Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 896 884 899
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +68
Permanent jobs citing SSH 249 294 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.11% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 189 239 310
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% - -

SSH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 23,788 26,505 31,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.08% 16.00% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,927 21,607 26,136
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,925 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SSH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in England

SSH
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSH in England.

Salary trend for SSH in England

SSH
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in England over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SSH in England

SSH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the England region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 119 £47,500 -6.86% 9
North of England +33 30 £32,500 -27.78% 8
South West +8 30 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East of England +37 27 £41,750 -16.50% 7
South East +4 27 £52,500 +20.00% 8
North West +18 23 £32,500 -27.78% 5
Midlands -12 16 £35,000 -6.67% 5
West Midlands +13 9 £36,500 -2.67% 4
Yorkshire +35 7 £32,500 -27.78% 3
East Midlands -2 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SSH.

1 174 (69.88%) Linux
2 101 (40.56%) HTTP
3 97 (38.96%) Windows
4 96 (38.55%) Python
5 88 (35.34%) Bash Shell
6 86 (34.54%) Git (software)
7 85 (34.14%) TCP/IP
8 83 (33.33%) DNS
9 76 (30.52%) DevOps
10 74 (29.72%) SSL
11 69 (27.71%) SMTP
12 65 (26.10%) Ansible
13 64 (25.70%) Perl
13 64 (25.70%) PHP
14 63 (25.30%) Finance
15 61 (24.50%) Docker
16 60 (24.10%) Cisco
17 59 (23.69%) SNMP
17 59 (23.69%) Firewall
18 57 (22.89%) Unix
19 56 (22.49%) FTP
19 56 (22.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 55 (22.09%) Puppet
20 55 (22.09%) SQL
21 54 (21.69%) SQL Server
22 53 (21.29%) JavaScript
23 52 (20.88%) CentOS
24 51 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
24 51 (20.48%) Web Services
25 50 (20.08%) VMware

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 49 (19.68%) Apache
2 29 (11.65%) Confluence
2 29 (11.65%) WebSphere
3 27 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.43%) nginx
5 20 (8.03%) IIS
5 20 (8.03%) WebLogic
6 19 (7.63%) OpenStack
7 16 (6.43%) WordPress
8 15 (6.02%) CMS
9 12 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.01%) Joomla!
11 5 (2.01%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.80%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.80%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (6.83%) Documaker
2 3 (1.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 51 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (15.26%) GitHub
3 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (7.63%) IaaS
5 11 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.42%) G Suite
6 10 (4.02%) SaaS
7 8 (3.21%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (2.81%) Slack
9 6 (2.41%) Datadog
10 5 (2.01%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.20%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.80%) Boomi
13 2 (0.80%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.80%) npm
13 2 (0.80%) Office 365
13 2 (0.80%) Yarn
14 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 101 (40.56%) HTTP
2 85 (34.14%) TCP/IP
3 83 (33.33%) DNS
4 74 (29.72%) SSL
5 69 (27.71%) SMTP
6 59 (23.69%) Firewall
6 59 (23.69%) SNMP
7 56 (22.49%) FTP
8 48 (19.28%) DHCP
8 48 (19.28%) IPsec
9 41 (16.47%) Internet
10 35 (14.06%) HTTPS
11 32 (12.85%) VPN
12 31 (12.45%) Telnet
13 29 (11.65%) VLAN
14 23 (9.24%) OpenVPN
15 22 (8.84%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (8.84%) Network Security
16 18 (7.23%) IMAP
17 17 (6.83%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.06%) MySQL
3 23 (9.24%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.83%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.82%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.02%) Big Data
7 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.61%) Redis
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (34.54%) Git (software)
2 46 (18.47%) JIRA
3 25 (10.04%) Subversion
4 18 (7.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (6.83%) Gerrit
5 17 (6.83%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.42%) gulp
6 11 (4.42%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.02%) Maven
8 9 (3.61%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.21%) Ant
9 8 (3.21%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.21%) GitLab
9 8 (3.21%) Gradle
9 8 (3.21%) JUnit
10 5 (2.01%) Grunt
10 5 (2.01%) Selenium
11 3 (1.20%) Emacs
11 3 (1.20%) LabVIEW
12 2 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 63 (25.30%) Finance
2 15 (6.02%) Marketing
3 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.81%) Banking
5 5 (2.01%) Games
5 5 (2.01%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) French Language
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Automotive
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 50 (20.08%) Administrator
2 45 (18.07%) Developer
3 35 (14.06%) Linux Administrator
4 33 (13.25%) Systems Administrator
5 31 (12.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (9.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 21 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (8.43%) Support Engineer
8 18 (7.23%) Network Engineer
9 17 (6.83%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (6.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.43%) Analyst
10 16 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (6.02%) Applications Support
11 15 (6.02%) Consultant
11 15 (6.02%) PHP Developer
12 14 (5.62%) Software Developer
13 13 (5.22%) Applications Engineer
14 12 (4.82%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.82%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.48%) Web Services
2 41 (16.47%) LDAP
3 26 (10.44%) SOAP
4 23 (9.24%) HTML
5 21 (8.43%) RESTful
6 20 (8.03%) CSS
6 20 (8.03%) Middleware
7 17 (6.83%) LAMP
7 17 (6.83%) YAML
8 16 (6.43%) XML
9 12 (4.82%) JSON
10 11 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.02%) JDBC
12 9 (3.61%) jQuery
12 9 (3.61%) REST
13 8 (3.21%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (3.21%) OAuth
13 8 (3.21%) Sass
14 7 (2.81%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.45%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.02%) iPad
5 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.41%) PKI
6 6 (2.41%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.01%) User Experience
8 4 (1.61%) Digital Signage
8 4 (1.61%) IPTV
8 4 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.20%) Derivative
9 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.20%) Fintech
9 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.20%) Wiki
10 2 (0.80%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 174 (69.88%) Linux
2 97 (38.96%) Windows
3 57 (22.89%) Unix
4 56 (22.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (20.88%) CentOS
6 44 (17.67%) Windows Server
7 35 (14.06%) Ubuntu
8 32 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (10.84%) Debian
10 24 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (8.84%) Android
12 18 (7.23%) Solaris
13 8 (3.21%) Windows 10
13 8 (3.21%) Windows 7
14 7 (2.81%) VMS
15 4 (1.61%) AIX
15 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.40%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.52%) DevOps
2 31 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.45%) ITIL
2 31 (12.45%) Project Management
3 29 (11.65%) Open Source
4 27 (10.84%) Configuration Management
5 26 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (9.24%) High Availability
7 22 (8.84%) Test Automation
8 21 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (8.03%) Integration Testing
9 20 (8.03%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (7.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 19 (7.63%) Collaborative Working
10 19 (7.63%) Release Management
11 18 (7.23%) API Development
11 18 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (7.23%) SDLC
12 17 (6.83%) Microservices
12 17 (6.83%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.55%) Python
2 88 (35.34%) Bash Shell
3 64 (25.70%) Perl
3 64 (25.70%) PHP
4 55 (22.09%) SQL
5 53 (21.29%) JavaScript
6 45 (18.07%) PowerShell
7 43 (17.27%) Java
8 38 (15.26%) Shell Script
9 32 (12.85%) C
10 13 (5.22%) VB
11 11 (4.42%) Ruby
12 7 (2.81%) ES6
13 6 (2.41%) Go
13 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.61%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.61%) C#
14 4 (1.61%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (14.06%) Degree
2 21 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.23%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.43%) CCNA
6 7 (2.81%) MCSE
6 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.41%) CISSP
8 5 (2.01%) CCNP
9 4 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.20%) CEH
10 3 (1.20%) CISM
10 3 (1.20%) GIAC
11 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.40%) CCIE
12 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.82%) SLA
2 11 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.42%) QA
3 9 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) HL7
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (24.50%) Docker
2 49 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (16.06%) Active Directory
4 19 (7.63%) Samba
4 19 (7.63%) VirtualBox
5 17 (6.83%) iptables
6 12 (4.82%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.02%) NFS
8 8 (3.21%) vSphere
9 6 (2.41%) XenApp
9 6 (2.41%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.01%) Snort
11 4 (1.61%) LXC
11 4 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.20%) KVM
12 3 (1.20%) XenServer
13 2 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.80%) Varnish
13 2 (0.80%) zsh
Systems Management
1 65 (26.10%) Ansible
2 55 (22.09%) Puppet
3 44 (17.67%) Nagios
4 22 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (6.83%) Rancher
5 17 (6.83%) Sysdig
5 17 (6.83%) vRealize
6 15 (6.02%) Kubernetes
6 15 (6.02%) ZABBIX
7 10 (4.02%) HAProxy
8 8 (3.21%) Icinga
9 7 (2.81%) FortiGate
10 5 (2.01%) Snorby
10 5 (2.01%) Suricata
11 4 (1.61%) Pingdom
11 4 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.20%) cPanel
12 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (24.10%) Cisco
2 50 (20.08%) VMware
3 49 (19.68%) Red Hat
4 37 (14.86%) Splunk
5 35 (14.06%) Oracle
6 34 (13.65%) IBM
6 34 (13.65%) Microsoft
7 27 (10.84%) AppDynamics
7 27 (10.84%) HP
8 24 (9.64%) Juniper
9 19 (7.63%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (6.83%) BMC
10 17 (6.83%) Intel
10 17 (6.83%) New Relic
10 17 (6.83%) ServiceNow
10 17 (6.83%) WorldPay
11 14 (5.62%) SaltStack
11 14 (5.62%) SolarWinds
12 13 (5.22%) EMC
13 11 (4.42%) Citrix