
4 52 (15.71%) Red Hat
5 46 (13.90%) Microsoft
6 34 (10.27%) IBM
7 32 (9.67%) HP
8 24 (7.25%) Juniper
9 16 (4.83%) BMC
10 15 (4.53%) Sun
10 15 (4.53%) Sybase
11 13 (3.93%) SAP
12 11 (3.32%) CommVault
12 11 (3.32%) F5
13 9 (2.72%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.42%) Splunk
15 7 (2.11%) CA
15 7 (2.11%) Citrix
15 7 (2.11%) EMC
15 7 (2.11%) Qualys
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