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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 719 785
Rank change year-on-year +23 +66  
Permanent jobs citing SSH 166 195 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.24% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 129 167 142
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  

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 13673 15669 18191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 16.96% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11162 13131 14886
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +36 94 £52,500 - 4
West Midlands +25 14 £40,000 +3.22% 1
North West -31 14 £42,500 +30.76% 3
South West +5 13 £35,000 -36.36% 2
South East +28 12 £45,000 - 5
East of England -33 7 £45,000 -12.19%
Yorkshire +2 6 £45,000 +40.62% 2
East Midlands +17 5 £32,500 -18.75%
North East +18 1 £25,000 -16.66%
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 185 (61.26%) Linux
2 130 (43.05%) TCP/IP
3 106 (35.10%) Firewall
4 104 (34.44%) HTTP
5 99 (32.78%) DNS
5 99 (32.78%) Windows
6 87 (28.81%) WAN
7 86 (28.48%) VPN
8 85 (28.15%) MySQL
9 78 (25.83%) Bash Shell
10 77 (25.50%) SMTP
10 77 (25.50%) Apache
11 76 (25.17%) FTP
12 75 (24.83%) CentOS
13 73 (24.17%) Python
13 73 (24.17%) LAN
14 70 (23.18%) Cisco
15 69 (22.85%) VMware
16 66 (21.85%) Unix
17 64 (21.19%) PHP
18 61 (20.20%) SSL
19 60 (19.87%) Perl
20 59 (19.54%) LAMP
21 53 (17.55%) Java
22 52 (17.22%) Red Hat
23 51 (16.89%) Git (software)
24 50 (16.56%) LDAP
25 49 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
26 47 (15.56%) Tomcat
26 47 (15.56%) DHCP

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 77 (25.50%) Apache
2 47 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 24 (7.95%) nginx
4 16 (5.30%) IIS
5 15 (4.97%) WordPress
6 11 (3.64%) JBoss
6 11 (3.64%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.98%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.32%) WildFly
9 6 (1.99%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.99%) Confluence
9 6 (1.99%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.66%) CMS
10 5 (1.66%) Moodle
11 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.99%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) GIMP
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Magento
2 6 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.97%) GitHub
4 12 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (3.64%) Amazon S3
5 11 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.64%) IaaS
6 8 (2.65%) Office 365
7 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.32%) SaaS
8 3 (0.99%) PaaS
9 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.66%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.66%) G Suite
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Slack
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 130 (43.05%) TCP/IP
2 106 (35.10%) Firewall
3 104 (34.44%) HTTP
4 99 (32.78%) DNS
5 87 (28.81%) WAN
6 86 (28.48%) VPN
7 77 (25.50%) SMTP
8 76 (25.17%) FTP
9 73 (24.17%) LAN
10 61 (20.20%) SSL
11 50 (16.56%) LDAP
12 47 (15.56%) DHCP
12 47 (15.56%) Internet
13 46 (15.23%) SNMP
14 43 (14.24%) Telnet
15 36 (11.92%) HTTPS
15 36 (11.92%) SAN
16 29 (9.60%) IPsec
16 29 (9.60%) VoIP
17 25 (8.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (28.15%) MySQL
2 34 (11.26%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.30%) MariaDB
7 10 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.32%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.99%) QGIS
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.66%) SQLite
11 4 (1.32%) DB2
12 3 (0.99%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.66%) Redis
14 1 (0.33%) Firebird
14 1 (0.33%) GIS
14 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.62%) JIRA
3 15 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 15 (4.97%) Maven
4 12 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (3.64%) Vagrant
6 9 (2.98%) Ant
6 9 (2.98%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.65%) Emacs
8 7 (2.32%) git-flow
8 7 (2.32%) Grunt
8 7 (2.32%) Zephyr
9 6 (1.99%) gulp
9 6 (1.99%) Subversion
10 5 (1.66%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (1.32%) Selenium
11 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (14.24%) Finance
2 26 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.64%) Marketing
4 11 (3.64%) Banking
5 9 (2.98%) Retail
6 8 (2.65%) Games
7 6 (1.99%) Advertising
7 6 (1.99%) Electronics
7 6 (1.99%) French Language
7 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.66%) Law
9 4 (1.32%) German Language
9 4 (1.32%) Legal
9 4 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.32%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) Billing
11 2 (0.66%) Military
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (17.88%) Developer
2 43 (14.24%) Analyst
2 43 (14.24%) Network Engineer
3 37 (12.25%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (9.27%) Administrator
5 26 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (6.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (5.96%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.63%) Senior Developer
11 16 (5.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 15 (4.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (4.97%) IT Analyst
12 15 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (4.97%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (4.97%) Security Analyst
13 14 (4.64%) PHP Developer
14 13 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.54%) LAMP
2 40 (13.25%) HTML
3 35 (11.59%) CSS
4 30 (9.93%) Web Services
5 20 (6.62%) jQuery
6 18 (5.96%) HTML5
6 18 (5.96%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (5.63%) 802.1X
7 17 (5.63%) XML
8 16 (5.30%) Ajax
8 16 (5.30%) Sass
9 15 (4.97%) SOAP
10 13 (4.30%) CSS3
10 13 (4.30%) REST
11 9 (2.98%) Memcached
11 9 (2.98%) Node.js
12 8 (2.65%) Google Maps API
12 8 (2.65%) Middleware
12 8 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (2.32%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.25%) Linux Command Line
2 30 (9.93%) Data Centre
3 28 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (8.28%) Computer Science
5 21 (6.95%) PKI
6 11 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.98%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.32%) Fintech
11 6 (1.99%) CMDB
11 6 (1.99%) PACS
12 5 (1.66%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.66%) iPhone
12 5 (1.66%) User Experience
13 4 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.32%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 185 (61.26%) Linux
2 99 (32.78%) Windows
3 75 (24.83%) CentOS
4 66 (21.85%) Unix
5 45 (14.90%) Windows Server
6 35 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (9.93%) Debian
8 23 (7.62%) Solaris
9 19 (6.29%) Apple iOS
9 19 (6.29%) Ubuntu
10 16 (5.30%) Android
11 15 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (3.97%) AIX
12 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.99%) CoreOS
14 6 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.66%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
16 4 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.24%) Load Balancing
2 38 (12.58%) DevOps
3 31 (10.26%) Network Architecture
3 31 (10.26%) Problem Management
3 31 (10.26%) SIEM
4 28 (9.27%) Configuration Management
4 28 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (8.94%) ITIL
6 21 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (6.95%) Web Development
7 20 (6.62%) Change Management
8 19 (6.29%) Patch Management
8 19 (6.29%) Project Management
9 18 (5.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (5.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 16 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (4.97%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (4.64%) Information Security
14 13 (4.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.83%) Bash Shell
2 73 (24.17%) Python
3 64 (21.19%) PHP
4 60 (19.87%) Perl
5 53 (17.55%) Java
6 47 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 46 (15.23%) SQL
8 39 (12.91%) Ruby
9 32 (10.60%) Shell Script
10 22 (7.28%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.65%) C
12 6 (1.99%) C#
12 6 (1.99%) XPath
13 4 (1.32%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.32%) C-shell
13 4 (1.32%) ES6
14 3 (0.99%) AppleScript
14 3 (0.99%) C++
14 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (13.91%) Degree
2 32 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (6.29%) CISSP
4 18 (5.96%) CCNA
4 18 (5.96%) CCNP
5 14 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.98%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.65%) CCIE
8 8 (2.65%) CEH
8 8 (2.65%) CISM
8 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.32%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (2.32%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.32%) MCSE
9 7 (2.32%) RHCE
9 7 (2.32%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (1.66%) ISEB
11 4 (1.32%) HND
11 4 (1.32%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (3.31%) SLA
6 9 (2.98%) QA
7 8 (2.65%) GDPR
8 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.32%) COBIT
9 4 (1.32%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.33%) COSO
10 1 (0.33%) PMO
10 1 (0.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 49 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.91%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.95%) Docker
4 18 (5.96%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.97%) XenServer
6 14 (4.64%) iptables
6 14 (4.64%) NFS
7 11 (3.64%) Samba
8 9 (2.98%) Varnish
9 8 (2.65%) vSphere
10 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.66%) OpenSIPS
11 5 (1.66%) Postfix
12 4 (1.32%) Firmware
12 4 (1.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 4 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.99%) LXC
13 3 (0.99%) OpenSSH
13 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (14.24%) Puppet
2 39 (12.91%) Nagios
3 31 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (8.94%) Ansible
5 23 (7.62%) Nmap
6 16 (5.30%) SELinux
7 15 (4.97%) Nessus
8 13 (4.30%) CFEngine
8 13 (4.30%) Icinga
9 10 (3.31%) SCCM
10 9 (2.98%) Cobbler
11 7 (2.32%) Cacti
11 7 (2.32%) HAProxy
11 7 (2.32%) Oracle ZFS
11 7 (2.32%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (1.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 6 (1.99%) Kibana
12 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (1.99%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 70 (23.18%) Cisco
2 69 (22.85%) VMware
3 52 (17.22%) Red Hat
4 42 (13.91%) Microsoft
5 29 (9.60%) HP
6 25 (8.28%) Oracle
7 20 (6.62%) Qualys
8 15 (4.97%) Juniper
9 14 (4.64%) Citrix
10 13 (4.30%) Google
10 13 (4.30%) Palo Alto
11 12 (3.97%) NetApp
12 11 (3.64%) SolarWinds
12 11 (3.64%) Splunk
13 10 (3.31%) Aruba
13 10 (3.31%) McAfee
14 9 (2.98%) SAP
15 8 (2.65%) Aerohive Networks
15 8 (2.65%) IBM
15 8 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
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