Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 837 896 862
Rank change year-on-year +59 -34 +81
Permanent jobs citing SSH 219 263 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.08% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 173 197 228
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,520 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.64% +1.67%

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 21,026 24,445 25,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 15.20% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,982 19,553 21,039
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.20% +1.11% -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +45 90 £56,500 +13.00% 2
South East +50 66 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Midlands +39 30 £52,500 +41.89%
West Midlands +27 25 £49,000 +19.51%
South West +26 22 £42,500 +21.43% 3
North of England +9 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Yorkshire +9 6 £40,000 -38.46% 1
East Midlands +25 5 £52,500 +75.00%
East of England +61 3 £62,500 +23.15%
North West +25 1 - -
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 115 (52.51%) Linux
2 78 (35.62%) Git (software)
3 65 (29.68%) Firewall
4 62 (28.31%) PHP
5 61 (27.85%) Python
5 61 (27.85%) Bash Shell
6 57 (26.03%) FTP
7 51 (23.29%) JavaScript
7 51 (23.29%) MySQL
8 50 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (21.92%) Linux Command Line
9 48 (21.92%) DNS
10 47 (21.46%) HTTP
10 47 (21.46%) Degree
11 46 (21.00%) Java
12 44 (20.09%) SQL
12 44 (20.09%) VPN
13 43 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (19.18%) Computer Science
15 39 (17.81%) Cisco
15 39 (17.81%) TCP/IP
16 38 (17.35%) SNMP
16 38 (17.35%) Finance
16 38 (17.35%) Laravel
17 37 (16.89%) DevOps
17 37 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (16.89%) Windows
18 35 (15.98%) CSS
19 34 (15.53%) HTML
19 34 (15.53%) Unix

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 25 (11.42%) Apache
2 12 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.57%) WordPress
5 9 (4.11%) CMS
6 6 (2.74%) Confluence
7 5 (2.28%) nginx
8 4 (1.83%) Drupal
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (1.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.91%) IIS
10 2 (0.91%) JBoss
11 1 (0.46%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (3.65%) Adobe XD
2 8 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.46%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.76%) SaaS
3 16 (7.31%) npm
4 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (6.39%) GitHub
6 10 (4.57%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (3.65%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (3.65%) Serverless
8 8 (3.65%) Slack
9 6 (2.74%) Heroku
9 6 (2.74%) MailChimp
9 6 (2.74%) Mailgun
10 5 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.83%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.37%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.68%) Firewall
2 57 (26.03%) FTP
3 48 (21.92%) DNS
4 47 (21.46%) HTTP
5 44 (20.09%) VPN
6 39 (17.81%) TCP/IP
7 38 (17.35%) SNMP
8 32 (14.61%) IPsec
9 31 (14.16%) BGP
10 30 (13.70%) SMTP
11 28 (12.79%) DHCP
12 24 (10.96%) OSPF
13 23 (10.50%) MPLS
14 22 (10.05%) HTTPS
15 21 (9.59%) Ethernet
15 21 (9.59%) Network Security
15 21 (9.59%) SSL
16 20 (9.13%) LAN
17 19 (8.68%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (8.22%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.29%) MySQL
2 23 (10.50%) Big Data
2 23 (10.50%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (5.48%) Redis
5 10 (4.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.65%) Amazon Aurora
6 8 (3.65%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.74%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.83%) DB2
10 3 (1.37%) SQLite
11 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.46%) phpMyAdmin
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 78 (35.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.42%) Selenium
3 23 (10.50%) JIRA
4 21 (9.59%) Mercurial
5 16 (7.31%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.20%) webpack
8 6 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.74%) JUnit
8 6 (2.74%) Robot Framework
9 5 (2.28%) Zephyr
10 4 (1.83%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.83%) TestNG
10 4 (1.83%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.37%) Maven
11 3 (1.37%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.37%) Subversion
11 3 (1.37%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.91%) GitLab
General
1 38 (17.35%) Finance
2 26 (11.87%) Marketing
3 12 (5.48%) Retail
4 9 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.20%) Automotive
6 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.28%) Cantonese Language
7 5 (2.28%) Front Office
7 5 (2.28%) Japanese Language
7 5 (2.28%) Korean Language
8 4 (1.83%) Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Electronics
8 4 (1.83%) French Language
8 4 (1.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (34.70%) Developer
2 36 (16.44%) Network Engineer
3 23 (10.50%) Senior Developer
4 20 (9.13%) PHP Developer
5 17 (7.76%) Consultant
6 16 (7.31%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Administrator
7 15 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Junior
