Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 849 932 889
Rank change year-on-year +83 -43 +13
Permanent jobs citing SSH 240 245 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 0.98% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 198 212 265
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,439 £30,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,175 £60,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -8.42%

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 21,447 24,893 28,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.23% 15.28% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16,882 20,350 23,069
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +41 102 £51,000 - 21
North of England +51 42 £32,500 -26.97% 6
South East +9 41 £43,000 -11.34% 8
North West +27 30 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Midlands +35 29 £37,500 -7.41% 9
West Midlands +30 27 £37,500 -7.41% 7
South West +43 14 £47,000 +17.50% 20
Yorkshire +24 12 £41,250 +10.00% 4
East of England - 11 £52,250 - 1
East Midlands +20 2 £36,500 -3.31% 2
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 141 (58.75%) Linux
2 80 (33.33%) Windows
3 78 (32.50%) Firewall
4 73 (30.42%) DNS
5 62 (25.83%) FTP
6 59 (24.58%) VPN
6 59 (24.58%) Cisco
7 57 (23.75%) HTTP
8 56 (23.33%) SQL
9 55 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (22.92%) Bash Shell
10 53 (22.08%) Microsoft
11 51 (21.25%) TCP/IP
12 48 (20.00%) DHCP
12 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 44 (18.33%) MySQL
14 42 (17.50%) Data Centre
15 41 (17.08%) Linux Command Line
16 40 (16.67%) Active Directory
17 39 (16.25%) OSPF
17 39 (16.25%) XML
17 39 (16.25%) IPsec
17 39 (16.25%) DevOps
18 38 (15.83%) Network Security
18 38 (15.83%) Unix
18 38 (15.83%) Python
18 38 (15.83%) BGP
18 38 (15.83%) Red Hat
19 37 (15.42%) IIS
20 36 (15.00%) PHP

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 37 (15.42%) IIS
2 30 (12.50%) Apache
2 30 (12.50%) nginx
3 21 (8.75%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.00%) WordPress
5 10 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.75%) Joomla!
6 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.50%) Drupal
8 4 (1.67%) Confluence
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.83%) MS Visio
2 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (1.25%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.00%) npm
4 9 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.67%) Trello
8 3 (1.25%) Datadog
9 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.83%) G Suite
9 2 (0.83%) GitHub
9 2 (0.83%) Office 365
10 1 (0.42%) Boomi
10 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (32.50%) Firewall
2 73 (30.42%) DNS
3 62 (25.83%) FTP
4 59 (24.58%) VPN
5 57 (23.75%) HTTP
6 51 (21.25%) TCP/IP
7 48 (20.00%) DHCP
8 39 (16.25%) IPsec
8 39 (16.25%) OSPF
9 38 (15.83%) BGP
9 38 (15.83%) Network Security
10 32 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (11.67%) SNMP
12 27 (11.25%) MPLS
13 26 (10.83%) LAN
14 23 (9.58%) SMTP
15 21 (8.75%) Internet
16 20 (8.33%) HTTPS
16 20 (8.33%) WAN
17 19 (7.92%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.33%) MySQL
2 34 (14.17%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.92%) Big Data
4 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.50%) Redis
9 5 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.67%) DB2
10 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.25%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.08%) JIRA
3 14 (5.83%) Mercurial
4 13 (5.42%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.33%) Selenium
5 8 (3.33%) Subversion
6 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.67%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.83%) GitLab
7 2 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.83%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.42%) Emacs
8 1 (0.42%) Grunt
8 1 (0.42%) gulp
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.42%) MSTest
8 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (14.58%) Finance
2 21 (8.75%) Retail
3 16 (6.67%) Marketing
4 8 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.67%) Back Office
5 4 (1.67%) French Language
5 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.25%) Cantonese Language
6 3 (1.25%) Front Office
6 3 (1.25%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.25%) Korean Language
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (16.67%) Developer
2 38 (15.83%) Network Engineer
3 25 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.00%) Administrator
4 24 (10.00%) Analyst
5 23 (9.58%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (8.75%) Consultant
6 21 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.92%) Applications Support
8 18 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
9 17 (7.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (6.25%) Junior
11 15 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 15 (6.25%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.42%) Security Engineer
13 12 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
