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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 727 797 683
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -114
Permanent jobs citing SSH 194 167 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.92% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 173 139 272
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%

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
16548 18207 20903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.80% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13690 15079 16538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +45 174 £45,000 -7.69% 21
London +27 56 £55,000 -4.34% 6
South East +43 55 £44,000 -23.47% 5
East of England +24 21 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +16 20 £35,000 -22.22% 2
South West +32 19 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Berkshire +17 17 £50,000 -25.92% 2
North West +16 16 £32,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +24 13 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 13 £32,500 - 1
Liverpool - 13 £32,500 - 1
Southampton +8 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Scotland +25 11 £50,000 +100.00%
Reading +19 10 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Glasgow +3 9 £50,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +27 8 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Bristol - 8 £23,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £41,250 - 3
Surrey +21 7 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Watford +21 7 £44,500 -1.11%
Guildford +10 7 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Wales - 6 £33,000 -
South Wales - 6 £33,000 -
Borehamwood - 5 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £57,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £33,000 -
Hayes - 3 £50,000 -
Fareham - 3 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £57,500 -

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 237 (63.88%) Linux
2 141 (38.01%) TCP/IP
3 135 (36.39%) DNS
4 120 (32.35%) HTTP
5 118 (31.81%) Unix
6 105 (28.30%) FTP
7 104 (28.03%) Cisco
8 101 (27.22%) MySQL
9 100 (26.95%) Firewall
9 100 (26.95%) Git (software)
10 97 (26.15%) JavaScript
11 95 (25.61%) VPN
12 94 (25.34%) SQL
13 92 (24.80%) HTML
14 91 (24.53%) CSS
15 87 (23.45%) PHP
16 80 (21.56%) jQuery
17 79 (21.29%) Perl
17 79 (21.29%) Windows
17 79 (21.29%) Finance
18 76 (20.49%) VMware
19 75 (20.22%) Python
19 75 (20.22%) SMTP
20 72 (19.41%) Microsoft
21 69 (18.60%) SSL
22 67 (18.06%) Web Development
23 66 (17.79%) LAMP
24 65 (17.52%) Apache
25 62 (16.71%) Java
26 60 (16.17%) IPsec

