The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 607 588 642
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +54
Permanent jobs citing SSH 304 299 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.61% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 262 241 224
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 288 £47,500 -5.00% 30
London +16 171 £55,000 +7.31% 15
South East -69 40 £30,000 -33.33% 7
East of England +5 31 £45,000 -
City of London -10 25 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire -18 21 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands -13 16 £27,850 -13.64% 1
Leeds -13 16 £42,500 +13.33%
West Yorkshire -18 16 £42,500 +13.33%
East Sussex -23 14 £28,000 +47.36%
Brighton -24 14 £28,000 +47.36%
Hampshire -26 13 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Suffolk - 12 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 11 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 10 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +14 9 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland -7 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
North West -15 8 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £27,850 -
Nuneaton - 8 £27,850 -
Edinburgh - 8 £40,000 - 1
Rickmansworth +7 7 £45,000 -
Southampton +3 5 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Wallingford - 5 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 4 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester +2 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 351 (64.40%) Linux
2 247 (45.32%) DNS
3 232 (42.57%) TCP/IP
4 222 (40.73%) MySQL
5 179 (32.84%) Windows
6 167 (30.64%) UNIX
7 165 (30.28%) HTTP
8 151 (27.71%) Perl
9 141 (25.87%) HTML
10 138 (25.32%) PHP
11 134 (24.59%) SSL
12 131 (24.04%) SQL
13 130 (23.85%) Red Hat
14 128 (23.49%) Bash Shell
15 126 (23.12%) Apache
16 123 (22.57%) Python
16 123 (22.57%) Firewall
17 118 (21.65%) CSS
18 115 (21.10%) DHCP
19 111 (20.37%) Cisco
20 109 (20.00%) Java
21 103 (18.90%) FTP
22 102 (18.72%) LDAP
23 101 (18.53%) CentOS
24 100 (18.35%) VMware
25 97 (17.80%) Internet
26 95 (17.43%) VPN
26 95 (17.43%) Git (software)
27 94 (17.25%) Finance
28 93 (17.06%) Tomcat

SSH
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 126 (23.12%) Apache
2 93 (17.06%) Tomcat
3 43 (7.89%) nginx
4 38 (6.97%) CMS
5 33 (6.06%) MS Exchange
6 29 (5.32%) IIS
7 28 (5.14%) WordPress
8 22 (4.04%) SharePoint
9 21 (3.85%) Moodle
9 21 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.83%) Node.js
12 9 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (1.28%) Drupal
14 5 (0.92%) Confluence
14 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.73%) Zope
15 4 (0.73%) Plone
16 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.71%) MS Office
3 18 (3.30%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.73%) MS Project
7 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.77%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.65%) Joyent
4 8 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.47%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.73%) Route 53
6 3 (0.55%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 247 (45.32%) DNS
2 232 (42.57%) TCP/IP
3 165 (30.28%) HTTP
4 134 (24.59%) SSL
5 123 (22.57%) Firewall
6 115 (21.10%) DHCP
7 103 (18.90%) FTP
8 102 (18.72%) LDAP
9 97 (17.80%) Internet
10 95 (17.43%) VPN
11 83 (15.23%) WAN
12 80 (14.68%) SNMP
13 78 (14.31%) LAN
14 70 (12.84%) SAN
15 54 (9.91%) Ethernet
16 53 (9.72%) NAS
17 50 (9.17%) SMTP
18 41 (7.52%) Wireless
19 40 (7.34%) BGP
20 38 (6.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (40.73%) MySQL
2 58 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 27 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 27 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 20 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.67%) MariaDB
7 17 (3.12%) Redis
8 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.83%) Riak
10 10 (1.83%) Big Data
10 10 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.10%) OLTP
11 6 (1.10%) Informix
12 4 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.55%) SQLite
14 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 95 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 57 (10.46%) Subversion
3 35 (6.42%) JIRA
4 28 (5.14%) Maven
5 26 (4.77%) Ant
6 23 (4.22%) Emacs
7 19 (3.49%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.75%) Toad
9 11 (2.02%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.65%) Grunt
10 9 (1.65%) JSHint
11 8 (1.47%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.10%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.92%) PhantomJS
14 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
14 3 (0.55%) JUnit
15 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.37%) GCC
15 2 (0.37%) GDB
15 2 (0.37%) Sublime Text
General
1 94 (17.25%) Finance
2 43 (7.89%) Banking
3 23 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.85%) Games
5 18 (3.30%) Multimedia
6 15 (2.75%) Retail
6 15 (2.75%) Advertising
7 11 (2.02%) Marketing
7 11 (2.02%) Law
8 9 (1.65%) iGaming
9 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.10%) Publishing
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (19.82%) Developer
2 71 (13.03%) Analyst
3 63 (11.56%) Administrator
4 61 (11.19%) Systems Administrator
5 58 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 55 (10.09%) Network Engineer
7 52 (9.54%) Systems Engineer
8 46 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
9 45 (8.26%) Linux Administrator
10 40 (7.34%) Web Developer
11 39 (7.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 28 (5.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 28 (5.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 28 (5.14%) Support Analyst
