Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 520 591 683
Rank change year-on-year +71 +92 +47
Permanent jobs citing SSH 74 52 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 1.01% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 33 71
10th Percentile £39,625 £26,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £48,250 £52,500 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +2.94%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £83,875 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +22.34% +4.44%

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 3,512 5,142 7,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.44% 12.94% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,656 4,195 6,222
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,556 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.90% +4.33% -

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +53 16 £70,000 +3.70%
West London +31 4 £37,500 -31.82%
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 46 (62.16%) Python
3 40 (54.05%) SQL
3 40 (54.05%) Windows
4 34 (45.95%) Finance
5 33 (44.59%) Unix
6 30 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (37.84%) Red Hat
7 28 (37.84%) Shell Script
8 26 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (35.14%) Back Office
8 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (27.03%) .NET
11 19 (25.68%) SWIFT
11 19 (25.68%) Social Skills
12 17 (22.97%) Banking
12 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
12 17 (22.97%) QA
12 17 (22.97%) Docker
13 16 (21.62%) AWS
13 16 (21.62%) Java
14 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.27%) Perl
15 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (16.22%) Azure
16 12 (16.22%) GCP
16 12 (16.22%) Kubernetes

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 (9.46%) Apache Airflow
1 7 (9.46%) Drupal
2 6 (8.11%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.76%) WordPress
4 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Moodle
6 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.70%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) AWS
2 12 (16.22%) Azure
2 12 (16.22%) GCP
3 8 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (10.81%) Serverless
4 7 (9.46%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (9.46%) Amazon S3
5 6 (8.11%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (8.11%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (6.76%) Fastly
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (4.05%) IaaS
8 3 (4.05%) PaaS
9 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.70%) Datadog
9 2 (2.70%) Yarn
10 1 (1.35%) Akamai
10 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.86%) FTP
3 8 (10.81%) DHCP
4 6 (8.11%) DNS
4 6 (8.11%) LAN
4 6 (8.11%) VPN
4 6 (8.11%) WAN
5 5 (6.76%) Firewall
5 5 (6.76%) SMTP
5 5 (6.76%) SNMP
5 5 (6.76%) SSL
6 4 (5.41%) Broadband
6 4 (5.41%) HTTP
6 4 (5.41%) IPsec
6 4 (5.41%) SAN
7 3 (4.05%) 802.11
7 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.05%) Intranet
7 3 (4.05%) Telnet
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
1 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 26 (35.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.46%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (9.46%) BigQuery
4 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.05%) Big Data
5 3 (4.05%) Blockchain
5 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.70%) HBase
6 2 (2.70%) Impala
6 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) gulp
2 8 (10.81%) JIRA
3 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.41%) GitLab
3 4 (5.41%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.70%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.70%) Grunt
5 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.70%) Locust
5 2 (2.70%) Mocha
5 2 (2.70%) Storybook
5 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 30 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (35.14%) Back Office
4 19 (25.68%) Social Skills
5 17 (22.97%) Banking
6 9 (12.16%) Financial Institution
7 5 (6.76%) Publishing
7 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
8 3 (4.05%) Games
9 2 (2.70%) Local Government
9 2 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
1 18 (24.32%) Applications Support
2 17 (22.97%) Support Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Data Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Supervisor
7 4 (5.41%) SWIFT Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Blockchain Developer
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) REST
3 8 (10.81%) Sass
4 7 (9.46%) JPA
4 7 (9.46%) Middleware
4 7 (9.46%) Node.js
4 7 (9.46%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.11%) JSON
5 6 (8.11%) SOAP
6 5 (6.76%) LDAP
6 5 (6.76%) Memcached
7 4 (5.41%) CSS
7 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.41%) J2EE
7 4 (5.41%) Kafka
7 4 (5.41%) React
7 4 (5.41%) Spring
7 4 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) SWIFT
2 8 (10.81%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Smart City
6 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) NHS
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.35%) SCADA
7 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 40 (54.05%) Windows
3 33 (44.59%) Unix
4 26 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.05%) CentOS
7 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (13.51%) DevOps
3 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.16%) Data Science
4 9 (12.16%) Pair Programming
5 7 (9.46%) BDD
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (9.46%) OOP
5 7 (9.46%) Scrum
5 7 (9.46%) SDLC
5 7 (9.46%) TDD
6 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.11%) Data Munging
6 6 (8.11%) ETL
6 6 (8.11%) ITIL
6 6 (8.11%) OO
6 6 (8.11%) Requirements Gathering
6 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) Python
2 40 (54.05%) SQL
3 28 (37.84%) Shell Script
4 16 (21.62%) Java
5 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 15 (20.27%) Perl
6 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.51%) PHP
7 6 (8.11%) ES6
7 6 (8.11%) R
8 5 (6.76%) Java 8
8 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.41%) C#
10 1 (1.35%) AWK
10 1 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.05%) CCNA
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) WAI
2 2 (2.70%) WCAG
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Docker
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) oVirt
5 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Xen
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.76%) Ansible
3 4 (5.41%) Terraform
4 3 (4.05%) FortiGate
4 3 (4.05%) Grafana
4 3 (4.05%) Nagios
5 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.70%) Puppet
5 2 (2.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.35%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.35%) Nmap
6 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.51%) Google
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) Aruba
7 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) ForeScout
8 1 (1.35%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.35%) Huawei
8 1 (1.35%) Splunk