Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 860 594 889
Rank change year-on-year -266 +295 +3
Permanent jobs citing SSH 135 77 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.13% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 77 61 141
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £60,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +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 14,442 6,832 19,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.09% 15.35% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,983 5,621 15,561
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,000 £46,809
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.09% -1.45%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SSH in England

SSH
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSH in England.

Salary trend for SSH in England

SSH
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSH in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -239 59 £82,500 +43.48% 11
South East -140 31 £50,000 -13.04% 3
North of England -106 18 £47,500 -11.21% 10
Midlands -106 15 £41,750 +51.82% 3
West Midlands -111 12 £40,000 +23.08% 3
North West -93 8 £47,500 -11.21% 3
North East - 7 £37,500 - 5
South West -92 4 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
East of England - 2 £67,750 - 2
East Midlands -78 1 £50,000 +122.22%
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 79 (58.52%) JavaScript
2 76 (56.30%) Linux
3 66 (48.89%) Java
4 64 (47.41%) Python
5 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (37.04%) Docker
7 45 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 44 (32.59%) Finance
9 38 (28.15%) Software Engineering
9 38 (28.15%) AWS
10 35 (25.93%) SQL
11 34 (25.19%) Scrum
12 33 (24.44%) MySQL
12 33 (24.44%) DNS
13 32 (23.70%) PHP
14 31 (22.96%) C++
14 31 (22.96%) Git (software)
15 29 (21.48%) Security Cleared
15 29 (21.48%) Bash Shell
16 28 (20.74%) Open Source
16 28 (20.74%) Ubuntu
17 27 (20.00%) Retail
17 27 (20.00%) Windows
17 27 (20.00%) CSS
18 26 (19.26%) HTML
18 26 (19.26%) Cybersecurity
19 25 (18.52%) Azure
19 25 (18.52%) OO
19 25 (18.52%) SMTP
19 25 (18.52%) HTTP