13 27 (4.95%) PHP Developer
14 26 (4.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 26 (4.77%) Systems Analyst
15 25 (4.59%) UNIX Engineer
16 24 (4.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
16 24 (4.40%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (25.87%) HTML
2 118 (21.65%) CSS
3 89 (16.33%) jQuery
4 64 (11.74%) HTML5
5 57 (10.46%) LAMP
6 54 (9.91%) Web Services
7 49 (8.99%) XML
8 42 (7.71%) J2EE
9 30 (5.50%) CSS3
10 25 (4.59%) Ajax
11 22 (4.04%) Hibernate
11 22 (4.04%) Sass
12 20 (3.67%) Servlets
13 19 (3.49%) Regular Expression
14 18 (3.30%) SOAP
14 18 (3.30%) .NET
14 18 (3.30%) Middleware
15 17 (3.12%) JSP
16 16 (2.94%) MSMQ
16 16 (2.94%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.38%) Clustering
2 53 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 42 (7.71%) Open Source
4 36 (6.61%) PKI
5 35 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (5.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 22 (4.04%) LPAR
7 22 (4.04%) DLPAR
7 22 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (3.67%) E-Learning
8 20 (3.67%) Replication
8 20 (3.67%) Management Information System
9 19 (3.49%) Streaming Media
10 17 (3.12%) Mobile Games
11 15 (2.75%) VLE
11 15 (2.75%) Learning Management System
12 12 (2.20%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.83%) Video on Demand
13 10 (1.83%) Over-the-Top Content
14 9 (1.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 351 (64.40%) Linux
2 179 (32.84%) Windows
3 167 (30.64%) UNIX
4 101 (18.53%) CentOS
5 80 (14.68%) Solaris
6 54 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (6.97%) Ubuntu
8 34 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (6.24%) AIX
9 20 (3.67%) Debian
10 19 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.39%) FreeBSD
12 10 (1.83%) Fedora
12 10 (1.83%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.65%) SVR4
13 9 (1.65%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.47%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.10%) Android
15 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (14.50%) Load Balancing
2 52 (9.54%) OO
3 48 (8.81%) Configuration Management
4 46 (8.44%) Web Development
5 43 (7.89%) ITIL
6 41 (7.52%) E-Commerce
6 41 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (6.79%) OOP
8 34 (6.24%) Software Engineering
9 33 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 31 (5.69%) MVC
11 28 (5.14%) Time Management
11 28 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
12 24 (4.40%) Workflow
12 24 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.22%) Change Management
14 22 (4.04%) Performance Management
14 22 (4.04%) Network Architecture
15 21 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 151 (27.71%) Perl
2 138 (25.32%) PHP
3 131 (24.04%) SQL
4 128 (23.49%) Bash Shell
5 123 (22.57%) Python
6 109 (20.00%) Java
7 93 (17.06%) JavaScript
8 90 (16.51%) Shell Script
9 57 (10.46%) Ruby
10 35 (6.42%) Korn
11 27 (4.95%) sed
12 24 (4.40%) C
13 23 (4.22%) PHP5
14 17 (3.12%) C++
15 15 (2.75%) C#
16 13 (2.39%) Bourne shell
17 12 (2.20%) PowerShell
17 12 (2.20%) AWK
18 11 (2.02%) T-SQL
18 11 (2.02%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 66 (12.11%) Degree
2 59 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (8.07%) CCNP
4 32 (5.87%) CCNA
5 20 (3.67%) CCSE
6 15 (2.75%) CCIE
7 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.02%) RHCE
8 11 (2.02%) CCSA
8 11 (2.02%) CISSP
8 11 (2.02%) CCIP
9 10 (1.83%) GCIA
9 10 (1.83%) GCIH
9 10 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.10%) MCITP
10 6 (1.10%) MCP
11 5 (0.92%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.92%) MCSE
12 4 (0.73%) GSEC
12 4 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) SLA
2 9 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.28%) QA
4 5 (0.92%) COBIT
4 5 (0.92%) COSO
5 4 (0.73%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (11.38%) NFS
3 43 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 32 (5.87%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.32%) Xen
6 21 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 21 (3.85%) vSphere
6 21 (3.85%) Shibboleth
6 21 (3.85%) KVM
7 19 (3.49%) Postfix
8 10 (1.83%) XenServer
8 10 (1.83%) Squid
9 8 (1.47%) Sendmail
9 8 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.10%) Varnish
12 5 (0.92%) Veritas File System
13 4 (0.73%) SpamAssassin
14 3 (0.55%) OpenSSH
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 88 (16.15%) Opscode Chef
2 75 (13.76%) Puppet
3 65 (11.93%) Nagios
4 37 (6.79%) Tivoli
5 28 (5.14%) YUM
6 25 (4.59%) CFEngine
7 24 (4.40%) Ansible
8 22 (4.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (3.30%) SCOM
10 17 (3.12%) Salt
11 13 (2.39%) Backup Exec
12 11 (2.02%) ZABBIX
12 11 (2.02%) Plesk
13 10 (1.83%) Munin
13 10 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (1.28%) WSUS
15 5 (0.92%) Cacti
15 5 (0.92%) SmokePing
16 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.73%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 130 (23.85%) Red Hat
2 111 (20.37%) Cisco
3 100 (18.35%) VMware
4 80 (14.68%) Microsoft
5 63 (11.56%) JBoss
6 51 (9.36%) Oracle
7 38 (6.97%) Juniper
8 36 (6.61%) EMC
8 36 (6.61%) Citrix
9 31 (5.69%) CheckPoint
10 25 (4.59%) IBM
11 23 (4.22%) Hitachi
12 22 (4.04%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.67%) F5
13 20 (3.67%) NetApp
13 20 (3.67%) Sun
14 15 (2.75%) HP
15 14 (2.57%) Brocade
16 13 (2.39%) Adobe
17 12 (2.20%) Polycom
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton
Anantha
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greenwich
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Argyll Scott
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago