Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 921 855 896
Rank change year-on-year -66 +41 -75
Permanent jobs citing SSH 252 338 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.11% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 214 314 323
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.16% +8.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,300 £25,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 26575 30584 34121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21642 25226 28378
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +3 112 £52,500 -8.70% 7
North of England +6 45 £45,000 +38.46% 2
South East -26 41 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North West -4 36 £46,250 +42.31% 2
Midlands +51 34 £35,000 -6.67% 3
West Midlands +24 30 £35,000 -6.67% 2
South West -17 15 £41,250 +6.45% 2
Yorkshire +18 6 £29,250 +2.63%
East of England -12 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +39 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
North East +6 3 £32,500 -18.75%
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for SSH.

1 150 (59.52%) Linux
2 106 (42.06%) TCP/IP
3 88 (34.92%) DNS
4 76 (30.16%) Windows
5 74 (29.37%) Firewall
6 70 (27.78%) Unix
7 69 (27.38%) Cisco
8 64 (25.40%) MySQL
9 61 (24.21%) HTTP
10 56 (22.22%) DHCP
11 54 (21.43%) LAMP
12 53 (21.03%) Bash Shell
13 52 (20.63%) Active Directory
14 51 (20.24%) WAN
15 49 (19.44%) LAN
15 49 (19.44%) Apache
15 49 (19.44%) SAN
15 49 (19.44%) Finance
16 47 (18.65%) Red Hat
16 47 (18.65%) Git (software)
17 46 (18.25%) VPN
17 46 (18.25%) LDAP
17 46 (18.25%) SMTP
18 45 (17.86%) FTP
19 44 (17.46%) Internet
19 44 (17.46%) VMware
20 41 (16.27%) SNMP
20 41 (16.27%) Solaris
21 40 (15.87%) Python
21 40 (15.87%) Cisco Certification

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 (19.44%) Apache
2 28 (11.11%) WordPress
3 25 (9.92%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.33%) nginx
5 12 (4.76%) CMS
6 11 (4.37%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.38%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.59%) IIS
8 4 (1.59%) JBoss
8 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.19%) Confluence
9 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.79%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.79%) Drupal
10 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.79%) WildFly
11 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.97%) SaaS
3 8 (3.17%) GitHub
3 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.59%) IaaS
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) Linode
6 2 (0.79%) npm
6 2 (0.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.40%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 106 (42.06%) TCP/IP
2 88 (34.92%) DNS
3 74 (29.37%) Firewall
4 61 (24.21%) HTTP
5 56 (22.22%) DHCP
6 51 (20.24%) WAN
7 49 (19.44%) LAN
7 49 (19.44%) SAN
8 46 (18.25%) LDAP
8 46 (18.25%) SMTP
8 46 (18.25%) VPN
9 45 (17.86%) FTP
10 44 (17.46%) Internet
11 41 (16.27%) SNMP
12 38 (15.08%) SSL
13 35 (13.89%) IPsec
14 28 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (10.32%) VoIP
16 25 (9.92%) Ethernet
17 23 (9.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.40%) MySQL
2 22 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.37%) DB2
5 8 (3.17%) MariaDB
6 6 (2.38%) InfluxDB
6 6 (2.38%) SQLite
7 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.79%) Redis
9 2 (0.79%) Riak
10 1 (0.40%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 47 (18.65%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.73%) JIRA
3 14 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.17%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.78%) Maven
6 6 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.38%) Gerrit
6 6 (2.38%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.59%) git-flow
8 4 (1.59%) Grunt
8 4 (1.59%) gulp
8 4 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.59%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.19%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.79%) Emacs
10 2 (0.79%) Gradle
10 2 (0.79%) PhpStorm
General
1 49 (19.44%) Finance
2 23 (9.13%) Marketing
3 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.37%) Retail
5 10 (3.97%) Advertising
6 9 (3.57%) Banking
6 9 (3.57%) Publishing
7 8 (3.17%) Automotive
7 8 (3.17%) Electronics
7 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.59%) French Language
9 4 (1.59%) Law
9 4 (1.59%) Military
10 3 (1.19%) Legal
11 2 (0.79%) Front Office
11 2 (0.79%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (17.06%) Developer
2 41 (16.27%) Administrator
3 34 (13.49%) Network Engineer
4 32 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
5 24 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (9.13%) Unix Engineer
7 22 (8.73%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (7.94%) Analyst
9 18 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 16 (6.35%) Support Engineer
10 16 (6.35%) Unix Administrator
11 15 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (5.56%) PHP Developer
13 13 (5.16%) IT Engineer
13 13 (5.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 12 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
