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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 685 805 698
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -107
Permanent jobs citing SSH 226 165 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.88% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 197 142 245
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%

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
16643 18713 20565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13850 15346 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +109 203 £45,000 +3.44% 29
London +47 71 £52,500 -8.69% 11
South East +35 53 £45,000 -21.73% 7
East of England +66 39 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire +34 20 £44,500 -1.11%
South West +33 18 £40,500 +8.00% 4
Berkshire +16 16 £36,250 -46.29%
Hampshire +12 16 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Bedfordshire - 15 £55,000 -
Scotland +14 14 £50,000 +100.00%
Surrey +24 11 £45,000 -30.76% 1
North West +19 11 £32,500 - 3
Reading +15 10 £47,500 -29.62%
Glasgow +1 10 £50,000 +100.00%
Watford +27 9 £44,500 -1.11%
Guildford +7 9 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Southampton +6 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Merseyside - 9 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 9 £32,500 -
South Wales +12 8 £33,000 -5.03%
Wales +2 8 £33,000 -5.03%
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol - 7 £23,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £45,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 7 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £57,500 -2.12%
Bridgend - 6 £33,000 -
Dunstable - 5 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £47,500 +11.76% 2

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 225 (61.64%) Linux
2 148 (40.55%) TCP/IP
3 139 (38.08%) DNS
4 131 (35.89%) Unix
5 130 (35.62%) HTTP
6 111 (30.41%) FTP
7 99 (27.12%) MySQL
8 96 (26.30%) JavaScript
8 96 (26.30%) Cisco
8 96 (26.30%) Firewall
9 92 (25.21%) Git (software)
10 91 (24.93%) SQL
11 89 (24.38%) VPN
12 88 (24.11%) PHP
12 88 (24.11%) HTML
13 87 (23.84%) CSS
14 78 (21.37%) Python
14 78 (21.37%) Finance
15 77 (21.10%) jQuery
16 76 (20.82%) SMTP
17 75 (20.55%) Windows
17 75 (20.55%) Perl
18 74 (20.27%) VMware
19 66 (18.08%) SSL
20 64 (17.53%) Internet
21 63 (17.26%) Apache
22 62 (16.99%) Oracle
23 61 (16.71%) IPsec
23 61 (16.71%) Web Development
24 59 (16.16%) Microsoft

