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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 204 - 191
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SSH 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% - 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Average salary £27,850 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £34,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -17.85%
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
872 850 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.15% 17.34% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 768 674 730
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SSH across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

SSH Salary Histogram 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 22 December 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
Warwickshire - 7 £27,850 -
Solihull - 6 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
1 17 (54.84%) LAN
1 17 (54.84%) WAN
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
3 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
3 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (41.94%) DNS
5 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
7 8 (25.81%) cPanel
8 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (22.58%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco
8 7 (22.58%) CCNP
8 7 (22.58%) CCNA
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (22.58%) OSPF
8 7 (22.58%) BGP
8 7 (22.58%) EIGRP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
1 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
1 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (48.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (19.35%) CMS
2 6 (19.35%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) LAN
1 17 (54.84%) WAN
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
3 7 (22.58%) FTP
3 7 (22.58%) RIP
3 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (22.58%) VPN
3 7 (22.58%) OSPF
3 7 (22.58%) BGP
3 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
3 7 (22.58%) TACACS
3 7 (22.58%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
1 11 (35.48%) Support Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) IT Support Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) IT Support
3 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Robotics
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (19.35%) OOP
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) SEO
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
1 6 (19.35%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNP
1 7 (22.58%) CCNA
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) cPanel
2 2 (6.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco