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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 699 647 681
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +34
Permanent jobs citing SSH 180 251 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.43% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 153 180 176
Average salary £39,398 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.20% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -27.77%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 -68 175 £39,398 -21.20% 23
London -70 83 £39,398 -24.95% 8
South East -31 31 £38,500 -9.41% 6
East of England +5 21 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Hampshire -7 20 £38,250 +62.76%
Southampton +12 19 £38,250 +50.00%
Yorkshire +1 17 £40,000 - 2
City of London -13 10 £38,000 -24.00%
Hertfordshire -2 9 £47,500 +46.15%
West Midlands - 9 £27,850 - 1
Manchester -5 8 £26,500 -37.64% 3
North West -8 8 £26,500 -29.33% 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Sheffield - 7 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £57,500 -
Leeds - 6 £36,000 - 2
South Wales -12 5 £30,000 -27.27%
Wales -13 5 £30,000 -27.27%
Berkshire -27 5 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £27,850 -
Nuneaton - 5 £27,850 -
Hammersmith - 5 £36,000 -
East Midlands +20 4 £30,000 +11.11%
Surrey -9 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Cardiff -17 4 £30,000 -27.27%
Watford - 4 £45,000 -
Derbyshire +22 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Derby +4 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Solihull - 3 £45,000 -

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 309 (70.87%) Linux
2 187 (42.89%) MySQL
3 173 (39.68%) DNS
4 153 (35.09%) TCP/IP
5 152 (34.86%) UNIX
6 142 (32.57%) FTP
7 141 (32.34%) Windows
8 139 (31.88%) PHP
9 118 (27.06%) VMware
10 117 (26.83%) Apache
11 113 (25.92%) CSS
12 98 (22.48%) SQL
13 96 (22.02%) HTML
13 96 (22.02%) HTTP
14 95 (21.79%) Perl
14 95 (21.79%) Red Hat
15 94 (21.56%) JavaScript
16 93 (21.33%) Python
17 92 (21.10%) Git (software)
18 90 (20.64%) Bash Shell
19 89 (20.41%) Firewall
19 89 (20.41%) SMTP
20 82 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
21 80 (18.35%) jQuery
22 78 (17.89%) Java
23 73 (16.74%) DHCP
24 70 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 67 (15.37%) SSL
26 66 (15.14%) Microsoft
27 65 (14.91%) Oracle

SSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 117 (26.83%) Apache
2 57 (13.07%) nginx
3 48 (11.01%) IIS
4 44 (10.09%) Tomcat
5 38 (8.72%) JBoss
6 24 (5.50%) MS Exchange
7 20 (4.59%) WordPress
8 18 (4.13%) SharePoint
8 18 (4.13%) Moodle
8 18 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (3.90%) CMS
9 17 (3.90%) WebLogic
10 15 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (3.44%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.52%) WebSphere
12 10 (2.29%) Drupal
13 7 (1.61%) Node.js
13 7 (1.61%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 45 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.11%) MS Office
3 7 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.38%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.15%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 10 (2.29%) IaaS
4 10 (2.29%) PaaS
5 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.15%) Route 53
8 4 (0.92%) Joyent
8 4 (0.92%) GitHub
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.23%) Office 365
10 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 173 (39.68%) DNS
2 153 (35.09%) TCP/IP
3 142 (32.57%) FTP
4 96 (22.02%) HTTP
5 89 (20.41%) Firewall
5 89 (20.41%) SMTP
6 73 (16.74%) DHCP
7 67 (15.37%) SSL
8 59 (13.53%) WAN
8 59 (13.53%) VPN
9 57 (13.07%) LAN
10 52 (11.93%) Telnet
11 48 (11.01%) Internet
12 45 (10.32%) LDAP
13 38 (8.72%) SNMP
14 37 (8.49%) SAN
15 31 (7.11%) Network Security
16 29 (6.65%) BGP
16 29 (6.65%) Ethernet
16 29 (6.65%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (42.89%) MySQL
2 55 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 31 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.28%) RDBMS
6 22 (5.05%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.75%) Big Data
8 12 (2.75%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.06%) Redis
9 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.61%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.92%) Riak
14 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 92 (21.10%) Git (software)
2 54 (12.39%) Subversion
3 43 (9.86%) JIRA
4 21 (4.82%) Toad
5 16 (3.67%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.44%) Emacs
7 14 (3.21%) Grunt
8 11 (2.52%) Maven
8 11 (2.52%) Ant
9 10 (2.29%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.29%) JSHint
10 5 (1.15%) Aptana Studio
11 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.46%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (14.68%) Finance
2 52 (11.93%) Games
3 21 (4.82%) French Language
4 20 (4.59%) Banking
5 14 (3.21%) Marketing
6 12 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.52%) iGaming
7 11 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.29%) Law
8 10 (2.29%) Advertising
9 7 (1.61%) Retail
10 4 (0.92%) Electronics
10 4 (0.92%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (21.10%) Developer
2 84 (19.27%) Systems Administrator
3 81 (18.58%) Administrator
4 59 (13.53%) Linux Administrator
5 55 (12.61%) Analyst
6 52 (11.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 39 (8.94%) Network Engineer
8 35 (8.03%) Support Analyst
8 35 (8.03%) PHP Developer
9 30 (6.88%) Support Engineer
10 28 (6.42%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (5.28%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.36%) UNIX Engineer
14 18 (4.13%) Account Manager
14 18 (4.13%) Technical Manager
14 18 (4.13%) Technical Account Manager
15 16 (3.67%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 15 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (25.92%) CSS
2 96 (22.02%) HTML
3 80 (18.35%) jQuery
4 60 (13.76%) Web Services
5 49 (11.24%) LAMP
6 46 (10.55%) XML
7 44 (10.09%) Ajax
8 40 (9.17%) HTML5
9 33 (7.57%) SOAP
10 30 (6.88%) Sass
10 30 (6.88%) .NET
10 30 (6.88%) Middleware
11 24 (5.50%) CSS3
12 22 (5.05%) JSON
13 21 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
14 17 (3.90%) JDBC
15 16 (3.67%) RESTful
16 15 (3.44%) Java SE
17 14 (3.21%) J2EE
17 14 (3.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.88%) Open Source
2 25 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.13%) Clustering
4 17 (3.90%) PKI
5 16 (3.67%) E-Learning
5 16 (3.67%) VLE
5 16 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.21%) iPad
7 12 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.75%) Learning Management System
8 11 (2.52%) Mobile Games
9 10 (2.29%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.83%) LPAR
10 8 (1.83%) DLPAR
11 7 (1.61%) Photography
12 5 (1.15%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.15%) Telematics
13 4 (0.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 309 (70.87%) Linux
2 152 (34.86%) UNIX
3 141 (32.34%) Windows
4 70 (16.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (14.91%) CentOS
6 40 (9.17%) Ubuntu
7 35 (8.03%) Solaris
8 31 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.13%) AIX
11 18 (4.13%) Debian
12 7 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.92%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.92%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.92%) OpenBSD
14 4 (0.92%) SUSE
14 4 (0.92%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.45%) Load Balancing
2 44 (10.09%) Web Development
3 43 (9.86%) OO
4 42 (9.63%) OOP
4 42 (9.63%) ITIL
5 41 (9.40%) Configuration Management
6 40 (9.17%) Capacity Planning
7 39 (8.94%) E-Commerce
8 31 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (6.88%) MVC
10 26 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.50%) Time Management
11 24 (5.50%) DevOps
12 22 (5.05%) Migration
13 21 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
14 20 (4.59%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.90%) Software Engineering
16 16 (3.67%) Data Modelling
17 12 (2.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 139 (31.88%) PHP
2 98 (22.48%) SQL
3 95 (21.79%) Perl
4 94 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 93 (21.33%) Python
6 90 (20.64%) Bash Shell
7 78 (17.89%) Java
8 62 (14.22%) Shell Script
9 42 (9.63%) PHP5
10 18 (4.13%) Ruby
11 17 (3.90%) VBScript
12 16 (3.67%) C++
13 15 (3.44%) C#
14 14 (3.21%) C
15 11 (2.52%) PowerShell
16 10 (2.29%) Korn
17 9 (2.06%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.83%) sed
19 4 (0.92%) Scala
20 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (12.61%) Degree
2 47 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (8.49%) CCNP
4 23 (5.28%) CCNA
5 17 (3.90%) CCIE
6 11 (2.52%) RHCE
7 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.06%) MCSE
9 8 (1.83%) MCSA
10 5 (1.15%) CISSP
11 4 (0.92%) PMP
11 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.92%) MCP
11 4 (0.92%) CCSA
11 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.92%) CCSE
12 3 (0.69%) GWAPT
12 3 (0.69%) GPEN
12 3 (0.69%) OSCP
12 3 (0.69%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.38%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (11.93%) NFS
3 39 (8.94%) vSphere
4 35 (8.03%) Postfix
5 33 (7.57%) VMware ESX
6 26 (5.96%) Sendmail
6 26 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (5.28%) Active Directory
8 22 (5.05%) Hyper-V
9 20 (4.59%) Firmware
10 16 (3.67%) Xen
11 11 (2.52%) Varnish
11 11 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (2.29%) Squid
12 10 (2.29%) KVM
13 9 (2.06%) Veritas File System
14 8 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (1.83%) XenApp
14 8 (1.83%) Shibboleth
15 7 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (13.07%) Puppet
2 52 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (9.63%) Nagios
4 29 (6.65%) Tivoli
5 24 (5.50%) Ansible
6 14 (3.21%) yum
7 11 (2.52%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (2.29%) Salt
9 9 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (1.83%) Legato
10 8 (1.83%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (1.61%) cPanel
12 6 (1.38%) Cacti
13 5 (1.15%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.15%) Zenoss
14 4 (0.92%) Munin
14 4 (0.92%) Ganeti
14 4 (0.92%) Bacula
Vendors
1 118 (27.06%) VMware
2 95 (21.79%) Red Hat
3 66 (15.14%) Microsoft
4 65 (14.91%) Oracle
5 63 (14.45%) Cisco
6 33 (7.57%) Citrix
7 28 (6.42%) F5
7 28 (6.42%) Zend
8 21 (4.82%) Juniper
8 21 (4.82%) HP
9 20 (4.59%) Intel
10 19 (4.36%) IBM
11 15 (3.44%) hybris
11 15 (3.44%) EMC
12 12 (2.75%) Adobe
13 10 (2.29%) Sun
13 10 (2.29%) Veritas
14 9 (2.06%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.06%) Dell
15 8 (1.83%) Hitachi
East Sussex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
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Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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South West London
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Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 7 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
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