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 65 (17.52%) Apache
2 31 (8.36%) nginx
3 20 (5.39%) IIS
4 16 (4.31%) WordPress
5 14 (3.77%) Confluence
6 12 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.16%) CICS
8 8 (2.16%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.89%) Gunicorn
10 6 (1.62%) SAS
11 5 (1.35%) CMS
11 5 (1.35%) JBoss
11 5 (1.35%) Moodle
12 4 (1.08%) ColdFusion
12 4 (1.08%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.81%) Drupal
13 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.12%) MS Office
3 8 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 24 (6.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (3.23%) Magento
3 9 (2.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.54%) Line 500
4 2 (0.54%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.27%) Documaker
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.50%) SaaS
3 7 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.89%) Heroku
4 6 (1.62%) GitHub
5 5 (1.35%) Office 365
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) AdWords
7 2 (0.54%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Linode
8 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (38.01%) TCP/IP
2 135 (36.39%) DNS
3 120 (32.35%) HTTP
4 105 (28.30%) FTP
5 100 (26.95%) Firewall
6 95 (25.61%) VPN
7 75 (20.22%) SMTP
8 69 (18.60%) SSL
9 60 (16.17%) IPsec
10 55 (14.82%) Internet
11 54 (14.56%) LAN
12 52 (14.02%) WAN
13 50 (13.48%) Network Security
14 41 (11.05%) DHCP
14 41 (11.05%) LDAP
15 32 (8.63%) SNMP
15 32 (8.63%) Telnet
16 30 (8.09%) OSPF
17 25 (6.74%) BGP
17 25 (6.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (27.22%) MySQL
2 39 (10.51%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.16%) DB2
7 7 (1.89%) Redis
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.08%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.81%) TokuMX
10 2 (0.54%) Big Data
10 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) GIS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 100 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 42 (11.32%) Subversion
3 39 (10.51%) JIRA
4 38 (10.24%) Grunt
5 27 (7.28%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 20 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (5.12%) Selenium
9 18 (4.85%) gulp
10 17 (4.58%) Zephyr
11 14 (3.77%) Jasmine
11 14 (3.77%) Maven
12 12 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (2.96%) webpack
14 8 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (2.16%) NUnit
15 6 (1.62%) RSpec
16 5 (1.35%) JSHint
16 5 (1.35%) Robotium
17 3 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 79 (21.29%) Finance
2 37 (9.97%) Marketing
3 26 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.47%) Electronics
4 24 (6.47%) Manufacturing
5 21 (5.66%) Banking
6 13 (3.50%) French Language
7 11 (2.96%) Law
8 7 (1.89%) Retail
9 6 (1.62%) Publishing
10 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Automotive
12 2 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (30.73%) Developer
2 54 (14.56%) Network Engineer
3 44 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
4 43 (11.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 32 (8.63%) Support Engineer
6 30 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (6.47%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
8 21 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (5.39%) Analyst
9 20 (5.39%) PHP Developer
9 20 (5.39%) Unix Engineer
10 19 (5.12%) Administrator
10 19 (5.12%) Java Developer
10 19 (5.12%) Security Engineer
10 19 (5.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 18 (4.85%) Juniper Engineer
12 17 (4.58%) Technical Engineer
13 16 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.77%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (24.80%) HTML
2 91 (24.53%) CSS
3 80 (21.56%) jQuery
4 66 (17.79%) LAMP
5 51 (13.75%) Sass
6 36 (9.70%) REST
7 35 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 34 (9.16%) SOAP
9 32 (8.63%) Web Services
10 25 (6.74%) React
11 24 (6.47%) Gherkin
12 21 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (5.39%) Middleware
14 19 (5.12%) HTML5
15 18 (4.85%) CSS3
16 17 (4.58%) LEMP Stack
17 16 (4.31%) XML
18 15 (4.04%) Ajax
19 14 (3.77%) .NET
20 12 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.70%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.36%) PKI
3 28 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.58%) Virtual Team
6 16 (4.31%) PACS
6 16 (4.31%) Replication
7 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.96%) FMCG
9 9 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.16%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.89%) IVR
12 6 (1.62%) Clustering
12 6 (1.62%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.62%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.35%) e-Learning
13 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 237 (63.88%) Linux
2 118 (31.81%) Unix
3 79 (21.29%) Windows
4 41 (11.05%) Solaris
5 38 (10.24%) CentOS
6 25 (6.74%) Windows Server
7 21 (5.66%) AIX
8 18 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (3.77%) Ubuntu
10 13 (3.50%) Fedora
10 13 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (2.43%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.16%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.16%) zOS
14 6 (1.62%) Debian
14 6 (1.62%) SUSE
14 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.08%) Android
15 4 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.06%) Web Development
2 60 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (12.94%) Load Balancing
4 47 (12.67%) ITIL
5 43 (11.59%) Front End Development
6 40 (10.78%) OO
6 40 (10.78%) TDD
7 31 (8.36%) DevOps
7 31 (8.36%) Scrum
8 28 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (7.55%) Workflow
9 27 (7.28%) BDD
10 26 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.47%) Information Security
11 24 (6.47%) Programme Management
11 24 (6.47%) SDLC
12 23 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.93%) High Availability
14 21 (5.66%) Project Management
15 20 (5.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 94 (25.34%) SQL
3 87 (23.45%) PHP
4 79 (21.29%) Perl
5 75 (20.22%) Python
6 62 (16.71%) Java
7 51 (13.75%) Shell Script
8 42 (11.32%) Bash Shell
9 38 (10.24%) Ruby
10 18 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.31%) C++
11 16 (4.31%) Korn
12 10 (2.70%) Bourne shell
12 10 (2.70%) C-shell
13 9 (2.43%) C
14 7 (1.89%) ActionScript
14 7 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.62%) C#
15 6 (1.62%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 38 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (9.43%) Degree
3 24 (6.47%) CCNP
4 23 (6.20%) ISTQB
5 22 (5.93%) ISEB
6 19 (5.12%) CCNA
7 17 (4.58%) RHCE
8 13 (3.50%) RHCSA
8 13 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.70%) MBA
9 10 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.89%) CCIE
11 7 (1.89%) CISSP
12 3 (0.81%) CCDE
12 3 (0.81%) CISA
12 3 (0.81%) CISM
12 3 (0.81%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.77%) SLA
2 11 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.70%) QA
4 5 (1.35%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 58 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.89%) VMware ESX
3 27 (7.28%) Active Directory
4 26 (7.01%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (6.74%) Sendmail
6 20 (5.39%) Hyper-V
7 19 (5.12%) Postfix
8 12 (3.23%) vSphere
9 11 (2.96%) NFS
10 10 (2.70%) Docker
11 8 (2.16%) iptables
11 8 (2.16%) RACF
12 6 (1.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 6 (1.62%) KVM
12 6 (1.62%) Time Sharing Option
13 5 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.08%) LXC
14 4 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.81%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 25 (6.74%) Puppet
2 22 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.04%) Nagios
3 15 (4.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (3.50%) BMC PATROL
5 10 (2.70%) BladeLogic
6 9 (2.43%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.16%) Ansible
7 8 (2.16%) Control-M
7 8 (2.16%) SCOM
8 6 (1.62%) cPanel
8 6 (1.62%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.62%) zSecure
9 4 (1.08%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.08%) Icinga
9 4 (1.08%) logstash
9 4 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.08%) Salt
10 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.81%) Graylog
Vendors
1 104 (28.03%) Cisco
2 76 (20.49%) VMware
3 72 (19.41%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.75%) Oracle
5 48 (12.94%) HP
6 38 (10.24%) Juniper
7 37 (9.97%) Red Hat
8 28 (7.55%) IBM
9 26 (7.01%) Sybase
10 25 (6.74%) SAP
11 24 (6.47%) F5
12 22 (5.93%) Sun
13 20 (5.39%) BMC
14 14 (3.77%) EMC
15 9 (2.43%) CA
15 9 (2.43%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.43%) Dell
15 9 (2.43%) Remedy
16 8 (2.16%) NETGEAR
17 7 (1.89%) Axway
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