Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 750 747
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 -105
Permanent jobs citing SSH 111 107 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.89% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 100 91 143
London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £26,700 £38,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £75,625 £71,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +6.67%

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 10933 12021 14089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.47% 15.88% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8932 10281 11942
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSH in London

SSH
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SSH in London.

Salary trend for SSH in London

SSH
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +27 24 £42,500 -32.00% 3
West London +24 16 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South London -2 2 £30,000 -43.66% 1
North London +2 1 £37,500 +25.00%
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 63 (56.76%) Linux
2 47 (42.34%) DNS
3 41 (36.94%) HTTP
4 39 (35.14%) Bash Shell
5 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
6 36 (32.43%) Firewall
7 35 (31.53%) WAN
8 32 (28.83%) DHCP
9 29 (26.13%) SMTP
9 29 (26.13%) Python
10 28 (25.23%) LAN
10 28 (25.23%) Internet
10 28 (25.23%) LAMP
11 27 (24.32%) VMware
11 27 (24.32%) Cisco
12 26 (23.42%) VPN
12 26 (23.42%) Unix
13 25 (22.52%) Windows
13 25 (22.52%) Perl
13 25 (22.52%) MySQL
14 24 (21.62%) SSL
15 23 (20.72%) LDAP
16 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
16 21 (18.92%) Finance
16 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
17 20 (18.02%) Change Control
17 20 (18.02%) DevOps
17 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (18.02%) FTP
18 19 (17.12%) Red Hat

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 12 (10.81%) Apache
1 12 (10.81%) WordPress
2 10 (9.01%) Joomla!
3 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.31%) nginx
5 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.80%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.80%) JBoss
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.80%) WildFly
7 1 (0.90%) Confluence
7 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.31%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.80%) npm
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (42.34%) DNS
2 41 (36.94%) HTTP
3 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
4 36 (32.43%) Firewall
5 35 (31.53%) WAN
6 32 (28.83%) DHCP
7 29 (26.13%) SMTP
8 28 (25.23%) Internet
8 28 (25.23%) LAN
9 26 (23.42%) VPN
10 24 (21.62%) SSL
11 23 (20.72%) LDAP
12 20 (18.02%) FTP
13 17 (15.32%) SNMP
14 16 (14.41%) VoIP
14 16 (14.41%) Wireless
15 12 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (10.81%) SAN
16 11 (9.91%) IPsec
16 11 (9.91%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) MySQL
2 8 (7.21%) MariaDB
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.41%) InfluxDB
4 6 (5.41%) SQLite
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.80%) Redis
6 2 (1.80%) Riak
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) JIRA
3 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.41%) Gerrit
4 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.70%) Grunt
5 3 (2.70%) gulp
5 3 (2.70%) Maven
6 2 (1.80%) Ant
6 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.80%) Emacs
6 2 (1.80%) git-flow
6 2 (1.80%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.90%) NUnit
7 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.90%) Selenium
7 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Publishing
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Military
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Front Office
6 2 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (16.22%) Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Analyst
3 15 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (11.71%) Network Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Administrator
6 11 (9.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) IT Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.11%) Security Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) LAMP
2 10 (9.01%) HTML
3 7 (6.31%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (6.31%) XMPP
4 6 (5.41%) Kafka
4 6 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (5.41%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (4.50%) RESTful
6 4 (3.60%) 802.1X
6 4 (3.60%) Ajax
6 4 (3.60%) Django
6 4 (3.60%) OAuth
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.70%) Flask
7 3 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.70%) JNI
7 3 (2.70%) jQuery
7 3 (2.70%) Spring
7 3 (2.70%) Spring Security
7 3 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.41%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.41%) Clustering
4 6 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.80%) CMDB
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Equities
7 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (56.76%) Linux
2 26 (23.42%) Unix
3 25 (22.52%) Windows
4 19 (17.12%) CentOS
5 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.31%) Android
7 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
7 7 (6.31%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.41%) Solaris
9 3 (2.70%) Debian
10 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.90%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Change Control
1 20 (18.02%) DevOps
2 19 (17.12%) Configuration Management
3 16 (14.41%) SIEM
4 13 (11.71%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.01%) Information Security
6 10 (9.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 9 (8.11%) Low Latency
7 9 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.21%) Project Management
9 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.31%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (6.31%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (6.31%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.14%) Bash Shell
2 29 (26.13%) Python
3 25 (22.52%) Perl
4 17 (15.32%) Java
5 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.81%) C++
7 9 (8.11%) SQL
8 7 (6.31%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.31%) Ruby
8 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.41%) PHP
10 5 (4.50%) C
11 4 (3.60%) Apple Swift
11 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.80%) C#
13 1 (0.90%) AppleScript
13 1 (0.90%) Go
13 1 (0.90%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (10.81%) CCNA
2 12 (10.81%) CISSP
3 11 (9.91%) CCNP
4 7 (6.31%) Degree
4 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.50%) CCIE
6 2 (1.80%) CISA
6 2 (1.80%) CISM
7 1 (0.90%) ACMT
7 1 (0.90%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.90%) CEH
7 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.90%) GCIA
7 1 (0.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) COBIT
2 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.50%) GDPR
4 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.80%) SLA
7 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.81%) Docker
3 12 (10.81%) NFS
4 11 (9.91%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.91%) LXC
5 9 (8.11%) XenServer
6 5 (4.50%) Samba
7 2 (1.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.90%) GPFS
8 1 (0.90%) KVM
8 1 (0.90%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.90%) Varnish
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Ansible
2 14 (12.61%) Nagios
2 14 (12.61%) Puppet
3 11 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.01%) cPanel
5 9 (8.11%) Nessus
6 7 (6.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (6.31%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (6.31%) Icinga
7 6 (5.41%) CFEngine
7 6 (5.41%) Cobbler
7 6 (5.41%) collectd
7 6 (5.41%) rkt
7 6 (5.41%) SELinux
7 6 (5.41%) yum
8 4 (3.60%) SCCM
9 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.80%) OpenNebula
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Cisco
1 27 (24.32%) VMware
2 19 (17.12%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.01%) Qualys
4 8 (7.21%) SolarWinds
5 7 (6.31%) Citrix
6 6 (5.41%) Dell
6 6 (5.41%) HP
6 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle
6 6 (5.41%) Solace
6 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.50%) Apple
7 5 (4.50%) Juniper
7 5 (4.50%) NetApp
8 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.70%) Veritas
10 2 (1.80%) Lotus
10 2 (1.80%) McAfee