Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 885 861 939
Rank change year-on-year -24 +78 +9
Permanent jobs citing SSH 268 286 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.11% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 201 229 264
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%

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 24,639 25,672 32,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 16.12% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19,706 21,006 26,959
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,750
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -23 120 £50,500 -1.94% 21
South East -15 54 £45,000 - 14
Midlands +2 25 £37,000 -7.50% 5
North of England -6 25 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South West -28 24 £35,000 -7.89% 2
West Midlands +13 20 £41,000 +2.50% 3
East of England +1 20 £50,750 +1.50% 9
North West -18 13 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +18 11 £65,000 +8.33% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £30,000 -17.24% 2
North East - 1 £37,500 -
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 187 (69.78%) Linux
2 100 (37.31%) Python
3 95 (35.45%) Git (software)
4 93 (34.70%) HTTP
4 93 (34.70%) DNS
5 88 (32.84%) MySQL
6 84 (31.34%) PHP
7 80 (29.85%) Bash Shell
8 76 (28.36%) Windows
9 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (26.87%) SQL
11 70 (26.12%) JavaScript
12 69 (25.75%) Java
13 68 (25.37%) DevOps
14 67 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 65 (24.25%) SNMP
15 65 (24.25%) Ansible
15 65 (24.25%) Docker
16 63 (23.51%) FTP
16 63 (23.51%) SSL
16 63 (23.51%) Unix
17 59 (22.01%) Firewall
18 56 (20.90%) SMTP
18 56 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (20.52%) Puppet
19 55 (20.52%) SQL Server
20 54 (20.15%) Linux Command Line
21 51 (19.03%) Cisco
22 49 (18.28%) CSS

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 35 (13.06%) Confluence
1 35 (13.06%) WebSphere
2 33 (12.31%) Apache
3 31 (11.57%) CMS
4 25 (9.33%) WebLogic
5 22 (8.21%) nginx
6 20 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 18 (6.72%) OpenStack
8 16 (5.97%) WildFly
8 16 (5.97%) WordPress
9 11 (4.10%) IIS
9 11 (4.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.99%) JCAPS
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
13 3 (1.12%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 16 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
1 16 (5.97%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.60%) Documaker
2 3 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (12.69%) GitHub
3 30 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (5.97%) IaaS
5 12 (4.48%) SaaS
6 9 (3.36%) Bluemix
6 9 (3.36%) G Suite
6 9 (3.36%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (3.36%) Slack
7 8 (2.99%) Datadog
7 8 (2.99%) Office 365
8 7 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.75%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (34.70%) DNS
1 93 (34.70%) HTTP
2 67 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 65 (24.25%) SNMP
4 63 (23.51%) FTP
4 63 (23.51%) SSL
5 59 (22.01%) Firewall
6 56 (20.90%) SMTP
7 47 (17.54%) Telnet
8 44 (16.42%) IPsec
9 41 (15.30%) DHCP
10 24 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (8.58%) HTTPS
11 23 (8.58%) VLAN
12 22 (8.21%) Internet
13 19 (7.09%) OpenVPN
13 19 (7.09%) WAN
14 18 (6.72%) VPN
15 17 (6.34%) Ethernet
15 17 (6.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (32.84%) MySQL
2 55 (20.52%) SQL Server
3 27 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 26 (9.70%) RDBMS
5 24 (8.96%) MongoDB
6 23 (8.58%) Oracle Database
7 14 (5.22%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.85%) SQLite
9 11 (4.10%) DB2
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.61%) Big Data
12 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 95 (35.45%) Git (software)
2 43 (16.04%) Subversion
3 41 (15.30%) JIRA
4 31 (11.57%) Maven
5 30 (11.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (6.34%) Vagrant
7 16 (5.97%) JUnit
8 15 (5.60%) Emacs
8 15 (5.60%) Gerrit
9 14 (5.22%) Ant
10 13 (4.85%) Gradle
10 13 (4.85%) Jenkins
11 12 (4.48%) GitLab
12 9 (3.36%) Cucumber
12 9 (3.36%) gulp
12 9 (3.36%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.24%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.87%) TestNG
16 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 38 (14.18%) Finance
2 21 (7.84%) Games
3 12 (4.48%) Marketing
4 6 (2.24%) Banking
4 6 (2.24%) Retail
5 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.12%) French Language
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (32.09%) Developer
2 41 (15.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (10.82%) Administrator
4 23 (8.58%) Web Developer
5 22 (8.21%) Analyst
5 22 (8.21%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.09%) Senior Web Developer
7 18 (6.72%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.72%) Network Engineer
7 18 (6.72%) Software Developer
8 15 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.22%) Python Engineer
9 14 (5.22%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.85%) Consultant