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 63 (17.26%) Apache
2 28 (7.67%) nginx
3 18 (4.93%) WordPress
4 15 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.84%) IIS
6 13 (3.56%) Confluence
6 13 (3.56%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.92%) Gunicorn
8 6 (1.64%) CICS
8 6 (1.64%) JBoss
8 6 (1.64%) MQSeries
8 6 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.37%) CMS
9 5 (1.37%) Moodle
9 5 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.10%) ColdFusion
10 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.10%) SAS
11 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.82%) Joomla!
Applications
1 36 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.03%) MS Office
3 13 (3.56%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (4.11%) Magento
3 9 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.82%) Documaker
5 2 (0.55%) Line 500
5 2 (0.55%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.38%) SaaS
3 8 (2.19%) GitHub
4 6 (1.64%) Heroku
4 6 (1.64%) IaaS
5 5 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.37%) Office 365
6 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.55%) AdWords
8 2 (0.55%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (40.55%) TCP/IP
2 139 (38.08%) DNS
3 130 (35.62%) HTTP
4 111 (30.41%) FTP
5 96 (26.30%) Firewall
6 89 (24.38%) VPN
7 76 (20.82%) SMTP
8 66 (18.08%) SSL
9 64 (17.53%) Internet
10 61 (16.71%) IPsec
11 48 (13.15%) LAN
12 47 (12.88%) Network Security
12 47 (12.88%) WAN
13 39 (10.68%) LDAP
14 35 (9.59%) DHCP
14 35 (9.59%) SAN
14 35 (9.59%) Telnet
15 33 (9.04%) SNMP
16 31 (8.49%) OSPF
17 26 (7.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (27.12%) MySQL
2 35 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.29%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.64%) DB2
7 6 (1.64%) Redis
8 5 (1.37%) Big Data
8 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.10%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.55%) TokuMX
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.27%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 92 (25.21%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.88%) Subversion
3 39 (10.68%) JIRA
4 31 (8.49%) Grunt
5 29 (7.95%) Jenkins
6 24 (6.58%) Cucumber
7 23 (6.30%) Selenium
8 15 (4.11%) gulp
9 13 (3.56%) Maven
9 13 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (3.01%) Jasmine
11 10 (2.74%) Zephyr
12 8 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (2.19%) NUnit
13 7 (1.92%) Toad
13 7 (1.92%) webpack
14 6 (1.64%) RSpec
15 5 (1.37%) JSHint
15 5 (1.37%) Robotium
General
1 78 (21.37%) Finance
2 34 (9.32%) Marketing
3 22 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.75%) Banking
5 19 (5.21%) Electronics
5 19 (5.21%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.01%) Law
7 9 (2.47%) French Language
8 8 (2.19%) Publishing
9 4 (1.10%) Games
9 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.10%) Retail
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (29.86%) Developer
2 56 (15.34%) Network Engineer
3 40 (10.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
5 30 (8.22%) Administrator
6 27 (7.40%) Support Engineer
7 25 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
8 23 (6.30%) Senior Developer
9 22 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 22 (6.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 21 (5.75%) Analyst
11 20 (5.48%) PHP Developer
12 19 (5.21%) Java Developer
12 19 (5.21%) Juniper Engineer
12 19 (5.21%) Unix Engineer
13 18 (4.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 17 (4.66%) Security Engineer
15 15 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
16 13 (3.56%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (24.11%) HTML
2 87 (23.84%) CSS
3 77 (21.10%) jQuery
4 57 (15.62%) LAMP
5 53 (14.52%) Sass
6 31 (8.49%) AngularJS
6 31 (8.49%) Web Services
7 29 (7.95%) REST
7 29 (7.95%) SOAP
8 25 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (6.30%) HTML5
10 22 (6.03%) CSS3
11 20 (5.48%) React
12 19 (5.21%) Gherkin
13 18 (4.93%) XML
14 17 (4.66%) Ajax
15 16 (4.38%) Middleware
16 15 (4.11%) LESS
17 12 (3.29%) JMS
18 11 (3.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.77%) PKI
2 31 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.11%) PACS
6 14 (3.84%) Replication
7 13 (3.56%) Virtual Team
8 11 (3.01%) FMCG
9 9 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.64%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.64%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.37%) Animation
12 5 (1.37%) Clustering
12 5 (1.37%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.37%) Social Media
13 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.10%) IVR
13 4 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 225 (61.64%) Linux
2 131 (35.89%) Unix
3 75 (20.55%) Windows
4 43 (11.78%) Solaris
5 35 (9.59%) CentOS
6 25 (6.85%) Windows Server
7 22 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (5.75%) AIX
9 18 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (4.11%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.47%) Fedora
13 7 (1.92%) Debian
13 7 (1.92%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.92%) SUSE
14 6 (1.64%) Android
14 6 (1.64%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.64%) zOS
15 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.71%) Web Development
2 54 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (11.23%) Front End Development
3 41 (11.23%) Load Balancing
4 40 (10.96%) OO
5 38 (10.41%) DevOps
5 38 (10.41%) ITIL
6 36 (9.86%) TDD
7 27 (7.40%) Scrum
8 25 (6.85%) Project Management
8 25 (6.85%) SDLC
9 24 (6.58%) High Availability
10 23 (6.30%) Digital Marketing
11 22 (6.03%) BDD
11 22 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.75%) Workflow
13 19 (5.21%) Information Security
13 19 (5.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (26.30%) JavaScript
2 91 (24.93%) SQL
3 88 (24.11%) PHP
4 78 (21.37%) Python
5 75 (20.55%) Perl
6 57 (15.62%) Java
7 56 (15.34%) Shell Script
8 50 (13.70%) Bash Shell
9 35 (9.59%) Ruby
10 18 (4.93%) C++
11 16 (4.38%) PowerShell
12 15 (4.11%) Korn
13 10 (2.74%) Bourne shell
13 10 (2.74%) C-shell
14 9 (2.47%) C
15 6 (1.64%) C#
16 5 (1.37%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
16 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.10%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 39 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (10.41%) Degree
3 23 (6.30%) CCNP
4 21 (5.75%) CCNA
5 17 (4.66%) ISEB
6 16 (4.38%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.29%) RHCE
8 10 (2.74%) MBA
8 10 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.74%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.47%) RHCSA
9 9 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.92%) CISSP
10 7 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.64%) CCIE
12 3 (0.82%) CCDE
12 3 (0.82%) CISA
12 3 (0.82%) CISM
12 3 (0.82%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.38%) SLA
2 12 (3.29%) QA
3 10 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.10%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 57 (15.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.22%) VMware ESX
3 26 (7.12%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (6.58%) Active Directory
5 21 (5.75%) Sendmail
6 20 (5.48%) NFS
7 18 (4.93%) Hyper-V
8 14 (3.84%) vSphere
9 13 (3.56%) Postfix
10 10 (2.74%) Docker
11 8 (2.19%) iptables
12 7 (1.92%) KVM
13 6 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (1.64%) RACF
13 6 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (1.64%) Xen
14 5 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.37%) VirtualBox
15 4 (1.10%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 4 (1.10%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 27 (7.40%) Puppet
2 21 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.21%) Nagios
4 15 (4.11%) Oracle ZFS
5 13 (3.56%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (3.01%) BladeLogic
7 10 (2.74%) Ansible
8 9 (2.47%) Control-M
9 8 (2.19%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (1.64%) cPanel
11 6 (1.64%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.37%) SCOM
13 4 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.10%) Plesk
13 4 (1.10%) zSecure
14 3 (0.82%) Rancher
14 3 (0.82%) RSA Archer
14 3 (0.82%) Sysdig
14 3 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 96 (26.30%) Cisco
2 74 (20.27%) VMware
3 62 (16.99%) Oracle
4 59 (16.16%) Microsoft
5 43 (11.78%) HP
6 41 (11.23%) Juniper
7 37 (10.14%) Red Hat
8 33 (9.04%) IBM
9 22 (6.03%) BMC
9 22 (6.03%) Sun
10 21 (5.75%) F5
10 21 (5.75%) Sybase
11 19 (5.21%) SAP
12 10 (2.74%) CommVault
12 10 (2.74%) Remedy
13 9 (2.47%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.47%) EMC
13 9 (2.47%) NETGEAR
14 8 (2.19%) Qualys
15 7 (1.92%) Intel Security
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