13 12 (5.00%) Junior Developer
13 12 (5.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.25%) XML
2 32 (13.33%) HTML
3 30 (12.50%) CSS
4 27 (11.25%) Web Services
5 23 (9.58%) JSON
6 20 (8.33%) jQuery
7 19 (7.92%) LEMP Stack
8 16 (6.67%) CSS3
8 16 (6.67%) HTML5
9 15 (6.25%) LAMP
9 15 (6.25%) Laravel
10 13 (5.42%) LDAP
11 12 (5.00%) Sass
11 12 (5.00%) Silex
12 9 (3.75%) Middleware
12 9 (3.75%) XSLT
13 7 (2.92%) Ajax
13 7 (2.92%) Apache NiFi
13 7 (2.92%) Kafka
14 6 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 41 (17.08%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.83%) PKI
6 8 (3.33%) Replication
7 7 (2.92%) Digital Signage
7 7 (2.92%) IPTV
7 7 (2.92%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (2.08%) Derivative
9 3 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.25%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.25%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) Fintech
10 2 (0.83%) Handset
10 2 (0.83%) User Experience
11 1 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 141 (58.75%) Linux
2 80 (33.33%) Windows
3 38 (15.83%) Unix
4 32 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 30 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (12.08%) CentOS
7 17 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.33%) zOS
11 7 (2.92%) Debian
12 5 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.67%) Solaris
14 3 (1.25%) Android
14 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.83%) AIX
15 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.42%) HPUX
16 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.25%) DevOps
2 31 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (12.50%) ITIL
4 25 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (10.00%) Project Management
6 18 (7.50%) Change Management
7 17 (7.08%) Network Design
8 16 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 15 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 15 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (5.42%) Computer Science
10 13 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (5.42%) Patch Management
10 13 (5.42%) Security Patching
11 12 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (5.00%) Front End Development
11 12 (5.00%) TDD
12 11 (4.58%) Change Control
12 11 (4.58%) Network Management
13 10 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.33%) SQL
2 55 (22.92%) Bash Shell
3 38 (15.83%) Python
4 36 (15.00%) PHP
5 34 (14.17%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.75%) Perl
7 18 (7.50%) Java
8 10 (4.17%) C
8 10 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.92%) PHP 5
9 7 (2.92%) PHP 7
10 5 (2.08%) C#
10 5 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.08%) VB
11 4 (1.67%) C++
12 3 (1.25%) C-shell
13 2 (0.83%) Ruby
14 1 (0.42%) Lisp
14 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (13.75%) CCNA
3 31 (12.92%) CCNP
4 28 (11.67%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.00%) Degree
6 14 (5.83%) SC Cleared
7 12 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (3.75%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.33%) MCSE
9 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.08%) CCIE
11 5 (2.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 5 (2.08%) CISSP
12 4 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.25%) RHCE
14 2 (0.83%) CISM
14 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.83%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.83%) QA
2 8 (3.33%) PMO
3 6 (2.50%) SLA
4 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.58%) Docker
3 22 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.33%) NFS
5 15 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.58%) iptables
6 11 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.17%) XenServer
8 9 (3.75%) vSphere
9 8 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.33%) XenApp
9 8 (3.33%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.08%) VMFS
11 4 (1.67%) LXC
12 3 (1.25%) KVM
12 3 (1.25%) QEMU
13 2 (0.83%) Postfix
13 2 (0.83%) Samba
13 2 (0.83%) Squid
13 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (12.50%) Nagios
2 22 (9.17%) Puppet
3 21 (8.75%) Ansible
4 20 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (4.58%) Nessus
8 7 (2.92%) Marathon
8 7 (2.92%) Mesos
8 7 (2.92%) systemd
9 6 (2.50%) vCenter Server
10 5 (2.08%) cPanel
10 5 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.67%) HP ALM
11 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.67%) ZENworks
12 3 (1.25%) Fail2ban
12 3 (1.25%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 59 (24.58%) Cisco
2 53 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 38 (15.83%) Red Hat
4 36 (15.00%) VMware
5 25 (10.42%) Splunk
6 17 (7.08%) Juniper
7 14 (5.83%) Fortinet
7 14 (5.83%) HP
8 12 (5.00%) IBM
8 12 (5.00%) NetApp
9 11 (4.58%) Atlassian
9 11 (4.58%) CA
9 11 (4.58%) Palo Alto
10 10 (4.17%) EMC
11 9 (3.75%) Oracle
12 8 (3.33%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.33%) Citrix
12 8 (3.33%) Dell
13 6 (2.50%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.08%) Veeam