Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 943 859
Rank change year-on-year +63 -84 +49
Permanent jobs citing SSH 250 244 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.92% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 207 208 334
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,175
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22,915 26,580 30,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.05% 15.68% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18,183 21,722 24,977
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +63 119 £48,000 -6.34% 14
North of England +14 40 £32,500 -27.78% 6
South East +13 32 £55,000 +11.68% 8
North West +5 30 £32,500 -29.73% 5
Midlands +7 21 £36,500 +4.29% 1
South West +5 20 £40,000 - 7
East of England +43 17 £41,500 +3.75%
West Midlands +12 16 £36,500 +4.29%
Yorkshire +26 10 £33,750 +15.38%
East Midlands +12 5 £36,500 +21.67% 1
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 156 (62.40%) Linux
2 88 (35.20%) Windows
3 76 (30.40%) HTTP
4 75 (30.00%) DNS
5 70 (28.00%) Firewall
6 67 (26.80%) TCP/IP
7 65 (26.00%) Cisco
8 59 (23.60%) Git (software)
8 59 (23.60%) Bash Shell
9 58 (23.20%) Python
9 58 (23.20%) DevOps
10 57 (22.80%) SQL
11 55 (22.00%) Unix
11 55 (22.00%) DHCP
12 54 (21.60%) FTP
13 53 (21.20%) VPN
13 53 (21.20%) Microsoft
14 50 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 49 (19.60%) Finance
16 48 (19.20%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (19.20%) Web Services
17 46 (18.40%) VMware
18 45 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 44 (17.60%) Perl
19 44 (17.60%) PHP
19 44 (17.60%) SQL Server
20 43 (17.20%) SMTP
21 42 (16.80%) CentOS
22 41 (16.40%) Amazon AWS
22 41 (16.40%) Apache

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 41 (16.40%) Apache
2 38 (15.20%) IIS
3 36 (14.40%) Tomcat
4 30 (12.00%) nginx
5 14 (5.60%) WordPress
6 9 (3.60%) Joomla!
7 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.80%) Confluence
9 6 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.40%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.60%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.20%) CMS
12 3 (1.20%) Drupal
12 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.40%) JBoss
14 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.80%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.80%) Avid Media Composer
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Magento
2 4 (1.60%) Documaker
3 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.40%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (5.20%) GitHub
5 10 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.40%) npm
6 6 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.00%) G Suite
7 5 (2.00%) IaaS
7 5 (2.00%) SaaS
8 4 (1.60%) Trello
9 3 (1.20%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.80%) Boomi
10 2 (0.80%) Datadog
10 2 (0.80%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.80%) Office 365
10 2 (0.80%) Yarn
11 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (30.40%) HTTP
2 75 (30.00%) DNS
3 70 (28.00%) Firewall
4 67 (26.80%) TCP/IP
5 55 (22.00%) DHCP
6 54 (21.60%) FTP
7 53 (21.20%) VPN
8 43 (17.20%) SMTP
9 37 (14.80%) IPsec
10 36 (14.40%) SNMP
11 34 (13.60%) Internet
11 34 (13.60%) Network Security
12 31 (12.40%) SSL
13 29 (11.60%) BGP
14 28 (11.20%) OSPF
15 25 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (10.00%) WAN
16 24 (9.60%) LAN
17 22 (8.80%) HTTPS
18 21 (8.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.80%) MySQL
3 15 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (5.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (4.80%) Big Data
6 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.20%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.00%) Redis
10 4 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.40%) JIRA
3 12 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.00%) Subversion
5 5 (2.00%) Grunt
5 5 (2.00%) Selenium
5 5 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.60%) Gerrit
6 4 (1.60%) gulp
6 4 (1.60%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.60%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.20%) GitLab
8 2 (0.80%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.80%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.80%) Emacs
8 2 (0.80%) Maven
8 2 (0.80%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.80%) webpack
8 2 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 49 (19.60%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Retail
3 13 (5.20%) Marketing
4 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.80%) Banking
6 4 (1.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Automotive
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 43 (17.20%) Administrator
2 40 (16.00%) Developer
3 32 (12.80%) Systems Administrator
4 31 (12.40%) Linux Administrator
5 30 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 29 (11.60%) Network Engineer
7 28 (11.20%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 24 (9.60%) Analyst
10 19 (7.60%) Applications Support
11 18 (7.20%) Support Analyst
12 16 (6.40%) Consultant
13 15 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
13 15 (6.00%) Applications Support Engineer
13 15 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (5.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 13 (5.20%) PHP Developer
15 13 (5.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.20%) Web Services
2 35 (14.00%) LDAP
3 31 (12.40%) XML
4 29 (11.60%) HTML
5 26 (10.40%) CSS
6 20 (8.00%) JSON
7 16 (6.40%) LEMP Stack
8 15 (6.00%) LAMP
9 13 (5.20%) jQuery
9 13 (5.20%) Middleware
10 11 (4.40%) HTML5
10 11 (4.40%) SOAP
11 10 (4.00%) CSS3
12 9 (3.60%) RESTful
12 9 (3.60%) XSLT
13 8 (3.20%) REST
14 7 (2.80%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.80%) Laravel
15 6 (2.40%) React
15 6 (2.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.00%) Data Centre
1 35 (14.00%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.80%) PKI
5 10 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.20%) Derivative
7 7 (2.80%) Digital Signage
7 7 (2.80%) IPTV
7 7 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.80%) Replication
7 7 (2.80%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (2.40%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.60%) Fintech
10 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
11 2 (0.80%) Handset
11 2 (0.80%) iPad
11 2 (0.80%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 156 (62.40%) Linux
2 88 (35.20%) Windows
3 55 (22.00%) Unix
4 45 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (16.80%) CentOS
6 40 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 24 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (8.40%) Ubuntu
10 16 (6.40%) Debian
11 8 (3.20%) Android
11 8 (3.20%) zOS
12 7 (2.80%) Solaris
13 5 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (1.60%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.60%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.20%) VMS
16 2 (0.80%) AIX
16 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.20%) DevOps
2 36 (14.40%) ITIL
3 22 (8.80%) Project Management
4 21 (8.40%) Open Source
5 20 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (7.60%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (7.20%) API Development
8 15 (6.00%) Problem Management
9 13 (5.20%) Change Management
10 12 (4.80%) Change Control
10 12 (4.80%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (4.80%) OO
11 11 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.40%) TDD
12 10 (4.00%) MVC
12 10 (4.00%) Service Management
12 10 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.60%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.60%) Bash Shell
2 58 (23.20%) Python
3 57 (22.80%) SQL
4 44 (17.60%) Perl
4 44 (17.60%) PHP
5 37 (14.80%) JavaScript
6 27 (10.80%) Shell Script
7 26 (10.40%) C
8 21 (8.40%) Java
8 21 (8.40%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.20%) VB
10 7 (2.80%) PHP 7
11 6 (2.40%) Go
12 4 (1.60%) PHP 5
13 3 (1.20%) C#
13 3 (1.20%) C++
13 3 (1.20%) Ruby
14 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.80%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.80%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (19.20%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (12.80%) CCNA
3 24 (9.60%) Degree
4 22 (8.80%) CCNP
5 21 (8.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.40%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.60%) CISSP
8 8 (3.20%) MCSE
8 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.00%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.60%) CCIE
11 4 (1.60%) CISM
11 4 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (1.20%) CEH
12 3 (1.20%) GIAC
12 3 (1.20%) RHCE
13 2 (0.80%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (3.20%) PMO
1 8 (3.20%) QA
1 8 (3.20%) SLA
2 6 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (12.80%) Docker
4 19 (7.60%) NFS
5 18 (7.20%) Hyper-V
6 14 (5.60%) iptables
7 11 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.00%) vSphere
8 10 (4.00%) XenServer
9 8 (3.20%) XenApp
9 8 (3.20%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.80%) Samba
10 7 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.40%) VirtualBox
12 5 (2.00%) KVM
12 5 (2.00%) LXC
12 5 (2.00%) VMFS
13 2 (0.80%) Postfix
13 2 (0.80%) Snort
13 2 (0.80%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (14.40%) Ansible
2 34 (13.60%) Nagios
2 34 (13.60%) Puppet
3 22 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (3.20%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.00%) cPanel
6 5 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.00%) Nessus
6 5 (2.00%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.60%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.60%) Rancher
7 4 (1.60%) Sysdig
7 4 (1.60%) vRealize
8 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.20%) logstash
8 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (26.00%) Cisco
2 53 (21.20%) Microsoft
3 46 (18.40%) VMware
4 39 (15.60%) Red Hat
5 23 (9.20%) Splunk
6 22 (8.80%) Juniper
7 19 (7.60%) IBM
8 16 (6.40%) HP
9 13 (5.20%) EMC
10 12 (4.80%) NetApp
10 12 (4.80%) Oracle
10 12 (4.80%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.60%) Citrix
11 9 (3.60%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.80%) Dell
13 6 (2.40%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.40%) SaltStack
13 6 (2.40%) Veeam
14 5 (2.00%) AppDynamics
14 5 (2.00%) RedGate