Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 870 860 921
Rank change year-on-year -10 +61 -27
Permanent jobs citing SSH 113 239 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.12% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 101 192 215
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +6.67%

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 17,122 21,296 25,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.13% 15.22% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13,637 16,751 20,549
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +26 41 £55,000 +4.76% 8
South East +62 38 £57,500 +43.75% 17
South West +27 15 £40,000 -14.89% 7
Midlands +12 8 £30,000 -21.05% 5
East Midlands +33 7 £27,500 -47.62% 3
North of England +26 7 £47,500 +46.15% 5
North West +30 6 £47,500 +46.15% 2
East of England +66 5 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire +24 1 £25,500 -36.25% 3
West Midlands +7 1 £50,000 +33.33% 1
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 78 (69.03%) Linux
2 42 (37.17%) Windows
3 41 (36.28%) Python
4 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (33.63%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (32.74%) Git (software)
6 35 (30.97%) AWS
7 32 (28.32%) MySQL
8 31 (27.43%) Firewall
8 31 (27.43%) Bash Shell
9 29 (25.66%) Java
10 28 (24.78%) TCP/IP
11 27 (23.89%) Oracle
11 27 (23.89%) HTML
11 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
11 27 (23.89%) Web Development
11 27 (23.89%) DevOps
12 26 (23.01%) PHP
12 26 (23.01%) DNS
13 24 (21.24%) SQL
13 24 (21.24%) Configuration Management
13 24 (21.24%) REST
14 23 (20.35%) FTP
15 21 (18.58%) HTTP
15 21 (18.58%) Linux Command Line
16 20 (17.70%) Vagrant
16 20 (17.70%) CSS
16 20 (17.70%) Cisco
16 20 (17.70%) Project Management

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 14 (12.39%) Apache
2 6 (5.31%) GlassFish
2 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.54%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.77%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WildFly
5 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Gliffy
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.77%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (1.77%) Avid Media Composer
3 2 (1.77%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.97%) AWS
2 19 (16.81%) Azure
3 18 (15.93%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (9.73%) Amazon S3
4 11 (9.73%) Office 365
4 11 (9.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (8.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (8.85%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (8.85%) Amazon Glacier
5 10 (8.85%) IaaS
6 7 (6.19%) GCP
6 7 (6.19%) SaaS
7 6 (5.31%) PaaS
8 4 (3.54%) OneDrive
8 4 (3.54%) Power Platform
8 4 (3.54%) PowerApps
9 3 (2.65%) GitHub
9 3 (2.65%) Trello
9 3 (2.65%) Yarn
10 1 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.43%) Firewall
2 28 (24.78%) TCP/IP
3 26 (23.01%) DNS
4 23 (20.35%) FTP
5 21 (18.58%) HTTP
6 19 (16.81%) VPN
7 15 (13.27%) IPsec
8 12 (10.62%) MPLS
9 11 (9.73%) DHCP
9 11 (9.73%) LAN
10 10 (8.85%) SMTP
11 9 (7.96%) BGP
12 8 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (7.08%) VLAN
12 8 (7.08%) VoIP
13 7 (6.19%) OSPF
13 7 (6.19%) SNMP
13 7 (6.19%) SSL
13 7 (6.19%) Wireless
14 6 (5.31%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) MySQL
2 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.73%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (7.96%) Big Data
5 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (32.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.70%) Vagrant
3 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.16%) Subversion
5 11 (9.73%) JIRA
6 10 (8.85%) Selenium
7 6 (5.31%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.31%) Bugzilla
7 6 (5.31%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.54%) webpack
9 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.65%) Babel
9 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.65%) git-flow
9 3 (2.65%) GitLab
9 3 (2.65%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.88%) Mocha
10 1 (0.88%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Marketing
3 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.42%) Electronics
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.42%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.54%) Games
5 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 3 (2.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 37 (32.74%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.93%) PHP Developer
3 10 (8.85%) Administrator
3 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (7.96%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (4.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) IT Support
7 5 (4.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.89%) HTML
2 24 (21.24%) REST
3 20 (17.70%) CSS
4 17 (15.04%) HTML5
4 17 (15.04%) JSON
5 15 (13.27%) jQuery
5 15 (13.27%) Sass
6 10 (8.85%) SOAP
7 9 (7.96%) Laravel
7 9 (7.96%) OAuth
8 8 (7.08%) XML
9 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.19%) LAMP
10 6 (5.31%) Ajax
10 6 (5.31%) CSS3
10 6 (5.31%) LDAP
10 6 (5.31%) React
10 6 (5.31%) React Native
10 6 (5.31%) YAML
11 5 (4.42%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.31%) User Experience
5 3 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) Wiki
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) PACS
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (69.03%) Linux
2 42 (37.17%) Windows
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.85%) Unix
5 10 (8.85%) VMS
6 9 (7.96%) CentOS
7 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.31%) Android
8 6 (5.31%) Apple iOS
8 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.54%) Debian
9 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (33.63%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (23.89%) DevOps
2 27 (23.89%) Web Development
3 24 (21.24%) Configuration Management
4 20 (17.70%) Project Management
5 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
5 14 (12.39%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (8.85%) Front End Development
6 10 (8.85%) OO
7 7 (6.19%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (6.19%) Process Improvement
7 7 (6.19%) Process Management
7 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.19%) Workflow
8 6 (5.31%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.31%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (5.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) Python
2 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.43%) Bash Shell
4 29 (25.66%) Java
5 26 (23.01%) PHP
6 24 (21.24%) SQL
7 17 (15.04%) Perl
8 13 (11.50%) Ruby
9 12 (10.62%) C#
10 10 (8.85%) Groovy
11 9 (7.96%) ES6
12 8 (7.08%) PowerShell
12 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
13 7 (6.19%) C
13 7 (6.19%) PHP 7
14 6 (5.31%) VB
15 5 (4.42%) TypeScript
16 3 (2.65%) C++
17 1 (0.88%) ES7
17 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.50%) Degree
2 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) CCNA
4 7 (6.19%) CCNP
5 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.65%) ISEB
6 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.77%) HND
7 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Docker
2 13 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.50%) iptables
2 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.50%) Xen
3 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.08%) NFS
5 7 (6.19%) KVM
5 7 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (5.31%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Ansible
2 12 (10.62%) Nagios
2 12 (10.62%) Terraform
3 9 (7.96%) SELinux
4 6 (5.31%) Puppet
4 6 (5.31%) Salt
5 4 (3.54%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.65%) Ambari
7 1 (0.88%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.88%) Consul
7 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.88%) Nmap
7 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) Packer
7 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
1 27 (23.89%) Oracle
2 20 (17.70%) Cisco
3 13 (11.50%) VMware
4 9 (7.96%) Google
5 8 (7.08%) Juniper
6 7 (6.19%) Sun
7 6 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.42%) SAP
9 4 (3.54%) IBM
9 4 (3.54%) LogicMonitor
9 4 (3.54%) Panasonic
9 4 (3.54%) Progress
9 4 (3.54%) Synology
9 4 (3.54%) Veritas
10 3 (2.65%) Apple
10 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.77%) Adobe
11 2 (1.77%) Centreon
11 2 (1.77%) Nokia