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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK / England
Rank 687 782 777
Rank change year-on-year +95 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 136 140 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.83% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 112 113 131
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12888 16787 18332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.39% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10546 14011 14714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SSH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +61 53 £50,750 +6.84% 11
South East +56 34 £45,000 +2.85% 5
South West +27 25 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East of England +15 9 £60,000 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +7 8 - - 1
North West - 4 £35,750 - 1
West Midlands +29 3 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +17 2 - -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 179 (63.70%) Linux
2 115 (40.93%) TCP/IP
3 94 (33.45%) Windows
4 88 (31.32%) DNS
5 84 (29.89%) Firewall
6 79 (28.11%) Unix
7 78 (27.76%) WAN
8 77 (27.40%) HTTP
8 77 (27.40%) VPN
9 73 (25.98%) MySQL
10 71 (25.27%) Apache
11 67 (23.84%) Python
11 67 (23.84%) LAN
12 62 (22.06%) Git (software)
13 58 (20.64%) SQL
14 57 (20.28%) FTP
15 56 (19.93%) Finance
15 56 (19.93%) Nagios
15 56 (19.93%) Bash Shell
16 54 (19.22%) HP
16 54 (19.22%) Cisco
17 50 (17.79%) SSL
17 50 (17.79%) JavaScript
18 48 (17.08%) Tomcat
18 48 (17.08%) VMware
19 47 (16.73%) PHP
19 47 (16.73%) Degree
19 47 (16.73%) Linux Command Line
20 46 (16.37%) Microsoft
21 45 (16.01%) SMTP

SSH
Top Related 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 71 (25.27%) Apache
2 48 (17.08%) Tomcat
3 26 (9.25%) IIS
4 11 (3.91%) IBM Notes
5 10 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.56%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.56%) WordPress
6 9 (3.20%) nginx
7 7 (2.49%) JBoss
8 6 (2.14%) ArcGIS
8 6 (2.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 5 (1.78%) Moodle
9 5 (1.78%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.42%) Confluence
11 3 (1.07%) Drupal
11 3 (1.07%) GeoServer
11 3 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.71%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (4.27%) MS Excel
1 12 (4.27%) MS Office
2 7 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) GIMP
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) BASE24
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (2.85%) GitHub
5 7 (2.49%) G Suite
6 5 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.42%) IaaS
7 4 (1.42%) SaaS
8 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.07%) Office 365
9 2 (0.71%) Slack
10 1 (0.36%) PaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 115 (40.93%) TCP/IP
2 88 (31.32%) DNS
3 84 (29.89%) Firewall
4 78 (27.76%) WAN
5 77 (27.40%) HTTP
5 77 (27.40%) VPN
6 67 (23.84%) LAN
7 57 (20.28%) FTP
8 50 (17.79%) SSL
9 45 (16.01%) SMTP
10 44 (15.66%) LDAP
11 43 (15.30%) SAN
12 40 (14.23%) Internet
13 39 (13.88%) HTTPS
14 36 (12.81%) IPsec
15 26 (9.25%) SNMP
16 25 (8.90%) DHCP
16 25 (8.90%) MPLS
17 23 (8.19%) OSPF
18 22 (7.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.98%) MySQL
2 34 (12.10%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (9.96%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.05%) DB2
5 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.56%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.85%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.14%) QGIS
10 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.07%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.71%) Big Data
12 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.71%) GIS
12 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.71%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 34 (12.10%) JIRA
3 21 (7.47%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.05%) Zephyr
5 11 (3.91%) Vagrant
6 10 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.56%) Maven
7 9 (3.20%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.85%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.14%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (2.14%) Subversion
10 5 (1.78%) Grunt
11 4 (1.42%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.42%) Protractor
11 4 (1.42%) Selenium
12 2 (0.71%) Ant
12 2 (0.71%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (19.93%) Finance
2 39 (13.88%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.25%) Marketing
4 19 (6.76%) Banking
5 16 (5.69%) Electronics
5 16 (5.69%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.27%) Retail
7 8 (2.85%) French Language
7 8 (2.85%) German Language
7 8 (2.85%) Portuguese Language
7 8 (2.85%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.78%) Advertising
9 4 (1.42%) Legal
10 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.07%) Games
11 2 (0.71%) Back Office
11 2 (0.71%) Military
12 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (20.28%) Developer
2 41 (14.59%) Administrator
3 31 (11.03%) Network Engineer
4 27 (9.61%) Unix Engineer
5 26 (9.25%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (8.90%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (8.54%) Analyst
8 21 (7.47%) Linux Administrator
9 20 (7.12%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 15 (5.34%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.34%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (4.98%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (4.63%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (4.63%) Technical Support
14 11 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.59%) Web Services
2 35 (12.46%) HTML