10 13 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (4.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.28%) CSS
2 48 (17.91%) HTML
3 35 (13.06%) LDAP
4 34 (12.69%) HTML5
5 31 (11.57%) Web Services
6 27 (10.07%) SOAP
7 25 (9.33%) Middleware
8 23 (8.58%) EJB
8 23 (8.58%) J2EE
8 23 (8.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (7.84%) JDBC
10 20 (7.46%) CSS3
11 18 (6.72%) Ajax
11 18 (6.72%) RESTful
12 17 (6.34%) Java EE
12 17 (6.34%) Laravel
13 16 (5.97%) Qt
13 16 (5.97%) REST
14 15 (5.60%) EJB 3.0
14 15 (5.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.15%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.60%) Clustering
6 10 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.73%) iPad
6 10 (3.73%) User Experience
7 8 (2.99%) Fintech
8 6 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.24%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.49%) PKI
9 4 (1.49%) Replication
10 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.75%) DataPower
11 2 (0.75%) New Media
11 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 187 (69.78%) Linux
2 76 (28.36%) Windows
3 63 (23.51%) Unix
4 48 (17.91%) CentOS
5 40 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (12.69%) Windows Server
7 33 (12.31%) Android
8 30 (11.19%) Ubuntu
9 27 (10.07%) Debian
9 27 (10.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (6.72%) Solaris
12 11 (4.10%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.24%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.87%) AIX
14 5 (1.87%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.87%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.87%) VMS
15 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.37%) DevOps
3 56 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (11.94%) Microservices
4 32 (11.94%) Web Development
5 29 (10.82%) High Availability
5 29 (10.82%) Project Management
6 28 (10.45%) Test Automation
7 25 (9.33%) Mentoring
7 25 (9.33%) Open Source
8 24 (8.96%) ITIL
9 23 (8.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (8.21%) Configuration Management
11 19 (7.09%) Front End Development
11 19 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (7.09%) Scrum
11 19 (7.09%) Time Management
12 18 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (6.72%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (6.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 100 (37.31%) Python
2 84 (31.34%) PHP
3 80 (29.85%) Bash Shell
4 72 (26.87%) SQL
5 70 (26.12%) JavaScript
6 69 (25.75%) Java
7 43 (16.04%) PowerShell
8 40 (14.93%) Perl
9 34 (12.69%) Shell Script
10 16 (5.97%) C
11 12 (4.48%) Ruby
12 8 (2.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 6 (2.24%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.87%) ES6
15 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (1.12%) C#
16 2 (0.75%) Groovy
16 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.07%) Degree
2 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.36%) CISSP
5 7 (2.61%) CCNP
6 6 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.12%) CISA
7 3 (1.12%) CISM
7 3 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.75%) CCNA
8 2 (0.75%) CCSA
8 2 (0.75%) CCSP
8 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) HP APS
8 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.75%) MCSA
8 2 (0.75%) RHCE
9 1 (0.37%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.84%) QA
2 16 (5.97%) SLA
3 14 (5.22%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.24%) COBIT
6 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.12%) GDPR
7 2 (0.75%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 65 (24.25%) Docker
2 31 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.45%) Active Directory
4 27 (10.07%) Samba
5 20 (7.46%) NFS
6 19 (7.09%) iptables
7 15 (5.60%) VirtualBox
8 9 (3.36%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.24%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (1.87%) Squid
11 4 (1.49%) vSphere
12 3 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (1.12%) KVM
12 3 (1.12%) Snort
12 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.75%) Ceph
13 2 (0.75%) LXC
13 2 (0.75%) Postfix
13 2 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 65 (24.25%) Ansible
2 55 (20.52%) Puppet
3 44 (16.42%) Nagios
4 31 (11.57%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (6.72%) Kubernetes
6 16 (5.97%) ZABBIX
7 15 (5.60%) Rancher
7 15 (5.60%) Sysdig
7 15 (5.60%) vRealize
8 13 (4.85%) HAProxy
9 11 (4.10%) Nessus
10 10 (3.73%) Icinga
10 10 (3.73%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (2.61%) Pingdom
13 4 (1.49%) FortiGate
13 4 (1.49%) Mesos
13 4 (1.49%) Salt
14 3 (1.12%) Suricata
14 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (19.03%) Cisco
2 46 (17.16%) Splunk
3 42 (15.67%) Oracle
4 39 (14.55%) Red Hat
5 33 (12.31%) VMware
6 30 (11.19%) Juniper
7 29 (10.82%) IBM
8 27 (10.07%) AppDynamics
9 26 (9.70%) HP
10 24 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 19 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (5.60%) BMC
12 15 (5.60%) Intel
12 15 (5.60%) New Relic
12 15 (5.60%) SaltStack
12 15 (5.60%) ServiceNow
12 15 (5.60%) SolarWinds
12 15 (5.60%) WorldPay
13 13 (4.85%) EMC
14 10 (3.73%) ATG