Period
to 23 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 609 506 682
Rank change year-on-year -103 +176 +48
Permanent jobs citing SSH 76 58 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.45% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 56
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,750 £40,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £55,000 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% -6.38% +22.40%
75th Percentile £77,500 £90,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £56,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year -10.71% +17.28% +6.11%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,979 3,996 7,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.07% 13.47% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,290 3,236 5,894
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSH in London

SSH
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SSH in London

SSH
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSH in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SSH in London

SSH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the London region over the 6 months to 23 July 2021. 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
Central London -15 16 £70,000 +7.69% 5
South London -3 5 £27,500 -
West London -27 5 £37,500 -31.82%
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Python
3 31 (40.79%) SQL
4 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (38.16%) Docker
5 28 (36.84%) Finance
5 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 27 (35.53%) Unix
6 27 (35.53%) Windows
7 26 (34.21%) Java
8 25 (32.89%) Social Skills
9 22 (28.95%) Kubernetes
10 21 (27.63%) QA
11 20 (26.32%) AWS
11 20 (26.32%) Pair Programming
12 19 (25.00%) Degree
12 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (23.68%) GCP
14 17 (22.37%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
15 14 (18.42%) Back Office
15 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
15 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
15 14 (18.42%) .NET
15 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (18.42%) Data Science
16 13 (17.11%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (17.11%) React

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (14.47%) Drupal
2 9 (11.84%) WordPress
3 7 (9.21%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (7.89%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.32%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.63%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.63%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) AWS
2 18 (23.68%) GCP
3 12 (15.79%) Azure
4 9 (11.84%) Fastly
5 7 (9.21%) Amazon S3
5 7 (9.21%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (9.21%) Serverless
6 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (7.89%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (7.89%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (5.26%) IaaS
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (5.26%) PaaS
8 3 (3.95%) GitHub
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.63%) Datadog
9 2 (2.63%) Yarn
10 1 (1.32%) Akamai
10 1 (1.32%) Cloudflare
10 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.53%) DHCP
2 8 (10.53%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) SMTP
2 8 (10.53%) Telnet
3 7 (9.21%) FTP
4 6 (7.89%) SSL
5 5 (6.58%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.58%) IPsec
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) Broadband
6 4 (5.26%) Internet
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) VoIP
6 4 (5.26%) WAN
7 3 (3.95%) IPv4
7 3 (3.95%) IPv6
7 3 (3.95%) SNMP
8 2 (2.63%) Firewall
8 2 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.21%) BigQuery
5 6 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (7.89%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.95%) Blockchain
6 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) gulp
3 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.26%) GitLab
4 4 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (2.63%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.63%) Grunt
5 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.63%) Locust
5 2 (2.63%) Mocha
5 2 (2.63%) Storybook
5 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Social Skills
3 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (18.42%) Back Office
5 10 (13.16%) Banking
5 10 (13.16%) Retail
6 9 (11.84%) Public Sector
6 9 (11.84%) Publishing
7 7 (9.21%) Marketing
8 3 (3.95%) Games
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.63%) Advertising
9 2 (2.63%) Local Government
9 2 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Developer
2 10 (13.16%) Data Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Python Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) SWIFT Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Support Supervisor
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 13 (17.11%) React
3 12 (15.79%) HTML
4 11 (14.47%) Sass
5 9 (11.84%) Memcached
5 9 (11.84%) Node.js
6 7 (9.21%) JPA
6 7 (9.21%) Web Services
7 6 (7.89%) JSON
7 6 (7.89%) Middleware
7 6 (7.89%) REST
7 6 (7.89%) SOAP
8 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.58%) GraphQL
8 5 (6.58%) LDAP
9 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.26%) J2EE
9 4 (5.26%) Kafka
9 4 (5.26%) Spring
9 4 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (11.84%) SWIFT
3 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.21%) Blog
4 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.26%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.95%) Smart City
7 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.63%) NHS
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) SCADA
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 27 (35.53%) Unix
2 27 (35.53%) Windows
3 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Pair Programming
3 14 (18.42%) Data Science
4 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (13.16%) DevOps
6 10 (13.16%) Machine Learning
6 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (11.84%) Network Management
7 9 (11.84%) OO
7 9 (11.84%) OO PHP
7 9 (11.84%) SEO
7 9 (11.84%) Web Accessibility
8 8 (10.53%) Microservices
8 8 (10.53%) Scrum
9 7 (9.21%) Data Engineering
9 7 (9.21%) SDLC
9 7 (9.21%) Software Delivery
9 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) Python
2 31 (40.79%) SQL
3 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 26 (34.21%) Java
5 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
6 13 (17.11%) PHP
6 13 (17.11%) R
7 11 (14.47%) Perl
8 10 (13.16%) ES6
9 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
10 7 (9.21%) C++
10 7 (9.21%) MATLAB
10 7 (9.21%) Scala
11 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
12 5 (6.58%) Java 8
13 4 (5.26%) C#
14 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) CCNA
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) QA
2 11 (14.47%) Accessibility
3 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.63%) WAI
4 2 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (38.16%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.26%) Terraform
3 3 (3.95%) Grafana
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
4 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.32%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.32%) Nmap
5 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
2 12 (15.79%) Google
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) IBM
5 5 (6.58%) Adobe
6 4 (5.26%) Aruba
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco
7 3 (3.95%) Monetate
7 3 (3.95%) New Relic
8 1 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.32%) Huawei
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) VMware