Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 917 879 894
Rank change year-on-year -38 +15 -3
Permanent jobs citing SSH 252 286 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.03% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 213 254 306
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +7.22% -1.10% +3.41%

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 25,207 27,704 33,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.30% 16.72% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,539 22,654 27,725
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -3 104 £51,500 -14.17% 17
South East -16 72 £48,000 +3.23% 11
North of England +23 35 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Midlands +20 34 £45,000 +16.13% 5
West Midlands +34 31 £45,000 +12.50% 5
North West +21 25 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire +19 7 £65,000 +116.67% 4
South West -34 7 £34,500 -13.75% 5
East Midlands +7 3 £37,750 +0.67%
North East -14 3 £32,500 -31.58%
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 155 (61.51%) Linux
2 88 (34.92%) TCP/IP
3 85 (33.73%) MySQL
4 83 (32.94%) DNS
5 81 (32.14%) Unix
6 66 (26.19%) Firewall
7 65 (25.79%) Windows
8 63 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (24.60%) HTTP
10 58 (23.02%) Cisco
11 55 (21.83%) HTML
12 54 (21.43%) PHP
12 54 (21.43%) FTP
13 51 (20.24%) Git (software)
14 49 (19.44%) LDAP
15 48 (19.05%) SQL
16 46 (18.25%) CSS
17 45 (17.86%) Linux Command Line
18 44 (17.46%) Active Directory
18 44 (17.46%) SAN
19 43 (17.06%) DHCP
20 40 (15.87%) SNMP
21 39 (15.48%) Juniper
21 39 (15.48%) Internet
21 39 (15.48%) WAN
21 39 (15.48%) Python
22 38 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (15.08%) Bash Shell
23 37 (14.68%) HTML5
24 36 (14.29%) Clustering

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 30 (11.90%) Apache
2 23 (9.13%) CMS
3 21 (8.33%) WordPress
4 16 (6.35%) nginx
4 16 (6.35%) Tomcat
5 14 (5.56%) WildFly
6 11 (4.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (3.97%) Confluence
8 9 (3.57%) Joomla!
9 8 (3.17%) JCAPS
9 8 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (3.17%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.17%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.98%) IIS
11 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.19%) Drupal
12 3 (1.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 16 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.56%) SaaS
4 7 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (2.38%) Office 365
6 5 (1.98%) GitHub
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.19%) Datadog
7 3 (1.19%) G Suite
7 3 (1.19%) Slack
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.40%) IaaS
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (34.92%) TCP/IP
2 83 (32.94%) DNS
3 66 (26.19%) Firewall
4 62 (24.60%) HTTP
5 54 (21.43%) FTP
6 44 (17.46%) SAN
7 43 (17.06%) DHCP
8 40 (15.87%) SNMP
9 39 (15.48%) Internet
9 39 (15.48%) WAN
10 36 (14.29%) LAN
11 35 (13.89%) SMTP
12 33 (13.10%) IPsec
12 33 (13.10%) Telnet
13 32 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (12.30%) VPN
15 28 (11.11%) MPLS
16 27 (10.71%) Ethernet
17 24 (9.52%) SSL
18 20 (7.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (33.73%) MySQL
2 25 (9.92%) RDBMS
2 25 (9.92%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.33%) DB2
4 20 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 19 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.16%) SQLite
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.40%) phpMyAdmin
12 1 (0.40%) Redis
12 1 (0.40%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 51 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.11%) Subversion
3 23 (9.13%) Maven
4 16 (6.35%) JIRA
5 14 (5.56%) Emacs
5 14 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.17%) JUnit
8 7 (2.78%) Gradle
9 6 (2.38%) Ant
9 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.98%) TestNG
11 4 (1.59%) GitLab
12 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.79%) EasyMock
13 2 (0.79%) jMock
13 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.79%) Mockito
General
1 28 (11.11%) Finance
2 16 (6.35%) Games
3 11 (4.37%) Marketing
4 10 (3.97%) Retail
4 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.57%) Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Electronics
6 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.59%) Legal
7 4 (1.59%) Publishing
8 3 (1.19%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Automotive
8 3 (1.19%) Law
9 2 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 69 (27.38%) Developer
2 39 (15.48%) Administrator
3 33 (13.10%) Network Engineer
4 27 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 22 (8.73%) Web Developer
6 21 (8.33%) Analyst
7 20 (7.94%) Unix Administrator
8 19 (7.54%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.54%) Senior Web Developer
8 19 (7.54%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (6.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 17 (6.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 17 (6.75%) Unix Engineer