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 8 (5.93%) Apache Spark
1 8 (5.93%) nginx
1 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.93%) WordPress
2 7 (5.19%) Drupal
3 6 (4.44%) Confluence
4 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.74%) Mailman
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (28.15%) AWS
2 25 (18.52%) Azure
3 17 (12.59%) GCP
4 14 (10.37%) Amazon S3
5 11 (8.15%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (8.15%) GitHub
6 9 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (6.67%) Serverless
7 8 (5.93%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (5.93%) GitHub Actions
7 8 (5.93%) PaaS
8 7 (5.19%) Fastly
8 7 (5.19%) Google Ads
8 7 (5.19%) Slack
9 6 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (3.70%) IaaS
11 4 (2.96%) CloudFront
11 4 (2.96%) Route 53
11 4 (2.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.44%) DNS
2 25 (18.52%) HTTP
2 25 (18.52%) SMTP
3 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.33%) DHCP
4 18 (13.33%) FTP
5 16 (11.85%) SSL
6 14 (10.37%) Firewall
6 14 (10.37%) IPv6
7 13 (9.63%) HTTPS
7 13 (9.63%) Internet
7 13 (9.63%) SNMP
8 9 (6.67%) IPv4
9 6 (4.44%) Telnet
10 5 (3.70%) IPsec
10 5 (3.70%) OSPF
10 5 (3.70%) VPN
11 4 (2.96%) ICMP
11 4 (2.96%) MPLS
11 4 (2.96%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.44%) MySQL
2 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.96%) Redis
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (22.96%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.15%) JIRA
4 9 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 9 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 8 (5.93%) gulp
6 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.70%) GitLab
7 5 (3.70%) Selenium
8 4 (2.96%) Cypress.io
8 4 (2.96%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.96%) Postman
9 3 (2.22%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.22%) Locust
9 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.48%) AutoIt
10 2 (1.48%) GoCD
10 2 (1.48%) JUnit
10 2 (1.48%) Subversion
General
1 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 27 (20.00%) Retail
3 24 (17.78%) Social Skills
4 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.63%) Marketing
5 13 (9.63%) Public Sector
6 7 (5.19%) Publishing
7 6 (4.44%) Banking
8 5 (3.70%) Back Office
8 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.96%) Electronics
9 4 (2.96%) Games
9 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
10 3 (2.22%) Advertising
10 3 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (22.22%) Developer
2 18 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Architect
3 17 (12.59%) Data Architect
4 10 (7.41%) Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Azure Software Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Data Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Lead Software Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Python Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Python Software Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.00%) CSS
2 26 (19.26%) HTML
3 24 (17.78%) Node.js
3 24 (17.78%) React
4 13 (9.63%) REST
5 12 (8.89%) LDAP
6 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
6 11 (8.15%) GraphQL
6 11 (8.15%) SOAP
7 10 (7.41%) JSON
7 10 (7.41%) Sass
8 9 (6.67%) .NET
8 9 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
8 9 (6.67%) Kafka
9 8 (5.93%) Java EE
9 8 (5.93%) LAMP
9 8 (5.93%) Spring
10 7 (5.19%) CSS3
10 7 (5.19%) Django
10 7 (5.19%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (8.15%) Algorithms
3 9 (6.67%) Blog
4 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.96%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.96%) Social Media
5 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.96%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.22%) PKI
7 2 (1.48%) Clustering
7 2 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.74%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 76 (56.30%) Linux
2 28 (20.74%) Ubuntu
3 27 (20.00%) Windows
4 25 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (16.30%) Unix
6 20 (14.81%) CentOS
6 20 (14.81%) Debian
7 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.22%) CoreOS
8 3 (2.22%) SUSE
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.15%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.19%) Scrum
4 28 (20.74%) Open Source
5 26 (19.26%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (18.52%) OO
7 24 (17.78%) DevOps
8 23 (17.04%) Configuration Management
9 22 (16.30%) Full Stack Development
9 22 (16.30%) Microservices
10 19 (14.07%) Machine Learning
10 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (13.33%) Software Architecture
12 17 (12.59%) Coaching
12 17 (12.59%) Integration Testing
12 17 (12.59%) Pair Programming
12 17 (12.59%) Prototyping
12 17 (12.59%) Rapid Prototyping
13 16 (11.85%) OO PHP
14 14 (10.37%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 79 (58.52%) JavaScript
2 66 (48.89%) Java
3 64 (47.41%) Python
4 35 (25.93%) SQL
5 32 (23.70%) PHP
6 31 (22.96%) C++
7 29 (21.48%) Bash Shell
8 22 (16.30%) TypeScript
9 14 (10.37%) C#
10 13 (9.63%) PowerShell
11 10 (7.41%) Go
11 10 (7.41%) Shell Script
12 9 (6.67%) MATLAB
12 9 (6.67%) R
12 9 (6.67%) Scala
13 7 (5.19%) CFML
13 7 (5.19%) ES6
14 6 (4.44%) Perl
14 6 (4.44%) Ruby
15 4 (2.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (21.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.59%) Degree
4 8 (5.93%) CCNA
4 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) QA
2 8 (5.93%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.19%) Accessibility
4 4 (2.96%) GDPR
5 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (37.04%) Docker
2 7 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.96%) OpenSSH
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.22%) NFS
4 3 (2.22%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.48%) Xen
6 1 (0.74%) iptables
6 1 (0.74%) LXC
6 1 (0.74%) Snort
6 1 (0.74%) Squid
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 21 (15.56%) Ansible
3 7 (5.19%) HAProxy
3 7 (5.19%) Rancher
3 7 (5.19%) Terraform
4 4 (2.96%) Grafana
4 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.96%) Puppet
5 3 (2.22%) Nagios
5 3 (2.22%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.48%) EnCase
6 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.48%) FTK
6 2 (1.48%) Nessus
7 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.74%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.74%) Mesos
7 1 (0.74%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.74%) QRadar
7 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) Google
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.89%) VMware
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle
5 8 (5.93%) Adobe
5 8 (5.93%) Monetate
5 8 (5.93%) New Relic
6 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.44%) Cisco
6 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.96%) IBM
7 4 (2.96%) SAP
8 3 (2.22%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (1.48%) Aruba
9 2 (1.48%) Facebook
9 2 (1.48%) Qualys
9 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.48%) Splunk
10 1 (0.74%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.74%) LogRhythm