7 15 (6.85%) Junior Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (6.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.39%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.39%) Tester
8 14 (6.39%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.94%) Analyst
9 13 (5.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 12 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.48%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.35%) Laravel
2 35 (15.98%) CSS
3 34 (15.53%) HTML
4 30 (13.70%) XML
5 29 (13.24%) jQuery
6 24 (10.96%) Sass
7 23 (10.50%) LAMP
8 20 (9.13%) Web Services
9 16 (7.31%) Apache NiFi
9 16 (7.31%) REST
9 16 (7.31%) Silex
10 15 (6.85%) HTML5
10 15 (6.85%) JSON
11 14 (6.39%) CSS3
11 14 (6.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (5.94%) SOAP
13 11 (5.02%) Ajax
14 10 (4.57%) Kafka
15 9 (4.11%) RESTful
16 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.92%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (14.61%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.31%) User Experience
5 12 (5.48%) Public Cloud
5 12 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.65%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.65%) Smart Home
8 6 (2.74%) PKI
8 6 (2.74%) Social Media
8 6 (2.74%) Social Network
8 6 (2.74%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.28%) CAN bus
9 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.83%) Online Games
11 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.91%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 115 (52.51%) Linux
2 37 (16.89%) Windows
3 34 (15.53%) Unix
4 29 (13.24%) Ubuntu
5 27 (12.33%) Debian
6 26 (11.87%) CentOS
7 25 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.57%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.28%) Solaris
10 4 (1.83%) AIX
11 3 (1.37%) Android
11 3 (1.37%) HPUX
11 3 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) FreeNAS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (19.18%) Computer Science
3 37 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.89%) DevOps
4 31 (14.16%) Web Development
5 28 (12.79%) Network Design
6 27 (12.33%) Project Management
6 27 (12.33%) Test Automation
7 26 (11.87%) Software Engineering
7 26 (11.87%) TDD
8 22 (10.05%) OO
9 20 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (8.68%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (7.76%) MVC
11 17 (7.76%) OOD
12 16 (7.31%) Front End Development
13 15 (6.85%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (6.85%) Network Management
14 14 (6.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.31%) PHP
2 61 (27.85%) Bash Shell
2 61 (27.85%) Python
3 51 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 46 (21.00%) Java
5 44 (20.09%) SQL
6 23 (10.50%) C++
7 18 (8.22%) Perl
8 16 (7.31%) C#
9 9 (4.11%) C
10 6 (2.74%) ES6
10 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.28%) C-shell
12 4 (1.83%) Ruby
12 4 (1.83%) VB
13 3 (1.37%) Go
13 3 (1.37%) PHP 5
13 3 (1.37%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (21.46%) Degree
2 28 (12.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (12.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (11.87%) CCNP
4 26 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (8.68%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.39%) CCIE
7 13 (5.94%) ISTQB
8 9 (4.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 9 (4.11%) CCNA
9 5 (2.28%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.83%) ISEB
11 3 (1.37%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.37%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.87%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.91%) HL7
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (11.87%) Docker
2 16 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.11%) iptables
5 8 (3.65%) NFS
6 7 (3.20%) Varnish
7 5 (2.28%) KVM
8 4 (1.83%) QEMU
9 3 (1.37%) Firmware
9 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.37%) vSphere
10 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.46%) LXC
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.46%) Postfix
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.46%) XenApp
11 1 (0.46%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (8.68%) Ansible
2 14 (6.39%) Nagios
3 11 (5.02%) SELinux
3 11 (5.02%) systemd
4 10 (4.57%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (4.57%) Marathon
4 10 (4.57%) Mesos
5 8 (3.65%) Plesk
5 8 (3.65%) Puppet
6 6 (2.74%) Ambari
6 6 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (2.74%) Nessus
7 5 (2.28%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.83%) HP ALM
8 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.83%) TrustSec
9 3 (1.37%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.91%) cPanel
10 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (17.81%) Cisco
2 29 (13.24%) Red Hat
3 27 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.22%) VMware
5 13 (5.94%) Juniper
6 11 (5.02%) Palo Alto
7 10 (4.57%) Adobe
7 10 (4.57%) Dell
7 10 (4.57%) NetApp
8 9 (4.11%) Atlassian
8 9 (4.11%) EMC
8 9 (4.11%) Google
8 9 (4.11%) Oracle
9 8 (3.65%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.65%) F5
9 8 (3.65%) Splunk
10 7 (3.20%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.20%) IBM
11 6 (2.74%) hybris
11 6 (2.74%) SolarWinds