Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 871 658 897
Rank change year-on-year -213 +239 -18
Permanent jobs citing SSH 144 93 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.12% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 98 90 107
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £25,850
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £82,500 £64,375 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £78,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%

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 15,027 8,305 17,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.33% 14.20% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9,777 6,638 14,193
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,600
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in England

SSH
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSH in England.

Salary trend for SSH in England

SSH
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSH in England over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -201 63 £80,000 +37.34% 14
South East -86 30 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Midlands -103 16 £46,750 +33.57% 5
North of England -111 16 £47,500 -3.55% 7
West Midlands -62 15 £46,000 +67.27% 4
North East -21 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Yorkshire -75 5 £45,000 - 4
North West -85 4 £43,411 -19.98% 3
East of England - 3 £69,000 -
South West -53 1 £34,000 +6.71% 1
East Midlands -58 1 £50,000 +42.86% 1
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 73 (50.69%) Linux
2 61 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 59 (40.97%) Python
4 56 (38.89%) AWS
5 53 (36.81%) Java
6 48 (33.33%) Docker
7 45 (31.25%) Kubernetes
8 44 (30.56%) SQL
8 44 (30.56%) PHP
8 44 (30.56%) CSS
9 42 (29.17%) DevOps
10 41 (28.47%) Azure
10 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
11 40 (27.78%) Bash
12 39 (27.08%) DNS
13 38 (26.39%) HTTP
13 38 (26.39%) Git (software)
14 34 (23.61%) FTP
15 33 (22.92%) React
16 32 (22.22%) MySQL
17 31 (21.53%) HTML
18 29 (20.14%) SOAP
19 28 (19.44%) Windows
19 28 (19.44%) Retail
19 28 (19.44%) Social Skills
20 27 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (18.75%) GCP
20 27 (18.75%) Node.js
21 26 (18.06%) TypeScript
21 26 (18.06%) C#

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 16 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.56%) Confluence
4 4 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (38.89%) AWS
2 41 (28.47%) Azure
3 27 (18.75%) GCP
4 15 (10.42%) Amazon S3
4 15 (10.42%) PaaS
5 14 (9.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (9.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (7.64%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (7.64%) GitHub
6 11 (7.64%) Serverless
7 8 (5.56%) Route 53
8 7 (4.86%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (4.86%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (4.86%) AWS IoT
8 7 (4.86%) AWS Step Functions
8 7 (4.86%) CloudFront
8 7 (4.86%) SaaS
9 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (4.17%) Google Ads
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.08%) DNS
2 38 (26.39%) HTTP
3 34 (23.61%) FTP
4 18 (12.50%) SMTP
5 17 (11.81%) Firewall
5 17 (11.81%) SNMP
5 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.72%) DHCP
6 14 (9.72%) HTTPS
7 13 (9.03%) IPv6
8 12 (8.33%) SSL
9 7 (4.86%) Internet
9 7 (4.86%) OSPF
9 7 (4.86%) RTSP
9 7 (4.86%) UPnP
10 6 (4.17%) BGP
10 6 (4.17%) VPN
10 6 (4.17%) WAN
11 5 (3.47%) IPv4
11 5 (3.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) MySQL
2 20 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.72%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.25%) Redis
7 7 (4.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.47%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.47%) InfluxDB
9 5 (3.47%) Spatial Data
10 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.39%) BigQuery
11 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.19%) JIRA
3 17 (11.81%) Bitbucket
4 12 (8.33%) Postman
5 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.47%) PHPUnit
6 5 (3.47%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.78%) Subversion
8 2 (1.39%) GitLab
9 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.69%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.69%) GoCD
9 1 (0.69%) gulp
9 1 (0.69%) Locust
9 1 (0.69%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.69%) TestRail
9 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (19.44%) Retail
1 28 (19.44%) Social Skills
2 20 (13.89%) Finance
3 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.56%) Banking
5 6 (4.17%) Marketing
6 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.08%) Law
8 3 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.39%) Back Office
9 2 (1.39%) Games
9 2 (1.39%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Developer
2 21 (14.58%) Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) PHP Developer
4 13 (9.03%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 12 (8.33%) Programmer
5 12 (8.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 12 (8.33%) RPG Programmer
6 11 (7.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Data Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Administrator
9 7 (4.86%) Backend Developer
9 7 (4.86%) CloudOps Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.86%) Magento Developer
9 7 (4.86%) PHP Magento Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.56%) CSS
2 33 (22.92%) React
3 31 (21.53%) HTML
4 29 (20.14%) SOAP
5 27 (18.75%) Node.js
6 24 (16.67%) REST
7 21 (14.58%) JSON
8 19 (13.19%) .NET
8 19 (13.19%) jQuery
9 18 (12.50%) GraphQL
10 17 (11.81%) RESTful
10 17 (11.81%) XML
11 15 (10.42%) HTML5
12 14 (9.72%) EDIFACT
12 14 (9.72%) Express
12 14 (9.72%) NestJS
13 11 (7.64%) Web Services
14 10 (6.94%) Kafka
14 10 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (6.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (11.81%) Algorithms
3 13 (9.03%) Blog
3 13 (9.03%) Legacy Systems
4 12 (8.33%) iSeries
5 7 (4.86%) User Experience
5 7 (4.86%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.08%) PKI
8 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.08%) Social Media
9 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.39%) W3C
10 1 (0.69%) Clustering
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) Online Games
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 73 (50.69%) Linux
2 28 (19.44%) Windows
3 21 (14.58%) Unix
4 8 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.78%) VMS
7 3 (2.08%) SUSE
8 2 (1.39%) CentOS
8 2 (1.39%) Debian
8 2 (1.39%) Solaris
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.69%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.69%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.17%) DevOps
2 27 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.36%) Machine Learning
4 24 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 23 (15.97%) Data Science
6 22 (15.28%) Software Engineering
7 20 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
8 19 (13.19%) Scrum
9 18 (12.50%) Data Engineering
10 17 (11.81%) CI/CD
10 17 (11.81%) Configuration Management
10 17 (11.81%) OO
11 15 (10.42%) Microservices
12 14 (9.72%) B2B
12 14 (9.72%) Manual Testing
12 14 (9.72%) Open Source
12 14 (9.72%) Scenario Testing
12 14 (9.72%) Software Testing
12 14 (9.72%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.36%) JavaScript
2 59 (40.97%) Python
3 53 (36.81%) Java
4 44 (30.56%) PHP
4 44 (30.56%) SQL
5 40 (27.78%) Bash
6 26 (18.06%) C#
6 26 (18.06%) TypeScript
7 18 (12.50%) Scala
8 17 (11.81%) C++
9 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 14 (9.72%) R
11 13 (9.03%) MATLAB
12 12 (8.33%) RPG
12 12 (8.33%) RPG IV
12 12 (8.33%) RPG/400
13 11 (7.64%) Go
14 7 (4.86%) Groovy
14 7 (4.86%) Perl
15 6 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE
6 1 (0.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CISM
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.39%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.39%) GDPR
2 2 (1.39%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (33.33%) Docker
2 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.78%) NFS
5 3 (2.08%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.39%) Veritas File System
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.69%) LXC
7 1 (0.69%) Snort
7 1 (0.69%) Squid
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 15 (10.42%) Terraform
3 14 (9.72%) Grafana
4 11 (7.64%) Ansible
5 8 (5.56%) Prometheus
6 7 (4.86%) Nagios
7 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.08%) Puppet
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.69%) Mesos
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.69%) QRadar
9 1 (0.69%) Rancher
9 1 (0.69%) Salt
9 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.69%) WMI
9 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) IBM
2 12 (8.33%) Zend
3 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 9 (6.25%) VMware
4 8 (5.56%) Google
5 6 (4.17%) Cisco
6 5 (3.47%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.47%) ExtraHop
6 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.47%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.78%) Adobe
7 4 (2.78%) Monetate
7 4 (2.78%) New Relic
8 3 (2.08%) DocuSign
8 3 (2.08%) EMC
8 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.08%) Splunk
9 2 (1.39%) Facebook