10 15 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
10 15 (5.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.83%) HTML
2 49 (19.44%) LDAP
3 46 (18.25%) CSS
4 37 (14.68%) HTML5
5 23 (9.13%) CSS3
6 22 (8.73%) EJB
6 22 (8.73%) J2EE
7 20 (7.94%) LAMP
8 19 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (7.14%) Web Services
10 17 (6.75%) Ajax
10 17 (6.75%) Java EE
10 17 (6.75%) Laravel
10 17 (6.75%) Spring
11 16 (6.35%) REST
12 15 (5.95%) Hibernate
12 15 (5.95%) XML
13 14 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
13 14 (5.56%) Spring Boot
14 13 (5.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.86%) Linux Command Line
2 36 (14.29%) Clustering
3 17 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.37%) PKI
8 9 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.57%) User Experience
9 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.38%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.98%) Fintech
11 4 (1.59%) Replication
12 3 (1.19%) DataPower
13 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.79%) Equities
13 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.79%) New Media
13 2 (0.79%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 155 (61.51%) Linux
2 81 (32.14%) Unix
3 65 (25.79%) Windows
4 33 (13.10%) Solaris
5 21 (8.33%) AIX
6 20 (7.94%) Windows Server
7 17 (6.75%) Android
7 17 (6.75%) CentOS
8 10 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.38%) Debian
10 6 (2.38%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.98%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (14.29%) DevOps
4 29 (11.51%) Web Development
5 22 (8.73%) Front End Development
6 21 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 20 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (7.54%) Microservices
9 18 (7.14%) Change Control
9 18 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 18 (7.14%) Scrum
10 17 (6.75%) Content Management
10 17 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (6.75%) Information Security
10 17 (6.75%) Patch Management
11 16 (6.35%) High Availability
11 16 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (6.35%) TDD
12 15 (5.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.43%) PHP
2 48 (19.05%) SQL
3 39 (15.48%) Python
4 38 (15.08%) Bash Shell
5 36 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 35 (13.89%) Java
7 31 (12.30%) Shell Script
8 20 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.16%) Perl
10 8 (3.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 7 (2.78%) C
12 4 (1.59%) Ruby
13 3 (1.19%) C++
14 2 (0.79%) Groovy
15 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (10.71%) CCNP
3 25 (9.92%) Degree
4 13 (5.16%) CISSP
5 12 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.97%) CCIE
6 10 (3.97%) CCNA
7 8 (3.17%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.78%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.98%) CISA
9 5 (1.98%) CISM
10 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.79%) CCSA
12 2 (0.79%) CCSP
12 2 (0.79%) HP APS
12 2 (0.79%) MCSA
12 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) QA
2 12 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.57%) SLA
4 8 (3.17%) COBIT
5 7 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.59%) GDPR
7 2 (0.79%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.40%) NIST 800
System Software
1 44 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.49%) NFS
3 29 (11.51%) Samba
4 25 (9.92%) Docker
5 17 (6.75%) iptables
6 15 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
9 9 (3.57%) Hyper-V
10 7 (2.78%) vSphere
11 5 (1.98%) Squid
12 4 (1.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 3 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (1.19%) KVM
13 3 (1.19%) XenServer
14 2 (0.79%) LXC
15 1 (0.40%) Gluster
15 1 (0.40%) Postfix
15 1 (0.40%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 31 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (9.92%) Ansible
2 25 (9.92%) Puppet
3 21 (8.33%) Nagios
4 13 (5.16%) Cacti
4 13 (5.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 13 (5.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 12 (4.76%) Nessus
6 10 (3.97%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (2.78%) cPanel
9 5 (1.98%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.98%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.98%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.59%) Mesos
10 4 (1.59%) QRadar
10 4 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (23.02%) Cisco
2 39 (15.48%) Juniper
3 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.32%) Oracle
4 25 (9.92%) Red Hat
5 24 (9.52%) HP
6 22 (8.73%) VMware
7 17 (6.75%) F5
8 16 (6.35%) EMC
9 15 (5.95%) Brocade
9 15 (5.95%) NetApp
9 15 (5.95%) Splunk
10 13 (5.16%) Sun
11 12 (4.76%) Qualys
12 8 (3.17%) Dynatrace
12 8 (3.17%) Remedy
12 8 (3.17%) Veritas
13 7 (2.78%) Apple
13 7 (2.78%) Dell
13 7 (2.78%) Virgin Media