14 12 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.43%) LAMP
2 39 (15.48%) HTML
3 24 (9.52%) CSS
4 18 (7.14%) Web Services
5 17 (6.75%) 802.1X
6 16 (6.35%) CSS3
7 12 (4.76%) Sass
8 11 (4.37%) XML
9 10 (3.97%) REST
10 9 (3.57%) HTML5
10 9 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
10 9 (3.57%) LESS
11 8 (3.17%) SOAP
12 7 (2.78%) Ajax
12 7 (2.78%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (2.78%) XMPP
13 6 (2.38%) Kafka
13 6 (2.38%) OAuth
13 6 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.51%) Clustering
2 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.33%) PKI
4 17 (6.75%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.75%) Management Information System
5 16 (6.35%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.38%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.38%) User Experience
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.59%) Replication
10 3 (1.19%) DataPower
10 3 (1.19%) Fintech
11 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.79%) iPad
11 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 150 (59.52%) Linux
2 76 (30.16%) Windows
3 70 (27.78%) Unix
4 41 (16.27%) Solaris
5 33 (13.10%) CentOS
6 29 (11.51%) Windows Server
7 26 (10.32%) AIX
8 18 (7.14%) Ubuntu
9 17 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.97%) Android
11 9 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.78%) Debian
13 7 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.98%) Fedora
15 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.40%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.51%) Configuration Management
3 26 (10.32%) DevOps
4 24 (9.52%) Change Control
4 24 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (8.73%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 18 (7.14%) SIEM
7 17 (6.75%) Patch Management
8 16 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (6.35%) Information Security
9 15 (5.95%) Front End Development
9 15 (5.95%) ITIL
9 15 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.76%) Change Management
13 11 (4.37%) Capacity Management
13 11 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.03%) Bash Shell
2 40 (15.87%) Python
3 39 (15.48%) PHP
4 30 (11.90%) Perl
5 28 (11.11%) Java
6 25 (9.92%) Shell Script
7 23 (9.13%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.13%) SQL
8 17 (6.75%) C
8 17 (6.75%) PowerShell
9 16 (6.35%) Ruby
10 13 (5.16%) C++
11 7 (2.78%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.59%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.59%) C#
12 4 (1.59%) PHP 7
12 4 (1.59%) XPath
13 3 (1.19%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.19%) C-shell
13 3 (1.19%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 40 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (12.70%) CCNP
3 31 (12.30%) Degree
4 23 (9.13%) CCNA
5 15 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.56%) CCIE
6 14 (5.56%) CISSP
7 8 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.59%) HND
9 4 (1.59%) ISEB
9 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.59%) RHCE
10 3 (1.19%) CEH
10 3 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.19%) MCSE
10 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.19%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.17%) COBIT
4 7 (2.78%) SLA
5 5 (1.98%) GDPR
6 4 (1.59%) Def Stans
7 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.79%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.79%) QA
9 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.73%) Docker
3 22 (8.73%) NFS
4 17 (6.75%) Samba
5 13 (5.16%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.76%) iptables
7 11 (4.37%) LXC
7 11 (4.37%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (3.57%) XenServer
9 7 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.38%) Postfix
10 6 (2.38%) vSphere
11 4 (1.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (1.19%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (1.19%) Sendmail
12 3 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.79%) Gluster
13 2 (0.79%) PowerDNS
13 2 (0.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (11.90%) Nagios
1 30 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (7.94%) Ansible
3 17 (6.75%) Puppet
4 14 (5.56%) Cacti
5 13 (5.16%) Oracle ZFS
6 12 (4.76%) cPanel
6 12 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (3.57%) Nessus
8 7 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (2.78%) Icinga
8 7 (2.78%) SELinux
9 6 (2.38%) CFEngine
9 6 (2.38%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.38%) collectd
9 6 (2.38%) rkt
9 6 (2.38%) yum
10 5 (1.98%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (27.38%) Cisco
2 47 (18.65%) Red Hat
3 44 (17.46%) VMware
4 34 (13.49%) HP
5 32 (12.70%) Juniper
6 27 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 20 (7.94%) Oracle
8 17 (6.75%) NetApp
9 13 (5.16%) F5
9 13 (5.16%) Sun
9 13 (5.16%) Veritas
10 12 (4.76%) Brocade
11 11 (4.37%) EMC
12 10 (3.97%) Qualys
12 10 (3.97%) SAP
13 9 (3.57%) Citrix
13 9 (3.57%) Dell
13 9 (3.57%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.78%) Apple
14 7 (2.78%) Solace