3 31 (11.03%) CSS
4 28 (9.96%) LAMP
5 23 (8.19%) SOAP
6 20 (7.12%) REST
7 19 (6.76%) CSS3
7 19 (6.76%) HTML5
8 17 (6.05%) jQuery
8 17 (6.05%) XML
9 15 (5.34%) Ajax
9 15 (5.34%) Gherkin
10 12 (4.27%) Sass
11 10 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (3.56%) Sensu
12 9 (3.20%) .NET
13 8 (2.85%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.85%) Leaflet
13 8 (2.85%) Regular Expression
13 8 (2.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.73%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (12.81%) Data Centre
3 29 (10.32%) Computer Science
4 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.54%) PKI
5 12 (4.27%) Replication
6 10 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.85%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.49%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.42%) iPhone
10 4 (1.42%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.42%) User Experience
10 4 (1.42%) VLE
11 3 (1.07%) Animation
11 3 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.07%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 179 (63.70%) Linux
2 94 (33.45%) Windows
3 79 (28.11%) Unix
4 39 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (12.81%) CentOS
6 30 (10.68%) Solaris
7 29 (10.32%) Windows Server
8 24 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (7.12%) Debian
10 18 (6.41%) Ubuntu
11 17 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (4.27%) Windows 7
14 9 (3.20%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.85%) Windows NT
16 6 (2.14%) Windows 10
17 5 (1.78%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.78%) Windows 8
18 3 (1.07%) AIX
18 3 (1.07%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.46%) DevOps
3 30 (10.68%) Configuration Management
4 29 (10.32%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (9.61%) Scrum
6 26 (9.25%) Load Balancing
7 24 (8.54%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.19%) Network Architecture
9 20 (7.12%) Asset Management
9 20 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (7.12%) Patch Management
10 19 (6.76%) BDD
10 19 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (6.76%) Kanban
10 19 (6.76%) OWASP
10 19 (6.76%) Web Development
11 18 (6.41%) Programme Management
11 18 (6.41%) Statistics
12 17 (6.05%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.84%) Python
2 58 (20.64%) SQL
3 56 (19.93%) Bash Shell
4 50 (17.79%) JavaScript
5 47 (16.73%) PHP
6 40 (14.23%) Java
6 40 (14.23%) Perl
7 35 (12.46%) Ruby
8 33 (11.74%) Shell Script
9 23 (8.19%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.85%) XPath
11 5 (1.78%) C#
12 4 (1.42%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.42%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.42%) ES6
12 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.07%) Scala
14 2 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (16.73%) Degree
2 36 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (8.19%) CISSP
4 17 (6.05%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.34%) CCNA
5 15 (5.34%) CCNP
5 15 (5.34%) ISEB
6 13 (4.63%) CISM
7 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (3.91%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.20%) CEH
8 9 (3.20%) CompTIA Security+
8 9 (3.20%) MCSE
8 9 (3.20%) Security+ Certification
9 7 (2.49%) CCIE
9 7 (2.49%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.42%) CCDP
10 4 (1.42%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.42%) RHCE
11 3 (1.07%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (1.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) COSO
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) SAS 70
System Software
1 36 (12.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 29 (10.32%) Samba
4 24 (8.54%) iptables
4 24 (8.54%) NFS
5 16 (5.69%) Firmware
5 16 (5.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 14 (4.98%) XenServer
7 10 (3.56%) Docker
7 10 (3.56%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.56%) OpenSSH
8 7 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.78%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.42%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (1.42%) Squid
12 2 (0.71%) OpenSIPS
12 2 (0.71%) Varnish
12 2 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (19.93%) Nagios
2 32 (11.39%) Puppet
3 29 (10.32%) Ansible
4 28 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (8.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 17 (6.05%) Cacti
6 17 (6.05%) NetBackup
6 17 (6.05%) Nmap
6 17 (6.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 16 (5.69%) HP Data Protector
8 10 (3.56%) Graphite
8 10 (3.56%) Kibana
8 10 (3.56%) logstash
9 9 (3.20%) CFEngine
9 9 (3.20%) Nessus
9 9 (3.20%) Salt
10 7 (2.49%) SELinux
11 5 (1.78%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (1.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 54 (19.22%) Cisco
1 54 (19.22%) HP
2 48 (17.08%) VMware
3 46 (16.37%) Microsoft
4 43 (15.30%) Oracle
5 38 (13.52%) Red Hat
6 22 (7.83%) SAP
7 21 (7.47%) NetApp
8 19 (6.76%) Splunk
8 19 (6.76%) Sun
9 17 (6.05%) Google
10 16 (5.69%) Juniper
11 13 (4.63%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.91%) Aruba
12 11 (3.91%) Fortinet
12 11 (3.91%) Lotus
12 11 (3.91%) Palo Alto
12 11 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (3.56%) AppDynamics
13 10 (3.56%) Qualys
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
24 Seven
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 day holiday, childcare vouchers
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 + Company Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
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Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
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