The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 620 630 643
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing SSH 306 247 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.25% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 257 190 214
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20525 19722 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.55% 18.16% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16450 15832 17411
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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 +11 284 £45,000 +5.88% 27
London +21 152 £52,500 -4.54% 18
South East -40 46 £38,750 +10.71% 3
East of England -5 30 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -14 26 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -2 18 £27,850 -34.47% 2
Leeds -21 16 £42,750 +31.53% 2
City of London -24 16 £52,500 -19.23% 4
West Yorkshire -27 16 £42,750 +22.14% 2
Hampshire -20 14 £55,000 +57.14%
Brighton -27 12 £28,000 +47.36% 1
East Sussex -31 12 £28,000 +47.36% 1
North West +5 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 9 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +4 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -28 7 £48,250 +34.02%
Berkshire -7 6 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Wales -14 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £35,000 - 1
South Wales -12 5 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Cardiff -13 5 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
Southampton +4 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Basingstoke -7 4 £60,000 +41.17%

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 305 (63.28%) Linux
2 196 (40.66%) DNS
3 191 (39.63%) TCP/IP
4 189 (39.21%) MySQL
5 156 (32.37%) Windows
6 143 (29.67%) HTTP
7 142 (29.46%) UNIX
8 140 (29.05%) Perl
9 136 (28.22%) SQL
10 127 (26.35%) Apache
10 127 (26.35%) SSL
11 126 (26.14%) HTML
12 116 (24.07%) Bash Shell
13 115 (23.86%) PHP
14 111 (23.03%) Java
15 108 (22.41%) Firewall
16 107 (22.20%) Red Hat
17 100 (20.75%) Python
18 97 (20.12%) DHCP
19 95 (19.71%) Tomcat
20 94 (19.50%) CSS
20 94 (19.50%) Cisco
20 94 (19.50%) VMware
21 90 (18.67%) Internet
22 87 (18.05%) CentOS
23 82 (17.01%) JavaScript
24 80 (16.60%) VPN
24 80 (16.60%) Shell Script
25 79 (16.39%) Load Balancing
26 76 (15.77%) FTP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 127 (26.35%) Apache
2 95 (19.71%) Tomcat
3 39 (8.09%) CMS
4 32 (6.64%) IIS
5 31 (6.43%) WordPress
6 28 (5.81%) MS Exchange
7 24 (4.98%) nginx
8 22 (4.56%) SharePoint
9 20 (4.15%) Moodle
10 12 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (2.07%) Drupal
13 9 (1.87%) Node.js
13 9 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (1.24%) Confluence
15 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
15 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.75%) MS Office
3 24 (4.98%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.94%) Photoshop
5 10 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.83%) MS Project
7 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.21%) InDesign
8 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.21%) Line 500
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.22%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.04%) Joyent
3 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.62%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.21%) Route 53
6 1 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (40.66%) DNS
2 191 (39.63%) TCP/IP
3 143 (29.67%) HTTP
4 127 (26.35%) SSL
5 108 (22.41%) Firewall
6 97 (20.12%) DHCP
7 90 (18.67%) Internet
8 80 (16.60%) VPN
9 76 (15.77%) FTP
10 75 (15.56%) LDAP
11 74 (15.35%) SAN
12 67 (13.90%) WAN
13 63 (13.07%) SNMP
14 61 (12.66%) LAN
15 54 (11.20%) NAS
16 43 (8.92%) VLAN
17 41 (8.51%) Ethernet
18 36 (7.47%) BGP
19 30 (6.22%) Wireless
19 30 (6.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (39.21%) MySQL
2 45 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (7.47%) Relational Database
4 33 (6.85%) RDBMS
5 32 (6.64%) SQL Server
6 22 (4.56%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.70%) Redis
8 13 (2.70%) MariaDB
9 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.87%) OLTP
10 9 (1.87%) Big Data
10 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.66%) Informix
12 6 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.24%) Riak
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.62%) SQLite
15 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 67 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 54 (11.20%) Subversion
3 37 (7.68%) Maven
4 33 (6.85%) Ant
5 28 (5.81%) JIRA
6 23 (4.77%) Jenkins
7 22 (4.56%) Emacs
8 14 (2.90%) Toad
9 13 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.87%) CruiseControl
10 9 (1.87%) ClearQuest
10 9 (1.87%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.04%) PhantomJS
11 5 (1.04%) Grunt
11 5 (1.04%) Hudson
12 3 (0.62%) JUnit
13 2 (0.41%) Bower
13 2 (0.41%) Sublime Text
13 2 (0.41%) JSHint
13 2 (0.41%) GCC
General
1 75 (15.56%) Finance
2 34 (7.05%) Banking
3 24 (4.98%) Games
4 18 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.32%) Multimedia
6 15 (3.11%) Marketing
6 15 (3.11%) Advertising
7 14 (2.90%) Publishing
8 13 (2.70%) Retail
9 7 (1.45%) Law
9 7 (1.45%) iGaming
10 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.62%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (22.61%) Developer
2 62 (12.86%) Analyst
3 61 (12.66%) Support Engineer
4 49 (10.17%) Administrator
5 48 (9.96%) Systems Administrator
6 47 (9.75%) Systems Engineer
7 44 (9.13%) Linux Engineer
7 44 (9.13%) Web Developer
8 40 (8.30%) Network Engineer
9 33 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
10 31 (6.43%) Java Developer
11 28 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 28 (5.81%) Support Analyst
12 23 (4.77%) PHP Developer
12 23 (4.77%) Systems Support
13 21 (4.36%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 21 (4.36%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 21 (4.36%) Systems Analyst
14 20 (4.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 20 (4.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (26.14%) HTML
2 94 (19.50%) CSS
3 68 (14.11%) jQuery
4 62 (12.86%) HTML5
5 53 (11.00%) XML
6 49 (10.17%) J2EE
7 43 (8.92%) LAMP
8 39 (8.09%) Web Services
9 29 (6.02%) Hibernate
9 29 (6.02%) CSS3
10 22 (4.56%) Servlets
10 22 (4.56%) SOAP
11 18 (3.73%) Sass
12 16 (3.32%) FFmpeg
12 16 (3.32%) JSP
12 16 (3.32%) Flash
13 14 (2.90%) Regular Expression
13 14 (2.90%) Swing
13 14 (2.90%) EJB
13 14 (2.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.45%) Clustering
2 45 (9.34%) Computer Science
3 44 (9.13%) Open Source
4 33 (6.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 30 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (6.22%) PKI
6 23 (4.77%) Replication
7 20 (4.15%) Mobile Games
8 19 (3.94%) Streaming Media
9 17 (3.53%) E-Learning
9 17 (3.53%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.90%) LPAR
10 14 (2.90%) DLPAR
11 13 (2.70%) VLE
12 10 (2.07%) Video on Demand
13 9 (1.87%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.87%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.87%) Learning Management System
14 6 (1.24%) Digital Media
14 6 (1.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 305 (63.28%) Linux
2 156 (32.37%) Windows
3 142 (29.46%) UNIX
4 87 (18.05%) CentOS
5 59 (12.24%) Solaris
6 39 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (5.60%) AIX
10 22 (4.56%) Ubuntu
11 15 (3.11%) Debian
12 11 (2.28%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (2.07%) Fedora
14 9 (1.87%) SVR4
14 9 (1.87%) FreeBSD
14 9 (1.87%) Android
15 7 (1.45%) Windows 7
16 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.39%) Load Balancing
2 49 (10.17%) OO
3 41 (8.51%) E-Commerce
4 40 (8.30%) Configuration Management
4 40 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (7.47%) OOP
6 35 (7.26%) Software Engineering
7 34 (7.05%) Time Management
8 33 (6.85%) ITIL
9 32 (6.64%) Web Development
10 30 (6.22%) MVC
11 26 (5.39%) Workflow
12 23 (4.77%) OOD
12 23 (4.77%) Network Architecture
13 22 (4.56%) Change Management
13 22 (4.56%) Project Management
14 21 (4.36%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.15%) DevOps
15 20 (4.15%) High Availability
16 19 (3.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (29.05%) Perl
2 136 (28.22%) SQL
3 116 (24.07%) Bash Shell
4 115 (23.86%) PHP
5 111 (23.03%) Java
6 100 (20.75%) Python
7 82 (17.01%) JavaScript
8 80 (16.60%) Shell Script
9 51 (10.58%) Ruby
10 28 (5.81%) Korn
11 25 (5.19%) C
12 21 (4.36%) sed
13 20 (4.15%) PowerShell
14 19 (3.94%) PHP5
15 16 (3.32%) C++
16 13 (2.70%) ActionScript
16 13 (2.70%) Bourne shell
17 12 (2.49%) AWK
18 10 (2.07%) C#
19 9 (1.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 56 (11.62%) Degree
2 45 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.22%) CCNP
4 27 (5.60%) CCNA
5 17 (3.53%) CCSE
6 13 (2.70%) CCIP
7 9 (1.87%) CISSP
7 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.87%) RHCE
8 8 (1.66%) GCIA
8 8 (1.66%) GCIH
9 7 (1.45%) CCSA
9 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.24%) MCP
11 5 (1.04%) Postgraduate
11 5 (1.04%) CCIE
12 4 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (0.83%) CEH
13 3 (0.62%) JNCIE
13 3 (0.62%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.49%) SLA
2 11 (2.28%) QA
3 9 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.04%) COBIT
4 5 (1.04%) COSO
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 48 (9.96%) NFS
4 28 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.77%) vSphere
6 22 (4.56%) KVM
7 21 (4.36%) Xen
8 19 (3.94%) Shibboleth
9 15 (3.11%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (2.70%) VMware ESX
11 11 (2.28%) Postfix
12 7 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.45%) XenServer
13 5 (1.04%) Squid
13 5 (1.04%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.83%) Veritas File System
14 4 (0.83%) Samba
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.62%) OpenSSH
16 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 68 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (12.45%) Puppet
3 51 (10.58%) Nagios
4 28 (5.81%) Tivoli
5 25 (5.19%) YUM
6 22 (4.56%) Backup Exec
7 21 (4.36%) SCOM
8 17 (3.53%) CFEngine
9 16 (3.32%) WSUS
10 14 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (2.49%) Ansible
11 12 (2.49%) Salt
12 11 (2.28%) Plesk
13 7 (1.45%) ZABBIX
14 6 (1.24%) Munin
15 5 (1.04%) SmokePing
15 5 (1.04%) Cacti
16 4 (0.83%) Cobbler
16 4 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
16 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 107 (22.20%) Red Hat
2 94 (19.50%) Cisco
2 94 (19.50%) VMware
3 70 (14.52%) JBoss
4 66 (13.69%) Microsoft
5 50 (10.37%) Oracle
6 31 (6.43%) EMC
6 31 (6.43%) Juniper
7 28 (5.81%) CheckPoint
8 25 (5.19%) NetApp
8 25 (5.19%) Citrix
9 22 (4.56%) Sun
10 19 (3.94%) SolarWinds
11 17 (3.53%) IBM
12 15 (3.11%) Hitachi
13 14 (2.90%) Altiris
14 13 (2.70%) Adobe
15 12 (2.49%) HP
16 11 (2.28%) Brocade
17 10 (2.07%) Polycom
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pure IT Associates Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago