Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 473 668 696
Rank change year-on-year +195 +28 +40
Permanent jobs citing SSH 60 41 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 0.61% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 28 79
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.48%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -7.69%

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 2,820 6,682 8,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.24% 13.21% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,314 5,562 6,751
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £37,150 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +106 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 53 (88.33%) Linux
2 41 (68.33%) Python
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
4 25 (41.67%) AWS
5 24 (40.00%) Unix
6 23 (38.33%) SQL
6 23 (38.33%) Red Hat
6 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
6 23 (38.33%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (33.33%) Back Office
8 20 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (28.33%) DevOps
10 16 (26.67%) SWIFT
10 16 (26.67%) FTP
11 15 (25.00%) HTTP
11 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (21.67%) DNS
14 12 (20.00%) Banking
14 12 (20.00%) .NET
15 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
15 11 (18.33%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (18.33%) Amazon S3
15 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
16 10 (16.67%) PHP
16 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 7 (11.67%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Confluence
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.67%) Drupal
6 1 (1.67%) Moodle
6 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (3.33%) Inkscape
1 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) AWS
2 14 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (18.33%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (18.33%) Amazon S3
4 10 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (16.67%) Serverless
5 8 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (13.33%) Azure
5 8 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (10.00%) Datadog
6 6 (10.00%) GCP
7 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.33%) GitHub
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.67%) Fastly
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) FTP
2 15 (25.00%) HTTP
2 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 9 (15.00%) SMTP
5 6 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 6 (10.00%) SNMP
5 6 (10.00%) VPN
6 5 (8.33%) SAN
7 4 (6.67%) 802.11
7 4 (6.67%) DHCP
7 4 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (6.67%) LAN
7 4 (6.67%) WAN
8 3 (5.00%) DMZ
8 3 (5.00%) IPsec
8 3 (5.00%) OpenVPN
8 3 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (11.67%) MySQL
5 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.67%) Big Data
6 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.00%) HBase
7 3 (5.00%) Impala
7 3 (5.00%) MariaDB
7 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.33%) Redis
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Subversion
2 8 (13.33%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) eggPlant
3 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) GitLab
3 6 (10.00%) Locust
4 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.00%) Grunt
6 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.33%) gulp
7 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) git-flow
7 1 (1.67%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) OllyDbg
7 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.67%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Back Office
3 12 (20.00%) Banking
4 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Games
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Applications Support
4 13 (21.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Python Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) Node.js
3 4 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) Kafka
3 4 (6.67%) React
3 4 (6.67%) XMPP
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) LDAP
4 3 (5.00%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) LAMP
5 2 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 2 (3.33%) Sass
5 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.33%) Velocity
6 1 (1.67%) Preactjs
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (26.67%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Media Streaming
5 2 (3.33%) Music Streaming
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) Smart City
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 53 (88.33%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) Windows
3 24 (40.00%) Unix
4 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (8.33%) CentOS
7 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.00%) Debian
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) DevOps
2 11 (18.33%) Process Improvement
3 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Open Source
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.67%) Data Science
8 4 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (5.00%) ITIL
9 3 (5.00%) OO
9 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) Python
2 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) PHP
5 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.33%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) Perl
6 6 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.67%) AWK
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) ES6
9 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.67%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) CCNA
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.67%) RHCE
3 1 (1.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) NFS
2 1 (1.67%) oVirt
2 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.67%) Squid
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
2 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Grafana
2 7 (11.67%) Ansible
3 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (10.00%) Terraform
3 6 (10.00%) ZABBIX
4 5 (8.33%) Nagios
4 5 (8.33%) Puppet
5 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) Munin
7 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Red Hat
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) Google
4 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) ForeScout
5 1 (1.67%) Gemalto
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.67%) Solarflare
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter