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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 221 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSH 1 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 2.46% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Average salary £27,500 £25,425 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.16% -40.17%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,125
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.72%
SSH
England

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
885 852 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 15.77% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 794 721 779
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SSH across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Staffordshire +1 1 £27,500 +27.90%
SSH
England

SSH
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) cPanel

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) LiteSpeed
1 1 (33.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware