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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 721 758 758
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Permanent jobs citing SSH 160 216 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.22% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 146 188 201
Median salary £44,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%

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
15411 17645 20432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 16.58% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 14583 16456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +24 154 £45,000 -5.26% 29
South East +75 56 £45,000 +24.13% 1
London +4 47 £62,500 +25.00% 16
Surrey +42 22 £60,000 -7.69%
South West +15 20 £37,500 - 6
Berkshire +59 15 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands +11 9 £37,500 +50.00% 3
East of England -1 9 £55,000 +6.79%
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +30 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Yorkshire +18 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Birmingham - 7 £40,000 -
Reading +38 6 £44,000 -18.89%
Guildford +28 6 £32,500 -50.00%
North Yorkshire +8 6 £31,250 +13.63%
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £62,500 +21.35%
Devon -8 5 £30,000 - 1
Totnes - 5 £30,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £45,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +26 4 £27,500 -9.83% 1
Scotland +22 4 £30,000 +15.38%
City of London +2 4 £66,250 +65.62% 3
Hertfordshire +1 4 £29,750 -49.57%
Skipton - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridge +6 3 £60,000 +16.50%
East Midlands +4 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Hampshire +3 3 £37,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 3 £34,000 -

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 231 (66.76%) Linux
2 129 (37.28%) TCP/IP
3 126 (36.42%) DNS
4 113 (32.66%) Windows
5 108 (31.21%) Firewall
6 91 (26.30%) MySQL
7 90 (26.01%) VPN
8 87 (25.14%) Cisco
8 87 (25.14%) Unix
9 86 (24.86%) HTTP
10 85 (24.57%) FTP
11 84 (24.28%) Microsoft
12 81 (23.41%) Git (software)
13 79 (22.83%) SQL
14 77 (22.25%) Apache
15 73 (21.10%) VMware
16 72 (20.81%) Finance
17 71 (20.52%) LAN
18 67 (19.36%) WAN
19 66 (19.08%) SSL
20 65 (18.79%) Python
20 65 (18.79%) JavaScript
21 63 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
22 62 (17.92%) SMTP
23 61 (17.63%) HTML
23 61 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
24 60 (17.34%) PHP
25 59 (17.05%) Perl
26 56 (16.18%) CSS
26 56 (16.18%) HP

