Period
to 22 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 876 871 941
Rank change year-on-year -5 +70 -81
Permanent jobs citing SSH 167 264 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.15% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 146 213 211
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,375 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +1.12%

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 19,794 22,961 26,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.65% 14.95% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15,366 18,276 21,415
England median annual salary £46,809 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.45% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.68% +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 22 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +36 66 £55,000 +14.58% 13
South West +27 34 £40,000 - 14
Midlands +59 33 £50,000 +36.99% 3
West Midlands +46 23 £55,000 +50.68% 3
South East +25 14 £46,250 -13.95% 12
North of England +13 14 £42,500 +30.77% 5
East Midlands +28 10 £47,500 +46.15%
North West +19 8 £47,500 +46.15% 4
East of England +44 6 £60,000 +44.58%
Yorkshire +4 3 £25,500 -21.54% 1
North East - 3 £23,000 -
SSH
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 89 (53.29%) Linux
2 59 (35.33%) Python
2 59 (35.33%) Git (software)
3 53 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (29.34%) SQL
5 46 (27.54%) Bash Shell
6 45 (26.95%) Linux Command Line
7 44 (26.35%) Firewall
8 42 (25.15%) JavaScript
9 40 (23.95%) Degree
10 38 (22.75%) Test Automation
11 37 (22.16%) Java
12 36 (21.56%) VPN
12 36 (21.56%) Cisco
12 36 (21.56%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (20.36%) FTP
14 34 (20.36%) LAN
15 33 (19.76%) Computer Science
16 32 (19.16%) IPsec
16 32 (19.16%) CentOS
17 31 (18.56%) Finance
17 31 (18.56%) Web Development
17 31 (18.56%) MySQL
17 31 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
18 30 (17.96%) REST
19 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
19 29 (17.37%) PHP
20 28 (16.77%) C
20 28 (16.77%) XML

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 11 (6.59%) WordPress
2 7 (4.19%) Apache
2 7 (4.19%) Confluence
3 6 (3.59%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.40%) nginx
4 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.80%) Drupal
5 3 (1.80%) IIS
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.20%) CMS
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.17%) AWS
2 11 (6.59%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (6.59%) AWS IoT
2 11 (6.59%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (6.59%) Serverless
3 8 (4.79%) Azure
4 5 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.99%) IaaS
4 5 (2.99%) Office 365
5 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.80%) Datadog
5 3 (1.80%) SaaS
5 3 (1.80%) Trello
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Yarn
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.35%) Firewall
2 36 (21.56%) VPN
3 34 (20.36%) FTP
3 34 (20.36%) LAN
4 32 (19.16%) IPsec
5 28 (16.77%) BGP
5 28 (16.77%) HTTP
6 27 (16.17%) HTTPS
7 26 (15.57%) OSPF
8 25 (14.97%) MPLS
8 25 (14.97%) TCP/IP
9 24 (14.37%) WAN
10 22 (13.17%) DNS
11 20 (11.98%) DHCP
12 19 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (11.38%) SNMP
13 16 (9.58%) EIGRP
13 16 (9.58%) SMTP
14 14 (8.38%) Ethernet
14 14 (8.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.56%) MySQL
2 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.38%) Big Data
5 13 (7.78%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (6.59%) Amazon Aurora
6 11 (6.59%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (5.99%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.20%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (1.20%) Redis
9 2 (1.20%) SQLite
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 59 (35.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (16.17%) JIRA
3 19 (11.38%) Selenium
4 11 (6.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.19%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.19%) Zephyr
6 6 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.99%) git-flow
8 4 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.80%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.80%) Robot Framework
9 3 (1.80%) Subversion
10 2 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (1.20%) Gradle
10 2 (1.20%) JUnit
10 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.20%) TestNG
10 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 31 (18.56%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Manufacturing
2 13 (7.78%) Marketing
2 13 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.99%) Electronics
3 10 (5.99%) Games
3 10 (5.99%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.99%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Automotive
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Cantonese Language
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.60%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 51 (30.54%) Developer
2 26 (15.57%) Network Engineer
3 23 (13.77%) Administrator
4 20 (11.98%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (10.78%) PHP Developer
6 17 (10.18%) Tester
7 14 (8.38%) Analyst
7 14 (8.38%) Consultant
8 13 (7.78%) Network Consultant
9 11 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.99%) Lead Network Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.39%) QA Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) Software Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) Software QA Tester
11 9 (5.39%) Software Tester
12 8 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.96%) REST
2 28 (16.77%) XML
3 23 (13.77%) HTML
4 21 (12.57%) CSS
5 19 (11.38%) SOAP
6 15 (8.98%) Web Services
7 14 (8.38%) Ajax
7 14 (8.38%) jQuery
8 12 (7.19%) HTML5
8 12 (7.19%) JSON
8 12 (7.19%) Sass
9 11 (6.59%) .NET
9 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET
9 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (6.59%) Laravel
9 11 (6.59%) XMPP
10 9 (5.39%) Gherkin
11 8 (4.79%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.19%) React
12 7 (4.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.95%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (12.57%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.98%) Algorithms
4 14 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.59%) Smart Home
6 10 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.99%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.40%) IVR
9 4 (2.40%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.80%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.20%) Online Games
11 2 (1.20%) PKI
11 2 (1.20%) Replication
11 2 (1.20%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (53.29%) Linux
2 35 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (19.16%) CentOS
4 27 (16.17%) Windows
5 25 (14.97%) Unix
6 23 (13.77%) Ubuntu
7 20 (11.98%) Debian
8 13 (7.78%) Windows Server
9 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (4.79%) Android
11 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.40%) Solaris
12 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.80%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.75%) Test Automation
3 36 (21.56%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (19.76%) Computer Science
5 31 (18.56%) Web Development
6 25 (14.97%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (14.37%) TDD
8 18 (10.78%) Project Management
8 18 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 17 (10.18%) Network Design
9 17 (10.18%) Network Management
9 17 (10.18%) Scrum
10 16 (9.58%) DevOps
11 15 (8.98%) Configuration Management
11 15 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (8.38%) MVC
12 14 (8.38%) OO
12 14 (8.38%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.33%) Python
2 49 (29.34%) SQL
3 46 (27.54%) Bash Shell
4 42 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 37 (22.16%) Java
6 29 (17.37%) PHP
7 28 (16.77%) C
8 16 (9.58%) C++
9 12 (7.19%) C#
9 12 (7.19%) Perl
10 8 (4.79%) Ruby
11 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.59%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.40%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.20%) ES6
14 2 (1.20%) Go
14 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.60%) C-shell
15 1 (0.60%) Haskell
15 1 (0.60%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 40 (23.95%) Degree
2 31 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (14.97%) CCNP
4 24 (14.37%) Security Cleared
5 22 (13.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (11.98%) SC Cleared
7 17 (10.18%) CCNA
8 16 (9.58%) ISTQB
9 13 (7.78%) CCIE
10 9 (5.39%) ISEB
11 7 (4.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 7 (4.19%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.20%) HND
13 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.38%) Docker
3 16 (9.58%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.39%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.19%) iptables
5 7 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.80%) KVM
7 3 (1.80%) vSphere
7 3 (1.80%) Xen
8 2 (1.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.60%) Ceph
9 1 (0.60%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 20 (11.98%) Ansible
2 9 (5.39%) Nagios
3 5 (2.99%) Puppet
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.40%) TrustSec
4 4 (2.40%) vCenter Server
4 4 (2.40%) vMotion
4 4 (2.40%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.80%) Ambari
5 3 (1.80%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.80%) SELinux
5 3 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.60%) Icinga
7 1 (0.60%) QRadar
7 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (21.56%) Cisco
2 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.37%) VMware
4 16 (9.58%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.19%) Palo Alto
6 11 (6.59%) Juniper
7 10 (5.99%) SAP
8 8 (4.79%) NetApp
9 7 (4.19%) Atlassian
9 7 (4.19%) Dell
9 7 (4.19%) EMC
10 6 (3.59%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.99%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.40%) F5
12 4 (2.40%) IBM
12 4 (2.40%) LogicMonitor
12 4 (2.40%) Meraki
12 4 (2.40%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.40%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.80%) SaltStack