The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
England / West Midlands
Rank 209 - 205
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSH 5 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 14
Median salary £37,500 - £27,850
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
806 753 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.56% 14.46% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 650 653 718
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SSH
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSH across the West Midlands region.

SSH Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SSH
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SSH.

1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WLAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
1 7 (58.33%) SSL
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (58.33%) IPsec
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 4 (33.33%) Huawei
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (33.33%) NGN
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (33.33%) IGRP
3 4 (33.33%) VRRP
3 4 (33.33%) Java

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
1 7 (58.33%) IPsec
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) SSL
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
1 7 (58.33%) WLAN
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (33.33%) IGRP
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) NGN
2 4 (33.33%) OSPF
2 4 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (33.33%) VRRP
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 4 (33.33%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Presales
1 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 4 (33.33%) System Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
2 4 (33.33%) Aruba
2 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 4 (33.33%) Huawei
2 4 (33.33%) Meraki
2 4 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 4 (33.33%) Sourcefire