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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK
Rank 732 786 769
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -17
Permanent jobs citing SSH 117 152 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.87% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 94 115 157
Median salary £45,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%

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
13549 17530 19344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.24% 17.13% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11064 14585 15664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +74 114 £46,500 +9.41% 35
London +51 49 £55,000 +12.82% 15
South East +69 36 £47,500 +12.42% 5
Berkshire +43 15 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Surrey +59 14 £47,000 +4.44%
South West +22 14 £39,250 +4.66% 3
Reading +32 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
City of London +37 5 £50,000 -14.89% 3
Wiltshire +19 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Swindon +18 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +14 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Derbyshire - 5 £40,000 -
Derby - 5 £40,000 -
East of England +7 4 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Gloucestershire -1 4 £43,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,750 -
Cambridge - 4 £65,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands +31 3 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Scotland +29 3 £30,500 -19.73%
Guildford +26 3 £46,500 +3.33%
Bristol +8 3 £36,000 +18.03% 1
Newbury +7 3 £47,500 +23.37% 1
North West -12 3 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Yorkshire +29 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +5 2 £30,500 -19.73%
Solihull -1 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Manchester -28 2 £30,750 -2.38% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Knaresborough - 2 - -

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 194 (66.90%) Linux
2 115 (39.66%) TCP/IP
3 104 (35.86%) Windows
4 95 (32.76%) DNS
5 83 (28.62%) Unix
5 83 (28.62%) Firewall
6 78 (26.90%) Apache
6 78 (26.90%) MySQL
7 74 (25.52%) VPN
8 73 (25.17%) Git (software)
9 70 (24.14%) WAN
10 67 (23.10%) HTTP
11 66 (22.76%) Python
12 65 (22.41%) LAN
13 64 (22.07%) FTP
14 63 (21.72%) Cisco
14 63 (21.72%) Microsoft
15 59 (20.34%) Bash Shell
16 58 (20.00%) Finance
16 58 (20.00%) VMware
17 57 (19.66%) HP
17 57 (19.66%) SQL
18 56 (19.31%) JavaScript
19 53 (18.28%) Nagios
20 52 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
21 51 (17.59%) Oracle
21 51 (17.59%) SSL
22 50 (17.24%) SMTP
23 49 (16.90%) Tomcat
24 48 (16.55%) LDAP

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 78 (26.90%) Apache
2 49 (16.90%) Tomcat
3 33 (11.38%) IIS
4 14 (4.83%) nginx
5 12 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 9 (3.10%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.10%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.10%) WordPress
8 8 (2.76%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.07%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.72%) Drupal
11 4 (1.38%) ArcGIS
11 4 (1.38%) Confluence
11 4 (1.38%) JBoss
11 4 (1.38%) Moodle
12 3 (1.03%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 20 (6.90%) MS Office
2 13 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) GIMP
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) BASE24
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (3.10%) G Suite
5 8 (2.76%) SaaS
6 7 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.41%) GitHub
7 6 (2.07%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.38%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.38%) Office 365
10 3 (1.03%) IaaS
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.69%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.69%) Heroku
11 2 (0.69%) Route 53
11 2 (0.69%) Slack
12 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (39.66%) TCP/IP
2 95 (32.76%) DNS
3 83 (28.62%) Firewall
4 74 (25.52%) VPN
5 70 (24.14%) WAN
6 67 (23.10%) HTTP
7 65 (22.41%) LAN
8 64 (22.07%) FTP
9 51 (17.59%) SSL
10 50 (17.24%) SMTP
11 48 (16.55%) LDAP
12 39 (13.45%) SAN
13 34 (11.72%) DHCP
14 33 (11.38%) Internet
15 31 (10.69%) IPsec
16 29 (10.00%) HTTPS
17 25 (8.62%) Kerberos
17 25 (8.62%) Network Security
18 23 (7.93%) MPLS
18 23 (7.93%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.90%) MySQL
2 34 (11.72%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (11.72%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.93%) DB2
4 14 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.10%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.38%) QGIS
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.69%) Big Data
10 2 (0.69%) GIS
10 2 (0.69%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (25.17%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.72%) JIRA
3 23 (7.93%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.21%) Zephyr
5 14 (4.83%) Grunt
6 12 (4.14%) Jasmine
6 12 (4.14%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (3.45%) Vagrant
8 9 (3.10%) Subversion
9 8 (2.76%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.76%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.76%) Maven
9 8 (2.76%) webpack
10 6 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.07%) Selenium
11 4 (1.38%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.38%) Protractor
12 2 (0.69%) gulp
12 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
General
1 58 (20.00%) Finance
2 33 (11.38%) Marketing
2 33 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.21%) Banking
4 17 (5.86%) Electronics
4 17 (5.86%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.86%) Retail
5 11 (3.79%) French Language
6 7 (2.41%) Games
6 7 (2.41%) German Language
6 7 (2.41%) Portuguese Language
6 7 (2.41%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.07%) Advertising
8 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.03%) Law
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (22.41%) Developer
2 33 (11.38%) Administrator
3 31 (10.69%) Unix Engineer
4 29 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 26 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (8.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 24 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.86%) Analyst
9 17 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
9 17 (5.86%) Security Engineer
10 16 (5.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 14 (4.83%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (4.14%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.14%) Technical Support
12 12 (4.14%) Tester
13 10 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.86%) Web Services
2 43 (14.83%) HTML
3 38 (13.10%) CSS
4 32 (11.03%) LAMP
5 29 (10.00%) jQuery
6 23 (7.93%) SOAP
7 21 (7.24%) REST
8 20 (6.90%) CSS3
8 20 (6.90%) HTML5
9 15 (5.17%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.17%) Gherkin
10 14 (4.83%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (4.48%) Ajax
11 13 (4.48%) XML
12 12 (4.14%) Sass
13 10 (3.45%) .NET
13 10 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (3.45%) React
13 10 (3.45%) Sensu
14 8 (2.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.38%) Linux Command Line
3 32 (11.03%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.59%) Statistics
5 20 (6.90%) PKI
6 17 (5.86%) Replication
7 14 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (4.14%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.45%) e-Learning
10 9 (3.10%) Physics
11 7 (2.41%) Animation
11 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 6 (2.07%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (1.03%) Learning Management System
15 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
15 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 194 (66.90%) Linux
2 104 (35.86%) Windows
3 83 (28.62%) Unix
4 39 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (11.38%) Solaris
6 32 (11.03%) CentOS
7 31 (10.69%) Windows Server
8 26 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (7.24%) Ubuntu
10 20 (6.90%) Debian
11 18 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (4.48%) Windows 7
13 12 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (2.76%) Mac OS
15 7 (2.41%) Windows NT
16 6 (2.07%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.72%) Fedora
17 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
18 4 (1.38%) AIX
18 4 (1.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (11.38%) DevOps
3 31 (10.69%) Scrum
4 28 (9.66%) Configuration Management
5 26 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (8.97%) Load Balancing
5 26 (8.97%) Mentoring
5 26 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (8.62%) Front End Development
7 23 (7.93%) Patch Management
8 22 (7.59%) Asset Management
8 22 (7.59%) Web Development
9 21 (7.24%) BDD
9 21 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (6.90%) Kanban
10 20 (6.90%) OO
11 19 (6.55%) Capacity Management
11 19 (6.55%) Programme Management
11 19 (6.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.76%) Python
2 59 (20.34%) Bash Shell
3 57 (19.66%) SQL
4 56 (19.31%) JavaScript
5 46 (15.86%) PHP
6 39 (13.45%) Java
7 37 (12.76%) Perl
8 35 (12.07%) Shell Script
9 34 (11.72%) PowerShell
10 33 (11.38%) Ruby
11 7 (2.41%) C#
11 7 (2.41%) Korn
12 6 (2.07%) XPath
13 5 (1.72%) Scala
14 4 (1.38%) ABAP
14 4 (1.38%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.38%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.38%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.38%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (15.52%) Degree
2 44 (15.17%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (7.93%) CCNA
4 21 (7.24%) CISSP
5 20 (6.90%) CCNP
6 18 (6.21%) ISTQB
7 16 (5.52%) ISEB
8 12 (4.14%) CISM
8 12 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.79%) CCIE
9 11 (3.79%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.76%) CEH
10 8 (2.76%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (2.76%) RHCE
10 8 (2.76%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (2.41%) MCSE
11 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.72%) MCSA
13 4 (1.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.41%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) SLA
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) COSO
5 1 (0.34%) DICOM
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 44 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.45%) Active Directory
3 35 (12.07%) Samba
4 26 (8.97%) iptables
5 25 (8.62%) NFS
6 22 (7.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 19 (6.55%) Firmware
8 11 (3.79%) Docker
8 11 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.45%) OpenSSH
9 10 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (3.10%) Hyper-V
10 9 (3.10%) VMware ESX
10 9 (3.10%) XenServer
11 6 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (2.07%) vSphere
12 5 (1.72%) FreeRADIUS
13 4 (1.38%) Postfix
13 4 (1.38%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 53 (18.28%) Nagios
2 36 (12.41%) Puppet
3 30 (10.34%) Ansible
4 28 (9.66%) Oracle ZFS
5 27 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (7.24%) Cacti
7 20 (6.90%) NetBackup
7 20 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 19 (6.55%) HP Data Protector
8 19 (6.55%) Nmap
9 11 (3.79%) Graphite
9 11 (3.79%) logstash
9 11 (3.79%) Salt
10 10 (3.45%) Kibana
11 9 (3.10%) Nessus
12 7 (2.41%) Backup Exec
13 5 (1.72%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (1.72%) SCOM
13 5 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (21.72%) Cisco
1 63 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 58 (20.00%) VMware
3 57 (19.66%) HP
4 51 (17.59%) Oracle
5 44 (15.17%) Red Hat
6 25 (8.62%) SAP
7 23 (7.93%) NetApp
8 22 (7.59%) Sun
9 21 (7.24%) Juniper
10 19 (6.55%) CheckPoint
10 19 (6.55%) Splunk
11 15 (5.17%) Google
12 12 (4.14%) Aruba
12 12 (4.14%) Fortinet
13 10 (3.45%) AppDynamics
13 10 (3.45%) Lotus
13 10 (3.45%) Qualys
13 10 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (3.10%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £45000 - £61000 Per Annum + benefits
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum 45-60K + excellent benefits package + career
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £45000 - £62000 Per Annum 45-62 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
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