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 77 (22.25%) Apache
2 40 (11.56%) Tomcat
3 35 (10.12%) IIS
4 24 (6.94%) nginx
5 11 (3.18%) WordPress
6 8 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.31%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.02%) Drupal
7 7 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.73%) JBoss
9 5 (1.45%) CICS
9 5 (1.45%) Confluence
9 5 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.45%) SAS
10 4 (1.16%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.16%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.49%) MS Office
3 6 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (6.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.76%) SaaS
3 12 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.31%) G Suite
6 7 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.73%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.73%) GitHub
8 5 (1.45%) Office 365
9 4 (1.16%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.87%) Heroku
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.58%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.58%) Route 53
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.29%) PaaS
12 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (37.28%) TCP/IP
2 126 (36.42%) DNS
3 108 (31.21%) Firewall
4 90 (26.01%) VPN
5 86 (24.86%) HTTP
6 85 (24.57%) FTP
7 71 (20.52%) LAN
8 67 (19.36%) WAN
9 66 (19.08%) SSL
10 62 (17.92%) SMTP
11 49 (14.16%) DHCP
12 44 (12.72%) IPsec
13 41 (11.85%) LDAP
14 39 (11.27%) Internet
14 39 (11.27%) Network Security
14 39 (11.27%) SAN
15 29 (8.38%) VLAN
16 28 (8.09%) HTTPS
17 24 (6.94%) Kerberos
17 24 (6.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (26.30%) MySQL
2 33 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (8.09%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.49%) DB2
5 11 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.73%) Redis
8 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.87%) TokuMX
11 2 (0.58%) Big Data
11 2 (0.58%) GIS
11 2 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (23.41%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.69%) JIRA
3 30 (8.67%) Grunt
4 25 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (6.65%) Jasmine
5 23 (6.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 22 (6.36%) Jenkins
6 22 (6.36%) Zephyr
7 18 (5.20%) webpack
8 16 (4.62%) Subversion
9 10 (2.89%) gulp
9 10 (2.89%) Selenium
10 8 (2.31%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.02%) Maven
12 4 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.16%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.16%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.16%) Protractor
12 4 (1.16%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 72 (20.81%) Finance
2 38 (10.98%) Marketing
2 38 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.65%) Electronics
3 23 (6.65%) Manufacturing
4 18 (5.20%) French Language
5 17 (4.91%) Retail
6 16 (4.62%) Banking
7 10 (2.89%) Law
8 7 (2.02%) Games
9 4 (1.16%) German Language
9 4 (1.16%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.16%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (24.57%) Developer
2 48 (13.87%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (12.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 38 (10.98%) Network Engineer
5 33 (9.54%) Unix Engineer
6 30 (8.67%) Administrator
6 30 (8.67%) Analyst
7 28 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
8 26 (7.51%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.91%) Linux Administrator
11 17 (4.91%) Security Engineer
12 16 (4.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 15 (4.34%) Linux Support
14 14 (4.05%) Support Analyst
14 14 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
14 14 (4.05%) Tester
15 13 (3.76%) Integration Developer
16 12 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.63%) HTML
2 56 (16.18%) CSS
3 48 (13.87%) LAMP
4 47 (13.58%) jQuery
5 46 (13.29%) Web Services
6 32 (9.25%) SOAP
7 30 (8.67%) REST
8 29 (8.38%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.65%) LEMP Stack
9 23 (6.65%) React
10 21 (6.07%) Gherkin
11 20 (5.78%) CSS3
11 20 (5.78%) HTML5
12 19 (5.49%) Sass
13 14 (4.05%) XML
14 12 (3.47%) .NET
15 11 (3.18%) Node.js
16 10 (2.89%) Ajax
16 10 (2.89%) Middleware
17 9 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.51%) PKI
3 22 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.36%) Replication
4 16 (4.62%) Statistics
5 15 (4.34%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.31%) e-Learning
8 8 (2.31%) PACS
9 7 (2.02%) Animation
9 7 (2.02%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.73%) IVR
11 5 (1.45%) Biology
11 5 (1.45%) Clustering
11 5 (1.45%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 231 (66.76%) Linux
2 113 (32.66%) Windows
3 87 (25.14%) Unix
4 40 (11.56%) CentOS
5 36 (10.40%) Windows Server
6 35 (10.12%) Solaris
7 29 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (5.78%) Ubuntu
11 15 (4.34%) Debian
11 15 (4.34%) Fedora
12 11 (3.18%) Windows 7
13 10 (2.89%) AIX
13 10 (2.89%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.45%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.45%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (12.43%) Front End Development
3 39 (11.27%) ITIL
3 39 (11.27%) Load Balancing
4 36 (10.40%) Web Development
5 29 (8.38%) Scrum
6 27 (7.80%) BDD
6 27 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (7.51%) Configuration Management
7 26 (7.51%) OO
8 25 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (7.23%) Mentoring
9 24 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (6.94%) Information Security
9 24 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (6.65%) Programme Management
10 23 (6.65%) TDD
11 22 (6.36%) DevOps
11 22 (6.36%) Kanban
12 20 (5.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.83%) SQL
2 65 (18.79%) JavaScript
2 65 (18.79%) Python
3 60 (17.34%) PHP
4 59 (17.05%) Perl
5 49 (14.16%) Bash Shell
6 44 (12.72%) Java
7 38 (10.98%) Shell Script
8 30 (8.67%) PowerShell
9 29 (8.38%) Ruby
10 15 (4.34%) Korn
11 11 (3.18%) ActionScript
11 11 (3.18%) ActionScript 2.0
11 11 (3.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.73%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.45%) ABAP
13 5 (1.45%) C#
13 5 (1.45%) CLIST
13 5 (1.45%) JCL
13 5 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 43 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (10.98%) Degree
3 27 (7.80%) CCNA
4 24 (6.94%) CCNP
5 22 (6.36%) ISTQB
6 19 (5.49%) ISEB
6 19 (5.49%) RHCE
7 17 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (4.05%) RHCSA
9 12 (3.47%) CISSP
10 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.89%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.60%) CCIE
12 8 (2.31%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.02%) CISM
14 6 (1.73%) MCSA
15 5 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
16 4 (1.16%) HND
16 4 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.20%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.31%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.87%) PA-DSS
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) DICOM
4 1 (0.29%) HL7
4 1 (0.29%) SDET
System Software
1 63 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (13.58%) Active Directory
3 25 (7.23%) VMware ESX
4 23 (6.65%) Samba
4 23 (6.65%) Sendmail
5 22 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (5.78%) iptables
6 20 (5.78%) NFS
7 18 (5.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 18 (5.20%) Postfix
8 13 (3.76%) Firmware
8 13 (3.76%) Hyper-V
9 12 (3.47%) Docker
10 9 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.02%) vSphere
12 6 (1.73%) Varnish
12 6 (1.73%) XenServer
13 5 (1.45%) KVM
13 5 (1.45%) OpenSSH
13 5 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 41 (11.85%) Puppet
2 38 (10.98%) Nagios
3 27 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (6.94%) Ansible
4 24 (6.94%) Oracle ZFS
5 17 (4.91%) Cacti
6 14 (4.05%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (3.76%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (3.18%) Nmap
8 11 (3.18%) SCOM
9 9 (2.60%) logstash
9 9 (2.60%) Salt
10 8 (2.31%) Graphite
10 8 (2.31%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.73%) Kibana
11 6 (1.73%) Nessus
12 5 (1.45%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.45%) zSecure
Vendors
1 87 (25.14%) Cisco
2 84 (24.28%) Microsoft
3 73 (21.10%) VMware
4 56 (16.18%) HP
5 48 (13.87%) Oracle
6 44 (12.72%) Red Hat
7 28 (8.09%) SAP
8 25 (7.23%) Juniper
9 23 (6.65%) Sun
10 18 (5.20%) CheckPoint
10 18 (5.20%) IBM
11 17 (4.91%) F5
12 16 (4.62%) NetApp
13 14 (4.05%) Sybase
14 13 (3.76%) Axway
15 10 (2.89%) Dell
15 10 (2.89%) Google
15 10 (2.89%) Splunk
16 8 (2.31%) NETGEAR
16 8 (2.31%) Qualys
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nice Systems Uk Ltd
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Centrica
Salary: Circa, £62,000 + bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - 30,000K DOE + Excellent Company Benefits + Perks
Posted: 24 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computacenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 15 days ago